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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.

- MARCH -

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

  • Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council will hold their membership meeting at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 2900 Connon in Alpena at the corner of Brooke and Connon near Diamonds Pointe. Lunch will be served. For reservations, call (989) 356-4959 or (989) 727-4080. Bring a can of food for the needy.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

  • An open house will be held for the artist of month, Mark Behmer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 127 West Chisholm Street in Alpena. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

  • The 18th Annual Cue-for-Cure MDA fundraiser will be held at the Mikado Tavern. Events include mixed doubles pool tournament, a bake sale, food sale, mystery brown bags and much more. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and play starts at noon. The public is welcome. All proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association that serves north central Michigan. For more information or to register, contact Yogi or Rita at (989) 736-8869.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

  • The Barton City Improvement Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Trask Lake Road. Discussion will include the St. Patrick's Day dinner. All citizens of Barton City are encouraged to attend. To volunteer or for more information, call Arlene at (989) 736-3294.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

  • A shortened version of the film "Iron Jawed Angels" will be shown at the Madeline Briggs Center at Alpena Community College from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The public is invited. Discussion of the film and of the Women's Suffrage Movement will be led by Mary Ann Crawford. This event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Alpena County. Contact Pauline Buchner by e-mail at pbuchner@charter.net or call, (989) 340-0391 for details.

SATURDAY, MARCH 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.
  • The Alcona Conservation District will host a mushroom cultivation seminar at Robert J. Parks Library in Oscoda beginning at 10 a.m. Participants should expect to learn how they can start farming mushrooms on a small or large scale as well as leave with a better understanding of why mushrooms are so important to our healthy soils and forests. Registration is required before 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. Call, District Forester Andrew Beebe at (989) 335-1056 for details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

  • Maritime archaeologist Stephanie Gandulla will share her experiences as part of the first-ever archaeological expedition to Swains Island, a tiny remote island 200 miles north of American Samoa. This free program will be held at 6 p.m. at the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street in Harrisville. No registration required. Call, (989) 724-6796 for details.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

  • The annual Egg-Stravaganza, for children ages 13 and under, will be held at the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street in Harrisville. Meet the Easter Bunny, decorate an egg and make a craft. All children will receive an Easter candy treat and will be entered in a drawing to win prizes. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.
  • Fruit and tree planting demonstration. Do you own fruit trees but aren't sure how to properly maintain them? Do you want to plant trees this spring but don't feel positive that you know what it takes to plan and execute a proper planting? If so, this workshop is for you! The demonstration will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the orchard of J B Cook which is on US-23, seven and a half miles north of Harrisville, just north of Malaski Road where Black River crosses US-23. A sign will be posted indicating where to turn in. The workshop is free and open to everyone. To register, call Andrew Beebe at (989) 335-1056.
- APRIL - 

MONDAY, APRIL 6 
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days 2015 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center located at 2291 South F-41. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, to volunteer, provide an entertainment or offer new ideas is welcome to attend. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (989) 736-7721. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 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.
- MAY -
MONDAY, MAY 4
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days 2015 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center located at 2291 South F-41. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, to volunteer, provide an entertainment or offer new ideas is welcome to attend. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (989) 736-7721. 

SATURDAY, MAY 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.
- JUNE -
MONDAY, JUNE 1
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days 2015 will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center located at 2291 South F-41. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, to volunteer, provide an entertainment or offer new ideas is welcome to attend. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call (989) 736-7721. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 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.
  • The 10th annual Brownlee Lake Association Best Ball Golf Outing will be held at Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Glennie. Four player teams of men and women. Shot gun start, 18 holes with cart. Cost is $45 per player. Registration required by June 8. For more information, contact Debbie Shaneour at (989) 736-8346 or e-mail shaneourdt@sbcglobal.net.

- JULY -

SATURDAY, JULY 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.

- AUGUST -

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

  • The annual Boat Parade of Lights will begin at dusk on Brownlee Lake in Lincoln. Entertainment includes the judging of best decorated boat and music provided by Prestige Productions. Members of the Brownlee Lake Association and non-members are invited to enter, all suitable boats are welcome. Places to park and watch are at the boat launch, beach, parkway on north Sleeper Drive and the roads around the lake. Contact Sandy Lawford at (520) 909-9372 for details. This event is sponsored by the Brownlee Lake Association.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 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.

- SEPTEMBER -

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

- OCTOBER -

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 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.

- NOVEMBER -

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 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.

- DECEMBER -

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 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.


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