Community Calendar for 6/19/17 to 6/26/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry June 21st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & June 23rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry June 19th & June 26th 11am-1pm (Mon.), June 21st 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Emerging Talents Through June 25th 11am-3pm (Sat. & Sun.) WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. An exhibit of original art by Wittenberg & Birnamwood students. K-12 grade. Shows continues Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm thru June 25th. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Wabeno Area Players – Children’s Theater Camp June 19th-23rd Wabeno.
Become a Superhero June 19th 10-11am Smith Center, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. For ages 2-5. Superhero’s rule!!! Little ones will become their own “Superhero” in this class. We will be making capes, superhero shields, nametags and masks. After becoming a “Superhero” we will decorate and eat our own special cupcake along with some superhero juice! You don’t want to miss out on the fun! $10 per person. You must register for this program. Please call 715-536-7313.
Music in the Park June 19th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music by the Northernaires Orchestra. Food will include pie & custard & drinks provided by CoVantage Credit Union. In the event of severe weather, the concerts will be held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Admission is free.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride June 19th & June 26th 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.
Snowshoe Baseball June 19th -August 28th (Every Mon.) 7-10pm Held at Snowshoe Park, Highway 47 & Choate Blvd., Lake Tomahawk. Enjoy baseball played wearing snowshoes. No admission. Concession stand opens at 5:30pm. For more information, please call 715-277-2554 or go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors June 20th & June 22nd (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.
Library Book Buddies June 20th (Every Tues. in June & July) 9:30am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Kids get their chance to read to adults, older kids, and sometimes even dogs in this weekly meetup. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride June 20th 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.
Library Gaming Club June 20th 3:30-4pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and play games! Multiplayer video games and board games both classic and modern. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular June 20th 3:30-4:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. “Take a dash of science, a blob of humor, throw in a hillbilly, and what do you get? You get the explosive good time of the Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular Comedy Show!” Dr. Cletus Beaker, MD is your host for an afternoon of science and comedy! For more information, go to http://www.hillbillysillyscience.com/ or call 715-623-3724.
Music at the Depot June 20th 5:30pm White Lake Depot, Lake Street, White Lake. The Reason Why! with Scott Skodinski will be playing at the depot platform. Pizza, pies & custard will be served by the Historical Society & Youth Group. The rain site will be at the Lake Pavilion. For more information, please contact Judy Peterson at 715-882-8581.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts June 20th & June 22th (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.
Blood Pressure Clinic June 21st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Professor Marvel’s Build A Better World, Magician June 21st 10-11am Prairie River Middle School Auditorium, 106 Polk St., Merrill. Engaging kids with magic, story-telling and puppetry and providing them fuel for their imaginations. Through a selection of featured books Professor Marvel will help children understand the fun to be had by “doing it yourself.” Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-536-7191.
Library Story Time June 21st 10:30-11:30am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Stories, crafts, and other fun activities aimed at preschoolers. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center June 21st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
WJJQ Radio Annual Community Cookout June 21st 4:30pm at Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. The cookout starts at 4:30pm with brats, hot dogs, chips & soda being offered & will go until the food is gone. The music begins at 6pm. All are welcome!! For more information, please call 715-453-4482.
Elcho Music on the Green – Northern Aires June 21st 5pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available starting at 5pm. Sandwiches, pies & ice cream will be served by the Pelican Lake Lionesses. The music will be starting at 6:30 pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! For more information, please contact Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride June 21st 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.
Music on the River June 21st 6-8pm Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music on the River presents Led West at Veterans Memorial Park. This is the 1st concert in the series.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows June – Aug. (Wed.’s in June & Aug., Mon. & Wed. in July) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, 4140 County Rd W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Merrill City Band Concert June 21st 7-9pm Normal Park, 500 N Center Ave., Merrill. It is that time of year when the Merrill City Band gets the cob webs off of their instruments and screech some tunes out for us. Watch for out for who is behind that mask, for Halloween is coming to Merrill twice this year. Theme for the concert is “Things That Go Bump In The Night.”
Flatrock Music 17th Annual Bluegrass Jamboree June 22nd– 25th Farmer Gene’s Campground, LLC, N11301 Kinney Lake Rd., Marion. Bluegrass music, tickets at the gate, Camping available. For more information, please call 715-754-5900 or go to www.farmergenescampground.com.
International Walkers Association Hiking/Presentation June 22nd 9am-Noon Kettlebowl Ski Hill, N6875 Hwy. 52, Bryant. The International Walkers Association will be in Langlade County on Thursday, June 22. They will be holding a meeting at the Kettlebowl Ski Chalet. Dave Mickelson, former University of Wisconsin geologist, will be joining the group for a pre-hike program at the chalet & the awesome stroll atop the summit of the Summit Lake Moraine. This hike will be partially on the Ice Age Trail & other pre-planned routes to showcase the Summit Lake Moraine. All are welcome! For more information, please call Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645.
