Community Calendar for 12/21/20 to 12/28/20
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 December 23rd 11am-1pm (Wed.) 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 December will be canned fruit (in juice).
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 21st & December 28th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), December 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.
Bonduel Lions Ice Fishing Derby December 26th 7am-4pm Bamboo Bar, W5884 Cedar Ct., Shawano. The fishing derby will be headquartered at the Bamboo Bar. Cash prizes available.
Waffles at Gartzke December 26th 9am-1pm Main Shelter at Gartzke Flowage, W6379 5th Ave. Road, Antigo Festivities will be at the shelter where Nick Salm will prepare his famous waffles and coffee. The club will also provide hot chocolate and coffee. Bring your favorite toppings, fruit, juice, or sausage to share, but most importantly bring all your friends and family. Everyone is welcome! If there is enough snow, trails will be groomed and ready. If the snow is marginal, we’ll hike. Take the opportunity to experience this picturesque site, along with a warm fire and food at the shelter. For more information, go to www.antigobikeandskiclub.com.
Eagles Club of Merrill Blood Drive December 30th 1:30-5pm 1205 Lake St., Merrill. To schedule your life-saving blood donation, please call Bryan at 715-218-0770. You may also sign up online by visiting www.save3lives.org and use sponsor code ME24. In order to space apart our donors, we kindly ask that you register in advance.
Antigo Public Library Personnel & Finance Meeting December 21st 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Policy Committee Meeting December 22nd 5:15pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Public Library Board Meeting December 22nd 5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 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 the Whole Meeting December 23rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) December 23rd (Weds.) 7:00pm 727 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous December 22nd, December 25th & December 26th (Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm 725 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Healthy Respect Support Group December 22nd 10:30am-Noon AVAIL Shelter, Antigo. Please call or email if interested. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: email@example.com.
Kids Clubs December 23rd 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 December 23rd 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.
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