Community Calendar for 12/3/18 to 12/10/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 5th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 7th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 3rd & December 10th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), December 5th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees November 30th-December 31st 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree. Festival of Trees is open until December 31, 2018. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Winter Wonderland Life Size Holiday Card Display December 3rd– January 7th Peaceful Valley Park and Festival Grounds, 420 Field St., Antigo. Join us in creating a Winter Wonderland display for our community to enjoy. The setting will take place in the Peaceful Valley Festival Grounds (parking lot north of Peaceful Valley Park – 420 Field Street; north of 6th Avenue and west of the Field Street & 6th Avenue intersection). Decorate along the east and west walkways and center median with a life size Christmas card from your business or organization and take advantage of this opportunity to advertise your business, promote your organization and create a Winter Wonderland for our community. You may also choose to decorate the landscaped areas within the Festival Grounds Parking Lot. Set-up: Once you register, you may start setting-up your displays. We would like to have displays set-up in time for the annual Christmas Parade on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Take-down: We ask that you please remove your displays by Monday, January 7, 2019. COST: There is no cost to participate in this program. Thank you for beautifying our community and spreading the holiday cheer. For more information, please call 715-623-3633, ext. 131.
Computer Troubleshooting December 3rd 1-3pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This instructor led course is designed to help learners identify problems with their computers and how to use online tools such as CC Cleaner, Malware Bytes, and virus scans. Topics will include back-ups, restore points, and other troubleshooting issues. Learners are encouraged to bring their own laptops, NTC computers will also be available. This cost of the class is $15, $8.39 for ages 62 or older. For more information or to pre-register, please call Patti Andraschko at 715-623-7601.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center December 3rd 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors December 4th & December 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 December 4th & December 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 December 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.
Basic Welding December 4th, 6th, 11th & 13th 5:30-8:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Northcentral Technical College (NTC) will be hosting a beginning welding course designed to help you learn the proper welding techniques in a variety of processes. The sessions will feature customized instruction in specific areas of interest. This provides the most flexibility for you to learn in the areas that you most prefer. The cost of the class is $75. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Outsmart The Scammers Seminar – Financial Planning Series December 4th 6-8pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This presentation will help give attendees an awareness of typical scams that are used and will provide tools and techniques for outsmarting those seeking to gain information. The cost is $5. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Annual Chili Cook-Off December 5th 8am-5:30pm Downtown Antigo along Fifth Avenue. Antigo/Langlade County Chamber presents its Annual Chili Cook-off. Teams will compete in either the roughneck division or traditional division. Chili samples will be handed out starting at 5:30pm. During the chili cook-off, the Antigo Optimist Club will be selling deep fried cheese curds at the corner of Clermont & 5th Ave. Salvation Army volunteers will also be baking and serving chocolate chip cookies all day at the same corner. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Blood Pressure Clinic December 5th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time December 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 December 5th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
LEGO Master Builders Club December 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/
“Of Chorus” Singing Christmas Carols December 5th 5:45-6:15pm Yesterday’s Sign Park, 801 5th Ave., Antigo. Come join Mayor Bill Brandt and “Of Chorus” as they sing carols of the season.
Community Christmas Tree Lighting with “Of Chorus” and Mayor Bill Brandt December 5th 6pm Yesterday’s Sign Park, 801 5th Ave., Antigo. Come join Mayor Bill Brandt and “Oh Chorus” as they light the Community Christmas Tree.
Spices & Rubs December 5th 6-8:30pm Northcentral Technical College – Wittenberg Campus, 402 N Genesee St. #3, Wittenberg. This class will introduce learners to different types of spices and rubs while exploring their origins and how best to use them to maximize meals.
Antigo Christmas Parade December 5th 6:30pm Downtown Antigo along 5th Avenue. If you are looking for Christmas Spirit, this is the place to go! The Antigo/Langlade County Chamber of Commerce, Antigo Optimist & Kiwanis Club will host Antigo’s Christmas Parade! Businesses, organizations & individuals are encouraged to participate by entering a float. Parade floats must be ready for judging at 5:30pm. Prizes will be awarded in three categories. You can also join thousands of spectators along 5th Avenue for this great holiday tradition! The parade is filled with the sights & sounds of the holiday season. This amazing holiday parade features more than 40 floats with lights, sights, & sounds of Christmas! Entries by area businesses and organizations, the Antigo High School Marching Band, the American Legion Color Guard, the arrival of Santa, and more! Parade entries will be announced as they come down the street. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Play & Learn December 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 December 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.
