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Community Calender: November 8, 2011
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Tuesday, November 8

Albany Library Book Club, "Shanghai Girls" by Lisa See, at Catherine Nipple's house, RSVP to Catherine Blakemore. Info: (608) 862-3452

Moms On A Mission meeting, 9 to 10:30 a.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, 1724 14th Street, Monroe. Guest speaker: Cathy Hauck presents Relaxation Amongst the Chaos. New participants welcome; childcare and refreshments provided.

Wednesday, November 9

After School Book Club for grades 4, 5 and 6, Discussion of Rick Riordan's "Maze of Bones," 3:45 p.m., Albertson Memorial Library, 200 N. Water St., Albany. Info: (608) 862 - 3452

Monroe Women's Club, 7 p.m., Monroe Arts Center, 1315 11th Street, Monroe. Cory Hirshbrunner presents "Curriculm and Instruction Focus." Prospective members welcomed. Info: (608) 325-7223

The Lida Ludlow Reading Club meeting, 2 p.m., at the home of Helen Johnson, 901 2nd St. Helen will review "Nibbles & Me" by Elizabeth Taylor.

Thursday, November 10

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.

Monroe Sons of Norway Lodge Christmas Party, coffee at 6 p.m., potluck at 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m. musical program, Park and Rec Meeting Room, Monroe City Hall, 1110 18th Ave.

Monroe Morning Optimist Club meeting, 6:30 a.m., Swiss Alps Restaurant, 804 4th Ave. West. Guest speaker: AFS student

Monroe High School band concert, free-will ticket donation, reception following concert, 7:30 p.m., MHS Performing Arts Center, 1600 26th Ave. Info: (608) 328-7861

Preschool Story Time: "Shoes, Balls, and Thanksgiving," 9:30 a.m., Albertson Memorial Library, 200 N. Water St., Albany. Info: (608) 862-3452

Friday, November 11

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.

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 Street, Monroe. Free, grades k-7. For more info, call (608) 325-2250.

5th Annual Autumn Craft Show and Bake Sale, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Founder's Hall at the Monroe Clinic.

More Than Conquerors Kid's Program, sponsored by First Baptist Church of Monroe, free, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Northside Elementary, 3005 8 1/2 Street, Monroe. 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

Pleasant View Nursing Home Annual Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pleasant View Nursing Home, N3150 Hwy 81, Monroe. Proceeds to go towards updating electronics in resident dayrooms.

American flag dedication ceremony, 1 p.m., Veterans Park, Pleasant View Park on Highway 81 and County Trunk N. Local Boy Scout Alex Engels, Troop 180, chose this project for his Eagle Scout Award. Veterans, their families and area residents are invited to attend.

Zilmer-Riley American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 84, Friday night fish fry with turkey and dressing, serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish fry includes salad bar. 1627 12th Ave., Monroe.