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Community Events

  • 05/03/2016 - Diabetes Center at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena is Hosting an Informational Session
    The Diabetes Center at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena is hosting an informational session on Tuesday, May 3rd at 11AM at the theater. This months topic is on Nutritional Strategies Registration is not necessary and there is no fee to attend. For more information, contact the Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Alpena Diabetes Center at (989) 356-7548 or email Angela at angela.soltysiak@midmichigan.org.

  • 05/03/2016 - St. Joseph's Table Offers Paper Goods and Personal Hygiene Products to All in Need
    St. Joseph's Table offers paper goods and personal hygiene products to all in need of assistance. Come to Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church at 11483 County Road 487 in Atlanta on Tuesday, May 3rd. They open at 9AM and offer the items until they are gone. Donations are welcome.

  • 05/03/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Managing Hearing & Balance Problems"
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Managing Hearing & Balance Problems" with Dr. Kowalski an Audiologist on Tuesday, May 3rd at 10:45AM. Melissa Tolan -Halleck from MidMichigan Health Center-Alpena will be joining him.

  • 05/03/2016 - Managing Hearing and Ballance Problems
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Managing Hearing and Ballance Problems" May 3 10:45a.m.

  • 05/04/2016 - Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council Membership Meeting
    The Northeast Michigan UAW Retired Workers Alpena Council is holding it's membership meeting on Wednesday, May 4th at 11AM at the VFW Hall on Connon St. in Alpena. Lunch will be served. Please call for reservations or for more information at (989) 356-4959 or Nick at (989) 727-4080. All UAW members and spouses are urged to attend. Please bring a can of food for the needy.

  • 05/04/2016 - Eat Smart and Live Strong
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Eat Smart and Live Strong" May 4 10:30-11:30a.m.

  • 05/04/2016 - Tai Chi
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Tai Chi" May 4 3-4p.m.

  • 05/05/2016 - NEMCSA Food Distribution
    NEMCSA Food Distribution will take place on Thursday, May 5th from 9AM to 2PM at the Alpena County Fairgrounds

  • 05/05/2016 - Daughters of Isabella Circle 975 is Having a Meeting
    Daughters of Isabella Circle 975 is having a meeting on Thursday, May 5th at 2PM at the All Saints Catholic Hall in Alpena. All members are urged to attend. For more information contact Carol at 379-2736

  • 05/05/2016 - Blood Drive in Lewiston
    American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Thursday, May 5th from 11;30AM - 5:15PM at St.Francis Church (3060 W. Casey) in Lewiston.

  • 05/05/2016 - National Day of Prayer Breakfast at Immanuel Lutheran Church on May 5th
    Come to the National Day of Prayer breakfast at Immanuel Lutheran Church on May 5th. Everyone is welcome to participate in praying for the nation during a breakfast sponsored by, Kiwanis, Rotary & Optimist Clubs. The doors open at 6:30AM with the program beginning at 6:45AM. Advance tickets are available at Olivet Books (354-3331) in downtown Alpena or any Kiwanis member. Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door.

  • 05/05/2016 - Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 5th
    Everyone is welcome to meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona Library for their Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 5th at 8:30AM

  • 05/05/2016 - Free Range Craftswill meet on Thursday, May 5th
    "Free Range Crafts" will meet on Thursday, May 5th at 10AM-12:30PM at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Bring your crafts in progress, ideas and questions to share with others. For more information call 724-6796

  • 05/05/2016 - "Fiesta for Women & Health"
    This year's Cinco de Mayo day in Alpena is about women and their health. Friends Together, MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena and Zonta Club of Alpena are hosting a "Fiesta for Women & Health" on Thursday, May 5th from 5:30-8PM at the NOAA Marine Sanctuary. Local health experts will be available & topics include Top Women Health Concerns, Parenting 101, Strength Training and many more. It's a fun filled evening with giveaways, margaritas and good company. The event is free, but registration is required. Call Friends Together at (989) 356-3231 to reserve your spot today.

  • 05/05/2016 - Matter of Ballance
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Matter of Ballance" May 5 2-4p.m.

