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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.
10-1-201412-1-2014Lunch Learning
Lincoln County UWExtension is offering a lunchtime learning opportunity from noon to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln County Service Center, lower level, 801 N. Sales St., Merrill. You are encouraged to bring your lunch. Dec. 1 – Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen. Lemon curd, fruits spreads and chocolates are just a few of the holiday gifts sure to delight family and friends. Plus learn how holiday candies are made! For more information or to pre-registrar (preferred by the Friday preceding the Lunch and Learn) with the Lincoln County UW-Extension offi ce at 715-539-1072 or email amanda. kostman@ces.uwex.edu.
10-2-201412-2-2014Unlocking the Potential of Women
All Girl Scout alumnae, volunteers and supporters (which means all women) are invited to an Unlocking the Potential of Women event designed to increase effectiveness as a leader during an inspirational evening of networking and teambuilding Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Jeff erson Street Inn, 201 Jefferson St., Wausau. Th ere will be a social, hors d’ oeuvres and cash bar at 5:30 p.m., with a speaker at 6:30 p.m. All women are welcome and can invite friends including a young woman to mentor (ages 12-plus). Admission is free. A donation is welcome at the event.
11-14-201412-22-2014Win the Window
Shoppers are encouraged to visit participating businesses to obtain a game card. Each adult will receive one sticker from the businesses listed in local media announcements and on the game card. A qualifying purchase must be made to obtain a sticker. Or some businesses are accepting donations to the Salvation Army Happy Kids Backpack or Kinship of Tomahawk Wish List programs instead of a purchase. After a shopper receives 12 stickers and has fi lled a Win the Window card, it must be deposited by 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22 in a designated box at Great Lake Foods, Nelson's County Market or the Tomahawk Main Street offi ce to be eligible to win. Include one's name and choice of window on the completed entry card before depositing. Because area businesses have been so generous in past years, two adult windows will be created so there will be two winners for the adult prizes and one winner for the children's prize. For additional information or questions, call the Tomahawk Main Street offi ce at 715-453-1090.
11-14-201412-24-2014Bell Ringers
The Salvation Army of Tomahawk announces a need for bell ringers in the Tomahawk area from Nov. 14 to Dec. 24. Assurances have been received from many churches in the area that they will adopt days for ringing, but there are numerous slots to be filled. Dennis and Wendy Mannering, Red Kettle Campaign Bell Ringing coordinators, encourage families, Scouting groups, businesses and volunteer organizations to adopt a seven-hour day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., filling each hour with a member or members of your group. For groups with underage children, an adult supervisor must be present. Individuals are encouraged to sign up for a one-to-two hour time frame. Bell ringing locations include Nelson's, Shopko, Tomahawk Post Offi ce and WalMart, Rhinelander. To sign up for a date or a time slot of your choosing, call 715-966-1500.
11-17-201412-15-2014Kinskids' holiday wishes
Help fill Kinskids' holiday wishes Help Kinship of Tomahawk fulfill a kinskid's wish this holiday season. Kinskids' wish lists are hanging on trees at Tomahawk Ben Franklin and Nelson's County Market. Kinship is asking community members to take a tag from one of these trees, purchase a gift(s) on the tag, return the tag and gift(s) to Tomahawk Ben Franklin or the Tomahawk Leader by Monday, Dec.15. Total spent on gift(s) per kinskid should not exceed $25. Kinship of Tomahawk is a non-profit youth mentoring program that currently has 41 active matches, and 21 kids who are waiting for mentors. For more information on Kinship or questions about the wish list project for this holiday season, call the Kinship Office at 715-453-1910.
11-25-201412-2-2014Pool schedule
Tuesday, Nov. 25 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise class, 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.; TSC practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 26 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 8-11 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 27 Pool closed for Thanksgiving.

Friday, Nov. 28 High school boys’ swim team practice, 9 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, Nov. 29 Pool closed.

Sunday, Nov. 30 Pool closed.

Monday, Dec. 1 TSC, 6-8 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ 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, Dec. 2 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 boys’ swim team hosts Antigo, 5:30 p.m.; TSC, 7:30-8:30 p.m
11-25-201412-3-2014Government Meetings
Tuesday, Nov. 25 – City of Tomahawk Water and Sewer Utility Commission, 8 a.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: election of vice-chairperson; new business (wastewater–sewer rate study; Mohawksin Shores Subdivsion; dump charge for antique outboard motor show; replacment of sewer jet with Vac-All/Vac-Con; 2015 water budget and wastewater-sewer budget); old business (vacant operator position, water department; capacity, management, operation, maintenance, CMOM; wastewater project updates.

Tuesday, Nov. 25 – Oneida County Social Services/Family Care, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: 2014-15 long range plan; 2014 technology plan; phone system replacement; social worker recruitment, retention strategies; 2014 financial, statistical, flex time.

Tuesday, Nov. 25 – City of Tomahawk Ad Hoc Committee, Health Care Insurance Review, 3 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: election of vice-chairperson; new business (health insurance benefits renewal options).

