Community Calendar for 1/23/17 to 1/30/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 25th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & January 27th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 23rd & January 30th 11am-1pm (Mon.), January 25th 4-6pm (Wed.) & January 26th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Merrill Ice Drags January-February 25th (Sats.) Reg. at 8:30am, races begin at noon. Council Grounds State Park, N1895 Council Grounds Dr., Merrill. Dragsters, muscle cars & trucks race on an 1/8-mile strip of ice on Lake Alexander. World records 141.6 mph & 5.431 e.t. From “Rubber Tire” class to “Outlaw” class we have racing for everyone! Access to ice is through the Council Grounds State Park. Dates may change, please check website. Adults are $12, Kids 6-14 $7, Under 6 – Free. Please go to www.merrillicedrags.com for more information.
Zurko Indoor Winter Flea Market January-April 1st (Saturdays) 9am-3pm Historic Shawano Community Hall, 115 E. Division St., Shawano. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-526-9769 or go to www.zurkopromotions.com.
Annual Optimist Christmas Tree Burn January 23rd 5-7pm Antigo High School, 1900 10th Avenue, Antigo. The Annual Optimist Christmas Tree Burn will be held at the Antigo High School Detention Pond Area south of the parking lot by Listle Field. There will be free hot chocolate and hot dogs and lots of warmth coming from the bonfire of Christmas trees. Bring the family and enjoy this community event sponsored by the Antigo Optimist Club.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors January 24th & January 26th (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 715-627-6632.
An Evening With Dave Drivas and Friends January 24th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5355 College Dr., Rhinelander. Slow down for an evening that will remind you of the simple joys in life. A local singer and acoustic guitar player, Dave will share the stage with other area artists including Mark Wayne, Charlie Strong, and Mitch and Dan Cable to play a variety of country, rock, and bluegrass music. Along with his friends, Dave’s lifelong passion for music and his knack for storytelling will be the perfect combination for good times and great music. Tickets are $10. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
Immunization Clinic January 25th 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.
Quilting Group January 25th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Dinner January 25th 4-7pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Roasted pork loin dinner with au gratin potatoes, green beans, salad bar, dessert and coffee. Bar opens at 4 pm, serving food at 5! Cost is $12.00. For more information, please contact Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Play & Learn January 26th 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 January 26th (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 715-627-6632.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night January 26th (Every Thur.) 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.
Pride at the Pump January 27th Marty’s Shell Service, 738 Superior Street, Antigo. 2 cents from every gallon sold at Marty’s Shell Service goes to the Unified School District of Antigo PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) initiative. All pumps, all day. For more information, please contact Tina VerHagan at email@example.com or call 715-627-4355, ext. 1228.
Women on Snow Weekend & Tour January 27th-29th Eagle River Area Trails, Eagle River. Women meet new & old friends and ride the snowmobile trails of Vilas County. The special weekend is based out of historic Eagle Waters Resort. Trail rides begin mid-afternoon on Friday & end on Sunday at noon. When not riding, enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of Eagle Waters by sitting in a sauna or socializing in the lounge. Pre-registration recommended. For more information, please go to womenonsnow.org.
61st Annual Fish-O-Ree January 28th-29th Chute Pond, Mountain. Sponsored by the Mountain Fire Department Auxiliary. Two days of fishing, fun, food, refreshments & raffles. Please call Jerry Hull at 920-660-8201 for more information.
Wausau 525 Snowmobile Race January 28th & 29th Gates open at 9am, Racing 11am-4:30pm 8911 N. Mountain Rd., Wausau. Professional snowmobile racing sanctioned by USSA. Drivers from the Midwest & Canada compete for the 525 cup trophies and also TLR Cup sanctioned points race. For more information, go to www.wausau525.com.
Essential Oil Workshop January 28th 10am-2pm Mattoon Community Center, 617 Hwy. D, Mattoon. Please join us at our workshop. We will have several essential oil advocates available to share with you the items they love making with their doTerra essential oils. There will be many products available for purchase. For questions or inquiries, please call Erin Maus at 715-219-0745 or Sarah Brown at 715-489-3593.
