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Community Events

  • 09/22/2014 - Wood Crafting Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host the staff from the Home Depot on Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. for a presentation on crafting with wood. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/22/2014 - Negwegon State Park Seeks Volunteers
    Negwegon State Park will host a training session on finding and protecting the Hine's Emerald Dragonfly's habitat, and on mapping invasive species, on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Volunteers are being sought to participate in surveys between Sept. 22-26. For more information, or to register, call (989) 724-5126.

  • 09/23/2014 - Weatherizing Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Bob Kane of NEMCSA on Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. for a presentation on weatherizing your home for winter. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/23/2014 - Homeownership Seminar
    The Alpena County Library will host Scott Matteson of MSU Extension for a two-part Homeownership Seminar on Sept. 23 and Sept. 30 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. both nights. The seminar will cover steps in the home buying process and how to calculate what you can afford. For more information, or to register, call 354-9879.

  • 09/23/2014 - Calligraphy Class
    The Rogers City Branch of the Presque Isle District Library will host a five-week, free calligraphy class on beginning on Sept. 23. Instructor Mary Carr will lead area students in grades 6-8 from 3:30-5 p.m., then adults from 5:30-7 p.m. Class size is limited. For more information, or to register, call 734-2477.

  • 09/23/2014 - RC Medical Group - Free Student Heart Screenings
    Rogers City Medical Group will host a free heart screening on Sept. 23 for athlete and non-athlete students in grades 9-12. The screenings will run from 4-7 p.m. and will take about one hour. Parents must accompany minors. Registration is required. For more information, call 1-800-248-6777.

  • 09/24/2014 - Sweet Walk
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a sweet walk on Sept. 24 beginning at 11 a.m. Participants can compete for sweet treats, and will get four tries for $1. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/24/2014 - All You Can Eat Hotcake Fundraiser
    The Bay View Center and Chisholm Street McDonalds in Alpena will host an all-you-can-eat hotcake fundraiser on Sept. 24 from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $3 and the first serving includes a sausage patty. Tickets are available at the Bay View Center or at the door. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/24/2014 - Farmers Market Offers New Hours
    The Alpena Farmers Market will be offering evening hours to its customers on on Wednesdays in September from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Chisholm Street Pocket Park (between the Owl and Little Dreamers). The new hours are designed for people who cannot make it during the regular morning hours. The market will continue to be open during its regular Wednesday and Saturday morning hours at the parking lot behind City Hall. For more information, contact the Downtown Development Authority at 356-6422.

  • 09/24/2014 - Quilt Class
    The Rogers City Branch of the Presque Isle District Library will host Becky Hanson on for a basic quilt class on Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. The class is free. For more information, or to register, call 734-2477.

  • 09/24/2014 - Ag Field Day
    New Beginnigs Ministries in Hillman will host an Ag Field Day focusing on High Tunnel Vegetable Production on Sept. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, or to RSVP contact the Montmorency Conservation District at 785-4083.

  • 09/25/2014 - Tap Dancing Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host the 4D2nd (Forty-Second) Street Dancers on Sept. 25 at 4:45 p.m. for a tap dancing presentation. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/25/2014 - Dining with the Docs
    On Sept. 25, the Alcona Health Centers, Friends Together and Alcona County Library will present “Dining with the Docs” at 12 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Sandra Donovan will explain the changes and challenges that occur in your skin, hair, scalp and nails due to cancer and its treatments. A light lunch will be provided at no charge. Attendees must register by calling 724-6796.

  • 09/25/2014 - Chamber Mixer in RC
    The Rogers City Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Mixer at Huron's Haven on Third Street in Rogers City on Sept. 25 from 4:30-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Chamber.

  • 09/26/2014 - ARMC Hosts Book Sale
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a used book sale in the hospital lobby on Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact the Chairwoman June Duby at 354-4605.

  • 09/26/2014 - Soup and Salad Card Party
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a soup and salad card party on Sept. 26. A meal will be served from 5-6 p.m., followed by games from 6-9 p.m. The cost is $6. For more information, or to reserve a space, contact the Center.

  • 09/26/2014 - Storytime and Craft for Children
    On Fridays in September, there will be a Storytime and Craft for children at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library from 10:15-11 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/26/2014 - Alpena Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Alpena Senior Center on Sept. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 09/26/2014 - Besser Museum Hosts Vietnam Vets Welcome Home Activities
    The Besser Museum will host a "Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Weekend" on Sept. 26-28. There will be an opening reception on Friday from 5-8 p.m. Attendees can RSVP at 356-2202. Then on Saturday, there will be a celebration ceremony from 12-4 p.m., which will include a memorial wall and Vietnam exhibit. The museum will also be open on Sunday from 12-5 p.m. For more information, contact the museum.

  • 09/26/2014 - Habitat for Humanity Sale
    The Habitat for Humanity Restore in Alpena will host an End of Summer Sale on Spet. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donated items in the store will be on sale for 50 percent off. No other coupons will be valid on the day of the sale. For more information, contact the store.

