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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
9-18-20149-18-2015Alzheimer's-Dementia Suppirt
An Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group meets the third Thursday of the month (Sept. 18) at 3 p.m. at the Tomahawk Senior Community Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Ave. All are welcome. Coffee and cookies are served.
9-23-201410-31-2014Arthritis walking program
Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program Tomahawk classes will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 10:30 am Sept. 23-Oct. 31 at the SARA Park arena center. There is a $10 suggested donation for the six-week program. Registration is required at 715-536-0311.
10-6-201411-1-2014Art Exhibits & Workshop
The Wisconsin Regional Art Program will hold an un-juried exhibit at the Minocqua Public Library from Oct. 6 to Nov. 1. The exhibit is sponsored by the Lakeland Art League and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Continuing Studies. Local artists are invited to participate in the exhibits and workshop. Artwork will be accepted on Oct. 4. The workshop will be on Nov. 8. Andrea Fenner, Irma, is the guest artist speaking about pastels; and Dana Hammond will select works to go to the state exhibit in Madison. For an entry form or more information call: Jeanette Krueger, 715-356-6470 or email foxfi recamp@frontier.com. The exhibit is open to all non-professional artists 14 years and older. Work must be original. All media are accepted: oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture, fabric, metal, glass, wood, digital, etc. The winning artwork will be on display at the Center for Visual Art in Wausau next August and September. Entry fee to exhibit artwork and attend the workshop is $20. The public is invited to attend the workshop for a fee of $5. See http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/lsa/art/wrap/ for more information.
10-17-201411-10-2014Fast-track classes offered
Nicolet College, Rhinelander, is offering classes that start this fall that lead to a fast-track college credential and the skills necessary to quickly enter the workforce or get additional training for a current position. Fast-track college certifi cates and diplomas will be offered for those interested in careers in manufacturing, health care, early childhood education, welding and business. Career-upgrade classes for those with work experience in information technology and automotive technology also will begin in October and November. Upcoming academic programs and when they will start include: Microsoft Office 2013, Oct. 22; Nursing Assistant, Nov. 3; Electromechanical Technology, Oct. 21; Preschool, Oct. 25; Welding, Oct. 17 Individual classes to advance job skills and when they start include: Interactive Web Programming, Oct. 22; and Intro to Hybrid Autos, Nov. 10 For more information, or to register, visit nicoletcollege.edu or call 715-365-4493 or 800-544-3039, ext. 4493.
10-21-201410-28-2014Pool schedule
Tuesday, Oct. 21 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 8-9 a.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 High school girls’ dive practice, 6:30-8 a.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.; deep water exercise class and two-lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 23 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 8-9 a.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Tomahawk Swim Club (TSC), new members, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 24 High school girls’ dive practice, 6:30-8 a.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.; TSC, new members, 6-7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 25 High school girls’ swim practice, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 26 Pool staff training, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; open swim, 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 27 TSC, 6-8 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school girls’ dive practice, 6:30-8 a.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; deep water exercise class and two-lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 28 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school girls’ swim team practice,4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
10-21-201411-11-2014Parenting program
Learn to better understand your young child’s behavior, how to manage it and how to become a happier parent. Rhinelander First Congregational United Church of Christ is sponsoring three sessions for parents of 3 to 7 year olds. Louise Perreault, owner and director of Old School Arts and Learning Center, will present information at each session, followed by a facilitated discussion. Sessions will take place Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 135 E. Larch St., Rhinelander. Participants are invited for a free dinner at 5:15 p.m., followed by the program from 5:45 to 7 p.m. The sessions are free and open to anyone. Participation in all three sessions is encouraged but not mandatory. Registration, however, is required. Childcare will be provided for children up to age 7. To register, contact Louise at 715-420-0300. Leave your name, how many will attend, if you need childcare, and your telephone number.
10-23-201410-26-2014Fall Book Sale
TB Scott Library in Merrill will host its annual Fall Book Sale at 106 W. First St., Merrill, as follows: Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 to 8 p.m., friends only; Friday, Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 25, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 26, noon to 4 p.m. All varieties of books will be sold.
10-24-201410-24-2014Scrap-Out Cancer
