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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
9-13-20185-16-2019Campanile Center for Arts
Campanile Center for Arts
Starting off the season is Mark Twain and the Laughing River, Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.
Future events, all at 7 p.m., include:
•Farewell Angelina, Thursday, Oct. 18 – an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.
•Sail On: A Beach Boys Tribute, Thursday, Nov. 1 – the nation’s premier Beach Boys Tribute Band.
•“It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater,” Tuesday, Dec. 4.
•The Highwaymen Live, Thursday, Jan. 24 – a 90-minute country music tribute show that’s full of upbeat, honky-tonk hits like “Ring of Fire,” “Dukes of Hazzard” and “On the Road Again.”
•Artrageous, Wednesday, March 20 – a one-of-a-kind performance that brings many different art forms to life. Get ready to experience live art, music, dance and life-sized puppetry as the artists create masterpieces before your eyes while mixing song, choreography and audience participation.
•Danceworks: Torch and Glamour, Thursday, April 11 – combining dance with improv comedy to explore romance on the rocks.
•Terra Guitarra: The Landscape of Guitar, Thursday, May 16 – music and art go hand-in-hand to illustrate the concept that the whole world is constantly vibrating and “singing” and the great joy in joining in harmony with it.
9-18-201811-20-2018Marshfield Clinic-advance directives sessions
Marshfield Clinic hosts free advance directives sessions in Minocqua
Would your family members know your health care wishes are if you were no longer able to communicate for yourself? Marshfield Clinic is offering free sessions called “Caring Conversations” related to future medical decisions in the event
you are unable to communicate your wishes. The sessions will be held at the Minocqua Center lower level conference room, 9601 Townline Rd., Minocqua: Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 16, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.; and Tuesday, Nov. 20, 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.
10-2-201812-4-2018“Coping with Cancer”
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center is hosting a monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer” the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Minocqua Center conference room 5. All cancer patients and their support persons are encouraged to attend. Registration is not required.
For more information, contact Collette Zunk, a social worker and one of the co-facilitators, at 715-358-1492.
10-3-201812-21-2018Nicole College’s Academic Success Center
Nicole College’s Academic Success Center in Tomahawk is open for fall semester. Free instruction is available for individuals preparing to attend college, build academic skills for the workplace, earn a GED or HSED, learn basic computer skills or learn to speak English. The center, located in the Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave., is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Classes will be held through Dec. 21. No classes will be held Nov. 21-23. For more information, contact the Nicolet College Academic Success Center at 715-365-4455, 1-800- 544-3039, ext. 4455; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711.
10-17-201812-26-2018Open gym for basketbal
Open gym for basketball will be held Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tomahawk Elementary School field house. Adults and students with their parents are welcome. Vacation closings will be announced. Call John Long at 715-966-2251 or Bill Sparr at 715-453-1954 for more information.
11-1-201811-30-2018THS production advances to sectionals
The Tomahawk High School production of “Complaint Department and Lemonade” is advancing to sectionals at Green Bay West High School the first week in November.
11-1-201812-1-2018Emerging Artist Grant Program
The Northern Arts Council (NAC) announces the Emerging Artist Grant Program, an initiative designed to assist emerging visual artists from Oneida, Forest, Langlade and Vilas counties. This grant program awards an artist or group of artists with a grant of up to $3,000 in an effort to promote the arts in accordance with the NAC’s mission to develop and sponsor art and cultural programs. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 1.
11-3-201811-17-2018Deacon Linda Schmidt-Mother Meredyth Albright
All are invited to visit St. Barnabas Church as Deacon Linda Schmidt celebrates Holy Communion at the Saturday service Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. Also, Mother Meredyth Albright will lead the 5 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17 service and offer the Eucharist. St. Barnabas is described as a lovely, historical church located just south of downtown at Second Street and West Merrill Avenue in Tomahawk. “Our worship service is friendly and open for all to join,” say members
11-5-201812-21-2018Nicolet College’s Academic Success Center
Nicolet College’s Academic Success Center in Tomahawk is open for fall semester. Free instruction is available for individuals preparing to attend college, build academic skills for the workplace, earn a GED or HSED, learn basic computer skills or learn to speak English. The center, located in the Tomahawk Public Library, 300 W. Lincoln Ave., is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Classes will be held through Dec. 21. No classes will be held Nov. 21-23. For more information, contact the Nicolet College Academic Success Center at 715- 365-4455, 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4455; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711.
11-6-201811-20-2018Pool Schedule
Pool schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 13 THS boys’ swim team, 6:15-7:30 a.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS boys’ swim team practice, 3:30- 6 p.m.; all-age lap swim, 6:30-8 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30- 6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16 THS boys’ swim team, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17 Hatchet Pool Closed