  • 05/06/2016 - Boys and Girls Club of Alpena's 90th Annual Spring Dinner Raffle
    You are invited to the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena's 90th Annual Spring Dinner Raffle on Friday, May 6th at 6:30PM at the St. Anne's Parish Hall. Tickets are $100 and include dinner for two, drinks & raffle entry. Get your ticket before April 30th to win an extra raffle entry with (10) raffle payouts including a top payout of $3000. There is also a silent auction & a Bolenz Jewelry giveaway. Stop in to the Boys & Girls Club at 601 River St., email to execdir@bgcalpena.com or call (989) 356-0214.

  • 05/06/2016 - Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 6th
    The Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library is having Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 6th from 10:15AM-11AM

  • 05/06/2016 - Older American Nominations are due by Friday, May 6th at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center
    Older American Nominations are due by Friday, May 6th at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center. If you would like to nominate someone, stop by the center at 501 River St. and pick up a nomination form. For more information call (989) 356-3585

  • 05/06/2016 - "Pickin' for People" at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center
    Don't miss the live concert with "Pickin' for People" on Friday, May 6th at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center. Dinner is 4:30-5:30PM with the concert from 5:30-7:30PM. For more information call (989) 356-3585

  • 05/06/2016 - Pickin for People Dinner and Concert
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Pickin for People Dinner and Concert" May 6 4:30-7:30p.m.

  • 05/06/2016 - Fish Fry at the American Legion in Mikado
    Come to the Fish Fry for a tasty meal & great company at the American Legion in Mikado (2205 Alger Rd), this Friday, May 6th from 5-7PM. There will be fish, french fries, coleslaw and desserts. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children (6-12 yrs old) and 5 & under eat for free.

  • 05/07/2016 - Alcona Basketball Program Fundraising Event
    The Alcona Basketball Program invites you to a Cornhole/BeanBag Toss Tournament fundraising event. - Saturday, May 7th at the Alcona High School - All ages welcome - (3) Divisions - Cash Prizes, 50/50 Raffles, Concessions available - (2) person teams - $40 per team. Register online at NorthernMichigan.com/cornhole or AlconaSchools.net, also in person at Alcona High School or at the Lincoln Outdoor Center.

  • 05/07/2016 - 2nd Annual Samatha Schrader Memorial Scholarship Fund Fundraising Event
    The 2nd Annual Samatha Schrader Memorial Scholarship Fund Fundraising Event with the Alpena Community College Foundation is Saturday, May 7th at 12PM at Thunder Bowl Lanes in Alpena (2192 US-23 South) The scholarships will be awarded to 2016 AHS graduates attending ACC in 2016-2017. Food & refreshments and free. There will be a chinese raffle, 50/50's, a bake sale. Also a bowling, bean bag & broomstick 9-ball tournaments. Join in for food, fun and invest in our youth for Sam.

  • 05/07/2016 - Come See the 4-1 Quartet at Huron Shores Fellowship Church
    You are welcome to come see the 4-1 Quartet (a Southern Gospel Male Quartet) at Huron Shores Fellowship Church on Saturday, May 7th at 7PM. The concert is free. There will be a love offering taken. Refreshments & snacks immediately follow the concert.

  • 05/07/2016 - Hardware Demo Day
    Hillman Hardware will be hosting a "Hardware Demo Day" May 7 8a.m.-3p.m.

  • 05/07/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is hosting a "BIG EUCHRE Tournament"
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is hosting a "BIG EUCHRE Tournament" on Saturday, May 7th. A meal & registration is from 5-6PM. They'll have pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw and more for the meal. The play starts at 6PM sharp. The tournament is paying (4) places with 50% payback. There will also be 50/50, and a Chinese raffle and a free bag of potatoes at the door and more. Admission is $20 person and includes the meal. You do not need to be a senior to participate.

  • 05/07/2016 - Big Euchre Tournament and Dinner
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Big Euchre Tournament and Dinner" May 7 5p.m. Cost is $20, includes dinner.

  • 05/08/2016 - You are invited to a Mother's Day Breakfast
    You are invited to a Mother's Day Breakfast on Sunday, May 8th at the Barton City Eagles (671 Sanborn Rd) from 10AM-1PM. Eagle Mom's eat for free. Other Mom's - $5, Adults - $7, Children (6-12) - $4 & 5 ad under eat for free. For more information call (989) 736-3050

  • 05/08/2016 - Things That Really Matter
    Come to the Alpena County Library on Sunday, May 8th from 2-3PM for the final session of monthly consumer educational seminars before breaking for summer. "Things That Really Matter" with Cooley Law Professor Gary Bauer will visit the steps needed to arrange for the care of minor children, pets and maintaining harmony in the family when planning your estate.

