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Community Calender: November 1, 2011
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Tuesday, November 1

Benjamin Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, noon, Swiss Alps Restaurant, Monroe. Nancy Lesh, DAR State Regent, to speak.

Thrivent Financial education event, 6:30 p.m., Thrivent Financial Office, 902 17th Ave., Monroe. Learn how "Money Matters." Public welcome; dinner will be provided. RSVP to Questions: Deb Heitkamp at (608) 214-4292.

TOPS Chapter 1453, 11 a.m., Friedensheim, 2003 4th St., Monroe. Info: (608) 325-9491.

"1st Steps to Starting a Small Business and Writing a Business Plan: How to Turn an Idea into a Business Plan," hosted by Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, 6 to 8 p.m., Blackhawk Technical College, 210 4th Ave., Monroe. Free. Register: (608) 342-1038.

Roast Beef Dinner, noon, Lamont United Methodist Church, located at the intersection of County D and Wisconsin 81. Info: Margaret Zimmerman (608) 776-4141.

Wednesday, November 2

Ladies Night Out, Dinner and Fashion Show, 6:30 p.m., Joanne's Dress Shop, 1020 17th Ave., Monroe. Reservation: (608) 325-3157.

FoodShare Application Assistance, 12 to 5 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 926 16th St. Info: (877) 366-3635.

The National Historic Cheesemaking Center monthly meeting, 4 p.m, Turner Hall, 1217 17th Ave., Monroe.

Thursday, November 3

Black Hawk Parent's Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., South Wayne Commons.

Celebrate Recovery, Christ-based 12-step program, 6:30 p.m., Grace Church, 416 2nd St., New Glarus. Info: (608)527-5664 or (608) 214-2500.

"Nine Patch and Beyond" quilting class, 6 to 9 p.m., Blackhawk Technical College Monroe Campus, 210 Fourth Ave., Monroe. Register, more info: (608) 328-1660.

"Annie," Freeport High School Theatre Department, $7, Nov. 3, 4, and 5, Jeannette Lloyd Theatre. Info: Tim Connors at (815) 232-0446.

Preschool Stories and More, 10 a.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

Teen advisory board meeting, 3:30 p.m., Monroe Public Library, 925 16th Ave., Monroe.

MHS Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Monroe High School, 1600 26th Street, Monroe.

Juda Senior Citizen Potluck, noon, Juda Comm. Center, W2895 County KS, cards and dominoes played after lunch.

Monroe Morning Optimist Club meeting, 6:30 a.m., Swiss Slps Resturant, 804 4th Ave. West. Jennifer Thayer and Matt Urban, Blackhawk Technical College, to speak.

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 84, 7 p.m. Members are urged to attend.

Friday, November 4

Monroe VFW 2312 Friday night fish fry, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., 1428 17th St., Monroe. Fish fry includes salad bar. Carry-outs available. Order: (608) 325-3338.

AARP driver's safety class for veterans and family members, 8 a.m. to noon, Behring Senior Center, 1113 10th St., Monroe. Free of charge. Sign up: (608) 325-3173.

Whitetails Unlimited's South Central Wisconsin Banquet, Peppercorn Banquets, 1417 Mansion Drive, Monroe. Social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.

More Than Conquerors Kid's Program sponsored by First Baptist Church of Monroe, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Northside Elementary, 3005 8 1/2 St., Monroe. Free, grades k-7. Info: (608) 325-2250.

FoodShare Application Assistance, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Brodhead Public Library, 1207 25th St., Brodhead. Info: (877) 366-3635.

Saturday, November 5

Albany and Monroe Lion's Clubs and the Green County Veterans Service Office annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner, Albany Lion's Club Building, 402 N. Cincinnati St., Albany. Seatings at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Monroe Lego Club, 1 to 3 p.m., Community Room of Monroe Public Library. Free, informal building session. Do not bring own Legos; they will be provided. Info: (608) 329-7056 or

Brodhead Jaycees Fall Arts and Crafts Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brodhead Elementary, 1400 21st Street, Brodhead, and the Middle School, 2100 West 9th Avenue. Admission: $2 for ages 13 and older, 12 and under are free. More info: