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Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

Living For Liz Guest Server Night at The Wine Guyz

General Events Come to The Wine Guyz Wednesday, April 23rd for Guest Server Night! The Living For Liz Team will be serving you. Tips and 20% of proceeds will be donated directly to local Lung Cancer Research! We'll see you there and Thank you for your support! Contact: Monica Holman. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Wine Guyz, 122 King St. La Crosse, WI.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Tomah Memorial Hospital Men's Night

General Events Men of all ages … and women are invited to the Tomah Memorial Hospital “Men’s Night” April 24 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Cranberry Country Lodge, Hwy, 21, Tomah. The free event is coordinated by the Tomah Memorial Communication Outreach Department. At 5:30 p.m. Jim Dunn from Whitney Sleep Diagnostics and Consultants will present information on men’s sleep issues. Whitney Sleep offers services including overnight sleep studies in the Tomah Memorial Sleep Center, located across the street from the hospital at 300 Butts Ave. Local BBQ pitmaster Darren Price will give a demonstration highlighting healthy options for the grill beginning at 6:45 p.m. There will be displays on a number of men’s related topics, including; firearm safety, archery tips, exercise and body composition, motorcycle driving advice, advance directives, tissue and eye donations, health supplements, lawn care, sleep issues, benefits of good drinking water, and nutrition. A variety of free, non-fasting health screenings, like cholesterol, blo… Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cranberry Country Lodge HWY 21 Tomah, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

High School Drama: The Hiding Place

General Events The Hiding Place is the story of Corrie ten Boom and her family, who lived in Holland during World War II. The ten Boom family made a dangerous decision - to hide Jewish refugees in their home. The ten Boom family was eventually raided by the Nazis and were sent to jail or concentration camps. Some survived; most did not. The Hiding Place is an amazing story of finding God's plan for your life, even in the darkest of situations. Because this play involves events of the holocaust, it is not recommended that young children attend this production. (Script copyrighted by LifeHouse Productions). Price - Low: $0. Directed By: Avery Gerstenberger and Karen Craig. Written By: LifeHouse Productions. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Christian School 230 W. Garland West Salem, WI. For more info visit www.couleechristian.org.

SMU Theatre and Dance: DRC

General Events Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: http://www.pagetheatre.org/index.html. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Saint Mary's Performance Center. For more info visit www.pagetheatre.org.

SMU Theatre and Dance: DRC

General Events Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: http://www.pagetheatre.org/index.html. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 PM. Saint Mary's Performance Center. For more info visit www.pagetheatre.org.

Craft Show

General Events The proceeds from the Vendor space rental goes to Children's Charities. Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Sparta American Legion HWY 21 Sparta WI. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents a special dinner theater production of The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Unrmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Dinner is served at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Dinner theater ($35) and show - only tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

Winona State Relay For Life Event

General Events This is an event to get the community and the students of Winona State University to team up together to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Last year we raised just under $60,000 for this great cause and this year we are going for $70,000. All ages are welcome to join us at this all night event with games, food, and prices. It is a lot of fun! If you have questions please feel free to contact me, Jessica (Co-President of the event) at jrueber12@winona.edu. Contact: Jessica Rueber (Co-President of the event). Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:00 AM. Winona State University, McCown Gym. For more info visit main.acsevents.org.

2014 Fleis Nightfall Frolic

Athletic Events The Fleis Nightfall Frolic 5K Run/Walk and Youth Race is an event to spread health awareness by encouraging everyone to get out, start exercising and begin a healthier lifestyle. All proceeds will go to benefit the John Fleis Youth Scholarship Fund which provides financial assistance to families in the Onalaska community to participate in the Park and Rec programs. Age Range: All Ages. Gender: Coed. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Rowe Park, Onalaska. For more info visit www.cityofonalaska.com.

High School Drama: The Hiding Place

General Events The Hiding Place is the story of Corrie ten Boom and her family, who lived in Holland during World War II. The ten Boom family made a dangerous decision - to hide Jewish refugees in their home. The ten Boom family was eventually raided by the Nazis and were sent to jail or concentration camps. Some survived; most did not. The Hiding Place is an amazing story of finding God's plan for your life, even in the darkest of situations. Because this play involves events of the holocaust, it is not recommended that young children attend this production. (Script copyrighted by LifeHouse Productions). Price - Low: $0. Directed By: Avery Gerstenberger and Karen Craig. Written By: LifeHouse Productions. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Christian School 230 W. Garland West Salem, WI. For more info visit www.couleechristian.org.

DRC: 40th Ann. Spring Concert

General Events Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: tickets@smumn.edu. Contact: Box Office. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Saint Mary's University Performance Center 700 Terrace Heights Winona MN, 55987.

Johnsmith with Dan Sebranek

General Events Music from the heart! These Heider Center favorites return for a magical evening of musical storytelling. Johnsmith's well-crafted songs and earthy voice and singer-songwriter Dan Sebranek's versatile acoustic blend of folk, jazz, bluegrass and swing deliver a dynamite package of quality original music. Price - Low: $18. Price - High: 18. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-786-2550. Ticket Web Link: www.heidercenter.org. Contact: Dan Heerts. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM. Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St. West Salem, WI 54669.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Friday, April 25, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

Album Encounter

General Events Multimedia light and laser show Paul Simon - "Graceland". Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

2014 ACE in the HOLE Cornhole Tourney

General Events Saturday April 26th, 2014 2014 ACE in the HOLE Cornhole Tourney
Benefitting the Children's Miracle Network 
3 BIG TOURNEYS - Something for Everyone When: Check in: 10:00 am - Bags fly at 11:00 am
Where: Onalaska Omni Center
255 Riders Club Road Onalaska, WI 54650

http://www.couleeregioncornhole.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/550882084997776/ TOP ACE'S CASH TOURNEY
(Cometitive Division)
$50 per 2 Person Team
64 Team Limit ~ Double Elimination
Register and pay by April 11th, 2014 TAILGATERS TOURNEY
(Fun/Social Division) 
$20 per 2 person Team
Double Elimination Tourney
50% of the money raised goes to CMN KIDS HELPING KIDS
(14 and Under) 
$5 per 2 person Team
Double Elimination Tourney
Kids will play for fun prizes.
All money will go to CMN. Saturday, April 26, 2014. Onalaska Omni Center 255 Riders Club Road Onalaska, WI 54650. For more info visit www.couleeregioncornhole.com.

Coulee Reading Book Fair at Barnes and Noble

General Events 11:00am- Story Time in the Kids department (an Eric Carle story) 12:30pm- Ask A Science Teacher (questions about how everyday stuff you have really works) with Author Larry Scheckel 1:00pm- Book Signing wih Larry Scheckel 2:00pm-3:00pm- In Store Scavenger Hunt & bookmark making contest with the chance to win $5 barnes and noble giftcards or items from the cafe! 3:00pm- Story Time in the Kids Department with costumes! Saturday, April 26, 2014. Barnes and Noble Book Store Valley View Mall.

Lung Bustin' Justin

Athletic Events Out Run the Risk - Run for a Tobacco Free Generation - 2nd Annual Lung Bustin' Justin is a challenging 5K trail race benefiting the Monroe County Safe Community Coalition's Youth Tobacco Prevention efforts. Families, teams and walkers are encouraged to participate. Terrain is a mix of rolling hills, steep inclines, 250 feet of elevation change and meadows with grassy or dirt surfaces. Onsite camping & lodging available. Join us at Justin Trails to help create a tobacco free generation. It’s more than just a race! Register here: http://bit.ly/LungBustinJustin. Price - Low: $28. Price - High: $38. Category: Running. Gender: Coed. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-397-9708. Ticket Web Link: http://bit.ly/LungBustinJustin. Contact: Dawn Justin. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 AM. 7452 Kathryn Avenue Sparta WI 54656. For more info visit bit.ly.