  • 05/09/2016 - Blood Drive in Rogers City
    American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Monday, May 9th from 12noon-5:45PM at the Rogers City Area Senior Center (131 E. Superior) in Rogers City

  • 05/09/2016 - Get Crafty for Adults
    Get Crafty for Adults at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Monday, May 9th from 11AM-2PM. The project for May is Pastels with Kathryn Cubalo and Carol Preuss. There is a $5 charge. Call 724-6796 to register.

  • 05/09/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting an Estate Planning Seminar
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting an Estate Planning Seminar on Monday, May 9th. It will take place each month starting with this first session from 10:30-11;30AM. The seminar features Gary Bauer, a professor of Law at Western Michigan University, Thomas Cooley Law School.

  • 05/09/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is having their Cribbage League
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is having their Cribbage League on Monday, May 9th at 6:30PM

  • 05/10/2016 - Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop in Onaway
    There is a free diabetes PATH (Personal Actions Toward Health) self-management workshop at the Onaway Court House on Tuesday, May 10th at 1PM. Call to register at (989) 766-8191

  • 05/10/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting Women's Health
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting Women's Health with Barb Rigg from Hospice of The Sunrise Shore on Tuesday, May 10th.

  • 05/10/2016 - "Death's Door: The Truth Behind the Italian Hall Disaster and the Calumet Copper Strike of 1913"
    Come to the Alpena County Library on Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30PM to see Michigan Notable Books Author Steve Lehto how will be speaking on "Death's Door: The Truth Behind the Italian Hall Disaster and the Calumet Copper Strike of 1913". It's one of the most tragic events in Michigan labor history.

  • 05/10/2016 - Northeast Michigan Weavers / Spinners Guild Monthly Meeting
    The Northeast Michigan Weavers / Spinners Guild is holding their regular monthly meeting at Sunflower Garden Studio on Tuesday, May 10th from 12noon-2PM. Bring a sack lunch and your creativity! Working on towel drafts and colorways this time. For directions or information call Marion at (989) 356-9261

  • 05/11/2016 - Blood Drive in Alpena
    American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Wednesday, May 11th from 12noon-5:45PM at the First Presbyterian Church (1600 W. Chisholm St.) in Alpena.

  • 05/11/2016 - Friends of the Alcona County Library
    Friends of the Alcona County Library will meet at the Harrisville branch on Wednesday, May 11th at 1PM.

  • 05/11/2016 - "Living Healthy Through The Ages"
    Come to the health expo..."Living Healthy Through The Ages" on Wednesday, May 11th from 9AM-1PM at St. Annes Parish Hall in Alpena.Many vendors with local health resources will be available including free blood screening, medication disposal, free diabetes assessments, healthy lunch and more including give-aways and a drawing for a golf package and a Fit Bit.

  • 05/12/2016 - Pure Michigan Social Media Workshop for Michigan's Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry
    Pure Michigan is proud to present a social media workshop for Michigan's travel, tourism and hospitality industry on May 12th from 8AM-4PM at Alpena Community College's Granum Theater. Only (5) locations were selected in the state & Alpena is one of them. It's a full day of sessions to better access tools, resources & guides. The cost is $20 and includes the interactive workshop, light breakfast & lunch. To register call 354-4181 or email to info@alpenacvb.com

  • 05/12/2016 - Town Hall for Veterans, Family Members, Veteran Service Organizations & Community Partners
    The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center & it's Oscoda VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is hosting a town hall for Veterans, family members, Veteran Service Organizations and community partners to provide feedback on VA operations and recommendations for VA programs. VA leaders will be there to answer questions, receive issues, concerns and suggestions for enhancing care. This event will be held on Thursday, May 12th at 5PM at the American Legion Post 274, 349 S. State St., Oscoda

  • 05/12/2016 - Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 12th
    Everyone is welcome to meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona Library for their Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 12th at 8:30AM

  • 05/12/2016 - Kids are invited to Make a Fleece Pillow
    Kids are invited to make a fleece pillow at the Mikado branch of the Alcona County Library on Thursday, May 12th at 4PM. This is a free program for kids ages 8-18. For more information call 736-8389

  • 05/12/2016 - Enjoy a Spring Morning of Socializing and sSructured Playtime for Children
    Parents and caregivers can enjoy a spring morning of socializing and structured playtime for children ages 3-5 years old on Thursday, May 12th from 10-11AM at the Alpena County Library. No registration is required.

