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Today

Listening session: 5:30-7 p.m., Rep. Dave Considine, Roxbury Tavern, 8901 Highway Y, Sauk City. Constituents of the 81st Assembly District can ask questions, and share ideas on how he can better represent them. For more information, call 608-266-7746 or email rep.considine@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Quilters meeting: 6:30 p.m., Gem City Quilters Club, Baraboo Civic Center, Room 18, 124 Second St., Baraboo. Members will organize 2018 activities. All are welcome. For more information, call Barbara at 608-356-9137.

Craft workshop: 6:30 p.m., Rock Springs Public Library, 101 First St., Rock Springs. Laura Mortimore will teach attendees how to crochet kitchen scrubbies. The scrubby is good for cleaning dishes and vegetables. Make and take it home. Class is free and space is limited, register early. For more information, call Katie at 608-522-5050, email director@rockspringslibrary.com or visit rockspringslibrary.com.

Presentation: 7 p.m., Badger History Group, The Museum of Badger Army Ammunition located at the former main gate to the plant on Highway 12. Brad Steinmetz will discuss the historical parallels between the Kickapoo Reserve and the Badger Army Ammunition Plant/Sauk Prairie Recreation Area.

Friday, March 9

Brat fry: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., People Helping People, 805 Broadway St., Baraboo. Menu includes fish sandwiches, grilled brats, burgers and other favorites. Proceeds will fund PHP’s Easter Adopt-a-Family food distribution.

Fish fry: 5-7 p.m., St. Joseph Parish, gym, 310 Second St., Baraboo. Menu includes all-you-can-eat baked or batter-fried cod served family style, homemade rolls, choice of baked or au gratin potato, baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce and dessert. Cost is $11.50 for adults and $5 for ages 4-12. Kids menu and takeout available. Free delivery to local homebound; call 608-356-4773.

Concert: 7:30 p.m., The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St., Baraboo. Wilder Dietz and friends perform their funky blend of jazz/groove/folk originals. For more information, call 608-355-1001 or visit villagebooksmith.com.

Show choir: 7 p.m., Reedsburg Area High School, CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave., Reedsburg. Choraliers will perform “Toxic.” Tickets available at the door, $10 adults, $5 seniors and students.

Saturday, March 10

Food drive: 8 a.m., Reedsburg Cub Scout Pack 244 and Boy Scout Troop 44, Reedsburg. Annual Scouting for Food drive where scouts collect non-perishable food donations at the homes of Reedsburg residents—place bagged items on front steps.

Brat fry: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., People Helping People, 805 Broadway St. in Baraboo. Menu includes fish sandwiches, grilled brats, burgers and other favorites. Proceeds will fund PHP’s Easter Adopt-a-Family food distribution.

Tyke Hike: 10 a.m., Ice Age Trail Alliance Lodi Valley Chapter, Gibraltar Rock Segment at new parking lot on Highway V. One-mile Tyke Hike for young children accompanied by an adult focusing on exploration of nature. For more information call Patti at 608-843-3924 or email billpatti@charter.net.

Nature hike: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Devil’s Lake State Park. Drop-in to test nature knowledge. Meet at the Nature Center to pick up clue card. Then head down an easy trail and look for the trivia signs along the way. There will be prizes. For more information, call 608-356-8301.

Listening session: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rep. Dave Considine, Roxbury Tavern, 8901 Highway Y, Sauk City. Constituents of the 81st Assembly District can ask questions, and share ideas on how he can better represent them. For more information, call 608-266-7746 or email rep.considine@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Fundraiser: 6 p.m., Baraboo River Equine-Assisted Therapies Inc., North Shore Restaurant, E11614 Tranquility Lane, Baraboo. First annual Race Night with live music at 6 p.m. and races at 7 p.m. Thoroughbred races on the big screen, “funny money” for guest wagers, appetizers, and live music with Barefoot Hollow. Tickets are $35 and include admission, betting bankroll, and food. A cash bar will be available as well as a wine pull and silent auction. For more information, to book tickets or sponsor a race or horse, visit barabooriverequineassistedtherapies.org, or call 608-393-5003.