Sunday, Nov. 18

Open swim, 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30- 4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20 THS boys’ swim team, 6:15-7:30 a.m.; TSC, 3:30- 4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m. SARA PARK ICE ARENA

Tuesday, Nov. 13 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Squirt practice, 5:40-6:40 p.m.; Peewee, 6:50-7:50 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Figure skating, 5:45-9 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4- 5:30 p.m.; Squirt, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Peewee, 6:50-7:50 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Learn to Skate, 5:30 p.m.; U8 practice, 6-7 p.m.; Open skate, 7-9 p.m.; FOGS, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17Figure skating, 5-7 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18 Figure Skating, 2-9 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19 THS hockey, 4-5 p.m.; 4-5:30 p.m.; U8 practice, 5:15-6:15 p.m.; Peewee practice, 6:30-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20 Squirt practice, 5-6 p.m.; THS hockey hosts Antigo in season opener, 7 p.m. Tomahawk Pickleball Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 15 At the Tomahawk Middle School multi-purpose room, 5 p.m. For more info, visit the Tomahawk
11-6-201811-27-2018Coping with the holidays
Cancer support: Coping with the holidays Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center is hosting a monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer.” It’s held the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to10:30 a.m. in Minocqua Center conference room 5. This is a free program. The group is co-facilitated by Colette Zunk, social worker and Christine 11-06-2018Hayes, oncology nurse.
11-7-201811-21-2018Flu Clinics
The Lincoln County Health Department’s walk-in Wednesdays flu clinics continue between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Nov. 21 at the department, 607 N. Sales St., Suite 101, Merrill. For more information, call 715-536-0307 or visit www. lincolncountyhealthdepartment. com.
11-7-201811-21-2018Lincoln County Health Department
The Lincoln County Health Department’s walk-in Wednesdays flu clinics continue between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Nov. 21 at the department, 607 N. Sales St., Suite 101, Merrill. For more information, call 715-536-0307 or visit www. lincolncountyhealthdepartment.com.
11-7-201812-19-2018Yoga
Local yoga teacher, Cindy Marten is offering weekly yoga classes at the Tomahawk VFW Post 2687 Hall, 203 S. Fourth St., as a way to help veterans physically, spiritually and even charitably. Each Wednesday at noon through Dec. 19, Marten
teaches yoga sessions and instead of charging a fee for the class, Marten asks that participants simply make a donation to the Tomahawk VFW Post. People of all skill levels and all ages are welcome and no personal equipment is required.
11-12-201811-19-2018DROP-OFF SITES FOR CHRISTMAS PROJECT
Sites in Tomahawk are be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19.
Tomahawk, WI - Northwoods Vineyard Church 418 Kaphaem Road
Tue, Nov. 13: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 13: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 14: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 15: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 16: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 17: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 18: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 19: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call 612-359-7025, or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ.
11-13-201811-15-2018ITS YOUR GOVERNMENT
Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Lincoln County Public Property Committee, 8 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: Review and approve the 2019 lease for CW Solutions; Review and approve the 2019 lease for Forward Services.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Lincoln County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: Recess to Public Hearing – 2019 Budget; Reconvene to Regular Meeting; 2019 County Board Meeting Schedule; Service Recognitions: November 2018 (10 Years: Claudette Forster, Pine Crest Nursing Home; Teresa Schmidt, Pine Crest Nursing Home; 20 Years: Brenda Rasmussen, Social Services; 25 Years: Rachel Beilke, Pine Crest Nursing Home); Re-Appointments of Bruce Gerdes to Veterans Service Commission (Term expiring 11/2021); Administrative & Legislative Committee: WCA Report (Julie Allen); Finance Committee: 2018 Year-to- Date Budget Report – Finance Director (Dan Leydet); Administrative & Legislative Committee: Administrative Coordinator’s Written Report – October (Jason Hake); Resolution 2018-11-36 Approving the 2019 Budget and Providing for Tax Levy; Resolution 2018-11-37 Approving Request for 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Education, Prevention, & Planning Grant, in cooperation with Langlade and Forest Counties and Lumberjack Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. to fund an Aquatic Invasive Coordinator; Resolution 2018-11-38 Approve Request for County’s Participation in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR)
Multi Discharge Variance Program (MDV); Resolution 2018-11-39 Reconsideration of Four Additional County Library Board Appointments; Resolution 2018-11-40 Approval to Apply for Enhancing Public Health Preparedness: The Opioid Epidemic Grant; Resolution 2018-11-41 Approval to Apply for the Change Incubator Grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin; Resolution 2018-11-42 Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP) Base Budget and Strategic Grant Application; Resolution 2018-11-43 To Authorize the grant of a Non-Exclusive Easement across Lincoln County property to Donna Lee-Ryan (and Extinguish Existing Easement); Resolution 2018-11-44 Resolution Accepting State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Prevention Services 2018-19 Coalition Menu Option Funds; Resolution 2018-11- 45 Resolution Accepting $10,000 Donation from Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital; Ordinance 2018-11-669 An Ordinance Amending the General Code of the County of Lincoln – Chapter 17, 17.1.12 and 17.2.03, Zoning Ordinance as a result of a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezoning Petition by Rosanne and David Sr. Bethel for property in the Town of Bradley.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Lincoln County Public Budget Hearing, 9 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill (taking place at Board of Supervisors meeting).