Teen Car Control Clinic

General Events Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for United States teenagers, accounting for more than one in three deaths. Gundersen’s Division of Trauma is committed to keeping teens safe by offering a Teen Car Control Clinic. The TCCC is a one day program where instructors teach teens vehicle control techniques in a controlled setting. This spring the clinics will be held at the Gundersen Health System La Crosse campus, April 26th and April 27th 2014. We require that a parent/guardian attend the course with the licensed teen (16 to 19 years of age). This is a free clinic but a $50 deposit is required at registration which will be refunded in full after completion of the program. To register, go to gundersenhealth.org/teencar. Information about payment options can be found on the web-site. Pre-registration is required by April 18. For more information about this program call (608) 775-2011. Presenter: Gundersen Health System. Age Range: Teens. Ticket Phone: 608-775-2011. Ticket Web Link: http://www.gundersenhealth.org/teencar. Contact: Kim Lombard- KLombard@gundersenhealth.org / (608)775-2011. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM. Gundersen Health System- La Crosse Campus 2001 Sims Place La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.gundersenhealth.org.

Healthy Kids Day

General Events Free event for the community! Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rochester Area Family YMCA 709 First Avenue SW Rochester, MN 55902.

Root River Valley Earth Day Celebration

General Events The local community and Eagle Bluff are teaming up with YOU to celebrate the Earth! This FREE day will have something for everyone. Participate in crafts and activity stations under the big tent in Sylvan Park, or just come to learn more about local earth-friendly organizations. Join us and make a difference! www.eagle-bluff.org. Ticket Phone: 507-467-2437. Ticket Web Link: www.eagle-bluff.org. Contact: Stephanie Davidson. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Sylvan Park in Lanesboro MN.

LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion

General Events "LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion April 26, May 3, 17 and 31, 2014   All performances at The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St. La Crosse Tickets available at La Crosse Community Theatre A singing mouse, an escaped slave, and a hungry lion form an unlikely trio of friends whose bond is put to the test by an evil Emperor in this enchanting and heartwarming play. While walking through the jungle, Mouse's passionate singing awakens the Lion, who, despite his immense appetite, lets the tiny Mouse go. Androcles, an escaped slave from the city, makes his way into the jungle where he finds the Lion with a thorn in his paw. Risking capture, Androcles decides to help the Lion and the two become fast friends. But when the evil and lonely Emperor imprisons the two companions and forces them to face off in the arena, it's the tiny Mouse who reminds them all that friendships aren't easily broken. Theatre G   All tickets: $8 Saturdays at 11 a.m. Tickets available now. Call 608-… Price - Low: $8. Directed By: Rebecca Hartzell. Written By: Kathryn Walat. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King Street La Crosse. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Explorers of the International Space Station". Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Spring Ephemerals Hike

General Events The rich mesic woods of Wisconsin’s Driftless Area provide one of the best places to experience the beauty of spring. Come to see delicate spring ephemerals who only make a brief appearance while the canopy above them is still just budding out, and learn more about the natural communities that are home to these plants. Instructor: Darcy Kind is a conservation biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Bureau of Endangered Resources, where her work focuses on working with private landowners to restore and manage prairies and savannas. 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Fee: $5/person; $4.50/KVR Friend. Registration deadline: April 12, 2014. Kickapoo Valley Reserve, S3661 State Hwy 131, La Farge, WI 54639 - 608-625-2960 - kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Kickapoo Valley Reserve. For more info visit kvr.state.wi.us.

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Explorers of the International Space Station". Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

DRC: 40th Ann. Spring Concert

General Events Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: tickets@smumn.edu. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 3:00 PM. Saint Mary's University Performance Center 700 Terrace Heights Winona MN, 55987.

SMU Theatre and Dance: DRC

General Events Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: http://www.pagetheatre.org/index.html. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 3:00 PM. Saint Mary's Performance Center. For more info visit www.pagetheatre.org.

Tomah RMEF Banquet

General Events This year's banquet is on Saturday, April 26,2014 at Tee Pee Supper Club. Doors open at 4:30 PM. During the "social hour" you'll enjoy drawings, raffles, games, drinks and silent auctions. Dinner and live auction will follow. No one has more fun while ensuring the future wild elk and our hunting lifestyle. Our auctions and raffles are packed with top-shelf firearms, dream hunts, ideal home accents. and a ton of old-fashioned fun. There's a reason why the RMEF banquet is known as a great time for a great cause. Join us at 4:30 PM on Saturday, April 26th at Tee Pee Supper Club. Price - Low: $60. Price - High: $200. Age Range: All Ages. Gender: Coed. Ticket Phone: 608-542-0187. Ticket Web Link: https://events.rmef.org/!AID. Contact: Alan Wroblewski alan.wroblewski@lynxxnet.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Tee Pee Supper Club 812 Superior Ave Tomah, WI 54660. For more info visit events.rmef.org.

YMCA Family Fun NIght

General Events Join the YMCA for a night of family friendly activities appropriate for kids of all ages. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. YMCA North 400 Mason Street Onalaska.

High School Drama: The Hiding Place

General Events The Hiding Place is the story of Corrie ten Boom and her family, who lived in Holland during World War II. The ten Boom family made a dangerous decision - to hide Jewish refugees in their home. The ten Boom family was eventually raided by the Nazis and were sent to jail or concentration camps. Some survived; most did not. The Hiding Place is an amazing story of finding God's plan for your life, even in the darkest of situations. Because this play involves events of the holocaust, it is not recommended that young children attend this production. (Script copyrighted by LifeHouse Productions). Price - Low: $0. Directed By: Avery Gerstenberger and Karen Craig. Written By: LifeHouse Productions. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Christian School 230 W. Garland West Salem, WI. For more info visit www.couleechristian.org.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

Teen Car Control Clinic

General Events Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for United States teenagers, accounting for more than one in three deaths. Gundersen’s Division of Trauma is committed to keeping teens safe by offering a Teen Car Control Clinic. The TCCC is a one day program where instructors teach teens vehicle control techniques in a controlled setting. This spring the clinics will be held at the Gundersen Health System La Crosse campus, April 26th and April 27th 2014. We require that a parent/guardian attend the course with the licensed teen (16 to 19 years of age). This is a free clinic but a $50 deposit is required at registration which will be refunded in full after completion of the program. To register, go to gundersenhealth.org/teencar. Information about payment options can be found on the web-site. Pre-registration is required by April 18. For more information about this program call (608) 775-2011. Presenter: Gundersen Health System. Age Range: Teens. Ticket Phone: 608-775-2011. Ticket Web Link: http://www.gundersenhealth.org/teencar. Contact: Kim Lombard- KLombard@gundersenhealth.org / (608)775-2011. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM. Gundersen Health System- La Crosse Campus 2001 Sims Place La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.gundersenhealth.org.

Dad's Belgian Waffles-Boy Scout Troop 91

General Events Proceeds to benefit Boy Scout Troop 91- Serving Waffles, Sausages, Topping and Beverages. (All you car to eat) $7.00 in advance, $7.50 at the door. 5 yrs old and under are free! Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Holmen American Legion- 419 1st Ave W.

St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Brownsville, MN Breakfast

General Events Menu - French Toast, Southern-Style Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Cheesy Hash Browns, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Milk & Orange Juice. Adults $7.00. Ages 6-12 - $3.00. Under 6-Free. Plus Big Ticket Raffle, Dessert of the Month Raffle, Bake Sale, Mini Raffle & FREE children's games with prizes. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Breza Hall, Brownsville, MN.

