Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 9th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & May 11th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry May 7th & May 14th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), May 9th4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
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/
Homesteading Club May 7th 10am-Noon Rhinelander District Library, 106 N. Stevens St., Rhinelander. Mike and Mike, from the Northwoods Homesteading Club, will be at the Rhinelander District Library to answer your questions about basic homesteading skills, such as livestock care, fermenting beverages, gardening, and food preservation. Also, find supplies and instructions at the library for a DIY salve, DIY coffee mugs, and free rain gauges, while supplies last. Also, from May 14th through the 18th, taste test some dehydrated fruit samples. These events are all part of our Homesteading Month. Admission is free. Please call 715-365-1070 with any questions.
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. 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.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride May 7th & May 14th 5:30pm Langlade Hospital, 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. The women’s ride meets every Monday evening at 5:30pm at the Langlade Hospital parking lot off Hwy F. Everyone is welcome. The rides take place through August 27th. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors May 8th & May 10th (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 8th & May 10th 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 Through 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.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride May 8th 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo. This bike group meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00am in the spring and 9:00am in the summer. Meet at Antigo Public Library parking lot.
Cribbage at the Langlade County Senior Center May 8th 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 May 8th & May 10th (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.
Craft Night – Creating Sugar Scrub May 8th 6-7pm Tigerton Public Library, 221 Birch St., Tigerton. The Tigerton branch will offer creating sugar scrub for this month’s craft night. For more information, please call 715-535-2194.
Tae Kwan Do-Traditional Chung Hon Martial Arts May 8th & May 10th (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 9th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Annual ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano Auxiliary Flower & Bake Sale May 9th 9am-1pm ThedaCare Medical Center-Shawano, 100 Cty. Rd. B, Shawano. Homemade bakery, assorted hanging baskets, bedding flowers & plants, herbs & succulents. Use hospital entrance, lobby & Red River room. All proceeds go toward Auxiliary’s projects for the hospital &patients. For more information, please call 715-526-7207.
Preschool Story Time May 9th 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.
Car Seat Fitting Station May 9th 4-6pm Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison Street, Antigo.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride May 9th 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.
Play & Learn May 10th 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.
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.
14th Annual Shawano Women’s Club “Spring Fling” Fashion Show May 10th 10:30am-2pm (lunch at noon) The Gathering, 2600 E. Richmond St., Shawano. Benefits numerous student scholarships, the Shawano Library, the Shawano Historical Society and other community related projects. Admission: $27 a ticket. For ticket information or reserved seating, call Mary at 715-542-2677 or JoAnn at 715-526-5898.
Blood Drive May 10th 11am-4pm Community Center, 615 School St., White Lake. All those who come to donate from April 9th to May 13th will be entered to win one of three $1,000 gift cards to a national home improvement retailer. Restrictions apply. More details are available at RedCrossBlood.org/Lets-Do-More.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program May 10th (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.
Artist Film Series “Finding Vivian Maier” May 10th 7-9pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. The life and work of career nanny Vivian Maier and her amazing collection of 100,000 photographs. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4238
Nicolet Players – A Midsummer Night’s Dream 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.
Wittenberg Rummage-o-Rama May 11th & 12th 7:30am-4pm Wittenberg. Shop for treasures and deals around Wittenberg.
Amish Consignment Auction May 11th & 12th Fri. 8:30am-3pm & Sat. 8:30-10:30am N4310 Hill Rd., Shawano. There will be quilts, furniture, crafts, potted plants and antiques and tools. For more information, please call 715-758-6509.
Chamber Ambassador’s Brat Fry May 11th 10am-2pm Lakeside Market, 536 5th Ave., Antigo. Come & get delicious brats prepared & served by the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. There will also be chips, pickles, soda & water for sale, as well as scrumptious desserts. Short on time? Order ahead by calling 715-623-4134, fax 715-623-4135 or email email@example.com by Thurs., May 10th. Please include your name, phone number and when you will pick your order up.
