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, OCTOBER 21

The guest speaker for the annual Elsa U. Pardee Memorial Cancer Lecture is Dr. Diane Harper, will focus on how the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer. She will present for a virtual forum at 6 p.m. She is a professor at Michigan Medicine in the departments of family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and women’s studies. Anyone interested in attending the program may use their smart phone, computer, tablet or other device with Internet connection at www.midmichigan.org/hpv or join by telephone at (517) 317-3112, enter access code 719-570-845. For more information, go online to midmichigan.org/pardee.


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

A Halloween-themed story time and craft for children will be held at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Social distancing will be practiced, and seating is limited. Call (989) 724-6796 for more information.

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.

The Alcona County Commission on Aging is hosting a Trunk or Treat from 5 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot at 207 Church Street in Lincoln. Costumes are encouraged at this family event with games and candy distribution. Save distancing protocols will be in place and face masks/coverings are recommended. For more information, call (989) 334-3466.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

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, NOVEMBER 10

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, NOVEMBER 11

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, NOVEMBER 12

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, NOVEMBER 13

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, NOVEMBER 14

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.


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

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.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

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, NOVEMBER 25

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.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

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.