Events

February, 2019

02Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

02Feb11:00 Am1:00 PmValentine Creation Station

Event Details

Stop by the library to make some snazzy Valentine’s Day cards! Great for all ages!

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 Am - 1:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

03Feb1:00 PmB I N G OBINGO AT THE GREENS BAR & RESTAURANT

Event Details

The Greens Bar & Restaurant is hosting B I N G O every Sunday starting at 1:00 p.m. during the golf off-season.
Once the Golf course opens back up in March or April, BINGO will not start up again until the golf course closes.

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 Pm

Location

The Greens Bar & Restaurant

1210 East Montgomery Street

04Feb10:00 Am11:00 AmKnitting Mondays

Event Details

Join us for a morning of knitting to benefit World Vision Knit for Kids. All supplies provided, though you’re welcome to bring your own.

Time

(Monday) 10:00 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Kayce Hendersonk.henderson@wrlsweb.org

04Feb11:00 Am12:00 PmSparta Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Council

Event Details

The Tourism Council meets on the Monday immediately following the first Friday of the month.  The Council directs tourism activities and has authority to expend room tax funds allocated from the City of Sparta to the Council.  The Council meets at noon at the Chamber Depot, 111 Milwaukee Street, in Sparta.

Members of the public are welcome to observe Tourism Council meetings, but may not participate in decision-making.

Questions regarding Tourism Council meetings may be directed to John Hendricks, Director of the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce (269-4123).

Time

(Monday) 11:00 Am - 12:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

111 Milwaukee St

Organizer

Sparta Chamber of Commerce(608) 269-4123 info@bikesparta.com

04Feb6:15 Pm7:15 PmWeight Loss Seminar!

Event Details

Join us to learn more about the Ideal Protein weight loss program. Free food samples!

Time

(Monday) 6:15 Pm - 7:15 Pm

Location

Chiropractic & Weight Loss Place

415 W. Wisconsin St. Ste 4

05Feb9:00 Am10:00 AmSparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors' Meeting

Event Details

The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors’ monthly meeting. The Ambassadors meet monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month. To find out how you can become an Ambassador call the Chamber today!

Time

(Tuesday) 9:00 Am - 10:00 Am

05Feb10:00 Am4:30 PmSparta Blood Drive

Event Details

American Red Cross blood drive. Walk Ins are welcome!

Time

(Tuesday) 10:00 Am - 4:30 Pm

Location

Barney Community Center

1000 East Montgomery Street

05Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmBoard in the Library

Event Details

Join us at the library for an afternoon of board games, card games, and Wii games for youth and adults! Bring your best strategy!

Time

(Tuesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

06Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

06Feb5:30 Pm6:30 PmDrinking in Moderation Series

Event Details

In this series, you will learn tips and tricks on how to be a moderate drinker, and discover ways to improve your overall health by drinking within recommended limits.

This free, 4 week series is for anyone 21 or older who:
– Has thought about cutting back on drinking
– Wants to create a healthier lifestyle by drinking less
– Wants to reduce negative experiences related to drinking

Classes will be held January 16, 23, 30 and February 6, 2019 at Scenic Bluffs in Cashton.

For questions, or to reserve your spot, call Jenna Hess at 608-654-5100 extension 444, or email jhess@scenicbluffs.org.

Time

(Wednesday) 5:30 Pm - 6:30 Pm

Location

Scenic Bluffs Community Health Centers

238 Front Street

07Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Thursday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

07Feb7:00 Pm8:00 PmHistory - Live!2019 Public Lecture Series

Event Details

All lectures will be held Thursdays at 7 pm at the Monroe County Local History Room & Museum.

February 7 – What was the CCC? The History & Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

March 7 – DNA and Genealogy: The Basics

April 4 – Cranberry Growing: Then & Now

May 2 – More Fires, Floods, and Freaks of Nature: Monroe County Disasters.

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 Pm - 8:00 Pm

Location

Monroe County Local History Room

200 West Main Street

09Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

09Feb11:00 Am4:00 PmBean Bag Tournament On The Ice

Event Details

Early sign-up at VFW. Sign-up at 11 am and starts at 12 pm day of. IF WEATHER PERMITS.

$20 per team.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 Am - 4:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

09Feb5:30 Pm7:00 PmOpen Skate

Event Details

Open Skate sessions are held weekly on Saturday night. Schedule is subject to change based on game schedule, please check www.spartayouthhockey.com for updates. Cost is $5 and includes skate rental.

 

Time

(Saturday) 5:30 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Hockey Rink

1121 E. Montgomery St

10Feb1:00 PmB I N G OBINGO AT THE GREENS BAR & RESTAURANT

Event Details

The Greens Bar & Restaurant is hosting B I N G O every Sunday starting at 1:00 p.m. during the golf off-season.
Once the Golf course opens back up in March or April, BINGO will not start up again until the golf course closes.

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 Pm

Location

The Greens Bar & Restaurant

1210 East Montgomery Street

13Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

14Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Thursday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

15Feb11:00 Am2:00 PmShades Body Studio & More Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Event Details

Food, tours, special offers, door prize drawing, and more!

