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Up Coming Community Events

 

 

Earth Day Cleanup - An Earth Day Cleanup Kickoff, sponsored by the Tawas Rotary Club takes place on Sunday, April 21st from 9:00am-4:00pm and runs all week long. To register, volunteer, pick up supplies, or drop off trash, go to the East Tawas City Park Day Use Area and look for the Gazebo. Groups of three or more can register in advance for the chance to win a solar powered earth globe. This is an outdoor cleaning efford in your neighborhood or an assigned area. To register or for more information call or text 810-429-0122.

 

Substance Turn-In - The Iosco Substance Free Coalition presents the "Iosco County Spring Cleaning Challenge." Gather your unused, unneeded, or expired medicine including pills, liquids, pain patches, and used syrings on Wednesday, April 24rd and bring it to the Tawas Senior Center, 312 Newman Street, East Tawas, from 10:00am-Noon. There will be a participation prize while supplies last.

 

Open Interviews - Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel in Standish is holding Open Interviews for cashiers, waitstaff, bartenders, F&B attendants, and line cooks for their Summer Tribute Concert Series starting in June. Interviews will be Wednesday, April 24th from 1:00-4:00pm. Bring your resume, ID, and Social Security Card.

 

Substance Turn-In - The Iosco Substance Free Coalition presents the "Iosco County Spring Cleaning Challenge." Gather your unused, unneeded, or expired medicine including pills, liquids, pain patches, and used syrings on Thursday, April 25rd and bring it to the Sand Lake Senior Center, 4059 Indian Lake Road, National City from 10:00am-Noon. There will be a participation prize while supplies last.

 

IRESA Open House - The Iosco Regional Educational Service Agency will Hold their Open House at the main building, 27 North Rempert Road, Tawas City on Thursday, April 25th from 4:00-6:00pm. Tour, activites, and meet the staff of: Automotive Technology; Building Trades; Business Management; Culinary Arts; Health Science; Teacher Prep; and Welding & Fabrication.

 

Cornhole Tournament - The American Legion Audie Johnson Post #211 will host a Cornhole Tournament at the Post, 900 East Lincoln Street, East Tawas on Thursday, April 25th from 5:30-11:00pm. Entry fee is $15 per person with prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Plus burger or hot dog with chips & drink for $6. For more inforation call 989-329-6153.

 

Trivia Fundraiser - The Holltop Bar & Grill, 431 West Mill Street, Oscoda, will hold a Trivia Night Fundraiser on Thursday, April 25th. Signup starts at 6:00pm, game begins at 6:30pm. Cost is a $5 per person entry fee for teams up to six people. Proceeds to the Down Syndrome Society. Winners get prizes and light snacks provided. For more information call 989-739-0344.

 

Spring Party - American Legion Post #370 will host a Spring Party on Saturday, April 27th from 3:00pm until Midnight at the Post, 805 Greenwood Road, Skidway Lake. Entertainment featuring The Bentleys. Cash bar, hot dog and burgers off the grill for purchase. Everyone welcome. For more information call 989-836-2660.

 

Spring Soiree - Harbor Lights Pregnancy and Information Center presents their Spring Soiree Dinner, Dance, and Fundraiser on Friday, April 26th. Held at the AuSable Inn Riverview Restaurant, 600 S. State Street in Oscoda. Doors open at 5:00pm, Buffet Dinner at 6:00pm. There will also be a cash bar and raffles. Entertainment by Motor City Memories Band from 6:00-9:00pm. Events Tickets are only $55 and are availbe at the Center or call 989-305-6308. Visit pregnancyhelpandsupport.org/events for more information.

 

Alumni Games - The Tawas Schools Alumni Baseball & Softball games will be played on Sunday, April 28th at Bolen Park in East Tawas beginning at noon. Spectators welcome! Alumni can sign up by calling the school or emailing splank@tawas.net

 

Open Interviews - Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel in Standish is holding Open Interviews for cashiers, waitstaff, bartenders, F&B attendants, and line cooks for their Summer Tribute Concert Series starting in June. Interviews will be Wednesday, May 1st from 1:00-4:00pm. Bring your resume, ID, and Social Security Card.

 

Tawas Schools Fundraiser - A Tip Night Fundraiser for Tawas Project Graduation Class of 2024 will be held Wednesday, May 1st from 4:00-7:00pm at the Lodge on U.S. 23 in Tawas City. Come out and support Tawas Area seniors.


Lighthouse Grand Re-Opening - The Friends of Tawas Point Lighthouse & State Park and the Michigan DNR invite you to their Tawas Point Lighthouse Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Thursday, May 2nd from 11:00am until 4:00pm. Opening presentation at 11:00am with activities to follow. Enjoy local artwork from Tawas Bay Art Gallery, food trucks, free lighthouse tours, the gift shop, and live music. Held on the lighthouse lawn at Tawas Point State Park. a Recreation Passport is required for entry.

 

Prayer Service - A National Day of Prayer service will be held on Thursday, May 2nd from Noon-1:00pm at the Iosco County Building on U.S. 23 in Tawas City. All are welcome to attend.

 

Blood Drive - The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive on Thursday, May 2nd from Noon-5:45pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles club on M-65 north of Hale. For more information visit redcrossblood.org.

 

Community Cleanup - Girl Scout Troup #50414 will hold a Community Cleanup of the AuSable Children's Park on Thursday, May 2nd from 4:00-7:00pm at the park in Oscoda. All are welcome to join them in cleaning the park. Bring your gloves! For more information call 989-820-0305.

 

Blood Drive - The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive on Friday, May 3rd from 8:00am-2:00pm in the Oscoda High School Gym, 3550 East River Road in Oscoda. For more information visit redcrossblood.org.

