Wisconsin Dells Area Events- April

WI-Events-Tough-Mudder-Element-13April 1, 2012- Tor’s Mountain Music Show, 1:00pm-5:00pm. Kendall American Legions presents this music show at the Kendall Community Hall. Admission $5 Concessions by Legion

April 3, 2012- Fourth Annual Journey of Hope Benefit, 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Benefit will feature a three-course meal, entertainment, raffles, and live and silent auctions with items such as: week-long Canadian fishing trip; Golf Around Wisconsin; boat cruise; Brewers, Badger, Packer and Chicago Blackhawks tickets and memorabilia; a Kalahari Trappers Turn Getaway; Personal Trainer for One year; Limo and Tickets for six to Lady Antebellum at Summerfest and more! Join us as we support Hope House and the integral role they play in the overall well-being of our communities. Trappers Turn Clubhouse, Wisconsin Dells, 652 Trappers Turn Drive, Wisconsin Dells, WI. (608) 253-7000  www.hopehousescw.org

April 3 – Beginning Computer Classes – Wonewoc, 9:00pm-4:00pm. Beginning computer classes at the Wonewoc Public Library. Tuesdays March 13 through April 3. 2 persons per class time. Call 464-7625 to sign up for a time slot (1 hour classes).

April 3- Silent Auction-Cash Bar Entertainment by Geoff Sandler from Celebrations, 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Admission $50 ticket or $500 reserved table of eight. Contact Agnes Holt 608-356-9123  hhshelter@hopehousescw.org

April 7- Wonewoc Easter Egg Hunt, 9:00am-11:00am. Open to all Wonewoc and Union Center Children. Wonewoc American Legion Park Meet the Easter Bunny after the hunt. Contact Shelly at 608-464-7107 for more information

April 07- Easter Hunt at Mauston Culver’s, 11:00 AM.

April 07, 2012- Easter Egg Hunt at Lions Park, Mauston  10:00 AM.

April 10 – ABC Time (Storytime) – Wonewoc Public Library, 10:00am-10:30am. ABC Time is Activities for Babies and Children, and is held at the Wonewoc Public Library on the second Tuesday of each month, September through May. This is for children 12-36 months old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

April 12 – Grief Support Group at Mile Bluff Medical Center, 7:00pm-9:00pm. On Thursdays, April 12 and 26, Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston will host a grief support group meeting. This group offers support services for families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. For more information, call 608-847-1285.

April 13 – Event at St Joseph Church, 5:00pm -7:00pm. Friday Fish Fry, All-You-Can-Eat Cod, baked or batter-fried. Kids menu, senior pricing, and carry-outs available. St. Joseph Parish Gym, 310 2nd St, Baraboo. Fees $11 – $5  Contact St. Joseph Parish Office  608-356-4773  www.stjosephbaraboo.org

April 14 – Open House, Grand Re-opening Event at A-1 Saw & Mower in Reedsburg. 8am – 4pm, Husqvarna Rep, Al Muhle, will be on hand to answer questions about the Husqvarna line of outdoor power equipment. 10% OFF Select Lawn Tractors, Riding Mowers, Trimmers, and Leaf Blowers, 15% OFF In-Stock Snow Throwers, FREE BLADE & CHAIN SHARPENING  (Limit 3 per customer), SAVE $300.00 on Husqvarna HUVs, Purchase One Chainsaw and Get 1/2 OFF the purchase of an extra Chain. 2225 E. Main Street, Reedsburg, 608-524-1966  baraboowipowerequipmentrentals.com

April 14 – Vet Fest, 8:00am – 12:00pm. 8:00am- Half Marathon,  8:30am- 5K Run Start,  8:35am- 5K Walk Start,  8:35am- 1 Mile Walk Start http://www.reedsburgvetfest.com/

April 14 – Old Fashioned Plow Day, 10am start. Two and 1/2 miles east on E. Reedsburg Rd, left 1 and 1/2 miles on Briar Bluff Road, left 1/2 mile on Town Hall Road. Arrive as early as you can, and please help us by volunteering for the many items needed to be done that day. (Lowell will buy the coffee.)  1.  ALL plowing tractors to be 1959 or older.  2.  ALL younger drivers MUST show us their certificate for passing state mandated tractor safety course.  No exceptions.  3.  NO passengers on tractors due to safety and liability concerns.  4.  ALL drivers must enjoy the day
Information for drivers: NEW LOCATION!:  Gary Schyvinch is our host for 2012.  He has 50 acres of wheat stubble on Town Hall Rd ready for us.  ARRIVAL & CHECK-IN:  8:30 – 10:00 AM  DRIVER MEETING:  10:00 AM   Gary will explain about waterways, etc.  (Drivers, try to attend this important short meeting)
START PLOWING:  10:15 AM, An airplane will do a video flyover of our “Grand Start”, tractors all in a row with plows in the ground.  DRIVER FEE:  $5.00  (pays for porta-potties and airplane flyover).  TRAFFIC AIDES:  Bob & Dan Fleming are in charge, come early and help them for an hour or two.  HAVE AN OLD TRACTOR ONLY but no plow?  Bring it!  Dean Berning & Kevin Ketelboeter will have extra plows on hand for you.  Bring your own “twisted clevis”.  HAVE AN OLD PLANTER OR DISK?  Bring it!  You can operate it in the field.  BE PROTECTED!  See your insurance agent for your liability protection.  LUNCH:  Jolly Beavers 4-H club. FOUR RULES:  All plowing tractors to be 1959 or older models.  Young drivers must have state-mandated tractor driving safety course certificate.  No passengers on any tractor while moving. Call Lowell at 524-1452 if you feel you could help in any way to the success of this popular day!

