Community Calendar for 1/27/20 to 2/3/20
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 29th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & January 31st 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. Our monthly donation focus for month of February will be Laundry soap, dish soap, Kleenex & paper towel. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry recently: “My job is seasonal and some months I live on unemployment. That is not quite enough to get by and it is during that time I use the food pantry.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 27th & February 3rd 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), January 29th 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.
Mobility Exercise January 27th & January 29th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The cost is $42 for 16 classes.
Play & Learn January 27th 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.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center January 27th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Children & Electronic Media January 27th 6-7pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Children have been called Generation M for their media consumption. Learn the facts about children’s exposure to media, its impact, and what you can do. In this session we’ll discuss the most common myths and facts about children and electronic media use and help you come up with a media plan that fits your family. Children are welcome to attend and enjoy being read to. For more information or to register for this session please call 715-627-1414.
Coffee and Conversation for Seniors January 28th & January 30th (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 January 28th & January 30th (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.
SilverSneakers Classic (Flex) January 28th 11am-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a rubber ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated or standing support. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors and $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years and older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at email@example.com.
Fitness Center Exercise Group January 28th & January 30th 1:45-2:45pm White Lake School, 405 Bissell St., White Lake. This class is a combination of exercises from Arthritis Foundation and Strong Bones programs for older adults with short relaxation at the end. Goal is to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Enjoy facilities and companionship. No fee. For more information, call 715-350-9687.
Blood Pressure Clinic January 29th 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 January 29th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Preschool Story Time January 29th 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.
SilverSneakers Yoga (Flex) January 29th 11am-noon White Lake Community Center, 615 School Street, White Lake. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors and $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years and older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center January 29th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. $1 per card is suggested.
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body January 29th 1-2:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. At any age, there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help to keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity; physical health and exercise; diet and nutrition; aocial engagement. In each area, we will discuss what we know, drawing on current research, as well as what we can do — steps to take now to improve or maintain overall health in each area. The program will be held at the Antigo Public Library or email Julie St. Pierre at email@example.com to learn more or register (not required).
Social Snowshoes January 29th 5:30-6:30pm Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trailhead, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. All are welcome to join the Jack Lake Silent Sports Association on their weekly Wednesday night group “Social Snowshoes.” The group will meet at the Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trailhead. The Trailhead is located at the Jack Lake Campground/Veteran’s Memorial Park. Distance/ time of being out will depend upon weather conditions, but roughly an hour every night. Bring snowshoes & headlamps! Dress appropriately for the winter weather. For more information, please call 715-216-5662.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs January 29th 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.
SilverSneakers Yoga (Flex) January 30th 11am-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors and $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years and older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program January 30th (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.
Fitness Center Exercise Group January 30th 1:45pm – 2:45pm White Lake School Fitness Center, 405 Bissell Street (Center Street entrance), White Lake. Combination of exercises from Arthritis Foundation and Strong Bones programs for older adults with short relaxation at the end. Goal is to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Enjoy facilities and companionship. No fee. For more information, please call Betsy Lane at 715-350-9687.
Memories Band Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center January 31st 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.
Trivia Night Fundraiser January 31st 6-10pm North Star Lanes Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Join us for a fun night of Trivia! There will be 4 rounds of trivia plus table games & other games. Each round has a variety of topics such as sports, history, music, famous people, etc… Teams are made up of 4-6 people. Team registration is $100. Individuals can come to watch for $15 per person. There will be prizes the best decorated table, team costume & the first place team wins $250! For more information, call Angel at 715-627-1389.
46th Annual White Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fishing Derby February 1st 7am-4pm White Lake Pavilion, Lake Street, White Lake. Come out to the heated White Lake Pavilion for this event. Cash prizes for longest game &/or pan fish caught that day in White Lake (need not be present to win). There will be paddle wheel drawings all day long along with food & drinks. The big raffle drawing will be at 4pm (need not be present to win) for the top cash prize of $750 & 9 other prizes. For more information call 715-882-2179 or 715-882-8501.
Deerbrook Bridge Runners Classic Cruise Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Ride February 1st Registration 10am, ride begins 12pm. Quinn’s Bar, N5294 County A, Deerbrook. New sleds are welcome too. Fun for the whole family at this annual snowmobile ride. Food, drawings, prizes & karaoke after the ride. Registration fee is $10 & includes a commemorative lapel pin, soup & sandwich supper & a chance to win $100. For more information, please call Pete at 920-257-7636 or visit www.deerbrookbridgerunners.com.
Walls of Wittenberg Presents “The Art of the Quilter VI – Keep Me In Stitches” February 1st & 2nd Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Quilters, we invite you to participate in our 6th open quilt show at the WOWSPACE in Wittenberg, WI. This is a non-juried, non-judged show. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place People’s Choice awards will be given. An Award of Excellence will be awarded to one quilter as determined by a committee of local quilters. The 2020 show will feature a guest speaker/quilt appraiser, Honor Quilt display and a selection of gently used quilting books and back issue quilters’ magazines available for a free will offering. Show admission is FREE. Please join us in once again making this one of the best attended shows at WOW.
Antigo Rotary Meeting January 27th & February 3rd Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Board Meeting January 28th 5:30-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 29th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 27th & February 3rd 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) January 30th & February 1st 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 January 31st 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting January 27th & February 3rd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous January 27th & February 3rd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 28th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 January 28th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group January 30th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes January 27th & January 29th 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 February 2nd (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: Mon. 9am. Elcho School, Hwy. 45, Elcho: Mon. 5pm; Wed. 4pm. 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.