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Hot Reads for Cold Nights - With winter official here now is a good time to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot chocolate. To get you started, the Tawas City Friends of the Library are having it's 6th annual "Hot Reads for Cold Nights", Jan. 7th through March 30th. Stop by the Tawas City Library and pick up a bookshelf bingo game sheet and enter the contest. Keep track of your reading and fill in the game sheet with your book titles in the appropriate squares. Turn in your completed game sheet for an entry to the contest, multiple entries are encouraged. Weekly drawings will be held to win gift certificates to local businesses. A grand drawing will be held April 1st for a $50 gift certificate to Neiman's Family Market in Tawas City. For more info please call the Tawas Library at (989)362-6557.
Market Day - Shore Line Players of Oscoda will be holding Market Day, Feb. 16th, Mar. 16th, and Apr. 20th, at the theater from 10am to 5pm. Stop by and see what's "in store" at the theater. Vendors vary every month.
QDMA - Northern Jack Pine Branch of the QDMA, the Ogemaw Hills QDM Co-Op and the Michigan DNR will be presenting Food Plots & Habitat Event. It will be Feb. 23th, from 9am to 12pm at the Ogemaw Heights High School, admission (donation) of $5.00 to cover expenses. Event speakers are experts in their fields. There will be a gun and 50-50 raffles as well. For more info please call Ken at (989)362-2626.
Taco Night - Taco Night Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 5pm to 7pm at the Holy Family Parish Hall. The Fundraiser is for a Holy Family Youth Group Mission Trip to Guatemala. This is a free will donation to help the group with their mission. For more info please contact Holy Family. The event is generously supported by the Tawas Area Knights of Columbus.
Mystery & Mayhem in Maui - Come and enjoy an interactive murder mystery dinner by JD & Chris Hock and the Shoreline Players, at the Camp Inn Lodge, Saturday, Feb. 23rd with seating starting at 5:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Your ticket includes and Appetizer, Entree, Dessert, a Non-Alcoholic Beverage and the show. Hawaiian attire encouraged. For more info please contact the Camp Inn Lodge at (989)739-2021.
Project Graduation - Tawas High School Project Graduation will host a Euchre Tournament Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 1pm to 5pm at the Buckhorn Inn on M55 in Tawas City. Cost is $15 per person. Registration is at 1pm, play begins at 2pm. For more info please call (989)820-7514.
Youth Squirrel Hunt - The Luzerne Predator Roundup will hold a one day Youth Squirrel Hunt, Saturday, Feb. 23rd, for children ages 15 and under. For more info please visit Luzerne Area Predator Hunt on Facebook, or email LuzernePredatorHunt@hotmail.com or stop in to the Luzerne Hardware.
Ladies Night Out - The Rogers City PTO will be hosting a Ladies Night Out, Feb. 23rd with doors opening at 5pm and dinner at 6pm. Come on out and have a fun filled night with auctions, raffles, a wine pull, 50/50 drawing, and a lot more. It will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rogers City. Tickets are $20 and available at the Roger City Elementary School Office.
PTL Breakfast - St. John Lutheran School in Rogers City will be holding a PTL Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 24th from 9am to 1pm. There will be scrambled and fried eggs, Plath's sausage and bacon, fried potatoes, French toast, homemade bread, and toast, coffee cake, sweet rolls, and fruit salad. A free will donation will be accepted. The church is located at 145 N. Fifth St., Rogers City, for more info please call (989) 734-3580.
Paczki Sale - St. Ignatius School in Rogers City will be holding a Paczki Sale, Sunday, March 3rd, with pick up from 10am to 1pm, at the side door of the school. The Paczki's will be $10 per dozen. Please call the office at (989)734-3443, to pre-order frosted or sugared by Feb. 25th.
Tawas Bay Ice Arena - Come on out and enjoy the arena with Stick Time from 5pm to 7pm, Open Skate from 7pm to 9pm, every Friday and Saturday until March 1st, 2019.
Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show - The 15th Annual Rogers City Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show will be held March 1st and 2nd, featuring Johnson Snowmobiles. Festivities start at noon on Friday, March 1st, and at 9am on Saturday, March 2nd. The Jedi Mind Trip band will be playing both nights starting at 8:30pm until 12am. For more info please contact Dan Derry at (989)351-8347 or Dennis Kamyszek at (989)351-9360.
EMS, Police, and Firefighter Appreciation Dinner - The American Legion Post 317 of Onaway will be holding an appreciation dinner, Saturday, March 2nd from 4pm to 7pm. The hall is located at 19415 M-68, in Onaway. Dinner is free for all EMS, Police or Fire Department all others it is a cost of $8 per dinner. Carry out is available. For more info please call (989)733-6210.
Mock Rock - Alcona High School will be holding Mock Rock 2019, Saturday, March 9th at 7pm.
There are no entry fees or age requirements for participants. The show is open to community members of all ages. Prizes will be awarded.
Admission to the show is $10 per adult and $5 per student.
Proceeds will go toward the Miss Sunrise Side program.
To register, email email@example.com, or call or text 989-619-8245.
Rockin' St. Patty's Day - Calcite Credit Union Presents "Rockin' St. Patty's Day", Saturday, March 16th from 7pm to 12am, at the Rogers City Servicemen's Club. Celebrate the luck of the Irish during the 13th Annual Rock & Roll Dance Party. Dance it up with friends to fight cancer. Proceeds go to Friends Together (friends helping friends touched by cancer). Music will be provided by "Stagefright", with a Grand Raffle, 50/50, Cash Bar, Silent Auction, Chinese Auction, Prizes and a Live Auction. $5 donation in advance, tickets may be purchased at Calcite Credit Union in Rogers City, or the Posen Office, the Rogers City Servicemen's Club, or Friends Together.
Iosco Conservation District - Reforestation Tree Sale Fundraiser will be held Friday, April 26th, Saturday, April 27th, and Sunday, April 28th. Times are Friday, and Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Seedlings, Transplants, Shrubs, Small Fruit Plants and Fruit Trees are available. Order placed by Friday, Feb. 15th will get a 5% discount, with orders due by Monday, April 1st. A limited supply of excess trees will be available on site on the days of the sale. Pick up orders at Tawas Inn, 1124 S. US23, Tawas City. For full brochure please log onto their website at www.ioscoconservation.org/tree-sale.
NEMCSA's Food Distribution - The following is a list of the NEMCSA's Food Distribution dates:
Hale - Monday, Feb. 25th from 11am to 1pm at the Plainfield Twp Community Center,
415 E Esmond Rd. Hale
Alcona - Tuesday, Feb. 26h from 10am to 12pm at the Alcona County Council on Aging,
205 Church St. Lincoln
East Tawas - Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 9am to 1pm at the East Tawas Knights of Columbus
821 Newman St. East Tawas
Oscoda County - Tuesday, Feb 26th from 8am to 11am at the Mio Senior Center,
429 N Mt. Tom Rd, Mio
Oscoda - Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 9am to 1pm at the Oscoda Senior Center
653 State St. Oscod
Atlanta - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12pm to 2pm at the Atlanta Senior Center
11780 M-33, Atlanta
Hillman - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12:30pm to 2pm at the Hillman VFW Post
441 S. State, Hillman
Cheboygan - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 12pm to 2pm at the Black River Full Gospel Church
2732 Orchard Beach Rd, Cheboygan
West Branch - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 11am to 1pm at the First United Methodist Chruch
2490 W. State Rd, West Branch
Lewiston - Wednesday, Feb. 27th from 11am to 2pm at the Lewiston 50+ Club (Senior Center)
2811 Kneeland St, Lewiston
Onaway - Thursday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 12pm at the Onaway Senior Center
4203 Lynn St, Onaway
Posen - Thursday, Feb. 28th from 9am to 12pm at the Posen Senior Center
6520 Darga Hwy, Posen