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Food Drive-Donate & win tickets to see Monster Trucks!

General Events Hedgehog ATV is hosting its annual Food Drive! For every 5 non-perishable food items, (or toiletries) donated, your name will be entered once into a drawing to win a pair of tickets with pit passes to see the Monster Truck Show, coming to La Crosse on January 30th & 31st. The more you donate the more times your name will be entered! All donations will go to the Hunger Task Force of La Crosse. *If you can't make it to Onalaska, donations can also be dropped off at North Country Steak Buffet or Rod's Ride On Powersports. **The drawing will be held Monday, January 26th at 5pm. You do not need to be present to win! Monday, January 26, 2015, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hedgehog ATV N5560 Abbey Rd Onalaska, WI 54601.

Introduction to the Mystics

General Events There comes a time in life when many of us strive for a more intimate relationship with God. Mysticism is the experience of union with the Divine, a phenomenon only our hearts can truly understand. Join us as we ponder the lives and experiences of some of the great mystics of Christianity, and reflect on our own encounters with God. Monday, January 26, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Monday, January 26, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

Listening Session With City Council Member Francis Formanek

General Events City Of La Crosse Council Member Francis Formanek will be holding a listening session on January 28,2015. Council Member Formanek will give a opening statement concerning issues pertaining to the City of La Crosse with an emphasis on District 12. After the opening statement by Council Member Formanek he will entertain questions and questions or statements by the audience. Contact: Francis Formanek. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. South Branch Library 1306 South 16th Street La Crosse,Wis.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

FREE showing of "God's not dead" movie

General Events FREE showing of "God's not dead" movie Refreshments, door prizes, Q & A Session Space is limited to 250 seats. Please call or use the web link to reserve your spot. We are excited to provide this PUREFLEX video to our community. Make it a date night. Mark your calendars with this FREE opportunity. See you there. Price - Low: $0. Price - High: $0. Ticket Phone: 608-797-5178. Ticket Web Link: info@olivetlutheran.org. Contact: Olivet Office Staff. Friday, January 30, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Olivet Beacon of Light Lutheran Church 2100 Bainbridge St, LaCrosse WI 54603.

Album Encounter

General Events Multimedia light and laser show. The War on Drugs - "Lost in the Dream". Friday, January 30, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Great Tri-State Rail Sale

General Events The 4000 Foundation, Limited proudly announces plans for the 24th Annual Great Tri-State Rail Sale to be held Saturday, January 31st, 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the La Crosse Center South Hall, 2nd and Pearl St. The Great Tri-State Rail Sale has grown to become the tri-state’s largest one-day Railroad Hobby Sale, Model Railroad Flea Market & Swap Meet. This annual extravaganza celebrates the area’s railroad heritage while raising funds to maintain and restore The La Crosse Short Line display in Copeland Park. The Great Tri-State Rail Sale traditionally hosts vendors from six states offering 280 tables of railroad related merchandise. Rail Sale patrons will have the opportunity to buy, sell and trade an outstanding selection of model, toy and antique trains, books, magazines, railroad memorabilia, railroad art, hobby supplies, repair & replacement parts & accessories, and many more related items. Admission is just $5.00. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. All proceeds fr… Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. La Crosse Center, South Hall 300 Harborview Dr. La Crosse, WI 54601.

Sojourner's Journey Premiere Movie Event: PADDINGTON

General Events Come and watch Paddington with Sojourner's Journey and Thrivent Financial! Doors will open at 9:30am and the first 25 people will receive a FREE junior popcorn. Admission cost is either $2.00 OR one household item (toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, dish soap, cleaning supplies, laundry soap, etc.) Also, don't forget to register at the Thrivent Financial table for FREE movie tickets! A huge Thank You to Thrivent for making this event possible! Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. 1010 Maple Ave. Sparta, WI 54656 Sparta Cinema 6.

FREE showing of "God's not dead" movie

General Events FREE showing of "God's not dead" movie. Door prizes, Q & A session, Chili Dinner Space is limited to 250 seats; call or use web link to reserve your spot. We are excited to provide this PUREFLEX video to our community. Make it a family day out. Mark your calendars with this FREE opportunity. See you there, stay for chili and, if interested, our 5:30 pm Blended worship service. Price - Low: $0. Ticket Phone: 608-797-5178. Ticket Web Link: info@olivetlutheran.org. Contact: Olivet Office Staff. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Olivet Beacon of Light Lutheran Church 2100 Bainbridge St, LaCrosse, WI 54603.

Placing Bets for Audra's Pets, a fundraiser for Audra's Animals from Heaven

General Events Join us for a casino night and silent auction as we raise funds for the Audra's Animals from Heaven, a foundation that provides pets to children when they are experiencing medical challenges. The foundation was the dream of Onalaska's Audra Bena who lost her battle with a brain tumor in 2010 when she was 15 years old. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Coulee Golf Bowl. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

BLACK RIVER BAR& GRILL COMEDY NIGHT

General Events BLACK RIVER BAR 7 GRILL FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY CLUB. SEATING BEGINS AT 6:00PM FOR DINNER AND DRINKS. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM. HAPPY HOUR 4PM-7PM WITH HALF PRICE TAPS, RAIL DRINKS. $1.00 OFF HOUSE WINE, $2.00 OFF APPETIZERS, $1.00 OFF BURGERS. TICKETS $8.00 PER PERSON. MUST BE 21 TO ATTENDED. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. BLACK RIVER BAR & GRILL LOCATED IN BEST WESTERN RIVERFRONT HOTEL 1835 ROSE STREET, LA CROSSE WI.

