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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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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

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 of the Alcona County Library at 2 p.m. The link is posed on the library’s website (www.alcona.lib.mi.us) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary). For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

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.

The free virtual program “Art, Forensics & Missing Persons” will be presented at 6 p.m. by Michigan State Police Lt. Sarah Krebs. She will explain how evidence-based drawings and 3-D reconstructions aid in the investigation of unidentified remains, missing persons and other cases. Link to http://global.gotomeeting.com/join/770577205 mor dial in using a phone 408-650-3123. Access code: 770-577-205. This event is sponsored by Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning and Iosco Arenac District Library.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

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.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

The free virtual program “Yooper Talk” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Kathryn Remlinger, professor of applied linguistics at Grand Valley State University will describe how ideas about what it means to sound like a Yooper have emerged over time. Link to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/275006709 or dial in using a phone 224-501-3412. Access code: 275-006-709. This event is sponsored by Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning and Iosco Arenac District Library.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

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.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

Knitting Klub & Crochet will meet from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library in the Reading Garden. All levels welcome.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

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.

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, OCTOBER 9

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, OCTOBER 10

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.


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13

The Alcona County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Board will meet by video conferencing at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Meeting room in the lower level of the Alcona County Building located at 106 Fifth Street in Harrisville. For more information and video participation information, contact Tammy Ranger at (989) 619-5865.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14

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, OCTOBER 15

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

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.


MONDAY, OCTOBER 19

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, OCTOBER 20

Knitting Klub & Crochet will meet from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library in the Reading Garden. All levels welcome.

The Alcona Book Club will meet in the Reading Garden at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from noon to 1 p.m. The selection for September is “Educated” by Tara Westover. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

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, OCTOBER 28

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 of the Alcona County Library at 2 p.m. The link is posed on the library’s website (www.alcona.lib.mi.us) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AlconaLibrary). For more information, call (989) 724-6796.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

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.

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