Community Calendar for 6/18/18 to 6/25/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry June 20th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & June 22th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry June 18th & June 25th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), June 20th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Grill Masters Wanted for the Northwood’s Triple Crown BBQ Contest. Win $1,500 in prize money and more. The event is at the Langlade County Fairgrounds on August 11th. Log on to NorthwoodsTripleCrown.com for complete details.
Magic & Science June 18th 10-11am Prairie River Middle School, 106 Polk St., Merrill. Join Jim Lenz, former science teacher, who has taken his love of science on the road. His comedy-science demonstrations will baffle the mind, leave you questioning the norm, and begging for more science fun! Admission is free. For more information, please call Carolyn at 715-536-7191.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center June 18th 1-4pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Ultimate Party Games June 18th 1-2pm T.B. Scott Library, 106 1st St., Merrill. Enjoy the summer sun while playing giant-sized party games on the library lawn. Enjoy the strolling magic of Jim Lenz. Admission is free. For more information, please call Carolyn at 715-536-7191.
Music in the Park – Northern Aires June 18th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Monday Night Women’s Road Bike Ride June 18th & June 25th 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.
Snowshoe Baseball June 18th-August 27th (Every Mon.) 7:30pm Held at Snowshoe Park, Highway 47 & Choate Blvd., Lake Tomahawk. Snowshoe baseball is a game of softball played on snowshoes, using a 16 inch ball with no gloves. Concession stand opens at 5:30pm. Hamburgers, brats, hot dogs, popcorn & the fan favorite, homemade pies, are served at every game. No charge for admission. Arrive early & watch the players warm up because seats & pies go quickly. For more information, go to www.laketomahawkwi.org.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors June 19th & June 21st (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 June 19th & June 21st 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.
Tuesday Morning Road Bike Ride June 19th 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.
The N.E.W. Zoomobile Bringing Zoo Animals to the Shawano Library June 19th 10am – 12pm Shawano County Library, 128 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. The N.E.W. Zoomobile will be bringing some zoo animals to the library! Call for more information 715-526-3829.
Library Gaming Club June 19th 3:30-5pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Come and play games! Multiplayer video games and board games both classic and modern. For more information, please call 715-623-3724.
Music at the Depot- Northernaires June 19th 5:30pm White Lake Depot, Lake Street, White Lake. Northernaires will be playing at the depot platform. The White Lake Girl Scouts will be serving pizzas, pies & refreshments. The rain site will be at the Lake Pavilion. For more information, please contact Judy Peterson at 715-216-2450.
Blood Pressure Clinic June 20th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time June 20th 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.
American Girl Club – Series of 3 June 20th Noon-1pm T.B. Scott Library, 106 1st St., Merrill. Wednesdays, June 13, 20 & 27 series of 3 classes. Participants will engage in activities inspired by the popular American Girl characters. There will be stories, crafts and games with a focus on girl power. Next fall’s grades 3-5. Admission is free. For more information, please call Carolyn Forde at 715-536-7191.
Bingo at the Langlade Co. Senior Center June 20th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Alzheimer’s Association Education Program-Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior June 20th 1pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. Learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene.
WJJQ Radio Annual Community Cookout June 20th 4:30-6pm Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Free brats, hot dogs, chips, soda and water. All are welcome!! For more information, please call 715-453-4482.
Wednesday Night Road Bike Ride June 20th 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.
Elcho Music on the Green – Lovin’ Country June 20th 5:30pm The Jack Lamar Memorial/Elcho Community Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. Admission is free. Food will be available starting at 5:30pm. The music will be starting at 6:30pm. All Elcho Music on the Green performances will be performed on the grass in front of the pavilion, rain or shine! For more information, please contact David Schindler at 715-610-5856.
Music on the River June 20th 6pm Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. FREE live music series at Veterans Memorial Park. Bring your chairs, picnic dinner and your favorite beverage and enjoy music along the Wisconsin River. For more information, please call 715-453-5334.
Lake Lucerne Water Shows June 20th– Aug. (Wed.’s) 6:30pm Water’s Edge Lodge, Cty. W, Crandon. Free water show. For more information, please call 715-478-1224.
Merrill City Band Concert June 20th 7pm Normal Park, 500 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Enjoy the music of our local talents from the Merrill City Band.
