Black Earth & Mazomanie


The Village of Mazomanie board meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, except in December. The board meets on the first Tuesday of December. All other committees meet on demand.

The Town board of Mazomanie Township meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, 711 West Hudson Street.

Food Pantry: The “Christians in Action Food Pantry” is held the Second Tuesday 6-7 p.m. and the fourth Saturday of each month throughout the year from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and the following Tuesday from 6 p.m- 7 p.m. The food pantry is held in the Mazomanie Community Building. The Community Pantry serves clients from the Villages of Black Earth, Cross Plains, Mazomanie and the surrounding Townships.

Mazomanie Free Library Hours
Monday through Thursday:
10 a.m. to noon, 2-7 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Mazomanie Free Library Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library. The Friends of the Mazomanie Free Library meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., also at the library.

The Wildlife Forever ATV Club meets 7 p.m. at Trader’s Bar & Grill, 6174 US 14, Arena, the 2nd Monday of each month.

The Iron Horse Band’s dates for are the following:
Saturday, December 14, 7 p.m.: Iron Horse Christmas Show, Wisconsin Heights High School gymnasium.

The Mazomanie Music Conservancy (MMC) holds ‘Another Friday Night in Downtown Mazomanie’ free concerts throughout the year at 6 p.m. at the Mazomanie Community Building.
Future dates will be January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1.

The Mazomanie Music Conservancy will present another installment of their free music concert series “Another Friday Night in Downtown Mazo” this Friday, Dec. 6th. The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with the house band, Staff Infection, playing some old country hits, along with Irish, Cajun, and folk ballads. Special guests for the evening, Tracks Outta Town, will take the stage at 7:30.
Tracks Outta Town is a local band who has performed for the MMC from the beginning. Their country, blues, and rock spin on railroad classics provides for a pleasant listening experience. Local musicians Mike Forkal, Mike Kezer, and John Donaldson lead the group.
Food (Rookies’s pulled pork and chicken) and beverages will be sold. Feel free to bring a salad or dessert.”

A club Christmas potluck by the Wildlife Forever ATV Club will be Monday, January 13, 2020 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The regular meeting will follow. The fisheree will be Saturday, February 15, 2020. Festivities begin around 9 a.m. Maps available at Trader’s Bar and Grill. Come to the meeting for details. All meetings will be held the second Monday of every month unless indicated otherwise. The club is accepting membership applications. Donations are always welcome. All proceeds go to signage for roads and trails. Contact Diane Halverson regarding questions at


The Village of Black Earth board meets the first week on the month at 6:30 p.m. in the municipal building. Call the village office at (608)767-4901 for specific meeting days and dates.

The Town of Black Earth Board usually meets at 6:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month in the lower level of 1116 Mills Street, Black Earth. Information about scheduled meetings is available on the town website calendar.

Coffee with a Cop is held the second Thursday of each month from 9-11a.m. at the Village of Black Earth Municipal Building.

Heights Unlimited
Heights Unlimited Community Resource Center distributes food, personal essentials and clothing to those in need on Tuesday (4-6:30 p.m.), Wednesday (9-10 a.m.), and the second Saturday of the month(10-11 a.m.). Heights Unlimited is located at 1529 State Street (Hwy 14), Suite B, Black Earth. Contact info: 608-767-3663, email, or Want to volunteer? Call 608-795-2353 or email or for information.

Black Earth Historical Society meetings
The Black Earth Historical ­Society meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the former Congregational Church at 1022 Blue Mounds Street.

Black Earth Secular meditation group
The Black Earth Secular meditation group meets Thursday nights at 5:30 in the children’s museum. This is a free opportunity to receive instruction and practice with others for an hour. No prior experience needed. We will meet on Thursdays until May 21st. If you would like more information call Tom Loomis at 334-4532 or Michael Smith at 767-3955. Come join us to practice calmness and experience more clarity.

Black Earth Public Library Hours
Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cabin Fever Reliever: Want to know the truth about climate change? Then come to the Vermont Lutheran Church Gathering Place at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Bob Lindmeier, Chief Meteorologist at WKOW-TV, will use his many years of experience as a scientist who has closely followed the problem of climate change to present information on the following: causes of global warming; impacts of global warming in Wisconsin and in the U.S.; consensus in the scientific community; what is needed to create positive change; and, taking responsibility for our actions. Popcorn and refreshments will be served. Vermont Church is located midway between Black Earth and Mount Horeb, at 9886 Vermont Church Road, ½ mile west of highway 78 and is handicapped accessible.

Wisconsin Heights Community Sharing Tree helps families in W.H School District have a brighter Christmas. Get a gift idea tag at one of banks and return unwrapped gift to Mazomanie or Black Earth banks or New Heights church by Dec. 11. Socks, gloves for playing in snow, kids games and gift cards are some general gift ideas always needed. If you or your group want to make a cash donation to help “Santa elves” shop you can send to Dianne Roelke, 8780 Frame Rd. , Blue Mounds, WI 53517

All community members are invited to join the Iron Horse Community Choir which is forming for the annual Iron Horse Cornet Band Community Christmas Show to be held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wisconsin Heights High School gymnasium. The choir will rehearse for the show on Monday evenings, Nov. 11, 18, 25, and Dec. 2 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Wisconsin Heights Choir room. The choir will be directed by Greg Norris and accompanied by Lisa Montelbano. Contact Jim at 608-767-2920 if there are any questions.”

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