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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
9-30-02069-30-2016Karaoke for Hospice
Karaoke for Hospice Friday, Sept. 30 at the Quality Inn, 668 W. Kemp St., Rhinelander. Local talent will complete for a $500 cash prize. Contestants must pre-register at 800-643-4663. Audience participation will determine the winner. Admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Advance tickets are sold at Ministry Home Care, 111 E. Davenport St., Suite 101, Rhinelander. All proceeds will help fund uninsured and/or under-insured patients and families served by Ministry Home Care-Hospice Services.
8-22-201612-15-2016Wisconsin River drawdown below Pride Dam
Packaging Corporation of America Tomahawk Mill will begin drawing down the Wisconsin River between the Tomahawk Dam and Grandmother Dam Aug. 22 to start work on an earthen embankment the company has been planning to work on the past few years.
9-20-201610-25-2016Grief Support
Generations Funeral Home, 1400 N. 4th St., is offering a grief support group from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Karen Jurgens is the facilitator. Anyone experiencing grief through loss is welcome. Call 715-224-3182 for information. There is no cost.
9-26-20169-30-2016THS Homecoming
Tomahawk High School celebrates Homecoming this week with a variety of dress-up days and activities. Among the highlights is a girls’ flag football game Monday at Hatchet Field.

Tacky Tuesday features float decorating from 4 to 7 p.m. at SARA Park, voting for king and queen, and a home varsity volleyball game at 7 p.m., featuring a Hawaiian theme.

Wednesday is “Camo Day.” Final voting takes place for king and queen. Float decorating continues from 4 to 6 p.m. at SARA Park. There will be a boys’ volleyball tournament from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the field house.

Classes will dress up to their music genre on Thursday: freshmen, polka; sophomores, country; juniors, hip hop; and seniors, rock and roll. Work on floats will conclude by 8 p.m. that night.

Friday is “School Spirit Day” and is filled with events. A car is painted with the opposing team colors and during lunch students can pay money to take a sledgehammer to the symbol as part of a “car smash.” A parade leaves Pride Park about 1:30 p.m., followed by a pep rally in the school gym. That night the Hatchets face Prentice/Rib Lake in a 7 p.m. homecoming football game where royalty will be crowned at halftime and floats will be displayed.
9-27-20169-27-2016Lakeland Gem Club
The Lakeland Gem Club will meet Tuesday Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of the Pines, Chicago Avenue and Hwy. 51 In Minocqua. This month’s presentation is by Mike Barber, a master blaster. Anyone interested in rock hunting or wanting to learn about geology is encouraged to attend. Annual membership is $5 per person or $10 for a family. For more information, visit www.lakelandgemclub.com or call 715-477-2519.
9-27-201610-4-2016It's Your Government
Tuesday, Sept. 27 – City of Tomahawk Water and Sewer Utility Commission, 8 a.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: checks; old business (reports; wastewater plant updates, collection system, rehabilitation updates; mini-excavator update; well house No. 3, No. 5 preliminary design); new business (review chapter 98, utilities, sewer, water disposal; WIDNR compliance evaluation inspection, wastewater; 2016 wage survey; televise sanitary sewer, West Wisconsin Avenue, sand in manhole 1.16, intersection of Tomahawk Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; 2016 water budget amendment request, move $2,000 from Trans & Dist-power operating equipment to Admin & General– misc. expense for training.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – School District of Tomahawk Curriculum, Activities, Educational Assessment Committee, 4 p.m., High School Library, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: reading recovery; DPI state report card; Act 55-WI civics graduation requirement; Rubicon curriculum work update; HS physical education credit for athletic participation.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – City of Tomahawk Common Council Ad Hoc Hiring Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: new business, closed session to review director of public works applications, discuss candidates; open session.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Nicolet Area Technical College Accounting Program Advisory Meeting, 5 p.m., Nicolet College, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: college/program updates; open educational resources; credit for prior learning; competency based education; India project.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – City of Merrill Personnel and Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: potential lease terms for parking lot lease behind 401 W. Main St., with Merrill Area Housing Authority; 2017 group health insurance options; referral, ordinance creating festival grounds committee; create Public Works 1 position, delete Public Works II position, street department; eliminate requirement of common council approval when hiring relatives; resolution amending employee handbook for non-union city of Merrill employees; reports.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Nicolet Area Technical College Graphic Design Program Advisory Committee, 5:30 p.m., Nicolet College, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: future of the program.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Town of Nokomis Public Information Meeting, 6 p.m., town hall, for proposed public safety building.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 – City of Merrill Committee of the Whole, 7 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: closed session (receive information, discuss investigation conducted by Ruder Ware regarding removal of certain City of Merrill property; open session, consideration of potential action(s) on closed session item(s).

