Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 7th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 9th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 5th & February 12th 11am-1pm (Mon.), February 7th 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 Thru 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.
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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors February 6th & February 8th (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 February 6th & February 8th (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 February 6th & February 8th (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 February 7th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time February 7th 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 February 7th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Play & Learn February 8th 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 8th (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.
Special Women’s Group – Take Control of your Financial Future, 5 Money Questions for Women February 8th 6pm Edwards Jones, 217 Hwy. 64, Antigo.
Belov & Penn February 8th 7-10pm Lakeland Union High School Auditorium, 9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua. Opera performers, Belov & Penn will present arias, duets, and show tunes. Admission will be $20 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, please call 715-686-2668.
Animated Film: Kubo and The Two Strings February 8th 7:30-9pm Nicolet College, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. An all-star cast of voices including Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey, presents the story of a young Japanese boy who embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father. This stop-motion, action adventure won the BAFTA for Best Animated Film and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film and Best Visual Effects. Local film buffs Steven Schreier and Tom Jerow will present the film, facilitate discussion, and answer any questions. Admission: FREE. For more information: 715-365-4646. www.nicoletlive.com.
13th Annual Labatt Blue USA Adult Pond Hockey Championships February 9th-11th 9am-3pm Dollar Lake, 1458 E Dollar Lake Rd. Eagle River. USA Hockey & Labatt Blue invites you, your teammates & families to enjoy the experience at this year’s 4 on 4 Pond Hockey Championships. Every February since 2006 over 300 teams from across the country and all walks of life travel to Dollar Lake to find common ground on natural ice. This throwback style of hockey has a low-tech charm to it, played under a canopy of the sky on a frozen lake rimmed by hardy pine trees. For more information, please call 1-800-359-6315 or go to usahockey.com/adult.
Blood Drive February 9th 11:30am-3:30pm Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, Spruce Rm., 401 W. Mohawk Road, Tomahawk. To schedule your life-saving appointment, please call 800-280-4102.
Valentine’s Party at Langlade Co. Senior Center February 9th 2-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. There will be music by the Stone Soup Band and refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry February 9th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Monthly Men’s Club special Friday Night Fish Fry serving 5-7pm. Opens at 4pm. “Fish Fry” (fried or broiled), fries, coleslaw & custard! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit February 9th 4-8pm First United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus Street, Rhinelander. Cub Scout Pack 672 and Boy Scout Troop 672 is Hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit. Meal includes: Spaghetti with or without meatballs, salad, garlic bread and dessert. To go meals will be available. Adults $10, Children $5. Raffle baskets and 50/50 drawing. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. All proceeds go to benefit Pack/Troop 672. For more information, please call Ashlei Smith at 715-966-3651.
Taste of Chocolate February 9th 5-8pm Downtown Rhinelander. Shops and restaurants open late! Taste Chocolate – Enjoy a night out – Shop. Get entered in the Printpack Golden Ticket! Tickets $5 each. Someone will win $1,000 Downtown Bucks! Drawn at 8:15pm that night at CT’s Deli. Tickets available at participating retailers. For more information, please call 715-369-8988.
17th Annual Big Fish Fry February 9th 6:30-9pm Sawmill Brewing Company, 1110 E. 10th St., Merrill. The annual Big Fish Fry is back and will take place at the Sawmill Brewing Company. All money raised will stay local. This event is a kick-off to our Merrill Bowl for Kid’s Sake. For more information, contact Linda Koepke at (715) 848-7207.
44th Annual White Lake Volunteer Fire Department Fishing Derby February 10th 7am-4pm White Lake Pavilion, Bissell Street, White Lake. Come out to the heated White Lake Pavilion for this event. Cash prizes for longest game &/or pan fish caught that day in White Lake (need not be present to win). There will be paddle wheel drawings all day long along with food and drinks. The big raffle drawing will be at 4pm (need not be present to win) for the top cash prize of $750 and 9 other prizes. For more information call 715-882-2246 or 715-216-1601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd Annual Jack Lake Ski Fest February 10th 7am-1pm Jack Lake Ski Area, N8375 Park Rd., Deerbrook. Both classic & skate skiers are welcome & the course will include intermediate to advanced trail sections. One aid station will be provided on the course. There will be a mass start, with top male & top female in skate & classic for both the long & short course receiving awards. All proceeds help support Elcho Area Silent Sports Club. Kid’s race (approx. 1 mile) starts at 9am. Long (approx. 18K) & short course (approx.10K) will do a mass start at 10am. Registration is day-of only, from 7 – 9:45 am. Long course – $20, short course – $15, kids ski is free. Food, fire & fun provided after! For more information contact Race Director Lacey Stensberg at email@example.com or call 715-216-5662.
