Category Archives: Events

FBR to hold annual movie night

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual movie night with the showing of “One Strange Rock.” The film will be shown Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in The Hub at the Lunda Community Center. The LLC is located at 405 State Hwy 54, Black River Falls. The public is invited to the film… Read More »

Volunteers wanted for highway cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with the fall cleanup along County Highway K Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, beginning at 8:30 a.m. FBR conducts cleanups on the county highway located east of Black River Falls as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program. Those willing to help with the litter pickup… Read More »

Volunteers needed for 2022 river cleanup

The Friends of the Black River is looking for volunteers to help with the group’s annual river cleanup. The cleanup will be held Saturday, Aug. 27. Volunteers are asked to meet at Al Young Park in Black River Falls at 8 a.m. to be assigned a section of the river. Al Young Park is located… Read More »

2022 guided prairie flower hike

The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual guided prairie wildflower walk Tuesday, July 19, beginning at 6:10 p.m. The site for the hike is in the Cataract area, and participants wanting to carpool or caravan to the site should meet in the Theisen Home and Auto parking lot on State Highway 54,… Read More »

2022 Kayaking instruction at Lake Wazee

Kayaking instruction will be offered at the Lake Wazee Beach July 16 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Kayaks will be provided. Anyone interested in learning to kayak is welcome. The paddling opportunity is open to the public at no cost. However, admission to the county park will be in effect.

2022 Paddle in the Park

Youngsters of all ages are welcome to try their hands at paddling July 2 on the kids’ fishing pond in Lunda Community Park. The introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding will be held as part of the Festival in the Park. Anyone wanting the opportunity to try out the sport may do so between 4… Read More »

2022 Spring Wildflower Walk

The Friends of the Black River will hold a spring wildflower hike Saturday, May 14 starting at 10 a.m. The guided walk will help participants identify a variety of spring wildflowers found along a trail above Clear Creek. The trail starts on the west side of Pettibone Pass about 100yards south of W8910 and 50… Read More »

Help needed for 2022 Earth Day Cleanup

Volunteers are needed for the Friends of the Black River Earth Day cleanup Saturday, April 30, 2022. Volunteers are asked to meet at Castle Mound State Park in the parking lot by the shelter at 8 a.m. to receive assignments. Admission to the park will be waived for cleanup volunteers. Lunch will be provided at… Read More »

2022 Summer Paddles

July 16: Wazee Beach kayak sessions, 11 a.m., Wazee County Park beach Whitewater paddles June 11: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam July 9: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam August 13: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam September 10: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam For… Read More »

2022 spring paddles

The Friends of the Black River will host several paddles this spring. They are: Saturday, March 26: Robinson Creek paddle, 10 a.m., put-in at Old County I Sunday, March 27: Halls Creek paddle, 9 a.m., put-in at Lower Lake beach, Merrillan. Sunday April 10:  Black River, 10 a.m., put-in at West Clay School Road The… Read More »