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30 Days of Peace Youth Celebration of Life concert Sunday

ALPENA — Musicians have long been telling the world how to live. And much of that advice is wise. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace,” Jimi Hendrix said. There’s something about music that speaks to the body and brings a sense of peace to ...

More than 700 expected at Thunder Bay Folk Fest

ALPENA — Music for all moods, seasons and people of all ages will fill the air this weekend at the 6th Annual Thunder Bay Folk Festival at the Antique Tractor Grounds, 6850 French Rd., Alpena. Thunder Bay Folk Society President Bonnie Bartz expects 700 to 800 people to attend the festival, ...

‘Haunted’ Presque Isle Lighthouse talk Sat.

The Old (1840) Lighthouse of Presque Isle has long been considered haunted. Michigan storyteller, historian and author Dianna Stampfler will present a lively and upbeat historical program at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the North Bay Beach House, 5602 E. Grand Lake Rd. (just south of the PI Harbor ...

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Color Run Sat. The Michael Polaski Memorial 5K Color Run/Walk is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Alpena County Fairgrounds. Race-day registration opens at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per adult, $15 per child ages 6 to 15, and free for 5 and younger. The One-Mile Walk starts at 10 a.m. and the 5K starts at ...

Friday’s Art Walk to feature four downtown galleries

ALPENA —Friday is the last Alpena Art Walk of the summer, featuring four downtown galleries: Forty-Five North Art Gallery, My Glass Wings, Studio Rubedo, and Thunder Bay Arts Gallery. Art in the Loft is temporarily closed in preparation for the juried art exhibit, “Light,” set to open on ...

Auctions, entertainment, season reveal at TBT Friday

ALPENA — Thunder Bay Theatre is putting the “fun” in fundraiser with its 2020 season reveal party, “Cue, Color: A Night of Impact.” On Friday, the evening begins with cocktail hour starting at 6 p.m. in the lobby, and entertainment and a live auction beginning in the theater at 7 ...

TLS Presents: Europe 2019 at ACC

The Language Society at Alpena Community College is hosting a symposium “TLS Presents: Europe 2019” at 7 p.m. Friday in Granum Theatre. Attendees will hear from the students and faculty who traveled to Europe this summer with the Language Society. Ten students and three faculty members ...

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Veterans breakfast today The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is offering a free breakfast and financial protection presentation for veterans from 9 to 10 a.m. today at the monthly Alpena Veterans Coffee Hour at Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St. in Alpena. FASD ...

Zonta’s Chair-ity Auction to benefit Friends Together

ALPENA — Don’t sit on your money. Bring it to the Zonta Club of Alpena/Tri-County Area 2nd Annual Chair-ity Auction on Thursday at Art in the Loft. After a fun-filled night of food, drinks, auctions, raffles, live music and more, take home a beautiful handcrafted piece of art created with ...

Feed the Need truck at East Campus Thursday

ALPENA — If 12 friends each put $100 in, they could buy a truckload of food to feed 400 people for a week. So why not do it? That’s what Andy Lappan thought when he found out that sponsoring a truck full of about 25 pallets of food only costs $1,200. He and the newly formed Feed the Need ...

Tuesday marks 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Saginaw

ALPENA — Tuesday marks the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Saginaw, the 1819 meeting in which the Native Americans came to an agreement with Lewis Cass regarding a large portion of Michigan with the Thunder Bay River as the northern boundary line. The Treaty of Saginaw was signed on ...

Musical coffeehouse to help Dorian victims

ALPENA — As we head into our so far mild fall here in Michigan, some people in our community are thinking about those 1,400 miles away, who have experienced the worst weather in recent history. David Delano, music director at Grace Lutheran Church, decided to organize a coffeehouse music ...

Jesus on Prophecy series tonight thru Wednesday

Jesus on Prophecy, a Bible Prophecy Series, begins at 7 p.m. tonight with Session 1: Jesus Unfolds Prophecy for Today. Then the series continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday with Session 2: Prophecy’s Final World Super Power, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday with Session 3: Jesus’ Answer to Evil & ...

In every stone a story

ALPENA — Most everyone wants to be remembered when they pass away. Some people want their legacies to be preserved, accomplishments shared, and stories told long after they are gone from the earth. When you visit a cemetery, lines of gravestones and burial monuments do just that. Some are ...

Miss Sunrise Side and Teen 2019 pageant winners crowned

Miss Sunrise Side 2019 and Miss Sunrise Side’s Outstanding Teen 2019 were crowned at the scholarship pageant on Saturday, Sept. 14. Miss Michigan Mallory Rivard attended and congratulated the winners. The pageant was held at Alcona High School. This year, 10 contestants ranging from 17 to ...

CFNEM awards Community Impact grants

ALPENA—The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) recently awarded a new round of Community Impact grants totaling $94,906. Community Impact grants are: 1) Alcona Baby Pantry: $2,000 for Safety in High Chairs and Strollers project. 2) County of Alcona: $5,000 for 23rd ...

Nancy Scharff concert Sunday

HUBBARD LAKE — Christian singer, guitarist, songwriter and worship leader Nancy Scharff will perform a worship service at 9:30 a.m. and a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Hubbard Lake. Scharff will share her music ministry at St. Paul Lutheran, 6891 Nicholson Hill ...

ROMEO Club donates bikes to Boys and Girls Club

Courtesy Photo Pictured from left to right are the proud receiptants of the ROMEO bike give away: Ava P., Bentley P., Kyla S. and Christian W. The ROMEO Club is a great group of gentleman that place a special value on bike riding and the safety of helmets. Hats off to these gentleman who ...

Hubbard Lake Red Hatters enjoy Nowicki’s

Courtesy Photo The Hubbard Lake Red Hatters went to Nowicki’s in Alpena recently to enjoy the food, sausages and fun time together. A short meeting was held. Birthdays and anniversaries for the month were recognized. Delicious dessert was furnished by the hostesses. Before the luncheon many ...

Learn Batik with artist Judy Lyon on Sunday

Join Expressive Artist Judy Lyon as she guides you through a Batik workshop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Art in the Loft, for ages 16 and up, for $110 per person. Lyon is a retired high school art teacher and practicing artist who pursues many kinds of artistic processes from printmaking ...