 

Fish Fry - American Legion Post #162 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, May 3rd from 4:00-7:00pm at the Lodge, 2590 Legion Drive in Luzerne. Cod and Shrimp Dinners with potato and coleslaw. For more information call 989-826-5950.

 

Spring Concert - The Huron Shores Chorus Spring Concert, evoking our eaerth and springtime, performed by area singers with instrumental accompaniment will be held Friday, Mary 3rd beginning at 7:00pm at Oscoda United Methodist Church, 120 West Dwight Street, Oscoda. Free admission with donations accepted.

 

Gun Show - The Glennie Sportsman Club will hold a Gun Show on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00am-2:00pm at the Mikado American Legion, 2205 Alger Street in Mikado. Admission is $5, coffee, doughnuts, and a lunch available for purchase. For table availability call 937-416-5504. All Federal and State Firearms Laws apply.

 

Derby & Cinco de Mayo Dinner - American Legion Post #370 will host a Kentucky Derby Party and Cinco De Mayo Taco Dinner on Saturday, May 4th at the Post at 805 East Greenwood Road in Skidway Lake. Party starts at 3:00pm, dinner from 4:00-7:00pm. Karaoke and cash bar available. Everyone welcome. Call 989-836-2660 for more information.

 

Spring Concert - The Huron Shores Chorus Spring Concert, evoking our eaerth and springtime, performed by area singers with instrumental accompaniment will be held Sunday, Mary 5th beginning at 3:00pm at Tawas Area Presbyterian Church, 2095 East U.S. 23 in East Tawas. Free admission with donations accepted.

 

Grocery Giveaway - The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency's Golden Grocery Giveaway for inclome eligible seniors sixty and older will held Tuesday, May 7th from 1:00-2:00pm at the Senior Center, 205 Church Street in Lincoln. For eligibility information call NEMSCA at 989-358-4712.

 

 

ON GOING LOCAL EVENTS

 

Artisan Hall Exhibitions - Stop by the Historic Huron Shores Artisan Hall Exhibitions:

  • Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Sundays 1:00-4:00pm
  • Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays
  • Call 989-254-5567 for information

Oscoda Senior Center - Visit the Oscoda Senior Center located at 653 State Street SW in Oscoda. Enjoy great food, line dancing, cardio drumming, card games, crafts, board games, relaxation coloring, nature walks, the writing club, and meeting new friends and socializing with friends and neighbors. A copy of the calendar and menu are available at the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce Office. For more information, call the Oscoda Senior Center at 989-739-3668.

 

K of C Burger Night - Did you miss Fish and Burger Monday's at the Rushman Hall in East Tawas? Dinners are from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, dine in or take out.  There will be fish and a 1/2 lb Smash Burger and a whole lot more. So come on in for some fantastic food and burgers. Call ahead for take out (989) 362-6333.

 

Tawas Bingo - The Tawas Area Knights of Columbus Hosts Bingo Sundays at Rushman Hall, 821 Newman Street, East Tawas. Doors open at 4:00pm, Bingo starts at 6:00pm.

 

Hale Bingo - The Hale VFW hosts Bingo Sundays & Thursdays at the Hall, 203 Ainsley Street in Hale. Doors open at 3:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:00pm.

 

Mikado Bingo - The Mikado Goodfellos hosts Bingo Mondays at the Civic Center on F-41. Doors open at 4:00pm, Bingo at 6:30pm. Food available for puchase and all proceeds go to charity.

 

Sand Lake Bingo - The Sand Lake Heights Seniors host Bingo Tuesdays at the building in Sand Lake. Doors open at 11:00am, Bingo at Noon with proceeds to the Sand Lake Seniors.

 

Sand Lake Bingo - The Sand Lake Heights Men's Association will host Bingo with a Michigan Progressive Jackpot, Fridays at the building in Sand Lake. Doors open at 5:00pm, Bingo at 6:00pm.

 

Cancer Support - Friends Together, the cancer support agency serving all of northeast Michigan is holidng a support group Tuesdays at 5:30pm at Rushman Hall on Newman Street in East Tawas. Anyone who has been touched by cancer, or if you have a family member with a cancer diagnosis, you are welcome to the weekly support group. All Friends Together programs and services are free. For information, log on to friendstogetherMI.org or call 989-356-3231.

 

Line Dancing - "Thursday Night at the V," Line Dancing Class will be held Thursdays from 6:00-8:00pm at VFW Lodge #3735, 240 Chrysler in Oscoda. Free line dancing instructions to popular country and rock & roll music with instructors Sherry Kimmel & Gaylynn Broenoel. For more information call 989-305-2959.

 

Food Pantry - If you or someone you know is in need of food, there is a free food pantry available at the United Methodist Church in Oscoda. The Pantry is located by the entry doors nearest to the church parsonage. The Pantry is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Pantry is refilled by community donations. All items are free to those who need them.

 

Baby Needs - If you or someone you know is in need of free supplies for babies or toddlers, such as diapers, pull-ups, wipes, or rash cream, these are avaiable through Iosco County MDHHS. You must be a resident of Iosco County to qualify. As the front desk staff at MDHHS for more information: Iosco County MDHHS, 2145 East Huron Road, East Tawas, MI 48730.

 

Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Markets

 

Northeast Michigan Regional Farmer's Market - Open 8:00am until 1:00pm at Gateway Park on U.S. 23 in Tawas City from May 4th through Ocotber 26th.

 

Alpena Farmer's Market - Open Saturdays from 8:00am until 1:00pm at Michekweis Park in Alpena. Shop locally grown fresh produce, beef, honey, flowers, and much more! With Live music and special programs. For information, log on to AlpenaFarmersMarket.com.

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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