Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 2nd11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & May 4th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry April 30th & May 7th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), May 2nd4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Amish Country & Barn Quilt Coach Bus Tour May 1st & 2nd 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 May 1st & May 3rd (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 May 1st & May 3rd 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.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions May 1st-June 5th (Tuesdays) 9:30am-Noon. Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Are you living with an ongoing health issue such as high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis, diabetes, etc.? Join us for a 6 week class to help adults with an ongoing health condition live a healthy life and feel better. In this weekly interactive class, learn to set goals, problem solve, cope with common symptoms, form health routines and discover new solutions to live well. Cost: a suggested contribution of $10 for the entire 6 week session. For more information, please call 715-627-6232.
Free Horse Rides at Black Hawk Hills May 1st –May 31st Black Hawk Hills, N1760 US Hwy 45 S, Antigo. Get one free 30 minute introductory session to the “Let’s Ride” Learning and Adventure Program. During your session, you will meet the horses, learn about safety & the basics of riding, have an introductory riding lesson and see demonstrations. The free rides will be from May 1st-31st, Tuesdays-Saturdays. Times are by appointment, or Wed.-Fri. 3-6pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm. For more information, please call Shaughn Novy at 715-216-7591 or go to http://blackhawkhill.org/
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night May 1st & May 3rd (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 May 1st & May 3rd (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 May 2nd 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time May 2nd 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 May 3rd 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 May 2nd 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride May 2nd 5:15pm Langlade County Courthouse, 800 Clermont St., Antigo. The road biking group meets every Wednesday evening at 5:15pm at the Langlade County Courthouse. Bike along as often as you like. For more information, please call Brady at 715-623-3036.
Antigo Visual Arts Starved for Spring 2018 Show Thru-May 3rd 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 May 3rd (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.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center May 4th 2-4pm Langlade Co. Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. They will be playing music for your enjoyment. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Drive Thru Fish/Shrimp Fry May 4th 4-8pm Mountain Ambulance Service, 14336 Hwy. 32, Mountain. The fish is Tilapia. Either meal includes cole-slaw, rye bread and homemade chips. Also tartar sauce or shrimp sauce. Contact Cyndi Rzepka at (715) 850-1433 or Mike Rzepka at (715) 850-1422 for more information.
15th Annual “Strike Out Domestic Violence” Bowl-a-thon 9 Pin Event May 4th 5-10pm Lakeshore Lanes Inc., 210 Airport Rd., Shawano. Get four friends and come on out for a fun evening raising money for a great cause. Call 715-526-3421 for more information.
Rhinelander Swim Club FUNdraiser May 4th 5-8pm CT’s Deli, 17 N. Brown St., Rhinelander. Please join us at CT’s Deli for Parents Night Out to benefit the Rhinelander Swim Club. 50% of all bar sales AND 100% of food/bar tips are being donated back to the club. There will also be raffles, games and music. For more information, go to http://rsc.swimtopia.com.
Tigerton Lions Steak Fry May 5th 5-7pm Community Center, Birch Street, Tigerton.
The Box in the Wood Theatre Guild Presents the Comedy “Church Basement Ladies” May 4th-5th at 7pm & 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!
Nicolet Players – A Midsummer Night’s Dream May 4th-6th & May 10th-13th 7:30pm, 2pm on Sundays. Nicolet College, 5364 College Drive, Rhinelander. In one of Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic comedies, four fantastic stories are woven together in a single fanciful night: the wedding of an Athenian Duke to his Queen; the comic misadventures of four lovers lost in the forest; an uproarious throw-down between the King and Queen of Fairies; and the hilarious antics of a group of amateur actors. This fairytale fantasia proves what fools these mortals be, and that the course of true love never did run smooth. Admission: $9 General Public/$7 Students and Seniors. For more information, please call 715-365-4410.
Forest County Ties That Bind Us Colors of Cancer 5K Walk/Run May 5th 8am-Noon Crandon International Raceway, 10104 US Hwy. 8, Crandon. The Colors of Cancer is an untimed event with no winners or prizes, but participants will be showered with colored powder at six stations along the run. The Colors of Cancer Run/Walk is an opportunity to work together to build awareness, offer encouragement and raise funds to beat cancer in Forest County. Wear your “Colors of Cancer” T-shirt on race day to show your support and show off your own colors of cancer while crossing the finish line. We thank you for gathering your family and friends and joining us to display the colors of cancer! Entry fees: $35 adult, $15 ages 18 & under, $75 – families (same household), FREE – cancer survivors. For Additional Information, call Forest County Ties That Bind Us at 715-478-6342.
Old Fashioned Plow Day May 5th 9am-6pm Polar Recreation & Ball Park, N2760 Cty. Hwy. S, Antigo. This event features up to 50 working antique tractors, old machinery display, and tractor parade at noon and featuring a Sheppard Diesel. There will be raffles, drawings, cross-cut competition, live music, flea market & crafts, kid’s activities and a petting zoo. Free admission. Food and refreshments will be available on the grounds. This event is sponsored by the Northwood’s Tractor Club. For more information, please call Mike at 715-219-0458.
Wittenberg-Birnamwood PTO 5K Family Fun Run/Walk May 5th 8am registration, 9am Run/Walk begins. Eland Depot, Eland. The course begins at the Eland Depot and winds through the village of Eland and through the scenic bike trail and ends at Mill Pond Park. The event is sponsored by the Wittenberg-Birnamwood PTO in order to promote community physical fitness & benefit the Birnamwood & Wittenberg elementary schools. Fee: $20 per person, family rate (3 or more household) $15 per person. Race held rain or shine. For more information, please contact Danielle Wincentsen at 715-216-4834.
