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TODAY

Bingo: 6:30 p.m. Endeavor Lions Club Bingo, Endeavor-Moundville Fire Department, Endeavor.

Cookie sale: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. front lobby, Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. On the second Thursday of each month, the Volunteer Partners of Divine Savior bake Smart Cookies. Cookies are 50 cents each or $5.50 per dozen. Cookie selection varies month to month, but chocolate chip is always available. All proceeds benefit scholarships for students educating in healthcare-related fields.

Griefshare support group: 2 to 4 p.m. Portage United Methodist Church, 1804 New Pinery Road, Portage. Offered to individuals suffering from the loss of loved one(s). Meetings are held weekly on Thursdays through Dec. 21. Call Laurie at 608-450-1081 or Misty at 608-742-2107, or visit www.griefshare.org for more information.

Helping Hands for Heroes: Blau Chiropractic, 641 Latton Lane, Portage. Celebrating veterans and their service. Flag dedication at 9:11 a.m., coffee and doughnuts from 9 to 10 a.m., and a cookout from 4 to 6 p.m. Established patients donate $11 or more for adjustments, and $50 will be donated for every new patient scheduled from from Nov. 1 to 9. Proceeds to benefit the Columbia Charitable Veterans Fund.

Holiday Card Making Workshop: 2 to 6 p.m. Historic Indian Agency House, off highway 33 East, Portage. For $28, you will create eight holiday greeting card sets, enjoy hot chocolate and conversation. All materials are provided, including envelopes, samples to look at, decoration and stamps to choose from. Reservations are required. Please leave a message at 608-742-6362 or email historicindianagencyhouse@gmail.com.

Magic—The Gathering Club: 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Open to teens; avid Magic players or those want to learn. Snacks will be available. The library has starter decks to borrow. All teens are responsible for their own cards, so make sure to keep an eye on your things. There are other board games to play also.

Museum: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Portage World War II Museum, 119 E. Cook St., Portage. Free tours for veterans every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The tours take 2 1/2 hours. For information, call 608-697-3690.

Partners of Divine Savior annual Holiday Gift Shop sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. The sale is located in the lower level of the front hospital entrance and features 20 percent off all items. This sale is open to all community members.

Portage Family Skate Park public meeting: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. All interested people are welcome to attend. Meetings will be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Cancellations will be announced on our Facebook page. Call 608-742-4959 for more information.

Pound: 6:15 p.m. Woodridge Primary School, Portage. Yoga mat required. $5 drop in fee. Contact Tami at 608-346-3971 or 4dreamers@frontier.com.

Toddler Thursday: 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Open to children ages 18 to -36 months. Toddlers will learn about the concepts of up and down with the Eric Carle book “Head to Toe.” There will also be a song, movement activities and a craft. Only new families need to register; registration can be done online at www.portagelibrary.us or by calling the Children’s Desk at 742-4959 ext. 211. Please select only one time slot. Siblings are welcome.

TOPS weight loss group: 1 p.m. Grace Bible Church, county Highway CX, Portage. For information, call Patricia Figueroa at 608-742-4853.

Veterans Day program: 8:10 a.m. Rusch Elementary School West Franklin St., Portage. Area veterans are encouraged to attend.

FRIDAY

Author presentation: 7:30 p.m. The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St., Baraboo. Portage author William P. Schwochert will read from his book “So Many Mountains and other Short Stories,” an eclectic collection of short fiction, depicting the many natures of human existence. Share some of your own favorite spoken word during the open stage that follows.

Partners of Divine Savior annual Holiday Gift Shop sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. The sale is located in the lower level of the front hospital entrance and features 20 percent off all items. This sale is open to all community members.

Portage Public Library “Bookin’ It” walking program: 9 to 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Meet at the Library front door, where the group will start the walk on the Levee trail. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. The group meets every Wednesday and Friday.

“Pre-K Kids”: 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. This STEAM-based program is for children ages 4 to 6 who are attending a prekindergarten program (Head Start, homeschooled as well as preschools) and are not enrolled in weekly preschool story times. Each month will feature a different topic: science, technology, engineering, art or math. This month kids will learn about weighing items with a variety of scales. Registration is recommended and can be done by phone at 742-4959 ext. 211, online at www.portagelibrary.us, or in person at the Children’s Desk.

Prevent Suicide Columbia County QPR suicide prevention training: 5:30 to 7 p.m. River of Life Church, 102 W. Franklin St., Portage. There is no cost for attending. “QPR” stands for Question-Persuade-Refer. It helps give people the right “tools” for when someone they know might be thinking of suicide and how to get them help. All are welcome to attend.

Seniors Bowling Social: 1 p.m. Fireball Lanes, 817 E. Wisconsin St., Portage. Cost is $6 and includes three games of bowling and shoe rental.

