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TODAY

Applefest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters, Highway 33 East, Portage. This is a family-friendly, kid-friendly event that includes tours of the historic Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters property led by docents in period attire (standard admission rates apply). There will also be food for sale, pumpkin painting and leaf art activities, and an apple cider press churning out cider for tasting. For more information, call 608-742-2949 or visit fortwinnebagosurgeonsquarters.org.

“FamilyFunEvent” fall festival: 10 to 11 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. This free, family-friendly event will feature seasonal games and activities, fall crafts, and refreshments. There will also be an autumn display set up for photo opportunities. Registration is not required. For more information on this event or any upcoming FamilyFunEvent call 742-4959 ext. 211.

Farmers Market: noon to 4 p.m. Portage Tractor Supply store, 3033 county Highway CX, Portage. Local farmers and crafters will showcase and sell homemade and homegrown goods.

Blood drive: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Infinite Ability Inc., N6542 Highway 51, Portage. Jayden was in an accident on June 21, and has a traumatic brain injury. His mother, Brittany works at Infinite Ability. They are hosting the blood drive in honor of her son, Jayden. A bake sale with all proceeds going to Jayden will also be held. Call 608-617-0319 to schedule an appointment.

MacKenzie Center Fall Festival: Canceled due to weather. The event will be held Sunday, Oct. 8.

Poynette Area Farmers Market: 8 to 11 a.m. Pauquette Park, Main Street, Poynette.

UCC Endeavor Church Supper: 4:30 to 7 p.m. United Church of Christ, downtown Endeavor. Menu includes ham, turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash and homemade pies. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 10. Raffle tickets will be available also. Carry-outs available.

Unique Singles Monthly Breakfast: 9 a.m. Dino’s Restaurant, 2900 New Pinery Road, Portage. All single men and women older than age 50 welcome. The group is strictly social with no dues or officers.

SUNDAY

MacKenzie Center Fall Festival: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MacKenzie Center, Poynette. Family-friendly event with many activities including archery, air guns, compass skills, wildlife tours, fire building, hiking and studying plants and animals. Learn about and touch real furs and skulls, cut a “wood cookie” using a two-person crosscut saw, make leaf and wildlife track pressings and other crafts. Come in costume (if you like) and participate in pumpkin painting, hay bale maze, gunny sack races, face painting, scarecrow making, hayrides and more. Musical entertainment starting at 11 a.m. The $15/vehicle admission covers all activities. Food and gift shop items will be available at additional cost. All proceeds stay at the MacKenzie Center to support the facility and its programs. For information, call the MacKenzie Center 608-635-8105 or visit friendsofmackenzie.org.

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

Zumba: 6 to 7 p.m. John Muir 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 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.

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 portagelibrary.us.

Ostomy support group: 5 to 6 p.m. Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. Walk-ins welcome. This support group is intended for those who are living with an ostomy, anticipate ostomy surgery, as well as caregivers and family members. This group allows individuals to make connections with those who have similar experiences, gain knowledge and provide support. The group meets every other month. The next meeting will be held Dec. 11.

Portage American Legion Post 47 and the American Legion Auxiliary: Knights of Columbus Hall, 918 Silver Lake Drive, Portage. Social time at 5 p.m., soup and sandwich meal served at 6 p.m. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m.

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.

Clinic: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Marquette County Flu Clinic, Oxford Village Hall, Oxford. Bring Medicare and Supplement card or Forward card. No insurance cost is $40. For information, call 608-297-3135.

Durward’s Glen School Reunion: 2 to 4 p.m. Durward’s Glen Retreat Center, W11876 McLeisch Road, Baraboo. Anyone that attended Durward’s Glen School during the years prior to its closing in the late 50s is invited. Desserts will be served.

Bingo: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Municipal Building, 115 W. Pleasant St., Portage. Sponsored by Our House, and held prior to the senior dining meal which is served at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Those desiring a meal should call 742-8726 (between 9 a.m. and noon) one day in advance to make a reservation.

Blood drive: Wyocena Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Columbia Health Care Center, 323 W. Monroe St., Wyocena. Download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required.

Heritage Trail Chapter Ice Age Trail hike: 10 a.m. Meet at the ferry parking lot across the river from Merrimac and hike up a bluff along the Wisconsin River ending at Slack Road. For more information, call Debby at 262-930-9713.

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 “The Lottery Winner” by Mary Higgins Clark. The next book will be “Old World Murder” by Kathleen Ernst and the discussion will be on Nov. 14. 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.

Photography Interest Group: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photo shoot outing at Durward’s Glen Retreat Center, W11876 McLeisch Road, Baraboo. Call Fred Baewer with questions at 608-742-4691.

Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Open to children ages 3 to 5. This week preschoolers will get to be all “squirrelly” in the story room with stories about squirrels, songs, and squirrel rhymes. Registration is recommended and can be done by calling the Children’s Desk at 742-4959 ext. 211. Siblings welcome.

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.

WEDNESDAY

Bingo: 5:30 p.m. Old Chicago, 147 N. Main St., Pardeeville. Bingo will be played every Wednesday, except the first one of the month.

Cambria Farmers Market: 4 to 7 p.m. Tarrant Park, East Edgewater Street, Cambria. Runs Wednesdays through October.

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 co.columbia.wi.us for more information.

Free blood pressure screenings: 1 to 5 p.m. Divine Savior Healthcare, 2817 New Pinery Road, Portage. No appointment necessary. Call 745-6405 for more information. Do not eat, smoke, drink caffeine or exercise for 30 minutes prior.

Historic Indian Agency House: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1490 Agency House Road, Portage. Open through Oct. 15. School tours are welcome by appointment, please call 608-742-6362. For more information, visit agencyhouse.org.

Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Open to children ages 3 to 5. This week preschoolers will get to be all “squirrely” in the story room with stories about squirrels, songs, and squirrel rhymes. Registration is recommended and can be done by calling the Children’s Desk at 742-4959 ext. 211. Siblings welcome.

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.

St. Vincent de Paul free medical clinic: 9 a.m. to noon. Wilz Drugs lower level, 140 E. Cook St., Portage. No appointments needed. Information needed is name, date of birth and a contact number. A foot clinic is available every week. The clinic can do exams and prescribe medications. Physical therapist available. Discounted medications are available at Wilz and Walmart.

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

Zumba: 5:30 p.m. 1208 Northport Road (the former Freedom Carpeting building). This is a $5 drop-in class. For more information, contact Deb at DJMACK00001@yahoo.com or Rena at 697-6713.