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Oneida County Board of Supervisors, 9:30 a.m., Public Budget Hearing, 9:45 a.m., Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Resolution # 69 - 2018: Offered by the Supervisors of the Public Works Committee to reimburse the Town of Cassian $41,700.50 from the County Bridge Aid Account.; Resolution # 78 - 2018: Offered by the Supervisors of the Public Works and Land Records Committees to sell parcels of land located in the Town of Crescent, Oneida County, near County Highway K to Thomas V. rdan.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Lincoln County Housing Authority, 10 a.m., Housing Authority Offi ce, 402 South Park Drive, Tomahawk.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Oneida County Civil Service Commission, Law Enforcement Center, 12 p.m., 1000 E. Winnebago St., Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Closed session (Interview for Patrol Sergeant).

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Oneida County Forestry, Land, & Recreation Committee, 2:30 p.m., Oneida County Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: Closed session (Burrow ATV Bridge Contract); Discuss & Approve DNR CWD Deer Surveillance Permits on County Forest Land; Knowles – Nelson Stewardship – land acquisition grant approval.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Merrill Area Public Schools School Forest Advisory Board, 4 p.m., School Forest Lodge, N4740 Highway 107, Merrill. Agenda includes: Facilities and Grounds Status and/or Updates; Burgers and Bones; 2018/19 Assistant Director/Intern Status; Changes of Consideration to 3rd Grade Winter Visit; Open House/Winter Family Fun Day; New Business.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – City of Tomahawk Personnel Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda includes: Closed session (Negotiations with Tomahawk Professional Police Association Local 225); Non-Union Employee Wages and Benefi t Package.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Town of Nokomis Public Budget Hearing, 6 p.m., Nokomis Town Hall.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Town of Tomahawk Public Budget Hearing, 6 p.m., Tomahawk Town Hall. Special Town Meeting of Electors to immediately follow Public Budget Hearing.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – School District of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 6 p.m., High School Library. Agenda includes: Financial Report; Approve Invoices from October 10, to Nov. 13, 2018.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – School District of Tomahawk Regular Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., High School Library. Agenda includes: Employment/Contract Adjustments: (Above Pay: Carey Heikkinen, Musical Director/Accompanist; Rayanne Sanderson, Children’s Play Technical Assistant; Jon Long, Middle School Girls Basketball Assistant Coach; Resignations: Nichole Scholz, Head Volleyball Coach; Retirements: Donna Skubal, Paraprofessional-End of 2018-2019 school year); First Reading of Policies.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Town of Birch Public Budget Hearing, 6:30 p.m., Birch Town Hall, W4762 CTH H, Irma.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Town of Little Rice Public Budget Hearing, 6:30 p.m., Little Rice Town Hall, 3737 County Road Y, Tomahawk. Special Town Meeting of Electors to immediately follow Public Budget Hearing.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – Town of Somo Public Budget Hearing, 6:30 p.m., Tripoli Community Center. Special Town Meeting of Electors to immediately follow Public Budget Hearing.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – City of Merrill Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall. Agenda includes: Public Hearing on proposed 2019 Budget; A Resolution ratifying an agency agreement and federal block grant owner assurances, related to an airport improvements project; Resolution
honoring Ryan Schwartzman and Pete Lokemoen for their extended service and great contribution to the City of Merrill.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – City of Merrill Public Budget Hearing, 7 p.m., City Hall (taking place at Common Council Meeting).

