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To submit an event being held in northeastern Michigan that is open to the public, please e-mail the information to: editor@alconareview.com; mail to Editor c/o Alcona County Review, P.O. Box 548 Harrisville, MI 48740 or Fax to (989) 724-6655. Please submit the information at least two weeks prior to the event and include a telephone number for additional info if needed by editor.

2019

- APRIL -

MONDAY, APRIL 15

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for fellowship, inspiration and quilting ideas. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

  • Ever wondered what the Book of Revelations means? Find out at the Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln with Pastor Charles Sheldon from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the center at (989) 335-4673.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

  • The Alcona Conservation District is hosting a fruit tree grafting workshop from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. The workshop fee is $25 which includes instruction, three apple rootstocks, a selection of grafting wood, and all supplies. Call (989) 724-5272 or stop in at 320 South State Street (US-23) in Harrisville to register.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

  • Youth ages eight and up are welcome and encouraged to attend the weekly Youth Group at the Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the center at (989) 335-4673.
  • A free Skywarn Training Severe Weather Program presented by the National Weather Service of Gaylord will be held at the EMS building located at 2600 East M-72 (six miles west of US-23) at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will have a chance to win a free All Hazards Alert Weather Radio. Free refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public and no registration is required. Call Stan Darmofal at (989) 724-5550 for details. Sponsored by the Alcona County Emergency Management office and the Amateur Radio Group.
  • Exploration of Lake Huron Sinkholes will be presented by Steve Ruberg, a researcher at NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, at the Knights of Columbus Rushman Hall, 821 Newman Street in East Tawas from 6 to 8 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. Call (989) 362-3006 ext. 168 for details. Sponsored by Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

  • Village of Lincoln Easter Egg Hunt at the fire department from 11 a.m. to noon. Hot dogs and prizes following from noon to 1 p.m. Contact Teresa hart (989) 736-8936 for details.
  • An Easter Egg Hunt for all preschool, kindergarten and elementary age children will be held at Hope Lutheran Church, 5462 West Nicholson Hill Road in Hubbard Lake at 10 a.m. For more information, call (989) 727-3206.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

  • An evening of spoken work and poetry led by poet and writer Alison Swan will be held at the Alpena Public Library, 211 North First Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Swan will read selections from her written works centered on the theme of water and the Great Lakes. The public is invited to share their poems and prose on these themes in an open mic session. For more information, visit www.alpenalibrary.org or call (989) 356-6188.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

  • Ever wondered what the Book of Revelations means? Find out at the Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln with Pastor Charles Sheldon from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the center at (989) 335-4673.
  • "Under the Radar Michigan" hosts Tom Daldin and Jim Edelman will be at the Alpena County Public Library at 6 p.m. to share great stories from their travels around Michigan. A book signing will follow the program. For more information, visit www.alpenalibrary.org or call (989) 356-6188.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road in Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification required. Please bring a box or bag. For more information, call (989) 727-3606.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

  • Youth ages eight and up are welcome and encouraged to attend the weekly Youth Group at the Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the center at (989) 335-4673.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

  • Fundraiser for Brush Creek Mill at the Hillman Senior Center, 431 Pineview Court in Hillman. Lasagna dinner with music by Butch Runyon. Doors oepn at 5:30 p.m. for dinner, music at 6:30 p.m. Cost for adults is $12 in advance or $15 at door or $7 for music only. Tickets for children ages eight to 16 are $7. Tickets available at Brush Creek Mill, the Country Shoppe or by calling (989) 742-2527.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

  • Representative Sue Allor will hold office hours from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Chosen Ranch Community Center, 483 Traverse Bay Road in Lincoln; and from 3 to 4 p.m. at the AuSable Township Hall, 4420 North US-23 in Oscoda. Residents may also reach her by calling the Lansing office at (517) 373-0833 or send an email to SueAllor@house.mi.gov.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30

  • Ever wondered what the Book of Revelations means? Find out at the Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln with Pastor Charles Sheldon from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call the center at (989) 335-4673.

- MAY -

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, MAY 3, 4 and 5

  • Michigan Bushcraft Spring Gathering at Lumberman's Monument approximately 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Camping available all weekend. Presentations will be on Saturday and Sunday at the pavilion across from the parking lot at the visitor center. All events are free. Headline presenters, Brooke and Dave Whipple from the History Channel's "Alone" seasons 4 and 5. For more information email charles.oncina@gmail.com or visit the Michigan Bushcraft Spring Gathering facebook page.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

  •  "The Creation" an original ballet, will feature the students of Northeast Academy of Dance in Oscoda which draws enrollment from all over the nation. This special performance will be held at the Alcona High School Auditorium at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Inspiration Alcona's children's arts and music programs. Contact Will St. John at (989) 736-3000 for details.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

  • Alcona's Spring into Summer Expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. The expo allows small businesses and organizations a place to show what they do. cost is $5 per table. Contact Kevin Boyat at (989) 335-0307 or Bill Thompson at (989) 724-5077 for details.
  • The 26th annual Gourmet Delights Food Tasting Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Tawas Community Center on Newman Street in East Tawas. The event features restaurants, caterers, chocolatiers, candy makers and others from Iosco County and surrounding communities providing samples of their fine cuisines to participants. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages six to 13, children five and under are free. Tickets available at the Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce, any Quota member or at the door. All proceeds support Quota International of Iosco County's local programs.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road in Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification required. Please bring a box or bag. For more information, call (989) 727-3606.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 for details.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

  • Swiss Steak Dinner at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 East Traverse Bay in Lincoln from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, kids 12 and under half price. Everyone is welcome.

MONDAY, MAY 20

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for fellowship, inspiration and quilting ideas. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road in Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification required. Please bring a box or bag. For more information, call (989) 727-3606.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

  • The Lincoln Lions 37th annual Lake Trout and Salmon Tournament. A three-day STIHL tournament with prizes for largest fish of each species. The 18th annual Women's Classic with teams of three vying for the heaviest catch. The 35th annual Budweiser Super Tournament with teams of four competing for the heaviest catch. Tournaments run through June 2. Contact Mark Feldhiser at (989) 736-8150 days or (989) 255-6324 evenings or email mfeldhiser@alconatool.com


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