Community Calendar for 1/16/17 to 1/23/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 18th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & January 20th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 16th & January 23rd 11am-1pm (Mon.), January 18th 4-6pm (Wed.) & January 19th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 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.
All Saints Catholic School Open House January 16th 5-7:30pm All Saints Catholic School, 419 Sixth Avenue, Antigo. If you are considering a Catholic education, find out more at our ASCS Open House. At the open house there will be: tours led by ASCS students, ASCS teachers available to talk about academics in a Catholic environment, parents on hand to share their experience with our school, a bookkeeper will discuss tuition and payment plans & administrator Paul Galuska will be available to answer questions. For more information, please go to www.ascscrusaders.org or call Paul Galuska at 715-623-4835.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors January 17th & January 19th (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.
Bingo at the Langlade County Senior Center January 18th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. For more information, please call 715-623-2253.
Play & Learn January 19th 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.
53rd Annual Amsoil World Championship Snowmobile Derby January 19th-22nd 10am Eagle River Derby Track, 1311 N Railroad St., Eagle River. The world’s premier snowmobile racing event. 1400-plus entries compete for oval & sno-cross championships in front of 30,000 spectators. Considered the sport’s signature event, the Derby Championship is one of the largest gatherings of “sledders” in the world. Thursday evening features time trials, Friday night features “Friday Night Thunder”, Saturday features grueling heats, quarter & semi-finals all leading up to the Championship Finals on Sunday. For more information, please call 715-479-4424.
Card Playing Program January 19th (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 19th (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.
Wisconsin Kids Snowmobile Racing Association January 20th-22nd World Championship Derby Track, 1311 N. Railroad St., Eagle River. For more information, go to www.wksra.com
Open Skate January 20th 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).
Women On Snow January 20th-22nd Waubee Lake Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Lane, Lakewood. Women hit the trails. Registration includes lodging, meals, entertainment & fun for the whole weekend. For more information, please call Becky at 1-800-492-8233.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center January 20th 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Winter Free Fishing Weekend January 21st-22nd Statewide. Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp including all inland waters, Wisconsin’s side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. Other fishing rules apply.
Elefson-Zueske American Legion Post 117 Fishing Derby January 21st 7am-4pm Bamboo Bar, W5884 Cedar Ct, Shawano Lake. Tickets on sale at Post 117, Kuhn’s Bait and Tackle and from Legion Post members. Door prizes and meat raffle. Call 715-526-2098 for more information.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races January 21st Gates open at 8am Races Start 11am. International Raceway, N5335 State Hwy. 17, Gleason. Come on out and watch ATV’s, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and carts race around the oval track. Admission is $5.00 for adults and kids under 10 are free. Food and refreshments are on grounds in a heated building. For more information, please call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681 or go to www.gleasoncc.org.
Disc Golf Ice Bowl Tournament January 21st 8am-10pm Jack Lake Campground, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. The Antigo Disc Golf Club will be having a disc golf tournament to raise money for the Antigo Community Food Pantry. The events will take place at the Jack Lake Disc Golf Course & the City of Antigo Disc Golf Course. This is a doubles tournament with a fee of $50 per team plus a minimum of 10 non-perishable food items per team. The fee gets you a free Ice Bowl stamped premium disc and a free lunch between rounds. 100% of the profits will go to Antigo Community Food Pantry. Please contact Zach for any questions, comments, and to register at 715-610-3990 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
White Potato Lake Sportsman’s Club Fishing Derby January 21st 8am-3pm White Potato Lake, Pound. The day’s festivities will take place in an 80’ X 40’ heated tent and include raffles, music, hot lunch and refreshments. Cash prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third largest fish in the walleye, northern, bass, perch, bluegill and crappie categories.
Crandon Lions Fish-O-Ree January 21st Community Hall, 601 W Washington St., Crandon.
Merrill Ice Drags January 21st-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.
Introduction to Photography January 21st 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.
Merrill Winterfest Sled Dog Race January 21st & 22nd Sat 10am; Weather permitting. 9am on Sunday. Pine River Elementary School, W4165 Highway 64, Merrill. ISDRA-sanctioned races with cash purse & trophies for the top 6 places. More than 100 mushers compete during the weekend event. Skijoring, kiddie and celebrity races, a volleyball tournament, ice skating & coloring contests too. For more information, please call 715-873-4787.
9th Annual Taste of Tigerton-Soup & Cookie Contest January 21st 10:30am – 1pm 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Bring Soups and cookies in by 10:30 am. 11 am judging begins. Soup one gallon minimum and Cookies one dozen minimum. Serving 11 am to 1 pm. Please call 715-535-2110 for more information.
Elcho X-C Club Annual Ski Junket January 21st 11am-2pm Moccasin Ski Trail, Moccasin Lake Road, Elcho. It’s Elcho X-C Club Annual Ski Junket on Saturday, January 21, 2017 starting at 11 am at the trail head. Learn more about Michele’s Lodge. Bring some snacks and visit fellow outdoor enthusiasts. We welcome the Antigo Bike & Ski Club and the public is welcome to join us. For more information, please call Chuck Wetzel at 715-275-3068.
Walls of Wittenberg Quilt Show January 21st & 22nd 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.
Safe Haven 14th Annual “Spare the Violence” Bowl-a-thon January 21st 12-6pm Lakeshore Lanes Inc, 210 Airport Rd, Shawano. 9 pin event. First shift bowling begins at Noon. Second shift bowling begins at 3 pm. For more information, please call 715-526-3421.
10th Annual Inga Lami of the Northwoods January 21st 1-3pm Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Rd, Minocqua. Women and girls of all ages, come celebrate outdoor winter fun, delicious Norwegian food, music and dancing at Minocqua Winter Park. Get out of the house and enjoy a winter wonderland! In the spirit of Inga Lami, a traditional Norwegian festival for women, join in celebrating the camaraderie of other women and silent sports in the Northwoods.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club January 22nd 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Caller is Glenn Younger, RDS/SQS. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun.
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 Retention 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.
Langlade County Board of Adjustment Meeting January 16th 9am Wolf River Rm, Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce Meeting January 16th 6pm Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Lane, Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-6500
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 17th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 17th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting January 18th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 16th & January 23rd 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 18th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) January 19th & January 21st 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 20th 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 16th & January 23rd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 16th & January 23rd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 17th 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 19th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.