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Law Enforcement Committee, 7:30 a.m., Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Merrill.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services and Judicial Committee, 8:30 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Veterans Service Commission, 10 a.m., Lincoln County Veterans Service Offi ce, Merrill. Agenda includes: Appointment of Bruce Gerdes to the Lincoln County Veterans Service Commission from Nov. 2018 to Nov. 2021.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Social Services Committee, 11:15 a.m., Health and Human ServicesBuilding, Merrill.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – City of Merrill Park and Recreation Committee, 4:15 p.m., Merrill City Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – City of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda includes: 2018 Proposed Budget.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Merrill Area Public Schools Regular Board of Education Meeting, 5:30 p.m., MAPS Central Administration Building. Agenda
includes: Administrative Reports; BVA Music Teacher Contract Increase from 0.33 FTE to 0.66 FTE; Resolution Authorizing Temporary Borrowing in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,000,000; Policy Second Readings.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., N4750 Landfi ll Lane, Merrill.

Thursday, Nov. 15 – Lincoln County Internetworking Consortium, 9 a.m., T.B. Scott Library, Merrill.

Thursday, Nov. 15 – Lincoln County Veterans Service Commission, 10 a.m., Lincoln County Veterans Offi ce, Merrill. Agenda includes: Closed session (Veterans Relief Applications for Financial Assistance).

Thursday, Nov. 15 – Lincoln County Civil Service Commission, 2 p.m., Lincoln County Sheriff’s Offi ce, Merrill.

Thursday, Nov. 15 – Merrill Enrichment Center Committee, 3:15 p.m., Merrill Enrichment Center.

Thursday, Nov. 15 – City of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Agenda includes: 2018 Proposed Budget.
11-13-201811-20-2018Pool Schedule
Pool schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 13 THS boys’ swim team, 6:15-7:30 a.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; THS boys’ swim team practice, 3:30- 6 p.m.; all-age lap swim, 6:30-8 p.m.; deep water exercise, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30- 6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16 THS boys’ swim team, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17 Hatchet Pool Closed

Sunday, Nov. 18

Open swim, 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30- 4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20 THS boys’ swim team, 6:15-7:30 a.m.; TSC, 3:30- 4:30 p.m.; THS boys’ swim team, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m. SARA PARK ICE ARENA

