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Mother’s Day weekend brings dining, entertainment and the opening of Little League.

It’s a great time to live in the northwoods, and the forecast looks promising as well, with sun and seasonable temperatures through the next several days.

Check out all the Mother’s Day specials on today’s front page. A look at other events follow:

A look at other events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will hold its monthly fish fry tonight at the Elcho Community Pavilion located behind the church. Enjoy shrimp along with fried or broiled fish, cole slaw, potato, beverage and dessert. The bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. Carryouts are available.

ENTERTAINMENT

The Langlade County Senior Center will host a birthday party for its first anniversary on Friday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the center located at 1225 Langlade Rd. There will be music by the Stone Soup Brothers. Refreshments will be served.

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the Fuddfest, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Saturday at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

SPORTS

There will be an end-of-season meeting for Kettlebowl volunteers on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Timber Haven in Polar. Free pizza and soft drinks will follow the meeting. All volunteers are welcome.

Classic Hits 900 AM and 98.7 FM will have a live radio broadcast of the Antigo Little League season opening ceremonies and game on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m. Every Antigo Little League player will be introduced along with coaches.

Enjoy Saturday morning workouts at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center. Aerobics and H20 Cardio takes place at 8 a.m. on alternate Saturdays in the Remington Pool. At 9 a.m., arthritis fitness and Ai Chi alternate. Not sure you’ll like it? Try your first class free.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Snatched, rated R, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. rated PG-13.

Snatched is showing on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.; and Sundays through Thursdays at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Guardians is showing Fridays and Saturdays at 6:45 and 9 p.m.; Sundays through Thursdays at 5:15 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

The Palace offers $5 Tuesdays with all movies just $5 and extra shows at 3 p.m. Get a free small popcorn too.

There will be a special movie, The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., the day Jacinta and Francisco will be declared saints. Admission is $2. The movie has been arranged by a local donor.

SALES

The Antigo High School FFA Chapter will hold its annual plant sale Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon in the greenhouse located on the school grounds. Browse geraniums, moss roses, snapdragons, begonias, petunias, impatiens and much more. Metal art will also be for sale.

Peace Lutheran Church is hosting an auction of Another Man’s Treasures on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Hosted by the Men’s Club, it will include a variety of items, ranging from household and home to yard and sporting goods. Lunch will be available on the grounds.

CoVantage Credit Union’s annual loan rally, with on-the-spot financing, continues today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. There is special pricing from Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo, Quinlan’s Equipment and Verne’s.

A community garage sale, featuring the Mach, Musolff and Kreager families, will be held today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 am. to noon, at 3276 Hwy. H, 479 and 4737 Hwy. G. There will be antiques, including a humpback trunk, hunting items, crafts, vintage snowmobiles, brand name adult and children’s clothing, furniture and tons of free stuff too,

North Central Sales Auctions LLC will hold its annual spring consignment auction on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the corner of Highways 45 and 52, Aniwa. Consignments will be taken until 7:30 p.m. tonight. There will be tractors, machinery, autos, boats, campers, lawn and garden, yard art, patio sets and much, much more.

North Central sales will also have an auction Saturday at 9 a.m. at W18785 Maple Rd. in Aniwa. It will be a state-ordered dispersal sale of the seized personal property of CW Tent & Rental and the list is almost endless, including tents, trailers, tables and chairs, food service supplies and much more.

McDougal’s Farm LLC will have its unique greenhouse open the next two weeks, May 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located at W10835 Bluebell Rd., Deerbrook. Special events include a herb garden workshop at 6 p.m. Saturday and sharing tricks of the trade with all gardeners on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS

The town of Polar is holding its spring cleanup through May 20. Hours are Wednesday, 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the recycle center on Polar Road. The cleanup is designed for household waste only such as furniture, mattresses and household garbage. Items that will not be accepted include building demolition materials, yard waste, unbagged trash, batteries, waste oil, liquid petroleum products, microwaves, televisions and hazardous waste. Appliances that contain Freon will also be banned. Tires will be not accepted at this time.

The town of Neva plans its spring cleanup today and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Waste Management will not be accepting yard waste, batteries, building demolition, unbagged trash, boats, waste oil, liquid petroleum products, microwaves, televisions and hazardous waste. Appliances must be labeled Freon-free by a certified technician.

AmeriGas is holding its Customer Appreciation Day today until 4 p.m. There will be food and refreshments, drawings and giveaways and $10 cylinder refills.

The Antigo school district has scheduled its recognition social on Wednesday at Timber Haven Bar and Restaurant in Polar. Social will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. A program honoring retirees, 25-year employees, and exiting board members and the district administrator will follow.

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home plans Table Talk, a program on the benefits of funeral and cremation planning, on Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. at The Refuge Restaurant. Call 715-623-5202 to reserve a seat today.

The Wisconsin Alumni Association Antigo Chapter will have its Founders Day celebration on Thursday at North Star Lanes. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Thomas Broman, professor in the UW-Madison history of science department. He will discuss Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects.

Eastview by MGM Healthcare will hold an open house in honor of national Nursing Home Week on Monday beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a proclamation by Mayor Bill Brandt, door prizes, refreshments and tours.
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Antigo Area Weekend Activities
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Mother’s Day weekend brings dining, entertainment and the opening of Little League.

It’s a great time to live in the northwoods, and the forecast looks promising as well, with sun and seasonable temperatures through the next several days.