La Crosse Freeze Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: La Crosse Freeze. Visiting Team: Chicago Jr Bulldogs. Ticket Web Link: www.laxfreeze.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

La Crosse Freeze Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: La Crosse Freeze. Visiting Team: Chicago Jr Bulldogs. Ticket Web Link: www.crchill.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

CLA Estate Planning Workshop

General Events A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: - Pros and cons of wills and trusts - How to avoid probate - Long term health care concerns - Tax reduction planning. CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes. Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop. Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hop… Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Days Inn Hotel & Conference Center 101 Sky Harbour Dr. La Crosse, WI 54603. For more info visit www.claestateservices.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

First Baptist of Ivy Gap Auditions

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre is holding auditions for the dramedy First Baptist of Ivy Gap on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, La Crosse, WI. Director, Janet McLean will be making her La Crosse Community Theatre debut.   Actors ages 18 and up are invited to audition for the 6 female roles. All are welcome regardless of experience. Scripts are available to check out for a refundable deposit. Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for more information or call 784-9292 to sign up to audition! Rehearsals for the show will begin Monday, February 9, 2015. The rehearsal schedule is tentatively Mondays through Fridays but final schedule will be based on casting. Performances will be in Weber Center's Lyche Theatre March 20-29, 2015, Thursdays through Saturdays at7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way. F… Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Homen Elemntary School Art Exhibit

General Events This exhibit features the work of K-5 students from Holmen’s four elementary schools and includes a wide range of subjects in many different media including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, and sculpture. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – Saturday, February 21, 2015. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

La Crosse Area Astronomical Society Meeting

General Events February meeting of the La Crosse area Astronomical Society. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:15 PM – 9:00 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit lcaas.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

MONKEY MIND PIRATES “The world's only puppet, rock, yoga adventure ”

General Events Monkey Mind Pirates “the world’s only puppet, rock, yoga adventure” will sail to the Page Theatre at St. Mary’s University in Winona on February 5, 2015, 6:30 pm. Turn your family’s “arrghs” into “Oms” with the award-winning, original songs and lovable puppets of the Monkey Mind Pirates. This performance is recommended for ages 2 and up. Tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for students & seniors and available through the Page Theatre box office at 507-457-1715 or online. Price - Low: $6.00. Price - High: $14.00. Cast: Z Puppet Artists and Winona Area Families. Age Range: Families. Ticket Phone: 507-457-1715. Ticket Web Link: https://www.google.com/url?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vendini.com%2Fticket-software.html%3Ft%3Dtix%26e%3D331ab607c68e08f3cc0676587a0f85eb&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFDaIaJ8UTDfnha28u086sKnOqJqw. Contact: Page Theatre Box Office. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. St Mary's University Page Theater, Winona, MN. For more info visit pagetheatre.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Album Encounter

General Events Multimedia light and laser show. Pink Floyd - "Animals". Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop

General Events Saturday, February 7, Holmen Lutheran Church will host a Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Registration begins at 8:00 am. This half-day, three-session workshop is designed to help congregations catch a vision for strengthening their caring ministry through equipping laypeople as caregivers. During this event, participants will also develop caregiving skills they can use right away. The cost of this workshop is $15 per person and $50 for a group of four or more from the same congregation. For more information or to register for this half-day Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop, call Stephen Ministries at (314) 428-2600 or visit www.stephenministry.org/workshop. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Web Link: http://www.stephenministry.org/workshop. Contact: http://www.stephenministry.org/workshop. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Holmen Lutheran Church 228 Morris Street Holmen, WI 54636. For more info visit www.stephenministry.org.

Forgiveness

General Events When we have been deeply hurt by another person, anger, resentment and depression are normal responses. Over time these feelings can block our own happiness and keep us from fully healing. Forgiveness is a process that eventually leads to freedom for the forgiver. It does not always mean reconciling with the person who has hurt you. In this presentation, we’ll consider • what forgiveness is, and what it is not • when it is time to consider forgiveness • how to forgive when it seems impossible. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Winter Indoor Farmers Market

General Events Final Winter Market- shop for Valentines Day! Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 336 S 1st La Crescent Community Center (Fire Station.

It's Snow Fun

General Events Price - Low: 15. Price - High: 20. Age Range: All Ages. Gender: Coed. Ticket Phone: 608 519 5990. Ticket Web Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/its-snow-fun-cross-country-ski-snowshoe-and-hike-tickets-14897191902. Contact: Eric Johnson. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Hixon Forest. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Footsteps: A Voyage to the Moon". Saturday, February 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

"Connections - Soils, Plants, and You"

General Events By understanding the important connections between soils, plants and human health, we can learn to maximize the effectiveness of nature’s system for producing nutritious food. This allows us to minimize damage from insects, diseases, and weed competition naturally. Together we will discuss how we can all benefit from these interconnections if we learn to grow plants nature’s way. This dinner is co-sponsored by Fillmore SWCD. Price - Low: $25. Price - High: $30. Ticket Phone: 507-467-2437. Ticket Web Link: www.eagle-bluff.org. Contact: Stephanie Davidson. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center 28097 Goodview Drive Lanesboro, MN 55949.

