Community Calendar for 9/3/18 to 9/10/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 5th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 7th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 3rd & September 10th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), September 5th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Merrill Lion’s Car Show September 3rd 8am Merrill Festival Grounds, 2211 E. 6th St., Merrill. The Merrill Lions Club will be holding their annual car show at the fairgrounds. Return down memory lane as these vehicles bring back the yesteryears. Get your votes in before 12:30pm. For more information, please call 715-536-7313.
Merrill Labor Day Parade September 3rd 10am S. Genesee & W. Main St., Merrill. Stand up and salute the service people that served our county. Give them thanks as they go by. Plus, enjoy the other floats as they work their way through the parade route. Watch the parade through the city of Merrill & head down to the Merrill Festival Grounds for flea market, food vendors, crafts, music and more.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride September 3rd & September 10th 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 September 17th. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at [email protected].
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride September 4th 9am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00am in the spring and 9:00am in the summer. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 4th & September 6th (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.
Strong Bones with Kathy September 4th & September 6th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Strong Bones is an ongoing strength training program designed to help adults become or stay fit, strong & healthy. Individuals will improve muscle strength, bone density, self-confidence, sleep and vitality. Also, participants have shown a decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression & obesity. Classes are offered for an hour, twice a week. Pre-register by calling the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Library Gaming Club September 4th 3:30-5pm 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.
Blood Pressure Clinic September 5th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time September 5th 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 September 5th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
LEGO Master Builders Club September 5th 3:15-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Do you like LEGOs? So do we, and we have a ton of them. Dig into our huge LEGO vats and unleash your creativity, then show off your creations to other LEGO enthusiasts! Build together and make something amazing! Recommended for elementary and middle school kids. For more information, please call Steph at 715-623-3724 or go to http://www.antigopl.org/
Hunter Education & Bow Hunter Education Classes starting September 5th 4:30-8pm, Antigo Bow Club, 1112 Mendlik Ave., Antigo. Hunter Education classes will be Sept. 5th 4:30-8pm, Sept. 6th 5-8pm and Sept. 8th from 9am to 3pm. The cost of this class is $10. There will also be a Combined Hunter & Bow Hunter Education Class on Sept. 9th from 8:30am to 3:30pm. To be eligible for the bow hunter class, completion of a hunter education class is a prerequisite. The bow hunter class is $10. All hunters born after 1973 are required to pass a hunter education class. Bow hunter education is not required in Wisconsin, but some states do require this for archery hunting in their states. To register, please stop at the Antigo Department of Natural Resources office, 223 E. Steinfest Rd., Antigo from 11am to 2pm, Monday through Friday, or call Carrie at 715-623-4190, ext. 3104.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride September 5th 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.
Stumble Stump Rendezvous September 6th-9th Springbrook Walking Trail, in the clearing just off of Virginia St., Antigo. The Stumble Stump Rendezvous is a camp full of re-enactors of the fur trapping and trading era of the 1800s. Volunteers dress in period clothes and put on demonstrations including craft demonstrations, candle making, leather working, cooking, knife throwing, & black powder demonstrations. Friday is Kid’s Day. Please call 888-526-4523 for more information.
Play & Learn September 6th 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 – Northwood’s Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program September 6th (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.
World Championship Musky Classic September 7th-9th Daily fishing times vary. Registration headquartered at the Manitowish Waters Community Center, Hwy. 51 & Airport Rd., Manitowish Waters. Anglers fish designated lakes in Manitowish Waters, Boulder Junction, Winchester & Presque Isle. Sportsman & open divisions. Awards & raffle drawings – Sunday at 11am. For more information, please call 715-543-2657 or go to www.wcmuskyclassic.com.
Forest County Fair September 7th-9th Forest County Fairgrounds, corner of Glen & Railroad St., Crandon. Midway thrills, demonstrations, exhibits, food and family fun. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Blood Drive September 7th 11:30am-3:30pm Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Road, Tomahawk. The blood drive will be held in the Spruce Room of the Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital. To reserve your life-saving appointment time, please call 800-280-4102.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 7th 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.
