Community Calendar for 8/7/17 to 8/14/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 9th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 11th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 7th & August 14th 11am-1pm (Mon.), August 9th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Every 3rd Sat. 10am-Noon, 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Hodag Water Shows Thru 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.
Lego Master Builders Club August 7th 3:15-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Dig into our huge stockpile of bricks and build anything you can imagine while meeting other LEGO fans! Please call 715-623-3724 for more information.
Music in the Park August 7th 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 Rocker (Classic Rock). A hamburger plate, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm from Langlade Co. Right to Life.
Library Free Movie Night- The Lego Batman Movie August 7th 5:30-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Wear your bat-gear! Bat-food and punch provided. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride August 7th & August 14th 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].
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 8th & August 10th (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 8th 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 8th 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 8th & August 10th (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 9th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Special Veterans Outreach Event August 9th 10am-3pm American Legion Hall, N11232 Elmo Street, Elcho.
Library Story Time August 9th 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.
Calvary Lutheran Church Chili Dump August 9th 11am-3pm Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Chili is $3.00 per bowl. Take outs will also be available. For more information, please call 715-623-3102.
Free Summer Yoga Classes August 9th Noon-12:45pm Heinzen Peaceful Valley Pavilion, 420 Field Street, Antigo. Beginner/Intermediate Yoga for all levels of experience. Take a break from your busy day to stretch, strengthen and develop focus using yoga postures and breathing techniques. Offered by Carrie Kubacki, 200 Hour Certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor and 200 Hour Certified Viniyoga Instructor, Yoga Alliance Registered. Please bring: Yoga mat, blocks, blanket, water. Wear comfortable clothing. A limited number of yoga supplies will be available. All participants will need to complete intake and waiver forms at their first class. For more information contact Carrie Kubacki at [email protected] or (715) 482-8896.
Car Seat Fitting Station August 9th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
36th Annual Customer Appreciation Day August 9th 5pm Multi-Purpose Building, Langlade Co. Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Local businesses would like to thank you for your continued support throughout the year! Make plans to meet your friends and family for brats, hot dogs, sweet corn, cool drinks & ice cream for a small fee. Free live entertainment, dancing and fun for all. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride August 9th 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.
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.
Vilas County Fair August 10th-13th Vilas County Fairgrounds, 164 Forrest St., Eagle River. Exhibits, horse shows, horseshoe tournament, judging, midway rides, & refreshments. Gates open daily at noon. For more information, please call 715-479-2057 or go to www.co.vilas.wi.us/fair.
Crazy Daze August 10th Retail locations open in Merrill. Here is the day that the whole city has Crazy Deals. Businesses have different events that are happening in the city. Stop downtown as Dorinda’s Dance Studio performs at Noon and 5pm. Other contest will also be held center stage. Don’t miss out on the sales! As the time gets closer, watch for events that will be going on.
Play & Learn – Maly Dairy Farm Field Trip August 10th 9:30 am W7880 Hwy. O, Bryant. Visit the animals on the farm. 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.
MC Country Music Fest August 10th-12th Noon Thurs. MC Festival Grounds, N5890 County Road H, Gleason. MC Country Fest, formally the Fuddfest Country Music Festival, offers camping and “live” country music from the best bands in Wisconsin and also Nashville! The schedule is as follows: Thurs., August 10th – Classic Country Night 4pm – Lovin Country; 8pm – Kevin Moore; 9pm – Thunder Country. Friday, August 11th – 4pm – Koltrane; 8pm – Kevin Moore; 10pm – Raised Reckless. Saturday, August 12th – Noon – Genessee Depot; 5pm – Whiskey Wylin; 10pm – Brushville. Tickets are $25 for one day or $50 for the weekend. For more information, go to www.mcfests.com or call 715-216-3215.
Card Playing Program August 10th (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 10th 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. Other dates are as follows: August 24. For more information, please call Jeremy Stensberg at 715-216-3559.
Thursday Evening Power Stretch August 10th 5:15-6:15pm Heinzen Peaceful Valley Pavilion, 420 Field St., Antigo. Intermediate/Advanced Yoga for individuals with at least six months of yoga experience. End your day with a yoga practice to strengthen and stretch the body, release stress and relax into your evening. More challenging postures and flow will be offered. Offered by Carrie Kubacki, 200 Hour Certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor and 200 Hour Certified Viniyoga Instructor, Yoga Alliance Registered. Please bring: Yoga mat, blocks, blanket, water. Wear comfortable clothing. A limited number of yoga supplies will be available. All participants will need to complete intake and waiver forms at their first class. For more information contact Carrie Kubacki at [email protected] or (715) 482-8896.
Music in the Park August 10th 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 2/3 of Dunn (Bluegrass). A hot dog plate, drinks, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm.
Gazebo Nights August 10th 6-8pm Normal Park, E. 6th St. & N. Center Ave., Merrill. Bring your chairs, blankets, & refreshments & sit back in enjoy the music. 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.
