Northwoods News

Northwoods News

News, pictures and fun stuff from the Northwoods of Wisconsin,,,

They tell us spring is right around the corner, but there was some flakes in the air today!

We are currently closed. plotting and planning for spring and summer, recruiting summer staff, and spending some time with our family.

We hope to show you new products and services for summer in our next newsletter. Until then we will try to post weather and nature pictures on our Facebook page.

We wish you and your family a very Happy Easter.

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Events at the Forest Lake Country Store
These events will happen soon after we re-open. To reserve your seats call or email and your name and telephone number. We will return your call to get your credit card info for your reservation. Thanks,,,

Art and Wine night,,,
May 8th Watercolor and Wine! 6 PM
Wendy Powalisz will lead the group in a class of watercolor, enjoyed with a glass of red or white wine!
Seats are $35 each
Call the store with your name and number!
Reservations Required

Wine Tasting
May 2nd at 6 PM
Travis Noe from Jackson Wine Estates will join Nina Martin to present wines from Kendall Jackson and other wineries from this great portfolio.  Seats are $12 per person and limited to just 24 people. Call the store and leave your name and number. Reservations required

Ride with Leinie!!    Benefit for Wilderness Lakes Trails!!
June 24th
Long ride out at 11 AM,
Short ride out at 1 PM
Followed by Brat lunch and Dick Leinenkugel as the MC

Register soon to get your T shirt
CLICK HERE  for registration

CLICK HERE to look at the itineraries and day trips around Land O' Lakes. Wow your guests!

Neat things for fun and education,,,

St Albert Fish Fry Benefit
4355 County Road B Land O' Lakes WI
April 7th 6 PM - 7 PM

The meal offers deep-fried or broiled fish, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw and rye bread. Then there is a mountain of desserts donated by some of the best bakers in town!

Carry-out service is available. Milk, water and coffee is included with dinner. Beer and soda are available at additional cost. There will be silent auctions, bucket raffles, and free will offerings accepted at the Church. Cost is $12 per person, 12 years old and over. Children 6 – 11 years old are $6 each, under 6 is free.

The beneficiary is the Bill Spence family. Bill is a life-long resident of Phelps, WI.
Bill has been the owner of Spence Heating and Repair for the last eleven years. Last February, Bill was hospitalized for an extended time with pneumonia, which lead to other serious health problems. These health concerns have left him unable to work.

If you cannot attend the fish fry, St. Albert Church will accept tax deductible donations. Checks can be mailed to St. Albert Church PO Box 237 Land O’ Lakes WI 54540. Please mark you check memo line “Bill Spence Benefit”. Donations of products or coupons for services for the bucket raffle and silent auction are always welcome.

Land O' Lakes Arts
Contact LOLA for information about events, volunteering or donation opportunities:
Ph 715 547 3950
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LOLA Events   Looking ahead...

May 18 Summit Players Theatre
Shakespearean workshop
Held at Land O' Lakes Elementary Elementary

May 20 Basket Weaving Class w/ Dianne Mockler
Beginning Basket Class-Rustic Muffin Basket

May 23 Paper Making w/ Debbie Jircik
Paper Making Class-Introduction to Western Paper Making

CLICK HERE  to learn more,,,

Land O' Lakes Library - Serving kids from 6 to 96,,,
Questions on our services, please call us:
Ph 715 547 6006

Land O' Lakes Library Events
April 15th Easter Egg Hunt 10 AM
This Library sponsored event is held at the Land O' Lakes
Elementary School. All children are welcome, residents or children
visiting from elsewhere. The Egg Hunt is outside so please dress for the Wisconsin weather!

April 20 Friends of the Land O' Lakes LibraryMeeting 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Join our Friends of the Land O' Lakes Library, which meets each month on the third Thursday at the Library in the lower level.
Newcomers are always welcome to learn more or join the Friends of the Land O' Lakes library

April 20th Monthly Movie 1:00 PM
We are showing the movie: Hidden Figures;
The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.

Headwaters Food Pantry
6516 Olympic 76 Road
Land O' Lakes WI 54540
Serving families in Conover, Phelps and Land O' Lakes Wisconsi. First and third Wednesday of each month.
PH 715 547 3153

Food Pantry Wish List
Winter is always hardest for the food pantry.
Our needs are pretty constant.
Soaps; Laundry and dish detergent.
Toilet paper and paper towels.
Any dry foods are always welcome as well.

Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce
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Events around Boulder Junction
April 8 Boulder Junction Lioness Club Easter Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt 9 AM to 11 AM
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 AM-10 AM with
Egg Hunt following the breakfast.
For bunny believers, ages 8 & younger. This is a free family event held at the Boulder Junction Community Center.
Questions??? Contact: Ellen Murphy Blank, (715) 385-2605.

May 20th White Deer Triathalon
Race includes individual, two-person and relay teams
On the three-person relay team, each participant completes one leg of the race—paddling, biking or running—and the team members’ scores are then combined for the total team score.
Racers can also participate individually or in two-person teams (tandem paddling segment and individual biking and running segments; includes male/male, female/female and male/female divisions).
The 2017 White Deer Triathlon includes:
• A 3-K canoe/kayak/stand-up paddleboard course on Boulder Lake;
• A 22-K bike ride on Boulder Junction’s rustic roads; and
• A 6- run along scenic country roads and forest trails
Additional race information and registration links can be found on the Boulder Junction Chamber web site, click on their logo above.

Phelps Chamber of Commerce
Ph. 715-545-3800
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Events around Phelps

Maple Syrup Fest
April 1, 2017

An event so big Phelps has beennamed the Maple Sugar Capital of Wisconsin!

Visit a working Sugar Bush

Sample Maple Sugar treats

Maple Syrup judging!

Come to the Phelps School

A family friendly event!!!
Kids fro 3 to 93 will enjoy
Maple Syrup Fest

CLICK HERE  for more information

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