Life is Outdoors in Mercer, Wisconsin
From the vast water wonderland of the 14,300 acre Turtle Flambeau Flowage to the far-reaching wilderness of the 74,500 acres of public forestland, Mercer offers authentic outdoor adventures that you will remember long after you’ve returned home.
Whether you choose to explore on snowmobile, ATV, car, camper, bike, boat, skis, or by foot, you are sure to discover the unending, unique fascination of the Northwoods.
Every season offers a new way to experience our natural beauty. The quiet of winter snow is broken by the sounds of spring peepers that fade as the loon’s calls fill the lakes in the summer. Finally, the woods explode in a riot of color in autumn and then the cycle begins again. That’s the beauty of Mercer. You can’t go wrong . . . life is outdoors.
Perfect for beginners or the seasoned yogi, this class provides a gentler and slower approach to your practice. Each class is unique sequence built on the basic principles of yoga including breath connection, proper alignment of yoga poses, building strength and increasing flexibility. This slower flow will maximize your body’s true potential and leave you feeling stretched and relaxed!
Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fete de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries.
To learn more go to: makemusicday.org
Groundhog Day, 1993, rated PG, 1 hour 41 minutes
Join the library for an outdoor movie night. Movie starts at 8:15 p.m. Water and popcorn will be provided. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and plenty of bug spray!
The Mercer Public Library offers one-on-one technology assistance on “Tech Tuesday.” FREE 30-60 minute appointments for help with your laptop, smartphone, tablet, e-reader, or other tech device are available on most Tuesdays and on other days as necessary. This service is open to any residents, visitors, or property owners in Mercer or to library cardholders from any library in the Northern Waters Library Network area, including Iron and Vilas Counties. Call the library at 715-476-2366 for more information or to set up an appointment.
Do you have chronic pain or tension within the body? Find yourself favoring or over compensating on one side? Do you struggle with your posture? Have you endured a traumatic injury or surgery? Is the mind and body disconnected at times? Somatic movement will help increase mobility, reduce pain, realign the body and reestablish the mind muscle connection. When we slow down and experience movement and breath, we re-education the muscle movement within the body. The majority of the movement is done seated on the floor, in a chair, laying down, or against a wall, with support. This practice is for EVERYONE, stimulating the brain and body, allowing you to age successfully, avoiding the aging breakdown of the body.