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Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 05/18/17
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Johnson Public Library Activities
DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for May are: May 19: Story Hour 10 a.m.; May 19: Book Buzz Book Club 1:30 p.m., for 3rd-5th graders; May 22: Story ‘n’ Craft Hour 10 a.m.; May 26: Story Hour 10 a.m.; May 26: Lego Club 1:30 p.m., for 7-11 year olds; May 29: Closed for Memorial Day
The Living Well Workshop
SHULLSBURG – Put life back in your life. Are you an adult with ongoing health conditions? If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or anxiety The Living Well Workshop can help you take charge of your life. Join us every Tuesday, April 18 through May 23 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. at the Shullsburg Community Townsend Center at 190 N. Judgement Street in Shullsburg. This workshop is free. To register call Dana Harcus at ADRC 608-776-4961. This program is sponsored by the ADRC & Lafayette County Health Dept.
Belmont FFA Plant Sale
BELMONT – The Belmont FFA Plant Sale is held every Saturday in May from 8 a.m .until noon at the FFA greenhouse behind the school, next to the football/baseball fields. 10” hanging baskets - $15, Geraniums & 4” pots - $3.20, 4 packs - $1.75, 4” petunia pots - $1. Check out geraniums, calibrachoa “mllion bells’, impatiens, verbena, petunias “wave”, zinnias, begonias, marigolds and pansies. All proceeds go to the Belmont FFA.
White Oak Savanna Event
DODGEVILLE – White Oak Savanna Events Farm & Sanctuary is pleased to announce it will hold a free, public grand opening celebration May 20 from 3:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The public is enthusiastically invited to join owners Paul and Audrey Gaynor and staff as they christen White Oak Savanna’s historic Lloyd Jones Barn Pavilion, the newly finished Bluestem Kitchen Complex and host White Oak Savanna’s inaugural event featuring live music starting at 6:30 p.m., yoga at 4 p.m., hiking tours of the property, and tasty good food and beverages.
Electronic Drive
DARLINGTON – The Darlington Fire Department will be having as Electronic Drive on Saturday, May 20 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Darlington Fire House. Do you have unwanted electronics that are hard to get rid of? Let Darlington Fire Department help! Those things accepted will be TVs, computers, fax machines, printers, DVD players, VCRs, etc. If you have any questions, contact Brien at 608-482-0293 or Josh at 608-482-0956. Price sheet is available about
Belmont EMS Pancake Breakfast
BELMONT – Fill up on a great breakfast and support Belmont EMS on May 21 from 7:30 a.m. until noon at the Belmont Fire House. Breakfast is all you can eat. Come feast on pancakes, eggs, ham and more. New this year – FREE vital checking. We’ll check your blood pressures, sugar and more. Even the kids can practice at their own station. Your support goes toward the purchase of updates equipments and continuing education for our EMTs. Cost is a free-will donation.
Wiota Pancake Breakfast
WIOTA – Wiota First Response Annual Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the WIota Lutheran Church. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, cinnamon rolls, milk, coffee and juice. Proceeds to be used to replace our 1990 First Responder vehicle with a more up-to-date unit.
Miller Cemetery Annual Meeting
ARGYLE – The Wiota Miller Cemetery Annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m. It will be held at the John Meyer residence at 10756 Trotter Rd, Argyle. Take Yeast to Trotter Rd and the home is the first place on the right. This is open to all who are interested in maintaining the Miller Cemetery.
Community Blood Drive
SOUTH WAYNE - The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to resolve to give blood regularly. Sixteen year olds are accepted with parental consent. New donors must bring a photo ID and another form of ID. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
South Wayne – Wednesday, May 31 -1:00p.m. - 6:00p.m., Marty’s Village Inn
Relay for Life
DARLINGTON – The 2017 Relay for Life Lafayette County Cancer Walk will be Saturday, June 17 from 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at Collin’s Park in Darlington. Lafayette County’s 2017 Chairperson is Tonya Milz. At 9:00 p.m., at Collins Park in Darlington, candles will be lit in memory and in honor of the hundreds of loved ones affected by cancer.
UCC Vacation Bible School
DARLINGTON – Summer will soon be upon us so, mark your calendars for this years Vacation Bible School (VBS).  Go Fish’s VICTORY is the theme.  The dates for the program are Monday, June 12th thru Friday, June 16th.  We begin with a light supper Monday thru Thursday evening and end on Friday with a potluck and program.  Start time is 5:15-8:00 p.m.  All children who have completed 4K thru completed 5th grade are welcome and there is no charge.  This years VBS will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ at 339 E. Louisa St. in Darlington.  Pre-registration is appreciated but you can also register on the 12th.  This is an ecumenical event.  The sponsoring churches are:  First Baptist, Grace Lutheran, Immanuel United Church of Christ, Our Lady of Fatima/Holy Rosary, and United Methodist.  
Summer Outreach Adult Education Classes
DARLINGTON – The summer session for the SW Tech-Darlington Outreach Adult Education classes will be June 6 through July 26, Tuesdays only, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Job Center Conference Room, 2nd floor of the Darlington Municipal Building. For further information, contact Rita Noble at 608-330-3341.