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Up Coming Community Events
Halloween 5k Fun Run/Walk - Run For The Well Of It 5k Fun Run/Walk 2021 will be held Saturday, October 16th at the AuGres City Park. Registration is from 9am to 10:45am with the free kids zombie race starting at 10am, the Adult race starts at 11am. Cost for timed adult race is $25.
Area 41 Haunted Attraction - The Area 41 Haunted Attraction is set to return to Oscoda and AuSable on Saturday, October 16th, 23rd, and 30th at the Southwest corner of the Aune Medical Center from 7pm to 10pm. The Aune Medical Center is located at 5671 North Skeel Avenue on the former Wurtsmitth Air Base. Cost to attend is $5 (cash only) per person for ages 5 and up.
Children's Halloween Party - Wangler's Wagon Wheel Restaurant located at 3480 Lehman Rd., in West Branch will by holding a Children's Halloween Party, Sunday, October 24th from 2pm to 5pm. There will be crafts and goody bags for the kids, $1.00 hotdogs and chips and a treat for the kids. Adult meals are regular price, and weather permitting there will be a Free Hay Ride for Everone!!! For more info or reservations please call (989)345-8066.
Attention All Ghosts & Goblins - Lakeview Manor in Tawas will be holding their @nd Annual Candy Pass, Saturday, October 30th from 1pm to 3pm. Pumpkin pails will be placed outside the residents windows. They will be filled with goodies for your Ghosts & Goblins. There will also be donuts and cider available. For more info please call (989)362-2211
Whittemore Speedway - Whittemore Speedway along with Friends of the Whittemore Library are hosting a Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 30th starting at 6pm. If you would like to hand out candy please use the pit area, if you are there to Trunk or Treat please use the Grandstand side. So come on out and have a great night at the track.
Tawas Bay Eagles - The Tawas Bay Eagles will be holding their 7th Annual Trunk or Treat, Sunday, Octobr 31st from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. It will take place in the parking lot located at 803 E. Bay St., East Tawas. There will be candy, a cupcake walk with a 50 cent donation per round with the donations going to the Tawas City Fire Department! Also a HUGE Raffle Basket!! So bring the kiddos for some Halloween Fun to the Tawas Bay Eagles.
Trunk or Treat - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will be hosting a Trunk or Treat, Sunday, October 31st from 2pm to 4pm. There will be games, and refreshments along with the Trunk and Treating. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 720 2nd St., Tawas City.
Indoor Trick or Treat - St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mio will be holding an Indoor Trick or Treat with Trunk or Treat style booths in the Parish Hall, Sunday October 31st from 5pm to 7pm. Free hotdogs, popcorn, and water.
Wild Wind Farm - Looking for some family fun thing to do on Halloween? Be here for our 1st Halloween Hoe Down!! In the barn at Wild Wind Farm in Standish! Come in costume with your dancing shoes on! 5pm, Sunday, the 31st! Live music from Just Folkin Witcha, Flo performers, fortune tellers and vendors! Fire pit, hot cider and cocoa, chili, smores and sweet treats. FREE ADMISSION! The farm is located at 1868 Wyatt Rd, Standish.
Trunk or Treat Heroes & Villains - Lakewood Shores POA announces a Trunk or Treat Heroes & Villains on Sunday, October 31st from 4pm to 7pm at Aaron Park. Bring your car and your ghosts and goblins to pass out candy! There will be prizes for the best costume and theme. Apple Cider and Donuts will be available. The judging for costumes and vehicles will begin at 5pm.
Fall Harves Block Party - The Oscoda/AuSable Chamber along with local businesses will be hosting a Fall Harvest Block Party, Saturday, October 23rd from 11am to 4pm on Dwight Street. There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, goats, sheep, exotic animals , including a camel! There will also be games, goodie bags, arts and crafts, face painting and local business specials. So come on out and enjoy the party.
Tawas Bay Ice Arena Presents Frozen Fear - Frozen Fear haunted attraction at the Tawas Bay Ice Aren starts this weekend!! Promise you won't want to miss it, best one yet! Every Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 11pm thru October. Children 11 and under are $5 and ages 12 and up is $10. All proceeds go to the hockey and figure skating programs.