Healthy Kids Day

General Events Healthy Kids Day, sponsored by the La Crosse Family Area YMCA, is an event dedicated to promoting healthy living to kids. It will be held Sunday, April 27 from 10:30am-4:00pm at Myrick Park and the EcoPark. Kids will have the opportunity to participate in The Earth Day Dash from 10:30-11:30am, as well as healthy kids activities from 11:00am-4:00pm, free of charge. Registration for The Earth Day Dash is required and FREE, and the first 150 kids to register will receive a FREE t-shirt. Price - Low: 0.00. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Myrick Park and the EcoPark 789 Myrick Park Drive, La Crosse WI 54601. For more info visit www.laxymca.org.

2014 La Crosse Earth Fair

General Events The annual Earth Fair will take place in the EcoPark and Myrick Park in La Crosse. Free event with many children's activities, green vendors, demonstrations and presentations, farmer's market, food and music! Fun for the whole family! Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Contact: Erica Black, Co-chair. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. EcoPark and Myrick Park 789 Myrick Park Dr. La Crosse, WI.

Our Redemeer Lutheran Church Chicken Que

General Events 26th annual Our Redeemer Chicken Que. Dine in or carry out dinner of 1/2 grilled chicken, baked potato, baked beans, jello and dinner roll. $8.50 per meal. Chicken by Pogy's, side dishes prepared on site. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 21st and Weston St, La Crosse, Wi.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Unrmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:00 p.m. Tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Member and student tickets are discounted. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Barb Sullivan and Rocky Shutter. Written By: Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Cast: Chris Urmanski, Lynda Clay, Wayne Klinge, Rocky Shutter. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.areacommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Barbara Sullivan. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

SMU Music: Chamber Orchestra Recital

General Events Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: http://www.pagetheatre.org/index.html. Contact: Box Office. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM. Saint Mary's Performance Center. For more info visit www.pagetheatre.org.

SMU Music: Chamber Orchestra Recital

General Events Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $10. Ticket Phone: 5074571715. Ticket Web Link: tickets@smumn.edu. Contact: Box Office. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 3:00 PM. Saint Mary's University Performance Center 700 Terrace Heights Winona MN, 55987.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Missoula Children’s Theatre Auditions

General Events Missoula Children’s Theatre Auditions for K-12 Students. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: Children. Ticket Phone: 608-786-2550. Ticket Web Link: www.heidercenter.org. Contact: Dan Heerts. Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:00 PM. Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St. West Salem, WI 54669.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, April 28, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

Career Fair 2014

General Events Seminar Schedule: Resume Critique and La Crosse Area Society of Human Resources - 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Social Media in Work Search - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Networking Your Way to a Job - 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Generational Differences in the Workplace - 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Finder's Keeper's Workshop - 2:15 - 3 p.m. Contact: Barb Kelsey. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Western Technical College La Crosse Campus Lunda Center, 319 - 7th Street North. For more info visit www.lacrossetribune.com.

Let's Talk Driver Presentation

General Events Occupational Therapy staff from Tomah Memorial Hospital will hold a special presentation designed to help adult children and friends learn to talk with their loved ones about remaining active and participating in the community when it is time to limit or stop driving. The free presentation titled, “We Need to Talk” will be held Tuesday, April 29 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the hospital’s lower level classrooms at 321 Butts Ave. Tomah. The session was originally scheduled back in February but canceled due to bad weather. Developed by AARP and based on information created jointly by The Hartford and the MIT AgeLab, the interactive event will focus on the meaning and importance of driving to older adults, recognizing the warning signs of unsafe driving, identifying and creating a plan to use alternative transportation, and tips for holding productive discussions about driving safety. People planning to attend the event are urged to contact the hospital Rehab Department at 374-0330 or via email at tmh@tomahhospit… Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Tomah Memorial Hospital 321 Butts Ave Tomah, WI 54660.

WSU Senior University - The Sex Life of Trees

General Events Five 2-hour walking field trips on and near WSU campus, Lake Park and Woodlawn Cemetary. Participants will discover the fascinating sexual strategies of trees and shrubs: some have a single gender, some both genders on the same flower or different flowers, some change genders as they age or their neighbors change, and some primarily reproduce asexually! Along the way, we will also learn to identify trees without their leaves and observe a large variety of spring wildflowers and flowering weeds. People usually assume that spring trees’ greenish blush is leaf growth, but in many cases the opening buds reveal flowers. Price - Low: $40.00. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Winona State University.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

13th Annual International Bioethics Forum: "3.8 Billion Years of Wisdom: Exploring the Genius of Nature"

General Events Price - High: $195. Ticket Phone: 6082772508. Ticket Web Link: http://www.btci.org/forms/conferences/bf_regform2014.html. Contact: Karin Borgh. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center 5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711. For more info visit www.btci.org.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

ReNEW La Crosse Now Accepting Applications

General Events ReNEW La Crosse, a partnership of neighbors and local organizations working together to make the neighborhood an even better place to live, work and play will take place May 4 – June 7, 2014. ReNEW La Crosse is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2014 projects. You may qualify if your home is in the Powell-Poage-Hamiltion and Washburn neighborhood; are low income and; in need of assistance with home projects such painting, windows and doors, foundations, roofing, plumbing and electrical, insulation, handicapped accessibility, yard clean up, or other repairs. Applications will be distributed on Saturday, March 1 at the South Side Neighborhood Center from 10 am to Noon. Assistance in filling out applications will be available. Visit www.renewlacrosse.org for more information or call David Dobbs at 608-799-2716. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. La Crosse Public Library Main Branch 800 Main Street La Crosse, WI 54601.

Forks and Corks

General Events Wine and upscale food event to benefit Gemutlichkeit Foundation Scholarships. Price - Low: $35. Price - High: $35. Ticket Phone: 608-784-3378. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Nell's City Grill, 1111South Third Street, LaCrosse.

Forks and Corks Wine and Food Pairings

General Events Artisan Wines paired with exquisite Food to raise funds for the Gemutlichkeit Foundation for Scholarships for area students. Price - Low: $35. Price - High: $35. Ticket Phone: 608-784-3378. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Nell's City Grill 1111 S. 3rd Street LaCrosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

Opening Doors to the Unexpected with Paula D'Arcy

General Events Franciscan Spirituality Center's 29th Annual Conference with keynote speaker Paula D'Arcy is at English Lutheran Church on King St. in La Crosse. Friday, May 2, 2014. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

The La Crosse Compassion Project

General Events The La Crosse Compassion Project is a community art project involving over 6,000 La Crosse School District K-12 art students. In fall 2013, participating students received a 6-inch-by-6-inch art panel to draw or paint their idea of compassion. The project aspires to teach the practice of compassion through the use of art and writing. Age Range: All Ages. Friday, May 2, 2014 – Saturday, June 28, 2014. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

13th Annual International Bioethics Forum: "3.8 Billion Years of Wisdom: Exploring the Genius of Nature"

General Events Price - High: $195. Ticket Phone: 6082772508. Ticket Web Link: http://www.btci.org/forms/conferences/bf_regform2014.html. Contact: Karin Borgh. Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center 5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711. For more info visit www.btci.org.