Tuesday, Nov. 13 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Squirt practice, 5:40-6:40 p.m.; Peewee, 6:50-7:50 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Figure skating, 5:45-9 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4- 5:30 p.m.; Squirt, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Peewee, 6:50-7:50 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16 THS hockey, 6-7 a.m., 4-5:30 p.m.; Learn to Skate, 5:30 p.m.; U8 practice, 6-7 p.m.; Open skate, 7-9 p.m.; FOGS, 9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17Figure skating, 5-7 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 18 Figure Skating, 2-9 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 19 THS hockey, 4-5 p.m.; 4-5:30 p.m.; U8 practice, 5:15-6:15 p.m.; Peewee practice, 6:30-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 20 Squirt practice, 5-6 p.m.; THS hockey hosts Antigo in season opener, 7 p.m. Tomahawk Pickleball Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 15 At the Tomahawk Middle School multi-purpose room, 5 p.m. For more info, visit the Tomahawk
11-13-201812-30-2019Plea for help to keep Kids’ backpacks
“If you want to help monetarily, gift cards to the grocery stores or checks can be dropped at Grace House or mailed to: Salvation Army, 108 W. Somo Ave., Tomahawk. (Be sure to write Backpack Program in the memo line.)
“A final way that anyone can help is to come ring the bells during the Salvation Army Bell ringing campaign. Call J.J. at 715-966-1500 to sign up and help us make sure kids aren’t going hungry when there is no school.”
11-14-201811-14-2018BURGER BASH
JOIN US AT THE TOMAHAWK CHAMBER QUITTING TIME
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5-7pm at Road LakePub & Grill
Appetizers • Music
11-14-201811-14-2018Burger Bash winner
Burger Bash winner honored at chamber Quitting Time Nov. 14
The title will be officially presented to the winner Wednesday, Nov. 14 at that location during this month’s Tomahawk Chamber Quitting Time between 5 and 7 p.m. at Road Lake Pub & Grill, N8796 County Road S. The evening will include food, music and socializing for chamber members and friends.
11-15-201811-15-201843rd Great American Smokeout
43rd Great American Smokeout is Thursday this year, the American Cancer Society will mark the 43rd annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 15. It’s an opportunity for everyone to take action and commit to healthy, smoke-free lives – not just for a day, but year-round.
11-15-201811-15-2018Enchanted Doll Club
The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will meet Thursday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at Walter E. Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River. Arlene Vlies of Pelican Lake will present a program titled “Dolls As Silent Witnesses to American History.” For more information about the program or doll club, contact Sally Young at 715-356-9399 or Judy Wainwright at 715-482-9804.
11-15-201811-15-2018Kinship of Tomahawk
Kinship of Tomahawk will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6:15 p.m. at the Kinship House, 27 E. Wisconsin Ave
11-15-201811-19-2018Free shots for adults this month
Getting shots is the best way to stay healthy against some diseases. The Lincoln County Health Department is offering clinics that give free shots to adults who have no health insurance or no coverage for shots this November. This is available due to a special pilot program from the Wisconsin Immunization Program and the Centers for Disease Control.
The department has worked in partnership with Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital to offer free adult immunization clinics at the Menard Center, 503 S. Center Ave., Merrill.
This is the site of many agencies, including the food pantry, Comunidad Hispania, Bridge Community Dental, United Way and St. Vincent DePaul Outreach offi ce. All adults 19 and older without insurance or no coverage for shots are encouraged to come to get up-to-date on shots.
Clinics are scheduled Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. and Monday Nov. 19 from 10 am. to noon Vaccines available at these clinics are: MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), Hep A, ( Hepatitis A), Hep B (Hepatitis B), Pneumonia vaccines (PCV13, PPSV23), and Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (whooping cough). All vaccines are available while supplies last.
Don’t know what shots you need or if you are able to get them? Contact Johnson, Public Nurse at 715-536-0307 to get answers to questions or concerns regarding needed adult immunizations and the free clinic.
11-15-201811-17-2019■ OUTDOOR CALENDAR
November 15
• Trout and salmon fi thing closes on downstream section of Lake Superior tributaries that remained open after Sept. 30. (see current trout fishing regulations for stream sections).
• Fall crow season closes.

November 16
• Fall turkey hunting season closes in zones 6 & 7.

