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Hot Reads for Cold Nights - With winter official here now is a good time to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot chocolate.  To get you started, the Tawas City Friends of the Library are having it's 6th annual "Hot Reads for Cold Nights", Jan. 7th through March 30th.  Stop by the Tawas City Library and pick up a bookshelf bingo game sheet and enter the contest.  Keep track of your reading and fill in the game sheet with your book titles in the appropriate squares.  Turn in your completed game sheet for an entry to the contest, multiple entries are encouraged.  Weekly drawings will be held to win gift certificates to local businesses.  A grand drawing will be held April 1st for a $50 gift certificate to Neiman's Family Market in Tawas City.  For more info please call the Tawas Library at (989)362-6557.

 

Market Day -  Shore Line Players of Oscoda will be holding Market Day, Feb. 16th, Mar. 16th, and Apr. 20th, at the theater from 10am to 5pm.  Stop by and see what's "in store" at the theater.  Vendors vary every month.

 

Michigan Law Enforcement - The Annual Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge for Special Olympics will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16th on Long Lake, in Alpena.  The plunge begins at 1:15pm, and there will also be a costume contest.  After the plunge, enjoy the party at the Sandbar and Grill with a live auction, 50/50 drawings, and prizes.  All proceeds benefit Michigan Special Olympics Area 3.  For more info please call the Michigan State Police in Alpena at (989)354-4101.
 
Snowmobile Racing - Coming to Alcona Recreational Area in Lincoln, The Fire Rite 250, Saturday, Feb. 16th and Sunday, Feb. 17th.  This is the only stop in the area for MIRA, the Midwest International Racing Association, it's a professional oval track snowmobile racing at it's best since 1979.  Saturday starting at 8:25am come on out and enjoy Pro Enduro hot laps and qualifying to lock in the top 10 starting spots for Sunday's 250 Pro Enduro Race. There will also be Sprint Classes with 3 lap heats, and 5 lap finals.  The Enduro for Superstock and Sportsman will also be run on Saturday.  Line up for Sunday fun starts at 10am with Pro Enduro hot laps and second round of qualifying to set the rest of the field.  Green flag for the Pro Enduro will be at 1pm with 250 laps of exciting racing.   For more info please check out their FaceBook page at facebook.com/miraracing or their web page at www.miraracing.com.  You may also contact Karl Schwartz at (989)330-5627 or Charlie Wiltse at (517)256-2078.
 
Faygo Book - Iosco-Arenac District Library will be hosting Michigan Author Joe Grimm and his book "Faygo Book", Tuesday, Feb. 19th at 6pm at the East Tawas City Council Chambers, 760 Newman St.  Come and listen to the story of a pop, a people, and a place.  Its stories will tickle the taste buds and memories of Detroiters and Faygo lovers everywhere.  This is the narrative of how a family forged a bond of more than 100 years with a city and its residents and became the last company standing in Detroit's "Pop Alley". So come and enjoy the night and have a Faygo Float that will bring back the memories.  There will also be a book sale and signing following the event.  For more info please contact the Iosco-Arenac District Library at (989)305-5548.
 
Tip Night - Come on down to the The Lodge in Tawas City and support our Tawas Pee-Wee Blackhawks hockey team.  They are headed to the State Tournament on March 1st.  They will be hosting a tip night Feb. 20th from 5pm to 8pm, and the boys will be serving you and all the tips will be donated to them for more ice time and state cost.  So come and enjoy some great food, and help support our Tawas Pee-Wee Blackhawks.
 
Taco Night - Taco Night Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 5pm to 7pm at the Holy Family Parish Hall.  The Fundraiser is for a Holy Family Youth Group Mission Trip to Guatemala.  This is a free will donation to help the group with their mission.  For more info please contact Holy Family.  The event is generously supported by the Tawas Area Knights of Columbus.
 
Mystery & Mayhem in Maui - Come and enjoy an interactive murder mystery dinner by JD & Chris Hock and the Shoreline Players, at the Camp Inn Lodge, Saturday, Feb. 23rd with seating starting at 5:30pm.  Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  Your ticket includes and Appetizer, Entree, Dessert, a Non-Alcoholic Beverage and the show.  Hawaiian attire encouraged.  For more info please contact the Camp Inn Lodge at (989)739-2021.
 
Project Graduation - Tawas High School Project Graduation will host a Euchre Tournament Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 1pm to 5pm at the Buckhorn Inn on M55 in Tawas City.  Cost is $15 per person.  Registration is at 1pm, play begins at 2pm.  For more info please call (989)820-7514.
 
