Community Calendar for 10/29/18 to 11/5/18
Antigo Area Community Food Pantry October 31st 11am-1pm (Wednesdays) & November 2nd 1pm-3pm (Fridays), 2120 Progress Blvd., Antigo (715) 623-1103.
Elcho Area Community Food Pantry October 29th & November 5th 10:30am-12:30pm (Mon.), October 31st 4-6pm (Wed.), 11224 Antigo St., Elcho. Call (715) 610-5886 for more information.
Insurance Pre-licensing: Insurance Principles for Pre-licensing Class October 29th 8:30am-5pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The state requires all licensing candidates to complete 20 hours of pre-licensing education (8 hours of state laws & ethics & 12 hours of terminology & product knowledge) in preparation for taking the State of Wisconsin examination for licensure in that related line of business with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. This course meets the 8 hour state laws & ethics portion of that requirement. To complete the 20 hour requirement this course should be taken in addition to one or more of the 12 hour major line courses (Life, Accident & Health, Property or Casualty). Licensing in Wisconsin will allow the agent to sell and service products and work directly with the consumer. The cost of the class is $149, textbook included. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Mahjong at the Langlade County Senior Center October 29th 1-3pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo. Come and learn how to play. For more information, please call 715-627-6632.
Thrivent Cans Hunger Food Drive Awards Banquet October 29th 5:30-7pm Vickie and the Vets, 1216 Elm St., Antigo.
Insurance Pre-licensing: Property Insurance Class October 30th 8:30am-5pm Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The state requires all licensing candidates to complete 20 hours of pre-licensing education (8 hours of state laws and ethics and 12 hours of terminology and product knowledge) in preparation for taking the State of Wisconsin examination for licensure in that related line of business with the Office of the Commission of Insurance. This course meets the 12 hour product and terminology portion of that requirement for Property Insurance. To complete the 20 hour requirement, this course should be taken in addition to the Insurance Principles for Pre-Licensing. Licensing in Wisconsin will allow the agent to sell and service products and work directly with the consumer. This course is not valid for insurance continuing education hours. The cost is $149, textbook included. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Coffee Klatch for Seniors October 30th & November 1st (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 30th & November 1st (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.
Cannabis: Drug Turned to Medicine Health Benefit Seminar Every Tues. & Thurs. thru November 2nd 10am Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont St., Antigo. Presented by Eli Brown. Learn the real facts.
Library Gaming Club October 30th 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.
Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful Signature Event October 30th 4:45pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. The evening begins at 4:45pm with registration, appetizers, salad bar, complimentary drink, cash bar & door prizes. There will also be chair massages, smoothie bar & frozen yogurt parfait station. At 5:15pm will be the welcome and entertainment by Expression Dance Studio. Then at 5:30pm there will be presentations by Dr. Greg Dodge – Ladies & Laughter; Dr. Lakshmi Deep – Women’s Health, take care of yourself so you can take care of others; Bonnie Hessedal – What Can I Change Today to be Better Tomorrow? and Carrie Kubacki – demonstration, yoga, movement & health. This is a free event, but seating is limited. To register, please call 1-800-847-4707.
2nd Annual Senior Information Day “Put Life in Your Life” October 31st 8:30am-2:30pm Wittenberg Community Center, 208 W. Vinal St., Wittenberg. The schedule for the day includes: a free continental breakfast, Reaching Out Against Depression & Suicide – Strategies for Happiness in Your Senior Years, Strong Bones & the Positive Effects of Exercise, a free lunch, How to Make Your Voice Heard in Politics and door prize drawings. This is a free event, but pre-registration is required, by October 29th. Please call Jo Olson at 715-253-2421.
Blood Pressure Clinic October 31st 9am-Noon Antigo Fire Department, 700 Edison St., Antigo. For more information, please call Lisa Vollmar at 715-350-7315.
Preschool Story Time October 31st 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 31st 1-2:30pm Langlade County Senior Center, 1225 Langlade Rd., Antigo.
Insurance Pre-licensing: Casualty Insurance October 31st & November 1st 1-5pm 10/31 & 8:30am-5pm 11/1. Northcentral Technical College, 312 Forrest Ave., Antigo. The state requires all licensing candidates to complete 20 hours of pre licensing education (8 hours of state laws and ethics and 12 hours of terminology and product knowledge) in preparation for taking the State of Wisconsin examination for licensure in that related line of business with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. This course meets the 12 hour product and terminology portion of that requirement for Casualty Insurance. To complete the 20 hour requirement this course should be taken in addition to the Insurance Principles for Pre-Licensing. Licensing in Wisconsin will allow the agent to sell and service products and work directly with the consumer. This course is not valid for insurance continuing education hours. The cost is $149, textbook include. For more information, please call 715-623-7601.
Elcho UCC Men’s Club Dinner October 31st 4-7pm Jack Lamar Pavilion, N11283 Dorr Street, Elcho. October “Baked Bourbon Chicken Dinner”, baby red buttered potatoes, broccoli, salad bar, dessert and beverage! Bar opens at 4 pm, serving food at 5! Cost is $12.00. For more information, please call Warren Wagner at 715-275-3134.
Elcho Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Gresham Trick or Treating October 31st 4-6pm
Wittenberg Trick or Treating October 31st 4-7pm
Birnamwood Trick or Treating October 31st 4:30-6:30pm
White Lake Trick or Treating October 31st 5-7pm
Play & Learn November 1st 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.
Cards, Dominoes & Game Playing Program November 1st (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.
