“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 email@example.com.
THROUGH OCT. 4
Silent Art Auction Fundraiser: Artists Gallery, 401 Main St., through Oct. 4. Art donated by members will be auctioned off through silent bids starting at $15. To place a bid, people should visit the gallery during open hours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Vegetarian Meal Sale: Wayman AME Church, 424 N. Memorial Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The menu includes 16-bean soup, broccoli cheese soup, minestrone soup, vegetarian black bean sweet potato enchiladas, vegetable lasagna, vegetable stuffed green peppers, macaroni and cheese, green beans, mixed greens, fried corn, okra, summer squash, candied yams, corn bread and sweet potato cobbler. The cost is $12 for a dinner, $15 for a double entree, $7.99 for a pint of soup and $5.99 for a bowl of soup. To place an order, call 262-632-1650. Sponsored by the Wayman-Coleman Chapel Lay Organization.
Commander's Waffle Breakfast: American Legion Post 171, 1027 New St., Union Grove, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. The menu includes made-to-order Belgian waffles and assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, juice, coffee and milk. The cost is $10 for adults. There is no charge for ages 8 and younger. A cash bar will be available. Proceeds benefit local veterans. Presented by American Legion Bixby-Hansen Post 171.
Uniform Sale & Footwear Sale, Rely Discount Cards: Racine Room of Ascension All Saints Hospital, 3801 Spring St., 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Brand-name scrubs, uniforms, footwear and accessories manufactured for the healthcare industry will be sold. Uniform lines include prints, novelty and holiday themes. All forms of payment are accepted. Proceeds benefit the Volunteers in Partnership with Ascension All Saints Hospital.
Rely discount cards will also be sold for $15. It includes local discounts and free items or services. Go to www.relylocalkr.com for more information.
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Tucker 4-H Pancake Breakfast: Swan's Pumpkin Farm, 5930 Highway H, Caledonia, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. The menu includes all-you-can-eat pumpkin and buttermilk pancakes, along with sausage, applesauce, dessert bars, and milk, coffee or juice. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 and older. There is no charge for ages 5 and younger. Proceeds support 4-H youth in their camps, experiences, scholarships and team-building events.
John Hetland Fundraiser: Hiawatha Bar & Grill, 9809 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. Donations will be accepted. The fundraiser is being held by family and friends of the late John Hetland, a Racine police officer who was shot and killed June 17 while trying to stop a robbery in progress at Teezers Bar.
The fundraiser will include music by Brian Daniels, Atomik Pink, Road Crew and Identity Crisis. There will be a pig roast, live auction, 50/50 raffles and meat raffles.
Hetland resided in Sturtevant and was a devoted father to his two children, Hunter, 15, and Brooke, 8. Fundraiser proceeds will go to Hetland’s children.
All-You-Can-Eat Fish Boil: North Cape Lutheran Church, 2644 Raynor Ave., Raymond, 3:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The menu includes boneless skinless ocean cod, new jacketed potatoes, boiled carrots and onions, homemade coleslaw and dessert. Coffee, milk and lemonade will be available. Attendees will be able to watch the outdoor chefs at work while listening to live music. Advance tickets cost $13 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-11; $15 and $6 at the door. There is no charge for ages 5 and younger. Reservations are accepted for groups of 10 or more. For advance tickets or reservations, call the church office at 262-835-2206. Leave a message with name and desired number of tickets.
SAVOUR Art Benefit: Wustum Museum, 2519 Northwestern Ave., 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Tickets cost $100. Featuring local cuisine paired with art by local artists, original artwork auction, live theatrical performance, interactive art stations and music. Black, white or gray outfits and creative ensembles are encouraged. For tickets, go to www.ramart.org. Proceeds benefit Racine Art Museum.
10-4 Good Buddy Customer Appreciation Event: Route 20, 14001 Washington Ave., Yorkville, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. This fundraiser for United Way of Racine County features live music by the Eddie Van Zant Band. Van Zant is a descendant of the iconic Van Zant family, as well as a cowboy and country music man. General admission is $10, the VIP standing section is $30 and the VIP seated section is $35. The VIP Seated Section features a meet and greet with Van Zant. For tickets, go to www.rte20.com or call 262-240-4834.
Missions: Possible Fundraiser: Bella Vita Banquets, 34816 Geneva Road, Burlington, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. The event will feature a gourmet dinner, musical entertainment by DJ Bob Welninski, live and silent auctions and raffle baskets. The cash bar and silent auction will start at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and the live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes a four-course buffet meal, gourmet dessert and beverages. Raffle tickets will be sold at the event for $5 each or an arm’s length for $20.
Tickets cost $40 or $300 for a table of eight. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 124 W. Washington St., Burlington. The church will use proceeds to benefit missions locally and globally.