Wednesday, Sept. 28 ¬– City of Merrill Enrichment Center Committee, 8 a.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: new center updates (timeline; construction committee visit; marketing committee status; fundraising ideas; budget status); ADRC representative update.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Lincoln County Pine Crest Nursing Home Board of Trustees, 10 a.m., Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill. Agenda includes: proposed building project – resolution, approval of bids for construction of additions to, renovation of Pine Crest Nursing Home.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Lincoln, Langlade, Marathon Wood County Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin Advisory Committee, 10 a.m., Lakeview Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: 2016 goal areas – building updates; 2017 budget; trauma-informed care; dementia friendly community initiatives; nutrition survey; advisory committee terms, recruitment.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – City of Tomahawk Commission on Aging, 1 p.m., Senior Center, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: Alzheimer Support Group update; reports – meal, transportation, financial.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Oneida County Planning and Development, 1 p.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: additional hours for LTE, Minocqua office; two lot minor subdivision, 7600 Blue Lakes Pines Rd., town of Minocqua; Act 55 Wisconsin Budget, impacts to Oneida Zoning, Shoreland.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Community Care Connections of Wisconsin Governing Board, 1 p.m., Lakeview Drive, Wausau. Agenda includes: administrative updates; 2017 budget; board of directors update.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Lincoln County Finance and Insurance Committee, 5:30 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: resolution, designation of public depository.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 6 p.m., Service Center, Merrill, rescheduled from Tuesday, Sept. 20. Agenda includes: memorials – Eugene Simon, Garth Swanson; resolutions (approve fill new position, maintenance department; public participation, Farmland Preservation Plan; conveyance of real estate; authorizing not to exceed $9,600,000 general obligation bonds or promissory notes for nursing home project; increased funding, children/family aids allocation; trade property, correct title description, Knights Lake boat landing; approval, bids, construction of additions to, renovation of Pine Crest Nursing Home; accepting/expressing gratitude to Bierman Family Foundation, Inc. for grant award of $172,000 for implementation of K-9 program, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office; designation, public depository); ordinance amending general code, Lincoln County, zoning, as result of comprehensive plan amendment, rezoning petition submitted by Doug and Sarah Williams and Jason and Krisi Davis for property, town of King.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Oneida County Social Services Committee, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: veterans services fall conference, reports; social services, resolution in support, increased funding in children, family aids allocation; family care implementation, budget; Kinship care payments, funding.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – North Central ITBEC Board, Tourism and Economic Development Advisory Committee, 10 a.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: turnout for transportation, Northwoods Rail Transit Commission, Wisconsin Ag Tourism Association, Fall Tourism Conference, Governor’s Northwoods Economic Development Summit.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Lincoln County Advisory Committee for Land and Water Resource Management Plan, and Farmland Preservation Plan, 1 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: agricultural, forestry trends; preservation plan goals, objectives, maps created from mapping criteria.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – City of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 3 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: closed session to deliberate on negotiation of purchasing public property for fire department use; open session; take action on items discussed in closed session; request, 616 N. Fourth St. (The Bridge), to negotiate special assessments on tax bills from prior years.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – City of Merrill Board of Public Works, 4 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: request for proposals response, recommendation, potential site of city property, 300 S. Alexander St.; request to take following bids directly to common council for consideration at Oct. 11 meeting – Meadow Lane bid due Oct. 4, city lots paving, bid due Oct. 6, Parks ADA project paving, bid due Oct. 6; review draft agreement from state of Wisconsin DOT for proposed connecting highway change for city to take over Grand Avenue from Marc Drive to Champagne Street; place flashing pedestrian crossing lights, intersection, Sales Street, Main Street, and intersection Center Avenue, Sixth Street; city-wide brush pickup twice a year; 2017 proposed construction project list; reports.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – City of Merrill Water and Sewage Committee, City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: 2017 budget requests.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Lincoln County Board of Health, 6 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: preparedness, accreditation, mental health program updates; ten year long term plan; communicable disease funding; approval of – dental hygienist LTE positions, retail mobile license fee, lodging, recreation, food protection ordinance.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Lincoln County Highway Committee, Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 7 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: attend transportation development association first-ever statewide transportation town hall event, occurring in all 72 counties. Quorum of highway committee/Lincoln County board may be at meeting, no county business will be transacted nor acted on.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Oneida County Public Works/Solid Waste Committee, 7:30 p.m., Highway Shop, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: attend Just Fix It meeting, town of Hazelhurst town hall. Constitutes highway committee meeting, although no formal actions will be taken.

