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Saturday, June 15
Rhinelander Youth Football Registration: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Culvers. For boys and girls in second through sixth grades. Bring copy of child’s birth certificate. For information, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, June 16
Music in the Park: 4-6 p.m., Koller Park, Co. Hwy W, Manitowish Waters. Featured this week: Scott Kirby. 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.
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.
Monday, June 17
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.
Morning Lap Swim: 5:30-6:30 a.m., Monday through Thursday, Heck Family Community Pool at RHS. For adults 18 and older; no charge. For information, Megan, 715-490-2176.
Beginner Pickleball Lessons: 5-7 p.m. Mondays at the old RHS tennis courts. Rackets and ball provided. Come out and try the basted growing sport. For more information, Maureen, 715-490-5746 or Nancy, 715-362-3552.
Northwoods Wildlife Center Daily Tours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 8683 S. Blumenstein Rd., Minocqua. Tours showcase a variety of Wisconsin native raptor and scavenger species. Every half hour, appropriate for all ages. No reservations required; recommended $5 donation per person accepted. 715-356-7400 or northwoodswildlifecenter.org.
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: 7-9 p.m. Mondays at the St. Germain Community Center. Cash prizes awarded and food is available for purchase. For more information visit www.st-germain.com or call 715-477-2205.
Mahjong: 1-4 p.m., Boulder Junction Public Library every Monday. Mahjong is a Chinese game played with tiles by four people around a table. Beginners welcome. Bring a set if you have one. For more information, 715-385-2050.
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.
Tuesday, June 18
Rhinelander Historical Society: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 S. Pelham St. Guided tours and information about Rhinelander’s past. Recruiting volunteers; 715-369-5004.
Miller & Mike: 2-2:45 at the Nicolet College Theater. Professional jugglers, clowns and comedians will perform a free program for the whole family. Sponsored by the Northern Arts Council and Rhinelander District Library 715-365-1070.
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, Pauelle57@gmail.com.
Wednesday, June 19
Coffee & Company: Free community breakfast first and third Wednesdays, 8-9:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Rhinelander. Call 715-367-4790 or 715-282-5465 for more information.
Spacey Fun for School-Age Children: 2-3 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. Various activities based around the “Universe of Stories” summer reading program theme. For children entering grades one through five. Registration required. 715-365-1070, ext. 2.
Lakeland Area Republican Women’s Club: 11:30 a.m., Minocqua Country Club. Speaker is Beth Jacobsen, Caritas member, “Who/What is Caritas?” Call Kathleen Bennett, 715-356-9921 for reservations and lunch choice not later than Monday prior to meeting.
Lakeland Area Mountain Biking: Wednesday night rides in the Lakeland area. Visit the LAMBO Riders Facebook Page for times and locations weekly.
Thursday, June 20
Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Support Group: 1-2:30 third Thursday of the month at the Oneida County Senior Center. Sponsored by Greater Wisc. chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Anyone with a loved one with any kind of memory loss is welcome. Respite care is available to those attending, with two days’ notice. 715-369-6304.
Area Museums & Galleries
Pioneer Park Historical Complex: Open daily except Monday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Seven museums onsite including the Rhinelander School Museum, the Logging Museum, Soo Line Depot, a model railroad display, Red’s Sawmill, Civilian Conservation Corps museum and more. 715-369-5004 or visit the Facebook page for more information. Free; donations accepted.
Rhinelander Historical Museum: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-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.
ArtStart: 68 S. Stevens Street, Rhinelander: Open Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. Parking behind the building. Summer exhibition is Layers-New Work by Phillip Faulkner. Visit artstartrhinelander.org for information on outdoor and indoor concerts and family events. 715-362-4328.
Mecikalski Stovewood Museum: Open weekends 1-4 p.m. through Labor Day, free admission. Built in 1899, the museum on the National Registry of Historical Places as an example of the stovewood building method. Located in Jennings, five miles east of Pelican Lake on Hwy B. Follow us on Facebook.
Dr. Kate Museum: 923 2nd Ave., Woodruff. Learn about the extraordinary life of one of Woodruff’s most celebrated inhabitants, Dr. Kate Pelham Newcomb. Open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.. www.drkatemuseum.org or 715-356-6896.
Northwoods Children’s Museum: 346 W. Division St., Eagle River. Offers hands-on interactive exhibits, temporary exhibits and daytime programs. www.northwoodschildrensmuseum.com or 715-149-4623.
Area Flea Markets
St. Germain: Mondays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., St. Germain Community Park.
Boulder Junction: Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Boulder Junction Community Center.
Three Lakes: Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Cy Williams Park.
Rhinelander: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Trig’s green space.
Land O’Lakes: Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Land O’Lakes Town Hall.
Manitowish Waters: Thursday,s 9 a.m.-2 p.m.,. Manitowish Waters Community Ctr.
Presque Isle: Fridays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Main St., next to the chamber.
Minocqua: Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ages Past Antique Mall.
Lake Tomahawk: Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Next to JJ’s Sports.
Area Farmers Markets
Eagle River: Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mill St. and Michigan St.
Eagle River: Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., US Hwy 45 north of the bridge.
Land O’Lakes: Thursdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Land O’Lakes Town Hall.
Manitowish Waters: Thursdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Center.
Minocqua: Mondays 3-6 p.m., Lower Torpy Park.
Minocqua: Fridays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Minocqua Park Complex.
Presque Isle: Fridays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Main St., next to the Chamber.
Rhinelander: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Pioneer Park.