Community Calendar for 11/21/16 to 11/28/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 23rd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 25th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry November 21st & November 28th 11am-1pm (Mon.), November 23rd 4-6pm (Wed.) & November 24th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Aspirus Langlade Hospital’s Auxiliary Love Lights Ceremony November 21st 1pm in front of Aspirus Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Love lights will be $3.00 each, Group lights will be $25.00 each.
New Odyssey Christmas November 21st 7-10pm Merrill High School, 1201 North Sales Street, Merrill. New Odyssey is a cover band from Chicago playing all types of music from across the decades including today’s top hits. These songs are performed on 30 different musical instruments including an accordion, sousaphone, melodica, banjo, bass trumpets and pocket trumpets. Classic rock, country, novelty and specialty arrangements are all the calling card of this must see group. Please go to http://www.merrillconcerts.org for more information.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night November 22nd (Tues.) 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.
The Attitudes of Gratitude Thanksgiving Bake Sale November 23rd 8am-1pm JAM’s Café, 8404 Hwy. 45, Birnamwood. Bars, cookies, candies, nut breads, cheesecakes and more. Pre-order your fresh, homemade pies and cheesecakes $7 each or 2 for $20. For more information, please call 715-253-3112.
Immunization Clinic November 23rd 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. The immunization clinic is available to provide childhood immunizations & adult vaccinations. The vaccinations are FREE to children 2 months – 18 years of age if you have Medical Assistance or no insurance. Adult vaccinations are available some with a minimal fee or FREE if you have MC or MA. Contact the Health Department at 715-627-6250 for more information or to see if you are in need of any vaccinations.
Open Skate November 23rd 11:30am-1pm Langlade County Hockey Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Antigo Area Youth Hockey Association, in collaboration with the City of Antigo Park & Rec Department, offer FREE open skates throughout the year at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building. The Open Skates are FREE with the donation of a canned good. There is a limited supply of skates available for use (these are free, but must be returned at the end of the skate).
Tomahawk Community Thanksgiving Dinner November 24th 11am-1pm St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, 320 E. Washington St., Tomahawk. Come and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the fixings. Anyone that would like to donate to the meal or have a meal delivered to them please call Julie at 715-453-8637 or Kathy at 715-453-2555.
Turkeys and Traditions November 25th & 26th 10am-5pm Northwoods Children’s Museum, 346 W Division St., Eagle River. Tom, a live turkey, visits the kids at the museum in celebration of Thanksgiving. Plus a special holiday workshop for kids to create special gifts for friends & relatives for the holidays. For more information, go to http://www.northwoodschildrensmuseum.com or call 715-479-4623.
Annual Festival of Lights November 25th 3:30-7:30pm Cy Williams Park, Superior Street, Three Lakes. Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus and experience the countdown to the lighting of the tree and park gazebo. Live Reindeer and Christmas Karaoke. Reindeer arrive around 3:30pm and will remain until about 7:30pm. Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at 5pm and will be available for photos with the children in the gazebo. Yummy cookies, hot chocolate and coffee will be provided. Refreshments, chili, hamburgers, hot dogs and chips will be available for purchase. Join us for an unforgettable Three Lakes Hometown Holiday Season Kick-off! Enjoy the “SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS” with family, friends and neighbors. For more information, please call 715-365-2750.
Winter Wonderland November 25th-January 1st 5-11pm Holtwood Campground, 400 Holtwood Way, Oconto. It’s time to take in all things twinkly! Each year the Oconto Holtwood Campground gets turned into a Winter Wonderland with over 150 trees decorated and sponsored by area businesses and organizations. The park is lite nightly from 5-11pm. This event is free to the public. Cars are permitted and walk-thrus are encouraged. Admission is free. For more information, please call Samantha Boucher at 920-604-0074.
Holiday Shopping for the Hunter’s Honey November 26th 8am-2pm Birnamwood Town Hall, N9291 Riverview Rd., Birnamwood. Great deals & specials. Breakfast and lunch available. Crafts, bake sale, and other great products. For more information, please contact Tanya at 715-881-0657.
Christmas Open House November 26th 9am-3pm Flowers Galore, 4453 N. Branch St., Wabeno. Start the Holidays right with a visit to Flowers Galore! There will be prizes, discounts, wine tasting and refreshments. Get your Christmas on!! For more information, please call Raletta at 715-473-6000.
22nd Annual Shawano Downtown Holiday Stroll November 26th Downtown, Shawano. Come and visit our local businesses for in store specials. Or more information, please call 715-853-3775.
“Lighting Up St. Germain” Holiday Celebration November 26th Experience small business Saturday all day and stay for the “Lighting Up St. Germain” holiday parade at dusk along with carols and visit with Santa. For more information, please call the St. Germain Chamber of Commerce at 715-477-2205.
28th Annual Christmas Gift and Craft Fair November 26th 9am-3pm Lakeland Union High School, 9573 WI-70, Minocqua. Quality hand‑crafted gifts, decorations, furniture, treats, etc. The LUHS Model UN will hold its annual holiday bake sale and have snacks and lunch available at this annual community event. For more information, please call Karen Martens at 715-542-3813.