Chili Supper - Boy Scout Troop 168

General Events All you can eat chili, garlic cheese biscuits, $6 per person, children up to 5 free. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. St. Patrick Catholic Church Parish Center, Onalaska.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Coulee Region Chill Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $10. Home Team: Coulee Region Chill. Visiting Team: Janesville Jets. Ticket Web Link: www.crchill.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

THE DIAMONDS

General Events With many honors and accolades including: 3 gold records, 33 American Bandstand appearances, soundtracks for “American Graffiti” and “Happy Days” Vocal Group and Doo-Wop Halls of Fame, THE DIAMONDS prove the durability of classic rock and roll music. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St. West Salem, WI 54669.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers Volunteer/Intern Training

Spring 2015 Volunteer/Intern Training. You do not need to volunteer to attend the training.  Anyone interested in attending this training call Sharon at 608-791-2610, ext. 301 by February 2nd to reserve a seat. New Horizons provided safety and services to adults and families whom have experienced domestic violence, sexual assaukt, harassment, or stalking so that they can make decisions about their lives in a supportive, non-judgmental and empowering atmosphere. Thank you for your support! Monday, February 9, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

League of Women Voters – February’s Educational Program: “Poverty for the Aged”

General Events On February 10th, at noon, Wanda Placheck, Administrator of La Crosse County's Lakeview Health Center and its residential services in West Salem, will be the featured speaker at the Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern’s Banquet Room. Placheck will share her insights on poverty concerns as they affect the elderly in our community. The League of Women Voters is sponsoring this program, which is free and open to all. A lunch option is available for $12.00. The starting time for the luncheon is 11:30. If you plan on attending the luncheon, RSVP to Dee Peacock at lylep@aol.com or call her at 788-5160, by February 3. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. The Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern – Banquet Room 328 Front St S, La Crosse, WI 54601.

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers Volunteer/Intern Training

Spring 2015 Volunteer/Intern Training. You do not need to volunteer to attend the training.  Anyone interested in attending this training call Sharon at 608-791-2610, ext. 301 by February 2nd to reserve a seat. New Horizons provided safety and services to adults and families whom have experienced domestic violence, sexual assaukt, harassment, or stalking so that they can make decisions about their lives in a supportive, non-judgmental and empowering atmosphere. Thank you for your support! Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers.

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, 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's why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won't need to study child psychology to understand… Price - Low: $55. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI 54650. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers Volunteer/Intern Training

Spring 2015 Volunteer/Intern Training. You do not need to volunteer to attend the training.  Anyone interested in attending this training call Sharon at 608-791-2610, ext. 301 by February 2nd to reserve a seat. New Horizons provided safety and services to adults and families whom have experienced domestic violence, sexual assaukt, harassment, or stalking so that they can make decisions about their lives in a supportive, non-judgmental and empowering atmosphere. Thank you for your support! Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

My Funny Valentine

General Events " In celebration of love and marriage and everything in between, Weber Center for the Performing Arts proudly presents My Funny Valentine, on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $24 each. Pat Hazel, one of the original writers for NBC's Seinfeld and Karen Morgan, 2005 finalist in Nick at Nite's ""Search for the Funniest Mom in America,"" join forces for an evening of hilarious and heartwarming standup comedy. Pat Hazell is a Tonight Show veteran, a critically acclaimed playwright and a contributing commentator to National Public Radio. He is recognized for his genuinely funny Americana humor and his salute to nostalgia. As a playwright, his first endeavor, Bunk Bed Brothers, was optioned by Columbia Pictures, then gained the attention of the TV industry and was filmed as the sit-com, American Pie, for NBC. Hazell's signature work, The Wonder Bread Years, a grand salute to the baby-boomer generation aired on PBS, where they referred to Hazell as ""America's foremost pop culture anthropol… Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Logan Showcase

General Events Show choir competition featuring schools from La Crosse, Onalaska, Holmen, West Salem, Tomah and more. Middle school competition on Friday night; high school competition with finals on Saturday. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $15. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: Julie Nelson. Friday, February 13, 2015 – Saturday, February 14, 2015. Logan High School, 1500 Ranger Dr. La Crosse.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

The Heiress Play

General Events The Heiress Play at Aquinas High School Looking for some entertainment to take your special someone to on Valentine's weekend? How about the Aquinas High School production of The Heiress? Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 15, at 2:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $6.00 and can be reserved by calling the Aquinas High School office at 784-0287. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 45 minutes prior to each performance. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 784-0287. Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 PM. Aquinas High School.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Friday, February 13, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

YMCA Valentine's Heart Throb Walk Run

Athletic Events Presented by HG Orthodontics. Stay active and warm this winter with the third run in the Winter Walk Run Series. This series is a great way to keep up with your running through the cold, winter months! Registration: Series (All three races): - $36 through 11/28 - $45 11/29 - 12/5 - $50 day of event (See website to sign up for a single race) Website: www.laxymca.org. Price - Low: $36. Price - High: $50. Contact: La Crosse Area YMCA. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 AM. YMCA North (400 Mason St. Onalaska, WI).

