Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Things to Do around Monroe, WI

So, what is on the calendar in the upcoming days?

~ The Dining Room at 209 Main in Monticello is having an Indian Cooking Class on Sunday, March 22 and Tuesday March 24. Learn to make mild and hot homemade curry powder. There will also be carrot chutney, cucumber mint raita, chick pea salad, and rice and lentils. $60 for the class and food. Space is still available according to the website. Contact them at 938-2200 for more information.

~ Moonspinners of Northern Illinois is having their monthly meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 18, from 7 until 9 pm at the Orangeville Methodist Church. Spinners of all skill level from complete novice to expert are welcome to attend.

~ Calling all kids! The Monroe Lego Club will be meeting on Saturday, March 21 from noon until 3 pm in the community room of the Monroe Public Library. Lego lovers of all ages are invited to come and build with the Legos provided. Bring your creations to display, but please leave the legos at home to prevent mix-ups.

~ Movie and popcorn. Are you in the mood for a classic date night? Goetz Theater on the southeast side of Monroe is the place to go. Now showing: Coraline, Race to Witch Mountain and Watchmen. Call 325-4545 for specific showtimes. Coming soon are Knowing, and Monsters versus Aliens.

~ The next session of the Revitalizing Wisconsin's Downtown webinars is scheduled for Thursday, March 19 from 12:00-1:30 at Wisconsin Community Bank. This month’s theme is “Creating an Entrepreneurial Climate Downtown.” The webinars are hosted by Main Street, UW Extension and Monroe Chamber of Commerce and Industry. $12.50 includes lunch. Contact Cara Carper at 328-9441 to register.

~ Zone Health Care in Monroe is sponsoring a free seminar on detoxifying your body on Thursday, March 19 from 8 until 9 pm in the community room at Amcore Bank on Monroe’s Downtown Square.

~ There will be a community drumming circle in Freeport at Oakdale Nature Preserve on Friday evening from 7 until 9 pm. A variety of drums and shakers are provided, and drumming experiences is not necessary. Families are welcome. We've been to these, and they are fantastic events.

~ Zweifel Brothers are playing at the New Glarus Hotel on Friday and Saturday evenings. Enjoy your meal and stay for the entertainment. They begin playing at 7:30 pm.

~ Have you registered for Diva Daze in Monroe? If not, call your sisters or girlfriends, fill out the registration form and make you plans to attend this fun filled weekend. Wine tasting and appetizers, buffet brunch, shopping, style shows, swag bags, “Women in the Arts”, entertainment options – wheeee! It will be a weekend to relax and enjoy. Diva Daze happens March 26 through 28.

~ Senator Russ Feingold will be having a town hall listening session at the New Glarus town hall on Saturday starting at 3:45. Senator Feingold is a great guy and great senator, so come out to meet him.

~ The Freeport Public Library Foundation is hosting another lecture in their American History series. Jim Phillips is presenting "Dawn at Weehawken: The Duel Between Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr" on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 pm.

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