Community Calendar for 10/23/17 to 10/30/17
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 25th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 27th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 23rd & October 30th 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 25th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 24th & October 26th (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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts October 24th & October 26th (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 October 25th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic October 25th 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.
Button Art on Wood October 25th 9am-Noon Merrill Enrichment Center 303 N. Sales St., Merrill. Join Lorri and Vicki with gluing buttons onto a wooden plaque for an awesome design. Please call the center to register at (715) 536-4226.
AARP Safe Driving Course October 25th 10am-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Lunch will be provided for a free will offering. Call the center at 715-627-6632 for more information or to sign up.
Sacred Heart Halloween Party October 25th 3:30-5:30pm Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free. Youth in grades 5 and up may attend without an adult, all others should be accompanied by an adult. There will be games and prizes for everyone.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Dinner October 25th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. October “Roast Ham Dinner”, baby red buttered potatoes, red cabbage, salad bar, dessert and beverage! Bar opens at 4 pm, serving food at 5! Cost is $12.00. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
The Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music October 25th 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church, 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg. Free admission.
Movie – Martin Luther, The Idea That Changed The World October 25th 6:30pm Palace Theater, 823 5th Ave., Antigo. Join us for this movie. Adults $3, children are free. Tickets must be purchase in advance at your local LCMS church or at Peace Lutheran, Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:40pm.
Forest County Potawatomi Blood Drive October 26th 9am-3:30pm, 5460 Everybody’s Rd., Crandon. To schedule an appointment, please call Yvonne at 715-478-4319. The blood drive will be located in the lower level conference room in the museum building.
Play & Learn October 26th 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 October 26th (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.
Halloween Bingo Party October 26th 1-3:30pm Merrill Area Enrichment Center, 303 N. Sales Street, Merrill. There will be a costume contest along with fun games of bingo! Prizes are available to the top 3 costume winners! The $5 fee includes beverages, treats and bingo cards! Please call the center to register at (715) 536-4226.
“Fools” – A comedy by Neil Simon October 26 & 27th 7pm & October 28th at 2pm Shawano Community High School, 220 Cty. Rd. B, Shawano. The play contains material that depicts death and smoking. Tickets are $3 for students & $5 for adults.
ArtStart Concert Series- TuneSmith Academy Concert October 26th 7-9:30pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Four bands from the Tunesmith Academy will perform 30 minute sets. Tunesmith Academy is a school for musicians of all levels to learn to play an instrument in a band. Music of all genres. Admission by donation. Donations go to the bands. Cash bar. Get more information at 715-362-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book & Tag Sale “Get Ready for the Holidays” October 27th & 28th 9am-5pm Fri. & 9am-Noon Sat., Rhinelander District Library, 106 N. Stevens Street, Rhinelander. The book & tag sale is held in & around the downstairs meeting room. Gently used books: fiction, sports, science fiction, literature, audio books, music CDs & DVDs are a few of the kinds of materials available for sale. There are well-loved children’s books, Christmas ornaments, garlands, lights cookie tins, baskets, beautiful crafts, & assorted other items also for sale. The Friends of the Library “Members Only” Pre-Sale will be Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 3:30 pm-5:30pm. Memberships are available at the door for $5. For more information, please call 715-365-1070.
Friends of the Library Book Sale October 27th 9:30am-5:30pm & October 28th 9:30am-3:30pm T.B. Scott Library, 106 1st St., Merrill. The T.B. Scott Library will be hosting a book sale. This event will be held in the T.B. Scott Free Library Community Room and is open to the public. For more information, contact Stacy Stevens at (715) 536-7191.
Nicolet College Visit Day October 27th 9:30am-Noon Lakeside Center, Nicolet College, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander. Anyone thinking about attending Nicolet can learn more about the college, its academic programs and the careers that graduates can pursue. Those attending will be able to connect with a career coach to learn about mapping a plan for college, completing the application and paying for college. Students will also have a chance to get a feel for the college’s labs and classrooms & meet with instructors.