  • 09/27/2014 - City-Wide Garage Sale in RC
    There will be a city-wide garage sale in Rogers City on Sept. 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, contact Linda Ide at 351-8386. Maps will be available at the Rogers City Chamber of Commerce office.

  • 09/27/2014 - Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Weekend Activities
    Several Alpena area businesses and organizations will participate in an Activity Day as part of the Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Weekend on Sept. 27. The Alpena Mall will have special sales, Northern Lights Arena will host a comedy shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Adventureland Sports at Duck Park will offer discounts on canoeing and kayaking, and some downtown merchants will offer shopping specials. In addition, the Besser Museum will hold a Celebration Ceremony from 12-4 p.m., including food, music and kids' games. For more information, contact the respective businesses.

  • 09/27/2014 - St Rose of Lima Chili Cook Off
    St. Rose of Lima will host its 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off on Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hot dogs, beverages and desserts will also be available, all for $5. Children 7 and younger can eat for $3. For more information, contact the church.

  • 09/27/2014 - Alcona Humane Society Garage Sale
    The Alcona Humane Society will host its Annual Garage Sale on Sept. 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at the Alcona Recreation Area fairgrounds on Barlow Road. Donations will be accepted at the site on Sept. 20 and Sept. 22-24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact the Humane Society.

  • 09/27/2014 - Food Photography Class
    Art in the Loft of Alpena will host a class on photographing food on Sept. 27 from 2-4 p.m. with instructor Wayne Pope. The class is open to adults and the cost is $35, or $30 for members. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 09/27/2014 - Safe Sitter Class
    Alpena Regional Medical Center will host a Safe Sitter course on Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the ARMC Theater. The program is targeted at girls ages 11-13 and teaches them how to solve problems and handle emergencies. Class size is limited and the cost is $55. For more information, call 356-8124.

  • 09/27/2014 - Fundraiser Banquet
    The Black Lake Sportsmen's Club will host its annual fundraiser banquet on Sept. 27 at the Forest Township Hall at 5:30 p.m. The event includes dinner and prizes, a silent auction, and an Early Bird gun drawing. For more information, contact Parrott's Outpost in Onaway.

  • 09/27/2014 - Alpena Folk Music Festival
    The First Annual Alpena Folk Music Festival will be held at the Alpena Tractor Show Grounds on Sept. 26-27. It's presented by the Thunder Bay Folk Society and will feature 24 local acts, food, kids activities, camping, art vendors, workshops and more. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. For more information, visit 'www dot Thunder Bay Folk Society dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 09/27/2014 - Girls Hockey Team Hosts Spook House
    The Alpena Warriors Girls' hockey team will host a Spook House at Camper's Cove on Sept. 27. A family-friendly tour begins at 8:30 p.m., followed by the PG-13 version from 9-10 p.m. Donations of $1 or more are encouraged. Proceeds will benefit the team. In addition, the girls are collecting cans and bottles during the spook house. For more information, visit 'Alpena Girls Hockey dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 09/27/2014 - NLA Hosts Chris Linn
    Northern Lights Arena in Alpena will host Magician and Comedy Entertainer Chris Linn on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and are $8 for adults and $2 for kids and seniors. Those under 5 years old can get in free. For more information, call 358-0652 or visit 'Northern Lights Arena dot com.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 09/28/2014 - Concealed Pistol Class
    There will be a concealed pistol class at Fast Cash and Guns in Alpena on Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $100. For more information, or to register, call 354-3961.

  • 09/28/2014 - 
    The Besser Museum will host a "Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Weekend" on Sept. 26-28. There will be an opening reception on Friday from 5-8 p.m. Attendees can RSVP at 356-2202. Then on Saturday, there will be a celebration ceremony from 12-4 p.m., which will include a memorial wall and Vietnam exhibit. The museum will also be open on Sunday from 12-5 p.m. For more information, contact the museum.

  • 09/29/2014 - Crafting at the Senior Center
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a class on making burnt match wall hangings on Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. The craft is at an intermediate skill level. There is a $5 fee. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/29/2014 - Family Movie Matinee
    On Sept. 29 there will be a Family Movie Matinee at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a newly released DVD and theatre-style popcorn. Call 724-6796 for details.

  • 09/29/2014 - Lincoln Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Sept. 29 at the Lincoln Haven Rehabilitation Center from 2-6:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 09/30/2014 - DDA Chowder Cook Off REGISTRATION DEADLINE
    The Alpena Downtown Development Authority will sponsor a chowder cook-off and Michigan beer and wine tasting event at on Oct. 11 and is seeking contestants. There is a $25 registration fee, and applications are due by Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. Twelve spots will be available and will be filled on a first come, first-served basis. Chowder rules and other information can be found at 'www dot Alpena Downtown dot com' (CLICK HERE) or by calling (989) 356-6422.

