Community Calendar for 1/25/21 to 2/1/21
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 January 27th 11am-1pm (Wed.) & January 29th 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 February will be laundry soap, dish soap, Kleenex and paper towels.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 25th & February 1st 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), January 27th 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.
National Guard COVID-19 Testing Clinic January 29th 8am-4pm Langlade County Health Services Gym, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. COVID-19 testing will be available to ALL Wisconsin residents 5 years old & older who have been notified that they are a close contact to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 (and is 5-7 days after their contact with them) or who are experiencing ONE of the following symptoms: fever, cough, loss of taste/smell, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue, body aches, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, chills and/or muscle aches. The test is free. No Wisconsin residents will be turned away. No appointment is need, but registration is strongly recommended. Register at: register.covidconnect.wi.gov. Other dates for testing will be February 12th & 26th. Please call 715-627-6250 with any questions.
61st Annual Gresham Lion’s Winter Carnival and Fishing Derby January 30th 10am-4pm Upper Red Lake, Gresham. Giant snow kites on the ice, food, music, beverages and a DJ from 6-10pm.
Walls of Wittenberg Presents “The Art of the Quilter VII – Sew On and Sew Forth” January 30th & 31st, February 6th & 7th Saturdays & Sundays, 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. Quilters, we invite you to participate in our 7th open quilt show. This is a non-juried, non-judged show. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place People’s Choice and an Award of Excellence awards will be given. The 2021 show will feature: a vintage Manx quilt, Quilting Friends of Hatley deer/bear panel challenge display, a disappearing quilt block display/tutorial, 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. COVID-19 precautions will be observed.
Paul Bunyan Riders Snow Fun Day Jan. 30th 3-7pm Waubee Lake Lodge, 18396 Waubee Park Ln., Lakewood. The outdoor Fish-A-Ree is cancelled for this year but will be back next year bigger and better! Due to Covid19, necessary health guidelines will be followed for the safety of everyone. Masks will be required and temperatures will be taken. Social distancing will be followed where appropriate. There will be a meat & prize raffle starting at 3pm along with sales of $10 raffle tickets, 50/50 raffles and club clothing throughout the day. Food and beverages will be available. The new Paul Bunyan $100 Cash Raffle Ticket (Blue) drawing will be at 5pm. You must bring your Poker Run book and pick your hand by 6pm, when winners are announced, but you need not be present to win the Snow Fun Day Cash Raffle (pink ticket). Drawing is at 7pm. For more information call 262-709-6288 or 715-340-8824.
Antigo Public Library Regular Board Meeting January 26th 5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 27th 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 Public Works Committee Meeting January 27th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
City of Antigo Committee of the Whole Meeting January 27th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) January 27th (Weds.) 7:00pm 727 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous January 26th, January 29th & January 30th (Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm 725 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Healthy Respect Support Group January 26th 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 January 27th 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 January 27th 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 Street, Antigo every other Monday from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Please visit HOPEWI.ORG for the most current dates and times. 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.
If you have an upcoming event or ongoing group activity that you would like to include, please email the information to [email protected].