Child Screening for the School District of Crandon October 27th 3:30-5pm Crandon Elementary School, Room # 13, 9750 Hwy. 8, Crandon. All children age 3-5 years old are encouraged to come to this event. Your child will participate in a variety of play-based activities to check how they are developing. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and get information about child development. Your child will not be separated from you. Your child will receive a free Cardinals t-shirt and parents/guardians will be entered into a drawing for a free gas card. For questions, please call Valerie Wagoner at 715-478-6142.
Pretty In Pink Artful Bras October 27th 5-8pm & Sat. October 28th (Ladies Only Night) 7-10pm. WOWSPACE, 114 W Vinal St, Wittenberg. This show of “Artful Bras” during Breast Cancer Awareness Month reminds us of the seriousness of this disease and raises funds to help in the battle. Show opens to the public and is free, Fri. 5–8pm. The show continues with ladies-only night, Saturday 7-10pm, Tickets are $50. Please call 715-581-1845 for more information.
Haunted Sawmill: Vincent Resurrected October 27th & 28th 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. Other dates will be: October 31.
“Nightfall” Drama Performance October 27th & 28th 7pm Three Lakes High School auditorium, 6930 W. School Street, Three Lakes. There will be a drama performance of Edgar Allen Poe’s “Nightfall.” A spaghetti dinner will be held at 5:30pm before the Saturday performance. For more information, please call 715-546-3321.
Halloween Night Costume Party October 27th 8:30pm Pike’s Pine Isle, 1261 Pine Isle Drive, Three Lakes. Live Music with Anthony Lux starting at 8:30pm. Friday Fish Fry from 5-10pm. Drink Specials! Prizes for best individual and group costumes!
St. Paul Youth Craft Sale October 28th 9am-2pm St. Paul Lutheran School, 240 E. Green Bay St., Bonduel. There will be a craft sale, silent auction, lunch of hot ham & chili, Please call 715-758-8532 for more information.
13th Annual Goodman/Armstrong Creek Varsity Club Fall Harvest Craft Show October 28th 9am-2pm Goodman-Armstrong Creek High School gymnasium, 1 Falcon Crest, Goodman. Shop over 40 crafters. Featuring a Polish food concession, bake sale & raffles. Free admission.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 28th-October 29th 11am-4pm weather permitting. Porter’s Patch, W4314 WI-156, Bonduel. Our fall family farm fun adventure runs every weekend from 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. Fun activities in the Little & Big Pumpkin Villages are Check Point Charlie Challenge in our 10 acre corn maze, scenic relaxing hay ride, the pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin toss, tug o’ war, pumpkin painting, old fashion water pump races, corn cob chuck, scare crow making, round bale hay play, pumpkin checkers, tic tac toe, and pumpkin twister, gunny sack races, pumpkin checkers and bud’s building blocks. The farm store will be stocked with 5 different squash, pie pumpkins, corn shocks, ornamental corn, straw bales, gourds, tomatoes, potatoes, great food, all sizes of pumpkins and friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www.porterspatch.com for additional information, or call 715-758-8162.
25th Annual Fall Festival October 28th 1-4pm Antigo Middle School, 815 7th Ave., Antigo. A fun, safe environment for children to participate in. There will be games, a bounce house, face painting, balloon animals, food & candy. Door prizes will also be given away. Free Event! For more information, please call 715-627-7200.
Downtown Rhinelander Trick or Treating October 28th 2-4pm Brown Street, Rhinelander. Head to downtown Rhinelander for an afternoon of trick or treating! Visit the local businesses and have a safe, family, friendly Halloween Afternoon. Visit www.downtownrhinelander.com for more information.
Tomahawk Trick or Treating October 28th 2-5pm
2017 Antigo Optimist Club Halloween Bash October 28th 2-4pm Heinzen Pavilion, Peaceful Valley Park, 6th Ave., Antigo. Trick or treat throughout the park. Local businesses & groups will have booths setup along the walking trail. Registration, costume judging & free hayrides from 2-3:45pm. All participants must register to be eligible for the costume contest. The winners will be announced at 4pm. Must be present to win. For more information, please call 715-627-1389.
City of Antigo Trick-or-Treating October 28th 4-6:30pm. Following the Antigo Optimist Halloween Bash.
