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Calendar of Events


Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
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.
11-15-201712-27-2017Open 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.
11-17-201712-20-2017Win 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.
12-6-20171-31-2018Art League December events
Lakeland Art League will hold Open Painting & Critique between 9 a.m. and noon Wednesdays, Dec. 6, 20 and 27 at the Minocqua Town Center, 415 Menominee, Minocqua. Anyone interested in the arts is encouraged to attend. Bring artwork you are working on or something you just need a little help with.
Contact Leslie at 715-453-1652 for information
Also there is an “All Things Winter” Art Exhibit and Sale Dec. 1 through Jan. 31 at the same location, during town office hours. League members are featuring many artistic techniques. Direct questions to lakelandartleaguewi@gmail. com or visit lakelandartleague. weebly.com or on Facebook.
Featured artist Joyce Nelson will be the featured artist Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., designing and painting greeting cards at the Lakeland Art Gallery, located at Great Northern Coffee Traders, 215 W. Front St., Minocqua. Nelson has a broad range of mediums such as oils, acrylics, pastels and watercolor. Many of her art pieces will be on display for the month. Contact Lisa at 715-612-5775 for details.
12-12-201712-14-2017ITS YOUR GOVERNMENT
Tuesday, Dec. 12 – Merrill Area Public Schools Teacher Salary Committee, 3:15 p.m., Merrill High School Career Center. Agenda includes: Continue discussion on possible compensation revisions.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 – School District of Tomahawk Regular Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., High School Library.
Tuesday, Dec. 12 – City of Merrill Common Council, 7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Lincoln County Law Enforcement Committee, 7:30 a.m., Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Merrill.
Tuesday, Dec .12 – City of Tomahawk Park and Recreations Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Lincoln County Emergency Medical Services and Judicial Committee, 8:30 a.m.,Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Lincoln County Emergency Management Committee, 9:30 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Lincoln County Housing Authority, 10 a.m., Housing Authority Office, Tomahawk.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Lincoln County Social Services Committee, 11:15 a.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill.
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Lincoln County Land Services Committee, 2:30 p.m., Lincoln County Service Center, Merrill.
12-12-201712-19-2017Tomahawk Senior Center activities
113 S. Tomahawk Ave. • Call 715-453-5757 to register
Tuesday, Dec. 12 – Rhinelander shopping, call number above to RSVP; Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Foot Care, call number above to RSVP
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Afternoon Social, 1 p.m.; Cribbage, 1 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15 – Wii Games, 9 a.m.; Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 18 – Bean Bag Toss, 12:30 p.m.; Cribbage, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 19 – Mind and Body Fitness, 12:30 p.m.
12-12-201712-20-2017BUSINESS SAMPLINGS:
SAMPLINGS:
There are all sorts of specials, promotions, help wanted ads and notices in this week’s Leader. Here’s a sampling … Cerny’s Greenhouse. - Hundreds of homegrown poinsettias are on display at Cerny’s Greenhouse.

Check out the 2017 closeouts at Brickners Park City, Merrill. You’re all invited to wish Kathy Rankin a happy 40th anniversary. Stop by Tomahawk Community Bank and share
your wishes Dec. 19.

The Happy Snapper is introducing “Pasta Wednesdays.” Enjoy the third annual Chili Cookoff taking place Dec. 16 at Ingman’s Parkway Pub. There are cash prizes, raffles and door prizes. Funds are split between Friends Riding with Friends and the Lincoln County Humane Society. Nokomis Pub & Eatery has a coupon for money off daily entrees.

Bingo is underway at The Veterans of Foreign Wars building Monday, Dec. 18.

Fill The Need promotion, presented by Heritage Chevrolet, and co-sponsored, in part, by the Tomahawk Leader. Look in this week’s Second Section for the list of prizes, ranging from a $500 Packer/Badger/Brewer gift package and a snowblower to all sorts of $50 and $25 gift certificates. Take items for the Tomahawk Emergency Food Pantry and Nokomis Food Pantry to Heritage and, while you’re there, register for your chance to win from the list of more than 40 business donations. The entry deadline is Dec.
19, with prizes drawn Dec. 20. “Together, let’s make sure no one goes hungry this Christmas,” state the folks at Heritage.

The public is invited to enjoy the Love Lights Lighting Ceremony at the Ascension Ministry Medical Group Clinic, with lights shining as symbols of love and care for those who have passed or in loved one’s honor, all on behalf of the Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation.

The Tomahawk Historical Society says books make great gifts. You’ll find their local historical books and others for sale at the Tomahawk Leader, including columnist Mark
Gaedtke’s newest release, “Insomniac Dreams.

Time is winding down to enter Tomahawk Main Street’s Win the Window contest.