Check out all the Mother’s Day specials on today’s front page. A look at other events follow:

A look at other events, taken from the newspaper’s advertising columns, follows:

DINING

Elcho United Church of Christ Men’s Club will hold its monthly fish fry tonight at the Elcho Community Pavilion located behind the church. Enjoy shrimp along with fried or broiled fish, cole slaw, potato, beverage and dessert. The bar opens at 4 p.m. with serving at 5 p.m. Carryouts are available.

ENTERTAINMENT

The Langlade County Senior Center will host a birthday party for its first anniversary on Friday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the center located at 1225 Langlade Rd. There will be music by the Stone Soup Brothers. Refreshments will be served.

MC Country Music Fest, formerly the Fuddfest, presents a karaoke contest at Held’s Bar in Deerbrook on Saturday at 8 p.m. Qualifiers will win weekend passes to the country fest Aug. 10 through 12 along with performing in the MC Star Karaoke Contest. There will also be a chance to win $300 and tickets to the 2018 festival.

SPORTS

There will be an end-of-season meeting for Kettlebowl volunteers on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Timber Haven in Polar. Free pizza and soft drinks will follow the meeting. All volunteers are welcome.

Classic Hits 900 AM and 98.7 FM will have a live radio broadcast of the Antigo Little League season opening ceremonies and game on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m. Every Antigo Little League player will be introduced along with coaches.

Enjoy Saturday morning workouts at the Clara R. McKenna Aquatic Center. Aerobics and H20 Cardio takes place at 8 a.m. on alternate Saturdays in the Remington Pool. At 9 a.m., arthritis fitness and Ai Chi alternate. Not sure you’ll like it? Try your first class free.

MOVIES

Now showing at the Palace Twin Theater are Snatched, rated R, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. rated PG-13.

Snatched is showing on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.; and Sundays through Thursdays at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Guardians is showing Fridays and Saturdays at 6:45 and 9 p.m.; Sundays through Thursdays at 5:15 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

The Palace offers $5 Tuesdays with all movies just $5 and extra shows at 3 p.m. Get a free small popcorn too.

There will be a special movie, The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., the day Jacinta and Francisco will be declared saints. Admission is $2. The movie has been arranged by a local donor.

SALES

The Antigo High School FFA Chapter will hold its annual plant sale Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon in the greenhouse located on the school grounds. Browse geraniums, moss roses, snapdragons, begonias, petunias, impatiens and much more. Metal art will also be for sale.

Peace Lutheran Church is hosting an auction of Another Man’s Treasures on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Hosted by the Men’s Club, it will include a variety of items, ranging from household and home to yard and sporting goods. Lunch will be available on the grounds.

CoVantage Credit Union’s annual loan rally, with on-the-spot financing, continues today until 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Langlade County Fairgrounds. There is special pricing from Brickners of Antigo, Langlade Ford, Parsons of Antigo, Quinlan’s Equipment and Verne’s.

A community garage sale, featuring the Mach, Musolff and Kreager families, will be held today until 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 am. to noon, at 3276 Hwy. H, 479 and 4737 Hwy. G. There will be antiques, including a humpback trunk, hunting items, crafts, vintage snowmobiles, brand name adult and children’s clothing, furniture and tons of free stuff too,

North Central Sales Auctions LLC will hold its annual spring consignment auction on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the corner of Highways 45 and 52, Aniwa. Consignments will be taken until 7:30 p.m. tonight. There will be tractors, machinery, autos, boats, campers, lawn and garden, yard art, patio sets and much, much more.

North Central sales will also have an auction Saturday at 9 a.m. at W18785 Maple Rd. in Aniwa. It will be a state-ordered dispersal sale of the seized personal property of CW Tent & Rental and the list is almost endless, including tents, trailers, tables and chairs, food service supplies and much more.

McDougal’s Farm LLC will have its unique greenhouse open the next two weeks, May 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is located at W10835 Bluebell Rd., Deerbrook. Special events include a herb garden workshop at 6 p.m. Saturday and sharing tricks of the trade with all gardeners on Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS

The town of Polar is holding its spring cleanup through May 20. Hours are Wednesday, 3 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, at the recycle center on Polar Road. The cleanup is designed for household waste only such as furniture, mattresses and household garbage. Items that will not be accepted include building demolition materials, yard waste, unbagged trash, batteries, waste oil, liquid petroleum products, microwaves, televisions and hazardous waste. Appliances that contain Freon will also be banned. Tires will be not accepted at this time.

The town of Neva plans its spring cleanup today and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Waste Management will not be accepting yard waste, batteries, building demolition, unbagged trash, boats, waste oil, liquid petroleum products, microwaves, televisions and hazardous waste. Appliances must be labeled Freon-free by a certified technician.

AmeriGas is holding its Customer Appreciation Day today until 4 p.m. There will be food and refreshments, drawings and giveaways and $10 cylinder refills.

The Antigo school district has scheduled its recognition social on Wednesday at Timber Haven Bar and Restaurant in Polar. Social will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. A program honoring retirees, 25-year employees, and exiting board members and the district administrator will follow.

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home plans Table Talk, a program on the benefits of funeral and cremation planning, on Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. at The Refuge Restaurant. Call 715-623-5202 to reserve a seat today.

The Wisconsin Alumni Association Antigo Chapter will have its Founders Day celebration on Thursday at North Star Lanes. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Thomas Broman, professor in the UW-Madison history of science department. He will discuss Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects.

Eastview by MGM Healthcare will hold an open house in honor of national Nursing Home Week on Monday beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a proclamation by Mayor Bill Brandt, door prizes, refreshments and tours.
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