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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
8-26-201711-4-2017ArtStart’s Opening Reception
ArtStart’s Opening Reception will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 from 5-7 p.m. with curator Jean Bubley explaining the work in the “Dissin’s Guest House” exhibition.
The exhibition is the work of photo-journalist Esther Bubley and documents daily life for Jewish government workers during WW II. Located at 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander, ArtStart offers free admission, refreshments, cash bar.
ArtStart Fall Exhibition gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday from Aug. 24 through Nov. 4. For more information, visit artstartinc. com or call 715-362-4328.
9-7-201712-14-2017Nursing Assistant classes
Nicolet College will offer Nursing Assistant classes in Tomahawk starting fall semester with evening classes for individuals seeking a career in health care.
The evening sequence of classes will run from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Sept. 7 through Nov. 14 at Tomahawk High School. The clinical portion of the instruction will run from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Nov. 16 through Dec. 14 at local health care facilities.
9-9-201711-26-2017Birds in Art exhibition
New fresh perspectives and artistic insights by more than 100 worldwide artists comprise the 42nd annual, internationally-renowned 2017 “Birds in Art” exhibition, on view Sept. 9 through Nov. 26 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau. Among the artists is Tomahawk resident David Kapszukiewicz.
9-11-201711-16-2017Strong Bodies strength training
Strong Bodies strength training for all ages; even if not in perfect health
Sept. 11 to Nov. 16 and are on Mondays and Thursdays at United Methodist Church in Tomahawk. There are five classes: 7:30 a.m., for men and women; and 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., for women only. Early registration is encouraged as classes fill quickly.
For additional information on the program or to register, call UWEX at 715-539-1072.
9-16-20171-7-2018Crossbow Deer Hunting Seasons
The 2017 archery and crossbow deer seasons run concurrently statewide from this Saturday, Sept. 16 to Jan. 7, 2018.
Hunters who purchased their deer hunting licenses earlier in the year, or who have yet to determine hunting location, may defer the Farmland (Zone 2) antlerless tag selection. When ready, hunters may: •make a tag selection online from their Go Wild account and print themselves; •request desired tag(s) at a local DNR Service Center; or •visit a license agent (this will require a $2 processing fee).
Register by 5 p.m.
All harvested deer must be registered electronically by 5 p.m. the day after the deer is recovered. GameReg is described as simple, fast and convenient for hunters. The system will prompt hunters to answer a series of questions, beginning with the carcass tag number and date of birth.
Hunters will have three options for registering their deer: •online at GameReg.WI.Gov (fastest and
easiest option); •by phone at 1-844-426-3734 (1-844-GAME-REG); or •electronically at a participating in-person registration station (keyword “registration stations”).
For more information regarding electronic registration, search “GameReg”.
9-26-201710-31-2017Book Club-‘My Two Elaines’
Book club to discuss ‘My Two Elaines’; Gov. Schreiber coming for final program. Designed particularly for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, dementia or memory loss, care partners, friends and family, Share The Care is holding a weekly book club around the book, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver.” Get-togethers begin Tuesday, Sept. 26 and run through Oct. 31, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at the Tomahawk Public Library.
10-7-201710-28-2017Tomahawk Farmers/Flea Market
Each Saturday in 07-2017 October the Tomahawk Farmers/Flea Market in Washington Park will collect items for the Tomahawk Emergency Food Pantry and medium- to high-grade cat and dog food, and cat litter for Paws 2 Think.
10-7-20172-15-2018OUTDOOR CALENDAR
October 7-15
• Special deer hunt open to people with disabilities who have a disabled hunting permit. The hunts are held by landowners who have agreed to sponsor the hunters on their property. Hunters must have registered to participate at a designated sponsor location by Sept. 1. October 10
• Black bear season closes. See current Wisconsin Bear Hunting Regulations for specific season dates and zones. October 14
• Pheasant season opens at 9 a.m.; runs through Dec. 31.
• Ruffed grouse in zone B opens through Dec. 8.
• 2014 sharp-tailed grouse season is under review.
• Bobwhite quail season opens at noon through Dec. 6.
• Hungarian partridge season opens at 9 a.m. through Dec. 31 (closed in Clark, Marathon, and Taylor counties).
• Raccoon gun and trapping for state residents opens through Feb. 15.
• Red and gray fox hunting and trapping opens through Feb. 15.
• Coyote trapping season opens through Feb. 15.
• Fisher trapping season opens in various zones, through Dec. 31.
• Period 1 hunting and trapping season for bobcat north of Hwy. 64 through Dec. 25.
• Inland trout season closes.
More information is available at dnr.wi.gov
10-11-201711-29-2017Fall yoga
Fall yoga is being offered Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk VFW Hall, 203 S. Fourth St. For information, call 715-966-9400 or email weipcj@gmail.com.
10-15-201710-28-2017Enter downtown Scarecrow Contest
Families and community members are invited to participate in a Scarecrow Contest sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street.
All scarecrows will be on display outside downtown businesses by Oct. 15. Judging will take place the week of Oct. 28. There will be two $25 prizes.
10-17-201710-19-2017Clothing Give-away
A second annual Clothing Give-away take places Oct. 17-19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 7th Day Adventist Church, 1529 E. Somo Ave.
All are invited to the clothing and linen give-away. Thereare items for the entire family.
For information, call 715-536-2791 or 715-453-5809 on the
days of the event.
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10-17-201711-21-2017Hospice volunteer training slated
Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services, part of Ascension At Home, will provide a free six-week volunteer training
Tuesdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 21, between 5 and 8 p.m. at the office in Rhinelander, 111 E. Davenport St., Suite 101
10-19-201710-19-2017Kinship Meeting
Kinship of Tomahawk, the local adult-child mentoring program, will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Oct. 19 at 6:15 p.m. at the Kinship House, 27 E. Wisconsin Ave. Kinship is busy preparing for its 20th anniversary Kids’
10-21-201710-21-20174-H banquet
Lincoln County 4-H will hold its annual Recognition Banquet Saturday, Oct. 21 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1708 E. 10th St., Merrill. A meet and greet will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the banquet at 6 p.m. and awards to follow. The theme is “We’re Squealing With Delight.”
10-21-201710-21-2017Hike Merrill school forest trail
The Merrill Area School District invites families and friends to a Community Fall Walk to hike the trails at the school forest, N4740 Hwy. 107, Merrill, Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. One can participate in a guided 1.5-mile walk on the Blue Jay Loop after dark (flashlights are discouraged). Concessions will be available with proceeds helping the middle school cross country team purchase new uniforms.
10-21-201710-21-2017Third Bushels of Blessings Fest
The third annual Bushels of Blessings Fest will take place Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tomahawk Middle School.
10-21-201710-21-2017Ties That Bind Us Women’s Health Symposium
ALL WOMEN INVITED
All women are invited to the Ties That Bind Us Women’s Health Symposium Saturday, Oct. 21. Registrations are being taken online at Facebook.com/ttbutomahawk or send checks to: Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation, Attn: Women’s Health Symposium, 9740 Nest Rd., Tomahawk, WI 54487. Registrations are appreciated by Oct. 14. Ties That Binds Us works in partnership with the Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation.
10-21-201710-21-2017Women’s Health Symposium
Rogney also is planning a Women’s Health Symposium hosted by Ties That Binds Us Saturday, Oct. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Tomahawk.
10-23-201710-27-2017Fall Yard Waste Collection
The City of Tomahawk’s Department of Public Works will hold a fall yard waste collection beginning, Monday, Oct. 23. Put brush at the street with cut ends of limbs facing the street. It should not be bundled. Yard waste should be in plastic bags, with no other rubbish or household waste. The latter should be placed for pick-up no later than 7 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23. Pick-up will conclude by Oct. 27. Yard waste also can be taken to the old city garage on South Tomahawk Avenue.
10-24-201710-24-2017Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club
Grand Marais Thomsonite Club member Bill Rickert is always in hunt for that elusive stone Thomsonite. He is the guest speaker at the Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club’s Tuesday, Oct. 24 meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of the Pines, Chicago Avenue and Chippewa in Minocqua.
10-24-201710-24-2017Oneida County Veterans Council
The next meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Rhinelander Veterans Center, 1002 Coon St., Rhinelander.
10-26-201710-26-2017Education Forum on misuse of opiods, meth
The forum will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Lincoln County Service Center Room 801, North Sales Street in Merrill.
10-28-201710-28-2017Fall Festival and Trick or Treating
– Saturday, Oct. 28, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
11-17-201711-17-2017Tomahawk Free Venison Feed
– Friday, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-25-201711-25-2017Christmas Wonderland
– Saturday, Nov. 25, Tomahawk. Santa’s arrival. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-25-201711-25-2017Shop Small Shopping Day
– Saturday, Nov. 25 throughout Tomahawk.
12-2-201712-2-2017Finnish Independence Day
– Saturday, Dec. 2, Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner served from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brantwood Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
1-1-201812-31-2019Lincoln 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
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. 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.
Tomahawk Farmers/Flea Market
Saturdays through Oct. 28, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. or sold out, at Fifth Street, Tomahawk, by Tomahawk Chamber. Vendors welcome: 715-539-3663, 920-905-5831.
Early bird hunting season
Migratory game bird hunters are reminded that Friday, Sept. 1 marks the opener for Wisconsin’s mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons.