Ragtime Pianist Bob Milne August 10th 7:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. Renowned ragtime pianist Bob Milne, one of the best ragtime piano players in the world, is an amazing musician who can play multiple complex rhythms simultaneously while carrying on a conversation, lecturing on ragtime music, and cracking jokes. Since childhood, Milne has had the prodigy-like ability to hear any musical score and replicate it on the keys. Once Milne hears a song, he remembers every note, whether it’s a ragtime song or a Beethoven symphony. “I’ve never practiced piano a day in my life,” he says. “I always thought everyone could just play like this.” Tickets are $20, under 12 are $5. For more information, please call Paul at 715-649-3359.
Wabeno Area Players – The Dastardly Doctor Devereaux August 10th-12th Wabeno High School Auditorium, 4325 Branch St., Wabeno. Lotta Cash, a wealthy widow, must be on the lookout. The evil Dogsbreath Devereaux, MD plans to marry Lotta so he can inherit her fortune & her late husband’s clinic. With an abundance of zany patients, wild tunes and a hilarious plot, this musical melodrama will have audiences in stitches.
Northwoods Triple Crown August 11th-13th Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. A new event is arriving in Antigo, August 11th-13th called the Northwoods Triple Crown, highlighting equine with Pro Bulls-N-Barrels, Slot Race & Youth Challenges, and equine demonstrations along with a Grillmaster’s Challenge. Weekend tickets will include educational equine demonstrations Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Rice Bull Company’s Barrels – N – Bulls competition, and a barn dance on Saturday night with music by Polar Project. On Sunday, barrel racers from Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan will be competing in the Menominee Casino Slot Races. Everything will wrap up with the Youth Challenge. Tickets are available at Fantastic Sam’s and Lakeside Market. For more information, go to their website at northwoodstriplecrown.com.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center August 11th 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.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry August 11th 5-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. “Fish Fry and Shrimp” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw, & custard for $10 per plate with other options available at an additional cost. Opens at 4pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Relay for Life August 11th-12th 5pm-10am Merrill Festival Grounds, E 6th St., Merrill. Remember the loved ones who have passed from cancer and celebrate their lives! Give thanks to those who have and are fighting cancer. Shine a light as you walk around the track as you raise money for the fight!
Shawano Folk Music Festival August 11th-13th 7-10pm Fri. & Sat. concerts; workshops Sat. & Sun. 10:30am-4:30pm. Mielke Arts Center, N5649 Airport Rd., Shawano. The 39th annual festival features concerts on Fri. & Sat. evenings, plus daytime workshops, performances, children’s program, quilt raffle and crafts. Enjoy a mix of ethnic and contemporary folk music and dance. Some of the performers will include Tom Pease, Michael Smith, Jack Williams, Indigie Femme, Stanton West & Anne Hills. For more information, please call 715-850-1244.
Roberts Lake Association 41st Annual Fisheree & Corn Roast August 12th fishing from 7am-4pm Roberts Lake, Wabeno. Trophy awarded for Walleye, Perch, Crappie, Northern, Bass & Bluegill. 58 Cash prizes! Lots of raffles. Brats, burgers & corn will be served.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 12th 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.
DNR Trapper Course August 12th-13th 8am-5pm Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 223 Steinfest Rd., Antigo. Anyone interested in trapping or in need of completing mandatory trapper education course, an August trapper education class will be offered. The class will be held as a Learn-to-Trap event & will involve a significant amount of hands-on instruction & learning. The class will be limited to the first 30 students who register through the Antigo DNR office, which is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 2pm. The registration cost is $12 per student. If you are unable to register during these hours, please contact Carrie Bean at 715-623-4190 extension 3104 to make arrangements. Students will learn furbearer identification, habits, habitat requirement, history of trapping, trapping techniques, trap placement, skinning animals, trapping ethics & laws. There are no minimum age requirements, but the class is designed for 12 year olds. If you are a student with disabilities, please specify any accommodations needed at the time of registration.
Jack Lake Trail Day August 12th-13th 8am-Noon. Jack Lake Campground, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. Our first official volunteer work days for Jack Lake Trail building will be the weekend of August 12th at Jack Lake. We will work from 8am-noon on both Saturday & Sunday with lunch provided at noon. Please bring garden rakes, shovels, loppers, or anything else you feel might be handy – clearly marked with your name. We will have some tools available for use, but it is always better to have more than not enough! The bugs will be bad, so bring bug juice, & if you can stand long pants & long sleeves, it is recommended. Bring your swim suit & jump in the lake to cool off & clean up after the work is done! We will be hanging around for a while after, so bring a lawn chair. For more information, please call 715-216-3559.
Wabeno Rummage-O-Rama Weekend August 12th throughout the Wabeno area.
Central Wisconsin Military Show August 12th Motorama Auto Museum Events Grounds, 4381 Stradale Lane, Aniwa. Military Vehicle Show * Militaria Swap Meet * Pin-Up Girl Contest * Re-enactor Encampment * Awards * Live Music. For more information, please call 715-449-2141 or go to www.centralwisconsinmilitaryshow.com.
Lehman Gerow Memorial All Day Speed Show August 12th 8am Merrill Festival Grounds, 2001 E. 2nd St., Merrill. An opportunity for riders of all ages and all riding ability to enjoy some speed events with their horse. Spectators are always welcomed to cheer on the riders. Food and drink available on the grounds. Easy in and out with plenty of parking. For more information, please call the Merrill Riders Club at 715-842-3995.