Lion’s Club Fisheree & Winter Festival February 10th-11th 7am-3pm Hodag Park Hodag Beach Dr., Rhinelander. This annual ice fishing tournament will once again include activities for the entire family! Fishing will be from 7am-3pm both days. Tons of great prizes, raffles & of course the famous paddle wheel will be held. Please call 715-365-7464 for more information.
56th Annual Trump Lake Fish-O-Ree February 10th Trump Lake Pavilion, 3033 Trump Lake Rd., Wabeno. Drawing at 4:30pm. 1st Prize $500 cash. Visit trumplake.org for more information.
Knights Of Columbus Lake Alexander Ice Fishing Tournament February 10th Lake Alexander, Merrill. Fish for Crappies, northern, perch & walleye.
Three Lakes Lions Club Annual Family Ice Fishing Tournament February 10th Maple Lake, downtown Three Lakes. 1st place $500, 2nd place $300, 3rd place $200. Door prizes every 10 minutes, raffles all day, live auction. For more information, please call Robert Lass 715-498-9000.
Pickerel Rescue Squad Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser February 10th 8-11am Pickerel Rescue Building – Station 2, N9062 State Highway 55, Pickerel. For more information, please call Cathy St. John at 715-484-3221.
Wausau 525 Vintage Snowmobile Race February 10th & 11th Gates open at 8am, Racing starts at 10am. 8911 N. Mountain Rd., Wausau. The Vintage Race weekend will consist of racing on both Saturday & Sunday! The turnout of vintage racers at this race has increased tremendously in the past few years and we know that it will only get better with the extended schedule. For more information, please go to www.wausau525.com.
Veterans of the Menominee Nation Annual Fishing Derby February 10th 8am-4pm Legend Lake, Legend Lake Lodge, N1024 Old S Branch Road, Keshena. There will also be cash & raffle prizes. For more information, please call 715-851-2127.
Wausau Antique Show February 10th-11th Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm. D.C. Everest High School, 6400 Alderson St., Weston. There will be 50 exhibitors there showing unusual, rare and one of a kind items for you to purchase. There will also be crystal, china & clock repairers on site to assist you with any items in need of repair. For more information, go to Wausau Antigo Show/Facebook or www.antiqueshowsinwis.com or call 715-355-5144
Sweetheart Dance February 10th 11am-5pm Townsend Fire Station, Hwy 32, Townsend. Bring your sweetheart & dance away! Food, refreshments & raffles all day! Sponsored by the Townsend Firefighter’s.
Screamin’ Head Buzz Numb Nutzz Jamboree February 10th 11am – 5:30pm Shawano Lake, Cecil Grove. Events will include a fishing derby, bowl-a-rama at 11am, heated tent open noon, DJ at noon., Fire on Ice racing at 1pm; live music “Johnny Wad” 3pm, food, drinks, meat raffles and raffles. For more information, call 715-851-2180 or go to www.screaminheadbuzz.com.
Mattoon 2nd Annual Bag Toss Tournament February 10th with registration beginning @ 11:30am games @ Noon at the Mattoon Community Hall, Mattoon. 2 person teams, $30/team. 75% payback. Concessions available.
10th Annual Merrill Artisans Showcase February 10th Noon-4:30pm Assisi Hall, Bell Tower Residence, 1500 O’Day Street, Merrill. Join us for one of Merrill’s featured events featuring artisans in photography, quilting, wood carving, pottery, jewelry and painting. There will also be an on-site raffle with donated pieces from artisans. Enjoy live piano music with wine, cheese, appetizers and good friends. Admission is $7.
