The Pride Park outdoor ice skating rink is now open. The lights are on nightly until 9:00 PM.
Good Samaritan Health Center Foundation in Merrill will present Dueling Pianos featuring Deuces Wild. The high energy, all-request comedy piano show makes the audience as much of the show as the entertainers. The event will take place the evening of February 13 at Les and Jim’s Lincoln Lanes in Merrill. Tickets are $40 per person and available at Les and Jim’s, Ministry Good Sam, and Dave’s County Market. Proceeds will go towards equipment and training at Good Samaritan Health Center.
Tomahawk Main Street is hosting a Valentines Weekend Dinner and Movie Specials at Bambino’s, Rodeo Saloon and Restaurant and Pine Tree Supper Club. Each package includes dinner for two and tickets for a movie at Tomahawk Cinema. For more information call Tomahawk Main Street at 453-1090.
Kinship of Tomahawk is holding their 13th annual ‘Plunging for a Purpose’ polar plunge February 27 at SARA Park Beach. Anyone interested in participating can pick up pledge sheets at Tomahawk Pharmacy, the Tomahawk Leader, or on the Kinship website. For those not brave enough to jump, they’ll once again have the ‘Too Chicken to Plunge’ pledges. Contestants can win numerous prizes, they’ll also have concessions, raffles, and chuck a duck. Day-of registration begins at 10:30 with the plunge at noon. For more information check out the Kinship website or call 453-1910.
Nicolet College Foundation is accepting online scholarship applications for the 2016-17 academic year. Visit nicoletcollege.edu and enter “scholarships” in the search box to get to the online application. Applications must be completed by Friday, February 26.
Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program can assist qualifying applicants with paying their heating and electric costs. Applications are being accepted through May 15 for the current heating season. Please contact the Lincoln County Department of Social Services to schedule an appointment at 539-1344.
Bell Tower Residence, 1500 O’Day Street in Merrill, is hosting an event from 4:30 to 7:00 PM, featuring chicken and sausage gumbo, chicken and shrimp gumbo or shrimp Creole with bread, dessert and beverage for $10.00. For more information call 536-5575.
The City of Merrill Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 6:00 PM in the City Hall Basement Conference Room.
Live Sustainable Lincoln County will host Rich Thwaits, permaculture enthusiast, and Dan Marzu, Lincoln County UW-Extension Agricultural Educator at 6:00 PM at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill in Room #156.
VFW will host a representative of Sean Duffy at the clubhouse starting at 6:00 PM. Any questions or concern for veterans related to the VA Medical System are invited to attend.
Grace Lutheran Church soup meal at 11:30 followed by worship at 1:00 PM and soup supper at 5:30 PM with worship at 7:00 PM.
The First Congregational Church will hold Ash Wednesday service at 6:00 PM. The church is located at the corner of E. Washington Avenue and North 5th Street in Tomahawk.
The Lincoln County Snowmobile Council will meet at 7:30 PM at the Lincoln Country Forestry Shop in Irma.
The 40th Annual Rhinelander Lions Fisheree will take place this year February 13th and 14th from 7am-3pm on Boom and Bass Lake and part of Wis River Flowage. The Fishing Headquarters will again be in the pavilion near the Hodag Park Boat Landing. Top prize is $500 each day for the longest Northern, plus other cash prizes. There will also be a free kid’s fishing event with hourly prizes to be awarded. Food and raffles will be available, and the YMCA is planning a snowshoe race for Sunday in the park.
The Willow Region Sportsman’s Club is hosting the annual fisheree on Willow Lake from 9:00 to 3:00 PM. Registration will take place at Boyle’s Resort, 5181 Boyle Road in Tripoli.
The Town of Skanawan will hold recycling at the town hall from 9:00 to Noon.
Merrill School Forest Winter Family Open House from 10:00 to 3:00 PM at the MAPS School Forest, Highway 107 across from New Wood County Park. There will be cross country skiiing, sledding, a campfire and snacks available for purchase in the main lodge.
The Northwood’s Passage Snowmobile Club Sled Raffle is at Oak’s Pub, starting at Noon. Raffle tickets will still be available until the time of drawing at 3:00 PM. There will be food and refreshments available.
The 8th annual Artisan Showcase is from 1:00 to 5:00 PM in the Assisi Hall at Bell Tower Residence, 1500 O’Day Street in Merrill. Enjoy wine, cheese, appetizers and art, with a $5.00 admission fee.
Merrill High School’s Art Department will be hosting their annual Mural Open House and Art Show from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the high school.
