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Coming Events

  • June 4 – Town Wide Garage Sale. Sales start at 8 AM and end at 4 PM.
  • June 5 – Culpepper and Merriweather Circus at Wanatah School. 2 shows, one at 2:00 and the second at 4:30.  Click here for circus information.
    • Advance discount tickets are available at Deweys, J-Mart, Town Hall and Horizon Bank Wanatah until June 4.  Click here for coupon.
  • June 11 Wanatah’s 150th+1 5k run. The Wanatah Scarecrow Festival is sponsoring the 2nd year of last year’s Wanatah Sesquicentenial Race. Our 150 plus One, 5K Walk/Run race will follow the same flat, fast race course from last year. All proceeds from the event will go to the Wanatah Scarecrow Festival and La Crosse High School Athletic Department. Please come enjoy a nice run or walk in the beautiful community of Wanatah and help support our festival and schools. Register today! Price increases after May 30, 2016. All runners registered by June 4 are guaranteed a race shirt. Pre- registration price is 23.00. See you on Saturday morning!!!

Wanatah Library – Wanatah Library has ongoing activities for children and adults.
Please visit their website at wanatahlibrary.com for the latest information.


Meals on Wheels – Volunteer drivers are needed for the Wanatah area Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers must have a reliable car with insurance coverage and be able to give an hour and a half for the program.

Volunteers are in many cases the only person shut-ins will see during the day. Those in the Wanatah area interested in volunteering can call (219) 874-9117.


Bowls of Plenty – Free Soup Supper – Sacred Heart Church in Wanatah offers a free soup supper for all surrounding community residents to help those who are hungry or in need of companionship and fellowship.

You are welcome to join them on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Sacred Heart Church Hall, 204 Ohio Street, in Wanatah.

For more information or to make a donations of time, food and/or money to ensure the success of this ministry, please call 219-733-2319 or email bowlsofplenty46390@yahoo.com.


Real ServicesReal Services Meals for Senior Citizens – Real Services Meals for Senior Citizens are served at the Koselke Mayfield American Legion Post in Wanatah Monday through Friday. Any senior citizen age 60 and older is eligible to attend dinner. Please call the legion at (219) 733-2832 by 10 AM to reserve a meal the day before you wish to attend.

Doors open at 10 AM and serving begins around 11:30. A donation of $3 is asked. The meals are nutritionally formulated for a good diet plan. Area seniors are invited to attend. Come and meet your contemporaries and neighbors and enjoy fellowship with them.


Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day out – Faith United Methodist Church hosts a Mothers’ and Fathers’ Day out from 8 to 11:30 AM on the second Saturday of each month with adult supervision for the children. Games, crafts and snacks are featured. Call (219) 733-2909 for information or to register.

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