Community Calendar for 10/30/17 to 11/6/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 1st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 3rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 30th & November 6th 11am-1pm (Mon.), November 1st 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 31st & November 2nd (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.
Halloween Magic Show October 31st 2pm School District of Laona gymnasium, 5216 Forest Ave., Laona. Wanda the Wacky Witch will be performing for the students K-6. The public is also invited to attend. Her performance will be approximately 45 minutes long. For more information, please call Felicia at 715-674-4751.
Annual Harvest Party October 31st 3:30-6:30pm Elcho Town Hall, N11234 Dorr Street, Elcho. There will be games, candy, food & fun!
Shawano Park & Rec. Halloween Parade October 31st 4-5pm Kuckuk Park, 700 Oak Park Dr., Shawano. Call 715-526-6171 for more information.
McCaslin Lioness Children’s Halloween Party October 31st 4-6pm Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. Costume judging, treats and fun! Open to all Elementary age children.
Aniwa Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Crandon Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Elcho Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Gresham Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Laona Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Lakewood Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Rhinelander Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Townsend Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Wittenberg Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Birnamwood Trick or Treating October 31st 4:30-6:30pm
Bonduel Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Caroline Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Cecil Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Gleason Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Marion Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Merrill Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Shawano Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Tigerton Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
White Lake Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Trunk-or-Treat & Free Light Supper October 31st 5-7pm Divine Savior Lutheran Church, 102 Northridge Dr., Shawano. A safe alternative to going door to door. For more information, please call 715-526-6880 or go to www.divinesaviorshawano.org.
Haunted Sawmill: Vincent Resurrected October 31st 6-11pm The Haunted Sawmill, 700 Hendricks St., Merrill. Do you dare come and awake Vincent? After being away, Vincent has found his way back to the Haunted Sawmill. As always, the Haunted Sawmill is a fundraiser to help Boy Scouts in Merrill and the surrounding communities. As part of the event, the Scouts collect food donations from guests in exchange for reduced ticket prices. The Scouts have raised over 10,000 food items to donate to local food pantries since 2011. Bring your friends – and we’ll be scaring you soon! Fees/Admission: $10 or $9 with a food donation.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night October 31st & November 2nd (Tues. & Thurs.) 6-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Video games, basketball, pool, music, computer time, dodgeball & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Gresham Trick or Treat – Gresham School October 31st 6:30-7:30pm Gresham School, 501 E Schabow St., Gresham.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts October 31st & November 2nd (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.
Alzheimer’s Association Fall Caregiver Conference November 1st 8am-4pm Northwoods Banquet Center, 1540 Pueblo Dr., Rhinelander. This annual forum features presentations from researchers, clinicians and care experts focused on helping professional & family caregivers enhance their caregiving skills & build stronger support networks. Presenters include former Wisconsin Governor Martin Schreiber as well as Dr. Peter Keenan. For more information, please call 800-272-3900.
Blood Pressure Clinic November 1st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Play & Learn November 2nd 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 November 2nd (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.
Presley, Perkins, Lewis, & Cash November 2nd 7-9pm Campanile Center for the Arts, 131 W. Milwaukee Street, Minocqua. Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash pays tribute to and celebrates the legendary Sun Records recording artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis & Johnny Cash. You will feel that you are witnessing a rock and roll royalty jam session with the music and talent that has stood the test of time. From ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ and ‘Hound Dog’ to ‘Great Balls of Fire’ and ‘Walk the Line’ the show exudes pure 1950’s rock and roll! The cost will be $28 per person. For more information, please call 715-356-9700.
Great Movies of the Great War November 2nd 7-9pm ArtStart , 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, ArtStart will show five movies: Paths of Glory (Oct. 4), All Quiet on the Western Front (Oct. 19), Gallipoli (Nov. 2), Oh! What a Lovely War (Nov. 16), and Johnny Got His Gun (Nov. 30). No admission fee. Cash bar available. For more information, go to www.artstartrhinelander.org.
Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Presents The Wizard of Oz November 3rd & 4th 7pm & November 5th at 2pm Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School, 400 W. Grand Ave., Wittenberg. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for students/seniors and $5 for children 5 & under.
Shawano Community High School Golden Strings November 3rd & 4th 7-10pm Shawano Community High School, 220 County Rd. B, Shawano. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 Students/Senior Citizens, 50/50 raffle both nights to support the SCHS Orchestra.
The Nicolet Players Present: God Of Carnage November 3rd-5th & 9th-12th 7:30pm/2pm on Sundays. Nicolet College Theatre, 5355 College Dr., Rhinelander. “Sticks and stones can break my bones” … but when a playground fight erupts between two young boys, it starts two sets of parents on a comically explosive downhill slide from political correctness to character assassination. While they play nice at first, they soon evolve into outlandish, bickering children themselves. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play, God of Carnage is a hilariously harrowing look at the minefield of modern marriage. Strong language. Admission: $9 general public, $7 students & seniors. For more information please call 715-365-4646 or go to www.nicoletlive.com.
Antigo Community Theatre Presents The Wizard of Oz November 3rd & 4th 7:30pm, November 5th 2pm & November 9th, 10th & 11th 7:30pm Volm Theater, Antigo High School, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Tickets are $10, children 12 & under $5. Get the “Oz Package” with 2 adult & 2 children’s tickets for $25. Advance tickets are available at Neve’s Floors to Go. For ticket information, please call 715-623-5203.
14th Annual Tis’ The Season Craft Show November 4th 9am-3pm Lakeland Union High School, 9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua. Come join us for a day of relaxing shopping, crafts, concessions & bake sale. Place orders for your Christmas wreath from the Lakeland DECA.
Dirty Dog Dryland Event November 4th & 5th 9am-3pm Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation, W6500 Spring Lake Road, Pearson. Come experience the excitement of sled dog racing on dry land at the Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation! You’ll see teams with bikes, scooters, carts, and dogs partnered with running mushers. Spectators are encouraged to visit with drivers and smooze with their dogs at their trucks too! Races start at 9am both days. Home cooked food service will be available at race site. Free admission and plenty of parking is available. For more information, please call Beth Castaldi at 715-610-1947.
Salem United Methodist Church Red River Annual Bake Sale & Bazaar November 4th 9am-2pm United Methodist Church, W9204 Cty. Rd A, Shawano. New items. Lunch served. For more information, please call 715-526-3611.
St. James PTL Craft Fair & Bake Sale November 4th 9am-2pm St. James Lutheran Church, 324 S. Andrews St., Shawano. Featuring vendors selling a variety of handmade crafts. There will also be a bake sale and ala carte lunch for those attending.
11th Annual Christian Thrift Store Christmas Extravaganza November 4th 10am-4pm 4541 N. Branch St., Wabeno. There will be many Christmas items including clothes, trees, ornaments and household decorations.
Cocktails & Hawk Tales November 4th 5-11pm Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, 10101 Market Street, Rothschild. Cocktails & Hawk Tales is an opportunity to meet REGI’s staff & education bird team, while also giving back. All profits from the event go right back to the birds by purchasing food, supplies, repairs & more. With the option of attending the entire event or just the entertainment portion, you can make the ticket choice that best suits you. The full event includes hors d’oeuvres & desserts beginning at 5pm. If you’re interested in the entertainment you can arrive at 6:30pm & enjoy REGI’s presentation followed by some additional live entertainment by Art Stevenson & High Water. For more information, you can call Elise Schuler at 715-623-2563 or go to http://www.raptoreducationgroup.org/hawktales/
The Golden Age of Aviation Dinner Show November 4th 5-10pm The Gathering, 2600 E Richmond St, Shawano. Let Me Be Frank Productions takes you to the cold war time period when things were illegally brought into the Iron Curtain. Captain Clark Gable is training a new pilot to help on these dangerous and illegal voyages. Colonel Snidely Whiplashski enjoys Twinkies and Coca-cola in his home country of Blowvania and employs Clark Gable to supply him. Unfortunately things go bad when the Colonel is not getting enough of the contraband and kidnaps Clark’s girl and mechanic. Will Clark save the fair maiden and bring the Colonel to justice? Come see this hilarious musical and find out! Doors open 5pm, Dinner is at 6pm & the show starts at 7pm. There are limited seats! Reserved tickets are only $40 (Includes dinner & show). Tickets are available at the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, 1263 S Main Street, 715-524-2139. Proceeds from this event will help support Leadership Shawano County.
