Community Calendar for 9/5/16 to 9/12/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 7th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 9th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 5th & September 12th 11am-1pm (Mon.), September 7th 4-6pm (Wed.) & September 8th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Shawano County Fair August 31th-Sept. 5th Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, stock car races, free grandstand shows, entertainers, polka bands, great food and exhibits. For more information, please call 715-526-5419.
Phlox Sportsman’s Club 42nd Annual Corn Roast September 4th Noon-10pm Norwood Ball Park, Phlox. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Drawing at 9pm. There will be food, refreshments & a live band.
Merrill Lion’s Car Show September 5th 8am-4pm Merrill Festival Grounds, 301 N. Sales St., Merrill. The Merrill Lions Club will be holding their annual car show at the fairgrounds. Return down memory lane as these vehicles bring back the yesteryears. Along with the car show, there will be a flea market, food, entertainment, & much more. Registration begins at 8am. Awards will be handed out after 2pm.
Merrill Labor Day Parade September 5th 10am S. Genesee St., Merrill. Join the City of Merrill as we hold our Annual Labor Day Parade. We will give thanks to all veterans who have served for the USA. Watch the parade through the city of Merrill & head down to the Merrill Festival Grounds for flea market, food vendors, crafts, music and more.
Blood Drive September 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 6th & September 8th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and enjoy some coffee and conversation with others. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Tuesday Night Running Club September 6th 5:15-6pm Aspirus Hospital, 112 East Fifth Ave., Antigo. Tuesday Run Club will be meeting every Tuesday at Health & Performance Center (Aspirus Hospital) at 5:15pm for a run. The running club is intended to be an opportunity to run with others. It is not a competitive event – just an opportunity to meet people that like to do the same thing as you – Get Outside & Run! We will run 3-4 miles. For more information, please call Jenny Renfro at 715-627-2613.
Board Games for Adults September 7th 1pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come enjoy a good old fashioned board game with another player. Just for fun! For more information, please call 715-623-2253.
Play & Learn September 8th 9:30-11am Antigo Community Church – Room #2, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents and children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness and milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages and Stages questionnaires are made available to parents and caregivers to assist families in helping their children to reach age based development milestones. Join the conversation on Facebook – Northwoods Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Card Playing Program September 8th (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards. The games being played are canasta, sheepshead & pinochle. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Forest County Fair September 9th-11th Forest County Fairgrounds, corner of Glen & Railroad St., Crandon. Come out and enjoy old-fashioned country fun for the entire family with 4-H exhibits, carnival rides, music, talent shows & more!
Central Wisconsin River Series Bass Championship September 9th-11th All day. Rhinelander Flowage, Rhinelander. The top teams from the 2016 Central Wisconsin River Series will compete in a 2-day shoot-out for top cash & prizes. 35 teams will go head to head to decide the Championship team! Championship payout will include 100% payback of $150.00 entry fee of each team. Added to that total will be the held over amounts from each qualifying tournament during the season. Payout at Championship will be for top 11 places after two days of competition. (1-9 Cash Payout, 10 & 11 Prize Awards) There will be one (1) big bass payout each day for the 2-day championship. If all teams participate in big bass side pot, each day’s cash award will be $340 – over all big bass of weekend will win a separate prize package. There is no pre-fishing during the previous week whatsoever. http://www.wisconsinriverseries.com. Call 715-453-5334 for more information.
World Championship Musky Classic September 9th-11th Daily fishing times vary. Registration headquartered at the Manitowish Waters Community Center, Hwy. 51 & Airport Rd., Manitowish Waters. This event is sponsored by 4 communities: Boulder Junction, Presque Isle, Manitowish Waters & Winchester. For more information, please call 715-543-2657.
Crandon Community Garden Open House September 9th 10am-1pm W. Washington St., Crandon. Come and join us in celebrating the garden revitalization project! Stoll through the garden, enjoy tasty snacks, beverages & soups (made with ingredients from the garden. Master gardeners will be present to answer questions. Learn how to prepare your garden bed for next spring. Bring in a two cup sample of your garden soil to be sent for nutrient testing for $15.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 9th 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry September 9th 5-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. “Fish Fry” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw, & custard for $10 per plate with other options available at an additional cost. Opens at 4:00 pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Merrill Community Wide Garage Sale September 10th Merrill. Here is the chance to hit the garage sales for all the items your kids didn’t get before school started. Sales may start earlier in the week, & times may vary.
SepTimber Ride September 10th 8am-2pm Tribute Brewing Company 1106 N. Bluebird Rd., Eagle River. Enjoy either a 13 or 26 mile ride on the beautiful Three Eagle trail. Registration fee includes the ride, wine tasting in Three Lakes, beer sampling in Eagle River, event t-shirt, brat picnic with all the fixings (noon-2pm) & door prizes. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information, please call 800-359-6315.
The Wolfman Triathlon September 10th 8am-3pm Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort, N3494 State Road 55, White Lake. Point-to-point off-road triathlon, begins with a 3-mile paddle down a class II section of the Wolf River; then mountain bike for 13 miles of scenic logging roads & single track in the Northwoods. After crossing the Wolf River, bike the 3-mile trail run portion. Then run 3.5 miles along the Wolf River. Race is limited to first 250 entrants. All profits are donated to 9 non-profit organizations that volunteer to help with the event. For more information, go to wolfmantriathlon.org.
Antigo Farmers Market September 10th 8am-Noon Antigo Country Store Parking Lot, 711 Superior Street, Antigo. Get your fresh produce, prepared foods, flowers and many more treasures for you & your family.
Kevin Worrall Musky Classic Fishing Tournament September 10th Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn, Pelican Lake. For more information, please call 715-487-5222 or go to pelicanlakewi.org.
Stumble Stump Rendezvous September 10th-11th Springbrook Trail Boardwalk, Second Ave., Antigo. A weekend festival to relive a little history from 1790 thru 1860s, known as the fur trading era. Volunteers dress in period clothes and put on demonstrations including craft demonstrations, candle making, leather working, cooking, knife throwing, & black powder demonstrations. Please call Todd Toburen at 715-623-5219 for more information.
2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s September 10th 9am Antigo Middle School, 815 Seventh Avenue, Antigo. Registration at 9am; Ceremony to follow; Walk at 10am; Route Length: 3 miles. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness & funds for Alzheimer’s care, support & research. Visit alz.org for more information or call Cecily Filtz at 715-845-7440.
Ice Age Trail-Langlade County Chapter Summer Hike September 10th 9am Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Join the friendly folks from the Langlade County Chapter for our late-summer hike on a portion of the Ice Age Trail in Langlade County. Bring a lunch. We’ll meet in front of the Forestry Office on the Langlade County Fairgrounds in Antigo. Transportation from to the trailhead will be provided. For more information, please contact Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645 or [email protected].
Out of Darkness Community Walk September 10th 9am-Noon Antigo Lake Park, 301 Third Avenue, Antigo. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025. For more information, please call Carrie Breitenfeldt at 715-216-2946.
24th Annual Colorama Arts & Crafts Fair September 10th 9am-3pm Boulder Junction Community Center, 5392 Park St., Boulder Junction. Come & enjoy a craft show, farmer’s market & wild game sandwiches. For more information, please call 715-385-2400.
Saturday Fall Festival & Haunted Slaughter House September 10th 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.
Sunset Bar & Grill Corn Roast September 10th Sunset Bar & Grill, 17189 Bowman Ave., Townsend. Join us for a great family fun day of food, great sweet corn and music!! Proceeds will go to the Reservoir Pond Association. For more information, please call Tom Derrickson at 715-276-7007.
Custom & Classic Car Show September 11th 8am-2pm, Shawano County Park, W5785 Lake Dr., Shawano. Also food, raffles, and trophies. For more information, please call 715-524-4366.
50th Annual Harvest Dinner September 11th 9:30am St. John Lutheran Church, 502 Cedar St., Tigerton. 9:30am service with polka music. Dinner served after the service until 1:30pm. Family style, all you can eat. Swiss steak, broasted chicken, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots & green beans, cole slaw, cheeses, relishes, rolls, coffee, milk & lots of homemade pies! Adults $12, children 5-12 $6, Under 5 free. Carry outs available. 715-535-2282.
Economic Development Committee Meeting September 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 6th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 6th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting September 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting September 8th 6pm Langlade Co. Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Ice Age Trail Chapter Meeting September 8th 7-9pm Langlade County Resource Center – Wolf River Room, 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. Contact the coordinator, Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645 for a copy of the agenda.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting September 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 5th & September 12th 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 7th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) September 8th & 10th 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 September 9th 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 5th & September 12th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 5th & September 12th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 6th 6:45am Langlade County Board Room, Safety Building 840 Clermont St., Antigo & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 7th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.