“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.

Through Oct. 21

Fall Plant Sale: Shepherds Ministries campus, 1805 15th Ave., Union Grove, 1-5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 21. Chrysanthemums and other fall perennials will be sold. Customers are encouraged to bring boxes to transport their plants home. Proceeds support the horticulture program for students with intellectual disabilities at Shepherds College.


Apple Pie Sale: Racine Christian School, 912 Virginia St., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Oct. 7. Apple pies will be available for purchase at the drive-by booth on Kinzie Avenue (north side of the school). Pies cost $11.

Dinner & Live, Silent Auctions: St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 216 E. Chandler Blvd., Burlington, 5 p.m. today, Oct. 7. The cost is $15. Viewing and drinks begin at 5 p.m., appetizer dinner and silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and live auction begins at 6:30 p.m. Items up for bid are donated by businesses and church members. Call the church office at 262-763-7482 for more information or go to www.auctria.com/auction/StJohnAuctionOct2017. The auction supports the church’s mission of feeding people through body, mind and spirit including monthly meals and the free Thanksgiving Day dinner.

Today and Sunday

Racine County Pony Club Fundraiser: Racine County Pony Club Hunter Pace, 5518 Highway 31, Caledonia. today and Sunday, Oct. 7-8. Attendees may watch riders begin and finish their pony-related event and hot lunch will be sold. Sponsored by the Racine County Pony Club.

Monday through Friday

Nutman Sale: Featuring 150 nuts, chocolates, snack mixes, candies and more. The sales will be held at these Ascension All Saints Hospital locations:

Memorial Dining Room, 1320 Wisconsin Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10.

Sturtevant Room, 3801 Spring Street, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 7:30-3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 10-12, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.

Part of the proceeds will benefit the Volunteers in Partnership with Ascension All Saints, which in turn supports program and equipment needs of Ascension All Saints, as well as academic scholarships for associates and high school seniors.


Uncork the Cure Wine and Beer Tasting: Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. There will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, entertainment by Infusion and “dessert” flights. For tickets, call 262-865-8127 or 262-492-1065. Cost is $25 (includes wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds will benefit Pink Paddling Power, an All Saints support group and a member of the Racine Dragon Boat Club.

Oct. 14

Get Up and Go Breakfast: Greater Grace Temple, 522 N. Memorial Drive, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. A full breakfast will be served. Tickets cost $7. For more information or to place a pick up order, call 262-672-8193.

No Price Rummage Sale: Living Faith Lutheran Church, 2915 Wright Ave. (use south entrance), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The sale will include a boutique with vintage, collectible and antique items, bake sale, lunch counter and scrip for sale. Proceeds will benefit Living Faith Mission & Ministries, including the Youth 2018 national youth gathering trip and the Faithworks food pantry.

ZooLaRoe Fundraiser: Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. LuLaRoe representatives will sell a wide variety of clothing including tops, dresses and leggings. Changing areas will be available. Admission to the zoo is $8, free for those wearing leggings. LuLaRoe will match proceeds and the amount will be donated to the Racine Zoo.

Puerto Rico Fundraiser: Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, noon-midnight Saturday, Oct. 14. The event will include a mostaccioli dinner, bake sale, 50/50 raffle, basket raffle, gift card raffles and music. Tickets cost $12 for the meal and $10 for unlimited tap beer bracelets. Proceeds benefit the Puerto Rican community. Call Art Felix at 262-770-0547 or Sandy Felix at 262-412-5589 for more information or to purchase tickets in advance.

Fall Pork Chop Dinner & Bake Sale: Yorkville United Methodist Church, 17645 Old Yorkville Road (elevator accessible), Union Grove, 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The menu includes flame-grilled pork chops, baked potato with butter or sour cream, buttered corn, coleslaw, chunky applesauce, carrots and pickles, roll and butter, lemonade and coffee, and homemade pies, tortes, cakes and cupcakes. A two-chop dinner costs $13 and a one-chop dinner costs $11. A four-chop package of already-cooked pork chops is available for $15. Advance tickets are recommended by calling the church office at 262-878-2388 or go to www.yumc.org. People must arrive by 6 p.m. to guarantee tickets will be held. A bake sale will also be held.

Beer and Wine Tasting: Uncorkt, 240 Main St., 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Choice of six beer or wine tastings and music by DJ Justin Mendez. Tickets cost $20 each or $30 per couple (two tickets purchased together). Proceeds benefit United Way of Racine County.

Bowling for Veterans: Hillside Lanes, 1400 13th St., 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The event will include bowling, raffles and 50/50 raffle. The $20 fee includes three games, shoe rental and food. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin.

RAM’s Big Band Bash: Wustum Museum, 2519 Northwestern Ave., 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. The theme is “1940s Nostalgia and Hollywood Glamour.” The event celebrates 75 years of bringing art to Racine and will include appetizers and food stations reminiscent of the period, classic cocktails, milkshake bar and a selection of experiences and distinctive items up for bid. Attendees are encouraged to dress in 1940s or Hollywood glamour attire. Live music will be provided by Tony Scodwell and the Jack Farina Big Band. Go to www.ramart.org. Proceeds benefit the Racine Art Museum.

Rocktoberfest: Eagles Club, 319 Hamilton St., 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 14. The event will include live music by Lonesome Woody, Fall Hazard and Full Flavor. Admission is $10 and two nonperishable food items. Fundraiser to benefit the Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin’s James A. Peterson Veterans Village (tiny houses) and the Veterans Equine Trail Service. Sponsored by Eagles Aerie No. 281.

Oct. 20

Wine, Food and All that Jazz: Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. The event will include wine and micro-brew tasting (including several Spirit of Norway wines), hors d’oeuvres and specialty fudge, voice and silent auctions, raffles and live smooth jazz music by CSQ. Tickets cost $35. Purchase tickets online at www.racineclubhouse.org or call 262-636-9393. Proceeds will benefit Racine Friendship Clubhouse Inc.

Oct. 21

Turkey Supper and Bazaar: Faithbridge Church, 10402 Northwestern Ave., Caledonia, 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Drive-up take outs are available 3:30-6 p.m. Family style meal includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, red cabbage, squash, cranberries and pie. Costs are $14 for adults and $7 for ages 4-12. Children ages 3 and younger eat free. The bazaar features homemade baked goods, crafts and woodworking items. Reservations are required for dine-in and drive-up take out by calling the church office at 262-886-0326 (leave message if no answer) or go to faithbridgewi.com/events.



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

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