  • 05/13/2016 - Paper paintings
    Art in the Loft is hosting "Paper Paintings" with Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson May 13-15 2016 10am-4pm with lunch served 12-1. Cost is $440.00 by Feb. 15 or $475.00 by March 31. for more info. visit www.paperpaintings.com.

  • 05/13/2016 - Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 13th
    The Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library is having Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 13th from 10:15AM-11AM

  • 05/13/2016 - "Art Around Town"
    Alpena County will be experiencing an artistic explosion as the "Art Around Town" show begins Friday, May 13th. Artwork ranging from drawings to painting and sculpture to collage will be featured in dozens of businesses throughout Alpena and the outlying communities. The event will highlight the works of hundreds of students from every Alpena Public school in grades K-12. About (50) area businesses will be home to about 1,000 pieces of art work.

  • 05/13/2016 - Come to VFW Post #2496 For Great Food and Entertainment
    Come to VFW Post #2496 on Connon St. in Alpena on Friday, May 13th for some great food and entertainment. Stuffed Pork Loin Dinner will be served from 5-7PM and see Jack and the Bear from 7-11PM.

  • 05/13/2016 - Rogers City Community Theatre presents "My Fair Lady" - Starting May 13th
    The Rogers City Community Theatre presents "My Fair Lady" May 13th through May 22nd at the Rogers City Theater (257 N. 3rd St.). Friday & Saturday shows are at 7:30PM with Sunday Matinee starting at 2PM. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors & $6 for students and are available at he Presque Isle Advance, at the box office and always at the door. Celebrate the 60th anniversary of its Broadway debut!. Have fun in the photo booth with period-inspired hats and accessories from "Recollections" before each performance. For ticket information, call the theater at (989) 734-3861

  • 05/14/2016 - Front Door Sales Event / Fireworks Fundraiser
    Come to the Front Door Sales Event / Fireworks Fundraiser on Saturday, May 14th from 10AM-1PM at Neiman's Family Market, Perch's IGA and Walmart. Chamber Ambassadors and other volunteers will be selling glow-in-the-dark fireworks bracelets to raise money for this year's fireworks display.

  • 05/14/2016 - It's "Go Topless Day" at the Jeep & 4X4 Jamboree & Poker Run
    It's "Go Topless Day" at the Jeep & 4X4 Jamboree & Poker Run on Saturday, May 14th from 9AM-2PM. Drop the Top for NLA (Northern Lights Arena) at the kid friendly event. There will be lunch, tailgate party & open skating available. Pre-registration by May 10th. The entrance fee is pledges or donations. It will be a 100 mile ride starting & stopping at Northern Lights Arena on Woodward Ave in Alpena open to any & all street legal vehicles. There will be door prizes & 50/50 raffles at each stop. The most pledge dollars wins a $200 gift card to Thunder Bay Chrysler & the best poker hand wins a $300 gift card to Thunder Bay Chrysler Jeep Dodge. For more information or to register contact Keli at Northern Lights Arena at (989) 356-0652 or keli@northernlightsarena.com

  • 05/15/2016 - Besser Male Chorus at the Ossineke Methodist Church
    Come and enjoy the Besser Male Chorus at the Ossineke Methodist Church (13095 US-23) in Ossineke.. They will be performing on Sunday, May 15th at 7PM.

  • 05/15/2016 - "The Roots of Folk, Rock and Blues".
    Come to the Alpena County Library on Sunday, May 15th at 2PM for an afternoon of exploring the history of three musical genres with "The Roots of Folk, Rock and Blues". Musicians Allan Grund and Sue Floer, as the duo "Side by Side" will perform a mix of original songs and covers.