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Footsteps: A Voyage to the Moon". Saturday, February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Celebration of Married Life: Loving Through Thick and Thin

General Events Have you ever heard a story that has stuck with you through the years, giving you hope and inspiration? Through their Retrouvaille connections, Mark and Irene met a widow in Cleveland who gifted them with the courage to keep on loving through thick and thin. They can’t wait to tell you the story! Come and renew your romance with food for thought and for the body – the evening ends with a delicious candlelit dinner for two. An annual tradition at the FSC for nine years! Saturday, February 14, 2015, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

LOUIE ANDERSON LIVE

General Events Tickets just $35.00 Two Shows: 5:30pm and 8:30pm All ticket holders get $10 Rewards Play Must be 21 years or older to attend. No refunds. Not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. Price - Low: $35.00. Price - High: $35.00. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 1-800-657-4621 x 4060. Contact: Crystal Sbraggia. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 5:30 PM. Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls W9010 Hwy 54 East Black River Falls, WI 54615. For more info visit www.ho-chunkgaming.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

The Heiress Play

General Events The Heiress Play at Aquinas High School Looking for some entertainment to take your special someone to on Valentine's weekend? How about the Aquinas High School production of The Heiress? Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 15, at 2:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $6.00 and can be reserved by calling the Aquinas High School office at 784-0287. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 45 minutes prior to each performance. Age Range: All Ages. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 PM. Aquinas High School.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

55th Annual Dodge Sportsmen's Ice Fishing Contest

General Events Prizes for oldest and youngest fisherman and woman. $100,$75,$50,$25 for 4 places in fish catagories of Trout, Northern or Bass, Crappie or Bullhead, Sunfish or Perch. Heaviest Old Dodger caught wins $300. Gun, Money, and Prize Raffles. Door prizes given away almost every minute. Lunch and Refreshments- Heated shelter near lake. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Dodge Lake, Dodge,WI N19889 Cty Rd. J.

Norwegian is an Attitude

General Events This is a fund raiser for the Knutson Memorial Library, a public library located in Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Featuring Bill Amundson commenting on Norwegian attitude and rosmaling. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $10. Ticket Phone: 608-452-3757. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Coon Valley American Legion Hall.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

The Heiress Play

General Events The Heiress Play at Aquinas High School Looking for some entertainment to take your special someone to on Valentine's weekend? How about the Aquinas High School production of The Heiress? Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 13 and 14, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 15, at 2:00 p.m. General admission tickets are $6.00 and can be reserved by calling the Aquinas High School office at 784-0287. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 45 minutes prior to each performance. Age Range: All Ages. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:00 PM. Aquinas High School.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Pheobe Hunt

General Events Singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Pheobe Hunt wraps her sultry voice and sincere lyrics around listeners’ souls with each song. Leaping easily from country to Western, swing to jazz, and gypsy to blues, Pheobe also shifts moods from innocent and playful to seductive and intimate in the blink of a beat. Hunt spent 2012 in Nashville, honing her songwriting skills and touring; she now resides in New York City while touring the country beguiling audiences with her music made with spirit and tons of talent. Price - Low: $18. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608.785.1434. Ticket Web Link: https://www.thepumphouse.org/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=1&Itemid=152&redirected=1&Itemid=152. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 7:30 PM. Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King Street La Crosse, WI 54601.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Monday, February 16, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Crucifixion School's Mardi Gras Celebration

General Events There will be fun for all with several kids games (only 25¢-50¢), a giant inflatable slide ($3 wristband), a silent auction and delicious food to purchase including: Hot Beef, Soup, Pizza, Tacos and Desserts. From 4:30-5:30 Andy Armadillo from Texas Roadhouse will pass out FREE kids meal tokens. Must be present to win the grand prize drawing at 6pm; a two-night stay at The Wilderness in Wisconsin Dells, WI along with several other prizes. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Crucifixion Catholic Elementary School Auditorium.

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, 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's why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won't need to study child psychology to understand… Price - Low: $55. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI 54650. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Imago Dei Women's Group

General Events Imago Dei Women's Group is a freewill offering group that supports women survivors of sexual abuse and assault in their quest for healing and wholeness. They will meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month except for December. Please visit our website for more information. Dates: Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

SocialICE

General Events SocialICE 2015 will feature seven 12-foot uniquely designed and themed ice bars -- each with a signature drink(s)! Bar themes like the Disney hit “Frozen,” a lumberjack themed “warming-house,” ancient Roman architecture, and Star Wars are taking creativity synonymous to SocialICE to the next level and are guaranteed to wow! Decked out in the ambiance of ice, special lighting, and Rochester’s finest crowds, this event is great for truly unique photo opportunities and selfies – making you the envy of many Instagramers! Thursday, February 19, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Peace Plaza, Downtown Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

Divorce Recovery Group

Divorce Recovery Group is a monthly gathering that offers support and healing for the wounds of separation and divorce (no matter how recent). This is a freewill offering group that meets on the third Thursday of the month until May 21, 2015. Please visit our website for more information Email: fscenter@fspa.org Phone: 608-791-5295. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market St. La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Lenten Gospels

General Events Some of the best Gospel stories about Jesus are reserved and proclaimed for the season of Lent. These six important selections speak not only about Jesus but are also packed with meaning for each person on the Lenten journey. Join John McHugh as he takes a fresh new look at the Lenten Gospels, a new one each night of the series. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

SocialICE

General Events SocialICE 2015 will feature seven 12-foot uniquely designed and themed ice bars -- each with a signature drink(s)! Bar themes like the Disney hit “Frozen,” a lumberjack themed “warming-house,” ancient Roman architecture, and Star Wars are taking creativity synonymous to SocialICE to the next level and are guaranteed to wow! Decked out in the ambiance of ice, special lighting, and Rochester’s finest crowds, this event is great for truly unique photo opportunities and selfies – making you the envy of many Instagramers! Friday, February 20, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Peace Plaza, Downtown Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Friday, February 20, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Miracle at Viterbo-Dance Marathon

General Events The first annual Dance Marathon is being held at Viterbo University. This is a nonprofit event that raises money for Childrens Miracle Network. The majority of the money raised will stay here to benefit local children and their families. There will be a lots of dancing, entertainment, and fun all night long! Please join us and dance for the kids! Age Range: All Ages. Friday, February 20, 2015, 6:00 PM – Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:00 AM. Mathy Center, Viterbo University.

