Community Calendar for 5/15/17 to 5/22/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 17th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & May 19th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry May 15th & May 22nd 11am-1pm (Mon.), May 17th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride May 15th & May 22nd 5:30pm Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. The Women’s ride meets every Monday evening at 5:30pm at the Langlade Hospital parking lot off Hwy F. Everyone is welcome. The rides take place through August 28th. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen Keller: A life Nearly Lost May 15th 6-8pm T.B. Scott Library, 106 1st St., Merrill. Jessica Michna of Racine will portray Helen Keller in the Friends of T.B. Scott Library’s Annual Program. Michna has become widely known for her riveting portrayals of First Ladies and other historic women as well as her fictitious characters. She has entertained groups throughout America including guests from as far away as New Zealand, Japan, and Brazil.
Learn About Geology of the Ice Age May 15th 6pm Rhinelander District Library, 106 N Stevens St., Rhinelander. David Mickelson, Emeritus Professor of Geoscience, Geological Engineering & Water Resources Management at UW-Madison will be speaking. He has taught glacial geology & geomorphology, the study of earth’s surface processes, among other studies. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Ice Age Trail Alliance since 2010 and he is the author of the book Geology of the Ice Age Scenic Trail. For more information, please call 715-365-1070 or go to www.rhinelanderlibrary.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors May 16th & May 18th (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.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride May 16th 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00am in the spring and 9:00am in the summer. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot. Please call Joe at 715-623-5372 for more information.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night May 16th & May 18th (Every Tues. & 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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts May 16th & May 18th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the third floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to Anyone 7 years old and up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Impact of Wolf Predation on Wisconsin’s Deer Herds May 16th 6:30-8:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Do wolves have an impact on the white-tailed deer population in Wisconsin? This is a question of great interest for Wisconsin residents. Learn a little of the history of wolves & deer & the science behind their interaction, while we explore current research on the subject. Explore the deer/wolf equation as it also relates to hunting and the impacts of other predators. This exploration will be led by Prof. Tim Van Deelen. Tim Van Deelen is a professor of wildlife ecology having worked as a researcher in several conservation agencies in the Great Lakes region. His teaching & research focuses on the conservation, management & ecology of large mammals in the Great Lakes region with a special emphasis on white-tailed deer and wolves. Tim regularly advises natural resource agencies on policies that affect populations of large mammals.
History on Tap May 16th 7-9pm Hotel Crandon, 200 N Lake Ave., Crandon. Making a Memory with author Andra Watkins. Let Andra’s story of walking the 444-mile Natchez Trace Parkway with her maddening father as wingman inspire you to make that memory with someone in your life. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll hug someone who matters. For more information, please call 715-478-3784.
Blood Pressure Clinic May 17th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center May 17th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Free HIV and Hepatitis C Screening/Testing May 17th 1-5pm Newcap, Inc. of Crandon, 212 N. Lake Ave., Crandon. AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is offering residents of Forest and surrounding Counties FREE HIV and Hepatitis C screening/testing. Walk-ins are welcome. Results will be given within 20 minutes of screening. Testing will be performed confidentially. For more information, please call Ben Bruso at 715-355-6867.
12th Annual Touch-a-Truck May 17th 4-6pm Crawford Center, 990 E Green Bay St, Shawano. Kids of all ages will love to sit in many types of community trucks and vehicles at this free event, bring your camera, presented by the Shawano Park & Rec. Department.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride May 17th 5:15pm Langlade County Courthouse, 800 Clermont St., Antigo. The road biking group meets every Wednesday evening at 5:15pm at the Langlade County Courthouse. Bike along as often as you like. For more information, please call Brady at 715-623-3036.
Play & Learn May 18th 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 May 18th (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.
Wisconsin Alumni Association: Antigo Chapter Founders Day Celebration 2017 May 18th 5:30pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. The reception (cash bar) starts at 5:30pm, dinner is at 6:30pm. Our UW Madison faculty speaker will be Thomas Broman, professor, History of Science Department with Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects. The cost is $20 per person & includes a choice of baked haddock, baked chicken breast or beef tips over noodles, plus salad, dinner rolls and cake! Register online by visiting uwalumni.com/foundersday. To register by phone, call 888-WIS-ALUM (947-2586) or email email@example.com. For questions regarding location, parking, donations and other event details, contact Tara Guelzow at 1-414-241-5929.
Bowler Village-Wide Rummage Sale May 19th & 20th Rummage sales throughout the Bowler area.
Senior Center Birthday Party May 19th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Celebrating the 1st year of the Senior Center. There will be music by the Stone Soup Brothers and refreshments will be served.
Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County Day of Champions May 19th 3-6pm Boys & Girls Club, 411 Superior St., Antigo. Day of Champions is our chance to celebrate the amazing achievements of members from throughout the school year. Every day we ran exciting programs and competitions, keeping statistics and watching for our members to shine. On this night, we get to recognize those members who stood out. We will be awarding medals for outstanding skills, impressive growth, and good character and citizenship. For more information, please call Dave Corcoran at 715-627-1389.
