Antigo Area Community Food Pantry November 22nd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 24th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry November 20th & November 27th 11am-1pm (Mon.), November 22nd 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night November 21st (Tues. & Thurs.) 6-8pm Boys & Girls Club of Langlade Co., 411 Superior St., Antigo. For grades 6-12. Video games, basketball, pool, music, computer time, dodgeball & more. For more information, please call 715-627-1800 or go to www.bgclang.org.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts November 21nd (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the third floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to anyone 7 years old and up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Blood Pressure Clinic November 22nd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic November 22nd 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.
Total Fitness Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot November 23rd 7:30-11am Total Fitness, 212 E. Green Bay St., Shawano. Family Fun Event, Starts and ends at Total Fitness, $20 Adults, $10 12 yrs. & under. Bring a canned good donation for the food pantry. Registration starts at 7:30am. 5K starts at 9am.To register call 715-526-2899.
Knights of Columbus Thanksgiving Dinner November 23rd 9:30am-3pm St. Michael’s Barrett Hall, Keshena. All are welcome. Free Thanksgiving dinner, desserts, and beverages.
Complimentary Thanksgiving Dinner November 23rd 11am-1pm Corpus Christi Center, 1254 S. Union St., Shawano. St. Mary’s is hosting their annual free Thanksgiving dinner at the Corpus Christi Center.
Thanksgiving Dinner November 23rd 12-3pm Zion Lutheran Church Hall, 1254 S. Union St., Shawano. Zion Lutheran and First Presbyterian church Thanksgiving Dinner. Free will donations are accepted. Please call 715-526-2017 for more information.
Free Thanksgiving Dinner November 23rd 11am-1pm St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, Tomahawk. Don’t be alone this Thanksgiving. Join with family, friends and neighbors for a free Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the fixings. Those who cannot attend in the center can receive a delivered meal within the Tomahawk area by calling the St. Mary’s parish office at 715-453-2878 between 8am and 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Requests for meal delivery will be taken through noon Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner November 23rd Noon St. John Lutheran Church, 1104 East Third St., Merrill. A goodwill donation to the host church is appreciated. Dine-in, home delivery, or carry-out. Please call the MACEC at (715) 536-4226 for dinner reservations. A goodwill donation to the host church is appreciated.
Pride at the Pump November 24th Marty’s Shell Service, 738 Superior St., Antigo. 2 cents from every gallon sold at Marty’s Shell Service goes to the Unified School District of Antigo PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) initiative. All pumps, all day. For more information, please call Tina Ver Hagen at 715-627-4355, ext. 1228.
Winter Wonderland November 24th-January 2nd 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.
23rd Annual Festival of Lights November 24th 4-7:30pm Cy Williams Park, 1704 Superior Street, Three Lakes. Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus and experience the countdown to the lighting of the tree and park gazebo. Live Reindeer and Christmas Karaoke. Reindeer arrive around 4pm and will remain until about 7:30pm. Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at 5pm and will be available for photos with the children in the gazebo. Yummy cookies, hot chocolate and coffee will be provided. Refreshments, chili, hamburgers, hot dogs and chips will be available for purchase. Join us for an unforgettable Three Lakes Hometown Holiday Season Kick-off! Enjoy the “SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS” with family, friends and neighbors
Argonne Volunteer Fire Department Gun Raffle November 24th 5pm Argonne Town Hall, 8842 Black Bear Ave., Argonne. Food & refreshments, door prizes, paddle wheels, bucket raffles, board raffles & other raffles. Drawings for 5 guns at 10pm. Tickets sold throughout the night till 10pm. Need not be present to win guns. Also stop in for your chance to win a smart TV, smoker, Yeti cooler full of meat, electronics, jewelry, $1,000 in cash & other prizes. Must be registered before 6pm for $1,000 in cash door prizes.
Holiday Shopping for the Hunter’s Honey November 25th 8am-2pm Birnamwood Town Hall, N9291 Riverview Rd., Birnamwood. Great deals & specials. Breakfast and lunch available. Crafts, bake sale, and other great products. For more information, please contact Tanya at 715-881-0657.
23rd Annual Shawano Downtown Holiday Stroll November 25th Downtown, Shawano. Come and visit our local businesses for in store specials. Or more information, please call 715-853-3775.
