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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
1-26-20151-31-2015Winter Ball
Winter Carnival starts this week with Music in the Halls on Monday, a 'Whose hand is it?' contest on Tuesday, and Flannel Friday/ PJ Day on Friday. To finish the week off, this year’s Winter Ball will be on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Advance tickets will be sold during both high school lunch hours on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
1-26-20152-2-2015Government Meetings
Monday, Jan. 26 – Lincoln County Property Evaluation Team, 7:30 a.m., Forestry Office, Service Center, Merrill. Agenda includes: inspect delinquent property tax land.

Tuesday, Jan. 27 – City of Merrill Personnel and Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: ordinance amending administrative procedure manual to place public comment period after roll call on common council meeting agendas; resolution amending non-union personnel policies manual miscellaneous conditions of employment for non-union fire personnel to add language to follow the union contract; draft of request for proposal document for compensation study.

Wednesday, Jan. 28 – Merrill Area Public Schools Technology Committee, 9:30 a.m., MAPS building, Merrill. Agenda includes: goals/targets for advisory referendum of 1-to-1 IPad Initiative.

Wednesday, Jan. 28 – City of Merrill Board of Public Works, City Hall, Merrill, 5:30 p.m., agenda includes: David and Evelyn Cole appeal of sidewalk snow removal bill, 109 N. Oregon St.; Deloris Bauman request to install Relay for Life signs at various entrances to city; continue process of selecting engineering firm for design of 2015 budgeted project– Superior Street (Grand Avenue to West Tenth Street) including water and sewer line replacement, paving replacement, curb and gutter. Public Hearing, 6 p.m., agenda includes: sidewalk maintenance in area generally confined to Aldermanic District 2 and sidewalk extension on Memorial Drive.

Wednesday, Jan. 28 – Merrill Area Public Schools Regular Board of Education, 5:30 p.m., MAPS building, Merrill. Agenda includes: board resolution in support of district planning for personalized learning; second Friday in January enrollment; open enrollment spaces available; enrollment caps for charter schools; 2015-16 school calendar; vote to renew membership in WERM; long term substitute special education aide for early childhood; Jack Lussier donation; retirement benefit update; instructional space concern at elementary schools; closed session (administrators’, supervisors’ evaluations, superintendent’s
performance evaluation); open session.

Thursday, Jan. 29 – Lincoln County Board of Health, 6 p.m., Health Department, Merrill. Agenda includes: school nursing update; 2015 budget modifications; dental fees; DNR transient-non community contract; quality improvement 2014 report; grant objectives 2015; ebola resolution; raw milk/pasteurized milk.

Monday, Feb. 2 – Merrill Area United Way Annual Meeting, 5 p.m., TB Scott Library, Merrill. Agenda includes: 2015 budget approval; annual report; election of new board members, officers, executive committee.
1-26-20152-3-2015Pool Schedule
Monday, Jan. 26 TSC practice, 6-8 a.m.; TSC practice, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; deep water exercise class and two lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 27
Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; Tomahawk Swim Club (TSC) practice, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TCS practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28
High school boys’ swim team practice, 3:30-6 p.m.; deep water exercise and two-lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 29
Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; TSC practice, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team hosts Medford, 5:30 p.m.; TSC practice, 7-8:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 30
High school boys’ swim team practice, 6-8 a.m.; open swim, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 31
TSC hosts meet, 10 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 1
Open swim, 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 2
TSC practice, 6-8 a.m.; TSC practice, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; deep water exercise class and two-lane lap swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 3
Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
1-26-20152-21-2015Merrill Ice Drags
The 2015 Merrill Ice Drags (50th anniversary) are being run on Saturdays at noon from mid-January through Feb. 21 near Council Grounds State Park in Merrill. The Jan. 31 event is “Mayor’s Choice Award,” followed Feb. 7 by the “Harvey Wenzlick Memorial.” The Feb. 14 race is the championship and “Alumni Racer Reunion.” The culminating races of the season on Feb. 21 are “Grudge Matches and Bracket Races.” For more information, go to www.merrillicedrags.com.
1-27-20152-3-2015Tomahawk Senior Center Activities
Free AARP tax assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., no later appointment needed, starting Monday, Feb. 2, doors open after excersises.

Tues. Jan. 27 - Arthritis exercises, 1 p.m.

