Thursday, Dec. 23 Elmwood Community
Blood Drive, 12-6 p.m., Village Auditorium (323 W. Winter Ave.) Each donor will receive a red long-sleeved American Red Cross T-shirt.
Christmas Movie Day, 3 p.m., Spring Valley Public Library (E121 Second St.) Showing “Home Sweet Home Alone” at 3 p.m. All ages welcome. Popcorn and Christmas cookies will be served.
Saturday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, West Wind Supper Club (709 N. Main St., River Falls). Pick up a takeout breakfast to enjoy at home with a freewill donation. Money raised goes to the Free Clinic of Pierce & St. Croix Counties, making healthcare possible for those who have no other healthcare alternatives.
Tuesday, Dec. 28 Movie Day! 3 p.m., Spring Valley Public Library (E121 Second St.) Showing “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” at 3 p.m. Serving hot chocolate and popcorn.
Wednesday, Dec. 29 Senior Bingo, 1 p.m., Spring Valley Public Library (E121 Second St.) Anyone can join in the fun. Coffee bar included.
Thursday, Dec. 30 Movie Day! 3 p.m., Spring Valley Public Library (E121 Second St.) Showing “Encanto” at 3 p.m. Serving hot chocolate and popcorn.
Thursday, Jan. 6 New Year’s Digital Wellness, 1 p.m., River Falls Public Library Lower Level Community Room (140 Union St.) Hands-on workshop. Finding your balance with devices. Bring your devices.
Trivia Night, 7-10 p.m., hosted by Spring Valley Public Library at Mooney’s Rusty Horse Bar & Grill (211 McKay Ave., Spring Valley). Prizes awarded to the winner.
Monday, Jan. 10 Life Line Screening, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., River Falls Moose Lodge. Life Line Screening is the world’s leading provider of preventive health screenings. The screenings offer a 5-test package to thoroughly check you for risk of Stroke, Cardiovascular Disease and other chronic conditions. The combination of these tests can help detect problems – before you have symptoms and while your doctor can still take action. So you can keep doing the things you love! Know your risk of a Stroke or Cardiovascular Disease. Get peace of mind or early detection with a preventive health screening from Life Line Screening. Sign up now and receive special pricing here: https://llsa.social/HSC o r call 800-690-6495 Pre-registration is required Tuesday, Jan. 11 Discover Together Tuesday, 11 a.m., Ellsworth Senior Center (lower level of 312 W. Main St.) Join seniors for an invigorating morning with CJ Young of Country Fit. Learn chair exercises that focus on strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. Learn how to use free weights, bands and balls. A meal will be provided by the Senior Center and Friends of the Ellsworth Public Library.
Thursday, Jan. 13 Morning Book Club, 10:30 a.m., Ellsworth Public Library (312 W. Main St.) Discussing “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah. Call 715-273-3209 for more information.
Author Gary Porter, 6:30 p.m., River Falls Public Library Lower Level Community Room (140 Union St.) Author of “Griff, My Life as Drake’s Top Dog,” the story of a lovable bulldog’s time as the Drake University’s live mascot. Chapter2Books will be in the library selling books. Also on Facebook Love or the library’s YouTube channel.
Friday, Jan. 14 Morning Kickstarter,
7:30 a.m. Siren Photo & Floral (368 W. Main St., Ellsworth). Join Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce members for a ribbon cutting and networking coffee kickstarter.
Wednesday, Jan. 19 Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, The Old Ptacek’s Event Center, Prescott. Join the Prescott Area Chamber for the 42nd annual dinner, Winter Wonderland Evening Escape. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are $40, open to the public. RSVP to 715-629- 0047.
Thursday, Jan. 20 Community Book Club,
6:30 p.m., 715 Steer & Beer (W6087 US Highway 10, Ellsworth). For ages 21-plus. This month’s selection is “Faye Faraway” by Helen Fisher. Let’s gather together to share our love of books, conversation, and community.
Saturday, Jan. 29 Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 7 p.m. Ellsworth Community School District Foundation presents “Till Death Do Us Part.” Tickets available at Ellsworth High School office and CCF Bank Ellsworth.
Monday, Jan. 31 Sustainability Series: Climate Change & Sustainability, Pathways Ahead, 6 p.m., First Congregational Church (110 N. Third St., River Falls). With Dr. Mark Seeley, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Extension climatologist/meteorologist.