Unique Singles: 5 p.m. Susie’s Steak and Seafood, county Highway CX, Portage. All single men and women older than age 50 welcome. The group is strictly social with no dues or officers.

Veterans Day program: 2 p.m. Portage High School, 301 E. Collins St., Portage. Area veterans are encouraged to attend.

Veterans Day Program—World War I Tribute: 10:30 a.m. Wyocena Library, Wyocena.

SATURDAY

Endeavor Wisconsin Committee to Protect All Pensions: 10 a.m. Endeavor/Moundville Fire Station/Bingo Hall, 631 S. Limits Road, Endeavor. Active workers, retirees, spouses and all people concerned about stopping retirement theft are invited to attend. For more information, visit

http://mycspensionhandsoff.com.

Harvest Dinner: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Portage Presbyterian Church, 120 W. Pleasant St., Portage. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings, including homemade pie. Cost for adults is $10, children ages 5 to 12 are $5 and children younger than 5 are free. Carry-outs are available. A silent auction will also be held.

Partners of Divine Savior annual Holiday Gift Shop sale: 9 a.m. to noon, Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. The sale is located in the lower level of the front hospital entrance and features 20 percent off all items. This sale is open to all community members.

Veterans Day ceremony: 10:30 a.m. Angie W. Cox Library, downtown Pardeeville. All are welcome. Area veterans are encouraged to attend.

SUNDAY

Pancake breakfast: 7 to 11 a..m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 918 Silver Lake Drive, Portage. Public invited. Fundraiser for scholarships.

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. Rusch Elementary School, Portage. $5 drop in fee. Contact Tami at 608-346-3971 or 4dreamers@frontier.com.

MONDAY

Clinic: 8 a.m. to noon, Columbia County Public Health Walk-In Clinic, Columbia County Division of Health, 2652 Murphy Road, Portage. Use door No. 4. Bring child’s immunization record. Visit www.co.columbia.wi.us for more information.

Dream Workshop Group: 1 p.m. Readers Realm Gallery of Books, Gifts and Whimsy, 147 E. Montello St., Montello. The group meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Group leader is Robert Thompson of Portage, who has taught classes such as “A History of Dreams” and “Wellness, Awareness and Dreams” at technical colleges, public libraries and other locations in Wisconsin. The public is invited to these free workshops. Topics include an overview of dreams, dream research, how to remember and interpret your dreams, and the value of group dream work. For more information, call 608-297-2200.

End of Life workshop series: “Last Will and Estate Planning” presented by Mindy Lewison, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Please bring any questions you might have regarding the subject. Registration is required by calling 608-742-4959 or email to programs@portagelibrary.us.

Endeavor Library Adult Book Club: 5 p.m. Endeavor Library, 400 S. Church St., Endeavor. The group will discuss the book “The Chillbury Ladies Choir.”

Euchre card party: 6:30 p.m. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, W8267 Highway 33 East, Portage. Public welcome. Contact: Cloe, 429-2363.

Food pantry: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Portage Second Harvest mobile food pantry, Building No. 8, Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage. No need to line up earlier than 10:15 a.m. Pantry will not start early. Plenty of food for everyone. Bring boxes, bags, baskets or wagons to carry food. Volunteers are always welcome.

Monday Movie Day: 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. The Library will show newly released movies with free admission and popcorn. For a list of what’s playing, visit the library’s website at www.portagelibrary.us.

Veterans Day Celebration: 9 a.m. Lewiston Elementary School, W11195 Highway 127, Portage. There will be refreshments immediately following the celebration. Those who wish to wear their uniform or some insignia that displays their branch of the service are encouraged to do so.

Zumba/Zumba Toning/Pound: 6 to 7 p.m. Harrisville Park, Harrisville. $5 drop in fee. Contact Tami at 608-346-3971 or 4dreamers@frontier.com.

TUESDAY

Bible study and worship service: Heritage House, 2685 Airport Road, Portage. The Portage United Methodist Church holds Bible study at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Call Misty McMorrow, Education Director, at 742-2107 for more information.

Card Making Workshop: 2 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Registration required. Call 608-742-4959 or email programs@portagelibrary.us.

Knitting and crocheting group: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgwater St., Portage. Bring your projects and share your progress with friends. We will also be doing “knit-alongs” where we work on a project together. A free pattern will be provided. Feel free to bring your lunch along with your knitting.

Mystery Book Club: 1:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. The group will be discussing the book “Old World Murder” by Kathleen Ernst. The next book will be “The Chocolate Snowman Murders” by Joanna Carl and the discussion will be on Dec. 12. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the library. Books are available at the library. For information, contact Jennifer at 742-4959 or email jblau@portagelibrary.us.

Zumba Toning and Pound: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Woodridge Primary School, Portage. $5 drop in fee. Contact Tami at 608-346-3971 or 4dreamers@frontier.com.