Play & Learn June 21st 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 – Northwood’s Family Resource Centers http://www.facebook.com/NorthwoodsFRCN. For more information, please call 715-627-1414.
Camp 5 Lumberjack Steam Train Season Begins June 21st Camp 5 Museum, 5068 US. Hwy. 8, Laona.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program June 21st (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.
Music in the Park – KNX June 21st Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Michael Monroe June 21st 7:30-9:30pm Three Lakes Center for the Arts, 1760 Superior St., Three Lakes. Michael’s unique creation of music leaves his audiences mesmerized as he blends his rich vocals, guitar, bamboo & glass flutes, combining musical styles of acoustic folk & jazzy reggae. Michael’s original music & compelling energy bring a powerful style that is as much fun as it is innovative…music & technology working together powered by creativity… & he recycles his music LIVE on stage as master LIVE Looper since 1990. His soulful performance delights & inspires. Tickets are $15 for adults & $5 for children. For more information, please call 715-546-2299.
8th Annual Shank Open Golf Tournament June 22nd Nicolet Country Club, 5245 Fairway Ct., Laona. For more information, please call 715-478-3450.
Shawano Ski Sharks Learn-2-Ski “Shark Fins” & “Believe & Ski” June 22nd 8am Smalley Park, 211 Riverside Dr., Shawano. “Shark Fins”, 8am to 11am, ages 4 and up, “Believe and Ski”, 1pm to 4pm. All ski equipment supplies, contact Nola at 920-639-1025, Wolf River Beach, at Smalley Park, Shawano.
26th Annual Minocqua Antique Wooden & Classic Boat Show June 22nd-23rd 10am-6pm The Boathouse, 305 W Park Ave, Minocqua. Antique wooden & classic boat show at the docks of The Boat House on Lake Minocqua. Land & in water displays. Woodie cars too. For more information, please call 715-453-4511.
7th Annual Clifford Hausman Vietnam Veteran Picnic June 22nd 4-7:30pm Heinzen Peaceful Valley Pavilion, 420 Field St., Antigo. Clifford Hausman was a long time employee of Karl’s Transport and each year in his honor they hold this memorial picnic held in his honor. The public is invited to attend, especially Vietnam Veterans. All food and beverages are sponsored by Karl’s Transport. For more information, please call Jil Schulz at 715-623-2033 ext. 14.
Radar Run Shootout & Fly-In June 22nd & 23rd Fri. 5-9pm, Sat 11am-5pm Sunset Grill, 1036 Hwy. 32, Three Lakes. Come out for a thrilling & fun-filled packed day Saturday of speedboats, flyovers & snowmobiles on Big Stone Lake across from the airport. Food, drink! Bleachers are available or bring a lawn chair. Friday evening, boats will be on display at Bonnie’s Lakeside. For more information, call 715-546-8333.
Abrams Spotlight Productions Presents, “Barefoot in the Park” June 22nd-24th 7pm, 6/22, 6/23 & 6/24, also 1pm 6/23. Byng Community Theater, 5852 Maple St., Abrams. Paul & Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer & she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick. Their new apartment is her most recent find – too expensive with bad plumbing & in need of a paint job. After a 6-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie’s loopy mother & decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic, Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does. Paul just doesn’t understand Corie, as she sees it. He’s too staid, too boring & she just wants him to be a little more spontaneous. Running “barefoot in the park” would be a start. Opening night for this community theater show is scheduled with a celebratory gala after the show. The audience is invited to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres & drinks with the cast &d crew after the performance. Tickets can be purchased online at www.AbramsTheatre.com or by calling the box office at 920-826-5852.
4th Annual Wolf River Paddle & Pedal June 23rd Shawano. Between 7:15 & 8:30am drop off your bicycle at the Hwy. CCC boat landing & canoe or kayak at Lieg Ave. boat landing in Judd Park in Shawano. Someone will be at both locations to watch your equipment. New this year are 2 walking routes to the boat landing from Mountain Bay Outfitters & yoga with Nikki at the boat landing before you take off. Launch by 9:15am, paddle down the Wolf River, all flat water, through natural areas, to Hwy. CCC – about 3 hours. Water & light snack available at CCC landing. Ride your bike back 8, 14, or 22 miles to Mountain Bay. Maps for routes will be available. Your boat will be shuttles from CCC back to Shawano for you. Enjoy a brat or hamburger & a cold one along with live music on the platform. Event cost is $15 or $10 for members of the Shawano Pathways or if renting equipment. Register by phone at 715-526-8823.
