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Thursday's at 4:15pm and 5:15pm. Friday's at 4:15pm and 6:15pm.
Saturdays at 11:15am
Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market - 3rd week in May to the last week in October. In Tawas at Gateway Park on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. Oscoda/AuSable at the AuSable Shoreline Park on Wednesdays from 9am to 2pm.
American Legion Post #370 - The Post hosts a dinner every Friday from 5pm to 8pm at the post at 805 East Greenwood Rd., in Prescott. Cost is $9.00 per person. For more info please call (989)836-2660.
Tawas Community Concert Band - Summer of 2017 Concerts by the Bay, with Director Brian Carter. Every Monday Evening from June 19th thru August 21st, at 7:30pm June and July, and 7pm the month of August. So come and enjoy the music by the bay at the East Tawas City Park.
Alcona County Sheriff's Office - A Boater's Safety course will be held this Saturday, June 24th, from 9am to 2pm at the Greenbush Township Hall, 5037 East Campbell Rd., in Greenbush. You must be at least 12 years old to register. A lunch will be provided. To register or for more info please call the Sheriff's office between 8am-4pm at (989)724-6271.
Ice Cream Social - An Ice Cream Social will be held Sunday, June 25th, from 3pm to 4pm at the new Sunrise Market IGA, 212 East Saginaw St., AuGres. All proceeds will benefit the AuGres-Sims school band. For more info please call (989)876-7191.
Church in the Park - East Tawas Park at the Gazebo, Sunday, June 25th, at 10:00am...Sunday morning live. Great music with a life changing message. Bring a lawn chair and a smile. Hosted by Lake Huron Community Church and Lighthouse Bible Fellowship.
Thunderbay National Marine Sanctuary - "Day Camp for Kids" will be held from June 26th through August 25th at the Thunderbay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena. Kids can enroll in camps including the "Mini Maritimer" and "Shark Days" for 5 and 6 year olds. "Ocean Layers, Costal Explorers, Ships to Shipwrecks, and Great Lakes Exploration through Art" for 7 to 9 year olds. "Marine Technology:O.R.V. in a Box and Marine Technology", for 10 to 13 year olds. Only 20 spots are available per camp. For more info or to sign up, log on to thunderbayfriends.org or call the Sanctuary at (989)356-8805.
Kirtland's Warbler Tours - Saturdays, June 17th, June 24th, and Saturday July 1st. The tours will be held beginning at the Camp Inn Lodge, 3111 US 23, south of Oscoda, tours begin at 8am. A short video will be shown then participants will follow the guide and carpool in their own vehicles to the Pine River Management area in Oscoda. Limited to 20 people per tour. Reservations are encouraged by calling (989)739-2021.
Quota Club Garage Sale - Thursday, June 22nd, and Friday, June 23rd, from 9am to 5pm., 1322 E. Inez Ave., East Tawas. Take Lincoln St., to Loffman Woods St., to Inez St. Lots of great stuff. Donation Pickup (989)362-4067
Huron-Manistee National Forest Heritage Program - Every Thursday June 22nd thru Sept. 7th, from 10am to 2pm. Forest Archeologist and Heritage Volunteers will be on hand demonstrating archeological methods through excavation of the "Old Store". Registration is required as there is a limited space of 25 participants at each dig. Register in person at Lumberman's Monument or call (989)362-8961.
Trinity Lutheran Church - Annual Garage Sale at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5925 N. US 23, Oscoda. Join us for our two day event Friday, June 23rd, from 9:00am to 3:00pm, and Saturday June 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
The HFCC Performing Arts Company - World Premier Concert Musical Presentation of "Queen E" The Reluctant Royal. Friday June 23rd, and Saturday June 24th, at 7:00pm at the Oscoda High School Auditorium, 3550 E. River Rd., Oscoda. Tickets are $16 in advance, $20 at the door, Students $10. Tickets are available on line at www.HFCCPerformingArtsCompany.com or at the Oscoda Chamber of Commerce.
Wurtsmith Air Museum - The Museum will be hosting a WWII encampment at the Museum on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th. Starting at 8:00am Saturday and ending at 5:00pm Sunday.
4th Annual Butterfly Release - The Compassionate Friends of Oscoda Area present the 4th Annual Butterfly Release. Sunday, June 25th, at 1:00pm, at Lakewood Shores Pavilion, located on Brookwood Drive in Lakewood Shores. This event is an opportunity for families, as well as extended family and friends to come together to remember children who have been taken too soon. Please RSVP by Friday, June 16th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jane at (989)739-2916 to let us know you are coming give us the name of your child, grandchild, or sibling, and we will have a butterfly on the wall with their name. Refreshments and visiting will follow the release of the butterflies. Please come and join us in this celebration of life. For more info please check us out at www.tcf-oscoda.org.