Blood Drive May 11th 11:30am-3:30pm Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 West Mohawk Rd., Tomahawk. Blood drive held in the Spruce Room. To schedule your life-saving appointment, please call 800-280-4102.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center May 11th 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.
Vintage Market & Design Event May 11th & 12th 4-8pm Fri., 8am-4pm Sat. Heinzen Pavillion, corner of 6th & Field St., Antigo. Shop for items that are shabby chic, modern farmhouse & barnyard finds, prairie style, fork art, upscale vintage & more. 14 vendors are scheduled to be in attendance. For more information, please call Vikki at 715-484-2006.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Friday Night Fish Fry May 11th 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.
Spring Fling Art & Wine Walk May 11th & 12th Starting at 4pm. Tomahawk. Tomahawk Main Street presents this one-of-a-kind downtown experience. Join us downtown on Friday from 4-8pm for our wine walk. Sip amazing wines in various stores while local crafters display their works of art. Tickets are $20 each (must be 21 to drink alcohol) and includes a goodie bag with wine glass and extra shopping discounts. Shop at our unique stores and eat at our wonderful restaurants for this fun filled event. Both Friday and Saturday will have local artists and crafters displaying and giving you the opportunity to purchase some of their unique works. Many of our businesses will have specials going on to kick off your spring shopping. For more information, go to www.tomahawkmainstreet.org.
Shawano Jazz I & Shawano Showstoppers presents “Last Dance” May 11th & 12th 6:30-9:30pm Shawano High School Auditorium, 220 County Road. B, Shawano. Doors open 6:30pm, show 7pm.
saYPro Cosmic Bingo Night May 11th 6:30-9:30pm The Main Event Banquet Hall & Catering, 206 Lemke St, Cecil. $15 includes Taco Bar and Bingo rounds, prizes every round, Badger State DJ’s, hosted by MC Whitehorse. Check out our Facebook page for updates and more information.
Shawano Bass Masters Spring Open Bass Fishing Tournament May 12th & 13th 6:30am Huckleberry Harbor, 222 N. Sawyer St., Shawano. Fishing teams from throughout Wisconsin come to fish this annual tournament, food & drinks available. For more information, please call 715-881-0113 or go to www.shawanobassmasters.org
Guided Bird Walk May 12th 7-9am Council Grounds State Park, N1895 Council Grounds Dr., Merrill. Meet at the entrance in the parking lot for the Park contact station. Please bring binoculars if you have them. A state park vehicle sticker is required.
6th Annual Bear 100 Bike Race May 12th 7am Nicolet National Forest, Laona. This is a minimal support gravel road cycling event through the Nicolet National Forest focusing on self-sufficiency and personal responsibility. You are responsible for yourself. New for 2018…race format and timing for all three routes! There are 3 routes, approximately 108 mile, 68 mile, and 31 mile. All participants will receive a map and cue sheet. Roads will be marked with arrows on stakes. Signage…some roads are unmarked. Some have road names, and some have US Forest Service road numbers. Zero your odometer at the start line so that you can follow the cues. Opportunities for water are marked on the maps as is a convenience store on the 108 mile route (bring cash or a card). Other than water at the designated locations (and the convenience store on the 108 mile route), if you want something you will need to bring it with you. Fees – $20 donation, 100% of which will go to the Laona Rescue Squad. For more information, go to thebear100.com.
Shawano Optimist Club Bike Rodeo May 12th 8-11:30am Zion Lutheran Church, 1254 S. Union St., Shawano. Get free bike helmets, maintenance & safety check on bikes, prizes and trophies.
St. John’s Lutheran Church Bake, Craft and Rummage Sale May 12th 9am-3pm St. John’s Lutheran Church, W11929 3rd St., Leopolis. Bake, craft and Rummage Sale. Raffle drawing at 2pm. For more information, go to www.tulpchurch.com.
