Subscribe for 33¢ / day
Nisse art

Friday — May 18

(3rd Friday)

Westby Syttende Mai events: Check it out on the website.

Westby Syttende Mai: Kick-off breakfast, Old Towne Inn, 7-10 a.m.

WAPAC: Westby Area High School Syttende Mai Choral Concert, 7 p.m.

Coon Valley Knutson Library: Preschool Stories, 10:30 a.m.

Driftless Al-Anon: Good Shepherd, back door, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lena Elizabeth with support Julia Christiann, Driftless Books and Music, Viroqua, 7 p.m.

Saturday — May 19

Westby Syttende Mai events: Check it out on the website.

Westby Bekkum Library: Syttende Mai Photo Booth Fun; Bluff Country Tale Spinners 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. readings.

WAPAC: Michael Martin Murphey in Concert at 7 p.m.

Viroqua Farmer’s Market

Sunday — May 20

Westby Syttende Mai events: Check it out on the website.

Westby Syttende Mai Big Parade 1:30 p.m.

Chaseburg St. Peter’s Church, The Choirs of Lutheran College Concert, Free admission, 4 p.m.

Monday – May 21

(3rd Monday)

WAPAC: National Junior Honor Society, 7 p.m.

Westby/Christiana Fire Department: 6:30 p.m.

Coon Creek Fire Department: Fire Station; 7 p.m.

Food Pantry: Viroqua Living Faith; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, La Farge United Methodist Church, 212 W. Penn St., 6:30 p.m.

Progressive Bingo, Viroqua American Legion, 7 p.m.

Tuesday – May 22

(4th Tuesday)

Coon Valley Knutson Library: Knitting & Needles, 6:30 p.m.

Westby Bekkum Library: Tech drop-In Help; 10-11 a.m.

Westby Bekkum Library: Rumble and Read Year End Party, ages 6-10, 3:30 p.m.

McIntosh Memorial Library: Viroqua, Story Time 1-3-year-olds, 10:30-11 a.m.

McIntosh Memorial Library: Viroqua, Story time 3-5-Year-Olds, 6:30-7 p.m.

Euchre Club: Westby VFW; 1 p.m.

Good Shepherd Clothes Closet & Food Pantry, Viroqua Good Shepherd, 1-3 p.m.

Come for Supper: Westby Our Savior’s Church, Westby; 4-6 p.m.

Wednesday — May 23

(4th Wednesday)

WAPAC: WAHS Senior Awards Night, 8 p.m.

Westby Bekkum Library: Osteoporosis and Arthritis Awareness Info by Aligned for Health Chiropractic, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

McIntosh Memorial Library: Viroqua Story time for 3-5-year-olds, 11-11:30 a.m.

Viola Al-Anon Family Group: 108 Commercial St., Viola, 7 p.m.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: Basement Community Room 3, VMH, Viroqua, 7 p.m.

Bingo: Westby VFW; 6 p.m.

VFW Supper: Westby VFW; 5 p.m.

Food Pantry: Viroqua Living Faith; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): Immanuel Church, Viroqua, Weigh-in 10-10:15 a.m., Meeting 10:15-10:45 a.m.

Thursday — May 24

(4th Thursday)

Coon Valley Knutson Library: Afternoon Knitting, 1 p.m.

McIntosh Memorial Library: Viroqua, Dance party for 1-6-year-olds, 10:30-11 a.m.

Good Shepherd Clothes Closet, Viroqua, 1-3 p.m.

Weight Watchers, Viroqua Church of Christ, Viroqua, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Viroqua Area Toastmasters Club Meeting, Conference Room B, Viroqua Area Medical Office Building, 7-8:30 p.m.

Friday — May 25

(4th Friday)

Coon Valley Knutson Library: Conversations with Coffee, 10:30 a.m.

Westby Bekkum Library: Fourth Friday Book Club, Table Manners by Mia King, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Viroqua Area Rotary Club, Tap House 138/American Legion, 120 N. Rusk Ave., noon-1 p.m.

Driftless Al-Anon: Good Shepherd; Back Door; 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Ongoing events: Local lbraries will be hosting Vernon County Reads community book discussions about “The Excellent Lombards.” The event concludes with a presentation by Jane Hamilton Thursday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. inside the Westby Area Performing Arts Center. Refreshments will be served and activities for children and families will be offered. Admission to the event is free of charge. Contact your local libraires for more information.

To stay up-to-date on everything happening in the area send your event information no later than Friday noon for the following weeks edition. Email information to


Westby Times editor

Dorothy Robson is editor of the Westby Times. Contact her at 608-637-5625.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thanks for reading. Subscribe or log in to continue.