Community Calendar for 3/19/18 to 3/26/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry March 21st11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & March 23rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry March 19th & March 26th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), March 21st 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.
Rhinelander Free Adult Vision Screening March 19th 10am-3pm Oneida County Department of Aging, 100 Keenan St., Rhinelander. The Rhinelander Lion’s Club sponsors 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!
Coffee Klatch for Seniors March 20th & March 22nd (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.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch March 20th 11:30am Heartbreakers Restaurant, 950 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Israel Travelogue Program March 20th 1pm First Baptist Church, 414 Eckart St., Antigo. Mary Kendall & Pastor Dick will be hosting a ‘Travelogue’ explaining their trip to Israel & the Holy Land. Plan to join Mary & Dick as they share information about the locations they visited in this religious merging point of the three monotheistic religions. There is no cost to attend.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night March 20th & March 22nd (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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts March 20th & March 22nd (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 21st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Shawano Job Center Annual Job Fair March 21st 10am-2pm The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St.,Shawano. Connect with employers ready to hire and find answers on higher education. For more information, please call 715-524-2511.
Preschool Story Time March 21st 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.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center March 21st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Spring Fling for Scholarships March 21st 4-9pm Brown Street 151 Restaurant, 151 N. Brown Street, Rhinelander. The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation and Brown Street 151 team up to provide fun and fundraising for scholarships to RHS graduates. Raffles, surprise bartenders, a dessert auction, along with 50% of bar sales and a portion of meal sales are being donated to scholarships. Dinner will be served from 4-9pm. Call Brown Street 151 at 715-420-1500 for reservations.
Generation XYZ “Can’t We All Just Get Along?” March 21st 5:30-8:30pm Shawano Lake Golf Course, W5714 Lake Dr., Shawano. For the first time, in a long time, we have multiple generations in the workplace, but these side-by-side age differences can lead to a lot of drama. Learn how to respect what everyone, no matter what age, brings to the table. The special guest speaker will be Ann Kerian. Social at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6pm and presentation at 7pm. Tickets: $20 in Advance or $25 at the door.
Evergreen Presents “Create-N– Paint” March 21st 5:30-6:30pm 1250 S. Evergreen St., Shawano. It is a fun time, there are snacks and you leave with a fun piece of art that you created. You don’t have to have any experience. It is for the beginner. Farm Favorites: “Till the Cows Come Home” $40, Pig (alone) $30, Pig “Welcome” $35, “Until Pigs Fly” $40, Barn Quilt $35, Happy Easter $35. Contact Debbie Buss at715-526-3107, Shawn Bell at 715-851-1911 or Lori Grunewald at 715-304-9989 to reserve.
Play & Learn March 22nd 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.
Sacred Heart Parish Rural Life Days March 22nd 10:30am-12:30pm Sacred Heart Parish, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. The Diocese of Green Bay will host Rural Life Days. The events include a mass, a blessing, luncheon, and keynote address. Tickets are not necessary for the mass only. Lunch is $10. Contact [email protected] or call 715-526-2023.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program March 22nd (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.
Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Conversations March 22nd 1-2:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. This workshop will offer tips on how to have an honest and caring conversations with family members about things like: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving & making legal and financial plans. This program is available free of charge & open to all. Please pre-register by calling 1-800-272-3900.
Entrepreneurial Training Program March 22nd–May 17th (Thurs.) 5:30-8:30pm Wood Technology of Excellence Building-NTC Antigo Campus, EDC Conference Room, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Come learn how to write a business plan by signing up for the Entrepreneurial Training Program. The Entrepreneurial Training Program is a 9 week course that provides an easy to follow, step by step process to write your business plan! The minimum number of participants for the class to be offered is 6 students with a maximum of 15 students. Class fee: $250 with a possibility of $200 reimbursement upon successful completion. Register for the program by filling out the grant application at uwbizgrants.org. For assistance or questions, please call 715-623-5123.
Painting Class March 22nd 6pm Corner Cafe, 800 5th Ave., Antigo. Come and paint flowers in a jar. 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.
Wolf River Builder’s Association Home Show March 24th & 25th 9am-4pm Sat. & 10am-3pm Sun. Wolf River Lutheran High School, W7467 River Bend Rd., Shawano. Come and get information from a wide variety of vendors on your next building or remodeling project. Admission: $3 donation to Wolf River Habitat for Humanity or 3 canned goods for the food pantry. For more information, please call 715-853-2310.
Hodag Home & Lifestyle Show March 24th 9am-4pm Rhinelander High School, 665 Coolidge Ave., Rhinelander. All you’ll need for a happy home–inside and out! Numerous home improvement, garden, health, and sport exhibits. Children’s activities. Enjoy the food and entertainment while roaming the vendor booths and shopping the arts and crafts. Admission is FREE! Door prizes will be drawn throughout the show, and all attendees are eligible to win. For more information, please call 715-365-7464.
