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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
8-22-201612-15-2016Wisconsin River drawdown below Pride Dam
Packaging Corporation of America Tomahawk Mill will begin drawing down the Wisconsin River between the Tomahawk Dam and Grandmother Dam Aug. 22 to start work on an earthen embankment the company has been planning to work on the past few years.
9-20-201610-25-2016Grief Support
Generations Funeral Home, 1400 N. 4th St., is offering a grief support group from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Karen Jurgens is the facilitator. Anyone experiencing grief through loss is welcome. Call 715-224-3182 for information. There is no cost.
10-1-201610-24-2016School Survey
School survey deadline extended 10-24-2016
to Oct. 24A community survey will be sent to Tomahawk School District residents and should arrive the first week in October. It is intended for residents living in the district and completed surveys are due before Oct. 17. Answers will go directly to the firm handling the canvassing: School Perceptions in Slinger. Answers will remain anonymous. Final results will be reported at the Nov. 8 Tomahawk School Board meeting. See information n the Sept. 27 Tomahawk Leader about questions that will be asked and why the survey is being sent in preparation for a probable April 2017 referendum.
10-1-201610-26-2016ArtStart events
ArtStart, which promotes Rhinelander area arts and culture, announces the following events, all at 68 S. Stevens St., Rhinelander:

Thursday, Oct. 13, 7-9:30 p.m. ArtStart Roots Concert: Local singer, songwriter and artist Josh Calhoun will perform. Donation at door goes to musician. Cash bar.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7-10 p.m. ArtFilm: Egyptian Film Series, “The Nightingale's Prayer" (1959), first film in this four-part series. This classic black-and-white drama is based on a novel by Taha Hussein. Set in upper Egypt, the movie unfolds around an honor killing and the attempt to avenge it. Directed by Henry Barakat, it stars a young Faten Hamama, who became the leading actress of her generation (and was once married to Omar Sharif). Play time: 2 hours, 6 minutes. Donations at the door. Cash bar.
10-1-201611-19-2016Polyester The Musical
High Point Village in Ogema presents Polyester The Musical Oct. 1 and 15, and Nov. 19. Dinner at 6 p.m., theater at 7 p.m. Ticket information at High Point Village or call 715-767-5287.
10-3-201611-5-2016Art League seeks entries
The Lakeland Art League is seeking entries for the annual
Wisconsin Regional Art Program Exhibit,
10-11-201611-23-2016Walk-in flu shots
The Lincoln County Health Department has announced adult flu shot walk-in clinic dates:
•Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Nelson’s County Market, 662 N. 4th St., Tomahawk, 11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

•Tuesday, Oct. 18 – Bradley Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Dr., Tomahawk, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

•Every Wednesday – Lincoln County Health Department, 607 N. Sales St., Suite 101, Merrill, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. through Nov. 23.
No appointment is needed.

Flu shots are $36 for adults, while supplies last. The department will bill traditional Medicare, Advocare and Railroad Retirement; private insurance cannot be billed. Bring an insurance card. For information, call 715- 536-0307.
10-15-201610-30-2016Merrill cemetery tour features seven women
Dates and times for the tour:
•Saturdays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
•Sundays, Oct. 16, 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.
10-21-20161-8-2017Art Gallery in Minocqua
“Different Strokes – Shared Inspiration” opens Friday, Oct. 14 and ends Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. The public is invited to a reception on
Friday, Oct. 21, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., when artists will talk about different strokes and shared inspiration. Light refreshments will be served.
10-21-20161-8-2017Art Gallery in Minocqua
“Different Strokes – Shared Inspiration” opens Friday, Oct. 14 and ends Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. The public is invited to a reception on
Friday, Oct. 21, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., when artists will talk about different strokes and shared inspiration. Light refreshments will be served.
10-22-201610-22-2016Genealogy Group’s Heritage Fair
North Pines
Genealogy Group will host
a Heritage Fair Saturday
Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m., at T. B. Scott
Library, Merrill, as
the group celebrates
milestones accomplished
this past year.
10-22-201610-22-2016Zion Lutheran Church Banquet
Zion Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner
10-23-201610-23-2016True and Strange
An Exploration into -Reality Fiction-
Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. at the
Merrill Library.
10-24-201610-28-2016Yard Waste Pick-up
The Department of Public Works will begin the Fall Yard
Waste Collection starting October 24, 2016.
Yard waste should be placed out for pick-up no later than 7:00am on Monday, October 24, 2016. The pick-up will end October 28, 2016.
10-26-201610-26-2016Enjoy Oct. 26 Burger Bash
Tomahawk STAR
Foundation invites the
public to join them for
a Burger Bash at the
Tomahawk Chamber
Quitting Time Wednesday,
Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. at this
year’s “Best Burger in
Paradise” winner, Pine Tree
Supper Club.
10-29-201610-29-2016Fall Festival and Trick or Treating
Saturday, Oct. 29, downtown Tomahawk. Information: www.tomahawkmainstreet.org, 715-453-1090.
10-29-201610-29-2016Halloween Festivities
Tomahawk Main Street Halloween Festivities
Main Street plans Fall Fest, customer Appreciation events.

