Antigo Area Community Food Pantry December 13th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & December 15th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry December 11th & December 18th 11am-1pm (Mon.), December 13th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Winter Wonderland Through January 2nd 5-11pm Holtwood Campground, 400 Holtwood Way, Oconto. Each year the Oconto Holtwood Campground gets turned into a Winter Wonderland with over 150 trees decorated & sponsored by area businesses & organizations. The park is lite nightly from 5-11pm. Cars are permitted & walk-thrus are encouraged. Admission is free. For more information, please call Samantha Boucher at 920-604-0074.
Tigerton Main Street presents Annual Festival of Trees Through December 31st 6:30pm 1905 Village Hall, Tigerton. Vote for your favorite decorated tree. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors December 12th & December 14th (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.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night December 12th & December 14th (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 December 12th & December 14th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 6:30-8pm Elks Lodge, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Held on the 3rd floor of the Elk’s Lodge. Open to anyone 7 years old & up. For more information, please call 715-623-4429.
Blood Pressure Clinic December 13th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Car Seat Fitting Station December 13th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
St. Jakobi Lutheran Church Presents a Musical Christmas Concert December 13th 6:30-8:30pm St. Jakobi Lutheran Church, W8089 Cty. Hwy. A, Shawano. There will be music & Christmas readings, with refreshments & cookies after service. For more information, please call 715-524-4347
Play & Learn December 14th 9:30-11am N4013 Hwy. 45, Antigo. Play & Learn is a weekly play group program for parents, caregivers & children from birth to age 5. Staff will provide a parent lesson, an activity for parents & children to do together. The activity will build skills for school readiness & milestone achievement. Quarterly Ages & Stages questionnaires are made available to parents & 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 December 14th (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.
Lights of the Northwoods December 14th-17th Hodag Park, 509 Hodag Park Dr., Rhinelander. Join us in making Rhinelander shine for the Holidays! Our Preview Event in 2017 is taking place from December 14-17. Bringing a special kind of happiness with wonderful family events, sights, sounds & smells of the holidays. All this will make this a favorite tradition for families of the Northwoods for years to come. This is a free event where food & monetary donations will be collected on site. Please view our website for more information at www.lightsofthenorthwoods.com.
Great Movies of the Great War December 14th 7-9pm ArtStart , 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, ArtStart will show five movies: Paths of Glory (Oct. 4), All Quiet on the Western Front (Oct. 19), Gallipoli (Nov. 2), Oh! What a Lovely War (Nov. 16), Johnny Got His Gun (Nov. 30) and Joyeux Noel (Dec. 14). No admission fee. Cash bar available. For more information, go to www.artstartrhinelander.org.
Senior Center Christmas Party December 15th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come & sing Christmas carols with the Stone Soup Brothers Band. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 715-627-332.
Santa Photos December 15th 3-5pm Park City Credit Union, 151 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander. The magic returns! Stop into our Rhinelander branch and get a free photo or your child or pet with Santa. Plus enjoy free cookies and a raffle! Prints will be available for pick up before Christmas.
Santa Visiting the Langlade Co. Historical Society Museum Dec. 15th (6-8pm), Dec. 16th & 17th (1-4pm), Dec. 18th thru Dec. 22nd (6-8pm) & Dec. 23rd (1-4pm), Langlade County Historical Society Museum, 404 Superior Street, Antigo. Santa will have punch & cookies for all visitors. Each child to visit him will receive a free gift of a stuffed animal or book.
Off the Wall Art Studio & Gallery Presents “Paint with Me” December 15th 6-8pm Off the Wall Art Studio & Gallery, 122 S. Main St., Shawano. The cost is $25. Please call 715-524-8810 for reservations.
Eli’s Warriors Blood Drive December 16th 9am-2pm Antigo Ice Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. To schedule your appointment, visit www.communityblood.org, click on “Make an Appointment”, then “Find a Blood Drive”, enter OT39 as sponsor code. If you have any questions, please call or text Julie 715-216-2812 or JS_516@hotmail.com.
