“What’s Going On” includes upcoming one-time events in and around Racine County such as breakfasts, dinners, car washes, rummage sales, parties and dances intended to be money-raisers by or in behalf of nonprofit community organizations, either held or requiring reservations within the next two weeks. Events held on a regular basis are not used. Announcements must arrive at The Journal Times by noon Tuesday before the desired Saturday publication date. Announcements may only be used one time. Send information to the Online Calendar at www.journaltimes.com/calendar and select Benefit & Fundraiser under sections; mail information to Community, 212 Fourth St., Racine, WI 53403; fax to Loreen Mohr, 262-631-1780; or send email to Loreen.Mohr@journaltimes.com.


"Keep Christ in Christmas" Yard Signs and Car Magnets: Monsignor S.B. Witkowiak Knights of Columbus Council 697 and Monsignor A.G. Weiler 4th Degree Assembly 1207 will again be selling “Keep Christ in Christmas” yard signs for $5. They are blue and white with the “Keep Christ in Christmas” slogan and a nativity scene. In addition, the Knights are making available black and white refrigerator magnets. They are 6 ½ inches by 7 inches, featuring a Nativity scene and the “Keep Christ in Christmas” slogan and cost $3.50. “Keep Christ in Christmas” window decals are available for $3.50 for a sheet of three decals. To make a purchase, contact Bill Frayer at 262-633-7887 or Steve Jansta at 262-554-6376.


Racine Arts Council Quilt Raffle: The Racine Arts Council has commissioned a quilt that will be raffled off next spring. Tickets cost $5 each or three for $10 and can be purchased at the Racine Arts Council, 505 Sixth St., between noon and 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.


Calendar Raffle Sale: St. John Nepomuk is conducting its annual calendar raffle sale through Dec. 31. Prizes are awarded on a daily basis. The price of each calendar is $25 and may be purchased from the parish office, 700 English St., or St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1532 N. Wisconsin St. Drawing amounts in 2018 are: Monday-Saturday, $25; Sunday, $50; New Year’s Day, 4th of July and Thanksgiving, $100, and Christmas, $500.

DEC. 9

Cookie Walk: Living Faith Lutheran Church, 2915 Wright Ave., 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Homemade cookies, bars, breads and snacks will be sold by the pound. Contributions will support Mount Meru Tumaini Clinic in Africa, and handmade gifts from that area will be sold.

Cookie Walk & Craft Fair: Apostolic Faith Church, 3045 Airline Road, Caledonia, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 9. More than 50 different varieties of cookies and 20 crafters.

YWCA Dress for Success Clothing Sale: YWCA Dress for Success at Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave. (by Boston Store entrance), noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Women’s clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry and accessories will be sold for $1 to $25. Proceeds will help Dress for Success serve more job seeking women in southeastern Wisconsin with interview and employment attire.

Spaghetti Supper and Pie Auction: Kansasville Fire & Rescue Department, 23730 Durand Ave., Dover, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Costs are $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and younger eat free. There will be silent and pie auctions, and children can have their picture taken with Santa.

DEC. 10

Book Fair: Barnes & Noble, 2710 S. Green Bay Road, Mount Pleasant, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. A portion of book sales will go to the Racine Literacy Council when they are mentioned at checkout. 

DEC. 11-15

$6 Jewelry Sale: Sponsored by Volunteers in Partnership with Ascension-All Saints, the sale features jewelry at 75 to 80 percent off retail prices. Items for sale include rings and earrings, necklace sets, scarves, fashion watches, children’s trend gifts, leather goods, men’s gifts, scarf sets, laser pens, reading and sun glasses, manicure sets and totes. All items are silver, sterling, gold, white gold or brass. All jewelry is hypo-allergenic. Nickel-free pieces are available. Sale locations are:

  • Ascension All Saints Hospital Sturtevant Room (lower level), 3801 Spring St. — Monday-Thursday, Dec. 11-14, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Ascension All Saints Hospital Memorial Dining Room, 1320 Wisconsin Ave.  — Friday, Dec. 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds benefit VIP which in turn supports the program and equipment needs of Ascension All Saints Hospital.

DEC. 15

Menorahs and Martinis: A Chanukah dinner, 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, Beth Israel Sinai temple, 3009 Washington Ave. Full dinner will include brisket and latkes (potato pancakes), as well as beverages. Cost is $30. Reservations are required by Dec. 11 and can be made by calling the temple at 262-633-7093.

DEC. 16

Dinner with Santa: Sturtevant Village Hall, 2801 89th St., Sturtevant, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The menu will include mostaccioli with meatballs, tossed salad, Italian bread, cookie, milk and coffee. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12. Children 2 and younger eat free. Soda and water will be sold for $1 each. Children can visit and take pictures with Santa, and take part in arts and crafts, face painting and fake tattoos. A basket raffle will also be held with tickets costing $1 each or six for $5. Proceeds benefit the Village of Sturtevant 2018 fireworks. 

DEC. 16-17

Christmas Cookie Walk: St. Joseph's Catholic Church School entrance, 1525 Erie St., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, and 8-10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Cookies will be sold for $8 per pound. 



Alyssa Mauk covers breaking news and courts. She is an avid gamer and comic book fan.

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