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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
1-1-20183-15-20182018 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships
The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award 10 scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2018, based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals.
To be eligible, students must have been a Wisconsin 4-H member for at least one year, have a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and be enrolled or planning to enroll at a university, college or technical school during the 2018- 2019 academic school year. Applicants can visit the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation website to learn more about how to apply: http://wis4hfoundation.org/scholarships/.
Resumes, cover letters, project lists and one photo must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by March 15, 2018. Winners will be notified by postal letter in May.
1-1-20183-29-2018Pickelball
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays – Pickleball, Tomahawk Middle School multipurpose room,
enter Door #2 Tuesdays and Thursdays; Door #4 Saturdays.
Most Tues./Thurs. 6:10-9 p.m.; most Saturdays, 12:10-3 p.m. (No mid-week play week of Jan. 22; no Thursday, Feb. 1 or 8; no Tuesday, Feb. 27; no Saturday, March 10, Tuesday, March 13, Thursday, March 15; no Tuesday-Thursday, March 20/22, 27/29.) Moves to SARA Park after ice is removed. New players always welcome. Information: 715-966-0600, tomahawkpaul@hotmail.com or Facebook.
1-1-201812-31-2018New waste, recycling site
The Town of Bradley waste and recycling sites will combine and officially open by the Town Hall, 1518 W. Mohawk Dr., the beginning of January. The compaction center will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Town residents will need to present a disposal sticker to the attendant on duty
1-1-201812-31-2019Lincoln County adds $20 wheel tax
Lincoln County residents will now be taxed $20 for each vehicle they own in the form of a new “annual county vehicle registration fee” in addition to current fees associated with owning a vehicle
1-12-20183-30-2018SARA Park Ice Arena
The SARA Park Ice Arena holds open skate nights every Friday through March from 7 to 9 p.m. Call City Hall at 715-453-4040 in advance to check if the ice arena will be open for public use, as some nights the rink might be reserved for hockey games. Cost to use the arena is $2 per person per night.
1-25-20185-25-2018Play and Learn
Tomahawk Public Library is offering Play and Learn, a program for little people and the grown-ups who care for them, Thursdays through May 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. There will be playtime, stories, crafts music and snacks. This early literacy program provides a place to meet others who are caring for young children as well as a place for children to meet and play together.
1-30-20183-30-2018Grief Through Loss Support Group
Generations Funeral Home will be offering a support group beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 1 to 3 p.m., and meeting every Tuesday thereafter for approximately eight weeks. The support group will be facilitated by Karen Jurgens and held at Generations, 1400 N. 4th St. This is open to anyone experiencing grief through loss. You may pre-register by calling 715-224-3182 or simply come to the first session. The support group is free of charge and all materials are provided.
2-5-20184-5-2018Free tax assistance offered by AARP
Free income tax assistance is available for Tomahawk area residents starting Feb. 5, and continuing until April 17. This service is provided by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation and is available to people with low to moderate income, with special attention to those over age 60.
2-7-20183-14-2018Free Classes
Free classes to help parents avoid un-winnable power struggles and arguments.
Parenting the Love and Logic Way will be offered free to families in the Tomahawk School District Wednesday nights between Feb. 7 and March 14.
Sessions will be from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 133 at the Tomahawk Elementary School. To register, call or email Diane Langeberg at 715-453-2126, ext. 101 or langebergd@ tomahawk.k12.wi.us. Childcare is available at no charge for children ages 3 and older.
2-7-20185-3-2018Legos at library
Become a Lego Builder when the Tomahawk Public Library offers sessions during school early release Wednesdays in 2018 – Feb. 7, March 7, April 4 and May 3, from 1:45 to 3 p.m.
2-10-20182-20-2018Nicolet trustees accepting applications
The Nicolet College District Board Appointment Committee is accepting applications to fill three seats on the college’s nine-member board of trustees. Completed and notarized applications must be received by Anne Bonack by 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Nicolet College, P.O. Box 518, Rhinelander, WI 54501 or abonack@nicoletcollege.edu.
Applications and additional information are available at nicoletcollege.edu/about/board-of-trustees or by contacting Bonack at abonack@nicoletcollege.edu. All of the open seats are for three-year terms that run from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021.
2-10-20184-17-2018Free Income Tax assistance-those over age 60
Free Income Tax assistance is available for Tomahawk area residents until April 17. Th is service is provided by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation and is available to people with low to moderate income, with special attention to those over age 60.
2-13-20184-22-2018Ecumenical Concert rehearsals in Ogema
Singers are invited to participate in the annual Spring Concert Series performed by the Community Ecumenical Choir. Rehearsals take place Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 13 at the Ogema Baptist Church, State Road 86, Ogema. Concerts are scheduled for Sundays, April 15 and 22.
2-15-20182-26-2018OUTDOOR CALENDAR
February 15
• Coyote trapping season closes.
• Raccoon trapping and hunting seasons close.
• Red and gray fox gun and trapping seasons close.
