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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
1-1-20171-1-2018Open 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.
5-1-201711-1-2017SPIRIT DAM CLOSED
Spirit Reservoir WVIC Recreation Site #8 Temporary Closures & Alternative Locations SPIRIT DAM CLOSEDTO FISHING AS WORKBEGINS: Wisconsin Valley Improvement (WVIC) began repairs of the Spirit Reservoir Dam, located off of County Highway E, starting yesterday, May 1. For purposes of public safety, the recreational site including the parking area, fishing pier and canoe portage will be closed during the duration of the project. The project is scheduled to be completed in the late fall of 2017 at which time the sites will again be available to the public.
The attached map provides alternative locations available for the public.
6-1-20176-30-2017June Events
•Kids’ Free Fishing Contest – Saturday, June 3. Registration at Veterans Memorial Park at8-11 a.m. Information: 715-453-2151; jbuelow@ tomahawkleader.com.

•Free Fishing, ATV/UTV, DNR Trails Weekend – Saturday-Sunday, June 3-4.

•Tomahawk High School Graduation – Sunday, June 4, 1 p.m., Tomahawk Elementary School fi eld house.

•June Cleavage Open – Sunday, June 4, Inshalla Country Club. Information: 715-453-4076, 715-966-4385.

•Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo – Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, Merrill Festival Grounds, Merrill. Information: wrpr.rodeo/schedule 800-569-2160, 715-581-7756.

•Rockin’ Tomahawk 5k/Half Marathon – Saturday, June 10, SARA Park, Tomahawk. Register: www.active.com.

•Community-Wide Rummage Sale – Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Information: 715-453-2151. Listings in Tomahawk Leader, www.tomahawkleader. com and with the Tomahawk Chamber.

•Lincoln County June Dairy Breakfast – Sunday, June 11, 8 a.m.-noon, Smith Center at the MARC, 1100 MARC Dr., Merrill. Information: 715-873- 4090, 715-539-8263.

•“Eino and Toivo” Play – Friday-Sunday, June 16-18, Palmquist “The Farm,” off Hwy. 8, Brantwood.

•Muske Nutz Charity Fishing Tournament – Saturday, June 17, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Lake Mohawksin. RSVP/donations/questions: Moosky1@sbcglobal. net, TClarin@comcast.net, WallyGator66@ hotmail.com, 715-617-2047, muskygare@hotmail.com.

•Kwahamot Golf Outing – Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m., Edgewater Country Club.

•Tomahawk Historical Museums Open Special Hours – Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m.-noon.

•Carved in Wood: Finnish Folk Art Show – June 17-Aug. 12, Brantwood Credit Union, Brantwood.

•Father’s Day Trap Shoot – Saturday, June 17, 4-9 p.m., Harshaw Sports Club, 10047 Rocky Run Rd., Harshaw. Information: 715-360-4966.

•Music on the River – Wednesday, June 21, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music by Led West. Rain location, SARA Park. Information: 715-453-7508; www.facebook.com/ TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.

•St. Mary’s Summer Festival – Friday-Sunday, June 23-25, parish grounds in Tomahawk. Information:

•American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Saturday, June 24.

•Midsummer Celebration – Saturday,June 24, Knox Creek Heritage Center, W4517 Knox Rd., Brantwood. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.

•Little Rice Chicken Picnic/Fundraiser – Saturday, June 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Little Rice Fire Station, 3737 County Road Y, Tomahawk.

•Wisconsin River Series – Saturday, June 24, 6 a.m.-3 p.m., Lake Nokomis landing off Nokomis Drive. Information: wisconsinriverseries.com.

•Music on the River – Wednesday, June 28, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Tomahawk. Music by Big Mouth and the Power Tool Horns. Information: 715-453-7508.
6-1-20178-31-2017Summer Library Fun
LEGO Builders! for ages 4 and up will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays in June and July.

Building Stories and Fun! for youngsters and caregivers is offered each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

Stephanie Feuerstein will present “Building the Best Bed,” about beds found in nature and how they are built, during a Show Time!
Event at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11. Then July 18 at 10:30 a.m. there will be a Show Time!

Fair will reward youngsters for visiting the library this summer.

Annette Miller, children’s librarian, will share stories and fun Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Tomahawk Main Street Farmer’s
Market in downtown Tomahawk.

