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A Military Appreciation supper will be hosted by the Wien Wildcats 4-H on Sunday, Feb. 9, 5 p.m. at Edgar High School. Current and former service members and a guest are invited. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 3, to 715-897-5354.

Kindness Week

It is Kindness Week at Edgar Elementary School. On Monday, students and staff wore name tags and students greeted everyone by name. On Tuesday, students were encouraged to eat with someone new at lunch and make sure nobody was eating by themselves. Students wore green and gold on Wednesday. Thursday will be Random Acts of Kindness Day. Friday is favorite t-shirt day.

Missoula Theater

Edgar Public School will have a public performance of Missoula Theater’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes” on Friday, April 3, 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

Auditions for the production will be held Friday, April 3, 1 p.m. There are roles for students in grades 5K through grade 12.

Nurtured Heart

Edgar School District will host a Nurtured Heart Approach parent workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Nurtured Heart Ap- proach is a relationship model for inspiring great behaviors in children.

The school will provide meals and daycare for children attending the session. There is no cost for the program. Paul Wick will be the session trainer.

The school asks for parents to submit a form for the event by Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Family fun night

Edgar Elementary School will hold a Family Fun Night on Monday, Jan. 20, 6 p.m. to play cribbage. Children will personalize a wooden cribbage board and all family members will learn to play the card game.

Referendum meeting

Edgar School District will host a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, 5 p.m. in the school library to provide voter information about an upcoming $650,000 operational referendum scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18. Woodland Waddle

Edgar Area Trail Supporters will sponsor the Scotch Creek Woodland Waddle snowshoe race on Sunday, Feb. 16.

The five kilometer race in Edgar’s Scotch Creek Woodland Preserve will start at 11 a.m. A 400-meter children’s run is set for 10:45 a.m.

The course includes a mix of groomed ski trails and single track snow shoe trails. The race/walk will be held with or without snow. Awards will be presented at 12:30 p.m.

For more race information, contact Mark Stankowski at or at 7216-574-1101.

Blood pressure

The Marathon County United Way will hold a free blood pressure screening at Stark’s Floral, Edgar, 9-11 a.m. every second Monday of the month. No registration is required. A registered nurse will provide educational support.

For more information, contact Susan Kralaw at 715-298-5721.

Continuing ed

Stratford Continuing Education will offer four Edgar classes in early 2020. Two Sunday classes are “Body Weight Burn” at 5-6 p.m. and “Simply Yoga Basics” 6:15-7:15 p.m. on Jan. 26 through April 26. Two Tuesday classes are Jan. 28 through April 28. They are “Zumba,” 5:30-6:30 p.m. and “Simply Yoga Basics” at 6:40-7:40 p.m. Ad- vance sign up is required. For more information and to sign up visit www.

Family adventure

Hear stories from the Curious George series during the next Family Adventure Night on Monday, Jan. 13, from 6-7 p.m. at the Edgar Branch Public Library. Kids can also make crafts related to the stories. Free. For more information, call 715-352-3155.

Family Story Time

The Edgar Branch Public Library Story Time will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 16 through April 29.

Book Club

The Edgar Book Club will meet to discuss “Mr. Dickens and His Carol” by Samantha Silva at the Edgar Branch Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.