Coulee Region Chill Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: Coulee Region Chill. Visiting Team: Minnesota Magicians. Ticket Web Link: www.crchill.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Serenity Retreat: Finding Joy

General Events We began the journey to recovery burdened with pain, guilt and sadness. The gift of recovery is the opportunity to open ourselves to a joy-filled life. But even after many years, we can still fall under a cloud of misery. In this retreat, we’ll gain an understanding of true happiness and joy as it relates to the work of the 12 steps. We’ll hear experiences of joy rising out of challenges. We’ll learn where we can take action to ensure a better perspective on life’s challenges and to strengthen the foundation of our 12 step work. This is a closed retreat for those recovering from alcoholism or chemical dependency. The Norman L Gillette, Sr. Scholarship is available to financially assist those who are in recovery. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Footsteps: A Voyage to the Moon". Saturday, February 21, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

SocialICE

General Events SocialICE 2015 will feature seven 12-foot uniquely designed and themed ice bars -- each with a signature drink(s)! Bar themes like the Disney hit “Frozen,” a lumberjack themed “warming-house,” ancient Roman architecture, and Star Wars are taking creativity synonymous to SocialICE to the next level and are guaranteed to wow! Decked out in the ambiance of ice, special lighting, and Rochester’s finest crowds, this event is great for truly unique photo opportunities and selfies – making you the envy of many Instagramers! Saturday, February 21, 2015, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Peace Plaza, Downtown Rochester, MN 55902. For more info visit downtownrochestermn.com.

Cashton Alumni Association Team Trivia Contest

Athletic Events The Cashton Alumni Association will be holding their 3rd annual Team Trivia Contest, Saturday February 21, 2015 at the Cashton Community Hall. The Community Hall is located at 812 Main Street in Cashton, WI. Doors open at 5:30 and the competition will begin at 7. Teams may have a minimum of 5 members with a maximum of 10. There will be 10 categories with 7 questions in each. The cost is $20.00 per person and it includes complimentary chili, fixings, & cheese. Beverages are available for purchase. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Cashton Community Hall 812 Main Street Cashton, WI.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Coulee Region Chill

Athletic Events Price - Low: $10. Home Team: Coulee Region Chill. Visiting Team: Minnesota Magicians. Ticket Web Link: www.crchill.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Serenity Retreat: Finding Joy

General Events We began the journey to recovery burdened with pain, guilt and sadness. The gift of recovery is the opportunity to open ourselves to a joy-filled life. But even after many years, we can still fall under a cloud of misery. In this retreat, we’ll gain an understanding of true happiness and joy as it relates to the work of the 12 steps. We’ll hear experiences of joy rising out of challenges. We’ll learn where we can take action to ensure a better perspective on life’s challenges and to strengthen the foundation of our 12 step work. This is a closed retreat for those recovering from alcoholism or chemical dependency. The Norman L Gillette, Sr. Scholarship is available to financially assist those who are in recovery. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Old School Varity Show: The Love and Relationships

General Events This show comes every February and, well, people love it. Musicians, actors, storytellers, dancers and other performing artist will gather to unfold a unique show that will never be performed again. It is sweet, fleeting and sometimes unforgettable. Just like love. Price - Low: $18. Price - High: $21. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, February 21, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Arts in the Library

General Events Westby Library presents "Arts in the Library" featuring musicians Todd Saner and Tom Gibbons. Area fiber art will be on display. Wine and cheese tastings, featuring Branches Winery and Westby Creamery. Free will donations will be accepted. Contact: Kris Strand. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Westby Public Library 206 N Main st Westby WI.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Sunday, February 22, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

American Southwest

General Events Artist: Chris Hood On his explorations across the American southwest, Chris photographed locations in Utah and Arizona from angles that would be typically unseen by most human eyes. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Strange Children

General Events Artist: Kim Vaughter Bright childlike colors and awkward characters placed into strange environments force the audience to connect with the pieces from either a nostalgic place within the mind or from the anxious thoughts of what the future may hold. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphoue.org. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Tomah School District Art Exhibit

General Events This student exhibit highlights a variety of artwork made in clay, drawing, painting, and mixed media by middle school students from Tomah Middle School. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saturday, March 14, 2015. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Lenten Gospels

General Events Some of the best Gospel stories about Jesus are reserved and proclaimed for the season of Lent. These six important selections speak not only about Jesus but are also packed with meaning for each person on the Lenten journey. Join John McHugh as he takes a fresh new look at the Lenten Gospels, a new one each night of the series. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Public Planetarium Program

General Events A talk on the current evening sky, followed by a multimedia audiovisual presentation. "Footsteps: A Voyage to the Moon". Saturday, February 28, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM. UW - La Crosse Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Joshua Hli XIong Family Memorial Benefit

General Events On the morning of November 9th 2014, we prepared ourselves for the unimaginable loss of a loving boyfriend, devoted father, beloved son, brother and dear friend, Joshua Hli Xiong. It was found that he had gone missing while out fishing the night before. Numerous search crews, family members and friends all gathered at Lock& Dam #7 and worked together in the search to locate Josh. While we maintain immense hope of his return home, we face the inevitable burden of reality. Josh was just 27 years old and leaves behind a devoted loving girlfriend, Maly Vue and his two beautiful children Maddix, age 7 and Alexis, age 6. Josh loved life and fishing was his passion. He was a jokester, he was vibrant, he was kind and he was an amazing father to his two children. He was loved by so many. We feel the responsibility as family and friends to help care and provide for Maly and their children in his absence and in their time of greatest need. So we ask for your help in achieving this goal. We ask that y… Contact: Jennifer Vue. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM. All Star Lanes 4735 Mormon Coulee Rd La Crosse WI 54603. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

CVABA Annual Chicken Fry

General Events This is a fund raiser for the Coon Valley Area Baseball Association. Procedes are used to make improvements to the ball field in the Coon Valley Memorial Park. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Coon Valley American Legion Hall.

