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St. Peter to host home business expo

SCHOFIELD - St. Peter Lutheran School will host a Craft & Home Business Expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23 at the school, 115 Eau Claire St., Schofield.

Booths will include Scensy, lia sophia, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Central Wisconsin Dairy and local crafters.

Everest to hold parent athletics meeting

WESTON - The Winter Parent Athletic Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at D.C. Everest Senior High School. Individual sports meetings will be held by the coaches immediately after the main meeting.

Staff members will be available to collect athletes' cards and fees one hour before the start of the meeting. Please note that a parent/guardian is required to attend one meeting per year before the student participates in a high school sport.

St. Matthew plans Holly Hall

WAUSAU - St. Matthew Catholic Church, 228 S. 28th Ave., Wausau, will host its annual Holly Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2.

There will be arts and crafts from more than 60 quality vendors, Santa's Sweetshop, For Children Only Shop and a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Grief support group meets monthly

WESTON - Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services provides grief support to everyone in the community, regardless of their involvement with hospice before the death of their loved one.

Ministry's grief support groups provide a caring community for learning about grief, finding support, sharing memories and identifying feelings. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Ministry Saint Clare's Hospital's Chapel area, 3400 Ministry Parkway in Weston.

There is no fee to attend, no registration is required, and all adults are welcome.

For more information on this and other grief support opportunities, contact Gretchen Iverson, Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services, 715-843-9006.

Sixth annual Empty Bowls event

ROTHSCHILD - The Neighbors' Place, 745 Scott St., Wausau, will hold the sixth annual Empty Bowls event at the Rothschild Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 9.

For a $10 ticket, guests will receive their choice of a hand-crafted bowl and a meal of soup, bread and dessert. Each year, artists donate hundreds of bowls to the project to serve as a reminder that somewhere in our community, there are people who are hungry and face an uncertain future due to poverty.

Local restaurants and chefs donate their homemade soups to the event. Soup To Go and a silent auction also will be featured again this year.

Event sponsors, donations for the silent auction and volunteers still are being sought.

Contact Aidyn Laurynz at or 715-845-1966 for more information about the event or to get involved. Tickets are available online at or at the door. All contributions to this event will be used to support The Neighbors' Place programs to help people in need.

Rock n' Pop club

WAUSAU - The Wausau Conservatory of Music is now accepting singers, guitarists and drummers for a Rock n' Pop Club. Learn songs, improve your musicianship and jam with other musicians. Various styles of rock music will be covered for drummers, guitar players and vocalists. Instructors include rock artists Dan Flees, guitar from Dan's Guitar; Vince Conrad, drums; and Cindy Kearns, vocal.

The club will meet from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 9, Jan. 4, and March 8, at 404 Seymour St., Wausau. More dates to be announced.

You can register online at or call Lynn Riska at 715-845-6279, ext. 102.

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