Antigo Farmer’s Market June 23rd 8am-Noon Heinzen Pavilion, 603 6th Avenue, Antigo. All produce is locally grown by the vendor who sells them. Shopping at the Antigo Farmer’s Market is a great way to get local, in season food, and make connections with the people that grew it.
Motorcycle Training Course June 23rd & 24th 8am-4:30pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The cost of the class will be $259.40. The 16-hour Basic Motorcycle Rider course is designed for beginning riders & was developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Instructors are certified by the MSF & Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). It is taught off-street, out of traffic, and motorcycles & helmets are provided. The course consists of 6 hours of classroom & 10 hours of on-cycle instruction. The Basic Rider Course covers preparing to ride, turning, shifting & braking, street strategies, special situations, increasing riding skills, maintenance & insurance. Note: YOU MUST COMPLETE THE MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION eCOURSE LESS THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO STARTING YOUR BASIC MOTORCYCLE RIDING CLASS. Cost for online portion is $19.99 & can be found at elearning.msf-usa.org. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Hodag Run for Your Life June 23rd Half-marathon 8am, 10K 8:45am, 5K 9:15am, Kids Race 10:30am. Beach House – Hodag Park, Hodag Park Dr., Rhinelander. Featuring a half marathon, 10K run & 5K run/walk & stroller division. A FREE Kids Chase the Hodag takes place at 10:30am. The first 200 registered youth (ages 12 & under) participants receive a Hodag Run t-shirt & souvenir numbered race bib. For more information, go to ymcaofthenorthwoods.org.
Minocqua Island Swim Challenge June 23rd 8:30am Torpy Park, downtown Minocqua. This is a one mile, out & back, open water swim race held in beautiful Minocqua Lake. The race starts in waves on the sandy shores of Lake Minocqua at Torpy Park. The course is well marked by large colorful buoys along the way. If you enjoy open swims, this is the event for you.
Laona’s First Annual Summer Festival June 23rd 9am-4pm Soup Kettle Park, Laona. Vendors of all different venues will be available with their wares. Great food, baked goods, music, art, crafts, and more! Admission is FREE and open to everyone! We hope to see you there! For more information, please call 715-902-0810 or 715-850-2420.
7th Annual Norsk Family Farm Day June 23rd 10am-3pm Norsk Farm, 6366 Fredrickson Rd., Lena. Enjoy baby animals, kid’s train rides, pasture walks, hay rides, demonstrations, food vendors, samples from Organic Valley, and much more! No admission or parking fees! Bring the whole family!
9th Annual Northwood’s ATV/UTV Rally June 23rd 10am Fisher’s Bar, N11209 State Highway 17, Gleason. The Northwood’s ATV/UTV Rally is designed to help promote and raise funds for the local ATV/UTV trail system. It’s a benefit setup for the Parrish Highlanders and Pel-Cho Mudd Nutz ATV/UTV Clubs. For more information, please call 715-873-4561.
Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament June 23rd 11am-2pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Have a blast and blast your opponents in this Mario Kart tournament for youth 17 and under! Two divisions – under 12 and 12-17. Please sign up in advance at the library front desk or by calling or emailing. The under 12 division will go first, and the event length will depend on the number of entrants. For more information, please call Steph at 715-623-3724.
Emerging Talents Saturdays & Sundays thru June 24th 11am-3pm WOWSPACE, 114 Vinal St., Wittenberg. An exhibit of original art by Wittenberg & Birnamwood students. K-12 grade. Shows continue Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm thru June 24th. For more information, go to www.wallsofwittenberg.com.
Benefit for Team Kaydence June 23rd Noon Firefighter Grounds, Wabeno. We are having a benefit for Kaydence Wagnitz. Kaydence is a fun loving 8 year old that enjoys tractor shows, camping and anything outdoors. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with a tumor in her brain stem. It is inoperable and she was given a short time to enjoy her little life. The family is doing everything they can to find other options. However, they all seem to conclude with the same outcome. With that in mind, we are hoping to make her dreams of travel a reality. Please help us give her the best life possible. The event will include kid’s games, a meat raffle and great food.
