Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 17th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & January 19th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 15th & January 22nd 11am-1pm (Mon.), January 17th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Zurko Indoor Winter Flea Market Through 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.
“The Art of the Quilter: IV” January 13th-28th11am-3pm Wittenberg. Sponsored by Walls of Wittenberg. Come see our 4th open quilt show combining color, design, creativeness and stitchery into beautiful quilted masterpieces. Each weekend we will have on-going demonstrations of a variety of quilting techniques, more details to be announced. Items will also be available for sale in our boutique. 3 “People’s Choice” awards will be selected.
Annual Antigo Optimist Tree Burn January 15th 5:30pm Antigo High School, south parking lot, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Come and enjoy the fun with FREE hot chocolate and hot dogs.
Bingo at VFW Post 2687 January 15th 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 16th & January 18th (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.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch January 16th 11:30am Country Kitchen, 2506 Hwy. 45, Antigo.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night January 16th & January 18th (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 16th & January 18th (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 17th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time January 17th 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.
Chili Luncheon January 17th 11am Reiter Center, 1858 S. Michigan St., Three Lakes. The Three Lakes Women’s Club is having a Chili Luncheon.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center January 17th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Chicago Dance Crash – A Unique Blend of Ballet, Modern and Hip-Hop Dance! January 17th 7-9pm Campanile Center for the Arts, 131 W. Milwaukee Street, Minocqua. Chicago Dance Crash has emerged as the premier fusion-style contemporary dance company in the Midwest. Emphasizing a unique mission of athleticism and accessibility, the Crash aesthetic is most notably recognized by its combination of concert and hip hop techniques. “Crash brings a compelling mixture of ballet, break-dancing, hip-hop, martial arts and dangerous acrobatics into seamless alignment” – Chicago Tribune. Tickets are $28. For more information, please call 715-356-9700.
Rally Dog Obedience January 17th-February 21st (Wednesdays) 7:30-8:30pm Pelican Elementary School Gymnasium, 3350 Hickey Rd, Rhinelander. This fun dog obedience class is based on movement. You and your dog will learn signs of direction and commands for a training (obstacle) course that varies from week to week. This class will help you and your dog improve your agility performance. You and your dog will learn different signs each week. Dogs are required to have at least some experience with obedience. Owners must bring a 6 foot leash, the dog, favorite soft treats, and proof of rabies vaccination. $70/dog for the 6-week session. If you have questions, please contact Community Education Coordinator Mike Cheslock at 715-365-9745.
54th Annual Amsoil World Championship Snowmobile Derby January 18th-21st Eagle River Derby Track, 1311 N Railroad St., Eagle River. The world’s premier snowmobile racing event. 1400-plus entries compete for oval & sno-cross championships in front of 30,000 spectators. Considered the sport’s signature event, the Derby Championship is one of the largest gatherings of “sledders” in the world. For more information, please call 715-479-4424.
Women On Snow January 18th-20th Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Lake Dr., Lakewood. All ladies interested in spending a weekend on snowmobiles are welcome! Registration includes lodging, meals, entertainment & fun Friday to Sunday. For more information, please call 715-276-6091.
Play & Learn January 18th 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.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program January 18th (Every Thurs.) 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Have you been looking for someone to play cards & games with? Here is your chance to meet others and share your love for cards, dominoes & games. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Qualheim’s True Value Gardening Seminar January 18th 6-7pm Qualheim’s True Value, 1345 E. Green Bay St., Shawano. “Herbalicious: Growing & Cooking with Herbs” by Jeff Harpt.” For more information, please call 715-526-6108 or go to www.truevalue.com/qualheim.
Open Skate January 19th 11:30am-1pm Langlade County Hockey Arena, 1633 Neva Road, Antigo. The Antigo Area Youth Hockey Association, in collaboration with the City of Antigo Park & Rec Department, offer FREE open skates throughout the year at the Langlade County Multi-Purpose Building. The Open Skates are FREE with the donation of a canned good. There are a limited supply of skates available for use (these are free, but must be returned at the end of the skate). Thank you to the Antigo Optimists for donating money for the purchase of more skates to be used by those in the community. There is no skate sharpening at the rink during open skate times. Registration is not required to attend Open Skates.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center January 19th 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.
TGI ArtFridays Kid’s Art Class January 19th 3:30-7pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Class times are 3:30-5pm for ages 7-8; 5:30-7pm for ages 9-13. Uniquely structured children’s art classes inspired by the exhibition “Capturing the Packers: 75 years of Biever Family Photographs.” Classes are meant to allow children to learn and explore art forms and themes through selected topics and activities taught by professional art instructors. $15 per class. Register online at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
Free Pro Fisherman Pre-Fishing Derby Seminars January 19th 4-6pm The Main Event Banquet Hall & Catering, 206 Lemke St., Cecil. Open & hard water.