Holiday Craft Fair November 26th 9:30am-3:30pm Townsend Town Hall, Lakewood Town Hall, & Bill Lazansky Building, Mountain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library & hosted at three different town halls, this craft fair features lots of great holiday gift giving ideas. For more information, call David at 414-581-0088.
Wreath Decorating November 26th-27th, Dec. 4th, Dec. 10th-11th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Decorate your own wreath or purchase a wreath made by WOWSPACE volunteers.
Pickerel EMS Lasagna Feed and Chili Dump November 26th 11:30am-7pm Pickerel Rescue Squad Building Station 2, N9062 State Highway 55, Pickerel. This is a fundraiser for the department so here is a chance to help a good cause and get yourself some great eats! All-you-can-eat chili and lasagna including salad, desert, and beverage for $8.00. While you are there, stop by our community education booth. For more information, please call Cathy St. John at 715-484-3221.
Christmas in Minocqua November 26th Noon-5:30pm Downtown Minocqua. Downtown Minocqua will host Santa and his reindeer, children’s activities, horse-drawn wagon rides and warm refreshments in anticipation of the official lighting of the Christmas display at 5pm. The Minocqua Museum will be open for this special occasion. Santa’s reindeer will be set up next to the Museum. Take a ride on the Horse drawn wagon and then stop by Veterans Park to warm yourself by the fire and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. At approximately 12:45pm. Santa will make a loop around downtown Minocqua on a horse-drawn wagon before arriving at Gaslight Square. Santa and his elves will visit with children at the Gaslight Square Shoppes until 4:30pm. While at the Gaslight Square Shoppes stop by for free children’s crafts, supplied by the Lakeland Kiwanis Club. At 4:30pm Santa and Mrs. Claus will lead the way to Veterans Park for carols and the official lighting of the Christmas display at approximately 5pm. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Christmas Kick-off in Downtown Eagle River November 26th 1-3pm Downtown Eagle River. Kids will have a chance to talk with Santa at The Warehouse – Four Season Center for the Arts – 107 S. Railroad St. Then the whole family can enjoy sleigh rides throughout town. For more information contact Katie Hayes at 715-479-4903.
Jingle Bell 3K Run, Walk, Roll or Pull November 26th 4pm race start St. Germain Community Park, 545 State Highway 155, St. Germain. Need to move a little after a fun & filling Thanksgiving meal with family and friends? The Jingle Bell 3K is for you. Bear the weather – warm, cold, snow or no snow and run, walk, roll on your bike or pull your kids or grandkids on a sled and join us “jingling” in the Holiday Season. The 3k event will start at the St. Germain Community Center, follow down Hwy 70 and back on the Bike & Hike Trail. The Jingle Bell Run, Walk, Run or Pull will finish at the Fire Department where you will be able to enjoy the “Lighting Up St. Germain” Holiday Parade, tree lighting and Open House at the Fire Department. For more information, please call 715-477-2205.
Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland November 26th 4:30-7:30pm Downtown, Tomahawk. There will 2 showings of the free movie at the Tomahawk Cinema. The movie will be showing at 11am & 2pm. The parade will start at 4:30pm starring Santa & will start at the east end of Wisconsin Avenue by Tomahawk Community Bank & end at 2nd Street by Century 21.Come visit Santa after the parade at Santa’s Cabin at the Rodeo Saloon & walk through the beautifully decorated Christmas Trees in the Winter Wonderland. Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa at the bonfire & take a ride in the horse drawn wagon. For more information, please call the Chamber at 715-453-5334.
Lakewood Christmas Tree Lighting November 26th 5pm Coldwell Banker Building, 15251 Hwy 32, Lakewood. Let the Season begin!! Make it a family tradition! Cookies, hot chocolate and lighting the tree to start the Christmas Season. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Benefit for Jason Fonder November 27th 11am-4pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Avenue, Antigo. Jason recently had to undergo open heart surgery in October and is still currently at UW Madison receiving care. Jason is married and has four children. The road will be very long for the family ahead. For more information, please call 715-627-4325.
Be A Red Cross Volunteer Sign-Up November 28th 10am-1pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. The Red Cross is looking for disaster responders, preparedness volunteers, etc.
Holiday Shopping Linen Sale November 30th 8am-5pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, large conference room, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. There will be blankets, sheets, pillows, quilt sets and sports blankets for sale. Sponsored by the Aspirus Langlade Hospital Auxiliary.
Public Works Committee Meeting November 21st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 22nd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting November 22nd Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City of Antigo Zoning Board of Appeals November 22nd 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group November 21st & November 28th 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 23rd 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) November 24th & November 26th 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 25th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting November 21st & November 28th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous November 21st & November 28th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings November 22nd 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 24th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Support Group November 24th 1:30-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet the 4th Thursday of each month. Kathy Boksa is the group’s facilitator. The meeting is open to all area families & caregivers. There is no charge. For more information, please call Kathy at 715-350-4210.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide November 24th 6:30-9pm NTC Antigo Campus-Wood Technology Center, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. We are a new support group for anyone who has felt the devastating effects of a friend’s or loved one’s suicide. Meetings to be held the fourth Thursday each month in Room WT119 of the Wood Technology Center at NTC Antigo Campus. For more information, contact Tara at 715-219-5959.