August 27 – 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.

August 29 – Elroy Legion Fund Drive Auction

The Elroy American Legion, Post 115, needs to raise funds to replace the building roof and parking lot. The estimated cost is $30,000. To raise the funds needed, the Elroy Legion will kick-off their fundraising efforts with an auction sale to be held on Saturday, August 29, starting at 10am at the Legion located at 402 Franklin Street. Food and beverages will also be available. The Legion is asking the community to contribute to the auction by looking through items they no longer  use and donate them to the Legion. Clothing, electronics, and refrigerators will not be accepted. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Donated items should be delivered to the Legion during the week of 23-28 of August. Please call one of the following Legion members to arrange a time for drop off or pick-up: Jim Bender (608-462-5402), Henry Schmidt (608-462-2508), Larry Eno (608-462-5582), John Miller (608-853-1123), or Vince Pintarro (608-462-4224).

September 4-6 Kendall Labor Day Weekend Celebration 

Tons of fun at the Kendall Labor Day Weekend Celebration sponsored by the Kendall American Legion since the 1920s. On Friday night, the 39th Annual Corn Bust, with all the corn you can eat and the beer you can drink (Admission $6). Then on Saturday, pancake breakfast from 7am-11am. The craft show, farmer’s market, and car show starts at 8am and the annual Kendall Gathering and All School Reunion is from 6pm-10pm at the Community Hall. Sunday’s events include Monroe County’s Largest Labor Day Weekend Parade at 11:30am. There will be kid games, and the Tri-State Pullers Tractor Pull starts at 1pm (Admission $10). Chicken dinner, food and refreshments. Softball tournament all weekend.

September 5 – Rock Around the Block

The Friends of Lone Rock School will host Rock Around the Block on September 5. There will be a walk/run, potluck lunch, flag raising, historical exhibit, music, balloon release and more! Fill out the Walk / Run Registration form and there is a $25 fee.

September 5 – EAA Fly-In/Drive-In

The EAA Flyin/Drive In will be Saturday, September 5 at the Mauston/New Libson Airport. There will be aircrafts of all types and makes antique, new home built and certified. RV judging best of show. Classic & antique cars with public judging best of show. Huge farm equipment display, antique to modern, arts & crafts for sale, baked goods by the Amish, Military safety display by Volk Field. RC aircraft demonstration, helicopter rides, games for the youngsters, and music. Fun for everyone. Fly-in or Drive-in for the event and stay in Juneau County for the Holiday weekend.

September 9 & 10 – Mary Poppins Auditions

On Wednesday, September 9 from 3:30-5:30 and Thursday, September 10 from 5-6:30, Mauston High School Community Musical auditions for this fall’s show, Mary Poppins.  People interested in auditioning should pick up the audition packet in the high school office before hand so that they are fully prepared when they come to auditions.

September 10, 11 & 12 – Juneau County Historical Society Garage Sale

Juneau County Historical Society Garage Sale at Stewarts Chapel on September 10, 11, and 12. 8 am to 6 pm on the 10th & 11th
8 am to 12:00 NOON on the 12th. Potluck lunch@ 12:30. Bring a dish to pass. For more information, call 608-847-7661.

September 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, October 2, 3, 4 – “Godspell”

ACT presents Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell, a musical based upon The Gospel According to St. Matthew. Featuring songs like “Day by Day”, “All Good Gifts”, and “By My Side” Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m.

September 12 – 1st Annual Suicide Prevention Walk

The 1st Annual Suicide Prevention Walk will be held at the Mauston High School Track on Saturday, September 12 from 6pm till dusk. Registration will take place from 5pm to 5:50pm. Cost is before 8/21/15 $15/individual and after 8/21/15 $20/individual. If you have any questions, call 847-9443 or 853-0140. Registration Form Logo

September 12 – Elroy Apple Dumpling Day

Come join in the fun and excitement at Elroy’s Apple Dumpling Day, Saturday, September 12 at Schultz Park on the south side of Elroy. Festivities include a pancake breakfast, five different runs, free kids inflatable activities, free kids pedal pull, a horseshoe and bean bag toss tournament, craft vendors, a rabbit & poultry show, car show, volleyball tournament, and soggy doggy. It will be a fun filled day of family oriented activities. That’s Elroy’s Apple Dumpling Day this Saturday. Come on down and check them out.

September 12 – Necedah Athletic Booster Bash

The Necedah Athletic Booster Bash will be Saturday, September 12 at Necedah Lion’s Park. At 8am, there will be the Color Dash registration/packet pickup (Preregistration is recommended []) and at 10am the run will start. At 11am, registration for Bean Bag and Kickball Tourneys and then at 12:30pm, those will start. Start times may vary slightly. Concessions, Inflatable rides, raffles & music throughout the day! Then from 7pm – 11pm Live band: Mid-Life Crisis.