Spring Craft & Vendor Fair May 12th 9am-4pm Best Western Wittenberg Conference Center, W17267 Red Oak Ln., Wittenberg. Items for sale include jewelry, dip mixes, soap, bath bombs, hand balm & salves, home décor, totes, pillows, essential oils, cooking items and much more. This is an excellent opportunity to find a gift for Mother’s Day.
Tigerton Spring Fling May 12th 9am-3pm Tigerton Community Center, 125 Chestnut St., Tigerton. There will be vendors, Amish baked goods and candies, food & refreshments. For more information, please call 715-508-0246.
Kids Day May 12th 9am-Noon Riverside Athletic Club, 500 South Center Ave., Merrill. This event is for families to have fun together while learning about healthy lifestyle decisions and exploring resources available in our community. Visit several exhibits on healthy choices for raising kids including the Merrill Fire Department, Merrill police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, social service agencies, and more!! Enjoy dodgeball, tug-of-war, bounce house petting zoo, rope climb, gymnastics and more. Healthy snacks will be provided! Admission is free, donations are accepted. Proceeds will benefit the Merrill Rotary Club to finish the River Bend Trail’s Agra Pavilion.
A Sip of Tea for Mommy & Me, A Mother’s Day Event May 12th Three Little Bees, 824 E. Green Bay Street, Shawano. We will be serving yummy snacks, beverages and treats. Stations will be set up for make & take projects, photo opportunities and a special gift for each “Mom.” Relax and enjoy sometime with your little. Spend as much or as little time as you would like. There is no time constraint, but average time to participate in all activities is about an hour. Activities are appropriate for ages 2 through 8. The cost is $15 per pair. Please call 715-201-1555 for more information
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.
American Legion Post 44 Gunless Poultry Shoot May 12th 1pm Rusty’s Wabeno Bowl, 4489 N. Branch St., Wabeno. Come on, win a prize and help a veteran. They will be raffling off packages of meat, poultry, sausages, bacon, beverages, gifts & gift certificates donated by local businesses. There will also be 50/50 raffles.
Antigo Gateway Squares – Square Dance Club May 13th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 West Fifth Ave., Antigo. Mother’s Day Dance. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. Caller is: Michael Streby, SQS. The club is very active and fun. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Mother’s Day Concert at Old Tabor Church by Searson Band May 13th 2-4pm Shawano County Historical Society, 524 N. Franklin St., Shawano. “Giving Canada’s old time sounds a renewal into modern roots.” Tickets available at Sikora Center and Glas Coffee House, $15.
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.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting May 8th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Langlade County Senior Club Meeting May 8th 1:30-3pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. We will have a guest speaker, Jennifer Cummings, Director of aging & Wellness for our Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin. She will be providing an overview of the ADRC-CW, their services & programs and then speak on an overview of aging issues. Any community member is welcome to attend.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting May 9th12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
City Council Meeting May 9th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Langlade County Humane Society Membership Meeting May 10th 6pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Lion’s Club Meeting May 10th 7pm Swartzendruber’s Supper Club, 1315 Forrest Avenue, Antigo.
Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting May 14th 9am Langlade County Resource Center, Wolf River Rm., 837 Clermont St., Antigo.
Park, Cemetery & Recreation Commission Meeting May 14th 5:30pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group May 7th & May 14th 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 10th & May 12th 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 11th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting May 7th & May 14th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous May 7th & May 14th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings May 8th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 May 8th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group May 10th 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, 710 S. Superior St., Antigo, Mon. & Wed., 10am. Elcho School District, N11268 Antigo St., Tue. & Thur., 4pm; Wed., 5pm; Sat. 9am Fee: $5 per class. First class is COMPLIMENTARY. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
Compassionate Friends-Antigo Chapter May 8th 7pm Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. This is support group which is open to the public and assists families who have lost a child. Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 p.m. at Langlade Hospital/Conference Room 1021 (behind the chapel). For more information, please call Becki at 715-623-7123.
Finding Hope Together – Grief Support Group Meeting May 12th 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.