Sauk Prairie

Sauk Prairie

The Village of Prairie du Sac meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Village Hall.
The Village of Sauk City meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Village Hall. If there are five Tuesdays in month, it meets the fifth week.
The Sauk Prairie Police Commission meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.
The Ruth Culver Community Library Board meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6 :30 p.m.
The Village of Merrimac meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
The Town of Prairie du Sac meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
The Town of Roxbury meets the first and third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
The Town of Merrimac meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.
The Sauk Prairie School Board meets the 2nd and fourth Mondays of the month at 7 p.m.
The Sauk City Library Board meets the second Monday of the month at the Sauk City Library, 515 Water Street, 7 p.m.

The Happy Hustlers 4-H Club meet the first Sunday of the month, Plain Library, 2 p.m.
The Active Strivers 4-H club meet the first Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Tower Rock School.
The Sauk Prairie Earthlings 4-H Club meet the second Monday of the month at GraceWay Church, 1375 Lincoln Ave., 5:30 p.m.
The Sauk Prairie Lions Club meets every third Wednesday of the month at The Prairie House in Prairie du Sac.
All are welcome to come, meet some new people, have a good time and help your community. Social time at 6:30 p.m., dinner and meeting at 7 p.m.
The Local Alzheimer & Dementia support group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, 3-4:30 p.m., at Maplewood. Call Theresa Grimes, 643-3383, if you have any questions.
Prairie Busy Badgers 4-H Club meet the first Monday of the month, Sauk Prairie Public Library, 6:30 p.m.
Sauk Prairie Sewing and Quilting Friends meets the second Thursday of the month at the Ruth Culver Library, 1:00 p.m.
Sauk Prairie Community Club, meets the first Tuesday or Wednesday of each month, see for time, day, and location.
The Sauk Prairie Optimist Club meets at the following times: 1st week of the month: Wednesday, noon; 2nd week of the month: Wednesday, 7 a.m.; 3rd week of the month: Wednesday 7 a.m.; 4th week of the month: Wednesday, 7 a.m.
6:8’s Community Meal, open to the public. Free of charge. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, 5-7 p.m. Located at 821 Industry Rd. Sauk City.
This coincides with the Food Pantry’s Distribution on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Sample food prepared with produce from 6:8’s Community Garden when it is in season.
For more information, see: 
6:8‘s Men‘s Community is a monthly meeting of men from our community who are looking to not simply survive this life but to thrive. Gatherings will be held the first Sunday of each month at the 6:8 building, 821 Industry Rd Sauk City, WI. The doors will open at 3:45 p.m., dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m., and a guest speaker will present on a topic relevant to men’s wellbeing at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for the meal or the event thanks to generous sponsorship by friends and neighbors in the Sauk Prairie community. Free will offerings will be accepted.
For more information, contact John Ramthun, Executive Director, 6:8 at 608 561 8468, or Bill Reay at 608-444-9590. We are Helping Men Grow Together.
Reformers Unanimous Addictions Recovery Program (RU) meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Sauk City. RU is a faith-based, Christ-centered program to help people overcome addictions and stubborn habits. Everyone is welcome to attend.
More information can be found at

CESA 5 Monthly Board Meeting
Place: CESA 5, 626 E. Slifer St., Portage, WI. No meeting in December. January 9, 2020, 7 p.m. February 6, 2020, 7 p.m. March 5, 2020, committee 5:00 p.m. and regular 7:00 p.m. April 2, 2020, 7:00 p.m. May 14, Annual Meeting at Hotel Mead, WI Rapids 7:00 p.m. June 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m.

The Sauk City Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a monthly fish fry fundraiser, the 2nd Friday of every month, from 5-8 p.m., ending in May. There will be two dates in March for Lent.
Starting at 4 p.m. each fish fry, customers can call Wood BBQ to submit their order for pick up, beginning at 5 p.m.: 608-370-7366. Large pre-orders can be placed via email or Facebook messenger to the Wood BBQ page. Along with the delicious fish fry, there will also be a jumbo fried shrimp dinner.

The next art exhibit at the River Arts Center Gallery (105-9th St, Prairie du Sac by Sauk Prairie High School) will feature Sauk Prairie Middle School and High School students. The free public reception will take place on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-6 p.m.
This exhibit runs through Jan. 14, 2020 and is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please visit www.RiverArtsInc.Org for the latest RAC Gallery information or call 608-643-5215.

Let Maplewood residents do your baking and craft creation. Come to Maplewood’s Activities room (245 Sycamore St, Sauk City WI 53583) for Maplewood’s annual Bazaar on the first weekend in Dec: Friday, Dec 6th 8:30-3:00 and Saturday, Dec 7th: 8:30 – 11:00. Home baked goods such as cookies, bars, bread, and pies will be featured as well as craft items. All the money collected from purchases will go to the Resident Council. This money is used to purchase items the residents want/need. Bring a friend or two!

The Future Business Leaders of American will be sponsoring a 50/50 Raffle at the Sauk Prairie Girls’ Basketball game on Dec. 10 to help raise funds to buy toys for the homeless in our community. Also, for every new or gentle used toy brought to the game and turned in at the concession stand, you will receive a ticket for a Raffle of $50. Both the 50/50 Raffle and the $50 Raffle winner will be announced at haft-time of the Varsity game. Raffle tickets for the 50/50 Raffle will be $1 each or 6 for $5. Please come cheer on our Girls and bring in a toy and buy a ticket for the 50/50 Raffle. Help make everyone in our community have a magical Christmas.

Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare is hosting a chocolate sale fundraiser with Paul’s Chocolates of Sauk City in the Sauk Prairie Hospital lobby, on Dec. 11, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Chocolatier Paul Beloungy (voted 2016 Best of the ‘Burbs by Madison Magazine) will be on hand with gift boxes and samples of over a dozen flavors including a selection of creative flavor combinations for the discriminating truffle connoisseur.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare. The group has dedicated itself to the improvement of our hospital and clinics through service, education and special projects.

Have a pajama party with Santa at the Tripp Musem!
On Dec. 14, from 10-2 p.m. each child will receive a special treat from Santa. A warm pot of wassail or a cup of John Joseph Coffee awaits adults. Bring your favorite cup along and we’ll fill it.

The Merrimac Community Christmas Pageant will be presented on Dec. 16th at Merrimac United Methodist Church located at 117 Church Street, in Merrimac, starting at 7:00 p.m. All are encouraged to come and be inspired.
At the present time there is a need for more kids between the ages of 7-14, to be actors, no speaking. If interested call Bruce at 493-2337. If you like to sing come and join the pageant choir, call Bruce also. Practice is Monday Dec. 9, for both the pageant and choir, at 7:00 p.m. at the church.
Everyone is invited to come and experience this special Christmas Pageant. Enjoy refreshments and fellowship after the presentation.

The Friends of Sauk Prairie Healthcare are sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 12:00-5:30 p.m. It will take place at GraceWay Church, 65 13th Street, Prairie du Sac , WI. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome. For an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit All presenting donors will receive a “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” couponfrom Culver’s. Life is a gift. Give more if it! Donate blood.

The Sauk Prairie Community Recreation Department (SPCRD) invites its school district residents to participate in Sauk Prairie Builds a Snowman contest. Participants will create a snowman, does not have to be traditional, take a photo (see rules for details) and email it to by February 28th. SPCRD will post the photos to its Facebook page, photo with the most likes will win! For rules and details go to program can be found under “Special Events.”

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