Minocqua No Frills Marathon & Half Marathon September 8th 7am-1pm Nokomis Community Park, (20 miles south of Minocqua) Hwy. L, Tomahawk. This event is planned to accommodate those who aspire to run their first marathon, as well as veteran runners trying to better their times or qualify for Boston. Also, the “No Frills” name indicates this will be a minimalist event. For now we will stick to our mantra: “It’s all about the race”. The registration fee is just $45. Register until, Friday, Sept 7 until 5pm at the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, Hwy. 51 S, Minocqua or Saturday, Sept. 8 between 6am & 7am at the registration/bib pick-up table at Nokomis Community Park, Hwy L. Included in Registration: complimentary shuttles (for racers only) from municipal parking lot on Hwy. 51 downtown Minocqua near Minocqua Post Office. Leaves at 6am for marathon runners & 7am for ½ marathon runners. There will be several aid stations, all with water & PowerAid & some with cookies or fruit. Custom die-cast finishers medal with FREE name & time engraving by Bassett Jewelers. Bag transport back to finish line from start area. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Chalk Fest September 8th 7am-4pm Rives & Brown St., Rhinelander. Limited squares are available so get your application at www.downtownrhnelander.com or go to their Facebook page. $20 fee. Handicapped spots are available! No rain date. Judging will be at 4pm. Part of the Downtown Block Party.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 8th 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.
Kevin Worrall Musky Classic Fishing Tournament September 8th Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn, Pelican Lake. For more information, go to pelicanlakewi.org.
The Wolfman Triathlon September 8th 8am Gardner Dam Scout Camp, N2940 Gardner Dam Road, White Lake. Paddle down a 3-mile class II section of the Wolf River, then hop on your mountain bike for a 13mile ride and finish with a 3 mile trail run. The race is limited to the first 250 start times and it fills very quickly. Starts at 8am at Gardner Dam Scout Camp. For more information, go to wolfmantriathlon.org.
SepTimber Ride September 8th 8am Tribute Brewing Company 1106 N. Bluebird Rd., Eagle River. Join us for one of two great rides: A trail ride from Tribute Brewing Company to the Three Lakes Winery & back on the Three Eagle Trail (28 miles). A 50K Northwoods Road Ride from Tribute Brewing Company to the Conover area on a loop route (31 miles). We invite all riders back to Tribute Brewing Company where a brat picnic with all the fixings & door prizes will be available.
Merrill Airport Days September 8th 8am-4pm Merrill Airport, N2241 Airport Rd., Merrill. Stop out and learn about the Merrill Airport, what the airport has to offer, and so much more. Watch the sky as skydivers jump from planes. Walk around and see the planes up close and personal. Food and sale vendors on site.
Merrill Community Wide Garage Sale September 8th Merrill. Here is the chance to hit the garage sales for all the items your kids didn’t get before school started. Sales may start earlier in the week, & times may vary.
Ice Age Trail-Langlade County Chapter Summer Trail Hike September 8th 9am-3pm Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Join the friendly folks from the Langlade County Chapter for our late-summer hike. Bring a lunch. We’ll meet in front of the Forestry Office on the Langlade County Fairgrounds in Antigo. Transportation from to the trailhead will be provided. For more information, please contact Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645 or [email protected].
3rd Annual Mattoon Kickball Tournament September 8th 9am Mattoon North Ball Diamond, Mattoon. The teams will be 9 person teams with at least 3 females. Ages 13 & up. $100 per team with 50% payback. Can’t get a team together? Just show up and we will make sure you get to play. Other activities include 50/50 raffles, a frozen t-shirt contest, auctions & raffles, playground on site & free kid’s raffle. Fun for the entire family. Please call 715-903-0069 for more information.
