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.)


** Call ahead before any scheduled event to make sure it is still being held. **


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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.

The Alcona County Library Board will meet via Zoom and Facebook Live at the Harrisville branch at 2 p.m. The link will be posted on the library’s website [http://www.alcona.lib.mi.us] and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary).

A Groundhog Day-themed Kid’s Craft is available to pick-up in the south entryway of the Alcona County Library in Harrisville. A limited quantity is available. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


THURSDAY, JANUARY 28

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 Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks will be required. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

A Valentine’s Day themed Kid’s Craft is available for pick-up for the month of February in the south entryway of the Alcona County Library in Harrisville. Limited quantity available. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Alcona County Baby Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at St Raphael Church, 2531 E. F-30, Mikado. Available for Alcona County residents with newborns through age four -- free formula, diapers, toys, new and gently used shoes and clothing. Layettes are available in the eighth month. This is not an income-based program. COVID-19 regulations will be in place.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks will be required. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

A Teen do it yourself hand warmer kit for youth ages 12-18 is available for pick-up. Call (989) 724-6796 to reserve a kit and schedule a pick-up day and time. Available while supplies last.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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, FEBRUARY 11

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. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks will be required. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

The Alcona County Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Harrisville United Methodist Church, 217 State Street, Harrisville.


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

The Alcona County Library and all its branches will be closed in observance of President’s Day.


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

The Alcona County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Board will meet via telephone conferencing at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Meeting room in the lower level of the Alcona County Building located at 106 Fifth Street in Harrisville. Conference line access is (877) 402-9753 – access code is: 8013514. For more information, contact Tammy Ranger at (989) 619-5865.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks will be required. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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.

The Alcona County Library Board will meet via Zoom and Facebook Live at the Harrisville branch at 2 p.m. The link will be posted on the library’s website [http://www.alcona.lib.mi.us] and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary).


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 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. Social distancing will be practiced, and face masks will be required. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.