Saturday, Oct. 13
Hodag Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.at Pioneer Park. Buy local in-season food and make connections with the people who grow it. Meats, produce, cheese, bread and much more. Visit HodagFarmersMarket.com for more information.
Three Eagle Half Marathon/5K: 7:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Registration at the Reiter Center in Three Lakes. Pre-race events Oct. 12 4-7 p.m. Door prizes, post-race massages and post-race refreshments available. Visit 3eaglehalf.com for more information.
Family Barn Dance: 5-11 p.m., at Rosewood Barn in Gleason. Sponsored by ArtStart. Live music, dancing, food and cash bar available. For information including tickets, visit artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
Wisconsin Kite Association: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Nicolet College field, Rhinelander. Bring a lawn chair and watch the kites fly. Food available. Monetary donations help pay travel expenses for the WKA Flyers.
Prayer for Peace: Noon, Nativity of Our Lord Church in Rhinelander. Public Rosary Rally. All are invited.
Pumpkin Fest: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Three Lakes high School. Crafts inside, farmers market outside, bake sale, cranberry marsh and winery tours. Process benefit the Three Lakes volunteer fire department and the community. For more information, call 715-546-3344.
Book Sale: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Three Lakes High School, during Pumpkin Fest. $2 hardcovers, $1 paperbacks, $5 book bags and $10 for book bag filled with books. Sponsored by Demmer Memorial Library. For more information, call 715-546-3391.
Chosen People Ministries: 6-7:30 p.m., Lake Tomahawk Bible Church. Dr. Gregg Hagg of the ministries will be speaking. Event is open to the public; members of Christian and Jewish communities encouraged to attend. For more information, call 715-277-2520.
Museum After Hours – Hops and History: 3-7 p.m., Three Lakes Historical Museum. Open-house style event where guests can try five different beers while checking out corresponding exhibits. Light snacks provided. Tickets available at the door or at threelakesmuseum.org. For more information, call 715-546-2295.
Monday, Oct. 15
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.
4K Storytime: 10-10:45 a.m., Rhinelander District Library. Geared to four and five-year-olds, featuring stories, fingerplays, songs and action rhymes followed by a craft. For more information, call 715-365-1070.
Bingo: 7 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.
Trading Card Games: 3:30-5 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. Open play for teens to play Pokemon, Magic and Yu-gi-oh! and others. New and seasoned gamers, ages 11-18, welcome. Bring your own deck; no trading or selling allowed. Pizza and drinks provided. 715-365-1070.
Tabletop Gaming: 5:30-8 p.m., Rhinelander District Library. All new and seasoned gamers welcome. Variety of tabletop and strategy games provided or bring your own. Your opportunity to find gamers in the area to play with — free and open to the public. For information, 715-365-1070.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Demmer Memorial Library Story Hour: 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 123 Lakes Dance Studio at the Sugar Camp School, every Tuesday in October. Books, songs and crafts for preschool age children and caregivers. Call 715-546-3391 for more information.
Music Garden: 5:30-6:15 p.m., Tuesdays through Nov. 6 at Crescent Elementary School music room. For birth to five years with an adult caregiver. Tondra Koser from Family Resource Connection instructs. $10/per family. Part of the School District of Rhinelander Community Education program. Pre-registration is required by visiting the community section of the district website. Call Mike Cheslock if questions, 715-365-9745.
Ruby’s Pantry: 5 p.m. Food distribution the THIRD TUESDAY of every month. Registration begins at 4 p.m. Receive an abundance of grocery items for a $20 donation. No income or location restrictions. Located at the Rhinelander National Guard Armory, 1136 Adams Way.
After School Children’s Reading Program: 3:45-4:45 p.m., Boulder Junction Public Library, on Tuesdays. Includes stories, art projects, games, a snack, and more. Grades 4K-third, but all are welcome. For information regarding busing, and other details, call 715-385-2050.
Y Senior Group Nature Hike: 1 p.m., McNaughton Trail. Join naturalist Bob Dall to learn plant identities and the changes taking place in the fall. Two hour hike with stops along the way. Carpool leaves the Y at 12:15 p.m. All are welcome; register at the Y, 715-362-9622, in case of cancellation.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Coffee & Company: Free community breakfast first and third Wednesdays, 8-9:30 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Rhinelander. Call Mary Taylor, 715-367-4790 or Nancy Smith, 715-360-4126 for more information.
Financial Analysis Workshop: Noon-1 p.m., River Valley Bank, Tomahawk. Using financials to increase cash flow, understanding financial statements and more. Presenter is Jenifer Zurfluh. RSVP to 715-224-2055.
Culver’s Share Night: 4-8 p.m., hosted by GFWC Rhinelander Women’s Club to benefit the Rhinelander Police Department K9 Odin’s drug training. Culver’s will donate 10 percent of food sales.
Community Technology Help: 4-6 p.m., Northland Pines High School. Free and open to all who have questions or want tips and tricks for electronic devices. To sign up, call Harlan Leusink, 715-479-5853 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Latin Film Series: 7-9 p.m., ArtStart. View “City of God,” a film that takes place in the slums of Rio de Janeiro in the 1970s and follows two young men who choose different paths. Admission by donation; cash bar. For more information, visit artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
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.
Coffee Klatch with Mike Richie: 8:30 a.m., Eagle River Roasters. Join the Northland Pines District Administrator for coffee and conversation regarding the NLP school district or public education in general.
Friday, Oct. 19
Pumpkin Painting ArtyParty: 5-7 p.m., at ArtStart Rhinelander. Family-friendly event to celebrate children’s art from TGI ArtFridays exhibited in the classroom. Kids can decorate their own pumpkin. Food, fun and activities for the whole family. For more information, visit artstartrhinelander.org or call 715-362-4328.
No-School Special: 2-3 p.m. at Rhinelander District Library. Linda Vander Heyden, author of children’s book, Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs will talk about her new books, which will be available for sale and signing. For more information, 715-365-1070.
Meals for the Hungry: Every second and third Friday, 4:30-6 p.m. at Rhinelander Church of Christ, 1103 Thayer St., by Hodag Park. Free meal to anyone. Call 715-362-3956 for more information.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Indoor Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon at YMCA of the Northwoods. Weekly vendors vary; products sold to include eggs, root crops and mixed vegetables, pumpkins, apples, jams, jellies, salsa, cheese, homemade breads and more. For more information, call 715-362-9622 ext. 118.
Babysitter Certification Class: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Curran School Building. Sponsored by Camp Fire, the self-reliance babysitting program is for boys and girls at least 11 years old in fifth through eighth grades. Pre registration required by calling 715-362-9513, emailing email@example.com or stop by the office, 315 S. Oneida Ave., Rhinelander.
Bark in the Dark: 6-8 p.m., Dr. John’s Dog and Cat Repair, 1100 Hwy 45, Eagle River. American Cancer Society event honos caregiving qualities of dogs and supports the ACS life-saving mission. Events for pets and people. Register online, www.relayforlife.org/barkNorthwoodsWI. For more information, 715-891-2061.