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TODAY

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

Food pantry: 10:30-11:30 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.

Marquette County Immunization Clinic: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Marquette County Health and Human Services Building, 428 Underwood Ave., Montello. Bring child’s immunization record. Parents must accompany all children under 18 years of age. If this is not possible, call the Marquette County Health Department at 608-297-3135 prior to the clinic.

TUESDAY

“After School Blast:” 3:45-4:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Open to kids in kindergarten through second grade. This month’s theme is “Arty Party.” Kids will learn about the artistic styles of famous artists as they create their own versions. All supplies are provided. Registration is not required. For more information, call 742-4959 ext 211. In order to avoid disruptions no students will be admitted after 3:50 p.m.

Portage Poetry Critique Group: 6 to 8 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Bring copies of a poem you want critiqued. You will receive it back the same evening.

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.

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.

GG’s Meeting: 1:30 p.m. Tivoli. Hostess Julie Olson, 297-2951.

Senior meal: 11:30 a.m. Portage Area Senior Citizens Group, Nutrition Center, Health and Human Services Building, 111 E. Mullett St., Portage. If you wish to have a meal, call Lois Williams at 697-5800 by noon Tuesday to register. The cost is a cash donation. The meeting starts at noon with cards to follow.

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. Foot clinic and physical therapist available.

THURSDAY

Family “Lego Play Day:” 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. This play day is open to all ages up to 5th grade; children eight years and younger must have an adult with them during the event. Legos, Lincoln Logs, Duplos, and other building toys will be available for creative, casual play. This is a drop-in event; registration is not required. For more information, call 742-4959 ext. 211.

Portage Center for the Arts at Tivoli exhibit: 3 to 5 p.m. Tivoli at Divine Savior Healthcare, 2805 Hunters Trail, Portage. Quilter Jean Leeson’s exhibit, Prism, explores her series of art quilts. Opening reception and meet the artist from 3 to 5 p.m. Exhibit runs through March.

VFW Post 1707 Social Night: Doors open at 5 p.m., beef enchilada dinner at 6 p.m. Portage VFW Hall, 215 W. Collins St., Portage. Cost is $7 per person. Cash bar. Public welcome. Please RSVP Jana Gocke at 608-617-2944. Social Nights are held on the third Thursday of each month.

FRIDAY

Blood drive: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Westfield Area High School, N7046 County Road CH, Westfield. 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.

Rep. Glenn Grothman town hall meeting: 1 to 2 p.m. Kingston/Dalton Town Hall, W6368 Pine St., Dalton; and 3 to 4 p.m. Cambria Village Hall, 111 W. Edgewater St., Cambria.

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.

Teen PlayStation Virtual Reality Night: 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Try out Virtual Reality with the PlayStation VR Kit. Snacks will be provided.

Unique Singles: 5 p.m. Pizza Ranch, New Pinery Road, Portage. All single men and women older than age 50 welcome. The group is strictly social with no dues or officers.

SATURDAY

Community free meal: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 207 W. Pleasant St., Portage.

SUNDAY

Bingo: 3 to 5 p.m. VFW Hall, 215 W. Collins St., Portage. Hard cards are $1 and chips are available. All are welcome. Runs the first and third Sunday of each month.

JAN. 21

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

Knights of Columbus #1637 meeting: 7 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 918 Silver Lake Drive, Portage.

“Make-it-Monday:” 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Open to kids in third through fifth grades. This month kids will make their own butter in a jar, along with other food items to sample. All supplies are provided. Registration is not required. For more information, call 742-4959 ext. 211. In order to avoid disruptions no students will be admitted after 3:50 p.m.

Marquette County Immunization Clinic: 12:30-4 p.m. Municipal Building, 129 E. Third St., Westfield. Bring child’s immunization record. Parents must accompany all children under 18 years of age. If this is not possible, call the Marquette County Health Department at 608-297-3135 prior to the clinic.

JAN. 22

Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Open to children ages 3-5. The session will begin with the letter “S” for shoes and socks. There will be stories, songs, movement and a craft. Registration is recommended and can be done by calling 742-4959 ext. 211 or online at portagelibrary.us. Siblings are welcome.

Writing group: 9:30 a.m. Pauquette Wordcrafters, Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. All writers welcome.

JAN. 23

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.

Blood drive: 12-4 p.m. Kalahari Resorts Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells. 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.

Free blood pressure screenings: 1-5 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.

Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St. Open to children ages 3-5. The session will begin with the letter “S” for shoes and socks. There will be stories, songs, movement and a craft. Registration is recommended and can be done by calling 742-4959 ext. 211 or online at portagelibrary.us. Siblings are welcome.

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. Foot clinic and physical therapist available.