Community Calendar for 2/10/20 to 2/17/20
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 12th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 14th 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: “I have not been working for three months. I am looking for a job, but am struggling for food right now. I mostly eat potatoes to keep my food cost down because I only get $15 in food stamps.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 10th & February 17th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), February 12th 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 February 10th & February 12th (Every Mon. & Wed.) 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. The cost is $42 for 16 classes.
Play & Learn February 10th 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 February 10th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
GriefShare Winter/Spring Series Mondays, February 10th thru May 4th 5:30-7pm Peace Lutheran Church, Luther Conference Rm., 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to the upcoming GriefShare program to be held at Peace Lutheran Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. Facilitators for the program will be Pastor Dan Kohn and Sarah Stoehr. For questions or more information, call the Peace Church office at 715-623-2200. The program is free and community members are encouraged to attend.
Children & Electronic Media February 10th 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 & what you can do. In this session we’ll discuss the most common myths & facts about children & electronic media use & help you come up with a media plan that fits your family. Children are welcome to attend & enjoy being read to. For more information or to register for this session please call 715-627-1414
Coffee and Conversation for Seniors February 11th & February 13th (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 February 11th & February 13th (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 & 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) February 11th 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 & activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles & a rubber ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated or standing support. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors & $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years & older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fitness Center Exercise Group February 11th & February 13th 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 & balance. Enjoy facilities & companionship. No fee. For more information, call 715-350-9687.
Blood Pressure Clinic February 12th 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 February 12th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Preschool Story Time February 12th 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) February 12th 11am-noon White Lake Community Center, 615 School Street, White Lake. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated & standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance & range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises & final relaxation will promote stress reduction & mental clarity. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors & $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years & older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at email@example.com.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center February 12th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. $1 per card is suggested.
Social Snowshoes February 12th 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.
Substance Abuse & What It Looks Like Presentation February 12th 6pm Peace Lutheran Fellowship Hall, Antigo. Join us for this presentation by a Langlade County Law Enforcement officer. Learn more about the illegal drugs found in our community. This is part 1 of a 3 part series. The second one will be on March 24th, 6pm at the Volm Theater and the third part will be on April 21st, 6pm at the Volm Theater.
One Way (grades K-2) & Cross Trainers (grades 3-6) Kid’s Clubs February 12th 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) February 13th 11am-Noon Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated & standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance & range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises & final relaxation will promote stress reduction & mental clarity. “Flex” classes are FREE to SilverSneakers eligible seniors & $3 drop-in for non-eligible 55 years & older. For more information, contact Terri Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program February 13th (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.
CoVantage Credit Union Sponsored Fit Money Class- Mastering Living Expenses February 13th 1-2pm Antigo Area Community Food Pantry, 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo. This class will feature learning about budgeting for living expenses.
Fitness Center Exercise Group February 13th 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.
Entrepreneurial Training Program Orientation Day February 13th 5:30-6:30pm Room WT-112, Langlade County Economic Development Corporation, Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Considering taking the 9-week Entrepreneurial Training Program? To learn if this course is for you, attend the Entrepreneurial Training Program Orientation Day. The Entrepreneurial Training Program orientation is a 1 hour session that participants will learn the “must-dos” to launch a business & keep it running, understand why a business plan is critical to a business’s success & explore the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. There is no cost to attend this orientation, but pre-registration is appreciated. To register, call Langlade County Economic Development at 715.-623-5123, email email@example.com or click here to download a registration form.
Taking Care of You for Seniors: Body, Mind, Spirit Fridays February 14th, 21st & 28th 10-11:30am Langlade County Health Department, Board Room, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. This is a free, 3 week series for research based strategies to encourage self-care by: becoming more aware of the mind-body connection; developing habits that can lead to a healthier life; responding versus reacting to life stresses; discovering opportunities in life’s challenges; finding ways to bring more joy into life; simplifying your life; living more in the moment. Please register in advance by calling 715-627-6236.
Valentine’s Party at Langlade County Senior Center February 14th 1:30-3:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Refreshments will be served.
The Stone Soup Band Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center February 14th 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.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry February 14th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Monthly Men’s Club special Friday Night Fish Fry serving 5-7pm. Opens at 4pm. “Fish Fry” (fried or broiled) &/or fried shrimp, fries, coleslaw & custard! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
Post Lake Improvement Association Ice Fishing Jamboree February 15th 6am PLIA Building (corner of Hwy K & Post Lake Drive in Post Lake), W8684 County Road K, Elcho. This is an all-day event. Fishing starts at dawn, register fish by 4:30pm at the PLIA Building. Awards & drawings will follow. Fish categories winners will receive cash for adults & prizes for children under 12. There will be numerous bucket raffles, a 50/50 drawing & ticket raffles. Food & drinks will be sold from 8am to 5pm. For more information, contact Steve at 630-327-9148 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monthly Pancake Breakfast February 15th 8am-1pm Elcho American Legion Post, Elmo St., Elcho. Join us for our monthly breakfast including: pancakes, potato pancakes, biscuits & gravy, sausage patties or links, coffee, milk and juice. All you care to eat for $8. For more information, call Larry Anderson at 715-610-3912.
Benefit for Becky Kelm-Hilger February 15th 4-9pm North Star Lanes Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Pl., Antigo. After losing her husband Dom to brain cancer in 2017, Becky is now fighting her own battle with cancer. She was recently diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma & must undergo a minimum of 3 months of treatment at the Mayo Clinic away from her 3 young children. There will be a silent auction from 4-8pm & a live auction at 7pm along with raffles & food. If you can’t make it to the benefit but would like to donate, a GoFundMe page under Becky Hilger has been set up. Also, an account has been established at CoVantage Credit Union in Antigo. For donations or questions, please call Sarah Voytovich at 715-216-2502.
Free Open Skate February 17th 11:30am-1pm 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.
Free Family Movie Night February 17th 5:30-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The movie that they will be showing is The Addams Family. Please call 715-623-3724 with any questions.
Antigo Rotary Meeting February 10th & February 17th Noon -1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo.
Parks, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting February 10th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade Senior Citizen Club Meeting February 11th 1:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 12th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Common Council Regular Session February 12th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Monthly Membership Meeting February 13th 5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. There will be an election for Board members during the regular membership meeting. The public is invited and new members are always welcome. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Baby & Me Group February 10th & February 17th 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) February 13th & February 15th 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 February 14th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting February 10th & February 17th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous February 10th & February 17th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 11th 6:45am United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 February 11th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group February 13th 4:45pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes February 10th & February 12th 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 16th (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 Dunhams 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 February 10th 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.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter February 11th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.