Community Calendar for 9/19/16 to 9/26/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry September 21st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & September 23rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry September 19th & September 26th 11am-1pm (Mon.), September 21st 4-6pm (Wed.) & September 22nd11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors September 20th & September 22nd (Every Tues. & Thur.) 9-11am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and enjoy some coffee and conversation with others. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Genealogy Presentation at Langlade County Senior Center September 20th 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come for a presentation by Terrie Brandt.
Tuesday Night Running Club September 20th 5:15-6pm Aspirus Hospital, 112 East Fifth Ave., Antigo. Tuesday Run Club will be meeting every Tuesday at Health & Performance Center (Aspirus Hospital) at 5:15pm for a run. The running club is intended to be an opportunity to run with others. It is not a competitive event – just an opportunity to meet people that like to do the same thing as you – Get Outside & Run! We will run 3-4 miles. For more information, please call Jenny Renfro at 715-627-2613.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night September 20th & 22nd (Tues. & Thurs.) 5:30-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Video games, pool, bumper pool, blackjack, double shot, air hockey, carpetball, foosball, music, dodgeball league, volleyball league & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Board Games for Adults September 21st 1pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come enjoy a good old fashioned board game with another player. Just for fun! For more information, please call 715-623-2253.
Healthy Ways Fall Walk September 21st 3-5pm Al Remington Ballfield (Little League), 830 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Do you enjoy being outside, strolling along a scenic boardwalk with a view of water areas & wildlife? Join us! For more information, please contact the Healthy Ways Coalition at the Langlade Co. Health Department.
Play & Learn September 22nd 9:30-11am Antigo Community Church – Room #2, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers and children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents and children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness and milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages and Stages questionnaires are made available to parents and caregivers to assist families in helping their children to reach age based development milestones. Join the conversation on Facebook – Northwoods Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Card Playing Program September 22nd (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards. The games being played are canasta, sheepshead & pinochle. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Creative Escape Acrylic Workshop September 22nd 5:30-7pm Northern Roots, 2914 US Hwy. 45, Antigo. Artist, Tami Anderson will give a step by step acrylic paint instruction on an 8×10 canvas. No experience necessary! All ages 7+. Painting will begin at 5:30pm. Subject painted – apple with customizable background. $20/person. Sign up at www.creativeescape.net. For more information, please call Tami Anderson at 715-219-1559.
3rd Annual Cops vs Shops Softball Tournament September 22nd 6pm – 1st game, Lake Park, 301 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Come cheer on the Langlade Co. Sheriff’s Dept. & the Antigo Police Dept. team, Langlade Co. Highway Dept. & Antigo Street Dept. team along with the Antigo Fire Dept. team in a charity softball tournament. The championship game will be at 7:30pm. There will also be concessions & raffles. For more information, please call 715-627-1389 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Tigerton Annual Horse Trail Ride September 23rd-25th 7:30am-10pm Embarrass River ATV Park, 1100 Quad Park Ln., Tigerton. Food, vendors, karaoke Friday & Saturday nights, camping. Beginning and end times may vary each day. For more information, please call 715-508-0097.
Hodag Musky Challenge September 23rd-25th Quality Inn, 668 Kemp St., Rhinelander. Registration: Fri., Sept. 23rd from 6-8pm. Rules Meeting: Fri., Sept. 23rd at 8pm. Tournament Hours: Sat., Sept. 24th from 7am-5pm & Sun., Sept. 25th from 7am-Noon. Awards Ceremony: Sun., Sept. 25th at 1pm. Complimentary lunch provided. Musky anglers from around the country will come to Rhinelander to compete in one of the most historic Musky tournaments in the nation. The catch-and-release tournament will be headquartered at the Quality Inn Rhinelander and fishing will take place on area lakes. Cash purse to the winning teams as well as prizes for the first 50-inch musky, the largest musky, the largest northern pike, and more. If you’re a musky fisherman or just someone interested in the sport, don’t miss the Fishing Hot Spots Hodag Musky Challenge! For more information visit www.ExploreRhinelander.com.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center September 23rd 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call Doug Curler at 715-623-2253.
Antigo Farmers Market September 24th 8am-Noon Antigo Country Store Parking Lot, 711 Superior Street, Antigo. Get your fresh produce, prepared foods, flowers and many more treasures for you & your family.