Canada Goose hunting begins with an early season Sept. 1-15, with a daily bag limit of five geese.
Teal - An additional year of the experimental early teal-only duck hunting season will run Sept. 1-7, with a daily bag limit of six teal.
Mourning Dove - The 2017 mourning dove hunting season will run from Sept. 1 to Nov. 29. This season \structure is identical to 2016. The daily bag limit is 15 doves, and the possession limit for doves is three times the daily bag limit.

Go Wild - With the transition to Go Wild in 2016, the Canada goose harvest registration phone number is now consistent with all other species registered in Wisconsin - this system also provides for online registration. Hunters can register online at gamereg.wi.gov or via phone at 844-426-3734 (844 GAME-REG).

Band Reporting
If you find or harvest a banded bird, please report it at www.reportband.gov. To report the bird, you will need the band number (or numbers), location, time, and method
of recovery. Even if the band you recover is inscribed with a 1-800 telephone number, it must be reported at www.reportband.gov.
The start of a book club
Joan Litwitz announces the start of a book club soon for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, dementia or memory loss. The book, “My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver” by Martin J. Schreiber, will be discussed from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 26 through Oct. 31 at the Tomahawk Public Library. “This book shares some great insights. We will read one to two chapters a week, meet for an hour or so once a week and talk through some discussion questions. The group will conclude with a presentation from the author himself, former Wisconsin Gov. Schreiber, on Nov. 1,” Litwitz notes. Call Litwitz, Share The Care coordinator, at 715-453-3621 or email joan.litwitz@ gwaar.org to reserve a spot. Special consideration will be taken for current care partners, family and friends. Limit is 15.


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