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Holy Name SummerFun

Jun 6, 2014 - Jun 8, 2014 All Weekend

Wausau, WI
Holy Name of Jesus Parish is hosting our annual SummerFun festival. Friday 5-11, Saturday 3-11, and Sunday 11-4. Live music includes Frontier Friday and Copper Box Saturday. Huge country store, Food Stand, Cheese curds, Bingo, Games, and Raffle prizes totaling $5000! For more information find us on Facebook


Father Albert Haase presents "The True Self and the False Self"

May 10, 2014 9am - 3pm

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church 1110 1st Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Father Albert will discuss the 10 characteristics of the True Self and the "lie" of the False Self. Discover how to break free of the False Self and journey to the True Self that God has called you to be. Register at and download a registration form or call 715-424-6279 for more information. Cost is $25.00 and includes lunch. Registration form and check / money order must be received by May 1, 2014.

Marian Center for Peace of Wisconsin Rapids or 715-424-6279

Film Screening of "A Girl Like Her"

May 15, 2014 6pm

highland community church - weston campus, 6615 co rd J, Weston
Free event watching and discussing "A Girl Like Her" which reveals a time when women were banished to maternity homes and forced to surrender their babies for adoption.

anne at catholic charities post adoption resource center, 849-3311 x1725,

Junction City Lions Club Annual Pancake Dinner

Apr 27, 2014 9am - 1pm

St Michaels Catholic Church Hall, 324 Main Street, Junction City
The Junction City Lions Club will be holding their annual Pancake Dinner.
Buttermilk and potato pancakes will be served along with sausage, cheese, beverages and desserts.
All you can eat for $7- Adults, $3.50 for children (6 - 12 years old) and children under 6 are free.
Baked Goods and Crafts will also be for sale

Terri Fink, (715)457-2903,

Free Rummage Sale

May 9, 2014 7:30am - 1pm

1005 North 28th Avenue, Wausau
Free rummage sale with clothing for all, baby items, toys, furniture and household items.

Beef Dinner and Bake Sale

Apr 27, 2014 Noon - 2pm

Trinity Lutheran Church, 6412 Michigan Street, Vesper, WI
Dinner includes: Locally grown Beef, Mashed Potatoes w/gravy, Corn, Coleslaw, Homemade Bread, Homemade Pie and Beverage. Age 13 to Adult, $10; 6 - 12, $5; Age 5 & under Free. Carry-outs available. Bake Sale Table

Call 715-569-4115 for Carry-out Orders (questions - Sandy Jakobi 715-323-1182 or

First English Lutheran Church Blood Drive

Apr 24, 2014 3pm - 7pm

First English Lutheran Church, 402 North 3rd Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401
Thursday April 24, 2014 First English Lutheran Church will be having its blood drive! It will be held at the church in the fellowship hall from 3:00pm – 7:00pm. No appointment is needed and new donors are always welcome. Give the gift of life!

Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin
211 Forest Street, Wausau, WI 54401
715-842-0761 / 1-866-566-5900

Easter Worship

Apr 20, 2014 9am & 10:30am

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 900 Brilowski Rd, Stevens Point, WI 54482
Easter Worship. Family Friendly, Holy Communion

Erika Page,, 715-341-3233

Spring Rummage Sale

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014 Saturday 8am - 4pm, Sunday 11:30am - 2pm

Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave., Wausau
Rummage Sale

Weird Animals! Vacation Bible School

Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014 9am - Noon

Trinity Lutheran Church
Vacation Bible School

The Last Supper Drama

Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 16, 2014 7pm

Wesley United Methodist Church,205 East Third St,Marshfield, WI 54449
Come and listen to Jesus and his disciples in the upper room, The Last Supper

Wesley United Methodist Church
205 East 3rd Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
ph: 715-384-2292

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt

Apr 19, 2014 8am - 10am

St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Sat., April 19th 8am-10am Breakfast; Followed by Easter Egg Hunt at 10am. All are Welcome!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Bags of Love Food Pantry

Mar 10, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 Mondays through Wednesdays 9am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Grocery assistance available for Marathon County Residents. *Bring picture ID. *No income verification required.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Tiny Tots Closet

