Community Calendar for 9/30/19 to 10/7/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 2nd11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 4th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of October will be Holiday fixings: Cranberry sauce, gravy, boxed stuffing, pineapple (in juice). The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “Years ago, I broke my back. I’ve got steel rods in it and consequently, am unable to work. My disability income is not quite enough to pay my living expenses. I appreciate the supplemental food I receive from the food pantry.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 30th & October 7th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), October 2nd 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
2019 Thrivent Cans Hunger Food Drive Important Dates – 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).
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/
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.
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. It will be featuring 6 artists, exhibiting their artistic talents in a variety of mediums. Each brings his/her own uniqueness, eye catching beauty and charm to their art, just waiting to be enjoyed and maybe purchased! For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Mobility Exercise September 30th & October 2nd (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center September 30th 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 30th 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.
A Budget & Financial Reporting Workshop September 30th 6-9pm Northcentral Technical College, Rm. WT 108A, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This is a free workshop for area businesses. Participants will learn that everyday businesses deal with budgets & financial reports in some form or fashion. At a minimum, business managers review budget numbers & run financial reports for decision making & reporting to shareholders & Federal regulators once a month. The goal of this workshop is to give the participant a basic understanding of budgets & financial reports so they can hold relevant discussions & render decisions based on financial data. For more information, please call 715-623-5123.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 1st & October 3rd (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 October 1st & October 3rd (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.
Head-To-Toe Exercise October 1st & October 3rd (Every Tues. & Thur.) 11am-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 2nd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 2nd 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 October 2nd 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
LEGO Master Builders Club October 2nd 3:15-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Do you like LEGOs? So do we, and we have a ton of them. Dig into our huge LEGO vats and unleash your creativity, then show off your creations to other LEGO enthusiasts! Build together and make something amazing! Recommended for elementary and middle school kids. For more information, please call Steph at 715-623-3724 or go to http://www.antigopl.org/
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs October 2nd 6:30pm 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.
Play & Learn October 3rd 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.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch October 3rd 11:30am Chet & Emil’s Restaurant, 388 Main St., Birnamwood.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program October 3rd (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.
Sips & Succulents Ladies Night Out October 3rd 5:30-9pm Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave., Birnamwood. Create your own pumpkin succulent display and sample 6 wines from Munson Bridge Winery! Come ready to create, taste and relax! Offering a full appetizer menu so you can enjoy a glass of wine & a bite to eat in our elegant, but rustic barn setting. The cost is $40 per person. RSVP in advance to Karen @ 715-573-8397. Must be 21 years of age.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 4th 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.
Langlade County National Ice Age Trail Hike October 5th 9am-3pm Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Join us for the chapter’s National Trails Day hike on the Highland Lake segment of the Ice Age Trail in Langlade County. Meet in front of the Langlade County Forestry Office at the Fairgrounds. Participants are encouraged to wear suitable clothing and bring a lunch. Transportation to the trailhead will be provided from the fairgrounds. No fee or membership is required. Additional information on the outings or how to get involved with the trail can be obtained by mail to 622 First Avenue, Antigo, WI 54409, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 715-623-2645.
2019 Biketabier Fest October 5th 10am-3pm Grudgeville Pub & Grub, N4251 Hwy. 55, White Lake. It has a different spelling (formally known as BiketobErfest), but it’s the same great annual poker ride on the beautiful & of course raffles! All proceeds support trail maintenance & development. You don’t want to miss out on this one! LAMABA will be raffling off a Framed Wolftrax Alloy 1.0 mountain bike on October 5th at Biketabier Fest as well. Tickets for the bike are available at Crab ‘n Jack’s where the bike will be on display. You do not need to be present to win! For more information, go to https://www.lambatrails.com/events or call 715-891-1200.
70th Annual Potato Pancake Dinner October 6th 9am-1pm Seneca Town Hall, Cty. Rd. D, Tilleda. Join us for all you can eat potato and buttermilk pancakes, sausages, maple syrup, applesauce, cheese, homemade pie, ice cream, coffee & milk. Take outs available. $10 Adults, Children (6-12) $4, Children 5 & under free. Raffle sponsored by Peace WELCA – Drawing at 1:30 pm, do not need to be present.
Basic Bookkeeping Workshop October 7th 6-9pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This is a free workshop for area businesses. Participants will learn that Numbers! Numbers! Numbers! Wherever you go, you are bound to see them. On addresses, license plates, phones, prices, and of course, money! Numbers connect us all to each other in many more ways than we might imagine. Essentially, our world revolves around numbers. This workshop will address the applied principles of various accounting procedures, software, and/or systems for professionals. For more information, please call Angie Close at 715-623-5123.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Committee Meeting September 30th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Rotary Meeting September 30th & October 7th Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Senior Center of Langlade County Annual Meeting October 1st 1pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. We will also be having the election of the board of directors. Light refreshments will be served.
City Plan Commission Meeting October 1st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 2nd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group September 30th & October 7th 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) October 3rd & October 5th 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 October 4th 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 30th & October 7th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous September 30th & October 7th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 1st 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 1st 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 3rd 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes September 30th & October 2nd 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.
All Recovery Group Meeting October 6th (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!
Grief Support Group September 30th & October 7th 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.
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.