Tuesday, Dec. 2 – Wisconsin Valley Library Service V-Cat, 9:30 a.m., Marathon County Public Library, Wausau.

Tuesday, Dec. 2 – City of Tomahawk Public Budget Hearing, 7 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk. Agenda includes: proposed 2015 budget hearing.

Tuesday, Dec. 2 – City of Merrill Notice of Public Hearings, 6 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Hearings include: applications by Julie Weber, Our Way, Inc., for Conditional Use Permit, 1104 Cottage St. and 1305 Cedar St., to operate as adult family homes.

Wednesday, Dec. 3 – Town of Lynne Final 2015 Budget Hearing, 6 p.m., town hall. Immediately following will be special meeting of electors to adopt 2014 tax levy to be paid in 2015.
11-27-201411-28-2014Lincoln County Offices, Landfill
Lincoln County offices and landfill closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28 because of the holiday.
11-29-201411-29-2014Christmas Social
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, N4887 Hwy. 17, Bloomville, will hosts its Christmas Social Saturday, Nov. 29. Mass will be at 6 p.m., followed by a dessert potluck, sweepstakes raffle, themed baskets, bake sale, Christmas items and fellowship. For additional information, contact Dorothy at 715-873-4683.
11-29-201411-29-2014Santa Welcome and Winter Wonderland
Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland: Saturday, Nov. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Start off the day Christmas shopping during National Small Business Saturday with a number of businesses offering 10% off select items. There are a number of lunch specials; free movie of Earth to ECHO at Tomahawk Cinema at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Santa's entrance at 4:30 p.m.; afterwards public welcome behind Rodeo Saloon for cookies, hot chocolate, campfire, walk through Winter Wonderland and visit with Santa 5-7 p.m.; Live Nativity Scene performed by United Methodist Church. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-29-201411-29-2014Three Amigas
The Three Amigas will present their fourth annual Food Pantry, Toys for Tomahawk Tots and Winter Wonderland Event Saturday, Nov. 29 from 3 to 10 p.m. at The Rodeo Saloon in downtown Tomahawk. Donate $5, a bag of groceries or a new toy and get a ticket for a door prize. There will be refreshments, raffl es and TNT Entertainment. All proceeds and toys will benefit the Tomahawk Food Pantry.
11-30-201411-30-2014‘Ageless Wisdom’ reception
A reception for “Ageless Wisdom,” a collection of life lessons contributed by people ages 13 to 93, compiled by retired Merrill Area Enrichment Center director Jane Deau, will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30 at T.B. Scott Free Library in Merrill. The reception is open to the general public, and contributors to Ageless Wisdom are especially encouraged to attend, as they’ll be welcomed to share their stories in person and comment on the project they helped to produce. The result of Deau’s quest for the wisdom that resides within each one of us is a beautiful coffee table-sized book to share with family and generations to come, and people on your holiday shopping list as well. They’ll be available at the reception for $12 each (only $10 each when purchased in a quantity of 10 or more), and Deau will sign copies. All profi ts benefit the Merrill Area Enrichment Center. This program, part of T.B. Scott Library’s Words Worth Hearing series, is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.
12-1-201412-1-2014Sugar cookie dough cutouts
The Volunteers of Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital are again offering frozen sugar cookie dough cutouts in a variety of holiday shapes. Cookies are sold for $3.75 per dozen. Order forms may be picked up at Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk, or by calling 715-361-2004 by Monday, Dec. 1. All orders must be pre-paid. Completed orders with payment may be mailed to: Volunteer Cookie Dough Sale, W3487 Eagle Point Rd., Tomahawk, WI 54487. Limited quantities are available, The pick-up date is Monday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the hospital welcome desk.
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.
12-6-201412-6-2014Nokomis Food Pantry benefit
The Nokomis Food Pantry will be having a benefit at the Walleye Lodge Saturday, Dec. 6, starting at 11 a.m. There will be food, raffles, baskets, a bake sale and much more. Everyone is invited to come and help support the pantry.
12-6-201412-6-2014Norwegian Christmas dinner
Sons of Norway will celebrate Christmas with a typical Norwegian Christmas dinner, at noon Saturday, Dec. 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rhinelander. The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children under age 12. Reservations must be made by Dec. 1 by calling Jeanne Clausen at 715-369-2879.
12-9-201412-11-2014Love Lights: A Time to Remember
The Christmas season is a special time to remember loved ones. The Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation invites you to honor or memorialize relatives, family or special friends by reserving a Love Light in their name. The lights are a symbol of love and caring, and are a way to express those thoughts during the holiday season. For a donation of $10 or more, you can reserve a white light in memory of a loved one, or a blue light in honor of a relative, family, friend or to simply convey a Christmas greeting. The names of all being memorialized or honored will be listed in a special tribute in the Tomahawk Leader on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and on display in the lobby of Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital, 401 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk. A special lighting ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the hospital. Proceeds from this special Christmas project will be used by the foundation to help improve the health and wellness of the Tomahawk community. Application forms are available at the hospital's greeter desk or by calling 715-453-7770.
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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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