Play & Learn – Museum Field Trip June 22nd 9:30am Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St., Antigo. Go back in time and visit the train station! 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 June 22nd (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.
Bling Out! 2017: A Summertime Fashion & Fun Event June 22nd 4:30-7pm Quality Inn, 668 W Kemp St, Rhinelander. Join us for this summertime fashion & fun event. The event includes a fashion show, dinner, music, raffles & sweet shoppe. Cost is $45 per person. To make a reservation, please call 715-362-4328.
Music in the Park June 22nd Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music by No Schtick. Food will include ham sandwiches, pie & custard from Triple Progress 4-H. In the event of severe weather, the concerts will be held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Admission is free.
The Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music June 22nd 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church, 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg.
Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run Races June 23rd-25th Crandon International Off-Road Raceway, 10104 US Highway 8 W, Crandon. As it has since 1970, Crandon International Raceway will be the epicenter of the short-course off-road racing world as it hosts the 23rd annual Forest County Potawatomi Brush Run event. Held at the legendary facility’s 400-acre, purpose-built track located in the heart of Wisconsin’s scenic Northwoods, the Brush Run schedule features nearly three full days of TORC Pro and Crandon Sportsman racing from Friday, June 23rd through Sunday, June 26th. The on-track action will culminate late Sunday afternoon with the 23rd Annual Forest County Potawatomi Community Cup race. Pitting the TORC PRO 2WD and TORC PRO 4WD classes together on the same track with a staggered start, the racers will going door-to-door for one of the sport’s biggest prizes. For more information, please call 715-478-2222.
5th Annual Peaceful Palettes Art Exhibit June 23rd & 24th 5:50pm Peace United Church of Christ, 208 E. Maurer St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-3426.
25th Annual Minocqua Antique Wooden & Classic Boat Show June 23rd-25th Fri 6:45-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-2pm. The Boathouse, 305 W Park Ave, Minocqua. Antique wooden & classic Boat show at the docks of The Boat House on Lake Minocqua. Land and in water displays. Friday 6:45pm Wooden Boat Parade before Min-Aqua Bat Water Ski Show at the Aqua Bowl. For more information, please call 715-453-4511.
Antigo Farmer’s Market June 24th 8am-Noon Heinzen Pavilion, 603 6th Avenue, Antigo. All produce is locally grown by the vendor who sells them. Shopping at the Antigo Farmer’s Market is a great way to get local, in season food, and make connections with the people that grew it.
Hodag Run for Your Life June 24th Half-marathon 8am, 10K 8:45am, 5K 9:15am, Kids Race 10:30am. Beach House – Hodag Park, Hodag Park Dr., Rhinelander. Featuring a half marathon, 10K run and 5K run/walk and stroller division. A FREE Kids Chase the Hodag takes place at 10:30AM. The first 200 registered youth (ages 12 and under) participants receive a Hodag Run t-shirt and souvenir numbered race bib. For more information, please call 715-369-9622 or go to ymcaofthenorthwoods.org.
Tilleda Dayz June 24th-25th Sat. 8am-5pm, Sun. 1-5pm Tilleda. On Saturday, there will be cribbage & bean bag tourneys, a city-wide rummage/craft sale & food. On Sunday, there will be kid’s games, music and a parade at 1pm. For more information, please call 715-787-4352.
Minocqua Island Swim Challenge June 24th 8:30am Torpy Park, downtown Minocqua. This is an open water, one-mile, swim race from Torpy Park to Devine Island & back. It is a benefit swim for the Oneida County Dive Team. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
3rd Annual Wolf River Paddle & Pedal June 24th 9am-3pm Shawano. Paddle down the Wolf River from the Hwy. CCC landing and bike three country miles back to Shawano. Add an optional 1 or 4 mile walking route to make it a “tri-day.” For more information, please call 715-526-8823 or go to shawanopathways.org.
Downtown ShawanoFest & Car Show June 24th 9am-4pm Downtown (100-200 S. Main Street), Shawano. Come and enjoy the car show along with music, food and vendors. Trophies will be awarded. For more information, please call 715-853-3775 or go to shawanodowntown.com.
8th Annual Northwoods ATV/UTV Rally June 24th 10am Fisher’s Bar, N11209 Hwy. 17(at the intersection of Q, H, and 17, Gleason. The Northwoods ATV/UTV Rally is designed to help promote and raise funds for the local ATV/UTV trail system. It’s a benefit setup for the Parrish Highlanders and Pel-Cho Mudd Nutz ATV/UTV Clubs. For more information, please call 715-873-4561.
