4/22/14 SEA of Change Meeting

SEA of Change quarterly meeting will be on Tuesday, April 22nd at 6 pm at UW Extension office.

4/21-23/14 City of Mauston Residential Spring Clean Up Days

Mauston’s residential spring cleanup will be handled on April 21, 22, & 23. Items are to be placed curbside for pick-up on your regular garbage pick-up day. Appliances containing Freon and mattresses and box springs must have a pre-paid sticker attached. Purchase stickers directly through Lenorud Services. The following items cannot be placed for pick-up at any time:  tires, batteries, brick, rock, concrete, large quantities of remodeling/construction debris, used oil, paint-stains-varnish-etc., in a liquid state. For additional information on trash, recycling, electronics disposal, or special pickups, contact Lenorud Services, 608-847-2147, or www.lenorudservices.com

4/24/14 Tomah Memorial Hospital “Men’s Night”

Men of all age and women are invited to the Tomah Memorial Hospital “Men’s Night” April 24 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Cranberry  Country Lodge, Hwy, 21, Tomah. The free event is coordinated by the Tomah Memorial Communication Outreach Department. There will be displays on a number of men’s related topics, including; firearm safety, archery tips, exercise and body composition, motorcycle driving advice, advance directives, tissue and eye donations, health supplements, lawn care, sleep issues, benefits of good drinking water, and nutrition. A variety of free, non-fasting health screenings, like cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar will be available. The first 200 in attendance will get a complimentary TMH tumbler. Free food and refreshments, including beer tasting courtesy of Pearl Street Brewery in La Crosse, plus a variety of door prizes are included in the event.

4/24/14 Sharing Supper

“Peace in the Home Brings Peace in the Community” is the theme for the April Sharing Supper.  Guest speakers April Martell and Margie Strouse will be discussing “Our Colorful Families”.  Come and learn how color of personality can effect dynamics in all of your relationships.  Sponsored by the Juneau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  Doors open at 4:30 PM with serving from 5 – 6:30 PM in the Mauston High School Commons.  The meal and activities are always free.

4/25/14 Juneau County H.C.E. Luncheon

The Juneau County H.C.E. (formally Homemakers) will be having their Spring Luncheon.  It will be at the UW Extension office on Friday, April 25th from 11 AM to 1PM.  Cost is $5.00.  There will be carryouts available for $6.00.  There will also be a silent auction, crafts, and a baked-goods.  All proceeds go to H.C.E. Scholarships and the community.

4/26/14 Worship Workshop with Peder Eide

Join Bethany Lutheran Church in New Lisbon for its Worship Workshop with Peder Eide. The workshop will be from 2-5pm followed by a light supper. Then, there will be a concert at 7pm! The cost for workshop, meal and the concert is $20 per person, and for only the concert is $10 per person. Please call ahead for the workshop reservations at 608-562-3807 or email bethanyeast@mwt.net.

4/26/14 Hillsboro Area Easter Community Dinner

Join St. Aloysuis and St. Jerome’s parishioners and neighbors for fellowship and food as they celebrate the Easter Season on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 5pm-7:30pm at the Hillsboro High School Cafeteria. All are invited to attend, and there is no charge for the dinner. A ham supper with potatoes, vegetables, rolls and milk will be served. Carry-outs are available as well as delivery to our home-bounded neighbors. Please call by noon on Saturday for delivery! Please call Bob Bothe (489-4586) or Matt Stanek (489-2795) or Jill Schwichtenberg (464-3235).

4/26/14 Our Kids Outdoor Day

It’s Outdoors Forever Conservation Club is holding Our Kids Outdoor Day for kids age 5 and older. It will be a wonderful opportunity to help them learn outdoor skills and gain an appreciation for the Natural Wonders around us.

4/30/14 Mauston Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/teacher conferences will be held at Mauston High School on Wednesday, April 30 from 4:30 to 7:30pm in the high school teacher classrooms area. Progress reports for Term 4 will be available to parents and may be picked up in the counseling office. At 6:00-6:30 in the band room, Annette Hackbarth-Onson, assistant dean from UW-Richland Alliance is coming to discuss dual credit options with students taking Enviromental Science & Anatomy/Physiology next year.