Remember, High Point Village near Timm’s Hill in Ogema invites the public to a Breakfast With Santa Saturday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. Reservations are required.
12-12-201712-22-2017Printmaker/painter Jack Bilander’s
Polish - American printmaker/painter Jack Bilander’s (1919–2008) work of visual artistry is on display in Nicolet College’s Art Gallery, Rhinelander until Dec. 22.
12-13-201712-13-2017Let’s Go on a Treasure Hun
Heidi Studor will discuss “Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt: Discovering What Really Matters” at the Women Connecting dinner Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Eagle’s Club in Merrill.
12-13-201712-13-2017Live Sustainable
Merrill Fire Chief Dave Savone will give a Lincoln County Live Sustainable presentation Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. on safely using wood-burning heating devices in houses in Room 156 in the lower level of the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales St., Merrill.
12-13-201712-13-2017NAMI -Mental Health Coalition
The Lincoln County Mental Health Coalition announces that the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is now offering a free Family Support Group in Merrill. The NAMI Northwoods Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month (Dec. 13) from 6 to 7 p.m. at Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital in the DeAngelis Room.
12-14-201712-14-2017Community Dinner
Students plan community meal to raise funds for Disney trip, learn from professional chefs
Tomahawk High School Family and Consumer Science teacher Allison Solum notes her students will hold their Community Dinner Thursday, Dec. 14 between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. in the Tomahawk Elementary School cafeteria.
12-14-201712-14-2017Discussion on birthing options
T.B. Scott Free Library in Merrill will hold a “You’re Going to Have a Baby! What Are Your Birthing Options?” presentation Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. -Direct questions to 715-536-7191.
12-14-201712-14-2017St. Mary’s School Christmas Play
St. Mary’s School’s annual Christmas Play will be presented Thursday, Dec. 14 at 1 and 6 p.m. in St. Mary’s Church. The community, family and friends are invited.
12-16-201712-16-2017American Legion-Annual Christmas Program
American Legion Post 452 is planning its annual Christmas Program Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Spirit Town Hall. The tree will be lit, there will be a sing-a-long, visit by Santa and refreshments.
12-16-201712-16-2017Breakfast With Santa
High Point Village near Timm’s Hill, Ogema, invites the public to a Breakfast With Santa, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. Reservations are required.
12-16-201712-16-2017Log Church Christmas Dinner
The Log Church in Tripoli will be hosting a Christmas Dinner Saturday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted.
12-16-201712-25-2017OUTDOOR CALENDAR
December 16
• Canada goose seasons close in the North Exterior Zone.
• Horicon zone Canada goose hunting Period 2 closes.
December 21
• Canada goose seasons close in the South Exterior Zone.
December 24-January 1
• Antlerless only Holiday Hunt Only in valid farmland units. Please see deer regulations booklet for valid units.
December 25
• Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes in Period 1. December 26
• Period 2 hunting and trapping season opens for bobcat north of Hwy. 64 through Jan. 31.
12-18-201712-18-2017School Choir Concert
There will be a grades 6-12 Winter Choir Concert Monday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Tomahawk School District auditorium.
12-18-20173-6-2018Progressive 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.
12-19-201712-19-2017Fill The Truck, Fill The Need
Fill The Truck, Fill The Need
Lots of prizes are featured in this year’s Fill The Truck, Fill The Need promotion, presented by Heritage Chevrolet, and co-sponsored, in part, by the Tomahawk Leader.
Take items for the Tomahawk Emergency Food Pantry and Nokomis Food Pantry to Heritage and, while you’re there, register for your chance to win from the list of more than 40 business donations. The entry deadline is Dec. 19, with prizes drawn Dec. 20. “Together, let’s make sure no one goes hungry this Christmas,” state the folks at Heritage.
12-20-201712-20-2017“Listen for the Bells”
Tomahawk Elementary School will be performing “Listen for the Bells” Wednesday, Dec. 20. Performances will be held at 9 and 10:30 a.m., and 1 and 2:15 p.m.
12-28-201712-28-2017No School Movie Day
Kids, enjoy a free winter break “No School Movie Day” Thursday, Dec. 28 at
1 p.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood will be shown. Snacks will be provided. An adult must stay with young children.
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
1-4-20185-3-2018Lego Builder-sessions
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.
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.
12-18-201812-18-2018Appreciation Party
Tomahawk Main Street will host its annual Volunteer Appreciation Party Friday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., recognizing anyone who has volunteered with the Main.
Direct questions to 715-453-1090 or director@tomahawkmainstreet.org.
12-18-201812-18-2018Main Street Appreciation Party
Tomahawk Main Street will host its annual Volunteer Appreciation Party Friday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., recognizing anyone who has volunteered with the Main.
Direct questions to 715-453-1090 or director@tomahawkmainstreet.org.
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.
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.
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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