Good Samaritan Health Center Foundation in Merrill will present Dueling Pianos featuring Deuces Wild. The high energy, all-request comedy piano show makes the audience as much of the show as the entertainers. The event will take place the evening of February 13 at Les and Jim’s Lincoln Lanes. Tickets are $40 per person and available at Les and Jim’s, Ministry Good Sam, and Dave’s County Market. Proceeds will go towards equipment and training at Good Samaritan Health Center.
St. Mary Church of Tomahawk will host a Farmers Breakfast from 8:00 to 11:30 AM at the Corpus Christi Center.
The Fix Is In, Spay/Neuter Clinic will be hosting a ‘Spay-ghetti’ dinner. The “all-you-care-to-eat” buffet will feature spaghetti , salad, garlic bread, dessert, and coffee. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. The event runs from 5-8pm at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander. Advance Tickets are available for $15 by calling 715-550-7729. Tickets will be $20 at the door.
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group in Tomahawk will meet at 3:00 PM at Milestone Senior Living, 314 East Lincoln Avenue. For more information call Joanne at 224-3747.
Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce and PCA-Tomahawk Mill will host Quitting Time from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Buedingen Center. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and there will also be raffle prizes.
Paws 2 Think is hosting four free training sessions for pets and their owners at Sara Park. The presenter will be Sara Amelse and the event is from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This is a free event, however, any dry pet food donations are greatly appreciated. There will be door prizes, refreshments and snacks. Please RSVP by calling 564-3331 or 612-5866.
The Alzheimers Association Caregiver Support Group in Tomahawk will meet from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Tomahawk Senior Center.
Tomahawk Community Blood Drive from 11:00 to 3:30 PM at the Spruce Room of Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk. To schedule an appointment call 800-280-4102.
The Home and School Committee for St. Mary’s Catholic School of Tomahawk is sponsoring the annual Father / Daughter Dance at Rodeway Inn & Suites.
The Rhinelander District Library is hosting Inventor’s Week. Stop at the Rhinealnder District Library to check out the creations. For more information call 365-1070
The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will meet at Noon at the Woodruff Town Hall on Highway 47 in Woodruff. This will be the semi-annual potluck lunch.
Medicare Basics will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Tomahawk Senior Center.
Team Slayer Fishing Contest will be held, with fishing on any waters in Wisconsin. Fishing will be from 5:00 AM to 6:30 PM, and all fish must be registered from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the Pine Tree, downtown Tomahawk. All proceeds will benefit Kippenberg Creek Kids. To register, call Dennis or Jamie Barlog at 771-9189 or 771-9685.
The Gleason Community Club will host their winter races, with gates open at 8:00 AM and racing at 11:00 AM. The gate admission is $5.00 and there will be food and refreshments on the grounds.
The Knight Owls Snowmobile Club Trail Fund Raffle and Pig Roast will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Surewood Forest Bar & Grill, W4276 Sandy Lane in Tomahawk. The pig roast ticket is $10.00. For more information call 453-8844.
Grace Lutheran Church will host a fundraiser for Tomahawk Elementary School with their stone soup luncheon. The event will be from Noon to 3:00 PM at Grace with venison soup or vegetarian soup available for a free will offering.
World Day of Prayer will be at 1:00 PM at Saint Augustine’s Church, 39 South Pelham in Rhinelander. This event is open to everyone.
The Rhinelander District Library will screen a 1935 Western at 2:00 PM. The library will have popcorn, coffee and other refreshments.
Project Discovery Day will be held the Tomahawk Middle School. For more information call 539-1072.
A Chicago Style Dart Tournament to Benefit Hospice will be held at Woodpecker Bar and Grill. Registration begins at 10:00 AM and the tournament begins at 11:00 AM. The cost is $10.00 per person, with raffles available. Call Mel at 301-7213 for more information.
The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th annual Taste of Tomahawk at the Inshalla Country Club. Tickets are available for $35.00 by calling the Tomahawk Chamber at 453-5334.
WJJQ Radio hosting the annual Home, Sport and Travel Show at the Tomahawk School Complex-9:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Call 453-4482 for more details.
WJJQ Radio hosting the annual Home, Sport and Travel Show at the Tomahawk School Complex-10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Call 453-4482 for more details.
The Home and School Committee for St. Mary’s Catholic School of Tomahawk will hold the St. Mary’s Gala. Additional details will be available soon.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues for AA membership.
Meetings are held on the following days:
Sunday: 10:10 am at Grace House, corner of West Somo Avenue and Third Street
Monday: 7:00 pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 12 East Wisconsin Avenue
Wednesday: 8:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 West Somo Avenue and Third Street
Friday: 7:30 pm at Grace House, corner of West Somo Avenue and Third Street
Saturday: 9:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church, 108 West Somo Avenue and Third Street
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