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Rhinelander District Library
106 N. Stevens St., Rhinelander
Two programs for preschoolers Thursday, June 18. A 20-minute Parent/Tot time program for children 2 to 3 1/2 who are accompanied by an adult begins at 10 a.m. in the children’s department. A forty-minute Story Time for children 3 1/2 to 6 is at 10 a.m. in the library meeting room. At the completion of the programs, caregivers and children from both groups gather for a simple craft.
Award winning children musician Tom Pease at the Rhinelander District Library on Tuesday, June 16. There will be 45 minute shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tom’s performance features movement and humor that always leaves young ones laughing and singing. A free ticket is required is required to attend and can be obtained by stopping by the Children’s Department or by calling 715-365-1070 ext. 2. This program is sponsored by the Northern Arts Council.
See Professor Marvel’s Superhero Magic Show Thursday June 18 at the Library, 2-2:45 p.m. at the Nicolet College Learning Resources Theater. Magic and illusions guarantee fun, laughter and an all-around good time for all ages. No admission is charged.
Rhinelander Area Museums
Pioneer Park Historical Complex: Open daily except Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nine museums onsite including the Rhinelander School Museum, the Logging Musium, Soo Line Depot, a model railroad display, outdoor display including the Thunder Lake’s No. 5 narrow gauge locomotive, Red’s Sawmill, antique boat and motor museum, Civilian Conservation Corps museum and a fire barn that includes antique fire trucks. 715-369-5004 for more information. Entrance at S Oneida Ave & E Ocala Street. Free, but donations accepted.
Rhinelander Historical Museum: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A monument to families in Rhinelander, reflecting elements of family life from around the turn of the century to present time. 9 S. Pelham St. For more information call 715-369-3833. Free admission.
Mecikalski Stovewood Building and Museum: National Historic Site is the only known commercial example of the ‘stovewood’ architecture method in the U.S. Plus other period displays. Open weekends June 6 thru Labor Day. Free admission. Located five miles from Pelican Lake on Hwy B East, 715-362-5829 or stovewoodmuseum.com for information.
Saturday, June 13
Farmer’s Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Pioneer Park. Fresh local produce, meat, cheeses, breads, craft items an more. Selection changes weekly. hodagfarmersmarket.com or call Jasmyn 715-617-7903 for more information.
Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn: Oneida County Courthouse grounds 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse a huge variety of arts and craft vendors plus food, kids’ activities and entertainment. Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce event, sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. Just down the street from the Car Show.
Car Show: 18th annual Second Saturday in June Car Show on Brown Street, sponsored by Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. Just down the street from the Art Fair.
Master Gardeners of the North Annual Plant Sale: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stevensport Square. Large selection of annuals, vegetables, herbs, houseplants and divisions of perennials from the gardens of Master Gardeners. Call 715-362-9421 for more information.
The Art Gypsies Garden Party Art Show: Join The Art Gypsies as they make camp at Blue Lake Pines, Minocqua, featuring nine artists. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine; Blue Lake Pines Lodge, 7650 Blue Lake Pines Road, Minocqua.
A Round to Remember: Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw. Golf outing benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association. Contact Pinewood for more information 715-282-5500.
Arty Party at ArtStart Rhinelander: 7 p.m., following the exhibition opening of Animal Dreams at ArtStart. Music, dancing, snacks, cash bar and a kids’ room with art activity, movies and kids art walk. Call 715-362-4328 for more information.
Sunday June 14
Freedom Patriotic Musical Celebration: Rhinelander High School Auditorium, 3 p.m. Choir composed of singers representing several area churches. Free. 715-362-4792 or explorecalvary.com.
Monday, June 15
Author Presentation: Avid paddler Doc Fletcher at the Rhinelander District Library. 6:30 p.m. Presention sharing joys of kayaking and canoeing, slide show and narrative. Author of new book, Paddling & Pastimes: 6 Midwest Cities- The Rivers that Made Them, the Baseball Teams that Entertained Them. Event is funded by Northern Arts Council. Call the library at 715-365-1070 with any questions.
Tuesday, June 16
Award Winning Children’s Musician Tom Pease: Rhinelander District Library. Shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Contact the library for a required free ticket. Sponsored by the Northern Arts Council.
