Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 15th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 17th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 13th & February 20th 11am-1pm (Mon.), February 15th 4-6pm (Wed.) & Starting March 18th 10am-Noon (3rd Sat.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Merrill Ice Drags Thru 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 Thru 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.
Langlade Tavern League Lucky 13 Vegas Party February 13th 6-9pm Quinn’s Bar-Neva Corners, N5298 County Road A, Deerbrook. It’s coming to be that time of year again! Enjoy an evening of fun, food, drinks & live entertainment. $20 per person (includes 3 free drinks & a lot of appetizers). Tickets are available at the door or at any Langlade County Tavern League member’s business. Contact Rita at 715-623-2388 for more information.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors February 14th & February 16th (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.
Elefson-Zueske Post 117 Sons of the American Legion Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner February 14th 4:30-7:30pm American Legion, 850 South Lincoln Street, Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-2098.
Play & Learn February 16th 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 16th (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 16th (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.
Winter Gala! Dance Like Nobody’s Watching! February 17th 5-7pm Holiday Acres Resort on Lake Thompson, 4060 S Shore Dr., Rhinelander. Dine well, dance long, win big – creating a perfect evening for you and your friends. 5pm doors open with cocktails at the bar and socializing. 6pm a dining experience created by the Three Coins Restaurant chef followed by dancing, raffles and more fun! Music by Jeff Santy and his band “Never Too Late”. Tickets are $50. Reservations are limited, reserve now by calling 715-362-4328 or ArtStartInc@gmail.com. Proceeds to benefit ArtStart.
Post Lake Improvement Association 19th Annual Ice Fishing Jamboree February 18th 4:30am-7pm PLIA Building (corner of Hwy K & Post Lake Drive in Post Lake), W8684 County Road K, Elcho. Fishing starts at dawn, registration by 4pm. Awards and drawings start at 4:30pm. Fish categories is cash for adults and prizes for children under 12. Numerous bucket raffles and ticket raffles, food and drinks. For more information, please call Cameron Barnes at 715-350-9265.
35th Annual Crooked Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fish-O-Rama February 18th 8am-4pm Crooked Lake Community Building, 15445 Cty. Hwy. W, Crooked Lake.
2nd Annual Operation Tip-Up Ice Fishing Derby February 18th 8am-4pm Shawano Lake – Cecil Bay, Cecil. A fishing derby to benefit Wisconsin Veterans. For more information, go to www.hooahinc.org.
21st Annual Forsyth Sunlite Resort Ice Fishing Derby February 18th Forsyth Sunlite Resort, 2963 Nostalgia Ln., Lake George, Rhinelander. Food, refreshments, karaoke, cash prizes & door prizes.
Lion’s Club Ice Fishing Derby February 18th 10am-3:30pm Maple Lake, Three Lakes. The Three Lakes Lion’s Club will sponsor its 64th Annual Ice Fishing Derby! Bring the whole family! Prizes will be awarded for number and size of fish species. Separate prizes will be awarded for the largest fish caught by supervised children 12 years of age and younger. Food and raffles start at noon in the Three Lakes Visitors Center parking lot. Food – Refreshments – Paddle Wheel Raffles – Prizes! Raffle drawing will be held at 4pm. Winners need not be present to win. Phone 715-546-3457 for more information.
42nd Annual Red Arrow Snowmobile Club Fish-A-Ree February 18th-19th 11am-6pm Sat. & Noon-4pm Sun. Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St., Townsend. There will be a fishing contest both days with prizes awarded in four categories. DJ music, food, meat raffles, liquid refreshments, and a big ticket raffle with lots of prizes. All ticket drawings will be held at 3:30 on Sunday. The public is invited to come and join the fun. For more information, please call Gary Wagner at 920-960-6823 or go to www.redarrowtownsend.com.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races – Night Race February 18th Gates open at 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 for adults and kids under 10 are free. Food and refreshments are on grounds in a heated building. For more information, please call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681or go to www.gleasoncc.org.
Love Me Tender in Merrill February 18th 1-8pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Kicking it off on Friday night with a variety show. This show has talent from the Merrill area giving it their all at 1pm. Saturday night Elvis is in the House. Enjoy the music from Elvis at 7pm. For more information, please call 715-536-9405.
