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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
7-10-20179-30-2017Friday Night Farmers Market
Fridays excluding Fall Ride weekend, July through September, 4-7 p.m., city’s municipal parking lot, West Somo Avenue across from City Hall. Locally grown fruits and vegetables; vendors selling gifts, crafts.
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.
9-1-201711-29-2017Early 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.
9-5-20179-26-2017Hunter Safety Courses
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring two Wisconsin DNR certifi ed hunter education courses. The date, times and location for the courses are as follows:
Class one. Sept. 5-7, Sept. 18, Sept. 20 and Sept. 21. Range day is Sept. 23. Class times will be from 4-7 p.m. each day.
Class two. Oct. 16-17, Oct. 19, Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 26.
Range day is Oct. 28. Class times will be 4-7 p.m. each day.
9-6-201710-5-20172017 Black Bear Hunting
• Sept. 6 to Oct. 10 - with aid of bait and all other legal methods not using dogs. All other zones (use of dogs permitted):
• Sept. 6-12 - with aid of dogs only;
• Sept. 14 to Oct. 4 - with aid of bait, dogs, and all other legal methods; and
• Oct. 5-11 - with aid of bait and all other legal methods not using dogs.
For more information, search the DNR website at dnr.wi.gov and search for keyword “bear.”
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”.
9-19-20179-26-2017Tomahawk Senior Center activities
Tuesday, Sept. 19 – Chair Exercises, 9 a.m.; Mind and Body Fitness, 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Local Shopping/RSVP to number above, 9 a.m.; Speaker Series/call number above for info, 1 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 21 – Cribbage, 12:30 p.m.; Memory Loss Support Group, 3 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 22 – Chair exercises, 12:30 p.m.; Mind and Body Fitness, 1 p.m;
Monday, Sept. 25 – Bean Bag Toss 12 p.m.; Cribbage, 12:30 p.m.; Quilting, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 26 – Chair Exercises, 12:30 p.m; Mind and Body Fitness, 1 p.m.
9-25-201710-13-2017Kings/Bradley Farm work delayed
There’s been a delay in the start of the Bradley Farm/Kings Road sewer project, according to City of Tomahawk Director of Public Works John Cole. It had been scheduled to start yesterday, but Cole received work from Brad Nielsen, project manager with A1 Excavating, that they have run into some complications with their current Department of Transportation project and work will now start Sept. 25.
While apologizing for the delay, A1 still feels the project will be completed by Oct. 13, Cole added.
9-28-20179-28-2017Tomahawk Area Historical Society
Tomahawk Area Historical Society will hold its annual Appreciation Day Thursday, Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m. at Pine Tree Supper Club.
9-30-20179-30-201758th Annual Christmas Tree Festival
– Saturday, Sept. 30, Ogema. Information: 715-428-2711, 715-767-5836.
10-1-201710-1-2017Community Concert Picnic
A second annual Community Concert Picnic sponsored by Tomahawk area churches will be held Sunday, Oct. 1 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk.
10-5-201710-5-2017Ladies Night Out
Ties That Bind Us is celebrating October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a Ladies Night Out Thursday, Oct. 5 at Bootleggers Supper Cub.
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.
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.
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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