Cashton Lions Club Dad's Belgian Waffle Supper

General Events The Cashton Lions Club will be sponsoring a Dad’s Belgian Waffle Supper at the Cashton Community Hall on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Cashton Community Hall. The Community Hall is located at 812 Main Street in Cashton, WI. Serving will be from 4:30 until 7 pm. The cost is $6.50 in advance and $7.00 at the door. Children under the age of 5 eat free. The meal includes waffle, choice of toppings, sausage and beverage. Advance tickets are available at The Bank of Cashton, Central Express, Lind’s Home Center, Ray’s Gas & Goodies or from John Bertling, Ken Mullenberg or any of other Cashton Lions Club members. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall 812 Main Street Cashton, WI.

American Southwest: Reception

General Events Artist: Chris Hood On his explorations across the American southwest, Chris photographed locations in Utah and Arizona from angles that would be typically unseen by most human eyes. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Strange Children: Reception

General Events Artist: Kim Vaughter Bright childlike colors and awkward characters placed into strange environments force the audience to connect with the pieces from either a nostalgic place within the mind or from the anxious thoughts of what the future may hold. Price - Low: 0. Price - High: 0. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

General Events February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. Contact your local school district to see how you can help support this nationwide celebration in your community. Also, you can visit our website for the latest information regarding Career and Technical Education at: http://cte.dpi.wi.gov/ CTE prepares individuals for a wide range of careers that reflect the modern workplace. High quality CTE programs incorporate rigorous academic and technical standards, as well as critical workplace skills such as problem solving, communication, and teamwork to ensure career and college success for its students. Join us on Facebook to see the most current social media from around our state at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wisconsin-Career-Technical-Education/446348712088347?fref=ts. Age Range: All Ages. Contact: brent.kindred@dpi.wi.gov. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00 PM. School Districts of Wisconsin. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Lenten Retreat: St. Francis and the Universe Story

General Events Francis, Clare and their contemporaries were aware of the Universe Story as they knew it in the 13th century. As mystics, they understood that everything is connected. As 21st century Franciscans and others who are concerned about relationships, we need to understand the Universe Story as we know it today. It is a story filled with mystery and awe. This story can enhance and deepen our spirituality, our connection to God, to other humans, other life forms, and our home on Earth. Each day will include a presentation and time for reading, reflecting, journaling and sharing. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

La Crosse Freeze

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: La Crosse Freeze. Visiting Team: Alexandria Blizzard. Ticket Web Link: www.laxfreeze.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Beth Wood

General Events A singer/songwriter with a commanding stage presence, Beth engages her audience with a combination of soulful, organic, and high energy compositions. Tickets for Pump House members are $18 in advance, $21 day of show. Tickets for the general public are $21 in advance, $25 day of show. Price - Low: 18. Price - High: 25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts 428 Front Street South La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

La Crosse Freeze Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: La Crosse Freeze. Visiting Team: Alexandria Blizzard. Ticket Web Link: www.laxfreeze.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Twelve Angry Men

General Events "La Crosse Community Theatre will bring to the stage the Sherman L. Sergel drama Twelve Angry Men beginning Thursday, February 12, and continuing through Sunday, March 1, 2015. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. The special Thursday opening night, Wednesday evening and Saturday afternoon performances have been added to accommodate high demand.   Twelve Angry Men, based on the classic film of the same name, is the story of twelve angry strangers that are sequestered away on a hot, steamy afternoon to deliver a verdict in a trial that appears open and shut. But one juror fights to convince the others that the case may not be as black and white as it seems. The twelve confront one another and their own prejudices in a struggle to deliver justice in an often unjust system.   Former LCT artistic managing director Allen Ebert will be returning to direct this drama.… Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $26. Directed By: Allen Ebert. Written By: Sherman L. Sergel. Cast: Phil Addis, Euel Bailey, Tom Desjarlais, Jeremiah Galvan, Brandon Harris, Dennis Kuhn, Dustin Luecke, Sean McDevitt, Dan Radtke, Jim Allman, Herb Barnes, David Bornitz, Matt Wenthe. Ticket Phone: 608-784-9292. Ticket Web Link: http://www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org/get-tickets/. Contact: Box Office. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM. Weber Center for the Performing Arts. For more info visit lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Area Community Theatre Presents "FOOLS" by Neil Simon

General Events Area Community Theatre director, Steve Jones, urges audience members to come prepared to laugh as they arrive with teacher, Leon Tolchinsky , in a tiny village in the Ukraine that has been cursed for the last 200 years with “Chronic Stupidity”. He meets his employers, Dr. Zubritsky and Lenya Zubritsky and immediately falls in love with his beautiful pupil, Sophia. Snetsky, Slovitch, Yenchna, Mishkin, the Magistrate, and Count Gregor complete the colorful cast of characters as Leon attempts to break the curse by educating Sophia. Will he be able to do it before he, too, falls victim to the curse? "FOOLS" a comedy by Neil Simon runs February 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and Mar, 1 at the Area Community Theatre. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees start at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 at 608-374-7469 and online at www.tomahact.com. Price - Low: $10. Price - High: $15. Directed By: Steve Jones. Written By: Neil Simon. Cast: Richard Kling as Leon Tolchinsky, Roger Jones as Snetsky, Debbie Roth as Slovitch, Amber Porter as Yenchna, Gary Frei as Dr, Zubrintsky, Alecia Miller as Lenya Zubritsky, Allison Jacob as Sophia Zubritsky, Wayne Kling as the Magistate, Jordan Wehrs as Mishkin, and Bad Lindberg as Gregor Yousekevitch. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-374-7469. Ticket Web Link: www.tomahact.com. Contact: Area Community Theatre Box Office. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Area Community Theatre 907 Kilbourn Ave. Tomah, WI.

