Community Calendar 2/19/18 to 2/26/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 21st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & February 23rd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 19th & February 26th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), February 21st 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors February 20th & February 22nd (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 20th & February 22nd (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 20th & February 22nd (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 21st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time February 21st 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 21st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Know the 10 Signs, Early Detection Matters from the Alzheimer’s Association February 21st 4-5:30pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This program is free of charge.
6th Annual American Marine & Motorsports Boat Show February 22nd-25th American Marine & Motorsports Super Center, 830 E. Green Bay St., Shawan. Free Show, local vendors, manufacturer reps, food concessions and more. For more information, please call 715-526-4300.
Play & Learn February 22nd 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 22nd (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.
Rotary Uncorked Spring Tasting February 22nd 6-9pm Eagles Club, 1205 Lake St., Merrill. A selection of wine, craft beer and heavy appetizers will be served. Non-alcoholic wine & beer will be available as well. Winchester, starring Andy Ament & Paul Waid will perform a variety of musical entertainment throughout the evening. Silent auction will begin at 8pm & will have a large variety of items to bid on including wine & signed sports memorabilia. Your entry ticket will give you a chance to win a door prize. Those tickets will be held at check-in. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Optimist Playground at Normal Park. Fees/Admission: $40 in advance and $50 at the door. Please contact Karen Karow at (715) 536-7348 for more information.
Funny Little Thing Called Love February 22nd-25th 7pm Thur.-Sat., 1pm Sun. Madonna Hall, 1793 Elm Ave., Wabeno. A deliciously funny new Jones Hope Wooten comedy all about that four letter word… L – O – V – E! Tickets are $15 per person. For tickets you may call 1-800-383-3006 or go online at www.wabenoareaplayers.brownpapertickets.com then enter “Wabeno” or “Funny Little Thing Called Love”. For more information, please call Josh at 715-889-1606.
Concert: Wisconsin Brass Quintet February 22nd 7:30pm Nicolet College Theatre, 5355 College Dr., Rhinelander. From Carnegie Hall to the Nicolet Theatre, the accomplished Wisconsin Brass Quintet has shared their genius musicianship throughout the United States since 1972, even in such prestigious settings as Merkin Concert Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Yale School of Music. Their vast repertoire draws from works of all periods and styles. Says the American Record Guide: “The WBQ is a remarkable ensemble that plays with more reckless abandon, warmth, stylistic variety, and interpretive interest than almost any quintet in memory.” Tickets are $15. For more information, please call 715-365-4646.
Fish Fry Fundraiser for the Langlade County Humane Society February 23rd 4pm Quinn’s Bar and Grill, N5298 Cty. Rd. A, Deerbrook (Neva Corners). All you can eat fish buffet featuring Alaskan snow cod includes potato, cole-slaw, rye bread and dessert. $10/adults, $8 children under 12. Also raffles and 50/50 drawings.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – “Eat, Drink, and Be Murdered (An Irish Family Feud)” February 23rd & 24th and March 2nd & 3rd Doors open at 5:30pm with dinner being served at 6pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal Street, Wittenberg. Join us at the WOWSPACE for a marvelous meal, mayhem, mystery, and of course a murder! The meal choices are Cornish Game Hen with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy or Baked Cod Royale (Cod with dill butter and mozzarella cheese) with rice pilaf. All meals have a tossed salad, rolls and fresh vegetables and dessert. This event has become an annual favorite for many area sleuths. Tickets are $40. For reservations, please call 715-253-3525.
Laona Fire Department Silver Lake Fishoree February 24th Silver Lake, Laona.
Pelican Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 40th Annual Ice Fishing Derby February 24th 7am-6:30pm Gerrits’ Lakeview Inn, 656 Cty. Rd. G, Pelican Lake. Fishing is from 7am to 4:30pm. Tickets are $5 to register a fish, must register fish at Gerrits’ Lakeview Inn. There will be food & beverages available to purchase, drawings for cash & merchandise prizes for adults & children in all designated fish categories will start at 5:30pm. Gerrit’s Lakeside Inn opens at 6am if you want to warm up and grab a bite to eat before you go out fishing. Call Beth Reinemann at 715-487-5222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Marion Lion’s Fishing Derby February 24th 7am-8pm Lions Point, 327 W. Garfield Ave., Marion. Lots of fun entertainment, lunch, music &refreshments.
Gleason International Raceway Winter Races February 24th 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.
