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Up Coming Community Events

 

 

 

 

 LOCAL EVENTS

 

Huron Hockey and Skating Association -  Come on out to the rink from November until March 1st and enjoy some ice skating.  The rink is offering two different types of skating.  There is Sticks and Pucks ($6) on Fridays from 3pm to 4:45pm and Saturdays from 5pm ti 6:45pm.  There is also Open Skate ($6) Friday from 7pm to 9pm and Saturday from 7pm to 9pm.  So bring the family out for some fun on the ice.  The rink is located on M55 across from Tawas Area High School.  Just watch for the sign.

 

Coed Geezer Hockey - All for fun & exercise skate like you're over 50 even if you're not!  Sticks and Pucks ($5) Wednesdays 12noon, Sunday scrimmages ($10) at 6:30pm.  Contact Wendy Hoin at (989)372-6675 or email her at wendyhoin@gmail.com.  This is located at the Tawas Bay Ice Arena across from the Tawas Area High School.

 

Toys For Tots -  Iosco County's Annual "Toys For Tots" campaign is officially underway!  There will also be a "Stuff A Police Car" donation event on Friday, December 10th and Roger's Family Food will be collecting toys on November 23rd and 24th.

 

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.

 

Chirstmas Parade - The city of AuGres will be holding their Christmas in the City Parade on Saturday, December 4th.  The parade begins at AuGres Sims school parking lot at 6:15 and ends at the City of AuGres Riverfront Campground followed by tree lighting in the Campground.  See Santa at 7pm at the Pavillion.  Safety & social distancing guidelines will be followed.  Please contact Sheree Wiltse at (989)329-7444 for parade and tree decorating information. 

 

Empty Bowls - Tawas Bay Art Gallery will be hosting their annual Empty Bowl event Saturday, December 4th from 11am to 4pm.  Come in and choose from over 200 hand crafted pottery bowls that are donated by local artists.  Purchase a bowl and recieve a coupon redeemable for 1 bowl of soup at a local restaurant.  100% of the proceeds are donated towards hunger needs in our community.  There is also a Silent Auction featuring Specialty Pottery Pieces. So come on out and purchase a one of a kind bowl and help out our community.

 

Christmas Parade - Downtown East Tawas will be holding a Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 4th starting at 5pm at the East Tawas Post Office an continued down the first three blocks of Newman St.  Immediatley after the parade a Tree Lighting Ceremony and musicat the corner of Newman and Westover St. After the Tree Lighting Ceremony come on over to Look's garage and enjoy cookies and hot chocolate while you wait to meet Santa.  Masks will be provided and required for children wanting to sit on Santa's lap. 

 

Northern Lights Parade "The Magic of the Holidays" - The 16th Annual Northern Lights Parade will take place on Saturday, December 4th.  The theme for this years parade is "The Magic of the Holidays". The parade will form and kick off at 6pm from Furtaw Field in Oscoda and will travel south on US 23 to Mill St. West. 

 

Santa Train is Coming!! - The Standish Historical Depot Welcome Center will be hosting the Santa Train, December 11th from 6:15pm to 7:45pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive around 6:15pm.  There will be hot chocolate, and kids will receive a bag with goodies from Santa. Sorry no train ride this year, the event is free.

 

Lunch with Santa - Come on out to the Mio Moose Lodge, Saturday, December 11th from 12pm to 2pm.  The event is for kids ages ten years and younger. Visit with Santa and pick out a toy then go by the kitchen and get their lunch bag.  The Moose Lodge is located at 1035 M72 in Mio.

 

Besser Museum - The Besser Museum Memership Drive Holiday Raffle!  Museum Membership Matters! Museum Members can enter the raffle for a chance to win 1 of 6 great prizes.  The drawings will be held live on Facebook December 20th at 11am.  For more info please contact the Museum at (989)340-6543.

 

ON GOING LOCAL EVENTS

 

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.