November 17
• Regular gun deer season open through Nov. 25.
More information is available at dnr.wi.gov
11-16-201811-16-2018Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 16, 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.
11-16-201811-16-2018Venison Feed
Tomahawk welcomes hunters to celebrate 53rd annual Venison Feed
Prior to hitting the woods for the opener of the nine-day gun deer season, hunters and the public alike are invited to downtown Tomahawk Friday, Nov. 16 to fill their bellies at the 53rd annual Venison Feed. Held right out in front of the Tomahawk Leader office on West Wisconsin Avenue (downtown), the Venison Feed gets underway at 11:30 a.m. Friday and runs until the venison burgers are gone. For more information, call the chamber at 715-453-5334 or visit www.gototomahawk.com.
11-16-201811-16-2018WisDOT
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) announces that the work on US 8 between Klade Road and Gatewood Heights Road is now scheduled to be completed Nov. 16.
The $2.7 million project involved replacing pavement on US 8 and making improvements at the interchange with US 51.
11-16-201811-17-2018
There will be a bake sale at The Log Church on Hwy. 8 in Tripoli Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
11-16-201812-20-2018Win the Window
Dozens of participating businesses are taking part. Patrons pick up game cards at the stores or Main Street office, make qualifying purchases or food donations at nine of the businesses and drop off their completed game card at either Bambino’s Pizza and Grill, Shopko Hometown, Trig’s Tomahawk or the Main Street office.
The windows can be seen at Fusion,Standard Mercantile (2), Bambino’s, Scentability, Diamond Rock Glass Studio, Tomahawk Cinema, Raymer Rentals, Tomahawk Furniture and Tomahawk Main Street.
The drawings will take place Thursday, Dec. 20. Winners will be published in the Tomahawk Leader.
Win the Window – Shop Local!
11-17-201811-17-2018Kinship of Tomahawk
Kinship of Tomahawk offers its Doe’s Day Out Event
Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, 320 E. Washington Ave. Local vendors will be on hand. Prizes from the vendors also will be raffl ed off. A light lunchand bake sale also will be on-site. The events support the local adult-child mentoring program.
11-17-201811-17-2018Redeemer Lutheran Ladies’ Guild
The Redeemer Lutheran Ladies’ Guild annual Christmas Bazaar, featuring a cookie walk, Christmas items, quilts, knickknacks, craft and white elephant items takes place Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, corner of County Road S and Theiler Drive, Tomahawk.
11-17-201811-17-2018Santa’s Workshop and Craft Show
Santa’s Workshop and Craft Show this Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SARA Park Activity Center, Tomahawk, offers an opportunity to say thank you to servicemen and women. A drop box will be set up in the entranceway where visitors can bring a Christmas card or letter of thanks for a member of this country’s military. Cards and letters will be shipped to the national organization
A Million Thanks and distributed to forces overseas and stateside. Writers may add their name and address, as many of the recipients write back. Community groups and organizations are encouraged to write multiple Christmas cards and letters and drop them off. For more information, call 715-224-2450.
11-17-201811-17-2018Send Christmas card
Send Christmas card to nation’s service men, women
Santa’s Workshop Craft Show offers an opportunity to say thank you to service men and women at this year’s event. A drop box will be set up in the entranceway at SARA Park Activity Center on Nov. 17, where guests can bring a Christmas card or letter of thanks to a member of this country’s military.
Cards and letters collected will be shipped to the national organization, A Million Thanks, and distributed to U.S. forces overseas and statewide. Guidelines include writing encouraging messages on a single card or letter without an envelope or inserts.
Writers may add their name and address, as many of the recipients will write back.
Community groups and organizations are encouraged to write multiple Christmas cards and letters and bring them to this drop-off center.
Santa’s Workshop Craft Show will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at SARA Park, West Somo Avenue. For more information, call 715-224-2450.
11-17-201811-17-2018Senior Center
Tomahawk Senior Center’s annual Rummage, Craft, Bake Sale & Soup will take place Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 113 S. Tomahawk Ave. There will be free coffee and door prizes. All proceeds benefi t the senior center.
11-17-201811-17-2018St. Barnabas Church
All are invited to visit St. Barnabas Church as Mother Meredyth Albright leads the 5 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17 service and offers the Eucharist. St. Barnabas is located just south of downtown at Second Street and West Merrill Avenue in Tomahawk. “Our worship service is friendly and open for all to join,” say
members.
11-18-201811-18-2018Single Ray of Sun Art Show
Thriving on a Single Ray of Sun Art Show and Benefit takes place Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Sawmill Brewing Company, 1110 E. 10th St., Merrill. The work of local artist Anne Germain will be featured as money raised goes to benefit the Pediatric Brain Cancer Research Fund. Germain knows the value of the fund and hopes to bring awareness to the cause as she has battled a personal, ongoing battle with brain cancer since 2012. The art show will feature some of her collected works of art as well as works from other artists. There also will be live music, baked goods, beverages, friendship, inspiration and support, organizers note.
