Community Calendar for 11/19/18 to 11/26/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 21st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 23rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry November 19th & November 26th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), November 21st 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Love Lights Tree Lighting Ceremony November 19th 1pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, front entrance, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Here is your chance to honor someone you love at Christmas time and contribute to a very worthwhile project which will benefit people in our community. The hospital auxiliary is sponsoring a “Love Lights” tree again this year to help raise money for LeRoyer Hospice Program and other auxiliary projects. White Love Lights can be purchase in honor of someone living or blue Love Lights in memory of someone deceased. Individual lights are just $5. Families, civic clubs or other groups may also choose to purchase a red light to honor past or present members for only $25. Love Lights are on sale in the lobby.
Library Gaming Club November 20th 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.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Gathering November 20th 5pm prayer service, 6pm soup supper. St. James & Stanislaus Parish, 235 Bissell St., White Lake. At 5pm, there will be a Community Prayer Service with Pastor Marvin Kindle and Father Edmundo Siguenza. After the service, at 6pm, there will be a soup supper & dessert buffet. All are welcome. Donations of non-perishable food items for the White Lake Food Pantry are appreciated. For more information, please call 715-882-2551.
The Attitudes of Gratitude Thanksgiving Bake Sale November 21st 8am-Noon Wittenberg True Value, 301 S. Cherry St., Wittenberg. There will be bars, cookies, candies, nut breads, cheesecakes & more. Pre-order blueberry, cherry, raspberry, pumpkin and other cheesecakes. $10 ea. or 3 for $27. To place pre-orders, please call Carolyn at 715-449-0069 or Jan at 715-253-3112.
Blood Pressure Clinic November 21st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time November 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.
Open Skate November 21st 11:30am-1pm Langlade County Hockey Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Antigo Area Youth Hockey Association, in collaboration with the City of Antigo Park & Rec Department, offer FREE open skates throughout the year at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building. The Open Skates are FREE with the donation of a canned good. There is a limited supply of skates available for use (these are free, but must be returned at the end of the skate). Thank you to the Antigo Optimists for donating money for the purchase of more skates to be used by those in the community. There is no skate sharpening at the rink during open skate times. Registration is not required to attend Open Skates. Please call 715-623-3633 with any questions.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner November 22nd Noon-1:30pm Mattoon Church of Nazarene, N10399 Cty. Rd. D, Birnamwood. If you do not have a place to share a Thanksgiving meal with family or friends, please join us for a free home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving Day. Please make a reservation by calling Nancy Maier at 715-851-0324.
5th Annual Holiday Shopping for the Honey’s Holiday November 24th 8am-2pm Birnamwood Town Hall, East on Cty Rd. N, Birnamwood. There will be many crafts, vendors, baked goods & food. Sign up for a $100 gift certificate. For more information, please call Kelly Lettau at 715-253-3203.
Friends of the Library Holiday Craft Fair November 24th 9:30am-3:30pm Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St, Townsend; Lakewood Town Hall, 17258 N Rd., Lakewood; Bill Lazansky Building, Hwy. 32, Mountain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library & hosted at two different town halls, this craft fair features lots of great holiday gift giving ideas. Proceeds help fund summer programs and other items at the library. For more information, call 715-276-1614.
Christmas for Kids December 8th 10am-Noon Ascension Lutheran Church, 1412 Neva Rd., Antigo. Located just one block south of the fairgrounds. In the two hours of the program we will teach the Christmas story, make Christian crafts, learn Christmas songs, decorate Christmas cookies, sing “Happy Birthday” to Jesus, and play simple energy burning games. This program is for children from age 3 through eighth grade. Call the church office at 715-627-2232 to register. Please join us for this free, fun, family event!
Antigo Rotary Meeting November 19th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Garden Club November 20th 5:45pm Antigo Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 21st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Baby & Me Group November 19th & November 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) November 22nd & November 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 November 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 November 19th & November 26th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous November 19th & November 26th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings November 20th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 November 20th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group November 22nd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes November 19th & November 21st 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
Alzheimer’s Support Group November 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.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide November 26th 5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. We are a support group for anyone who has felt the devastating effects of a friend’s or loved one’s suicide. Meetings to be held the third Thursday each month. For more information, contact Tara at 715-610-3581.