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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
10-11-201711-29-2017Fall yoga
Fall yoga is being offered Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Tomahawk VFW Hall, 203 S. Fourth St. For information, call 715-966-9400 or email weipcj@gmail.com.
10-17-201711-21-2017Hospice volunteer training slated
Ministry Home Care - Hospice Services, part of Ascension At Home, will provide a free six-week volunteer training
Tuesdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 21, between 5 and 8 p.m. at the office in Rhinelander, 111 E. Davenport St., Suite 101
10-31-201712-31-2017Soup 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.
11-1-201712-24-2017Bell Ringing Campaign
“The bell-ringing season starts each November and runs through Christmas Eve.
Individuals, groups and businesses interested in signing up to ring bells this season in Tomahawk should call 715-966-1500. Monetary donations also can be sent to 108 E. Somo Ave.; make checks payable to Salvation Army-Tomahawk.
11-4-201711-18-2017OUTDOOR CALENDAR
November 4
• Beaver trapping season opens in Zone A, Zone B and Zone C.
• Otter trapping (permit required) opens in North Zone and Central Zone
November 16
• Crow season closes.
November 18
• Opener of the nine-day gun deer season that runs through Nov. 26. More information is available at dnr.wi.gov
11-13-201711-20-2017Pack Shoebox for children around world
Tomahawk families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need.
They are donating colorfully wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world – many of whom have never received a gift before and have very little to call their own.

Nov. 13-20 is Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, when Northwoods Vineyard Local collection locations, dates, times

•Northwoods Vineyard Church, 418 Kaphaem Rd. Tomahawk, WI 54487-8635
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13-17: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 18: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 19: 1-3 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-noon.

