Faith in Action

Faith in Action of Marathon County provides volunteer services to seniors. Transportation, delivering food from Neighbor’s Place, Compassion visits or calls. FIAMC helps improve seniors’ quality of home living, there is no financial requirement to receive assistance. If you’re interested in volunteering or receiving care from Faith in Action, call 715-848-8783 or visit

Valentines for Veterans

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs has asked for people to help send Valentine’s Day cards to veterans living at the skilled care home in King, WI. The cards should be mailed to the veterans no later than Feb. 10, so they can be delivered by Valentine’s Day. The WDVA also has veteran care facilities in Chippewa Falls

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn: Veteran Valentines
PO BOX 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843

Valentines for Seniors

Rhinelander District Library is inviting anyone to send in Valentine's Day cards to let seniors know they're loved.  From now until February 11, the library is collecting Valentines cards for area nursing homes and assisted living facilities. You can make your own or take advantage of their three crafting days at the library. The three crafting days are Thursday, January 26 from 3:30-5 p.m., Wednesday, February 1 from 10-12 p.m., and Friday, February 10 from 3-4:30 p.m. 

Try Ice Skating

George Street Park in Rothschild has an ice rink and skating shelter. Plus they have plenty of skates you can use for free! They're also accepting donations of ice skates, you can drop them off at the Rothschild Village Hall.

Get out of the house for Toddler Play Time


Date: January 11, 18, 25 and

February 1, 8, 15 and 22

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM

Cost: FREE

Place: Smith Center

***NEW*** We now have a small slide and ball pit for your little ones. We also have a couple ride on toys.


Date: January 11, 18, 25 and

February 1, 8, 15 and 22

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM

Cost: FREE

Place: Smith Center

The Merrill Park and Recreation Department will be offering Wacy Wednesday Waddlers

Tot Time is non-instructional playtime in the mulit purpose room at the Smith Center. It is geared towards parents looking for a place to play indoors with their toddlers in a safe, clean environment. Merrill Park and Recreation will provide a space with basic mats and toys for parents to play with his/her toddler. There will be no instructors on the floor supervising or guiding parents so parents are fully responsible for their child or children. You are more than welcome to bring their favorite toy or ride on toy! We have plenty of room. You do not need to pre-register for Tot Time. Just show up and enjoy some playtime with your toddler.

Kids Dream Series

Kids Dream Family Film Series
at Marcus Theaters

Join us January 13 thru April 2, to view your favorite family flicks! Grab the family and head to your nearest participating Marcus Theatres® or Movie Tavern® location!


  • Minions: The Rise of Gru - January 13-16 (including Monday): 

  • Abominable - January 20-22: 

  • The Secret Life of Pets - January 27-29: 

  • Smallfoot - February 3-5: 

  • Trolls - February 10-12: 

  • Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank - February 17-20 (including Monday): 

  • Sing - February 24-26: 

  • Despicable Me - March 3-5: 

  • The Bad Guys - March 10-12: 

  • The Lorax - March 17-19:

  • Over the Hedge - March 24-26: 

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - March 31-April 2: