WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Prize winners of the Alcona County Library’s Summer Reading program will be announced at 2 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Youth ages eight through 12 are invited to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library for a free mermaid want craft project at 2 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Veterans are invited to join fellow comrades for coffee and fellowship from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For additional details, call (989) 724-9581.

The Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 9 a.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

TOPS 1502 Mikado meets at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2531 E. F-30, Mikado with weigh-in at 9 a.m. and meeting at 9:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Site is handicap accessible. For details, call (989) 736-8022 or (989) 739-8600.

Teenagers and adults are invited to “Flower Smash” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. This is a free event, but registration is required by calling (989) 724-6796.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

A special “Bug Day” storytime at 10:30 a.m. and picnic at 11:30 a.m. will be held at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Everyone is invited. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Michigan Emmy award-winning songwriter Kitty Donohoe is on stage for the Harbor Night Concert Series. Describing her music as "folky, bluesy, Irishy, American, Canadianish," she draws from her roots to create unique music. With a love of language, an innate sense of melody, and the soul of a storyteller, she backs herself on piano, guitar and cittern with equal finesse. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona, the free concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn at Harbor Park above Harrisville harbor. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. If the weather is bad, Harbor Nights will move to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main Street, Harrisville.

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.

A pop-up crafts show will be held on the grounds of the Craftmakers’ Cabin (corner of US-23 and M-72) in Harrisville from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Nancy Miller at (734) 904-0108.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

Meet new friends and enjoy coffee and fellowship at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville at 10:30 a.m. “Believers in Christ” defines the purpose of organizers who believe the Bible is true and Jesus is our savior.


TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Euchre is played at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome.

Youth ages 13 and up are invited to a “Movie and Munchies” at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 2 p.m. for an ocean themed movie and snack. Call (989) 724-6796 for details about this free event.

Believers in Christ Fellowship invite residents and visitors to join in the study of “The Holy Spirit and His Gifts,” by Kenneth E. Hagin. Workbooks will be furnished. Attendees are asked to bring a Bible to the 6 p.m. gathering at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville. For more information, call Ruth Merrick at (989) 736-1004.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

The Alcona County Library Board will meet at the Harrisville branch at 2 p.m.

Sunrise Community Food Pantry is open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. Recipients must remain in their vehicle for curbside pick up and follow volunteer traffic control. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county residence. Identification is required. Bring box or bag. The church is located at 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Call (989) 727-3606 for more information.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

 

The Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 9 a.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

TOPS 1502 Mikado meets at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2531 E. F-30, Mikado with weigh-in at 9 a.m. and meeting at 9:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Site is handicap accessible. For details, call (989) 736-8022 or (989) 739-8600.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Storytime and a craft activity will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County library. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

Woodcarving with Friends will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 4 p.m. Woodcarvers ages 16 and up are welcome. Participants should bring their own knives and wood project. For more information, call Mary Denning at (810) 263-7571.

Suzanne and Jim are on state for the Harbor Nights Concert Series. They explore new directions by looking back into the roots of Americana music. The husband-and-wife team blend their voices and instruments in songs of an earlier time. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona, the free concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn at Harbor Park above Harrisville harbor. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. If the weather is bad, Harbor Nights will move to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main Street, Harrisville.

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Meet new friends and enjoy coffee and fellowship at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville at 10:30 a.m. “Believers in Christ” defines the purpose of organizers who believe the Bible is true and Jesus is our savior.


MONDAY, AUGUST 29

Teenagers and adults are invited to an outdoor Craftomania event at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. The project is sweet grass braiding. Call (989) 724-6796 to register for this free event.


TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

Euchre is played at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome.

The month-long celebration of Harrisville native and Baseball Hall of Famer Hazen “Ki Ki” Cuyler begins with a baseball themed reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Light refreshments will be served at this free event. Various events are planned throughout September with a photographic historical display of Cuyler available during library hours as well. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

Believers in Christ Fellowship invite residents and visitors to join in the study of “The Holy Spirit and His Gifts,” by Kenneth E. Hagin. Workbooks will be furnished. Attendees are asked to bring a Bible to the 6 p.m. gathering at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville. For more information, call Ruth Merrick at (989) 736-1004.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Veterans are invited to join fellow comrades for coffee and fellowship from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For additional details, call (989) 724-9581.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Woodcarving with Friends will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 4 p.m. Woodcarvers ages 16 and up are welcome. Participants should bring their own knives and wood project. For more information, call Mary Denning at (810) 263-7571.