  • 09/30/2014 - Facebook Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Gretchen Walat on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. for a presentation on the basics of Facebook. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 09/30/2014 - Atlanta Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Atlanta High School on Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 09/30/2014 - Breakfast and Prostate Info
    Alpena Regional Medical Center's Auditorium will host a pancake breakfast featuring information on prostate health on Sept. 30 from 7-8:30 a.m. The event is free but reservations are required and space is limited. For more information, call 356-8124.

  • 09/30/2014 - Fall into Art Open House Celebration in Tawas
    The Tawas Bay Art Gallery will host a 'Fall into Art Open House Celebration' on Sept. 30 from 3-7 p.m. Attendees can talk with members of the Gallery. The event includes food and refreshments, plus demonstrations on silk screen printing, pottery, and acrylic landscape painting. For more information, contact the gallery.

  • 09/30/2014 - Atlanta Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Sept. 30 at Atlanta High School from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 10/01/2014 - 
    A This Far By Faith: Twenty Years at Cass Community Book Launch and Ambassadors' Tour is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st at 7 pm. The event is taking place at First United Methodist Church in Gaylord.

  • 10/01/2014 - UAW Retirees Membership Meeting
    The Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council is having it's membership meeting at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the VFW Hall on Connon Street in Alpena. Lunch will be served. Call 356-4959 or 727-4080 for reservations. Bring a canned food item for the needy.

  • 10/01/2014 - Mushroom Hunt
    The Iosco Conservation District will host a mushroom hunt on Oct. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ingalls Property, which is located on the dead end of Bischoff Road just north of Anderson Road. The hunt will likely take 2-3 hours. Participants should bring a pocket knife, a paper bag, and dress for the weather. Organizers are seeking a $5 donation to participate. For more information, visit 'Iosco Conservation dot org' (CLICK HERE).

  • 10/01/2014 - Yellow Jug, Old Drug Drop Off
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Yellow Jug, Old Drugs drop off on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Visitors can safely dispose of old prescription drugs. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/02/2014 - Cooking Class in Alpena
    Art in the Loft of Alpena will host a cooking class focusing on apples on Oct. 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with instructor J.B. Cook. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 10/02/2014 - Daughters of Isabella Meeting
    The Daughters of Isabella Circle 975 will meet on Oct. 2 from 2-6 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Social Hall in Alpena. Members are urged to attend.

  • 10/02/2014 - Posen Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Oct. 2 at St. Casimir School Gym in Posen from 1-6:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 10/02/2014 - Cupboard Basics for Healthy Eating
    Alpena Seventh Day Adventist Church will host "Cupboard Basics for Healthy Eating" on Oct. 2 from 6:30-8 p.m. Experienced gardeners will share some of the healthy basics they keep in their cupboards. There will also be live demonstrations and samples. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. The event is sponsored by Your Healthy Connections. For more information, contact the church.

  • 10/02/2014 - Cheating Cheaters at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Cheating Cheaters" Oct. 2-19, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 10/02/2014 - Cancer Awareness Talk
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a breast cancer awareness talk with Barb Riggs at 11 a.m. on Oct. 2. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/03/2014 - Craft Club Meeting
    The Grand Lake Branch of the Presque Isle County Library will host a meeting of the Craft Club on Oct. 3 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The club meets on the first Friday of each month. For more information, call 595-5051.

  • 10/03/2014 - Pickin for People Concert
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Pickin' for People Concert on Oct. 3. Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m., followed by music from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/04/2014 - Red White and Blue Review
    The Alpena Chamber of Commerce will host a Red, White and Blue Review on Oct. 4 at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center. The event is a fundraiser for area military support events and receptions. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Chamber office. The event includes a show, dinner, and a cash bar. For more information, contact the Chamber at 354-4181.

  • 10/04/2014 - Applefest in Hillman
    The Brush Creek Mill in Hillman will host Applefest on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include antiques, crafts, and apple dumplings. For more information, contact the Mill at (989) 742-2527.

  • 10/04/2014 - Story Time with Miss Vickie
    The Grand Lake Branch of the Presque Isle County Library will host Story Time with Miss Vickie on Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. It's geared toward kids ages 3-7. For more information, call 595-5051.

  • 10/04/2014 - Fall Harvest Fossil Fest and Family Fun Day
    The Besser Museum in Alpena will host a Fall Harvest Fossil Fest and Free Family Fun Day on Oct. 4 from 12-4 p.m. The event is sponsored by Lafarge and Specification Stone Products. It includes an appearance by Paleo Joe, bus tours to local quarries, a Thunder Bay Karst Society display, a pie baking contest, tour of historic buildings, blacksmith demonstrations, planetarium demonstrations, an antique tractor demonstration and more. For more information, contact the museum.

