Antigo Area Community Food Pantry April 25th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & April 27th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry April 23rd & April 30th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), April 25th4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Rhinelander District Library hosts Local Author Lyn Cote April 23rd 6pm Rhinelander District Library, 106 N. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Cote is a USA Today bestselling author, a Romance Writers of America RITA finalist and an American Christian Fiction Writer Carol Award winner. She has written over 45 contemporary romance, romantic suspense & historical novels. Cote will sign books following the event. For more information, please call 715-365-1070 or go to www.rhinelanderlibrary.org.
Glenn Miller Orchestra April 23rd 7-9pm Merrill High School, 1201 North Sales St., Merrill. The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra under the direction of Nick Hilscher is one of the few full time touring Big Bands today. The Glenn Miller sound is unique, featuring woodwinds in a special harmonic arrangement, plus the wonderful singing group, the Modernaires. Fees/Admission: Seasonal Membership to Merrill Area Concert Association (Adult $45, Student $18, Family $115) For more information, please call 715-252-6295 or go to www.merrillconcerts.org.
Amish Country & Barn Quilt Coach Bus Tour April 24th & 25th 8am Shawano. Day One events include: Amish home meal, Amish farms, one-room school, Amish manufacturing, shopping, and narrated by local guide. Overnight lodging. Day Two events include: View 70 + barn quilts on historic barns, includes book with 305 photos, Sundrop Museum tour & tasting; lunch and snacks. $159 per person based on double occupancy. Call 715-524-2139 for complete itinerary.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors April 24th & April 26th (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.
Strong Bones with Kathy April 24th & April 26th 9-10am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Strong Bones is an ongoing strength training program designed to help adults become or stay fit, strong & healthy. Individuals will improve muscle strength, bone density, self-confidence, sleep and vitality. Also, participants have shown a decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression & obesity. Classes are offered for an hour, twice a week. Pre-register by calling the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Senior Center of Langlade County Guest Speaker Nick Wachtel, DC April 24th 10:30am Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Dr. Nick Wachtel, DC will be speaking on how to control pain without using opioids.
Cribbage at the Langlade County Senior Center April 24th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. If you have never played cribbage, someone will be there to help you.
Earth Day Dinner & Program April 24th 5:30-6:30pm First Presbyterian Church, 100 Presbyterian St., Shawano. Join us for an Earth care program & dinner.
Stardust Circus April 24th 6pm Langlade County Fairgrounds, 1633 Neva Rd., Antigo.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night April 24th & April 26th (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.
Treehaven Spring Learning-Groundwater Impact April 24th 6-9pm Treehaven, W2540 Pickerel Creek Road, Tomahawk. Treehaven presents their Spring Learning Opportunity with Groundwater Pumping and its impact on Wisconsin lakes, streams and wetlands. The evening begins with dinner at 6pm and the speaker at 7pm. Call Treehaven to register by calling 715-453-4106.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts April 24th & April 26th (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 April 25th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Immunization Clinic April 25th 9am-4pm Langlade County Health Department, 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo. The immunization clinic is available to provide childhood immunizations & adult vaccinations. The vaccinations are FREE to children 2 months – 18 years of age if you have Medical Assistance or no insurance. Adult vaccinations are available some with a minimal fee or FREE if you have MC or MA. Contact the Health Department at 715-627-6250 for more information or to see if you are in need of any vaccinations.
Preschool Story Time April 25th 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.
Play & Learn April 25th 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.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center April 25th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Program-The Basics April 25th 1pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. The Basics Program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.
Elcho UCC Church Men’s Club “German Night” Dinner April 25th 4-7pm Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr St., Elcho. Join us for “German Night” with pork roast and kraut, or sauerbraten and red cabbage, potato, salad bar, dessert, and coffee! Bar open at 4 pm, serving food at 5! Cost $12. All are welcome! For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134
Food Safety & Sanitation Certification April 25th 5:30-9:30pm Northcentral Technical College – Antigo Campus, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. This state approved course prepares you for the National Restaurant Association Certification examination from the Department of Health & Social Services by providing managers & employees in the food-service industry the knowledge of food-safety procedures. By taking this state approved course &d passing the certification examination, you will be eligible to apply for your Certified Food Manager License from the Department of Health & Social Services. The National Restaurant Association certification examination is the second night of the course. The cost is $89 + book. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Antigo Visual Arts Starved for Spring 2018 Show Thru-May 3rd (Thur., Fri. & Sat.) 10am-4pm Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St., Antigo. For more information, please call 715-627-4464 or go to www.antigovisualarts.org.
