Community Calendar for 12/2/19 to 12/9/19
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 4th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 6th 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 criminal record. I know I did wrong and am trying to change, but it is hard to get a job with a criminal record in my background.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 2nd & December 9th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), December 4th 4-6pm (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.
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees November 29th-December 30th 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree.
Mobility Exercise December 2nd & December 4th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The cost is $42 for 16 classes.
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.
Balance Testing December 2nd 12:30-1:45pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Balance testing will be offered by Health in Motion.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center December 2nd 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 December 3rd & December 5th (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 December 3rd & December 5th (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. The cost is $42 for 16 classes. Pre-register by calling the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Head-To-Toe Exercise December 3rd & December 5th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 11am-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for cardio and strength exercises. The cost is $42 for 16 classes.
Tech Tuedays December 3rd 11am-1pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. CARE Timebank volunteers will help senior with their technology questions. Bring your device and drop-in to the library the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. For more information, call 715-623-3724.
Youth Mental Health First Aid-Free Training December 3rd & 5th 3:30-7:30pm Antigo High School, Room 223, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers & others how to help an adolescent who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or who is in crisis. This is a free class with dinner provided. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Annual Chili Cook-Off December 4th 8am-5:30pm Downtown Antigo along Fifth Avenue. Antigo/Langlade County Chamber presents its annual chili cook-off. Teams will compete in either the roughneck division or traditional division. Chili samples will be handed out starting at 5:30pm. During the Chili Cook-off, the Antigo Optimist Club will be selling deep-fried cheese curds at the corner of Clermont & 5th Ave. Sales will start about 11am and continue through the parade. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Blood Pressure Clinic December 4th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Knitting, Crocheting & other Hand Crafts December 4th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Preschool Story Time December 4th 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 December 4th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. $1 per card is suggested.
LEGO Master Builders Club December 4th 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/
“Of Chorus” Singing Christmas Carols & Christmas Tree Lighting December 4th 6pm Yesterday’s Sign Park, 801 5th Ave., Antigo. Come join Mayor Bill Brandt and “Of Chorus” as they sing carols of the season & light the Christmas tree.
Antigo Christmas Parade December 4th 6:30pm Downtown Antigo along 5th Avenue. If you are looking for Christmas Spirit, this is the place to go! Parade floats must be ready for judging at 5:30pm. Prizes will be awarded in 3 categories. You can also join thousands of spectators along 5th Avenue for this great holiday tradition! This amazing holiday parade features more than 40 floats with lights, sights, & sounds of Christmas! Entries by area businesses & organizations, the Antigo High School Marching Band, the American Legion Color Guard, the arrival of Santa & more! Parade entries will be announced as they come down the street. For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs December 4th 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 December 5th 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 December 5th (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.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center December 6th 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.
Walls of Wittenberg Christmas Craft Sale December 6th & 7th 3-8pm Fri. & Sat. 9am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Enjoy this fun craft & bake sale, getting everyone’s Christmas shopping off to a good start! Finding gifts for family & friends, baked goods to enjoy & a wreath to deck their halls. For more information, go to wallsofwittenberg.com.
5th Community Christmas Tree Decorating & Lighting December 6th 7pm WOW Art Park, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. The 5th Community Christmas Tree Decorating & Lighting helps kick off the holiday season in the WOW Art Park where many community members join the choir & fill the art park with Christmas carols. Hot cider along with cookies will be served and there will be a special visit from Santa. Bring a new or used ornament to donate. For more information, go to wallsofwittenberg.com.
Mattoon Christmas Parade December 6th 7pm Mattoon. The parade line-up will start at 6:30pm at the south ball diamond with the parade starting at 7pm. The Christmas tree lighting will follow at the north ball diamond.
Coffee & Technology December 7th 8-9am Dixie Lunch, 716 5th Ave., Antigo. Have you ever looked at your technology and thought, “it sure would be nice to have someone to help me with this!” Then, you’re in luck because the 4-H Tech Changemakers are youth from around Langlade County who are eager to help with your technology questions. We bring the coffee & you bring the questions. For more information contact Langlade County 4-H at 715-627-6236.
Mattoon Christmas Fair December 7th 9am-3pm Community Hall, 617 Hwy. D, Mattoon. There will be vendors selling many different items. Santa will arrive at noon for pictures & presents for the kids. There will also be chili, sandwiches and drinks for purchase.
8th Annual Christmas Craft Show December 7th 9am-2pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Christmas crafts with a raffle drawing, food & beverages all day. For more information, please call Mark at 262-720-4856.
Wabeno Winterfest December 7th 9am-3pm Wabeno High School, 4325 Branch St., Wabeno. Join us for our annual craft & vendor fair which is bigger & better than ever! There will also be food, refreshments & a bake sale with Santa arriving at noon!
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!
Santa at the Langlade County Historical Society December 7th & 8th 1-4pm Langlade County Historical Society Museum, 404 S. Superior St., Antigo. For more information, please call 715-627-4464.
Standup Comedy Show December 7th 6-9pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo. Game On presents a Standup Comedy Show featuring – Kevin Cahak & Mike Marvell on. Dinner starts at 6pm – Show starts at 7pm. Limited tickets available so buy yours now! $10 – general admission; $20 – dinner & show; $30 – VIP seating (includes dinner & show). For more information call 715-350-5266 or visit www.gameonantigo.com. You can also buy tickets in person at Game On. For more information, call 715-350-5266.
Moonlight Ski Weekend (Elcho X-C Ski Club) December 7th 7pm Moccasin Lake Trail, Moccasin Lake Rd., Elcho. Participants will meet in the parking lot at 7pm. For more information, please call Jan & Chuck Wetzel at 715-275-3068.
Wafflemania to Benefit the Langlade County Humane Society December 8th 8:30am-1pm Vickie and the Vets, 1216 Elm St., Antigo. Featuring Nick Salm’s Belgium waffles, Edelman’s Sausage links & Nueske’s bacon. $9 per plate, $4 per plate for ages 10 & under.
Antigo Gateway Squares December 8th 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: Sharon Albright, SQS/RDS. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Blue Canvas Orchestra Christmas Concert December 8th 4pm Antigo High School – Volm Theater, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Bring on the holiday season with a musical performance by the Blue Canvas Orchestra. The Blue Canvas Christmas features songs of old and new, holiday classics, instrumentals, and an audience sing-a-long. It is a seasonal musical performance that is bound to fill your hearts with holiday cheer. Tickets are $15. For more information, go to bigtop.org.
CoVantage Credit Union Sponsored Fit Money Class- Keeping Score December 9th 1-2pm Antigo Area Community Food Pantry, 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo. This class will feature learning about credit scores.
Antigo Rotary Meeting December 2nd & December 9th Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting December 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting December 3rd 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
City Plan Commission Meeting December 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 4th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting December 9th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group December 2nd & December 9th 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) December 5th & December 7th 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 December 6th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting December 2nd & December 9th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous December 2nd & December 9th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 3rd 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 December 3rd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group December 5th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes December 2nd & December 4th 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 8th (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!
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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group December 9th 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.