  • 10/04/2014 - Girls Hockey Team Hosts Spook House
    The Alpena Warriors Girls' hockey team will host a Spook House at Camper's Cove on Oct. 4. A family-friendly tour begins at 8:30 p.m., followed by the PG-13 version from 9-10 p.m. Donations of $1 or more are encouraged. Proceeds will benefit the team. In addition, the girls are collecting cans and bottles during the spook house. For more information, visit 'Alpena Girls Hockey dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 10/04/2014 - Euchre Tournament
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a euchre tournament on Oct. 4. A meal will be served from 5-6 p.m., followed by games from 6-9 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and includes the meal. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/06/2014 - Farm Bureau Annial Meeting
    The 2014 Huron Shores County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be held on Oct. 6 at the Ossineke Township Hall in Hubbard Lake. A reception begins at 6:30 followed by dinner at 7 p.m. There is no cost for dinner but attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. The business meeting will follow. Prizes will be given away at the end of the meeting. For more information, or to RSVP, call 358-0500.

  • 10/06/2014 - Presentation on Dental Hygiene
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Paige from Alcona Health for a presentation on dental hygiene tips on Oct. 6 at 10:15 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/06/2014 - Crafting with Wood
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a session on crafting with wood featuring staff members from the Home Depot on Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/07/2014 - First Aid for Pets
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Danielle Knight for a presentation on first aid for pets on Oct. 7 at 10:45 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/08/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alpena County meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Alpena. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Annie Hepburn at 356-1030.

  • 10/08/2014 - Alpena Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Oct. 8 at First United Methodist Church in Alpena from 1-6:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 10/08/2014 - ARMC Community Health Walk
    Alpena Regional Medical Center will host a Community Health Walk on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. beginning at the Downtown Farmer's Market in Alpena. It will be led by OB/GYN Dr. Marissa Hill, and the topic will be women's health. For more information, call 356-8106.

  • 10/08/2014 - Apple Cooking Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a presentation on cooking with apples by Kathy Freel of MSU Extension on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/08/2014 - Flu Shot Clinic
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a flu shot clinic on Oct. 8 from 2:30-5 p.m. with staff members from LeFave Pharmacy. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/09/2014 - Huron Shores Fellowship Winter Coat Ministry
    The Huron Shores Fellowship Winter Coat Ministry will offer free coats and other warm winter clothing for men, women and children on Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Huron Shores Fellowship.

  • 10/09/2014 - Alpena Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Oct. 9 at Alpena Regional Medical Center from 11:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 10/09/2014 - Trip to Knaebes Apple Farm
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a trip to Knaebe's Apple Farm on Oct. 9. Participants will leave the Center at 12:30 and should return by 4 p.m. Bus seating is limited. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/10/2014 - Alpena CRTC Kids 1K and 5K Runway Races
    The Second Annual Alpena CRTC Runway Kids 1K and 5K Lighted Runway Fun Runs will be held on Oct. 10 at the Alpena County Regional Airport. Registration will run from 6-6:30 p.m. The kids 1K will begin at 6:45 followed by the 5K Runway Race at 7:15. The pre-registration fee is $10 for the 1K and $20 for the 5K. The same day registration fee will be $15 and $25, respectively. Registration forms can be found at the Alpena CRTC Family Readiness Group Facebook page, or at the Alpena Chamber of Commerce.

  • 10/10/2014 - Alpena County GOP Meet and Greet
    The Alpena County Republican Party will hold a Meet and Greet wine and cheese party on Oct. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the Party's headquarters in the Alpena Power Building on Second Avenue. Local, state and Federal G.O.P. candidate will invited to attend. The event is open to the public. For more information, contact the Party.

  • 10/10/2014 - Night at the Lighthouse
    40 Mile Point Lighthouse north of Rogers City will host its 13th Annual Night at the Lighthouse on Oct. 10 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The event will feature the Huron Shores Barbershop Chorus and an acoustic jam. Attendees can bring an instrument and join in. Complementary refreshments will be available. For more information, call 734-4587 or visit '40 Mile Point Lighthouse dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 10/10/2014 - Miss Sunrise Side Princess Program
    The Miss Sunrise Side Scholarship Program will hold its annual Princess Program on Oct. 10 at ACC's Granum Theatre at 7 p.m. The program is open to girls ages 8-12 who live in Alcona, Alpena, Iosco, Montmorency, Oscoda or Presque Isle Counties. For more information, e-mail 'Miss Sunrise Side Princess Program at gmail dot com.' (misssunrisesideprincessprogram@gmail.com)

  • 10/10/2014 - Grand Lake Book Club Meeting
    The Grand Lake Branch of the Presque Isle County Library will host a meeting of the Grand Lake Book Club on Oct. 10 1 p.m. The group will discuss "Isadore's Secret" by Mardi Link. For more information, call 595-5051.

  • 10/10/2014 - St Paul Family Movie Night
    St. Paul Lutheran Church will host a Family Movie Night on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided by the St. Paul Dorcas Society. For more information, contact the church.

