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Lifestyles

St. Rose fish fry

St. Rose of Lima Lenten Fish Fry is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at 3433 Herron Road, Herron. The cost is $12 per adult, $5 per child ages 5 to 12, and free for ages 4 and under. The menu includes Alaskan Pollack, baked and fried, French fries, baked potatoes, coleslaw, Jello, coffee, tea, ...

ALL, LWV Census program tonight

The Association of Lifelong Learners and the League of Women Voters are cosponsoring the free program, “You Count, Northeast Michigan, So Be Counted,” at 7 p.m. tonight at Alpena County Library, open to the public. It is estimated that in the U.S. Census, 16% of Northeast Michiganders ...

Ernie wants to READ with you!

Ernie is the new READ dog at Presque Isle District Library. Ernie’s full name is Ernie Bishop Gillett (named after the cab driver in “It’s a Wonderful Life”) and he is six years old. He formerly worked with the Community Action Network in Ann Arbor where he listened to children ...

Bannon crowned Miss Shoreline 2020

MiKaela Bannon, daughter of Bill and Missy Bannon of Rogers City, recently won the title Miss Shoreline 2020 this past weekend in Muskegon, Michigan. Bannon is a senior at Rogers City High School. The recent competition is a local preliminary to the Miss America 2.0 (MAO), the largest ...

BIMAADIZIWIN at Grand Lake library today

The Grand Lake Branch of Presque Isle District Library presents a program on BIMAADIZIWIN, Ojibway for “The Good Life,” at 1 p.m. today in the Banner Room. Search for purpose through this program, a brief introduction to local Native American Wellness & Healing, relationships with ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Huron Pines ribbon cutting A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 1 p.m. today for Huron Pines, 122 W. Chisholm St., Alpena. Huron Pines Executive Director Brad Jensen will speak briefly, followed by an open house. Lab retirees meet Thursday MidMichigan (ARMC) laboratory retirees meet at ...

‘A strong group of musicians’

ALPENA — Alpena High School students who enjoy music can now learn different genres through a new class offered this school year. Jazz Band is now an elective for students. Teacher Mike Gozzard is working with 17 students playing a variety of instruments, including jazz oboe, jazz flute, ...

Zonta donates walk proceeds to Friends Together, hospital

On Thursday, Feb. 6, Zonta Club of Alpena presented a check for $6,550.78 to Lesslee Dort of Friends Together in support of the services they offer to area woman that are battling breast cancer. Some of those include the Wig Program & Skin Care, Tees & Tops Program and Mindful Movement ...

Lions hear about APS bond issue

The Feb. 4 Alpena Lions Club program speaker was Stacey Parr, Alpena Public Schools Board member. Parr discussed the March 10 school bond election for Alpena Public Schools. After the bond was voted down last spring, the board gathered information from the community. After gathering the ...

NOAA Corps program Tuesday

The Sanctuary Lecture Series continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday with the free program, NOAA Corps: A Service for Science, at Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, located at 500 W. Fletcher Street, Alpena. In this free program, open to the public, Lieutenant (junior grade) Hunter Brendel will speak ...

Key Club celebrity server pizza tonight

The Alpena High School Key Club, a service club whose members are high school students, be hosting a celebrity server night at the Alpena Pizza Hut from 4 to 8 p.m. tonight. Members of the club will be waiting tables and greeting patrons. All proceeds raised will be donated to the Thirst ...

The frozen hunt

ALPENA — The whoop was worth the wait. A long morning of ice fishing and a stretch of empty hooks melted away as a dedicated fisherman pulled a thrashing walleye from a foot-wide hole in the ice of Grand Lake. “You caught the Walter!” crowed Nathan Kowalski, 14, as his friend and ...

The 1980s are back at Besser Museum

ALPENA — Step back into the 1980s with three collections on display now at Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan. The late Shirley Jean (Pierce) Ritzler’s “Kaleidoscopes” collection of intricate cut paper designs is on display at Besser Museum for the first time since 1982. The ...

Campus Corner

Fisher and Hanna are National Merit finalists Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) have selected two Alpena High School Students as National Merit Scholarship Finalists. Emeline Hanna and Matthew Fisher were both chosen from the pool of approximately 16,000 ...

FFNM Foundation grants $1,500 to Thunder Bay Arts Council

First Federal of Northern Michigan Legacy Foundation presented a $1,500 grant to Thunder Bay Arts Council as one of their fourth quarter grant recipients. The $1,500 will be used toward the cost associated with bringing TBD A Cappella to the Northeast Michigan area. TBD A Cappella is a ...

Free introduction to meditation classes starting Saturday

Interested in meditation? Don’t know where to start? Studio Rubedo is hosting a new free Introduction to Meditation program from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at 213 W. Chisholm St. Learn to manage stress and gain health benefits from meditation. Program dates are this Saturday, and ...

Health Expo Wednesday at APlex

Health Expo 2020 will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the APlex. This free event featuring health, wellness and fitness exhibitors will include presentations and information to help you take care of yourself and friends and family.Drawings for prizes will be going on throughout the ...

Besser Museum Astronomy Club excursion planned

The Besser Museum Planetarium Astronomy Club is planning an excursion this month, to take place at a date between Feb. 15 and 29, as weather allows. A night with a clear sky will be ideal for viewing the planet Venus, binary stars, nebula(e) and even a star cluster, from 8 to 9 p.m. at the Duck ...

TBT seeking young actors for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Thunder Bay Theatre is having open auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” children’s production. Actors ages 6 to 17 will be cast for the production, to take place this spring, from May 7 to 17. Auditions will be held next week, from Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 23. To schedule an audition, ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

LWV voting presentation today The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan invites the public to view four short videos on new voting rights in Michigan, and to join in the national celebration of the 100th birthday of the League of Women Voters of the U.S. Today’s event will be 1 to 3 ...