Calendar of Events

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Knowledge at Noon: Lake Science, The Coloring Book 12:00 pm
Knowledge at Noon: Lake Science, The Coloring Book
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Knowledge at Noon: Lake Science, The Coloring Book @ Manitowish Waters Frank B. Koller Memorial Library
Join Ted Rulseh, writer of Lakeland Time’s “The Lake Where You Live” column, and Emily Heald, Water Program Coordinator for the Discovery Center, as they guide you through the depths of lake science. They will…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
Realities of Immigration Today 4:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today @ Iron County Courthouse in Hurley.
 This course is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of contemporary immigration developments and policies. Participants will learn about global demographic changes that influence the flow of migration in the developed and developing…
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Mercer Town Board Meeting 5:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion 7:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
AA Meeting - Open Discussion @ Mercer Public LIbrary
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only…
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Cinco de Walleye Weekend 4:00 pm
Cinco de Walleye Weekend
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – May 5 @ 9:00 pm
Cinco de Walleye Weekend @ The Pines Restaurant & Beer Garden
Special Shirts for Sale, Snacks, Door Prizes, and Great Music. Corey Carlson on Friday Night (6:30-9:30pm), Brothers Burn on Saturday Night (7:30-10:30pm), and Chris Skinner on Sunday Night (5-8pm).  
A Weekend of Fun at the Heart
A Weekend of Fun at the Heart
May 3 – May 5 all-day
A Weekend of Fun at the Heart @ Heart of the North
Friday, May 3 Fish Fry All Day, 6-9 Music by Don Dugan, Every Fish Fry qualifies you to be entered into the Summer Fish Fry Drawing – one person will win a Free Fish Fry…
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center 9:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center
May 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center @ Mercer Senior Center
Cribbage is played each Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please contact Dorothy Wahner (715-476-0430) or Judy Bugni (715-476-3511) if you are interested in joining us.
First Friday Movie ~ “BIG” 7:00 pm
First Friday Movie ~ “BIG”
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
First Friday Movie ~ "BIG" @ Historic Ironwood Theatre
Big is a classic 1988 American comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Tom Hanks as Josh Baskin, a young boy who more than anything else, wants to be “big”. That’s the wish he makes at an odd-looking amusement pier fortunetelling…
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Derby Day at Lazy Ace
Derby Day at Lazy Ace
May 4 all-day
Derby Day at Lazy Ace @ Lazy Ace Saloon
Saturday Derby Day at Lazy Ace Specialty Drinks: Kentucky Bourbon Flights (3 Kentucky Bourbons), Min Juleps, Kentucky Mule & Bourbon Old Fashion Food Special: Our Version of the original “Hot Brown” Sandwich created in Louisville,…
Derby Party
Derby Party
May 4 all-day
Derby Party @ Eunica's Beaver Lodge
Did you know that Donerail won the 1913 Derby at odds of 99-1 so any horse could bring home the Roses! Soft opening on Friday Poker Game at Noon Saturday Hand Picked Bluegrass starting at…
Sexual Assault Awareness Month COLOR RUN/WALK Around Sunday Lake 8:00 am
Sexual Assault Awareness Month COLOR RUN/WALK Around Sunday Lake
May 4 @ 8:00 am
Sexual Assault Awareness Month COLOR RUN/WALK Around Sunday Lake @ Wakefield VFW
Pre-Registration $25,   (Due April 24th)   Registration: VFW Lounge Pancake Breakfast (included with the registration price) and Raffles: VFW Hall Wakefield MI, 49968 Includes T-Shirt, Color Packet and Pancake Breakfast ** Day of $30 – No…
Beginner’s Watercolor Painting – Northwoods Landscapes 10:00 am
Beginner’s Watercolor Painting – Northwoods Landscapes
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Beginner’s Watercolor Painting – Northwoods Landscapes @ LOLA Center for the Arts
Sat., May 4 or Sat., June 22       10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $45.00 Adults & Teens           All materials included.           No experience necessary. Dress for a fun mess! Deadline for payment/registration:  April 27 for May 4…
Community Pickleball Paddlers 2:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers @ Mercer School Gym
Cinco De Mayo at Snow’s 8:54 pm
Cinco De Mayo at Snow’s
May 4 @ 8:54 pm – 9:54 pm
Cinco De Mayo at Snow's
Made to Order Tacos with Special Made-in-House Taco Meat in Celebration of Cinco de Mayo.