Introduction to Photography January 28th 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: Jan. 14th, 21st and 28th in the library’s McGinley Room. This is an introduction to DSLR & Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Photography. This is not geared to cell phone cameras. Maximum class size is 15 individuals. You can sign up by calling the library at 715-623-3724 or by emailing Cynthia Taylor, Director. These classes are free.
Walls of Wittenberg Quilt Show January 28th & 29th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Showcasing the Greater Wittenberg Area – Home Grown, Home Sewn, Quilt show. View cozy and colorful quilts. Please call 715-253-3525 or go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com for more information.
Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race January 28th 11am-1pm Lion’s Park, 210 W. 3rd St., Merrill. The Merrill Optimist Club will be holding their Annual Cardboard Sled Race. Design and build a person powered, corrugated cardboard sled capable of withstanding the descent down the Lion’s Hill slope. How creative can you be using only corrugated cardboard as a building material? Prizes awarded as soon as races are completed at the bottom of the hill. Hot chocolate will be sold by the Octagon Club in the warming house. To register, rules & guides, check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/749253818561928/
LMT Snowmobile Club Ride-In & Chicken Booyah January 28th 11am-5pm Frog Alley Inn, 7790 Jones Lane (Pit Stop #19), Pickerel. Chicken booyah, hot dogs & meat raffles.
Langlade County Snowmobile Council Ride In January 28th Starts at 11am, Lily Sno-Bird Club House, W4505 Turtle Lake Rd., Lily. The event will include raffles, games, & drawings with lunch & refreshments on site. All riders should meet at the Lily Sno-Birds Clubhouse. The ride is sponsored by the Langlade County Snowmobile Alliance. For more information, please call 715-484-3342.
Annual Homemade Sled & Shovel Race January 28th Mission Hill, Crandon.
19th Annual Ice Cold Beer Fest January 28th 1-3pm Minocqua Brewing Company, 238 Lakeshore Dr. Minocqua. A mix of craft beer, live music, food and fun under a heated tent.
1st Annual Sokaogon Chippewa Ice Fishing Jamboree January 29th Oak Lake, Crandon. Registration opens and fishing begins at 6am, until 4pm. There will be food, beverages, restrooms, a warming tent and raffles throughout the day. Limited to the first 100 fishermen. Northern Pike only.
Paul Bunyan Riders Snow Fun Day January 29th 1-8pm Waubee Lake Lodge, 18396 Waubee Park Lane, Lakewood. Join us for a Super Fun Day! Food, refreshments, meat raffle & 50/50 raffles throughout the day, plus a fishing derby (6am-4pm). Fish can be registered the day before at Pintsch’s Hardware in Townsend or Lakewood Bait Shop. Early morning registration will be at Waubee Lake Lodge. Bring your Poker Run books in by 7pm. Big ticket drawing at 8pm, need not be present to win. For more information, please call Diane Fitzpatrick at 715-850-0264 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red Higgins Classic Country Christmas Show January 29th 2:30-4pm Tomahawk High School Auditorium, 1048 E King Rd, Tomahawk. Come and enjoy a great concert featuring Red Higgins with Lisa Marie & Yankee Train. Proceeds will benefit Never Forgotten Honor Flight program and Wounded Warriors in Action program. This concert is being brought to Tomahawk by the VFW Post 2687/Tomahawk. Adults: $10.00; Children (12 & under): $5.00. Tickets can be purchased at the VFW, Tomahawk Chamber and area businesses. For more information, please call 715-453-0854.
Zion Lutheran Church Blood Drive January 30th 2pm – 6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St, Shawano. Located in the Fellowship Hall at Zion Lutheran. Call 715-526-2017 for appointments or walk-ins welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 24th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 24th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting January 25th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting January 25th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 23rd & January 30th 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 January 25th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) January 26th & January 28th 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 January 27th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting January 23rd & January 30th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 23rd & January 30th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 24th 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 January 26th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Support Group January 26th 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 January 26th 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.