“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 this 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.

DEC. 2

Breakfast with Santa: Waterford High School, 100 Field Drive, Waterford (enter parking lot off Water Street and enter at door No. 1), 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec 2. Children may visit with Santa, accompanied by an adult, submit letters to Santa, take part in craft activities and shop for free gifts for their parents in the Secret Shop. Holiday entertainment will be provided by the Waterford High School Madrigal Singers, 8:45-9:15 a.m.; Waterford High School Jazz Band, 9:30-10:15 a.m., and a children’s play, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Admission is $6. People who donate a nonperishable food item will be entered into a drawing for a giant gift-stuffed stocking. Sponsored by the Waterford Lioness Club.

Christmas Cookie Walk & Holiday Fair: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4340 Six Mile Road, Caledonia. 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Dec. 2. Christmas cookies and holiday gifts will be sold. Cookies cost $8 per pound (cash or credit card).

Christmas Cookie & Gift Walk: Burlington United Methodist Church, 857 W. State St., Burlington, 9 a.m.-noon  Saturday, Dec. 2. Handmade cookies sold by the pound and specialty items in holiday wrapping individually priced. A Christmas rummage sale will also be held. Proceeds go to missions.

Book Fair: Racine Montessori School gym/pole barn, 2317 Howe St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. A book fair will sell books by Kevin Henkes and hundreds of children's, craft, game and puzzle books, vendors will sell gift items, beverages and treats will be sold at the RMS Cafe and free gift wrapping of purchased items will be offered. 

Spaghetti Dinner: St. Richard of Chichester Catholic Church, 1503 Grand Ave., 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. Costs are $8 for adults or carry-outs, $7 for seniors and $5 for children ages 4-10. Children ages 3 and younger eat free. Sponsored by Monsignor S.B. Witkowiak Council 697 and Monsignor A.G. Weiler Assembly 1207 Knights of Columbus. Proceeds benefit community, charitable and patriotic programs.

DEC. 2-3

Bake Sale & Christmas Gift Boutique: Caledonia Historical Village, Five Mile Road and Highway 38, Caledonia, 5-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3. The bake sale includes Christmas cookies and other baked goods and a boutique with handmade gifts created by artist Sherry Lou. The event is part of the Caledonia Historical Society fundraising activities to support the village.

DEC. 3

Breakfast with Santa: Racine Masonic Center, 1012 Main St., 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Dec. 3. The event will include a breakfast of French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee. There will also be visits with Santa, crafts and games, as well as craft and cookie vendors. Costs are $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-13. Children ages 2 and younger eat free. 

Cookie Walk and Christmas Fair: St. Edward Catholic Church, 1425 Grove Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. A variety of homemade cookies in containers for $3, $7 and $12 will be sold. There will also be a Christmas fair featuring cash and basket raffles, craft table, secret Santa shop, children's games, Christmas cake walk and Santa visits. Cream puffs and kringle will be sold. Proceeds benefit the church.

DEC. 9

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.

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. Handmade gifts from the area will be also be sold. Contributions will support Mount Meru Tumaini Clinic in Africa. 

9-Pin Bowling Fundraiser: The Lanes, 6501 Washington Ave., Mount Pleasant, noon Saturday, Dec. 9. The $20 fee includes three games and shoe rental. Raffle items include a fireplace and a Case High School baseball branded Adirondack chair. A 50/50 raffle will also be held and Case merchandise will be sold. Prizes will go to top bowlers. Proceeds will go towards the new Junior Varsity and Varsity field at Case High School. Bowling reservations are encouraged. Send email to casebaseballbwc@gmail.com or call Sheri Krenzke at 262-995-3566.

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. 



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

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