  • 10/10/2014 - Presentation on Blood Pressure
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Pat Rondeau for a presentation on controlling blood pressure on Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/10/2014 - Movie Afternoon
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Movie Afternoon on Oct. 10 with a showing of "True Grit" (2010) at 3 p.m. Popcorn and lemonade will be available. The cost is $1. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/11/2014 - Rail Run
    The Top of Michigan Trails Council will host a Rail Run on Oct. 11. The race strts in Gaylord at 6 a.m. and runs along the North Central State Trail to Mackinaw City. Sponsors include Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Michigan and Bay Winds Credit. Proceeds will benefit the Trails Council. For more information, or to register, visit 'www dot Trails Council dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 10/13/2014 - Presentation on Massages
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Rose Nowak of Better Living Massage on Oct. 13 at 10:15 a.m. for a presentation on how massages can benefit you. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/14/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alcona County meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Jamieson Nursing Facility in Harrisville. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Jeni Hoppe at 358-4605.

  • 10/14/2014 - Flu Shot Clinic
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a flu shot clinic on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon with staff members from LeFave Pharmacy. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/15/2014 - Lincoln Blood Drive
    The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Oct. 15 at the Lincoln Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

  • 10/15/2014 - Presentation on Nutrition Tips
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Kathy Freel of MSU Extension for a presentation on nutrition tips on Oct. 15 at 12 noon. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/16/2014 - Cheboygan Senior Health Expo
    The Cheboygan Senior Expo Event will be held on Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Straits Highway. It will feature over 40 local, regional and community resources for seniors, their families, and caregivers. There will also be multiple types of health screenings, prescription drug recycling, and other health information. Snacks, lunch, door prizes and musical entertainment and rides will all be available. For more information, call 231-627-9110.

  • 10/16/2014 - Cheboygan Senior Expo
    The 2014 Cheboygan Senior Expo will be held on Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cheboygan. The event is sponsored by the Diocese of Gaylord, McLaren Northern Michigan, and Catholic Human Services. The theme will be promoting health and wellness. Booth space is free and early registration is encouraged. For more information, call 1-800-658-8554.

  • 10/16/2014 - Shredder Day
    The Alpena Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Confidential Document Destruction will host a 'Shredder Day', which is free for chamber members, on Oct. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alpena Recycling Center on M-32. Participants can take up to five boxes of papers to the facility for shredding. Additional boxes will cost $5 each. For more information, call 354-4181.

  • 10/16/2014 - Presentation on Home Safety
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Alpena Police Officer Eric Hamp on Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. for a presentation on keeping your home safe while you're away. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/17/2014 - Smoke House
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Smoke House, designed to teach visitors what to do in a fire emergency, on Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. That will be followed by Lunch With Friends featuring the Alpena Fire Department at 12 noon. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/18/2014 - Making a Natural Fiber Cordage Bag
    The Presque Isle District Library's Life Enrichment and Good Earth Cultural Initiatives classes continue with a course on making a natural fiber cordage bag on Oct. 18 at the Millersburg branch. Space is limited and there is a cost to cover materials. For more information, call 734-2477 or visit 'www. dot P-I-D-L dot org.' (CLICK HERE)

  • 10/18/2014 - 
    The 12th annual Pigs n' Heat Benefit Hockey Game is Saturday, October 18th from 5 to 7 pm at Northern Lights Arena in Alpena. The event is free and includes a 50/50, raffle tickets, chuck-a-puck contest, food and fun. The event raises money for the Children's Advocacy Center of Northeast Michigan.

  • 10/18/2014 - Christmas in October
    Habitat for Humanity will host a 'Christmas in October' arts and crafts bazaar on Oct. 18 at Lewiston Elementary School from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will include arts and crafts of all kinds, hourly drawings, lunch and snacks, and more. For more information, contact Dee Brout at (989) 786-3385.

  • 10/19/2014 - Cheating Cheaters at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Cheating Cheaters" Oct. 2-19, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 10/19/2014 - Sunday Dinner
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Sunday Dinner on Oct. 19 from 12-1:30 p.m. The cost is $6. Carole Cadarette will provide music. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/20/2014 - Cooking Class in Alpena
    Art in the Loft of Alpena will host a class on preparing a gluten-free Thanksgiving dinner on Oct. 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with instructor Wanda Gougeon. The class is open to adults and the cost is $50, or $45 for members. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 10/20/2014 - Look Good - Feel Better
    Look Good ... Feel Better is a non-medical public service program that teaches cancer patients beauty techniques that help them manage appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments. The group will meet on Oct. 20 in Alpena Regional Medical Center's HRC Conference Room from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-227-2345.

  • 10/20/2014 - Vial of Life Demonstration
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Vial of Life Demonstration on Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. Attendees will learn about important, life-saving emergency medical information. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/21/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Montmorency County meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m. at the 50 Plus Club in Lewiston. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Joann Peschke at 786-5739.

