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Weight loss meeting: 5-6:30 p.m. TOPS Club, Inc., West Square Building, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, will hold meetings every Wednesday in Septmeber. TOPS is a nonprofit and noncommercial group that focuses on making small, steady lifestyle changes for weight loss and better health. For more information, visit

Auditions: 6-9 p.m. Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild, Park Hall, 307 Polk St., Sauk City. Vocal and actor auditions for the new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Callbacks will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at Park Hall. For more information, call Ellen at 608-963-8451 or email to


Callbacks: 6 p.m. Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild, Park Hall, 307 Polk St., Sauk City. Vocal and actor callbacks for the new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” For more information, call Ellen at 608-963-8451 or email to

Poetry event: 6:30 p.m., Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. Open mic poetry reciting. Performance will be recorded and assistance will be given on how to submit to the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Poetry Recitation Project. For more information, call 608-356-6166 or visit

Book release: 6:30-8 p.m., Aldo Leopold Foundation, E13701 Levee Road, Baraboo. Meet the editors of the book “The Driftless Reader.” This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Anna Hawley at 608-355-0279 ext. 28, email, or visit

Book club: 6:45 p.m., Ruth Culver Community Library, 540 Water St. in Prairie du Sac. Mystery Book Club will discuss mysteries by Maureen Jennings. New members are always welcome. For more information, call 608-643-8318 or visit


Chair yoga: 10-10:45 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 21, Baraboo. Instructor Tatsiana O’Neil will lead the group in stretches while seated. There is a $1 fee. For more information call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Open stage: 7:30 p.m., The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St., Baraboo. Toast of the Town Open Stage will take place with host Ron Frye. All acts, musical or otherwise, are welcome to the stage. For more information, call 608-355-1001 or visit


Alzheimer’s walk: 9 a.m., Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, Mary Rountree Evans Park, 701 Second Ave., Baraboo. 17th Annual Sauk County Alzheimer’s Walk will take place. All funds raised stay in Wisconsin. To register and for more information, call 608-232-3400 or 888-308-6251 or visit

Quilting class: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., River Arts Inc, Studio 590 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Quodlibet: A Quilting Workshop with Judy Hasheider for the advanced bdginner, where student must have a basic knowledge of rotary cutting, piecing and layering, quilting and binding. This class will focus on making the different components required to complete a table runner, wall hanging or lap quilt and instruction on how to assemble the rows. For more information or to register, visit or call 608-643-5215.

Tailgate: 2 p.m., The Sauk County Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, Brothers On Oak, 412 Oak St., Baraboo. Admission is free. There will be a cash bar and tailgate food specials. The Sauk County Chapter of the WAA raises scholarship funds for local students who attend the Madison campus. For more information, visit

Steak feed: 4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 242, 116 W. Main St., La Valle. Menu includes baked potato, dessert, cole slaw and coffee. Cost is $12. A cash bar of beer, wine and soda will be available.

Bingo: 5 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 310 Second St., Baraboo. Two 10-game sessions begin at 6 p.m. followed by progressive jackpot bingo at 8 p.m. There will be a concession stand, raffle. For more information, call 608-356-4773.


Putting contest: Noon to 4 p.m., Fairfield Hills Golf Course, S3308 Fox Hill Road, Baraboo. Big Cup Putting Contest and Sweepstakes to benefit the Gilbert Brown Foundation. Admission is free; normal greens fees will apply. Raffle prizes will include autographed Green Bay Packer jerseys, Packer merchandise, Fairfield Hills merchandise and more. Former Green Bay Packer Gilbert Brown will be on the golf course driving the beverage cart and meeting golfers from 1-2 p.m.

Open house: 1-4 p.m., Harrisburg School, E7646 Highway B, Spring Green. Restored one-room schoolhouse Town of Troy Museum/basement. Handicapped-accessible.


Sewing repairs: 9-10 a.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. Senior sewing repairs and alterations will be offered by Teena Castle. Fees will vary depending on the specific project. For more information call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.

Cheeseburger sale: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Prairie House Food and Spirits and Wyttenbach Meats, 1940 Prairie St., Prairie du Sac. Cheeseburger fundraiser in honor of National Cheeseburger Day. Proceeds will benefit My Neighbor in Need, Badger Honor Flight and Sauk Prairie Heroes for Honor.

Blood drive: noon to 5:30 p.m., Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare, GraceWay Church, 65 13th St., Prairie du Sac. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are always welcome. For an appointment call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit

Senior iPhone workshop: 12:30-3:30 p.m., Baraboo Area Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. Cell Plus Device Specialist, Gene Rolland, will lead the workshop which includes a class booklet, instruction about calls, messaging, email, apps, settings and more. For more information call Diane Pillsbury at 608-356-8464.


Grief support: 9:30-11:30 a.m., Agrace, 1670 South Blvd., Baraboo. Spouse/Partner Loss is a six-week grief support group series. Group will meet every Tuesday from Sept. 19 through Oct. 24. Cost for the series is $50. If needed, the fee can be lowered or waived. There is no fee for family members of people who received hospice care in the past 12 months. For more information and to register, call Jody at 608-327-7118 or visit

Golf outing: 10:30 a.m., Baraboo Country Club, 401 Mine Rd., Baraboo. People Helping People will hold its 2017 Golf Outing with registration at 10:30 a.m. and tee off time at noon. Cost is $85 in advance or $95 day of event, which includes golf, cart and dinner. BCC members pay $50 or $60, respectively. Registration forms are available at events page, or call Merry Lynn Riek at 608-356-5500.

Women’s club: 1 p.m., Lodi Area Women’s Connection, Reach Out Lodi Community Center, 601 Clark St., Lodi. By the Light of the Moon will be presented at a luncheon with guest speaker Dana Slowiak who uses hand-cut oak leaves and forms them into sculptural works incorporating handmade papers, natural tree branches and wood. Music performed by Don Lasee and friends. The cost is $12. For more information and to check availability, call Eileen at 608-592-3265 or Diane at 608-293-2333 or email

Caregiver group: 6 p.m., Aging and Disability Resource Center of Sauk County, Sauk Prairie Community Center, 730 Monroe St., Sauk City. Family Caregiver Support Group is a support group for those who care for their parents, spouse or children. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month. Light dinner will be provided. For more information, call Marina Wittmann at 608-355-3289.