Community Calendar for 9/10/18 to 9/17/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 12th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 14th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 10th & September 17th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), September 12th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Wolf River Dementia Network Self-Care Awareness Fair and Blood Drive September 10th 10am-6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S. Union St., Shawano. Awareness Fair, 10am to 4pm, Blood Drive 2pm to 6pm, prizes at 3pm. Call 715-526-2017 for appointments for the blood drive. Walk-ins welcome.
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.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride September 10th & September 17th 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@example.com.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride September 11th 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 11th & September 13th (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 11th & September 13th (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.
Stepping On Workshop September 11th-October 23rd (Tuesdays) 10am-Noon Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Take a Stepping On workshop. Stepping On can help you avoid dangerous and costly falls, so you can keep doing the things that you love to do. In just 7 weeks, you will learn to identify & remove or avoid fall hazards in your home and outside, learn how vision, hearing, medication & footwear affect your risk of falling, learn strength & balance exercises you can adapt to your individual level and learn to get back up on your feet the right way if you do fall. You’ll regain the confidence to stay active in your community and do the things you want to do. Suggested contribution for the 7 week session is $10. To register, contact The Aging & Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Library Gaming Club September 11th 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 12th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time September 12th 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 12th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
The Aging Mastery Program September 12th 2-3:30pm Shawano Community Middle School, 1050 S. Union St., Shawano. The Aging Mastery Program touches on many topics regarding aging health, financial wellbeing and much more. This class will meet on Wednesdays beginning on September 12th – November 14th. The cost for the class is $30. Contact Community Education to register at 715-526-2192, ext 3202.
Car Seat Fitting and Checks September 12th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. Free car seat checks and sitting performed by certified staff. Some car seats available at reduced cost. For more information, please call Linda at 715-623-3633 ext. 140.
Mastering Diabetes Summit September 12th 5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Mastering Diabetes Summit featuring four Video Speakers. Presentation will begin at 5pm at the Antigo Public Library. A light lunch will be served. September 12: Cyrus Khambetta, September 26: Rip Esselyn, October 10: Dr. Joel Fuhrman, October 24: Dr. Ron Weiss. To register please call Nett Janssen at 715-850-0734.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride September 12th 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.
37th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA September 13th-16th Downtown, Tomahawk. The 37th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride brings in more than 40,000 motorcycle enthusiasts and others to the area each September. The event not only brings in entertainment and the newest motorcycles and accessories from Harley-Davidson Motor Company, but it also raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). In fact, the Tomahawk Fall Ride is the largest local fund raiser for MDA in North Central Wisconsin. There will also be music, entertainment, food & refreshments. For more information, please go to tomahawkride.com or call 715-453-5334.
Business Education Series – Buying & Leasing Commercial Real Estate September 13th 8-9:30am Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The Small Business Development Center at UW-Stevens Point presents their 2018 Business Education Series for Antigo & Langlade County business owners. Today’s class will help businesses learn how to what is right for their small business. Classes are free. Register at www.antigochamber.com/events.
Play & Learn September 13th 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 13th (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.
Abrams Spotlight Productions presents, “Cabaret” September 13th-16th & 20th-23rd 7pm 9/13-9/15 & 9/20-22, 1pm 9/16 & 9/23 Byng Community Theater, 5852 Maple St., Abrams. In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920’s draw to a close, a master of ceremonies welcomes the audience & assures them they will forget all their troubles at the CABARET. With the Emcee’s songs as wry commentary, CABARET explores the exciting & often tumultuous life of Berlin’s natives as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Cliff, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, is immediately taken by English singer Sally Bowles. Meanwhile, Fräulein Schneider, proprietor of Cliff & Sally’s boardinghouse, tentatively begins a romance with Herr Schultz, a mild-mannered fruit seller who happens to be Jewish. Please note: This show is Rated PG-13. Opening night for this community theater show is scheduled with a celebratory gala after the show. The audience is invited to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres & drinks with the cast & crew after the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.AbramsTheatre.com or by calling the box office at 920-826-5852.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 14th 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.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry September 14th 5-7pm Jack Lamar Elcho Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. “Fish Fry and Shrimp” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw, & custard for $10 per plate with other options available at an additional cost. Opens at 4pm. For more information, please call 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Pro Arte Quartet September 14th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander. The world-renowned Pro Arte String Quartet returns to perform a harmonious balance of old and new classical music with intense emotion and energy. Hailed as “one of the greatest quartets of our time” by the San Francisco Chronicle, the Quartet currently features violinists David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violist Sally Chisholm, and cellist Parry Karp. As the resident ensemble at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, they perform a series of live radio broadcasts each season, and also perform worldwide including recitals at the White House, Europe, and Asia. Admission: $15. For tickets, please phone 715-365-4646.