Trick or Treating 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29
10-29-201610-29-2016Spaghetti Dinner
Our Sisters’ House homeless shelter will
mark it’s one-year anniversary with a Spaghetti
Dinner Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Corpus Christi
Center of St. Mary’s Church, 320 E. Washington
Ave., Tomahawk. Serving will be from
4 to 7 p.m. Carry-outs will be available.
10-30-201610-30-2016Trunk or Treat
Schaefer’s Wharf is planning its first Trunk or Treat Sunday, Oct. 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at Schaefer’s Wharf,
11-8-201611-8-2016General Election
General Election
11-11-201611-11-2016Win the Window
Win the Window starts
11-18-201611-18-2016Tomahawk Venison Feed
Friday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. until gone, downtown Tomahawk. Serving venison burgers as kickoff to fall hunting. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
11-26-201611-26-2016Tomahawk Christmas Parade & Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Nov. 26, 4:30 p.m. downtown Tomahawk. Santa visit, holiday tree display. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-3-201612-3-2016Finnish Independence Day
Saturday, Dec. 3, Mojakka dinner served from 2 p.m. dinner; program dedication ceremony of plaque fro Knox Cemetery. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525.
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
Indoor Tomahawk Swimming Pool
Morning lap swim, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6-8 a.m.; open swims, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. ($2 per person). Located in Tomahawk School District complex.
AA, Alanon meetings
Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., (CS); Wednesdays, noon, Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St.; Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (OBBS); Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington (CBM); Sundays, 10:10 a.m., Grace House, W. Somo Ave. and Third St., (CD). AlAnon meetings are held: Mondays, 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave.; Saturdays, 9 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 111 W. Washington Ave. AA Help Line, 715-367-7920.
Mondays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 21 W. Timber Dr.; Tuesdays: 7 p.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; Wednesdays: 11 a.m., St. Augustine Church, 39 S. Pelham; 7 p.m., Vineyard Church, 130 S. Stevens St.; Thursdays: 4:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St. (CW), upstairs left classroom, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Fridays: 7:30 p.m. Church of Christ, 1103 Thayer St.; Saturdays: 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St.; Sundays: 10:30 a.m., Koinonia, 1991 Winnebago Dr.; 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 235 N. Stevens St.
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.
HAVEN Progressive Bingo
Sundays, 7 p.m., Les & Jim’s Lincoln Lanes, 1208 N. Center Ave., Merrill. Information: 715-536-1300.
Saturday Tomahawk Farmers Market and Flea Market
Saturdays, May 28-Oct. 29, Washington Square Park, near Chamber building. Fresh produce, honey, mushrooms, relishes, jams and jellies, dog teats, plants, breakfast/lunch foods. Flea market treasures. WIC approved, Senior Farmer Market Nutrition and EBT accepted. Information/vendor contact: 715-539-3663, 920-905-5831.
Pickleball schedule
Mondays, 9-11 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noonish, SARA Park indoor arena, W. Somo Ave. Playing fees, $2 per session; visitors welcome.
WaWui Bingo
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. games, doors open 5:30 p.m., SARA Park Activity Center, 900 W. Somo Ave. All welcome, including supervised minors.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group in Tomahawk will now meet the third Thursday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Tomahawk Senior Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Ave.

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