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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
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“A Cup of Tea” garden walk will be held at the Seasons of Life Garden at the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Woodruff from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 20.
Abigail Bostwick/Lakeland Times “A Cup of Tea” garden walk will be held at the Seasons of Life Garden at the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Woodruff from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 20.
Friday, July 12, 2019 7:28 AM
The community and visitors are welcomed to a “A Cup of Tea,” a peaceful day at the Seasons of Life Garden, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20. (Subscriber Access)
  • Campanile’s Summer Youth Theater is presenting “The Jungle Book” this weekend, July 19-21, at the Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua.
  • Celebrate all the forest has to offer at the Trees for Tomorrow Forest Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 27 at the Trees for Tomorrow Campus, 519 Sheridan Street in Eagle River.
  • The final Mary T. Hartzheim Memorial Golf Outing will be held at Pinewood Country Club in Harshaw on Friday, Aug. 2 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start time. 
  • Seven student-athletes at Gogebic Community College received National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Awards following the 2018-2019 academic year. 
  • Labor Day weekend marks the 8th annual Northwoods Bad Dash Mud Run, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. on the day of the event, Aug. 31. 
  • The Lake Tomahawk Snowshoe Baseball Snowhawk games are played each Monday evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. 
  • 80 years, still growing
    Just a few shelves of a household collection of some 200 books in the windowless basement of the Sayner Grade School were the humble beginnings of the Plum Lake Library, now approaching its 80th year in a standalone building which has since become a central community pillar. (Subscriber Access)
  • The 27th Manitowish Waters Lakes Association annual meeting and breakfast takes place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the North Lakeland Discovery Center. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with the business meeting beginning promptly at 9 a.m. 
  • Alarmingly, pollinator populations across the state are plummeting. To combat this trend, the Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department (LWCD) is hosting a Native Flower Transplanting Party from 9 to 11 a.m. at the courthouse garden on Baird Avenue, Thursday July 25.  
  • Make plans to bring kids 14 and under to Presque Isle for the 2nd annual summer series of fishing contests Wednesdays July 24 and Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • The Winchester Lions Club 32nd annual Chicken BBQ will be from noon to 5 p.m. on July 21 at the Winchester Town Park. A complete chicken BBQ dinner will be served including a half chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and butter for $12. Beverages will be available.
  • The Lake Tomahawk Summer Children’s Events the summer of 2019 have been scheduled. These events include  flying a kite, building rockets, and using plants and vegetables to create dye. 
  • From 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, author John Swift will be at the Boulder Junction Public Library to discuss his book “Catch and Release: A Sheriff Gogebic novel.”
  • The Northwoods Wildlife Center is hosting a free program at Stoney Creek Garden and Home in Minocqua on July 20. Stoney Creek has chosen the Northwoods Wildlife Center as their 2019 area non-profit to support. A portion of sales will be donated to the Northwoods Wildlife Center. 
  • Pukall Lumber is having a Summer Outdoor Bash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 20, with a cookout fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pukall Lumber Company on Highway 70 East in Arbor Vitae. The fundraiser is for the Lakeland Area Boy Scout Troop. 
  • Enjoy a peaceful afternoon at Seasons of Life Garden with raffles, music, refreshments, finger sandwiches and sweets.
  • Red meat allergy ticks on the move north
    As we continue our battle against the infamous deer tick on the northern front, another enemy emerges from the south, and it wears a white dot on its back. According to several news sources, the lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), typically found in the southeastern and eastern part of the United States, was recently sighted in Eau Claire County. With fears of Lyme disease continually looming over our outdoor activities, it seems we now have yet another adversary crawling its way north, bringing with it an ability to cause a bizarre allergy to red meat. (Subscriber Access)
  • Many Northwoods children of all ages have been in need of out of home foster care in recent years, an ongoing trend counties continue to deal with.

    To balance offset and in-the-red budgets, some grants and community members are stepping forward to aid the kids in need and the families who have taken on welcoming those kids into their homes.  (Subscriber Access)
  • The 10th annual Bear Cupboard Run (BCR), Lakeland Pantry’s largest yearly fundraiser, will be held on Saturday morning, July 20 with race activities centered around Minocqua’s Torpy Park. 
  • The Boulder Junction Lions Club 23rd annual Cash Raffle takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 20 at the Boulder Junction Community Center. Tickets cost $50. The raffle is limited to 250 tickets. A cash prize is awarded every 10 drawings with a grand prize of $5,000.
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