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Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 10/19/17
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Johnson Public Library Activities
DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for October are: Oct. 20-Story Hour 10 a.m./ Pages & Popcorn Book Club 1:45 p.m. (gr. 6-8); Oct. 23-Wii after school 3:45 p.m.; Oct. 24-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour 10 a.m.; Oct. 27-Story Hour 10 a.m./ LEGO Club 1:45 p.m./ High School Book Club 1:45 p.m.; Oct. 30-Movie Monday 3:45 p.m.; Oct. 31-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour 10 a.m./ Halloween Party 3:45 p.m.
McCoy Public Library
SHULLSBURG – Fall-A-Days Story Hour at McCoy Public Library is for children 3 years old-5K.  We will meet on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. Oct. 3 - Nov. 14 (no Story Hour Oct. 31). Each week will have a variety of engaging stories, creative crafts and fun activities! 
Garden Club
DARLINGTON – The Darlington Garden Club will meet Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Town Bank in Darlington. Carol Kranz will present the program. JoAn Blaine is the hostess.
Concealed Carry Class
DARLINGTON – A Concealed Carry Class is being offered by the Darlington Police Department on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Darlington Municipal Building in Darlington. For eligibility conditions call Jason King at 608-776-4981.
Witches & Wine
DARLINGTON – Come join the fun at Wine & Witches held Wednesday, Oct. 25 between 5:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  Several businesses in Darlington are participating.  A variety of wines, treats and in-store specials are featured. Only 200 tickets are available, call 608-776-3067 for more information.
Creepy Critters at McCoy Public Library
SHULLSBURG – Bring the family on Oct. 26 from 6-7 p.m. to the McCoy Public Library for the Creepy Critters program. Halloween is just around the corner and spooky animals are on the loose in McCoy Library.  You will have a chance to see and hold a variety of animals.
Holy Rosary Spaghetti Dinner
DARLINGTON – Holy Rosary School Families are sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church, Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall.  Tickets will be sold at the door for $5.00 a plate.  Kids 5 and under will be free with an adult dinner.  Carryouts will also be available.  The proceeds from the spaghetti dinner will be used towards the new playground for our students and the surrounding neighborhood.
Fall Gathering Lafayette HCE
DARLINGTON – The Fall Gathering for the Lafayette County HCE members will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Town Bank in Darlington. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and soup and sandwich supper will be at 6:30 p.m. The business meeting and election of officers will follow the meal.
Fall Block Party
DARLINGTON – Stop on out to the First Baptist Church for their Fall Block Party on Oct. 28 from 2-4 p.m. There will be free pumpkins, cider donuts, candy and fun games. See you there!
Water Quality Forum
PLATTEVILLE - There will be a nonpartisan, public forum on issues relating to water and water quality in rural Southwestern Wisconsin on Sunday, Oct. 29 beginning at 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the Platteville Public Library.  There will be multiple presentations from a variety of speakers discussing all matters related to water, water consumption and water quality and how they relate to households, farms and businesses.   All are welcome to attend and the event is free of charge.
Community Blood Drive
LAFAYETTE COUNTY - The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center encourages eligible donors to resolve to give blood regularly. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types AB, O, B negative and A negative. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401. Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour.  Individuals with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure may be accepted as eligible donors. The MVRBC is the exclusive provider to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County.
Darlington – Friday, Nov. 3 - 1:30p.m. - 5:00p.m., Darlington High School
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, Nov. 1 -1:00p.m. - 6:00p.m., Marty’s Village Inn