Zombie Circus- Haunted House October 28th 4-8pm 422 Abner St., Rhinelander. (near Hodag Park) Come join the circus- but watch out! The zombies bite! Sprecksel SlaughterHouse is back again with Zombie Circus, a haunted house for all ages. Please keep in mind, young children are encouraged to attend before dark. This haunting is free to the public, donations are appreciated.
Our Sister’s House 2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner October 28th 4:30-7:30pm Corpus Christi Center, 320 E. Washington Ave., Tomahawk. Spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage is included. Free Will Donation. This is the annual anniversary fundraiser for Our Sister’s House. For more information, please call 715-224-3520.
Owl-O-Ween October 28th 5-6pm Elmwood Cemetery, W9651 Forrest Rd., Antigo. REGI invites you to join us in celebrating owls as they return back to the wild! Beginning at 5pm, you’ll be able to meet some of our education owls and releases will begin around 5:30pm.
ArtStart Closing Reception and Gallery Talk October 28th 5-7pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Gallery talk will be by artist Jeanine Coupe Ryding, creator of exhibition Mostly Blue. Ryding is an internationally renowned artist who currently resides in Illinois and teaches at the Art Institute of Chicago. Thinking of three dimensions while printing images of two informs her sketches on paper or wood. The resulting image in the print suggest transparency as lines circle around the form to show both sides as though the shape was made of wire. Refreshments will be served, cash bar. For more information, call 715-362-4328 or email email@example.com.
Halloween Costume Dance October 28th 8pm-Midnight Lily Snow Birds Clubhouse, W4505 Turtle Lake Road, Lily. Costume judging for those 12 & under will be at 9pm and for adults at 11pm. The band Lovin’ Country will be performing. For more information, please call 715-484-3342.
Held’s Red Carpet Themed Halloween Party October 28th Starting at 8pm Held’s, corners of Hwy. H, I & C, Deerbrook. There will be a costume contest at 11pm with prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place and fabulous food & drinks all night.
Halloween Bash October 28th The Taphouse, 613 Edison Street, Antigo. There will be FREE domestic tap beer from 10pm-Midnight, homemade pizzas, sandwiches, wings & more. Also $2 shots & $3 bombs.
Knights of Columbus Porkie-Pancake Breakfast October 29th 7am – 12pm Sacred Heart Church Cafeteria, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. All you can eat pancakes, porkies, cheese, and applesauce with choice of maple syrup, blueberry syrup and sugar free syrup. Take-outs available, Adults $5, children 6-12 $2, under 5 free.
Reformation Festival October 29th 11:30am-1:30pm Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Come and learn about the Reformation and celebrate its 500th anniversary with us. Everyone is welcome.
Menominee Casino Resort presents “2nd Annual Bacon Fest” October 29th 12-5pm Menominee Casino Resort, N277 Hwy. 47, Keshena. Area businesses highlighting bacon, bacon eating contest, cooking contest, hog calling, bacon sampling, door prizes and tons of bacon fun! There will also be live music by Led West. Tickets are $10 at the door. Go to www.menomineecasinoresort.com or call 715-799-3600 for more information.
2nd Annual Trunk or Treat October 29th 2-4pm Mattoon kickball field (north side of town), Mattoon. Hosted by the Greater Mattoon Area Advancement Association.
Mattoon Trick or Treating October 29th 2-5pm
Mountain Trick or Treating October 29th 3-5pm
Reformation Fest October 29th 3:30pm Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Join eight local churches in the celebration & opportunity to acknowledge how Reformation changed cultures, history & our present way of life. Activities will include speaker Reverend Dr. Tim Roser, music, activities, German food, fun & fellowship. For more information, please call 715-623-2200.
Bowler Trick or Treating October 29th 4-6pm
Halloween Costume Party October 29th 5-7pm Mattoon Community Hall, Mattoon. The Mattoon Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts are hosting the party. Food & beverages will be available for purchase.
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
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.
Gresham Trick or Treat – Gresham School October 31st 6:30-7:30pm Gresham School, 501 E Schabow St., Gresham.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 24th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting October 25th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 25th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting October 25th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 23rd & October 30th 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) October 26th & October 28th 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 October 27th 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 23rd & October 30th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 23rd & October 30th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 24th 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 24th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 26th 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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group October 26th 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 October 26th 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.