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Lifestyles

Crowdfunding campaign launched for RC’s Murals on Main Festival

ROGERS CITY — Rogers City Main Street Downtown Development Authority will bring a weeklong mural festival with international, national, and local artists to create five new public art installations to downtown Rogers City through the anticipated success of a new crowdfunding campaign. The ...

Thunder Bay Theatre’s Break a Leg 5K returns

Join Thunder Bay Theatre and the Dork Brothers for the annual Break a Leg 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser on May 4. Dress up in your best theatrical garb or as your favorite Star Wars character (it is May the 4th, after all). All proceeds benefit Thunder Bay Theatre. Participants can come out ...

Alpena man turns hobby into sport, qualifies for national strongman contest

ALPENA — Jimmy Wright, of Alpena, started his strongman journey just last year with three other workout friends when they discovered a competition in the Detroit area. After attending a handful of strongman contests, Wright won his latest one in Traverse City, qualifying to compete in a ...

Dance recital benefits Women at Risk, International

Dancing with Joy dancers will perform ballet, lyrical, pointe, and tap numbers in their annual recital at Alpena High School’s auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday. The high school is located at 3303 S. 3rd Ave., Alpena. This year’s recital theme, “April Showers Bring May Flowers,” ...

Snowdrifters clean up U.S.-23

In addition to maintaining 90 miles of snowmobile trails, volunteers of the Alpena Snowdrifters also take pride in maintaining a portion of U.S.-23 in Alpena. On Thursday, some members of the Alpena Snowdrifters Club met to do their biannual Adopt-A-Highway cleanup along Birdsong Bay, ...

Alpena Civic Theatre gearing up for ‘The Music Man’ opening May 9

ALPENA — Alpena Civic Theatre is pleased to announce the full casting of their upcoming production of “The Music Man” by Meredith Willson. Many will remember the show made famous by the movie of the same name starring Robert Preston and Shirley Jones. Full of lively tunes and beautiful ...