Community Calendar for 10/12/20 to 10/19/20
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 October 14th 11am-1pm (Wed.) & October 16th 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 October will be Holiday fixings: cranberry sauce, gravy, boxed stuffing, pineapple (in juice).
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 12th & October 19th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), October 14th 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.
Culver’s of Rhinelander Blood Drive (cosponsored by Nicolet College) October 13th Culvers, 620 W. Kemp St., Rhinelander. Give a pint, get a pint! Donate a pint of blood at the Culver’s of Rhinelander blood drive and receive a free pint Culver’s of frozen custard. For the health and safety of others, we kindly request you schedule by appointment. Call 800-280-4102, or visit save3lives.org and use sponsor code D144. This blood drive is held in partnership with The Community Blood Center.
Basic Welding October 13th 6-8:30pm Northcentral Technical College – Antigo Campus, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Looking to learn how to weld or to improve your existing welding skills? This hands-on course will provide you with the fundamentals of the welding process. Includes safety fundamentals and provides an overview of common welding processes. Participants will receive time to practice basic welds during the course. This is a hands on course being held at the Antigo NTC location. More Info: https://www.ntc.edu/academics-training/courses/welding/basic-welding/25203 or call 715-623-7601.
SALT (Senior Adults Living Triumphantly) October 15th Noon Antigo Community Church, Quest Center, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. Our SALT community is devoted to the physical, emotional, social, and above all, spiritual care of our over-fifty members. For more information, please call Adriana at 715-627-2805.
The 2020 Fun Games Show and the Jackpot Barrel’s and Poles October 17th 10am Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. 445s Ranch Promotions LLC is proud to announce the first of many Jackpot Barrel Races & Fun Game Shows. Events are October 3rd, 17th and 24th. The Fun Game Shows starts at 10am with classes for all ages and the Jackpot Barrels and Poles starts at 2pm. 75% payback of entry fees. $10 spectator admission. Bring your own chairs. Practice social distancing when possible. Please bring a mask. For more information, please call Laura Sense at 715-350-8411 or email: [email protected]
Trick-or-Treat Corn Maze October 17th 10am-4pm Schairer’s Autumn Acres, 194 Western Ave., Birnamwood. Treats for the kids at each of the 10 checkpoints in the maze. Go to schairersautumnacres.com or call 715-573-8397 for more information.
Perdition Pines Haunted Event October 17th 7pm-Midnight Perdition Pines Haunted Event, N1385 Cty. Rd. D, Antigo. Perdition Pines Haunted Event welcomes its guests to its third year of terror, screaming select Saturdays and Sundays this fall, featuring “Deadwood Grove (Cemetery)” and “Forest of Carnage!” Get your friends together and get scared! After a short walk through the woods to get to our attraction, check into our ticket booth to get your event wristband. Enjoy snacks and beverages around a warm fire from our ticket/concessions booth while waiting for group numbers to be called up to begin your haunted experience. COVID-19 UPDATE: Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. Perdition Pines Haunted Event has made the necessary changes to its attractions to help reduce the risk of exposure to Coronavirus. General admission is $10, VIP admission is $20. Tickets are cash only onsite or buy online at www.perditionpineshaunt.com/tickets. Free parking. Not handicapped accessible. No restrooms on site. For more information, go to www.perditionpineshaunt.com.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting October 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Library Foundation Finance Meeting October 13th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 14th 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 Common Council Meeting October 14th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting October 19th 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) October 14th (Weds.) 7:00pm. 727 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous October 13th, October 16th & October 17th (Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm. 725 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Healthy Respect Support Group October 13th 10:30am-Noon AVAIL Shelter, Antigo. Please call or email if interested. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: [email protected]
Kids Clubs October 14th 6:30pm – 7:30pm Antigo Community Church, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. One Way is for students in grades K-2 & CrossTrainers is for grades 3-6! All are welcome to join in the fun games, songs, Bible stories & small group time. We can’t wait to learn more about Jesus with everyone this year each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30pm in the Quest Center! We will be doing our best to be cleaning surfaces before and after and keeping up with our Covid protocols! For more information, call Adriana at 715-627-2805.
REALIFE Student Ministry October 14h 7:30-8:30pm Antigo Community Church Quest Center, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo. REALIFE is designed to be a safe place where junior & senior High students (grades 7-12) can invite friends to come and be a part of a night filled with encouragement, fun, and fellowship. At REALIFE we will introduce students to the gospel and teach life application. We will play games, do ice-breakers, worship, teach, and interact in small group conversation. For more information, please call Adriana at 715-627-2805.
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.
If you have an upcoming event or ongoing group activity that you would like to include, please email the information to [email protected]