Community Calendar for 7/22/19 to 7/29/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry July 24th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & July 26th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for the month of July will be Beverages: fruit and vegetable juices (low salt and sugar) and tea. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “A stroke sidelined my work career, leaving me shy of funds.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry July 22nd & July 29th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), July 24th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
2019 Thrivent Cans Hunger Food Drive Important Dates – Build Week: September 21-29; Voting & Judging Week: September 30 – October 6; Food Pickup: October 7; Awards Dinner: October 9. Join other business in our community addressing the needs of families struggling with food-insecurity. For more information contact Jean Greening at Thrivent Financial (715-623-5279 or at firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rose Prunty at the Antigo Community Food Pantry (715-623-1103 email@example.com).
Vacation Bible School July 22nd-26th 9am-Noon St. John Lutheran Church, N8934 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. St. John Lutheran Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday, July 22-26, from 9am to noon each day. The theme this year is “God’s Love Is Cool.” Children 3 years of age through sixth grade are invited to participate. Call the church at 715-484-3382 to register or for questions.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center July 22nd 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride July 22nd 5:30pm Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. The Women’s ride meets every Monday evening at 5:30pm at the Langlade Hospital parking lot off Hwy F. Everyone is welcome. Once a month they will meet somewhere different in the county. The alternative rides start at 5:45. Please email Mary Jo Filbrandt for directions and the routes for these alternative rides. There will be up to three groups with a 10-12 mile route and a 20-25 mile route. A bike helmet is required. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday Night Run/Walk with Jack Lake Silent Sports Association July 22nd 5:30-8:30pm Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trail, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. Start your week out on the trail! Join the Jack Lake Silent Sports Association on Mondays at 5:30 pm for a run/walk on the single track trails. They will meet at the trailhead located to the right when entering Veterans Memorial Park. You can then run, hike, or skip your own distance and pace and meet back when you are finished. Run/walk will happen rain or shine! Feel free to stay and socialize after. The bikers have Thursday night rides if that’s more your style! For more information, please call 715-216-5662.
Music in the Park – Lyles Band & More (Variety) July 22nd Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm (6pm in Aug). City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. Food will be available.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors July 23rd & July 25th (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 July 23rd & July 25th (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.
Tuesday Morning “Geezer” Bike Rides July 23rd 9am Peaceful Valley Warming House, 420 Field St., Antigo. Tuesday Morning “Geezer” Bike Rides are every Tuesday morning. They divide into groups going distances of 10 to 25 miles. Rides will last 1-2 hours. Contact Nick Salm at email@example.com for more information or to be put on his email list.
Langlade County Fair July 24th-28th Langlade Co. Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Bring your family & enjoy a day of quality family time. Stroll through over 5000 4-H exhibits, watch one of the many animal shows, witness fabulous entertainment on the two free stages, & strolling entertainers on the midway. There are two buildings full of vendors showcasing their services & products along with plenty of food & drinks to enjoy. Over 30 rides for young & old, sprint car racing, demo derby & tractor pulls too. For more information, visit langladecountyfair.com.
Blood Pressure Clinic July 24th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic July 24th 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 July 24th 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 July 24th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
The Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music July 24th 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church, 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg. Free admission.
Play & Learn July 25th 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 July 25th (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.
Northwoods Summer Art Tour July 26th-28th 10am-5pm Northwoods Galleries & Studios. More than 30 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will open the doors of their studios and galleries giving a unique behind the scenes opportunity to witness the creative process in the natural settings which provide their inspiration. The self-guided tour winds through some of the prettiest back roads and byways in Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Langlade and Lincoln Counties. Art lovers will not only meet painters, potters, photographers, furniture makers, wood carvers, jewelers, glass and fiber artists face to face on their journey, but also enjoy the process of discovery and potential for unexpected delight. Color brochures & maps are available at local businesses, area galleries & chambers of commerce. For more information please contact Arlene Bozicnik at 715-385-3334 or go to www.northwoodsarttour.com.
Look Out for the Cookout & Bake Sale July 26th 10am-4pm Wagner Shell, 709 S. Superior St., Antigo. Proceeds go the Langlade Co. Humane Society. We will have the following items – Brats $3, Hot Dogs $2, Hamburger $3, Cheeseburger $3.50, Chips $1, Water $1.
Antigo Farmer’s Market July 27th 8am-Noon Heinzen Pavilion, 603 6th Avenue, Antigo. All produce is locally grown by the vendor who sells them. Shopping at the Antigo Farmer’s Market is a great way to get local, in season food, and make connections with the people that grew it.
St. Florian Parish Church Picnic July 27th & 28th, Hwy. 29 E, exit 185, Hatley. Something for everyone! Come rain or shine. All under big tents and shade trees. There will be two outdoor masses – Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 10:30am. There will also be food (cheese curds, onion rings, corn dogs, funnel cakes, burgers, brats, pulled pork sandwiches, Mexican snacks), bingo, music all weekend, dancing, games, raffles, refreshments, a country store, kid’s games, a petting zoo on Sunday and the best home style broasted chicken buffet dinner around on Sunday from 11am to 2pm in our new air conditioned dining room. Carry outs available. For more information, go to www.stflos.org.
Antigo Gateway Squares July 28th 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. Caller is: Dee Dee Dougherty. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Pickerel-Pearson Business Association Golf Outing July 29th Quig’s Maplewood Golf Course, N9240 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. Come out to the golf course for a day of fun with the Pickerel-Pearson Business Association members. There will also be dinner & raffles supporting local tourism. For more information, go to pickerel-pearson.com or call 715-484-4653.
Music in the Park – Foxfire (Country) July 29nd Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm (6pm in Aug). City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. Food will be available.
Antigo Rotary Meeting July 22nd & July 29th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting July 24th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting July 24th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting July 24th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting July 24th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group July 22nd & July 29th 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) July 25th & July 27th 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 July 26th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting July 22nd & July 29th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous July 22nd & July 29th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings July 23rd 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 July 23rd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group July 25th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes July 22nd & July 24th 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.
Zumba Gold is for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults and first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson. LOCATIONS: Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 700 S. Superior St., Antigo, Sat. 11am. Elcho School, Mon. & Wed. 4pm; Tue. 5pm; Thur. 6pm; Sat. 9am. First class is FREE; drop-in $6. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
The Hope Life Center Mobile Unit will be parked in the Goodwill parking lot off Hwy 64 in Antigo every Monday from 10:00am until 5:00pm. All services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. We offer pregnancy testing, ultrasound and STD testing and treatment for women. Call or text 715-843-4673 for an appointment. Walk-in are welcome.