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Items are listed under the day of the event only, running as space permits prior to the event. To submit items, call 745-3511 or email Include name and phone number.


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

Free Harvest Party: 1 to 3 p.m. Goodyear Park, Portage. Food, music, games and prizes, bounce houses, raffle baskets, illusionist and kid’s train ride. Sponsored by River of Life Church. All are welcome.

Gaastra Go-Getters Song and Sundae fundraiser: 1 to 5 p.m. Cambria Fire Department, 702 Elizabeth St., Cambria. Live music, brat cook-out, ice cream sundaes, silent auction and raffles. Proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Touched Twice event: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Columbia County Fairgrounds, Portage. Medical care with diabetes screenings, blood pressure readings, health education and more; chiropractic care; dental care through screenings and cleanings; spa services including haircuts, and mini-massages; financial counseling; family portraits; free lunch; and more.


Bingo: 5 to 7 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.

Wisconsin Dells Farmers Market: 9 a.m. Duchess Plaza, Oak Street and Broadway, Wisconsin Dells.


Biking: 6 p.m. Portage Pedalers Monday night ride, meet at Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Wear a helmet, bring water bottle and bikers under 18 must ride with a parent.

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

Make-it-Monday: 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Portage Public Library, 253 W. Edgewater St., Portage. Open to children in 3rd through 5th grades. All materials are provided. Registration is not required. For more information, call 742-4959 ext. 211.


Biking: 6 p.m. Portage Pedalers Wednesday night ride, meet at Pat and Doug’s house, W7956 Douglas Center Road (East of Briggsville on Highway 23 North via 3rd Avenue). Wear a helmet, bring water bottle and bikers under 18 must ride with a parent.

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.

Senior meal: 11:30 a.m. Portage Area Senior Citizens Group, Municipal Building, 115 W. Pleasant 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.


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

Brats and burgers sale: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Elks Lodge veranda, West Conant Street, Portage. Runs every Thursday during the Portage Farmers Market.

Ice Age Trail Alliance Lodi Valley Chapter: 7 p.m. Lodi Medical Clinic, 160 Valley Drive, Lodi. For more information, call Joanna at 608-577-9984.

Portage Farmers Market: noon to 5 p.m. Commerce Plaza, downtown Portage. The market is hosted every Thursday through October and features homegrown produce items, homemade items and handcrafted items.

VFW Post 1707 Social Night: Doors open at 5 p.m., meal 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.


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. NorthShore Restaurant at Portage Country Club, Highway 33 East, Portage. All single men and women older than age 50 welcome. The group is strictly social with no dues or officers.