  • 05/17/2016 - The Alcona Book Club
    The Alcona Book Club will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Tuesday, May 17th from 12noon-1PM. The selection for May is "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki. Call 724-6796 for more information.

  • 05/17/2016 - Artists Reception for the East Shore Art Guild
    An Artists Reception for the East Shore Art Guild will be held at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Tuesday, May 17th from 1-2PM. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. The art will be on display until May 26th.

  • 05/17/2016 - Knitting Klub & Crochet
    Come join the Knitting Klub & Crochet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Tuesday, May 17th from 1:15-3:15PM. All levels are welcome. Call 724-6796 for more information.

  • 05/17/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will host Meijer Optical Free Help for Seniors
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will host Meijer Optical Free Help for Seniors on Tuesday, May 17th from 11-12:30PM. They will be making minor adjustments to glasses and also be doing vision testing.

  • 05/17/2016 - Come to PATH in Rogers City - Free (6) Week Program
    Foe those who want to improve their health through weight management, better breathing, improving cholesterol numbers and/or managing pain, come to PATH in Rogers City on Tuesday, May17th at 12noon. It's a free (6) week program to help you get motivated, make changes and feel better! Call (989) 356-8124 to register.

  • 05/17/2016 - American Red Cross "Blood Drive" - Onaway
    The American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Tuesday, May 17th from 12noon-5:45PM at the Onaway VFW Post #3685 (N. Veterans Drive) in Onaway.

  • 05/18/2016 - The Monthly Meeting of the Alpena Senior Citizens Center Board of Directors
    The monthly meeting of the Alpena Senior Citizens Center Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 8:30AM. All are welcome to attend.

  • 05/19/2016 - Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 19th
    Everyone is welcome to meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona Library for their Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 19th at 8:30AM

  • 05/19/2016 - Free Range Crafts will meet on Thursday, May 19th
    "Free Range Crafts" will meet on Thursday, May 19th at 10AM-12:30PM at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Bring your crafts in progress, ideas and questions to share with others. For more information call 724-6796

  • 05/19/2016 - The Alpena Senior Center Card Party
    The Alpena Senior Center Card Party is on Thursday, May 19th. The meal is from 4:30-5:30PM with a suggested donation of $3.50 for those 60 & over & a $6 for under 60. The games go from 5:30-8:30PM. $5 per person to play. Call (989) 356-3585 to reserve your spot today.

  • 05/19/2016 - "Walking With Ease"
    Come to "Walking With Ease". It's a free (6) week program starting on Thursday, May 19th at 5:30PM in Oscoda. There will be walking for every fitness level. Get motivated, get started, keep going & feel better! Call (989) 356-8124 to register.

  • 05/20/2016 - Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 20th
    The Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library is having Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 20th from 10:15AM-11AM

  • 05/20/2016 - Come to Classic Movie Night
    Come to Classic Movie Night at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Friday, May 20th at 5:45PM. Enjoy free popcorn! It's being cosponsored by Inspiration Alcona. Call 724-6796 for more information.

  • 05/21/2016 - Music Play Along
    Onaway V.F.W. Post 5857 will be hosting a "Music Play Along" May. 21 12-4p.m.

  • 05/21/2016 - 18th Annual 4-Person Golf Scramble for Friends Together
    Join in on the fun at the 18th Annual 4-Person Golf Scramble for Friends Together on Saturday, May 21st at the River's Edge Golf Club. A $75 entry fee includes - (18) holes of golf with a cart; a sleeve of golf balls; a goodie bag; lunch with beverages; door prizes and a hole-in-one contest. Space is limited to (28) teams. Stop in to register or call Kathy at (989) 354-3088.

  • 05/21/2016 - Kelly Fordon will discuss her book "Garden for the Blind"
    Michigan Notable author Kelly Fordon will discuss her book "Garden for the Blind" at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Saturday, May 21st at 1PM. Books will be available for signing. Refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. For more information call 724-6796

  • 05/21/2016 - Opportunity & Prosperity Conference
    The Opportunity & Prosperity Conference is for business owners, job seekers and those seeking to advance their education skills. The event is on Saturday, May 21st from 10AM-2PM at the Rogers City High School (1033 W. Huron Ave.) Food & beverages will be available for purchase with break out sessions including; What Employers Want; Time Management; Social Media Marketing, Starting A Business and more.


