Antigo Area Community Food Pantry April 20th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & April 22nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
“Artists’ Free Play: IV” – 9th Annual Juried Art Show Saturdays & Sundays, April 17th-May 8th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Come and enjoy this eclectic gathering of artists’ work from photography to painting to textiles. For more information please call 715-253-3525 or go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
McCaslin Lioness Blood Drive April 18th Noon-5pm Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. For an appointment, please call Evie at 715-276-9067. Walk-ins are welcome.
School Fun Day April 18th 8am Robinson Elementary School, 5216 Forest Ave., Laona. Parents are encouraged to bring their children who will be at least 3 or 4 years old by September 1st. Four sessions will be held: 8-9:30am, 9:30-11am, 12-1:30pm or 1:30-3pm. Choose the session that works best for you & plan to have your child spend about 45 minutes meeting new friends and seeing the classroom. If you have not received information in the mail and you would like your child to participate, please call 715-674-2143, ext. 2 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for a time.
Ladies Lifestyle Expo April 19th 5-9pm MARC – Smith Center, 1100 MARC Dr., Merrill. Come out and see the new styles for 2016. Many vendors on site selling new items for the spring. Sit back and enjoy a fashion show. Food and drinks will be sold in the Community room.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night April 19th 6-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Dinner at 5:30pm. Dodgeball, basketball, pool, music, computer time, video games & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Wisconsin Rural Partners Rural Summit April 20th-21st Potawatomi Carter Casino & Hotel, 618 Hwy. 32, Wabeno. Revitalization in rural Wisconsin. Who should attend this summit? Everyone who lives, works, serves, or has a vested interest in rural Wisconsin and wants to make a difference helping communities become economically viable with a sustainable future and preserving the quality of life for rural residents into future generations. You can register online at www.wirural.org or call 715-478-3450.
Ladies’ Night Out April 21st 5pm Antigo Elks Club, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Roaring 20’s Theme. Social hour 5-7pm, Dinner served at 7pm. The menu includes: Beef Wellington, twice-baked potatoes, steamed asparagus, grapes of wrath salad, bread, and lemon bars with an almond crust. The cost is $16 per plate. Please make reservations by Monday, April, 18th. Stop in to sign up or call 715-623-3034. The best Roaring 20’s attire wins a Free meal. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
Jose Cole Circus April 21st 7pm Langlade County Fairgrounds – Multi-Purpose Building, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Tickets are available at McCormick-Klessig & Associates or at the door the day of the show. This event is sponsored by the Antigo Kiwanis Club.
Wabeno Area Players Present Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree April 21st-23rd, 28th-30th at 7pm & May 1st at 2pm The Essenhaus, 4493 N. Branch St., Wabeno. A musical comedy like ‘Nun’ other! Ticket price includes show and dinner of country fixins. Tickets $30 per person. For reservations, please call 715-889-1179.
6th Annual Sustainability Fair Earth Day April 22nd Noon-6pm Newbold Town Hall, 4590 Hwy. 47, Rhinelander. This year’s theme is “Food for Thought… and Action.” The fair will emphasize local food production and consumption. From community supported agriculture to the backyard garden. The fair will feature exhibits & sales by sustainability-minded community businesses and service providers. Food will be available for sale and live music will be provided by area musicians in the late afternoon.
Central Wisconsin Concertina Festival April 22nd-24th Fri 5-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 North Center Ave., Merrill. More than 100 concertina artists from around the state and beyond play and enjoy their fellow musicians. Food and refreshments, free parking, concertina display. For more information, please call 715-536-9405.
Dairyland Donkey Basketball April 22nd 7pm Bowler High School, Bowler. Game one will match Bowler FFA against Tigerton FFA, Game two will match Wittenberg FFA against Antigo FFA. Tickets are available at each participating high school. $6 in advance, $8 at the door. No video cameras.
Ice Age Trail Hike April 23rd 9am-3pm Langlade County Fairgrounds – County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a thousand-mile footpath, entirely within Wisconsin, that highlights the Ice Age landscape features while providing access to some of the state’s most beautiful natural areas. We will hike a portion of the Ice age Trail in Langlade County. Interested hikers should meet in front of the Forestry Department office at the fairgrounds in Antigo at 9am. Participants are encouraged to wear suitable clothing & bring a lunch. Transportation to the trailhead will be provided from the fairgrounds. For more information, please call Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645.
Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Clean Up Day April 23rd 10am Riverview Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Mountain.
Town Hall Players Annual Variety Show April 23rd 1:30 & 7pm Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St, Townsend. This year we are celebrating the Townsend centennial with songs & events from the last 100 years. Come and have some fun & enjoy being entertained by our local talent. We cannot reserve seats, so come early and enjoy refreshments. All proceeds go to the local food pantry.
Family Fun Night April 23rd 4-6pm Immanuel Lutheran Church, 21 W. Timber Dr., Rhinelander. The event will have a spring theme. Learn how to plant flower seeds, with help from the Forth Floral staff, make flower crafts, or play a board game or two. There will be snacks provided. For more information, please call 715-362-5910.
Hodag Hops & Vines April 23rd 4-8pm Quality Inn, 668 W Kemp St., Rhinelander. Join us for the 2016 Hodag Hops and Vines Micro-Brew & Wine Tasting. Sample dozens of craft beer and wine samples from a wide range of Wisconsin breweries and wineries, plus taste delicious offerings from Rhinelander area restaurants. Live music and raffles will also add to the fun for the evening! For more information, please call 715-365-7464.
Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting April 18th 6pm Spanky’s Landscaping, Hwy 32 & Silver Hill Rd., Mountain. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting April 19th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting April 19th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Junior League Meeting April 19th 7pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting April 20th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group April 18th & April 25th 1:00pm-2:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Birthing Center, second floor of the hospital. Facilitator: RN/International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. For more information please call 715-623-9280. No fee.
Eating Disorders Support Group April 20th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) April 21st & April 23rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the new hospital. Thursdays & Saturdays.
Narcotics Anonymous April 22nd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting April 18th & April 25th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous April 18th & April 25th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings April 19th 6:45am Langlade County Board Room, Safety Building 840 Clermont St., Antigo & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.