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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.
Not So Scary Halloween Trail: 5-7 p.m., YMCA of the Northwoods Stoney Pines Trail. Free event. Refreshments and soup served indoors. Bring a non-perishable food item to “Fill the Wagon” for the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry. Park at Rhinelander Ice Arena. 715-362-9622.
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. Artstartrhinelander. org or 715-362-4328.
Rummage and Bake Sale: 9 a.m.-noon, American Legion Hall in Minocqua, across from Minocqua Post Office. Bag sale. Early sale Oct. 23, 5-7 p.m. Sponsored by UMW Church of the Pines. Proceeds go to Missions. 715-358-0343 or 715-356-3041.
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.
Trunk or Treat: 2-4 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church parking lot (320 Lincoln Street). Cars, SUVs and pickups will be decorated and lined up in the parking lot ready to pass out candy to children. Free for all. 715-362-4792.
Downtown Rhinelander Trick or Treat: 2-4 p.m., downtown Rhinelander. Hosted by Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. Dress up, grab a bag and head downtown. Participating businesses will have an orange pumpkin in the window. Teal pumpkins indicate locations that have non-food treats available.
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.
Personal Essentials Pantry (PEP): Last Saturday, monthly, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 724 Arbutus St., Rhinelander. Personal items for people in need. New clients should bring documentation of food pantry, WIC, BadgerCare or Food Share program participation.
Closing Reception and Gallery Tour: 5-7 p.m., ArtStart Rhinelander. Photography collection captures the marriage of artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Suggested donation for admission. Cash bar. ArtStart Rhinelander.org.
Sunday, Oct. 27
Robert Schubert Recital: 4 p.m., Rhinelander Historical Society Museum, 9 S. Pelham Street. Works of Brahms, Debussy and Schumann, followed by a reception. Tickets $15, limited seating. 715-362-2310 or 715-360-0400.
Monday, Oct. 28
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.
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.
Northwoods Knitters and Purlers: 12:30 p.m., Woodruff Town Hall. September meeting. Open to all who hanve an interest in knitting and offers something for everyone from beginner to advanced. For information, Nan, 715-356-9410.
Tuesday, Oct. 29
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.
Foundation Flow: 5:30-6:30 p.m. RHS library. Beginning yoga to provide groundwork of poses in classic vinyasa flow. Four-week course taught by Brittney Webster. Rhinelander School District Community Ed class 2019-34. $20/ per person. Register by Oct. 25 on district website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
Decoding the Driftless: 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of the Pines, Minocqua. Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club showing a film of science exploration and adventure, about the Driftless Region. Free and open to all.
PATCH for Parents: 6-7 p.m., Rhinelander High School. Oneida County Health Department offering a free workshop for parents/caregivers to learn how to help their teens navigate health care decision making. Free meal and refreshments. For information, Maria Otterholt, 715-369-6110.
October Mindfulness: 1-2:30 p.m., Ascension Koller Behavioral Health, Rhinelander. Learn about Emotional Freedom Technique which can align the body and mind into a balanced state. For information, 715-361-2805.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
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.
Mindful Eating Throughout the Holidays: 12:15-12:45 p.m., Northwoods Health & Wellness Coaching, 68 S. Stevens (ArtStart building). Learn how to slow down and savor the flavors of the holiday season. Free to attend. Paula Sweney-Wagler 715-367-4609.
In Progress: 7-9 p.m., last Wednesday of every month, at ArtStart Rhinelander. An evening dedicated to sharing your craft, however finished it may be: storytelling, poetry, music, comedy, theater, etc. Reserve your spot by text, 715-550-0177 or phone, 715-362-4328.
Thursday, Oct. 31
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.
The Table, a Free Community Meal: 5:30 p.m., St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 39 S. Pelham St. This month’s host is Trinity Lutheran Church. The meal is served to anyone and everyone. There are no restrictions or requirements. For information, call St. Augustine’s at 715-420-0066.