Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 1st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 3rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 30th & February 6th 11am-1pm (Mon.), February 1st 4-6pm (Wed.) & Starting March 18th 10am-Noon (3rd Sat.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Merrill Ice Drags January-February 25th (Sats.) Reg. at 8:30am, races begin at noon. Council Grounds State Park, N1895 Council Grounds Dr., Merrill. Dragsters, muscle cars & trucks race on an 1/8-mile strip of ice on Lake Alexander. World records 141.6 mph & 5.431 e.t. From “Rubber Tire” class to “Outlaw” class we have racing for everyone! Access to ice is through the Council Grounds State Park. Dates may change, please check website. Adults are $12, Kids 6-14 $7, Under 6 – Free. Please go to www.merrillicedrags.com for more information.
Zurko Indoor Winter Flea Market January-April 1st (Saturdays) 9am-3pm Historic Shawano Community Hall, 115 E. Division St., Shawano. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-526-9769 or go to www.zurkopromotions.com.
Zion Lutheran Church Blood Drive January 30th 2pm – 6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St, Shawano. Located in the Fellowship Hall at Zion Lutheran. Call 715-526-2017 for appointments or walk-ins welcome.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors January 31st & February 2nd (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 715-627-6632.
“Hotdog!” Comedy Impro Show January 31st 6:30-11pm Blue Jay’s Nest at the Badger Hotel, 3209 E Main St, Merrill. Hotdog! is Central Wisconsin’s only improv comedy group! Every show is unique, as the group pulls ideas from the audience throughout the performance! Join Merrill Rotary Club & “Hotdog!” for a night of laughs! No pre-registration required. All are welcome. 6:30pm is social; 7:30pm show will start. $5 admission includes the show & appetizers! Cash bar & pulled pork specials available for purchase.
Play & Learn February 2nd 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.
Card Playing Program February 2nd (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 715-627-6632.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night February 2nd (Every Thur.) 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.
St. Germain Radar Run February 3rd-4th Little St. Germain Lake, 7992 Paton Road, St. Germain. Discover Wisconsin is host to St. Germain’s Annual Snowmobile Radar Run. Bring it to the lake on Friday night and experience the practice runs on both snow tracks and shaved ice tracks. “Friday Night Under the Lights” includes drag races, fun runs and the Snow Outlaw Top 10 Shootout. Saturday enjoy fun runs, speed runs, bikini runs, vendor row, Snow Outlaw Racing Finale, trophy presentation and prizes. Go to www.radarracers.com for more information.
The Age of Love February 3rd 1pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. If dating after 35 seems daunting, imagine dating after 70. The documentary “The Age of Love” follows a group of 30 seniors in Rochester, NY, who sign up for a speed-dating event for those aged 70 to 90. Inspired by his uncle’s new romance at the age 78, director Steven Loring explores the often overlooked dating scene of seniors, defeating stereotypes through this humorous and poignant look into the hearts of our booming older population. Admission is free. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
Shades of Buble February 3rd 7-9pm Merrill High School, 1201 North Sales Street, Merrill. SHADES OF BUBLÉ: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé brings the swinging standards and pop hits of Michael Bublé to the stage in an unforgettable high-energy concert event. This act has already begun wowing audiences around the country with exciting harmonies, smooth choreography, and charming good looks. For more information, go to www.merrillconcerts.org.
Comedy Night at Les & Jim’s February 3rd 8:30-11pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Join Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes as they present Maggie Faris with David Sitrick to the stage. Fun night of adult laughs right here in Merrill. Stop in early for the Friday Night Fish Fry. Fees/Admission: $12 in advanced, $15 at the door.
Alice In Winterland Ice Fishing Festival February 4th 7am-3pm Alice Lake, between Anglers & Horseshoe boat landings. Prizes for the 3 largest fish caught in 5 categories of fish. Cost: $5 per person & $10 per family. Food, refreshments & numerous raffles. Come join this great Lake Alice tradition! More information to follow or call Mike at 715-340-2442 or Fred at 262-337-1721for information.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races February 4th Gates open at 8am Races Start 11am. International Raceway, N5335 State Hwy. 17, Gleason. Come on out and watch ATV’s, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and carts race around the oval track. Admission is $5.00 for adults and kids under 10 are free. Food and refreshments are on grounds in a heated building. For more information, go to www.gleasoncc.org or call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681.