Merrill Historical Society Trivia Night November 4th 6-10pm Merrill History & Culture Center, 100 E. Third St., Merrill. Tables of teams compete in a Trivia Contest! Cash prize for highest scoring team! Raffles, 50/50 drawings, best team costume prize. Doors open at 5pm, Beer and wine for purchase; discounts for Salvos pizza(s) – free delivery; bring your own snacks & soda. Fees/Admission: Non-Members $120 per table, Members $110 per table, 10 Team tables of 6 available. Call the Merrill History & Culture Center for more information, and to register your team at (715) 536-5652.
The Erin Krebs Quintet November 4th 7pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. Erin Krebs is a dynamic performer well on her way to becoming one of Wisconsin’s premier and most treasured vocalists. Ranging from sultry jazz stylings to bebop scat to belting out the Blues, her performances exude confidence and a passion for life that audiences instantly recognize as genuine and heartfelt. Recently, Erin has been recognized by WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) as a nominee for Jazz Artist of the Year (2017) and Female Vocalist of the Year (2016 and 2017).
3rd Annual Trivia Night November 4th 7-10pm Golden Sands Golf Community, 300 Nabor Rd., Cecil. There will also be prizes, a 50/50 Raffle, free appetizers & $1 Beer. All proceeds raised help support Shawano Area Young Professionals (SAYPRO), a local nonprofit organization offering young professionals educational, social & community involvement opportunities. Team Registration: $120/team of 3 or $15/ individual. Please pre-register, as space is limited by contacting Nicole Kunschke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-575-9392.
Pancake Breakfast & Blood Drive November 5th 7am-Noon Lions Park, N5179 Bradley Street, Gleason. Pancake breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, regular & potato pancakes, sausage, cheese, and apple sauce. There will also be a blood drive at this event. Fees/Admission: Adults: $9, Children under 12: $5, Children under 5: free. For more information, please call Gary Gretenhart at (715) 873-4691.
Gleason Lions Blood Drive November 5th 8:30-11:30am, N5179 Bradley Rd., Gleason. Every donor receives a free pancake breakfast. Call Lori at 715-873-4817 to schedule your life saving donation.
WXPR Public Radio Fall Auction & Concert Fundraiser November 5th 2pm Holiday Acres Resort, 4060 S Shore Dr., Rhinelander. Items from Northwoods’ merchants & galleries will be on display starting at 2p. At 3pm, the live auction & music with Denise Sauter will begin. Those attending will bid on the very finest in pottery, paintings, jewelry, photography & quilting, plus getaway vacations, dinner certificates & more. Complimentary wine & appetizers will also be served. Admission is $25. For more information, please call Dave at 715-362-6000.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 31st Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 1st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Economic Development Meeting November 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 30th & November 6th 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) November 2nd & November 4th 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 November 3rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 30th & November 6th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 30th & November 6th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 31st 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 October 31st 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group November 2nd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
NEWCOMERS – Nicolet Welcome Service has a FREE WELCOME PACKET filled with gift certificates and brochures from Antigo/Langlade County businesses. For a warm friendly welcome, call Christine at 715-627-2881 or go to www.nicoletwelcome.com.