March 26 – Sharing Supper 

Mauston Sharing Supper is located at Mauston High School, 800 Grayside Avenue. Doors open at 4:30pm, dinner is served from 5-6:15pm, doors close at 7:00pm.

March 28 – Senior Party

New Lisbon Lions and Lionesses presents the 37th Annual Seniors Party on Saturday, March 28 at the New Lisbon Community Center. It is for residents of the New Lisbon School District who are age 60 or better. Registration is from 10:30 to 11:00, and dinner is served at 12:30. Come and enjoy great food, bingo, music, and more. Call Lion John Stastny at 562-3407 to make your reservation. (Please call by Wednesday, March 25th)

March 28 – Pride Alliance Meeting

The Pride Alliance of Juneau County will be holding its next meeting on March 28, 2015 (Saturday) at noon. This community based group will meet at 217 Oak Street in Mauston (Peace Presbyterian Church) in the lower level. The group has just recently formed to provide support and advocacy for the LGBTQA community, their allies, friends and family. The members will be exploring awareness building possibilities at this meeting so bring your energy, ideas and concerns. For more information call: 608-547-4023.

April 1 – Hatch Public Library Invites Author Larry Scheckel

Join the Hatch Public Library on Wednesday, April 1st at 1PM to meet author Larry Scheckel. Known in the newspapers as the Science Guy, Larry is also the author of a new memoir, “Senecca Seasons”, about growing up on a Wisconsin farm. This event is part of the Hatch-Ed series, which is a new series of library programs for adults.

April 3 – Mauston Easter Egg Hunt

The Mauston Chamber is sponsoring the Mauston Easter Egg Hunt again. The hunt will be on Good Friday, April 3rd at 2:30 pm at Riverside Park.

April 4 – Necedah Easter Egg Hunt

The 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Necedah is Saturday, April 4th at the Veterans Hall on Highway 21. Registration starts at 10:00. The Hunt is at 10:30. Cost is $1. The Easter Bunny will be there with gifts, games, and refreshments. Sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi with much community support.

April 4 – Easter Egg Hunt

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Lone Rock School/Shelter in the Camp Douglas/New Lisbon area on Saturday, April 4th at 10AM. Bring a basket for collecting eggs. The Lone Rock Community Club will also be hosting a bake sale. Please participate and have all baked goods at the school by 9:30AM on April 4th. For more information, contact Marion Christensen (427-6768), Arlene Christensen (427-3360), or Lorraine Nicholson (427-6919).

April 6 or 8 – Auditions Scheduled for the Wizard of OZ at ACT

Area Community Theatre has scheduled Monday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. as audition dates for ACT’s next musical production, The Wizard of OZ. Male and female roles for actors 13 years and older include: Dorothy, Aunty Em, Uncle Henry, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, Miss Gulch/ Wicked Witch, Professor Marvel/Wizard of Oz, Glinda the Good Witch, Munchkins, Crows, Apple Trees, Poppies/Snowflakes, Jitterbugs, Monkeys and more. To audition, come to the ACT stage on the second floor of the Area Community Theatre building, 907 Kilbourn Ave. in Tomah beginning at 6:30 p.m. April 6 or April 8. Each actor will fill out paperwork, have a picture taken, sing a short musical selection (without accompaniment) and read from a script. If you have questions, or are interested in working backstage on this production, contact Emily Wall at 343-6628 or Dale Stafslien at

April 11 – 10th Annual Hillsboro Area Easter Community Dinner

All are invited to the 10th Annual Hillsboro Area Easter Community Dinner Saturday, April 11 from 5pm-7:30pm. It will be held at the Hillsboro High School Cafeteria. It is a ham supper with potatoes, vegetables, rolls and milk. There is no charge for the meal, but donations are appreciated. Carryouts are available, as well as delivery to home-bound neighbors. Please call by noon on Saturday for delivery. Please call Bob Bothe (489-4586); Matt Stanek (489-2795); or Judy Pesz (464-3920). Hosted by St. Aloysius/St. Jerome Parishioners and Neighbors.

April 18 – Paint Nite

Help the Elroy Area Ambulance raise money for a 12 lead EKG machine by attending their fundraiser, Paint Nite. It will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 6-9pm and cost is $45 per person and will be held at the Elroy Area Ambulance Garage. Purchase tickets on the Elroy Area Ambulance Facebook page.

April 18 – Spring-Fling Bazaar

On Saturday, April 18 from 9am-2pm United in Christ Lutheran Church in Dellwood will host their Spring-Fling Bazaar. There will be crafts, baked goods, and a white elephant sale. Also, there will be a luncheon. For more information, call 339-9658.

April 20 – Pop-Up Make N’ Take Party

The Sewcial Lounge is coming to Mauston to host a Pop-Up Make ‘n’ Take Party. Grab your friends and join us for some sewing, sewcializing and fun! Even if you have no sewing experience at all you are welcome to join us. The cost is $30 for the event and it includes everything you need to complete your project, just bring yourself and your smiles! It will be held at the Best Western Park Oasis Inn at 10:00am – 11:30am, 11:30am – 1:00pm and 1:00pm – 2:30pm. Spots are limited. For more information, contact or click here.