St. Elizabeth Spring RummageSale

General Events Spring Church Rummage sale open to all. Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 6. Ticket Phone: 608-526-4424. Contact: Sue Schultz. Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Town of Holland Town Hall McHugh Road Holmen,WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, May 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

Anything Goes

General Events Join the La Crosse High School Drama department as they take you on a cruise aboard the S.S. American in the musical Anything Goes. When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love… proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Singing, dancing, and some good laughs sail your way. $6 adults/$4 students. Price - Low: $4. Price - High: $6. Directed By: Anna Taylor and Alicia Fitchett. Cast: La Crosse High School Students. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 6087897900. Contact: Dawn Martin. Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Logan High School 1500 Ranger Dr. La Crosse, WI 54601.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Unrmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Barb Sullivan and Rocky Shutter. Written By: Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Cast: Chris Urmanski, Lynda Clay, Wayne Klinge, Rocky Shutter. Ticket Phone: 6083747469. Ticket Web Link: www.areacommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Barbara Sullivan. Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

Opening Doors to the Unexpected with Paula D'Arcy

General Events Franciscan Spirituality Center's 29th Annual Conference with keynote speaker Paula D'Arcy is at English Lutheran Church on King St. in La Crosse. Saturday, May 3, 2014. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Chaseburg Community Pancake Breakfast

General Events Event Kickoff for the ACS Run/Walk of Chaseburg - Team event information & materials will be available for pick up. Cost: $ 5.00 (includes pancakes, sausage and beverage) For more information, Linda @452-3367; Eric @452-3135 All proceeds from this breakfast to benefit the American Cancer Society Run/Walk of Chaseburg on October 11, 2014 **NOTE: CHASEBURG VILLAGE WIDE RUMMAGE SALES WILL BE GOING ON THIS SAME DAY FROM 7-1:00 PM. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Chaseburg Village Hall.

YMCA 15th Annual Spring 3-on-3 Basketball Classic

Athletic Events Have fun and compete on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 as the La Crosse Area Family YMCA will host its 15th Annual Spring 3-on-3 Basketball Classic at Central High School in La Crosse, Wisconsin. This is a great way for kids and adults to be healthy and active as well as improve their skills! Divisions will include boys and girls from 4th-12th grade and competitive and recreational men’s and women’s divisions. We will also have a three-point competition and a free throw contest as part of the event. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please visit www.laxymca.org or contact Jen Barber at jbarber@laxymca.org. Price - Low: $50. Price - High: $70. Category: Basketball. Gender: Coed. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: jbarber@laxymca.org or 608-519-5468. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Central High School-Hackett and Sutton Gymnasiums. For more info visit www.laxymca.org.

St. Elizabeth Spring RummageSale

General Events Spring Church Rummage sale open to all. Price - Low: 5. Price - High: 6. Ticket Phone: 608-526-4424. Contact: Sue Schultz. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Town of Holland Town Hall McHugh Road Holmen,WI.

Trempealeau Spring Fling

General Events Come Shop the many vendors at the Spring Fling! Vendors include Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Fancy Pants, Premier Designs. Door Prizes! Must be present to win! email susan.rc.jacobs@gmail.com. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Ticket Phone: 6085824381. Contact: susan.rc.jacobs@gmail.com. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Trempealeau Community Center, 24455 3rd Street, Trempealeau WI.

Car Seat Round-Up Day

General Events Car Seat Round-Up Day is a local event sponsored by Safe Kids Wisconsin & partners to collect and recycle old car seats. The seats collected will be dismantled and materials recycled. Is your child’s car seat or booster seat: •Over 6 years old? •From a garage sale or thrift store? •Involved in a car crash? •Not being used and needs recycling? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please help get these car seats out of use to ensure more children are traveling safely in our communities. This year’s Car Seat Round-Up Day will be held on May 3rd, from 10:00am-1:00pm at the following locations: *La Crosse Fire Station #3 - 1710 Losey BLVD.- La Crosse, WI *Onalaska City Hall - 415 Main Street - Onalaska, WI *La Crescent Gundersen Health System Clinic- 226 North 2nd Street La Crescent, MN 55947. Contact: Kim Lombard- Klombard@gundersenhealth.org / (608)-775-2011. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. La Crosse Fire Station #3 - 1710 Losey BLVD.- La Crosse, WI Onalaska City Hall - 415 Main Street - Onalaska, WI La Crescent Gundersen Health System Clinic- 226 North 2nd Street La Crescent, MN 55947.

Norskedalen May Open House

General Events Experience all that is Norskedalen with homestead and cabin tours, museum displays, event kiosks, and trail walks all for FREE. Always wanted to check us, come on out and see for yourself what a beautiful site we have. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Contact: Tammy. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center.

LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion

General Events "LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion April 26, May 3, 17 and 31, 2014   All performances at The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St. La Crosse Tickets available at La Crosse Community Theatre A singing mouse, an escaped slave, and a hungry lion form an unlikely trio of friends whose bond is put to the test by an evil Emperor in this enchanting and heartwarming play. While walking through the jungle, Mouse's passionate singing awakens the Lion, who, despite his immense appetite, lets the tiny Mouse go. Androcles, an escaped slave from the city, makes his way into the jungle where he finds the Lion with a thorn in his paw. Risking capture, Androcles decides to help the Lion and the two become fast friends. But when the evil and lonely Emperor imprisons the two companions and forces them to face off in the arena, it's the tiny Mouse who reminds them all that friendships aren't easily broken. Theatre G   All tickets: $8 Saturdays at 11 a.m. Tickets available now. Call 608-… Price - Low: $8. Directed By: Rebecca Hartzell. Written By: Kathryn Walat. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St La Crosse. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Missoula Children’s Theatre –“Beauty Lou and The Country Beast”

General Events A truck from Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) arrives in West Salem with everything required to mount a full-scale musical — except the cast. And just five days later, MCT staff and kids from the community will present two outstanding performances of Beauty Lou and The Country Beast, produced by Missoula Children’s Theatre. Price - Low: $6. Price - High: $6. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-786-2550. Ticket Web Link: www.heidercenter.org. Contact: Dan Heerts. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 1:00 PM. Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St. West Salem, WI 54669.

Spring Fling Benefit

General Events Come celebrate the season with the KVR Friends' annual Spring Fling! Activities include geology & nature hike, craft demonstrations, hula hooping, Sister City presentation, silent auction, raffle, grilled brats and burgers, salads, desserts, soft drinks, and brew canoe. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve and the Richland Center - Santa Teresa Sister City Project. 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Fee: $10/person; kids 12 and under free. Kickapoo Valley Reserve, S3661 State Hwy 131, La Farge, WI 54639 - 608-625-2960 - kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Kickapoo Valley Reserve. For more info visit kvr.state.wi.us.

Missoula Children’s Theatre –“Beauty Lou and The Country Beast”

General Events A truck from Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) arrives in West Salem with everything required to mount a full-scale musical — except the cast. And just five days later, MCT staff and kids from the community will present two outstanding performances of Beauty Lou and The Country Beast, produced by Missoula Children’s Theatre. Price - Low: $6. Price - High: $6. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-786-2550. Ticket Web Link: www.heidercenter.org. Contact: Dan Heerts. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 4:00 PM. Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St. West Salem, WI 54669.

Java Jam

General Events Saturday, May 3, 2014, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Council on Addictions 921 West Avenue S La Crosse, WI 54601.

Anything Goes

General Events Join the La Crosse High School Drama department as they take you on a cruise aboard the S.S. American in the musical Anything Goes. When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love… proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Singing, dancing, and some good laughs sail your way. $6 adults/$4 students. Price - Low: $4. Price - High: $6. Directed By: Anna Taylor and Alicia Fitchett. Cast: La Crosse High School Students. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 6087897900. Contact: Dawn Martin. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Logan High School 1500 Ranger Dr. La Crosse, WI 54601.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

Voyage to the Planets

General Events Participants will learn about and see for themselves the polar cap of Mars, the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, and the craters and lava seas of the waxing crescent Moon. In addition to the three planets, we will tour the spring constellations. Presenter: John Heasley is a teacher, stargazer in the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin, and a Solar System Ambassador. 8 pm – 10:30 pm. Free & open to the public. Kickapoo Valley Reserve, S3661 State Hwy 131, La Farge, WI 54639 - 608-625-2960 - kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Kickapoo Valley Reserve. For more info visit kvr.state.wi.us.