19th Annual Lakes and Leaves Bike Ride September 15th 7am Summit Lake Park, US Highway 45, Summit Lake. This annual ride offers some of the most beautiful road riding in Langlade County. Helmets are required. There will be rest areas, food & refreshments. With 4 different route lengths (6, 18, 38, & 62 mile) we have something for everyone. Departure Times are: 8am – 62 mile ride, 9:30am – 38 mile ride, 10:30am – 18 mile ride. 11:30am – 6 mile ride. Pre-registered and non-registered riders must check in between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturday at Summit Lake Park. All riders are welcomed with morning refreshments at registration. Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm following the ride. Riders of all ages may participate. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, go to antigochamber.com or call 715-623-4134.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 15th 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.
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Training Program September 15th 8am-3:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Participants who complete this training program will be certified by the American Heart Association as a CPR/AED provider. You will learn to perform CPR and use an AED for adults, children & infants and relieve choking in adults, children and infants. This class will satisfy requirements for non-health care programs including licenses requiring CPR/AED. The cost is $53. Register by calling 715-623-7601. For more information, go to www.ntc.edu.
2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s September 15th 9am Antigo Middle School, 815 7th Avenue, Antigo. Registration at 9am; Ceremony at 10am Walk to follow. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s™ is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness & funds for Alzheimer’s care, support & research. Visit alz.org for more information or call Julie at 715-362-7779.
Jack Lake Crazy Eights Mountain Bike Race September 15th 9am-5pm Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trail, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. The 1st annual Jack Lake Crazy Eights Mountain Bike Race, part of the Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series (wemseries.com), will be held at Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trail at Veterans Memorial Park. Get your friends together for a team, or go for it solo. Make this race a weekend long trip! We have a group campsite reserved for racers from Friday, September 14 – Sunday, September 16. There is swimming in beautiful Jack Lake just a short walk from the race pit area & group campsite, a disc golf course & a very nice shower facility. Start times are as follows – Long Race (10 Hour): 9am start – final lap must be finished by 7pm. Categories: solo, duo, open team; Mid Race (6 Hour): 11am start– final lap must be finished by 5pm. Categories: solo, duo; Short Race (3 Hour): 1pm start– final lap must be finished by 4pm. Categories: solo, duo, junior. Directions: Take Hwy 45 north of Antigo approximately 15 miles to Hwy J. Go East on J about 3 miles to the park. For more information, please call Dominic Frandrup at 920-257-7200.
Art In the Square September 15th 9am-3pm Courthouse Square, 200 E. Madison St., Crandon. Fall festival featuring juried art and crafts, pie contest with live performances, live music, food, pumpkins and flea market. Crandon’s Art in the Square offers something for the whole family. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
28th Annual Lake Tomahawk Lioness Club Harvest Festival September 15th 9am-3pm Snow Shoe Baseball Diamond, Lake Tomahawk. The festival is filled with arts & crafts, cars, a farmer’s market, children’s activities & fun. For more information, please call 715-499-1263.
Pancake Breakfast September 15th 9am-1pm Merrill Eagles Club #584, 1205 Lake Street, Merrill. Eagles #584 Pancake Breakfasts are held to benefit those with life changing events that create financial hardships. Regular & potato pancakes. Fees/Admission: Adults – $8.00 Children ages 6-10 – $4.00 Ages 5 and under Free. For more information, please call 715-536-7471.
EAA Warbird Badger Oconto Fly-In September 15th 9am-5pm Oconto Airport, 2983 Airport Road, Oconto. Warbird aircraft that attended in 2016 are Yaks, WACO, L 19 Bird Dogs, a TBM Avenger & various others. In 2015 there were over 50 different types of aircraft that attended. Remote Controlled (R. C.’s) will fly during the day with a 1 hour show scheduled at 2pm. The car & tractor show in 2015 had 250 Model A’s & T’s, muscle cars, tractors & everything in between. The army encampment expands every year. Vendors, crafters and artisans will be in attendance & visitors will enjoy the variety available. An opening ceremony honoring our veterans is scheduled at 10:30am. As always a wide variety of food, beverages & desserts will be available. Airplane & helicopter rides will be available for a fee. Ages 12 & under admission is FREE & Parking is Free! For information, please call 920-246-5620.
