Community Calendar for 2-6-17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 8th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 10th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 6th & February 13th 11am-1pm (Mon.), February 8th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Starting March 18th 10am-Noon (3rd Sat.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Merrill Ice Drags Thru 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 Thru 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors February 7th & February 9th (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.
Car Seat Fitting Station February 8th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Play & Learn February 9th 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 February 9th (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 February 9th (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.
Wabeno Area Players Presents “The Hallelujah Girls” February 9th-12th 2 or 7pm Madonna Hall, 1793 Elm Ave., Wabeno. The performances will take place at 7pm February 9-11 and at 2pm February 12. The venue for this production is the Madonna Hall located behind St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Tickets are $15 per person. Adult beverages will be served at the cash bar. You must call ahead for reservations (715) 889-1606 or (715) 473-5466.
The Big Top Torpy February 9th 7pm Campanile Center- 131 Milwaukee St, Minocqua. Grand Ole; Opry music from the hit makers of the 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. The blue canvas orchestra re-creates songs from many country artists. Big Top Chautauqua style. For more information, please call 715-356-9700.
Foreign Film Night: The Fairy February 9th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander. Experience a whimsical tale of finding happiness and love in the most mundane of lives. In this enchanting French film, Dom, a hotel night clerk, falls in love with an elusive fairy. After granting his first two wishes, the fairy disappears and Dom embarks on a search to find her. Local film buffs Steven Schreier and Tom Jerow will present the film, facilitate discussion, and answer any questions. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
12th Annual Labatt Blue USA Adult Pond Hockey Championships February 10th-12th 8am Dollar Lake, Eagle River. USA Hockey & Labatt Blue invites you, your teammates & families to enjoy the experience at this year’s 4 on 4 Pond Hockey Championships. For more information, please call 1-800-359-6315 or go to usahockey.com/adult.
Oconto Falls World Series Ice Drags February 10th-11th West Side Beach, Oconto Falls. Come and see the very best snowmobile drag racers in the world fight it out to be the very best in their class. Have a beverage or some food in the heated tent. After the races, there will be fireworks and music.
Senior Center Valentine’s Party February 10th 2-4:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. There will be music by Stone Soup Brothers Band. Refreshments will be served. Come & enjoy the music. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
United Church of Christ Men’s Club Fish Fry February 10th 5-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. “Fish Fry” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw, & custard. Opens at 4:00 pm. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
41st Annual Rhinelander Lions Club Fisheree & Winter Festival February 11th & 12th Boom Lake, Hodag Park, Hodag Beach Dr., Rhinelander. This annual ice fishing tournament will once again include activities for the entire family! Fishing will be from 7am-3pm both days. Tons of great prizes, raffles and of course the famous paddle wheel will be held. For more information, please call 715-365-7464.
43rd Annual White Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fishing Derby February 11th 7am-4pm White Lake Pavilion, Bissell Street, White Lake. Come out to the heated White Lake Pavilion for this event. There’s fun for the whole family with door prizes, food & drinks all day! There will also be a paddle wheel, many raffles & a 50-50 drawing. Cash prizes will be awarded for the longest game and/or pan fish caught that day in White Lake. Need not be present to win. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 & you need not be present to win. For more information call 715-882-2246 or 715-216-1601.
55th Annual Trump Lake Fish-O-Ree February 11th Trump Lake Pavilion, Wabeno. Visit trumplake.org for more information.
15th Annual Anthony School Ice Fishing Derby February 11th 7am-3pm East Side Beach, Main St./Hwy. 22, Oconto Falls. There are prizes for 1st place fish in each category, bucket raffles, paddle raffles, and a free prize giveaway to all kids that attend. This is a great community event in Oconto Falls where many fishermen and families attend to enjoy the outdoors. All proceeds from the event go to the operating expenses of Saint Anthony School. Tickets are $5 each. For more information, please call Shawn Saeger at 920-373-6293.
