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“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 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


Dine to Donate: Texas Roadhouse, 6228 Durand Ave., Mount Pleasant, 3:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7-28. Texas Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of food purchases to the Racine Zoo.


Studio Clean Out Sale: Artists Gallery, 401 Main St., will hold a studio clean out sale Jan. 9 to March 31. Member artists are clearing out their studios and will will be selling original art at a 40 percent discount or more. A wide variety of art is available. New sale items and mark downs will occur throughout the sale. Gallery hours are: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 262-635-9332 or go to

JAN. 12

Rock for Relay: Route 20, 14001 Washington Ave., Yorkville, 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Tickets cost $7 in advance at Route 20 or Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly, or $10 at the door. This fundraiser for ages 18 and older will feature live music by King Fu Grips, Identity Crisis, Almighty Vinyl and Luma Knotty. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

JAN. 13

Partners Cribbage Tournament for Fourth Fest: Route 20, 14001 Washington Ave., Yorkville, 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Cost is $25. Payment for the entire team must be included with sign up. Those interested can sign up and pay with PayPal at or make checks payable to Fourth Fest of Greater Racine and mail to Fourth Fest Cribbage, 216 Blaine Ave., Racine, WI 53405.

Registration will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Each team will be assigned to a group and will play every other team in that group. After the group play the top teams will advance to the playoffs. Proceeds support Racine’s July 4 Fourth Fest parade and fireworks. For more information, contact Jim Guerrero at 262-498-7494 or Kevin Gonzalez at 262-939-0941.

FEB. 2

Heritage Ball: Festival Hall, 5 Fifth St., 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. Tickets cost $50. This black-tie affair presented by the Heritage Committee of Racine features dinner and DJ entertainment. For tickets, call Al Johnson, 262-497-1650; Ernest Ni'A, 262-994-3717, or Jonquil Jones, 262-721-8871; or email or

FEB. 9

Scholarship Award Banquet & Valentine Ball: Infusino's Banquet Hall, 3201 Rapids Drive, Saturday, Feb. 9. Social hour, 5 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.; scholarship presentation, 7 p.m.; dance, 8:15 p.m. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or $240 for a table of eight. The event will include silent auction, raffle and prizes. The guest speaker is Eric Gallien, superintendent of schools. Attire is semi-formal. Presented by Racine Local Businesses Inc. For tickets, call George Nicks, 262-880-4718; Jerry Wadlington, 262-930-6270, or Larry Foster, 262-939-1597.


Cozy Night at the Christmas House — A Benefit for the Racine Symphony Orchestra: Christmas House, 116 10th St., 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Tickets cost $50. Featuring comfort food and desserts, beverages and parlor games. For tickets, go to Proceeds benefit the Racine Symphony Orchestra.

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