Community Events

September 15, 2015 - December 1, 2016
6:30pm - 8:00pm
600 7th Street, Port Edwards, WI

DivorceCare Weekly Seminar/Support Group Every Tuesday, 6:30pm at 600 7th Street in Port Edwards NEW SESSION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 15-DECEMBER 1 Call 887-3565 for more information. DivorceCare features nationally recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Seminar sessions include �Facing Your Anger�, �Facing Your Loneliness�, �Depression�, �New Relationships�, KidCare� and �Forgiveness�.

November 25, 2015 - November 25, 2015
11:00AM - 4:00PM

Give with meaning by donating blood in the weeks around the holidays. Patients don�t get a holiday from needing blood and your donation can potentially save up to three lives. The need is constant for donors of all blood types. Make an appointment to give on Wednesday, November 25 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at SPASH by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

November 26, 2015 - November 26, 2015
11:00 - 2:00
St Bronislava Catholic Church, 3200 Plover Rd, Plover

The 32nd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Nov. 26th at St Bronislava Church. The dinner is open to all Portage Cty residents and free of charge. To volunteer for driving meals call Good Shepherd Lutheran church at 715-341-6122 or to help at the event go to

November 26, 2015 - November 26, 2015
11:00 - 2:00
St Bronislava, 3200 Plover Rd, Plover

The 32nd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Nov 26th. It is open to all Portage Cty residents and free of charge. To volunteer for driving meals to residents call Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 715-341-6122 or go to to help at the event

November 26, 2015 - November 26, 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
n10399 Cty Rd D Birnamwood, Wi 54414

No one should spend this holiday alone. If you don't have family, come join ours! We invite you to a free Thanksgiving dinner held at the Church of the Nazarene south of Mattoon on County Rd D. Please RSVP Kathleen @ 715-489-3224 to let us know you're coming. We hope to see you there!

November 26, 2015 - November 26, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 406 Grant Street, Wausau, WI

I am writing on behalf of The 46th Annual Friends Thanksgiving Dinner. You might have been contacted in the past by Joan Kuehl, whose tireless work has been nothing short of amazing. I am coordinating the dinner this year, picking up where she left off. In any case, as we get to our final preparations, we would welcome your assistance in providing information to your listeners who might be in need of our services: The Friends Thanksgiving Dinner offers a free traditional thanksgiving meal--turkey, stuffing and all the fixings--as both a sit down meal and delivery for those unable to attend. While many who have enjoyed The Friends Thanksgiving Dinner over the years are either unable or cannot afford to cook a full thanksgiving meal, all are welcome--there are no eligibility requirements. DETAILS FOR SIT DOWN MEAL: When: Thursday, November 26, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m. Where: First Presbyterian Church, 406 Grant Street, Wausau, WI *No Reservation Necessary for the Sit-Down Meal Details for Home Delivery: When: Meals will arrive Thursday, November 26, 2015, between 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. How to Order: Call 715-302-2832, between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. *until November 24, 2015* Please note: reservations close at 6:00 p.m. November 24, 2015. Please do not contact First Presbyterian Church directly.

December 5, 2015
Stevens Point YMCA

Join us for the 40th Annual Stevens Point Area YMCA's Frostbite Road Race and Winter Walk - Presented by Community First Bank on Saturday, December 5th at 12:00 PM! Choose between a chip timed 5 mile or 10 mile run, and a non-competitive 5 mile walk. Entry fees for the 5 mile run, 10 mile run and 5 mile walk are: $20 for individuals $18 for families of 3+ All registrations after Monday, November 30th at 8:00 PM will be $35 for individuals and $33 for families. FROSTBITE 5 & 10 MILE RUN AND 5 MILE WINTER WALK To Benefit the Stevens Point Area YMCA Youth Programs. Pre-registration and check-in takes place Friday, December 4th, from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM in the All Purpose Room at the Stevens Point Area YMCA. Race day registration and check-in between 9:00 AM and 11:30 AM in the All Purpose Room at the Stevens Point Area YMCA. Race day rules meeting will begin at 11:45 AM in the All Purpose Room. The 5 and 10 mile road races will start at 12:00 PM The 5 mile non-competitive walk will start at 12:01 PM Locker room facilities and showers are available for your convenience. Please bring your own lock and towel. WHERE Stevens Point Area YMCA 1000 Division St. Stevens Point, WI 54481 Events will start and finish on Franklin St. Course maps will be available at check-in and online at under the 'EVENTS' tab by November 1st. Runners and walkers can expect a fast course on flat, paved roads. ENTRY FEES $20 for individuals $18 for families of 3+ All registrations on or after Monday, November 30th will be an additional $15. Entry fee includes a commemorative long-sleeved dry-fit shirt, locker room facilities, unique event awards, camaraderie, good health and fun.

December 7, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481

The Central Wisconsin Children's Museum wants to be beneficial for every child, so we open the museum the 1st Monday of each month from 5-7 pm exclusively for families that have children with exceptional needs, including autism . The museum is available for parents and children to play together in a "less overwhelming" atmosphere. This program is free no preregistration required.

January 16, 2016 - January 17, 2016
1001 Amber Ave, Stevens Point, wi 54482

FAMILY FUN AT ARCTIC RUN Saturday-Sunday, January 16-17, 2016 19th Arctic Run Model Railroad Show. A fun filled family event featuring activities for children as well as adults. Operating model train layouts, exhibitors, and vendors from throughout the upper Midwest will be on hand entertain, answer questions and sell you the latest in model railroading fun. Saturday, 9 AM � 5 PM, Sunday, 10 AM � 4 PM, Stevens Point Holiday Inn and Convention Center, 1001 Amber Avenue, Stevens Point. Adults $3.00, $2.00 age 11-16. Under 16 free. For information see, call Phil Gjevre (715) 341-8228 or email Or call Paul Clasen (715) 341-5253 or e-mail

January 22, 2016 - January 22, 2016
7:00pm - 10:30pm

Are you looking for a fun Friday night? Then check out our Passport to Paradise event at the new Sentry World facility in Stevens Point Friday, January 23rd from 7-10:30pm. For $25 you get a chance to win a large raffle item, a buffet of food, a live salsa band, fabulous silent auction items, and an opportunity to learn salsa dancing!