General Announcements

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Diamond Rock Glass Studio has partnered up with the HAVEN (Household Abuse Victims Emergency Network) and offered classes to adults and children impacted by abuse. They have created beautiful picture frames and butterflies which are on display at Diamond Rock Glass Studio, in downtown Tomahawk. For the month of October, all proceeds from the sale of these pieces go directly back to HAVEN. For more information about how you can help HAVEN or how HAVEN can help you, please call 715-536-1300.

Little Lakes Memories is hosting a Fundraiser Banquet at the Happy Snapper on Saturday, November 3.  The doors open at 4:30 pm and the dinner is at 6:00 pm.  Tickets are $30.00 and can be purchased at the Happy Snapper.  They include dinner, door prize entry, and one entry in the Grand Prize Drawing.  Only 50 tickets will be sold.

The Tomahawk Lions Club is presenting the UTV Defender Raffle, with tickets available for $10.00 at WJJQ and other area businesses.  The winners will be selected on November 10 at 3:00 pm at Tomahawk Sports Center.

The Northwoods Passage Snowmobile Club is hosting their 20 gun raffle drawing at Billy Bob's Sports Bar and Grill on November 10.  Hors D'Oeuvres start at 5:00 pm with the drawing at 7:00 pm.  Only 750 tickets will be sold and are available at Viegut's Do It Express, Erv's Sales and Service and Tomahawk Sports Center.  Call Brian at 612-4059.

The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce will host the 53rd annual Venison Feed on November 16 and the chamber is now looking for cleaned, deboned venison for the event.  If you can donate venison, please drop it off at the chamber during regular business hours and call 453-5334 for more information.

Tuesday, October 23

Wisconsin Central Ltd. is announcing plans to reconstruct a railroad crossing on State Highway 86 between W. Putnam Street and Southgate Drive in the City of Tomahawk. The work is underway and the highway will be closed at the crossing only and a signed detour will be in effect. The highway is expected to reopen by the end of the day on Friday, October 26, 2018.

The Tomahawk Community 7th Day Adventist Church is holding their annual clothing giveaway from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at their location, 1529 E. Somo Avenue.

The Tomahawk School Board Committee of the Whole will hold their monthly meeting at 6:00pm in the High School Library.

Wednesday, October 24

Wisconsin Central Ltd. is announcing plans to reconstruct a railroad crossing on State Highway 86 between W. Putnam Street and Southgate Drive in the City of Tomahawk. The work is underway and the highway will be closed at the crossing only and a signed detour will be in effect. The highway is expected to reopen by the end of the day on Friday, October 26, 2018.

A walk-in adult flu clinic will be held at the Lincoln County Health Department in Merrill from 8:30 to 4:00 pm.  The flu shots are $40.00.

The Tomahawk Community 7th Day Adventist Church is holding their annual clothing giveaway from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at their location, 1529 E. Somo Avenue.

Generations Funeral Home and Crematory is hosting a free seminar, Learn About Advance Planning, at 6:00 pm at Generations, 1400 North Fourth Street in Tomahawk.  Refreshments will be served and to RSVP call 224-3182.

Open Gym for Basketball is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Tomahawk School District Fieldhouse.

Thursday, October 25

A rummage and bake sale will be held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the American Legion Hall in Minocqua.  Proceeds will be used for mission trips for UMW Church of the Pines.

The Tomahawk Community 7th Day Adventist Church is holding their annual clothing giveaway from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at their location, 1529 E. Somo Avenue.

The Rhinelander District Library is inviting kids ages 11 to 18 to make their own zombie Barbie or Ken.  The library will provide doll and crafts supplies and the event runs from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

Ties That Bind Us is holding a Ladies Night out beginning at 6:00 pm at Bootleggers Supper Club.  This will be a fun night of celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Call Julie at (715) 499-3326.

Friday, October 26

A rummage and bake sale will be held from 9:00 am to Noon at the American Legion Hall in Minocqua.  Proceeds will be used for mission trips for UMW Church of the Pines.

There is open skate from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Sara Park Ice Arena in Tomahawk.

Saturday, October 27

A benefit bowling fundraiser and meat raffle will be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Rock River Lanes in Fort Atkinson, WI.  There will also be silent auctions and 50/50 raffles.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 N. State Street in Merrill, is hosting Trunk to Trunk Treating from 10:00 to Noon.

