Monday Classes

Classes with maximum limits are filled in the order they are received. You will be notified if a class you registered for is already full.

Rhinelander Area Community Garden Tour

Tom Jerow
September 10
9:30 am

Rhinelander Area
Community Garden
Host: Pat Zatopa

715.282.6925 Cell 715.360.2936

Tour the Rhinelander Area Community Garden with a Master Gardener Volunteer. The tour will feature sustainable gardening techniques including drip irrigation, pollinator- friendly plantings, composting, no-till gardening and more. Ergonomically designed garden tools and gardening techniques for people of varying abilities and ages will be demonstrated. Learn how to adapt these ideas for your home garden. Volunteer gardeners will be harvesting produce to deliver to the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry fresh that day.


Better Balance for Seniors Through Tai Chi

Karen Fiocchi
Choose one of two sessions:

• September 10, 12:30 pm (FULL)

• September 24, 12:30 pm YMCA of the Northwoods Host: Chris and Jane Sharkey 715.369.1117 Cell 719.216.2127 (FULL)

Karen Fiocchi is a Certified Better Balance Trainer. Older adults overcome the fear of falling and fall less when they live stronger, healthier, more independent lives. Participants will increase their self-confidence, gain a sense of achievement, and improve their well-being in a safe environment. This class focuses on improving functional ability, especially balance, to reduce fall-related risks and fall frequency. We will offer this class on two separate dates; please sign up for only one date. Maximum: 20


Current Events

Michael Shores, Pete Day, Char Schneider
September 17
October 1, 15, 29
November 12, 26
December 10
9:30 am

Oneida County Senior Center
Host: Rita Shores

Discussing current events does not have to be stressful because we focus on things not blaring from the headlines. We examine trends, the less covered stories, news closer to home, and sometimes the odd and humorous. More and more the heart of this class is the articles brought by our attendees. We discuss all the news that fits into our two hours every other week. Maximum: 30

31st Annual Northern National Art Competition Exhibit

Katy Ralph
Choose one of two sessions:

• Monday, October 8, 1 pm

• Thursday, October 11, 1 pm Nicolet College
Northwoods Center, Room 210
Host: Brenda Peltier 715.365.4491 Cell 651.226.9700

Join Katy Ralph, Nicolet College Art Gallery Director, as she guides us through an exhibit of one of the premiere art competitions in the state. The show will feature artists from coast to coast, including many from our local area. Come with curiosity, leave with a deeper understanding and appreciation of top-shelf art in a wide variety of mediums. The exhibit opens with a gala reception on Saturday, Sept. 29 and closes Friday, Nov. 9. Visit for more information about the gala reception. Maximum: 20


Roles of the Vice President and Secretary of State in US History

Ted Russell
October 15, 22
1 pm
Minocqua Public Library

Host: Margaret Barnes 715.420.1630 Cell 715.369.2435

Ted Russell leads us through a look at our Vice President’s and Secretary of State’s roles in United States history. Some have gained great fame while others have fallen into obscurity. In any event, all have unique and interesting stories. Learn about them in this fascinating two-part series. Maximum: 60



Jessie Dick, Station Manager Choose one of two sessions:

• Monday, November 5, 9:30 am

• Friday, October 5, 9:30 am WXPR Radio Station
Host: Rick & Candy Preu

For 35 years, WXPR Pubic Radio has been delivering a unique mix of music and news to Northwoods residents. Station Manager Jessie Dick and others at the station will take you on a tour behind the microphone for a first-hand look at the inner workings of the station and what it takes to keep this popular, independent radio station on the air. Maximum: 12

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