Community Calendar and News Briefs: July 23, 2019
Community Calendar and News Briefs
Tuesday Storytime at the Tomahawk Main Street Farmers’ Market in downtown Tomahawk will be held every Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. through today (July 23). Storytime will be held at the Tomahawk Library in the event of rain or excessive heat.
The Tomahawk Public Library’s 2019 Kids’ Summer Library Program features an “Outdoor Celebration!” Make a galaxy T-shirt, draw out-of-this-world sidewalk chalk art, enjoy space-themed treats and more at the library tomorrow (Wednesday) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Lakeland Coin and Stamp Club will be sponsoring the Lakeland Coin and Stamp Club Show Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Woodruff Town Hall, one block east of the Post Office on Highway 47, Woodruff. Two Tomahawk coin and stamp dealers will be at the show. Admission is free.
CESA 9 in Tomahawk is offering Substitute Teacher Training on Monday, July 29 and Tuesday, July 30. Individuals with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree and who successfully complete this training are eligible to apply for a Substitute Teacher permit. For additional information, please go to the CESA 9 website at www.cesa9.org or call CESA 9 at 715-453-2141.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin, North Central Health Care, Lincoln County Health Department, University of Wisconsin Madison Extension, Lincoln County Social Services and FSET (FoodShare Employment and Training) are welcoming the community to attend an Open House Monday, July 29, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Health and Human Services Building, 607 N. Sales St., Merrill. Attend to learn more about what services, resources and opportunities are available in Lincoln County with these agencies.
Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Friday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. at the Tomahawk Public Library. The program will start with a short fire safety talk by a local forest ranger from the Wisconsin DNR Neil H. LeMay Forestry Center in Tomahawk. After the talk, Smokey will arrive for birthday hugs, and then participants will go outside to look at firefighting equipment. The party will wrap up inside with birthday cake!
Tomahawk Public Library will host a children’s Moving to Music program Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The program, combining music and movement to help young children learn to control their bodies, encourages caregivers and kids together to have fun clapping, marching and moving to music.
Prince of Peace Church, 1328 County Road A, Tomahawk, invites the public to attend free and confidential Community Healing Rooms to receive prayer for healing. The rooms are open Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. Contact Paula Thomas at 715-453-4119 with questions.
Open Arms Community Soup Kitchen is open Tuesdays, welcoming any hungry souls as well as those who want to socialize between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Center adjacent to St. Mary’s Church. All are welcome to enjoy the free dinner. Anyone who would like to support this volunteer effort may send donations to P.O. Box 1, Tomahawk, WI 54487.