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Cinco de Mayo at Lazy Ace
Cinco de Mayo at Lazy Ace
May 5 all-day
Cinco de Mayo at Lazy Ace @ Lazy Ace Saloon
Cinco de Mayo at Lazy Ace Come in for a Chance to Win a Gift Certificate Specialty Drinks:Margaritas, Mexican Mule, Paloma, Mexican Bulldog Food Specials: BBQ Pork Nachos, Margarita Pizza, Homemade Beef or Chicken Tacos…
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible 2:00 pm
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible @ Lakeside Center Commons 1st Floor, Lakeside Center - Nicolet Theatre
The Village of Salem is run wild with tales of witchcraft. Deep-seated jealousies, lust, and greed are bubbling to the surface from the heat of each neighbor’s exaggerated accusations. Revenge has replaced reason; mere rumors…
IAS Band – Spring 2019 Concert 3:00 pm
IAS Band – Spring 2019 Concert
May 5 @ 3:00 pm
IAS Band - Spring 2019 Concert @ Historic Ironwood Theatre
The bands are coming. Ironwood Area School’s bands will perform their spring concert on the Ironwood Theatre stage. These young and talented musicians from Luther L. Wright will once again treat audiences to the excellent…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
MECCA Ski Club meetings 6:00 pm
MECCA Ski Club meetings
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MECCA Ski Club meetings @ The Chalet
The MECCA Ski Club holds its monthly meeting on the first Monday of the month at the chalet (except holidays). New members are always welcome. Trail conditions and improvement projects are discussed.
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Mercer Tai Chi Classes 9:00 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes @ Community Center
The classes are held on a donation basis. Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that tie. Also bring a water bottle. Tai Chi exercise involves slow, smooth, continual movements which help the practitioner develop strength…
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones
May 6 @ 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones @ Community Center
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones classes resume on Jan. 7, 2018. Class times are as follows: 10:30, 1:00 and 5:00 at the Mercer Community Center.  All equipment is provided.  Come and join the fun.   In…
HouseWorks: Plumbing & Septic 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Plumbing & Septic
May 6 @ 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Plumbing & Septic @ Mercer Public Library
Understanding your home’s systems can save you and your contractors a lot of hassle. The Mercer Library will host Rob Schmidt of Schmidt & Sons for a program on understanding plumbing and septic systems on…
Bird Club “Coopers Hawk” Presentation 6:00 pm
Bird Club “Coopers Hawk” Presentation
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bird Club “Coopers Hawk” Presentation @ Discovery Center main lodge
Join our Bird Club for an evening presentation on Coopers hawks by Dr. Robert Rosenfeld, UWSP. All welcome. Program held at North Lakeland Discovery Center main lodge
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Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage 2:00 pm
Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage @ Mercer Library
The 40 mile portage from the mouth of the Montreal River to Long Lake in Iron County was named the Flambeau Trail by the French fur traders. For 100’s of generations diverse communities relied on…
Tech Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tech Tuesday
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tech Tuesday @ Mercer Library
One-on-one technology help with library director Teresa Schmidt twice a month on Tuesdays at 2-4 p.m. Drop in for help with basic problems and skill building. If those times aren’t convenient for you, call the…
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“Extending the Garden Season” with Darrin Kimbler, Iron County UW-Extension 12:30 pm
“Extending the Garden Season” with Darrin Kimbler, Iron County UW-Extension
May 8 @ 12:30 pm
"Extending the Garden Season" with Darrin Kimbler, Iron County UW-Extension @ Mercer Public Library
 The Mercer Library will host UW-Extension horticulture and agriculture educator Darrin Kimbler for a program on “Extending the Garden Season” on Wednesday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m. All Northwoods gardeners know the frustrations of northern…
Book Club: Dog Stars by Peter Heller 1:00 pm
Book Club: Dog Stars by Peter Heller
May 8 @ 1:00 pm
Book Club: Dog Stars by Peter Heller @ Mercer Public Library
 Mercer Book Club will discuss Dog Stars by Peter Heller. Copies of the book are available at the library. New members always welcome. For more information, call 715-476-2366 or visit www.mercerpubliclibrary.org.
