By Correne Martin
Prairie du Chien’s annual Carp Fest celebration is officially underway. The Lucky the Carp Coloring Contest started Dec. 9 and, next week, various entertainment will be provided nearly every day, leading up to the Droppin’ of the Carp on New Year’s Eve.
On Monday, Dec. 23 and Thursday, Dec. 26, Hoffman Hall will offer family open gym and swim from 1 to 4 p.m. at a reduced price.
Friday, Dec. 27, will give area residents the opportunity to get involved in several ways. There will be a bowling party from noon to 3 p.m. at Leisure Time Sports Bar and Bowl, family open gym and swim from 1 to 4 p.m. at Hoffman Hall, and a Torchlight Ski, Hike and Sledding Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at LaRiviere Park.