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Meeting: 11:30 a.m., Reedsburg Country Club, 3003 E. Main St., Reedsburg. Reedsburg Area Women’s Club will meet followed by lunch. For reservations, call Belinda Bowers at 608-985-7417 or email email@example.com to check availability. There will be no speaker this month. For membership information, call Darcy Swiscz at 608-464-3295.
Concert: 6 p.m., CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave, Reedsburg. Performance by the Ironton-La Valle Elementary School.
Dairy Heifer Grazing Seminar: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sauk County West Square Building, Room B-30, 505 Broadway, Baraboo. Sauk County Conservation, Planning and Zoning will be teaming up with Compeer Financial and Natural Resource Conservation Service to host a seminar on grazing dairy heifers. Speakers will include local experts and natural resource professionals Serge Koenig from Sauk County Conservation, Planning and Zoning, Paul Dietmann from Compeer Financial, Adam Abel from NRCS, and a panel of Wisconsin dairy farmers. Attendees will learn about how incorporating managed grazing with your replacement heifers can not only help to increase the profitability of your dairy operation but also to help improve soil health on your lands. https://www.co.sauk.wi.us/landconservation/dairy-heifer-grazing-seminar
Travel on Tuesday: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Baraboo Senior Center, 124 Second St., Room 24, Baraboo. John Bennin speaks about the Caribbean island of Grenada, known as the “Island of Spice.” Refreshments served.
Medicare presentation: 4:30 p.m., West Square Building, Room B30, 505 Broadway St., Baraboo. Free presentation, “I’m Medicare Eligible/Turning 65: Now What?” tailored to people considering retirement, turning 65 or starting Medicare. co.sauk.wi.us/adrc
Concert: 6 p.m., CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave, Reedsburg. Performance by the South Elementary School. K and 1st grades at 6 p.m., second and third grades at 7 p.m.
Women’s Connection Luncheon & Presentation: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $12. Reach Out Lodi Community Center, 601 Clark St, Lodi. The Lodi Area Women’s Connection will host a Rainbow luncheon. “Eat The Rainbow” Diane Tessmer of Lodi, will help attendees to achieve New Year’s resolutions by introducing the rainbow of nutritious foods to add to your menu. Charmel Jacobs of Rockton, Illinois, will share stories of finding rainbows of hope in the midst of life’s storms. Note new time. Call Eileen at 592-3265 or Dianne at 293-2333 to check availability.
Aging in God’s Grace: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Pine Glen Senior Apartments, 930 Prairie St, Prairie du Sac. All seniors are welcome to gather for friendship, reflection, learning, and discussion around topics to age with grace, wisdom, hope, and joy. Offered by 6:8 Honoring Our Elders program. Fresh baked treats and coffee are provided. makingservicepersonal.org
Ag Plastic Recycling: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Sauk County Highway Shop, 620 Highway 136, West Baraboo. Sauk County Conservation, Planning and Zoning Department, free agricultural plastics recycling. For more information contact Justine Bula at 608-355-4842. https://www.co.sauk.wi.us/landconservation/ag-plastics-recycling-1
Concert: 6 p.m., CAL Center, 1100 S. Albert Ave, Reedsburg. Performance by the Westside Elementary School. K and 1st grades at 6 p.m., second and third grades at 7 p.m.
Fish fry: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., $10 adults. Emanuel United Methodist Church, 101 14th St., Baraboo. The Men of Emanuel United Methodist Church will host a Fish Fry to benefit Kids’ Ranch as they had to cancel their fundraiser due to the flooding. Cost is $10 for adults; ages 3-10, $1 per year of age; free for younger.
Open stage: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., The Village Booksmith, 526 Oak St, Baraboo. Mostly musical Open Stage with host Ron Frye. Sing, strum, pick, bow, or blow your way to stardom, or just relax with a warm beverage and enjoy the talents of others. For more information, call 608-355-1001. www.villagebooksmith.com
Blood drive: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ho Chunk Casino Hotel & Convention Center, S3214 Highway 12, Baraboo. American Red Cross blood drive. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or to save time when donating, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass. redcrossblood.org
Family “Snow” Day: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Devil’s Lake State Park, S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo. Devil’s Lake State Park offer kids a day of fun in the snow. Warm up by the fire. Participate in activities to have fun on a winter’s day, snow or no snow. Wear proper footwear and clothing for the outdoors in winter. StoryWalk set along the north shore. Meet at the Rock Elm shelter on the park’s north shore.There is no cost for the program, but a valid park sticker is required. https://dnr.wi.gov/calendar/events/parks/index.asp
Walleye dinner: 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m., $11. North Freedom American Legion Post 172, 106 E. Walnut St., North Freedom. Dinner includes walleye fillet, dinner roll, potato wedges, baked beans, ice cream, coleslaw, coffee or milk. Cost is $11.
Mirror Lake Fisharee: 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Mirror Lake State Park, E10320 Fern Dell Rd, Baraboo. Delton Sportsmens Club will host the Mirror Lake Fisharee at the park boat ramp. With hourly and “Biggest of the Day” fish prizes. All conservation laws will be observed. A raffle ticket is required to register fish at $5 each, 3 for $10 or 7 for $20. The raffle ticket grand prize is $1,000, drawn at 3 p.m., other raffles and prizes throughout the day. There will be food and refreshments for purchase. Park sticker is not required to participate and Jan. 19-20 is free fishing weekend so no fishing license required. For more information, contact Charles at 608-393-5300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.