Community Calendar from 9/28/15 to 10/5/15
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 30th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night September 29th 6-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Dinner at 5:30pm. Dodgeball, basketball, pool, music, computer time, video games & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
FREE HIV & Hepatitis C Testing September 30th & October 1st Langlade County Health Department & Family Planning Health Services, 1225 Langlade Rd, Antigo. Testing is available for individuals who are at high/moderate risk for HIV and Hepatitis C. If you have any questions or aren’t sure if you should get tested contact Carley Zartner at 715-355-6867 the Prevention Specialist at The AIDS Resource Center of WI. To schedule an appointment contact Langlade County Health Department at 715-627-6250.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Dinner September 30th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. September “Swiss Steak Dinner”, mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, salad bar, dessert and coffee! Drawing for winner of UTV! Bar opens at 4 pm, serving food at 5pm! Cost is $11.00. For more information, please contact Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
Dr. Fuhrman Eat for Health Video Lecture Series September 30th 5-7pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Join us for a 6 week video lecture series to learn how you can have renewed, incredible health. Learn what foods provide the highest concentration of nutrients & how we can protect our bodies from disease. This week’s topic is reversing heart disease & diabetes. Free admission. A light lunch & recipes will be provided for all. To register, call Nett Janssen at 715-850-0734.
Parrish Highlanders ATV Annual Fall Color Ride October 1st-3rd on the Dead Horse Trail in Clam Lake. Thursday will be a short ride in the afternoon with a bonfire in the evening. On Friday there will be a day ride & lunch on the trail. We will return for a bonfire, stories, beverage hour & dinner. On Saturday we’ll have another fun filled day. Please note that UTVs 50” in width is the maximum allowed in the national forests. Outside of the national forest, 65” widths are the limit. For more information, please contact Bud Bradford at 715-359-3832.
Antigo Farmers Market October 3rd 8am-Noon Antigo Country Store parking lot, 711 Superior Street, Antigo. Every Saturday morning. Get your fresh produce, prepared foods, flowers and many more treasures for you & your family.
Hibernator 100 Bike Race October 3rd Laona. 8am for the bikes, 8:30am for the runners. A 100 mile or 100 K or 29 mile limited support gravel road ride through the Nicolet National Forest hosted by the Laona Rescue Squad. Now is the time to pack in some more miles and enjoy the amazing fall colors of the Nicolet National Forest. Something for the non-riders. Walk/Run/Hike 5, 10 & 20 K routes will be available for those looking to see the Nicolet by foot. There is no registration fee. A donation of $20 will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad.
Cowboy Reenactment October 3rd Camp 5 Museum, 5068 U.S. Hwy. 8, Laona. Step back in time & come take part in a Wild West train robbery. An authentic cowboy reenactment & robbery of the Lumberjack Steam train. Come and ride the train and experience the Wild West up close. In addition to the train robbery, the group will form a posse that will bring the bandits to justice…or justice will be brought to the bandits! It is highly recommended that tickets be purchased ahead of time for this event. Please call 715-674-3414 for details.
Saturday Fall Festival October 3rd Camp 5 Museum, 5068 U.S. Hwy. 8, Laona. Enjoy the colors of northern Wisconsin from the windows of the Lumberjack Steam Train. Award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour, pumpkin patch, face painting, marshmallow roast and fresh apple cider. An exciting event for children of all ages! The Fall Festival is a unique opportunity to steam through Wisconsin’s wonderful fall colors on the Lumberjack Steam Train. For more information, please call 715-674-3414 or go to camp5museum.org.
Bright Futures 5K Color Run/Walk October 3rd 9am Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The run will begin at the Langlade County Fairgrounds at 9am continuing on through some of Antigo’s neighborhoods & onto the Springbrook Trail. Be prepared to become a human canvas getting splashed with color throughout the course. Along with the 5K, the 1-mile fun run is back. Following the race, we will have food & refreshments. Our goal is to encourage children & their families to live healthier lifestyles & make more time for each other by participating in this event. Everyone is welcome from young to old, from beginners to novice runners & walkers. The event focus’s less on time & more on fun, family & fitness! Individual registration is $30. Team registration is $20 (minimum of 4 members). For more information, please call 715-627-1389.
