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posted Oct 25, 2017, 9:47 AM by Adam Hutton   [ updated Jan 3, 2019, 10:45 AM ]

THROUGH JANUARY

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Through January

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. Blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, and platelet donors are urged to make an appointment to donate at RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).


January 6th Sunday

The American Legion Breakfast Buffet at the Rice Lake Veterans Center is Sunday from 8a-11a. All you care to eat biscuits & gravy, waffles, bacon, and more. The public is always welcome.


January 8th Tuesday

The Moose Lodge in Rice Lake will host the 1st Wisconsin Chapter of Muskies Inc special meeting on Tuesday at 7p. Everyone is welcome for musky info, prizes, and a seminar with no admission fee.


January 10th Thursday

Drugs: Hidden in Plain Sight & What Parents Should Know will be presented at the Turtle Lake High School on Thursday from 6p-8p. Parents will learn about the adolescent brain and addiction and how drugs can be hidden in plain sight. Food, drink, and child care will be provided.


January 13th Sunday

The Rice Lake Elks Lodge will host their monthly community breakfast on Sunday from 8a-11a. Proceeds will benefit the Community C.A.T. Coalition. Cost is $7. For more info or to volunteer call 715-234-2951.  


January 14th Monday

Nature’s Edge Therapy Center will present their Evening in Elegance Gala at the Rice Lake Elks Lodge on Friday January 18th. The semiformal event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Nature’s Edge and features a multi-course dinner, silent auction, dessert auction, and live music with the Dean’s List. Tickets are $50 each and reservations are required by January 14th. Call 715-859-6670 to register or find out more.  


January 17th Thursday

Cumberland Healthcare will present Men’s Health Night on Thursday at the American Legion in Cumberland. Social hour starts at 4:30p. Followed by appetizers and presentations. There will also be a cooking demo, golf simulator assistance, seated chair massages, prizes, and more. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets available at the Cumberland Healthcare front desk. More info at cumberlandhealthcare.com


January 18th Friday

The Rice Lake Area Understanding Grief Support Group, Winter Session, provided by Lakeview Medical Center Hospice Care Program, begin on Friday at 10a. This group is open to adults grieving the death of a loved one. There is no charge but pre-registration is required. For more info or to register call 715-236-8470.


January 19th Saturday

Cumberland ETC will present Jazz & Coffee on Saturday at 7p at the ETC. Tickets are $10 each and available at the door.


January 19th Saturday

Hardee’s in Rice Lake and Tainter School Parent Group invite everyone to an All You Can Eat Breakfast on Saturday from 7a-10a. Tickets are $6 per person. Menu includes Biscuits and Sausage gravy, Scrambled Egg with Omelet Mix, Pancakes, Hashrounds, Bacon,
Cinnamon N Raisin Biscuits, Coffee, Juice, Milk. 100% of ticket sales benefits Rice Lake Tainter Elementary students. Buy tickets by calling Bridget at 715-651-2159 or Beth at 715-296-6430 or at the door the day of. Buy your tickets early for a chance to win a prize. Tickets will be available at the door but will not be included for prizes.


January 19th Saturday

Up North Engaged will be hosting a local “Women’s March” in Hayward, WI on Saturday to celebrate two years of people taking action and being involved. The march begins at 10a at the corner of US Hwy 27 and 63 in the public parking lot next to the Chamber of Commerce and across from the Moccasin Bar. Participants are urged to dress warmly as it may be windy and cold. Marchers are encouraged to bring own banners, flags, signs, and other visuals. This community gathering is for everyone: women, men and children. For more information on the Women’s March in Hayward on Saturday, January 19 send an email to Up North Engaged at: upnorthengaged@gmail.com with “MARCH” in the subject line.


January 19th Saturday

The Chetek Fire Department Ice Fishing Contest is on Saturday from 9a-3p on the Chetek Chain of Lakes. Raffles, gun boards, door prizes, and concessions. Registration tent will be at Pokegama Lakeside. Final drawings and weigh in at 3p.


January 20th Sunday

Jack Link’s Aquatic & Activity Center will host Bags, Beer, & Brats on Sunday with registration at 11a and the tournament at noon. This 32 team max bean bag tournament will have cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams. The $40 entry fee includes lunch. A cash bar will be available. Must be 21 or older to participate. For more info or to register call 715-972-8830.


January 23rd Wednesday

The American Legion Burger Night is Wednesday from 5p-7p at the Rice Lake Veterans Center. Menu includes burgers, wings, shrimp, fries, and onion rings. The public is welcome. The bar opens at 4p daily.


January 27th Sunday

The Rice Lake Lions Club will present their 9th annual Pie Buffet on Sunday from 11a-2p at the Blue Hills Masonic Center in Rice Lake. Sample many award winning pies from Norske Nook for one low price. Pie served with ice cream, coffee, tea, and milk. Tickets are $10 at the door. $8 in advance. Kids six and under eat for free. Tickets are available from Lions members and at Norske Nook in Rice Lake.


February 1st Friday

Cumberland Healthcare Foundation will present the 6th annual Dueling Winos: Dinner with a Purpose on Friday. Social hour begins at 5p, followed by a presentation, a four course dinner catered by Bistro 63, and games. Tickets are $60 each and available at the Cumberland Healthcare Hospital Front Desk, Cumberland Ace Hardware, Farr Insurance, Remax, and the Dairy State bank locations in Cumberland and Turtle Lake.  


February 2nd Saturday

The Inaugural Community Ice Fishing Contest hosted by the RLHS Fishing Team is Saturday from 8a-3p at the Rice Lake Veterans Landing. Prizes for the biggest northern, walleye/bass, and panfish. Hundreds of dollars in raffle prizes with tickets available on the ice.


February 3rd Sunday

The American Legion Breakfast Buffet at the Rice Lake Veterans Center is Sunday from 8a-11a. All you care to eat biscuits & gravy, waffles, bacon, and more. The public is always welcome.  


February 27th Wednesday

The American Legion Burger Night is Wednesday from 5p-7p at the Rice Lake Veterans Center. Menu includes burgers, wings, shrimp, fries, and onion rings. The public is welcome. The bar opens at 4p daily.

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