Community Calendar for 11/25/19 to 12/2/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 27th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 29th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of December will be canned fruit (in juice). The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry this year: “I have a physical disability. I receive disability insurance, but it is not enough to make ends meet.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry November 25th & December 2nd 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), November 27th4-6pm (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) 275-5010 for more information.
Pizza Mondays at BB Jack’s November 25th Noon-10pm BB Jack’s, 523 Superior St., Antigo. BB Jack’s & The Giving Tree are teaming up on Mondays for the month of November. BB Jack’s is donating 10% of pizza sales to The Giving Tree. Dine in or carry out. Call 715-623-5611 to place your order. Thank you for supporting The Giving Tree!
The Attitudes of Gratitude Thanksgiving Bake Sale November 27th 8am-Noon Backes Laundromat, 382 Main St., Birnamwood. (across from Aspirus Clinic) There will be nut breads, cookies, pies, cheesecakes & more. To pre-order cherry, blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, turtle or pumpkin cheesecakes call Carolyn at 715-449=0069 or Jan at 715-253-3112. All proceeds will be donated to charities and those in need.
Blood Pressure Clinic November 27th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic November 27th 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.
Preschool Story Time November 27th 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.
Free Open Skate November 27th Noon-2pm Langlade County Hockey Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Open Skates are FREE with the donation of a canned good. There is a limited supply of skates available for use (these are free, but must be returned at the end of the skate). There is no skate sharpening at the rink during open skate times. Registration is not required to attend Open Skates. Please call 715-623-3633 with any questions.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs November 27th 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 November 28th 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.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner November 28th 11am-2pm White Lake School Cafeteria, 405 Bissell St., White Lake. The menu will include turkey, ham, potatoes, vegetables, rolls, dessert & a beverage. There is no charge. It is free to all. Everyone is welcome. If you know someone that needs a meal delivered in the White Lake area, please send an email to [email protected].
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees November 29th-December 30th 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree.
The Friends of the Lakes Country Library 35th Annual Craft Fair November 30th 9:30am-3pm Talented crafters fill two venues with their beautiful creations; the Townsend Town Hall and the Lakewood Community Center both on scenic Hwy 32. Shop local for unique items for gift giving or Holiday decorating. Sign up for a chance to win a gift basket at each location.
Antigo Optimist Free Holiday Movie December 1st 1:30pm Palace Theater, 823 5th Ave., Antigo. Join us for a free holiday movie. Free admission with a non-perishable food item donation for the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry. Some of the most needed items are beans, rice & peanut butter. There will be two movies to choose from.
Antigo Community Blood Drive December 2nd 11:30am-5pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. No appointments are needed…you can just walk in! For more information, please call Rebecca Bremer at 1-866-566-5900.
Christmas for Kids! December 7th 10am-noon Ascension Lutheran Church, 1412 Neva Rd., located just one block south of the fairgrounds in Antigo. In the two hours of the program we will teach the Christmas story, make Christian crafts, learn Christmas songs, decorate Christmas cookies, sing “Happy Birthday” to Jesus, and enjoy a delicious pizza lunch at the end of the morning. This program is for children from age 3 through 8th grade. It is completely FREE! To register, call the church office at 715-627-2232 or go to our website, www.ascensionantigo.com. Please join us for this free, fun, family event!
Antigo Rotary Meeting November 25th & December 2nd Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting November 27th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 27th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting November 27th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting December 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group November 25th & December 2nd 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) November 28th & November 30th 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 29th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting November 25th & December 2nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous November 25th & December 2nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings November 26th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 November 26th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group November 28th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes November 25th & November 27th 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 December 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 November 25th 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.