Dash4Stache Benefit for Walk and Raffle for Alex Hintz September 8th 9:30am Registration Antigo High School, Listle Field, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Dash 4 Stache – Alex Hintz Benefit Walk will be held at 10 am to 1 pm at the Listle Field at the Antigo High School. Alex Hintz is currently fighting Hodgkin Lymphoma. Proceeds of this benefit walk will help offset the cost of living, travel & medical bills. Registration is $25. Please come show your support by walking (as long or as little as you’d like) at the outdoor track at the Antigo High School. A raffle benefit will be taking place at Rick’s 45 Roadhouse from 3-9pm with raffles and live music. For more information, contact [email protected]
Downtown Block Party September 8th 10am-6pm Brown Street (Downtown), Rhinelander. Join us to celebrate Downtown Rhinelander with this fun, family-friendly event on Brown Street in the heart of downtown. Events will include: Chalk Fest 7am–4pm, live music all day, free cake and ice cream, free family activities. Don’t miss the fun!
Lunch & A Movie – Shawano County Library September 8th 10am-Noon Shawano County Library, 128 S Sawyer St, Shawano. The Shawano County Library will be offering Lunch and a movie. Lunch includes Spaghettios and a beverage. “Gordy”, rated G, is about a piglet living happily on Meadow Brook Farm when his family is suddenly sold off and moved to different areas of the country. Gordy sets off in search of them! For more information or to sign up for this program, please contact the library at shawanolibrary.org or (715) 526-3829.
Octoberfest September 8th SARA Park, West Somo Avenue, Tomahawk. Events will include music by Connection, German food and refreshments. Sponsored by the Tomahawk Lions Club.
Lena Dairyfest September 8th 10:30am Lena. The event includes parade at 10:30am, Lena Stampede (5K walk/run), live music, tractor pulls, truck pulls, food and refreshments! For more information, please call Russ Glime at 920-370-8052.
Sunset Bar & Grill Corn Roast September 8th Sunset Bar & Grill, 17189 Bowman Ave., Townsend. Join us for a great family fun day of food, great sweet corn and music!! Proceeds will go to the Reservoir Pond Association. For more information, please call Tom Derrickson at 715-276-7007.
Sawmill Race to the Taps September 8th 11am-7pm Sawmill Brewing Company, 1110 E. 10th St., Merrill. The Sawmill Brewing Company is holding their 2nd Annual Race to the Traps. This is a 5K & Family Run for 2018! Food Trucks, music, prizes, kids tent and more.
Tractor/Truck Pull September 8th Noon Gleason Lions’ Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. No entrance fee. Visit http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/gleason/index.php or Call Bob Buchler at 715-873-4131 for more information.
Denim & Diamonds Affair of the Arts Ball September 8th 5:30-7:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior Street, Three Lakes. Tickets are $75. For more information, go to www.tlcfa.org.
Custom & Classic Car Show September 9th 7am-2pm Shawano Community Park, W5785 Lake Dr., Shawano. Along with the cars, there will be food, raffles and trophies. Please call 715-524-4366 for more information.
52nd Annual Harvest Dinner September 9th St. John Lutheran Church, 502 Cedar St., Tigerton. Dinners served after the service until 1:30pm. Family style, all you can eat. The menu includes swiss steak, broasted chicken, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, green beans, coleslaw, cheeses, relishes, rolls, coffee, milk and a variety of homemade pies. Adults $13, children 5-12 $6, under 5 are free.
Antigo Gateway Squares September 9th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun. Caller is: Amanda Herdt. International Square Dance Month (Bring a friend!).For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center September 10th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
City Plan Commission Meeting September 4th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Senior Center Board of Directors Meeting September 5th 10:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 5th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting September 10th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 3rd & September 10th 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) September 6th & September 8th 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 September 7th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 3rd & September 10th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 3rd & September 10th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 4th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 September 4th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 6th 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.
Langlade County Community Ceramics, a non-profit painting group that meets every Monday and Friday from 9am-Noon at Sts. Mary & Hyacinth, Classroom 8, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. Class cost is $3.00, to cover paint and anyone is welcome. We also take art-related field trips four times a year.
Antigo MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers), a chapter of international group that offers encouragement and support to moms of kids ages 0-5. We have relevant and interesting speakers, fun crafts, yummy food and free childcare while we meet. We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month, September to May, at Antigo Community Church (723 Deleglise St.) from 8:15-10:15 am. For more information please see www.facebook.com/antigomops
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting September 8th 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.