Community Calendar for 2/26/18 to 3/5/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry February 28th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & March 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry February 26th & March 5th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), February 28th 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.
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 is 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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors February 27th & March 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.
Cribbage at the Langlade County Senior Center February 27th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. If you have never played cribbage, someone will be there to help you.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night February 27th & March 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.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts February 27th & March 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.
Blood Pressure Clinic February 28th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time February 28th 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 28th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Peace Lutheran Lenten Supper-Soups February 28th 5pm, following 4pm service Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. They will be serving various soups. Sponsored by WOW Mission in support of raising money for missions and the district convention.
The Stone Soup Brothers Gospel Music February 28th 6-8pm New Horizons United Methodist Church, 400 E. Front St., Wittenberg. Free admission.
Play & Learn March 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 March 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.
4 & 5 Year Old Kindergarten Registration March 1st 3:30-6pm Antigo Middle School, multi-purpose rm., 815 7th Ave., Antigo. If your child will be 4 or 5 on or before September 1, 2018, then it’s time for kindergarten registration. Please bring your child’s birth certificate or other document as proof of age and their immunization record. If you have any questions, please call Jan at 715-627-4355.
Introduction to Internet Safety: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Them Starting March 1st Wittenberg-Birnamwood Schools. The Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District is offering parents two presentations aimed at increasing their knowledge of internet safety. The first presentation will take place during spring Parent-Teacher Conferences at the following locations & times: March 1 & March 6 – 4:30 & 5pm at Birnamwood Elementary School, 5:45 & 6:15pm at Wittenberg Elementary School; April 5 – 4:30 & 5pm at Birnamwood Elementary/Middle School, 5:45 & 6:15pm at Wittenberg Elementary/Middle School, 6:45 & 7:15pm at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School. The first session will last 15 to 20 minutes & introduce parents to the need for safety precautions & resources parents can use to help protect their children. The second presentation will take place on April 10 at the following locations & times: 5-6pm at Birnamwood Elementary/Middle School, 7-8pm at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School. During the second session, Shawano County Sheriff’s Department Detectives Gordon Kowalski & Jesse Sperberg will discuss hidden dangers online including websites & chat apps that parents should be aware of. That session will feature the detectives going online live to show parents what can actually occur. Child care will be offered to ensure parents are able to attend. For more information, contact the school your child attends.
Four Year Old Kindergarten Open House March 2nd & 16th 11:30am-6pm Crandon Elementary School, 9750 Hwy. 8, Crandon. The Crandon School District is having an open house for parents interested in 4 year old kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year. Any interested parents can fill out an enrollment form for their child that day. Parents are required to bring their child with them when enrolling. They should also bring their child’s birth certificate and immunization record. Staff will be presenting information and answering parent’s questions. Please call the Crandon Elementary School with any questions at 715-478-6123.
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – “Eat, Drink, and Be Murdered (An Irish Family Feud)” 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.
Monty Python’s Spamalot the Musical March 2nd-4th 3/2 & 3/3 at 7pm & 3/4 at 2pm. Tomahawk Schools Auditorium, 1048 E. King Rd, Tomahawk. The Tomahawk High School Drama Department will be presenting the Musical Spamalot. Spamalot is based on the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens. For more information, please contact Jonathan Marin at 1-715-453-2106 x 261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying March 2nd-3rd 7:30pm, March 4th 2pm, March 8th-10th 7:30pm Antigo High School, Volm Theater, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. Tickets are $10 for adults & $5 for children 10 & under. Tickets will be sold in the high school commons Monday-Thursday from 5-7pm and 2 hours before curtain depending on availability. All seats are reserved.
16th Annual Team Slayer Ice Fishing Tournament March 3rd 5:30am-7pm Pine Tree Supper Club, 115 W. Wisconsin Ave., Tomahawk. Fish any lake in Wisconsin, with registration at end of contest at Pine Tree Supper Club. Benefits Kippenberg Creek Kids. For more information, go to the Team Slayer Facebook page.
Squirrel Hill Loopy Loppet & Beat the Bunny Races March 3rd 9am Minocqua Winter Park, 7543 Squirrel Hill Rd, Minocqua. A continuous, dual technique race. Participants ski one lap in the classic technique, exchange gear, and immediately head out for a lap of skate skiing. Total race distances are 24 km(9.4 km classic + 15 km skate), 10 km (3.9 km classic + 6.1 km skate), and 4.5 km (2.2 km classic + 2.3 km skate). Children enjoy our 2km “Beat the Bunny” race with awards for all participants. For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
Lakewood X-Country Ski Club 40th Anniversary Celebration March 3rd 10am-2pm McCauslin Brook Golf Course, 17067 Clubhouse Lane, Lakewood. Come ski and enjoy the Social. Food, beverages and apparel available. For more information please visit our website and Facebook pages.
