Calendar of Events

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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Memory Café Events – “Music – Name That Tune” 10:00 am
Memory Café Events – “Music – Name That Tune” @ Frank B. Koller Memorial Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  The Frank B. Koller Memorial Library will begin a series of Memory Café events.   These Café programs are intended to help stimulate the memory while providing enjoyable experiences for all ages. This is a nationwide movement provided in a safe, comfortable, engaging environment where people can gather to laugh, learn, and remain socially engaged with others. It is a wonderful opportunity for people who are experiencing mild memory loss, cognitive impairment, or just want to keep memory skills active, have fun and share experiences with friends and neighbors. The first scheduled event will be “Music – Name that Tune” on Wednesday, February 1st, 10am – 11am.   Various songs will be played to stimulate memory and initiate friendly competition as to who announces titles first.   There will also be discussion about your favorite songs.    Fun little prizes will be awarded, healthy treats and drinks will be served.  No sign-up necessary and this is a FREE program.  Extra parking is available next door at our Community Building.  Note: volunteers are needed to help facilitate the monthly programs. New ideas and suggestions are welcome.
Yoga at NL School 4:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4:30pm to 5:30 pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Zumba Class 6:00 pm
Zumba Class @ The Boulder Junction Community Center
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba Classes Cost: $36/6 classes Location: The Boulder Junction Community Center Instructor: Allie Sheehan For more information or to register for any of these classes, please call 715-543-2159 or email: dwhite @nles.us. Please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. If you did not receive a fall and winter class listing in the mail, they are available at area libraries, area chambers or online at www.northlakelandschool.com.
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Brown Bag: Loons 12:00 pm
Brown Bag: Loons @ Winchester Community Library
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag: Loons @ Winchester Community Library | Presque Isle | Wisconsin | United States
Common Loons are an iconic symbol of the Northwoods. Learn about their amazing adaptations, captivating calls, miraculous migration, and more! Program held at the Winchester Community Library. Noon-1pm. Donations appreciated. 1-877-543-2085, www.discoverycenter.net
Book Club Meeting 3:00 pm
Book Club Meeting @ Koller Library
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm
Book Club Meeting @ Koller Library  | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
The book club meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:00pm. Everyone is welcome to join!
Line Dance 3:00 pm
Line Dance @ The Boulder Junction Community Center
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Line Dance @ The Boulder Junction Community Center | Boulder Junction | Wisconsin | United States
Line Dance January 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2 (3-4 pm) Cost: $32 (drop-ins $10/class) Location: The Boulder Junction Community Center For more information or to register for any of these classes, please call 715-543-2159 or email: dwhite @nles.us. Please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. If you did not receive a fall and winter class listing in the mail, they are available at area libraries and chambers of commerce or online at www.northlakelandschool.com.
Camp Jorn YMCA Chamber After 5 5:00 pm
Camp Jorn YMCA Chamber After 5 @ Camp Jorn YMCA
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Jorn YMCA Chamber After 5 @ Camp Jorn YMCA | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
MANITOWISH WATERS CHAMBER AFTER 5 MEET & GREET THE NEW DIRECTOR Thursday, February 2 – 5PM HOSTED BY CAMP JORN YMCA The Manitowish Waters Chamber invites you to our Chamber After 5 at Camp Jorn. We are so excited for you to meet Camp’s new Executive Director – Carrie Wilson. Carrie just joined Camp this January and they are thrilled to have her. She’s spent at least some of every summer working at camp for the past 30 plus years. Carrie started out her camping career as a volunteer at YMCA Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya and has never looked back. After graduating from Northland College with a Biology degree, Carrie got her first camp director job at a small Girl Scout camp in Northern MN. Carrie spent 20 years with Girl Scouts, after which time she moved on to Camp Helen Brachman, serving central city low income youth and families from Milwaukee before moving to Camp Jorn. When not working, Carrie enjoys her three dogs, anything outdoors including canoeing, biking, fishing and hunting and spending her husband and three boys! Camp Jorn is excited to host this event to introduce you to Camp and the new director. Camp is situated on a 70+ acre peninsula of mature pine forest in Wisconsin’s Northern Highland State Forest – located on the shores of Rest Lake, part of the Manitowish Waters Chain of 10 lakes. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available starting at 5pm. Be sure to get your raffle ticket to win some great prizes. Proceeds from this Chamber After 5 raffle sales will go to CAMP JORN YMCA PROGRAMMING. This event is open to the public and we look forward to seeing you there! ****Camp Jorn is located off of Hwy K on Red Feather Road in Manitowish Waters.