Last Minute Holiday Craft & Vendor Show December 16th 10am-4pm Rhinelander Central Intermediate School – Entrance #9, 418 N. Pelham, Rhinelander. Join over 45 local crafters, artists, & direct sales vendors as they help you with all of your holiday shopping needs. Help support local home based businesses while you find quality handmade crafts & art. Choose from: crochet, woodwork, metal art, handmade jewelry, dips, Alpaca hats, socks, gloves & more, fresh wreaths & centerpieces, dog treats & toys, fresh bakery, handcrafted picture frames & MORE!! You’ll also find your favorite local direct sales vendors including: Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Paparazzi, Thirty-One, Usborne Books, LBRI, Scentsy, Lilla Rose and More! There really is something for everyone. Admission is free. Please call Kristin at 715-367-3877 for more information.
American Legion Post 117 – Visit with Santa December 16th 11am-2pm American Legion, 850 S. Lincoln St., Shawano. All are welcome. For more information, please call 715-526-2098.
Tigerton Christmas Crusade December 16th 11am-1pm Tigerton Community Center, 227 Cedar St., Tigerton. Please call Trisha at 715 5365-2262, by December 11th, for reservations.
Divine Savior Evangelical Lutheran Christmas for Kids Program December 16th 1-3pm Divine Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 102 Northridge Dr., Shawano. Enjoy readings and arts & crafts for kids. Open to the public. Reservations appreciated. Please call 715-526-6880.
A Nutcracker Wonderland December 16th 1:30pm & 4pm Lakeland Union High School Auditorium, 9573 Hwy. 70, Minocqua. Minocqua Dance presents ‘A Nutcracker Wonderland’ a fun, family holiday performance of ballet & jazz. The performance is primarily based on the traditional story, with a few wintery wonders. The dancers will enjoy a Christmas party, journey to the magical Wintery Snow & on to the Land of Sweets with Flowers & the Sugar Plum Fairy. A Nutcracker Wonderland will include ballet, pointe & jazz styles of dance. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at minocquadance.blogspot.com. Children under 12 years old $7, Adults $10. Bake sale concessions to benefit the Lakeland Food Pantry. For more information call 715-358-2578 or go to mincoquadance.blogspot.com.
Night of Magical Music December 16th 5:30pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. There will be performances by the Antigo High School Jazz Ensemble & Canto Voce. Tickets are $25. The funds raised will assist the Antigo High School band’s trip to Florida next spring.
Held’s Holiday Who-vilation Celebration December 16th 6pm Held’s, corners of Hwys. H, I & C, Deerbrook. The theme is “The Grinch That Stole Christmas.” There will be games, music, Grinch appetizers, cocktails & a costume contest at 10pm.
The Maroszek Family Annual Christmas Dance December 16th 7-11pm The Main Event Banquet Hall & Catering, 206 N. Lemke St., Cecil. Join us for performances by The Maroszek Brothers & Company. $8 Adults, 16 & under Free. Food will be available. Open to the public. Please call 920-621-1344 for more information.
Skate with Santa December 17th 5-6pm Crawford Center, 255 S. Waukechon St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-5336.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting December 11th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting December 12th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting December 12th Noon-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The December meeting will start earlier for a pot luck lunch. This is a good time to give us a try and find out about the club and enjoy a meal. Please call Doug at 715-623-2253 if you have any questions.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting December 13th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting December 13th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Red Arrow ATV/Snowmobile Club Meeting December 13th 7pm Golden Eagle Restaurant, 18025 Hwy. 32, Townsend.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting December 14th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Lakewood Area Chamber Meeting December 18th 6pm Anderson’s Supper Club, 15695 Hwy. 32, Lakewood. There will be a general membership meeting followed by Christmas dinner party. Menu selections and prices (cash bar) are available by calling 715-276-6500. Please RSVP by Dec 8.
Baby & Me Group December 11th & December 18th 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) December 14th & December 16th 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 15th 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 11th & December 18th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous December 11th & December 18th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings December 12th 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 December 12th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group December 14th 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.
Zumba Gold – for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults & first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson & can be found: Elcho School District, N11268 Antigo St, Sat 9:30am; Tue. & Thur. 4pm /Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 710 S Superior St, Antigo, Sun 9:30am; Wed. 4pm. Fee: $5 per class. First class COMPLEMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or go to terrijohnson.zumba.com for more information.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter December 13th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide December 14th 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.