Show choir: 7 p.m., Reedsburg Area High School, CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave., Reedsburg. Choraliers will perform “Toxic.” Tickets available at the door, $10 adults, $5 seniors and students.

Sunday, March 11

Fundraiser: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Reedsburg Outdoor Club, Chapparal Restaurant, 316 Dreamland Drive, Wonewoc. The 40th annual smelt feed also includes roast beef, chicken, and all the sides. Advance cost is $10, $12 at the door and $6 for ages 10 and younger. Tickets are available at Associated Bank of Reedsburg, Reeedsburg Outdoor Club, Hillman Insurance, Benish Automotive, 2nd Street Market, and Viking Village Grocery.

Card party: 1 p.m., St. Joseph’s School, gym, 310 Second St., Baraboo. Euchre and bridge played, games begin at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. Snacks available. To play bridge, call Linda Krause at 608-356-9220.

Show choir: 2 p.m., Reedsburg Area High School, CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave., Reedsburg. Choraliers will perform “Toxic.” Tickets available at the door, $10 adults, $5 seniors and students.

Fundraiser: 4-7 p.m., North Freedom Methodist Church, 301 E. Walnut St., North Freedom. Corned beef and cabbage dinner. Cost is $12 adults, $6 kids age 12 and younger.

Monday, March 12

Women’s club: 11:30 a.m., Reedsburg Area Women’s Club, Reedsburg Country Club, 3003 E. Main St., Reedsburg. Social only with lunch meeting. No speaker. For more information or to check availability, call Belinda Bowers at 985-7417 or beebowers@yahoo.com. For membership information, call Darcy Swiscz at 464-3295.

Focus group: 1 p.m., Aging & Disability Resource Center of Sauk County, Fusch Community Center, 2090 Ridgeview Drive, Reedsburg. Free focus group to learn what the community wants to see from the ADRC in the next three years. For more information, call Marina Wittmann at 608-355-3289. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Fundraiser: 4:30-8 p.m., Baraboo 21 Club, Baraboo Pizza Ranch, 916 Gateway Dr., Baraboo. Ten percent of dine-in sales and all donations will go toward honoring the original Baraboo 21.

Listening session: 7:30-8:30 p.m., Rep. Dave Considine, North Freedom Village Board meeting, Village Community Center, 105 Maple St., North Freedom. Constituents of the 81st Assembly District can ask questions, and share ideas on how he can better represent them. For more information, call 608-266-7746 or email rep.considine@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Tuesday, March 13

Blood drive: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., American Red Cross, Wollersheim Winery, 7876 Highway 188, Prairie du Sac. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. To save time when donating, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass.

Medicare: 4:30 p.m., Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country – Baraboo/Sauk County, West Square Building, Room B30, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo. Free presentation on I’m Medicare Eligible/Turning 65: Now What? Participants will learn about the basics of Social Security and Medicare parts A, B, C and D. For more information, call 608-355-3289 or visit co.sauk.wi.us/adrc.

Fundraiser: 4:30-8 p.m., Community Heroes, Baraboo Pizza Ranch, 916 Gateway Dr., Baraboo. Ten percent of dine-in sales and all donations will go toward the Community Heroes.

Wednesday, March 14

Pi(e) Day: 11 a.m., Friends of the Reedsburg Public Library, Community Room, 370 Vine St., Reedsburg. Pie sale celebrating the mathematical formula for pi. Pies will be sold for $3 per slice, or $14 per pie. Traditional favorites such as fruit and cream pies, as well as cheesecakes and “savory” pies, including quiches will be available. For more information, call the Library at 768-READ (7323)

Support group: 2 p.m., SSM Health–St. Clare Hospital, board room, 707 14th St., Baraboo. The Better Breathers Club is led by an American Lung Association trained facilitator and teaches people better ways to cope with chronic lung disease. Free program. A respiratory therapist will lead the discussion. Attendees can use main entrance or valet parking. For more information, call Heather Alloway at 608-355-1884.