Community Calendar for 10/15/18 to 10/22/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 17th 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & October 19th 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 15th & October 22nd 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), October 17th 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Hanson’s Corn Maze Monday-Saturday through October 31st 8am-5pm Mon.-Fri., Sat. 9am-4pm Hanson’s Garden Village, 2660 Cty. Rd. G, Rhinelander. Come to Hanson’s fun indoor pumpkin patch and pick out everything for your fall decor needs! We keep our pumpkins inside to protect them from frost and keep them lasting throughout the season. Bring your kids to play in our free Children’s Straw Bale Maze while you shop! Come experience Rhinelander’s own corn maze! Over 2 acres of fun with a challenging scavenger hunt! Can you find all 15 checkpoints hidden in our labyrinth? $5 entrance fee. Children 2 & under free. Also, On Saturdays, enjoy our corn maze combined with a tractor hay ride! $7 per person – Children 2 & under free for a corn maze combined with a tractor hay ride! Hop on our hay wagon and get pulled behind our tractor through our field to enjoy the fall colors! See our new Scottish Longhorn Cattle including two baby calves! For more information, please call 715-365-2929 or go to www.hansonsgardenvillage.com.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 15th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 16th & October 18th (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 October 16th & October 18th (Every Tues. & Thur.) 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.
Stepping On Workshop Tuesdays through October 23rd 10am-Noon Peace Lutheran Church, 300 Lincoln St., Antigo. Take a Stepping On workshop. Stepping On can help you avoid dangerous and costly falls, so you can keep doing the things that you love to do. In just 7 weeks, you will learn to identify & remove or avoid fall hazards in your home and outside, learn how vision, hearing, medication & footwear affect your risk of falling, learn strength & balance exercises you can adapt to your individual level and learn to get back up on your feet the right way if you do fall. You’ll regain the confidence to stay active in your community and do the things you want to do. Suggested contribution for the 7 week session is $10. To register, contact The Aging & Disability Resource Center at 715-627-6232.
Library Gaming Club October 16th 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.
2nd Annual Empty Bowls Dinner October 16th 4:30-7pm Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. You can join the Merrill Optimist for our 2nd Annual Empty Bowl’s dinner. This year we will be at Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes for a spaghetti dinner. $10 per person will get you dinner and a bowl to take home (while supplies last). You can paint a bowl at Studio 808 any time before the event for $9.00. Someone will come to the dinner and take your bowl home. The money raised will be used to help fill a backpack with food for a student to take home over the weekend. 2017-18 school year on average 170 Merrill students took a bag of food home every weekend during the school year. Each bag has a value of $6.00 of food. Here is your chance to help out.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 17th 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 17th 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 October 17th 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Motivational Speaker Mark J. Lindquist October 17th 6-8pm Shawano Community High School, 220 Cty. Rd. B, Shawano. Friends of Hospice presents: Motivational Speaker Mark J. Lindquist, “Passion! 8 Steps to Re-ignite Yours,” Mark performs for the largest crowds in America, his experiences as an actor, entertainer and showman will send your people out the door on fire! Meet & greet after the presentation, free to the public 6 p.m., sweets & coffee provided.
Play & Learn October 18th 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.
Langlade County Senior Center Lunch Bunch October 18th 11:30am Chet & Emil’s, 388 Main St., Birnamwood. For all you can eat chicken.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program October 18th (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.
Harvest Festival October 18th 4pm St. John’s Lutheran Church, 304 Flint Ave., Mattoon. We will be serving chicken soup, chili, baked breads, crackers, pie & ice cream for a free will offering. There will also be crafts and produce tables. Carry outs will be available.
10 Signs of Alzheimers Disease Class October 18th 1-2pm 607 E. Elizabeth St., Shawano. The ADRC is hosting a class regarding recognizing the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s disease. The class is free and open to the public. Contact the ADRC to register by calling 1-855-492-2372.
Latin Film Series: City of God (Brazil) October 18th 7-9pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. In the slums of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s, two young men choose different paths. Rocket is a budding photographer who documents the increasing drug-related violence of his neighborhood. José “Zé” Pequeno is an ambitious drug dealer who uses Rocket and his photos as a way to increase his fame as a turf war erupts with his rival, “Knockout Ned”. The film was shot on location in Rio’s poorest neighborhoods and was nominated for four Academy Awards. Other films in the series: Embrace the Serpent 11/1; Gloria 11/15; The Official Story 11/29; Neruda 12/13. Admission by donation. Cash bar. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4238.
Sacred Heart Parish Council of Catholic Women Rummage Sale October 19 & 20th 8:30am – 5pm Fri., 8:30am-Noon Sat. Sacred Heart Parish, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. For more information, please call 715-526-2023 or go to www.sacredheartofshawano.org.
Stone Soup Playing at the Langlade County Senior Center October 19th 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.
