Antigo Area Community Food Pantry January 31st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry January 29th & February 5th 11am-1pm (Mon.), January 31st 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.
Merrill Ice Drags January 20th-February 24th (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 $15, Kids 6-14 $10, Under 6 – Free. Please go to www.merrillicedrags.com for more information or Call 715-218-9668.
Zion Lutheran Church Blood Drive January 29th 2-6pm Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S Union St., Shawano. Located in the fellowship hall. Call 715-526-2017 for appointments.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors January 30th & February 1st (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 30th & February 1st (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.
Drug Awareness for Families Presentation January 30th 6-7:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. An event to help families better understand the realities of drug use among youth in our communities. Presenters will be Lieutenant Dan Bauknecht of the Langlade County Sheriff’s Department and Stephanie Thiede, a public health nurse with the Langlade County Health Department. Families will receive information on the types of drugs commonly used and abused among youth in Langlade County, learn the warning signs of substance use, learn what are some common items where youth hide drugs or drug paraphernalia, and where families can go for help. For more information, please call 715-627-6250.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts January 30th & February 1st (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.
An Evening with Paco Fralick and Friends January 30th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Experience an original blend of country, folk, pop, and Native American music with Paco Fralick. A contemporary Objiwe singer/songwriter, many of his lyrics were inspired by dreams and touch on topics of social consciousness and other subjects close to his heart. He has recently released his first album and his songs have been aired on the nationally syndicated radio show, Earthsongs. Paco will be joined by musicians from his recent album to share in a night of storytelling through music. Admission: $10. For more information: 715-365-4646. www.nicoletlive.com
Blood Pressure Clinic January 31st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time January 31st 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.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Pork and Shrimp Stir Fry Dinner January 31st 4pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Pork or Shrimp Stir Fry over rice dinner with oriental vegetables, salad bar, desert and coffee. Bar opens at 4 pm, food served at 5! Cost is $12. Serving 5-7pm, rain or shine. All are welcome! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Tax Free Investing: It’s Not What You Make, It’s What You Keep January 31st 6-8pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This seminar is designed to inform individuals of the benefits and considerations of choosing investments that offer tax advantages. For more information, please call Dawn Arnold at 715-623-7584.
Play & Learn February 1st 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 February 1st (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.
Korean Film Series “Mother” February 1st 7-9pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. The first in this two-part series features the Korean film “Mother.” A fascinating film directed by Boon Joon-ho revolves around a young man accused of murder and his relentless mother who does detective work to uncover the real murderer. The second film will be shown March 1. Complimentary snacks and cash bar. For more information, go to artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
St. Germain Radar Run February 2nd-3rd Little St. Germain Lake, 7992 Paton Road, St. Germain. Discover Wisconsin and Boondock Nation will host St. Germain’s Annual Snowmobile Radar Run. Bring it to the lake on Friday night and experience the practice runs on both snow tracks and shaved ice tracks. “Friday Night Under the Lights” includes drag races, fun runs and the Snow Outlaw Top 10 Shootout. Saturday enjoy fun runs, speed runs, bikini runs, vendor row, Snow Outlaw Racing Finale, trophy presentation and prizes.
Trivia Night Fundraiser February 2nd 6-11pm North Star Banquet Hall, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Doors open at 6pm, trivia at 7pm. Join us for trivia, raffles & fun. $250 for the 1st place team. Theme your table. The table with the most creative theme will win a special award. Dress in costume. The best dressed team will win a prize. Registration: $50 per team (4-6 people). Not on a team? $15 per person. All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Langlade County. For more information, please call Angel Zimmerman at 715-627-1389, ext. 3.
Antigo Pride Family Activity Night February 2nd 6:30-8pm Antigo Middle School, 815 7th Ave., Antigo. A family event for all students and families grade 4K through 5. All students should be accompanied by an adult. Activities will include a family dance, open gym, craft activities, book corner, photo booth & snacks. For questions, please call Wendy Simonis at 715-623-4173, ext. 3107.
62nd Annual Fish-O-Ree February 3rd-4th Chute Pond, Mountain. Two days of fishing, fun, food, refreshments & raffles. There will be fireworks at dusk on Saturday night.
13th Annual United Way Ice Fishing Jamboree February 3rd Registration on site at 7am, Fishing from 8am to 3pm. Located on Lake Minocqua at Stacks Bay off Brunswick Rd. (Use 8600 Brunswick Rd, Woodruff, WI 54568 in your GPS) Cash prizes awarded for longest of each – Northern, Perch, Bluegill, Bass, Crappie. 1st Place $100 ● 2nd Place $50 ● 3rd Place $25. $1,500 Prize for catching a marked fish. Traveling Trophy ● Door prizes ● Goodie bag for kids & raffles. Registration $25 Adults – $5 Kids – includes lunch! A fun family event!!! Event rules and registration form are available at www.northwoodsunitedway.org. If you have any questions, please call Bruce Gruening at 715.499.2424 or Nancy Sattler at 715-202-3344.
Alice In Winterland Ice Fishing Festival February 3rd 7am-3pm Alice Lake, between Anglers & Horseshoe boat landings. Prizes for the 3 largest fish caught in 5 categories of fish. Food, refreshments & numerous raffles. Come join this great Lake Alice tradition! More information to follow or call Mike at 715-340-2442 or Fred at 262-337-1721for information.
