July 20 – Relay for Life

Friday, July 20 at 4:00pm to midnight at the Mauston High School.

 

July 28 – Frozen Butt Riders 4th Annual Car & Bike Show

The event takes place Saturday, July 28th from 10am-3pm at Anjero Sports Bar & Grill in Mauston.  Enter your car or bike for $10 and additional car or bike will be only $5 each.  Trophy presentation is scheduled for 2:30pm.  There will be 50/50 raffles throughout the day, plus Food, Cars, Bikes, and Fun!!! Spectator Admission and Voting is FREE! For questions contact Rick Radcliff at 608-547-0113 or Warren Townsend at 608-350-9147.

 

July 28 – 28th Annual RAIL FAIR

Event takes place at Copeland Park in La Crosse from 10am until 4pm.  There will be a railroad show, flea market, and swap meet.  There will also be model and toy trains, Railroadiana, Antique toys, diecast models , and guided tours of the steam locomotive caboose and grand crossing tower.  Admission $5 but children under 12 are FREE (W/Adult)

 

July 28-29th – Briggsville American Legion Post 329 Annual Mens Slow Pitch Softball (Texas Shoot-out Tournament)

This one pitch only tournament gets underway July 28th at 9am and lasts until dusk.  Besides softball, there will also be raffles, food, beer & soda sold right on the grounds.  For questions and to enter your softball team call Gary Stevens at 1-608-981-2015

 

July 30 – August 2 – Vacation Bible School at Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy

Splash Canyon Vacation Bible School 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Supper Included For children entering 4K-6th Grade (younger children welcome to attend with a parent/guardian) All are welcome!! Register today by calling 608-462-5398 or online at https://vbsmate.com/splashGraceinElroy Grace Lutheran Church, 226 Erickson Street, Elroy, WI 53929

 

August 1 – Mauston United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School 

The Mauston United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School Get On Board For God is Wednesday August 1, 2018 8:00a -5:00p. Free Community event includes 3 meals and 2 snacks. Crafts, Games, and Lessons from God’s Word! Join us and learn all about Noah’s Ark. Register at www.maustonumc.com or call 847-5964 Mauston United Methodist Church 420 Suszycki Street

 

August 3-5 – Waterfest at Castle Rock County Park 

THE FIRST SATURDAY EVERY AUGUST HOSTS A FULL DAY OF FUN-FILLED FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT THE CASTLE ROCK COUNTY PARK INCLUDING THE 5K WALK/RUN, BIKE PARADE, HISTORIC 40ET8 TRAIN RIDES, FOOD VENDORS, LIVE MUSIC, LIGHT YOUR CAMPSITE CONTEST, SUPER HERO VISITORS, PLUS ALL THE USUAL CAMPGROUND ACTIVITIES OF HIKING, SWIMMING, AND LOUNGING ON THE BEACH.

AT DUSK THE TOUCHSTONE ENERGY VENETIAN LIGHTS BOAT PARADE DEPARTS FROM THE DIRTY TURTLE RESTAURANT & MARINA AT O’DELL’S BAY ON CASTLE ROCK LAKE.  THIS STRING OF LIGHTED AND THEME DECORATED BOATS MEANDER THE SHORELINE ALL THE WAY TO CASTLE ROCK PARK, SHOWING OFF THEIR ORIGINAL DESIGNS THE ENTIRE WAY AS CROWDS ON SHORE CHEER THEM ON.

ONCE THE BOAT PARADE REACHES CASTLE ROCK PARK (AROUND 10PM, THE SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS SHOW BEGINS!  PEOPLE ENJOY THE DISPLAY FROM THE PARK, THE SHORELINES, AND EVEN FROM THEIR BOATS IN THE HARBOR.  ITS A CLIMACTIC ENDING TO A FABULOUS DAY!

http://www.juneaucounty.com/waterfest.html

https://www.facebook.com/pg/WaterfestCRL/about/?ref=page_internal

 

August 5 – August 9 – Vacation Bible School at Bible Baptist Church in Mauston

Discovering Jesus from eternity past to eternity future. Join us for VBS TIME LAB from Sunday, August 5th through Thursday, August 9th / 6:00 – 8:00 PM. This is a free event for children age 4 through children entering 6th grade in the fall. Come as often as you can, whether it’s one night or all 5! Register online at bbcmauston.org  BBC is located at 148 Grayside Avenue in Mauston  /  608.847.6059  /  bbcmauston@frontier.com

 

August 9 – Mile Bluff Medical Foundation 8th Annual Golf Outing

Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation is providing golfers with the perfect excuse to hit the course on Thursday, August 9.  Support local healthcare through the foundation’s 8th Annual Golf Outing at Castle Rock Golf Course.

The festivities swing into action with an 11:30 am registration and a shot-gun start at 12:30 pm.  There will then be an evening reception followed by an awards banquet

Golfers will compete in teams of four.  Those who do not have a full team will be paired up with other golfers.

All proceeds from this event will benefit the health of the community through Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation.

For more information about golf registration or sponsorship opportunities, call Martha Airth-Kindree at 608-847-1495.

Registration and sponsorship forms will be available in June at www.milebluff.com, and details will also be made available on Facebook.  ‘Like’ Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation to stay up-to-date on event information.  Please register by Wednesday, August 1.