Easter Eggstravaganza March 24th 9:30am-Noon St. James Lutheran Church, 324 S. Andrews St., Shawano. There will be crafts, face painting, snacks and egg hunts – ages 0-4 at 10:30am, ages 5-9 at 11am. For more information, please call 715-524-4815.
Spring Craft Fair March 24th 10am-3pm Avanti Health & Rehab, 9969 Old Hwy. 70, Minocqua.
Easter for Kids! March 24th 10am-Noon. Ascension Lutheran Church, 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 or email: [email protected] 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!
Easter Egg Hunt & The Easter Bunny March 24th 1-2pm Avanti Health & Rehab, 9969 Old Hwy. 70, Minocqua. There will also be face painting, games & cookies. For more information, please call 715-356-6016.
Gresham Scholarship Fund 17th Annual Banquet March 24th 4:30-9pm The Woodland Supper Club, 420 Main St., Gresham. Reservations are needed by March 20th. For more information, contact Bob Klopke at 715-787-3386
Antigo Chapter of Trout Unlimited 36th Fundraising Banquet March 24th 5pm North Star Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Doors open at 5pm, dinner is at 7pm. There will also be door prizes, raffles and silent & live auctions. For ticket information, please call Scott Hendricks 715-623-3867.
Shawano Ski Sharks 2018 Ice Breaker Annual Fundraiser March 24th 5-9:30pm The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St., Shawano. Doors open 5pm, family style dinner 6:30pm, silent auction, raffles & other games. $1,000 grand prize. Tickets are $30, ages 11 & under $15. For more information, go to www.skisharks.org.
Comedy Night March 24th 7pm Lisa’s at Lakeside, 1408 Cty. Rd. Y, Hatley. Starring Krains Butter with Jake Schoen, Nathan Metz, Tyler Sitar & Kristoffer Olson. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 night of show.
Annual Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club Dinner Play March 24th Waubee Lake Lodge, 18398 Waubee Lake Dr., Lakewood. A ‘Let me be Frank’ production, ‘Lumberjacks in 2 Axe’, hijinks in the Northwoods!! Two brothers come up north to hide from the mob. They get jobs as Lumberjacks. If this doesn’t work out for them, their “backup” plan is to work at Sawbucks as cooks. Tickets are going VERY fast this year. If you would like to purchase tickets, please call Sandy Wagner, Red Arrow event chairperson, at (920)-960-9794. Ticket price is $45.00 per person. This includes the dinner and the show. All tickets must be paid for in advance of the show.
Easter Egg Hunt March 25th 1pm Legion Park in Tigerton. The annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Emabarrass River Lions Club.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club March 25th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. Caller is: Sharon Albright. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
“Messiah in the Passover” Program March 25th 5:45pm First Baptist Church, 414 Eckart Street, Antigo. First Baptist Church will host the program “Messiah in the Passover.” “Messiah in the Passover” begins with the traditional Passover Seder table, complete with all the articles of this important Jewish celebration. The symbolic meanings of the various items of the Passover feast will be highlighted as will the relationship to the Last Supper that the Messiah celebrated with the disciples. Special emphasis to the redemptive significance of the crucifixion will be emphasized. Pastor Dick Kendall says, “This presentation by Chosen People Ministries is a great opportunity for all who attend to better understand the background of the Old Testament Passover & the connection to the Last Supper celebration that we partake of each month in our local churches.” The program is open to all in the Antigo area. It is suggested that you call Pastor Dick (920-731-4994) to reserve a spot at the tables. Reservations will help those preparing food items to better plan for the evening event. The program will last a little over 90 minutes.
11th Annual Taste of Shawano Food & Culture Fest March 26th 5:30-7:30pm Shawano Community High School, 220 County Rd. B, Shawano. Sponsored by Junior Achievement. There will be 20+ food vendors, music, and entertainment.
Antigo Public Library Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting March 19th 9-10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Langlade Co. Economic Development Corp. Board Meeting March 19th 4:30pm Economic Development Corp. Office, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Members of the Common Council are invited to hear Mark Lange’s (Director of UW Extension Business & Entrepreneurship) presentation on Langlade County Economy Time Series Data. For additional information, contact Jaime Horswill at 715-623-3633, ext. 100.
Lakewood Area Chamber Meeting March 19th 6pm Prospect Lodge, 18207 Hwy. F, Lakewood. General membership meeting. The public is welcome to attend.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting March 20th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Monthly Meeting March 20th 5:45-7pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting March 21st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting March 21st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Lions Club Meeting March 22nd 7pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group March 19th & March 26th 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 22nd & March 24th 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 23rd 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 19th & March 26th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous March 19th & March 26th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings March 20th 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 20th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group March 22nd 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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group March 22nd 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.