The Rhinelander Historical Society Museum, 9 S. Pelham Street, will have a Halloween Open House from Noon to 4:00 pm.  Visitors can tour the museum and enjoy apple cider and Halloween treats for the kids.

Tomahawk Main Street is hosting Fall Fest, with trick or treating downtown from 1:30 to 3:00 pm.  The annual costume parade begins at 1:30 pm at Fusion.  There will also be two free showings of Hotel Transylvania at Tomahawk Cinema at 10:00 am and 3:30 pm, pumpkin decorating, face painting and cookie decorating at the Rodeo Saloon from 11:30 to 3:00 pm.

The Three Lakes Police Department, Rhinelander Police Department, Minocqua Police Department and the Oneida County Sheriff's Department will hold a take back program for unwanted prescription drugs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Also, the Tomahawk Police Department takes unwanted drugs during regular hours in their drug take back recepticle at the department.

A sensory sensitive Hall-o-Treat Halloween Party will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Starlight Centers for Inclusion, 903 Boyce Drive in Rhinelander.    Call 356-0003 for more information.

The annual Harvest Dinner and Raffle sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church is from 4:00 to 6:30 pm at the Brantwood Community Center, W1593 US Highway 8 in Brantwood.

Monday, October 29

The City of Tomahawk will begin Fall Yard Clean-up, with brush neatly piled with cut ends of limbs facing out and yard waste in plastic bags at the terrace area of the street right away.

Merrill Community Bank, Park City Credit Union, River Valley Bank and Tomahawk Community Bank are presenting Money Savvy, How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Money? The program is at 5:30 pm at the Tomahawk Public Library Community Room and refreshments will be served. The topic is Financial Exploitation and Fraud, part two.

Wednesday, October 31

The City of Tomahawk and Police Chief Al Elvins announce that Trick or Treating hours will be from 4:30 to 7:30 pm.  Residents are also reminded to stop at the Tomahawk Public Library for treats as well.

Grace Lutheran Church's Cofirmation Youth will be trick or treating for non-perishable food items from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the City of Tomahawk.  All items collected will be donated to the local food pantry.

Open Gym for Basketball is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Tomahawk School District Fieldhouse.

Thursday, November 1

The Rhinelander High School Drama Department presents the musical Mamma Mia at 7:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center at Rhinelander High School.

Friday, November 2

The Rhinelander District Library is hosting their annual Book and Tag Sale from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Rhinelander High School Drama Department presents the musical Mamma Mia at 7:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center at Rhinelander High School.

The Lakeland Union High School Drama Club presents Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" at 7:00 pm.

There is open skate from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Sara Park Ice Arena in Tomahawk.

Saturday, November 3

The Rhinelander District Library is hosting their annual Book and Tag Sale from 9:00 am to Noon.

The Nokomis Food Pantry will hold a benefit at Prairie Rapids Tavern.  The event is from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and will include baskets, money raffles, meat raffles, music and food.

The Lakeland Union High School Drama Club presents Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

The Inshalla Country Club is hosting a Relay for Life - Remember November Fundraiser from 5:00 to 10:00 pm.  There will be cash prizes and live music by Fast Times from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  The cover charge is $5.00.

The Harvest Dinner Fundraiser will be held at 5:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus Street in Rhinelander.  The proceeds will benefit personal essentials pantry.

The Rhinelander High School Drama Department presents the musical Mamma Mia at 7:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center at Rhinelander High School.

Sunday, November 4

The Gleason Lions Club is holding a Community Blood Center Drive from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at N5179 Bradley Road in Gleason.  All donors will receive a free pancake breakfast.  To schedule an appointment call 873-4817.

The Rhinelander High School Drama Department presents the musical Mamma Mia at 1:00 pm at the Performing Arts Center at Rhinelander High School.

The Lakeland Union High School Drama Club presents Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" at 2:00 pm.

Monday, November 5

The Rhinelander District Library is holding Tabletop Gaming from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

The Town of Skanawan Public Budget Hearing and Meeting of the Electors is at 6:00 pm, with the monthly town hall meeting to follow.

Tuesday, November 6

The City of Tomahawk reminds residents that voting in the Fall General Election will take place at Sara Park with polls open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Wednesday, November 7

A walk-in adult flu clinic will be held at the Lincoln County Health Department in Merrill from 8:30 to 4:00 pm. The flu shots are $40.00.

