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Saturday, May 18
One for the Heroes: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Rhinelander GM-Toyota community luncheon and fundraiser for first responders. Lunch available with donation; free lunch for first responders. Tours of emergency vehicles, family activities, bounce house.
Dog Park Spring Cleaning: 10 a.m., Doctors Foster and Smith Dog Park, Rhinelander. Bring rakes, tarps, face masks and gloves. For more information, call Tina, 715-499-3002.
Northwood School of Dance Program: 1 and 6 p.m., Rhinelander High School Auditorium. Performing Alice in Wonderland and other specialty pieces. Dancers ages 3-21 from Crandon, Eagle River, Three Lakes and Rhinelander. Sponsored in part by the Northern Arts Council. $10 adults; $5 children at the door.
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.
Annual Wood Tick Races: 1 p.m. registration, racing at 4 p.m., Oxbo Resort near Fifield. Bring a wood tick, $1 entry and a unique name for the tick and join the fun. For more information, theoxboresort.com or call 715-762-4786.
Sunday, May 19
Dog Park Spring Cleaning: 10 a.m., Doctors Foster and Smith Dog Park, Rhinelander. Volunteers to clean benches. Bring spray bottles, buckets, gloves, brushes and rags. For more information, call Tina, 715-499-3002.
Rhinelander Community Scholarship Awards Ceremony: 3-5:30 p.m., Rhinelander High School. Hosted by Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation. Visit rhinelanderasf.org.
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.
Music in the Park: 4-6 p.m., Koller Park, Co. Hwy W, Manitowish Waters. Featured this week:
Tom Katalin and Highway 41. Free outdoor concerts Sunday afternoons through Sept. 8. Free and all are welcome, bring your own food and beverages; donations appreciated. www.music-in-the-park.com.
Monday, May 20
Trading Card Games: 3:30-5 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. Open play for teens to play Pokemon, Magic and Yu-gi-oh! and others, the first Wednesday and third Monday of each month. New and seasoned gamers, ages 11-18, welcome. Bring your own deck; no trading or selling allowed. Pizza and drinks provided. 715-365-1070.
Northwoods Wildlife Center Tours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily, every half hour, 8683 Blumenstein Rd., Minocqua. Tours showcase a variety of native raptor and scavenger species. Recommended donation $5 per person, 715-356-7400 or northwoodswildlifecenter.org.
4K Storytime: 10-10:45 a.m., Rhinelander District Library. Geared to four and five-year-olds, featuring stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes followed by a craft. 715-365-1070 ext. 1073.
Northwoods Knitters and Purlers: 12:30 p.m., Woodruff Town Hall, Hwy 47. Open to all who have an interest in knitting and offers something for everyone from beginner to advanced. For more information, call Nan, 715-356-9410.
Tuesday, May 21
Ruby’s Pantry: 5 p.m. Food distribution the third Tuesday of every month. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Receive an abundance of grocery items for a $20 donation. No income or location restrictions. Located at the Rhinelander National Guard Armory, 1136 Adams Way. For information, 715-362-4792.
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, [email protected]
Advance Directives Program: 1-2:30 p.m., Marshfield Clinic, Minocqua Center. Free session, “Caring Conversations,” will highlight the importance of discussing with loved ones your future medical wishes via an advance directive. For more information or to register, call 715-221-7132.
Master Gardeners of the North: 6 p.m., Rhinelander Community Garden on Thayer Street. Learn all about garlic with professional garlic grower Cynthia Hollenbach. Bring a dish to pass and utensils for annual potluck to follow. Inclement weather meeting place is Oneida County Senior Center. [email protected]
Wednesday, May 22
Spring Cleaning for the Body: 5 p.m. Golden Harvest in Rhinelander. Join Dr. Rick Olson for a guided tour of the journey the human body takes from the “darkness” of winter to the “light” of spring. All are welcome to attend. For more information, 715-362-2300.
LDF Tribal Enterprises Career Fair: 1-6 p.m., Lake of the Torches Convention Center. Dozens of career opportunities; “hire on the spot.” For more information, LDFBDC.com or 715-388-0502.
Rummage and Bake Sale Early Sale: 5-7 p.m., American Legion Hall in Minocqua. Bag sale. Sponsored by UMW Church of the Pines. Proceeds benefit missions. Call 715-358-0343 or 715-356-3041.
Tick and Mosquito Disease Prevention: 9:30-11:30 a.m., Nicolet College Theater. UW-Madison researcher presents prevention techniques, fun facts and other topics. Free event. 715-365-4681 or [email protected]
Sensory Storytime: 10:15 a.m., Rhinelander District Library. Inclusive program is designed to meet the needs of all abilities; including autism spectrum, sensory processing issues and kids who just can’t sit still. The storytime will engage all the senses through stories, movement, music and play. Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. through May 22. 715-365-1070.
Spring Cleaning for the Human Body: 5 p.m., Golden Harvest in Rhinelander. Join Dr. Rick Olson for a guided tour on the journey the body takes from the darkness of winter to the light of spring. Free event, open to all. 715-362-2300.