General Announcements

Union Grove Cemetery is the location for the annual Veterans Ceremony on May 27.  This year, Veterans and their families will be offered a free round trip ride to attend the service.  Lamers Motor Coach will have pickup locations in Rhinelander at Home Depot and in Tomahawk at Sara Park.  Veterans should make reservations for the Tomahawk ride by calling 360-0661 and the Rhinelander pickup by calling 420-0552.  More information is available at:  www.veteransceremony.org

Friday, April 21

Tomahawk Community Blood Drive at the Spruce Room of Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital in Tomahawk from 11:30 to 3:30 pm.  To schedule a donation appointment, call 800-280-4102.

The Jose Cole Circus will be held at the Sara Park Activity Center at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $11.00 for adults and children 12 and under are $8.00.  Tickets will be available at the box office starting at 6:00 pm.

Saturday, April 22

The Tomahawk Elementary School, in cooperation with the Wisconsin State Reading Association and Headwaters Reading Council, will host a Young Author's Workshop from 8:30 to 12:30 for students in grades 2-8. Tom Watson, author of the Stick Dog series and KW Penndorf, author of Freya and the Dragon Egg will discuss what authors do, where they get their inspiration, and the process of publishing a book. There will be hands-on writing and illustrating activities with the authors. Students will also be provided a light snack and writer's notebook. Contact Colleen Konicek @ 715-358-3098 and check student Monday folders for more information. This event is open to other schools in the area as well.

Come celebrate Earth Day with the Tomahawk High School Science Club as they hand out free reusable grocery bags to the public through a program sponsored by the Ann Agnew & Treehaven Environmental Leadership Program in front of Nelson's County Market from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Students will also be selling baked goods.

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter announces that the 15th Annual Memories & Melodies event will be held on Saturday, April 22 at Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander. The event kicks off at 5:00 pm and will include a cash bar, dinner, and an amazing variety of raffles and auctions. Music provided by local musician, Dave Drivas.  Tickets are $45/person and can be purchased  by phoning the Alzheimer's Association Outreach Office at 715.362.7779.

The VFW Post 2687 - Tomahawk, will host Dave Fox and Foxfire from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  The cost is $5.00 per person.  The VFW Post 2687 is on the corner of S. 4th Street and Rice Avenue.

Monday, April 24

The Northwoods Knitters and Purlers will hold their monthly meeting at 12:30 pm at the Woodruff Town Hall on Highway 47 in Woodruff.

Tuesday, April 25

From 4:45 to 7:00, the Tomahawk Elementary School will be holding their Spring Showcase. It will be a celebration of student learning. There will be plenty of fun, food, and student work displayed, student performances, and a book swap. Preregistration for food count is required.

Pickle Ball at Sara Park in Tomahawk from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

The annual meeting of the Northwoods Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance is at 6:30 pm at the Lincoln County Services Building, 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill.

Wednesday, April 26

The Tomahawk Dance Team is holding a fundraiser at Silver Birch from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. No reservations are necessary and a limited menu will be prepared with dinner served by team members.  There will also be raffles.  The team is raising funds to dance at the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl.

Thursday, April 27

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Play and Learn from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Bring your little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, snacks and fun.

The Oneida County, Vilas County, Forest County and Lincoln County Emergency Management Offices and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will sponsor a Storm Spotter Class from 1:00 to 2:30 pm at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center Community Room, 2000 E. Winnebago Street in Rhinelander.  There is no charge, but registration is appreciated by calling 361-5167.

A Workers' Memorial Day Observance is from 5:00 to 5:30 pm at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander.  All workers and their families are invited to pay tribute to those who have given their lives to earn a living.

Pickle Ball at Sara Park in Tomahawk from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

The Tomahawk Cub Scout Pack 548 will hold Pack Meetings from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Tomahawk Elementary School Cafeteria.

Friday, April 28

The Merrill Police Department Second Annual Community Blood Drive is from 9:00 to 3:00 pm.  To schedule an appointment call Officer Mathwich at 536-8311.

The Run Disc Golf Meet and Greet is at the Northwester Lunge from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  If you have questions, call 369-0309.

All area father and grandfathers with daughters and granddaughters are invited to the 9th annual Father / Daughter Dance hosted by Eaglebrook Church in Woodruff.  The dance will take place at the Arbor Vitae Town Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Those attending are encouraged to come in their favorite county and western outfits.  The evening will include music, dancing, snacks, and a free photo and is free.

Saturday, April 29

From 10:00 to 2:00 pm, the Three Lakes Police Department, the Rhinelander Police Department, the Minocqua Police Department, the Human Service Center, and the Oneida County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will coordinate a Prescription Drug Take Back initiative at the following locations: Rhinelander Police Department, Three Lakes Town Hall, Oneida County Landfill, and Minocqua Police Department.

St. Barnabas will hold a cleanup day at the church from 10:00 to 3:00 pm.  Bring your rakes, paint brushes, and garden tools. The Boy Scouts and School-aged helpers are welcome to help.

Sunday, April 30

The community is welcome to The Table, a free community meal, served at St. Augustine's Church in Rhinelander at 5:30 pm.

Monday, May 1

The Tomahawk Hunters Safety Group will be conducting the International Hunter Education Association Hunter Education Course. The classroom training, skills and review sessions are on Tuesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 18, with the outdoor field day on Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 am. Sign-up is at Park City Credit Union in Tomahawk from Noon to 8:00 pm today.