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

The Rhinelander District Library is holding Teen Trading Card Play from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.

Thursday, November 8

The School District of Tomahawk will hold Parent/Teacher Conferences from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The Oneida County Health Department is hosting a Community Conversation on Health from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Oneida County Health and Aging Building, 100 W. Keenan Street in Rhinelander.

Friday, November 9

"Child Find Screening" for children age three through five will be October 5th at the Tomahawk Elementary School. Parent or guardian that have questions or concerns about development milestones in the area of speech/language, learning readiness and motor development can schedule a screening. Call Traci at the Tomahawk Elementary School-453-2126-ext. 406. (Other screening date is: December 7th).
The Rhinelander District Library will hold Harry Potter Trivia from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

Saturday, November 10

The Town of Skanawan will hold recycling at the town hall from 8:00 to 11:00 am.

The Rhinelander District Library will hold Tabletop and Trading Card Gaming from 10:00 to Noon.

The Lincoln County Council Dinner is begins at Noon and dinner at 1:00 pm at Road Lake Pub & Grill.  The cost is $15.00 and RSVP's can be directed to Jerry at 612-2373.

The Amigas Fundraiser will be held at the Rodeo Saloon in downtown Tomahawk from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.  There will be silent auctions, raffles, food specials and TNT Entertainment.  The cost is $5.00 to get a ticket for a door prize and all proceeds will benefit Our Sisters House.

Sunday, November 11

The American Legion Post 362 of Kennan is hosting a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 12:30 pm at the Kennan Fire Hall.  A free will donation is appreciated.

Tuesday, November 13

The School District of Tomahawk will hold Parent/Teacher Conferences from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Wednesday, November 14

The STAR Foundation Best Burger Celebration Party is at Road Lake Pub & Grill starting at 5:00 pm.

Open Gym for Basketball is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Tomahawk School District Fieldhouse.

Friday, November 16

The Tomahawk Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 53rd annual Tomahawk Venison Feed in downtown Tomahawk. 

Saturday, November 17

The 35th annual Show and Sell Craft Show is at James Williams Middle School in Rhinelander from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Saturday, November 24

The Mind Body Spirit Expo will be at Rodeway Inn & Suites, 1738 Comfort Drive in Tomahawk.  The expo is from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  There will be local healers, natural products, intuitive readers and free live workshops.

Wednesday, December 5

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Wednesday, December 19

The School District of Tomahawk Elementary Christmas Programs will be held, with Kindergarten and Fifth grade at 9:00 am, Multi-Age at 10:30 am and First and Third Grades at 1:00 pm.

The School District of Tomahawk

Wednesday, January 9

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Monday, January 28

Merrill Community Bank, Park City Credit Union, River Valley Bank and Tomahawk Community Bank are presenting Money Savvy, How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Money? The program is at 5:30 pm at the Tomahawk Public Library Community Room and refreshments will be served. The topic is Your Money and Credit Reports, part one.

Wednesday, February 6

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Thursday, February 14

The School District of Tomahawk will hold Parent/Teacher Conferences from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Friday, February 15

The School District of Tomahawk will not have classes today, with Parent/Teacher Conferences from 9:00 to Noon.

Monday, February 25

TheMerrill Community Bank, Park City Credit Union, River Valley Bank and Tomahawk Community Bank are presenting Money Savvy, How Can You Protect Yourself and Your Money? The program is at 5:30 pm at the Tomahawk Public Library Community Room and refreshments will be served. The topic is Your Money and Credit Reports, part two.

Wednesday, March 6

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Monday, March 25

The School District of Tomahawk has Spring Break, Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29.

Wednesday, April 3

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Friday, April 19

The School District of Tomahawk will not have classes today.

Wednesday, May 1

The School District of Tomahawk has early release of students at 1:00 pm for staff in-service training.

The Tomahawk Public Library will host Lego Builders from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the community room. This is for kids ages six and up and younger children should be accompanies by an adult.

Friday, May 24

The School District of Tomahawk will hold graduation ceremonies for the class of 2019 at 7:00 pm in the district fieldhouse.

Friday, May 31

The School District of Tomahawk will release students at 1:00 pm for the last day of school.




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