Community Calendar for 7/12/21 to 7/19/21
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry July 14th 11am-1pm (Wed.) & July 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 July will be – Beverages: fruit and vegetable juices (low salt and sugar), tea. For more information, go to: https://www.loc8nearme.com/wisconsin/antigo/antigo-area-community-food-pantry/2694960/
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry July 12th & July 19th 2:30-4:30pm (Mon.), July 14th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. You will receive pre-packed 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.
Mah Jong at the Langlade County Senior Center July 12th & July 19th 8-9am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Coffee and Conversation at the Senior Center of Langlade County July 12th-July 16th (Mon.-Fri.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Camp Invention July 12th-16th 9am-3:30pm All Saints Catholic School, 419 Sixth Avenue, Antigo. Camp Invention – Antigo is for kids entering 1st-6th grade in Fall 2021. Camp Invention is hosted at All Saints Catholic School but is a national science and technology curriculum, and not religious education. Children are presented with fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Camp Invention is led by experienced local teachers and new curriculum is introduced each year, inspired by the Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame! Please note, if we are unable to host Camp Invention in person due to COVID-19, the Camp Invention Recharge program will be transitioned to an At Home experience. For more information, please call 715-623-4835.
Monday’s Women’s Bike Ride July 12th & July 19th 5:30-7pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, lot F, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. Want to ride bike with others? We may have a group for you! The Monday Night Women’s Bike Rides will typically meet in the Aspirus Hospital Parking Lot “F” at 5:30 p.m. This is located behind St Joseph’s Annex, east of Langlade Road. Once a month, they will meet somewhere different in the county (underlined dates below). The alternative rides start at 5:45pm. Please email Mary Jo Filbrandt for directions and a route for these alternative rides. There will be up to groups with a 10-12 mile route and a 20-25 mile route. A bike helmet is required. JULY: (12th Route 5) (19th Route 4) (26th Snag Lake Ride); AUGUST: (2nd Route 1) (9th Birnamwood Ride) (16th Route 5) (23th White Lake Ride) (30th Route 6). For more information on routes and the group, contact Mary Jo Filbrandt at [email protected] or 715-216-4005.
Music in the Park – Drovers July 12th Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
Tuesday Geezer Bike Ride July 13th 9:30am Peaceful Valley Playground, 420 Field St., Antigo. The Tuesday Geezer bike rides start at 9:30am from the Peaceful Valley Playground, weather permitting. All are welcome. The group normally rides less traveled town and county roads. The distance depends on how far the participants want to go. Sometimes the group splits up for those who want to go shorter distances and those who might like longer rides. We also try to include areas with interesting vegetation and wildlife. If people want to be included in the periodic email updates, please email Nick Salm at [email protected].
Animal Musicians Rule July 13th 1-2pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Animal musicians are all around us. Let’s read about some cool animal musicians. Then we will make our own music. Participants will receive a take and learn kit to learn more at home. Presented in partnership with 4-H. Located outside, on the grassy area north of the library. Please call 715-623-3724 for more information.
Compassionate Friends Celebration of Life – July 13th 6pm Hudson St. Shelter, across from the ballpark, Antigo. We are holding our annual balloon release in memory of our children who have passed before their time and gone on ahead of us. This year due to the tragedy of the pandemic, we are opening our event and our hearts to all who have lost someone. The shared meal will start at 6pm. Please bring a dish to share and a picture of your loved one. The balloon release will be at 7pm. There is no cost. For more information, please email [email protected] or call 715-623-2520.
Second Tuesday Concert Series- Quarry Road July 13th 6-8pm WOW Art Park, Vinal St., Wittenberg. Free admission. Donations are welcome. Food will be for sale from the Wittenberg Ambulance. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic or snacks. In case of bad weather, the concert will move to the WOWSPACE. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Knitting & Crocheting at the Langlade County Senior Center July 14th 10-11:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Colossal Fossils presents: Whale of a Tale July 14th 10-11am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Learn about both fossil and modern whales and see some of the BIGGEST prehistoric bones you’ll ever see! This event will be held outside the library at the grassy area on the north side of the building. For more information, call Steph at 715-623-3724.
Bingo at the Langlade County Senior Center July 14th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 904 5th Ave., Antigo.