WI Kids Snowmobile Racing Association Race February 4th 8am Thirsty Giraffe, Tomahawk. For more information, go to www.wksra.com.
Wolf Tracks Rendezvous Ski Marathon & Half February 4th 9am Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Rd, Minocqua. Come ‘ski with the pack’ in our cross-country ski marathon & half marathon! The 42 km course is a single loop that incorporates all of the best & most challenging trails at Minocqua Winter Park. The 24 km race is much tamer. This is a chip-timed race with seeded wave starts & awards for top overall & division finishers. For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club Trail Ride February 4th 9:30am Meet at Clubhouse, 9893 Cty. Rd. DD, Pickerel. Departing at 10am. The participants will determine the length of the ride, therefore determining the destination. Groups invited to stop at the Boy Scout Camp Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Warming Shelter between 1:00 – 4:00 pm for hot chocolate, roasting hot dogs, and bonfire.
Hiles Fire Department Fish-O-Ree February 4th 10am Hiles Community Building, 9193 N. Main St., Hiles.
Deerbrook Bridge Runners Classic Cruise Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Ride February 4th Registration 10am, ride begins 12pm. Quinn’s Bar, N5294 County A, Deerbrook. New sleds are welcome too. Fun for the whole family at this 14th annual snowmobile ride. Food, drawings, prizes, and karaoke after the ride. Registration fee is $10 and includes a commemorative lapel pin, soup and sandwich supper and a chance to win $100. Riders are welcome to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Food Pantry and a percentage of the clubs profits will go the Food Pantry as well. For more information, please call 715-219-0457.
10th Annual Farfromsnoozin’ Bed Races on the Ice February 4th Birch Hills Resort/My Bar, 16688 Nicolet Rd., Townsend. Bed Races on the Ice – Get your team together and design your bed for the race! For more information, please call Dawn Herlache at 715-276-6195.
Hillside Wild Game Banquet February 4th 4pm Oconto Falls High School, 210 N. Farm Rd., Oconto Falls. Doors open at 4pm, two seminars at 5pm, dinner at 6pm, main speaker at 7pm. For 2017 we are featuring “Team Fitzgerald” Dan & Guy (a father-son bow hunting team). “Guy has taken more animals on Professional Film with a bow, than any other bow hunter.” He’s a leader in family entertainment on video. Guy has over 27 years of documented & filmed experience in the outdoors. Their one hour program at 7pm is sure to entertainment & inform. Rub shoulders with many other outdoorsmen & enjoy a free potluck meal of wild game. Bring your favorite dish for 1 of 3 possible prizes. Bring in your antlers for free scoring. Donate for a raffle ticket to win a gun. Every youth 15 & under gets a free prize & can enter to win a youth gun or doe hunt at Apple Creek. For more information, please contact Pastor Paul Carlson at 920-855-2962.
Pert Near Sandstone February 4th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Find your rhythm as you experience the hard-driving acoustics, tight harmonies, and hot solos of Pert Near Sandstone. With a fresh sense and new-time urban grit, the string band from Minneapolis/St. Paul infuses their own ideas and character to deliver a sound and style uniquely their own. Call WXPR at 715-362-6000 for tickets or call 800-544-3039 for more information.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 31st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 31st Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Economic Development Committee Meeting February 6th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 30th & February 6th 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 February 1st 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) February 2nd & February 4th 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 February 3rd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting January 30th & February 6th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 30th & February 6th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 31st 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 February 2nd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
“Keeping The Light On” Support Group February 7th and February 21st 6:30pm The Gathering Grounds 817 5th Ave., Antigo. (Parking is available in the rear.) A support group for friends and family of those struggling with substance dependency. Presented by Pathways of Light and Hope. For more information, please call 715-627-4777.