Tuesday, Oct. 4 – City of Merrill City Plan Commission, 5 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Two public hearings on agenda, 6 p.m.: Merrill Historical Society requesting rezone parcel of land, 103 E. 4th St., from residential R-3 to public zone; Noreen Salzman requesting home occupation conditional use, 607 Cedar St., for the purpose of counseling office.

Tuesday, Oct. 4 – City of Merrill Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6 p.m. City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: John Deere – Nortrax, 601 South Pine Ridge Ave., requesting variances, height/square footage of signs located at new facility, 601 South Pine Ridge Ave.

UPCOMING
Thursday, Oct. 6 – Northeast SCIP Implementation Council, Northeast Public Safety Communications Joint Meeting, 10 a.m., Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, Wausau. Agenda includes: updates; radio interference / VHF ducting; broadband network update, phased rolled out plan, county coverage reviews

Thursday, Oct. 13 – Lincoln County Land Services Committee, 4 p.m., Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: request by T’s Roadhouse LLC, Thom Leck, to create lot which does not have 30 feet of frontage on public road, N11052 County Road A, town of Bradley
9-27-201610-4-2016Pool Schedule
Tuesday, Sept. 27, THS girls’ swim team, 3:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 28, Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS girls’ swim team, 4-6 p.m.; THS cross country team, 5:45-6:15; all-age lap swim (3 lanes) 6-8 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 29, THS girls’ swim team hosts Antigo, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30. Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS girls’ swim team, 3:30-6 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1, THS

Sunday, Oct. 2, Open swim, 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 3, Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS girls’ swim team and cross country, 3:30-6 p.m.; all-age lap swim (3 lanes) 6-8 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, THS girls’ swim team, 3:30-6 p.m.
9-27-201610-4-2016Tomahawk Senior Center Activities
Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Chair exercises, 1 p.m.; adult coloring, 1-3 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 28 – Exercise DVD, 8:30 a.m.; local shopping, 9 a.m., call to RSVP; Commission on Aging meeting, 1 p.m.; Medicare Basics with Mary Rheinschmidt, 6 p.m.; must register ahead of time, 715-453-5757; Weight Watchers, 6 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 29 – Knit and Sit, 1 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30 – Exercise DVD/Walking Wonders, 8:30 a.m.; Wii bowling, 9:30 a.m.; chair exercises, 1 p.m., cards to follow.

Monday, Oct. 3 – Exercise DVD, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Chair exercises, 1 p.m.; adult coloring, 1-3 p.m.
9-29-201610-8-2016POPS Bake, Rummage Sale
POPS (Power of Positive Students) from Prentice High School will have a bake and rummage sale Thursday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lions pavilion across from the school. The National Honor Society will take over the sale Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 6-8, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds go to student activities. For information, call 715-767-5119.
9-30-20169-30-2016Friday Night Market
Tomahawk Main Street’s late summer Friday Night Market concludes Friday, Sept. 30, running between 4 and 7 p.m. in a portion of the east side of the Tomahawk municipal parking lot on West Somo Avenue. Displays include flea market items, garden produce and services.
10-1-201610-1-2016Fall Color Hike, trail grand opening
Join the Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance Saturday,
Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. for a guided Fall Color Hike. Hike through autumn leaves on
a newly constructed trail. Explore the 2.5-mile Marsh Loop, or continue over the marginal ridge for a 5.1-mile journey to the brink of the Prairie Dells Gorge. The hike is open to the public at no cost. Bring along a snack and water. A free will donation for the local chapter is welcome. For more information contact Chris Schotz at 715-351-0107 or Ruby Jaecks at 715-551-1118. Directions include: from Tomahawk take Hwy 51/39 south until County K just south of Irma, proceed south on K to County R, County R winds east to the trailhead. Other routes: From Hwy. 17 go to Heineman Road just south of Bloomville and continue approximately 2.5 miles west to the Merrill Memorial Forest. From Merrill take County K for 6 miles north to Country Road R that winds east to the trailhead. Follow the Ice Age Trail event signs.
10-1-201610-1-2016Jay Stadium grand opening
On Saturday, Oct. 1 the community will get a chance to see Jay Stadium with its most recent renovations in place.