 

August 18 – Benefit for Azlynn Coleman

The Benefit will take place Saturday August 18th at the Reel RV Campground and Log Lodge Resort in Necedah, starting at 2pm.

Azlynn is a 22 month old little girl that was diagnosed with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy at birth which caused her to have seizures. She also has epilepsy, spastic quad cerebal palsy, microcephaly, developmental delays, as well as gross/fine motor delays.
The benefit is being held to raise funds for a seizure alert dog for Azlynn. This dog would alert to any seizures Azlynn would have day and night as well as provide support during her seizures. The dog would also be trained as a service dog in all other aspects of Azlynn’s life.
Please come out and help us honor Azlynn as we raise funds to help her.
There will be a silent auction, raffles, live entertainment and more!! Food, music, and lots of fun to be had!

 

August 25 – EAT Fest at in Elroy

EAT is everyday people against trafficking. We are hosting a festival on August 25th at the Elroy fairgrounds 10 am -7 pm EAT FEST 2018 uses art as a medium to educate our communities about the issue of human trafficking. EAT FEST 2018 has all your favorite festival favorites and adds survivor art displays, survivor speakers, informational and educational resources, arts and crafts for kids, and incredible live music

 

October 27 – Necedah Fall/Holiday Craft and Vendor Show

Along with the craft fair we are having an area for local artisans and an area for local clubs or organizations to show off their talents or services. We have several new families that move into the area each fall and would like to take this opportunity to showcase what Juneau County has to offer to these new families, or for that matter people that have lived here all there life and don’t know what Juneau County/surrounding communities have to offer.

 

New Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce – BINGO

Snacks, soda and water for sale. Bring your family and friends. Please invite and share this event! Dabbers are needed. We do have them for sale too. Bingo starts 6pm Promptly. Doors open 5:15pm. Bingo will be held on the second Tuesday of every month. Pleas note some venues have changed, see below. Please contact the New Lisbon Are Chamber of Commerce with any questions Karen (608) 562-3555

April 17th at New Lisbon Fire Department

May 15th at New Lisbon City Hall

June 19th at New Lisbon City Hall

 

UW-Extension Announces Master Gardener Training in Juneau County

UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are members of the local community who take an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns.

“What really sets them apart from other home gardeners is their commitment to learning and sharing what they learn with others,” said Alana Voss, Juneau County Agricultural Educator.

Master Gardener Volunteers participate in over 36 hours of training taught by University of Wisconsin-Extension staff and specialists in topics ranging from botany and soils; edibles and ornamentals; pest control using conventional, organic, and chemical-free methods.  Training is a mix of classroom lecture and activities, online videos, and reading assignments.

Training for the Level 1 Master Gardener Volunteer Program begins January 22, 2018 at the Juneau County UW-Extension Office. Trainings will take place from 6-9pm every Monday night until April 23, 2018. After completing the training, individuals can become a certified Master Gardener Volunteer by providing 24 volunteer hours in UW-Extension approved projects, each year.

“The service opportunities are wide-ranging,” said Voss. Master Gardener Volunteers support community gardens, speak to local groups, and plan or assist with a variety of garden-related community projects.  In Juneau County, Master Gardener Volunteers have contributed over 15,349 hours since 2000

Applications are currently being accepted.  Contact Juneau County UW-Extension office at 847-9329.  Or, visit their web site at https://juneau.uwex.edu/.

 

Al-Anon Family Group Meetings

Mauston Monday Night Al-Anon Family Group Meetings, a support group for family and friends of alcoholics are held on Monday nights at 7pm at Mile Bluff Medical Center 2nd floor.

Contact Linda at 608-562-5611 or Gail at 608-547-6708.

 

Facebook Fridays

Every Friday at Hatch Public Library, there will be one on one help using Facebook from 9 to 11am.

 

Elroy Central Library Presents

On Thursdays from 10am-12 noon, Rev. Wesley Jacob Ph.D., will host “Islam and the West.”  Entry is free. Topics include major Islamic doctrines, main Islamic sects, doctrinal points of tension between Islam and Christianity, clash of Islamic and Western cultures, Muslim-Christian interfaith dialogue, the crisis of ISIS and the matrix of conflicts in the Middle East, and Survey of Global Islamic Jihadist Groups. For more information, contact Carolyn Chute (608) 524-0424 or Kari Preuss, (608) 462-2407.

 

Soup & Salad Bar Fridays at Festival Foods in Mauston

The Juneau County Senior Nutrition Program, in partnership with Festival Foods in Mauston are offering Soup & Salad Bar Fridays. Eligible diners can stop in at Festival Foods, or take Mauston Public Transit to Festival Foods for $0.50 each way and have the Soup & Salad Bar and do grocery shopping on Fridays. Please contact the ADRC for more information.

 

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!

 

Playgroups

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

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
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.

 

Dine at 5 at Bluffs Senior Dining Center in Camp Douglas

Dine at 5 at Bluffs Senior Dining Center in Camp Douglas the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 5pm. Dinner is served from 5:30pm to 6:15pm with entertainment to follow. Please reserve your meal by 1pm on the Monday prior to dinner.

 

 

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.