Community Calendar for 8/21/17to 8/28/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 23rd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 25th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 21st & August 28th 11am-1pm (Mon.), August 23rd 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Shawano Library – View the Eclipse August 21st 10:30am-4pm Shawano City-County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Come join the Shawano City-County Library as we observe the All American Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21. The Library will provide safe viewing glasses to area residents. An allotment of glasses will be reserved to be handed out at our event held on August 21. Glasses may be picked up for family members that reside in your household. Unfortunately, the giveaway is not intended for groups or organizations. The eclipse begins at 11:52am in our area with peak viewing at 1:15pm. The eclipse will be completed at 2:37pm. Stop in to see our displays and view the NASA Edge Mega-cast on our large, flat screen TV located at the checkout desk on the main level. At 12:45pm we will offer bubble blowing and shadow tracing for the children in a roped off area of the parking lot. Popsicles for all! Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before you come. The next total solar eclipse visible in The USA will be April 8th, 2024. For more information, please contact the library at shawanolibrary.org or (715) 526-3829.
Pelican Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Summer Swing Golf Outing August 21st 1pm Shotgun start. Bass Lake Golf Course, W10650 Bass Lake Rd., Deerbrook. A 4 person scramble; $75 per person/$50 for Bass Lake members; includes 18 holes, cart, dinner & tip. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams. To register for more information, please call Beth at 715-487-5222 by August 15th. This is a public event, everyone is welcome.
Music in the Park August 21st 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 Bear Creek Band (Variety). Tacos, hot dogs, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm from St. John Catholic Church.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride August 21st & August 28th 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 [email protected].
Flag Disposal Ceremony August 21st 6:30pm American Legion Post 377, N11232 Elmo St., Elcho. Prior to the ceremony, unserviceable flags may be dropped off in the drop box in front of the post.
Snowshoe Baseball Thru 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 August 22nd & August 24th (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 August 22nd 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot. Please call Joe at 715-623-5372 for more information.
Library Gaming Club August 22nd 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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts August 22nd & August 24th (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 August 23rd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic August 23rd 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.
Library Story Time August 23rd 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.
Shawano High School Blood Drive August 23rd 12-5pm Shawano Community High School, 220 County Rd B, Shawano. Held in the Commons. Appointments preferred; walk-ins welcome! By donating at this blood drive, you are helping one or more graduating seniors earn a scholarship. For an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcressblood.org
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride August 23rd 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.
Elcho Music on the Green – Joe & Janice Marie August 23rd 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available starting at 5pm. 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.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows Thru Aug. (Wed.) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, 4140 County Rd W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Tonic Sol-fa Concert August 23rd 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander. Tickets are $20. To purchase tickets go to http://www.tonicsolfa.com.
Marinette County Fair August 24th-27th Gates open 9am-10pm Fairgrounds, Fairground Road, Wausaukee. The fair features 4-H & open class exhibits, merchant’s exhibits, music, midway entertainment, truck and tractor pulls and the demo derby. Stop in for an old-fashioned good time.
Play & Learn – Last Day of Summer Picnic & Swim August 24th 9:30 am City Park East, 231 Aurora St., Antigo. We’ll be digging in the dirt, so wear clothes that can get dirty! 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 August 24th (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.
LAMBA Thursday Night Mountain Bike Ride August 24th 5pm Hwy 64 Mountain Bike Trail Head, White Lake. LAMBA will be hosting every other Thursday night mountain bike rides starting June 1st thru August 24. The ride will start at 5pm at the trailhead on highway 64. If it rains it is cancelled. For more information, please call Jeremy Stensberg at 715-216-3559.
Antigo Amateur Talent Night at Music in the Park August 24th 6pm City Park West, 230 Aurora St., Antigo. Various local talents will be performing for Antigo Talent Night for Music in the Park on August 24, 2017, starting at 6pm at City Park Bandstand. Cheese curds, pie and custard will be available to purchase at 5:30pm from Antigo Optimist Club. The rain site will be at the Heinzen Pavilion at Peaceful Valley Park located at 420 Field Street, Antigo. This event is sponsored by Antigo Optimist Club. For more information, please call Sharon Gibson at 715-627-1014.
Gazebo Nights August 24th 6-8pm Normal Park, E. 6th St. & N. Center Ave., Merrill. Pre-concert Music by Winchester beginning at 5pm. Featuring the music of the Trigger Trippers. Held at Normal Park from 6pm to 8pm. Food vendors on location. In case of inclement weather, concert will be at Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave. No carry-ins allowed here.
The Jimmys August 24th 7:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. The Jimmys are what you get when you combine: (A) the seasoned keyboard/Hammond organ talents of Jimmy Voegeli, longtime member of Westside Andy/Mel Ford Band, (B) the drummer from The Georgia Satellites, (C) the three piece horn section, (D) the expertise of southern Wisconsin’s finest bass guitar, and (E) the legendary blues guitarist Perry Weber on six-strings and vocals. Tickets are $25, under 12 are $5. For more information, please call Paul at 715-649-3359.
Florence County Fair August 25th-27th Florence County Fairgrounds, 5505 County Hwy N (*1/3 mile south of US Hwy 2), Florence. This family friendly event has exhibits, animals, horse pull, mud runs, great music, food, games & contests, a magic & science show, a classic car show, cycle & tractor show & so much more! Visit us online at www.florencecountyfair.com. There is a $5.00 admission fee for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and under are free. Admission fee covers the full weekend. If you have questions, please e-mail [email protected] or call 906-282-9152.
Wittenberg Trailbusters Boot & Saddle Club Trail Ride August 25th-27th 8am-6pm Wittenberg. For more information go to www.wittenbergchamber.org.