ArtStart: Uncovering Surface & Silence (Thurs., Fri. & Sat.) through May 26th 11am-5pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Kristy Deetz’s drapery paintings on carved wood invoke and revise European canonical painting. A drapery may stand in for the body, free of specific gender connotations, while still creating a human presence. The often carved surfaces in the painting construction, along with the illusionistically painted drapery images, blend painting and sculpture, and object and illusion, allowing the referents to resonate on multiple levels. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program April 26th (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.
ArtStart Artist Film Series: “Bright Star” April 26th 7-9pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. This film series will explore the lives and work of historic and contemporary artists. The fourth film, “Bright Star” is based on the last 3 years of the life of poet John Keats & his romance with Fanny Brawne. Directed by Jane Campion, the title references a sonnet by Keats titled “Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art.” Other films in the series are “Finding Vivian Maier” 5/10/18 and “Basquiat” 5/24/18. Admission by donation. Cash bar. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4238.
Wolf River Lutheran High School Spring Choir and Band Concert April 26th 7-8pm Wolf River Lutheran High School, W7467 River Bend Rd, Shawano. For more information, please call 715-745-2400.
Sacred Heart Parish Council of Catholic Women Rummage Sale April 27th & 28th 8am – 5pm Fri. & 8:30am-Noon Sat. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-2023.
Senior Center Greeting Card Making Class April 27th 1pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Join us for greeting card making with Mary Kendall. The cost is $2.50 per card. The class is limited to 20 participants. Call the Senior Center for more information and to register for the class at 715-627-6632.
Pirates in the Pool April 27th 5:30-7:30pm YMCA of the Northwoods, 2003 E Winnebago St., Rhinelander. Argggggggg….. Come one and all! The lifeguards have turned into pirates! Swim teachers swim in the seaweed as mermaids. Kids and families can walk the plank. They’re sword fighting with “noodle swords” and playing tug o’ war. Row to safety in a rubber raft, there’s a treasure chest and gold coins filled with chocolate! Fees/Admission: The cost per family is $10 per general public family and FREE for all members! To register or for more information please call the Y at 715-362-9622.
2018 Shawano Dollars for Scholars Gala April 27th 6-9pm The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St., Shawano. 6:15pm social hour, art display & music, raffles. 7pm dinner & program, live entertainment. RSVP to Dawn Knope at 715-853-6155.
The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild Presents the Comedy “Church Basement Ladies” April 27th-28th & May 4th-5th at 7pm & April 29th & May 6th at 2pm. Mielke Arts Center, N5649 N. Airport Rd., Shawano. Set in 1964-68, the play takes place in the basement kitchen of the East Cornucopia Lutheran Church of the Prairie in Minnesota. The play takes a playful & sentimental look at the typical happenings in a Lutheran Church, as well as some of their Norwegian customs. Everyone can identify with these characters & the funny & touching issues they deal with. Tickets are on sale now at the Shawano Chamber of Commerce or B&H Footwear in Clintonville. You can also order tickets online at shawanoarts.com. Click on Buy Tickets on the main page or call 715-526-2525 to reserve yours today!
ATV Safety Class April 28th-29th 9am-1pm Lakewood Community Center, corner of Hwy. F & North Rd., Lakewood. This ATV Safety Course is sponsored by the Hidden Bear and Red Arrow ATV Clubs. You can register online at GoWild.Wi.Gov or call Brian at 715-340-6262. The class fee is $10 per person and classes are limited to 40 students per class.