April 24 – Tweens’ Night Out

Enjoy a fun night with your friends, and learn about the local health and wellness resources available to tweens. On Friday, April 24 from 5 to 8pm at Olson Middle School, Tweens’ Night Out will have session topics, which include Zumba, Tai Chi, etc., and a style show. The event is free, and the first 400 through the door will get a free gift bag, admission to the style show, and chances to win a FitBit and other great prizes. You do not need to go with an adult to attend. For more information, contact Martha Airth-Kindree at 608-847-1495 or call April Frelke in Olson Middle School’s Guidance Office at 608-847-6603 x3355.

Six River Toastmasters International Travel Presentations

The display case located in the library entrance will be showcasing the particular country or regions chosen by the speakers.

April 2 – A Day in Zanzabar – Margie Strouse

April 20 – Costa Rica – Tammy Wetley

There is no charge to attend. Speeches happen at 7 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. and 8:15 – 8:30 there will be public comments.  Questions? Email:

May 6 – Hatch Public Library Invites Author Royal K. Sutton

Join the Hatch Public Library on Wednesday, May 6th at 1PM to meet author, Royal K. Sutton.  Sutton’s book, “On the Edge of Extinction” is a pictorial from glass negatives, taken of Native Americans in 1898 at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska. This event is part of the Hatch-Ed series, which is a new series of library programs for adults.

Hatch Public Library Events

  • The first Thursday of the month is Lego Night from 3:30 – 4:30PM
  • Every Monday morning at 10am is Toddler Time for kids 2-5 years old
  • Every Tuesday morning at 10am is Hatchlings Time for kids 0-3 years old
  • Every Tuesday night at 6PM is Yoga Night

Mile Bluff Medical Center Events

A monthly parenting program is available to those with children 12 months and younger.  This program is held the second Monday of every month at 4:30 pm.  This program is available to assist you during the first year of your baby’s life.  For more information or to register please call 608-847-1013.

Grief Support Group

This group offers support services to families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. The group meets at 7 pm at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. For more information, call 608-847-1285.
• Thursdays, December 4; December 18

Al-Anon Group - For more information, call 608-562-5611.

  • Mondays, 7 pm, at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston

Winter Walking 

Don’t let the cold weather keep you from exercising this winter. On school days, many area schools are open so the public can walk indoors. Please note that these are when school is in session.

Mauston High School                                                                          West Side Elementary School
800 Grayside Avenue, Mauston                                                              708 Loomis Drive, Mauston
6:30-7:30 a.m. & 3:45 -5:00 p.m.                                                             4:00-7:00 p.m.

Olson Middle School
508 Grayside Avenue, Mauston
Enter at west parking lot, door #1.
Access to certain areas will be restricted on game nights.
4:00-6:00 p.m.

New Lisbon Schools                                                                             Necedah Schools
500 South Forest Street, New Lisbon                                                     1801 South Main Street, Necedah
Use the multi-purpose room entrance, door #1.                                     Use the main entrance at the front of the school.
6:00-7:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.                                                             6:00-7:30 a.m. & 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Wonewoc-Center School                                                                    Wisconsin Dells High School
101 School Road, Wonewoc                                                                  520 Race Street, Wisconsin Dells
Use the entrance by the flag pole.                                                          Use Iowa Street entrance.
4:00-6:00 p.m.                                                                                        6:15-7:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Royall High School Hallways
1501 Academy Street, Elroy
Enter at the front door.
6:00-7:30 a.m.

Adams-Friendship High School
1109 East North Street, Adams
Enter at the front door.
6:30-7:30 a.m. (Mondays)
6:00-7:30 a.m. (Tuesday – Friday)
4:00-9:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Monthly Community Supper/New Lisbon American Legion Hall

A Monthly Community Supper will be held the last Tuesday of each month beginning March 26th from 4:30-6 p.m. at the New Lisbon American Legion Hall.  No charge.  Everyone encouraged to attend-regardless of age, address or handicap.  Come for the meal, the fellowship or both.  Hosted by New Lisbon United Methodist Church and sponsored by various businesses and individuals.  For information on volunteering, donations or sponsoring call 847-3005.

UW Extension Broadband Office 855-306-8050 or

Juneau/Adams County Clients may call 608-847-9375 for WIC Clinic times and locations.

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Sub-Committee (RLF) meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

4-H Leaders Association meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Juneau County Agricultural, Industrial, Recreational Society (JCAIRS) meets the first Monday of each month in Room 301 UW-Extension meeting room at 6 p.m.* 

Juneau County Industrial Recreational Committee (IRC) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 10:30 a.m.*

Juneau County Revolving Loan Fund Committee (RLF) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the UW-Extension meeting room #301 9:30 a.m.*

*SOME MEETINGS MAY REQUIRE CLOSED SESSIONS – all meetings are subject to change.  Please contact the UW-Extension Office at 847-9329 with any questions or concerns.