Community Calendar for 7/29/19 to 8/5/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry July 31st11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of July will be Beverages: fruit and vegetable juices (low salt and sugar) and tea. For August, our focus will be peanut butter. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “My husband lost his job due to his disability. It is hard to buy food when there are other bills to pay. The food pantry helps a lot.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry July 29th & August 5th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), July 31st 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).
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.
Vacation Bible School July 29th-August 2nd 10am-Noon Liberty Baptist Church, 311 2nd Ave., Antigo. Kids entering k5 through the 7th grade are invited to participate. VBS includes Bible teaching, songs, games, prizes, recreation, and refreshments. All participating families are welcome to join us for lunch after the program concludes on Friday. Call the church at (715) 623-4304 for more information or to register.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center July 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.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride July 29th 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 29th 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 – Foxfire (Country) July 29th 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 30th & August 1st (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 30th 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 30th 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.
Blood Pressure Clinic July 31st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time July 31st 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.
Chalk It Up Day July 31st 11am-4pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. For more information, please call 716-623-3724.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center July 31st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Elcho Music on the Green – Bear Creek Band (Variety) July 31st 6pmThe Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available to purchase starting at 5:30pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! For more information, please call David Schindler at 715-610-5856.
Play & Learn August 1st 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 August 1st (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.
Music in the Park – Second Edition (Variety) August 1st Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. 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.
Bowler Bash August 2nd & 3rd Bowler Pond Park, Main St., Bowler. Friday: Live music and corn roast. Saturday: Bowler Historical Society antique & classic car, truck, motorcycle & tractor show 9am-3pm (Registration held 8am to noon); Parade 1pm; huge bike raffle and live music. Free admission.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 3rd 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.
7th Annual Deerbrook Rumble Motorcycle Ride August 3rd 9:30am-11pm Held’s Bar, W13298 Cty. Rd. C, Gleason. The ride will start at 11 am from Held’s Bar and ends at the MC Festival Grounds. This is a fundraiser for Never Forgotten Honor Flight. Held’s will open at 9:30am for registration. It is $25 per bike, $5 per passenger. RSVP welcome, but not required. Riders can leave any time, but the ride is scheduled to leave at 11am. You will receive route maps and a list of sponsor stops upon arrival. After a fun-filled day of cruising, return to the MC Festival Grounds at 6:30pm. Enjoy live music by Older Budwiser Band and great sponsor door prizes from 8pm-midnight. FREE primitive camping is available on site. For more information, please call Kevin at 715-627-2121 or go to http://www.deerbrookrumble.com/
Stovewood Days August 3rd 10am-4pm Mecikalski Stovewood Museum, Cty. Rd. B, Jennings. For more information, please call 715-487-5222 or go to pelicanlakewi.org.
5th Annual Paddleboat Pandemonium August 3rd 11am Sammy’s Bar & Grill, N9067 Waterpower Rd., Deerbrook. Registration from 11am-12:30pm. Paddle boats will be provided, no need to bring your own. New costume contest this year. Movie or TV show with an ocean/lake/river theme. No paddleboat decorating this year. Costume contest at 1pm, followed by races. There will also be raffles, food, fun, and live music from 4-8pm with Still Reckless. Proceeds to benefit the Elcho School Scholarship Fund.
Dinner Comedy Show with Sonya White August 3rd 4pm gates open. Northwoods Inn, N8905 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. The Northwoods Inn in Pickerel will be holding a Dinner Comedy Show with comedian/actress Sonya White. The evening will start with opening act Jamie Cruz and our famous illusionist Gizmo, live music by Jason McNabb and a fireworks show. Reservations needed. Please call 715-484-3522 or go to http://northwoodsinnpickerel.com/events/ for more information.
Vacation Bible Camp August 5th-9th 9am-Noon. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 500 W. College Ave., Wittenberg. This camp is for children age 4 to those entering the 6th grade. There will be games, crafts, songs, stories snacks & more. The week will finish with a family picnic at 5pm on Friday with a short children’s program. Registration forms are available at Hanke’s Super Value or St. Paul Lutheran. Or you can call 715-253-2790, Tues.-Thurs. Noon to 3pm.
Langlade County Tavern League Golf Outing August 5th 12:30pm Bass Lake Country Club, W10650 Bass Lake Road, Deerbrook. This is a 4 person scramble. Deadline for cart is August 1st. Rain or Shine. It is $70 per person which includes 18 holes of golfing with a cart, prime rib dinner, prizes, raffles, and fun. Dinner only is $25 which includes tip. For information, please call 623-6196.
Music in the Park – MLC Blues (Blues) August 5th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm. 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 29th & August 5th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting July 31st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Economic Development Meeting August 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group July 29th & August 5th 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) August 1st & August 3rd 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 August 2nd 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 29th & August 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous July 29th & August 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings July 30th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 July 30th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 1st 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes July 29th & July 31st 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.