Jack Lake Ski Fest February 11th 10-Noon Jack Lake Ski Trail, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. Come join us for the first annual 20k ski race at Jack Lake Trails, located in beautiful northern Wisconsin. Both classic & skate skiers are welcome & the course will include intermediate to advanced trail sections. One aid station will be provided. Food & refreshments will be provided afterward. There will be a mass start, with top male & top female in skate & classic receiving awards. For more information contact Race Director Jeremy Stensberg at email@example.com or call 715-216-3559.
Pro Vintage Racing February 11th 8911 North Mountain Rd., Wausau. Ice oval snowmobile racing returns to the Wausau 525 Track with PVR (Pro Vintage Racing) sanctioned, modified vintage racing. Spectator building with heated seating, beverages, food, and amenities. Races start at 10am
Sweetheart Dance February 11th 11am-5pm Townsend Fire Station, Hwy 32, Townsend. Bring your sweetheart & dance away! Food, refreshments & raffles all day! Live music by Jess-Havn’-Phun. Sponsored by the Townsend Firefighter’s.
Artisan Showcase February 11th 1-5pm Bell Tower Residence, 1500 O’Day Street, Merrill. Featuring local Artisans with their art to purchase. Admission is $5.
Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club Chili Ride In February 11th 3-6pm TPSC Tractor Barn, located on Hwy. DD, Pickerel. Food, fun & raffles. Come by sled, car or truck. Come out & support your club!
Antigo Bike & Ski Club Moonlight Ski/Snowshoe Hike February 11th 7-9pm Schmeiser Property, Antigo. To get to the Schmeiser property, take Hwy 45 South of Antigo. Go one mile south of the four lanes, take a right on Nickel Road. Go straight at the stop sign onto the dead end road. There will be a gathering at the Schmeiser home to follow. Please bring something to share and RSVP to Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org so that Schmeisers know how many to expect.
Dueling Pianos February 11th 7-11pm Les and Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Ministry Good Samaritan Health Care Foundation is proud to announce the fun filled night with Deuces Wild – Dueling Pianos. Doors open at 6pm with raffles, hors d’oeuvres and cocktail hour (cash bar). Music starts at 8pm. Admission is $40 per person. Tickets are available a Dave’s County Market, Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes and Ministry Good Samaritan Hospital.
Winter Fun Day in Conjunction with the Annual Broomball Tournament February 12th 2-6pm Peaceful Valley Park, 420 Field Street, Antigo. Bring your family to Peaceful Park & Festival Grounds for some winter fun. This year the Winter Fun Day will be in conjunction with the annual Broomball Tournament. Participate in family friendly activities including: Brandt’s Sleigh Rides, turkey bowling, ice skating sledding, ice puck curling & more. Enjoy warm food and beverages and watch the Broomball Tournament as they raise money for our community. For more information, please call Sarah Repp at 715-623-3633 ext. 131.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club February 12th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Caller is Sharon Albright, SQS. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose at 715-623-2128.
Economic Development Committee Meeting February 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 7th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting February 7th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting February 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Northwood’s Networking Group February 8th 11:45am-1pm at Celebrations, Antigo. Northwood’s Networking Group’s mission is to provide support, education & networking opportunities for all aspects of business & industries. For more information or to RSVP for the meeting, please call 920-980-0126.
City Council Meeting February 8th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting Febuary 9th 6pm Langlade Co. Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting February 13th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo
Baby & Me Group February 6th & February 13th 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 February 8th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) February 9th & February 11th 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 February 10th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting February 6th & February 13th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous February 6th & February 13th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 7th 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 February 9th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter Febuary 8th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Julie at 715-610-8030.
“Keeping The Light On” Support Group February 7th and February 21st 6:30pm The Gathering Grounds 817 5th Ave., Antigo. (Parking is available in the rear.) A support group for friends and family of those struggling with substance dependency. Presented by Pathways of Light and Hope. For more information, please call 715-627-4777.