Calendar of events
Thursday, Jan. 23
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.
Games Day: 1- 2:30 p.m., Thursdays, ADRC Rhinelander. Games available include Boggle, Chess, Hunting & Fishing Trivia, Mexican Train (Dominos-type of game), Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Uno, Farkle, Rummicub, and Yahtzee. 715-369-6304.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Support Group: 1-2 p.m., ADRC Rhinelander; third Thursday of the month. Sponsored by the Greater Wisconsin Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Anyone with a loved one with any kind of memory loss is welcomed to attend. Respite care available (call two days in advance). 715-369-6304.
Free for Wall Community Art Exhibit: ArtStart Rhinelander, through Feb. 8. Non-juried group exhibition featuring works by local amateur and professional artists. For gallery hours, artstartrhinelander.org or 715-362-4328.
Winter Beauty Watercolor Class: 5-7 p.m., RHS room 134. Paint the beauty of winter and nature in watercolor. Learn how to makes, paint feathery trees and cardinals. Instructor is Robin Harrison. Rhinelander School District Community Ed class. $12/Register by Jan. 20 on district website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
Free-For-Wall: ArtStart, Rhinelander. Community Art Exhibition featuring local amateur and professional artists. Through Feb. 8. Gallery Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Suggested donation for admission.
Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods: 1 p.m., Walter E. Olson Library, Eagle River. Program by Sally Young on the Gotz Doll Company with several dolls from her collection. Guests are welcome. Sally, 715-356-9399 or Judy, 715-482-9804.
Friday, Jan. 24
Open Skate: Noon-2 p.m., Rhinelander Ice Arena, every Friday through March. $3 per skater plus rental if needed. Confirm schedule at rhinelanderice.com.
Open Topic Support Group: 9:30-11 a.m., Fridays beginning Jan. 17. Led by facilitator from Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Focus on building empowerment and connection to aid in the journey of healing. Pre-registration is required by calling Angie at 715-362-6841.
Card Club: 1-3 p.m., ADRC, Rhinelander. Play 500, Bridge, Pinochle or other games. Refreshments served; $1 annual fee plus 50 cents per week. 715-369-6304.
Euchre: 9- 11:30 a.m., ADRC, Rhinelander, Fridays. Euchre is a plain-trick game for four players in fixed partnerships. The object is to win at least three of the five tricks – with an extra bonus for winning all five. 715-369-6304.
Gentle Fitness Class: 9:30-10:30 a.m., ADRC, Rhinelander, Wednesdays and Fridays. Group class with seated and standing exercises. Free to attend. 715-369-6304.
Salvation Army Community Meeting: Noon-1 p.m., Minocqua Public Library. Share ideas and provide input to help with 2020 Bell Ringing campaign. All are welcome. RSVP appreciated. 715-437-0465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
No-School Fun: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Demmer Library in Three Lakes. Stop by for Wii gaming. Multiple consoles available. 715-546-3391.
NATH’s Budding Artist: 6-9 p.m., at Unique Creations, Rhinelander. Sign painting with Kate Bauman. Register by Jan. 20 at nathnorthwoods.com. $45 includes sign, drink and appetizers. 715-360-6745.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Indoor Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays at YMCA of the Northwoods, Rhinelander. Fresh and healthy choices. Products sold include eggs, root crops and mixed vegetables, apples, jams, jellies, salsa, cheese, homemade breads and more. For more information, call 715-362-9622.
Baking Dishes and Pie Plates: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., RHS room 134. One of a series of classes teaching ways to create functional pottery. Joan Malloy Slack instructs. Rhinelander School District Community Ed class. $40/Register by Jan. 21 on district website. Call Mike with questions, 715-365-9745.
“Overcomer”: 6:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, Rhinelander. A film that tells the story of an unlikely coach and an aspiring athlete. Free to attend, free popcorn. Explorecalvary.com or 715-362-4792.
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.
Warm for Winter: 10 a.m.-noon, Friendly Village, Rhinelander. All sizes and types of clothing, footwear and bedding. Everyone is welcome to bring a bag to fill. No income restrictions, no questions. 715-362-7157.
Sunday, Jan. 26
Invisible Lines: 2 p.m., ArtStart Rhinelander. Feature-length documentary made in Milwaukee features residence of color who share their personal stories. Sponsored by St. Augustine Episcopal Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church. Free admission, light refreshments. artstartrhinelander.org.
Tara Lila Snowshoe Hike: 10 a.m.-noon, 4650 Section 9 Rd., Eagle River. Hosted by Northwoods Land Trust. Free and open to the public. Register in advance, 715-479-2490 or email@example.com by Jan. 23.
Wildlife Bowl Fundraiser: 12:45 p.m., Hodag Lanes. Bowling benefit for Wild Instincts. Cash prizes, door prizes, raffles and pin prizes. $10 per person. Register at www.wildinstictsrehab.com.
Community Open Swim: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Heck Family Community Pool, RHS. Free and open to all. Children under 10 must be with an adult. rhinelander.k12.wi.us/community.
Monday, Jan. 27
Boys & Girls Club Town Hall: 6-7 p.m., Rhinelander High School, Superior Diesel Advanced Learning Center. Discussion and information about creation of Boys & Girls Club of Oneida County.
Night Time Story Hour: 5:30 p.m., Maple room, Demmer Library in Three Lakes. Special story hour with “Soup” theme. Come and enjoy stories and a light dinner. 715-546-3391.
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.
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.
Tuesday, Jan. 28
Books the Other Channel: 6:30 p.m., Demmer Library in Three Lakes. Book group meets to discuss “Virgil Wanter,” by Leif Enger. All are invited to attend. 715-546-3391.
Superintendent Interviews: 3:30-6:15 p.m., RHS tiered classroom. Open to the public; three finalists for Rhinelander School District Superintendent answer questions. For more information, 715-365-9750.
Uke Club: 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, YMCA of the Northwoods. Beginners welcome; do not have to be a Y member. 715-362-9622.
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.
Within YOUR Power: 5-7 p.m., Tuesdays through Feb. 25; eight-week program sponsored by Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Facilitator-led, peer-to-peer support group focusing on building empowerment and connection to aid in the journey of healing. Pre-registration is required by calling Angie at 715-362-6841.
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.
Wednesday, Jan. 29
Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital. In conjunction with Community Blood Center. For appointment, 800-280-4102 or www.save3lives.org, sponsor code ON09.