Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 28th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 30th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 26th & January 2nd 11am-1pm (Mon.), December 28th4-6pm (Wed.) & December 29th11am-1pm (Thur.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees Thru December 31st 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree. Festival of Trees is open until December 31, 2016. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Winter Wonderland Thru January 1st 5-11pm Holtwood Campground, 400 Holtwood Way, Oconto. It’s time to take in all things twinkly! Each year the Oconto Holtwood Campground gets turned into a Winter Wonderland with over 150 trees decorated and sponsored by area businesses and organizations. The park is lite nightly from 5-11pm. This event is free to the public. Cars are permitted and walk-thrus are encouraged. Admission is free. For more information, please call Samantha Boucher at 920-604-0074.
Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County Non-School Days December 27th-30th 7:30am – 5:30pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. There is no school on this day, but the club will be open with dynamic programming all day. On Non-school days we serve breakfast from 7:30-8:30 am, lunch from 11:00 am – 12 noon and a snack from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm. We will be closed on Monday, Jan 2nd. For more information, please call 715-627-1389 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Immunization Clinic December 28th 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. The immunization clinic is available to provide childhood immunizations & adult vaccinations. The vaccinations are FREE to children 2 months – 18 years of age if you have Medical Assistance or no insurance. Adult vaccinations are available some with a minimal fee or FREE if you have MC or MA. Contact the Health Department at 715-627-6250 for more information or to see if you are in need of any vaccinations.
Open Skate December 28th 11:30am-1pm Langlade County Hockey Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Antigo Area Youth Hockey Association, in collaboration with the City of Antigo Park & Rec Department, offer FREE open skates throughout the year at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building. The Open Skates are FREE with the donation of a canned good. There is a limited supply of skates available for use (these are free, but must be returned at the end of the skate).
Play & Learn December 29th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, 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.
Annual Optimist Open Swim December 29th 1-7pm Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 111 Western Ave., Antigo. Free admission with the donation of a nonperishable food item for the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry. Most needed items are beans, rice & peanut butter. For more information, please call 715-627-0497.
Candlelight Ski December 30th 6-8pm Community Ski Trails, Rhinelander High School, Coolidge Ave., Rhinelander. The Northwoods Nordic Ski Club is sponsoring its annual Candlelight Ski. The trail is of varying lengths and gentle terrain. Mel’s Trading Post will be providing demo skis and equipment. The Rhinelander middle and high school teams and coaches will be present to instruct and assist. A campfire and hot cocoa will greet the skiers. This event is free of charge, made possible by a donation from Nicolet National Bank. More information can be found at www.hodagnordic.com.
Bonduel Lions 48th Ice Fishing Derby December 31st 7am-4pm Headquarters at Sparky’s Sunset Grill, W5884 Cedar Ct., Shawano Lake, Shawano. Cash and prizes.
The Antigo Bike & Ski Club’s Winter Waffles December 31st 9am-1pm Gartzke Flowage Hiking, Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails, W6379 Fifth Ave., Antigo. Meet at the main shelter at Gartzke Flowage for breakfast. Nick will be serving up his famous waffles and coffee. Bring your favorite toppings, fruit, juice, or sausage to share. Bring all your friends & family. Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-627-5399 or go to www.antigobikeandskiclub.com
Sleigh Rides December 31st 11am-3pm Downtown Eagle River, Eagle River. Enjoy a sleigh ride while holiday shopping. Held every Saturday in December. For more information, please call 715-479-4903.
10th Annual Chill Out December 31st 1pm Thirsty Whale, 428 Park St, Minocqua. Jumpers will plunge into Lake Minocqua to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. Registration begins at 11am. Jump is at 1pm. Pledge forms are available online at nrgnorthwoods.com or they can be picked up at Woodruff Ace Hardware. A $35 minimum pledge is required to take the plunge, but whether you are jumping or just cheering on a jumper, come & show your support for Children’s Miracle Network, & help us help the kids of the north central Wisconsin. For more information, please call 715-362-1975.
Red Hot New Year’s Eve Celebration December 31st 3:30-7:30pm Woodruff Town Hall, 1418 1st Ave., Woodruff. Red Hot Fun Chili Feed, all day sledding & ice skating, 3:30-6:30pm free horse-drawn wagon rides, 5pm Hot chili, hot dogs, hot chocolate & hot cider. Indoor activities for kids & adults. 7pm Red Hot Fun firework display behind the Woodruff Community Center. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
14th Light Up the Night Concert & Party December 31st 5pm Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill, Minocqua. Our annual fundraiser concert is a night of Year’s Eve fun at Winter Park! Tickets cover night skiing, night tubing, night ice skating, tasty food, and outstanding music and company. We’ll wrap up the night with enough time for you to get the kids home before your regularly scheduled end-of-the-year festivities commence! For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
STAR Splash At The Happy Snapper January 1st 11:30am The Happy Snapper, 1318 S. Tomahawk Ave., Tomahawk. Take the plunge & raise money for your favorite charity! Since April 2004, the foundation has donated more than $600,000 to local community groups. Registration will be at 11:30am for all the plungers. The plunge will be at 1:30pm with a bonfire to follow. All plungers will receive custom beach towel. Prizes for best costume and most donations raised. To register, please email your name to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pledge sheets are available at The Happy Snapper. For more information please call 453-8686.
Blood Drive January 2nd 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.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 27th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting December 27th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting December 28th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting January 2nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group December 26th & January 2nd 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 December 28th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) December 29th & December 31st 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 December 30th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting December 26th & January 2nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous December 26th & January 2nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 27th 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 December 29th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.