Tuesday, May 2

The Tomahawk Hunters Safety Group will be conducting the International Hunter Education Association Hunter Education Course. The classroom training, skills and review sessions are on Tuesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 18, with the outdoor field day on Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 am. Sign-up is at Park City Credit Union in Tomahawk from Noon to 8:00 pm today.

Wednesday, May 3

The City of Rhinelander will be testing their warning sirens at 9:00 am.

The Tomahawk Hunters Safety Group will be conducting the International Hunter Education Association Hunter Education Course. The classroom training, skills and review sessions are on Tuesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 18, with the outdoor field day on Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 am. Sign-up is at Park City Credit Union in Tomahawk from Noon to 8:00 pm today.

Opening night of Wa Wui Bingo at the Sara Park Activity Center. Doors open at 5:30. Cards go on sale at 6:00. First game of 15 games starts at 7:00.

Thursday, May 4

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Play and Learn from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Bring your little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, snacks and fun.

Pickle Ball at Sara Park in Tomahawk from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

Tomahawk Cub Scout Pack 548 will hold a Parent Committee Meeting from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the Tomahawk Elementary School Cafeteria.

Saturday, May 6

The Tomahawk Farm and Flea Market is at Washington Square Park in Tomahawk.  They market offers locally grown, fresh produce, plants, honey, canned goods, dog treats and flea market treasurers.  The market runs from 8:00 to 2:00 pm.

Sunday, May 7

The Gleason Lions Club will host a Community Blood Center drive from 8:00 to 11:00 AM at N5179 Bradley Road in Gleason.  To schedule an appointment, call Lori at 873-4817.  Every donor receives a free pancake breakfast.

Thursday, May 11

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Play and Learn from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Bring your little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, snacks and fun.

A free, monthly Grief Support Group will meet at Dr. Kate Hospice, 1571 Highway 51 in Arbor Vitae, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. This is open to any adult who has suffered a loss. For more information call 800-234-3542.

Tomahawk Cub Scout Pack 548 will hold their final Pack Meeting from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in Tomahawk Elementary School Cafeteria.

Friday, May 12

The Spring Fling Art & Wine Walk Event will be held in downtown Tomahawk beginning at Noon.  There will be artists and musicians, sidewalk chalk art, and more.  For more information call 453-1090 or Tomahawk Main Street.

Tuesday, May 16

Improving your Birth Experience is the topic of Sparking Wine and Wellness at Hometown Chiropractic of Tomahawk at 5:30 pm.  RSVP's are appreciated by calling 453-5365.

Tomahawk Area Gardeners will meet at 5:30 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, on Somo Avenue in Tomahawk.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm with John Kromm and Marge Welke discussing the Community Garden.  The regular business meeting will follow.

Wednesday, May 17

The City of Rhinelander will be testing their warning sirens at 9:00 am.

Breakfast with a Vet will be held at the Wurl Feind Ingman VFW Post 2687, on the corner of Rice Avenue and South 4th Street in Tomahawk, from 8:00 to 10:00 am. A free will donation is appreciated.

BINGO will be played at the VFW Post 3143, 120 Park Street in Rhinelander. The doors open at 4:30 pm, cards on sale at 5:30 pm, early bird BINGO at 6:15 pm and regular BINGO at 7:00 pm. Prize money ranges from $30 per game up to $500 for the jackpot game depending on number of players. Food and refreshments are available.

Thursday, May 18

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Play and Learn from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Bring your little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, snacks and fun.

Saturday, May 20

The Iron Mike 5K is designed to honor the legacy of Rhinelander native Mike Webster and his lifelong dedication to the game of football. The Hodag Gridiron Club organizes this event to provide the safest football experience possible, raising awareness of and reducing the impact of concussions on high school football players. This 5K will take place on an all-terrain course that starts in Mike Webster Stadium, encompasses Rhinelander High School, and finishes on the track back at the stadium. The 5K race begins at 10:00 am, with registration at 8:00 am at Mike Webster Stadium.

The Tomahawk Hunters Safety Education Group and Somo Fish and Game Club will be holding a Shotgun Shooting Camp at Noon.  The camp is open to the public with a $5.00 fee.  For more information call Phil at 453-2739 or Hetch at 453-5819.

Thursday, May 25

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Play and Learn from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Bring your little ones for playtime, crafts, music, stories, snacks and fun.

Friday, May 26

The spring rummage sale will be from 8:00 to 4:00 pm at St. Barnabas Church.  All donations are welcome.

Saturday, May 27

The spring rummage sale will be from 8:00 to 4:00 pm at St. Barnabas Church. All donations are welcome.

The annual Memorial Service at the Veterans Monument in Union Grove Cemetery on Lakewood Road in Harshaw is at 11:30 am.  The program will honor past Veterans and Military.  For more information call 420-0552.

Wednesday, June 21

The City of Rhinelander will be testing their warning sirens at 9:00 am.

The summer concert series Music on the River begins with Led West, a six piece band playing classic rock, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, June 28

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with Big Mouth and the Power Tool Horns, playing a mix of R&B, jazz, rock and country, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, July 5

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with Hip Pocket, playing classic rock, R&B, contemporary big band and more, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, July 12

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with Johnny and the MoTones, playing blues R&B with soul, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, July 19

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with The Jerry Schmitt Band, playing modern and traditional country with rockabilly influence, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, July 26

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with Tomahawk's very own Hand Picked Bluegrass, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.

Wednesday, August 2

The summer concert series Music on the River continues with the Whiskey Belles, playing country and Americana, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Tomahawk's Veterans Memorial Park.




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