Community Calendar for 8/26/19 to 9/2/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry August 28th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & August 30th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of August will be peanut butter. For September, our focus will be canned protein: chicken, tuna, turkey & ham. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “I am going through a divorce right now and do not qualify for food stamps. The helping hand I get from the pantry allows me to put a roof over our head and clothing on the bodies of my two children.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry August 26th & September 2nd 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), August 28th 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).
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center August 26th 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 26th 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 August 26th 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 – Bear Creek Band (Variety) August 26th 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors August 27th & August 29th (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 27th 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.
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Education Program August 27th 1-2:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The Alzheimer’s Association has developed the new 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Education Program to help people recognize the common signs of the disease & know what to watch for in themselves & others. The free, 1 hour program will: explore typical age-related changes, describe common signs of Alzheimer’s & dementia, offer tips on how to approach someone with memory concerns, explain the importance of early detection & benefits of diagnosis, detail possible tests & assessments for the diagnostic process & identify helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources. Call 715-352-4091 to sign up or for more information.
NorthLakes Community Clinic Open House August 27th 5-6:30pm NorthLake’s Community Clinic, 15397 Hwy. 32, Lakewood. NorthLakes CEO, Reba Rice, will speak about the value of community health centers in rural Wisconsin. We will be serving food with refreshments. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet our staff and take tours of the clinic. Join us for this celebratory event.
Shawano County Fair August 28th-Sept. 2nd Shawano Co. Fairgrounds, 990 E. Green Bay St., Shawano. Midway thrills, tractor pull, demo derby, speedway races, grandstand shows, entertainers, bingo, livestock auction, great food and exhibits. For more information, go to shawanocountyfair.net.
Coffee with Samantha DeBroux, NP – NorthLakes Community Clinic August 28th 8:30-10am NorthLakes Community Clinic, 524 Bissell St., White Lake. Join us in welcoming Samantha DeBroux, NP to the NorthLakes Community Clinic. She will be providing family medical care to the White Lake community. Come and have coffee and pastries with Samantha and the White Lake Clinic staff.
Blood Pressure Clinic August 28th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time August 28th 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 28th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn August 29th 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 29th (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 – Ramblin Fever (Variety) August 29th 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.
Post Lake Labor Day Weekend Bullhead Tournament August 30th-September 1st PLIA Building, W8684 Cty. Rd. K, Elcho. The Post Lake Labor Day Weekend Bullhead Tournament allows you to start fishing anytime on Friday and will end with a weigh-in at noon on Sunday, at the PLIA building. Fish anywhere on Upper and Lower Post Lakes. Prizes for the most total weight caught. Categories for adult and children. Some of the catch will be smoked and eaten. The rest will be donated to the REGI Raptor Center for food for the birds. For more information, please call 715-216-1063.
Labor Day Weekend Flea Market August 31st-September 1st 7am-4pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Find great items at this two-day flea market. Come see the treasures at the Langlade County fairgrounds & give them a new home. Admission is $2. For more information, call Zurko Enterprises 715-526-9769.
Antigo Farmer’s Market August 31st 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.
LAMBA Saturday Group Ride August 31st 4-6pm Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Center, N3494 Hwy. 55, White Lake. Join LAMBA for a weekend group rides on the Nicolet Roche and Wolf River Trails. All skill levels welcome! For more information, go to https://www.lambatrails.com/ or call 715-891-1200.
36th Annual Labor Day Picnic September 1st 12-8pm Rolling Stone P&R Building, corner of East Shore Road & Pickerel Lake Road, Pearson. Live music, large raffle, food & drinks, games for all ages, hourly drawings, & crafts. For more information, contact Judy at 715-484-2403.
Northwoods Inn Celebrate Labor Day Weekend September 1st 5pm Northwoods Inn, N8905 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. Come and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with live music! For more information, go to www.northwoodsinnpickerel.com or call Kelly or Perry at 715-219-0906
Antigo Rotary Meeting August 26th & September 2nd Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
WI Dept. of Transportation Public Involvement Meeting for Hwy. 45 Project August 27th 5-6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss improvement plans for a proposed resurface project on Hwy. 45 from Rusch Road to Cty. Rd. B in the City of Antigo. There will be a brief presentation, followed by an open format.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting August 28th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting August 28th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting August 28th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting August 28th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting September 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group August 26th & September 2nd 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 29th & August 31st 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 30th 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 26th & September 2nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous August 26th & September 2nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings August 27th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 August 27th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group August 29th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes August 26th & August 28th 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, Tue. & Thur., 4m; Sat. 9am. First class is FREE. 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.