Antigo Area Community Food Pantry May 16th11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & May 18th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry May 14th & May 21st 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), May 16th4-6pm (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/
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride May 14th & May 21st 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 28th. For more information, please contact Mary Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors May 15th & May 17th (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 15th & May 17th 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.
Langlade Co. Senior Center Trip to Alfa Heaven May 15th 9:30am Alfa Heaven Auto Museum, 4381 Nolan Rd., Aniwa. The tour is limited to 20 people. The cost will be $8. After the tour, we will go to Melody Mill for lunch. For those that want to car pool, meet at the Center. We will leave there around 9am or meet us at the museum. Please call the Center, so we know how many are going. If interested, please call 715-627-6632.
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.
Merrill Police Department Blood Drive May 15th 9:30am-2:30pm City Hall, 1004 E. 1st Street, Merrill. To schedule your life-saving appointment, please contact Officer Dane Mathwich at 715-536-8311 or Dane.Mathwich@ci.merrill.wi.us.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride May 15th 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.
Optimist Fisheree May 15th 11am Silver Moon Springs, W4852 Hwy. 64, Elton. This annual event is an Optimist favorite for many. Optimists serve teachers & students a delicious lunch (cooked by the Antigo Police & Fire Department employees), help each student catch a fish, and take their picture with their catch. For more information, contact Nick Wachtel at email@example.com.
Boys & Girls Club Teen Night May 15th & May 17th (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 15th & May 17th (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 16th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time May 16th 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 May 16th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
13th Annual Touch-a-Truck May 16th 4-6pm Crawford Center, 225 S. Waukechon St., Shawano. Kids of all ages will love to sit in many types of community trucks and vehicles at this FREE event. See these trucks & more up close: cement truck, fire truck, race car, wrecker, garbage truck, Sun Drop truck, squad car & so much more. All are welcome. Bring your camera. Sponsored by Shawano Park & Rec
Community Foster Care Awareness Event May 16th 5-7pm Grace Foursquare Church, 4360 Hwy. 17 N, Rhinelander. This event is to promote and provide information on how to become a foster home in Oneida County. For more information, please contact Oneida County Dept. of Social Services at 715-362-5695.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride May 16th 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 17th 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.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Program-Effective Communication Strategies May 17th 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Communication is more than just talking and listening. It is also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias progress in their journey, their ability to communicate changes. Learn how to decode verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia. These programs are free of charge and open to all. Please pre-register by calling 1800-272-3900.
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 17th (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.
Northwoods Jazz Camp May 17th-May 19th 8-10pm Holiday Acres Resort, 4060 S. Shore Dr., Rhinelander. Kick off Spring with a weekend of Jazz! Enjoy a Northwoods retreat, wonderful people and terrific music. Guest rooms and cottages are available. Special rates with meals included are offered for this weekend! Musicians from across the country will be performing. No Cover Charge! Call for reservations or more information 715-369-1500 or 800-261-1500.
Bonduel Village-Wide Rummage Sale May 18th & 19th 8am-4pm Fri. & 8am-Noon Sat., Bonduel.
Bowler Village-Wide Rummage Sale May 18th & 19th 8am-4pm Fri. & 8am-Noon Sat., Bowler.
Amoterra Spring Holistic Wellness Fair May 18th-20th 9am-4pm Fri. & Sat.; 9am-2pm Sun. Townsend Town Hall, Hwy. 32, Townsend. Offering mini sessions of various holistic techniques at a low cost entry fee, plus various vendors. For more information, please call Phil at 715-276-6650.
Shawano High School Skills USA Car Show May 18th 9am-12:30pm Shawano Community High School, 220 County Rd. B, Shawano. Registration begins at 9am, awards at 12:30pm, food, drinks, music. For more information, please call 715-526-2175, ext. 141.
Langlade County Senior Center Two Year Anniversary Party May 18th Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Help us celebrate our two year anniversary. Refreshments will be served and the Stone Soup Brothers Band will entertain us.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center May 18th 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.
