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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Health Fair - Juneau County


Reserve your spot at the upcoming health fair hosted by Mile Bluff Medical Center on Thursday, April 9.  Receive free blood pressure and blood sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart disease and diabetes. In addition to these services, you will have the opportunity to receive a free hearing test; and cholesterol screenings will be available for a small fee. 

Appointments are required for all services, and are available from 7 to 11 am; hearing screenings are available from 8 to 11 am.  Call 608-847-1845 to reserve your spot today!

Parenting program available to those with children 12 months, younger - Juneau County


If you’re a new parent, you already know that there is a lot to learn about babies.  You can’t prepare for everything, but Mile Bluff can answer some of your questions. 
 
To assist you during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the Hand-in-Hand parenting program.  It is designed to help provide you with answers for dealing with some of the most common situations that arise during your child’s first 12 months of life.

The Hand-in-Hand program is held the second Monday of every month at 4:30 pm.  The next meeting will be Monday, April 13 and will focus on infant massage.  

If you are interested in learning more about the program, or want to register for an upcoming session, call 608-847-1013.

Adams County Kids Day


Upcoming Events - Adams County


This week...

The Partners of Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics are holding a Pampered Chef Fundraiser. The Partners will receive 20% - 25% of all sales to help raise funds for hospital equipment and services. Pick up an order form at the Hospital Gift Shop or view the catalog and order online at: http://tinyurl.com/partnersmmhc. Online order must be completed by April 16th or drop off orders at the Hospital Gift Shop by April 17th.
For questions please contact Michelle at 608-547-8441 or Diane at 608-339-3195.

Thursday, April 9 - The Adams Community Theatre will be showing a Free Movie at 6:30 PM. For more information contact the Adams County Library at 608-339-4250.

Friday, April 10 - Grand Marsh American Legion Post 273 Monthly Meeting will be held starting at 7 PM.

Saturday, April 11 - Kids' Day will be held at the Adams-Friendship High School from 10 AM to 2 PM. This is a free event for children and their families with activities geared toward toddlers to fifth grade. The Adams County Sheriff's Department K9 Unit will give a demonstration at 10:15 AM and musician David Landau will perform at 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. For more information call 608-339-8328.

Saturday, April 11 -  The 10th Annual Prairie Chicken Festival will be held all month long as a celebration of the grasslands in Central Wisconsin. Sponsored by the Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council. For a list of events go to  www.prairiechickenfestival.org

Sunday, April 12 - Lake Mason Lions Club Annual All-You-Can Eat Pancake Brunch at Club 23 on Highway 23 from 9 AM to 1 PM. Raffle prize drawing. For more information call Randy at 608-253-6567 or email randysus@gmail.com.
Monday, April 13 - The Friendship Connection will hold a Wellness & Recovery Support Group from 11 AM-12 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). This is a casual group led by volunteers. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact
608-339-6810.
Adams County Running/Walking Club (ACRC) meets at the Village of Friendship Park every Saturday at 8 AM. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome. For more information visit adamscountyrunningclub.com or contact Kim Heinz at kimheinz@frontier.com.  


COMING UP...
Wednesday, April 15 - An Assembly on the Dangers of Texting and Driving will be held at 9 AM at the Adams-Friendship High School. Amanda Umscheid will be speaking about how she has been personally affected by the risk of texting and driving. Amanda's 19-year-old sister died while texting her. Sponsored by American Family Insurance - Jared Cook Agency. For more information go to www.txtresponsibly.org

Wednesday, April 15 - The Friendship Connection is serving up Free Lunch Wednesday  from noon to 2 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). Bring a dish or dessert if you wish. Everyone is welcome.  For more information call Deb at 608-339-6810. 

Wednesday, April 15 - Second Harvest Food Bank will be distributing food from 4:30-6 PM at Adams-Friendship High School. The mobile food pantry is open to everyone! Please bring bags or boxes and wagons or a wheeled cart to help carry food.  Please do NOT arrive before 3:30 PM so that we can safely dismiss students at the end of the day. 

Thursday, April 16 - A Blood Drive for the BloodCenter of Wisconsin will be held at the Friendship Village Hall from 11 AM to 4 PM. All attempting donors will receive a pass for up to four people to Mt. Olympus Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells. Walk-ins welcome. For more information or to make an appointment call Tammy at 608-339-8328 or go to www.bcw.edu/adams

Thursday, April 16 - The Adams Community Theatre will be showing a Free Movie at 6:30 PM. For more information contact the Adams County Library at 608-339-4250.

Saturday, April 18 - United in Christ Lutheran Church in Dellwood will hold their Spring Fling Bazaar and Bake Sale from 9 AM to 2 PM at the church, 1857 County Road Z. Free will luncheon. For more information call Kathy at 608-339-9658.

Saturday, April 18 - The Adams Community Theatre will present their free 3rd Saturday Classic Movie starting at 7 PM at the theater (157 S Main Street, Adams).

Sunday, April 19 - Adams Community Theatre will present their monthly Play Reading Circle at 6 PM at the theatre (157 S Main Street, Adams). This month's feature is "12 Angry Men." 
Monday, April 20 - The Friendship Connection will hold a Wellness & Recovery Support Group from 11 AM-12 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). This is a casual group led by volunteers. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact
608-339-6810.
If you would like your event in our Weekly Events Reminder, email us at chamber@visitadamscountywi.com or call us at 608-339-6997.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Upcoming Events - Adams County


This week...

