Community Calendar for 10/31/16 to 11/7/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 2nd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 4th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 31st & November 7th 11am-1pm (Mon.), November 2nd 4-6pm (Wed.) & November 3rd11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Elcho Trick or Treating October 31st 3-6pm
Boys and Girls Club Halloween Bash October 31st 3:30-5:30pm Boys & Girls Club, 411 Superior St., Antigo. There will be a costume contest, candy, mini-games, a dance & more! For more information, please call 715-627-1389 or go to www.bgclang.org.
McCaslin Lioness Children’s Halloween Party October 31st 4-6pm Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. Costume judging, treats and fun! Open to all elementary age children.
1st Annual Halloween Parade Party October 31st 4-7pm Kuckuk Park, Shawano. Join us for a spooky celebration featuring trick or treat goodie bags, costume parade, prizes for best costume, games, ghostly music, chili dinner, pumpkin painting and much more! For information call Shawano Park & Rec at 715-526-6171.
Crandon Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Laona Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Bonduel Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Rhinelander Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm.
Wittenberg Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Birnamwood Trick or Treating October 31st 4:30-6:30pm
4th Annual Trunk or Treat October 31st 5-7pm Grace Lutheran Church parking lot, corner of Hwy. JJ (old 29) & Q, Ringle. Halloween fun in downtown Ringle. Free hot dogs, chips & hot chocolate. New this year, a special visit from the Ringle Fire Department.
Merrill Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm.
Shawano Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Tigerton Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
White Lake Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Aniwa Trick or Treating October 31st 6-8pm
Adult Haunted Corn Maze October 31st 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors November 1st & 3rd (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.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night November 1st & 3rd (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.
Play & Learn November 3rd 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, 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 November 3rd (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.
Antigo Community Theatre Presents “9 to 5” The Musical November 4th & 5th at 7:30 pm, November 6th – Matinee at 1pm, November 10th, 11th & 12th at 7:30 pm. The Volm Theater (Antigo High School), 1900 10th Ave. Antigo. Set in the 70’s the musical, showcases how the power of friendship and office politics can help you move up in the world. The story follows three female secretaries and their frustration with their egotistical, sexist, and hypocritical boss. They put their heads together and come up with a scheme to oust him. Dolly Parton’s upbeat and energetic musical score will keep you hopping! Tickets are $10 in advance & at the door. Advance Tickets available at Neve’s Furniture 710 5th Ave. (downtown), Antigo.
Redpaw Dirty Dog Dryland Event November 5th-6th 9am Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation, W6500 Spring Lake Road, Pearson. Come experience the excitement of sled dog racing on dry land at the Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan boy Scout Reservation! You’ll see teams with bikes, scooters, carts, and dogs partnered with running mushers. Spectators are encouraged to visit with drivers and schmooze with their dogs at their trucks too! Races start at 9am both days. Home cooked food service will be available at race site. Free admission and plenty of parking is available. Visit www.witrailblazers.com for more information.
Gartzke Trail Work Day November 5th 9am-3pm Gartzke Flowage Hiking, Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails, W6379 5th Avenue Road, Antigo. We are planning to work from approx. 9am till 3pm, but you can come whenever you can make it. We will start our work projects in the parking area & then move to the Main Shelter. We will have maps in the shelter with project jobs listed. If no one is at the shelter just pick a job or look for crews already working. Tools as usual, many tools will be supplied at the work site, but you are more than welcome to bring your own rake and pruners. Lunch will be provided by the club around noon. Water, drink, hot dogs, chips, and a few other treats will be provided. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org if you think you will be joining us for lunch. Dress for the weather, if it is a rain out we will pick a day later. For more information, please go to http://www.antigobikeandskiclub.com.
Salem United Methodist Church Red River Annual Bake Sale & Bazaar November 5th 9am-2pm Salem United Methodist Church, W9024 Cty Rd A, Shawano. Lunch will be available. For more information, please call 715-526-3611.
Crescent Elementary School Craft Fair November 5th 9am – 3pm Crescent Elementary School, School Gymnasium 3319 Boyce Dr., Rhinelander. There will be more than two dozen vendors selling home-made crafts such as jewelry, home décor, toys, bath & body products, and clothing. In addition, there will be representatives present from home businesses including 31 Gifts, Norwex, Scentsy, Jamberry Nails, and more. There will also be baked goods for sale as well as raffles. Admission is FREE. Come enjoy a day of shopping and support Crescent Elementary school at the same time.
‘Tis the Season Craft Show November 5th 9am – 3pm Lakeland Union High School, 9573 WI-70, Minocqua. Come join us for a day of relaxing shopping, crafts, concessions, and bake sale. Place orders for your Christmas wreath at the craft show from the Lakeland DECA, an association of marketing students. Money raised is for leadership conferences and academic competition. For more information, please call (715) 892-9700.