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8th Grade Dinner Fundraiser 5:00 pm
8th Grade Dinner Fundraiser @ North Lakeland School
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
8th Grade Dinner Fundraiser @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
ANNUAL NORTH LAKELAND SCHOOL 8th GRADE DINNER TO BE HELD FEB. 3, 2017 The North Lakeland School Class of 2017 will present the annual 8th Grade Dinner  on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, 5-8 p.m., in the Don Swanson commons at North Lakeland School. Dinner includes Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Cranberries, Salad, Vegetables, Dessert, Coffee/Milk/Water. Take-out is also available. Tickets may be purchased from a North Lakeland eighth grade student or at the school prior to or the night of the dinner: $25 / family, $8 / adult, $5 / child (age 5-14). The always-popular raffle baskets will be on display in the Community Room at NLS. All proceeds from the dinner event support the Class of 2017’s trip to Chicago. Contact North Lakeland School at 715-543-8417 for more information. North Lakeland School is located at 12686 CTH K, Manitowish Waters (at the corner of County Highways K and P).  
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights 5:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Check out the North Lakeland Bucks Hockey! Every Friday night they are hosting FREE Open Skate UNDER THE LIGHTS from 5pm-8pm. Bring your own skates or we have some skates that may work for you too. Light concessions available.
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Van Vliet Old Growth Snowshoe 1:00 pm
Van Vliet Old Growth Snowshoe
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Van Vliet Old Growth Snowshoe
Designated as a State Natural Area in 2013, the Van Vliet Hemlocks are a beautiful example of an old growth forest in the Northwooods.  Join a naturalist and learn about this unique habitat and some interesting winter animal adaptations during this fun snowshoe. Advance registration required by 2/2.  Transportation from the Discovery Center provided (meet at 12:15pm); or meet at the East Van Vliet Trailhead in Preque Isle at 1pm.  Free-sponsored by the Friends of Van Vliet.
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Create Art – Manitowish Waters 10:00 am
Create Art – Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Create Art - Manitowish Waters @ Manitowish Waters Community Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
  A group of artists have come together to offer an free “open studio” to area artists, visitors and whoever loves being creative. The “studio” will be held at the Manitowish Waters Community Center on the first and third Tuesday each month from 10 – 3 (with exceptions for official town business and other regularly scheduled events).  This informal group welcomes all and provides a venue for people to share their creative energy. Each person should bring projects and supplies for art projects that they are want to work on or are wanting to start.  Participants MUST bring floor and table protection (tarp, drop cloth, plastic sheeting – anything that will totally protect the tables and floors).  Bring a lunch to stay for the whole day or stay for just a few hours.     2017 dates  January 3 and 17 February 7 and 21 March 7 and 21 April 18 May 2 and 16 June 6 and 20 No July Dates August 1 and 15 September 12 and 26 October 3 and 17 November 21 December 5 and 19  
Photography Club Meeting 5:00 pm
Photography Club Meeting @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Photography Club Meeting @ North Lakeland Discovery Center  | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Join the newest Discovery Center club to explore and photograph the beautiful Northwoods while sharing the joy of creative nature photography. Each meeting will feature presentations, photography tips, and assignments. Meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of each month – please call ahead to confirm. Additional seasonal photography trips will be offered to club members. Free!
Planning Commission Meeting 6:00 pm
Planning Commission Meeting @ Manitowish Waters Airport
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm
 
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Yoga at NL School 4:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Feb 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4:30pm to 5:30 pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Taste of Italy 5:30 pm
Taste of Italy @ Smokey's
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm
Taste of Italy @ Smokey's | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Join us for a taste of Italy! Smokey’s 5-Course Gourmet Italian Dinner February 8th at 5:30pm $75 per person Menu: http://www.smokeysdining.com/specials.asp  
MW Town Board Meeting 6:00 pm
MW Town Board Meeting @ Manitowish Waters Town Hall
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm
Regularly scheduled Town Board meeting. Meeting agendas are posted 48 hours prior to the meeting on the bulletin boards at the Town Hall, Lakeland Hardware, and Little Star Garage.
