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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.

 - NOVEMBER -

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

  • 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 is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

  • Hunters Dinner at the Barton City VFW Hall at 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Barton City Improvement Association. Call Bill Lossing at (989) 335-3895 or lossing46wh@yahoo.com for details.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

  • Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 E. Traverse Bay Road in Lincoln. Cost is $12 per person, $6 under age 12. For more information, call Art Laatz at (989) 724-5802.
  • Grand opening of the traveling Smithsonian Art Exhibit Water/Ways at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Interactive displays, local history, art contest, watershed information, spekaers, programs and more at the six-week celebration of water. Sponsored by Michigan Humanities Council and the Smithsonian Institute, and many local agencies. Contact Denise Bearre at (989) 724-6796 for additional information.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

  • Spruce Presbyterian Church Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6230 Gillard Road in Spruce. There will be a tin can raffle, gift baskets, bake sale, cutlery, crafts and much more.
  • Spruce Lutheran Church Holiday Bazaar will take place at 1246 East Spruce Road (three miles west of F-41) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade soup and dessert lunch, cookie walk, baked goods, jams, homemade candy, crafts and gently used Christmas items.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 N. Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for quilting ideas, fellowship and inspiration. Quilters both new and experienced are invited to join or visit. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22

  • Free homemade Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the fixings, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Register by calling (989) 724-6734 or (989) 724-7165, if no answer, leave a message.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

  • Sanctuary cinema series: "November Requiem" at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 West Flectcher Street in Alpena. On November 18,1958 a small northern Michigan community was rocked by an unimaginable tragedy. Vigils began and finally word was received that the freighter Carl D. Bradley was lost with 33 of her crew during a brutal Lake Michigan storm. This documentary of extraordinary emotional power, reveals the accounts of families who endured immeasurable grief for nearly fifty years. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., program starts at 7 p.m. Call (989) 884-6200 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

  • 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 is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.

 - DECEMBER -

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

  • Christmas in the Village from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Harrisville. Special events include over 40 vendors selling hand-crafted items at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church. For more information, contact Christy Holmes at (989) 724-5549 or call the chamber office at (989) 724-5107.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

  • Christmas decorating and a bonfire at the Barton City Park at noon. Contact Bill Lossing at (989) 335-3895 or lossing46wh@yahoo.com for additional information.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

  • Lincoln Festival of Lights. Santa Claus comes to the Lincoln Depot while Christmas carols are heard at the fire hall. The Lincoln Lions will be serving free hot dogs, chips, coffee and hot chocolate. A bonfire warms those waiting for a hayride around town. Call Rich Gillies at (989) 335-1682 for details.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Lincoln Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. There will be cookies, drinks, a gift bag and free pictures with the Santa. Contact Dawn Perkins at (989) 736-8879 for details.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12

  • 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 is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 N. Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for quilting ideas, fellowship and inspiration. Quilters both new and experienced are invited to join or visit. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26

  • 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 is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.


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