Community Calendar for 9/21/20 to 9/28/20
The Antigo Times/Shopper tries, the best we can, to give you up to date event information, but with the COVID-19 pandemic things change rapidly, so some of these events may have been rescheduled or cancelled. Please check with the event coordinators before planning to attend.
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 23rd 11am-1pm (Wed.) & September 25th 1pm-3pm (Fri.), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103. We ask that all individuals wishing to use the Food Pantry wait in cars, or outside and a volunteer will provide direction as to service. Our monthly donation focus for September will be canned protein: chicken, tuna, turkey, ham. The following is a testimonial from an individual helped by the Antigo Community Food Pantry recently: “I am between jobs and need a little help with food until I start my new job.”
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 21st & 28th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), September 23rd 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. You will receive prepacked bags of basic food items. Tell the volunteer how many in your family and if you have a specific need for something. Thank you for your cooperation. Note that the pantry is not open on holidays, or on days when the schools are closed because of snow. (715) 275-5010.
Annual Fall Art Show – “Kaleidoscope of Color” Saturdays & Sundays, September 19th-October 4th, 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Includes works of art by Jean Sredl, Tim Baumhardt, Carol Strand, Carmen Duran, Jim Leuenberger and Kirk Stark. Masks will be required. Please check the website for any changes. www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Healthy Way Fall Walk September 24th 4-6pm Peaceful Valley Park & Festival Grounds, 420 Field St., Antigo. For more information, please call 715-623-3633 ext. 131.
2020 Tee Pad Bash September 26th 8am check in, 9am tee off. Jack Lake Course, N8375 Park Rd., Deerbrook. The afternoon portion will be held at Antigo Disc Golf Course, Virginia Street Cul-De-Sac, Antigo. The Antigo Disc Golf Course is having a tournament with area teams. Join us for raffles, prizes & fun. Money raised will be used to put in concrete pads at the tees. Please pre-register by calling 920-204-5074 or 715-889-3211.
Antigo Farmer’s Market September 26th 8am-Noon Heinzen Pavilion, 603 6th Avenue, Antigo. All produce is locally grown by the vendor who sells them. Shopping at the Antigo Farmer’s Market is a great way to get local, in season food, and make connections with the people that grew it. The layout of the market was changed and several safety measures implemented in order to create as safe an environment as possible for both vendors and customers alike.
Biketabier Fest September 26th 10am-5pm Grudgeville Pub & Grub, N4251 Hwy. 55, White Lake. Formally known as BiketobErfest, but the same great annual poker ride on the beautiful Nicolet Roche trails! Ride begins 10 am at Grudgeville Pub and includes food, beverages, live music and of course raffles! All proceeds support trail maintenance and development. Sponsored by Langlade Area Mountain Bike Association (LAMBA). More Info: https://www.lambatrails.com/events.
Pickerel Family Fest & Rib Fest September 26th 11am-5pm Maplewood Golf Course, N9240 Hwy. 55, Pickerel. A family-centered community festival promoting Pickerel area’s amenities in an atmosphere of fun and games. Kids’ games, vendor booths, live music, raffles, prizes, food, beer & wine, ribs and more. Please call 715-484-4218 for more information.
ASFP Cornhole Tournament September 26th Noon-6pm Heartbreaker’s Bar, 950 Forrest Ave., Antigo. We are having a cornhole tournament to help raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Kids can play, too! Entry fee is $25 per team (2 people) with a 30 team maximum. Payback will be 3/4 of the entry fee raised with 1/4 of it going to AFSP. Registration begins at 12:15pm with the tournament starting at 1:00. You can register ahead of day if you want. There will also be a grid raffle for an American Flag cornhole board set and a 50/50 raffle and other raffle items with the proceeds going to AFSP. For more information, please call Tammy at 715-216-1548.
Antigo Library Personnel & Finance Meeting September 21st 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Library Board Meeting September 22nd 5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting September 22nd 5:45pm Antigo City Park, 200 Aurora St., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting September 23rd 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St, Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 23rd 12-1pm Game On, 623 Edison St., Antigo. Game On has implemented preventative measures for the safety of our members & community by promoting social distancing through table & chair arrangements & has implemented heightened building cleanliness. Virtual meetings will be done via webex meetings & you will be sent a link by email each Tuesday, prior to meeting. If you are interested in becoming an Antigo Optimist Club member or participate in a virtual meeting please send message through Facebook messenger.
City of Antigo Committee of Whole Meeting September 23rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
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.
The Hope Life Center Mobile Unit will be parked in the Antigo Country Store parking lot, 715 Superior St., Antigo every Monday from 10:00am until 4:00pm. All services are FREE & CONFIDENTIAL. We offer pregnancy testing, ultrasound and STD testing & treatment for women. Call or text 715-843-4673 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.
GriefShare Summer Series Mondays thru November 23rd 5:30-7pm Peace Lutheran Church, Luther Conference Rm., 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. (with exception of meeting on Tuesday Sept 8th due to the Labor Day holiday) in the Fellowship Hall. Enter through the 8th Avenue Fellowship Hall doors. GriefShare group facilitators are Pastor Dan Kohn and Sarah Stoehr. This will be a hybrid group with either in person or Zoom participation. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed including: social distancing (except family members can sit together), disinfecting chairs/tables before & after our meetings, masking optional. GriefShare is a weekly video seminar featuring some of the nation’s foremost experts on grief recovery topics. Each seminar is combined with a small group discussion time to allow group participants to talk about the content of the seminar and about how they are dealing with the death of their loved one. Please call Peace Lutheran Ministries at 715-623-2200 for more information. This program is FREE and open to anyone from the Antigo area who is experiencing grief & loss.
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