  • 10/21/2014 - Senior Center Hosts Dogs
    The Alpena Senior Center will host adoptable dogs from the Huron Humane Society on Oct. 21 from 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/22/2014 - Eye Safety Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Dr. Robert Currier on Oct. 22 for a presentation on eye injury prevention. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/23/2014 - Presentation on Lawn and Shrub Winterization
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Doug Pratt of Prattscape on Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. for a presentation on winterizing your shrubs and lawn. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/24/2014 - Laughter Therapy Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Annie Hepburn on Oct. 24 for a presentation on laughter therapy at 10:15 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/25/2014 - Senior Center House Party
    The Alpena Senior Center will host an all-in-one house party on Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will include deals from a variety of home party vendors. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/26/2014 - Hillman High Corn Maze Open
    The 2014 Hillman High School Tiger Country Corn Maze will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through October 26th. The maze is located just south of the Hillman High School Baseball Fields on M-32. Last entries are permitted one hour before closing time. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for kids preschool age or younger. Special appointments and group rates are available. Proceeds will benefit Hillman's athletic and academic groups. For more information, call 742-4537.

  • 10/26/2014 - Sunrise Side Oktoberfest
    The Knights of Columbus Hall on Hamilton Road in Alpena will host a Sunrise Side Oktoberfest Dinner-Dance on Oct. 26. A pork loin dinner will begin at 5:30. The event also includes a cash bar and music by the Norm Seiss Band. Tickets are $12 and available at Garant's Party Store, Neiman's Family Market and Perch's IGA. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door.

  • 10/27/2014 - Card and Game Night
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Card and Game Night on Oct. 27 from 6-9 p.m. The cost is $3, and there will be a $5-per-table prize. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/27/2014 - Card-Making Class
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a class on making Halloween cards on Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. The cost is $3. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/28/2014 - Senior Center Hosts Ambulance Tour
    The Alpena Senior Center will host Alpena Fire Chief Bill Forbush on Oct. 28 as he will offer a tour of an ambulance at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/29/2014 - Cooking Class in Alpena
    Art in the Loft of Alpena will host a class on preparing wild game on Oct. 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with instructor Lynn Hall. The class is open to adults and the cost is $25. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 10/29/2014 - Spooky Trick or Treat Walk
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Spooky Trick or Treat Walk on Oct. 29. It features four tries for $1 and begins at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/30/2014 - Nunsense Jamboree at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Nunsense Jamboree" Oct. 30-Nov. 16, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 10/30/2014 - Wreath-Making Presentation
    The Alpena Senior Center will host A.J. MacAurther on Oct. 30 for a presentation on making holiday wreaths at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 10/31/2014 - ARMC Hosts Book Sale
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a used book sale in the hospital lobby on Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact the Chairwoman June Duby at 354-4605.

  • 10/31/2014 - Halloween Costume Contest
    The Alpena Senior Center will host a Halloween Costume Contest on Oct. 31 during regular meal times. For more information, contact the Center.

  • 11/07/2014 - Good Morning Alpena Breakfast
    There will be a Good Morning Alpena breakfast on Nov. 7 at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center, sponsored by the Bank of Alpena. The theme will be the service clubs of Alpena. The event begins at 7 a.m. and will the cost is $8 per person. For more information, contact the Alpena Chamber of Commerce.

  • 11/11/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alcona County meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Jamieson Nursing Facility in Harrisville. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Jeni Hoppe at 358-4605.

  • 11/12/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alpena County meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Alpena. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Annie Hepburn at 356-1030.

  • 11/12/2014 - Athena Award Program
    The 2014 Athena Award Program will be held on Nov. 12 at the Sanctuary Inn in Alpena beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Alpena Power Company, Lafarge and the Zonta Club of Alpena. For more information, contact the Alpena Chamber of Commerce.

  • 11/12/2014 - Career Expo for Welders
    The Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway will host a career expo for well-trained and certified welders and fabricators Nov. 11-12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Students will be able to exhibit their certifications, work samples, and resumes. For more information, or to RSVP, call (989) 733-4369.

  • 11/16/2014 - Nunsense Jamboree at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Nunsense Jamboree" Oct. 30-Nov. 16, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 11/18/2014 - News from Lansing with Pettalia
    The Association of Lifelong Learners will host State Rep. Peter Pettalia for a discussion on news from Lansing on Nov. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. in ACC's Center Building. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 358-7207.

  • 11/18/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Montmorency County meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m. at the 50 Plus Club in Lewiston. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Joann Peschke at 786-5739.

  • 11/18/2014 - ARMC Community Health Walk
    Alpena Regional Medical Center will host a Community Health Walk on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. beginning at the ARMC Medical Group Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery office in Alpena. It will be led by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Nabeel Khan, and the topic will be winter skin care. For more information, call 356-8106.