Yo-Master Zeemo - His one-of-a-kind performer has skills few other master. He's a juggling champion and yo-yo expert. His talents leaves the children wondering in amazement. Tuesday, June 27th, at the East Tawas Community Center at 10:30am, Oscoda at 2:00pm. Wednesday, June 28th, in Whittemore at 10:30am and Plainfield at 2:00pm. Thursday, June 29th in AuGres ath 10:30am and Standish at 2:00pm. For more info and exact locations, please call (989)362-2651.
Huron National Forest - Kid's Day!! June 27th and August 15th at 1:00pm. Forest archeologists will be hosting an opportunity for the public to come an learn about the atlatl. An ancient hunting tool that has been used in modern times by Alaskan Natives, Australian Aborigines, and some Indians of South America. Participants will have an opportunity to test their skills with the Atlatl. For more info please visit the Lumberman's Monument Visitors Center or call (989)362-8961 for this and upcoming events.
Benefit Concert - Flipside is again planning a benefit concert to support Foster Kids of Iosco/Alcona Counties. Scheduled for Friday June 30, 2017 at the Tawas City Town Square overlooking Tawas Bay. Keep watching for time and more info to follow.
34th Annual Art on the Beach - Art on the Beach June 24th & 25th at the Oscoda Beach Park. Saturday the 24th from 9am to 5pm, Sunday 25th from 10am to 4pm. Oscoda Garden Club Auction Saturday at noon. For more info please call (989)739-7322 or visit oscodachamber.com.
Health Quest Inspiring Community Health and Happiness - Enjoy a beautiful, 5K Beach Run/Walk, along the sandy shoreline of Lake Huron. This is one of the only runs in the state held entirely on the sand!! (As this is a beach run please understand that it may involve uneven sand and occasional running in the water.) 1 mile Kids Beach Run, June 24th at Oscoda Beach Park, Oscoda. All proceeds to benefit HealthQuest-inspiring and educating the community to thrive and live healthy, happy, balanced and energetic lives. Fees: Pre-registration 5K Run/Walk - $25.00 (included T-shirt), 1-mile Kids Run - $7.00 (includes T-shirt)...Day of Race, 5K Run/Walk - $30.00 (T-shirt if available), 1-Mile Kid's Run - $10.00 (T-shirt if available). Registration opens at 10:00 am, (packet pickup and same-day registration), 11:00 am - 5K Beach Run/Walk starting at the Oscoda Pier, 12:00 pm noon, 1-Mile Kids Beach Run...**Prizes Awarded by Age Group** For further info please call Lauren Dietrich (Race Director) a (582)242-7584 or email at email@example.com
HFCC Performing Arts Company - HFCC Performing Arts with the Michigan Sinfonietta present "Beauty and the Beast". Friday, June 30th and Saturday, July 1st at 7:00pm at the Oscoda High School Auditorium located at 3550 E. River Rd., Oscoda. Tickets $16 in advance, $20 at the door, and Student $10. Tickets available online at www.HFCCPerformingArtsCompany.com or at the Oscoda Chamber of Commerce.
Knights of Columbus in East Tawas - Invites everyone to Bingo each Sunday night. Doors open at 5:30, Bingo starts at 6:30 everyone is welcome.
Kiwanis Club of Alpena and Alpena Booster's Club - Are sponsoring the "FLAG PROJECT", and they are looking for help. The goal is to honor fallen veterans with the "Heroes Avenue of Flags" which will line the Alpena Bi-Path from the Evergreen Cemetery to 11th Avenue. Each flag will be marked with a memorial plaque. The flags will be placed 5 times a year. Cost is just $50 a year. To make a donation to honor a fallen soldier, or for more info call Judy at 989-354-3543
Please Drop Off - Miner's Grove at the corner of Miller & Wilber roads is collecting soda can tabs. Proceeds benefit the Shiners' Hospital. The tab is the only pure aluminum part of the can....the can it's self can be returned for your deposit. But please remove the tab, and help children through the Shiners' Hospital.
AuSable River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution - The chapter is selling U.S. made flags to raise funds for their projects supporting schools, historical preservation and patriotism. U.S. flags, state flags and military service flags in all sizes are available. For info or to order please call 989-362-2337