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River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

HFH hosts anniversary party

The public is invited to an anniversary party hosted by the St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Glen Park picnic shelter. The party will celebrate the partnership of donors, volunteers and homeowners during the last 10 years. Refreshments will be provided and the "Tin Pan Alley Cats" will perform from 2-4 p.m.

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American Legion serves chicken

From 4-8 p.m. on the following Saturdays, the American Legion will host chicken frys: Sept. 23; Oct. 7 and 21; Nov. 4 and 18; Dec. 2 and 16; Jan. 6 and 20; Feb. 3 and 17; March 3, 17, and 31; April 14 and 29. For more information call Joe Helmueller at 425-8611.

Author gives talk at library

As part of the River Falls Public Library's ongoing exhibit about logging in northern Wisconsin from 1830-1910, Hudson author Marybeth Lorbiecki will discuss her biography, "Aldo Leopold: A Fierce Green Fire." Lorbiecki, an award winning author of books for children and adults, will be at the library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. She will have copies of her books for sale and signing. The public is invited to the free program. Refreshments will be served. Call 425-0905 for more information.

Singles gather for picnic

RENEW, a spirituality-based singles group will hold its end of the summer picnic at the Glen Park shelter at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Singles age 20 and over are invited to attend. Grilled hot dogs, chips, pop and cookies will be served. Games will be available. For more information, call Tom at 425-2135.

Immunization clinic scheduled

Pierce County Public Health's monthly River Falls immunization clinic will be held from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Ingram Center, 210 N. Lewis St. A consent form must be signed by the parent or guardian. If a child is sent with someone other than a parent (i.e., grandparent, babysitter, friend) signed written permission for the specific immunization(s) to be given that day must be provided. Donations are accepted at all clinic sites. Call a physician or the Public Health Department at 273-6755 with questions.

Barn dance will benefit free clinic

The Kinnickinnic Valley Health and Education Foundation will hold a Harvest Moon Barn Dance Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Bjerstedt Farm on Glover Road off Hwy. 35. This year's fundraising proceeds go toward a free clinic serving Pierce and St. Croix counties, slated to open spring 2007.

Dinner will be served from 5:30-7:30 p.m.; dancing from 7:30-11:30 p.m. with live music by "Stampede;" and many auction/raffle opportunities during the evening. Tickets are $25 and are available at the door or at First National Bank of River Falls, the Butterfly Boutique at River Falls Area Hospital and Lighthouse coffee shop. For more information or with questions, call Foundation Executive Director Heather Logelin at 426-4503.

REGIONAL EVENTS

HUDSON: Fundraiser held

Faith in Action, a non-profit program serving older adults in St. Croix County, will hold a fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23. Gifts for all occasions will be offered in the Government Center Community Rooms, 1101 Carmichael Road. For more information call Nancy Abrahamson at 381-4360 or send an e-mail to nancysa@co.saint-croix.wi.us.

HUDSON: Writers meet

The St. Croix Valley Pen and Ink, a writers' support group, will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Hudson Library community room. The public is invited to the free meeting. Call Bev Larson at 386-7202 or Lonna Possehl at 381-1997 for more information.

NEW RICHMOND: Free airplane rides offered for kids

A "Young Eagles" event will be held which gives children ages 8 to 17 the opportunity to ride in an airplane at no cost. Volunteer pilots will fly the planes. A parent or guardian must sign a permission form, available at the event or by request in advance. The rides will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30, at the New Richmond Regional Airport. Call Jon Cumpton at 715-749-3134; send an e-mail to jcbroke40@aol.com or go to: www.eaa25org for more information.

ELLSWORTH: Immunization clinic scheduled

Pierce County Public Health's monthly Ellsworth immunization clinic will be held from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Pierce County Office Building at 412 West Kinne St. A consent form must be signed by the parent or guardian. If a child is sent with someone other than a parent (i.e., grandparent, babysitter, friend) signed written permission for the specific immunization(s) to be given that day must be provided. Donations are accepted at all clinic sites. Call a physician or the Public Health Department at 273-6755 with questions.

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