Pickerel Volunteer Fire & Rescue Annual Picnic June 24th Noon-8pm Tombstone Pickerel Sno-Club, N9398 Hwy. DD, Pickerel. For more information, please call Cathy St. John at 715-484-3221.
Roadside Pub’s Summer Party June 24th Roadside Pub, 526 Hwy. G, Pelican Lake. There will be a pig roast & live music.
Flat Track Motorcycle & ATV Racing June 24th 2-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Rib Mountain Riders presents Flat Track Motorcycle & ATV Racing at the Langlade County Speedway located in the Langlade County Fairgrounds on Saturday June 24, 2017. Gates open at 2 pm. All proceeds benefit Antigo Area Youth Hockey (AAYHA). For race information contact Bill Bell at 715-212-6340 or Brian Thuot at 715-551-1122.
Shawano County Brunch on the Farm June 25th 7:30am Mielke S-Curve Dairy, W12675 Keller Rd., Marion. All-you-care-to-eat scrambled eggs with diced ham, sausages, hash browns, cheese, cinnamon bread with butter, milk, juice, ice cream with strawberries or maple syrup. Activities for the whole family to enjoy day include: wagon rides & farm tours, mechanical milking cow, kid’s games with prizes, barrel train rides, petting zoo, bounce house, kid’s pedal tractor pull, chainsaw wood carving, and more. Also join us before the Brunch for the Dairy Dash & Stroll 5k run & walk, and a non-denominational worship service. There is also a Kid’s Dairy Bake-Off which encourages youth to prepare a dairy inspired dessert for judging during the day. Special activity start times: Dairy Dash 5k at 7:30am; Church service at 8am; Kid’s Dairy Bake Off Challenge at 10:30am. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for kids. For more information, please call 715-881-1984.
Birnamwood Fire & Rescue Pancake Breakfast June 25th 8am-Noon Birnamwood Fire & Ambulance Station, Birch St., Birnamwood. Come and enjoy all you can eat homemade regular and potato pancakes, ham & sausage links, cheese curds, applesauce, cinnamon rolls, milk, coffee & orange juice. Adults $8, Youth 5-11 yrs. old $5, Kids under 5 Free. Multiple raffles the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased that day.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club June 25th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The caller will be Steve Gonske, SQS. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128.
Sunday Night Kickball in Mattoon June 25th 6pm (weather permitting) Mattoon Upper Ball Diamond (next to Mattoon Elementary), Mattoon. All are welcome. Just show up ready to play. For questions, please contact Zak Kickhaver at 715-903-0069 or Quinn Novy at 715-216-2792.
Hodag Water Shows June 25th-August 20th (Sun. & Wed.) 7pm Hodag Park, Boom Lake, 1103 Thayer St., Rhinelander. HWS performs a show that features acts such as ballet, jump, swivel skiing, trick skiing, barefooting, doubles, trios, wakeboarding, and pyramid. Members range in age from 6 to almost 50 and some of the members have been with the team for more than 30 years. Concessions such as hot dogs, walking tacos, nachos, cotton candy, chips, beverages and many other snacks are available at each show. For more information, go to www.hodagwatershows.com.
Teen Anime Night June 26th 5-7pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Check out some of the biggest shows on our big screen and enjoy complimentary snacks! For ages 13 and up. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Music in the Park June 26th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Join us tonight for music Lyles Band & More. Food will include hamburger & brat plates, drinks, pie & custard. In the event of severe weather, the concerts will be held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Admission is free.
Soccer Boot Camp June 26th-30th 5:30-7pm Saratoga Park, 1235 Nantasket St., Antigo. Antigo High School boy’s varsity soccer coach, Ben Wilhelm will lead a week long soccer boot camp open to middle school and high school boys and girls. This camp is for grades 6-12. (as of Sept. 1st) The goal of the week is to develop player’s individual skills and prepare them for the upcoming middle school summer soccer league as well as their middle school and high school soccer seasons. We will do drills and small sided games, and give players tools to practice on their own. This boot camp week is open to players of any skill level and you may attend as few or as many days as you’re able! The camp is free and a t-shirt is included. Please call Ben Wilhelm at 715-610-5002 if you have any questions.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting June 20th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting June 20th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting June 21st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting June 21st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Pelican Lake Property Owners Association Annual Meeting June 24th 9:30am Schoepke Town Hall, 769 Hwy. 45, Pelican Lake.
Baby & Me Group June 19th & June 26th 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) June 22nd & June 24th 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 June 23rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting June 19th & June 26th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous June 19th & June 26th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings June 20th 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 June 20th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group June 22nd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Support Group June 22nd 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 June 22nd 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 715-219-5958.