Wednesday Group Bike Ride July 14th 4pm Langlade County Courthouse, 800 Clermont St., Antigo. The Group Bike Ride meets in the parking lot of the Langlade County Courthouse. The ride leaves at 4pm and usually returns at about 6:30pm. Routes are determined by the weather and attendees. The length of the ride is approximately 30-40 miles. For more information contact Rick Warren at 715-216-3418.
Elcho Music in the Park – G & B Dance Band July 14th 6pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available to purchase starting at 5pm. All Elcho Music in the Park performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion. If raining, it will take place inside the pavilion.
Music in the Park – Stone Soup July 15th Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
Youth Baseball Tournament (9U – 15U) July 16th, 17th & 18th Al Remington Little League Ball Park, 630 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Cheer on our local youth as they compete in the annual Youth Baseball Tournament on local fields. Tournament information, schedules, and details can be found by clicking the following link: https://antigodugoutclub.org/tournaments/
Wittenberg-Birnamwood FFA Alumni Corn Roast July 16th 7-11pm Wittenberg Village Park, Wittenberg. Free beer from 7-11pm. Must have a ticket to partake in the refreshments. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, children 12 & under are free. Advance ticket sales end on 7/13/21. Music by Dam Country. Hamburgers, brats and cheese curds will also be on sale. For more information, please call 715-881-2111.
Go For It Quad & Bike Races – Round 2 July 17th 7am-7pm Go For It Raceway, N1696 Hwy. 45, Antigo. Go For It Raceway will be holding Quad & Bike Racing on July 17, August 14, August 28, September 25 and October 9 as part of their 2021 Dirt-Track Series. Go For It Raceway features both clay oval and clay TT tracks. The track is located just 4 miles south of Antigo on Hwy 45. The track is built in a valley offering great spectator views and features a concession stand with an assortment of food and beverages, including burgers, brats, hotdogs, and a wide variety of beverages. Go to https://www.goforitraceway.com/ for more information.
Antigo Farmer’s Market July 17th 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.
MK Triathlon & Splash-n-Dash July 17th 8am Veteran’s Memorial Park at Jack Lake, N8375 Park Road, Deerbrook. Known as one of the most scenic places in Langlade County, Jack Lake will again be host to a day of racing, eating, drinking and music to support the Antigo Swim Club! The weekend’s events include an off-road triathlon, a swim/run duathlon and kid’s race. Competitors can compete in either the solo or team divisions. For more information, email [email protected].
Knights of Columbus “Welcome Back to Church” Breakfast July 18th 8-11:30am Vickie and the Vets, 1216 Elm St., Antigo. This is a nondenominational event. All are invited and everyone is welcome! Featuring Nick Salm waffles, KC potato pancakes and all the fixings! $10 per plate. All proceeds to benefit AVAIL.
Custom Bamboo Fly Rod Workshop July 19th-24th 8am-4pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. Have you ever wanted to learn how to build your own custom fly rod? Our 6 day workshop may be just the experience you are looking for. Taught by Forrest Young of Nostalgia Rod Company, you will work through the intricate steps of building your very own custom rod. From hand splitting the world’s finest Tonkin Bamboo to applying the final coat of high gloss varnish, your masterpiece will be the talk of many future fishing trips. For more information, call 715-623-7601.
Music in the Park – Big Road July 19th Food starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6pm City Park West, 230 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. There are additional concerts at select locations; please call or check the Antigo community calendar for dates & times.
City of Antigo Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting July 12th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Meeting July 14th Noon-1pm Michael’s Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. Check the website for noon meeting information and speaker updates. Meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month. Social Distancing is practiced. Virtual meetings are also an option. Please e-mail the Optimist president to receive virtual meeting information at [email protected]. Check the website for noon meeting information and speaker updates at: www.antigooptimist.com.
Antigo Common Council Meeting July 14th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Library Personnel & Finance Meeting July 19th 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
AA Support Group (Open) July 14th, July 18th (Weds. & Suns.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Narcotics Anonymous July 12th, July 13th, July 16th & July 17th (Mon., Tues., Fris., Sats.) 7:00pm 1005 Fifth Avenue, Antigo.
Overeaters Anonymous July 12th (Mondays) 7-8pm SS. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room #4, 819 Third Avenue, Antigo. Contact: Rose Marie, 715-623-2128.
Healthy Respect Support Group July 13th 10:30am-Noon AVAIL Shelter, Antigo. Please call or email if interested. Contact: Roberta Darling at 715-623-5177 or email: [email protected]
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]