Community Calendar for 8/12/19 to 8/19/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 14th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 16th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of August will be peanut butter. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “Times have been tough for my family since we moved here recently. The pantry is helping us make the transition.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 12th & August 19h 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), August 14th 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 email@example.com) or Rose Prunty at the Antigo Community Food Pantry (715-623-1103 firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 12th 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 August 12th 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 email@example.com.
Monday Night Run/Walk with Jack Lake Silent Sports Association August 12th 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 – Sundowners (Variety) August 12th 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.
Free Family Movie Night-Antigo Public Library August 12th 5:30-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The movie planned for tonight is Bumblebee. For more information, please call Steph Cherrywell at 715-623-3724.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 13th & August 15th (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.
Tuesday Morning “Geezer” Bike Rides August 13th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to be put on his email list.
Second Tuesday Concert Series – The Drovers August 13th 6-8pm WOW Art Park, Vinal St., Wittenberg. Free admission and ice cream. Donations are welcome. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic or snacks. In case of bad weather, the concert will move to the WOWSPACE. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Lincoln County 4-H Fair August 14th-18th at the Merrill Festival Grounds, 2001 E. 2nd St., Merrill. Here is the time to come out & see what the children of Lincoln County have grown. Anything from animals to food to flowers to much more. Plus, you will be able to enjoy the rides, games & food. For more information, please call 715-536-5212.
Blood Pressure Clinic August 14th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time August 14th 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 August 14th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Car Seat Fitting and Checks July 14th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. Free car seat checks and sitting performed by certified staff. Some car seats available at reduced cost. For more information, please call Linda at 715-623-3633 ext. 140.
38th Annual Customer Appreciation Day August 14th 5pm Multi-Purpose Building, Langlade Co. Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Local businesses would like to thank you for your continued support throughout the year! Make plans to meet your friends and family for brats, hot dogs, sweet corn, cool drinks & ice cream for a small fee. Free live entertainment, dancing and fun for all. For more information, go to antigochamber.com.
Play & Learn August 15th 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 15th (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 – Lovin’ Country (Variety/Country) August 15th 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.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center August 16th 1:30-3:30pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life Event August 16th 3pm-Midnight Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds, 420 Field Street, Antigo. American Cancer Society fundraiser & celebration of survivors/memorial to those we have lost to cancer. The opening ceremony begins at 5:30pm at Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds bringing everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff that celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer & reminds us all that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round battle. Get all details by visiting www.relayforlife.org.
Antigo Visual Arts Benefit Art Auction August 16th 5pm North Star Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. The auction features nationally known local artists Frank Vavruska and George Falkenhagen as well as donated art from AVA’s award-winning artists. Vavruska art includes Mayan rubbings, sewerrealism, and antiquities from AVA’s Vavruska collection. There will also be drawings and silent auctions. Proceeds will benefit the Langlade County Historical Museum building fund and the museum’s AVA Art Gallery. For more information, go to http://www.antigovisualarts.org/ or call Jim at 715-350-1306.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 17th 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.
Pre-Wolfie Clinic – Mountain Bike & Paddling Clinics August 17th 9am-4:30pm & August 18th 8am-4:30pm Gardner Dam Scout Camp, N2940 Gardner Dam Road, White Lake. 2nd annual Pre-Wolfie Clinic! Learn from those who have paddled the river & ridden the trails. The schedule for the Mountain Bike Clinic is as follows: 9am-noon Mountain Bike Skills, Noon-12:30pm Lunch Provided, 12:30PM-1pm Shuttle to Wolfman MTB Trail at Van Alstine Rd., 1-4:30pm Ride the Wolfman Trail from Van Alstine Rd. to Finish at Scout Camp. Work on the following skills: 1. Riding Rock Gardens, 2. Riding Switchbacks, 3. Climbing. 5:30pm Group Gathering & Dinner at Crab & Jacks. During Sunday’s Paddling Clinic, try out various canoes, kayaks & sit on top kayaks. Brief discussion on boat proper boat design & outfitting for white water paddling. The skills portion of the river will start in the Scout Camp pond with the instruction of certified whitewater instructors who will teach necessary skills for the river. The schedule for Sunday is as follows: 8-9am Equipment show & tell & gear up, 9am-Noon On Water Instruction, Noon-1pm Lunch Provided & Chalk Talk, 1-1:30pm Load Equipment & Shuttle to Wolf River, 1:30-4:30pm Down River paddling, Wolfman Start to Transition area at DNR Landing in Langlade. 1. Tips for paddling Wolf River rock garden rapids, 2. Finding the cleanest fastest lines on the river, 3. Safety & Self Rescue.
Benefit for Kloehn Family August 17th 3-7pm Timber Haven Bar & Grill, W6962 Hwy. 64, Polar. Todd was recently diagnosed with glioblastoma, an extremely aggressive cancer. He has already gone through one brain surgery and has started both chemo & radiation treatments. Please join his family & friends in support of this amazing family. All proceeds will help relieve some of the stress & expenses of the challenge they are facing. There will be a pig roast starting at 4pm, a meat raffle at 5pm, also a 50/50 raffle, raffle prizes, a bag tournament at 6pm, tap beer, slushies & snack provided. For any questions, information and donations, please call Karen or Lori at 715-623-7662 or email email@example.com.
Harvest For Our Youth – Farm to Table Dinner August 17th 4:30pm Grandview Orchard, W8086 Cty. Rd., F, Antigo. This event is benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County. Locally sourced food will be served in a beautiful farm setting featuring local chef’s Tanya Seldon and Amber Frick. The event starts at 4:30pm with a walking tour of Grandview Orchard. Happy Hour starts at 5:30pm with hors d’oeuvres and specialty drinks. The first course will be served at 6:30pm. You can choose a main course of vegetarian or steak. Then from 7:30-9:30pm there will be a bonfire. Tickets are $100 per person. To purchase tickets, please all 715-627-1389, ext. 4.
Badgerland Classics & Customs 34th Annual Car Show & Swap Meet August 18th 8am-4pm Peaceful Valley Park, Field Street, Antigo. Antique & collectible cars, trucks, parts & literature, vendors, show cars, & classic cars for sale. There will also be a craft fair from 8am to 4pm. There will be a special raffle on Sunday benefitting the Honor Flight. Also, bring non-perishable food for a special drawing. One item equals one ticket. For more information, please call Jeff at 715-623-7351.
Music in the Park – Slidin’ on Ice August 19th 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 August 12th & August 19th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting August 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 14th12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting August 14th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 12th & August 19th 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 15th & August 17th 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 16th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting August 12th & August 19th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous August 12th & August 19th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 13th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 August 13th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 15th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes August 12th & August 14th 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.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter August 13th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.