Thursday, Nov. 28
Thanksgiving Community Dinner: 1 p.m. at Love Church, 710 Main Street in Menomonie. Meal is free and delivery is also available. Call 715-308-9174 to schedule delivery.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
Type 1 Diabetes Connection: 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Mayo Clinic Health System—Red Cedar, 2321 Stout Road in Menomonie. Call Mayo Clinic at 715-233-7560 to register.
Wednesday, Dec. 4
Caregiver Coffee Hour: 9:30-11 a.m. at the Community Services Building, 3001 U.S. Highway 12/29 E. in Menomonie. Call the Aging and Disability Center at 715-232-4006 for information.
Dunn County Democrats: 6-8 p.m. at Skoog’s Parkside, 932 N. Broadway in Menomonie. End of the year celebration for Dunn County Democrats. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
Friday, Dec. 6
Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mayo Clinic Health System—Red Cedar, 2321 Stout Road, in Menomonie. To register go to redcross.org.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Filmmaker Rob Barros: 1 p.m. at the Menomonie Public Libary, 600 Wolske Bay Road in Menomonie. Screening and conversation regarding Barros’ new documentary of architect John H. Howe. “John H. Howe, Architect: Frank Loyd Wright’s Maser of Perspective” is about the chief draftsman to Frank Lloyd Wright and the Taliesin Fellowship. Howe is the architect who designed the Menomonie Public Library, which is briefly featured, along with a Menomonie home that Howe designed. For more information email email@example.com or call 715-232-2164 ex. 210.
Heritage Bake Sale: 9-10:30 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 910 9th Street in Menomonie. Lefse, rosettes, krumkaka, sandbakkles and other cookies and candies for sale.
You have free articles remaining.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Pregnancy and infant loss remembrance service: 7 p.m. at the chapel at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, 900 W. Clairemont Avenue in Eau Claire. Those in western Wisconsin are invite to attend a Christmastime memorial service for family and friend of those who have experienced a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, early infant death or SIDS in the past year. The event is free and registration is not required. For more information, contact Spiritual Care Services at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals at 715-717-6174
Thursday, Dec. 12
Leadership Growth and Development Learning sessions: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, 302 10th Avenue E. in Menomonie. One of five sessions to enhance and strengthen leadership skills and experience. Session named “Motivation 2020” will teach keys to motivating an organization while creating visions and goals for next year. The cost is $200 per attendee and includes lunch. The course is taught by Dr. Marya Wilson an assistant professor in the operations and management department at UW-Stout. For more information or to register visit www.uwstout.edu/ldi.
Thursday, Dec. 19
Relatives Raising Children Support Group: 10:30-noon in the Community Services Building, 3001 U.S. Highway 12/29 E. Call the Aging and Disability Center at 715-232-4006 for information.
Family Caregiver Support Group: 6:30-8 p.m. at the Community Services Building, 3001 U.S. Highway 12/29 E. in Menomonie. Call the Aging and Disability Center at 715-232-4006 for information.
Understanding Opioids: 1 p.m. at Menomonie Public Libary, 600 Wolske Bay Road in Menomonie. Learn how to use opioid medicines more safely and effectively. Each participant gets a drug deactivation and disposal system pouch and a chance to enter into a cash prize drawing. There is no cost to attend the event. The event is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Health Literacy, the Menomonie Police Department, the Menomonie Public Library and supported by Security Health Plan.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Western Wisconsin Ag Lenders Conference: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Sleep Inn & Suites, 5872 3rd Avenue in Eau Claire. $50 per person for program, lunch and speaker fees.
Friday, Jan. 31
Candlelight Ski: 6-9 p.m. beginning at Red Cedar State Trail Depot, 912 Brickyard Road in Menomonie. Choose from cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or hiking trails. Attendance is free. Limited ski rentals available in advance from Stout Adventures and Simple Sports. Free snowshoes provided by Mayo Clinic available. Call 715-232-1241 or visit redcedarhoffman.org for more information. If there is no snow, a walking event will be held. Hot chocolate and a warm fire included.