Wednesday, February 4 - The Friendship Connection is serving up Free Lunch Wednesday  from noon to 2 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). Bring a dish or dessert if you wish. Everyone is welcome.  For more information call Deb at 608-339-6810.    
  
Thursday, February 5 - The Adams Community Theatre will be showing a Free Movie at 6:30 PM. This 2014 romance stars James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan and is rated PG-13. A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

Friday, February 6 - The Adams Community Theatre will be showing a No School Matinee at 1 PM. This 2014 animated feature stars the voice talents of Zoe Saldana and Channing Tatum and is rated PG. Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
Saturday, February 7 - A Chocolate Affair hosted by Friends of the Library will be held from 10 AM - 2 PM at A-F Middle School. Crafts, food, music & raffles. Benefits Adams County Library. For more information call 608-339-7262.

Saturday, February 7 - The Adams County Library will hold a Lego Event starting at 10 AM at the Library (569 N Cedar St, Adams). All ages are welcome to this FREE event. Open to boys and girls. All creations will be put on display in the Library. To register for this event or for more information, stop by the Adams County Library or call 608-339-4250.

Saturday, February 7 - The Ground Hog Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show and Ride will be held at The Cedar Shack (2248 Highway 13, Adams). Registration is at 10 AM and judging 1 PM.  For more information call Todd Stammen 608-548-3745

Saturday, February 7 - Rome SnoBandit Snowmobile Poker Run Finale will be held from 11 AM to 3 PM at Trails End Bar & Grill in Rome. For more information go to www.romesnobandits.com.

Monday, February 9 - The Friendship Connection will hold a Wellness & Recovery Support Group from 11 AM-12 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). This is a casual group led by volunteers. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact
608-339-6810.
  
Adams County Running/Walking Club (ACRC) meets at the A-F County Market Parking lot every Saturday at 8 AM. All abilities and fitness levels are welcome. For more information visit adamscountyrunningclub.com or contact Kim Heinz at kimheinz@frontier.com.  


COMING UP...
Wednesday, February 11 - The Friendship Connection is serving up Free Lunch Wednesday  from noon to 2 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). Bring a dish or dessert if you wish. Everyone is welcome.  For more information call Deb at 608-339-6810.    
  
Thursday, February 12 - A Blood Drive for the Blood Center of Wisconsin will be held from 11 AM to 4 PM at the Friendship Village Hall (507 W Lake St). The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the only provider of blood to Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics. To make an appointment call Tammy at 608-339-8328. Walk-ins are welcome. Sponsored by Partners of Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics.

Thursday, February 12 - The Adams Community Theatre will be showing a Free Movie at 6:30 PM. This 2014 crime thriller stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Bill Paxtom and is rated R. A driven man muscles into the world of crime journalism and blurs the line between observer and participant.

Friday, February 13 - The Friendship Connection will host a Mental Health Listening Session from 1:30-3:30 PM at their location (252 S Main Street, Adams - entrance in back). The Friendship Connection, Inc. and Adams County Human Services are partnering with Grassroots Empowerment Project to bring community members together to learn more about our state's mental health system and system changes.  This is a great opportunity for the community to ask questions and voice opinions about services they've received and changes they'd like to see.
Who should attend:  Community members who use mental health services, and their family members.  People interested in addressing prevention of mental health and substance use challenges.  Persons who have a strong stake and interest in civic engagement of under-represented communities. Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, February 13 - Grand Marsh American Legion Post 273 Monthly Meeting will be held starting at 7 PM.

Friday - Sunday, February 13-15 - Lake Arrowhead's 19th Annual SnoBlast Winter Carnival will be held in Rome. Friday night's events include paddle wheel drawings, live music by Bob Allen from Rebel One. On Saturday take part in Snow Disc Golf, Carnival Games for the kids, a magic show, Ice Sculpting Demo, Silent Auction, Raffle Drawings, Cornhole* and Lawn Mower Races and a Snow Fireworks Display and Live Music by Relentless. Sunday activities include family-friendly Bingo, Wine Bingo, a Sheepshead Tournament, Dart Tournament and Ice Bowling.  Everyone Invited!Contact Denise at 715.325.3480 for more information or go to www.lakearrowheadgolf.com.

Sunday, February 15 - Faith in Action of Adams County will hold a Mardi Gras Event from 2-5 PM at the Cedar Shack. Music, costume contest, cake walk, dance lessions, kids activities, trivia contest, 50/50 raffle and more. Cost is Adults $8, kids (12 and under) $4 and 4 and under are free!
Costumes are optional but recommended.
Sunday, February 15 - The Adams Community Theatre will host their monthly Play Reading Circle at 3 PM. This month's selection is "Play It Again Sam" - a 1969 Broadway play written by Woody Allen.

Monday, February 16 - The Friendship Connection will hold a Wellness & Recovery Support Group from 11 AM-12 PM at their location 252 S Main Street, Adams (entrance in the back). This is a casual group led by volunteers. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact
608-339-6810.
If you would like your event in our Weekly Events Reminder, email us at chamber@visitadamscountywi.com or call us at 608-339-6997.