Ruby’s Pantry: Grace Foursquare Church, 4360 Hwy 17 N., Rhinelander. $20 suggested donation. Doors open at 4 p.m., distribution from 5-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 17
Coffee and Company: Free community breakfast every first and third Wednesday of the month, 8-10 a.m., VFW hall, 120 E. Park St., Rhinelander,
Let’s Go Fishing Volunteer Training: 9 a.m. to noon, Hodag Park boat landing, building near the ball diamond.LGF is looking for dependable volunteers that enjoy working with seniors and the disabled. Boat captains and first mates are needed to man the pontoon on Boom Lake where the outings take place. Call Neal Baudhuin at 715-362-6824 to register or for more information.
Lakeland Art League: Lakeland Art League Workshop, 9: 15 a.m. to noon, “Beginning Zentangle” with certified Zentangle teacher Ginny Stiles, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce, 8216 Hwy. 51, Minocqua. Registration required. Call Lisa at 715-453-5776 for information.
Thursday, June 18
Magic Show: Professor Marvel’s Superhero Magic Show 2-2:45 p.m. at the Nicolet College Learning Resource Theater. Hosted by the Rhinelander District Library. No admission charge.
Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods: Meets 1 p.m., Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River. Margaret Baker of Rhinelander will lead a discussion of Boy Dolls. For more information, contact Sally 715-356-9399 or Judy 715-479-7132.
That’s Life (& Death) Café: Minocqua Public Library,1:30 – 3 p.m. Hosted by Dr. Kate Hospice, staff will be on hand to facilitate an open conversation about embracing our mortality as a vehicle to enhance our lives. Anyone with questions, ideas or just a curiosity about this often avoided subject is encouraged to attend. For more information and to pre-register, please call Randi at 715.356.8805.
Friday, June 19
Rhinelander Boom Lake Log Jam: 5 p.m. food court, beer garden, logging equipment display, Live Music- Bear Creek Band until 11 p.m. No admission. Log Jam runs through Sunday afternoon. Sponsored by Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. ExploreRhinelander.com for a complete schedule.
Saturday, June 20
Rhinelander Boom Lake Log Jam: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Live music, food, All American Lumberjack Show, Gene Shepard Hodag Show throughout the day and much more. Sponsored by Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. ExploreRhinelander.com for a complete schedule.
Foot Chase 5K Run: Hodag Park. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m., racing at 9 a.m. Rhinelander Professional Police Association. Officer Elisha Williams at 715-365-5300 for more information.
Sunday, June 21
Rhinelander Boom Lake Log Jam: 8-10 a.m. Masonic Lodge pancake breakfast, 10 a.m. to noon Log Jam paddle race. Sponsored by the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce. ExploreRhinelander.com.
Monday, June 22
The Three Lakes Genealogy Society: meetings the fourth Monday of each month. 1 p.m. in the lower level of the Demmer Public Library, School St. in Three Lakes.
Tuesday, June 23
Lakeland Gem Club: Kelley Laughlin from Northwoods Geology Club will talk about the chalcedony group of minerals. 6:30 p.m., Church of the Pines, Minocqua. Free and open to the public. For information visit www.lakelandgemclub.com or call 715 477 2519.
Wednesday, June 24
Lakeland Art League: Open Painting & Critique 9 a.m. to noon, Minocqua Town Hall, Torpy Room, 415 Menominee, Minocqua. All visitors welcome and anyone interested in the arts is encouraged to attend. Information call Joyce at 715-358-3402.
Saturday, June 27
The Personal Essentials Pantry (PEP): 9 a.m. – noon.Located in the First United Methodist Church at 724 Arbutus Street, Rhinelander. The PEP supplies personal items to people in need. All clients must recertify their eligibility for PEP and should bring documentation that they are currently using any food pantry, WIC, Badger Care or Food Share program.
Northwoods Job Seekers Ministry: Free support ministry at First United Methodist Church in Rhinelander. 10-11 a.m. last Friday of the month. We provide encouragement, information, and job search skills training in a Christian setting.The ministry is open to job seekers of all backgrounds and religions. For Registration & Information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-362-2091.
Retirement Open House: 1-3 p.m. for Father Dean Einerson and Barbara. At the Guild Hall 39 South Pelham Street Rhinelander. All are invited.
Bike on the Bearskin Trail: Bike the Wisconsin State Bearskin Trail (difficulty 3) from Harshaw to Hazelhurst, 9 miles one way. A $4 day pass is needed. Park at the intersection of Harshaw and Church Rd, Cty K west, right on Harshaw Rd to Church Rd. RSVP Mary L or Sandy B at 715-282-5995; or 630-251-4148.
Sunday June 29
Last Wilderness Run: 5K and 1K Kids Run. Strollers, walkers and leashed dogs welcome. Register at Active.com. Sponsored by Presque Isle Chamber, 715-686-2910 for more informtion.