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
Realities of Immigration Today 4:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today @ Iron County Courthouse in Hurley.
 This course is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of contemporary immigration developments and policies. Participants will learn about global demographic changes that influence the flow of migration in the developed and developing…
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AA Meeting – Open Discussion 7:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion
May 9 @ 7:30 pm
AA Meeting - Open Discussion @ Mercer Public LIbrary
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only…
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Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing 8:00 am
Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mother's Day Flower Basket Drawing
Every mother can enter to win a free flower basket on May 10, 11 and 12th.  
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center 9:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center
May 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center @ Mercer Senior Center
Cribbage is played each Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please contact Dorothy Wahner (715-476-0430) or Judy Bugni (715-476-3511) if you are interested in joining us.
Mail Chimp and Other Email List Services Class 11:00 am
Mail Chimp and Other Email List Services Class
May 10 @ 11:00 am
Mail Chimp and Other Email List Services Class @ Mercer Public Library
 Are you spending too much time organizing the email list for your business or organization? Want to allow more than one person to manage your email communications? Mail Chimp might be the answer you’re looking…
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Red Bull 400
Red Bull 400
May 11 all-day
Red Bull 400 @ Copper Peak
Last year, Red Bull 400 invigorated Copper Peak, the iconic Ski Flying hill and Recreation Center in Ironwood, Michigan bringing to town the first international competition since 1994. Building upon the inaugural success, the world’s…
Spring Wellness Expo ” Healthy Choices for Superior Living” 7:00 am
Spring Wellness Expo ” Healthy Choices for Superior Living”
May 11 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Co-Sponsored by: Iron County Farmers Market & Hurley Lioness Club Find out what’s available at your local Farmers Markets!  WHY buy locally produced foods? ADULTS- Visit the Iron County Farmers Market Info Table & JOIN…
Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing 8:00 am
Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mother's Day Flower Basket Drawing
Every mother can enter to win a free flower basket on May 10, 11 and 12th.  
Basket Weaving – Northern Nights Market Basket 10:00 am
Basket Weaving – Northern Nights Market Basket
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Basket Weaving – Northern Nights Market Basket @ LOLA Center for the Arts
Learn traditional basket weaving techniques and make the northern Nights market basket! Saturday, May 11, 2019        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.          $55.00 Adults & Teens 16+ All materials supplied to make this basket, plus use…
Garden Workshop – Extend Your Growing Season and Explore Micro-Greens 10:00 am
Garden Workshop – Extend Your Growing Season and Explore Micro-Greens
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Garden Workshop – Extend Your Growing Season and Explore Micro-Greens @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Would you like fresh, local micro-greens, spinach, lettuce or herbs in February? What seems impossible becomes reality with the use of indoor passive solar growing spaces, cold frames, DIY hydroponic systems, and high tunnels. This…
Community Pickleball Paddlers 2:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers @ Mercer School Gym
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Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing 8:00 am
Mother’s Day Flower Basket Drawing
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mother's Day Flower Basket Drawing
Every mother can enter to win a free flower basket on May 10, 11 and 12th.  
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible 2:00 pm
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Nicolet Players present The Crucible @ Lakeside Center Commons 1st Floor, Lakeside Center - Nicolet Theatre
The Village of Salem is run wild with tales of witchcraft. Deep-seated jealousies, lust, and greed are bubbling to the surface from the heat of each neighbor’s exaggerated accusations. Revenge has replaced reason; mere rumors…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
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Mercer Tai Chi Classes 9:00 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes @ Community Center
The classes are held on a donation basis. Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that tie. Also bring a water bottle. Tai Chi exercise involves slow, smooth, continual movements which help the practitioner develop strength…
“Parliamentary Survival” with Robert Workinger 10:00 am
“Parliamentary Survival” with Robert Workinger
May 13 @ 10:00 am
"Parliamentary Survival" with Robert Workinger @ Mercer Public Library
 What do you need to know to survive a public meeting? Parliamentarian Robert Workinger will present a free workshop on parliamentary procedures for board members and interested citizens. Learn the definitions of important parliamentary terms,…
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones
May 13 @ 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones @ Community Center
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones classes resume on Jan. 7, 2018. Class times are as follows: 10:30, 1:00 and 5:00 at the Mercer Community Center.  All equipment is provided.  Come and join the fun.   In…
Customer Service & Hospitality Coaching Program 5:00 pm
Customer Service & Hospitality Coaching Program
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – May 14 @ 9:00 am
Customer Service & Hospitality Coaching Program @ Great Northern Hotel & Sharon's Coffee Co.
