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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Start DateEnd DateEvent Description
11-6-201512-18-2015Living well with chronic conditions
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a six-week program designed to help those with chronic health conditions build confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfi lling lives. Participants will learn about managing fatigue, pain, isolation, medication; exercises for balance, flexibility and strength; communicating effectively with family, friends and health care professionals; nutrition; and making informed treatment decisions. Classes are on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Tomahawk Community Bank, 15 E. Wisconsin Ave., Nov. 6 through Dec. 18 (no class Nov. 27). There is a suggested contribution of $10. Enrollment is limited. Call the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW) at 715-536-0331 to reserve a spot.
11-17-201511-25-2015Decorate a tree
The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce invites businesses, clubs, organizations and individuals to help decorate a small tree for the Winter Wonderland that complements the annual Northern Lights of Christmas parade. Decorating can take place anytime after Nov. 17 behind the Rodeo Saloon. Participants are asked to use only garland and lights, no ornaments. Anything you want to give that’s extra – such as stands, ornaments – may be left under the treat in a box or bag. A decorative tag will be placed on the tree that you decorate recognizing your efforts. All trees must be decorated no later than Wednesday, Nov. 25. The trees help add to the scenery after the parade Nov. 28, as families wait to visit Santa and enjoy other holiday treats. The trees are ultimately given to families in need. If interested, contact the chamber at 715-453-5334.
11-24-201512-1-2015Government Meetings
Tuesday, Nov. 24 – Oneida County Public Works/Solid Waste Committee, 8 a.m., Highway Shop, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: highway department organizational chart; highway commissioner job description; bridge aid resolution for the towns of Lynne, Three Lakes.

Tuesday, Nov. 24 – Oneida County Social Services Committee, 9 a.m., Courthouse, Rhinelander. Agenda includes: assistant CVSO position; budget; drug endangered children program; trauma informed care-WI Trauma Project; vacancy review, waiver request, social services information specialist.

Tuesday, Nov. 24 – City of Merrill Personnel and Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., City Hall, Merrill. Agenda includes: bids, city sale, vacant lot, 301 E. Second St.; update, downtown Wi-Fi/Internet project, discussion of potential terms/conditions disclaimer, wireless filtering/reporting; resolution authorizing public Wi-Fi/Internet expenditures from cable television franchise fees; closed session (potential amendment to development agreement, City of Merrill and Wal-Mart); open session.

Monday, Nov. 30 – City of Tomahawk Public Information Meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall. Agenda includes: acquisition of railroad right-of-way in conjunction with Tomahawk Bicycle Trail System Project.

Monday, Nov. 30 – Town of Lynne Proposed 2016 Public Budget Hearing, 6 p.m., town hall. Immediately following will be a special town meeting of electors to adopt 2015 town tax levy to be paid in 2016.

Tuesday, Dec. 1 – City of Tomahawk 2016 Proposed Budget Public Hearing, 7 p.m., City Hall, Tomahawk.
11-24-201512-1-2015Pool Schedule
Tuesday, Nov. 24 Tomahawk Swim Club (TSC), 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 25 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 9-11 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 26 Pool closed.

Friday, Nov. 27 Pool closed.

Saturday, Nov. 28 Pool closed.

Sunday, Nov. 29 Pool closed.