5/10/14  Necedah High School Alumni Association Annual Banquet

On Saturday, May 10th, the Necedah High School Alumni Association will be having their annual reunion banquet and scholarship awards night.  Social hour begins are 4:30 OM with dinner at 6PM.  This will be held at the Necedah High School Commons.  The cost is $17.50 per person for former students, staff, or guests.  Necedah Class of 2014 are guests of the Alumni Association, but still need to register.  Registration and payment is required by May 1, 2014.  Get your registration forms are Necedah Sieglar Memorial Library or alumni.necedahschools.org and use the link for the 2014 Alumni Association Letter. Mail registration and check to Necedah Alumni Association at PO Box 514 Necedah, WI 54646.  Contact Janice Marsh at 565-2611 for more information.

3/11/2014-5/21/14 OMS CD Room Fundraiser – $5.00 Waterpark Passes for Mount Olympus

Olsen Middle School Cognitive Disabilities Room will be selling waterpark passes for Mount Olympus. Tickets will be $5.00 and are good for both the indoor and outdoor waterparks. Proceeds made from ticket sales will go to the OMS CD classroom to help fund field trips, classroom supplies and activity supplies/equipment. To get tickets, you can: Email splash4fun2012@yahoo.com, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, along with payment and a note stating the number of tickets you are purchasing to OMS CD Room, 508 Grayside Ave, Mauston, WI 53948—tickets will be sent when cash received or check clears, or call 608-847-6603 ext. 3304 and leave a message—phone calls will be returned within 3 days.

5/17/14 U.S. Army Soldier Show

The U.S. Army Soldier Show is a family friend event that will be held at Fort McCoy on May 17. It’s a 75 minute sing and dance Broadway style production, where the cast and crew are soldiers. It is free and open to the public.

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

Mauston Area Community Band Rehearsal Schedule

First Rehearsal:  Monday, April 14 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Mauston High School Band Room

Schedule (all Mondays):

  • April 28
  • May 5, 19
  • June 2, 9, 23
  • July 7, 21
  • August 4

All meet at 7PM.  New members always welcome.  Call Roger Spindler at 847-4410 ext 4436 for further information.

Mile Bluff Medical Center Events
OB Classes

Expecting parents will learn about prepared childbirth, feeding babies, and what to expect after delivery.  The cost is $15.  For more information and to register, call 608-847-1013.

Three-session programs – Classes meet for three consecutive weeks, 6:30-9:15 pm.

  • Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston: Thursdays, starting May 1 and May 29
  • Mile Bluff – Necedah Family Medical Center: Mondays, starting May 19

One-day program – Class is held one full day, 8:30am – 4:30 pm.

  • Mile Bluff Medical Center, Mauston:  Saturday, May 10

Hand-in-Hand Parenting Program

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.

8th Annual Healthy Family Fun Run/Walk 

Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center will hold its eighth annual 5k fun run/walk to promote healthy families.  The event includes a free half-mile kids’ run/walk at 9:30 am.  The 5k race will begin at 10 am.  Children in strollers and dogs on leashes are also welcome to join in on the fun! Registration is required.  5k is $15 and includes a t-shirt if registered before April 21; 5k is $20 and a t-shirt as available if registered April 22 through the morning of the event. For more information, call 608-254-5888. Saturday, May 10, 9:30 am at Mile Bluff – Delton Family Medical Center

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.

Exercize for Seniors Program/Bethany Lutheran Church-Mauston
The Exercize for Seniors program celebrated its first anniversary on March 12th and will continue its spring season starting Tuesday, March 19th from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Mauston.  It is held Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the spring months.  Free class.  No pre-registration required.  Open to anyone in the Mauston Community.  United Methodist Church, Mauston serves as a back up location.  Sponsored by St. Patrick’s Parish, United Methodist  and Bethany Lutheran.  For information call 608-847-6690 and ask for Sara during normal business hours.


UW Extension Broadband Office 855-306-8050 or wibroadband@uwex.edu

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.