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Fund seeks applicants for arts grants

Applications are being accepted for grants from the Marion J. and Robert C. Lietz Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

Considered will be requests for up to $5,000 in support of the arts in Janesville will be ...

Asbury announces Lenten services

JANESVILLE-Asbury United Methodist Church, 1810 Kellogg Ave., will host Lenten services covering the "Seven Words of Jesus on the Cross" starting Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, and continuing every Wednesday through Holy Week.

Soup and sandwiches...

Beloit roller derby team to host game

BELOIT-The Beloit Bombshells flat track roller derby team will host a home game against the Cedar Rapids Rollergirls at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at Skatin Station, 1230 E. Inman Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Adult tickets are $10 in...

Tourney teams seek baseball players

New 10-year-old and 11-year-old tournament baseball teams are looking for additional players for the 2016 summer season.

The teams are based out of the Delavan/Elkhorn area.

For more information, call Michael Gonzalez at 262-903-...

Jorgensen plans two listening sessions

State Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Milton, will hold two listening sessions Monday, Jan. 25.

The first session kicks off at 1 p.m. at Ray's Family Restaurant, 1102 N. Main St., Edgerton. The second session starts at 2:30 p.m. in the library at...

Breakfast features judicial candidates

WHITEWATER-The Greater Whitewater Committee invites the public to attend its regular monthly breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at Jessica's Family Restaurant, 140 W. Main St., to hear from the three candidates for Walworth County Circuit...

Hospice seeks lap blankets for patients

JANESVILLE-Home Health United Hospice is accepting donations of handmade lap blankets for hospice patients.

Blankets should be washable and feel gentle and soft against the skin. Some patients are in wheelchairs, and long blankets might get ...

Contest seeking young musicians

BELOIT-Applications are being accepted through Feb. 22 for string or piano musicians to compete in the second annual Nie Young Artists Competition.

Scholarships will be awarded in beginners, intermediate and advanced categories. All awards...

Women's group planning book sale

JANESVILLE-The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host its annual used book sale Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 25-28, in the lower level of Olde Towne Mall, 20 S. Main St.

Sale hours are from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25...

Toy exhibit to include displays, play

JANESVILLE-Rock County Historical Society will open a new exhibit April 1 called "Toys @ Play," where adults and children can enjoy the popular toys from the 1950s to today.

The historical society seeks items to use-some that will be in...