11-18-201811-18-2018Thriving on a Single Ray
Thriving on a Single Ray of Sun Art Show and Benefit takes place Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Sawmill Brewing Company, 1110 E. 10th St., Merrill. The work of local artist Anne Germain will be featured as money raised goes to benefi t the Pediatric Brain Cancer Research Fund. Germain knows the value of the fund and hopes to bring awareness to the cause as she has battled a personal, ongoing battle with brain cancer since 2012. The art show will feature some of her collected works of art as well as works from other artists. There also will be live music, baked goods, beverages, friendship, inspiration and support, organizers note.
11-19-201811-19-2018Lincoln County Retired Educators’ Association
The Lincoln County Retired Educators’ Association will meet Monday, Nov. 19 at Kathy and Cal’s Club 64 in Merrill. Registration and social hour will begin at 9:30 a.m. A brunch will be served at 10:30 a.m. Lexi Grzanna and Jerry Ryan from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin will be the guest speakers. For more information or to make reservations, call Terry Derleth at 715-453-5116.
11-20-201811-20-2018American Red Cross-blood drive
As influenza activity picks up, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. There is no waiting period to give blood or platelets after receiving a fl u shot as long as the donor is symptom-free and fever-free. A Red Cross blood drive will be held in Tomahawk Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 W. Somo Ave. Visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800- 733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.
11-22-201811-22-2018Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Don’t be alone this Thanksgiving: Join with family, friends and neighbors for a free Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the fixings at a Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, attached to St. Mary Church, 320 E. Washington Ave., Tomahawk.
11-24-201811-24-2018A Mind, Body, Spirit Expo
A Mind, Body, Spirit Expo Mind, Body, Spirit Expo will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Tomahawk. There will be local healers, natural products, intuitive readers, free live workshops and unique holiday gifts presented by Northwoods Health and Wellness, bringing awareness of alternative healing. Admission is free. For details, contact Jess at 715-630-0076 or visit Northwoodshealthandwellness.org.
11-24-201811-24-2018Christmas Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 24, Tomahawk. Santa’s arrival, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-24-201811-24-2018Shop Small Shopping
Shop Small Shopping Day – Saturday, Nov. 24 throughout Tomahawk; follows Black Friday, to support small businesses.
12-1-201812-1-2018Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 1, Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner cooked over outdoors wood fire served from 2-4 p.m., homemade bread; program to follow, Brantwood 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.
7-6-20197-6-2019Class of 1969
Here’s an early “save the date” for some Tomahawk High School graduates: The Class of 1969 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Inshalla Country Club. Send inquiries to Gigi Kahn-Bowles on facebook, gigikahn@hotmail.com, or call 715-453-5396.
9-24-29189-28-2918Veteran Services Office will be closed
Lincoln County Veteran Services Office will be closed Sept. 24-28 for mandatory accreditation training. The office will re-open Monday, Oct. 1.
11-7-302811-7-3028Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference
The Alzheimer’s Association Fall Caregiver Conference will take place Nov. 7 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Northwoods Banquet Center, Rhinelander.
Ongoing Events
Open Arms Community 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
AA, Al-Anon 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). Al-Anon 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.
New waste, recycling site
The Town of Bradley waste and recycling sites will combine and officially open by the Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Dr., the beginning of January. The compaction center will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town residents will need to present a disposal sticker to the attendant on duty
Lincoln County adds $20 wheel tax
Lincoln County residents will now be taxed $20 for each vehicle they own in the form of a new “annual county vehicle registration fee” in addition to current fees associated with owning a vehicle
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m.,
Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
Business Card Directory
Check out the area’s new business card directory!
Providing contact information for a wide range of businesses and services.
Community 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.
Cancer Support Group
Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center will be hosting a new monthly cancer support group called “Coping with Cancer” the first Tuesday of every month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Minocqua Center, 9601 Townline Rd., conference room 5. This is a free program is cofacilitated by Colette Zunk, social worker, and Christine Hayes, oncology nurse.


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