Community Calendar for 4/29/19 to 5/5/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 1st11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & May3rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for the month of May is personal care items: shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, floss, deodorant, feminine hygiene products.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry April 29th & May 6th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), May 1st 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Spring Juried Art Show: Artists’ Free Play VII April 27th – May 12th (Sat.’s & Sun.’s) 11am-3pm. WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Please join us at the WOWSPACE for this fabulous show. Free Play means just that, whatever technique you prefer: photography, painting, mixed media, printmaking, textiles….. The sky is the limit. You will be amazed at the creativity and talent of our artists! The show opens during the Wine, Beer and Cheese Gala on April 26th and then is open to the public weekends through May 12th.
Excel Basics April 29th 10am-Noon Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The instructor led course will provide the basic knowledge necessary to work within a spreadsheet & perform basic editing. Learners will go through an overview of the processes to create a spreadsheet & learn how to enter date, format cells & create simple formulas. The cost is $15 ($8l39 for those 62 or older). Pre-registration is required. Please call 715-623-7601.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center April 29th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
iPad/Smart Phone Basics Class April 29th 1-3pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. iPad/Smart Phone Basics will allow you to learn how to set up your Android Smart Phone, Table, Apple iPhone or iPad. Some of the topics will include downloading applications and making new folders. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Please call 715-623-7601.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors April 30th & May 2nd (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 April 30th & May 2nd (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.
Senior Center Trip to Rhinelander April 30th 9:30am meet at Luigi’s, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Plans include a tour of Rhinelander’s new brewery, lunch and shopping if time allows. We will be returning around 4:30pm. The cost is $34.00. Please call 715-627-6632 if you are interested in going.
1st Annual Business Expo 2019 April 30th 10am-5pm Langlade County Fairgrounds – Multi-Purpose Building, 1635 Neva Rd., Antigo. The aim of the expo is to provide exhibitors and attendees with the opportunity to network, collaborate, learn about & promote area business. There will be free samples and demonstrations. Free admission. Open to the public. For more information, please call Mary McFarlane at 715-623-4134.
Pitch, Hit & Run Competition April 30th 3:30pm -5pm Saratoga Park, 1235 Nantasket St., Antigo. Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals during the 2019 MLB™ All-Star Week®. The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each division age group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition. All participants are required to pre-register online at https://pitchhitrun.leagueapps.com/events/1083598 All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. For questions concerning the competition, please contact your Local Coordinator, Angel Zimmerman at 715-627-1389 Ext. 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a Backyard Composter April 30th 6-8pm Eau Claire River Room, Resource Center, 837 Clermont Street, Antigo. Backyard composting is an easy way to reduce waste and create a nutrient rich soil additive. Join us for a simple how-to session. Learn how to set up a backyard compost system, what can go into the compost bin, and simple ways to make it work in your home. Attendees will receive a coupon for $5 off a Home Composter at the compost bin sale on May 4. Limited coupons are available to first 36 to register for the program. Registration is available by contacting the Langlade County Land Conservation Office. For more information, please call Molly at 715-627-6292.
The Hope Life Center 2019 Banquet April 30th 6pm Peace Lutheran Church and School, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Our keynote speaker will be Kurt Dillinger, executive director of LIFE International located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. LIFE is a faith-based non-profit that started in 2000. Their mission is simple: “Spreading the message of life wherever abortion exists.” You will hear testimonies from courageous women who will share how God brought them healing and restoration after an abortion decision. We hope you can join us. For more information, please call Jack at 715-470-1003.
Blood Pressure Clinic May 1st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time May 1st 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 May 1st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn May 2nd 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 May 2nd (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.
ACT Raising Safe Kids May 2nd 5-7pm Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Family Resource Center, N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. This 9 session class supports parents in creating a safe, healthy, and stable environment for children and families. Learn how to identify your parenting style, promote positive behaviors, guide medial use, and understand and manage anger. For more information, please call Amanda Powers at 715-623-1212.
Oxbow Odyssey May 4th 8am-5pm Wolf River Town Hall, N7393 Blue Goose Drive, White Lake. Oxbow Odyssey is 23-mile gravel, two-track dirt and road ride utilizing the Wolf River State Trail and forest roads in the Nicolet National Forest. This non-competitive ride begins in Langlade, Town of Wolf River, and then travels west on State Hwy 64 to a gravel pedestrian trail (Wolf River State Trail) that heads north along scenic upper Wolf River. The route then exits the Wolf River State Trail in Hollister and goes east into a network of National Forest paved and gravel roads. The ride loops back around south to the Wolf River Town Hall. An after-ride cookout with beverages will be held at the Wolf River Town Hall. Cost: $20 plus processing fee. Online Registration is at https://blueravenproductions.com/oxbow-odyssey/ For more information, please call 715-891-3906.
Old Fashioned Plow Day May 4th 9am-6pm Polar Recreation & Ball Park, N2760 Cty. Rd. S, Antigo. This event features up to 50 working antique tractors, old machinery display, tractor parade at noon and featuring a Sheppard Diesel. There will be raffles, drawings, cross-cut competition and a petting zoo. Free admission. Food and refreshments available on the grounds. This event is sponsored by the Northwood’s Tractor Club. For more information, please call Mike at 715-219-0458.
Antigo Rotary Meeting April 29th & May 6th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting May 1st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
CARE Timebank Potluck & Meeting May 6th 11am-1pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and learn more about the CARE Timebank and how to use the website. Find out what it is all about, meet new people, share your ideas with others. They meet on the first Monday of the month and have a potluck and discuss what is going on. For more information, please call Marie Benes at 715-350-4335.
Economic Development Meeting May 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group April 29th & May 6th 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) May 2nd & May 4th 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 May 3rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting April 29th & May 6th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous April 29th & May 6th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings April 30th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 April 30th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group May 2nd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes April 29th & May 1st 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.