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Friday, Oct. 18
TGIArt Friday: 4-6 p.m., ArtStart Rhinelander. Students will create wearable Day of the Dead skull masks. For ages 7-12. $15/per student. Sliding scale pricing available. artstartrhinelander.org.
Saturday, Oct. 19
Hodag Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Pioneer Park. Local produce, meat, cheese, flowers, baked goods. www.hodagfarmersmarket.com.
Meat Raffle Fundraiser: 4 p.m., Birch Lake Bar & Resort, Harshaw. 50/50 raffle tickets $5 each. Fundraiser for accident victim Pete Rondeau who needs a wheelchair and accessible van. For more information, Jimmy Otto, 715-493-5619.
Fall Fest: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hanson’s Garden Village, Rhinelander. Family activities including corn maze, pumpkin patch, 4-H demonstrations, concessions. Also fundraiser for RHS FBLA/DECA and RHS Band Parent Organization. $7/per person; free for ages two and under.
Painting on Wood: 12:30-3:30 p.m., YMCA of the Northwoods. Learn how to paint a fall scene on wood. All supplies provided. $35 members/$40 general public. Register by Oct. 16, 715-362-9622.
Fall Tailgate Party Gala: 5:30 p.m. at Holiday Acres. Fundraiser hosted by Rhinelander Rotary. Featuring RHS pep band, live auction, raffles; hors d’oeuvres and full dinner served. $45/person from any Rotarian.
Sunday, Oct. 20
Air Plants: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Forth Floral. Learn about tillandsias, or air plants, which are growing in popularity. Fee includes glass container, plants and instruction. Rhinelander School District Community Ed class 2019-17. $22/Register on district website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
Monday, Oct. 21
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.
No School Special/Popcorn and a Movie: 1-3:30 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. Newest big screen version of “Aladdin,” (PG). Freshly popped popcorn available. Free to attend.
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.
Trading Card Games: 3:30-5 p.m., Rhinelander District Library, Open play for ages 11-18. Please bring your own deck. No trading or selling. Come with friends or meet new ones. Pizza and drinks provided. 715-365-1070 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Re-Tale Shop: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 25 Rives Street, next to the Rhinelander District Library. Used books and more. Open Tuesdays and the first Saturday. Run by the Friends of the Rhinelander District Library.
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
Sugar Skulls Art and Cocktail Party: 5 p.m., ArtStart Rhinelander. Learn the significance of sugar skulls while decorating your own to take home. Inspired by current exhibit, Diego and Frida: A Smile in the Middle of the Way. $50/artstartrhinelander.org.
Great Ice Cream Giveaway: 4-7 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, Rhinelander. Ice cream courtesy of Ruby’s Pantry. To be distributed to all. Or more information, 715-3662-4792 or explorecalvary.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
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. Stories, movement, music and play. Five week session through Nov. 6. Rhinelanderlibrary.org.
Oneida County Courthouse Blood Drive: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Make an appointment at email@example.com or 715-366-6154. Walk-ins welcome. Held in partnership with the Community Blood Center.
Thursday, Oct. 24
NAMI Northern Lakes: 6-8 p.m., fourth Tuesday of the month, lower level of Trinity Lutheran Church in Rhinelander. Local chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness. Monthly meetings for anyone affected by mental illness, consumers or family members. For more information, call 715-420-1700 or Mick, 715-369-4740.
Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods: 1 p.m., Eagle Room of the Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River. Program by Arlene Vlies, “Collecting Antique Dolls 101,” followed by refreshments and open forum. Arlene, 715-487-5466 or Judy, 715-482-9804.
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.
Osprey Research in Wisconsin: 2:30 p.m., Boulder Junction Community Center. With former DNR wildlife biologist Bruce Bacon. Free and open to the public. 715-385-2050.
Friday, Oct. 25
Three Lakes Drama Club Fall Production: 7 p.m., Three Lakes High School Auditorium. Students perform “Oz,” a short play by Don Zolidis. Tickets at the door/$4 adults, $2 students, $1 off with food pantry donation. Also 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Pumpkin Painting Arty Party: 5-7 p.m., ArtStart Rhinelander. Family friendly event, includes scavenger hunt in the galleries, dress up and dance party on the stage, paint and decorate a pumpkin. Juice and healthy snacks provided. $10/family.
Saturday, Oct. 26
Haunted Town Hall: 4-7 p.m. Pine Lake Fire Department; 3-4 p.m. “not so scary,” to accommodate small children or those with sensory sensitivity and special needs. Free admission. Games, fun, candy, tours of trucks and the station. Bring non-perishable items for the Rhinelander food pantry or Humane Society.
Halloween Open House: Noon-4 p.m., Rhinelander Historical Society Museum, 9 S. Pelham St. Tour the museum, enjoy apple cider and Halloween treats for the children. Free and open to the public.