Community Calendar for 10/17/16 to 10/24/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 19th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 21th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 17th & October 24th 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 19th 4-6pm (Wed.) & October 20th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Everbridge Alert Program Presentation October 17th 1:30-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Brad Henricks of Emergency Management will be speaking on the Everbridge program and teaching how citizens can receive storm warnings and more information in Langlade County.
Bottoms Up, A Celebration of Wisconsin Taverns & Breweries October 17th 6:30-8pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo “Bottoms Up” celebrates Wisconsin’s taverns and the breweries that fueled them. Beginning with inns and saloons, author James R. Draeger explores the rise of taverns and breweries, the effects of temperance and Prohibition, and attitude about gender, ethnicity, and morality. It traces the development of the mega-breweries, dominance of the giants, and the emergence of micro-breweries. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 18th & 20th (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.
The Cottages Memory Care 8th Annual “Forget-Me-Not” Fall Fashion Show October 18th 5-10pm Menominee Casino Resort, N277 WI-47, Keshena. Featuring celebrity models Green Bay Packer Mike & Heaven Daniels and Jeff & Alyssa Janis. Cash prize drawings, 5pm cash bar, 6pm dinner and fashion show. $35 per person. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s association Greater WI Chapter. For ticket information, please call 715-526-5166.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night October 18th & 20th (Tues. & Thurs.) 5:30-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Video games, pool, bumper pool, blackjack, double shot, air hockey, carpetball, foosball, music, dodgeball league, volleyball league & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Quilting Group October 19th 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn October 20th 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 October 20th (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.
Harvest Festival October 20th St. John’s Lutheran Church, 304 Flint Ave., Mattoon. They will be serving chicken soup, chili, baked breads, pie & ice cream for a free will offering. There will also be produce, craft & sale tables.
Loaded Bake Potato Lunch October 21st 11am-1pm Peaceful Valley Park, Warming House, 420 Field St., Antigo. Have a baked potato with choice of toppings (maximum of 6) for $4.00. Bottled water will be available for $1.00. Dine in, carry out or delivery (minimum of 5 orders for delivery). Please order in advance if you can. Call or email orders to Katie Clay at 715-216-2834 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds to benefit the Giving Tree.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 21st 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.
Pretty In Pink Showcase & Auction of ‘Artful Bras’ October 21st 5-8pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Come see the beautiful creations at this free public showcase. The Pink Ladies and the Walls of Wittenberg are honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a night of art & awareness. For more information, please go to wallsofwittenberg.com.
“Not So Scary” Halloween Trail October 21st 5-7pm YMCA of the Northwoods, 2003 E Winnebago St, Rhinelander. Walk down the trail of another world which includes ghouls, goblins and fairy princesses or whoever/whatever you’d like to dress up as that night! Enjoy refreshments and a bowl of scarily delicious chili. This is a free family event, but please remember to donate a perishable food item to the local Rhinelander area food pantry.
Square Dance Lessons October 21st (Every Fri.) 6:30-9pm United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave., Antigo.
Halloween Happenings – Navarino Nature Center October 21st 6:30-8:30pm Navarino Nature Center, W5656 Lindsten Rd., Shiocton. A non-scary Halloween event consisting of Halloween games, candy, a Jack-o-Lantern Trail walk, food around a bonfire and come in costume or come as you are! $5 per person. For more information, please call 715-758-6999 or go to www.navarino.org.
Goodman-Armstrong Creek Variety Club Fall Harvest Craft Show October 22nd 9am-2pm. Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School, 111 Main St., Goodman. There will be over 30 crafters, a bake sale and a Polish food concession stand. For more information, please call Colette at 715-336-2211.
Oconto County Handicapped Citizens Halloween Party October 22nd 11am Bill Lazansky Building, Hwy. 32, Mountain. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lioness, this Halloween Party is a great time for the Handicapped Citizens of our County. Music, dancing, lunch and Costume Judging are some of the highlights! For more information, please call Lillian at 715-276-7008.