September 12 & 13 – The 45th Annual Sacred Heart Fall Festival

Bring the family and enjoy food, fun and fellowship at the 45th Annual Sacred Heart Fall Festival Sunday, September 13 from 9am-2:30pm. There will be a classic car and antique tractor show, silent auction, shopping, music, kids’ games, auction, raffle drawing, and much more. There will also be a Swiss Steak and Ham Dinner – Adults $11, Children (5-12) $6, and Children (under 4) free. Serving 11-2pm and carry outs are available. New on Saturday, from 6-10pm, there will be karaoke, bean bag toss tournament, and euchre tournament. For more information, call Joey Lubasi 768-8768.

September 13 – St. Patrick’s Fall Festival

The St. Patrick’s Fall Festival will be Sunday, September 13. This annual festival is a fundraiser for the church and school and the programs that give back to the community. This year’s festival includes a roast beef dinner ($9 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-11), bingo, craft and produce sales, food, games, music, raffle drawings, prizes, and much more. Celebrate St. Patrick’s School 120 year anniversary.

September 16 – Smorgasbord

Come out to Grace Lutheran Church in Elroy for their all you can eat Smorgasbord! It will be held Wednesday, September 16 from 4pm-7pm. Tickets are available in advance from parishioners. Tickets are $9 in advance, and $10 at the door. Carry-outs are $10 and children tickets (ages 5-12) are $5. There will be Swiss steak, salads, pies, and much more.

September 16 & 17 – AARP Driver Safety Courses

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country is sponsoring two different AARP Driver Safety Courses. The first one will be 9am to 1pm Wednesday, September 16 at the Hatch Public Library in Mauston. Another one will be 12:30pm to 4:30pm Thursday, September 17 at the Elroy Public Library. The course fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members; it is open to anyone age 50 and over. Class fees are payable at the door. Call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 608-847-9371 to register for either course.

September 19 & 20 – Juneau County Historical Society Quilt Show

Juneau County Historical Society Quilt Show at the Boorman House September 19 and 20.  KTY – JUN /Monday Sewing Club from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Call: 608-847-7661

September 25-27 – St. Andrew’s Pancake Breakfast

St. Andrew Catholic Church is again holding their annual pancake breakfast – featuring their homemade cranberry syrup – all three days of the Warrens Cranberry Festival, which runs Sept. 25-27. Serving is from 6 to 11 a.m. in the church hall, located at the corner of May and Aspen Streets, across from the festival office. The cost for the breakfast – which includes pancakes with choice of cranberry syrup or organic maple syrup, sausage, cranberry sauce, coffee, milk and cranberry juice – is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Children 5 or younger eat for free. During the festival, Mass is offered on Saturday at 4 and 6 p.m.

2016 Fuel Assistance Dates & Locations

Senior Nutrition Dining Centers

September 10 from 10am-2pm                                                         October 1 from 10:30am-1pm
Necedah Village Hall                                                                          Bernie’s Wagon Wheel
100 Center Street                                                                               229 Center Street, Wonewoc

September 15 from 10am-1pm                                                         October 6 from 10am-1pm
Camp Douglas Village Hall                                                                Grace Lutheran Church
304 Center Street                                                                               226 Erickson Street, Elroy

September 17 from 10am-2pm                                                         October 22 from 10am-1:30pm
New Lisbon City Hall                                                                          Beagle’s Bar & Grill
234 W. Pleasant Street                                                                       107 W. Flint Street, Lyndon Station

September 22 from 10am-1pm
Mauston Adult Center
220 E. LaCrosse Street

Other Community Locations

September 8 from 10am-11am
Armenia Town Hall
W5310 County Road G, Necedah

October 10 from 8am-11am
Oakdale Electric
489 N. Oakwood Avenue, Oakdale

October 15 from 10am-1pm
Necedah Village Hall
100 Center Street

October 29 from 10am-Noon
Grace Apartments
107 Sara Lane, Mauston

You must bring social security numbers and date of birth for each person in household, proof of all gross income for all house members for 3 months prior to appointment and award letter for social security stating amount received, fuel costs for 12 months from 9-1-2014 through 8-31-2015, if you have Alliant Energy bring in one bill, photo ID, food share letter, for renters: landlord’s name and phone number. Please call Community Action at 608-847-5988 with any questions. Appointments are a first come, first served basis.

Living Well Workshops 

Put life back in your life at the Living Well Workshop put on by the ARDC. You’ll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, or aniexty, the Living Well Workshop can help you take charge of your life. Workshops are Wednesdays, September 9 – October 14 from 1pm to 3:30pm in the Elroy Public Library.

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

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.