Lean Certification Series

General Events Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This powerhouse combination provides swift and targeted technical competencies custom-fit to your unique needs. The cost savings from your first project typically pay back your investment many times over and promote the next continuous improvement activities. The program includes six sessions beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015. See website for more details. This program is being hosted by University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Professional Education Programs & Services and Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC). Program Dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and May 5, 2015 (Program includes all sessions) Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (each session). Age Range: Adults. Contact: Anna McCabe, 715-232-5484,mccabea@uwstout.edu. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Chippewa Valley Technical College – Menomonie 403 Technology Drive East, Menomonie, WI 54751 http://www.cvtc.edu/about/campus-information/pages/menomonie-campus.aspx. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Lenten Gospels

General Events Some of the best Gospel stories about Jesus are reserved and proclaimed for the season of Lent. These six important selections speak not only about Jesus but are also packed with meaning for each person on the Lenten journey. Join John McHugh as he takes a fresh new look at the Lenten Gospels, a new one each night of the series. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 7:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Friday, March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Friday, March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Friday, March 6, 2015, 7:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Freezin for a Reason 5K

Athletic Events Freeze for the Reason of supporting Special Olympics Wisconsin! If you want to try out running the cold look for more informationa at our website http://www.cityoflacrosse.org/index.aspx?NID=1926 See you there! Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM. Pettibone Park. For more info visit www.cityoflacrosse.org.

Polar Plunge

General Events Plunge into the Mississippi to show your support for Special Olympics Wisconsin! Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 AM. Pettibone Beach. For more info visit www.cityoflacrosse.org.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

The Prom Expo

General Events The Prom Expo is everything to make YOUR Prom & High School experience memorable! This event will have everything from dresses, tuxes, flowers, hair, makeup, nails, photographers & much more! We'll also have TONS of prizes leading up to & at the event! This will be a don't miss event with non-profits, a fashion show & other teen oriented vendors! Please like, share & follow The Prom Expo: Facebook.com/ThePromExpoWI Twitter.com/ThePromExpoWI Pinterest.com/ThePromExpoWI If you know of any additional businesses that come to mind that you think would be a great fit please email, private message or call us 608-385-2652. We also have a vendor & referral contest too, so check out our Facebook page for more details. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM. Days Inn & Conference Center 101 Sky Harbour Dr La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Catch Me If You Can (musical)

General Events Teenager Frank W. Abagnale Jr. runs away from home in search of a glamorous life. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer - living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, Carl pursues Frank across the country. Along the way, though, both Frank and Carl forge an unlikely friendship and discover a way to ultimately work together. Price - Low: $5. Price - High: $18. Directed By: Mary Leonard. Written By: Terrance McNally, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman. Age Range: Adults. Ticket Phone: 6087858522. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. UW-La Crosse Toland Theatre Center for the Arts 333 N. 16th Street, La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www2.uwlax.edu.

Lean Certification Series

General Events Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This powerhouse combination provides swift and targeted technical competencies custom-fit to your unique needs. The cost savings from your first project typically pay back your investment many times over and promote the next continuous improvement activities. The program includes six sessions beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015. See website for more details. This program is being hosted by University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Professional Education Programs & Services and Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC). Program Dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and May 5, 2015 (Program includes all sessions) Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (each session). Age Range: Adults. Contact: Anna McCabe, 715-232-5484,mccabea@uwstout.edu. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Chippewa Valley Technical College – Menomonie 403 Technology Drive East, Menomonie, WI 54751 http://www.cvtc.edu/about/campus-information/pages/menomonie-campus.aspx. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

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, 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's why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won't need to study child psychology to understand… Price - Low: $55. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI 54650. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

Red Cedar Watershed Conference 2015

General Events Event Highlights: • Farm, city and waterfront success stories — profitable land management for clean water • Solutions to the serious problem that plagues our lakes and rivers — runoff pollution • A great networking opportunity for all citizens at an important event • Approved for CEUs: .6 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout or 6 CEUs for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, canoeing? Do you think the economic and environmental health of this beautiful region is important? Age Range: Adults. Contact: Anna McCabe, 715-232-5484, mccabea@uwstout.edu. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM. University of Wisconsin-Stout, Memorial Student Center, Menomonie, Wisconsin. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

Lenten Gospels

General Events Some of the best Gospel stories about Jesus are reserved and proclaimed for the season of Lent. These six important selections speak not only about Jesus but are also packed with meaning for each person on the Lenten journey. Join John McHugh as he takes a fresh new look at the Lenten Gospels, a new one each night of the series. Thursday, March 12, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

ACT Prep Course

General Events This unparalleled ACT® test preparation course readies students for all four sections of the ACT® test, plus the optional writing section. Students take official, retired ACT® pre- and post-tests to determine strengths and weaknesses. Qualified instructors work directly with students to work through this comprehensive preparation program. Preparing for the ACT can increase test scores that are important for gaining acceptance into your college of choice and for expanding your scholarship opportunities. This course is designed to complement area high schools’ preparatory programs. This program provides 12 hours of instruction in: writing strategies to assist you in the essay part of the ACT® test; orientation to the ACT® and its four parts; opportunity to take diagnostic assessments; instruction in all four areas; test-taking strategies for each of the components and for the entire test; practice with printed materials where test-taking tips can be applied and reinforced and interactive skill drills in d… Saturday, March 14, 2015, 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM. UW-L Campus, 141 C. Wimberly Hall. For more info visit uwlax.edu.

