Community Calendar for 3/12/18 to 3/19/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry March 14th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & March 16th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry March 12th & March 19th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), March 14th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Zurko Indoor Winter Flea Market Through March 31st (Saturdays) 9am-3pm Historic Shawano Community Hall, 115 E. Division St., Shawano. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-526-9769 or go to www.zurkopromotions.com.
Dinner and a Movie – Shawano County Library March 12th 5-8pm Shawano County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Watch the heart-warming movie “Wonder” and enjoy sliced ham sandwiches, vegetables, beverage, and of course, popcorn! Based on the New York Times best-selling book, “Wonder” is an inspiring tale of a fifth grader with facial differences entering school for the first time. The film was nominated for an Oscar and stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay. The flick is great for families as it has a PG rating.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors March 13th & March 15th (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.
Healthy Living with Diabetes Program Tuesdays through April 10th 9:30am-Noon Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo. The Aging & Disability Center is holding a 6 week Healthy Living with Diabetes program for those interested in living a healthier life with diabetes! This also includes encouraging family members/friends! Anyone interested may call Jennifer Clark at the ADRC at 715-627-6232.
Cribbage at the Langlade County Senior Center March 13th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. If you have never played cribbage, someone will be there to help you.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night March 13th & March 15th (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.
Counting Wolves Film with Presentation by Director George Desort March 13th 6pm dinner, 7pm speaker. Treehaven, W2540 Pickerel Creek Rd., Tomahawk. Independent film director George Desort will present his film, Counting Wolves, which showcases the adventure, beauty & friendship of two scientists & a bush pilot in their pursuit of knowledge about wolves & moose on Isle Royale. In the documentary, wolf & moose researchers Rolf Peterson & John Vucetich depend on the skill of pilot Don Glaser who not only enables them to count wolves from the air, but also keeps the home fires burning & everyone entertained. Desort will share with attendees the latest updates on the island’s declining wolf population & the National Park Service’s plan for island’s future, as well as answer questions about his work as a film director. Attendees who book a night at Treehaven will be invited to have breakfast with George Desort in the morning. Cost for lodging is $50 for a double occupancy room or $90 for a private room. For more information, call 715-453-4106 or email Treehaven@uwsp.edu.
Overdose Prevention Training March 13th 6pm Forest County Courthouse, board room, 200 E. Madison St., Crandon. To respond to the increase in opioid overdoses locally & statewide, the Community Coalition of Forest County is partnering with the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to provide free Overdose Prevention (Narcan) training to Forest County residents. The training will include information on local substance abuse resources, the importance of alerting emergency responders (calling 911) & hands-on experience with administering Narcan. Participants will receive a free Narcan (overdose reversal drug) kit that can be used to respond to an overdose. The training is recommended for anyone at risk of an opioid overdose, friend & family of someone at risk, healthcare, social services, law enforcement and emergency response providers. Concerned community members are also encouraged to attend the free training. The training will led by the staff of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Grant funding for the training is provided by the Wisconsin Alliance for Youth. For more information, or questions, please contact Jacee Anderson at the Forest County Health Department at 715-478-3371 or Michelle Gobert at the Forest County UW-Extension office at 715-478-7797.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts March 13th & March 15th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the 3rd floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to anyone 7 years old & up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Blood Pressure Clinic March 14th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time March 14th 10:30-11:15am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Join us for story time at the Antigo Public Library! This is a great way for kids who haven’t started school yet to meet & socialize with peers. Every week we’ll read 2 or 3 books together as well as doing some songs & movement. We also do a simple craft or coloring page that helps kids develop creativity & motor skills, & occasionally (attendance permitting) other activities such as parachute play. This event is geared towards preschoolers, but older or younger kids are welcome to attend as well.
Peace Lutheran Lenten Supper-BBQ Pork Sandwiches March 14th 5pm Peace Lutheran Church & School, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Come and enjoy BBQ pork sandwiches in support of Camp Luther’s “Filled With The Spirit” campaign after the 4pm service. For more information, please call 715-623-2200.
Medicare Guest Speaker March 14th 6pm North Central Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Guest speaker Cheryl Rickert from Greater Insurance Service will be there to answer questions about Medicare advantage plans and gap coverages.
Children’s Book Sale – Shawano County Library March 15th, 16th & 17th 8am-6pm Thur., 8am-5pm Fri. & 9am-1pm Sat. Shawano County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano.
Play & Learn March 15th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers & children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents & children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness & milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages & Stages questionnaires are made available to parents & 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.
Antigo Visual Arts Starved for Spring 2018 Show Thru-May 3rd (Thur., Fri. & Sat.) 10am-4pm Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St., Antigo. For more information, please call 715-627-4464 or go to www.antigovisualarts.org.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program March 15th (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards & games with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards, dominoes & games. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Painting Class March 15th 6pm Celebrations Food & Drink, N2497 Hwy. 45 S, Antigo. Come and paint a cabin the woods, with or without Northern Lights. The cost for the class will be $30, which includes all materials including a 16×20 canvas. To see photos, go to debbiepntcanvas on Facebook. If you have any questions, please call Debbie at 906-458-5913.
