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Thursday, Jan 10
Hospice volunteer training: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Agrace Hospice and Palliative Care, 1670 South Blvd., Baraboo. Volunteers are needed to visit and provide companionship to local hospice patients. For more information, an application or to register for orientation, call 608-327-7163.
Rep. Dave Considine Listening Session: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., John Joseph Coffee, 112 Van Buren St., Sauk City. State Rep. Dave Considine will host a listening session for constituents, All are welcome to stop by, get an update on the legislature, and share questions, concerns, and ideas.
Friday, Jan 11
Kerosene Kites concert: 7 p.m., $10. River Arts on Water Gallery, 590 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Concert with Beth Kille and Erik Kjelland of the duo “Kerosene Kites.” No advance ticket sale, $10 suggested donation at the door. All proceeds benefit River Arts Inc. programs. Beverages provided by Vintage Brewery. riverartsinc.org
Saturday, Jan 12
Nature Tracker What Animals Leave Behind: 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Devil’s Lake State Park, S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo. Nature-lovers can learn how to decipher wildlife signs on this winter nature hike. Head out to look for tracks, droppings, homes, and feeding signs left by our wild neighbors. Learn how to decipher wildlife signs on this winter nature hike. Hiking/snowshoeing through the closed campgrounds. There are small, but somewhat steep hills, uneven ground, and no trails. Dress for the weather. Meet at North Shore Visitor Center.There is no cost for the program, but a valid park sticker is required. https://dnr.wi.gov/calendar/events/parks/index.asp
Tuesday, Jan 15
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
Women’s Connection Luncheon and 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 for availabilty.