Community Calendar for 10/22/18 to 10/29/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 24th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 26th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 22nd & October 29th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), October 24th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 22nd 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Halloween Party October 22nd 5:30-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 317 Clermont St., Antigo. The Antigo Public Library will host a Halloween party for youngsters and their families. Treats will be served and attendees are encouraged to wear their costumes for planned games including a mummy-wrapping race, pin the nose on the monster and others. This event is free and open to the public.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 23rd & October 25th (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 October 23rd & October 25th (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 Tuesdays through October 23rd 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.
Cannabis: Drug Turned to Medicine Health Benefit Seminar Every Tues. & Thurs. thru November 2nd 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Presented by Eli Brown. Learn the real facts.
Job and Career Fair October 23rd 1-6:00pm North Star Lanes Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Are you looking for a job, more pay or a career change? Join us at the Job & Career Fair to meet with potential employers at one time. Bring copies of your resume! For more information, please call Mary McFarlane at 715-623-4134.
Library Gaming Club October 23rd 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.
Owl-ween Tour October 23rd 5:30-6:30pm Raptor Education Group, N2160 W. Rollwood Rd., Antigo. Featuring REGI’s owls and scavengers. Come look at our owls and scavengers up close to discover their unique adaptations and powerful beauty. Learn all of the benefits each has to offer in this place we call home. Fee: $8 per person, kids 12 & under $5. Online registration is required. Go to http://www.raptoreducationgroup.org/tour-schedule/
Social Security: Your Questions Answered – Financial Planning Series October 23rd 6-8pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The class covers ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need. The cost is $5. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 24th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic October 24th 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.
Flu and Pneumonia Clinic October 24th 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Please bring your Medicare Part B card or any HMO card with you if you have one. Flu vaccine free for children 6 months to 18 years old if you have Medical Assistance or BadgerCare. High dose flu vaccine available for individuals age 65+. If you have any questions, please call 715-627-6250.
Introduction to Digital Pictures Class October 24th 10am-Noon Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This course will provide an introduction and orientation to digital photography. Topics will include camera purchase considerations, resolution, picture taking tips, camera download options, picture organization and backup, photo editing, creating a slide show and CD’s of pictures, and creating movies on CD or DVD. A digital camera is NOT required (camera purchase considerations will be discussed). If you do own one, please bring it and the cables along to the first class meeting. The cost is $15. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Preschool Story Time October 24th 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 October 24th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Windows 10 Class October 24th 1-3pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Learners will learn all the essential features of Windows 10. Covers everything you need to know to install Windows, including customization, applications, and navigation. It also explores managing folders, mail, calendars and contacts. For more information, please call 7150623-7601.
Mastering Diabetes Summit October 24th 5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Mastering Diabetes Summit featuring video speakers. Presentation will begin at 5pm at the Antigo Public Library. A light lunch will be served. October 24: Dr. Ron Weiss. To register please call Nett Janssen at 715-850-0734.
Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music October 24th 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church, 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg. Free admission.
Invasive Species Workshop October 24th 6pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, multi-purpose building, 1635 Neva Rd., Antigo. Come learn about invasive species found locally and all around Wisconsin. There will be a short presentation and then a discussion period along with refreshments. For more information, please call Dennis Fincher at 715-493-4041
Play & Learn October 25th 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 October 25th (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.
Leadercast for Women October 26th 8am-2:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Leadercast Women 2018 will gather female leaders to learn from exceptional female leader who will share their insights, experience and perspectives on how to be the best leader you can be. The cost is $59 ($35 for participating NTC staff members). For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Panic Chambers October 26th & 27th W12505 Roosevelt Rd., Gresham. Panic Chambers promises to deliver a heart pounding performance that will leave you gasping for air! There is also a Haunted Corn Maze with your wildest nightmares on your tail. $15 per person. For more information, please call 920-594-0379.
Antigo Gateway Squares – CWSDA Fall Meeting & Dance October 27th 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. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Antigo Optimist Halloween Bash October 27th 2-4pm Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds, 420 Field St., Antigo. Booths will be outside along the pathway, rain, shine or snow. Free Antigo Optimist cheese curds for youth dressed in costume and free wagon rides. For more information, please call 715-623-3633, ext. 131.
Antigo City Wide Trick or Treating October 27th 4-6:30pm.
Pretty In Pink Artful Bras Event October 27th 7-10pm WOWSPACE, 114 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg. A ladies only cocktail party fundraiser showcasing artful bras & accessories raising funds & awareness for breast cancer. Proceeds go to the Marshfield Clinic Patient Care Cancer Fund at the Wausau/Weston Center. For more information, please call 715-581-1845.
Halloween Bash October 27th The Taphouse, 613 Edison St., Antigo. Free tap beer and $2 shots from 8-9pm, live music by No Schtick from 8:30pm-Midnight. There will be homemade pizzas, sandwiches, wings & more!
Antigo Gateway Squares October 28th 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: Pat Kelm. Halloween Dance. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Mattoon Trick or Treating October 28th 2-5pm.
Bowler Trick or Treating October 28th 4-6pm.
Insurance Pre-licensing: Insurance Principles for Pre-licensing Class October 29th 8:30am-5pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The state requires all licensing candidates to complete 20 hours of pre-licensing education (8 hours of state laws & ethics & 12 hours of terminology & product knowledge) in preparation for taking the State of Wisconsin examination for licensure in that related line of business with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. This course meets the 8 hour state laws & ethics portion of that requirement. To complete the 20 hour requirement this course should be taken in addition to one or more of the 12 hour major line courses (Life, Accident & Health, Property or Casualty). Licensing in Wisconsin will allow the agent to sell and service products and work directly with the consumer. The cost of the class is $149, textbook included. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 24th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting October 24th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting October 24th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Historical Society Annual Meeting & Luncheon November 4th 1pm Timber Haven, W6962 Hwy. 64, Bryant (Downtown Polar). Enjoy a chicken & ham dinner, with salad bar & Antigo Bakery’s 440 cookies. A short business meeting will follow with the election of 4 board members. The program “Antigo in the 1950s” will follow. There will also be a raffle of an original painting by Karen Now Stimac. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available at the museum. Tickets for the event are $15 each and include dinner and the program. Reservations are due by October 26th and can be made by calling 715-627-4464.
Baby & Me Group October 22nd & October 29th 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 25th & October 27th 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 26th 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 22nd & October 29th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 22nd & October 29th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 23rd 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 23rd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 25th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 22nd & October 24th 9am Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 111 Western Ave., Antigo. H2O Cardio is a 45 minute high intensity water fitness program which will provide cardio & strength training without the strain & pain to muscles & joints. The water, along with the use of resistance equipment, will challenge all aspects of the body & increase your physical fitness level. For more information, please call 715-627-0497.
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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group October 25th 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.