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Today

Parkinson’s group: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Baraboo Area Wide Parkinson’s Support Group, Pulse Fitness Center, 501 Hitchcock St., Baraboo. Exercise program to help improve strength, balance and emotional state in those affected by the disease. Class meets Tuesdays and Fridays. For more information, call Geri Schoenoff, RN-PN, at 608-356-3473 or Sylvia Kriegl at 356-7096. Visitors are welcome.

Medicare: 11 a.m. to noon, Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. Free Medicare question and answer session. Trish Vandre of Retirement Specialists, LLC will answer questions on Medicare. For more information, call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Meeting: 6 p.m., Sauk Prairie Community Club, Eagle Inn restaurant, 655 Water St., Prairie Du Sac. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by guest speaker Sandy Dury, supervisor with the Sauk Prairie Wellness Center. Cost is $15. Call 608-370-6513 to check availability. New members welcome.

Meeting: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Our Revolution-Sauk County, Baraboo Civic Center, Room 18, 124 Second St., Baraboo. Discussion to organize a local progressive group to improve local society and government as well as coordinating with the statewide organization. For more information, call Bill at 608-355-2495 or email wiprogressivewriters@gmail.com.

Wednesday

Blood drive: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Red Cross, Bank of Prairie du Sac, 280 Washington St., Prairie du Sac. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Support group: 5 p.m., Take Off Pounds Sensibly, West Square Building, Room B29 or 30, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo. Meets every Wednesday for a 5 p.m. weigh-in and 5:30 p.m. meeting; watch for signs. For more information, call Lori at 608-434-3988.

Safety training: 6-8 p.m., Ruth Culver Community Library, 540 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Free First Aid for Young Children course to learn CPR, choking and pediatric first aid. For more information or to register, call Beth Hays at 643-8318.

Thursday

Lunch presentation: 12:10-12:50 p.m., Baraboo Area Senior Citizen Organization and Sauk County Historical Society, Baraboo Civic Center, Room 24, 124 Second St., Baraboo. Learn about historical happenings in Baraboo from Paul Wolter, director of the SCHS. The Long-Ago Lunchtime Lessons topic will be early drug stores of Baraboo. A free-will offering will be accepted. Bring a lunch. Beverages will be available for $1. For more information, call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Friday

Senior coffee hour: 9-11 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St. Room 24, Baraboo. Free Friday Senior Coffee Hour with gourmet coffee, light refreshments and fellowship, every Friday. For more information, call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Blood drive: noon to 6 p.m., American Red Cross, Christ Lutheran Church, 237 E. Daley, Spring Green. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Saturday

Free movie: 11 a.m., Sauk Area Climate Awareness and Action, Bonham Theatre & Video, 564 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Free public screening of Renée Scheltema’s documentary film “Normal Is Over.” Free and open to the public, concession sales will help offset costs. Those interested may stay for a brief guided discussion following the film. For more information, visit facebook.com/groups/337223953056846 or normalisoverthemovie.com

Hike: 6-8 p.m., The Friends of the Park, Mirror Lake State Park. Candlelight Ski, Hike and Snowshoe event with two easy 1-mile torch-lit trails to hike, one for skiers. Food and beverages available for purchase. A 2018 Wisconsin State Park admission sticker is required. For more information, call 608-254-2333 or visit friendsofmirrorlake.org.

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