Bowl for Kid’s Sake March 3rd 11am-9pm or 1-9pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, N. Center Ave., Merrill. Bowl for Kid’s Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin’s largest fundraiser of the year. This year’s theme is 1970’s – so grab your bell bottoms and clogs! Fees/Admission: Adult $75, High School $50, Kids $25, Matches $25. Go to http://www.bowlforkidsmerrill.com or call Linda Koepke at 715-848-7207 for more information.
Outhouse Races March 3rd Signup at Noon. Races 1pm. Chute Pond, 13755 Lakeshore Lane, Mountain. 3 person teams, kids, adults, women & seniors. Call 715-276-7585 for more information.
Rip, Zip and Sip Fat Bike Race Saturday, March 3rd 1-10pm Northwoods Zip Line Trail, 7849 Hwy. 51, Minocqua. Rip features a 10K or 30K fat bike race on groomed trails. Zip races on the zip line and Sip during the after party with dinner, raffles & live music with Brother Burn Mountain. For more information, go to www.lamboriders.org.
20th Annual Pastor Jack’s Wild Game Feed March 3rd 3-7pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. 20th Annual Pastor Jack’s Wild Game Feed includes all types of wild game, drawing on baskets, and bucket raffles. Bar open 3pm, food served at 5pm. Cost $12. Everyone welcomed! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134 or 715-216-1344.
Apollo 5 March 3rd 7-9pm Merrill High School, 1201 North Sales Street, Merrill. Based in London, Apollo 5 is a smooth a cappella quintet consisting of two sopranos, one tenor, one baritone, and one bass. Formed from members of VOICES8, the group blends their superb individual voices in a nicely mixed program including classical, folk and pop. Fees/Admission: Seasonal Membership to MACA, Adult $45, Student $18, Family $115. For more information, please call 715-252-6295.
Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts presents: Three Redneck Tenors March 3rd 7:30pm Northland Pines High School, 1800 Pleasure Island Rd., Eagle River. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the “tenor genre” – their musical comedy featuring classically trained veteran artists is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall – down home laughs with big city music! It has been said that if Larry the Cable Guy, Il Divo & Mrs. Doubtfire had a baby, that child would be The 3 Redneck Tenors. Written by opera-veteran Matthew Lord with music arranged by award-winning composer Craig Bohmler, & starring Mr. Lord, Blake Davidson & Jonathan Fruge, The 3 Redneck Tenors were top finalists on “America’s Got Talent” & have been thrilling audiences since 2006. These boys have seen it all, sing it all, & make us laugh ’till we double over, reminding us that in life, it’s not just the destination, it’s the journey. Auditorium doors open at 7pm. School commons area opens at 6pm. Phone 715-479-7995 for tickets.
Annual Polka Service & Soup Dinner March 4th 10am-1:30pm Peace Lutheran Church, N6145 Cty. Rd. D, Tilleda. Worship 10am, music by Second Edition Band, Dinner 11am to 1:30pm, assorted soups, bread, cheese, desserts & beverage, $7 adults, $4 youth 10 & under. For more information, go to www.tulpchurch.com or call 715-787-4261.
Winter Park Bark Skijor Race March 4th 10am Minocqua Winter Park & Nordic Center, 7543 Squirrel Hill Road, Minocqua. Experienced & novice participants will compete with their dogs on our skijor loop, making one or two 5 km laps. The race will have solo starts at 30-second intervals & awards will be given to top overall finishers in each distance & dog class. Pups will be awarded with treats! Family members of racers may purchase daily passes for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing & ice skating at half-price all race weekend! For more information, please call 715-356-3309.
Peace Lutheran Men’s Club Sauerkraut Supper March 4th 11:30am Peace Lutheran Church & School, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Join the Peace Lutheran Men’s Club for this great tradition. Enjoy home cooked beef, pork, sauerkraut, potatoes, vegetables, & cakes! They will start serving at 11:30am. Take-outs are available. For more information, contact the church office at 715-623-2200.
Free Family Movie – A LEGO Movie Set in Ninjago! March 5th 6-7:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The Antigo Public Library will be hosting a showing of the most recent LEGO movie. The one with ninjas in it. Complimentary refreshments will be provided! For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Potluck Supper March 6th 6pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. The potluck supper is open to anyone interested in learning about WOW and all activities. Please call 715-253-3525 with any questions.
The Art of Watercolor March 6th 6pm Rhinelander High School, Rm. 134, 665 Coolidge Ave., Rhinelander. Local author/artist Thomas Barnett will take students through painting a lighthouse scene. Offered by the School District of Rhinelander Community Education Program. Register by March 2nd. Please call 715-365-9745 for more information.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting February 27th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Hotel Motel Commission Meeting February 28th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting February 28th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting February 28th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Economic Development Committee Meeting March 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group February 26th & March 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) March 1st & March 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 March 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 February 26th & March 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous February 26th & March 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings February 27th 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 27th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group March 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.