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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

- MARCH -

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

  • Spring Break Family Matinee - Sanctuary Cinema Series at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St. in Alpena from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy an hour and a half of family matinee selections of Great Lakes themed films. This event is free and open to the public. Call (989) 884-6200 for details.
  • CPR/AED class will be offered free at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 Second St. in Harrisville from 10 a.m. to noon. If you need a certificate for taking the class, it will cost $45 per person qualified. For more information, call Linda at (989) 747-8060.
  • Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Doug Rifenbark beginning at 4 p.m. at the Glennie Tavern, 3229 South State Road (M-65) in Glennie. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. There will be a bake sale, raffle and auction following the dinner. All proceeds will go toward Doug's medical expenses. Call Shannon at (989) 464-9307 or Jessie at (586) 222-1277 for details.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

  • 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.
  • An artists reception for the Northeast Michigan Artists' Guild will be held at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. Art will be on display until April 24. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

  • Improv Star Party from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alpena Public Library, 211 N. First Avenue. Enjoy a Creative Chaos Comedy Club show then check out the stars with the library's telescopes. There will be music, coffee and hot cocoa. All ages welcome, but registration is required. Improv recommended for ages 15 and up. To register, call (989) 356-6188.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

  • Spring Break Family Matinee - Sanctuary Cinema Series at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St. in Alpena from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy an hour and a half of family matinee selections of Great Lakes themed films. This event is free and open to the public. Call (989) 884-6200 for details.
  • Huron Shores Genealogical Society presents "Did You Look?" with Kris Rzepczynski and Melissa Tennant Rzepczynski from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Robert Parks Library in Oscoda. Registration is required by calling (989) 739-9581. This event is free and open to all. Bring your lunch. Snacks in the morning, water and coffee throughout the day and dessert at lunch provided. Contact Judy Sheldon at (989) 739-5497 or email huronshoresgs@yahoo.com for details.

- APRIL -

MONDAY, APRIL 1

  • Child and Family Services of Northeast Michigan and CANPAC will host the annual Pinwheel Garden planting on the Harrisville courthouse lawn at noon. The community is invited to plant a pinwheel in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Call Tamara Quick at (989) 370-0239 for details.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

  • 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 3

  • Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council will hold their membership meeting at 11 a.m. at the 19th Hole Restaurant on US-23 north of Alpena. Lunch will be served at noon. Call (989) 727-4080 or (989) 356-4959 for details.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

  • 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.
  • Sanctuary Lecture Series: The Search for the Lost Whaling Fleets of the Western Arctic at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 West Fletcher Streeet in Alpena at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Stephanie Gandulla at (989) 884-6200.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

  • 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 10

  • 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 11

  • 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 13

  • 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.
  • Sunrise Ringers Handbell Choir's Spring Concert, featuring Lenten selections and a memorial to those lost on September 11th at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln, 202 E. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert begins at 6:30 p.m., donations accepted at the door. Contact Margaret Fox (989) 736-3025 for details.
  • Spaghetti Dinner Scholarship Fundraiser at the Barton City Eagles hall from 4 to 7 p.m. This will help fund a scholarship to be given to an Alcona High School garduate. Contact Bill Lossing at (989) 335-3895 for details.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 -

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 talbe. Contact Kevin Boyat at (989) 335-0307 or Bill Thompson at (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.

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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