Lifestyles

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Teen fun in Harrisville Thurs. Thingiverse Thursday for Teens is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. this Thursday at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville. Teens can check out the new 3D printer and S.T.E.M. Ozobots. This project is funded with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the ...

‘Into the Night’ wins best feature at Sunrise 45 Film Festival

ALPENA — The 3rd Annual Sunrise 45 Film Festival in Alpena wrapped up Sunday evening with awards at the Black Sheep Pub. Winning best feature film was “Into the Night,” written and directed by Kate Li, who also played the lead actress and edited and produced the film. J.D. Benjamin was ...

Farm-fresh food, fun on tap at Locavore Dinner

What is a locavore? “The definition of a locavore is someone who eats only locally-grown food and uses only local products, made within a 100-mile radius of where they live,” said J.B. Cook, president of the Alpena Farmers’ Market and chairman of the 4th Annual Locavore Dinner. The ...

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Corvette club lunch Wednesday The Sunrise Side Corvette Club will host Drive Your Corvette to Lunch day from 11 to 1 p.m. Wednesday at CW’s Restaurant inside Ramada Inn. Hillman Elementary carnival A Back to School carnival and open house will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Hillman ...

A day on the bay

For some people, there is no better feeling than cruising across the water on a summer day, with a cool breeze glancing off your face and propelling your sailboat along a lake’s surface. Sailing is also a test of navigational skill, agility, and coordination, as sails and steering duties ...

ACES students to REACH higher with Art in the Loft

ALPENA — If the grant is approved, Alternative Choices for Educational Success (ACES) Academy will partner with Art in the Loft to let students learn about visual and culinary arts through the REACH program. The Recognize Everyone’s Abilities and Creative Hearts program will give students ...

Fall Community Education classes begin next month at ACC

Alpena Community College Community Education classes are scheduled for Fall 2019, starting in September. A wide variety of classes are offered, including cooking, baking, health and wellness, arts and crafts, computers, photography, grant writing, nature, and children’s craft and baking ...

Sunrise 45 Film Festival now through Sunday

ALPENA — From a black-and-white silent film to a murder mystery to romantic comedy, horror and Godzilla himself, the 3rd Annual Sunrise 45 Film Festival is sure to please all kinds of entertainment seekers. The festival opens today and runs through Sunday, featuring nearly 45 films, both ...

Paint your pet at Art in the Loft Aug. 22

POP Art Pets has been rescheduled to Aug. 22, so there is still time to submit your pet’s photo and register for this class at Art in the Loft. Photos must be submitted by Saturday to classes@artintheloft.org. Submit a photo of your beloved pet, and Art in the Loft will do the conversion, ...

What You Tell Yourself Matters

It is always wonderful when family comes together. I especially love the stories we tell as we go through old pictures. Good family memories bring laughter and love to the surface. Recently, we were all enjoying the memories of times gone and recalling fun moments. But then one picture ...

Randy and Marli concert Friday at Band Shell

Randy and Marli Brown will perform a free Christian concert Friday in a Concert By The Bay. The concert is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Alpena Band Shell at Bayview Park. Also performing will be Transformed Praise and Worship Band. Randy and Marli Brown have been married for 31 years and have ...

Lions hear from Alzheimer’s representative

The Aug. 13 Alpena Lions Club luncheon was held at JJ’s Restaurant. Program chair Joe Garant invited Taylor Cramer, program coordinator for the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, to speak to the group. Cramer gave a great presentation on the available care ...

Sturgeon Point Lighthouse climb open

Sturgeon Point Lighthouse, located at 6071 Point Road in Harrisville, will offer tower climbs on the following days: Sunday, Aug. 18; Saturday, Aug. 24; Sunday, Sept. 1; Monday, Sept. 2. The tower will be open from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on those days. There is a $3 fee per person to climb. ...

VFW Aux. 2496 met on Aug. 13

President Gail Morrison presided over the Aug. 13 regular meeting of the VFW Auxiliary 2496 which was called to order at 6:10 p.m., with 17 members in attendance. District 13 Senior Vice Judy Brown and her husband Tom from the Hillman post were introduced as guests. Following opening ...

Corrections

The following items had incorrect information appearing on the Wednesday, Aug. 14 Lifestyles page, because of incorrect information provided to The News. The corrected information is listed below. CCHS Class of ’57 to meet Catholic Central High School Class of 1957 will be having a ...

Fair royalty crowned

Courtesy Photo The Alpena County Fair Queen’s Court was named on Aug. 2. Pictured, from left, are members of the court Makayla Brenton and Kaylee Pyscher, First Runner Up Tonya Hemmingson, and the 2019 Alpena County Fair Queen Emma Fitch.

Calcite tour, events hosted by GLLMM

Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum in Rogers City welcomes the public to join them for the Calcite Bus Tour at 1 p.m. Friday. Admission is $4 per person. Participants will be able to experience parts of Calcite Limestone Quarry that they would not normally see. Payment may be made the day of ...

ALL events planned

In addition to its regular weekly programming, Association of Lifelong Learners will be able to participate in the following upcoming activities. For more information, call 989-358-7207. ¯ Thursday — ALL will learn about Alpena’s architecture, from Victorian-era homes to international ...

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LWV Lunch Bunch Friday The League of Women Voters invites anyone interested to Lunch Bunch Friday, with an informal discussion of current issues and topics of interest. A discussion of the book, “The Moment of Lift,” by Melinda Gates, will be at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon at ...

Learn about the Lake Carriers’ Association at Heritage Center

Next in the Sanctuary Lecture Series is “The Great Lakes, its Lakers, and the Lake Carriers’ Association,” to be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this free presentation at 500 W. Fletcher St. Those interested in the ...