Time

(Friday) 11:00 Am - 2:00 Pm

Location

Shades Body Studio and More

620 Industrial Dr, Ste 11

15Feb7:30 Pm9:30 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Friday) 7:30 Pm - 9:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

16Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

16Feb12:00 Pm1:00 PmLego Club

Event Details

Come build and play, then we will display your Lego creations at the library until the next Lego Club. Legos provided. Open to children pre-k – 6th grade.

Time

(Saturday) 12:00 Pm - 1:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

16Feb5:30 Pm7:00 PmOpen Skate

Event Details

Open Skate sessions are held weekly on Saturday night. Schedule is subject to change based on game schedule, please check www.spartayouthhockey.com for updates. Cost is $5 and includes skate rental.

 

Time

(Saturday) 5:30 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Hockey Rink

1121 E. Montgomery St

16Feb7:30 Pm9:30 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 Pm - 9:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

17Feb1:00 PmB I N G OBINGO AT THE GREENS BAR & RESTAURANT

Event Details

The Greens Bar & Restaurant is hosting B I N G O every Sunday starting at 1:00 p.m. during the golf off-season.
Once the Golf course opens back up in March or April, BINGO will not start up again until the golf course closes.

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 Pm

Location

The Greens Bar & Restaurant

1210 East Montgomery Street

17Feb2:00 Pm4:00 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 Pm - 4:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

18Feb10:00 Am11:00 AmKnitting Mondays

Event Details

Join us for a morning of knitting to benefit World Vision Knit for Kids. All supplies provided, though you’re welcome to bring your own.

Time

(Monday) 10:00 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Kayce Hendersonk.henderson@wrlsweb.org

18Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmSparta Mobile Food Pantry

Event Details

If you find it tough to make ends meet, and would like some help putting food on the table, please visit the Second Harvest Mobile Pantry in Sparta. You do NOT need to be a resident of Monroe County to attend. Everyone is welcome.  

  • The food is free and varies each month.
  • Each household will receive approximately 50 pounds of food.
  • Please bring bags, boxes, baskets, wagons or a wheeled cart to help carry the food.
  • No ID or proof of residency needed.

Time

(Monday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

Brown maintenance building

1800 Block of Milwaukee St

Organizer

Second Harvest608-223-9121

18Feb6:00 Pm7:00 PmTeen Cookie Wars

Event Details

Teens in grades 6 – 12 come compete in a SWEET competition at the library! Three categories for cookie creation. Three $10 Barnes and Noble gift card winners. All cookies and decorating supplies provided.

Time

(Monday) 6:00 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

18Feb6:15 Pm7:15 PmWeight Loss Seminar

Event Details

Join us to learn more about the Ideal Protein Weight loss program. Free food samples!

Time

(Monday) 6:15 Pm - 7:15 Pm

Location

Chiropractic & Weight Loss Place

415 W. Wisconsin St. Ste 4

20Feb12:00 Pm2:00 PmSocial Media BootcampFree for F&M Bank business customers, otherwise just $10

Event Details

Join F&M Bank and DigiSage for this interactive workshop designed to help you enhance your Business Facebook Page, grow your followers, and execute affordable ad strategies through Facebook Ads Manager.

No matter what your experience, our instructor will walk you through useful Facebook features and how to use and benefit from Facebook Ads.

Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 Pm - 2:00 Pm

Organizer

F&M Bank 1001 Superior Ave, Tomah

20Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

21Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Thursday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

21Feb12:00 Pm1:00 PmLunch & LearnWork/Life Balance and Employee Assistance Programs

Event Details

Please join the Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce for our monthly Lunch & Learn. This month’s topics are Creating a Work/Life Balance and Employee Assistance Programs. This event is open to everyone.

Time

(Thursday) 12:00 Pm - 1:00 Pm

Location

American Legion

1116 Angelo Rd

21Feb5:30 Pm7:00 PmSparta Area Chamber of Commerce Business After 5

Event Details

Networking, food, prizes, and a behind the scenes look at Sparta’s premier shop for customer decals, banners, heat transfers and more!

Time

(Thursday) 5:30 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Decals With Distinction

117 S. Water St

21Feb6:00 Pm7:00 PmTeen Crafternoon

Event Details

Teens! Come craft at the library! Our January craft is Pop-Tart Pillows. Open to grades 6 – 12.

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

22Feb9:00 Am2:00 PmMini Business World

Event Details

The Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce and the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce are teaming up to bring a one day Mini Business World experience to Sparta for local high school students.  This will be taking place at Jake’s Northwoods on February 22.  Contact the Chamber Office at 608-269-4123 if you’d like to participate and help to make this an enlightening and enjoyable experience for our students.  If you can participate for a couple hours between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, we would appreciate having your involvement.

