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May 14

Vintage Farm Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The Barns of Lost Creek (W6124 County Road N, Beldenville). Three barns full of vintage, antique, farmhouse, industrial, chippy, artsy, craftsy things. Tood trucks, baked and canned good, local honey, maple syrup, eggs and meats, herbs, veggies and flower plants from Humble Pie Farm.

Friday, May 13

RF Area Retired Educators Association, 11 a.m. at St. Croix Lanes (1153 St. Croix St., River Falls). RF Area REA works to preserve the pension fund and excellence in public education. Anyone who is part of the state pension fund is welcome to attend. The guest speaker will be Jayne Hoffman, who talk about RF history. Lunch can be ordered after the meeting.

Free Movie Night 6-8 p.m. Elmwood Wolf Den Gym. Join Elmwood Middle School students as they raise money for the Dunn County Humane Society. Showing “The Secret Life of Pets.” Concessions will be available; all funds raised go to the Humane Society. Feel free to bring a blanket or chair.

Saturday, May 14 EHS Dance Team Meat Raffle, 3 p.m., Sabe’s Loft (W6390 State Highway 35, Bay City). Victory Fireworks will donate fireworks with each meat package. The dance team is a fully selffunded team without an athletic budget from the school. Fundraising efforts offset costs for dance families for uniforms, costumes, competition fees and more. Movie Night, 8:30 p.m., Ellsworth Middle School football fields (312 Panther Drive). The movie shown will be “Encanto.” Admission is free and concessions will be for sale. Free will donations will be collected for Feed My Starving Children. Rain location is Ellsworth Elementary gym. Euchre Tournament, noon, River Falls American Legion (701 N. Main St., River Falls). Reserve your spot at www.americanlegionpost121. org Cost is $25 per person. Cash payouts, lunch, raffles and prizes. All proceeds will support the River Falls baseball team. Lunch at noon, tournament at 1 p.m. 71st annual Syttende Mai Festival, Woodville. Emmy-winning journalist, comedian and creator of the “Manitowoc Minute” will appear at Woodville’s Syttende Mai Festival at 5:20 p.m. at the main tent (206 S. Main St.). Celebrate Woodville’s 150th anniversary starting at noon with the parade, music in the park, coronation, and live music from Blue Moon Drive. Ongoing activities include a car show, carnival, food trucks and vendors and more. Sunday, May 15 Car Show, Craft & Swap Meet, Gates open at 8 a.m., awards at 2 p.m. Join the Red Cedar Classic Auto Club for the 41st annual event, Dunn County Rec Park (620 17th St. S.E., Menomonie). Free parking and admission. Showing antique and classic cars, custom cars, rods, trucks, tractors, motorcycles, Studebaker Drivers Club, etc. Call Jeff Beguhn at 715-505-3182 or Ken Drinkman at 715-505-3257 for more information. Thursday, May 19 Top Secret Project, 6-8 p.m., Ellsworth Middle School (312 Panther Drive). Ellsworth Community School District welcomes Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation who will help parents uncover mysteries in the lives of teens. Trained prevention specialists will guide parents through the model of a teen’s bedroom and show them how to identify items and cues that may signal alcohol or drug use or other behavioral health concerns. Free and no registration required. Questions? Contact Nancy Huntley at 715-273-3911 or [email protected] SCV Genealogical Society, 7 p.m., First National Bank of River Falls (104 E. Locust St.) meeting room. Forensic genealogist Charles McGee will speak about the Polk County (Oregon) Jane Doe cold case that he helped solve using DNA. On Sept. 1, 1996, the partial remains of a Jane Doe were found by hunters near an old logging road 20 miles west of Salem, Ore. New advances in DNA analysis and genetic genealogy helped solve the case and bring the killer to justice. The SCVGS annual meeting will be held prior to the presentation at 6:30 p.m. Open to the public and via Zoom. Contact [email protected] for a link. Saturday, May 21 Hmong Voices of the Confluence, 2 p.m., Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center (200 Monroe St., Prescott). Celebrate Hmong voices in the magical place where two great rivers meet. Featuring Hmong food, dancing, music and more. Registration requested but no required.

Thursday, May 26 & Friday, May 27 Eastern Star Brat Stand Fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days, Nilssen’s Foods (157 E. Main St., Ellsworth).

Friday, June 3 Taste of Tuscany, 4:30 p.m., Vino in the Valley (W3826 450th Ave., Maiden Rock). Join the Ellsworth Community School District Foundation for its annual fundraising event, featuring wine tasting, live music, silent auction and dinner in the pavilion, along with wagon rides. Help raise money for Ellsworth education programs. Saturday, June 4 Ruby’s Pop-Up Pantry, 10-11:30 a.m., Bethel Covenant Church (W8405 County Road KK, Ellsworth). Held the first Saturday of each month in a new location. You will receive an abundance of grocery items for a $22 cash donation. Everyone who eats qualifies – no income or residency requirements. Drive-thru distribution; shares loaded into the back of the vehicle. For more information, call 651-674-0009 or visit Prescott American Legion Post 61 Chicken Fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m., 710 Pearl St. All you can eat inside; takeout available Wednesday, June 1 Prescott American Legion Post 61 regular meeting, 7 p.m., 710 Pearl St. Thursday, June 9 & Friday, June 10 Eastern Star Brat Stand Fundraiser, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days, Nilssen’s Foods (157 E. Main St., Ellsworth). Saturday, June 18 Ellsworth Chalk Fest, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broadway Street, Ellsworth. Join Brush Strokes Art Supply for the 2022 Chalk Fest as an artist or spectator. Artists will have from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to create their chalk works of art. Local judges will award a cash prize. Wednesday, July 6 Prescott American Legion Post 61 regular meeting, 7 p.m., 710 Pearl St. Thursday, July 7-Sunday, July 10 River Falls Days, “There’s No Place Like Home.” Grab your ruby slippers and start planning your parade float!

May 10, 2022