9th Annual Mayfair Arts Fair

General Events 9th Annual Mayfair Arts Fair Sunday, May 4, 2014 West Salem High School The 9th Annual Mayfair Arts Fair, a major fundraiser for the Heider Center Arts Board, will take place on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the West Salem High School Commons, West Salem, Wisconsin. Activities will include: Announcement of the Heider Center’s 2014-2015 Season Art Fair from 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. with artwork for sale Free Kids Art activities from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. Silent Auction items to bid on from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. Door Prizes from the Heider Center Entertainment by local youth (instrumental, vocal, and dance) Pulled Pork Sandwich Dinner by Big Boar Catering of West Salem from 11:00 - 1:00 pm Tickets for the dinner are available from any Heider Center Arts Board Member or call the Heider Center Box Office, 786-2550. Other concessions will be available Plants and flowers will be sold by the high school FFA Come and join us for great FAMILY FUN - Sunday May 4th. The perfect place to shop for that special Moth… Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. West Salem High School.

St. Joseph Ridge Parish Spring Chicken Dinner

General Events Roast chicken, potatoes, homemade dressing, vegetable, beverage and homemade pie. Bake sale and raffles also available. Children under 12, $5.00; Adults and Carry outs, $10.00. Price - Low: $5.00. Price - High: $10.00. Ticket Phone: 608-788-1646. Contact: Stacy. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. W2621 State Road 33; La Crosse, WI 54601.

Anything Goes

General Events Join the La Crosse High School Drama department as they take you on a cruise aboard the S.S. American in the musical Anything Goes. When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love… proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. Singing, dancing, and some good laughs sail your way. $6 Adults/$4 Students. Price - Low: $4. Price - High: $6. Directed By: Anna Taylor and Alicia Fitchett. Cast: Logan and Central High Students. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 6087897900. Contact: Dawn Martin. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Logan High School 1500 Ranger Drive La Crosse, WI 54601.

Sometimes On A Sunday

General Events Enjoy this afternoon program at 2 pm entitled Don Amdahl and Syttende Mai in Stavanger, Norway. Included with your admission fee are homestead tours, museums, and trail hikes. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 15. Contact: Tammy. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Norskedalen Thrune Visitors' Center.

The Metal Children

General Events The Metal Children is a story of small-town America thrown into turmoil when a progressive urban author’s ideas resonates with the young teens while clashing with the adults’ morals. When the parents attempt to banish such topics as abortion, modern feminism and alternative religious beliefs, the teens rebel in strange and unexpected ways. The Metal Children explores what happens when fiction becomes a matter of life and death. Performances are April 25-26 & May 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 & May 4 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 1:00-4:30 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and one hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $16 for adults; $14 for seniors/non UWL students; and $5 for UWL students. Performances take place in the Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts on the corner of 16th & Vine Streets. Assigned seating. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $16. Directed By: Walter Elder. Written By: Adam Rapp. Ticket Phone: 608-785-8522. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre, Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.uwlax.edu.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Unrmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Sunday matinee performances begin at 2:00 p.m. Tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Member and student tickets are discounted. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Barb Sullivan and Rocky Shutter. Written By: Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Cast: Chris Urmanski, Lynda Clay, Wayne Klinge, Rocky Shutter. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.areacommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Barbara Sullivan. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

3rd Annual Golf Outing for Autism

General Events Welcome to the great links of Fox Hollow for a great cause. With our great success in the previous years, we present the Sloopy's Golf Outing for Autism. A great chance for the adults to get out and play some golf in support of a great cause. Autism! All proceeds benefit the La Crosse Area Autism Foundation. Please visit www.sloopyslax.com to register or call Adam 6083869560. Price - Low: 75. Price - High: 75. Age Range: Adults. Gender: Coed. Ticket Phone: 6083869560. Ticket Web Link: www.laxautism.org. Contact: Adam. Monday, May 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Fox Hollow Golf Course Barre Mills, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 5, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, May 5, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

1-2-3 Magic! Parenting Class

General Events Welcome to 1-2-3 Magic, home of the bestselling parenting books and programs that have delivered effective parenting solutions to millions of families worldwide. This simple, yet powerful approach to disciplining kids has won rave reviews from parents, educators, caregivers and professionals alike. Kids are just kids! In addition to being delightful, charming and affectionate, children can also present their adult caretakers with a steady diet of difficult behavior: whining, arguing, teasing, fighting, yelling, tantrums and pouting. For this reason, clinical psychologist, Dr. Thomas W. Phelan designed the 1-2-3 Magic program to bring practical, easy-to-use discipline techniques to families and educators. Are you frustrated trying to find an effective and positive way to discipline your children? Most parents want their kids to listen and they want to enjoy their family life. That is why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won’t need to study child psychology to und… Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling and Consulting Services 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

La Crosse Area Astronomical Society Meeting

General Events May meeting of the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit lcaas.org.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Mary, Mother of the Church Chicken Que

General Events Mary, Mother of the Church Parish at St. Thomas More Church, 2006 Weston Street, La Crosse, will be holding a Chicken-Que on Thursday, May 8, from 11:00-6:00. The price is $9.00 and includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato with toppings, coleslaw, homemade beans and a dinner roll. For pre-sale tickets (guaranteed) and deliveries, call 397-8998 or 788-5483 Ext. 2 (between the hours of 8:00-1:00). No minimum order and no delivery charge. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Mary, Mother of the Church at St. Thomas More Church, 2006 Weston Street, La Crosse.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Urmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Barb Sullivan and Rocky Shutter. Written By: Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Cast: Chris Urmanski, Lynda Clay, Wayne Klinge, Rocky Shutter. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.areacommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Barbara Sullivan. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, May 9, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, May 9, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Friday, May 9, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

The Queen of Bingo

General Events Area Community Theatre presents The Queen of Bingo, a comedy by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. At St. Joseph's Church Bingo Night sisters Babe (Chris Unrmanski) and Sis (Lynda Clay) dish the dirt on the other players, giggle like school girls, and play to win. The Caller (Wayne Klinge) and Father Mac (Rocky Shutter) keep the games going. Tickets ($15) can be reserved at 608-374-7469 beginning April 7, 2014. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Barb Sullivan and Rocky Shutter. Written By: Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy. Cast: Chris Urmanski, Lynda Clay, Wayne Klinge, Rocky Shutter. Ticket Phone: 6083747469. Ticket Web Link: www.areacommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Barbara Sullivan. Friday, May 9, 2014, 7:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI 54660.

Morris Challenge (5K Walk/Run)

Athletic Events Pre-Registration: $20 Day of Event: $25 Packet Pick-Up: 6:30 am Start Time: 8 am Kid's Race: 10 am. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Halfway Creek Park 300 W. Roberts St. Holmen, WI 54636. For more info visit www.holmenwi.com.

Fire Fighters Assoc. Pancake Breakfast

General Events Pancakes, scrambled eggs, & ham Milk, juice, coffee $5.00 advance $6.00 at the door Children 5 and under eat free. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 6:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Fire Station 2219 Bainbridge St Lacrosse, Wi.

Who Will Be Smarter Than a 5th Grader - Class of 2014

General Events RSVP, area fifth graders from Aquinas, Bangor, La Crosse, and Onalaska schools, and community celebrities invite you to join the fun! You can help the school of your choice win a grand prize of $1,000.00 by casting your vote for a contestant today! Help your contestant “make the grade” donate online or send your donation to Coulee Region RSVP, 2920 East Avenue South, Suite 104, La Crosse, WI 54601. Ticket Phone: 608.785.0500. Contact: Amanda Buros. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Valley View Mall 3800 State Road 16 La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit rsvplax.org.

