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Today

Flea market/craft fair: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dodge County Fairgrounds, W7228 Highway 33, Beaver Dam. Flea market and craft fair with more than 100 vendors – held rain or shine. Fresh, local, seasonal produce will also be available.

E-cycling: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, ELCA, 1209 W. Circle Drive, Beaver Dam. Electronics Recycling Collection Event for all electronics and small appliances. St. John’s suggests a $5 donation per car and Legacy charges $25 per TV and $10 per CRT monitor. For more information, call 262-930-4228 or visit legacy-recycling.com.

Author visit: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Beaver Dam Community Library, 311 N. Spring St., Beaver Dam. As part of the September is Library Card Sign-up Month a free Grandparents Day and author visit with coloring and kids activities and author reading in the Welsh Meeting Room and the Children’s Area. Books will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 920-887-4631 or visit cityofbeaverdam.com/library.

Bilingual show: noon, Beaver Dam Community Library, Swan Park, Beaver Dam. As part of the September is Library Card Sign-up Month a bilingual children’s show with “Coco” characters at Fiesta Beaver Dam. For more information, call 920-887-4631 or visit cityofbeaverdam.com/library.

Fundraiser: 1-5 p.m., Gaastra Go-Getters, Cambria Fire Department, 702 Elizabeth St., Cambria. Second annual Song & Sundae with live music of Bob Agnew & Friends, a brat cookout, ice cream sundaes, silent auction and raffles. Proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Cemetery tour: 1 p.m., Dodge County Historical Society, Oakwood Cemetery, W8285 Highway 33, Beaver Dam. Walking tour begins from Prospect Street entrance; $5 donation. Rain date is Sunday. For more information or to check availability, call 887-1266. A second tour may be offered at 3 p.m., based on demand.

Sunday

Festival: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sacred Heart Parish, 950 Washington St., Horicon. Harvest Fest offers a brunch, arts and crafts, market of fresh baked goods, basket raffles, Mass. For more information, call 920-485-0694 or visit sheart.org.

Hymn sing: 2:30 p.m., Gymanfa Ganu, Wild Rose Presbyterian Church, 501 Jackson St., Wild Rose. Annual Wild Rose Welsh Gymanfa Ganu Hymn Sing where hymns are sung in four-part harmony. Some verses will be in Welsh, but more will be in English.

Monday

Blood drive: noon to 5:30 p.m., American Red Cross, American Legion Post 521, 220 W. State St., Fox Lake. To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. To save time when donating, visit redcrossblood.org/rapidpass.

Free meal: 5-6 p.m., Beaver Dam Community Meal Coalition, Watermark Community Center, 209 S. Center St., Beaver Dam. All are welcome.

Chorus: 7 p.m., Friesland Community Men’s Chorus, Dave and Linda Hughes barn, W1441 Vaughn Road., Cambria. Free will offering accepted. For more information or bookings, call Harriet Hoffman at 920-382-1370.

Tuesday

Pain medicine workshop: 4:30-6 p.m., Church Health Services, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dodge County and The Watermark, Watermark, 209 S. Center St., Beaver Dam. Let’s Talk About Pain Medicines is a free 90-minute educational program to help adults obtain a better understanding of how to more safely and effectively use prescription pain (opioid) medicine. Registration is required, call to check availability at 920-386-3580 or email hsagingunit@co.dodge.wi.us.

History program: 6 p.m., Beaver Dam Community Library, 311 N. Spring St., Beaver Dam. Church history in the Beaver Dam started shortly after the founding of the city in 1841. Take a journey through the history of Beaver Dam’s early churches to present day with local historian Roger Noll. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 920-887-4631 or visit cityofbeaverdam.com/library.

Meeting: 6 p.m., Woman’s Affiliate of the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce, John’s, meeting room, 1201 Madison St., Beaver Dam. Open to women interested in learning about the group and giving back to the community. Meets the third Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 920-296-2120.

Astronomy: 8 p.m., Marsh Haven Nature Center, Respect Our Earth Theater, W10145 Highway 49, Waupun. Start inside with an astronomy program and move outside at 8:30 p.m. to look for the summer triangle, Sagittarius, and other constellations. Suitable for all ages. For more information, visit marshhaven.org or call 920-324-5818.

Wednesday

Support group: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Columbus Community Hospital, 1515 Park Ave., Columbus. Diabetes wellness and support group where anyone interested in the topic may attend. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact Rachel at 920-623-1293, email rselm@cch-inc.com or visit columbuscommunityhospital.org.

Class reunion: 11 a.m., John’s Bar, 1201 Madison St., Beaver Dam. Beaver Dam High School class of 1962 will gather. All classmates and guests welcome.

Support group: 6 p.m., Beaver Dam Community Hospital, first floor conference center, 707 S. University Ave., Beaver Dam. Ostomy support group meetings are free and registration is not required. Anyone who may be having surgery that will lead to the creation of an ostomy or are a caregiver is encouraged to attend. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month.

Archaeology meeting: 6:30 p.m., Rock River Archaeological Society, Horicon Marsh Education Center, N7725 Highway 28, Horicon. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Guest speaker, Eva Hall-Heim will share the story of her family’s immigration from Germany and her father’s imprisonment as a prisoner of war. For more information, call 920-928-6094.

Friday

Living history: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Marsh Haven Nature Center, W10145 Highway 49, Waupun. Fall Living History Festival weekend offers re-enactors and artisans educating and demonstrating War of 1812, blacksmithing, candle making, butter churning, basket weaving, rug weaving, porcelain painting, Dutch oven cooking, fry bread, fiber arts, prairie garden, and Conestoga wagon display. Crafts, games, Marsh Haven Bingo and Family Scavenger Hunt will be available all weekend. Daily admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children; free for Marsh Haven members. For more information, visit marshhaven.org or call 920-318-9518. Schools and homeschooled students may attend at 8:30 a.m.

Brat fry: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Rechek’s Food Pride, 609 N. Spring St., Beaver Dam.

Dance: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Fox Lake American Legion, 220 W. State St., Fox Lake. Live music featuring Don Peachey Band. Lunch night, bring a dish to pass. Donation of $7 for band expenses.