Artist Film Series: Loving Vincent March 15th 7-9pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens Street, Rhinelander. This six-part film series will explore the lives and work of historic and contemporary artists. The first film, “Loving Vincent” investigates the mystery surrounding Vincent Van Gogh’s death in the country town of Auvers, France in in 1890. Admission by donation. Cash bar. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4238.
Superior Diesel Blood Drive March 16th Superior Diesel 3250 S. Fox Ranch Road, Rhinelander. To schedule your life-saving appointment, contact Sheryl at 715-365-0533. Taco Bar will be provided.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center March 16th 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.
Senior Center St. Patrick’s Day Party March 16th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Refreshments will be served and bring your singing voice for some Irish music. Please call 715-627-6632 for more information.
SS James & Stanislaus All You Can Eat Fish Fry March 16th 4:30-7:30pm White Lake School cafeteria, White Lake. We will be serving deep fried & baked Polack and deep fried Trout (while supplies last) along with potato salad or baked potato with sour cream, cole slaw, a dinner roll & desserts. $10 per person, kids 3 & under are free.
The Equus Projects Dance Performance March 16th, 17th & 18th Fri & Sat. 7pm, Sun. at 2pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. “The Breaking Ring” will be performed in the gallery spaces at ArtStart with post-performance discussion on Friday & Sunday. The Equus Projects is a NYC dance company known for its indoor & outdoor performances that often bring dancers & horses into shared landscapes. Created especially for the Northwoods engagement, “The Breaking Ring” is an indoor, gallery adapted work focused entirely on human behavior. The company will use choreography to reveal how humans operate with the same immediacy as their animal partners. Donation at the door. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
“Winter Blues” Vendor/Craft Event March 17th 9am-3pm Birnamwood Elementary School, 337 Main St., Birnamwood. Come and check out all 50 of our vendors & crafters. Proceeds will go to the PBIS fund for the kids at Birnamwood Elementary. The entrance fee is $2, or donate a non-perishable food item and a $1 entrance fee.
27th Annual Pickerel-Pearson St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 17th 11am Country Inn, N9195 State Rd. 55, Pickerel. The amazing holiday parade, full of St. Patrick’s Day floats, will start at noon. The Country Inn will be serving green beer, brats & burgers, along with beef & cabbage starting at 11am. All proceeds from the outside food tent go to the Pickerel Rescue Squad. For more information, please call 715-484-3121.
Antigo Bow Club Hunting Seminar & Raffle March 17th 11am doors open, 1pm speaker. Antigo Bow Club Indoor Range, Antigo. Turn west on Mendlik Avenue, off Hwy. 45 at the Phillips 66 station. Go 5 blocks west & the range is on the north side. Featuring Art Helin – Managing Issues That Take The “Fun” Out Of Deer Hunting. Over $3,500 in raffle prizes with special early bird drawings. Tickets purchased before the event are eligible for 10 drawings of $50 in “raffle cash,” awarded at noon. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets available at BP South, J’s Archery, Wagner Shell, Pomp’s Tire or from any Antigo Bow Club member. For more information, go to www.antigobowclub.com or call Dan Houdek at 715-610-2422.
St. Patrick’s Day Mooseyard Parade March 17th 11am-12:30pm Starts at Shawano Lake Golf Course, North Shore of Shawano Lake, Shawano.
Taste of Tomahawk March 17th 1-4:30pm Inshalla Country Club, N11060 Clear Lake Rd., Tomahawk. Join us for Tomahawk’s microbrew, premiere wine and food tasting event. Visit with area restaurants, state-wide and regional breweries and wine-makers. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at the Tomahawk Chamber office and at the door the day of the event. Don’t forget to wear green and St. Patrick’s Day attire. **Guests must be 21 years or older to attend this event** For more information, please call 715-453-3130.
Rhinelander St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 17th 1:30pm Downtown, Brown St., Rhinelander. Businesses, organizations & lovers of all things Irish are welcome to participate in the annual downtown parade. Please call 715-369-3030 for more information.
Relay for Life of Langlade Co. Kickoff Event – Chili Cook-off & Dessert Bake-off March 17th 4pm Sampling starts, 8pm Winners announced. North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Do you mean make a mean pot of chili or an amazing dessert? Enter the chili cook-off or dessert bake-off. Entry fee – $25 each item Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place. Come & enjoy free chili & dessert sampling, paddle wheel & entertainment. Drinks & other food available for purchase. This is a free event supporting the Relay for Life of Langlade County. For more information, please call Paula Royce at 715-216-8842 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents Spring Break: Dinner and Comedy Show March 17th 4-9pm Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. The kids get a Spring Break, so why not the parents? Come and enjoy a dinner and comedy show skits starring Kevin Cahak, Mike Marvel & John Mile II. Doors open at 4pm with dinner being served at 5:30pm. Comedy show starts at 7:30pm. Ticket prices – Dinner & Show $37.50 single, $70 couple. Show Only tickets can also be purchased for $20. To order tickets or for more information, contact Warren at 715-275-3134.
