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"Libraries ROCK!" is this year's Summer Reading theme.The Reading Challenge will begin on June 1.

Library Calander for June
Check out the website for the Bellringer Run: www.mellenbellringer.org
Join the Summer Reading Challenge and earn 50 reading points to enter a drawing to win prizes. Prizes are thanks to FOWL, the Friends of our Wonderful Library
Pick-up a Coloring Sheet at the Library and enter our Coloring Contest. Deadline for returning coloring sheets is 6PM June 25
You are welcome to stop by the Library anytime we are open 30 minutes before closing to complete a Drop-In activity
June 11-16 Drop in and Create a Rock Face
June 12 at 10:30AM Program: Book and Activity
June 14 at 7:00PM Movie Night: A wrinkle in Time
June 15 at Noon: Last day we are accepting sponser donations for the Bellringer Run($100)
June 18-23: Drop-In and Create a Tic-Tac-Toe GameJune 21 at 5PM Friends Meeting
June 21 at 6:00PM Book Club ELVIS!!June 23 at Noon: Last day to register for the Bellringer and receive a T-shirt
June 25-30 Drop In and Create a Garden Marker
June 26 at 10:30Am Program: Dairy Fun Day with Kendra Thewis
June 28 at 7:00PM Game Night

PLEASE NOTE: The Annual Friends of the Library Bellringer Run will be held on Wednesday July 4th. This is their biggest fundraiser of the year. NEW: Both the 5 and 2 Mile Races will start at 8;30 AM. This will allow for our participants and volunteers to attend and help with additional 4th of July activities.
You may visit Tortoise & Hare Race Management, LLC- www.tandhtiming.com to register online. Search their homepage for" Mellen Bellringer Run" and register. Paper registration forms are available from the library or you may ask for forms to be e-mailed to you. Send a note to jenthewis@mellen.wislib.org

TENTATIVE 4TH OF JULY SCHEDULE
Tuesday July 3rd

4:00PM to 6:00PM, Bellringer Run early bird pick up. Race materials for pre-registered entrants and additional registrants will be accepted.
6:00PM Frog Jump at Gilman Park sponsored by Friends of the Library
6:00PM to 1:00AM. Street Dance on Bennett Avenue
10:00Pm 50/50 raffle drawing at the street dance
Wednesday July 4th

7:00AM. Registration for Bellringer run/walkaward ceremony immediately following the finish of the races at the Library
8:00 to 11:00AM Pancake Breakfast at Holy Rosary Church
9:00AM Kiddie Parade- line up at the school basketball courtMoney Scramble-sponsored by Mellen Rod and Gun Club, time and location TBA
12:00 Noon, Fly Over by the 148th Fighter Wing(Bulldogs) of the Minnesota Air National Guard
12:00 Noon Parade-$150 awarded to the first place float, $72 to the 2nd place, $50 to 3rd place
For those who wish to enter the Parade, please call Gwen Watson at 715-681-1847. She is in charge of the line up for the parade.
1:00Pm Rock Church on Fayette Ave.. Hula Hoop Contest, Pie Eating Contest, 3 Legged Races
Bean Bag Toss at the Ballfield- time TBA
2:00PM Expos/Miners Baseball Game
5:00PM Tug of War at Gilman Park
Fire run right before the fireworks
At Dark Fireworks from Water Tank Hill
Saturday July 7th

Volleyball tournaments at Dusty's-time TBA
4 person teams, $20 per team, sign up at Dusty's or call 715-274-9283
Please feel free to e_mail me at Jusularn@hotmail.com or call at 715-681-0990 if there is something you want put on the schedule
Barb Jusula, Chairperson

SUMMER EVENTS AT COPPER FALLS STATE PARK
Friday June 16
Yoga in the Park
Loon Lake Beach 9am-10am
Saturday July 7
Yoga in the Park Loon Lake Beach 9am-10am
Music in the Park 7pm
Sunday July 8
Walk the Doughboy's Trail with Kent Goeckerman 1pm
Saturday July 28
Shakespeare in the Park "Twelfth Night" 7pm
Children's Workshop 5:30pm
Saturday August 4
Music in the Park Mellen' Peace Community Choir 6:30pm
Saturday August 11
Yoga in the Park Loon Lake Beach 9-10am
Sunday August 12
Walk the Doughboy's Trail with Kent Goeckerman 1pm
Friday August 17
Universe in the Park UW Astronomy Dept.8:30pm
All events are free. State Park admission sticker required.
BYOC(Bring your own chair) to Music in the Park and Shakspeare in the Park

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
MELLEN SHORTSTOP

(Senior Division Included)
June 23 & 24 Time: call to make tee times for Saturday qualifying
Entrance:$75 for non-members, $50 for members
Multiple hole prizes
Flighted after Sat. qualifying, meal on Sat. evening, skins available for Sat. qualifying
Phone: (715) 274-7311

MELLEN LIONESS ANNUAL PIE SOCIAL
July 4th
Mellen Senior Center 10AM--Pies are gone

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
3RD ANNUAL MELLEN TWINIGHT DOUBLEHEADER

Saturday July 9th
Time 6:00 PM first 9 holes
Entrance: $100 per team
18 holes, 4 person scramble, 2nd nine holes will begin at sunset,meal between rounds
TO BENIFIT THE BRICK
PHONE (715)274-7311

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
4TH ANNUAL BAD RIVER LODGE & CASINO 2 PERSON SCRAMBLE

Saturday July 14th
Time: 9:00 AM shotgun start
Entrance $70 per team
Flighted after 9 holes,meal to follow, skins available
extra prize money donated by Bad River Lodge and Casino
Phone:(715)274-7311

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
WALT AND MAUREEN NELSON SENIOR TOURNAMENT

Friday July 27th
Time 9:00 AM start
Entrance $25
2 age groups-one over age 61, one under 61 one women's division
meal to follow, skins available, 18 holes, minimum age 49 1/2
phone:(715)274-7311

PENOKEE MT. BIKE ROAD RACE AND TOUR

July 28, 2018
Mellen, WI.