Merrill Historical Society Cemetery Tour October 22nd 11am, 2pm & 6pm & October 23rd 2pm. Join local historians Jane Francoeur and Wayne Vandre for a walk through history. The 2016 theme is “Women at Work and in Business” featuring: Mabel Downie Wittman, Etta Noel Akey, Josephine Poirier, Jane Bierman, Bertha and Lillian Fleischfresser, and Evelyn Broecker. Please Note that the tour is an hour and a half long, all spent walking and standing, children under 12 won’t find much to entertain them (no discounts), please park near the Merrill Memorial Park sign and flagpole along Memorial Drive, bring a flashlight to the 6pm tour. Tickets will be available at the cemetery at the start of each tour. $10.00/person. For more information, please call 715-536-5652.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 22nd & 23rd 11am – 4pm Porter’s Patch, W4314 Wisconsin 156, Bonduel. Fall Family Farm Fun Adventure runs every weekend, weather permitting. Fun activities in the Little & Big Pumpkin Villages are Check Point Chaos in our corn maze, scenic relaxing hay ride, search the pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin toss, Tug o’ War, pumpkin painting, old fashion water pump races, corn cob chuck, scare crow making, round bale hay play, pumpkin checkers, tic tac toe and pumpkin twister. The farm store will be stocked with 5 different squash, pie pumpkins and friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www. PortersPatch.com for additional information or call 715-584-2070.
New Hope Shelter Free Hayrides October 22nd 1-6pm New Hope Shelter, 601 N. Summit Dr., Crandon. (up the hill, past the Forest Co. fairgrounds) There will also be a bonfire, hot chocolate & coffee, and food for sale. The proceeds benefit the food pantry. Please bring 3 non-perishable food items per person. Bring the whole family! For more information, please call 715-478-2730.
SS Mary & Hyacinth Parish Harvest Fair October 22nd-23rd 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. Festivities kick off on Saturday with a mass at 4pm with music by Stone Soup Brothers, followed by a fun Oktoberfest celebration with German cuisine, beer & more. On Sunday, mass will be at 10:30am. There will also be a silent auction, raffles, crafts, bakery, games & more. Then from 11am-1pm, there will be a tender roast beef dinner available for $9. For dinner carry-outs, please call 715-623-5255.
Harvest Dinner Fundraiser October 22nd 5:30-6:30pm First United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St., Rhinelander. Proceeds go to Personal Essentials Pantry. Reservations Only. Tickets can be purchased at First United Methodist Church Office or call (715) 632-2091. Adults- $10.00, Children- 5.00 (3 to 12 years old), 2 years & younger are free.
Hodag Howl October 22nd 6:30-8pm Northwoods Banquet Center, 1540 Pueblo Dr., Rhinelander. This adult Halloween party will feature raffles, games, music, hors de oeuvres and a cash bar. For more information please call Downtown Rhinelander at 715-362-7374.
Pretty In Pink Cocktail Party Fundraiser October 22nd 7-10pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. A ladies only cocktail party fundraiser. Come see the beautiful creations. The Pink Ladies and the Walls of Wittenberg are honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a night of art & awareness. For more information, please go to wallsofwittenberg.com.
Adult Haunted Corn Maze October 22nd-23rd 7-11pm It’s All Good Farmstand & Petting Zoo, Hwy 45, Antigo. Welcome to the DARK side of the zoo! It’s All Good Farmstand & Petting Zoo corn maze is going to turn into the sinister thing of your darkest nightmares! This is NOT for children, strictly ages 15+, as we intend to scare the life out of you through our terrifyingly twisted corn maze. Bring a friend, or several – and use them as bait so that you can get out alive. Our demons will torment you from the moment you arrive, so be ready to be scared out of your mind! Admission is $5 per person. * Anyone under 15 will NOT be allowed in the maze!!! For more information, please call 715-701-0713.
2nd Annual Bacon Fest October 23rd Noon-5pm Menominee Casino Resort, N277 WI-47, Keshena. Area businesses highlighting bacon, bacon eating contest, cooking contest, pig calling, bacon sampling, door prizes and tons of bacon fun! Live music with Big Mouth from noon to 2pm; Led West from 3-5pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. Go to www.menomineecasinoresort.com or call 715-799-3600 for more information.
Lakewood Area Chamber Monthly Meeting October 17th 6pm The Beach Club, 18524 Powers Lane, Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 18th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 18th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting October 19th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Annual Meeting & Election of the Board of Directors for the Senior Center of Langlade County October 24th 10:30am Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Baby & Me Group October 17th & October 24th 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 October 19th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) October 20th & October 22nd 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 21st 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 17th & October 24th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 17th & October 24th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 18th 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 October 20th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.