And, every Wednesday morning in August at 10:30 a.m. families are invited for stories outside at the library story pit.
For more information, call 715-453-2455.
6-20-20176-27-2017Senior Center activities
Tomahawk Senior Center activities
113 S. Tomahawk Ave. • Call 1-715-453-5757 to register

Tuesday, June, 20 – Mind and Body; Chair Exercises 12:30 p.m.; Adult Coloring 1 to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, June, 21 – Mind and Body Fitness; Local Shopping, call 715-453-5757 to RSVP; Farmer’s Market Voucher Distribution; Weight Watchers 6 p.m.

Thursday, June, 22 – Mind and Body Fitness; Afternoon Social; Mind and Body Fitness

Friday, June, 23 – Mind and Body Fitness; Wii Bowling 9:30 a.m.; Chair Exercises 1 p.m.

Monday, June 26 – Mind and Body Fitness; Mind and Body Fitness; Quilting

Tuesday, June 27 – Mind and Body Fitness; Chair Exercises 12:30 p.m.; Adult Coloring 1 to 3 p.m.
6-20-20179-16-2017Artwork welcomed for competition
Artists from throughout the Northwoods and across the country are invited to submit original pieces for the 30th annual Northern National Art Competition at Nicolet College, Rhinelander. The juried competition, sponsored by Nicolet and the Northern Arts Council, features more than $8,500 in prize money, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence.

The deadline to submit entries is June 20. More details about the entry process, along with the online registration form, are online at nicoletcollege. edu/nnac.
The opening reception for the exhibit will be held at 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, in the Northwoods Center
6-24-20176-24-2017American Legion - music
The American Legion Post 93 Tomahawk will feature the music of Until Dawn with Bill Lund and Dawn Hagen Saturday, June 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the clubhouse, 327 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Admission is free to the singalong, with a 50/50 raffle at 9:30 p.m. For more information, contact Terry at 715-804-4059.
6-24-20176-24-2017Little Rice BBQ
Head out to the Little Rice Fire Department annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser Saturday, June 24 for some food and fun!
The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. t the station at 3737 County Road Y in Little Rice. Included is a free bounce house for the kids, raffles and more.
6-24-20176-24-2017Poker run for Relay for Life
The fifth annual ATV Poker Run that can also be enjoyed by car or cycle is underway this week. Organized by the Relay for Life Hooray for Hollywood team, it’s an advance, public fundraiser for Tomahawk’s upcoming Relay for Life that will take place June 24.
6-25-20176-25-2017Farmers Breakfast
Everyone is welcome at the all-you-care-to-eat Farmers Breakfast Sunday, June 25 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the St. Mary’s Church Corpus Christi Center.
6-26-20176-26-2017Northwoods Knitters & Purlers
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet Monday, June 26, 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 Linda at 715-356-9580.
6-26-20176-26-2017Robotics Camp
Creative and high-tech engineering will take center stage at the upcoming Robotics Camp at Nicolet College, Rhinelander.
Open to students entering ninth through 11th grades in the fall, participants will expand their talents in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as they build a sophisticated robot.
The four-day camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 26-29 in Northwoods Center 207 on the Nicolet campus. Cost is $30 and includes lunch each day. The camp is subsidized by a grant from the AMN-NW
Gold Collar Careers and Collaborative Efforts in Manufacturing initiative in conjunction with the Wisconsin Technical College System.
6-29-20176-29-2017Meditation Group
Ministry Koller Behavioral Health offers a Riverside Meditation Group every other Thursday each month. In June, a remaining session will be held June 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ministry Riverside Clinic, 1020 Kabel Ave., Rhinelander.
For additional information call 715-361-2805.
7-3-20177-3-2017Arts and Craft Fair at SARA Park
Starting Monday, July 3, the Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce and Tomahawk Lions Club will host their annual Arts and Craft Fair at SARA Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors featuring handmade crafts and much more will have items on display. The event also will have live music, and plenty of food and refreshments will be available.
Shortly after things wrap up at SARA Park, the public is invited to Veterans Memorial Park on the shores of the Wisconsin River for the chamber’s annual Party in the Park that gets underway at 5 p.m. This family friendly event will feature bouncy houses for the youngsters and live music from Trigger Trippers, an oldies rock and roll and classic country band. Plenty of food and refreshments will be available.
7-4-20177-4-2017July 4 Pow Wow Days
• Independence Day Annual Tomahawk Pow Wow Days 5K/10k/Fun Run that gets underway bright and early at Veterans Memorial Park Tuesday, July 4. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., with racing to follow at 8:30 a.m.
• Tomahawk Lions host a number of entertaining children’s activities including wheelbarrel and burlap bag races as well as a very entertaining frog jumping contest that all take place at Veterans Memorial Park starting around 10:30 a.m.
• Tomahawk Lions Club starts selling its famous mouthwatering grilled barbecue chicken at 11 a.m.
• Pow Wow Days Fourth of July Parade heads through the downtown starting at 1 p.m.
• Tomahawk Volunteer Fire Department puts on its annual water demonstrations and the band Slab takes the stage on the west end of West Wisconsin Avenue starting at 2:15 p.m.
• Kwahamot WaterSki Show at 8 p.m. (viewing locations include Kwahamot Park and Veterans Memorial Park).
•Tomahawk Lions Club fireworks show
begins at dusk to conclude Pow Wow Days Fourth of July festivities.
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.
7-22-20177-22-2017Fishermen’s Breakfast at SARA Park
July 22 -The Northern Outdoorsmen for Christ (NOC) invites the public to a free Fishermen’s Breakfast being held at SARA Park in Tomahawk this
As part of the event that will feature a free meal of scrambled eggs, biscuit and gravy and other breakfast entrees as well as coffee and beverages, pro walleye angler Daryl Christensen will serve as the guest speaker.
7-24-20178-3-2017THS Summer Swim
Hatchet Pool will be hosting a swim clinic on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays starting July 24 through August 3.
8-12-20178-12-2017Thrilla on the Grilla
Saturday, Aug. 12 as the Tomahawk Lions Club hosts their 10th annual Thrilla on the Grilla barbecue pork rib grilling contest in the historic downtown starting at 11a.m.
9-14-20179-17-2017Fall Ride 2017
Mark your calendars for the Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA, slated Sept.14-17, 2017. Watch for information here as it becomes available. The Tomahawk Leader publishes the Official Fall Ride Guide, a handy pocket guide, each year. Our Travel Tomahawk Business Directory in the left column on our front page has information about places to stay, dine and shop whenever you're in town. Keep in touch and see you in September 2017.
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.
Alzheimer’s phone support
Association announces that an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will now be available by phone each month. A telephone support group is a way for people in rural communities to connect with other families, answer questions and provide support to each other. Telephone support will begin Tuesday, March 28 and be held the last Tuesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m.