PreSchool Storytimes at Iosco-Arenac Library - The East Tawas Library, Tawas City Library, and the Standish Library will be holding preschool story times for ages 3 to 5, starting September 21st to December 9th. East Tawas Library will be Tuesdays at 10:30am, Standish Library will be Wednesdays at 11:15am, and Tawas Library will be Thursdays at 10:30am.
Tawas Varsity Golf - The Tawas Varsity Golf Team will be holding a Golf Scramble Fundraiser at Red Hawk Golf Club, Saturday, October 16th. Registration starts at 9am with a 10am Shotgun Start. 18 hole 4 person scramble with golf cart, range balls and meal at the turn included, trophies and medals to Winning Team and Contest Winners. Contest and Events include long drive and closest to the pin contest, hole in one prizes. Chance based and skill based 50/50's including the chance to compete head to head against our Varsity Golfers! Raffles, giveaways, team merchandise and much more! Cost is $100 per golfer or $350 for a foursome, with a 10% discount if paid by October 1st. Email the Head Coach with questions or for alternative payment options at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bazaar By The Bay - Tawas United Methodist will be hosting Bazaar By The Bay & Craft Sale, Saturday, October 16th from 9am to 2pm. There will be books, vendors and crafts, holiday gifts, along with baked goods and homemade pies. So come on out and do some holiday shopping, proceeds go to local school children.
Holy Family Holiday Bazaar - Holy Family Church in East Tawas will be holding their Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, October 23rd from 9am to 3pm. There will be a bake sale and 40 crafters. Luncheon will be from 11am to 2pm.
WISE Life Coach Certification - Reining Hope Ranch in Standish will be hosting the last WISE Life Coach Certification retreat of 2021, November 5th thru November 7th. Come and partner with horses to change lives. This is the last time this year that the 50% off the cost of the retreat will be offered. You will learn the WISE model that is the framework that helps support your clients. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please check out their Facebook page The WISE Coaching Club for more info, or call Delena at (810) 650-4084.
Quota International of Iosco County - Looking ahead to November, the Quota International of Iosco County, along with their Platinum Sponsor Consumer Energy, are pleased to present Trivia Night. This fun event will start of Saturday, November 6th with doors will open at 5:30pm and play will begin at 7pm. Trivia Night will be held at the Knights of Columbus (Rushman Hall) located at 820 Newman St., in East Tawas. Cost is $125 per/team table with up to 8 players per/team. Bring your own snacks and drinks (alcohol is welcome). To register please contact Marilyn Herriman at (989)984-7948 or pick up a registration form at Alley Cuts in downtown East Tawas.
ON GOING LOCAL EVENTS
Alcona County Library - Great news!!! The Alcona County Library has reopened to full capacity! The library system have returned to regular hours at the Harrisville, Caledonia, and Lincoln locations. The Alcona County Library is now also serving Curtis Township Library, with that library hours remaining the same.
Classic Car Show - A Classic Car Show and Patio Grilling will take place every Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm at the Mio Moose Lodge. For more info please call (989)826-6081.
Recycle Alcona County - Recycling Alcona County is held on the second Saturday each month from 10am to 1pm. Visit the http://alconacountyfair.com and search activities for a list of items not accepted by recycling.
K of C Burger Night - Did you miss Fish and Burger Monday's at the Rushman Hall in East Tawas?? Monday's dinners are from 4:30pm to 6:30pm dine in or take out. There will be fish and a 1/2 lb Smash Burger and a whole lot more. So come on in for some fantastic food and burgers. Call ahead for take out (989)362-6333.
Tawas Vintage Market - The Tawas Vintage Market will be hosting a monthly vintage sale with the proceeds going to various community charities. The market will be held in Brugger's Plaza under the Big American Flag in Tawas City from 9am to 2pm. Call (810)730-1449 for more info.
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PLAINFIELD TWP HALE - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 9AM TO 1PM
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STARTING IN MID JULY
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FRIDAY FROM 2PM TO 7PM
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