Monarchs, movies and more this weekend

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Margaret Plevak | February 6, 2014

February means  a lead up to Oscar Night, outdoor winter sports and summer daydreams, so take your pick this weekend: See an Oscar-nominated movie in Elkhorn, go ice fishing in Whitewater or learn more about the beautiful and endangered Monarch butterfly in Eagle.

Bingo, Feb. 7, with doors open at 6 p.m., play beginning at 7 p.m. with Progressive Jackpot, in the cafeteria, St. Andrew Parish & School, 714 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan.

“Fridays with Oscar” movie night, Feb. 7, Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. Enjoy 2014 Academy Award-nominated film, “Captain Phillips,”?at 6:30 p.m., with popcorn, soda, trivia, giveaways. Dress like a Hollywood star and stroll down the red carpet. (262) 723-2678,

Sharon Drift Skippers Snowmobile Club's 26th annual Pig Roast Feb. 8,  from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at The Iron Horse, 124 North St., Sharon. Proceeds help with trail maintanance, community projects and service.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Celebration, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. Celebrate the life and works of the fascinatingly wonderful Laura Ingalls Wilder … and get ready for some pioneer fun. Aram Public Library, 404 E. Walworth St., Delavan. (262) 728-3111.

Paint N' Sip, Feb. 8, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Abbey Resort, 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana. Enjoy a glass of wine as a professional artist guides you through the creation of an original piece of art on a 16-x-20-inch canvas. All painting supplies will be provided. (262) 275-9085

Kettle Moraine Chapter of Wild Ones presents program Feb. 8: All About Monarchs — Their Life and Migration, at 10 a.m., South Kettle Moraine State Forest Headquarters, S91W39091 Wisconsin Highway 59, Eagle. Open to the public. Larry and Emily Scheunemann, of Whitewater host monarch tagging events in the fall and will present the program. 
Chili Dinner and Auction, Feb. 9, at noon, at Good Shepherd Lutheran, 1936 Emery St., East Troy. Public is invited. Auctioneer Tom Kleist (999) will conduct the live auction at 12:45 p.m., plus there is a silent auction held prior to the live auction. Cook-off chili will be judged prior to the dinner and auction, and will be sold by the bowl with all the “fixin's” for a freewill donation.

Corks & Canvas, Feb. 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Studio Winery, 401 Sheridan Springs Road, Lake Geneva. Register and get everything you need to complete a mod floral painting, plus a glass of wine to loosen your creativity. (262) 348-9100

38th annual Fish-a-ree, Feb. 9, with breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon, lunch starting at 10 a.m., fish weighing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with awards for largest fish in five categories every hour. Headquarters at Lions Clubhouse, N7462 Kettle Moraine Drive, west of County Highway P in Whitewater. Raffles all day. (2622)?495-8796

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