Blumen Flucker May 5th 9:30am shotgun start. Flucker Tournament – Merrill Golf Course, 1604 O Day St., Merrill. Fluckette Tournament – 12pm shotgun start Trapp River, T12102 Cty. Rd. WW, Wausau. Bus leaves Club 64, 2405 W. Main St., Merrill at 10am SHARP. The Blumen Flucker is an annual charity golf outing to help support local individuals and/or families in need in the Merrill area. This will be the 11th year & they have raised nearly $80,000 for local individuals, families & societies in Lincoln County. Fluckers must consist of 4 guys. Fluckettes must consist of 4 ladies. Registration will be on Friday, May 4th at the Dug Out Bar, 2472 Cty. Rd. K, Merrill from 6-9pm. There will be live music by The Dukes from 7-11pm, raffles, 50/50, food & fun. Cost: Fluckers $75 on Fri./$85 on Sat.; Fluckettes $60 on Fri./$70 on Sat. A dinner celebration will be held at Club 64 following the golf tournament. DJ T-Spoon (Travis Spoehr) will be spinning the tunes, HUGE raffle prizes, Kentucky Derby pools, plus an amazing buffet spread by Club 64! Do not miss out on the action! To sign up your team, email first & last names to firstname.lastname@example.org
Trump Lake Spring Clean-up Day May 5th 10am Trump Lake Pavilion, Wabeno. Volunteers, please meet at the Trump Lake Pavilion at 10am to clean up along the Trump Lake area.
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. Tax deductible tickets are available for $25 in advance by calling 715-253-3525. Get more information at www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
7th Annual Kentucky Derby Party for the Forest County Humane Society May 5th Noon Pack Em Inn, 216 N. Lake Ave., Crandon. There will be basket raffles, paddle wheel, meat raffles, gun raffles and big bucket raffles!! Prizes include: a 50″ TV, Brewer tickets, electric smoker, wheelbarrow of booze, 2 night stay in Door County, porch swing and many, many more!! Receive a bucket raffle entry for each item you bring from the Humane Society Wish List!! There will also be a best hat contest, free food and drink specials and live music! Come have some fun and support our furry friends! Please call 715-478-3850 for more information.
Dorinda’s Dance Show May 5th & 6th Noon, 3:30pm & 7pm Sat., Noon & 4pm Sun. Prairie River Middle School, 106 Polk St., Merrill. Come out and see the talents of the Merrill area children at the 36th Annual Dorinda’s Dance Production.
Gleason Lions Blood Drive May 6th 8:30am-Noon. N5179 Bradley Road, Gleason. To schedule your life-saving appointment time, please call Lori at 715-873-4817. Appointments preferred, walk-ins are welcome! Every donor receives a free breakfast! For more information, please call Lori at 715-873-4817.
Holy Family Catholic Church of Elcho Breakfast May 6th 9:30am Holy Family Catholic Church, W10524 Cole St., Elcho. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, hash browns and donuts. Cost: bring an unwrapped baby gift for our pro-life baby shower and/or free will offering. All baby items will go to the Hope Life Center. We have raffles or play high or low and win 50% of the pot. Raffle tickets will be sold before and after mass on May 5th and 6th. You do not need to be present to win the raffle items. For more information call 715-275-3750.
Antigo High School Spring Band Concert May 6th 2-5pm Volm Theater, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo.
Wabeno American Legion Post 44 2018 Awards Dinner May 7th 4:30pm Wabeno American Legion Hall, North Branch St., Wabeno. Legion and auxiliary members are invited to attend the 2018 Awards Dinner. Cocktails are at 4:30pm and dinner at 6pm, followed by awards and recognition of Legionnaires & Auxiliary to honor outstanding accomplishments in service to our veterans, their families, both within the organization and throughout the community. RSVP by April 30th, send a check for $12 per person to Sylvan Post 44, P.O. Box 363, Wabeno, WI 54566. For more information, please call Ron Boeldt 715-276-3827.
McCaslin Lioness Spring Fashion Show May 7th 5pm Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Lake Dr., Lakewood. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, door prizes, raffles and great fashions from local shops. A fun evening that sells out quickly! For more information, please call Cyndi at 715-276-3473.
Free Family Movie – Everypony’s Favorite Pony Movie May 7th 6-7:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. A free animated family movie about little ponies. Due to our license agreement, I can’t say the title of the movie here, but it’s about a small pony…which is mine. I’m sure you can figure it out! Complimentary snacks, drinks, and fresh-popped popcorn will be available. For more information, please all Steph Cherrywell at 715-623-3724.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting May 1st Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting May 2nd12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Lakes Country Library Book Club Meeting May 3rd Lakes Country Public Library, 15235 Hwy. 32, Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-9020.
Veterans Committee Meeting May 7th 9am Health Services Center boardroom, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Economic Development Meeting May 7th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Three Lakes Horse Shoe League Spring Meeting May 7th 6pm Mollyville, Hwy. 45, Three Lakes. This meeting is for sponsors & captains. A designated “captain” will bring your roster to the meeting and register your team.
Baby & Me Group April 30th & May 7th 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) May 3rd & May 5th 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 May 4th 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 30th & May 7th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous April 30th & May 7th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings May 1st 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 May 1st 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group May 3rd 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.