Astronomy Day Solar Observing

General Events Telescope solar observing session (if clear). Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Riverside Park. For more info visit lcaas.org.

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra presents - The Last Word: Stauss and Bartók

General Events This concert is really two concerts in one. Guest artist Dr. Mitra Sadeghpour will sing the beautiful "Four Last Songs" of Richard Strauss and Bartók's amazing concerto for Orchestra. Close out our season with the last songs of Strauss and Bartók. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: (715) 832-6366. Ticket Web Link: http://www.cvsymphony.org. Contact: Gordon Murphy. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:25 PM – 9:40 PM. UW - Eau Claire, Haas Fine Arts Center, Gantner Concert Hall 121 Water Street Eau Claire, WI 54703. For more info visit www.cvsymphony.org.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

Astronomy Day Evening Observing

General Events Telescope observing session (if clear) Conducted by the La Crosse Area Astronomical Society. Objects to be viewed - Moon, Mars, and Saturn. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Riverside Park Downtown La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lcaas.org.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 6087849292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 12, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, May 12, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

NAMI Family Support Group

General Events A support group for family members and care givers who have loved ones living with mental illness. Contact: NAMI of LaCrosse County. Monday, May 12, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South Side Neighborhood Center 1300 6th Street LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

The Sound of Silence: Tibetan Singing Bowls

General Events Traditional historic Tibetan singing bowls produce sounds that invoke deep states of relaxation; naturally assisting one in entering expanded states of consciousness and meditation. While the sounds of these bowls are powerful, the silence to which they lead is an often-overlooked aspect of their healing and centering qualities. This evening with the bowls will emphasize the healing effect of silence. Individual bowls will be rung and its unique resonation will be allowed to drift into the depths of silence, inviting you to follow and connect to the importance of deep and quiet listening. Come and join Thomas Roberts at the FSC for an evening of captivating renewal in the presence of ageless bowl sounds. You are invited to wear comfortable clothes, as you will be able to sit or lay on the floor as is comfortable. No registration is required. A freewill offering will be gratefully accepted. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

WSU Senior University - The Sex Life of Trees

General Events Five 2-hour walking field trips on and near WSU campus, Lake Park and Woodlawn Cemetary. Participants will discover the fascinating sexual strategies of trees and shrubs: some have a single gender, some both genders on the same flower or different flowers, some change genders as they age or their neighbors change, and some primarily reproduce asexually! Along the way, we will also learn to identify trees without their leaves and observe a large variety of spring wildflowers and flowering weeds. People usually assume that spring trees’ greenish blush is leaf growth, but in many cases the opening buds reveal flowers. Price - Low: $40.00. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Winona State University.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

1-2-3 Magic! Parenting Class

General Events Welcome to 1-2-3 Magic, home of the bestselling parenting books and programs that have delivered effective parenting solutions to millions of families worldwide. This simple, yet powerful approach to disciplining kids has won rave reviews from parents, educators, caregivers and professionals alike. Kids are just kids! In addition to being delightful, charming and affectionate, children can also present their adult caretakers with a steady diet of difficult behavior: whining, arguing, teasing, fighting, yelling, tantrums and pouting. For this reason, clinical psychologist, Dr. Thomas W. Phelan designed the 1-2-3 Magic program to bring practical, easy-to-use discipline techniques to families and educators. Are you frustrated trying to find an effective and positive way to discipline your children? Most parents want their kids to listen and they want to enjoy their family life. That is why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won’t need to study child psychology to und… Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling and Consulting Services 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

Camp Douglas Armed Forces Days

General Events In combined effort with Volk Field Open House we are celebrating our American Heroes of the united military forces. Hosted by VFW Post 10911 and volunteers from the area. Featuring softball tournament, bus tours of Volk Field, 5k on the runway, carnival, parade and Main Street Concert featuring Sammy Kershaw. Please see website for more information. Ticket Web Link: http://www.rockerchix-promoters.com/id15.htm. Contact: Kim Gabower. Friday, May 16, 2014 – Sunday, May 18, 2014. Nelson Park and Main St Camp Douglas, WI. For more info visit www.wicampdouglasafd.com.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, May 16, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, May 16, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

Camp Douglas Armed Forces Days

General Events In combined effort with Volk Field Open House we are celebrating our American Heroes of the united military forces. Hosted by VFW Post 10911 and volunteers from the area. Featuring softball tournament, bus tours of Volk Field, 5k race on the runway, carnival, parade and Main Street Concert featuring Sammy Kershaw. Please see website for more information. Ticket Web Link: http://www.rockerchix-promoters.com/id15.htm. Contact: Kim Gabower. Friday, May 16, 2014, 6:00 PM. Nelson Park and Main St Camp Douglas, WI. For more info visit www.wicampdouglasafd.com.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

"The Boys" Memorial Tractor Ride

General Events Saturday, May 17, 2014. Mindoro, WI. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Avery’s Wish 5K Run/Walk/Roll for Juvenile Diabetes - Sponsored by Hale/Skemp/Hansen/Skemp & Sleik Law of La Crosse

General Events Come and Join Us for a Day of Fun for the ENTIRE FAMILY!! Avery’s Wish 5K Run/Walk/Roll for Juvenile Diabetes -  Sponsored by Hale/Skemp/Hansen/Skemp & Sleik Law of La Crosse Saturday, May 17th, 2014 at Old Hickory Park in La Crescent Race Registration starts at 8:30am with race starting at 10am SHARP! Silent Auction 10am to 1pm Food served from 10:30am until gone Kids Games Bounce House LIVE Music And MUCH MUCH MORE!!!!! Contact: Kay or Mark Bell. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Old Hickory Park on Jonathan Lane in La Crescent.

Bluffview Explorer 5k Run/Walk

General Events Participants receive a race t-shirt, refreshments, and a day of fun. 1st & 2nd place awards in each age division: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older. Race participants registered by May 11 will be eligible for door prizes. Fee is $20.00 for ages 16 to adult, $15.00 ages 6 to 15, age 5 & under are free. Rates increase $5 on May 12. Same day registration available. For more information Kristen via email at dasche_charlie@yahoo.com or www.bluffviewmontessori.org. You may also register at active.com. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Jaycee Pavillion on Lake St, Winona MN. For more info visit www.bluffviewmontessori.org.

Fort McCoy Armed Forces Day Open House

General Events Fort McCoy will host its annual Armed Forces Day Open House Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This family-oriented event is free and open to the public. Many activities are planned, including personalized ID tags, camouflage face painting, a natural resources display, police and fire department equipment, an interactive marksmanship gallery and much more. The event will take place in the post’s historic Commemorative Area. Visitors should enter the installation via Gate 15 off of Highway 21 between Sparta and Tomah, Wis. Adults should have a photo ID. For more information, call 608-388-2407. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Fort McCoy Commemorative Area.

Touch-A-Truck

General Events This is a FREE event that is open to anyone! Those young and young at heart will be allowed to touch, climb on, and ask questions about their favorite trucks in a safe supervised environment. Guests are encouraged to bring canned food items to donate to Local Food Pantries. These items will be collected at the Park Shelter. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Deer Wood Park 500 Anderson St. Holmen, WI 54636. For more info visit www.holmenwi.com.

LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion

General Events "LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion April 26, May 3, 17 and 31, 2014   All performances at The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St. La Crosse Tickets available at La Crosse Community Theatre A singing mouse, an escaped slave, and a hungry lion form an unlikely trio of friends whose bond is put to the test by an evil Emperor in this enchanting and heartwarming play. While walking through the jungle, Mouse's passionate singing awakens the Lion, who, despite his immense appetite, lets the tiny Mouse go. Androcles, an escaped slave from the city, makes his way into the jungle where he finds the Lion with a thorn in his paw. Risking capture, Androcles decides to help the Lion and the two become fast friends. But when the evil and lonely Emperor imprisons the two companions and forces them to face off in the arena, it's the tiny Mouse who reminds them all that friendships aren't easily broken. Theatre G   All tickets: $8 Saturdays at 11 a.m. Tickets available now. Call 608-… Price - Low: $8. Directed By: Rebecca Hartzell. Written By: Kathryn Walat. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King Street La Crosse. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

1st Annual Tea

General Events St. John Baptist Church of Hopkins is hosting their 1st Annual Tea in its Holistic Health and Wellness Center located at 230 Neal Circle May 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm. The theme is "Over the Rainbow". The MC for the event is Dawn Mills Campbell of WFMV Radio and I-95 Talk Show Host. If you are interested in presenting a table, please call 803-397-0099 for details. Contact: Rochelle Daniels. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. John Baptist Church, 230 Neal Circle, Hopkins, SC 29061.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

13th Annual Riverside Family Fun Fair

General Events The La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to invite area residents to an inexpensive afternoon filled with family fun. Come play, learn, and win great prizes while attending this old-fashioned carnival including: activities, games, food, and exhibits about area attractions and festivals for all ages. The 13th Annual Riverside Family Fun Fair celebrates National Tourism Week and will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 12:00PM-4:00PM at Riverside Park in downtown La Crosse. Those who attend will learn what the La Crosse area has to offer, take a step into our history, and see how the bureau helps our local economy flourish and grow. Explore while learning how to be a tourist in your own backyard and gather ideas for summer fun. The La Crosse Queen will also be offering discount cruises for $6 cruises during the 1:30-2:30PM, 3:00-4:00PM, and 4:30-5:30PM time slots. Admission is free and you can experience all of this while spending quality time together as a family. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Downtown La Crosse in Riverside Park.

Holmen High School Spring Band Concert

General Events Join us for the Holmen High School Spring Band Concert. This will be our final concert of the school year and will feature our Symphonic, Concert and Jazz bands. Age Range: All Ages. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Holmen High School Auditorium 1001 McHugh Rd. Holmen, WI 54636.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 6087849292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 19, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, May 19, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Car Seat Check

General Events Did you know that 9 out of 10 car seats check locally are not buckled in the right way? Make sure your child rides safely in the car. Attend this car seat check! Call 608-775-2011 for an appointment. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. La Crosse Fire Department 1710 Losey BLVD La Crosse, WI 54601.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, May 23, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, May 23, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Friday, May 23, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

Barre Fest 2014

General Events 5th Annual Barre Fest: Barre Co-ed Lions Club Annual Fundraising Event (Memorial Day Weekend) La Crosse Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall - West Salem, WI Saturday, May 24th, 2014 from 4:30pm - 1:00am Altered Vision: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Monkey Wrench: 9:00pm - 1:00am... Sunday, May 25th, 2014 from 11:00am - 1:00am Chicken-Q starting at 11:00am Cornhole Tournament Starting at Noon Rewind Society: 3:00pm - 6:00pm Maiden Dixie: 6:30pm - 9:30pm Ship of Fools: 10:00pm - 1:30am Money Raised Benefits the Barre Mills/La Crosse are communities as well as Lions Club Projects & Foundations! *New This Year - Barre Fest Shuffle (5k fun run/walk) Saturday, May 24th, 2014 at the La Crosse Fairground Speedway. Race Begins at 8:30am (Registration from 7am - 8am Day off) Sign Up Early to Get Early Bird Pricing! https://www.regonline.com/BarreShuffle5k Proceeds from the Barre Shuffle will Help Support the Wisconsin Lions Camp! Age Range: All Ages. Contact: Brad Schwaegerl. Saturday, May 24, 2014 – Sunday, May 25, 2014. La Crosse Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall Highway 16 & County Road M West Salem, WI 54669.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 24, 2014, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South.

LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie

General Events "LCT: Thoroughly Modern Millie May 9 - 25, 2014 A musical comedy about friendship, love, and everything modern. Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the big city with plans to marry a man for money instead of love. She soon finds out that the big city has other plans. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men, a villainess audiences will love to hate, and the most irrepressible heroine to ever step off the bus! Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Musical. Theatre PG Fridays & Saturdays: $26* Thursdays & Sundays: $22* Students & Military: $12* *includes musical surcharge Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale April 21. Call 608-784-9292 or visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for details.". Price - Low: $12. Price - High: $26. Directed By: David Kilpatrick. Written By: Jeanine Tesori, Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris. Ticket Phone: 6087849292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Sunday, May 25, 2014, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI 54601.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, May 26, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, May 26, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Chicken Q Fundraiser

General Events Proceeds to benefit Potter's House Food Pantry. 1/2 Chicken, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Dinner Roll with butter, desert and beverage. $10.00 Tickets on sale now at 608-780-1280. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Shelby Mall Mormon Coulee Rd at Big Lots! May 29th 2014.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, May 29, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, May 30, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

Rifle Marksmanship Clinic for Adults with Phyiscal Disabilities

Athletic Events Where: West Salem Rod and Gun Club When: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Inclement weather date: Sat. July 7th) The goal of this clinic is to provide training in rifle shooting to physically disable adults, and to train a participants' friend to shoot and set up the participants for future shooting endeavors. No firearms or ammunition are needed for this clinic; all supplies will be provided for a day of safe and comfortable shooting! A free wild game lunch will be provided. This clinic is only for adults with physical disabilities who can legally posess firearms in the state of Wisconsin. Here is a link for those unsure if they can legally posses firearms in WI. http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lrb/pubs/wb/00wb11.pdf. Price - Low: 0.00. Price - High: 0.00. Age Range: Adults. Gender: Coed. Ticket Phone: 608-519-0370. Contact: George Wilson, midnightvision@gmail.com. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. West Salem Rod and Gun Club. For more info visit www.nasasquirrel.org.

LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion

General Events "LCT Jellybean Production: Androcles and the Lion April 26, May 3, 17 and 31, 2014   All performances at The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St. La Crosse Tickets available at La Crosse Community Theatre A singing mouse, an escaped slave, and a hungry lion form an unlikely trio of friends whose bond is put to the test by an evil Emperor in this enchanting and heartwarming play. While walking through the jungle, Mouse's passionate singing awakens the Lion, who, despite his immense appetite, lets the tiny Mouse go. Androcles, an escaped slave from the city, makes his way into the jungle where he finds the Lion with a thorn in his paw. Risking capture, Androcles decides to help the Lion and the two become fast friends. But when the evil and lonely Emperor imprisons the two companions and forces them to face off in the arena, it's the tiny Mouse who reminds them all that friendships aren't easily broken. Theatre G   All tickets: $8 Saturdays at 11 a.m. Tickets available now. Call 608-… Price - Low: $8. Directed By: Rebecca Hartzell. Written By: Kathryn Walat. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King Street La Crosse. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, June 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, June 2, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, June 2, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

Zumba on the Plaza

General Events Zumba isn't your traditional workout, it's a workout celebration! Zumba combines upbeat rhythms with easy-to-follow, instructor led, choreography. You are invited to participate in this FREE Zumba event every Monday at 5:30PM, June 2nd through August 25th (weather permitting.) Whether you are brand new to Zumba or a pro, join the party! Mondays at 5:30PM on The Peace Plaza in Downtown Rochester, it's "The Place to BE!" (and Zumba for FREE!). Price - Low: 0. Monday, June 2, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Peace Plaza 1st St and 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902.