Bike the Barn Quilts September 24th 8am-5pm Memorial Athletic Park, 909 Lincoln St., Shawano. Bike, hike or run Shawano County. View the 8’x8’ folk art quilt squares on rides from 5-70 miles and small quilts on the paved walk/run routes of 3.7 or 6 miles. See some of the more than 300 barn quilts in Shawano County. The $25 registration fee includes a continental breakfast, incentive, lunch, maps, signed routs, food & water stations, SAG vehicles & music. Vendors will also be at the park with a number of items available for purchase. Fun for all ages and skill levels. For more information, please call 715-524-2139 or go to www.shawanopathways.org.
Colorama Bike Tour September 24th starting at Kitchenette Park, 211 West 1st St, Merrill. Registration/Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. at Kitchenette Park, ride starts at 9am. Featuring 10 mile family fun ride, 30 and 50 mile rides. The cost is $27. We also allow registration on the morning of the ride. Registration fee includes long sleeve t-shirt (except late & day of registrations), food & refreshments at rest stops, and lunch after the rides.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s September 24th 9am-12:30pm Antigo Middle School, 815 7th Avenue, Antigo. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event raising both awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Together we walk in hopes that a cure will be found! Register to walk or volunteer online today at www.alz.org/gwwi. The walk is 3 miles in length and takes us through the streets of Antigo. Join us!
Walk To End Alzheimer’s – Rhinelander September 24th 9-10am Rouman Cinema, 1205 Lincoln St, Rhinelander. For more information, please contact Julie St. Pierre at 715-362-7779
52nd Annual Beef-A-Rama September 24th 9am-8pm. Downtown, Minocqua. The downtown beef cook-offs begin early in the morning along with live music & other tasty treats. Roast beef sandwich sales start at 10am. Other activities include the Prime Choice craft show at Torpy Park from 9am-5pm, live music, cow plop, & of course the famous Parade of Beef at 2:15pm down main street! Listen for the top roasters at the awards ceremony at 3pm following the parade. Check for the latest itinerary online. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Prime Choice Craft Show September 24th 9am-5pm Torpy Park, Minocqua. Unique handcrafted items by over 100 exhibitors. Visitors will see original artwork, pottery, jewelry, tapestries, clothing, photography, wood creations, leather goods & more. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Wisconsin Dual Sport Riders “Big Woods 200” Off Road Event September 24th-25th Fairgrounds, 1800 Fairview Ave., Wabeno. The Big Woods 200 is a two-day dual sport motorcycle event based out of Wabeno in Forest County. The Wisconsin Dual Sport Riders motorcycle club puts together an entertaining and challenging ride using scenic forest roads and two tracks. Many say that the best features of this ride are the many “hero” sections of single track trail on challenging terrain. Enjoy the fall colors as you ride through the forests. Advance registration is required. For more information, please call 920-350-2030.
Wabeno Fall Festival September 24th Wabeno. Come and join the fun. There will be crafts, antiques and a dance.
Saturday Fall Festival with Corn Maze September 24th Camp 5 Museum, 5068 U.S. Hwy. 8 Laona. Come ride on our award-winning Green Treasure Forest Tour and wander our new Corn Maze. An exciting event for children of all ages! The Fall Festival is a unique opportunity to steam through Wisconsin’s wonderful fall colors on the Lumberjack Steam Train. For more information, please call 715-674-3414 or go to camp5museum.org.
Taste of Tigerton Applefest September 24th 10-5pm Legion Park, Pine St., Tigerton. An event to showcase local apple orchards selling varieties of apples, orchard tours, food booths and arts & crafts. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Grampa’s Farm September 24th & 25th 10am-5pm, N2613 Norwegian Rd., Merrill (4 miles NE of Merrill). 100 years of rural living on display. Hours of family fun activities including: petting zoo, cow milking, tire playground, pony rides, corn maze, haystack with tunnels, hayride to pumpkin patch, ice cream & cider making. Children 12 & under get a FREE pumpkin! Admission is $10 per person, 2 & under are free (all activities included). Visit us at www.grampasfarm.weebly.com.
Chili Blast September 24th 10am-1:30pm Downtown (Main St.), Merrill. Vote on your favorite chili! Advance tickets available at the Merrill Chamber. Walk along & taste the different chilis, & vote for your favorite. For more information, please call 715-536-9474.
Fly Into Fall September 24th 10am-2pm Antigo Veterinary Clinic, 610 Amron Avenue, Antigo. Visit Antigo Veterinary Clinic to raise money for Raptor Education Group, Inc. Meet REGI’s Raptors. “Lifetime of Pet Care Raffle” sponsored by Antigo Veterinary Clinic. Food, fun, silent auction, raffle, and much, much more! No pets please for the safety of the REGI birds! For more information, please call the Antigo Veterinary Clinic at 715-623-4116.
