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Calendar of Events

(Editor’s Note: Entries for Calendar are always welcome. They will be published in chronological order as space allows. Entries should be turned in at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. Events sponsored by businesses or individuals to make a profit or governmental units for meeting notification are not eligible for this free public service. Sorry, bingo, garage sales, raffle ticket sales, or political campaigning information is not eligible.)


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

Homeschoolers at the library – children of all ages are invited for a fun and educational activity at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 1 p.m. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

Join fellow comrades at the veteran’s coffee hour from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. All veterans are welcome.

Community Walking Club for everyone will meet at 9 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

TOPS MI 1502 Mikado will meet at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2531 F-32. Weigh-in starts at 9:10 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. First meeting is free. Handicap accessible. Call (989) 736-8022, (989) 335-1107 or (989) 739-8600 for details.

Anyone interested in amateur radio emergency and public service communications is invited to attend the Alcona County Amateur Group meeting at the EMS building located at 2600 East M-72 at 6:30 p.m. Free refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.alconaradio.org or call Stan Darmofal at (989) 724-5550.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

Storytime and craft for children from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based addictions recovery program, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 South State Street. For more information, call Pastor Wayne Whitten at (989) 335-0172.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

A soup and sandwich lunch will be available from at Glennie United Methodist Church, 5094 Bamfield Road from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by Glennie United Methodist Church Outreach Team.

Genealogy 101 plus, genealogy classes for all levels, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Robert Parks Library, 6010 North Skeel Avenue, Oscoda. Sessions will be tailored from beginners to advanced. Wi-Fi is available and digital devices are welcome. Bring questions, thoughts and ideas. For more information, call Judy Sheldon at (989) 984-9305, the library at (989) 739-9581 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A euchre tournament will be held at the Greenbush Township Hall on Campbell Street. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with play starting at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by the Greenbush Historical Society.


SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

Sunrise Side Strummers ukulele jam session from 2 to 4 p.m. at Wiltse’s Brew Pub, 5606 North F-41 in Oscoda. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. Family and friends are encouraged to come and sing along. There is a $1 donation to defray costs. For more information, call Paula at (989) 724-5080.


MONDAY, JANUARY 20

White Pines 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. For more information, call Judy at (989) 335-4283.


TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

The Alcona Book Club will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street from noon to 1 p.m. The selection for January is “Us Against You” by Fredrik Backman. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Individuals whose lives are affected by depression or another mental health condition are welcome to attend Fresh Hope, a Christian-based support group for those with mental health challenges. Loved ones are also welcome. Meetings are from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Old Stone Church on the corner of Shaw and Poor Farm roads, Harrisville. For more information, contact Claire at (989) 724-6665.

Knitting Klub and Crochet will meet from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. All levels welcome. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.

Cabin Fever Lecture Series – Early Days of Radio in Michigan by Al and Dave Eicher, at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 7 p.m. This multi-media program on the early days of radio will include a presentation, question and answer period and refreshments. This event is free and open to everyone. Sponsored by the Alcona Historical Society. For more information, visit www.alconahistoricalsociety.com or call (989) 724-7902.


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22

Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, 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. Bring a box or bag. For more information, call (989) 727-3606.

Alcona FFA Alumni and Chapter will hold a rally at 6 p.m. at Alcona High School. FFA members competing in the district leadership contest will be presenting at the rally to help prepare them for the contests. This is a free event with a spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Alcona FFA Alumni. All friends of the Alcona FFA are invited.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 23

Community Walking Club for everyone will meet at 9 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

TOPS MI 1502 Mikado will meet at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2531 F-32. Weigh-in starts at 9:10 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. First meeting is free. Handicap accessible. Call (989) 736-8022, (989) 335-1107 or (989) 739-8600 for details.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary will bring the underwater world of cinema showcasing some of the most impressive ocean and Great Lakes films from around, the world to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

Storytime and craft for children from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based addictions recovery program, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 South State Street. For more information, call Pastor Wayne Whitten at (989) 335-0172.


SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

Genealogy 101 plus, genealogy classes for all levels, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Robert Parks Library, 6010 North Skeel Avenue, Oscoda. Sessions will be tailored from beginners to advanced. Wi-Fi is available and digital devices are welcome. Bring questions, thoughts and ideas. For more information, call Judy Sheldon at (989) 984-9305, the library at (989) 739-9581 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Guitar Summit 2020 will take place at the APlex in Alpena at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at Thunder Bay Arts Council office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 11 a.m., Nieman’s Family Market, the APlex and online at www.thunderbayarts.org and at the door.


MONDAY, JANUARY 27

Get Crafty for Adults will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The project for January is fluid painting on tiles with Lynn and Jan. There is a $6 charge. To register, call (989) 724-6796.

Ukulele jam session for all ages and levels at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.


TUESDAY, JANUARY 28

Individuals whose lives are affected by depression or another mental health condition are welcome to attend Fresh Hope, a Christian-based support group for those with mental health challenges. Loved ones are also welcome. Meetings are from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Old Stone Church on the corner of Shaw and Poor Farm roads, Harrisville. For more information, contact Claire at (989) 724-6665.


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29

Homeschoolers at the library – children of all ages are invited for a fun and educational activity at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 1 p.m. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

Community Walking Club for everyone will meet at 9 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

TOPS MI 1502 Mikado will meet at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2531 F-32. Weigh-in starts at 9:10 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. First meeting is free. Handicap accessible. Call (989) 736-8022, (989) 335-1107 or (989) 739-8600 for details.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

Storytime and craft for children from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based addictions recovery program, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 South State Street. For more information, call Pastor Wayne Whitten at (989) 335-0172.


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Genealogy 101 plus, genealogy classes for all levels, will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Robert Parks Library, 6010 North Skeel Avenue, Oscoda. Sessions will be tailored from beginners to advanced. Wi-Fi is available and digital devices are welcome. Bring questions, thoughts and ideas. For more information, call Judy Sheldon at (989) 984-9305, the library at (989) 739-9581 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Sunrise Side Strummers ukulele jam session from 2 to 4 p.m. at Wiltse’s Brew Pub, 5606 North F-41 in Oscoda. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. Family and friends are encouraged to come and sing along. There is a $1 donation to defray costs. For more information, call Paula at (989) 724-5080.

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