Scheduled events for the day:
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram Test Drive Fundraiser sponsored by Brickner’s in the high school parking lot
10 a.m. Parade preparations at the fairgrounds
11 a.m. All parade participants will line up at Normal Park
11:30 a.m. Parade starts at Normal Park and goes down 6th Street to Memorial Drive to the high school
12:30 p.m. Football Stadium Dedication at the Plaza (stadium entrance)
1:30 p.m. Football game at Jay Stadium against the Ashland Oredockers
10-1-201610-1-2016Men's Fall Breakfast
The Northern Outdoorsmen for Christ is hosting an all free Men's Fall Breakfast at Night Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Woodland Community Church, N8609 Bus. Hwy. 13, in Westboro. The doors open at 5 p.m. with a youth target shoot being put on by Centershot Archery of Wausau. A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. with guest speaker Terry Baxter, Iowa State Rep. and co-founder of “GoServ Global” getting underway at 6:15 p.m. Free prize drawings. Information: Terry Lokemoen at 715-536-8247.
10-1-201610-8-2016Bowling
Those looking for a fun indoor activity to take part as the winter weather is set to arrive can stop by Strikers Bowling and Bar and Grill in downtown Tomahawk to sign up for the Youth Bowling Program or take part as a Couples team starting Oct. 8.

The Youth Bowling Program (two per team) runs eight weeks and is held on Thursdays October through Dec. 8. The cost is $7 per week and the program runs eight weeks (off Nov. 24) getting underway every Thursday at 4 p.m.

The Couples teams also get underway Oct. 8. The Couples bowl the second Saturday of every month (bowl six times) through March 11, 2017.

For more information or to get signed up to bowl, stop by Strikers at 309 W. Wisconsin Ave., or call 715-453-3245.
10-1-201610-17-2016School Survey
A community survey will be sent to Tomahawk School District residents and should arrive the first week in October. It is intended for residents living in the district and completed surveys are due before Oct. 17. Answers will go directly to the firm handling the canvassing: School Perceptions in Slinger. Answers will remain anonymous. Final results will be reported at the Nov. 8 Tomahawk School Board meeting. See information n the Sept. 27 Tomahawk Leader about questions that will be asked and why the survey is being sent in preparation for a probable April 2017 referendum.
10-1-201610-26-2016ArtStart events
ArtStart, which promotes Rhinelander area arts and culture, announces the following events, all at 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander:

Saturday, Oct. 1, 4-6 p.m. Enjoy a classical music banquet as violinist Robert Schubert and pianist Mara Beckman perform the works of Mozart, Goldmark, Achron, Bloch and Franck. Donation at the door go to the musicians. Complimentary appetizers. Cash bar.