9th Annual Toys For Joy Ride September 24th 11am Prospect Lodge, Hwy. F, Lakewood. The ride is hosted by Prospect Lodge where registration starts at 11am, the ride takes off at noon. This event benefits area children through the Christmas Heart Tree Program sponsored by the Lakewood SuperValu. Food, raffles and more fun to follow at Prospect Lodge! For more information, please contact Randy or Denise Jackett at 715-276-7222.
Fall Art Show Runs on Saturdays & Sundays thru October 9th from 11am-3pm with extended hours on October 1st & 2nd from 10am-5pm. (WOWSPACE) Walls of Wittenberg, Inc., 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. “A Decisive Slice of Time, A Photographic Exhibition by Hans Schmitt” and includes “Miles of Art” weekend Oct. 1st & 2nd.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest September 24th & 25th 11am – 4pm Porter’s Patch, W4314 Wisconsin 156, Bonduel. Fall Family Farm Fun Adventure runs every weekend, weather permitting. Fun activities in the Little & Big Pumpkin Villages are Check Point Chaos in our corn maze, scenic relaxing hay ride, search the pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin toss, Tug o’ War, pumpkin painting, old fashion water pump races, corn cob chuck, scare crow making, round bale hay play, pumpkin checkers, tic tac toe and pumpkin twister. The farm store will be stocked with 5 different squash, pie pumpkins and friendly fall farm guides to assist you. Visit www. PortersPatch.com for additional information or call 715-584-2070.
Pine River Fire Department Pig Roast September 24th 1pm Pine River Fire Station, N1622 Rangeline Road, Merrill. Pine River Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual fundraiser pig roast. Enjoy some pig along with beverages, live music, games, & raffles. Enjoy the fall color. For more information, please call 715-539-3255.
St.Wencel’s Catholic Parish Festival September 25th 11am St. Wencel’s Church, N5340 Church Road, Deerbrook. (5 miles north of Antigo in Downtown Neva) Come join the fun! Mass at 10:30am featuring the St. Wencel Singers. The festival will start at 11:00 a.m. with food – featuring their famous chicken booyah, barbeque & homemade pies, silent auctions, bucket raffles, crafts, produce, bakery, candy, games and more! For more information, please call St. Wencel’s Church at 715-627-2126.
Senior Center Fall Trip to Willow Springs Garden – Wausau September 26th 9:45am departure. Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd, Antigo. Return 2:30pm. Be a part of Wisconsin’s dairy heritage. Make your own mozzarella cheese, butter and ice cream and then enjoy them with your lunch. The cost is $35 including lunch. Sign up by September 21st. Must be a member of the Senior Center. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Open House Event September 26th-28th Hearing Services of Wisconsin, 723 Superior St., Antigo. Please join us for this special event as we welcome our new provider, Ashleigh Pickart. Join us during the open house event and receive: a free hearing screening, a free demonstration of new hearing technology & a 30 day risk free trial. Call to reserve your spot. 715-627-4199.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting September 20th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting September 20th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting September 21st 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club Membership Meeting September 24th 10am Firelite Lounge, Hwy. 32, Lakewood. This is the last meeting of the season.. A Club Ride will begin at 11am, travel to Crooked Lake for the Poker Run Event at Sportsman Park. The Club Cook-out will be held upon return to the Lakewood Trailhead. For more information, please call Jim at 715-276-6612
Baby & Me Group September 19th & September 26th 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 September 21st 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) September 22nd & 24th 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 September 23rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting September 19th & September 26th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous September 19th & September 26th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings September 20th 6:45am Langlade County Board Room, Safety Building 840 Clermont St., Antigo & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group September 21st 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Support Group September 22nd 1:30-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet the 4th Thursday of each month. Kathy Boksa is the group’s facilitator. The meeting is open to all area families & caregivers. There is no charge. For more information, please call Kathy at 715-350-4210.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide September 22nd 6:30-9pm NTC Antigo Campus-Wood Technology Center, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. We are a new support group for anyone who has felt the devastating effects of a friend’s or loved one’s suicide. Meetings to be held the fourth Thursday each month in Room WT119 of the Wood Technology Center at NTC Antigo Campus. For more information, contact Tara at 715-219-5959.