The Hurley, Mercer and Manitowish Waters Chamber offices and Regional Tourism Specialist, Jeff Anderson are co-hosting two customer service programs. The first will be held on May 13 at 5pm at the Great Northern Hotel…
HouseWorks: Electrical systems 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Electrical systems
May 13 @ 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Electrical systems @ Mercer Public Library
Understanding your home’s systems can save you and your contractors a lot of hassle. The Mercer Library will host Pete Wetzler of Williams Electric for a program on understanding your electrical systems on Monday, May…
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training 6:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training | Monday May 13 and May 20 | 6-8 PM Bats in Wisconsin are under threat of White Nose Syndrome. Learn how to be a part of our Acoustic Bat Monitoring…
Mercer Public Library Board of Trustees regular meeting 6:00 pm
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Friends of the Mercer Library regular meeting 10:00 am
Friends of the Mercer Library regular meeting
May 14 @ 10:00 am
Friends of the Mercer Library regular meeting
New members and volunteers always welcome!
Helping Hands Day 10:00 am
Helping Hands Day
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Helping Hands Day @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Volunteers and community groups are invited to join Discovery Center Staff in cleaning up the grounds, prepping gardens and trails, and doing a bit of spring cleaning. There are indoor and outdoor options for helping…
Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage 2:00 pm
Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fe University presents Exploring and Documenting the Flambeau Trail and Turtle Portage @ Mercer Library
The 40 mile portage from the mouth of the Montreal River to Long Lake in Iron County was named the Flambeau Trail by the French fur traders. For 100’s of generations diverse communities relied on…
Tech Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tech Tuesday
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tech Tuesday @ Mercer Library
One-on-one technology help with library director Teresa Schmidt twice a month on Tuesdays at 2-4 p.m. Drop in for help with basic problems and skill building. If those times aren’t convenient for you, call the…
Acoustic Bat Monitor Refresher 6:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Refresher
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Refresher @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Already trained on the Acoustic Bat Monitoring equipment but would like a refresher of how to use the equipment before the survey season starts? This is the program for you! Registration required by May 12.…
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Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau 10:00 am
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau @ Mercer Library
I hope that students will come to have a greater perception of and empathy for people of differing racial/cultural backgrounds with a view toward bringing about a better understanding and acceptance of others and differing…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
Realities of Immigration Today 4:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today
May 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Realities of Immigration Today @ Iron County Courthouse in Hurley.
 This course is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of contemporary immigration developments and policies. Participants will learn about global demographic changes that influence the flow of migration in the developed and developing…
Live After 5 & A Night for Claire ~ the Heart of the North 5:00 pm
Live After 5 & A Night for Claire ~ the Heart of the North
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live After 5 & A Night for Claire ~ the Heart of the North @ Heart of the North
This past winter was a little rough on Claire d’Loon. Our 16 foot, 2000 pound, loon needs some restoration work and paint. We’re starting a fundraising campaign to make Claire picture perfect. The next Chamber…
France – A Travelogue by the AP History Class 5:30 pm
France – A Travelogue by the AP History Class
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
France – A Travelogue by the AP History Class @ Mercer School
The students will show pictures from their trip to France.  Desserts served.  
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Associated Bank “Bake Sale” 9:00 am
Associated Bank “Bake Sale”
May 16 @ 9:00 am – May 17 @ 4:00 pm
Associated Bank "Bake Sale"
All proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Bid on our Silent Auction going on the month of May. Stop by and enjoy the day!
PowerPoint Class 11:00 am
PowerPoint Class
May 16 @ 11:00 am
PowerPoint Class
 PowerPoint is the go-to program for program for creating presentations, slideshows, and even large-scale simple posters. If you’ve never used PowerPoint, though, it can be a bit intimidating to get started. Learn the basics at…
Mercer Town Board Meeting 5:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion 7:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
AA Meeting - Open Discussion @ Mercer Public LIbrary
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only…
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Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center 9:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center @ Mercer Senior Center
Cribbage is played each Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please contact Dorothy Wahner (715-476-0430) or Judy Bugni (715-476-3511) if you are interested in joining us.
