Events: February 20-27
ADRC of Oneida County (For more information, call 715-369-6304)
Crafter’s Circle: 1 p.m. In February, finish up projects and work on fabric-covered corkboards.
Gentle Fitness: 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Group class with seated and standing exercise. Free to attend.
Sewing/Needle Arts: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring quilting or other needlework.
Games Day: 1-2:30 Many word and strategy games available.
Euchre: 9-10:30 a.m.
Gentle Fitness: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Group class with seated and standing exercise. Free to attend.
Card Club: 1-3 p.m
Thursday, Feb. 20
Grief Support “Side by Side”: 1-2:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month at St. Peter the Fisherman Parish Church, Eagle River. Adult gatherings providing support to individuals who have experienced the death of a loved one. No fee, no registration required. Barbara Schjoeneman, 800-234-3542.
2020 Bathroom Trends Workshop: 6-7 p.m., Gerhard’s Kitchen and Bath, Rhinelander. Learn the latest in bath trends. Free. Gerhardsrhinelander.com.
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.
Twisted Stitchers: 1-3 p.m., Minocqua Public Library. Meets Thursdays to work on your own projects or make hats, scarves, etc. for charity. minocqualibrary.org.
Friday, Feb. 21
Wausau Area Builders Association Home Show: 3-8 p.m., Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, Rothschild. Over 60 exhibitors. Also open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
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. 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.
Saturday, Feb. 22
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.
Wausau Area Builders Association Home Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, Rothschild. Over 60 exhibitors. Also open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Annual Photo Gala: 6-8 p.m., Campanile Center for the Arts. Northwoods Wildlife Center fundraiser. View amateur photography, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and raffle items. $5 donation per person. 715-356-7400.
Minocqua Gun Club Banquet: 5-9 p.m., Reuland’s Conference Center, Minocqua. Fundraiser; proceeds benefit area youth and organizations. Great prizes. $40/per person. Tickets at minocquagunclub.com.
Snowshoe Hike with History: 1-4 p.m., North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters. Join a naturalist on a hike through history in the Toy Lake Swamp State Natural Area, Register by Feb. 21. $18/$15 members. discoverycenter.net.
Family Game Night: 6-9 p.m., Rock Mission Center, 1019 E. Wall St., Eagle River. 715-479-6724.
Dungeons and Dragons Club: 10 a.m., Demmer Memorial Library, Three Lakes. For ages 10 and older. Role-playing game where participants become a character and navigate adventures with other players in the group. Free, all materials and snacks provided. 715-546-3391.
Sunday, Feb. 23
Wausau Area Builders Association Home Show: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center, Rothschild. Over 60 exhibitors.
Indoor Adult Triathlon: 7 a.m., YMCA of the Northwoods. Designed for all levels and abilities. Three waves of participants. $20 /members and $25/general public. Information and registration at 715-362-9622 or the Y’s website.
Tapas & Tapas: 5-7 p.m., Black Forest Pub & Grill, Three Lakes. Evening of beer tasting and tapas-style dining experience. Space is limited; $30 tickets available at 715-546-3400 or Jeremy@blackforest3lakes.com.
Monday, Feb. 24
Northwoods Land Trust Ski and Snowshoe Event: 1-4 p.m., Minocqua Winter Park ski chalet. Join NWLT staff and Minocqua Winter Park representative for a discussion of the role NWLT played in the conservation easement at Minocqua Winter Park, followed by skiing or snowshoeing. Pre-register, 715-479-2490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwoods Wildlife Center Tours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Northwoods Wildlife Center, 8683 S. Blumenstein Rd., Minocqua. Learn about resident wildlife at a working wildlife hospital. Tours are free, donations appreciated. 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, Feb. 25
Uke Club: 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, YMCA of the Northwoods. Beginners welcome; do not have to be a Y member. 715-362-9622.
Lions Club Bingo: 4:30 p.m., doors open; early bird 6:15 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. Rhinelander VFW. Every Tuesday. Food and drinks available. 715-628-0610.
Story Hour: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Demmer Memorial Library, Three Lakes. Books, songs and crafts for preschool age children and caregivers. Free to attend. 715-546-3391 or email@example.com.
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.
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.
Books the Other Channel: 6:30 p.m., Demmer Memorial Library, Three Lakes. Discussing “Beloved,” by Toni Morrison. All are invited to attend. 715-546-3391.
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.
Y-Stitchers: Noon-2:30 p.m., YMCA of the Northwoods. Free and open to the community. Bring knitting, crocheting or sewing. Share ideas and skills. Ymcaofthenorthwoods.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 26
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.
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. Through Feb. 26. Rhinelanderlibrary.org.
Story Hour: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Sugar Camp School 4K room. Books, songs and crafts for preschool age children and caregivers. Free to attend. 715-546-3391 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Uke Club: 1 p.m., Wednesdays, YMCA of the Northwoods. Beginners welcome; do not have to be a Y member. 715-362-9622.
Girls in STEM Activity Night: 3:30 p.m., Demmer Memorial Library, Three Lakes. For girls ages 10-18. Activities can be anything from building water clocks to radios to city planning. 715-546-3391 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 27
Beauty and the Beast: 7 p.m., LUHS. Broadway version of the musical, presented by LUHS Drama Club. $8 adults/$6 students and seniors/$5 under 12. Showtix4u.com or at the door. 715-356-5252.
Northwoods Young Professionals Meet-Up: 5:30 p.m., Rocky Reef Brewing Company, Woodruff. All area young professionals are encouraged to attend this casual, low-key evening. No agenda, no cost to attend. Find Northwoods Young Professionals on Facebook.
Riverside Meditation Group: 5:30-7 p.m., Ascension Koller Behavioral Health. Opportunity for anyone with a meditation practice to have regular group support, concluding with short talk focusing on enhancing skills of mindfulness and meditation, 715-361-2805.