Registration:7:30-9:30 AM at Public School East Entrance
Race Entry Fee: $30.00 and $35.00
AGE DIVISIONS:-9 Women's Divisions-9 Men's Divisions-Tandem
WISPORT age groups(5 year increments) will be used
AWARDS: For male and female winners
An award ceremony will be held at the school following the race>No awards will be mailed
A free Roly Poly dinner will be served following the race to all riders for free non riders for a fee.You may register on line at www.midwestevents.com
RACE ROUTE COURSE DESCRIPTION
approximately 47 miles of paved roads through the Penokee Range, traversing rolling hills and flat terrain.
Additional services are a pace car,two sag cars or trucks and one water station half way in Clam Lake
Race will start and finish in city limits.
Race starting tme:9:30 AM
Route follows Hwy. 13(77) south to Hwy. 77 west. Go 14 miles to Clam Lake turn right on County Hwy. GG, then back to Mellen for the finish.

Saturday July 28th, 1:00 to 4:00 PM
A hike along the northern boundary of the Brunsweiler River and Mineral Lake State Natural and Research Area is being led by Ellie Williams.
Meet at the Parking Area on Mineral Lake Road,(FR 187) where the north country trail crosses the road, for this 4 mile in and out hike.
This large tract of woodlands is a prime example of a northern mesic forest.
Observation and discussion will focus on the plant life that dominates this specific forest community.
From geology and soils,to trees, shrubs and ground layer, this habitat type will be explored.
Bring your plant ID books

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
4TH ANNUAL JEFF KOOSMAN MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT

Saturday August 4th
Entrance $100 per team
4 person scramble, skins available, food served starting at 11:00 AM
Call to request tee time, 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM
Phone:(715)274-7311

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
MELLEN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

August 18th & 19th
Time: Call for tee timesfor Saturday qualifying
Entrance: $40 per person
Skins available on Saturday & sunday, meal to follow Sunday
Flighted after Saturday qualifying, members only
Phone: (715)274-7311

Saturday August 25,2018, 9:00 AM to 1:00PM
Swedish Settlement Hike
led by Warren Irle.Participants will meet at the Trail Head Parking Area on Old Grade Road,(FR 202) for a five mile round trip hike.
In route to the Swedish Settlement, hikers will cross the majestic Marengo River and hike to the Juniper Rock Overlook.

MELLEN GOLF COURSE
BIG CUP SCRAMBLE

(benefit for driveway fund)
Saturday September 8th
Time: 9:00 AM shotgun start
Entrance $80 per team
2 person teams, Skins and Games available
Phone;(715)274- 7311

Saturday September 22, 2018,( North Country Scenic Trail Day) 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Rainbow Lake Wilderness Hike
This hike is being led by Mel Baughman. Meet at the south boundary trailhead on Reynard Lake Road, west off of Delta-Drummond Road, approximately 5 miles north of Drummond.
Participants will then carpool to the northern boundary of the Rainbow Lake Wilderness on North Delta Road(FR 228) and hike back to the south boundary. This will be 6.4 through hike and will focus on forest ecology and trail design.

ART IN THE PARK

Copper Falls State Park
September 29,2018

Saturday October 20, 2018,. 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
A hike from Snake Trail Road, to experience majestic overlooks and beautiful fall colors along the trail
This hike is being led by Katie LeMoine, Trails Technician with the US Forest Service. Meet Katie at the berm on Snake Trail Road(FR 383).
Participants will walk up the closed road to the NCT, hike west, and then turn around after hiking for 1.5 miles. Katie will answer questions and talk about the 2016 flood damage. This in and out hike will be approximately 4 miles in distance.

CANDLE LIGHT WALK
Copper Falls State Park
October 20, 2018

PENOKEE MOUNTAIN RANGE CLASSIC BIKE ROAD RACE & TOUR Saturday July 28, 2018 REGISTRATION: 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the public school entrance off Fayette Ave. in Mellen. RACE ENTRY FEE: Early registration $30.00 until race day July 28, then $35 AWARDS: plaques/medals for male and female winners. 1st 2nd & 3rd place in 5 year increments. An award ceremony will be held at the school following the race. No awards will be mailed. TIMING: Wisport RJ Ochmann RACE ROUTE COURSE DESCRIPTION: Approximately 47 miles of paved roads through the Penokee Range, traversing rolling hills and flat terrain. Additional services are pace car, 2 sag wagons, and water station. Ashland Co. and Mellen Police Depts. helping when and where necessary. Great Divide and Mellen Ambulances on call. School bus on standby for inclement weather. Free lunch after race. SEND TO: Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 193 Mellen, WI. 54546 NAME: __________________________________ Wisport I.D.# ____________ ADDRESS:_____________________City__________State________Zip_______ AGE: ________ Male______ Female_______ WISPORT MEMBER: Yes_____No____ Tandem Rider________ WAIVER: I will participate in the Penokee Range Bike Classic and there by waive, release and dismiss all claims from damages and personal injury which I may incur before, during or after the above named event. Also against any and all race officials involved with the Mellen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Penokee Range Bike Classic.. This includes all persons or organizations in any way involved in this event. I also hold harmless the municipalities associated with the race. I further certify that I am phsically fit to participate in the above named event. DATE: ____________SIGNATURE:_________________________________ ( Parents signature if under 18) EMERGENCY CONTACT(opptional) Name________________________Phone No.____________________

The Brick
City Hall, 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Third Thursday of each month

 


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