•Merrill Bible Church, 508 Eugene St., Merrill, WI 54452 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13-17: 3-5 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 18: 9-11 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19: 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-noon.
11-14-201711-21-2017It’s Your Government
Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Lincoln County Board, 9 a.m., Service Center, Merrill.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Oneida County Board, 9:30 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 — Merrill Area Public Schools Long Range Financial/ Referendum Planning Committee, 5:30 p.m., LGI Room 251, Merrill High School.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 – School District of Tomahawk Finance Committee, 6 p.m., high school library.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 — School District of Tomahawk Regular Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., High School Library.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 — City of Merrill Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.
Tuesday, Nov. 14 — City of Merrill 2018 Budget Public Hearing, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Public budget hearing on proposed 2018 budget and property tax levy.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 – Merrill Area Public Schools Health Insurance Advisory Committee, 4 p.m., Merrill High School.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 – City of Tomahawk Personnel Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 — Lincoln County Solid Waste Committee, 5:30 p.m., N4750 Landfill Lane, Merrill.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 — Merrill Area Public Schools Regular Board of Education, 5:30 p.m., MAPS Central Administration Building. A
Tuesday, Nov. 21 — Lincoln County Traffic Safety Committee, 9 a.m., Lincoln County Safety Building, Merrill.
11-14-201711-21-2017Tomahawk Senior Center Activities
Tuesday, Nov. 14 – Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 –
Thursday, Nov. 16 – Afternoon Social, 1 p.m.; Cribbage, 1 p.m.; Memory Loss Support Group. 3 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17 – Wii Games, 9 a.m.; Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18 – Annual Rummage, Craft, Bake Sale and Soup and Chili Feed, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free coffee and door prize. All proceeds benefi t the senior center.
Monday, Nov. 20 – Bean Bag Toss, 12:30 p.m.; Cribbage, 1 p.m.;
Tuesday, Nov. 21 – Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
11-14-201712-8-2017Kinship - Help spread the Joy of Christmas.
Help spread the Joy of Christmas. Kinship of Tomahawk is asking the community to give joy to a Kinship this Christmas by taking a Joy tag off the tree at Nelson’s County Market or Tomahawk Pharmacy, purchasing a gift listed on it, and returning the gift and tag to either the Tomahawk Leader or Tomahawk Pharmacy by Dec. 8. Some tags list a Kinskid’s wish list, others give a Kinskid’s age and seek an age appropriate gift. The total spent on one Kinskid is not to exceed $25, and gifts are not required to be wrapped. If you have any questions, contact Kinship at 715-453-1910.
11-15-201712-27-2017Open gym for basketball
Open gym for basketball will be held every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Tomahawk Elementary School field house.
For more information on additional times and days, contact Jon Long at 715-966-2251 or Bill Sparr at 715-453-1954.
11-17-201711-17-201752nd annual Tomahawk Venison Feed
The Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce will present the 52nd annual Tomahawk Venison Feed Friday, Nov. 17 on the street in downtown Tomahawk. Burgers are served at 11:30 a.m. until they are all gone.
The chamber is asking for donations of cleaned, deboned venison. They can be dropped off by Friday noon, Nov. 10 by at the Chamber office during normal business hours, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
11-17-201711-18-2017One-act to state; public viewing
Tomahawk High School’s one-act play, “Gossip,” is headed to state competition at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater Nov. 17-18.
A public performance here at home is planned Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the district auditorium.
Admission will be adonation to Our Sisters’ House – either monetary or needed items for the homeless shelter.
11-17-201712-20-2017Win the Window
You could win a picture window filled with prizes during Tomahawk Main Street’s popular “Win the Window!” event, which starts Friday, Nov. 17 and runs through Dec. 20. In fact, six windows of prizes are up for grabs this year, including an all-cash prize.
11-17-20175-24-2018Tomahawk 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.
11-18-201711-18-2017'Hunter Widow' sales & Luncheon
The Tomahawk Senior Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Ave., is hosting its annual Rummage, Craft, Bake Sale and Soup & Chili Feed Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be free coffee and a door prize. All proceeds benefit the senior community center.
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Tomahawk United Methodist Church, 1104 School Rd., will hold its annual Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The bazaar features the Fair Trade Mission Store, crafts and holiday décor, equal exchange items, holiday basket drawing and bake sale. A soup/ sandwich lunch is available along with homemade pie. Homemade soup will be available to purchase by the pint or quart.
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First Congregational Church of Tomahawk, corner of Fifth and Washington Street, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will find a Cookie Walk, bake sale, crafts, white elephant items and piano playing all day. A soup
luncheon starts at 11 a.m.
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Enjoy the Annual Christmas Bazaar put on by the Redeemer Lutheran Ladies’ Guild Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Redeemer Ev. Lutheran Church, corner of Hwy. S and Theiler Dr. It includes a Cookie Walk, Christmas items, quilts, knickknacks, and craft and white elephant items. New this year are gently used purses.
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 E. Wisconsin Ave., invites all to its 33rd annual Christmas Bazaar, Cookie Walk, White Elephant sale and Chili Luncheon Saturday, Nov. 18 between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
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Kinship of Tomahawk features its annual Doe’s Day Out Event between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, this year at the St. Mary’s Church Corpus Christi Center.
Enjoy the products and services of many local vendors, raffle prizes and help support Kinship, an adult-child mentoring program.
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There also is a Santa’s Workshop Craft Show with more than 30 vendors with everything from Christmas wreaths and decorations to jewelry to children’s books Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SARA Park Activity Center on West Somo Avenue. It also is offering the community an opportunity to say thank you to servicemen and women. A drop box will be set up in the entrance where guests can bring a Christmas card or letter
of thanks to a member of the military. Cards and letters will be shipped to a national organization and distributed.
Guidelines include writing encouraging messages on a single card or letter without an envelope. Writers may add their name and address, as many recipients will
write back. There also will be activities for kids while you shop. For information on the Christmas card and letter collection, call 715-224-2450.
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Check the Second Section of this week’s Tomahawk Leader for additional craft and holiday event sites and activities.
11-18-201711-18-2017Santa Craft Show
This year’s Santa’s Workshop Craft Show planned for Saturday, Nov. 18 at SARA Park, West Somo Avenue,
11-18-201711-18-2017Tomahawk United Methodist Church Bazaar
Tomahawk United Methodist Church, 2104 School Rd., will hold its annual Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. The bazaar features the Fair Trade Mission Store, crafts and holiday décor, equal exchange items, holiday basket drawing and bake sale. A soup/sandwich lunch is available along with homemade pie. Homemade soup will be available to purchase by the pint or quart.
11-20-201711-20-2017Never Forgotten Honor Flight
Never Forgotten Honor Flight (NFHF) co-founder Jim Campbell of Tomahawk announces the following: “On Monday, Nov. 20 at 1930 hours two NFHF documentaries will be shown to the public ($5) at Wausau’s Grand Theatre. John Kuhn’s (Mission #24) and Jerry Kraemer’s (Mission #28) Honoring Our Freedom.”
11-20-201711-20-2017Pinecrest Nursing Home-new rehab wing
Pinecrest Nursing Home, 2100 E. 6th St., Merrill, will show off its new rehab wing at an open house Monday, Nov. 20 between 3 and 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
All are welcome. For information, call 715-536-0355.
11-20-201711-20-2017Progressive 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, Nov. 20 at the VFW Hall, 203 S. 4th St., corner of South Fourth Street and Rice Avenue. Doors open at 5 p.m., with early bingo at 6 p.m. and regular games at 7 p.m., Twenty games will be played per night with a potential total payout of $800. Food and beverages are available. The public is welcome. For information, email vfwpost2687@gmail.com.
11-23-201711-23-2017Free Thanksgiving dinner
DON’T DINE ALONE
Free Thanksgiving dinner offered
Plans are underway for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center, Tomahawk.-Don’t be alone this Thanksgiving. Join with family, friends and neighbors for a free Thanksgiving meal with turkey
and all the fi xings,” say organizers.
Those who cannot attend in the center can receive a delivered meal within the Tomahawk area by calling the St. Mary’s parish office at 715-453-2878 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Requests for meal delivery will be taken through noon Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Anyone who would like to volunteer to help or would like to donate to the meal can do so by calling at same number.
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.
11-28-201711-28-2017Tomahawk High School-Community Dinner
Tomahawk High School Family and Consumer Science teacher Allison Solum notes her students will be holding their first Community Dinner Tuesday, Nov. 28
between 4:45 and 7:30 p.m. in the Tomahawk Elementary School cafeteria.
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.
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
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.
Early 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.
Nursing 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.
Birds 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.
OUTDOOR CALENDAR
October 7-15
• Special deer hunt open to people with disabilities who have a disabled hunting permit. The hunts are held by landowners who have agreed to sponsor the hunters on their property. Hunters must have registered to participate at a designated sponsor location by Sept. 1. October 10
• Black bear season closes. See current Wisconsin Bear Hunting Regulations for specific season dates and zones. October 14
• Pheasant season opens at 9 a.m.; runs through Dec. 31.
• Ruffed grouse in zone B opens through Dec. 8.
• 2014 sharp-tailed grouse season is under review.
• Bobwhite quail season opens at noon through Dec. 6.
• Hungarian partridge season opens at 9 a.m. through Dec. 31 (closed in Clark, Marathon, and Taylor counties).
• Raccoon gun and trapping for state residents opens through Feb. 15.
• Red and gray fox hunting and trapping opens through Feb. 15.
• Coyote trapping season opens through Feb. 15.
• Fisher trapping season opens in various zones, through Dec. 31.
• Period 1 hunting and trapping season for bobcat north of Hwy. 64 through Dec. 25.
• Inland trout season closes.
More information is available at dnr.wi.gov


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