Community Calendar for 10/14/19 to 10/21/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 16th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 18th 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 October 14th & October 21st 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), October 16th4-6pm (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 14th & October 16th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 14th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
QuickBooks 101 October 14th 6-9:00pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This is a free workshop for area businesses. Participants will learn that QuickBooks is a must-have tool to manage your finances. In this workshop, you will learn about basic accounting concepts, we will touch on how to set up & manage QuickBooks company files, learn how to navigate through the software, set up users, enter beginning balances, & create non-inventory items. You will also work with customers & vendor transactions, including entering & paying bills, writing checks, creating invoices & sales receipts, & produce reports & graphs. This course will provide you with an overview of the basic features of QuickBooks to record & track your business transactions. For more information, please call Angie Close at 715-623-5123.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 15th & October 17th (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 15th & October 17th (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 15th & October 17th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 11-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises.
Speaker at Langlade County Senior Center – Robin Gardner October 15th 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Robin Gardner will be speaking on coping with stress through journaling.
2019 Heart Healthy Grocery Store Tours October 15th 3:30-5pm Pick N’ Save, 406 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Join us for a guided grocery store tour. Learn important shopping and nutrition information that will help you lead a healthier lifestyle. The presenter will be Carolyn Kelk, a registered dietitian with Aspirus Langlade Hospital. The tour is free, but space is limited. Please call 715-623-9873 to register.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 16th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 16th 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 16th 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 16th 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 17th 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 17th (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.
Harvest Festival October 17th 4pm St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mattoon. Join us for our Harvest Festival. Serving starts at 4pm. The menu will include chicken soup, chili, potato soup, baked breads, crackers, pies & ice cream for a free will offering. There will also be crafts and produce tables. Carry-outs will be available.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 18th 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.
Crossroads Community Theatre Fall Production October 18th– October 19th 7pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Presenting “Every Little Crook and Nanny.” For tickets please call 715-253-3525 or go to Hanke’s Sentry.
44th Annual Junior Woman’s Club – Craft & Trade Show October 19th 9am-3:30pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, Multi-Purpose Building, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo. Our Craft & Trade Show consist of 143 spaces & are occupied with 98 unique vendors. They will be displaying their wood items, wool mittens, hand painted shabby chic decor, rag quilts in many different sizes, American Doll clothes & accessories, handmade wooden bowls, garden items, pet items, Fall & Christmas Decor & many other new items for you to purchase for any holiday, events, birthdays, etc. If you can’t find what you want, you can describe it to one of our vendors & they will take your order & make it for you. We are here to please you!! Homemade bakery & candies are available for you to purchase. Raffle tickets can be purchased on items from our vendors. A delicious lunch is available. Admission Fee is $2 at the door or $1 with a non-perishable item for the Community Food Pantry in Antigo. For more information, please call Jeanne Tatro at 715-219-0945.
Trick-or-Treat Corn Maze October 19th 10am-4pm Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave., Birnamwood. Treats for the kids at each of the 10 checkpoints in the maze. For more information, go to schairersautumnacres.com or call 715-573-8397.
Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Program October 21st 5:30-8pm Antigo Middle School, 815 7th Ave., Antigo. UW-Extension is providing a FREE 7 week program (Family Meals Included) to help refine parenting practices, reduce family stress, enhance communication techniques (especially for the teen years), improve youth management of feelings, and increase knowledge around peer pressure. For more information, please call Carrie Kubacki at 715-627-6236.
Antigo Rotary Meeting October 14th & October 21st Noon -1pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting October 15th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 16th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting October 16th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Finance Meeting October 21st 9:05am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 14th & October 21st 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 17th & October 19th 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 18th 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 14th & October 21st 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 14th & October 21st 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 15th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 15th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 17th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 14th & October 16th 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 20th (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 14th & October 21st 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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group October 14th 6pm Antigo Adult Day Care, Rosalia Garden, 519 Flight Rd., Antigo. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet the 2nd Monday of each month. For more information, please call Deacon Pam Werth at 715-219-6363.