Time

(Friday) 9:00 Am - 2:00 Pm

Location

Jakes Northwoods

1132 Angelo Rd

22Feb7:30 Pm9:30 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Friday) 7:30 Pm - 9:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

23Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

23Feb5:00 Pm11:00 PmCabin Fever

Event Details

Doors open at 5 pm. Early bird drawing at 5:30. $20,000 in prizes with over 40 guns. Limited number of tickets available. Get yours today for $110!

Time

(Saturday) 5:00 Pm - 11:00 Pm

Organizer

Club 16 1615 W. Wisconsin St, Sparta

23Feb5:30 Pm7:00 PmOpen Skate

Event Details

Open Skate sessions are held weekly on Saturday night. Schedule is subject to change based on game schedule, please check www.spartayouthhockey.com for updates. Cost is $5 and includes skate rental.

 

Time

(Saturday) 5:30 Pm - 7:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Hockey Rink

1121 E. Montgomery St

23Feb7:30 Pm9:30 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 Pm - 9:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

24Feb1:00 PmB I N G OBINGO AT THE GREENS BAR & RESTAURANT

Event Details

The Greens Bar & Restaurant is hosting B I N G O every Sunday starting at 1:00 p.m. during the golf off-season.
Once the Golf course opens back up in March or April, BINGO will not start up again until the golf course closes.

Time

(Sunday) 1:00 Pm

Location

The Greens Bar & Restaurant

1210 East Montgomery Street

24Feb2:00 Pm4:00 PmSparta Area Theatre & Arts Guild presents, Laugh Your Way Across the U.S.A!

Event Details

Regular admission is $10. SATAG and Eagles Members, Seniors, and Active Military $8. Students $5.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 Pm - 4:00 Pm

Location

Sparta Eagles Club

9901 Hwy 21

26Feb5:00 Pm7:00 PmWine & Girl Scout Cookie Pairing

Event Details

$20 per person or $75 for a group of 4 scores you 8 wine samples and 8 cookies.

Wine by the bottle or full glass will also be available for purchase.

Please reserve your spot by sending us a message on FaceBook or call (608)487-9950 or just stop in.

Time

(Tuesday) 5:00 Pm - 7:00 Pm

26Feb5:30 Pm7:30 PmBooks on the Big Screen: Love, Simon

Event Details

Join us for a screening of the film Love, Simon based on the book by Becky Albertalli. There will be popcorn!
Rating: PG-13

Time

(Tuesday) 5:30 Pm - 7:30 Pm

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org

27Feb8:00 Am8:00 PmMonroe County Economic Development Conference

Event Details

Ideas can start in motion some very successful and productive results in the workplace, the community, and the region.

Some of the topics featured:

  • Workforce Issues & Possible Solutions
  • Creating a “Team” atmosphere in the workplace
  • Time & Stress Management
  • Apprenticeship, Internship, Inspire Program, Veterans, Disabled & Re-Entry Employees possibilities
  • Childcare & Housing – Impacts on Businesses & Workforce
  • First Impressions – Difference maker for your tourism business
  • Business Spotlights
  • Marketplace
  • Networking

For more information go to https://www.mcedconference.com/

Time

(Wednesday) 8:00 Am - 8:00 Pm

27Feb4:00 Pm6:00 PmBingo at the VFW

Event Details

 

Bingo at the VFW on Perch Lake. Public welcome. Join us for a weekly afternoon of fun! Refreshments will be available and the restaurant will be offering menu choices and changing specials.

Time

(Wednesday) 4:00 Pm - 6:00 Pm

Location

VFW Post 2112

121 Rusk Avenue

Organizer

Sparta VFW Post 2112608-269-2278

27Feb7:00 Pm9:00 PmLive Acoustic Music featuring Stacy Hanson

Event Details

Come down to Cork & Barrel on Wednesday, February 27th from 7pm-9pm and enjoy live music featuring Stacy Hanson

Time

(Wednesday) 7:00 Pm - 9:00 Pm

Location

Cork & Barrel

124 N Water Street

Organizer

Cork & Barrelcorkandbarrelsparta@gmail.com

28Feb7:00 Am4:30 PmMonroe County Economic Development Conference

Event Details

Ideas can start in motion some very successful and productive results in the workplace, the community, and the region.

Some of the topics featured:

  • Workforce Issues & Possible Solutions
  • Creating a “Team” atmosphere in the workplace
  • Time & Stress Management
  • Apprenticeship, Internship, Inspire Program, Veterans, Disabled & Re-Entry Employees possibilities
  • Childcare & Housing – Impacts on Businesses & Workforce
  • First Impressions – Difference maker for your tourism business
  • Business Spotlights
  • Marketplace
  • Networking

For more information go to https://www.mcedconference.com/

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 Am - 4:30 Pm

28Feb10:30 Am11:00 AmSpring Storytime

Event Details

Storytime at the library includes stories, songs, rhymes and more!  Storytime is for children with their caregivers.

Time

(Thursday) 10:30 Am - 11:00 Am

Location

Sparta Free Library

124 W Main Street

Organizer

Aimee Schreibera.schreiber@wrlsweb.org