Hot Chocolate Snow Dash January 19th 5:30pm YMCA of the Northwoods, 2003 E Winnebago St., Rhinelander. Festivities will begin at 5:30 pm with a hot chocolate and cookie social. There will be live entertainment from the youth rock-n-roll bands of the TuneSmith Academy. The event will feature specialty raffle prizes, crafts, and games. This year we are looking for sponsorship through “Youth and Family Themed” prizes and baskets that will be raffled off at the event. All money raised at the event will benefit future Youth and Family Programs at the Y.
The Three Lakes HS Drama Club presents “Arsenic & Old Lace” January 19th-21st 7pm Fri. & Sat. 1pm Sun. Three Lakes High School Auditorium, 6930 W. School St., Three Lakes. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for students and children younger than 4 receive free admission. If you bring a nonperishable food item for the Three Lakes Christian Food Pantry, you’ll receive $1 off your admission. Each performance will include a bake sale before the play and during intermission with all proceeds benefiting the drama club. The play, which ran on Broadway in 1941, is a dark comedy that recounts the story of two spinster aunts and a less-than-normal family that has a penchant for murder. The script was later adapted for film, and the movie version was released in 1944, starring Cary Grant.
Hiroya Tsukamoto Performance January 19th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5355 College Dr., Rhinelander. Originally from Kyoto, Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one-of-a kind composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter influenced by his Japanese musical roots as well as North and South American styles. His music is best described as “an innovative, impressionistic journey, filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility.” With a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, Tsukamoto made his name in the US and has since performed at Blue Note in New York, released five albums, and has appeared on Japanese National Television. Admission is $12. For more information, please call 715-365-4646 or go to www.nicoletlive.com.
Winter Free Fishing Weekend January 20th-21st Statewide. Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp including all inland waters, Wisconsin’s side of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River. Other fishing rules apply.
Crandon Lions Fish-O-Ree January 20th Community Hall, 601 W Washington St., Crandon. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
Shawano American Legion Post 117 Fishing Derby January 20th 8am-4pm Bamboo Bar, W5884 Cedar Ct., Shawano. Tickets are available at the Post Bar, Kuhn’s Bait & Tackle and Legion Post members. There will also be door prizes & meat raffle. For more information, please call 715-526-2098.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races January 20th 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, please call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681 or go to www.gleasoncc.org.
3rd Annual Operation Tip-Up Ice Fishing Derby January 20th 8am-4pm Cecil Bay, Shawano Lake, The Main Event Banquet Hall, 206 Lemke St., Cecil. Anglers will compete to haul in the largest Northern Pike, Walleye, Bass, Perch, Crappie and Bluegill within the adult or under 15 age categories. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 places for each species. Adults: 1st Place $100, 2nd Place $50, 3rd Place $25. Under 15: 1st-3rd Place receive great fishing prize packages! Raffles for numerous prizes will be held after the event at The Main Event Banquet Hall, including a 2017 Honda ATV courtesy of American Marine and Motor Sports. Join us for great fishing, raffles, food and fun to benefit Wisconsin veteran. For more information, go to www.hooahinc.org.
Merrill Ice Drags January 20th-February 24th (Saturdays) 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 $15, Kids 6-14 $10, Under 6 – Free. Please go to www.merrillicedrags.com for more information or Call 715-218-9668.
10th Annual Taste of Tigerton – Soup & Cookie Contest January 20th 10:30am-1pm Tigerton Village Hall, 221 Birch St., Tigerton. Bring soups, chili’s, stews & cookies by 10:30 a.m., judging 11 a.m. Soup one gallon minimum, Cookies two dozen minimum. For more information, please call 715-535-2110.
Fishing Is Fun January 20th 1-3pm Perch Lake, Rhinelander. A free event for youth and their families to learn successful ice fishing techniques. The first 20 participants receive a free ice fishing pole. No license required. Equipment and bait provided. Contact Lynn at email@example.com for more information.
Lakewood Area Chamber Meeting January 15th 6pm Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Lake Dr., Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Langlade Area Mountain Bike Association Board Meeting January 15th 6:30-7:30pm Hoffman House, 1015 5th Avenue, Antigo. For more information , please call 715-216-3559.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 16th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 17th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting January 17th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 15th & January 22nd 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 18th & January 20th 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 19th 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 15th & January 22nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 15th & January 22nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 16th 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 16th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group January 18th 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.