Pumpkin ArtyParty October 19th 5-7pm ArtStart, 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander. A family-friendly event to celebrate the children’s art from TGI ArtFridays exhibited in our classroom. Kids can decorate their own pumpkin. Food, fun, and activities for the whole family. Get more information at artstartrhinelander.org or by calling 715-362-4328.
Hillcrest Primary School presents the PTO’s Fall Festival October 19th 5-7:30pm Hillcrest Primary School, 1410 S. Waukechon St., Shawano. $3 per child/$5 family, crafts, games, pizza, bouncy house, basket raffles, guessing jars, and more. For more information, please call 715-524-2134.
Veterans of the Menominee Nation 13th Annual Hunters Ball October 19th 6-9pm Menominee Casino Convention Center, N277 Hwy. 47 Keshena. 6 pm social; 7 pm dinner. Door prizes & raffles. The public is welcome. For more information, please call 715-851-2127.
Panic Chambers October 19th & 20th W12505 Roosevelt Rd, Gresham. Panic Chambers promises to deliver a heart pounding performance that will leave you gasping for air! Participate in the Haunted Corn Maze with your wildest nightmares on your tail. $15 per person. For more information, please call (920) 594-0379.
Haunted House at Evil Falls (Fri. & Sat. nights) thru October 27th and October 31st 7-11pm 215 S. Railroad Street, Eagle River. Welcome to Evil Falls – House of Tormented Souls – HAUNTED HOUSE. It’s been said, “The Evil” can use a lost soul to feed their own, extending their physical being indefinitely. All through the ages of time, man has struggled to keep balance of mind, body and spirit. These three chattels together create a whole being. Take one away…the two remaining fail to flourish. In the depth of turmoil, the soul and being have been known to part. Waiting in the shadows to hoard the dissection is…THE SOUL COLLECTOR. He is waiting for you! Covered and outside waiting line. Concessions are available. Admission is $11. Raising funds for the Northland Pines School Drama & Musical Productions. Call 715-477-0808 or 715-617-3182 with questions or go to http://www.evilfalls.com.
43rd Annual Junior Woman’s Club – Craft & Trade Show October 20th 9am-3:30pm Langlade County Fair Grounds in the Multi-Purpose Building, Neva Rd., Antigo. Our craft & trade show consist of 143 spaces and are occupied with 98 unique vendors. They will be displaying their Wood items, Wool Mittens, Hand Painted Shabby Chic Decor, Rag Quilts in many different sizes, American Doll Clothes & Accessories, Handmade Wooden Bowls, Garden Items, Pet Items, Fall and Christmas Decor and many other new items for you to purchase for any Holiday, Events, birthdays etc. If you can’t find what you want, you can describe it to one of our vendors and they will take your order and make it for you. We are here to please you!! Homemade Bakery and Candies are available for you to purchase. Raffle tickets can be purchased on items from our vendors. A delicious Lunch is available. Admission Fee is $2.00 at the Door or $1.00 with a non-perishable item for the Community Food Pantry in Antigo. For more information, please call Jeanne Tatro at 715-219-0945.
Fall Fest 2018 October 20th Hanson’s Garden Village, 2660 Co. Hwy G, Rhinelander. Join us for our annual fall celebration! It is Hanson’s Garden Village’s last big event before we close down for the winter months. Fall Fest was created to give the local community an opportunity to do fun, fall activities as a family. Proceeds from Fall Fest benefit the many community and school groups that help run the event. Activities last year included a petting zoo, corn maze, tractor rides, pumpkin bowling, apple slingshot, face painting, kid games & crafts, music & concessions and more.
Legend Lake Craft Fair and Bake Sale October 20th 9am-2pm Legend Lake Lodge, N1024 Old South Branch Rd., Keshena. Local artists and crafters, lunch on site. Please call 715-799-3317 for more information.
Porter’s Patch Farmtoberfest October 20th & 21st 11am-4pm W4314 Hwy. 156, Bonduel. Runs every Sat. & Sun thru the end of October, 11am to 4pm, weather permitting. The Little Pumpkin Village includes the 9 acre corn maze, hay rides, corn cob chuck, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, petting zoo, pumpkin bowling & so much more! Plenty of fall décor for all your decorating needs and all shapes and sizes of pumpkins too. Squash, tomatoes, pie pumpkins and potatoes at the Farm Store. Visit www.PortersPatch.com for complete pricing and event listing. Food & beverages on the grounds. Please call 715-758-8162 for more information.
Oconto County Challenged Citizens Halloween Party October 20th 11am Bill Lazansky Building, Hwy. 32, Mountain. Sponsored by the McCaslin Lioness, this Halloween Party is a great time for the Handicapped Citizens of our County. Music, dancing, lunch and Costume Judging are some of the highlights! For more information, please call Lillian at 715-276-7008.
SAM25 “Empty Bowls, Caring Hearts” Fundraiser October 20th 11am-2pm Hillcrest Primary School, 1410 S. Waukechon St., Shawano, WI 54166, USA (map) Choose a beautiful ceramic bowl and enjoy delicious soup lunch, fabulous musical entertainment, exciting basket raffles and superb silent auction while helping support SAM25 and its programs!. For more information, call 715-851-7252 or go to www.sam25.org.