Thursday, Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m. ArtFilm: Farmageddon, presented by Dakota She’haman of Three Lakes. Producer Kristin Canty’s film documents her search to find healthy food for her children that turns into an educational journey of farming in the United State. Donation at the door. Cash bar.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 7-9:30 p.m. ArtStart Roots Concert: Local singer, songwriter and artist Josh Calhoun will perform. Donation at door goes to musician. Cash bar.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7-10 p.m. ArtFilm: Egyptian Film Series, “The Nightingale's Prayer" (1959), first film in this four-part series. This classic black-and-white drama is based on a novel by Taha Hussein. Set in upper Egypt, the movie unfolds around an honor killing and the attempt to avenge it. Directed by Henry Barakat, it stars a young Faten Hamama, who became the leading actress of her generation (and was once married to Omar Sharif). Play time: 2 hours, 6 minutes. Donations at the door. Cash bar.
10-1-201611-19-2016Polyester The Musical
High Point Village in Ogema presents Polyester The Musical Oct. 1 and 15, and Nov. 19. Dinner at 6 p.m., theater at 7 p.m. Ticket information at High Point Village or call 715-767-5287.
10-2-201610-2-2016Community Concert Picnic
The first Community Concert Picnic Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Food, drinks, desserts, free music; bring lawn chairs. Meant to bring Tomahawk church communities together. Rain location is SARA Park.
10-2-201610-2-2016Democratic Chili Supper
The Lincoln County Democratic Party is hosting a homemade Chili Supper Sunday, Oct. 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 412 W. Main St., Merrill. The public is invited. The fundraiser prices are $10 per person and children under 12 are $5. Party chair Melissa Schroeder has invited the Democratic state and local candidates to attend – as all are gearing up for the Nov. 8 election date. The headquarters will be open until after the election and the hours now are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.
10-3-201610-3-2016AAUW program
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Northwoods Branch will welcome Wisconsin State Sen. Janet Bewley of Ashland as its speaker Monday, Oct. 3 at Holiday Acres Resort, Rhinelander with a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner and meeting at 6 p.m., and speaker at 7 p.m. For reservations, call Kathleen Marshall at 715-89204413 or email kathleenamars@gmail.com.
10-3-201610-7-2016CTH JJ closed
Lincoln County Highway Commissioner, Kelly Reith, advises that CTH JJ between Olivotti Lake Road and Shulz Spur Drive in the Town of Merrill will be closed Monday, October 3, 2016 beginning at 7:00 a.m. thru 3:00 p.m. Friday October 7, 2016 for repairs to the railroad crossing. Detours will be posted.
10-3-201610-7-2016Veterans Office Closed
The Lincoln County Veteran Services Office in Merrill will be closed the week of Oct. 3-7 due to mandatory accreditation training. The office will be open Monday, Oct. 10. The veterans officer will not have Tomahawk office hours Oct. 4. He will be in Tomahawk again Oct. 18. For information, call 715-539-1083.
10-3-201611-5-2016Art League seeks entries
The Lakeland Art League is seeking entries for the annual
Wisconsin Regional Art Program Exhibit,
10-4-201610-4-201610 Signs of Alzheimer's
The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. A “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Tomahawk Senior Community Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Ave. The training will share warning signs, separating myth from reality while addressing commonly-held fears. Pre-registration is encouraged at 800-272-3900. Class details are available at www.alz.org/gwwi.
10-4-201610-6-2016Give away clothing, linens
Tomahawk Community Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1529 E. Somo Ave., will be giving away clothing and linens to those in need Oct. 4-6 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the church basement fellowship hall. Questions: 715-453-5809 during those times or beforehand call 715-612-1728.
10-4-201610-18-2016Bridge Lessons
The YMCA of the Northwoods, Rhinelander, is offering bridge lessons designed for the intermediate player. Participants will review hand evaluation, the bidding process, some basic bridge conventions and discuss play of sample hands. Classes will be held Tuesdays, Oct. 4, 11 and 18 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Y. Cost is $15 for members and the general public. To register, call 715-362-9622.
10-6-201610-6-2016Dementia Seminar
A one-day dementia seminar, “The Heart Still Remembers,” will be offered Thursday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bell Tower Residence Assisted Living, 1500 O’Day St., Merrill. Keynote speaker is Gary Joseph LeBlanc from Spring Hill, Fla., author of “Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness,” “The Aftereffects of Caregiving” and “Managing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Behaviors” and co-author of “While I Still Can.” The seminar is open to the public and Continuing Education Units are available for professionals. Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Seating is limited. Register by calling 715-536-5575.
10-6-201610-6-2016Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
Remembering...Einer H Ingman Jr's Birthday
10-8-201610-8-2016Other Lions events include Oct. 8 Octoberfest
The Lions have just come off their big Fourth of July Pow Wow Days and are gearing up for a new Octoberfest slated Oct. 8 at SARA Park.
10-8-201610-8-2016Tyler Kahle Memorial Field Fundraiser