9th Annual Crooked Lake/Mountain Lions Spaghetti Dinner March 17th 4-7pm Crooked Lake Community Center, Hwy W, Crooked Lake. Enjoy a meal of spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread sticks, coffee & dessert in an Italian atmosphere. Raffles & fun throughout the evening! Advance tickets are available for $8 at the following establishments; Mulligan’s Sports Bar, Up North Realty, Crooked Lake convenience store, Pines Supper Club, Randall’s Resort & Shoreline Inn. Tickets will be $9 at the door for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12 & children 4 yrs. & under eat free. For more information, please call Cindy at 715-276-6528.
Baby Wants Candy March 17th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Baby Wants Candy is back for a third year! The fully improvised comedy troupe will kick-off with improve games involving guest participation, and then perform an on-the-spot musical. Entirely based on audience suggestion, the show is a roller-coaster of spontaneously choreographed dance numbers, rhyming verses, and witty, jaw-dropping comedy. Each performance acts as the opening and closing night – never seen before and never to be seen again. Tickets are $15. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
Trinity Lutheran Church in Merrill Blood Drive March 18th 9am-1:30pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State Street, Merrill. To schedule your life-saving donation, please contact Jane at 715-536-8471. Walk-ins are welcome, appointments preferred.
Tigerton Main Street American Legion & Auxiliary Pancake Breakfast March 18th 9am-1pm Tigerton Community Center, 221 Birch St., Tigerton. For more information, please call 715-508-0246.
Guatemala 2018 Mission Trip Fundraiser March 18th 11:30am-1pm Peace Lutheran Church & School, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. The menu will include walking tacos, salsa, chips and dessert. For more information, please call 715-623-2200.
Community Music Festival March 18th 2-3:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Discover the musical talents of your Northwood’s neighbors in one harmonious afternoon. The Rhinelander Area Community Band and the Lakeland Barbershop Chorus will showcase their range and energy by performing selections from their repertoire. Join your friends for the perfect combination of music, camaraderie, and fun. This event is free. Please call 715-365-4646 for more information.
Chuck Mead and his Grassy Knoll Boys Concert March 18th 4pm Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Auditorium, 400 W. Grand Ave., Wittenberg. Tickets are available at Hanke’s Sentry Foods in Wittenberg or online at www.rubbersoulproductions.com.
Rhinelander Free Adult Vision Screening March 19th 10am-3pm Oneida County Department of Aging, 100 Keenan St., Rhinelander. The Rhinelander Lions Club sponsor the screenings designed to help identify people who may be at high risk for eye diseases or in need of a professional eye exam. No appointment is required.
Developing a Community Solution: Langlade County’s Response to Illicit Drug Abuse March 19th 6pm Volm Theater, Antigo High School, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Langlade County has experienced an unprecedented increase in the abuse of methamphetamine in our community. This is not a unique situation; however, creating an effective solution to this problem is challenging. The time is now to come together as a community to be part of the solution! The evening will include a brief presentation of the nature of the problem, followed by an interactive discussion of the potential responses that Langlade County can undertake. Please also share this invitation with the members of any organizations in which you are involved. All community members are encouraged to attend!
Easter for Kids! March 24th 10am-Noon. Ascension Lutheran Church, Antigo, located just a block south of the fairgrounds on Highway 45, Antigo. Open to all children 3 years old through Grade 8. Bible stories, songs, crafts, games, lunch. All free! To Register: Call 715-627-2232 (church office). Call or Text: 715-610-2724 (Pastor Mike Spaude). Go to the website: www.ascensionantigo.com. Email: email@example.com. Please provide the following information when you register: Parent’s name, address, phone, child’s name and grade in school. Come and celebrate the joy of Easter! Hope to see you there!
Langlade County Veterans Committee Meeting March 12th 1:30pm Health Services Center boardroom, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting March 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Forest County Deer Advisory Council Meeting March 12th 7-9pm Crandon Public Library, 110 W. Polk St., Crandon. They will meet to review data and form preliminary 2018 antlerless quota, permit & season structure recommendations. The public is encouraged to attend & will have a formal opportunity to provide insight during the public comment period of the meeting.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting March 13th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting March 13th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting March 14th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting March 14th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting March 19th 9-10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Langlade County Board of Adjustment Meeting March 19th 9am Langlade Co. Resource Center, Wolf River Rm., 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Lakewood Area Chamber Meeting March 19th 6pm Prospect Lodge, 18207 Hwy. F, Lakewood. General membership meeting. The public is welcome to attend.
Baby & Me Group March 12th & March 19th 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) March 15th & March 17th 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 March 16th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting March 12th & March 19th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous March 12th & March 19th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings March 13th 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 March 13th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group March 15th 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.
Zumba Gold is for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults and first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson. Elcho School District, N11268 Antigo St., Elcho. Sat. 9am; Tue. & Thur., 4pm & 5:15pm. Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLEMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for scheduling changes.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter March 13th 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 at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.