Mecikalski Stovewood Museum Saturdays & Sundays (thru Labor Day) 1-4pm, Jennings. This is a National historic site, constructed with an unusual method of folk architecture known as “stovewood.” The Mecikalski Stovewood Museum is the only known commercial stovewood building still standing in the U.S. View many turn-of-the-century exhibits associated with the building’s history. Located 5 miles east from Pelican Lake on Hwy B. Free admission. For more information, visit our Facebook page or go to www.stovewoodmuseum.com.
Event In Bevent June 23rd & 24th 4pm Sat. St. Ladislaus Parish, 6455 Hwy. 153, Bevent. (jct. of Hwys. 153 & Y) Events will include polka masses, music, food, refreshments, games, bounce house, raffles & bingo. On Saturday, there will be a polka mass at 4pm with Maroszek Bros. and music from TNT and Blame on Waylon. On Sunday, there will be a polka mass at 10:10am with Old Time Brass & the Choraleers, then a Family Style Chicken Dinner from 10:30am-1:30pm along with music on the grounds by Chad Przybylski & The Polka Rhythms, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze & New Polish Sounds. The chicken dinner will be $12 for adults, Youth (6-12) $6 and 5 & under are free, held in the air-conditioned church hall.
Birnamwood Fire & Rescue Pancake Breakfast June 24th 8am-Noon Birnamwood Fire & Ambulance Station, Birch St., Birnamwood. Come & enjoy all-you-can-eat homemade regular & potato pancakes, ham & sausage links, cheese curds, applesauce, cinnamon rolls, milk, coffee & orange juice. Adults $8, Youth 5-11 years old $5, kids under 5 are free. There will be multiple raffles on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased that day.
Shawano County Brunch on the Farm June 24th 9am-1pm Wagner Farms, Inc., N6928 County Road BB, Oconto Falls. Brunch includes: scrambled eggs with diced ham, sausages, hash browns, cheese, cinnamon bread with butter, milk, juice, ice cream with strawberries or maple syrup. All you care to eat. Activities for the whole family to enjoy include: Wagon rides and farm tours, kid’s games, “barrel train” rides, petting zoo, bounce house, kid’s pedal tractor pull and more. Dairy Dash and Stroll: run or walk on a marked trail through the farm lands of the Wagner Farm. Adults: $7, Child 5-12: $4, 0-4 free with paid adult. For more information, please call 715-881-1984.
Antigo Gateway Squares June 24th 2-4:30pm Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave., Antigo. Dancers range in age from 10 to 70+ with couples, singles, & youth. The club is very active and fun. Caller is: Sharon Albright. Dairy Month – Root Beer Floats. For more information, please call Rose Marie at 715-623-2128 or Stacie at 715-598-2907.
Music in the Park – Elvis Tribute & Hayek Family June 25th Food & pies starting at 5:30pm; concerts start 6:30pm. City Park West, 700 block of Aurora St., Antigo. Bring your lawn chairs & listen to the Music in the Park! Concerts held every Monday & Thursday, June-August. In the event of severe weather, concerts are held at the Heinzen Pavilion in Peaceful Valley. Free admission. For more information, please call 715-627-1014.
Holy Family Catholic Church Picnic July 1st 11:30am Holy Family Catholic Church, W10524 Cole St, Elcho. Food and Refreshments. Music and karaoke by DJ DOC Gary and a performance by LYVE at 1pm. We have over 50 raffles including our grand prize of a 49 inch LG HDTV.
Antigo Library Finance Meeting June 18th 9-10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Finance and Personnel meeting in the library kitchen.
Antigo Kiwanis Club Meeting June 19th Noon The Refuge Restaurant, 410 Hwy. 64, Antigo. New members are welcome.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting June 19th 5:45pm Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting June 20th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting June 20th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Pelican Lake Property Owners Association Annual Meeting June 23rd 9:30am Schoepke Town Hall, 769 Hwy. 45, Pelican Lake.
Baby & Me Group June 18th & June 25th 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) June 21st & June 23rd 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 June 22nd 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting June 18th & June 25th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm
Overeaters Anonymous June 18th & June 25th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings June 19th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 June 19th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group June 21st 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. Upham Town Hall, N9575 Cty. Hwy. B, Summit Lake, Mon., Wed., & Fri., 8am. Schoepke Town Hall, 769 US. 45, Pelican Lake, Tue. & Thur., 4pm. 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.