? The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Lunch by the River returns from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Veterans Memorial Park. Several local food vendors will have lunch items available for purchase, and visitors can sit back and relax while enjoying entertainment provided by Academie de la Danse. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. For more information, call 715-423-1830.
? The summer Jazz N Pizazz music series continues from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Pines patio at Lake Arrowhead, 1195 Apache Lane, town of Rome. The event will feature live music from Joe & Janice. For more information, call 715-325-2991.
? The Rhythm Aces will bring New Orleans-style jazz music to McMillan Memorial Library, 490 E. Grand Ave., at 7 p.m. today as part of the library's Adult Concert Series. Admission is free. For more information, call 715-422-5136.
? The Race for the Heart 5K Run/Walk and Half-Marathon will be Saturday starting in the Centralia Center parking lot, 220 Third Ave. S. Half-marathon registration begins at 7 a.m., with the race starting at 8 a.m.; registration for the run/walk begins at 8 a.m., with the event starting at 9 a.m. Registration costs $25 for the run/walk and $35 for the half-marathon in advance, and an additional $5 on race day. For more information, go to www.bgcwra.org.
? The Rome Sno-Bandit snowmobile club will host its annual classic car, bike and snowmobile show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Alpine Village in the town of Rome. Other activities include food and refreshments, DJ, raffle drawings and a 50/50 raffle.
? "Kitchen Prescriptions," a narrated tour of six kitchens in Wisconsin Rapids, will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Proceeds will purchase HALO SleepSacks for Riverview Family Birthplace's "Safe Sleep Program." For more information, call 715-424-1433.
? Anchor Bay Bar and Grill, 3460 N. Biron Drive, continues its summer music series this weekend with Tilly's Village from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and The Ravens from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 715-423-0010.
? The Lure Bar and Grill, 1735 Archer Lane, town of Rome, will offer music on the patio by Tom Dewitt from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 715-325-6555.