Focus on sleep adds educational element to ‘Scrap-Out Cancer’ Free scrapbooking, card-making The sixth annual Scrap-Out Cancer Event is taking place Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander. This fun event brings people together to scrapbook and raise awareness about maintaining women’s health and treating breast cancer. Join staff from the James Beck Cancer Center and others for this free evening of scrapbooking, card-making and education. Bring your own projects, tools and papers. Scrapbooking tips and techniques will be demonstrated. Throughout the night, important women’s health tips will be shared, with a focus on sleep, including common causes of poor sleep and treatment options. Insomnia can be mild to severe and varies in how often it occurs and how long it lasts. It can seriously impact a person’s ability to function and can affect one’s physical health. Door prizes will be given away approximately every 20 minutes, and all registered attendees will receive a goody bag. Check-in begins at 4:30 p.m. Arrive anytime between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Beverages, sandwiches and snacks will be provided throughout the night. Space is limited and pre-registration is preferred at 800-362-9900. This event is sponsored by the staff of James Beck Cancer Center at Ministry Saint Mary’s Hospital.
10-25-201410-25-2014Electrical licensure exam prep class
Electricians needing to take the Wisconsin Electrician Licensure Exam are invited to enroll in an exam preparation class at Nicolet College, Rhinelander, Oct. 11 and 25. The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days for a total of 16 hours of instruction. Topics will include a basic review of electrical principles and code requirements drawn from the 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC). Instruction will also help students develop critical thinking skills needed to write the licensing exam. Emphasis will be on using SPS 316 and the 2011 NEC to solve exam-type questions. For those already licensed, this class is also approved for 16 hours of continuing education. For more information, or to register, call Nicolet at 715-365-4493 or 800-544-3039, ext. 4493.
10-25-201410-25-2014Harvest Dinner
Tomahawk United Methodist Church, 1104 School Rd., will host its Harvest Dinner Saturday, Oct. 25 with serving from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes ham and turkey with all the trimmings, along with pie. Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children ages 12 and under.
10-25-201410-25-2014Harvest Festival Dinner
Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-6:30 p.m., Brantwood Community Center, corner of Hwys. 8 and D, Brantwood. Dinner of homemade bison stew with all the fixings, homemade bread, pie, raffle drawing. Sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church. Information: 715-564-2283, brantwoodbison@centurytel.net.
10-25-201410-25-2014Lutheran Women’s Missionary Fall Rally
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Fall Rally (Zone 6) will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., Saturday, Oct. 25. The Women’s Missionary League is open to all women. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and the rally will start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served. The cost is $5 and the rally ends after lunch. Registrations are sought by today (Oct. 14) with Marion Peil at 715-453-4774.
10-25-201410-25-2014LWML Fall Rally
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Fall Rally (Zone 6) will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., Saturday, Oct. 25. The Women’s Missionary League is open to all women. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and the rally will start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served. The cost is $5 and the rally ends after lunch. Registrations were sought by Oct. 14 with Marion Peil at 715-453-4774.
10-25-201410-25-2014Odyssey of World Cuisine
The Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation is hosting its annual Odyssey of World Cuisine, Saturday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy western cuisine, and country/western casual attire is encouraged. Tickets are $50 each and include all food and beverages, with sales from each ticket benefi tting the foundation. A raffle and live auction – including a stay in a Fort Myers Beach condominium, four tickets to the Packers game against the Eagles at Lambeau Field, two tickets to Badgers football, four tickets to Badgers basketball and more – will be featured. Complete instructions and directions to the host home of Bob and Judy Thoms will be provided upon ticket purchase. For information about programs funded by the foundation or to purchase tickets, contact Jesse Bolder at 715-361-2835 or via email at jesse.bolder@ministryhealth.org.
10-25-201410-25-2014Spaghetti Dinner
A Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Our Sisters’ House is planned Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Corpus Christi Center, 320 E. Washington Ave., Tomahawk. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. with carryouts available. The charge is $7 for adults and $3 for children age 7 and under. In addition to spaghetti (with or without meat), bread, salad, beverage and dessert will complete the meal. A silent auction will feature a custom-made queen size bedroom set. Suzanne Murphy, a local pianist, will provide music. All proceeds will benefit the development of Our Sisters’ House, 328 E. Washington Ave., Lincoln County’s only homeless shelter, serving men, women and children. Hopes are the doors will open sometime in 2015.
10-25-201410-25-2014Tomahawk trick-or-treat hours
Downtown Tomahawk is decorated for a Fall Festival Customer Appreciation Day with trick-or-treating for the kids from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Extra activities include a free movie, "How to Train Your Dragon Part 2: at 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. at Tomahawk Cinema, sponsored by The Main Attraction. All ages are welcome to the PG film. Northwoods Vineyard Church Kingdom Kids will be serving hot chocolate in front of Kevin Urmann's State Farm Agency during downtown trick-or-treating. Strikers at Tomahawk Bowl has an activity planned and at the Tomahawk Main Street office kids can toss potatoes into milk cans to win apples. A number of businesses will be giving out candy or will be appropriately marked to invite kids inside. Meanwhile Tomahawk's citywide trick-or-treating hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. See safety tips and other communities' hours in the Oct. 21 Tomahawk Leader.

