Spring Cleanup event
What: River Falls Municipal Utilities
Where: City Public Works Garage, 950 Benson St.
When: 4-8 p.m. Monday,-Friday, May 10-14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15
Spring and fall cleanup is provided for residents who have a utility bill through River Falls Municipal Utilities. This eligibility is a part of the CORE (COmpost and REcycling) fee, which includes the pring and fall cleanups, compost site, and electronic recycling event. Residents bringing items for disposal will be asked to present a form of identification and a copy of a recent RFMU bill.
People who do not qualify will not be able to participate.
Acceptable items for free disposal include:
Cable satellite dishes under 4 feet in diameter
Carpets and carpet pads
Mattresses or box springs
Minor household construction debris (up to one pick-up truck bed full)
Miscellaneous garbage (up to one pick-up truck bed full)
Other items may be dropped off for a free. Visit www.rfcity.org/371/Spring-Fall-Cleanup?fbclid=IwAR2H6JERB8U9HJK-bYhccUTbzv0BJ-9tKOLPZOs2JVycM0TDNWo1W-vjGFA
At the event, residents do not need to get out of their vehicles, as staff will transport the items from your vehicle to the Dumpsters. When you arrive, please be respectful of the staff working the event. If you should have to roll down your window and talk to staff, masks are recommended. The City of River Falls recognizes the State of Wisconsin guidelines regarding masking.
Keep Nelson’s environmental legacy alive
What: “United We can Solve This”
When: 6-7 p.m. May 11
Tia Nelson will discuss the film created to inspire the continued legacy of her father, former Gov. Gaylord Nelson, who founded Earth Day.
Nelson also was a U.S. senator. He had a vision, a day to celebrate nature and the environment, and on April 22, 1970, he launched the first Earth Day.
His daughter is the former managing director of the climate program at the Outrider
Foundation in Madison.
Anyone interested in further information or wanting to check out a Chromebook to watch the session can call the library at 715-425-0905.
Bowl to benefit children
What: Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Where: St. Croix Lanes
When: 5:30 p.m. May 12
Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2021-Sports Nation. will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at St. Croix Lanes. All funds raised will be used for one-to-one youth mentoring programs in the St. Croix Valley.
With bowlers’ safety in mind, organizers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin will have an empty lane between each team to practice social distancing. Participants was encouraged to wear a mask while at the event.
There are limited lanes available, so go to bbbsnw.org/bfks to reserve a spot.
For more information, contact Development Director Teri-Gene Conlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-835-0161.