Trick or Treat Ladies’ Night Out November 1st 5pm Antigo Elks Club, 622 Clermont St., Antigo. Cocktails start at 5pm and dinner is at 6:30pm. The menu will include chicken marsala, Italian parmesan roasted potatoes, steamed asparagus, salad, garlic bread, milk, coffee and dessert. The cost is $13 per person. Wear a Halloween costume or come as you are. Best costume wins a free meal. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Please make your reservations by October 29th by calling 715-623-3034.
Aquarian – Award Winning Independent Feature Film November 2nd-8th 7pm Palace Theatre, 823 5th Ave., Antigo. Midwest native/Los Angeles based filmmaker Michael M. McGuire showcases the wintery landscape of northern Wisconsin & Upper Michigan in this comedic brotherhood drama. Aquarians follows a seminary student, Danny, who returns to his hometown of Silver River to support his longtime, terminally ill pastor. But as questions swirl about the young deacon’s family past, Danny embarks on reconnecting with is estranged brother, Jake. Danny sets off into the night woods to find Jake, setting in motion an emotional rollercoaster as the two undertake chores, debate faith, go ice fishing and confront temptations that twist and turn in surprising ways. Contains adult language, situations & light drug use. Parental discretion is advised. For more information, go to the films website at wwww.aquariansthemovie.com.
Once Upon a Mattress November 2nd-4th & 8th-10th 7:30pm-10pm 11/2, 11/3, 11/8, 11/9, 11/10 1pm 11/4 Volm Theater, Antigo High School, 1900 10th Ave., Antigo. The Antigo Community Theatre presents Once A Upon A Mattress at the Antigo High School’s Volm Theater. Tickets are $10.00 for adults or $5.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available at the door. All seating is general admission. Advance tickets available at Neve’s Floors To Go, Furniture & Mattress Gallery, 710 5th Avenue, Antigo. For more information, please email: email@example.com.
Dirty Dog Dryland Derby November 3rd-4th 9am Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Boy Scout Reservation, W6500 Spring Lake Road, Pearson. Come and experience the excitement of sled dog racing on dry land. You’ll see teams with bikes, scooters, carts and dogs partnered with running mushers. Spectators are encouraged to visit with drivers and their dogs too. Free admission and food will be available.
Langlade County Humane Society 1920’s Murder Mystery Dinner November 3rd 5pm doors open North Star Lanes (Cat’s Meow Jazz Club), 400 Prosser Place, Antigo. Doors open at 5pm, mystery begins at 6p with dinner at 7pm. There will also be live music by the Sundowners, raffles & a silent auction. Advance tickets are $30 and $40 at the door. Tickets are available at the Langlade County Humane Society, North Star Lanes or by calling Lori at 715-610-3265.
Cocktails & Hawk Tales November 3rd 5:30-10pm Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, 10101 Market Street, Rothschild. The 2nd Annual Hawk Tales & Cocktails is the largest fundraiser for Raptor Education Group, Inc. (REGI). The event will include dinner, silent auction, raffle, and music by Art Stevenson & High Water. REGI is a 501(c)(3) state and federally permitted nonprofit organization that cares for injured and orphaned native birds. While best-known for its work with Bald Eagles, REGI cares for 800-900 bird patients – from loons to swans, to robins to hummingbirds – each year. Without state or federal funding, REGI relies on the generous contribution of public donations. Tickets are $40 per person, $75 per couple. For more information, go to http://www.raptoreducationgroup.org/hawktales or call Terri Johnson at 715-623-2563.
Long Shots Halloween Party November 3rd The Trailside Inn & Long Shots Tavern, N9881 Hwy. 55, Pearson. There will be a costume contest with prizes, live music, games, appetizers, pizza & bobbing for beers.
Pancake Breakfast & Blood Drive November 4th 8am-1pm Gleason Lions Park, N5179 Bradley St., Gleason. Adults $9, children 6-12 $7, ages 5 & under free. Blood Donors receive a free breakfast coupon. For more information, please call Bob Buchler at 715-873-4131.
Hotel/Motel Room Tax Commission Meeting October 31st 8:30am City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Antigo Optimist Club Meeting October 31st 12-1pm North Star Lanes, 400 Prosser Place, Antigo.
Langlade County Historical Society Annual Meeting & Luncheon November 4th 1pm Timber Haven, W6962 Hwy. 64, Bryant (Downtown Polar). Enjoy a chicken & ham dinner, with salad bar & Antigo Bakery’s 440 cookies. A short business meeting will follow with the election of 4 board members. The program “Antigo in the 1950s” will follow. There will also be a raffle of an original painting by Karen Now Stimac. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available at the museum. Tickets for the event are $15 each and include dinner and the program.
Economic Development Committee Meeting November 5th 6pm City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo.
Baby & Me Group October 29th & November 5th 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) November 1st & November 3rd 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 November 2nd 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 29th & November 5th 1:30pm. Antigo Community Church – Quest Center – Room 1, 723 Deleglise Street, Antigo. Mondays at 1:30pm.
Overeaters Anonymous October 29th & November 5th 7:00pm. St. Mary & Hyacinth Parish Center, Room 4, 819 3rd Avenue, Antigo. Mondays at 7:00pm.
Weight Watchers Meetings October 30th 6:45am & 5:30pm United Methodist Church, 2034 5th Ave., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group Chapter #950 October 30th 4pm Antigo Community Church/School, 723 Deleglise St., Antigo.
T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Support Group November 1st 5pm Steffen Memorial Home, 503 5th Ave., Antigo.
H2O Cardio Classes October 29th & October 31st 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.