Bonduel Founder’s Day September 15th 9am-3pm Downtown, Bonduel. Art, crafts, music, vendors, food, Bonduel Archives Open House, kids’ bouncers, Amish crafts and baked goods, and more. For more information, please call 715-758-2687.
Shotgun Bowling September 15th 9am-4pm Tober Farm, W11025 Old Shawano Rd., Leopolis. Sponsored by the Leopolis Booster Club. For more information, please call 715-787-4402.
Culpepper & Merriweather Circus – Wittenberg September 15th 9:30am Washington Park, Webb Street, Wittenberg. Watch the raising of the Big Top at 9:30am and get a free tour after. Show times are 5pm & 7:30pm. Reserve tickets and more info at 866-BIG TOP 6.
7th Annual Festifall in Lakewood September 15th 10am-4pm Downtown Lakewood, Hwy. 32, Lakewood. Celebrate fall in the Northwoods! Music, crafts, food, vendors throughout the Town of Lakewood. Live performances and over 45 vendors with unique crafts/products. For more information contact Cyndi at 715-276-3473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest September 15th & 16th 11am-4pm W4314 Hwy. 156, Bonduel. Kickoff Weekend is Sept. 15th & 16th and runs every Sat. & Sun thru the end of October, 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. The Little Pumpkin Village includes the 9 acre Corn Maze, Hay rides, Corn Cob Chuck, Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin Painting, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Bowling & so much more! Plenty of fall décor for all your decorating needs and all shapes and sizes of Pumpkins too. Squash, tomatoes, pie pumpkins and potatoes at the farm store. Visit www.PortersPatch.com for complete pricing and event listing. Food & Beverages on the grounds. Please call 715-758-8162 for more information.
6th Annual Pork in the Park Ribfest September 15th 11:30am-4pm Merrill Area Recreation Center, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Come out and try all the different ribs cooked by the different contestants and vote for your favorite. Along with ribs, enjoy corn on the cob, steak & chicken sandwiches and ribbon fries. Need a break from eating ribs, we have just the thing for you. We will be holding a craft and vendor sale that you can stroll around in making room for more ribs. For more information, please call 715-536-9474.
2nd Annual Antigo Lion’s Golf Outing “Roar Against Cancer” September 15th 3pm Bass Lake Golf Course, W10650 Bass Lake Rd., Deerbrook. Join us for this 4 person golf scramble. There will also be a live music, great food, a silent auction, raffles and hole prizes. $65 per person for 9 holes, a golf cart, dinner & entertainment. Additional dinner ticket – $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 715-623-6196 to register.
Swanson Fundraising 5th Annual Fundraiser September 15th 4-9pm Chet & Emil’s 388 Main St., Birnamwood. Chicken & Ham dinner from 4-7pm, $10 a plate, $5 ages 6-12, 5 & under free. There will also be several raffles, live & silent auctions. All proceeds raised go for cancer and kids with catastrophic illnesses in the state of Wisconsin.
Shawano County Historical Society Farm to Table Dinner September 15th 5-7pm 524 N. Franklin St., Shawano. Dinner to benefit Heritage Park with locally harvested foods. For more information, please call 715-526-3323.
Bob Milne September 15th 7:30-9:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior Street, Three Lakes. Renowned ragtime pianist Bob Milne, one of the best ragtime piano players in the world, is an amazing musician who can play multiple complex rhythms simultaneously while carrying on a conversation, lecturing on ragtime music, & cracking jokes. Once Milne hears a song, he remembers every note, whether it’s a ragtime song or a Beethoven symphony. Tickets are $20 for adults & $5 for children. For more information, go to www.tlcfa.org.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting September 10th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting September 11th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 12th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting September 12th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Meeting September 13th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Finance Committee Meeting September 17th 9-10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 10th & September 17th 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 13th & September 15th 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 14th 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 10th & September 17th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 10th & September 17th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 11th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 September 11th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 13th 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
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. LOCATIONS: Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 700 S. Superior St., Antigo, Wed, 10am. Elcho School, Mon. & Wed., 4pm; Sat. 9am. First class is FREE. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter September 11th 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.