Community Calendar for 9/16/19 to 9/23/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 18th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 20th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of September 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’m in school for social work and my husband is a disabled diabetic. We live paycheck to paycheck and the pantry is a lifesaver when we can’t afford many groceries in between.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 16th & September 23rd 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), September 18th 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).
Mobility Exercise September 16th & September 18th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center September 16th 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 Run/Walk with Jack Lake Silent Sports Association September 16th 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 17th & September 19th (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 Exercise September 17th & September 19th (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 September 17th 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.
Head-To-Toe Exercise September 17th & September 19th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises.\
Guest Speaker at Langlade County Senior Center September 17th 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Our guest speaker will be Janet Lattyak, an elder law attorney speaking on financial benefits for long-term care for veterans and families to help offset care costs.
Aspirus Diabetes Weight Management Program September 17th-January 21st (Tuesdays) 5-6pm (then monthly meetings thru 8/2020) Aspirus Langlade Hospital Conference Rm., 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Learn about healthier eating & exercise habits to improve your health and blood sugar content. This program teaches you how to develop long-term improvements in your nutrition & physical activity habits. There are 16 core sessions over 4 months, followed by 8 post core session over 8 months. The cost of the program is $75 for the entire year. All participants will be required to have had some diabetes education prior to participating in the weight management program. To register, or for more information, please call 715-623-9200, ext. 36119.
Blood Pressure Clinic September 18th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time September 18th 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 September 18th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs September 18th, kids club registration begins at 5:45pm in the Quest Center, Antigo Community Church, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. These groups meet every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8pm. There will be games, songs, Bible stories and small group time. All are welcome! For more information, please go to our website www.antigocommunitychurch.org.
The Art of Parenting September 11th-October 30th (Weds.) 6:30-8pm Antigo High School, Media Tech Rm., 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. The FamilyLife Local Team of Wisconsin invites you to join them for a FREE 8-week parenting class. This class explores the challenges & joys that come with raising children. The study will focus on the importance of having a unique plan for each child’s future & developing a community of support to help achieve those goals. Contract Tom & Sharon Duke at email@example.com to register. Class enrolment is limited to 20 participants so early registration is recommended. For more information, please call 608-219-5178 or go to: https://www.familylife.com/parenting/
Play & Learn September 19th 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 September 19th (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.
Gresham Lions Fall Horse Ride September 20th-22nd Upper Red Lake Rd., Gresham. The trail ride on Saturday will be 13 miles, on Sunday 7 miles. $10 horse (Cogs required). $25 campsite, Captains Cove and landowners are hosting the event. There will be food, beer and Vic Ferrari and other bands performing all weekend.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 20th 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.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 21st 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.
Eli’s Warriors Blood Drive September 21st 8am-Noon, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. To schedule your appointment, visit www.communityblood.org, click on “Donate,” then “Find a Blood Drive”, and enter OT39 as the sponsor code. If you have any questions, please call or text Julie 1-715-216-2812 or Corrie 1-715-610-7064 or Believe15Eli@gmail.com. This blood drive is held in partnership with The Community Blood Center.
Eli’s Unite & Fight Community Breakfast and Run/Walk – 1K-5K-10K September 21st 8-11am Peaceful Valley Park, 420 Field St., Antigo. Eli’s is sponsoring a walk/run to find a cure for childhood cancer and support children living with cancer. The breakfast is from 8am-11am and the run/walk starts at 9am. Register at www.believe15.com. For more information, please call Carol at 715-623-6535 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concealed Carry Course September 21st 8:30am-12:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 402 N. Genesee St., Wittenberg. This course covers the Department of Justice competencies for those individuals wishing to obtain a permit to carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin. This course will also cover law and principles of deadly force decision making. The cost is $65.00. For more information, please call 715-253-3500.
Walls of Wittenberg “Fall into Art” Show September 21-October 6 (Sat. & Sun.) 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. On October 5th & 6th, the hours will be 10am-5pm for the Miles of Art weekend. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
White Lake ATV/UTV Club Fundraiser & Steak Fry September 21st 3-6pm White Lake Community Center, 615 School St., White Lake. The White Lake ATV/UTV Club will be holding a fundraiser and steak fry at the White Lake Community Center. The White Lake ATV/UTV Club meeting will be held at 3 pm. Then at 4 pm, there will be the 50/50 and bucket raffles, and Famous Suzy Q Steak Fry. Raffle drawings are at 5pm. For more information, go to: https://www.facebook.com/White-Lake-ATV-Club-225399297575323/
Antigo Gateway Squares September 22nd 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. Callers are: Eric Tangman, SQS & Glenn Younger, RDS. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Antigo Library Finance Meeting September 16th 9:05am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Rotary Meeting September 16th & September 23rd Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting September 17th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 18th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting September 18th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 16th & September 23rd 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) September 19th & September 21st 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 September 20th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 16th & September 23rd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous September 16th & September 23rd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 17th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 September 17th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 19th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes September 16th & September 18th 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.
Grief Support Group September 16th & September 23rd 5:30-7pm Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Mondays from September 9th through November 25th. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after the death of a loved one. We know it hurts, and we want to help. Facilitators will be Reverend Dan Kohn & Sarah Stoehr. For more information, please call 715-623-2200.
All Recovery Group Meeting September 22nd (Sundays) 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. As a result of completing the Recovery Coach Training, Dr. David MacIntyre & Benjamin Dahms have started a new recovery group meeting at Langlade Hospital. It is open to any individual recovering from any addiction, their family, and friends. This is not a 12 step based group and has intentions of broadening our outreach in the community and relieve some of the stigma surrounding addiction. Please share with others!
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/MOMSnext , a chapter of an international group that offers encouragement and support to moms of children 0-18. We have relevant and interesting speakers, fun crafts, yummy food and free childcare while we meet. Our meetings are the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, September to May, at Antigo Community Church (723 Deleglise St.) from 9-11 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.