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Lafayette County Upcoming Events - 11/09/17
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Johnson Public Library Activities
DARLINGTON – The Johnson Public Library has many events for the public to enjoy. The events for November are: Nov. 9-Passport to Reading Book Club @ 3:45 p.m. (grades 1 & 2); Nov. 10-Story Hour @ 10 a.m./ Book Buzz Book Club @ 1:45 p.m. (3rd-5th graders); Nov. 11-Closed for Veteran’s Day; Nov. 13-Movie Monday @ 3:45 p.m.; Nov. 14-Story ‘n’ Craft Hour @ 10 a.m./ Twilight Family Story Hour 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 15-Wacky Wednesday tech day @ 3:45 p.m.; Nov. 17-Story Hour @ 10 a.m./ Pages & Popcorn Book Club @ 1:45 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. Each week will have a variety of engaging stories, creative crafts and fun activities!  Anyone who has preregistered for our quilting class we will meet from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 14 to make your own table runner! Story Hour for children 3 years old-5K is Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 4-5 p.m. School is out early on Nov. 10 so the children can join us at 1:15 p.m. for a fun movie and craft. Families can come to McCoy Public Library on Nov. 16 from 6-7 p.m. to make puppets! On Nov. 22 there will be an early release movie at 1:15 p.m.
Argyle Public Library
ARGYLE – At the Argyle Public Library Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 4-5 p.m. it is their Crafternoon for kids ages 6-12, making a “Melted Crayon Art”. On Thursday, Nov. 9, the Argyle School is out but the library is open so from 2-4 p.m. there will be board games and pizza at the library! Come join in the fun.
UCC Women’s Guild
DARLINGTON – The Women’s Guild of Immanuel United Church of Christ will be holding their monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9 at noon. Committee will be Stacy Kammes, chair; Jenny Jenson, co-chair; Penny Walter, Amy Jenson, Janice Schadewalt, Daphne Milestone, Christa Jenson, Jean Stauffacher, Betsy Ellefson, and Betty Williams. Everyone is welcome to join us for a fun afternoon.
Al & Tammy Swart Benefit
SHULLSBURG – The Al and Tammy (Robelia) Swart Benefit will be Saturday, Nov. 11 from 4-9 p.m. at the Wheel In in Shullsburg. Al and Tammy are both battling different forms of cancer. Please come help support these two deserving people get through this challenging time in their lives. Food, karaoke, silent auction, live auction, 50/50 raffle, and bake sale! Silent auction starting at 4:00 p.m. and closing at 6:45 p.m. Live auction starts at 7 p.m. For additional details and questions call Roxanne Schwartz at 482-3541 or Sally Montgomery 482-2686.
Lafayette County Sew and Sews
DARLINGTON – The meeting of the Lafayette County Sew and Sews is always the 2nd Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Town Bank in Darlington. This month it will be Nov. 13. Everyone is welcome.
Lunch Bunch
DARLINGTON – The topic of discussion at the Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 meeting of Lunch Bunch will be, learn about the “Community Connections Free Clinic” of Iowa County.”  The gathering will take place in the County Board Room of the Lafayette County Courthouse from noon to 1:00 p.m.   Feel free to bring your lunch during this informal hour. Rebecca Steffes, RN and Director of FREE Clinic, will be the presenter for this session.  The items discussed will be:  Learn about the FREE clinic; how it is managed; and accepts donations and treats people in need of heath care.  The public is welcome to attend the informal, free session sponsored in part by Lafayette County Home and Community Education (HCE), UW-Extension, and free- will donations.
Daughters of the American Revolution
MONROE – The Colonel Benjamin Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is having a quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m., in the downstairs meeting room of the First National Bank on the square in Monroe.  The public is welcome to attend the free program on some interesting Civil War stories.  Also anyone interested in the DAR in southwest Wisconsin is welcome.  We are happy to answer questions regarding membership or activities.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information call 482-2483.
Sharing the Road
DARLINGTON – On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Lafayette County Sheriff, Reg Gill, along with Lafayette County Highway Commissioner, Tom Jean will be conducting a roadway safety program entitled, “Sharing the Road”. The program will include a PowerPoint presentation discussing common errors occurring on our roadways with vehicles, large farm machinery, Amish buggies, UTV’s, and others sharing the same space traveling through Lafayette County. A discussion with a question and answer period will follow with a panel including Amish Elders, farm implement, and UTV representatives. Come and learn more about “Sharing the Roads” on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Darlington High School Auditorium.