10th Anniversary Christmas Extravaganza November 5th 10am-4pm Wabeno’s Christian Thrift Store, Hwy. 32, Wabeno. There will be many Christmas items, clothes, trees, ornaments & household decorations.
Let Me Be Frank Production Dinner Show: “Who Killed Al/Alice Capone” November 5th 5pm – 9pm The Gathering, 2600 East Richmond Street, Shawano. Leadership Shawano County presents a “Let Me Be Frank Production – Who Killed Al/Alice Capone” Limited seating. Reserved tickets $40. Doors open at 5 p.m., Dinner 6 p.m., Show 7 p.m., Tickets available at the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S. Main St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-524-2139.
Merrill Historical Society Trivia Night November 5th 6-10pm Merrill History & Culture Center, 100 E. Third St., Merrill. How well do you know history? Join the Merrill Historical Society for a fun-filled trivia night! $120 per table, teams up to 6 people! Cash prize for highest scoring team! Raffles, 50/50 drawings, best team costume prize. Seating is limited to 15 tables. Register your team at Merrill History & Culture Center. Beer and wine are available on-site. All proceeds will benefit Merrill Historical Society programs. Doors open at 5pm. Bring your own snacks and soft drinks. For more information, please call 715-536-5652 or go to http://www.merrillhistory.org.
Introduction to Photography Classes November 5th 10-11:30am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. Local professional photographer Craig Pilecky is offering three classes to those who wish to learn the elements of beginning photography. Class dates are the following Saturdays: Nov. 5, 12, and 19 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the library’s McGinley Room. This is an introduction to DSLR & Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography. This is not geared to cell phone cameras. The classes include: Nov. 5 – Help choosing a camera; understanding aperture, ISO, shutter speed & focal length; Shooting in aperture priority & manual mode. Nov. 12 – Portraiture with a flash and without. Nov. 19 – Landscape — composition & perspective. Maximum class size is 8 individuals. You can sign up by calling the library at 715-623-3724 or by emailing Cynthia Taylor, Director. These classes are free!
Faith, Food & Family Annual Gala presented by Nativity of Our Lord School November 5th 4:30pm Hodag Banquet Center, Rhinelander. This auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and it enables Nativity to offer its high standards of Catholic education for more than 200 students in preschool through eighth grade. Last year’s donations provided the students with technology and classroom enhancements. We will hold a dinner, silent and live auctions, and raffles. All proceeds from the gala go directly to the cost of educating the students.
Gleason Lions Pancake Breakfast & Blood Drive November 6th 7:30am – 12:00pm Lions Park, N5179 Bradley Road, Gleason. Sponsored by the Gleason Area Lions. Potato and regular pancakes and all the trimmings. Blood donors will receive a free meal coupon. To schedule your life-saving appointment, contact The Community Blood Center at 800-280-4102. Appointments preferred, but walk ins are welcome.
Wafflemania to benefit the Langlade County Humane Society November 6th 8:30am-1pm Vickie and the Vets, 1216 Elm Street, Antigo. It’s time for our 3rd annual Waffle Mania!!! We will be serving waffles, sausage and something to wash it all down with; there also will be Culver’s soft serve. Stop on by and help support your local humane society!! Get your belly full in time to watch the Packers play (and beat) the Colts! Hope to see you all there.
Rhinelander Community Band Annual Fall Concert November 6th 2-3pm James Williams Middle School, 915 Acacia Ln, Rhinelander. No admission charge!
Blood Drive November 7th 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.
Wild Strokes November 7th 6:30pm – 9:30pm Backwaters Bar & Grill LLC, 4920 WI-47, Rhinelander. This paint party is for the Birds, Bears, Bunnies, Beavers and all the letters in the alphabet of wildlife in need. Show your support and PAINT and go home with a great work of art you’ve created via The Blank Canvas. Cost is $40 a person. Participants limited, pre-registration required. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. For more information, please call 715-366-9453
Veteran Town Hall November 8th 5pm Antigo VFW Hall, 1216 Elm Street, Antigo. Attention veterans, you are invited to attend a Veteran Town Hall. Leaders from the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center & a Langlade County Veterans Service Officer will be on hand to provide a presentation on VA health care, discuss the new Veteran’s Choice Program, listen to veteran’s comments and concerns and discuss how veterans can be better served. All veterans and their families & friends are welcome. If you have questions, please call Brad Nelson at 800-215-8262, ext. 32001 or John Zenkovich at 715-627-6545.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 1st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting November 1st Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting November 1st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting November 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 31st & November 7th 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 November 2nd 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) November 3rd & November 5th 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 November 4th 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 31st & November 7th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 31st & November 7th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings November 1st 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 November 3rd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.