Euchre Tournaments

General Events Euchre Tournaments Every Sunday 4 Jan - 22 Mar 2015 Entrance Fee $5.00 Play starts at 1:30p.m. At Stoddard American Legion 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658 For More Info: Lisa McCarty 608-457-2032. Price - Low: 5.00. Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Stoddard American Legion Post #315 414 Broadway Street Stoddard, WI 54658.

Lean Certification Series

General Events Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This powerhouse combination provides swift and targeted technical competencies custom-fit to your unique needs. The cost savings from your first project typically pay back your investment many times over and promote the next continuous improvement activities. The program includes six sessions beginning Tuesday, March 3, 2015. See website for more details. This program is being hosted by University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Professional Education Programs & Services and Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC). Program Dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and May 5, 2015 (Program includes all sessions) Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (each session). Age Range: Adults. Contact: Anna McCabe, 715-232-5484,mccabea@uwstout.edu. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Chippewa Valley Technical College – Menomonie 403 Technology Drive East, Menomonie, WI 54751 http://www.cvtc.edu/about/campus-information/pages/menomonie-campus.aspx. For more info visit www.uwstout.edu.

Sister Thea Bowman Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 901 Market St. La Crosse.

Thea Bowman Legacy Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St. La Crosse.

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, 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's why ParentMagic offers parenting solutions that are easy to learn and that WORK! You won't need to study child psychology to understand… Price - Low: $55. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stein Counseling 571 Braund Street Onalaska, WI 54650. For more info visit effectivebehavior.com.

Cashton Lions Club Bingo

General Events Doors open at 6 P.M. Smoke Free, Handicap Accessible, Lunch Available, Family Friendly. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cashton Community Hall - Cashton, WI.

Sister Thea Bowman Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 901 Market St. La Crosse.

Thea Bowman Legacy Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St. La Crosse.

St. Joseph Vigil

General Events Join the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration as they retell the 1865 story of the promise to establish perpetual adoration. Reception will follow. No registration necessary. For the FSPA, there is great significance associated with the lard light. In 1865 Mother Antonia placed a lard light upon the altar and made a promise that if the Lord blessed their community, they would establish perpetual adoration and build a chapel as beautiful as their means would allow. Today the promise is fulfilled and the lard light continues to play a role in FSPA ceremonies and celebrations. Contact: FSPA. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. FSPA Mary of the Angels Chapel, 701 Franciscan Way, La Crosse.

Imago Dei Women's Group

General Events Imago Dei Women's Group is a freewill offering group that supports women survivors of sexual abuse and assault in their quest for healing and wholeness. They will meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month except for December. Please visit our website for more information. Dates: Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Divorce Recovery Group

Divorce Recovery Group is a monthly gathering that offers support and healing for the wounds of separation and divorce (no matter how recent). This is a freewill offering group that meets on the third Thursday of the month until May 21, 2015. Please visit our website for more information Email: fscenter@fspa.org Phone: 608-791-5295. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market St. La Crosse, WI. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Lenten Gospels

General Events Some of the best Gospel stories about Jesus are reserved and proclaimed for the season of Lent. These six important selections speak not only about Jesus but are also packed with meaning for each person on the Lenten journey. Join John McHugh as he takes a fresh new look at the Lenten Gospels, a new one each night of the series. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center 920 Market Street La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.fscenter.org.

Sister Thea Bowman Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Friday, March 20, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 901 Market St. La Crosse.

Thea Bowman Legacy Exhibit

General Events Art and artifacts, including art by Brother Mickey McGrath, that illustrate Sister Thea’s effect on the world during and after her life. Call 791-5295 for hours. Friday, March 20, 2015, 1:00 PM. Franciscan Spirituality Center, 920 Market St. La Crosse.

Coulee Region Chill Game

Athletic Events Price - Low: $5. Home Team: Coulee Region Chill. Visiting Team: Minnesota Magicians. Ticket Web Link: www.crchill.com. Contact: 608-618-0160. Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Green Island Ice Arena.

Steve Marking – America, We Sing to Thee

General Events Steve combines the qualities of the very best baritones, a comfortable stage presence, a masterful sense of comic timing and drama for a patriotic tribute to our great country. Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Heider Center for the Arts 405 East Hamlin St West Salem, WI 54669.

Talking With

General Events Pump House announces the third annual Ladies Night Out event! “Talking With" takes us on a journey through the personal lives of 11 mad housewives who prefer Oz to reality. Many of them are touching; a few are intensely emotional; some are even comical. However, each story has an underlying depth that gives a sensitive insight into the women in the script. Price - Low: $15. Price - High: $25. Age Range: All Ages. Ticket Phone: 608-784-1434. Contact: contact@thepumphouse.org. Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:30 PM. The Pump House Regional Arts Center 119 King St. La Crosse, WI 54601. For more info visit www.thepumphouse.org.