Youth Squirrel Hunt - The Luzerne Predator Roundup will hold a one day Youth Squirrel Hunt, Saturday, Feb. 23rd, for children ages 15 and under.  For more info please visit Luzerne Area Predator Hunt on Facebook, or email LuzernePredatorHunt@hotmail.com or stop in to the Luzerne Hardware.

 

Tawas Bay Ice Arena - Come on out and enjoy the arena with Stick Time from 5pm to 7pm, Open Skate from 7pm to 9pm, every Friday and Saturday until March 1st, 2019.
 
Iosco Conservation District - Reforestation Tree Sale Fundraiser will be held Friday, April 26th, Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April 28th. Times are Friday, and Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and Sunday from 11am to 3pm.  Seedlings, Transplants, Shrubs, Small Fruit Plants and Fruit Trees are available.  Order placed by Friday, Feb. 15th will get a 5% discount, with orders due by Monday, April 1st. A limited supply of excess trees will be available on site on the days of the sale.  Pick up orders at Tawas Inn, 1124 S. US23, Tawas City.  For full brochure please log onto their website at www.ioscoconservation.org/tree-sale.
 
NEMCSA's Food Distribution - The following is a list of the NEMCSA's Food Distribution dates:
Otsego - Wednesday, Feb. 13th from 10:30am to 1pm at the Otsego County United Way,
116 E Fifth St. Gaylord
Hale - Monday, Feb. 25th from 11am to 1pm at the Plainfield Twp Community Center,
415 E Esmond Rd. Hale
Alcona - Tuesday, Feb. 26h from 10am to 12pm at the Alcona County Council on Aging,
205 Church St. Lincoln
East Tawas -  Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 9am to 1pm at the East Tawas Knights of Columbus
821 Newman St. East Tawas
Oscoda County - Tuesday, Feb 26th from 8am to 11am at the Mio Senior Center,
429 N Mt. Tom Rd, Mio
Oscoda - Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 9am to 1pm at the Oscoda Senior Center
653 State St. Oscod
Atlanta - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12pm to 2pm at the Atlanta Senior Center
11780 M-33, Atlanta
Hillman - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12:30pm to 2pm at the Hillman VFW Post
441 S. State, Hillman
Cheboygan - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12pm to 2pm at the Black River Full Gospel Church
2732 Orchard Beach Rd, Cheboygan
West Branch - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 11am to 1pm at the First United Methodist Chruch
2490 W. State Rd, West Branch
Lewiston - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 11am to 2pm at the Lewiston 50+ Club (Senior Center)
2811 Kneeland St, Lewiston
Onaway - Thursday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 12pm at the Onaway Senior Center
4203 Lynn St, Onaway
Posen - Thursday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 12pm at the Posen Senior Center
6520 Darga Hwy, Posen
 

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Three Exciting High School B'Ball Games!

Three High School Basketball Games on tap this week!  On WKJC FM 104.7, February 12th it's Tawas at Standish!  February 15th it's a makeup game Tawas at Ogemaw!  Then on our sister station HITS FM, February 15th, it's Whittemore at Oscoda! You can also hear the play by play on  on your Tune In radio app for your mobile device!  Exciting High School Basketball. Tim Herek & Ryan Fritz & Brad Allen

 

 

WKJC FM High School Basketball Broadcasts:
December 18th Tawas @ Oscoda
December 21st Alcona @ Ogemaw
January 8th Tawas @ Whittemore
January 10th Alcona @ Oscoda
January 14th Oscoda @ Hale
January 17th Mio @ Hale
January 22nd Freeland @ Standish
January 25th Hale @ Tawas
February 1st Tawas @ Ogemaw
February 8th AuGres @ Hale
February 12th Tawas @ Standish
February 15th Whittemore @ Oscoda
February 19th Tawas @ Alcona
February 22rd Ogemaw @ Alcona
 

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Iosco Conservation District Tree Sale!

It's that time of year!  The Iosco Conservation District Tree Sale Fundraiser.  Seedlings, Transplants, Shrubs, Small Fruit Plants and Fruit Trees avaliable. 5% discount for orders placed by February 15th. 2019.  All orders are due Monday April 1st, 2019.  See the complete catalog, pictures and order form by following this link:                                                                                                  http://www.ioscoconservation.org/tree-sale.html

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WKJC Surplus Auction Deadline

WKJC Surplus Auction Deadline is this Friday!  Still some items available.  Great gift ideas for upcoming Valentines Day!  All items priced well below retail value.  No bidding!  The price you see is the price you pay! follow this link to see what's available: http://wkjc.com/auction-list

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