Tyler Kahle Memorial Field Fundraiser: Banquet Saturday, Oct. 8, at Inshalla Country Club. Cash bar and appetizers at 5:30 p.m.; raffles, auctions, cash drawings at 8:30 p.m. Board members have tickets or call 715-453-4399 or 715-966-0164.
10-12-201610-12-2016Tomahawk Chamber
Tomahawk Chamber Annual Membership Drive
10-13-201610-13-2016CCC Camp program
Tomahawk Area Historical Society invites the community to a special evening program Thursday, Oct. 13 recalling the days of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps, particularly Camp Tomahawk S-84 Company 1608 as depicted in the book “They Came to Work in the Woods,” compiled by father/son, James and Scott Henderson. There will be a social time at 6 p.m., with the presentation at 7 p.m. at Pine Tree Supper Club, downtown Tomahawk. For additional information, call 715-453-2056. Copies of the book are available at the Tomahawk Leader office.
10-15-201610-15-2016Kinship Banquet
Saturday, Oct. 15, Kinship of Tomahawk annual Kids' Unlimited Fundraising Banquet, Rodeway Inn., Tomahawk. Cash bar and raffles, 5 p.m.; dinner, silent auction, door prizes and dessert auction, 7 p.m. Supports adult/child mentoring program and KinsKlub after-school tutoring/socializing. Information: 715-453-1910 or 715-966-0996. Mail to Kinship of Tomahawk/Banquet, P.O. Box 653, Tomahawk, WI 54487.
10-15-201610-15-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Kinship of Tomahawk Banquet
10-22-201610-22-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Zion Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner
10-29-201610-29-2016Fall Festival and Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
10-29-201610-29-2016Halloween Festivities
Tomahawk Main Street Halloween Festivities
11-8-201611-8-2016General Election
General Election
11-11-201611-11-2016Win the Window
Win the Window starts
11-18-201611-18-2016Tomahawk Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-26-201611-26-2016Tomahawk Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 26, 4:30 p.m. downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-3-201612-3-2016Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 3, Mojakka dinner served from 2 p.m. dinner; program dedication ceremony of plaque fro Knox Cemetery. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
Ongoing Events
Indoor Tomahawk Swimming Pool
Morning lap swim, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-8 a.m.; open swims, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. ($2 per person). Located in Tomahawk School District complex.
AA, Alanon meetings
TOMAHAWK AA MEETINGS ARE HELD:
Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., (CS); Wednesdays, noon, Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St.; Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (OBBS); Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington (CBM); Sundays, 10:10 a.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (CD). AlAnon meetings are held: Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave.; Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington Ave. AA Help Line, 715-367-7920.
RHINELANDER MEETINGS
Mondays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 21 W. Timber Dr.; Tuesdays: 7 p.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; Wednesdays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Vineyard Church, 130 S. Stevens St.; Thursdays: 4:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St. (CW), upstairs left classroom, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Fridays: 7:30 p.m. Church of Christ, 1103 Thayer St.; Saturdays: 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Sundays: 10:30 a.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 235 N. Stevens St.
Tommy O’s Playhouse
One of only a handful of revolving repertory theaters left in the country located at 5611 US-51, Hazelhurst. The theater is open from late June through September and draws a company of professional actors from around the country. The schedule includes matinees on Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and most Tuesdays. Evening performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays, with some Monday and Tuesday evenings in August. Information: 715-356-0003 or tommyosplayhouse.com.
Open Arms Soup Kitchen
Open Arms Community Soup Kitchen is open Tuesdays, welcoming any hungry souls as well as those who want to socialize between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Center adjacent to St. Mary's Church. All are welcome to enjoy the free dinner. Anyone who would like to support this volunteer effort may send donations to P.O. Box 1, Tomahawk, WI 54487.
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m., Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, May 28-Oct. 29, Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Fresh produce, honey, mushrooms, relishes, jams and jellies, dog teats, plants, breakfast/lunch foods. Flea market treasures. WIC approved, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition and EBT accepted. Information/vendor contact: 715-539-3663, 920-905-5831.
Pickleball schedule
Mondays, 9-11 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noonish, SARA Park indoor arena, W. Somo Ave. Playing fees, $2 per session; visitors welcome.
WaWui Bingo
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. games, doors open 5:30 p.m., SARA Park Activity Center, 900 W. Somo Ave. All welcome, including supervised minors.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group in Tomahawk will now meet the third Thursday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Tomahawk Senior Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Ave.


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