20th Annual Ice Cold Beer Fest February 10th Noon-5pm Torpy Park, 806 U.S. 51, Minocqua. Beer, food & live music all available under a heated big top tent on the Island of Minocqua. Last year, fest goers were able to sample more than 250 different craft beers that included breweries from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan & Illinois. PREMIER TASTING — Only 100 Premier Tasting Tickets will be sold. This event delegates those ticket holders to a prime sampling from 12-1pm to include beers not-to-be released to the general admission crowd. Private bathroom are also available to these ticket holders ONLY. Included in the price is an individually number commemorative tasting glass along with prime tasting of food to include shrimp, steak and desserts. Cost for premier tasting is $80 & includes the full five-hour festival. GENERAL ADMISSION — A total of 600 General Admission tickets will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. 200 tickets will be sold at a discounted price beginning Nov. 1 at midnight. Once those 200 are gone, prices will increase. Early Bird pricing is $40 with all other tickets available for $50. There will be NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE GATE. All persons must have a valid ID, and be 21-and-over to enter festival. This goes for designated drivers as well. No one under 21-years of age will be permitted on the grounds.
Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club Chili Ride In February 10th 3-6pm TPSC Tractor Barn, located on Hwy. DD, Pickerel. Food, fun & raffles. Come by sled, car or truck. Come out & support your club!
Elefson-Zueske Post #117 Sons of the American Legion Valentine’s Spaghetti Dinner February 10th 4:30-7:30pm 850 S Lincoln St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-2098.
Dueling Pianos February 10th 6-10pm Doors open at 6pm with raffles, hors d’oeuvres and cocktail hour. Doors open at 6pm, music begins at 8pm. Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Join us for a high energy, sing-along, and all request comedy piano show. The audience is just as much a part of the show as the entertainers. Tickets are $40 a person. For more information, contact Jane Bentz, Foundation Director at (715) 539-5042.
Merrill Ice Reflection Show February 10th & 11th Sat. 7pm, Sun. 1pm. Merrill Area Recreation Complex, 1100 Marc Dr., Merrill. Merrill Ice Reflections presents Blades on Broadway while performing musical numbers. Skaters range in age from 3 to 18 years old. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For more information contact Becky Rindt at (715) 536-3487 or visit www.merrillskate.org.
Bichini Bia Congo Performance February 10th 7:30pm-9pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. Celebrate the African culture and rhythm with the authentic Congolese dance company, Bichini Bia Congo (BBC). The members of BBC are alive with the exhilarating elements of Congolese dancing, singing, instrumentation, and drumming. Described as a “phenomenal cultural ‘shot’ in the arm,” their high-energy performance will have your heart pumping and your feet dancing all night. Admission: $15. For more information, please call 715-365-4646 or go www.nicoletlive.com.
12th Annual Red River Riders Day at the Races February 11th 12:30-5pm Shawano County Park Pavillion, W5791 Lake Dr., Shawano. Taped horse races, funny money for betting, auction, raffles, derby hat contest and food. For more information, please call 715-526-6400.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club February 11th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Valentine’s Dance. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The caller is Steve Gonske. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Winter Fun & Wellness Day and Broomball Blitz February 11th 2-6pm Peaceful Valley Park, 420 Field St., Antigo. There will be many activities including the broomball tournament, ice skating, sledding, ice puck curling, snow mini-golf, making snow angels & snow sculptures & turkey bowling. You can also enjoy healthy food, hot beverages and roast marshmallows over a campfire. For more information, please call Sarah Repp at 715-623-3633 ext.131.
Langlade County Snowmobile Council Meeting February 5th 6pm Langlade County Forestry Office, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting February 6th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 7th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting February 8th 6pm County Board Rm., Safety Building, 840 Clermont St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group February 5th & February 12th 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 8th & February 10th 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 9th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting February 5th & February 12th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous February 5th & February 12th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 6th 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 February 6th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group February 8th 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.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting February 10th 10am-Noon Calvary Lutheran Church, 310 S. Superior St., Antigo. Held the second Saturday of every month. This is a community service provided by Bradley Funeral Home. No registration is necessary, anyone can attend and there is no cost.