  • 05/21/2016 - Rogers City Area Senior & Community Center Classic Kruzers 2nd Annual Truck & Car Show
    Come to the Rogers City Area Senior & Community Center Classic Kruzers 2nd Annual Truck & Car Show (131 E. Superior Street) on Saturday, May 21st from 9AM-2:45PM. Voting from 11AM-2PM, Awards at 2:15PM and the Grand KRUZE starts at 2:45PM. Food will also be available for purchase. (Rain Date - May 22nd) (To Pre-Register send $15 to RCAS, 131 E. Superior St., Rogers City, MI 49779)...Day of the show entry fee is $20

  • 05/22/2016 - Besser Male Chorus will be performing at New Beginnings Ministries
    The Besser Male Chorus will be performing on Sunday, May 22nd at 7PM at New Beginnings Ministries (16960 N. County Rd.) in Hillman.

  • 05/22/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is hosting the "Older Americans Celebration Dinner"
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center is hosting the "Older Americans Celebration Dinner" on Sunday, May 22nd from 1PM-3PM. The "Outstanding Older Citizen of the Year" will be announced as well as acknowledgments for the other nominees and those 100 years old or older. The event cost is a suggested donation of $3.50 for those 60 & older & $6 for those under 60.

  • 05/22/2016 - Rogers City Community Theatre presents "My Fair Lady" - Through May 22nd
    The Rogers City Community Theatre presents "My Fair Lady" May 13th through May 22nd at the Rogers City Theater (257 N. 3rd St.). Friday & Saturday shows are at 7:30PM with Sunday Matinee starting at 2PM. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors & $6 for students and are available at he Presque Isle Advance, at the box office and always at the door. Celebrate the 60th anniversary of its Broadway debut!. Have fun in the photo booth with period-inspired hats and accessories from "Recollections" before each performance. For ticket information, call the theater at (989) 734-3861

  • 05/24/2016 - Curb Side Sales Event / Fireworks Fundraising
    Come to the Curb Side Sales Event / Fireworks Fundraising on Tuesday, May 24th from 11AM-2PM at Culligan Plaza (on the corner of Chisholm St & 2nd Ave in downtown Alpena). Glow-in-the-dark bracelets will be available from one of the volunteers who will be out and about helping raise money for this years fireworks.

  • 05/25/2016 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults
    There is free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for adults. Learn about signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adolescents. Find out where and how to provide first aid in crisis situations. This event to be held at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan in Harbor Springs on Wednesday, May 25th from 8AM-5PM (with lunch on your own) To register, contact Sheila at (231) 347-5057 or s.goupell@nwhealth.org. Space is limited.

  • 05/25/2016 - The Alcona County Library Board Will Meet
    The Alcona County Library Board will meet at the Harrisville branch on Wednesday, May 25th at 2PM

  • 05/25/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be Hosting "Alternative Medicines"
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center will be hosting "Alternative Medicines" with Alex Senchuk on Wednesday, May25th at 10:45AM

  • 05/25/2016 - American Red Cross "Blood Drive" - Atlanta
    The American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Wednesday, May 25th from 12noon-5:45PM at the Thunderbay F.O.E. #4077 (10980 M-32) in Atlanta.

  • 05/26/2016 - Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 26th
    Everyone is welcome to meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona Library for their Community Walking Club on Thursday, May 26th at 8:30AM

  • 05/26/2016 - The Alpena Senior Citizens Center - Gaylord Shopping Trip
    The Alpena Senior Citizens Center Bus will be going on a Gaylord Shopping Trip on Thursday, May 26th. The bus will leave the center at 8AM and return around 6PM. Lunch will be an individual choice. The cost of the trip is $15 per person. Sign up by calling (989) 356-3585

  • 05/27/2016 - Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 27th
    The Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library is having Storytime and Crafts for Children on Friday, May 27th from 10:15AM-11AM

  • 05/28/2016 - New Life Lutheran Church Annual Garden Festival
    It's time for the New Life Lutheran Church Annual Garden Festival on Saturday, May 28th, from 10AM-1PM. The church is located about 3/4 of a mile south of White Pines National Golf Course off of Hubbard lake Rd, south of Hubbard Lake. Join them under the garden tent for green plants, perennials & annuals just in time for your spring gardening to begin. There's also other hand craft items available including wood craft, patio & garden items, homemade baked goods, pantry items, frozen foods, RADA cutlery and much more. Luncheon served from 11AM-1PM with assorted salads, rolls, pie & beverages.