February 20
• Ice fishing shelters must be removed from Wisconsin-Iowa boundary waters.
February 25
• Lake Winnebago sturgeon spearing season closes if not closed earlier due to harvest cap being reached.
February 26
• Cottontail rabbit season closes in northern and southern zones.
• Mink trapping season closes in the northern, southern and Mississippi zones.
2-16-20182-22-2018Main Attraction Hair Salon sponsors free showing
Main Attraction Hair Salon sponsors free showing of special film at Tomahawk Cinema
The free showings of “Wonder” will take place Feb. 16-22 with nightly showings at 7 p.m. Matinees are available on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
2-20-20182-20-2018Tomahawk Main Street-Diamond Anniversary
Diamond Anniversary Tomahawk Main Street invites BID members and businesses, friends and volunteers to a Diamond Anniversary annual meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20 between 5 and 9 p.m. upstairs in the Tomahawk Community Bank community room.
2-23-20182-23-2018Skating for a Cure
Skating for a Cure, fifth annual Mary’s Moscow Mule Cup for breast cancer awareness, sponsored by Mary’s Hangout, SARA Park Ice Arena. Divisions: 18+ or 30+, USA hockey rules; concessions, raffles, adult beverages. Information: 715-612-0942, 715-966-7437
2-23-20182-24-2018Ice Oval Snowmobile Racing
Ice Oval Snowmobile Racing, Tomahawk Speedway, N11046 County Road A. Races sanctioned by USSA Pro Star Racing Series with big money TLR CUP Tour racing series, including Champ 440 sleds. Information: 715-891-9209, blaze@witpros.com, facebook.com/tomahawkspeedway, tomahawk-speedway.com.
2-24-20182-24-2018Gleason Ice Ovals Races:
Gleason Ice Ovals Races: Gates open 7 a.m., racing at 10 a.m., Gleason Community Park, off Hwy. 17, Gleason. Heated indoor food. Admission: adults/ kids 11 and older, $7; kids 10 and under, free. Sponsored by Gleason Community Club. Information: gleasoncc.org
2-24-20182-24-2018Ice Shuffle Board & Bonfire
Ice Shuffle Board & Bonfire: Northern Paddle and Trail silent sports organization. Play Ice Shuffle Board, Snowshoe on Squash Lake & enjoy the Bonfire. Afternoon of easy winter fun and snacks. Meet at the Mehrings: 2853 Bay Dr., Rhinelander, Take Hwy 8 west to Crescent Rd (left turn onto Crescent), drive 1/2 mile, turn right onto Bay Rd, then left onto Bay Dr. RSVP Marj & Dan 715-360-6573 (cell), 715-362-6118 (land).
2-24-20182-24-2018Knight Owls
Knight Owls Snowmobile ClubTrail Raffle/Pig Roast
2-24-20182-24-2018Merrill Ice Drags/Grudge Match
Merrill Ice Drags/Grudge Match, Bracket Races: Auto racing on 1/8th mile track on Lake Alexander, entrance through Council Grounds State Park, Merrill (no state park sticker needed for spectator area with free parking along fence; parking in State Park lots does require sticker). Racing at noon. Information: 715-218-9668;
merrillicedrags.com.
2-24-20182-24-2018Somo Fish and Game Ice Fishing Jamboree
Somo Fish and Game Ice Fishing Jamboree, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Somo Lake, off County Road CC. Registration begins at 8 a.m. near boat landing between Tomahawk Lodge and Somo View Resort on CC. Cost: ages 16 and younger, 50 cents; ages 17 and older, $1. Hourly door prizes, raffle drawing at 3 p.m. Information: 715-493-1656.
2-24-20182-24-2018Sportsmen’s Expo & Wild Game Feed
Sportsmen’s Expo & Wild Game Feed: The Northern Outdoorsmen for Christ 10th annual free event, Ogema Baptist Church, W5901 State Hwy. 86, Ogema. Includes 20 vendors from 2-5 p.m., seminar at 3 p.m., Trophies of Grace presentation at 4 p.m., meal at 5 p.m., keynote speaker at 6 p.m., prize giveaways at 7 p.m. Wild game, homemade pies. Men, women and children welcome. Information: 715-820-2214, 715-767-5157.
2-25-20182-25-2018Ties that Bind Us Snowshoe Scamper
Ties that Bind Us Snowshoe Scamper, 11:30 a.m. registration; snowshoe at noon, Silver Birch Supper Club, off County Road U, Tomahawk. Two levels: 1-1/2 miles and 3 miles. Drinks and food provided. No charge, meant to promote healthy lifestyles. Men, women and youth ages 15 and over invited. Sponsored by Ties That Bind
Us, cancer support organization, and Silver Birch. RSVP and to reserve snowshoes if needed: 715-612-0629.
MARCH
3-3-20183-3-2018Team Slayer Ice Fishing Tourney
Team Slayer Ice Fishing Tourney, 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m., fish any lake in Wisconsin, with
registration at end of contest at Pine Tree Supper Club, Tomahawk. Benefits Kippenberg Creek Kids. Information: Team Slayer Facebook page.