Monday, Nov. 30 Adult morning lap swim, 6-8 a.m.; shallow water exercise, 8-9 a.m.; TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 1 TSC, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; high school boys’ swim team practice, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; TSC, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
11-25-201511-25-2015Community Thanksgiving Service
The Associated Clergy of Tomahawk invites the public to a Community Thanksgiving Service at Tomahawk United Methodist Church, 1104 School Rd., Tomahawk, Wednesday, Nov 25 at 6 p.m. in coordination with Spirit United Methodist, Grace Lutheran and St. Barnabas Episcopal churches. Everyone is welcome to come and give thanks.
11-25-201511-25-2015No School Movie Day
Tomahawk Public Library is hosting another “No School Movie Day” Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room. Here’s something to entertain kids who are out of school for the Thanksgiving holiday. If you want to know the name of the movie, you will have come to the library or call 715-453-2455. “We chose this animated movie to kick off the holiday season and to celebrate the birthday of a famous mouse who turned 87 on Nov. 18!” says Children’s Librarian Annette Miller.
11-26-201511-26-2015Free meal Thanksgiving
Plans are underway for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Tomahawk, according to organizers Julia Pankow and Kathy Van Ryen. It will be held Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Mary’s Corpus Christi Center. “Don’t be alone this Thanksgiving. Join with family, friends and neighbors. All are welcome to share this day of thanks with others,” the pair note. This is a free Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the fi xings is for anyone who would like to gather on this holiday. For those who would like a meal delivered to their home or for anyone who would like to donate to the meal, call Julia at 715-453-8637 or Kathy at 715-453-2555 after 5 p.m. daily.
11-27-201511-27-2015Deer Hunter’s Ball
Everyone is invited to take part in a Deer Hunter’s Ball, featuring The Versatones, Friday, Nov. 27 at the Falls Inn off Hwy. 86 in Spirit Falls. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
11-28-201511-28-2015Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland
The Tomahawk Chamber will welcome Santa’s at its annual parade in downtown Saturday, Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m. Afterwards, youngsters can meet him in the chalet in the Winter Wonderland between The Rodeo and What’s Brewin? The courtyard will feature a live nativity scene performed by Tomahawk United Methodist Church, decorated Christmas trees, a warming fire, and hot chocolate and cookies. Out front, you’ll find free horse-drawn wagon rides. Line up on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Third Street by Century 21. The Amigas will have their big raffle going on inside The Rodeo that afternoon and evening. Saturday’s chamber events also include a free movie, “Minion’s,” at Tomahawk Cinema at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The day also features specials as part of Small Business Saturday. Tomahawk Chamber event. Information: 715-453-5334, 800-569-2160.
12-1-201512-1-2015Girls’ Basketball Backers fundraiser
The Tomahawk Girls’ Basketball Backers program is hosting a fundraising dinner at Billy Bobs on County Road L north of Tomahawk next Tuesday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. The high school girls will be serving dinner and partial proceeds will go to the Basketball Backers program. There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. For more information, contact coach Alyssa Galvan at 715-453-5371, ext. 304.
12-5-201512-5-2015Christmas dinner
A Christmas dinner is slated from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Log Church, Hwy. 8, Tripoli. All are welcome.
12-5-201512-5-2015Finnish Independence Day
2 p.m. dinner, 4 p.m. program. Community Center, N4888 Stadium Rd., corners of Hwy. 8 and County Road D, Brantwood. Finnish Independence Day with Finnish Mojakka (stew) dinner cooked in iron kettle outdoors over wood fire, homemade bread. Program follows meal talking about Finnish history, lighting of candles, ceremony to commemorate Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917, also celebrates community’s largely Finnish early background with slide show about history of Brantwood, Clifford and Tripoli. Event sponsored by Knox Creek Heritage Center. Information: 715-564-2520, 715-564-2525, cen7368@centurytel.net, mbraski@yahoo.com.
12-7-201512-7-2015Help with Kinship Christmas gifts
Kinship of Tomahawk will pass out gifts to kids in their adult-child mentoring program during their mid-December Christmas party. To help sponsor this event, the public is asked to take a Kinship tag (colored hat tag) or two from the tree at Nelson’s County Market or Tomahawk Ben Franklin, and purchase the items listed on it. Keep the gifts around the $25 limit per tag (to keep things fair between Kinskids). Return tag and gift(s) to Tomahawk Ben Franklin or the Tomahawk Leader by Dec. 7. For more information, call 715-453-1910.
6-11-20166-11-2016ACT Test Date
7-2-20167-2-2016Class of ‘76 reunion
The Tomahawk High School Class of 1976 will have its 40th year a reunion Thursday, July 2, 2016, at Rodeway Inn & Suites, and planning is underway. Send contact information to tomahawkclassof76@gmail.com.
9-15-20169-18-201635th Annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA
The open road leads to Tomahawk and the 35th annual Tomahawk Fall Ride for MDA Sept. 15-18, 2016. Some 40,000 visitors annually make the trek to the Northwoods of Wisconsin for the special event that raises money for one, special cause – the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). More information and updates will be posted the closer date gets to event.
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.
Play and Learn
Play and Learn @ the Tomahawk Public Library, a program for little people and the grown-ups who care for them runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday until Memorial Day. “Parents and caregivers are invited to bring little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, activities, snacks and fun. It is a great place to meet others who care for young children as well as a safe place to bring young children to meet and play with each other,” notes Children’s Librarian Annette Miller.

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