Antigo Tater Trot August 12th 8:30am Antigo City Park, located 4 blocks east of Hwy 45 on Aurora St., Antigo. 10K & 1 mile runs, a 4-mile timed walk/run. Start & finish at Antigo City Park. Paved streets & country roads with short sections of gravel. Chip timing, mile markers, & water stations provided. For more information, please visit antigotatertrot.com.
Green Bay Packers Youth Football Camp August 12th 8:30-11:30am Merrill Area Recreation Complex (M.A.R.C.), 1100 Marc Drive, Merrill. For boys & girls ages 6-14. Cost $50 per child, each child will receive a camp t-shirt. Camps are led by professional, USA football certified coaches with high school, college or professional coaching backgrounds. NFL alumni heroes provide supplemental instruction. These are former players, fathers & family men that played the world’s ultimate team sport at the highest level. Learn to run, throw, catch, defend, form block, form tackle and explode out of a stance with proper technique & improved speed. The first 100 kids registered will be accepted into camp. Pre-register with the Merrill Park and Recreation Department, 715-536-7313.
Four Corners Assembly of God Gospel Music Fest August 12th 11am-4pm Elton School, Elton. Events will include music from local bands, food, crafts, bake sale, raffles, open mic, dunk tank & kid’s activities. All proceeds go to the Boy’s & Girl’s Missionary Challenge for fresh water wells in third world countries.
Trap Shoot August 12th 11am-4pm Crandon Off-Road Raceway Trap Range, 10104 Hwy. 8, Crandon. Shoot for prizes & meat. Proceeds go to the Crandon School Trap Team.
10th Annual Thrilla On The Grilla August 12th 11am Downtown (Wisconsin Ave.), Tomahawk. Barbeque pork rib contest serving from 11am–3pm. Ribs & side dish will be served by the contestants. Live entertainment. Corn roast sponsored by the Tomahawk Lions. Tickets are $15 & may be purchased at Nelson’s County Market, Great Lakes Foods, WJJQ Radio & Tomahawk Chamber. A ticket gets a sample at each contestant. For additional information go to: http://tomahawklions.org.
Argonne Fire Department Family Fun Day August 12th 11am Argonne. Argonne. Join us for a day filled with family fun! The day starts with a parade on Main Street at 11am, followed by food, raffles, kids games at 1pm and greased pigs! Have a chance to win Packer tickets. There will also be live music from the Mullins Brothers. Bring your children and grandchildren to enter in the great games. Everyone wins. Make some memories.
Praise Fest August 12th 11am-3pm Memorial Park “A”, 800-898 S. Main St., Shawano. Featuring: Goldee’s Gospel * Faith, Hope & Harmony * St. James Praise Team * Messengers of the Way * The Well * Thurmont Ridge * Twin Praise * Westerfeld Trio. There will also be a bounce house, dunk tank, activities & concessions. Any proceeds will be donated to SAM25 & the Humane Society.
Richmond Thresheree August 12th Noon. N6870 Basswood Dr., Shawano. See antique farm machinery and threshing of grain with a stationary threshing machine. For more information, please call 715-853-4432.
Everbreeze Resort Corn Roast August 12th 2pm Everbreeze Resort, 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain. Join us for a day of fun on Chute Pond! Corn, drink specials and the Driftwood Band from 2-6pm. For more information, please call 715-276-7585.
Shawano County United Way Night Golf August 12th 6pm registration, 6:30pm dinner, 7:30pm shotgun start. Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr., Shawano. Includes 9 holes of golf, cart, glow package, dinner & prizes. For more information, please call 715-524-4890.
Sacred Heart Parish Picnic August 13th 10:45am 321 S. Main St., Shawano. There will be a polka mass, music, auctions, food, a pig roast, baked goods, crafts, kid’s games, and a raffle. For more information, please call 715-526-4102.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club August 13th 2-4pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun. Callers are Jan & Charlie Bitter, RDS/SQS. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128.
Sunday Night Kickball in Mattoon August 13th 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.
Music in the Park August 14th 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 MLC Band (Blues). Pizza, pie & custard will be available to purchase at 5:30 pm from the Antigo Community Band.
Mielke Children’s Theatre Workshop August 14th-19th 6-8:30pm Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. For ages 6-13. For more information, please call 715-850-1244.
Economic Development Committee Meeting August 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison S., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting August 8th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting August 8th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. Check us out & please bring your ideas for club activities, which are not only important to seniors, but for the betterment of our community.
Agricultural & Extension Education Committee Meeting August 8th 2:30pm Wolf River Room, Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 9th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting August 9th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting August 10th 6pm Langlade County Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting August 14th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting August 14th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 7th & August 14th 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 10th & August 12th 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 11th 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 7th & August 14th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous August 7th & August 14th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 8th 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 8th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 10th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter August 9th 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 Becki at 715-623-7123.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting August 12th 10am-Noon Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Held the second Saturday of every month. This is a community service provided by Bradley Funeral Home. No registration is necessary, anyone can attend and there is no cost.