3-3-20183-3-2018Timm’s Hill Trudge
Timm’s Hill Trudge: High Point Village, Ogema
3-10-20183-10-2018Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club
Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club Winter Celebration Banquet, Inshalla Country Club, Tomahawk. Cocktails, 5 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. Tickets $50 each; sponsor, Early Bird raffle packets before March 1; procrastinator’s raffle ticket packets after March 1. Banquet helps club maintain 5 groomers and 6 drags for grooming over 275 miles of snowmobile trails from Tripoli to Hazelhurst to Rhinelander to Tomahawk. Information: Tim Calhoun, 715-493-1013; Brian Viegut, 715-612-4059.
3-17-20183-17-20184-H Project Discovery Day
All youth are invited to participate in an upcoming 4-H Project Discovery Day. Saturday, March 17 at the Tomahawk Middle School cafeteria (enter Door (#4).
The day of adventure is designed to provide youth in 5-year-old kindergarten and older, a chance to discover what they can learn and do in 4-H, choosing this time from exciting topics such as, archery, model horses, basket weaving, painting, scale models, robotics, dairy, dance and visual arts projects.
During the day, youth can choose to participate in a variety of sessions that are led by 4-H adult and older youth volunteers and University of Wisconsin-Extension staff members. Anyone can attend.
3-17-20183-17-2018Taste of Tomahawk
Taste of Tomahawk, 1-4:30 p.m., Inshalla Country Club. Local and statewide breweries and wineries, plus great food. Sponsored by Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce. Information: 715-453- 5443 or 800-569-2160; chambert@gototomahawk.co
3-24-20183-24-2018Ogema Lions Club Pancake Supper
Ogema Lions Club Pancake Supper, 4-7 p.m., Ogema Elementary School. All-You-Caveat pancakes and fixin’s. Information: 715-428-2711, 715- 767-5836.
3-26-20184-19-2018Academic Success free instruction
Academic Success free instruction right in Tomahawk
Nicolet College’s Academic Success Center in Tomahawk is open for spring semester.
Free instruction is available for individuals looking to attend college, build academic skills for the workplace, earn a GED or HSED, learn basic computer skills or learn to speak English.
The center, located in the Kinship of Tomahawk house, 27 E. Wisconsin Ave., is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Classes will be held through May 17. No classes will be held Feb. 14, March 26-30 and April 19.
For more information, contact the Nicolet College Academic Success Center at 715-365-4455, 1-800- 544-3039, ext. 4455; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711.
6-18-20186-22-2018American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy
The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin has expressed excitement to state high schools, including Tomahawk, about holding its second session of the Wisconsin American Legion Law Enforcement Career Academy (WALLECA) June 18-22, 2018, at the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy at Ft. McCoy. This fi ve-day program is open to 40 Wisconsin students between their junior and senior years of high school.
Ongoing Events
Tomahawk Public Library
Tomahawk Public Library is offering Play and Learn, a program for little people and the grownups who care for them, Thursdays through May 24, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. There will be playtime, stories, crafts, music and snacks. This early literacy program provides a place to meet others who are caring for young children as well as a place for children to meet and play together.
Progressive Jackpot Bingo
Tomahawk’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is featuring Progressive Jackpot Bingo the first and third Mondays of the month with the next game Monday, Dec. 18 at the VFW Hall, 203 S. 4th St., corner of South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue.
Pride Park-outdoor skating
The city also maintains an outdoor skating rink at Pride Park that includes lighting, a warming house and the perfect place for a family to enjoy an evening slicing across the ice and having some outdoor fun together this winter.
The warming shelter is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the lights are on from 4:30 to 9 p.m. seven days a week. Pride Park is located across the road from the Harley-Davidson plant located on E. Somo Avenue.
Open Gym for basketball
Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Tomahawk School District fieldhouse. All ages welcome for basketball (boys and girls must be accompanied by adult); exclude holidays. Information: 715-966-2251, 715-453-1954
Become a Lego Builder
Become a Lego Builder when the Tomahawk Public Library offers sessions during school early release Wednesdays in 2018, Jan. 6, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4 and May 3, from 1:45 to 3 p.m. Programming is for ages 6 and up. Younger children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult or responsible caregiver. No food is allowed at this program. For more information, contact the library at 715-453-2455.
SARA Park Ice Arena
The SARA Park Ice Arena holds open skate nights every Friday through March from 7 to 9 p.m. Call City Hall at 715-453-4040 in advance to check if the ice arena will be open for public use, as some nights the rink might be reserved for hockey games. Cost to use the arena is $2 per person per night.
Open Skate
Fridays, 7-9 p.m., indoors SARA Park Ice Arena, Somo Avenue, Tomahawk, through ice out in March (available Jan. 19, Jan 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, March 2). Information: City Hall, 715-453-4040, http://www.tomahawkhockey.org/page/show/529204-calendar


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