2017 Merrill Riders Gymkhana Series May 19th 6-11pm Merrill Festival Grounds, 2001 E 2nd St., Merrill. An opportunity for riders of all ages and all riding abilities to enjoy some speed events with their horse. Spectators are always welcomed to cheer on the riders. Food and drink will be available on the grounds. Easy in and out, with plenty of parking. For more information, please contact the Merrill Riders Club at 715-842-3995.
Bear 100 Bike Race May 20th 7am Nicolet National Forest, Laona. This is a minimal support gravel road cycling event through the Nicolet National Forest focusing on self-sufficiency and personal responsibility. You are responsible for yourself. There are 3 routes, approximately 108 mile, 68 mile, and 31 mile. All participants will receive a map and cue sheet. Roads will be marked with arrows on stakes. Signage…some roads are unmarked. Some have road names, and some have US Forest Service road numbers. Zero your odometer at the start line so that you can follow the cues. Opportunities for water are marked on the maps as is a convenience store on the 108 mile route (bring cash or a card). Other than water at the designated locations (and the convenience store on the 108 mile route), if you want something you will need to bring it with you. Fees – $20 donation, 100% of which will go to the Laona Rescue Squad. For more information, go to thebear100.com.
2nd Annual Humane Society Radiothon May 20th 8-10am Country 106 Classic Hits. WACD Country 106 will be hosting its 2nd Annual Langlade County Humane Society Radiothon! All items will be available for bidding from 8am-10am Saturday May 20th, 2017. Listen to Country 106 FM and Call 715-623-4124 to place bid. Items available for bidding will be listed on: http://langladecountyhumanesociety.org/. Thank you in advance to all sponsors and bidders!
Community Wide Rummage Sale May 20th Merrill. Plan to send the day going from one garage sale to another. Merrill Chamber teams up with Merrill Foto News/Courier as we get ready with an easy to read map of all the locations of rummage sales. The map will be available from the Foto News on Wednesday May 17th.
Stand for Children Day May 20th 10am-2pm Peaceful Valley Park (Castle Park), 420 Field St., Antigo. Some of the events will include the Optimist bike rodeo, a Tom Pease concert at 1pm, fire safety house, free food & beverage plus much more. For more information, please call Karen Kieper at 715-623-5438.
Antigo Optimist Club’s Bike Rodeo May 20th 10am-2pm Peaceful Valley Park and Festival Grounds, 420 Field St., Antigo. Bike Registration will be available and there will be a demonstration by Natscho, our K-9 officer. For more information, please call 715-623-3633, ext. 131.
Spring Wildflower Hike May 20th 10am-1pm carpool from Kathy & Cal’s Club 64 on Hwy 64 on the west side of Merrill at 9:15am. Or hikers can choose to meet at the Hike start at 10am. Take Hwy. 64 west of Merrill to Highway E. Follow E to Conservation Ave. Follow the Ice Age Trail event signs. The Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will be conducting their annual guided Spring Wildflower Hike. The public is invited. The hike will follow the Ice Age Trail as it traverses close to the Newwood River and some very picturesque large old white pines. The trail is of fairly level terrain. Bring a lunch to eat on the trail. Any questions contact Ruby Jaecks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-551-1118.
US Air Motorsports “Stateline Rallycross” May 21st 8am-5pm US Air Motorsports, W5901 County Road BE, Shawano. Stateline Rallycross on the race track. For more information, please call 715-524-9231 or go to www.usairmotorsports.com.
28th Annual Gathering of Warriors Pow Wow May 21st Woodland Bowl, Fairgrounds Rd., Keshena. Veterans from all branches of military service are invited to attend a weekend of special ceremonies to honor all veterans, make new and enjoy old friendships, and visit the vendor craft and food stands on the powwow grounds.
Bill Staines Concert May 20th 7:30pm The Bula Barn, W11957 Highland Rd., Antigo. Nationally acclaimed folk singer Bill Staines returns to Antigo. He has produced 27 albums and 7 books and is a favorite with the locals in Antigo who enjoy is songs and singing. A cover charge of $15 per person will be collected at the door. For more information, please call 715-350-1683 or 715-623-2645.
Lakewood Area Chamber Board Of Directors Meeting May 15th 4:30pm McCauslin Brook Golf Course, Club House Lane, Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Lakewood Area Chamber Annual Spring Dinner Meeting May 15th 6pm McCauslin Brook Golf Course, Club House Rd., Lakewood. The meeting starts at 6pm, dinner to follow. Dinner will be a buffet of fried chicken, smoked BBQ ribs, potato salad, cole slaw, rolls, coffee & a cash bar. Cost of dinner per person is $14, which includes tax and tip. Members planning to attend, please RSVP 715-276-6500 by Monday, May 8th.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting May 16th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting May 16th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting May 16th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting May 17th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
City of Antigo Board of Review Meeting May 22nd 8:30-10:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group May 15th & May 22nd 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.
AA Support Group (Open) May 18th & May 20th 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 May 19th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting May 15th & May 22nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous May 15th & May 22nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings May 16th 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 Chapter #950 May 16th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group May 18th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.