Goodman Fire Department Chicken & Spaghetti Fundraiser February 18th 3-7pm Armstrong Creek Community Center, 7860 Old Hwy. 101, Armstrong Creek. The menu includes ¼ chicken, all the spaghetti you can eat, vegetable, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. The price is $8 per person, children 5 & under eat free. Tickets are available in Goodman at Reliable Repair, in Armstrong Creek at the Corner Store & Joe’s Automotive or from any firefighter. Tickets can also be purchased by calling Mikee at 755-336-2786. All proceeds go toward needed equipment.
Our Sister’s House 2nd Annual Empty Bowls Event February 18th 4:30-6:30pm St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, 320 E. Washington Ave., Tomahawk. $10 buys a decorated bowl with your choice of soup or dessert. Homemade desserts, raffle baskets & bowls hand painted by area young people. Area restaurants compete for the Golden Ladle Award!! There will celebrity judges judging the soups!! Come join the fun & help out a great cause. For more information, please call 715-224-3520.
Anda Union Concert February 18th 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5355 College Dr., Rhinelander. Anda Union is part of a musical movement in China that finds inspiration in old & forgotten songs, drawing from a repertoire that had all but disappeared during their country’s recent tumultuous past. Hailing from differing ethnic nomadic cultures, the nine-strong band unites tribal & musical traditions from all over Inner Mongolia. Incorporating traditional instruments & vocal styles together, they create an addictive combination of Mongolian musical styles to keep the essence of their culture alive. This is an Arts Midwest World Fest Event. Tickets are $15. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
6th Annual Snow Ball February 18th 7pm-Midnight North Star Lanes Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Pl., Antigo. Join us for dancing, dessert, hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, a silent auction & more. Music by Hip Pocket. Tickets are $40. They are available at Neve’s Floors to Go, Antigo Daily Journal or at the door. This is a fundraising event to support the Langlade Area Arts.
Northern Lights Snowmobile Club Weenie Roast February 19th 11am-3pm Snowmobile Trail #8, Three Lakes. Northern Lights Snowmobile Club is having a Weenie Roast on Trail 8 (at the Bailey Lake Trail Parking Lot – near Sheltered Valley). Please come and join us! For more information, please call 715-546-8372.
11th Annual Red River Day at the Races February 19th 12:30-5pm Shawano County Park Pavillion, Lake Drive, Shawano. There will be taped horse races, funny money for betting, auction, raffles, derby hat contest and food. Proceeds benefit the Red River Riders. Please call 715-526-6400 for more information.
Mike Beno, Editor and Creator of Our Wisconsin Magazine, at Rhinelander Library February 20th 6:30-7:30pm Rhinelander District Library, 106 N Stevens St, Rhinelander. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the Rhinelander District Library at 715-365-1070.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting February 13th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 14th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting February 14th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Agricultural & Extension Education Committee Meeting February 14th 1pm Wolf River Room, Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Langlade County Senior Citizen’s Club Meeting February 14th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Members are requested to bring a Valentine to be shared with another member and please be prepared to pay your 2017 dues.
Triple R Riding Club Meeting February 14th 7-8pm Vickie & The Vets, 1216 Elm St., Antigo.
Paul Bunyan Snowmobile Club Meeting February 14th 7pm Firelite Lounge, Hwy. 32, Lakewood.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting February 15th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
“Do More Together” Meeting February 16th 5:15pm CoVantage Credit Union Community Room, 723 6th Ave., Antigo. Downtown Antigo needs your help. Are you ready to take action? Join your fellow business persons, neighbors & friends in efforts to restore Antigo’s pride. Participants include: CoVantage Credit Union, Antigo First, City of Antigo, Langlade Co. Economic Development Corp. and the Chamber of Commerce. For more information or to RSVP, contact Roseann at 715-623-3634 or John Lyon at 715-627-4336.
Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting February 20th 6pm Firelite Lounge, Hwy. 32, Lakewood.
Baby & Me Group February 13th & February 20th 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 15th 6:00pm-7:00pm. Meets at AVAIL Center in Antigo. Please call 715-623-5177 for more information.
AA Support Group (Open) February 16th & February 18th 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 17th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting February 13th & February 20th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous February 13th & February 20th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 14th 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 16th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
“Keeping The Light On” Support Group 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.