Persons interested should reach out to the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272- 3900.
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.
•KWAHAMOT WATER SKI CLUB – FREE water ski shows, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, May 27-Sept. 2 (no shows July 22 and Aug. 5), Kwahamot
Bay by N. 4th St. bridge. May 27-June 15, 7:30 p.m.; June 17-Aug. 5, 8 p.m.; Aug. 8-Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.

•MUSIC ON THE RIVER – WEDNESDAYS, June 21 and 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Rain location, SARA Park. More specifics below. Information: 715-453-7508, Facebook at www.facebook.com/TomahawkMusicOnTheRiver.

•TOMAHAWK HISTORICAL MUSEUMS – TWO museums on East Washington Avenue. Open Tuesdays-Fridays, June 13-Aug. 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, June 17 and July 15, 10 a.m.-noon, or by appointment. Hosts Tomahawk Area Historical Society. Information: 715-453-2056.

•TUESDAY TOMAHAWK MAIN STREET FARMERS’ MARKET – TUESDAYS, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or sold out, North Third Street and Wisconsin Avenue, downtown Tomahawk. Non profit groups’ bake sales, local entertainment. Information: 715-453-3676.

•FRIDAY 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.

•SATURDAY TOMAHAWK FARMERS MARKET AND FLEA MARKET – Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. or sold out, Washington Park, near Chamber. Fresh produce, flea market treasures. Non-profit bake sales. Contact: 715-409-0712, 920-905-5831.

•WAWUI BINGO – Wednesdays, 7 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., SARA Park Activity Center, 900 W. Somo Ave. All welcome, including supervised minors.
•Pickleball – Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon; Wednesdays, Thursdays, 5:30- 7:30 p.m., SARA Park indoor arena, W. Somo Ave. $2 per
session; visitors welcome. Information: 715-966-0600.

•SUMMER OUTDOOR WORSHIP – Sundays, 10 a.m., Schaefer’s Wharf, County Road L on Lake Nokomis, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Bring chair, blanket. Rain location: Indoors at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 W. Somo Ave., Tomahawk. Information: 715-453-4066. Everyone welcome.

•FUN RUNS – Mondays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., from Veterans Memorial Park, June 12-Aug. 10. All welcome. Information: 715-453-8975.

•INDOOR TOMAHAWK SWIMMING POOL – Lap swim, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-8 a.m.; open swims, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Tomahawk School District complex. Watch the Tomahawk Leader for weekly specifics.

•HAVEN PROGRESSIVE BINGO – Sundays, 7 p.m., Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208

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