April 14 – Annual Midwest Crane Count, 5:30am -7:30am. Join over 3,000 volunteers spanning the Upper Midwest in the 2012 Annual Midwest Crane Count as we monitor the return of the Sandhill & Whooping Cranes to their northern breeding grounds. Located between Baraboo & the Wisconsin Dells at E11376 Shady Lane Road, Baraboo, WI. www.savingcranes.org

April 14 – 15 – Spring Vendor & Craft Event at Ho-Chunk Gaming, Wisconsin Dells. Saturday: 9am – 5pm and Sunday: 9am -3pm. Come join over 70 vendors, crafters & small businesses. Kids coloring booth & face painting. Something for everyone. Door prizes given away every hour! Find out how to register for our GRAND door prize – $50 BP Gas Card. Grand Prize will be drawn at end of business day Sunday. This is an event you don’t want to miss – it’s the largest Vendor Event in the area! Admission Fee: Free Admission & Parking. S3214 Cty Rd BD, Baraboo, WI 53913. Contact: Kristen Denton (608) 547-5205

April 15 – International Crane Foundation Opening Day, 9:00am – 5:00pm. ICF opens for the 2012 season. Open daily through October. Guided tours daily at 10:00, 1:00 and 3:00 and on weekends in April, May, September and October. International Crane Foundation, E11376 Shady Lane Rd, Baraboo. (608) 356-9462  Fees/Admission:  Adults $9.50; Students/Senior Citizen (62 and older) $8.50; Youth (5-12) $5.00; Children (under 5) Free. www.savingcranes.org

April 15 – Piano Fondue & Dueling Pianos, Fundraiser for food pantry, 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Piano Fondue features the talents of two musicians with 10+ years of professional touring experience each. Chris Lange and Josh Dupont are sure to delight audiences of all types. Their all request rock -n- roll show gives you the versatility of a DJ, the quick wit of a stand-up comedy act and the entertainment value of a show band in one high energy performance that engages the audience like no other. This is a family show!  Al Ringling Theatre, 136 4th Ave, Baraboo, Wi 53913. Fees/Admission  Family Pack 6-for $50, Box Seats  $75, Individual Tickets $10

April 16 – Mauston Area Community Band-First Rehearsal, 6:00pm – 8:30pm. 14th Season – 2012 Mauston High School Band Room. New members always welcome.  Call Roger Spindler at 847-4410 ext. 4436 for information.

April 19 – Community Sharing Supper, 5:00pm – 6:30pm. Contact: UW Extension Office, April Martel, 211 Hickory Street, Mauston. (608) 847-9329 option 3

April 21 – Ladies Must Swing, Big Band. Madison’s most popular big big band is a throwback to the War Era, when women took up positions in every field of endeavor as the US sent troops to war around the world.  This all-female ensemble has inspired a loyal following  among its fans, and has appeared around the Midwest, as well as Washington DC.  Says band leader June Dalton, ” we’re good at getting people to have fun because we have fun. This is part of the Lively Arts Series.  Al Ringling Theatre, 136 4th Ave, Baraboo.  608-356-8864  www.alringling.com

April 22 – Durward’s Glen Ice Cream Social, 12:30pm – 3:00pm. Durward’s Glen will be having an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social sponsored by Culvers of West Baraboo.  Have fun, get dressed up in your favorite vintage hat and gloves.  Bring the family out and see what’s new at The Glen.  Tours will be given and weather permitting, you can walk the grounds of this beautiful property.  Free will offerings. Durward’s Glen, W1187 McLeisch Rd Baraboo WI. Contact Jennifer Blau:  jenablau@hotmail.com   www.durwardsglen.org

April 23 – 25 – Mauston Residential Spring Clean Up Week. Items are to be placed curbside for pick-up on your REGULAR GARBAGE PICK-UP DAY. Garbage/Trash Must be bagged in clear bags in a container of 50 pounds or less. Appliances “White Goods” City crews will collect stoves, washers, dryers, microwaves, etc.  Appliances containing Freon Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers MUST HAVE A STICKER.  Stickers available at City Hall-$20 each.  Furniture Lenorud Services will collect larger furniture items, such as sofas, large chairs, tables, etc. Glass Window glass should be removed from the frames and placed in a trashcan or box.  Computers/TVs  NO Curbside pickup. Contact Lenorud Services to make disposal arrangements, additional fees may apply. The following items CANNOT be placed for pick-up at any time:  tires, batteries, brick, rock, concrete, large quantities of construction debris, used oil, paint-stains-varnish-etc., in a liquid state. Lenorud Services, 608-847-2147 lenorudservices.com

