Community Calendar for 12/24/18 to 12/31/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 26th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 28th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 24th & December 31st 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), December 26th 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.
BB Jacks-Monday Fundraiser-Pizza to Benefit the Langlade County Humane Society December 24th & 31st BB Jacks, 523 Superior St., Antigo. Our friends at BB Jacks here in Antigo have generously decided to do a little fundraiser for the animals at our shelter. On Mondays (only), they will donate 10% of their pizza sales to our shelter throughout the month of December. So stop on by BB Jacks and get yourself some yummy pizza and help out our shelter.
Holiday Church Services at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 304 Flint Ave., Mattoon. Holiday Services with be on the following dates and times: Christmas Eve (Dec. 24): 6:00pm Candlelight Service; Christmas Day (Dec. 25): 9:00am and New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31): 6:00pm w/Holy Communion.
Community Christmas December 25th 11am-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Enjoy a delicious and festive holiday dinner with your community family to celebrate the birth of Christ. Everyone is welcome. There is no admission fee. Free will donations will be accepted. Transportation provided within the city limits. Please call 715-627-4325 to arrange a ride.
Annual Christmas Dinner December 25th Noon-2pm White Lake Community Center, 615 School St., White Lake. No Charge. No Reservations Needed. Everyone Welcome! The menu will include turkey, ham, potatoes, vegetable, rolls, coffee, milk & dessert. Feel free to bring your favorite Christmas cookies or desserts!
Blood Pressure Clinic December 26th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic December 26th 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.
Preschool Story Time December 26th 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 December 26th 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 are 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.
Play & Learn December 27th 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.
Antigo Optimist Sponsored Free Swimming December 27th 2-7pm Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 111 Western Ave., Antigo. Free admission with the donation of a non-perishable food item for the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry. Most needed items are rice, beans and peanut butter.
Waffles at Gartzke December 29th 9am-Noon Main Shelter at Gartzke Flowage, W6379 5th Ave., Antigo (Town of Polar). It is on Highway F (5th Ave.) about 2 miles east of the intersection with Highway S. The shelter is 1/4 mile from the parking lot & directions are well marked. Festivities will be at the shelter where Nick Salm will prepare his famous waffles on the new deck. The club will also provide hot chocolate & coffee. Bring your favorite toppings, fruit, juice, or sausage to share, but most importantly bring all your friends & family. If there is enough snow, trails will be groomed & ready. If the snow is marginal, we’ll hike. Take the opportunity to experience this picturesque site, along with a warm fire and food at the shelter. For more information, please call 715-627-5399.
Antigo Rotary Meeting December 24th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting December 26th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 26th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting December 26th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Committee of Whole Meeting December 26th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Baby & Me Group December 24th & December 31st 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 27th & December 29th 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 28th 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 24th & December 31st 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous December 24th & December 31st 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 25th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 December 25th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group December 27th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes December 24th & December 26th 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 December 27th 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.