Historical Society History Hunt April 28th 9:30am-3pm Merrill Historical Society, 100 E. Third Street, Merrill. Celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Merrill Fire Department with a tour of Merrill, followed by a search throughout the city to collect clues to solve a puzzle. Then return to the Historical Society for a cash bar and after party. Plus raffles and 50/50 drawing. Fees/admission: Merrill Historical Society members – $10, non-members – $15. The first 100 people to register receive a swag bag.
Spring Art Show – Artist Freeplay VI 11am-3pm Through May 13th (Sat. & Sun.) WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. A welcome to art of every kind by any artist! This favorite show features a wide, eclectic collection of artwork by a variety of area artists. Get more information at www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Garden Fresh Salad Bowl April 28th 11am-1pm Holiday Acres, 4060 S. Shore Dr., Rhinelander. Rhinelander Area Food Pantry presents 3rd Annual Garden Fresh Salad Bowl. Signature salads and roll buffet, with a ticket for a chance to win a beautiful wood-turned item! Salads donated by area restaurants. Wood-turned items donated by Shavings and Threads. Garden themed raffle and silent auction items. Herbs and perennials for sale. Music by Josh Calhoun! Fees/Admission: $15. Get advance tickets at Peoples Bank, Rhinelander Food Pantry, Forth Floral & Lattitudes.
9th Annual Ladies Night Out April 28th 2-6pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Ladies, it is time to pamper yourself with an evening of chocolate, wine tasting, treats and lots of shopping! Cornerstone Chiropractic & Wellness invites all ladies to join them at the North Star Banquet Hall. For more information, please call 715-623-5481.
Tapas & Treats April 28th 4-7pm Eagles Club, 1205 Lake St., Merrill. Come help H.A.V.E.N. (Household Abuse Victims Emergency Network) raise funds! Come sample a wide variety of delicious “Tapas (a/k/a: Hors d’oeuvres) & Treats.” Bucket raffle drawing at 6pm. Come for a chance to win some great prizes. All proceeds from this event go to HAVEN, Inc. to serve adults and children who experience domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, harassment, stalking and human trafficking. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at HAVEN and First Street Coffee Station.
Elefson-Zueske Post 117 American Legion BBQ Dinner April 28th 4-7pm American Legion, 850 S. Lincoln St., Shawano. Join us for our BBQ rib dinner. For more information, please call 715-526-2098
Shawano Methodist Church – Spaghetti Dinner & Game Night April 28th 4-7pm Shawano United Methodist Church, 1000 Engel Dr., Shawano. Come for the meal…stay for the fun. Bring your family & favorite board/card games! Serving food from 4-6pm, games from 5-7pm, tournaments of cribbage and checkers at 5pm. No tickets required, donations greatly appreciated!
16th Annual Friends of the NRA Event April 28th Hodag Banquet Center, 1540 Pueblo Dr., Rhinelander. The evening will include a dinner buffet and a variety of raffles, auctions & other opportunities for chances to win quality merchandise & firearms prizes. Tickets are $45 per person. Seating is limited. For more information, please call Lynne at 715-282-6517.
Bobby Bare Concert April 29th 4pm Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School Auditorium, 400 W. Grand Ave., Wittenberg. Tickets are available at Hanke’s Sentry Foods in Wittenberg or online at www.rubbersoulproductions.com.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting April 24th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Water & Land Use Planning Committee Public Hearing April 24th 2:30pm Langlade County Resource Center, Wolf River Room, 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting April 25th 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting April 25th12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Public Works Committee Meeting April 25th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Committee of the Whole Meeting April 25th 6:15pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Lions Club Meeting April 26th 7pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Ave., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group April 23rd & April 30th 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) April 26th & April 28th 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 April 27th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting April 23rd & April 30th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous April 23rd & April 30th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings April 24th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 April24th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group April 26th 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. LOCATIONS: Schroeder’s Fitness Studio, 700 S. Superior St., Antigo, Mon & Wed, 10a. Elcho School District, N11268 Antigo St, Sat, 9a; Tue & Thu, 4p & 5:15p Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLIMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Alzheimer’s Support Group April 26th 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.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide April 26th 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.