  • 11/19/2014 - Info Meeting on China Trip
    The Alpena Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting on Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the Alpena County Library regarding a community trip to China next fall. The trip would take place Oct. 12-20, 2015, and would cost $2,850 per person. Registration will be required. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 354-4181.

  • 11/21/2014 - ARMC Hosts Book Sale
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a used book sale in the hospital lobby on Nov. 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact the Chairwoman June Duby at 354-4605.

  • 11/28/2014 - Bolenz Holiday Parade
    The 2014 Bolenz Holiday Parade in Alpena will be held on Nov. 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The parade begins at Annex Building parking lot at the corner of Chisholm and Ninth Streets. It will proceed along Chisholm, left onto Second Ave., then right onto Water Street, and it ends at the parking lot behind City Hall. For more information, contact the Alpena Chamber of Commerce.

  • 11/28/2014 - Kids Cooking Class
    Art in the Loft in Alpena will host a cooking class for kids on Nov. 28 from 1-3 p.m. The class is aimed at kids ages 6 and up. The cost is $10, or $9 for members. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 11/28/2014 - Christmas Carol at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" Nov. 28-Dec. 14, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 12/09/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alcona County meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Jamieson Nursing Facility in Harrisville. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Jeni Hoppe at 358-4605.

  • 12/10/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Alpena County meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Alpena. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Annie Hepburn at 356-1030.

  • 12/10/2014 - Christmas Cooking Class
    Art in the Loft in Alpena will host a cooking class focusing on Christmas Challah Breads on Dec. 10 from 1-3 p.m. with instructor Wanda Gougeon. The class is open to adults and the price is $30, or $28 for members. For more information, contact Art in the Loft.

  • 12/14/2014 - Christmas Carol at TBT
    The Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena will present "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" Nov. 28-Dec. 14, on Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students ages 18 and younger. For more information, contact the theatre.

  • 12/15/2014 - Look Good - Feel Better
    Look Good ... Feel Better is a non-medical public service program that teaches cancer patients beauty techniques that help them manage appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments. The group will meet on Dec. 15 in Alpena Regional Medical Center's HRC Conference Room from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-227-2345.

  • 12/16/2014 - Alzheimers-Dimentia Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    The Alzheimer's/Dimentia Caregiver Support Group of Montmorency County meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m. at the 50 Plus Club in Lewiston. For more information, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 356-4087 or Joann Peschke at 786-5739.

  • 12/19/2014 - ARMC Hosts Book Sale
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host a used book sale in the hospital lobby on Dec. 19 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact the Chairwoman June Duby at 354-4605.

  • 10/01/2014 - 
    A This Far By Faith: Twenty Years at Cass Community Book Launch and Ambassadors' Tour is scheduled for Wednesday, October 1st at 7 pm. The event is taking place at First United Methodist Church in Gaylord.


  • Ongoing Events

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    Living On, an ongoing support group where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, meets on the second Monday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hospice of Michigan office on Chisholm Street in Alpena. The group focuses on expressing feelings and experiences related to loss in a supportive, caring and non-judgemental environment. The group is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Hospice of Michigan.

    The Salvation Army is offering Energy Assistance Outreach Services in Alpena to address the heating needs of those most vulnerable this winter. Programs are available for a variety of income levels. If you are struggling to pay your monthly bills, set up an appointment with a local caseworker. For more information, call 358-2769.

    The Alpena Light of Hope Clubhouse, part of Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health, is an organization that provides psychological rehabilitation for adults with mental illness. That includes transitional employment for people who are in various stages of job readiness. The program can provide benefits for both individuals and employers. For more information, call 356-8468.

    District Health Department No. 4 offers a free breast and cervical screening program for women ages 40-64 who qualify. Insurance is accepted. Both breast and cervical cancer are curable if detected early. The department currently has openings in its September screening clinics. To register for a screening, call 356-4507 or 1-800-221-0294.

    Northeast Michigan Affordable Housing is offering help to people facing forclosure or having difficulties making mortgage payments. All of its services are free. For more information, call 1-866-229-6471.

    'The Caring Place Adult Day Care Center' in Alpena offers a safe and stimulating environment for stroke survivors, people with Alzheimers disease or dimentia, or those who just can't stay home alone. For more information, call 358-7928.

    The Salvation Army is Encouraging area boys in grades 1 through 5 to join the Explorer Adventure Corps program, which meets at The Salvation Army building on North Second Ave. in Alpena on Wednesday evenings. For more information on the group, contact the Salvation Army.

    The NEO Teen Helpline (1-800-272-8336) is now taking calls from teens who need someone to talk to, and feel there is no one around to listen. Callers can discuss any problem. All calls are confidential and can be anonymous. Phones are open weekdays from 2 to 9 p.m.

    Staff members of the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District are available to speak to different groups around the Northeast Michigan Region. The AMA ESD hopes to better communicate with area communities about the programs and services it offers. To learn more about booking a speaker for your event, call 354-3101.   

