Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 3rd 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & January 5th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 1st 11am-1pm (Mon.), January 3rd 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. 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 & sponsored by area businesses & organizations. The park is lite nightly from 5-11pm. This event is free to the public. Cars are permitted & walk-thrus are encouraged. Admission is free. For more information, please call Samantha Boucher at 920-604-0074.
Bingo at VFW Post 2687 January 1st 6-9pm VFW Post 2687. 203 S. 4th St., Tomahawk. Come and play BINGO every first and third Monday at the VFW Post 2687. Early game begins at 6pm and later game starts at 7pm. Food and drinks are available. Proceeds go to help veterans programs. For more information, please call 715-453-0854.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors January 2nd & January 4th (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 January 2nd & January 4th (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 January 2nd & January 4th (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 January 3rd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time January 3rd 10:30-11:15am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Join us for story time at the Antigo Public Library! This is a great way for kids who haven’t started school yet to meet & socialize with peers. Every week we’ll read 2 or 3 books together as well as doing some songs & movement. We also do a simple craft or coloring page that helps kids develop creativity & motor skills, & occasionally (attendance permitting) other activities such as parachute play. This event is geared towards preschoolers, but older or younger kids are welcome to attend as well.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center January 3rd 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn January 4th 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 January 4th (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.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center January 5th 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Wittenberg Gun Show January 5th & 6th Fri. 3-8pm & Sat. 9am-4pm Best Western Wittenberg Inn, W17267 Red Oak Ln., Wittenberg. Admission is $5, Age 14 & under free. Buy, Sell & Trade. Modern & antique firearms, ammo, knives, hunting related items & more. For more information, please call 715-308-8772.
Everbreeze 32nd Annual Fish-O-Ree January 6th 8am Everbreeze Resort on Chute Pond, 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain. There will be cash prizes, fish prizes, raffles, food, refreshments and FUN!!! Come out and help support the Suring/Mountain American Legion.
Chute Pond Fish-O-Ree January 6th 8am-4pm 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain. Drawing at 5pm.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races January 6th Gleason Community Club, Gleason, WI Gates open at 8am Races Start 11am. 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, please call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681 or go to www.gleasoncc.org.
Zurko Indoor Winter Flea Market January 6th-March 31st (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.
Pro Vintage Racing January 6th Races start at 10am Tomahawk Speedway, Tomahawk. Over 30 Classes of Sleds including Women’s & Jr.’s. Join us for a great day of racing action.
Hodag Challenge Cross Country Ski Races January 6th & 7th 10:30am Sat. & 9:30am Sun. Cedrig A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC), 4321 South Shore Drive, Rhinelander. The Northwoods Nordic Ski Club will be hosting the annual Hodag Challenge Cross Country Ski Race. Varsity, Junior Varsity & Middle School cross country skiers will race. Fifteen schools/teams and up to 250 racers are expected to compete in the 5 & 3 kilometer races. The classic ski races will start at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday & the pursuit style free style or skate races at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. For younger skiers in grades 3 to 5, there will be a free 1K race after the other races are completed on Saturday. Registration for this youth race will be available on Saturday. Spectators for all the races are welcome and many areas of the course are spectator accessible.
18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge January 6th 1pm Bonnie’s Lakeside, 1426 Hwy. 32, Three Lakes. The Northwoods Original Polar Bear Plunge has grown and evolved since its beginning in 2000. Radio personalities at WRJO in Eagle River Mike Wolf and Amy Linnett, along with Eric Schoeneck and Dick Lemke host a 30-hour Pledge-a-Thon prior to the plunge on WRJO Radio. This “red-eye” event has raised awareness of our programs as well as an incredible amount in pledges.
Moose Tracks Snowshoe Race January 7th 11am Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Rd., Minocqua. Snowshoers of all strides come to Minocqua Winter Park for an exhilarating event, the Moose Tracks Snowshoe Race with 5k and 10k distances. The race course winds through the trails and forests of Winter Park. Starting from the chalet, racers will complete one or two laps of a scenic and challenging 5km trail that includes sections of x-country trails, single-track snowshoe trails, and powder. For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
White Lake High School Blood Drive January 10th 10am-3pm White Lake High School gym, 405 Bissell St., White Lake. For an appointment, please call the White Lake School at 715-882-2361. Walk ins are welcome.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 2nd Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 3rd 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Antigo Bow Club Meeting January 4th 7pm Antigo Bow Club, 1112 Mendlik Ave., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting January 8th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 1st & January 8th 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) January 4th & January 6th 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 January 5th 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 1st & January 8th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 1st & January 8th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 2nd 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 January 2nd 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group January 4th 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.