Alice in Wonderland Ballet May 18th & 19th 6pm Fri., 10:30am Sat. Rhinelander High School, 665 Coolidge Ave., Rhinelander. Northwoods School of Dance is presenting 2 shows of Alice in Wonderland ballet. The performance will also feature specialty dances prior to the main show. Fees/Admission: Tickets at the door $10 adults, $5 kids under 18, 3 and under free.
Merrill Community Wide Rummage Sales May 19th Merrill. Cleaning out your closets? What about the garage? Here is a chance to make some cash for the things you don’t need. Or here is your chance to go around the Community of Merrill and find that perfect item that you may need at a reduced price. Check the Merrill Foto News for each sales days and times.
Walk 4 T-RAW Mental Health Awareness May 19th 8am-Noon River Bend Trail, Merrill. Join us for the First Annual Walk 4 T-RAW Mental Health Awareness. The 2 1/2 mile family fun walk will take place at the River Bend Trail in Merrill. Registration will be held from 8-9am at the pavilion on the east end of the trail. You can pre-register at the Merrill Chamber of Commerce. The walk will be $20 per person and $10 for children 10 and under. Participants will receive a t-shirt. Bottled water will be provided. All proceeds will benefit the River Bend Trail.
Moose Lake Annual Spring Cleanup May 19th 9am Moose Lake. Put on a pair of gloves, your boots and grab a rake and garbage bag. Get a little dirty. That’s OK. Our goal: cleanup of Moose Lake’s shoreline, roadways and parking areas. Start at the location of your choice. Meet at the boat launch at 10am to document project success and for pictures.
Hike for Hope May 19th 9am-Noon Lake Park Shelter and Concession Stand, 325 3rd Ave., Antigo. A walk to honor and remember loved ones that have been lost. This walk helps to create awareness and educate others to help save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Funds raised will help fund research as well as provide education and resources to the community. Registration 9am, Walk starts at 10am. We will be walking the Springbrook Walkway Trail and end at the Lake Park shelter. For more information, please call Carrie Breitenfeldt at 715-216-2946.
Spring Wild Flower Hike May 19th 10am-12:30pm Meet at the Ice Age Trail head on Turtle Lake Road, Gleason. Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will conduct their annual Spring Wildflower Hike in Harrison Hills in Lincoln County. Terrain will be hilly-moderately difficult-bring a lunch and water to have on the trail. For more information, please call Ruby Jaecks at 715-551-1118.
Pella Daze May 19th 1-10pm Old Mill Park, Pella. Join us for the parade at 1pm with live music and other activities after the parade.
3rd Annual Cecil – Washington Fire Dept. Golf Outing May 19th 1-4:30pm Golden Sands Golf Community, 300 Nabor Rd., Cecil. 4 person scramble, with shotgun start at 1pm. For more information, please call 715-524-6349
Oneida County Humane Society’s 5th Annual Furball Fundraiser May 19th 5-9pm Whitetail Inn, 9038 WI-70, St Germain. A social hour begins the evening with a cash bar & music by Bret & Frisk. Attendees have the option to participate in many raffle & auction items. A plated dinner & update from OCHS follows with a live auction & prize drawings closing out the evening. OCHS depends on public support to meet our annual operating costs & all proceeds from this event go directly for the cost of caring for the hundreds of animals that pass through our doors each year. Individual ticket prices are $50 & are available now through the adoption center or from Furball committee members. Tables of 10 can be reserved, a great way for businesses & friends to show support & have fun too! Only 200 tickets will be sold. Please call 715-362-5992 for more information.
The Mysterious Masquerade May 19th 5:30pm Kathy & Cal’s Club 64, 2405 West Main St., Merrill. The Haunted Sawmill is holding their 2nd Annual benefit dinner….The Mysterious Masquerade. Enjoy an evening of fine dining, live music, dancing and fundraiser auctions. Prizes awarded for best formal masquerade costumes. Cocktail Hour – 5:30pm; Dinner – 6:30pm; Live Auction – 8pm; DJ and dance to follow. Fees/Admission: $40 per person, $70 per couple.
