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Saturday, March 9
Opening Art Reception: 5-7 p.m., ArtStart. Exhibit is The Art of Haiti, curated by Kent Shankle, director of the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Donation suggested for admission. Cash bar available.
Indoor Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon at YMCA of the Northwoods. Weekly vendors vary; products sold to include eggs, root crops and mixed vegetables, pumpkins, apples, jams, jellies, salsa, cheese, homemade breads and more. For more information, call 715-362-9622 ext. 118.
Sunday, March 10
Open Swim: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Heck Family Community Pool at Rhinelander High School. Free admission, sign-in required. Lap swim, family time, water basketball and more; lifeguard on duty and locker rooms are open. For more information, call 715-365-9745 or visit the school district’s website.
Free Community Music Festival: 2 p.m., Nicolet College Theater. Featuring Rhinelander Male Chorus, Northwoods Choraliers, Hymns and Hyrs, Rhinelander Area Community Band. Free and open to the public.
Monday, March 11
Spring Watercolor Class: Registration deadline for class Thursday, March 14, 6-8 p.m. in RHS room 134. School District of Rhinelander painting class with local artist Thomas Barnett to create “sunflowers in a watering can” painting. For details including cost and to pre-register, visit the “community” section of SDR website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
Baby Storytime: 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Rhinelander District Library. Twenty-minute program designed for ages six months to two years; simple stories, fingerplays and music. Social/playtime follows. 715-365-1070 ext. 1073.
Personal Essentials Pantry (PEP): Second Monday, monthly, 3:30-5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Rhinelander. Personal items for people in need. New clients should bring documentation of food pantry, WIC, BadgerCare or Food Share program participation.
Tuesday, March 12
GFWC Rhinelander Woman’s Club: 11:30 a.m., Claridge Days Inn. Speaker is Mike Vander Bunt from Habitat for Humanity Northwoods. For more information, call 715-369-9528.
Aspirus Community Fitness Center: 6-7:45 a.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday at Rhinelander High School. FREE and open to students and the public.
Bingo: 6:15 p.m., earlybird and 7 p.m. regular bingo, held Tuesday nights at the VFW in Rhinelander. Organized by Rhinelander Lions Club. For more information, Pauelle57@gmail.com.
Wednesday, March 13
Social Media for Business: 5:30-7 p.m. at the Eye on Entrepreneurs Building in Eagle River. Learn to understand social media best practices for your business. Learn Instagram and Facebook, effective social advertising. With Jess Riedy of Social Siren. Hosted by Vilas County Economic Development Corporation.
American Experience of Death and Grief: 5-6 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. Presentation by bereavement coordinator Christina Harkness, with discussion to follow; refreshments provided. For more information, contact Sarah at RDL, 715-365-1070.
Thursday, March 14
Spring Watercolor Class: 6-8 p.m. in RHS room 134. School District of Rhinelander painting class with local artist Thomas Barnett to create “sunflowers in a watering can” painting. For details including cost and to pre-register, visit the “community” section of SDR website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
Community Night in the Fab Lab: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Northland Pines School District Fab Lab. Students and staff available to demonstrate equipment. For more information, 715-479-4473 ext. 1102 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent/Tot Time: 10 a.m., Thursdays, Rhinelander District Library. Twenty-minute program for ages two to three-and-a-half accompanied by an adult. Also Story Time at 10 a.m., Thursdays, Rhinelander District Library. A 40-minute program for ages three-and-a-half to six. Children gather for a simple craft following programs. 715-365-1070 ext. 1073.
Riverside Meditation Group: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Koller Behavioral Health on Kabel Avenue. Opportunity to have regular group support. Silent meditation model with occasional guided meditations. For more information, 715-361-2805.
Career Match Night: 5-7 p.m., Coldwell Banker Mulleady Realtors Rhinelander office. Opportunities for local job seekers to get information about real estate as a potential career path. Video presentations and information on training requirements. Free and open to the public.
Friday, March 15
The Northwoods Ukers: Every Friday from 2-3 p.m. at Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River. All welcome to learn, jam and have fun.