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 10am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
FREE diapers for those in need. *Bring picture ID & proof of parent or guardianship of a diaper-age child. (Birth Certificate, Crib Card, or WIC card preferred). Limit: 2 dozen diapers/visit. Limit 1 visit/month.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Neighborhood Meals

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6pm

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Each week a local business, church, or family sponsors a meal that is prepared and served hot to hungry members of the Wausau Community. *No ID or income verification needed. Simply show up and eat- no questions asked!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

FREE Easter Egg Hunt

Apr 19, 2014 10am

St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Kids ages 2- 12 are invited to join us for a FREE easter egg hunt! Each egg is filled with an easter surprise!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Tulip Time Festival Trip

May 8, 2014 - May 10, 2014 Departs May 8

Holland, Michigan
Join us as we travel to Holland Michigan to experience their 2014 Tulip Time Festival. Cost: $349/Person for double occupancy in hotel rooms and includes round trip coach bussing, hotel stays, and all excursions and shows in the brochure including but not limited too: "Vocal Trash" Performance at Knickerbocker Theater, Veldheer's Tulip Farm, Windmill Island Gardens, and Sleeping Bear Dunes. Meals not included. Contact St. Paul's Church office to sign up.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

St Michael's Parish Lenten Fish Fry

Mar 7, 2014 - Apr 18, 2014 4:30pm - 7pm Every Friday Evening During Lent through April 18

611 Stark St Wausau
Cod- Baked or Battered
Breaded Shrimp
Choice of Potato-Baked, Potato Salad, Fries,
Potato Pancakes
Rye Bread

Children’s meals available
All dinners priced under $10

Take-Outs ordered on site. (no phone orders, please)
Ground Floor/Handicap Accessible

Toni Schmitt 715-842-4336

St Patrick's Fish Fry

Mar 7, 2014 - Apr 18, 2014 4pm - 8pm Fridays During Lent

St Pat's Church, Halder, Located just off Hwy 153 West of Mosinee
Enjoy our famous deep-fried or baked fish and shrimp. All meals include homemade potato salad, coleslaw, rye bread, and dessert. Carry outs available. Call 715-693-2765

Karen Zimmerman, 715-693-4660,

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Mar 4, 2014 - Mar 3, 2015 10am - 11am

Mountain of the Lord Lutheran Church, 5506 Bittersweet Rd., Town of Rib Mountain
The Registered Nurses of Mountain of the Lord Church will offer a free blood pressure screening open to the public on the first Tuesday of every month.

Lori Tollard, Administrative Assistant
or Molly Monday, RN

Our lady Queen of Heaven Spring Concert

Apr 24, 2014 6:30pm

Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church, 750 10th Ave, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
Spring Concert

Lorna Holewinski 715-422-0914

Community Bible Study

Jan 16, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015 9am - 10:30am

TLC Travel Agency Rapids Mall, Wisconsin Rapids
A Christian Community Bible study open to men and women. A new speaker every week shares on insights to having a closer relationship with God.

Susan Swidryk 715 325-5683
Pastor David Mickelson, Victory Christian Church 715 421-3909.

Compassionate Friends Support Group Meeting (FREE Adult group for Parents/Grandparents/Family of children who have died

Jan 15, 2014 - Dec 17, 2014 3rd Wedneday of Each Month 7pm - 9pm

St. Matthew's Parish Center/229 S. 28th Ave. Wausau, WI 54401/Parking lot and Parish Center are east of & behind school. Enter first door adjacent to additional parking/building parking
If you live in the Wausau/Marathon County, or in any neighboring communities, and you or your family member has suffered the death of a child, The Compassionate Friends is here to help you, while also providing support for the entire family. We have FREE, monthly, face-to-face meetings that provide a safe place to listen to other's grief experiences, or share your own. Talking and attendance is not mandatory.
When you call our Chapter Leader, we will be happy to put together a free, customized packet of bereavement materials for you.
Discussions, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, books, audio, video, and many bereavement resources available

Beth Anne Rekowski - Chapter Leader

Celebrate Recovery

Jan 18, 2011 - Dec 27, 2011 Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Highland church
Faith Based 12 step program for addictions, hang-ups and habits.

Highland church office