Bill Staines Concert May 19th 7:30-9:30pm The Bula Barn, W11957 Highland Road, Antigo. Nationally acclaimed folk singer & composer Bill Staines will return to Antigo for a house concert. Like a traveling troubadour, Staines is touring the nation from his home in New Hampshire. Many of the songs Staines has composed have originated from the places & people he has encountered during his 40-plus years of touring the U. S. and Canada. The concert is sponsored by Antigo Community Theatre. Please RSVP as space is limited. Admission donation: $15 per person. For more information, please call Joe Jopek at 715-623-2645.
Knights of Columbus Porkie-Pancake Breakfast May 20th 7:30am-12:30pm Sacred Heart Catholic School, 124 E. Center St., Shawano. All you can eat pancakes, porkies, cheese, and applesauce with choice of maple syrup, blueberry syrup, and sugar free syrup. Adults $6, Children 6-12 $3, 5 and under Free. Take Outs Available.
Dairyland Walkers Antigo Walk May 20th 8am Registration begins. City Park West shelter, between 8th & 9th Ave., Antigo. Noncompetitive 5K & 10K walks open to the public to promote fitness. Maps and directions will be provided. Please finish walking by 1pm. The walk makes a large loop passing through a number of city parks and landmarks. The cost is $3 for those accumulating Volkssport credit or $2 for youth & non-credit adults. For more information, visit www.dairylandwalkers.com or call Don Suloff at 608-821-0263.
Mind Body Spirit Fair May 20th 10am-4pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Join us for a day of living whole! Free admission, free raffle prize giveaways, free live workshops, healers, intuitive readers, vendors and live workshops. For more information, please call Jess Robinson at 715-630-0076 or go to https://northwoodshealthandwellness.org.
Nicolet National Bank RASTA Rally Mountain Bike Race May 20th Noon-4pm Washburn Lake Silent Sports Trails Area, 7650 County Park Rd., Rhinelander. The RASTA Rally offers over 8 miles of challenging single track, bridges, rock gardens, fast & fun flow trails & a few whoops sections to boot. Race registration will be at the Perch Lake shelter. There will be two races consisting of a “Short Course” of approximately 7 miles that will use beginner single track & two track trails for a race of approximately ¾ to 1-hour that is for beginners to intermediate riders. The “Long Course” will use all of Washburn’s single track & some two track for a race of approximately 12 miles that should take 1-1/2 hours to complete. A short course race for kids up to 11 years old is held after the main events. Exact courses & distances will be determined a week prior to race date. Fees/Admission: $10 to $25. For up to date course and other race information, join our RASTA Facebook page, or check rastatrails.org.
Mountain Historical Society Potluck Dinner May 21st 5:30pm Tabor Lutheran Church, 14153 Church Rd., Mountain. This kickoff event begins the summer season of the Mountain Historical Society. Anyone interested in preserving history is encouraged to attend.
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.
Police and Fire Commission Meeting May 14th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting May 15th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting May 15th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library conference room, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Lakewood Area Chamber Meeting May 15th 5pm Board Mtg., 6pm General Mtg. Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Dr., Lakewood. Dinner to follow. Call 715-276-6500 for menu and price.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting May 16th12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting May 16th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Friends of Moose Lake Annual Meeting May 19th 1pm Norwood Township Hall, Phlox. Our lake management plan has been approved. Help us decide on our short, intermediate and long term projects. Other agenda items include: Election of officers/Clean Boats Clean Waters Grant/Volunteer Opportunities. The public is invited to attend.
Baby & Me Group May 14th & May 21st 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 17th & May 19th 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 18th 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 14th & May 21st 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous May 14th & May 21st 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings May 15th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 May 15th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group May 17th 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.
Langlade County Community Ceramics, a non-profit painting group that meets every Monday and Friday from 9am-Noon at Sts. Mary & Hyacinth, Classroom 8, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo . Class cost is $3.00, to cover paint and anyone is welcome. We also take art-related field trips four times a year.