Ice Age Trail Langlade County Chapter National Trails Day Hike October 3rd 9am Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Participants are encouraged to wear suitable clothing & bring a lunch. Transportation to the trailhead northeast of Antigo will be provided from the fairgrounds. The hike will be a 5 mile trek of the Lumbercamp segment between Cty. Trk. S & Cty. Trk. A. The outing provides a fine opportunity to get out & enjoy the brilliant fall colors with a stroll through a portion of the state’s Peters Marsh Wildlife Area. The trail winds along several of the shallow glacial lakes in the wildlife area. For more information, please contact Joe Jopeck at 715-623-2645.
Gun & Knife Show October 3rd 8:30am-2:30pm Goodman Club House, 1 block off Hwy. 8, Goodman. Buy, Sell & Trade. Admission is $5.00. Breakfast & lunch are available. For more information, please call John or Claudia at 715-336-3106.
2nd Annual White Lake Oktoberfest October 3rd Noon-3pm White Lake Historical Center, 700 Lake Street, White Lake. Food, refreshments and music. $5 a plate includes beverage & dessert. Catered by White Lake Market with Culvers’ custard. Annual quilt raffle drawing will be held. Music by Bob & Shelley Strong. For more information, please contact George Rock at 715-882-4800.
9th Annual Oktoberfest October 3rd 4-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Come Roll out the Barrel with us at Oktoberfest. German food, cold beer and live entertainment will make this event fun for everyone! Crafter application & rules/regulations will be available on our website at the date approaches. For more information, please go to www.antigochamber.com or call 715-623-4134.
Antigo Marching Band Showcase Event October 3rd 6:30pm Schofield Stadium, Antigo. (Schofield Stadium is on the lot between Deleglise Street and Elm Street). This is a Wisconsin School Music Association sanctioned event. We are honored to be showcasing marching bands from Antigo Middle School, Lakeland High School, Rhinelander High School, Marathon High School, Merrill High School & Antigo High School. The rain location will be Sheldon Fieldhouse on the campus of Antigo High School.
Blood Drive October 5th 11:30am-5pm Langlade Hospital – Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital in conjunction with Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin holds a blood drive the first Monday of every month. No appointments required. For more information, please contact the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin at 1-866-566-5900.
Lake Metonga Association Weeds “n” Walleye Fundraising Banquet October 10th Mole Lake Casino Banquet Hall, 3084 State Highway 55, Crandon. 5pm Silent auction, paddle wheel, raffles & mingling. 7pm Dinner, entertainment & live auction. Join us for an evening of fun, laughter & fundraising to help us be able to continue our efforts to preserve Lake Metonga for future generations to enjoy. Tickets sales are limited to 300, so don’t delay. You can reserve your spot by contacting Chris Mueller at Mueller@newnorth.net or call Chris or Gary at 715-478-2049 or Tim at (262) 389-0707 or Judi at (815) 742-8766.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 29th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 29th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting September 30th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Towns/City Ambulance Committee Meeting October 1st 7pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Ice Age Trail Chapter Meeting October 1st 7-9pm Langlade Co. Resource Center – Wolf River Rm., 837 Clermont Street, Antigo. Join us for our fall chapter meeting to learn what’s new on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Langlade County. Recent activity of chapter volunteers, trail status & plans for 2016 will be considered at the meeting. Contact the coordinator Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645 for a copy of the agenda.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting October 8th 6pm Langlade Co. Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 28th & October 5th 1:00pm-2:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Birthing Center, second floor of the hospital. Facilitator: RN/International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. For more information please call 715-623-9280. No fee.
Eating Disorders Support Group September 30th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) October 1st & September 3rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the new hospital. Thursdays & Saturdays.
Narcotics Anonymous October 2nd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 28th & October 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 28th & October 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 29th 6:45am Langlade County Board Room, Safety Building 840 Clermont St., Antigo & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.