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Thursday, Nov. 8

NaNoWriMo: 6-8 p.m., T.N. Savides Library, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and the Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. Series designed to inspire and support writers participating in National Novel Writing Month. It is not a writing workshop. Discuss digital and print preservation methods, writing supplies and equipment, strategies for success, and other resources. For more information, call 608-356-6166 or visit baraboopubliclibrary.org.

Reading dogs: 6:30 p.m., Ruth Culver Community Library, 540 Water St., Prairie du Sac. Patricia McConnell, an expert on canine and feline behavior and dog training, will share a presentation of slides and videos to help attendees become fluent in all things dog. For more information, call 608-643-8318.

Friday, Nov. 9

Veterans Day program: 8:30 a.m., Grand Avenue Elementary school gym, Grand Avenue, Prairie du Sac. A public Veterans Day Commemoration with speaker Sauk Prairie Veteran of Foreign Wars member Eldorn Fruehling, a World War II veteran.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Trail improvement: 9 a.m. to noon, Ice Age Trail Alliance Lodi Valley Chapter, South Wayside Park of the Merrrimac Ferry. Tools provided. Wear long sleeves, sturdy shoes, bring water and work gloves. For directions visit goo.gl/maps/f5TIJ. For more information, contact Bill at 608-843-3926 or billpatti@charter.net.

Dedication: 10 a.m., Sauk County Historical Society, Lower Ochsner Park, Baraboo. Dedication of the Tuscania Memorial honoring the “Baraboo 21” of World War I. Parking is limited, shuttles available from Mary Rountree Evans Park and Haskins Park.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day program: 9:30 a.m., Pines Assisted Living, 1050 Prairie St., Prairie du Sac. Veterans Day Ceremony to be conducted by Sauk City American Legion and Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Veterans Day program: 10:45 a.m., Sauk Prairie Area Veterans Memorial, Derleth Park, Sauk City. Sauk City American Legion Kuoni-Reuter Post 167 and Sauk Prairie Veterans of Foreign Wars Lachmund-Cramer Post 7694 will jointly conduct a community Veterans Day Ceremony.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Meeting: 11 a.m., Lodi Area Women’s Connection, Reach Out Lodi Community Center, 601 Clark St., Lodi. Cost is $12. Strength in Weakness luncheon and bake/craft fair to benefit Stonecroft with baked treats, holiday decorations, gift cards, gently used household items and more. Doors open at 11 a.m. lunch at 11:30 a.m. For more information and to check availability, call Eileen at 608-592-3265, Dianne at 608-293-2333, or email splreservation@yahoo.com.

Blood drive: noon to 5:30 p.m., American Red Cross, River Hills Community Church, 1111 Sycamore St., Sauk City. 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Community meal: 5-7 p.m., 6:8, 821 Industry Road, Sauk City. Free event, open to the public. Community meal sponsored by 6:8, which coincides with the food pantry’s distribution on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. Share in fellowship before, during, and after the pantry’s distribution. Sample food prepared with produce from 6:8’s community garden when it is in season. For more information, visit makingservicepersonal.org.

Thursday, Nov. 15

NaNoWriMo: 6-8 p.m., T.N. Savides Library, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and the Baraboo Public Library, 230 Fourth Ave., Baraboo. Series designed to inspire and support writers participating in National Novel Writing Month. It is not a writing workshop. Discuss digital and print preservation methods, writing supplies and equipment, strategies for success, and other resources. For more information, call 608-356-6166 or visit baraboopubliclibrary.org.

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

Speaker: 7 p.m., Badger History Group, Museum of Badger Army Ammunition, located at the former main gateway to the plant on Highway 12. Richard “Rick” Walgenbach, retired manager of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Dairy Forage Research Station, will discuss the rich agricultural research history on land that was originally part of the Badger Army Ammunition Plant and how the farmland was returned to food production.