Meanwhile, Tomahawk’s citywide trick-or-treating is from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. Saturday, downtown Tomahawk.

Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090
10-25-201410-31-2014Area Trick-or-Treat Times
Tomahawk
Saturday, Oct. 25 Tomahawk Main Street Customer Appreciation Day/Trick-O-Treat Fall Fest 1-3p.m. Citywide from 1-5p.m.

Merrill
Friday, Oct. 31 Citywide from 5-8p.m.

Rhinelander
Saturday, Oct. 25 Downtown Business Trick-or-Treating from 2-4p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 Citywide from 4-7p.m.
10-26-201410-26-2014Polka Party
The public is invited to come out and enjoy an afternoon of polka this Sunday. Hosted by the Wurl-Feind-Ingman Post 2687, the afternoon will feature the music of The Rusty Reeds at the recently completed VFW banquet hall, 203 S. 4th St., located at the intersection of South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue. Refreshments including a beer and wine bar will be available. Tickets are $5 apiece and can be purchased at the door for the performance that runs from 1 to 5 p.m. All are welcome to attend and proceeds go to support the local VFW and their projects to benefi t veteran causes like The Never Forgotten Honor Flight, the Wounded Warrior Project and Camp Hackett. For more information, call 715-453-0854.
10-27-201410-27-2014Northwoods Knitters and Purlers
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet Monday, Oct. 27 at 12:30 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall on Hwy. 47 in Woodruff. This meeting is open to all who have an interest in knitting and offers something for everyone from beginner to advanced. For more information, call Heather at 715-356-6232.
10-30-201410-30-2014Library Halloween Fun
There will be Halloween Fun @ Your Library Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Tomahawk Public Library’s children’s area. Included with be stories and activities. Wear your costumes. Direct questions to Annette Miller, children’s librarian, at 715-453-2455 or email amiller@tomahawk.lib.wi.us.
11-1-201411-1-2014Holiday Fair
The Tri-County Neighbors Club of Tripoli will hold its Holiday Fair Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Log Church, Hwy. 8, Tripoli. Bakery, crafts and lunch will be sold. Also tickets will be sold for the door prize.
11-1-201411-1-2014Scavenger hunt and potluck
Northern Paddle and Trail, a Rhinelander area outdoor activity group, invites the public to join club members on a Halloween scavenger hunt and potluck Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Perch Lake Shelter. Starting at 3:30 p.m. the group will hike the nearby trails hunting for all sorts of stuffed critters. Afterwards enjoy a potluck supper at the Perch Lake shelter around 6 p.m. For details go to www.northernpaddletrail.org.
11-9-201411-9-2014Lincoln County Veterans Dinner
The Lincoln County Veterans Dinner will be held Sunday, Nov. 9, beginning with a social hour at noon, followed by dinner at 1 p.m. The catered dinner will include broasted chicken, beef tips, potatoes, gravy, vegetable, Jello salad, roll, cookie bar and beverage. Only beer and wine will be available at the cash bar. The event will take place at the Wurl-Feind-Ingman VFW Post 2687 building, 203 S. 4th St., at the intersection of South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue in Tomahawk. The building is equipped with a chairlift to assist with handicap accessibility, but there is no wheelchair lift. All who have served in the military, and their guest, are invited to attend. Reservations and payment are required by Friday, Oct. 31. Cost is $13 per person to be submitted to VFW Post 2687, P.O. Box 106, Tomahawk, WI 54487. For more information, call Bill Burcalow at 715-612-7118.
11-15-201411-15-2014Gun Raffle
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Gun Raffle at Schaefer’s Wharf, 1969 County Road L, Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-2768.
11-21-201411-21-2014Seeking venison
The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce is accepting venison for the 49th annual Venison Feed which will take place Friday, Nov. 21 – the day before the gun deer opener – in downtown Tomahawk from 11:30 a.m. until all the venison burgers are gone. The event helps welcome hunters to the area. Venison needs to be cleaned and deboned, and can be dropped off at the chamber office on North Fourth Street weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Direct questions to 715-453-5334.
11-21-201411-21-2014Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
Friday, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-29-201411-29-2014Parade and Winter Wonderland
Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland – Saturday, Nov. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-6-201412-6-2014Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Finnish Independence Day with Finnish mojakka (stew) dinner cooked outdoors over wood fire, homemade bread. History program at 6:30 p.m. after dinner. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen7368@centurytel.net, mbraski@yahoo.com.
Ongoing Events
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.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, June 7-end of October, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Lincoln County and/or Tomahawk School District farm vendors; fl ea market vendors from anywhere. Vendor-selling lunch and snack items. Accepting QUEST Cards, SNAP Program and debit cards; vouchers available on-site. Park has children’s play equipment and washrooms. Information/vendor contact: 715-453-1173 or 715-453-5706.
The Lakeland Art League
The Lakeland Art League has announced the following schedule for October: Wednesday, Oct. 15 – Paint ‘N Switch Workshop, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Wednesdays, Oct. 22 and Oct 29 – Open Paint and Critique, both 9 a.m. to noon. All open painting, meetings and workshops are held at the Lakeland Senior Center, Balsam Street, Woodruff, unless otherwise noted. For registration and information for the workshop, contact Leslie Johnson at 715-453-1652 or email ggjon7477@charter.net. All visitors are welcome. For further information, call Joyce Nelson at 715 358-3402 or email tjnelsonjyn@gmail.com.
Open gym each week
The eighth season of open gym will begin Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be held on a weekly basis through the fall and winter unless otherwise announced. An adult is required with students ages 10-13. For more information, call John Long at 715-966-2251 or Bill Sparr at 715-453-1954.


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