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Yoga for charity tonight Join in for a relaxing candle-lit slow flow style yoga class with Sam Samson-Miller RYT 200, and Charise McClendon, certified pilates teacher and musician. The charity event is at 7 p.m. tonight at Performance Locker, 1302 S. State Ave. in Alpena. Samson-Miller will ...

Time to tackle that messy garage

It’s that time of the year again. Leaves are changing colors, it’s getting colder, and we know that before long the snow will fall. Well, before it falls, there is something we all need to do. We need to get our garages ready for the winter. What exactly does that mean? The stuff we have ...

P.I. Autumn Lights Festival Saturday

Courtesy Photo Autumn Lights Festival is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park. The event features wagon rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin games, arts and crafts, apple cider and donuts, and a chili cook-off. This is the last chance to climb the lighthouse for the 2019 ...

Art in the Loft earring class rescheduled

The Leather Earring Workshop that had been scheduled for Friday has been postponed until Dec. 11 at Art in the Loft. Instructed by artist Melissa Burns, the class is a unique experience for ages 16 and up. It will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11, for $35 per student. Coffee Talk is still ...

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Adopt a kitten Friday Hair of the Dog Pet Grooming Salon is hosting a kitten adopt-a-thon from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. The salon is located in the same building as Kadrich Family Chiropractic and Better Living Massage, around the back side. This event is sponsored by Alpena County Animal ...

‘LIGHT’ juried art show winners chosen

ALPENA — Winners of the “LIGHT” juried art exhibit at Art in the Loft were announced on Friday, and Karen Jonker won Best of Show. The exhibit, open through Nov. 7, was juried by Community Mural Artist Tony Hendrick, who selected the following winners. ¯ Best of Show: Jonker for her ...

DDA awards chili/chowder cook-off champs

Courtesy Photo The winners of the 6th Annual Downtown Chili Chowder Cook-off are, as determined by the judges: Best in Show: Pizza Chili by Kipfmiller Produce, Most Unique: Pizza Chili by Kipfmiller Produce, and Most Spirited: Austin Brothers Beer Co. People’s Choice winners, as determined ...

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TBT’s Let’s Talk tonight It’s time for Thunder Bay Theatre’s fifth and final installment of their Let’s Talk Series for 2019, in association with Art in the Loft. This month’s topic is bullying and how to better prevent it. Come, listen, and share from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Art in ...

First Federal Legacy Foundation gives $33K toward GLMH Waterfront Park

ALPENA — Friday marked another significant step forward for the future development of the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Waterfront Park when First Federal of Northern Michigan Legacy Foundation board members presented the Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary board with a check for ...

30 Days of Peace creation service, refugee talk, awards this week

ALPENA ­­— The 30 Days of Peace concludes with a host of interesting activities all week long, centering on a worldview of bringing the human race, animals and nature together in unity. Sacred Creation A Sacred Creation Presentation will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Alpena Community of ...

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Corvette Club meets Wednesday Sunrise Side Corvette Club will host Take Your Corvette to Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Thunder Bay River Restaurant on Chisholm Street. Preschool Play Date Tuesday Preschool Play Date is from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Alpena County Library, for ...

Protecting our waters the Ojibway way

ALPENA — Elementary students, adults, and everyone in between can learn about the history of Michigan’s indigenous people and their devotion to protecting the waters of our Great Lakes when award-winning author Carol Trembath comes to town in mid-October. The renowned children’s author ...

APlex hosting open house for new outdoor event space

ALPENA — Those who want to step outside for a smoke or to enjoy the weather can do so without setting their drink down now at APlex events, thanks to a newly added outdoor event space. Called the wedding garden area, the space features a gazebo, hanging Edison lighting, shade sails and ...

PIE&G awards $23,372 in grants

Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op members continue giving generously through their voluntary round-up of change on their electric and natural gas billings to assist area community organizations and individuals. These member contributions to the PIE&G Communities First Fund ...

Rainbow morning

Courtesy Photo The above photo of a rainbow was taken by Jeremy Price on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 26 at 8 a.m. outside of Medilodge of Alpena on Long Rapids Road.

Free coneflowers available on Tuesday

Courtesy Photo Free purple coneflowers will be available between 4 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Rain Garden at Water Tower Park on Ninth Avenue in Alpena. The Rain Garden has become overgrown with so many pretty purple coneflowers and some plants need to go. The plants are large and healthy. ...

Susan Lane Foundation reading Oct. 12

On Saturday, Oct.12, Susan Lane Foundation will welcome award-winning writers from around Michigan to Alpena for the sixth installment of north45east reading at Art in the Loft from 5 to 7 p.m. The nonprofit has chosen Art in the Loft year after year for its smooth ambiance, central location ...

A day in the life of your Alpena News

ALPENA — In the dark, tiny hours of the morning, vehicles line the curb outside the newspaper building in downtown Alpena. In the coordinated chaos of the mailroom, head-high stacks of papers wait to be hauled into the darkness, ready to be read over morning coffee. Every day is a story at ...

30 Days of Peace continues with Peace Concert and more

ALPENA — The 13th Annual 30 Days of Peace wraps up at the end of next week, but there are still many upcoming events to enjoy this weekend and beyond. Today is the deadline for the Student Peace Contest entries, which will be displayed at the Alpena Mall next week. Tonight, the St. Paul ...