Zumba Class 6:00 pm
Zumba Class @ The Boulder Junction Community Center
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba Classes Cost: $36/6 classes Location: The Boulder Junction Community Center Instructor: Allie Sheehan For more information or to register for any of these classes, please call 715-543-2159 or email: dwhite @nles.us. Please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. If you did not receive a fall and winter class listing in the mail, they are available at area libraries, area chambers or online at www.northlakelandschool.com.
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FREE Open Skate Under the Lights 5:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Check out the North Lakeland Bucks Hockey! Every Friday night they are hosting FREE Open Skate UNDER THE LIGHTS from 5pm-8pm. Bring your own skates or we have some skates that may work for you too. Light concessions available.
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Bird Banding Demonstration 1:00 pm
Bird Banding Demonstration @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bird Banding Demonstration @ North Lakeland Discovery Center | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Adults and kids will enjoy seeing live birds up close and learning about bird ecology and research through bird banding.  Adopt a bird for a memorable experience releasing a banded bird. There are special activities just for kids including “band-a-kid” and a migration challenge game. Just drop by the Bobcat Cabin during the public banding demonstration hours. Banding station will not operate in rainy weather or temperatures less than 20° F. Groups of 8+ please call to schedule a banding demonstration just for your group. Suggested Donation $5 per Person.
Winman Snowshoe 7:00 pm
Winman Snowshoe @ WinMan Trails
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Winman Snowshoe @ WinMan Trails | Wisconsin | United States
Travel among the trees and shadows during this wonderful moon lit adventure along WinMan Trails at night! Your guide will engage you in observing the world in a different light. Meet at the Win Man trail parking lot at the intersection of Hwys W and J. Saturday from 7pm-8:30pm. $7 ($5 members) Space is limited, advance registration is required. 1-877-543-2085 www.discoverycenter.net
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Valentine Dinner 4:30 pm
Valentine Dinner @ Smokey's
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm
Valentine Dinner @ Smokey's | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Book Your Valentine Dinner Today! Tuesday, February 14 from 4:30 – Close Call for Reservations: 715-543-2220 Call to have flowers delivered to your table! 715-543-8212 Menu Specials: http://smokeysdining.com/specials.asp  
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Yoga at NL School 4:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4:30pm to 5:30 pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Manitowish Waters Historical Society Meeting 5:00 pm
Manitowish Waters Historical Society Meeting @ Koller Library
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Manitowish Waters Historical Society Meeting @ Koller Library
All are welcome!
Zumba Class 6:00 pm
Zumba Class @ The Boulder Junction Community Center
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba Classes Cost: $36/6 classes Location: The Boulder Junction Community Center Instructor: Allie Sheehan For more information or to register for any of these classes, please call 715-543-2159 or email: dwhite @nles.us. Please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. If you did not receive a fall and winter class listing in the mail, they are available at area libraries, area chambers or online at www.northlakelandschool.com.
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Chamber Board Meeting 8:30 am
Chamber Board Meeting @ TBD
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am
Chamber Board Meeting @ TBD
The Chamber Board meets monthly – normally on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Location is typically the Manitowish Waters Community Center – however please call to verify – as this time/date/location is subject to change.
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: Secret Love lives of Animals Part 3 5:00 pm
Nibbles N’ Knowledge: Secret Love lives of Animals Part 3
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nibbles N' Knowledge: Secret Love lives of Animals Part 3
The past two year’s ‘love life’ program was so popular we’ve decided to do a part 3! With fun new information, join Discovery Center program staff for this interactive, hilarious and educational presentation on the mating rituals of critters of the Northwoods and beyond! An evening of delicious nibbles and expanding your knowledge. Appetizers and refreshments from 5-6pm, program from 6-7pm. Pre-registration required by 2/14. Program held at Camp Jorn YMCA. 5-7pm – $13 ($10 members). 1-877-543-2085, www.discoverycenter.net
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FREE Open Skate Under the Lights 5:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FREE Open Skate Under the Lights @ North Lakeland Elementary School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Check out the North Lakeland Bucks Hockey! Every Friday night they are hosting FREE Open Skate UNDER THE LIGHTS from 5pm-8pm. Bring your own skates or we have some skates that may work for you too. Light concessions available.