April 24 – 26 – Home Health United – Hospice Volunteer Training, 8:00am -4:30pm. Are you looking for a great cause to give your time back to? Volunteers are needed to perform a variety of tasks, both in contact with patients or solely administrative – whatever fits your level of comfort. Contact Beckie at 877-356-4514 or RHerndon for more information or to register for the training.  Home Health United Baraboo Office, 1111 8th Street. No fee to attend the training.

April 26 – Grief Support Group at Mile Bluff Medical Center – Mauston, 7:00pm-9:00pm. This group offers support services for families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. For more information, call Jeff Fairchild 608-847-1285.

April 26 – 27 – Guest Appreciation Event at Sundara Inn & Spa. Do come and enjoy! Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll be treated to: Complimentary mini-services and product samples, tasty treat samples prepared by our very own Culinary Team, Mingle at a Thursday evening Cocktail Reception and enjoy spa bites from Chef John, tour Sundara including our suites, signature Purifying Bath Ritual, spa relaxation lounge and outdoor infinity edge pool (heated and open year-round). Admission Fee: Free. Sundara Inn & Spa, 920 Canyon Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965.  (608) 253-9200  www.sundaraspa.com

April 27 – Organ and Tissue Fair at Mile Bluff Medical Center – Mauston, 10:00a-2:00p. Mile Bluff Medical Center will hold an Organ and Tissue Fair on Friday, April 27. During the fair, learn about organ and tissue donation, and sign up to be a consenting donor through the Wisconsin State Registry. For more information, call 608-847-1285.

April 27 – 29 – Wisconsin Dells Polka Fest at Chula Vista Resort. Friday: 6pm – Midnight and Saturday: 1pm -1am and Sunday: Noon -6pm. Polka music is back in Wisconsin Dells, Patrick Henry Style! Enjoy a weekend of music, people, and memories, surrounded by beautiful Wisconsin Dells views. Check out our web site for hotel rates and listings of the great bands! Admission Fee: $15 Per Day; Advance Weekend Pass $35; At Gate $40. Chula Vista Resort, 4031 N River Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. Contact: Patrick Henry (800) 659-6811  www.dellspolkafest.com

April 28 – Terrace Heights Retirement Community 20th Anniversary Open House - Mauston, 2:00pm-3:45pm. In celebration of Terrace Heights Retirement Community’s 20th anniversary. The event will feature tours of the building and grounds, refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, and a meet-and-greet with staff and tenants. For more information, call 608-847-2377.

April 28 – Devil’s Lake State Park Regatta, 9:00am. Cheer on the UW Men’s rowing team as they compete in this regatta for the Jablonic Cup and The Cochrane Cup. Two race periods will be held at 9 -10:30am and 3 -4pm featuring row teams from Wisconsin, Boston, Dartmouth and MIT universities. Pack up your swim suits, hiking gear, a picnic basket & bring the family out to enjoy the park!  Devil’s Lake State Park, S 5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI 53913. Park admission sticker required.  608-356-8301

April 28 – Why You Gotta Be So Mean? 9:00am -2:00pm. Training event for teens and adults on anti-bullying, internet safety, child abuse reporting, and healthy dating relationships. More information, including workshop descriptions and how to register, can be found at Hope House’s website: www.hopehousescw.org.  West Square Building, Room B24, 505 Broadway St in Baraboo. $15/person if received by April 25, $20 for late registrations and walk-ins, scholarships available for teens unable to pay. 608-356-9123

April 28 – Drive One 4 UR School, 10:00am -4:00pm. Glacier Valley Ford sponsors Drive One 4 UR School event at Baraboo High School.  Earn up to $6000 for your school!  On April 28, 2012 Ford Motor Company will pay $20 for every test drive. Free test drive earns money for your hometown High School!!  rebecca@glaciervalleybaraboo.com

April 28 – Pizza Pub Shootout at JustAgame Fieldhouse. 14U – 17U Boys & Girls. LaCrosse St – Downtown Wisconsin Dells, WI. Billy Kegler (608) 253-6787

April 28 – Rick Springfield at Crystal Grand Music Theatre. 8:00pm  Admission Fee: $34.95, $39.95, $45.95. 430 Munroe Street, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. (800) 696-7999

April 29 – Pizza Pub Shootout at JustAgame Fieldhouse. 10U – 13U Boys & Girls. LaCrosse St – Downtown Wisconsin Dells, WI. Billy Kegler (608) 253-6787

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