“Jingle Mingle” Small Business Saturday November 25th Throughout the town of Three Lakes. Come shop local on Saturday, November 26th. Businesses will have some perks for shoppers that day. Support your community!
Christmas Open House November 25th 9am-3pm Flowers Galore, 4453 N. Branch St., Wabeno. Start the Holidays right with a visit to Flowers Galore! Prizes, discounts, wine tasting and refreshments. Get your Christmas on!! Come and celebrate the Season of Joy! Lots of Christmas goodies, gifts and treats! For more information, please call 715-473-6000.
Holiday Craft Fair November 25th-26th 9:30am-3:30pm Townsend Town Hall, Lakewood Town Hall. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library & hosted at two different town halls, this craft fair features lots of great holiday gift giving ideas with many handmade seasonal items, woodcrafts and Christmas wreaths. For more information, call David at 414-581-0088.
Wreath Decorating November 25th-26th, Dec. 3rd, Dec. 9th-10th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Decorate your own wreath or purchase a wreath made by WOWSPACE volunteers. Decorated Wreaths will be available at our Christmas Craft Fair December 1st and December 2nd. www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Benefit for Jonathon Kent November 25th 11am-4pm Golden Sands Golf Community, 300 Nabor Rd., Cecil. Food, fun, music, prizes and silent auction. Light lunch provided by Sue Moede Catering. Please join our fundraiser for Jonathon Kent who was paralyzed from a staph infection and spent 50 days in the hospital. Proceeds will go to equipment and future health costs.
Christmas in Minocqua November 25th 1-5pm Downtown Minocqua. Santa has made his list, checked it twice and everyone in the Minocqua area is nice! Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a loop around downtown Minocqua on a horse-drawn wagon before arriving at Gaslight Square. They will make the loop down main street (Oneida) to Park Avenue and then north on Flambeau Street, to Front Street and back down Oneida Street waving to the good people of the area, before unloading Santa’s sack of treats provided by local merchants. The pair will visit with children at the Gaslight Square Shoppes from 1:00 pm until 4:00 p.m. Bring your camera to take pictures of your child with Santa. Children’s crafts and activities will also be happening at the Square. At 4:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will lead the way to Veterans Park for carols and the official lighting of the Christmas display at approximately 5:00 p.m. Enjoy the decorations downtown, take a horse-drawn wagon ride, visit Santa’s reindeer at the Minocqua Museum and nibble on warm roasted chestnuts while doing your holiday shopping at the numerous unique stores on the Island. Many of the merchants are planning special activities and sales for the day. There are plenty of holiday activities off the Island as well. For more information, please call 715-356-5266.
Winter Wonderland November 25th 2pm Downtown, Tomahawk. Enjoy Holiday events and Main Street business specials all-day. Come visit Santa at Santa’s Cabin at the Rodeo Saloon. For more information, please call the Chamber at 715-453-5334.
Lakewood Christmas Tree Lighting November 25th 5pm Coldwell Banker Building, 15251 Hwy. 32, Lakewood. Let the Season begin!! Make it a family tradition! Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and lighting the tree to start the Christmas Season. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Avenue of Lights Lighting November 25th 6pm East Side Beach, Main Street, Oconto Falls. No lighting of the annual Avenue of Lights would be complete without a visit from the North Pole’s most famous resident, Santa! It all begins with festive activities including hot cocoa, cookies, and musical entertainment starting at 6pm and the flip of a switch and Santa’s arrival at 6:30pm. The Avenue of Lights allows everyone – no matter what age – to be charged with wonder and anticipation of the magic of the holidays. Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this wonderful tradition. For more information please call, Erica Beaumier at 920-373-2279.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting November 21st Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting November 21st 5:45 pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting November 22nd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting November 22nd 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group November 20th & November 27th 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.
AA Support Group (Open) November 23rd & November 25th 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 November 24th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting November 20th & November 27th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous November 20th & November 27th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings November 21st 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 Chapter #950 November 21st 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group November 23rd 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
NEWCOMERS – Nicolet Welcome Service has a FREE WELCOME PACKET filled with gift certificates and brochures from Antigo/Langlade County businesses. For a warm friendly welcome, call Christine at 715-627-2881 or go to www.nicoletwelcome.com.
Alzheimer’s Support Group November 23rd 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 November 23rd 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 715-219-5958.