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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.

- AUGUST -

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 - 27

  • 18th annual Antique and Classic Car, Tractor and Motorcycle Show. Parking lot party and cruise on Friday at 5 p.m. On Saturday, antique and classic vehicles are displayed along Second Street in Lincoln. Pancake and sausage breakfast served by the Lincoln Fire Department Auxiliary. Street entertainment, dunk tank and much more throughout the day. Contact Bill Miller (989) 736-7631 days or (989) 884-2473 evenings for details.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • Ossineke Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary will host a pig roast at 6848 North US-23 in Spruce. This fundraiser will benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Michigan. Cost is $10 per person and serving will begin at 3 p.m. Call Betty Mayo at (989) 736-6232 or Ilene Imel at (989) 471-5533 for details.

- SEPTEMBER -

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

  • The 13th annual Black River Bridge Walk will begin at noon. Gather south of the bridge on Lakeshore Road just south of Black River Road. There will be a bake sale at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at 11 a.m. and a co-ed baseball game at 1 p.m. at the township park.
  • Harmony Weekend kicks off at the intersection of US-23 and M-72 in Harrisville. The arts and craft show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a concert at 7 p.m. at Maria Hall. Call (989) 724-7197 for details.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

  • Harmony Weekend continues with an arts and craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the annual Labor Day parade at 1 p.m. through downtown Harrisville. A concert will follow at the Harrisville harbor pavilion around 2 p.m. Call (989) 724-7197 for details.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - 11

  • Alcona Arts Retreat at Lost Lake Woods Club north of Lincoln. Art workshops inspired by the woods and waters of northeast Michigan. Visit www.inspirationalcona.org for details.

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.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

  • A day-long workshop "21st Century Tools for Genealogists" dedicated to new and innovative methods for genealogical research will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Featured speakers include genealogist Katherine Wilson and Kamila Mazurek. Attendees will be eligible to win one of two DNA kits and will receive a discount coupon. Further details and registration information can be found at www.facebook.com/GenealogicalSeminar21st/ or by calling (989) 916-5610.
  • Hope's annual Harvest Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church 5462 West Nicholson Hill Road in Hubbard Lake. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages five through 12 (under five eat for free), or $30 family rate. Menu items include roast chicken and homemade meatballs, a variety of side dishes, pies and desserts. Air conditioned comfort, wheelchair accessible and take-outs available.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

  • William Kamkwamba will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. at Alpena High School, 3303 South 3rd Avenue in Alpena. His book, "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," co-authored with Bryan Mealer will be the topic of discussion. There are three versions of the book - one for adult readers, a young adult version and a picture book for children. All three versions are available in the library's collection.  Call (989) 356-6188 for more information.

- 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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