Saturday, Aug. 23
Bark for Life: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., a non-competitive walk is planned to be held at the 4-H training area at the Rhinelander Oneida County Airport to raise funds for Relay For Life events and the fight against cancer. For more information, call Diane Hapka at 715-277-4392.
Minocqua/Kawaguesaga Lakes Association public meeting: 9:30-11 a.m. at the Pointe Hotel in Minocqua. Status reports and presentations on EWM treatment, fish communities and walleye population. Refreshments will be served.
Dillinger pontoon tour: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters. Enjoy the rich histories of Manitowish Waters as we travel by pontoon from Little Bohemia to Voss’s Resort.
Woods & Water Paddle Races: 10 a.m. on Big St. Germain Lake. Kayak and SUP paddleboard divisions on the 5K flat-water course. Race starts at Lynn Ann’s Campground and is an out-and-back course. For more information, call 715-542-3456.
Lakeland Sharing fundraiser: Noon-5 p.m. at The Boathouse in Minocqua. The LUHS class of 1994 is raising money for Lakeland Sharing Foundation. This effort will directly support over 1,100 children in the Northwoods. Live music and a fundraising raffle drawing. Open to the public.
Steak feed: 5-9 p.m. at the Mercer community center. T-bone steaks, Iowa sweet corn on the cob, baked potatoes and cake. Hot-dog plates are available for children. There will be raffles and door prizes. Admission is $20.
Steppin’ Out with The Barbershoppers: 7:30 p.m. at the Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua. The Lakeland Barbershop Chorus’ annual show, featuring Kordal Kombat.
Sunday, Aug. 24
Library celebration:The Plum Lake Public Library is Sayner will be celebrating 75 years of service to the Sayner-Star Lake and surrounding areas with a special celebration on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2 p.m. For more information on library events and resources, call 715-542-2020 or check our website at sayner.wislib.org.
Monday, Aug. 25
The Old Testament prophets: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Marywood in Woodruff. The focus will be on two prophets: Hosea and Isaiah. Discuss their times and their message. Suggested donation is $10.
Northwoods Knitters & Purlers: 12:30 p.m. at the Woodruff town hall. Monthly meeting open to anyone who has an interest in knitting. Knitters of all experience levels welcome. For more information, call Heather at 715-356-6232.
Tuesday, Aug. 26
Christian parenthood: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Marywood in Woodruff. When adult children make lifestyle choices we cannot affirm, love is tested. Understanding, acceptance, communication may all become difficult as we enter into yet another important phase of parenting. Suggested donation is $10.
Mercer Garden Club meeting: 1 p.m. at Haines Civic Center in Mercer. Those attending will carpool to the home of Chad McGrath where he will discuss how, when and why plants go dormant and how to help. The carpool will return at 3 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. RSVP to 715-476-3686.
Wednesday, Aug. 27
Fall rummage & bake sale: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Holy Family Church, Woodruff.
Anti-gravity, creation, revolution: 1-3 p.m. at Marywood Spirituality Center in Woodruff. Is anti-gravity the same as dark energy? What happened “in the beginning?” Come to learn new concepts and new questions arising with new knowledge. $10.
What in the World is Wilderness Medicine?: 5 p.m. at Howard Young Medical Center, classrooms 2 & 3, in Woodruff.
Giving autism a voice: 6:30-8 p.m. Educator and author Char Brandl leads a presentation on different approaches to communicating with persons with autism. There is a $10 fee which is tax deductible. Please RSVP to Kelly at 715-543-2287.
Thursday, Aug. 28
Fall rummage & bake sale: 9 a.m.-Noon at Holy Family Church, Woodruff. Bag Day. Bags are $3.
Minocqua Dance open house: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Those interested in dance and fitness classes are invited to come enroll in classes and meet and greet the dance instructors.
Flea/Craft/Farm Market: Mid-morning-mid-afternoon. This Lions sponsored market take place each Thursday at the Manitowish Waters Community Center/Airport grounds adjacent to Highway 51. Food concessions available. For more information call Mark Suckow at 715-476-2959.