WI Kids Snowmobile Racing Association Race February 3rd 8am Thirsty Giraffe, 2200 Co. Hwy. L, Tomahawk. www.wksra.com.
7th Annual Snake Slayer Fishing Tournament February 3rd 8am-3pm Shawano Lake, Bamboo Bar, W5884 Cedar Ct, Shawano. Register from 8am to 3pm. There will also be prizes & meat raffles. For more information, please call 715-524-0470.
Wolf Tracks Rendezvous Ski Marathon & Half February 3rd 9am Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Rd, Minocqua. Come ‘ski with the pack’ in our cross-country ski marathon & half marathon! The 42 km course is a single loop that incorporates all of the best & most challenging trails at Minocqua Winter Park. The 24 km race is much tamer. This is a chip-timed race with seeded wave starts & awards for top overall & division finishers. For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club Trail Ride February 3rd 9:30am Meet at TPSC Tractor Barn, N9398 Hwy. DD, Pickerel. Departing at 10am. The participants will determine the length of the ride, therefore determining the destination. Everyone will finish the ride by ending up at the Country Inn, where we will have roasted hot dogs, hot chocolate and great fellowship!
Deerbrook Bridge Runners Classic Cruise Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Ride February 3rd Registration 10am, ride begins 12pm. Quinn’s Bar, N5294 County A, Deerbrook. New sleds are welcome too. Fun for the whole family at this 15th annual snowmobile ride. Food, drawings, prizes, and karaoke after the ride. Registration fee is $10 and includes a commemorative lapel pin, soup and sandwich supper and a chance to win $100. For more information, please call Mike at 715-350-1731 or visit www.deerbrookbridgerunners.com.
Doty Dog Days of Winter February 3rd 10am-3pm Sat., 9am-2pm Sun. Doty Community Center, 14899 Cty. Rd. T, Mountain. Doty Dog Days of Winter Festival & the Wisconsin Trailblazers Sled Dog Club invites you to the ISDRA Sanctioned Sled Dog Races. The sled dog races will be featuring the 2018 IceArmor by Clam’s Northern Registered Breed National Championship. This is the Midwest’s Premier Sled Dog Race offering: skijoring, 2, 4, 6, 10 & Open-dog Classes – Pro Class All-Breed, Registered Breed, Sportsman, Junior & PAL Groupings. For more information, please Bob at 715-276-2320 or go to http://www.witrailblazers.org/.
Hiles Fish-O-Ree February 3rd 10am-5pm Pine Lake, Hiles.
11th Annual Farfromsnoozin’ Bed Races on the Ice February 3rd Registration begins at 11am, races begin at Noon. Birch Hills Resort/My Bar, 16688 Nicolet Rd., Townsend. Bed Races on the Ice – Get your team together and design your bed for the race! The most fun you can have in your PJ’s!!! Prizes for best Pajamas! 5 person co-ed teams, $25 entry, 100% payback. For more information, please call Dawn Herlache at 715-276-6195.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races – Night Race February 3rd Gates open at Noon, Races start at 3pm. 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, go to www.gleasoncc.org or call (715) 873-4811 or (715) 536-9681.
Frederick Place Annual Anniversary Gala & Dance February 3rd 5-11pm Doors open at 5pm, buffet dinner at 6:30 pm, dance at 9pm. The Taj Mahal/Hodag Banquet Center, 1540 Pueblo Drive, Rhinelander. To mark the 7th Anniversary of the opening of Frederick Place, the Northwoods Alliance for Temporary Housing, Inc. (NATH) will host an anniversary Gala & Dance. The benefit, which will include door prizes, raffles and a live auction, will help raise funds to operate the homeless shelter. Tickets are $45 for the gala & dance. Dance Only tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the Rhinelander Trigs store, through NATH committee members and at Frederick Place. For more information, please call Tammy Dye at 715-369-9777.
“Dueling Pianos” February 3rd 7-10pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Join us for something new! Limited tickets are available at $25.00. This entertaining show will feature singers who will take your requests and keep you enlightened and entertained throughout the evening with comedy and music from classic rock to the 80’s hits to modern hip hop! They aim to please! Must be 21 years old to attend.
Free Family Movie – A Third Despicable Movie February 5th 6-7:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The Antigo Public Library will be showing the third in a despicable series of animated family movies. Admission is free and complimentary refreshments will be provided. Costumes and Minions are encouraged! For more information, please call Steph Cherrywell at 715-623-3724.
Bingo February 5th 6-9pm VFW Post 2687, 203 S. 4th St., Tomahawk. 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.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting January 30th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel/Motel Commission Meeting January 31st 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting January 31st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Baby & Me Group January 29th & February 5th 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) February 1st & February 3rd 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 2nd 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 29th & February 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous January 29th & February 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings January 30th 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 30th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group February 1st 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 is for those looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves at a lower intensity. Perfect for active older adults and first-timers! Classes are taught by ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor Terri Johnson. Elcho School District, N11268 Antigo St., Elcho. Sat. 9am; Tue. & Thur., 4pm & 5:15pm. Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLEMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for scheduling changes.