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Winterfest Rendezvous 9:30 am
Winterfest Rendezvous @ Rest Lake Park
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Winterfest Rendezvous @ Rest Lake Park | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Sno-Skeeters Snowmobile Club. Held on Rest Lake at Rest Lake Park (Hwy. W, trail 8), 9:30 am – 6:30 pm. Ice fishing contest, games, snowmobile demos, and more! Food & beverages, music from 3-6pm, and raffles under a heated tent. Fireworks show
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Mah Jongg 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am
Mah Jongg @ Koller Library | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
Mah Jongg – The Dragon Ladies Mah Jongg is the American version of the Chinese tile game. The Dragon Ladies are meeting at the Koller Library every Wednesday morning at 9am. New players are welcome to join. This is the perfect game to exercise your mind.   No sign-up necessary.  Just show up! More parking is available at the Community Building.  
Blood Drive 1:00 pm
Blood Drive
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blood Drive
Sponsored by the Manitowish Waters Lioness Club, 1-4 pm at the Manitowish Waters Community Center.
Yoga at NL School 4:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Yoga at NL School @ North Lakeland School | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
YOGA at North Lakeland School All levels Vinyasa Flow Wednesday’s 4:30pm to 5:30 pm Please call/text Elizabeth Gering in advance to reserve your spot – 715-297-1601                                    
Zumba Class 6:00 pm
Zumba Class @ The Boulder Junction Community Center
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zumba Classes Cost: $36/6 classes Location: The Boulder Junction Community Center Instructor: Allie Sheehan For more information or to register for any of these classes, please call 715-543-2159 or email: dwhite @nles.us. Please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. If you did not receive a fall and winter class listing in the mail, they are available at area libraries, area chambers or online at www.northlakelandschool.com.
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Winter Waterfall Tour 9:00 am
Winter Waterfall Tour
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Winter Waterfall Tour
Join the North Lakeland Discovery Center as we snowshoe by some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the area at a time of year many seldom experience. Conditions can make this a strenuous outing. Limited registration; open to members only. Advanced registration required by 2/22. Friday, 9am-5pm. $25 members only. 1-877- 543-2085, www.discoverycenter.net
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Camp Jorn Pizza Bake-Off Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Camp Jorn Pizza Bake-Off Fundraiser @ Camp Jorn
Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Camp Jorn Pizza Bake-Off Fundraiser @ Camp Jorn | Manitowish Waters | Wisconsin | United States
All you can eat pizza bake-off, raffles and children’s art sale. Come support the Camp Jorn YMCA Child Care Program, eat pizza and cast your vote for the best Northwoods pizza!   Pizza bar is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All proceeds go to the Camp Jorn Childcare Center. Held at Camp Jorn YMCA from 5:00pm-7:30pm.
Owl Prowl and Night Hike 6:00 pm
Owl Prowl and Night Hike
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Owl Prowl and Night Hike
Join one of our Naturalists for a night hike searching for stealthy and elusive owls. Begin the evening by learning about owl adaptations and then travel to Van Vliet Hemlocks State Natural Area to listen and search for these nocturnal hunters. Space is limited. Advance registration required by 2/20. Saturday,6-8pm – $10 ($7 members). 1-877-543-2085, www. discoverycenter.net
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Medicare: Elder Benefit Specialist Consultations 10:00 am
Medicare: Elder Benefit Specialist Consultations @ Frank B. Koller Memorial Library
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with Susan Corrieri, Vilas County Elder Benefit Specialist. This is a FREE program. These are private sessions and no appointment is necessary, first come first served, but please be advised that more complex matters may require an appointment by calling 715-479-3625.  
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