Community Calendar for 10/21/19 to 10/28/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 23rd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 25th 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: “I am a retired senior citizen in Antigo. I have worked my whole life running a small business. I helped my customers by offering discounts when they were having financial difficulties. I now live off monthly social security benefits and have a hard time making ends meet.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 21st & October 28th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), October 23rd4-6pm (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 21st & October 23rd (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 21st 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Mindfulness-Enhanced Strengthening Families Program October 21st –December 2nd 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. This program is for youth ages 10-14 and their parents/caregivers. For more information, please call Carrie Kubacki at 715-627-6236.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 22nd & October 24th (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 22nd & October 24th (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 22nd & October 24th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 11-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises.
Stepping On Workshop October 22nd –December 3rd (Tuesdays) 1-3pm Langlade Co. Health & Human Services, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Stepping On can help you avoid a dangerous and costly fall so you can keep doing the things that you love to do. In just 7 weeks, you’ll learn: To identify & remove or avoid fall hazards in your home & outside; How vision, hearing, medication & footwear affect your risk of falling; Strength & balance exercises you can adapt to your individual level; To get back up on your feet the right way if you fall. The suggested contribution for this 7 week session is $10. To register, please call 715-627-6232.
Speaker at Langlade County Senior Center – Joe Hermolin October 22nd 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Joe Hermolin will be speaking on the history of Antigo.
Witt-Birn Nature Center Open House October 22nd 5-7pm Hi-Wood School Forest, located 4 miles north of Birnamwood on Hwy. 45, east of Partridge Lane. Wear your costume and get into the Halloween spirit. There will be a chili supper, archery, a haunted trail, a guided scavenger hunt (bring a flashlight), pumpkin carving & decorating contest (all equipment provided), make your own cider, pumpkin treat bake-off contest and a campfire with s’mores. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome.
Community Blood Drive October 23rd 8:30am-1pm Oneida County Courthouse, 1 S. Oneida Ave., Rhinelander. To schedule your life-saving appointment, please contact Lindsey Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-369-6154. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins welcome. This blood drive is held in partnership with The Community Blood Center.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 23rd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic October 23rd 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. The immunization clinic is available to provide childhood immunizations & adult vaccinations. The vaccinations are FREE to children 2 months – 18 years of age if you have Medical Assistance or no insurance. Adult vaccinations are available some with a minimal fee or FREE if you have MC or MA. Contact the Health Department at 715-627-6250 for more information or to see if you are in need of any vaccinations.
Accessing Health Care through Technology Computer Class October 23rd 10am-Noon Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This course will help you manage your healthcare online. This is a hands-on, interactive class. Learners will be able to access their own accounts and safely access their healthcare information. The cost is $15. HeART Project will cover the fee for anyone over 55. To register, please call 715-623-7601, ext. 7700.
Preschool Story Time October 23rd 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.
Smartphones and iPad Basics Class October 23rd 12:30-2:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This course will teach you how to use your Android smartphone, tablet, iPod, iPhone or iPad device. You will learn how to set up your device, basic maneuvering and how to download apps. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own devices. The cost is $15. HeART Project will cover the fee for anyone over 55. To register, please call 715-623-7601, ext. 7700.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center October 23rd 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
The Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music October 23rd 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs October 23rd 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 24th 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 24th (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.
Memories Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 25th 1:30pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Pumpkin Stroll October 25th-26th & 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.
The Haunted Barn 2019 Oct. 25th-27 & Oct. 30th-31st 6-9:30pm Old Huettl Farm, 2619 Hwy. H, Wabeno. There will also be a Not-So-Scary Time on October 27th from 4-6pm. Admission is $5 per person.
Creepy Hollow Haunted Trail October 25th & 26th N11818 Cedar Rd., Birnamwood. Gates open at 7pm. Tickets are sold from 7-11pm. Tickets are $10 or $20 for a fast pass. Kids 10 & under are $5. The proceeds are donated to: Aspirus Cancer Center, Antigo Police Dept. K9 Unit & the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight. Come and have a scary good time!
Crossroads Community Theatre Fall Production October 25th– October 26th 7pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Presents “Every Little Crook and Nanny.” For tickets please call 715-253-3525 or go to Hanke’s Sentry.
Antigo Halloween Bash October 26th 2-4pm Peaceful Valley Park, 420 Field St., Antigo. Join us for trick or treating throughout the park. Local businesses & groups will have booth set up along the walking trail. There will also be costume judging, free hayrides & free Optimist cheese curds for youth in costume. All participants must register to be eligible for the costume contest. The winners will be announced at 4pm. Must be present to win. For more information, please call 715-627-1389.
Antigo City Wide Trick or Treating October 26th 4-6:30pm
Halloween Party, Dance & Costume Contest October 26th 8pm Lily Snow Birds Clubhouse, W4505 Turtle Lake Rd., Lily. All are welcome to join the Lily Sno-Bird Snowmobile Club for their Halloween party, dance, and costume contest. There will be live music by “Lovin’ Country.” Costume judging for kids will be held at 9pm & adults at 11pm. The adult costume contest will pay three places. There will also be piñata fun! & a witch raffle. See you there!!!!! For more information, please call 715-484-3342.
Elcho Craft Fair October 26th 9am-2pm Elcho School Fieldhouse & Commons, N11268 Antigo St., Elcho. Join us for a craft fair and silent auction put on by the Elcho Class of 2021.
Trinity Lutheran Church Blood Drive October 27th 8:30am-1pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State St., Merrill. To schedule your life-saving donation, please contact Jean at 715-536-4715. Walk-ins are welcome, appointments preferred. This blood drive is held in partnership with The Community Blood Center.
Antigo Gateway Squares October 27th 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: Butch Danielski, SQS. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Antigo Public Library Finance Meeting October 21st 9:05am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Rotary Meeting October 21st & October 28th Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting October 23rd 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 23rd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. The Guest speaker will be Terri Johnson from Langlade Co. Health & Services – Heart Program. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Public Works Committee Meeting October 23rd 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting October 23rd 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 21st & October 28th 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 24th & October 26th 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 25th 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 21st & October 28th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 21st & October 28th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 22nd 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 22nd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 24th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 21st & October 23rd 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 27th (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 21st & October 28th 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.