Fall Festival October 20th 3:30pm Trinity Lutheran Church, 1741 Forest Ave., Wabeno. There will be games, trunk-or-treat, pumpkin decorating, s’mores & more. All families are invited. Come in costume. Please call 715-473-5633 with any questions.
SS Mary & Hyacinth Harvest Fair October 20th-21st Starting at 4pm Sat., SS Mary & Hyacinth, 819 3rd Ave., Antigo. 4pm Saturday mass with music by Stone Soup Brothers followed by a fun Harvest celebration with brats, hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, beans, nachos & cheese, baby red potatoes, dessert, beer, wine & more. Many activity rooms will also be open after Mass. On Sunday, masses will be held at 7am & 10am. Then starting at 11am will be a roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes & gravy, sauerkraut with pork, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls, pie & a beverage for $9. Hot dog plates will also be available for $3. For carry outs, please call 715-623-5255. There will also be a silent auction, raffles, crafts, bakery & candy, games & more. Activity rooms will be open from 8am-1:30pm. Something for everyone!
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Langlade County Humane Society October 20th 5:30-8pm Quinn’s Bar, N5298 Cty. Rd. A, Deerbook. The menu includes spaghetti, lasagna, garlic bread, salad and apple pie desserts with ice cream. $9 per person. There will also be raffles. All proceeds benefit the Langlade County Humane Society.
Knights of Columbus Porkie-Pancake Breakfast October 21st 7am-Noon Sacred Heart Church, 321 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. All you can eat pancakes, porkies, cheese, and applesauce with choice of maple syrup, blueberry syrup and sugar free syrup. Take-outs available. For more information, please call 715-526-2023.
Pancake Breakfast October 21st 9am-1pm Merrill Eagles Club #584, 1205 Lake Street, Merrill. The Eagles #584 Pancake Breakfasts are held to benefit those with life changing events that create financial hardships. Regular & Potato Pancakes. Adults – $8.00 Children 6-10 – $4.00 Ages 5 and under Free. For more information, please call 715-536-7471.
Annual Harvest Dinner October 21st 11am-1:30pm St. Peter Lutheran Church, N2891Cty. Rd. S, Polar. The dinner includes turkey, ham, potatoes, stuffing, pie & all the trimmings. Carry outs available. Handicapped accessible.
Soup Luncheon October 21st 11:45am-1:30pm Zion Lutheran Church, Pine St., Eland. The menu will include 4 soups – chicken, pea, potato & chili along with homemade bread, fresh baked desserts & beverages for a free will offering. Everyone is welcome.
Antigo Library Finance Meeting October 15th 9am Antigo Public Library, 317 Clermont St., Antigo.
The Shawano County Historical Society Annual Membership Meeting October 15th 6pm Shawano City Hall, Community Rm., 127 S. Sawyer St., Shawano. Registration and refreshments begin at 5:30pm. Members, guests and the public are invited to attend.
Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce Meeting October 15th 6pm Waubee Lodge, 18398 Waubee Park Ln., Lakewood. For more information, please call 715-276-6500.
Antigo Garden Club Meeting October 16th 5:45pm Antigo Library, 317 Clermont St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 17th 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Finance, Personnel & Legislative Committee Meeting October 17th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 15th & October 22nd 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) October 18th & October 20th 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 October 19th 7:00pm. Langlade Hospital, 112 East Fifth Avenue, Antigo. Langlade Hospital Conference Room 1022, adjacent to Chapel in the Langlade Hospital.
AL-ANON Meeting October 15th & October 22nd 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 15th & October 22nd 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 16th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 16th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group October 18th 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 15th & October 17th 9am Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center, 111 Western Ave., Antigo. H2O Cardio is a 45 minute high intensity water fitness program which will provide cardio & strength training without the strain & pain to muscles & joints. The water, along with the use of resistance equipment, will challenge all aspects of the body & increase your physical fitness level. For more information, please call 715-627-0497.
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.
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.
Antigo MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers), a chapter of international group that offers encouragement and support to moms of kids ages 0-5. We have relevant and interesting speakers, fun crafts, yummy food and free childcare while we meet. We meet the first and third Tuesday of the month, September to May, at Antigo Community Church (723 Deleglise St.) from 8:15-10:15 am. For more information please see www.facebook.com/antigomops
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, Wed, 10am. Elcho School, Mon. & Wed., 4pm; Sat. 9am. First class is FREE. Follow @upnorthfitness at Facebook or visit terrijohnson.zumba.com for schedule changes.
HALOS-Helping Another grieve a Loved One’s Suicide October 18th 6:30-9pm Aspirus Langlade Hospital, Kelley Conference Rm., 112 E. 5th Ave., Antigo. We are a support group for anyone who has felt the devastating effects of a friend’s or loved one’s suicide. Meetings to be held the third Thursday each month. For more information, contact Tara at 715-610-3581.