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East Shore Art Guild - Member art displays at the Harrisville Library, the entire month of May. Contact Bernie for more info at (989)724-6347.

 

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.

 

25th Annual Arts and Craft Show - Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 25th annual arts and craft show this Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th at Shoreline Park. The event will be open on Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.  The show will host more than 135 art and craft booths, with something for everyone. 

 

East Shore Youth Jazz All Stars -  Jazz Jamboree at Oscoda High School, May 25th, at 7:00pm.  The East Shore Youth Jazz All Stars will be hosting the Jazz Jamboree performing with the Tawas High School Jazz Band and the Tawas Community Concert Band Jazz Ensemble.  Concert is free but donations are alway welcome.  Come and enjoy the music.

 

F.I.S.H. Rummage/Garage Sale - Tawas United Methodist Church 20 E. M55, Tawas City, Friday May 26th from 9:00am to 4:00pm, and Saturday, May 27th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

 

Holy Spokes Bicycle Tour - 5th Annual Holy Spokes Bicycle Tour, Saturday, May 27th, at 9:30am,. Starting point is the Oscoda United Methodist Church, 120 W. Dwight St., Oscoda.  Three different rides-50 mile, 20 mile, 9 mile. Entry fee: $20.00 (pre-register), registration day of tour $25.00, with registration starting at 8:30am. for info please contact (989)739-4617 or oscodaumc.weebly.com/forms.html.

 

Alpena Garden Club - Alpena Garden Club is holding a Plant Sale, Saturday, May 27th, from 8am until noon.  It will be held at the First Baptist Church, 1261 W. Washington, Alpena, MI.

 

25th Annual Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show - Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to come and enjoy the arts and craft show at Shoreline Park in Tawas City.  Saturday May 27th from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday May 28th from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy shopping the beautiful handcrafted items from over 120 vendors at the new Shoreline Park.

 

Sunrise Garden Club - Sunrise Garden Club will be hosting their Spring plant sale on Saturday, May 27th at the ARA site in Lincoln.  Contact Becky Bean at (989)724-6569 for more info.

 

Dragonfly Art Gallery - The Dragonfly Art Gallery will be hosting an open house to kick off its summer season on May 27th.  Come and enjoy the art and share some refreshments.  Contact Lynne Freitag for more info at (989)464-7306.

 

Impact Ministries - Color Fun Run 5K or 1 mile walk, Saturday May 27th, at 9:30am., at the Iosco County Fair Grounds in Hale.  Registration is at 8:30am day of race.  Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for students 6-18, and children 0-5 are free. For info please contact Kim Blust at (989)218-2022 or Terri Shellenbarger at (989)701-0130.

 

Memorial Day Cemetery Service and Parade - Beginning at 9am, Monday, May 29th there will be a VFW Cemetery at Memorial Gardens on Plank Rd., in Tawas City.  After the ceremony the Parade will begin at 11am, in East Tawas.  Following the parade there will be a service at the American Legion Cemetery in East Tawas.  For more info please call (989)362-7792.

 

Northern Jack Pine QDMA Branch - Ogemaw Hills QDM Co-op and the Ogemaw County USDA/NRCS are hosting a meeting, June 1st, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, dealing with Soil Management and Practices for successfl plant growth for deer food plots, gardeners, and farmers.  Experts and practitioners in soil science and agronomy will be teaching participants about soil tests, soil structure, and soil amendments.  The meeting will be held at the Tolfree Foundation Pavilion near the West Branch Hospital.  For details, please call Ken (989)326-2626 or Mike (989)915-8442.

 

Arenac County Community Garage Sale - Residents in the County of Arenac will be participating in its first Arenac County Community Garage Sale on Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd from 9am to 4pm.  Residents wishing to participate and be part of the list that will be published and advertised and call (989)316-5396 or email ArenacGarageSales@gmail.com.

 

Rugrats Ride - Benefit Tawas Warthogs Basketball Team. Sponsored by Twisted Twinz Emporium, Saturday June 3rd at 10:00am and Sunday June 4th at 12:00 noon.  Food, raffles, auctions and much more.  Starts and ends at Twisted Twinz Emporium, function to be held on the Moose Lodge #2400 grounds, Tawas City, MI.

 

Dueling Pianos - Holy Family School PTO Fundraiser Presents Dueling Pianos. Friday, June 9th at the Kinghts of Columbus Hall, 821 Newman St., East Tawas.  Dinner is at 6:00pm, with Dueling Pianos from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.  Cost is $25.00 per person (dinner included) with a cash bar.  Tickets available at Holy Family School, call (989)362-5651 or at Chick-n-Dots on Newman St.

 

Lincoln Lions - Lincoln Lions will hold it's 35 annual Lake Trout and Salmon Tournament June 2nd thru June 4th.  Three day STIHL tournament with prizes for largest fish of each species.  16th annual Women's Classic with teams of three vying for the heaviest catch.  34th Budwieser Super Tournament with teams of four competing for the heaviest catch.  Contact Mark Feldhiser at (989)736-8151 days or (989)255-6324 evenings or you can email at mfeldhiser@alconatool.com.

 

Walk Me Home 5K - A 5K walk/run to raise awareness of the need of foster children in Northeast Michigan.  It will be held June 10th, please contact Meg Nisbet (989)356-4567 ext. 223.  The walk/run will raise funding for programming whick supports foster children in Northeast Michigan.

 

15th Annual Nor-east'r Music & Art Festival - June 9th thru June 11th, in the middle of Northeast MI on the Oscoda County Fairgrounds, 1689 Caldwell Rd., Mio, MI.  Music, Art, Workshops, Jammin, Instrument Giveaways for Kids. Weekend ticket prices $55.00 each, $70.00 at the gate, Day ticket prices $25.00 each, $35.00 at the gate. Rustic camping available, limited electric $35.00 first come first served.  See www.noreastr.org for online purchases and more details.

 

Special Olympics Fine Arts Benefit Auction - Area 31, Iosoco County will host a Fine Arts Benefit Auction June 10th, at Wiltse's Cabernet Room.  Preview at 2:00pm, Dinner at 5:00pm, with Bidding to start at 6:00pm.  Tickets are $30.00 each and are available at the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce, 4440 S. US 23, Oscoda, (989)739-7322. Tickets also available on somi@somi.org payable with PayPal.

 

Fire Relief Fencing Benefit - The 3G Show Cattle of Clare and Jay's Sporting Goods will be hosting a Fire Relief Fencing Benefit Saturday, June 17th, at 5pm at Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare.  Please come and join us for a fun evening of good food and good friends and let's raise some money to help our fellow farmers in the panhandle.  Hundreds of miles of fencing is still needed to get the ranchers back to full operation.  A devoted group of drivers will be headed back to the panhandle in July with the goal of providing as much fencing material as possible.  With that in mind Jay's Sporting Goods will be hosting and providing some great auction offerings as well as many from custom craftsman.  For more info please call Jay's Sporting Goods at (989)386-3475.

 

Lincoln Lions - Lincoln Lions will hold their 10th annual Golf Scramble.  Twenty 4-person teams compete in a scramble format for merchandise prizes.  Golf at noon at Logger's Trace at Springport Hill Golf Course.  Dinner follows with raffles and entertainment.  Contact Don Larkin at (734)231-5103 or dlarkin01129@yahoo.com

 

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 laren@healthquest4you.com

 

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

 

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