LEAN Organization Series

General Events LEAN principles aren't new. For over 29 years, LEAN has been changing business and industry to eliminate waste and increase efficiency. It enables organizations to become customer focused, value-based and resource efficient. Applying LEAN principles for the purpose of streamlining processes leads to greater efficiency and customer satisfaction. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Office and administrative professionals from all industry sectors, including education, government, healthcare, business, financial and service organizations. LEAN Organization Series Training Schedule: Four day series offered by the University of Wisconsin-Stout; attend any single day or the full series. JUNE 4 & 5 and July 9 & 10 – UW-Stout campus Session 1: LEAN Basics Session 2: Value Stream/Process Mapping – the Most Critical LEAN Tool Session 3: Dealing with Challenging Teams and Change Readiness Session 4: LEAN Processes Need a LEAN Management System. Age Range: Adults. Contact: Terese Wentworth, 715-232-5483, wentwortht@uwstout.edu. Wednesday, June 4, 2014. University of Wisconsin-Stout 302 10th Ave. Menomonie, WI 54751. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, June 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Thursdays on First and Third

General Events Thursdays on first & 3rd Summer Market & Music Festival is a weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer. Thursdays on first & 3rd begins on June 5th and runs until August 28th. Thursdays on first & 3rd is an event that unites the Rochester community and provides a free option to simply enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others! Sit back and relax with friends and family as live dance and performing arts are featured from 11:30-12:30PM. Stick around for the Music Festival performances at 5:00PM and 7:00PM on two stages! If you feel like getting your hands dirty, be sure to head to Historic 3rd Street for Arts & Culture LIVE! This area will feature different interactive art options each week! Thursday, June 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM. Peace Plaza 1st St and 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, June 5, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, June 6, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, June 6, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

9th taste of wisconsin dells

General Events Samples from 20 Dells area restaurants, beer tent, family variety stage performances, , arts and crafts show, classic Corvette parade, book sale all in one weekend. Saturday, June 7, 2014 – Sunday, June 8, 2014. downtown wisconsin dells.

Java Jam

General Events Saturday, June 7, 2014, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Council on Addictions 921 West Avenue S La Crosse, WI 54601.

Movies on the Plaza

General Events Join us on the Peace Plaza EVERY Saturday night during the warm season for Movies on the Plaza. Each Saturday we will be featuring a different family movie. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Saturday, June 7, 2014, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Peace Plaza 1st St and 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

2014 National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

General Events Program Details: This unique rural alcohol and drug abuse conference provides participants the opportunity to personally interact with other rural alcohol and drug abuse professionals, federal agency representatives and nationally known institute faculty and resource individuals while accessing the latest in evidence-based practices for the improvement of rural services. Target Audience: Rural alcohol and drug abuse professionals Program Dates: June 8-12, 2014 Times: Sunday, 10am-10pm, Monday, 8:30am-9:00pm, Tuesday, 8:30am-7:00pm, Wednesday, 8:30am-6:00pm (6:00pm-10:00pm, optional), Thursday, 8:30a,-12:00pm To register: http://www.uwstout.edu/profed/nri/index.cfm. Age Range: Adults. Contact: Professional Education Programs & Services, 715-232-2793, profed@uwstout.edu. Sunday, June 8, 2014 – Thursday, June 12, 2014. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Memorial Student Center, 302 10th Ave. Menomonie, WI 54751. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

Concert in the Park (The Executives)

General Events This is a FREE event that is open to anyone! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic dinners! Featured Band: The Executives, 60's Rock & Roll Band. Age Range: All Ages. Sunday, June 8, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Halfway Creek Bandshell 300 W. Roberts St. Holmen, WI 54636. For more info visit www.holmenwi.com.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership & $2.00-5.00 monthly chapter dues. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, June 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Trinity Lutheran Church 1010 Sill St.-Nelson Room La Crosse, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group. $28.00 yearly membership Monthly chapter dues between $2.00-$5.00 Visit website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Contact: Margie Beitlich- TOPS Area Captain. Monday, June 9, 2014, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM. Sparta United Methodist Church 210 N Court St. Use K St Entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Chapter dues Visit website TOPS.ORG for more information. Monday, June 9, 2014, 5:10 PM – 6:30 PM. St.Patrick's Catholic Church 1031 Main St. -Lower Level Onalaska, WI.

NAMI Family Support Group

General Events A support group for family members and care givers who have loved ones living with mental illness. Contact: NAMI of LaCrosse County. Monday, June 9, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. South Side Neighborhood Center 1300 6th Street LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 monthly local chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Joseph Ridge School W2621 State Road 33 La Crosse, Wi.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Group $28.00 Yearly Membership $2.00-$5.00 Monthly Local chapter dues. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM. Wesley United Methodist Church 721 King St- Use 8th St Entrance-Library La Crosse, WI.

Advanced Elements of Drawing

General Events In this intermediate to advanced class, students will explore several techniques and styles of drawing, while also gaining a more detailed understanding of its more complex elements. Each session will begin with a 20-30 minute demonstration, followed by work-time and individual guidance by the instructor as needed. Instructor Ben Alberti holds a Bachelor’s in Art from UW- La Crosse, and has been the Pump House Gallery Coordinator since Spring 2013. Price - Low: 60. Price - High: 60. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087851434. Ticket Web Link: www.thepumphouse.org. Contact: ben@thepumphouse.org. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601.

Bluffview Breaks

General Events Bluffview Memory Care is now offering programming and lunch Thursdays from 9-11 free of chard to any older adult receiving care in the home. RSVP's must be received by Tuesdays at 5pm. Caregivers must remain in the facility during the program. Thursday, June 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Bluffview Memory Care 2101 Bluffview Court Holmen, WI 54636.

Thursdays on First and Third

General Events Thursdays on first & 3rd Summer Market & Music Festival is a weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer. Thursdays on first & 3rd begins on June 5th and runs until August 28th. Thursdays on first & 3rd is an event that unites the Rochester community and provides a free option to simply enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others! Sit back and relax with friends and family as live dance and performing arts are featured from 11:30-12:30PM. Stick around for the Music Festival performances at 5:00PM and 7:00PM on two stages! If you feel like getting your hands dirty, be sure to head to Historic 3rd Street for Arts & Culture LIVE! This area will feature different interactive art options each week! Thursday, June 12, 2014, 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM. Peace Plaza 1st St and 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

Car Seat Check

General Events Did you know that 9 out of 10 car seats check locally are not buckled in the right way? Make sure your child rides safely in the car. Attend this car seat check! Call 608-775-2011 for an appointment. Thursday, June 12, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Holmen Fire Department 710 South Main Street Holmen, WI 54636.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 local monthly chapter dues Visit our website- TOPS.ORG for more information. Thursday, June 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Sand Lake Wesleyan Church N5762 Sand Lake Road- Gathering Hall Onalaska, WI.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Weight Loss Group

General Events Non-Profit Weight Loss Support Group $28.00 yearly membership $2.00-$5.00 montly local chapter dues Visit our Website TOPS.ORG for more information. Friday, June 13, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:25 AM. Sparta Methodist Church 210 N. Court St. -Use K St entrance-Rm 11 Sparta, WI.

Cameron Park Farmers Market

General Events Cameron Park Farmers Market opens on May 2nd, 2014 and runs every Friday from May - October from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm or dark, which ever is earlier. In addition to local produce, market goers will find locally produced meats, baked goods, dairy, canned goods, crafts, jewelry and more! Live music every market day and other events, too. Friday, June 13, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cameron Park, on King Street between 4th St and 5th Ave.

Artspire: Special Unveiling of Trompe L'Oeil Mural

General Events This will be a special unveiling of the trompe l'oeil mural painted by professional mural artist John Pugh. There will be a street dance celebration to follow. Admission is free. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: info@artspirelacrosse.com. Friday, June 13, 2014, 6:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601.