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.)


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WEDNESAY, AUGUST 5

The Alcona County Library will present Cameron Zvara’s LIVE online comedy magic show that is filled with magic, comedy, juggling, and music. To access the exclusive link, visit the library’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary) or website (http://www.alcona.lib.mi.us) at 1:30 p.m. from home, or view it by using the Wi-Fi at any of library branches in Harrisville, Lincoln, Caledonia, or Mikado. This virtual learning experience is provided by Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs mini-grant administered by Art in the Loft. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

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.

The Community Walking Club, which is open to 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.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

A fish fry will be held at the American Legion Mikado Post No. 254, 2205 Alger Street, Mikado from 5 to 7 p.m. Carry out is available. For more information, call (989) 736-9526.

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, AUGUST 8

The Alcona Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville United Methodist Church, 217 North State Street (US-23).

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.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

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.

The Alcona County Library’s End of Summer Reading virtual drawing for children and teenagers will be held online via Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary) at 1:30 p.m. Turn in all reading logs and tickets before 1 p.m. for a chance to win prizes. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 13

The Community Walking Club, which is open to 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.

The Newcomers Lunch Group will meet at noon at the Big Boy Restaurant on Ripley Avenue in Alpena. Call Terry at (989) 340-0676 if planning to attend.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

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, AUGUST 15

Grillin’ & Chillin’ Saturday at the Barton City Eagles Aerie No. 4141, 671 Sanborn Road, Barton City, will feature burgers, brats, chips, potato or pasta salad and a variety of desserts from 5 to 7 p.m. Drink specials will be available along with patio seating. Food take out available. Dinner is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages six to 12.


MONDAY, AUGUST 17

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, AUGUST 18

Knitting Klub & Crochet will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library in the Reading Garden from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. All levels are welcome. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

The Alcona Book Club will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 1 p.m. The selection for August is “The Girl with Seven Names” by Hyeonseo Lee. Adult Summer Reading ends this day. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 20

The Community Walking Club, which is open to 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.

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.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

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.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

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.

The Alcona County Library Board will meet in person, 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). Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 27

The Community Walking Club, which is open to 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.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

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.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

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.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

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.


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

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.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

The Newcomers Lunch Group will meet at noon at the Big Boy Restaurant on Ripley Avenue in Alpena. Call Terry at (989) 340-0676 if planning to attend.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

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, SEPTEMBER 12

The Alcona Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville United Methodist Church, 217 North State Street (US-23).

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.