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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.

- APRIL -

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

  • The GM Sunrise Side Salaried Retirees will hold their regular monthly luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. at Sanctuary Inn, 1000 US-23 North in Alpena. The guest speaker will be Kristine Spicer speaking about immunizations recommended for seniors. Reservations and payment in advance. contact Chuck Griffin (989) 727-3350 or Don Cantleberry (989) 354-5504 for details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

  • A spaghetti dinner will be held at 5 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center, 2291 South F-41 for Mike Travis who has been diagnosed with cancer. Doors open at 4 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. For more information, call Jessica at (989) 820-5335, Lisa at (989) 254-9256 or Nicki at (989) 965-1291.

- MAY -

MONDAY, MAY 2

  • The planning committee for Mikado Days 2016 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Anyone interested in joining the committee, volunteering, or to provide entertainment or a service at the event is invited to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

  • The Boys and Girls Club of Alpena will celebrate 90 years with their annual Spring dinner a 6:30 p.m.a t St. Anne's Parish Hall, 817 Sable Street in Alpena. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the club; by e-mailing execdir@bgcalpena.com; or call (989) 356-0214. All proceeds will help provide youth with opportunities to grow, volunteer, develop, receive a hot meal, learn, play, socialize and have fun in a safe, nurturing and enriching environment.

SATURDAY, MAY 7

  • A spaghetti dinner will be held at Scott's Barton City Bar and Grill on Trask Lake Road at 4 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the Barton City Improvement Association's scholarship program.

SATURDAY, MAY 14

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.
  • Are you Irish? The Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society will present "Tracing your Ancestor Back to Ireland" at 6 p.m. at Alpena Community College, room 106, enter near the Paul Bunyan sculpture. Attendance is free to this webinar presentation, discussion will follow. Refreshments will be served.

- JUNE -

MONDAY, JUNE 6

  • The planning committee for Mikado Days 2016 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Anyone interested in joining the committee, volunteering, or to provide entertainment or a service at the event is invited to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

  • Treasure hunters will be in paradise during the annual Community Wide Garage Sale in Harrisville and the surrounding area. A multitude of sales will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps highlighting sale locations will be available at local businesses prior to and the day of the sale. For more information, call the Alcona County Review at (989) 724-6384.

- JULY -

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • Smokey Bear visits Harrisville State Park! Stop by the state park to visit and take photos with Smokey Bear. He will be at Campground Host site number two from 11 a.m. until noon. Then follow him into downtown Harrisville for the annual Kid's Parade which starts at 1 p.m. Stay into the evening to watch the fireworks from the Harrisville Harbor, which can also be seen from the day use beach at the Harrisville State Park.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.
  • Mikado Days kicks off with a parade through downtown Mikado at 11 a.m. The celebration continues with carnival games and activities for children, a craft show and flea market in the Mikado Civic Center; an 1860's era baseball game between the Midland River Hogs and the Mikado Clubbers; a car cruise, food concessions, and much more. Call (989) 736-7721 for more details.

- AUGUST -

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

- SEPTEMBER -

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

SATURDAY and SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 and 11

  • Harrisville State Park will be offering its 10th Annual "Go Get Outdoors" program which is an opportunity for individuals to earn their Hunters Education and International Bow Education Program (IBEP) certificates. This course offers both classroom and hands on safety on various hunting techniques. There will be several knowledgeable instructors available to teach and answer questions. Saturday's class will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday's field class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required for this event. Call the park at (989) 724-5126.

- OCTOBER -

FRIDAY through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 - 9

  • Harrisville State Park presents the 5th Annual Haunted Halloween Weekend. Come enjoy a frightfully fun outdoor experience. Weekend activities include children's games, a site decorating contest and trick-or-treating for campground guests, a haunted hayride and spooky haunted trail. Fun for all ages, come and enjoy a great October weekend on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron. This year's event is sponsored by the Harrisville Harbor Grocery. Call (989) 724-5126 for details. All events are free, but a current Recreation Passport is required to enter the state park.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

- NOVEMBER -

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

- DECEMBER -

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

  • 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. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.


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