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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 29
  • An artist's reception for the Northeast Michigan Artist's Guild will be held at 2 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. Art will be on display until April 26.

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

  • Iosco Cares/Poverty Reduction Group will present a free workshop for all grandparents and guardians raising grandchildren at the Hale United Methodist Church located at 201 West Main Street. Registration and program will begin at 11 a.m. Child care provided on-site. The workshop will include a soup and sandwich lunch provided free of charge for all attendees. To register, call Mike Peach at (989) 362-0337.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church in Harrisville. Take-outs available.
  • A Spring Boat Show will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Northern Lights Arena, 751 Woodward Avenue in Alpena. Boating and water sport vendors from around the area will bring the latest in boats, pontoons, docks, storage options and much more. Admission is free. Call (989) 356-0652 for details or visit northernlightsarena.com.
- APRIL -
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
  • A Spring Boat Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Northern Lights Arena, 751 Woodward Avenue in Alpena. Boating and water sport vendors from around the area will bring the latest in boats, pontoons, docks, storage options and much more. Admission is free. Call (989) 356-0652 for details or visit northernlightsarena.com.
  • Basic Genealogy with John Colletta from 10 a.m. to noon at Robert Parks Library, 6010 Skeel Avenue in Oscoda. This event is free and registration is not required. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by the Huron Shores Genealogical Society.
  • A spaghetti dinner and silent auction benefit for Travis Lamont and family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oscoda American Legion Post 274. Cost is $8 per person, no charge for children age six and under.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

  • A Spring Boat Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northern Lights Arena, 751 Woodward Avenue in Alpena. Boating and water sport vendors from around the area will bring the latest in boats, pontoons, docks, storage options and much more. Admission is free. Call (989) 356-0652 for details or visit northernlightsarena.com.
MONDAY, APRIL 3
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Mikado Days will be held on July 8. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, volunteering, providing entertainment or a service or to offer new ideas, is welcome to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

  • Piecing Memories Together, a unique grief support group will meet at 1 p.m. at the Alpena Senior Center, 501 River Street. Participants will have the opportunity to share and learn with others experiencing grief and make a huggable remembrance bear or pillow from articles of their loved one's clothing. To register, call (989) 356-3585.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

  • Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council will meet at 11 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 2900 Connon in Alpena. A Blue Cross/Blue Shield representative will be present to answer any questions. Lunch will be served at noon. For reservations, call (989) 356-4959 or (989) 727-4080. Bring a can of food for the need.

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

  • Brandon Ridenour, a virtuoso trumpeter and composer will showcase his distinctive artistic voice and vision at 7:30 p.m. at Alpena High School Auditorium. Single tickets for this event are $20, admission is free for students. For more information, contact Leslie Reynolds at (989) 358-5009 or David Usher at (989) 471-9182 or visit www.alpenacommunityconcerts.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church in Harrisville. Take-outs available.
SATURDAY, APRIL 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.

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

  • The AuSable Valley Audubon will meet at 7 p.m. at the Camp Inn Lodge, 3111 South US-23, approximately two miles south of Oscoda. An optional dinner at 5 p.m. will precede the program. For dinner reservations, contact Susan Duncan at (989) 701-5471.

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

  • The Village of Lincoln will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt at the fire hall, 117 West Fiske Street, from 11 a.m. to noon. Hot dogs and prizes afterwards from noon to 1 p.m. Call (989) 736-8936 for details.

MONDAY, APRIL 17

  • White Pine 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. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

  • Don't miss out on the most entertaining event of the year, Mock Rock 2017. The show starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at Alcona High School. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students with identification, and admission is free for children age five and under. For more information, call Ava Budreau at (989) 619-8245.

SUNDAY, APRIL 23

  • Sunrise Ringers Spring Handbell Concert at 4 p.m. at the Ossineke United Methodist Church. Contact Margaret Fox at (9899) 736-3025 for more information.

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

  • The Sunrise Gardening Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Guests are welcome to attend. Call Becky Bean at (989) 724-6569 for details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

  • The 18th annual family fun fair will take place at Oscoda Area High School on River Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include a free lunch and door prize drawings. This free event, hosted by MSU Extension, aims to connect families to organizations that provide health, recreation, and family services while also providing fun and educational activities for kids. Call (989) 362-3449 for details.
  • Third annual Alcona GospelFest. Singers learn new music during an afternoon workshop with guest director Jean Wilson. An everyone-welcome dinner provided by the church followed by a free public concert at 6:30 p.m. Singers pay a $10 fee to cover the workshop, printing, snacks and dinner. This event will be held at the First Baptist Church, 202 East Main Street in Lincoln. Contact Will St. John at (989) 736-3000 for details. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona.
- MAY -
MONDAY, MAY 1
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Mikado Days will be held on July 8. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, volunteering, providing entertainment or a service or to offer new ideas, is welcome to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.

SATURDAY, MAY 6

  • The 3rd annual Family Fun and Safety Day will be held at Alcona Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Alcona Masonic Lodge will be offering child identification registration beginning at 11 a.m. A day of fun, safety and giveaways sponsored by Alcona Health Center Tiger Extension Clinic and CANPAC. Contact Kristin Benghauser at (989) 736-8716 for details.

SUNDAY, MAY 7

  • Alcona Spring Into Summer Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ARA Site (county Fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. The expo allows small businesses and organizations a place to show what they do. For additional information, contact Kevin Boyat at (989) 335-0307 or Bill Thompson at (989) 724-5077.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church in Harrisville. Take-outs available.
SATURDAY, MAY 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.

MONDAY, MAY 15

  • White Pine 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. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

TUESDAY, MAY 23

  • The Sunrise Gardening Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street. Guests are welcome to attend. Call Becky Bean at (989) 724-6569 for details.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

  • Sunrise Gardening Club's annual spring plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. Annuals, perennials and other plant material will be available from local gardeners. Call Becky Bean at (989) 724-6569 for details.
- JUNE -
MONDAY, JUNE 5
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Mikado Days will be held on July 8. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, volunteering, providing entertainment or a service or to offer new ideas, is welcome to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church in Harrisville. Take-outs available.
SATURDAY, JUNE 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.
- JULY -
MONDAY, JULY 3
  • The planning committee for Mikado Days will meet at 7 p.m. at the Mikado Civic Center. Mikado Days will be held on July 8. Anyone interested in joining the planning committee, volunteering, providing entertainment or a service or to offer new ideas, is welcome to attend. The meetings are open to the public. Call (989) 736-7721 for details.
SATURDAY, JULY 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.
- AUGUST -
SATURDAY, AUGUST 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.
- SEPTEMBER -
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.
- OCTOBER -
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 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.


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