January 20 – Lisa Murphy Mayer Fundraiser

Fundraiser for Lisa Murphy Mayer on Friday January 20th from 4-8pm at Necedah Vets Hall in Necedah. Eat there that night and the VFW will donate a portion of their profits to Lisa Murphy Mayer. There will also be 50/50 raffles.

January 21 – Basket Bingo Palooza

Area Community Theatre in Tomah is again hosting Basket Bingo Palooza on Saturday, January 21, 2016 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Games start at 7:00 p.m. Bingo cards, usable for the entire evening are $20 each or 3 for $50. Additional cards are for sale throughout the evening. There will be five games before intermission, and an additional five games following intermission. Each game has a basket prize for the winner, courtesy of local businesses! In addition to bingo, there will be 50/50 raffles and refreshments on sale. This fundraiser will help ACT maintain its building, and provide and promote live theatre in the community.

January 28 – Beef Stew Breadbowl Supper

On Saturday January 28, at Mauston United Methodist Church, there will be a Beef Stew Breadbowl Supper from 4:30pm -6:30 pm.
Homemade beef stew in bread bowls with veggies and dip, dessert and beverage served family style by our Christian Education staff and our Youth for $5.00 per person. Proceeds will go to the Uganda children’s school supplies fund. Donations are welcome and appreciated. Carry outs available. Tickets available at the church office Monday through Friday from 8:00 am-noon. Any questions please contact the church office at 608-847-5964

January 28 – Tenth Annual Mayor’s Chili Cook Off

The New Lisbon 10th Annual Mayor’s Chili Cook Off will be held on Saturday, January 28 from 11am-2pm at the New Lisbon City Hall. The funds this year will go toward the New Lisbon Lake Maintenance Fund. A minimum $10 donation per person for unlimited tasting of the entries, but many people choose to give more. Anyone who brings an entry before 10:30am gets to taste for free. Entries should be a chili or a soup, at least 4 quarts, in a crockpot, with a serving spoon. The bread entries should be at least the equivalent of 2 loaves. Anyone is welcome to make multiple entries. For more information, call 608-547-5799.

January 31 – Blood Drive

Lyndon Station area blood donors can help patients in need at BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s upcoming blood drive on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 377 Rogers St., Lyndon Station. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376), or visiting www.bcw.edu/lyndonstation. All donors will also receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver’s Custard from Mauston Culver’s as part of their “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” program.

February 2 – Mauston Area Youth Soccer sign-up

Mauston Area Youth Soccer sign-up begins February 2, visit maustonsoccer.org. Practice begins the week of March 20th. They are also looking for volunteer coaches and have a coach clinic scheduled for February 19th. See the maustonsoccer.org website for more information.

February 4 – Cancer Benefit

There will be a cancer benefit for Jim Wehman on Saturday, February 4, from noon till done. It will be at the New Lisbon Community Center. There will be food, drawings, an auction, and music. For more information, call Jim Martin at (608) 547-1830.

February 10 – Valentine Bake Sale

A Valentine bake sale will be held at Oakdale Credit Union on Friday, February 10 from 9am-4pm. There will be cupcakes, pies, cookies, bars, brownies, breads, candies & a variety of other goodies will be available for purchase! All proceeds will go to benefit the SEA of Change of Juneau County.

February 10th, 17th, & 24 – 36th Annual 9-Pin Bowling Tournament Fundraiser

The Reedsburg Area Ambulance Crew would like to invite you to participate in its 36th annual 9-pin bowling tournament fundraiser. The tournament will be held at Brewster’s Lanes in Reedsburg the weekends of February 10th, 17th, and 24th. There are nine shifts with afternoon and evening bowling available. Entry forms can be picked up at Brewster’s lanes or online at http://www.reedsburgambulance.com/bowling-tournament.html. There will be door prize drawings and raffles held during each shift.
Adult Coloring Club

Adult Coloring Club at the Necedah Library 1:00-3:00pm on Mondays. Bring your own supplies. They will supply beverages, music & good company. Meet others that are enjoying this relaxing new trend!

Winter Walking Hours

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from being active this winter. Area schools have set aside times on school days for you to come and enjoy walking in the warmth of the indoors during the cold weather months. Schools in Mauston, New Lisbon, Necedah, Wonewoc, Elroy and Adams are all part of this program. Call Mile Bluff’s Health Promotion Department at 608-847-1845 for more information and to request a flyer with a list of walking times and locations.

Mauston High School                                                             New Lisbon Schools
800 Grayside Avenue, Mauston                                              500 South Forest Street, New Lisbon
Use the main front doors.                                                       Use the multi-purpose room entrance, door #1.
6:30-7:30 a.m. & 3:45 -5:00 p.m.                                             6:00-7:30 a.m. & 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Olson Middle School                                                               Necedah Schools
508 Grayside Avenue, Mauston                                               1801 South Main Street, Necedah
Enter at west parking lot, door #1.                                          Use the main entrance at the front of the school.
Access to certain areas will be                                                  6:00-7:30 a.m. & 6:30-8:30 p.m.
restricted on game nights.
4:00-6:00 p.m.

West Side Elementary School                                                   Wonewoc-Center Schools
708 Loomis Drive, Mauston                                                      101 School Road, Wonewoc
4:00-7:00 p.m.                                                                           Use the entrance by the flag pole.
                                                                                                  3:30-5:30 p.m. (Monday – Thursday)

Royall High School                                                                    Adams-Friendship High School
1501 Academy Street, Elroy                                                      1109 East North Street, Adams
Enter at the front door.                                                              Enter at the front door.
6:00-7:30 a.m.                                                                            6:30-7:30 a.m. (Mondays)
6:00-7:30 a.m. (Tuesday – Friday)
4:00-9:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Juneau County Family Resource Center “Playgroups” for children, 0-5 years, when accompanied by an adult. 102 Hickory Street, Mauston. Wednesdays 10 am – Noon. Age appropriate art and play activities, storytime and snack offered. No Cost. For more information: (608)847-4991.

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.

AL-ANON GROUP – For more information, call 608-562-5611.

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

If interested in group meetings, call Arlene at 608-847-6893.

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.

Juneau County Adult Center

Cards (Euchre, Dirty Clubs, or 500) – Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1pm.

Bingo – Every Wednesday and Thursday at 10am.

Work on jigsaw puzzles or watch TV.

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

Juneau/Adams County WIC Clinic times and locations, click here.

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.