8th Annual Turkey Bowling February 24th Noon Riverview Town Hall/Fire Department, 15471 Hwy 32 (5 miles North of Mountain), Mountain. 4 person teams, any age can bowl! Pre-register for $25 per team – before Feb. 15 at Mulligan’s or Half-Way Bar, $30 per team after Feb. 15th. Chili, sandwiches, beverages, raffles & more! Ice grippers are encouraged! Proceeds to benefit the Riverview Recreation Department. For more information, please call Karen at 920-323-0336.
8th Annual River Valley Loop Around the Lake February 24th 5:30-8:30pm. Thirsty Whale, 453 E Park Ave., Minocqua. Annual “River Valley Loop Around the Lake” 5K Ski/Snowshoe on Lake Minocqua begins in front of the Thirsty Whale and continues on an illuminated path toward the Hwy 51 Bridge, then around past the Bearskin Trestles before returning to the starting point. This is to benefit activities and academic development for both Arbor Vitae- Woodruff School and Minocqua J1 Schools. Following the walk, participants will enjoy food and concessions, hot chocolate, music, bonfire, lighting wish lanterns, and hot air balloon rides, on Lake Minocqua near the Thirsty Whale. Participants range in age from 1 to 100. Whether you are and experienced cc skier looking to improve your time or you are a walking family of 5 with children that want to be pulled by sled, you are sure to enjoy yourself. If making a loop around the lake is not your thing you can still show your support for the local schools by joining us at the Thirsty Whale for food, music, and other activities listed above. This is guaranteed to be another unique Northwood’s experience that only Minocqua Lake can offer. Please call 715-356-5206 or 800-446-6784 for more information.
Night of Legends February 24th 6-10pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Elvis Tribute Artist Presentation along with many other great impersonations. Chinese Raffle to be held at the event with proceeds to benefit HAVEN of Merrill. Tickets are on sale at Lincoln Lanes! Fees/Admission: $20 preorder/$25 at the door. For more information, please contact Louis with Tunes to Go at (715)218-2528.
Shawano FFA Alumni Wild Game Feed February 24th 6-7:30pm Shawano County Park, W5791 Lake Dr., Shawano. There will also be an auction and a raffle. The cost is $15. For more information, please call 715-526-2175.
2nd Annual Ice Bowl Doubles Disc Golf Tournament February 25th Registration begins at 8:30am Antigo Disc Golf Course, Virginia Street Cul-De-Sac, Antigo. First Round: City of Antigo Disc Golf Course. Second Round: Jack Lake Disc Golf Course. Entry fee is $50 and 10 non-perishable food items per team. This gets you a premium Ice Bowl stamped disc & a delicious free hot lunch between rounds to warm you up. As always with the Ice Bowl, our main goal is charitable donations so awards will be given for most money raised and most food donated. For more information, please call Zach at 715-610-3990.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club February 25th 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. Caller is: Vince Treague. Canned Food Month (Bring a can and save $1 on admission).The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Langlade County 4-H Community Night February 25th 5-7pm Langlade County Resource Center, 837 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and experience what Langlade County 4-H has to offer. All ages are welcome to attend. There will be activities, games, crafts, snacks and 4-H registration information.
Open Skate February 26th 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.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting February 20th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Monthly Meeting February 20th 5:45-7pm Antigo Public Library Conference Room, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. For more information, please call Barbara Meverden at 715-449-2775.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 21st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Lincoln County CWD Informational Meeting February 21st 7pm Tomahawk High School cafeteria, 1048 E. Kings Rd., Tomahawk. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Lincoln County Deer Advisory Council will host a public meeting to discuss the recent finding of CWD in a wild deer in northeast Lincoln County, and what that means for the future. For more information, please call Chuck McCullough, Area Wildlife Supervisor at 715-623-4190, ext. 3131 or Janet Brehm, Wildlife Biologist at 715-536-4763.
Antigo Lions Club Meeting February 22nd 7pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The Antigo Lions Club meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from September through May.
Baby & Me Group February 19th & February 26th 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 22nd & February 24th 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 23rd 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 19th & February 26th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous February 19th & February 26th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 20th 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 20th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group February 22nd 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.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide February 22nd 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.
Alzheimer’s Support Group February 22nd 1:30-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet the 4th Thursday of each month. Kathy Boksa is the group’s facilitator. The meeting is open to all area families & caregivers. There is no charge. For more information, please call Kathy at 715-350-4210.