Community Calendar for 10/3/16 to 10/10/16
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 5th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 7th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 3rd & October 10th 11am-1pm (Mon.), October 5th 4-6pm (Wed.) & October 7th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Blood Drive October 3rd 11:30am-5pm Langlade Hospital – Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital in conjunction with Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin holds a blood drive the first Monday of every month. No appointments required. For more information, please contact the Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin at 1-866-566-5900.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 4th & October 6th (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.
Medicare Part D Presentation at Langlade County Senior Center October 4th 1:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come for a presentation by Gail Richmond. Any citizen should attend to learn more about this important prescription program which is part of retirement and any financial implications to those on Medicare.
Retired Educators Wisconsin Retirement System Seminar October 4th 6:30-8pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The Langlade County Retired Educators Association will host a free seminar for participants of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). The focus will be on the Wisconsin Retirement System benefits and options. The seminar is geared to all WRS participants (whether in education or not) who are planning to retire or beginning to think about it. The speaker, Roger Byers, is a former benefit specialist at the Wisconsin Retirement System. To register, contact Mary at 920-495-0012 or register by e-mail at email@example.com. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night October 4th & 6th (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.
Quilting Group October 5th 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn October 6th 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 October 6th (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.
Misinformation and Misperception in Politics October 6th 6:30-8pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. One of the biggest challenges we face during elections is to be informed citizens. How do we determine what is misinformation and misperception? Where do we look for the culprits? Professor Shah’s research shows that the answer is both far simpler and far more complex than we might assume.
Community Homecoming Pep Assembly October 6th 7pm (following the Powder Puff football tournament) Schofield Stadium, Antigo. AHS students, parents and community members are invited to participate. Come and support all of our fall athletes, participate in Sumo Wrestling, throw a pie in a teacher’s face, smash the Hodag car! Powder Puff football playoffs will begin at 4pm. The championship game will be played at 8pm following the assembly. Students will be competing in a variety of games for spirit week points – Parents may even be asked to join in, too! Cheering, class competitions, performances by the boys’ dance teams and other fun events will help us get fired up for Friday’s game! Concessions will be available.
Horsin’ Around Richmond Riders October 6th-9th 7:30am-7:30pm Horsin’ Around Richmond Riders, N6680 Elm Rd., Shawano. Scenic trail rides, food, RV parking, live music, silent auction. Begin and end times may vary. For more information, please call 715-853-5755.
Northwood’s Art Tour October 7th-9th 10am-5pm Northwood’s Galleries & Studios. More than 30 of Northern Wisconsin’s finest artists will open the doors of their studios and galleries giving a unique behind the scenes opportunity to witness the creative process in the natural settings which provide their inspiration. The self-guided tour winds through some of the prettiest back roads and byways in Vilas, Oneida, Iron, Langlade and Lincoln Counties. Art lovers will not only meet painters, potters, photographers, furniture makers, wood carvers, jewelers, glass and fiber artists face to face on their journey, but also enjoy the process of discovery and potential for unexpected delight. Color brochures & maps are available at local businesses, area galleries & chambers of commerce. For more information please contact Arlene Bozicnik at 715-385-3334 or go to northwoodsarttour.com.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 7th 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.
Homecoming Parade October 7th 4pm Antigo. The parade starts at St. John’s and goes to West Elementary School on 5th Avenue. If you would like to enter a float or other entry in the 2016 Homecoming Parade on Friday, Oct. 7, please send your organization name, contact person, phone number, email and float theme/entry to Mike Werdeo (at the high school) via email (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or phone (715-623- 7611) by Wed., Oct. 5th. The theme is “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.”
Square Dance Lessons October 7th (Every Fri.) 6:30-9pm United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave., Antigo.
Hibernator 100 Bike Race October 8th Laona. 8am for the bikes, 8:30am for the runners. A 100 mile or 100 K or 29 mile limited support gravel road ride through the Nicolet National Forest hosted by the Laona Rescue Squad. Now is the time to pack in some more miles and enjoy the amazing fall colors of the Nicolet National Forest. Something for the non-riders. Walk/Run/Hike 5, 10 & 20 K routes will be available for those looking to see the Nicolet by foot. There is no registration fee. A donation of $20 will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad.
Gartzke Flowage New Shed Building Work Day October 8th Gartzke Flowage Hiking, Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails, W6379 5th Avenue Road, Antigo. The Antigo Bike and Ski Club is looking for volunteers to help build a new storage shed at Gartzke Flowage. They will be meeting on October 8 to start construction. Please go to http://www.antigobikeandskiclub.com/ for more information.
