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WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

An afternoon of cinematic entertainment, complete with complimentary movie-style popcorn, is in store at 2 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library during the Family Movie Matinee. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.


The Lincoln Pop-Up Pantry will be held at 3 p.m. at Cole’s Appliance storage building (by AAA Credit Union) in Lincoln until the food is gone.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


The Elderly Brothers Trio is performing in the Summer Concert Series at the Harrisville Harbor pavilion at 7 p.m. Those planning to attend this annual summer event hosted by the City of Harrisville should bring chairs, blankets, etc. for seating. Donations are appreciated.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Veterans and spouses and widow(er)s are invited to join other retired military members for a drop-in coffee and fellowship between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For more info., call (989) 724-9581.


The Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 9 a.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


Teenagers are welcome to join the hands-on Ramen Noodle Workshop at the Lincoln branch of the Alcona County Library (330 Traverse Bay Road) at 1 p.m. Attendees will learn to make these noodles from scratch and eat them. No culinary experience is required. Call (989) 724-6796 to register for this free program supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and Art in the Loft.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19

There will be a children’s craft activity and story time at 10:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. This is not just about learning; it’s about unleashing the joy of discovery. For information, call (989) 724-6796.


CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.


There is an Open House at Westminster Presbyterian Church from 1 to 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to tour a church built in 1870 and enjoy a hamburger or hot dog for free. The church is located at 201 N. Second Street, Harrisville.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 21

A drive-thru pig roast will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Depot on Fletcher Street in Alpena. This event, sponsored by Friends Together, includes barbecue pork, baked potato, cole slaw, baked beans and cookie for $15. Advance tickets are available at Friends Together in Alpena or may be purchased the day of the event.

 

MONDAY, JULY 22

Teenagers are encouraged to try Alcona Visions Unleashed, a VR gaming program where they can step into the world or virtual reality and explore landscapes, engage in epic battles and solve mind-bending puzzles with Meta Quest 2 Oculus headsets. This program, is from noon to 4 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library and is provided by the Northeast Michigan Community Foundation. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Practice ukulele at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 10 a.m. Ukuleles are available for checkout and players of all skill levels are welcome. The ability to read music is not required. For more details, call (989) 724-6796.


Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

“Golden Grocery Giveaway” (Formally known as CSFP/Commodity Supplemental Food Program) will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Plainfield Township Community Center, 415 E. Main Street, Hale.


“Golden Grocery Giveaway” (Formally known as CSFP/Commodity Supplemental Food Program) will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Catholic Church, 5300 N. US-23, Oscoda.


The Sunrise Community Food Pantry is open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come one time per month and must be present to receive food. Distribution is by curbside pick-up. Recipients stay in their vehicle. Identification is required. Clients are accepted regardless of where they live. Bring a box or bag. Call (989) 727-3443 for details.


Drummunity, a rhythm-filled experience, will be at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Attendees will feel the beat and drum in unity with their community. No drumming experience is necessary, just bring energy and enthusiasm. Call (989) 724-6796 for information.


The Alcona County Library Board of Trustees will meet in the conference room of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 4 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


The Oxymorons Band is performing in the Summer Concert Series at the Harrisville Harbor pavilion at 7 p.m. Those planning to attend this annual summer event hosted by the City of Harrisville should bring chairs, blankets, etc. for seating. Donations are appreciated.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 25

The Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 9 a.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


Teenagers and adults are invited to unleash their creativity at Crafting Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. The project is vacation tile coasters. Registration is required for this free program supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and Art in the loft. Call (989) 724-6796 to register and for details. Snacks will be provided.


Children may drop off their favorite stuffed animal at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library for a Stuffy Sleepover at 4 p.m. so they can spend an adventure filled night at the library. Pick up will be the following morning, complete with pancakes from Teresa’s Diner.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 26

There will be a children’s craft activity and story time at 10:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Children who participated in the Stuffie Sleepover may pick up their stuffed animal after their overnight adventure in the library. Pancakes will accompany stories. This is not just about learning; it’s about unleashing the joy of discovery. For information, call (989) 724-6796.


CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


Helping Addicts’ Loved Ones (HALO) will meet at the Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush at 7 p.m. For details contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

 

MONDAY, JULY 29

Teenagers are encouraged to try Alcona Visions Unleashed, a VR gaming program where they can step into the world or virtual reality and explore landscapes, engage in epic battles and solve mind-bending puzzles with Meta Quest 2 Oculus headsets. This program, is from noon to 4 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library and is provided by the Northeast Michigan Community Foundation. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 30

Practice ukulele at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 10 a.m. Ukuleles are available for checkout and players of all skill levels are welcome. The ability to read music is not required. For more details, call (989) 724-6796.


Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.


Discover the magic of Origami with Ming Louie at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Imaginations will soar while learning the art of paper folding. This free program is for all ages. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

Get up close and personal with birds of prey through a live animal presentation by Hawk Hill Raptors at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Registration is required for this free program. Call (989) 724-6796 to register and for more information. This program is supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council and Art in the Loft.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


The Big Willy Band is performing in the Summer Concert Series at the Harrisville Harbor pavilion at 7 p.m. Those planning to attend this annual summer event hosted by the City of Harrisville should bring chairs, blankets, etc. for seating. Donations are appreciated.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

Veterans and spouses and widow(er)s are invited to join other retired military members for a drop-in coffee and fellowship between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For more info., call (989) 724-9581.


The Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 9 a.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.


The Alcona County Baby Pantry is open from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Raphael Church, 2531 E. F-30, Mikado. Alcona County residents with newborns through age four are eligible and welcome. This is not an income-based program. There is free formula, diapers, toys and new and gently used clothes and shoes. Layettes are available in the eighth month.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

The Alcona County Baby Pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Raphael Church, 2531 E. F-30, Mikado. Alcona County residents with newborns through age four are eligible and welcome. This is not an income-based program. There is free formula, diapers, toys and new and gently used clothes and shoes. Layettes are available in the eighth month.


NE Michigan UAW Retirees RWC No. 31474 will meet at 11 a.m. at JJ’s Steak and Pizza House, 411 2nd Ave., Alpena. There will be representatives from the UAW Trust and BCBS at the meeting. Attendees can have lunch for $8. Social hour begins at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact David Fletcher, chairman, at (248) 444-1193.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


The Money-Gods Band is performing in the Summer Concert Series at the Harrisville Harbor pavilion at 7 p.m. Those planning to attend this annual summer event hosted by the City of Harrisville should bring chairs, blankets, etc. for seating. Donations are appreciated.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

The Sunrise Community Food Pantry is open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come one time per month and must be present to receive food. Distribution is by curbside pick-up. Recipients stay in their vehicle. Identification is required. Clients are accepted regardless of where they live. Bring a box or bag. Call (989) 727-3443 for details.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

Veterans and spouses and widow(er)s are invited to join other retired military members for a drop-in coffee and fellowship between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville. For more info., call (989) 724-9581.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

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. (This scheduled change is to accommodate the Alcona County Fair.)


The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

The Sunrise Side Strummers encourage all levels of ukulele players to join in an evening of strumming and singing from 5-7 p.m. at the Bobcat Bar & Grill, 1981 S. US-23, Greenbush. Friends are welcome to sing along.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

The Lincoln Pop-Up Pantry will be held at 3 p.m. at Cole’s Appliance storage building (by AAA Credit Union) in Lincoln until the food is gone.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

Play euchre at the Lincoln Senior Center, lower level, 207 Church Street, Lincoln starting at 12:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to participate in this free activity.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

The Sunrise Community Food Pantry is open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come one time per month and must be present to receive food. Distribution is by curbside pick-up. Recipients stay in their vehicle. Identification is required. Clients are accepted regardless of where they live. Bring a box or bag. Call (989) 727-3443 for details.


Cancer support group, Friends Together, meets at 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Elementary School library. Patients battling cancer and loved ones are welcome to this community support group. Call (989) 356-3231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

CrossRoads Recovery, a faith-based addiction program, will meet at 7 p.m. at Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush. For more information, contact Paster Caincross at (989) 569-1298.


Helping Addicts’ Loved Ones (HALO) will meet at the Greenbush Community Baptist Church, 2430 S. State Street, Greenbush at 7 p.m. For details contact Pastor Caincross at (989) 569-1298.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

The Harrisville Farmers’ Market is held at the Harrisville Harbor, upper level, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available items each week will be posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harrisvilleharbor?mibextid=JRoKGi.


The Lincoln Depot, at Fiske and Lake streets in Lincoln, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit this historic venue and learn about trains and the role they played during the timber boom.

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