Community Calendar for 2/18/19 to 2/25/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 20th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 22nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 18th & February 25th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), February 20th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center February 18th 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 February 19th & February 21st (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 February 19th & February 21st (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.
Blood Pressure Clinic February 20th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time February 20th 10:30-11:30am 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 February 20th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn February 21st 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 February 21st (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.
Youth Mental Health First Aid February 22nd 8am-4:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health & human services workers & other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development & teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. RSVP to Jean Turunen at 715-627-6250 or [email protected]. Cost is free but space is limited with lunch provided. Trainer is Kelly Derlein with the Unified School District of Antigo.
Antigo Dinosaur Days February 22nd & 23rd 3-7pm Fri. & 10am-4pm Sat. North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Dinosaurs are coming to Antigo, Wisconsin! This hands-on, science event is fun for the whole family. Learn about your favorite dinosaurs and ice age mammals in this incredible learning experience. Enjoy tours, meet “Rex” the Tyrannosaurus, and come face-to-face with some of the most incredible exhibits within the state of Wisconsin. Prices: $10/person (but keep an eye out for special sales!) Kids ages 3 and under are FREE.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – “Murder at the Tonylou Awards” by Tony Schwartz & Mary Lou Amborse February 22nd & 23rd and March 1st & 2nd 6pm dinner WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Get your tickets quick because this event sells out quickly! Join us at the WOWSPACE for a marvelous meal, mayhem, mystery, and of course a murder! This event has become an annual favorite for many area sleuths. Tickets are $40 – purchased in advance by calling 715-253-3525. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Pelican Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Ice Fishing Derby February 23rd 7am-6pm Gerrits’ Lakeview Inn, 656 Cty. Rd. G, Pelican Lake. Fishing is from 7am to 4pm. Registration opens at 9am at Gerrits’ Lakeview Inn. Cash and merchandise prizes for adults and children, in all designated fish categories. Must purchase orange cash raffle ticket to register a fish. There will be food & beverages available to purchase along with other raffles. Call Beth Reinemann at 715-487-5222 or email [email protected] for more information.
Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club Trail Ride February 23rd 9am Meet at Clubhouse, Hwy. DD, Pickerel. We will be having lunch at Dawn’s Walleye Lodge. Please RSVP to Marg at 920-676-7504. We need a headcount for lunch.
Winter Wellness Class – Natural Tips for Staying Healthy February 23rd 10-11:30am Wittenberg Village Library, 302 S. Cherry St., Wittenberg. Short days & blustery, cold weather can bring on winter illnesses. This class will enhance your knowledge of natural, effective remedies that can help us recover from colds & flu. Participants will make a warming, comforting chai tea to take home, sample several kids of store-bought chai blends & learn how breathing scents like eucalyptus, rosemary or peppermint leaves can aid a stuffy nose. Pre-registration required. Class size is limited. Ages 18 & up. Please call 715-253-2936 to register.
Antigo Community Food Pantry-Thanking the Community Open House February 23rd 1-3pm Antigo Community Food Pantry, 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo. Join the volunteers at the Antigo Community Food Pantry for snacks and refreshments while you tour the facility, ask questions, and receive a hearty thank you! For more information, please call Rose at 715-623-1103, email [email protected] or go to www.antigofoodpantry.com
Written Off Presentation on Drug Addiction February 24th 3-4pm Palace Theater, 823 5th Ave., Antigo. Join us for a free screening and panel discussion of “Written Off” featuring the story of a local Crandon man and his documented struggle with addiction. Panel members include the Langlade County Sheriff, Langlade Co. District Attorney, Langlade Co. Health Officer, Langlade Co. Circuit Court Judge, Langlade Co. Director of Health & Human Services, an Antigo School District Nurse & a Parent Support Group Member. Parental discretion is advised. This event is sponsored by Action Alliance, Inc. Free popcorn to the 1st 25 people to come to the event.
Antigo Rotary Meeting February 18th & February 25th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting February 19th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 20th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting February 20th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group February 18th & February 25th 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) February 21st & February 23rd 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 February 22nd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting February 18th & February 25th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous February 18th & February 25th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 19th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 February 19th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group February 21st 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes February 18th & February 20th 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 an 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.