Biketoberfest October 8th Bob & Joni’s, N4495 St. Hwy. 55, White Lake. Enjoy a laid back single track ride through the Nicolet Roche trails on Saturday, October 8 for Biketoberfest. The biking starts as soon as you sign up. No fee required. You can leave from Bob and Joni’s or just drive to the trail head on Highway 64. It’s about two miles to the trailhead from Bob and Joni’s. Single track ride through the Nicolet Roche trail system. Ride as long as you like. Cards will be handed out along the way to make it a poker run. Best of five cards will wins. So the more you bike the more cards you get. Meet back at Bob and Joni’s in the afternoon. More giveaways will be handed out back at Bob and Joni’s. For more information, please call Jeremy Stensberg at 715-216-3559.
Popplewood 4-H 20th Annual Ringle Harvest Day October 8th 9am-3pm Hwy. 29 and Cty. Hwy. Q north, Ringle. There will be fun for all with a flea & farm market, town wide rummage sales, a 4-H food stand and Kraft’s Kuddly Kritters Petting Zoo. Rain or shine. For more information, go to http://ringleharvestday.blogspot.com.
Grampa’s Farm October 8th & 9th 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.
Fall Art Show Runs on Saturdays & Sundays thru October 9th from 11am-3pm. (WOWSPACE) Walls of Wittenberg, Inc., 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. “A Decisive Slice of Time, A Photographic Exhibition by Hans Schmitt”.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 8th & 9th 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.
7th Annual Oktoberfest October 8th 11am Crooked Lake Community Center, Hwy. W, Crooked Lake. Outdoor craft market, free pumpkin decorating for the kids, free hayrides, minnow races for young and old, beer garden, music by local favorite, Whitey! Pig roast dinner served from 1:00 – 5:00, Roast pork, stuffing, sauerkraut, applesauce, German potato salad, baby red potatoes, marble rye bread and black forest cake! Raffles all day long! Adults $10 – Children 5yrs to 10yrs $5 – Children under 5yrs Free! Call Cassie for advance ticket savings!! For more information, please call Cassie at 715-276-6196.
Open House October 8th Noon-3pm Town of Langlade Fire & Rescue, 7770 St Hwy 55, Lily. Do you need a free smoke alarm installed? Do you know how to work your fire extinguisher? Is your Fire Number red? We are your first responders for fire & medical emergencies in the Town of Langlade! Come meet us and learn about the services we offer you.
Townsend Centennial Celebration- Happy Endings, Red Light Saloon Show October 8th 2pm & 7pm Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. Happy Endings in the 5th and final Red Light Saloon Show. This hilarious musical has a first rate line up of performers. The admission fee is $8, at the door only. Musical entertainment will start a half hour prior to each show. Beer, soda and snacks will be available. For more information, please call 715-276-6515.
10th Annual Oktoberfest October 8th 4-9pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. Come Roll out the Barrel with us at Oktoberfest. German food, cold beer and live entertainment will make this event fun for everyone! For more information, please call 715-623-4134.
Tomahawk Lions Oktoberfest October 8th 6am-11pm SARA Park, West Somo Avenue, Tomahawk. Music Connection will perform from 7pm-11pm. There will be German food offered and refreshments. For more information please call Kevin at 715-612-8124.
Rural Fire Control Magic Show October 8th 7-9pm All Saints School Gymnasium, 419 Sixth Avenue, Antigo. Rural Fire Control Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring the most wonderful family entertainment in all the world. Enjoy the magic on Saturday, October 8, 2016 starting at 7 pm at the St John’s All Saints School Gymnasium. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for children (under 16) at the door. For more information, please call 715-623-3250.
Adult Haunted Corn Maze October 8th 7-11pm It’s All Good Farmstand & Petting Zoo, Hwy 45, Antigo. Welcome to the DARK side of the zoo! It’s All Good Farmstand & Petting Zoo corn maze is going to turn into the sinister thing of your darkest nightmares! This is NOT for children, strictly ages 15+, as we intend to scare the life out of you through our terrifyingly twisted corn maze. Bring a friend, or several – and use them as bait so that you can get out alive. Our demons will torment you from the moment you arrive, so be ready to be scared out of your mind! Admission is $5 per person. *Anyone under 15 will NOT be allowed in the maze!!! For more information, please call 715-701-0713.
Elcho Pelican Lake Lioness Pancake Breakfast October 9th 9am-1pm Elcho Fire Station, 10587 County Road K, Elcho.
Harvest Dinner October 9th 9am St. Joseph’s Church, 8846 Cty. Rd. C (in Galloway), Wittenberg. Polka mass at 9am with Smokey Express. Family style dinner serving from 10:30am-2pm with czarnina & chicken soup, chicken, sauerkraut & sausage, vegetables, homemade noodles & homemade pies. There will also be a country store, crafts and cash & merchandise raffles. Adults $10, kids 6-12 $5, kids 5 & under are free. For more information, please call 715-454-6432.
Langlade County Board Property Committee Meeting October 3rd 3:15pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting October 3rd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 4th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting October 4th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
City Plan Commission Meeting October 4th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting October 10th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 3rd & October 10th 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 October 5th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) October 6th & October 8th 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 October 7th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 3rd & October 10th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous October 3rd & October 10th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 4th 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 October 5th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.