Community Calendar for 10/28/19 to 11/4/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 30th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 1st 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of November will be baking supplies. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “I am an 18 year old high school senior. I cannot live at home because of the violence that occurs on a regular basis. I sometimes sleep in my car, and I sometimes sleep at my friend’s house.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 28th & November 4th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), October 30th4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Please note that the pantry is not open on holidays, or on days when the schools are closed because of snow. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Mobility Exercise October 28th & October 30th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Managing Stress for Caregivers October 28th 10-11am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The ADRC will be presenting “Managing Stress for Caregivers.” If you help a spouse, partner, parent, or friend, with things such as medications, grocery shopping, doctor visits, laundry, or household chores, YOU are a caregiver. This is a free session.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 28th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 29th & October 31st (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 29th & October 31st (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 29th & October 31st (Every Tues. & Thur.) 11-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises.
Food For Today: An Interactive Hunger Simulation October 29th 6:30-8pm Antigo High School Commons, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Food for Today is a 90-minute, interactive hunger simulation that reproduces the challenges that confront low-income individuals and families struggling to feed themselves and their families. It is designed to help people gain a greater understanding of hunger and the complex issues that impact those living in poverty. For more information, please call Rose at 715-623-1103.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 30th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 30th 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 30th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs October 30th 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.
The Haunted Barn 2019 Oct. 30th-31st 6-9:30pm Old Huettl Farm, 2619 Hwy. H, Wabeno. Admission is $5 per person.
Increasing the Likelihood of Getting your Business Funded October 31st 8-9:30am Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The Business Education Series is a dynamic skill development series designed to address specific fundamentals of business while exposing participants to new information & techniques to help them grow professionally & improve overall operations & business efficiencies. For more information, please call 715-623-5123.
Play & Learn October 31st 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 October 31st (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.
Elcho Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Gresham Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Village of Eland Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Village of Wittenberg Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Laona’s Trick, Trunk or Treat October 31st 4-7pm Maple Place, downtown Laona. In an attempt to provide a safer, community based environment that’s also centrally located for kids, adults can participate by parking their cars in a row alongside the buildings east wall. Their trunks hold the candy and kids go along the rows and “trunk or treat” for goodies! If you are interested or would like more information, please call 715-902-0810.
Village of Birnamwood Trick or Treating October 31st 4:30-6:30pm
Village of Bowler Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Village of Mattoon Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7:30pm
City of Shawano Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Village of Tigerton Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Village of White Lake Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Trick Or Treat Ladies’ Night Out October 31st 5pm cocktails, 6:30pm dinner Antigo Elks Club, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Wear a Halloween costume or come as you are! Best costume wins a free meal. The menu will include – stuffed chicken breast, parsley-buttered potatoes, buttered carrots, salad, pumpkin cookies with orange sherbet, bread, milk & coffee for $13 per person. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. For reservations, please call 715-623-3034.
Pumpkin Stroll October 31st 6-9pm Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave., Birnamwood. Take an evening stroll through the corn maze and find the 100+ themed carved pumpkins. For more information go to schairersautumnacres.com or call 715-573-8397.
Antigo Community Theater presents “The Secret Garden-The Musical” November 1st-2nd, 7-9th at 7pm & Nov. 3rd at 2pm. Volm Theater, Antigo High School, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Orphaned in India, 11 yr. old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire England to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald & his invalid son Colin. The estates’ many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children and spirits from Mary’s past guide her through her new life. Advance tickets are $10 for adults & $5 for children thru 18 yrs. Advance tickets are available at Neve’s. For more information, please call Moira at 715-350-1683.
Dirty Dog Dryland Derby November 2nd & 3rd 9am Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation, W6500 Spring Lake Rd., Pearson. Come experience the excitement of sled dog racing on dry land! The 14th Annual Dirty Dog Dryland Derby sled dog race will be held on November 2-3, 2019, at the Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation on Highway T in Pearson. Free admission & plenty of parking. You’ll see teams with bikes, scooters, carts, & dogs partnered with running mushers. Spectators are encouraged to visit with drivers & smooze with their dogs at their trucks too! Home cooked food service will be available at race site. Free admission & plenty of parking. Sponsored by Redpaw Dirty Dog Dryland Derby Committee. Sanctioned by the International Sled Dog Racing Association. For more information, contact Amy at 608-780-3156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Beth at 715-610-1947 or email email@example.com.
80’s Prom Murder Mystery to Benefit the Langlade County Humane Society November 2nd 5pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Join us at North Star Lanes “Gladstone High” for a night of intrigue & suspense as we investigate a murder mystery. So put on your thinking cap and your best 1980’s Prom garb & bring your guy, gal or group of friends & experience the interactive & entertaining murder mystery experience while making a positive impact on the animals at the shelter. Door open at 5pm, the mystery begins at 6pm and dinner is at 7pm. Tickets are $35 in advance & $40 at the door.
Gleason Lions Blood Drive November 3rd 8:30-11:30am N5179 Bradley Rd., Gleason. To schedule your life-saving appointment time, please call Lori at 715-873-4817. Appointments preferred, walk-ins are welcome! Every donor receives a FREE Pancake breakfast provided by the Lions Club. This blood drive is held in partnership with The Community Blood Center.
Antigo Rotary Meeting October 28th & November 4th Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
2020-2025 Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Planning Meeting October 29th 4:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo. The City of Antigo Park, Recreation & Cemetery Department is looking for feedback for its 2020-25 Comprehensive Outdoor Rec Plan in the following categories: ball field/facilities, parks/park facilities, forestry, cemeteries & recreation. You may attend this public meeting or email suggestions to Sarah Repp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 30th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. The guest speaker will be Greg Cemke about “Christmas in July.” Everyone is welcome to attend.
Economic Development Committee Meeting November 4th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 28th & November 4th 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 31st & November 2nd 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 November 1st 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 28th & November 4th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 28th & November 4th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 29th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 29th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 31st 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 28th & October 30th 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 November 3rd (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 October 28th & November 4th 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-ins are welcome.