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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.)


** Call ahead before any scheduled event to make sure it is still being held. **


WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

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, JULY 9

Community Walking Club for 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 are recommended.

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, JULY 10

Alcona County Pop-Up Pantry (for Alcona County residents only) will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. (or until food is gone) at the following locations: Lott Baptist Church, (4257 M-65) Glennie; South Shore Fire Hall, (367 W. Mt. Maria) Spruce; Smokies Bar parking lot (5982 N. Hubbard Lake Road) Spruce; Alcona Township Hall, (5576 US-23) Black River, Barton City Fire Hall (1868 W. Trask Lake Road) Barton City; Mikado Fire Hall (2226 S. F-41) Mikado; Greenbush Fire Hall (5063 Campbell Street) Greenbush; and Alcona Elementary School (181 N. Barlow Road) Lincoln. Drive through only pickup. Limited supplies. First come, first served.

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, JULY 11

The Alcona Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville United Methodist Church, 217 North State Street (US-23).

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.

An art and craft show will be held at Furtaw Field in Oscoda from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. National artists and local crafters will have unique art, gifts and home décor including paintings, glass windchimes, jewelry, Australian hats, yard art, functional art and other unusual art will be on display.


SUNDAY, JULY 12

An art and craft show will be held at Furtaw Field in Oscoda from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. National artists and local crafters will have unique art, gifts and home décor including paintings, glass windchimes, jewelry, Australian hats, yard art, functional art and other unusual art will be on display.


TUESDAY, JULY 14

Yoga for a Cause - Liz McNichols is offering Hatha Yoga on the lawn at the Harrisville United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Participants should bring their own mats and props with six-foot physical distance setup. Classes are by donation and all proceeds will support the Alcona Food Pantry.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

Enjoy a virtual musical event with Dynamic West’s Rockin’ Fairy Tales via the Alcona County Library. To access the exclusive link, visit the library’s Facebook page or website (http://www.alcona.lib.mi.us) on July 15 from home, or use the Wi-Fi at the branches in Harrisville, Lincoln, Caledonia, or Mikado. This virtual learning experience is provided by a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs mini-grant administered by Art in the Loft. Sign up for “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program at the Harrisville and Lincoln branches. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.


THURSDAY, JULY 16

Give the gift of life at the Community Blood Drive from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the auditorium at MidMichigan Medical Center in Alpena. Donors should enter through the hospital entrance. Donating blood takes about an hour. Anyone age 17 or older in good health who meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to give. Parental consent is required for donors age 16 to give. Donors should bring a photo ID that includes their birth date. Donors will be required to wear a mask. To register for a donation appointment or to view more dates and locations for community blood drives, visit https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/zip.

Join fellow comrades at the veteran’s coffee hour from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. All veterans are welcome.

Community Walking Club for 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 are recommended.


FRIDAY, JULY 17

Alcona County Pop-Up Pantry (for Alcona County residents only) will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. (or until food is gone) at the following locations: Lott Baptist Church, (4257 M-65) Glennie; South Shore Fire Hall, (367 W. Mt. Maria) Spruce; Smokies Bar parking lot (5982 N. Hubbard Lake Road) Spruce; Alcona Township Hall, (5576 US-23) Black River, Barton City Fire Hall (1868 W. Trask Lake Road) Barton City; Mikado Fire Hall (2226 S. F-41) Mikado; Greenbush Fire Hall (5063 Campbell Street) Greenbush; and Alcona Elementary School (181 N. Barlow Road) Lincoln. Drive through only pickup. Limited supplies. First come, first served.

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, JULY 18

There will be a Trunk Sale for crafts and craft supplies from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the

the Craftmakers' Cabin in Harrisville (106 S. State Road). Rain date will be July 19. Call (734) 904-0108 for details.

The American Legion in Mikado is hosting hog roast and live music with Kim Casey and her country band. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. Cash bar. Bring own chair for the concert. This is to benefit the building fund.


MONDAY, JULY 20

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, JULY 21

Yoga for a Cause - Liz McNichols is offering Hatha Yoga on the lawn at the Harrisville United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Participants should bring their own mats and props with six-foot physical distance setup. Classes are by donation and all proceeds will support the Alcona Food Pantry.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

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, JULY 23

Community Walking Club for 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 are recommended.


FRIDAY, JULY 24

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, JULY 28

Yoga for a Cause - Liz McNichols is offering Hatha Yoga on the lawn at the Harrisville United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Participants should bring their own mats and props with six-foot physical distance setup. Classes are by donation and all proceeds will support the Alcona Food Pantry.


THURSDAY, JULY 30

Community Walking Club for 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 are recommended.


FRIDAY, JULY 31

Alcona County Pop-Up Pantry (for Alcona County residents only) will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. (or until food is gone) at the following locations: Lott Baptist Church, (4257 M-65) Glennie; South Shore Fire Hall, (367 W. Mt. Maria) Spruce; Smokies Bar parking lot (5982 N. Hubbard Lake Road) Spruce; Alcona Township Hall, (5576 US-23) Black River, Barton City Fire Hall (1868 W. Trask Lake Road) Barton City; Mikado Fire Hall (2226 S. F-41) Mikado; Greenbush Fire Hall (5063 Campbell Street) Greenbush; and Alcona Elementary School (181 N. Barlow Road) Lincoln. Drive through only pickup. Limited supplies. First come, first served.

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, AUGUST 4

Yoga for a Cause - Liz McNichols is offering Hatha Yoga on the lawn at the Harrisville United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Participants should bring their own mats and props with six-foot physical distance setup. Classes are by donation and all proceeds will support the Alcona Food Pantry.


THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Join fellow comrades at the veteran’s coffee hour from 9 to 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. All veterans are welcome.


FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

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, AUGUST 8

The Alcona Food Pantry will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harrisville United Methodist Church, 217 North State Street (US-23).

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.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

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, AUGUST 13

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, AUGUST 14

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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