Everything Alpaca Event December 7th & 8th 10am-4pm District No. 3 Antiques, 1390 E. Grand Ave., Wittenberg. Featuring hand-knit alpaca items, yarn, yarn spinning, refreshments, door prizes and more. For more information, please call 715-253-4064.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center December 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.
Christmas Craft Sale December 7th & 8th 3-8pm Fri. & 9am-3pm Sat. WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Come and do your Christmas shopping and see all of our unique, one-of-a-kind gifts!! There will be six new vendors this year! Here is a sampling: Christmas evergreen wreaths, signs, hand-turned bowls, baskets, mesh wreaths, primitives, sewing crafts, homemade goat milk soap and lotions, crochet items, quilted projects, art work, birdhouses, bird feeders, industrial lamps and resin kitchen items, Christmas trees and gnomes, jewelry, art acrylics, painted glassware, fleece items, evergreen Gnomes and Santas, rescued and recycled dishes, silverware & serving ware, Christmas tree skirts and stockings, cement leaves and pots and so much more!!! Don’t forget to stop at the WOW table for all those delicious baked goodies! Enjoy our cozy and relaxing WOWSPACE environment as you browse and shop for those Special People on your Christmas List!!! You won’t want to miss this Craft Fair!!!
4th Annual Community Christmas Tree Decorating & Lighting December 7th 7pm WOW Art Park, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Help kick off the Holiday Season in the WOW Art Park where many community members join the Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Choir and fill the art park with Christmas carols. Hot cider along with cookies will be served.
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!
Annual Sweet Shoppe Sale December 8th 10:30am doors open, sales begin at 11am. at St. Agnes Catholic Church Abts Hall, 6101 Zinzer Ave., Weston. Fancy cookies & candy available by the pound. Raffle & luncheon. NO EARLY SALES.
Mattoon Christmas Fair & Parade December 8th 1-6pm Community Hall, Mattoon. We will be serving chili, sandwiches & drinks for purchase. There will be lots of different vendors selling lots of different items. Santa will be coming form 3-5pm for pictures & presents for the kids. The historical society will also be having a bake sale buffet with candy & treats by the pound! The Christmas parade will begin at 5:30pm and the tree lighting will follow at the north ball diamond with hot drinks and music provided by the Mattoon Snow Runners.
Wafflemania to Benefit the Langlade County Humane Society December 9th 9am-1pm Vickie and the Vets, 1216 Elm St., Antigo. Featuring Nick Salm’s Belgium waffles with strawberry & blueberry toppings & maple syrup. There will also by sausages & bacon. Cost is $8.00 a plate includes juice or coffee, $4.00 for kids under 10 years of age.
Santa is Coming to Town December 9th 11am-1pm Aniwa Community Center, Aniwa. There will also be treats, crafts, cookies and more.
Embarrass River Lions Children’s Christmas Party December 9th 1-3pm Community Center, W17634 Radke Road, Wittenberg.
Community Holiday Movie December 9th 1:30pm Palace Theatre, 823 5th Ave., Antigo. Sponsored by the Antigo Optimists Club and the Palace Theatre. Two shows to choose from. Free admission with a non-perishable food donation to the Food Pantry. Most needed items are beans, rice and peanut butter. For more information, please call 715-627-0222.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club December 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. December is: Giving Tree Donations. The call will be Michael Streby. For more information, please call Rose at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
“Of Chorus” Community Holiday Concert December 9th 4pm Antigo High School – Volm Theater, 1900 19th Ave., Antigo. Come hear “Of Chorus” sing the songs of the season for your pleasure.
Economic Development Committee Meeting December 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Rotary Meeting December 3rd Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Langlade County Snowmobile Council Meeting December 3rd 6pm Langlade Co. Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo.
City Plan Commission Meeting December 4th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 5th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting December 10th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group December 3rd & December 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) December 6th & December 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 December 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 December 3rd & December 10th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous December 3rd & December 10th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 4th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 December 4th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group December 6th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes December 3rd & December 5th 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
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting December 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.
Griefshare-Surviving the Holidays December 10th 6-8pm Peace Lutheran Church & School, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. Our Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future. For more information, please call 715-623-2200.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter December 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.