Wild mushrooms with Tavis Lynch 1:00 pm
Wild mushrooms with Tavis Lynch
May 17 @ 1:00 pm
Wild mushrooms with Tavis Lynch @ Mercer Public Library
 Wisconsin’s woods are home to a huge variety of wild mushrooms, but do you know which ones to avoid? Tavis Lynch will present a free program on “Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northwoods” at the Mercer…
“Better Angels” – documentary screening 7:30 pm
“Better Angels” – documentary screening
May 17 @ 7:30 pm
"Better Angels" - documentary screening @ Mercer Public Library
The Mercer Public Library and Fe University will present a free screening of the documentary “Better Angels: Reuniting America.” This documentary discusses the red/blue divide facing America and the work of the nonprofit Better Angels…
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CPR Training 9:00 am
CPR Training
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CPR Training @ Mercer School
MECCA X-Country Ski Club is holding a CPR Training Class on Saturday, May 18 from 9am-Noon at Mercer School. All interested Chamber members and volunteers are invited at no charge, but the class is limited…
Heart of The North Poker Run 10:00 am
Heart of The North Poker Run
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Heart of The North Poker Run
Sign up at 10am, leaving at 11am.  Starts at Heart of the North.
Wood Burning 101 10:00 am
Wood Burning 101
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wood Burning 101 @ LOLA Center for the Arts
Join lola’s creative crew for a fun class in basic wood burning! Saturday, May 18, 2019         10:00 a.m. – 1:00  p.m. Adults                $45.00 All materials supplied. Students bring their own wood burners if you…
Community Pickleball Paddlers 2:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers @ Mercer School Gym
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6th Annual Taste of the Northwoods 11:00 am
6th Annual Taste of the Northwoods
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
6th Annual Taste of the Northwoods @ Mercer Community Center
Enjoy tasty appetizers, entrees, and desserts prepared by many of our great area dining establishments and businesses. Sample the dishes, meet the chefs, and learn about their establishments.   Sponsored by Mercer Education Foundation. Enjoy…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
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Mercer Tai Chi Classes 9:00 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes @ Community Center
The classes are held on a donation basis. Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that tie. Also bring a water bottle. Tai Chi exercise involves slow, smooth, continual movements which help the practitioner develop strength…
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones
May 20 @ 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones @ Community Center
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones classes resume on Jan. 7, 2018. Class times are as follows: 10:30, 1:00 and 5:00 at the Mercer Community Center.  All equipment is provided.  Come and join the fun.   In…
HouseWorks: Appliances 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Appliances
May 20 @ 5:00 pm
HouseWorks: Appliances @ Mercer Public Library
Understanding your home’s systems can save you and your contractors a lot of hassle. The Mercer Library will host Joshua Cullen of Plumbline Construction for a program on understanding home construction and remodeling on Monday,…
Mercer School Board Meeting 5:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training 6:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Acoustic Bat Monitor Training | Monday May 13 and May 20 | 6-8 PM Bats in Wisconsin are under threat of White Nose Syndrome. Learn how to be a part of our Acoustic Bat Monitoring…
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Chamber Board Meeting 8:30 am
ADRC Caregivers’ Resource program 10:00 am
ADRC Caregivers’ Resource program
May 21 @ 10:00 am
ADRC Caregivers' Resource program @ Mercer Public Library
 Trista Olson from the Iron County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) will present a program on the many resources available those caring for a loved one with a disability or illness. For more information,…
Tech Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tech Tuesday
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tech Tuesday @ Mercer Library
One-on-one technology help with library director Teresa Schmidt twice a month on Tuesdays at 2-4 p.m. Drop in for help with basic problems and skill building. If those times aren’t convenient for you, call the…
Movie Night at the Library 6:30 pm
Movie Night at the Library
May 21 @ 6:30 pm
Movie Night at the Library
 Join the library for a free monthly movie night. Stay tuned for information on the movie title. For more information, call 715-476-2366 or visit www.mercerpubliclibrary.org.