    As part of an emergency shelter grant, the Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency is offering Rental / Utility and Eviction / Foreclosure assistance for qualifying households in Northeast Michigan. To prescreen, call the crisis prevention program at 989-471-3277 Or toll-free at 1-866-270-0687.

    ----- Ongoing Weekly or Monthly Awareness Events -----

    There will be foster parent informational meetings on the first Monday of each month at Holy Cross Children's Services on Second Avenue in Alpena. The meetings will begin at 6 p.m. Attendees will learn about the licensing process and will have an opportunity to ask questions. For more information, contact Peggy Krajniak at (989) 255-1177.

    Ossineke United Methodist Church is offering a unique style of service involving worship, singing and talking to God using the style of Taize. The services will be offered the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the church.

    The East Shore Art Guild and Gallery will hold free open art work sessions every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Alcona County EMS Building on M-72. Participants must bring their own art supplies. For more information contact: Bernie Blaszak at (989) 724-6347.

    Friends Together will host "Guys Like Us," an event especially for men with a cancer experience, every Wednesday at 10 a.m. The event takes place at the Friends Together Center (1013 State Street, Alpena). For more information, contact Friends Together at 356-3231.

    Friends Together will host "Friends Together Weekly" events for everyone touched by cancer on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. The events will take place at the Friends Together Center (1013 State Street, Alpena). For more information, contact Friends Together at 356-3231

    The East Shore Art Guild will hold free art work sessions every Thursday from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Alcona County EMS building. Bring your own art supplies. Call Bernie at (989) 724-6347 for more information.

    The Posen branch of the Presque Isle County Library will hold knitting and crocheting sessions from 10 until noon every Friday. All levels are welcome, and one-on-one instructions are available. For more information, call (989) 766-2233.

    Friends Together will host "Caregivers Connect" events on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdayof each month at 6 p.m. The programs are free and take place at the Friends Together Center (1013 State Street, Alpena). For more information, contact Friends Together at 356-3231.

    The Caregiver Support Group invites anyone caring for a loved one with a debilitating disease to join them at their regular meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at Cabin Creek Coffee in Alpena. For more information, call 356-1030 or 657-9069.

    The Circle of Parents, Kinship Care Group meets every Thursday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alpena Senior Center. The group is for grandparents and other caregivers raising children.

    Hospice of the Sunrise Shore is hosting two monthly support groups. One meets in Alpena on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. in Suite 201 of "The Center Building" on Second Avenue. The other meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. at 150 S. Third Street in Rogers City. For more information, call 1-800-664-8587.

    Reformers Unanimous, a group seeking to help people with addicitions, meets every Friday night at the Mio Baptist Church from 7-9 p.m. The program is free and open to all adults. For more information, call 989-745-4432.

    The Alpena Breast Cancer Support Group will meet on the final Monday of each month (the 3rd Monday of May and December) in 2009 in the Alpena Regional Medical Center Cafeteria Conference Room from 7-9 p.m. For more information, call 354-4912 or 356-0475.

    Hospice of Michigan Looking for Volunteers - in Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties. Call Sally (989) 358-4293 or Anna (989) 358-4294 for information.

    Community Prayer Meetings - At 12 noon on the second Tuesday of each month at the Alpena Civic Center. Local pastors and lay persons pray for Government, Schools, and Businesses in the non denominational sessions. All are welcome.

    Alpena County Alzheimers Support Group - Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:00am First Presbyterian Church in Alpena.

    Montmorency County Alzheimer's Support Group - Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 11:00 AM At Medilodge Of Hillman. For more information, call 742-45 81

    Adult Day Care Center Assistance - Available through District Health Department 4... Call your local District 4 Health Office For More Information.

    District Health Department 4 offers various Immunization Clinics. Call your local District 4 Health Office For Dates and times or for More Information.

    District Health Department No. 4 offers free breast and cervical cancer screenings for those who qualify. For more information Call your local District 4 Health Office For More Information.

    Women, Infant and Children free supplemental Food services are available through District Health Department No. 4 by appointment. Call your local District 4 Health Office For More Information.

    District Health Department No. 4 welcomes new WIC Bridge Cards as of November 14. For more information on who the cards can help, contact the Health Department.

    District Health Department No. 4 delivers home health care services and makes house calls. Call your local District 4 Health Office For More Information.

    District Health Department No. 4 in Alpena offers Reproductive Health Services for men and women of childbearing age by appointment. Parental consent for teens is not necessary but is strongly encouraged. Call your local District 4 Health Office For More Information.

    The Alpena Police Department is offering free cable gun locks to area gun owners. They are provided by Project Child Safe and there is a maximum of four per person. They are available any time during the day at the department headquarters.

    Reformers Anonymous, an international addictions program, will be held at the Mio Baptist Church every Friday night from 7-9 p.m. The program is free and open to all adults 18 and older. For more information, call 826-3944 or visit www.reformu.com.


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