  • 05/29/2016 - Arts And Craft Show
    Arts And Craft Show - Memorial Weekend at the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse - 7 miles north of Rogers City on US-23 - Friday May 27th - Sunday 29th between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM each day. Free admission. For more information call 734-4587

  • 05/31/2016 - American Red Cross "Blood Drive" - Alpena
    The American Red Cross will be holding a "Blood Drive" on Tuesday, May 31st from 1PM-6:45PM at the Alpena Mall (2380 US-23 South) in Alpena.

  • 06/01/2016 - The Besser Male Chorus presents their Annual Spring Concert
    The Besser Male Chorus presents their Annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, June 1st at 7PM at the Aplex (701 Woodward Ave) in Alpena. Tickets are $10 or Patron Tickets for $25.

  • 06/03/2016 - Drive Buy Fireworks Bracelet Sales Event
    Stop by the Drive Buy Fireworks Bracelet Sales Event on Friday, June 3rd from 11AM-5PM at the Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union (1100 S. Bagley St) in Alpena. Here is your chance to get your fireworks supporter glow-in-the-dark bracelet, they are only $5. The Chamber Ambassadors will be selling bracelets at the credit union all day to help raise money for this year's fireworks.

  • 06/04/2016 - Northern Lights Arena's 2016 Indoor Car Show
    Come to Northern Lights Arena's 2016 Indoor Car Show on Saturday, June 4th from 10AM-3PM at Northern Lights Arena on Woodward Ave in Alpena. For more information call (989)358-0652 or go to northernlightsarena.com

  • 06/11/2016 - "Walk Me Home...To The Place I Belong" 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser for Child and Family Services
    Come and support the "Walk Me Home...To The Place I Belong" 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser for Child and Family Services of Northeast Michigan on Saturday, June 11th at 9AM at the Duck Park (on the corner of Chisholm St. & Long Rapids Rd.) in Alpena. To register or donate, go to www.firstgiving.com/walkmehome/nemichigan2016. Call (989) 356-4567 for more information.

  • 06/26/2016 - St. Dominic's Summer Festival
    Everyone is invited to St. Dominic's Summer Festival on Sunday, June 26th from 12noon-5:30PM on the parish grounds (9269 County Rd. 441) in Posen.There will be door prizes, raffle prizes, games, a bake sale, an extensive Chinese raffle and live music by Anne & The Polka Pals from 1-5PM. Enjoy the famous barbecued chicken dinners for $10 per person, $9 for a petite portion, or a children's portion for $4. Call (989) 766-2694 for more information.


  • Ongoing Events

  • 12/31/2014 - NOTE - THESE EVENTS CONTINUE ON A REGULAR BASIS - FOR DATE SPECIFIC EVENTS SCROLL DOWN
    The alpena farmers market is open every saturday from 8am-1pm behind city hall in alpena, and on wednesday evenings from 4pm-7pm next to the center building in downtown alpena. there are a wide variety of goods, locally grown and produced, by several local businesses and farms.

    Taking Pride in Alpena South Corridor Grant Funding Efforts would like to invite everyone to come by the Thunder Bowl Lanes for 3 Fun-
    raiser's on May 22, June 19 and July 17. There will be team bowling and fun with 50/50's and door prizes. Cost is $60 per land, 4-5 bowlers for one hour. You can call thunder Bowl at 354-2411 to reserve your lane. For more information call Dennis at 989-356-5521.

    Mid Michigan Health center Alpena is offering a series of Quit Smoking sessions. Session Options range from April 13 through August 18th, and there is a class fee of $15 For more information or to register, call 356-8124.

    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 a grief share taking place at Friends Together on prentiss street in Alpena, each Thursday from 6pm-7:30pm. All who have suffered any type of loss are encouraged to attend. For more information call 354-2730.

    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 Mid Michigan Health Center Alpena 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.

    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.