David Rossiter and Jo Serrapere take the state for the Harbor Nights Concert Series. Rossiter has been the guiding light behind the Ann Arbor band Hoodang since the start. He also founded the Songs In You Songwriting School in 2021. Serrapere began writing her own songs while completing her college studies in clinical psychology. Her music fuses elements of modern and traditional folk music, Delta and electric blues, roots rock, classic and alt-country, garage rock, surf and swing. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona, the free concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn at Harbor Park above Harrisville harbor. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. If the weather is bad, Harbor Nights will move to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main Street, Harrisville.

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

The 19th annual Black River Bridge Walk will be held at noon. Everyone is invited to participate or attend this annual event. Walkers gather south of Black River Road. A co-ed ball game will be held at 1 p.m. at the township park. There will be a bake sale at St. Gabriel Church at 11 a.m. until items are gone. For more information, contact Annette Kane at (989) 724-8262.

Porch music will be heard along Main Street in Harrisville from 1 to 3 p.m. Residents and visitors alike are invited to stroll through Harrisville and enjoy acoustic music being played on porches and front yards. More than a dozen acts are volunteering to entertain in this year’s Harrisville PorchFest from the Pocket Park to Precious Paws.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Meet new friends and enjoy coffee and fellowship at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville at 10:30 a.m. “Believers in Christ” defines the purpose of organizers who believe the Bible is true and Jesus is our savior.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Believers in Christ Fellowship invite residents and visitors to join in the study of “The Holy Spirit and His Gifts,” by Kenneth E. Hagin. Workbooks will be furnished. Attendees are asked to bring a Bible to the 6 p.m. gathering at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville. For more information, call Ruth Merrick at (989) 736-1004.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Woodcarving with Friends will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 4 p.m. Woodcarvers ages 16 and up are welcome. Participants should bring their own knives and wood project. For more information, call Mary Denning at (810) 263-7571.

Three local musicians take the stage for the Harbor Nights Concert Series: Laura Frawley is a vocalist and musician who performs regularly and is working on a new album. Alpena native Ian McConnell has been collecting and performing on musical instruments from around the world for more than two decades. Mandolin, viola da gamba, shamisen, shakuhachi and maybe a vintage or even digital saxophone might be seen at one of his shows. Joe Thomas leads Inspiration Alcona's Dockside Jams project, an open mic weekly event at the same venue as Harbor Nights. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona, the free concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn at Harbor Park above Harrisville harbor. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. If the weather is bad, Harbor Nights will move to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main Street, Harrisville.

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Meet new friends and enjoy coffee and fellowship at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville at 10:30 a.m. “Believers in Christ” defines the purpose of organizers who believe the Bible is true and Jesus is our savior.

The Sunrise Side Ukulele Strummers encourage all levels of players to join an evening of strumming and singing at the Bobcat Bar and Grill from 5 to 7 p.m. Friends are welcome to sing along. The Bobcat is located at 1981 S. US-23, Greenbush.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

The Alcona County Board for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the lower-level meeting room at the Alcona County Courthouse in Harrisville.

Believers in Christ Fellowship invite residents and visitors to join in the study of “The Holy Spirit and His Gifts,” by Kenneth E. Hagin. Workbooks will be furnished. Attendees are asked to bring a Bible to the 6 p.m. gathering at the former Old Place Inn, 309 E. Main Street, Harrisville. For more information, call Ruth Merrick at (989) 736-1004.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Sunrise Community Food Pantry is open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. Recipients must remain in their vehicle for curbside pick up and follow volunteer traffic control. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county residence. Identification is required. Bring box or bag. The church is located at 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Call (989) 727-3606 for more information.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Veterans are invited to join fellow comrades for coffee and fellowship from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For additional details, call (989) 724-9581.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Woodcarving with Friends will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 4 p.m. Woodcarvers ages 16 and up are welcome. Participants should bring their own knives and wood project. For more information, call Mary Denning at (810) 263-7571.

Bob Hausler is on stage for the Harbor Nights Concert Series. He has entertained thousands of people in his career, sharing the stage with Richie Havens, Mark Stuart, Stacy Earle, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Eric Church and many more. His songs have played on radio stations around the world, winning numerous songwriting awards from Review Magazine, BMI and more. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona, the free concert runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the lawn at Harbor Park above Harrisville harbor. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. If the weather is bad, Harbor Nights will move to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main Street, Harrisville.

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Hope’s Harvest Dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 5462 W. Nicholson Hill Road, Hubbard Lake. Roast chicken with homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, cole slaw, fresh vegetable trays, homemade bread and desserts are on the menu. Air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. Takeouts available. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children aged five to 12 and $30 family rate.

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