Minocqua Wisconsin Antique Show August 25th-26th 9am-4pm Lakeland Union High School, 9573 State Road 70 W, Minocqua. Enjoy this opportunity to view exhibitors of furniture, art pottery, china, glass, fine jewelry, dolls, linens and collectibles of all kinds. Native American, sporting and fishing. Something for everyone and every budget. Admission – $5 and under 14 FREE. Luncheon provided by the Manitowish Waters Lioness. Proceeds partially benefit LUHS Special Education Scholarship Fund. For more information, please call 906-250-1618.
Vic Ferrari Extravaganza August 25th-26th 10am Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr., Shawano. Events will include a 4-person scramble, golf, buffet, drinks, live music and a Vic Ferrari concert on 8/26 from 7-10pm. Call 715-524-4890 for more information.
Puttin’ For Pink August 25th 12:30-6pm Bass Lake Golf Course, W10650 Bass Lake Road, Deerbrook. The 6th Annual Puttin’ For Pink will be held on Friday, August 25, 2016 at Bass Lake Golf Course. This is a men’s and women’s 4 person 18 hole golf scramble with a shotgun start at 12:30. Cost is $60 for members or $75 for non-members. This includes dinner after golfing. There will also be putting contest and many hole prizes. Prettiest in Pink contest for both men & women. There will also be a chance to win a 2017 Chevy Malibu with a Hole in One. Plus, a chance to win a set of Cleveland Golf Clubs. Silent auction & 50/50. All proceeds go to help fight cancers in women and domestic violence against women. Sign-ups will be in groups of four. If you do not have a group we will try to find one for you. For more information, please call Kitty Fasbender at 715-610-5339.
Music & Dancing with the Gateway Squares August 25th 2-4:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. Many different types of music will be played. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 26th 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.
W.I.L.D. Hodag Mini-Triathlon August 26th 8am at Holiday Acres Resort, 4060 S. Shore Dr., Rhinelander. The 300 yrd. swim (or 1/2 mile kayak), 10k bike (off road) and 5k run courses will challenge athletes among the woods & waters of the scenic Northwoods. Proceeds to benefit W.I.L.D (Wise Intentional Leadership Development) to further Youth leadership skills internationally and locally. For more information see: www.wildleadership.org.
Tigerton Lumberjack Days August 26th-27th Tigerton Community Park, Tigerton. Corn roast, music on Saturday. Parade at 1pm on Sunday. Strong man contest, log sawing, raffle, corn roast, music, human foosball, kid’s bike give away and a parade at 1 pm on Sunday. Celebrating 52 years. Hosted by The Advancement Association and Tigerton American Legion Post 239. For more information, please call 715-535-3300.
Benefit for Mary Jo August 26 Noon-? Our Place “Larry’s Bar”, N9574 Sty. Rd. B, Summit Lake & The Palace Of Mirrors, N9580 Cty. Rd. B, Summit Lake. This year on St. Patrick’s Day Mary Jo suffered a brain aneurysm. She was air lifted to UW-Madison where she had brain surgery. It was touch & go for the 5 weeks she spent in intensive care. During that time, she suffered two strokes that left her paralyzed on the right side & took her speech. She is now in rehab in Colonial Manor in Wausau. We are trying to get her moved to Eastview in Antigo & then hopefully home. There will be food & beverages, many different raffles & live music with Bobby Vintage & Dave Drivas. For more information, please call Robin Hanes at 715-275-5104
“Pulled Pork in the Park” August 26th 7-11pm Birnamwood Area Fire Dept. & Ambulance Service, 365 Birch St., Birnamwood. Admission to the event includes free beer/soda, pulled pork sandwiches, live music, $10 rewards play from Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg and a chance to win some fantastic prizes valued worth at least $300. Advance tickets are $10 and $15 at the gate. Tickets are available at area businesses. Raffles, cheese curds, and other food will be available for sale on the grounds. For more information, please call 715-881-0173.
4th Annual Pork’n Bean Invitational Mini Golf Outing August 27th 11am Sleepy Hollow Mini Golf, 17791 Nicolet Road, Townsend. Registration starts at 11am, shotgun start at Noon. Raffles & refreshments! 2 person teams, $25 per person. Pre-register by calling 715-276-6195 or 715-850-0804. Dinner, more raffles & fun after golf at My Bar/Birch Hills Resort in Townsend. For more information, please call Dawn at 715-276-6195.
Sacred Heart Parish 24th Annual Golf Outing August 27th 1pm Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr., Shawano. Come and join the 4 person golf scramble. Please call 715-524-4890 for more information.
Family Fun Square Dance August 27th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Avenue, Antigo. FREE EVENT! Beginner level dancing taught by square dance caller Amanda Herdt. Kids 10 and above & adults welcome. Bring the whole family for a fun time! For more information, please call Rose Marie Kerner at 715-623-2128.
Bonduel Community Archives Walk in the Past August 27th Village of Bonduel. Take a historic walk through an area cemetery in the village of Bonduel. Please call 715-758-2687 for more information.
Sunday Night Kickball in Mattoon August 27th 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.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club August 28th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Avenue, Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. Caller is Amanda Herdt, SQS. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie Kerner at 715-623-2128.
Teen Anime Night August 28th 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 August 28th 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 Trillium (Vocal). Desserts & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm by the Humane Society.
Shawano County Fair August 30th-September 4th Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, stock car races, free grandstand shows, entertainers, polka bands, great food and exhibits. For more information, please call 715-526-5419.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting August 22nd Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Agricultural & Extension Education Committee Meeting August 22nd 3:30pm Wolf River Rm., Langlade Co. Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting August 22nd 5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 23rd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting August 23rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 21st & August 28th 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) August 24th & August 26th 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 August 25th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting August 21st & August 28th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 21st & August 28th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 22nd 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 August 22nd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 24th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Support Group August 24th 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 August 24th 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.