Lifestyles

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LWV annual dinner Tues. The annual dinner/meeting of the League of Women Voters of Alpena County will be held Tuesday at Alpena Community College in the Newport Center Building, Room 104, starting at 5:30 p.m. In the after-dinner program, League member Sue Maxwell will describe the ...

Exploring the depths

ROGERS CITY — A team of researchers have been eager to learn what lies at the bottom of Lake Huron in some of the northernmost waters within the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary’s boundaries. Over the course of the past two weeks, researchers from around the U.S. have used an ...

‘Docs That Rock’ to help Friends Together

“Docs That Rock,” is planned for Wednesday to celebrate local doctors and raise funds for Friends Together. Join in the fun for a 5:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. dinner featuring a special menu and live music at the Fresh Palate in the Center Building downtown. Chef Eric Peterson will host this event, ...

NAMI group meeting Tues.

The Alpena Area National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) formation team will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Alpena Community College’s Besser Technical Center Room 107D. The group normally meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, but has made an exception for this month due to the upcoming ...

Art Walks start Friday, May 31

For the third year Alpena Art Walks will be taking place in downtown Alpena on Final Fridays from May through September. These community events are hosted by the five downtown art galleries — Forty Five North Art Gallery, Art in the Loft, My Glass Wings, Studio Rubedo and Thunder Bay Arts ...

Campus Corner

Roose earns master’s at Mich. Tech. Gina Roose was awarded her Master of Science degree in accounting at Michigan Technological University’s winter commencement on Dec. 15, 2018. She received the MTU Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship. Her undergraduate work included a double ...

Pet a bunny and ‘buy’ a cow for a good cause Sunday

Heifer International’s “Living Gift Market” and mini petting zoo will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday on the front lawn of First Congregational United Church of Christ. The church is located at 201 S. Second Ave. in downtown Alpena (on the corner of Lockwood Street and Second ...

AHS art open house tonight at museum

The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is exhibiting the work of Alpena High School art teacher and artist, Kyle Kieliszewski along with work from 53 of his art students. The exhibit, “Continuum of Creativity” opened Wednesday as part of the region-wide Art Around Town art show. A ...

Scramble for Friends Sat.

The 21st Annual Scramble for Friends 4-person golf scramble is Saturday at River’s Edge Golf Club on Werth Road. Check-in time is 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and tee off is at 10 a.m. sharp.Cost is $75 per person, which includes 18 holes with cart, a sleeve of balls with goodie bag, lunch and ...

VFW dinner/dance Sunday

Alpena VFW at 2900 Connon St. will host a Polish Dinner and Dance Sunday. Music by the Norm Siess Band will be from 2 to 5 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m., and a cash bar. Tickets are $15 per person, available at the VFW, Neiman’s Family Market, or by calling Siess at 989-354-2039. For ...

Korean War vet event in Posen

“Not Forgotten — The Story of Our Local Veterans During the Korean War” starts at 11 a.m. Sunday at Leer Lutheran Church. The event will feature a presentation, Posen VFW ceremony and picnic lunch. For more information, call 989-379-2920.

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TBT rummage sale Sat. Thunder Bay Theatre will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, featuring costumes, props and other items no longer being used by the theater. The theater is located at 400 N. Second Ave. in downtown Alpena. Trap, Neuter & Return class Saturday at ...

Travel ‘Around the World’ with ASO Sunday at AHS

Celebrate the arrival of spring by attending the Alpena Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert titled “Music from Around the World,” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Alpena High School auditorium. Jim VanEizenga, director of orchestras for Novi Public Schools, will conduct the orchestra as they ...

Where do you belong?

We all need to belong. We crave acceptance. We want it from others but even more importantly we need it from ourselves. In today’s atmosphere of self-love and self-care, the above statement may seem obvious. For me, the innate need to belong didn’t begin to crystalize in my mind until ...

Hillman VFW discusses upcoming events

The Hillman VFW Post 2356 met on May 2, with eight members present. Upcoming activities the post would like to inform the public about include the Blessing of the Bikes in downtown Hillman starting at noon on Saturday, and V-J Day on Aug. 10. The group will be picking up trash along the ...

Boys & Girls Club gala Friday

The Boys & Girls Club of Alpena and 300 of its closest friends will come together Friday for the Club’s Signature Spring Gala from 6 to 11 p.m. at the APlex. Tickets to this annual fundraiser event are $100 and include admission for two, dinner, open bar, live and silent auctions, and ...

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Swiss steak dinner Friday A Swiss steak dinner will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 E. Traverse Bay in Lincoln. All are welcome. The cost is $12 per adult and $6 per child age 12 and younger. AHS Class of ’54 reunion set The 65th reunion of the ...

ACT succeeds in entertainment with fast-paced musical farce

Get ready to laugh nonstop on the way to the top with “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at Alpena Civic Theatre. The nearly three-hour musical with 15 high-energy numbers may sound like too much, but it flies by as the audience claps and cackles along all the way to ...

Lions hear from hospital president

Chuck Sherwin, president of MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena, was the speaker at the May 7 meeting of the Alpena Lions Club. The center, with its about 800 employees, is perhaps the largest employer in this area. Program chair for the meeting was Jan Kane. Describing the operation of the ...

Zeller hosts Aid By The Dozen meeting

Lori Zeller hosted the Aid By The Dozen monthly meeting on April 30. After enjoying a delicious dinner and dessert, the meeting was opened. It was decided to send the monthly donation to a local family. Dues were collected and cards sent. Several thank-you’s were received from past donation ...