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Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau 10:00 am
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau @ Mercer Library
I hope that students will come to have a greater perception of and empathy for people of differing racial/cultural backgrounds with a view toward bringing about a better understanding and acceptance of others and differing…
Business Bites: Where is the Best Place to Advertise? 12:00 pm
Business Bites: Where is the Best Place to Advertise?
May 22 @ 12:00 pm
Business Bites: Where is the Best Place to Advertise? @ Mercer Community Center
Nick Ryan of Nick Ryan Communications in Wausau will share ideas for small business advertising strategies.  What works? Newspaper, radio, television, fliers, brochures, and more. “Business Bites” is a lunch program series for business owners…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
Celebrating Manitowish Waters Leaders of Historic Preservation and Discovering our Unique Environmental Legacy 5:30 pm
Celebrating Manitowish Waters Leaders of Historic Preservation and Discovering our Unique Environmental Legacy
May 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrating Manitowish Waters Leaders of Historic Preservation and Discovering our Unique Environmental Legacy @ North Lakeland Discovery Center
Join us in honoring the men and women who have preserved the history of Manitowish Waters, and explore the town’s earliest pioneers. The community members honored will be inducted into the Manitowish Waters Leaders of…
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Memorial Day ATV/UTV Poker Run 12:00 pm
Memorial Day ATV/UTV Poker Run
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – May 26 @ 6:00 pm
Memorial Day ATV/UTV Poker Run @ Iron County, WI
Come to Hurley for the LARGEST parade of ATV/UTVs you have seen. Ride the trails. Participate in the Poker Run and other events. Attempt the INFAMOUS Mud Pit. Poker Run begins Thursday, May 23 must…
Grown-Up Story Hour 6:00 pm
Grown-Up Story Hour
May 23 @ 6:00 pm
Grown-Up Story Hour @ Liberty Way Tap House
 Why should kids have all the fun? Join the library for Grown-Up Story Hour at the Liberty Way Tap House. You sit back and enjoy a beverage or two, we’ll read you some short stories…
AA Meeting – Open Discussion 7:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion
May 23 @ 7:30 pm
AA Meeting - Open Discussion @ Mercer Public LIbrary
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only…
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Flambeau River Canoe Trip 8:00 am
Flambeau River Canoe Trip
May 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Flambeau River Canoe Trip
Join us for an exciting paddle on the beautiful and wild Flambeau River. We will canoe through mixed hardwood and pine backcountry while looking for wildlife and navigating a few class I and class II…
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center 9:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center @ Mercer Senior Center
Cribbage is played each Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please contact Dorothy Wahner (715-476-0430) or Judy Bugni (715-476-3511) if you are interested in joining us.
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French Toast Breakfast 7:30 am
French Toast Breakfast
May 25 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
French Toast Breakfast @ Mercer School Cafeteria
Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 424 (Mercer & Manitowish Waters)    Serving from 7:30-11am (carry-outs available) Menu consists of Betty’s Deluxe French Toast, Traditional French Toast, Sausage, Coffee, Tea, Juice and Water Proceeds…
Birding and Digiscope Photography 9:00 am
Birding and Digiscope Photography
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birding and Digiscope Photography
In mid-May, thousands of migratory birds return to the Northwoods. There are many wonderful places to view and photograph birds, and Powell Marsh near Manitowish Waters is one of the best locations in the area.…
Summer Launch & LOLA Arty Party 10:00 am
Summer Launch & LOLA Arty Party
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Summer Launch & LOLA Arty Party
Kick off the summer with art! play, create and have some fun with a variety of art materials. JOIN LOLA ON SATURDAY, MAY 25 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 Did you ever just want to try…
Community Pickleball Paddlers 2:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Pickleball Paddlers @ Mercer School Gym
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Plant Sale 10:00 am
Plant Sale
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Plant Sale @ Town of Sherman Pavilion (Springstead)
Over 30 varieties of native Wisconsin plants plus various hybrid plants to beautify your garden! All proceeds to benefit the Town of Sherman Fire Department & First Responders
Mercer High School Graduation 12:30 pm
Mercer Dusty Loons ATV Fire Ring Raffle 2:00 pm
Mercer Dusty Loons ATV Fire Ring Raffle
May 26 @ 2:00 pm
Mercer Dusty Loons ATV Fire Ring Raffle @ Lazy Ace Saloon
Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
The Big Event: Nature’s Garden Party 4:30 pm
The Big Event: Nature’s Garden Party
May 26 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Big Event: Nature’s Garden Party @ North Lakeland Discovery Center.