Wed. Jan. 28 - Exercise DVD, 8:30 a.m.; local shopping, 9 a.m., call 715-453-5757 to RSVP; Commission on Aging meeting,, 1 p.m.; Medicare Basics, Mary Rheinshmidt, 6-8 p.m., must RSVP 715-453-5757

Thur. Jan. 29 - Mah jongg 12:30-3:3 p.m.

Fri. Jan. 30 - Exercise DVD, 8:30 a.m. ; Wii bowling, 9:30 a.m.; chair exercises, 1 p.m.

Mon. Feb. 2 - Exercise DVD, 8:30 a.m. ; Free AARP tax assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., no later appointment needed, starting Monday, Feb. 2, doors open after excersises.

Tues. Feb. 3 - Chair exercises, 1 p.m.
1-30-20151-30-201550/50 raffle
St. Mary Home & School Association has a 50/50 raffle in progress, with cash prizes for first ($2,500) through third, based on tickets sold. They are available at the school office, parish office or after Mass. The winning ticket will be drawn Jan. 30 after the 10 a.m. Grandparents Day Mass. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s School. For additional information, call 715-453-3542.
1-31-20151-31-2015'Super Bowl' chili, soup supper
'Super Bowl' chili and soup supper is planned Saturday, Jan. 31 at the St. Mary's Corpus Center to benefit Our Sister's House, a homeless shelter that is expected to open this summer in Tomahawk. Serving will be from 4:30- 7 p.m. at 320 E. Washington Ave., with carryout options also available.
1-31-20154-14-2015VFW Auxiliary upcoming Events
Lincoln County VFW and Auxiliary Post 2687 will be sponsoring the following events in Tomahawk:

Sat. Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Meat Raffle at the Happy Snapper

Sat. Feb. 15, 1-4 p.m. Valentine Sweetheart Dance

Sat. Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Meat Raffle at Silverado

Sat. March 21, 7:30 p.m. Meat Raffle at the Tomahawk Lodge

Tues. April 14, Cash Raffle to be held at the VFW Clubhouse. Tickets will go on sale in February.

All procedes will go to the Wounded Warrior in Action Foundation, Never Forgotten Honor Flight, and other local veterans projects.

For mor information, call Jerry Dvorak at 715-612-2373
2-3-20152-3-2015Northern Paddle and Trail Snowshoeing
Northern Paddle and Trail plans a moonlight snowshoe (difficulty 1-3) on the Perch Lake, Washburn Trails west of Rhinelander on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. RSVP with Maren at 715-490-3155; or with Mary at 715-550-4563. For more information, visit www.northernpaddletrail.org.
2-3-20153-10-2015SpeechCraft session
Want to improve upon your leadership or communication skills? Join the Church Mutual Toastmasters for a six-week SpeechCraft session held Tuesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 3 through March 10 at Church Mutual, 3000 Schuster Lane, Merrill. Sign-up by Feb. 2. Direct questions to Karen Redmond at 715-539-4622, between 7 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. or 715-224-3214 from 4-8 p.m., or email kredmond@churchmutual. com.Toastmasters is a non-profit organization designed to help people develop leadership and communication skills.
2-7-20152-7-2015Treehaven Tromp Snowshoe Race
The annual 5k/ 10k Treehaven Tromp Snowshoe Race will he held Feb. 7 at tree haven Field Station, lacerated east of Tomahawk off County Road A on Pickerel Lake Road. The 10k race is a United States Snowshoe Association regional qualifying event. Registration includes awards, luncheon, refreshments, and a high performance wicking T-shirt. The cost is $35 per person. Children under 12 are half price with a registered adult. Go to http://tandhtiming.com/treehaven-tromp-4/2015-02-07 to register.
2-9-20152-10-2015Substitute Teacher Training
School districts are in desperate need of substitute teachers. CESA 9 in Tomahawk is offering Substitute Teacher Training Feb. 9-10. Individuals with a bachelor’s degree in areas other then teaching, and who successfully complete this training, are eligible to apply for a substitute teacher permit. For additional information, go to www.cesa9.org or contact Kris Peeters at 715-453-2141.
2-20-20152-22-2015BOW Winter Workshop set
The seventh annual BOW (Becoming an Outdoor Woman) Winter Workshop is set for Feb. 20-22 at Treehaven Field Station, located seven miles east of Tomahawk off County Road A on Pickerel Lake Road. The event features workshops for women on many outdoor related topics including firearm safety, winter survival, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, track and tree identification, and much more.
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
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.
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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