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Canning seminar slated at Demmer PDF Print E-mail

Edward Demmer Memorial Library in Three Lakes will hold a workshop on canning, freezing, dehydrating and pickling Wednesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the building.

The seminar will feature a question-and-answer session with Oneida County Family Living Agent Erica Brewster, who will talk about how to safely preserve garden produce. Opportunities for hands-on classes will also be discussed.

For more information visit the library at 6961 W. School St., at demmerlibrary.org or call (715) 546-3391.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:55 PM
 
Historical museum schedules Demo Day PDF Print E-mail

The Three Lakes Historical Museum will hold its annual Demonstration Day Wednesday, July 31, from 1 to 3 p.m.

This is a family event and will feature woodcarving and spinning demonstrations, churning and eating ice cream, horse rides and other events.

The Teaching Drum School also will instruct attendees on wilderness skills.

The museum is located at 1798 Huron St. behind the Demmer Library. For more information, call Joan at (715) 546-2295.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:55 PM
 
Legion plans chicken dinner

The Three Lakes American Legion will host a broasted chicken dinner Saturday, July 27, serving from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will include broasted chicken with all the trimmings, coffee and dessert for a cost of $8.

The Jim Pekol Trio will perform music

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:54 PM
 
Application period open for Leadership Oneida

The UW-Extension and the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce are now accepting applications for the 2013-’14 Leadership Oneida County program.

Leadership Oneida County is a nine-month program that cultivates and prepares leaders in Oneida County.  Upon graduation of the program, candidates will obtain an enhanced awareness of services and organizations within the county.

The program also seeks to reinforce the individual’s call to civic responsibility and citizen involvement.

Leadership Oneida County aims to inform community

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:54 PM
 
Bible school scheduled

Faith Lutheran Church ELCA in Three Lakes will offer Vacation Bible School for community children who are 3 years old through those entering sixth grade.

Bible School will take place Monday through Friday, Aug. 12-16, from 9 a.m. until noon.

At God’s Backyard Bible Camp, children will participate in large group activities, learn ways to serve others, and take part in crafts, snacks and games.

“During Backyard Bash, children will discover how much fun service can be and

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:53 PM
 
Community garden sets open house event Aug. 4

Three Lakes Community Garden will hold an open house Sunday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the garden on the west side of Three Lakes south of the town shops off Railroad Street.

The event is free of charge and the public is welcome to tour the garden plots, ask gardening questions of master gardeners and see the methods of gardening and the plants raised.

Participants also will be able to sample some treats made from the garden produce.

This is the fourth year of the community

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:53 PM
 
Friends of Demmer plan used book sale PDF Print E-mail

The Friends of Demmer Library will hold a used book sale Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to noon in the lower level of the library located on West School St. in Three Lakes.

Both hardcover and paperback books will be available for purchase.

The next general meeting will take place Monday, Aug. 5. Books will be sorted at 11:30 a.m., followed by a sack lunch at noon and a general meeting at 12:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in the Friends of the Demmer Library is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 4:53 PM
 
St. Germain street dances scheduled
Joan and Bill Peglow showed off their dance steps at the free street dance in Camp’s parking lot in St. Germain July 11  as Wolfman played a dance tune. The next street dances are scheduled July 18 and 25.                   —Photo By Wally Geist

Bruce Weber and Doug “Wolfman” Knapp sponsored the first free street dance of the season held in St. Germain Thursday, July 11, at the corner of highways 155 and 70.

Wolfman said, “I suggested to Bruce that we do something on the corner for the people of St. Germain and the visitors who come

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:45 PM
 
Concerts in the Park series to host GB’s Dance Band
GB’s Dance Band will perform at the Cy Williams Park gazebo next Tuesday as part of the Three Lakes Historical Society’s Concerts in the Park music series. A different musical act is featured each week at the park.                                          —Contributed Photo

GB’s Dance Band will be the fifth group in this summer’s Concerts in the Park series Tuesday, July 23, at Cy Williams Park in Three Lakes at 7 p.m.

Beginning in the mid-1920s, big band music emerged and came to dominate the American popular music scene through the 1940s, most notably during the World War II era.

GB’s Dance Band celebrates that history with their

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:41 PM
 
Bailey to present free genealogy workshop

A free genealogy workshop is scheduled Wednesday, July 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Edward U. Demmer Library.

The workshop will be presented by Robert Bailey, 66, who is retired after a stint in the U.S. Army that included Vietnam and working nearly 40 years at a major aerospace components company in Rockford, Ill.

He is married with two daughters and three grandchildren. At the urging of his wife, he started working on his family tree about seven years ago.

Starting with a coat-of-arms he had for the Bailey family, he determined through the Internet that his line

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:40 PM
 
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