You are invited to kick off the summer season in style at the Discovery Center where you’ll enjoy socializing during appetizers and cocktails on the patio by the lake, silent auction items, a beautiful meal…
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Mercer Tai Chi Classes 9:00 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Mercer Tai Chi Classes @ Community Center
The classes are held on a donation basis. Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that tie. Also bring a water bottle. Tai Chi exercise involves slow, smooth, continual movements which help the practitioner develop strength…
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones
May 27 @ 10:30 am
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones @ Community Center
Mercer Health and Wellness Strong Bones classes resume on Jan. 7, 2018. Class times are as follows: 10:30, 1:00 and 5:00 at the Mercer Community Center.  All equipment is provided.  Come and join the fun.   In…
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Sign Language 1:30 pm
Sign Language
May 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sign Language @ Mercer Public Library
Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language, beginning with the manual alphabet.  Students will also increase sign language vocabulary along with knowledge of grammatical structure.  Students will be able to hold basic conversations…
Tech Tuesday 2:00 pm
Tech Tuesday
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tech Tuesday @ Mercer Library
One-on-one technology help with library director Teresa Schmidt twice a month on Tuesdays at 2-4 p.m. Drop in for help with basic problems and skill building. If those times aren’t convenient for you, call the…
From Milwaukee to Milan and back again with Tom Cottam – Armchair travel 4:30 pm
From Milwaukee to Milan and back again with Tom Cottam – Armchair travel
May 28 @ 4:30 pm
From Milwaukee to Milan and back again with Tom Cottam - Armchair travel
 Join us on May 28th at 4:30 pm when we welcome Tommy Cottam for “From Milwaukee to Milan and Back Again,” the latest presentation in our “Armchair Travel Series.” Tommy will share his cultural observations…
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Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau 10:00 am
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where Two Worlds Meet: Lac du Flambeau @ Mercer Library
I hope that students will come to have a greater perception of and empathy for people of differing racial/cultural backgrounds with a view toward bringing about a better understanding and acceptance of others and differing…
Mercer Community Pickleball 3:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mercer Community Pickleball
 
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Sign Language 1:30 pm
Sign Language
May 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sign Language @ Mercer Public Library
Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language, beginning with the manual alphabet.  Students will also increase sign language vocabulary along with knowledge of grammatical structure.  Students will be able to hold basic conversations…
AA Meeting – Open Discussion 7:30 pm
AA Meeting – Open Discussion
May 30 @ 7:30 pm
AA Meeting - Open Discussion @ Mercer Public LIbrary
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only…
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15th Annual Northwoods Birding Festival
15th Annual Northwoods Birding Festival
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
15th Annual Northwoods Birding Festival
The Northwoods Birding Festival is an opportunity for bird enthusiasts of all levels to celebrate birds while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow birders in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin. Participate in sunrise warbler walks, enjoy…
BAHS Dance Studio Showcase 2019
BAHS Dance Studio Showcase 2019
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
BAHS Dance Studio Showcase 2019 @ Historic Ironwood Theatre
Bethany Ann Hellen Studios Season 7 Dance Showcase Join us for our 7th annual dance showcase. Two night extravaganza – Friday May 31 and Saturday June 1. Our students have been working hard all season…
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center 9:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center
May 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Cribbage at the Mercer Senior Center @ Mercer Senior Center
Cribbage is played each Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please contact Dorothy Wahner (715-476-0430) or Judy Bugni (715-476-3511) if you are interested in joining us.
Cooking Class – Thai Cooking with Chef Mike McAdams 10:00 am
Cooking Class – Thai Cooking with Chef Mike McAdams
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cooking Class – Thai Cooking with Chef Mike McAdams @ LOLA Center for the Arts
Chef mike mcadams is back in the lola kitchen and he’s cooking up Thai food! Friday, May 31, 2019     10:00 – Noon     $45.00      LOLA Center for the Arts. Deadline for payment/registration: …

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