DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for June are: June 30-Story Hour 10 a.m.
McCoy and Gratiot
SHULLSBURG – The McCoy Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for June are: June 28-Family Movie Night, 6 p.m.; June 30-Mad Science, all ages welcome, 10-11a.m.
GRATIOT – For the Gratiot Annex Library: June 29-Books Build Better Readers summer program, 1-2p.m.
DARLINGTON – The Depot Museum and Annex, South Washington Street, Darlington, will be open during the summer months (June, July and August) weekends from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Tourist information and Railroad Exhibits are featured in the Depot. Items from businesses, farms and homes are exhibited in the attached Annex. Admission is free. Donations are accepted but not required. Enjoy ice cream at the Ice Cream Kastle after your tour.
Thunder In The Valley
BAGLEY – Thunder In The Valley professional bull riding is coming to Bagley Saturday, July 1. Gates open at 5 p.m. Mutton Busting begins at 6:30 and the rodeo is at 7:30 p.m. Events will be held at Bagley Community Park. Bull Riding Advanced wristband are $12-Adults, $7-Ages 4-10 and Free-Ages 3 and under. Get your tickets at Luck O’ the Irish, Dew Drop Inn, Jellystone and River of Lakes, Bagley; Lulu’s Bar, Patch Grove; Bloomington Stop-N-Go.
Bicentennial Yard Sale
SHULLSBURG – Shullsburg Bicentennial Committee is sponsoring a Community Yard Sale. It will be at St. Matthews Gym Saturday, July 1st from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Items to be donated can be dropped off Thursday and Friday evenings. Not all items will be accepted, especially clothing, furniture and appliances. This is the first fundraiser to support the Bicentennial Celebration to take place throughout the year in 2017. For more information contact Amanda Webster at 608-482-4055.
Tunes at Twilight
DARLINGTON – Tunes at Twilight will be every Sunday evening in July from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Darlington Veterans Memorial Park. In case of rain, everything will be moved to the Community Center Gym. Bring a blanket, lawn chair & appetite. Summer treats will be sold on location by local organizations. Starting July 2, the Ken Kilian’s Swingtet will grace the park with their music.
Wiota 4th of July
WIOTA – Come to Wiota and enjoy ball games, brats and beer at Wiota Fireman’s 47th Annual July 4th Celebration. Start Friday, June 30 off with a ball game at 6:30 p.m. and music by ‘Long Hard Ride DJ’. Saturday starting at 9 a.m. will be the 5K Color Fun Run/Walk with sign up at 8 a.m. Volleyball, ball games and kid tractor pull will follow. Sunday, July 2 there will be a church service at 9:30 a.m. in the park with parade at noon and chicken BBQ at the firehouse at 1 p.m. There will be plenty of kids games, flea market items and a variety show with a raffle and awards ending the night with ‘Long Hard Ride DJ’. Tuesday, July 4 will be the Home Talent Baseball Game vs. Dodgeville. Come join in the fun!
Shullsburg 4th of July
SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg 4th of July Celebration will begin on Monday, July 3 with inflatable carnival rides at 4:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4th, the parade starts the day at 10:30 a.m. and inflatable carnival rides from noon to 8:30 p.m. Live music featuring Hammer Down and the Mantz Brothers and a talent show at 4 p.m. The fireworks start at 9:45 p.m. It is a can’t miss celebration!
American Legion Meeting
DARLINGTON – The Darlington American Legion Post 214, along with the Sons of the American Legion will meet on Wednesday, July 5 at the Post Building. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. All members are urged to attend to get up to date information about the Legion and SAL activities. Memberships will be available to the Legion, Auxiliary and SAL Members after the State Convention later in July. The Post is looking for help at the County Fair on Saturday afternoon and Sunday night (July 15 and 16). If you can help out please contact Dan O’Brien at: 482-0117. The Post Picnic and Raffle drawing will be held at the Legion Post on Wednesday, Aug. 2 starting at 7 p.m. with Social Hour starting at 6 p.m.
Shullsburg Music in the Park
SHULLSBURG – The 2017 Shullsburg Music in the Park schedule starts on Thursday, July 6 with Medicinal Purposes. Food and beverages provided by the Shullsburg High School Football Team. All concerts are at Badger Park in Shullsburg and go from 7:00-8:30 p.m. All are free of charge and are rain or shine. Bring your lawn chair. For more information check out www.shullsburgmusicinthepark.com.
Darlington Food Pantry
DARLINGTON – The monthly Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will take place on Friday, July 7th from 4 to 5 p.m. The Pantry is held in the lower level of Town Bank. There are no income requirements for people wishing to participate. Volunteers are needed from 3-6 p.m. Volunteers can help with all or any part of the pantry. To volunteer contact Carrie at 608-293-0791 or simply come to the pantry that day and register as a volunteer.
Christmas In July Golf Classic
DARLINGTON – The 17th Annual Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Golf Classic, Christmas in July will be Friday, July 7 at the Darlington Country Club. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. golfing will commence. 2 person best ball; hole-in-one gets a $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by Darlington Dairy Supply; steak feed from 5-7p.m; helicopter ball drop fundraiser at 6 p.m.; and live auction at 8 p.m. For more information contact Terri Baxter (726-0059), Laurie Fink (482-0600), or Patty Glover (778-6323). Call the Darlington Country Club for a Tee Time (776-3377).
Senior Day Pie Contest
DARLINGTON - Since 2010 the Live Well Lafayette Coalition has been a part of “Senior Day” at the Lafayette County Fair. We sponsor food, a theme, and music from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on July 14. This year our theme is “Making Memories.” We will be having a pie making/baking contest and giving out prizes. There is no entry fee for the pie making/baking contest and we welcome bakers of all ages. Music will be provided by the Larry Busch Band. We are hoping for a great turn out! Entry into the fair is FREE on Friday, July 14. Seniors can come and enjoy a scoop of ice cream & Pie! Contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 776-4960 for a registration form or more information.
DHS Class of 1947 Reunion
DARLINGTON – The Darlington High School Class of 1947 reunion will be held at the Darlington Country Club on Sunday, July 16 at 12:30 p.m.
Summer Outreach Adult Education Classes
DARLINGTON – The summer session for the SW Tech-Darlington Outreach Adult Education classes will be June 6 through July 25, 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.