Local Community Events

Community Connections
Friday, December 1st from 3-5:00pm. Bring non-perishable food items to Meyer Middle School for donation to the RF Food Pantry in exchange for strings of unneeded Holiday LED Lights from the City of River Falls.
The River Falls High School will be performing “Anything Goes” for their fall musical. Opening night is 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 at River Falls High School, 818 Cemetery Road, River Falls. Tickets for adults are $15 and students are priced at $10. “Anything Goes” takes place on the S.S. American ocean liner from New York to England where love and chaos ensues.
The musical debuted in 1934 and has hit the Broadway stage several times in the US and Britain, the story also hit the silver screen on three separate occasions. 

Memory Cafe events provide safe, comfortable, and engaging environment for those with memory loss and their caregivers. It is a place where guests can laugh, learn, and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey.
Memory Cafe events feature speakers, educational offerings, and special activities. 
Local gatherings:  River Falls,1st Tuesday of the Month at 10am Wellhaven Senior Living (119 Union St)            Prescott, 1st and 3rd Fridays from 10-11:30am; meeting at the First National BankBaldwin, 3rd Thursday of each month; 1100 Bergslien St. 9:30 – 11:00 AM (the Eatery) Hudson, 1st Thursday of each month; 2211 Vine St. (YMCA)  9:30 – 11:00 AMMenominee; 3rd Wednesday of each month; 2703 Bongey Dr. 10 – 11:30 AM 
The time of Advent is a Christian tradition rooted in the earth and its seasons. Together let us explore how the dark of winter is not an end but the way a new beginning comes.  Hope for Creation invites you to join in  “Entering Advent: A Candlelight River Walk” – we will gather by the beautiful Kinnickinnic River to walk, reflect and set our hearts to greet Advent.
Sunday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. we will start at Veterans Park on Main St in downtown River Falls. In the event of bad weather, this event will move to First Congregational Church (110 N. Third) – All are welcome.

Our Whole Lives (OWL) is sexuality education that fosters informed, responsible, and values-based decisions about sexual health and behavior for participants at all ages.
105 21st St NE, Menomonie, WI 54751 next session: Dec 13, 6:30-8:30pmLearn about consent and communication with partners
Faith In Action: Homeless People’s Needs, short-term
UUSRF continues collecting items for care kits. All donations of small sized Personal Care items and ziplock plastic bags are appreciated – consider tooth, hair and clothing brushes/combs as well as socks, single use laundry soap, etc.