July 26, 2007 RSS feed / Happenings

Roscommon cyclists ride 580 miles in Ontario

Two Roscommon couples returned July 17 from an eightday, 580-mile bicycle tour of southern Ontario. Jim and Kay Anderson and Don and Laurel Gardey departed from Marine City, south of Port Huron, July 9. They rode to Niagara Falls, around St. More...

Chase grant to expand Gahagan programs

The Gahagan Nature Preserve is seeking to expand its educational programs and was recently awarded a grant to assist in the effort. More...

Lake Association to hold picnic

The Houghton Lake Lake Association is having a picnic/family night potluck dinner Aug. 1. The picnic will be at the Senior Communiy Center, 2625 Townline Road, and will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Join 'Great Michigan Read'

"Nick Adams Stories" by Ernest Hemingway, featured book of the Great Michigan Read program, is available at the Richfield Township Public Library in St. Helen. More...

"INNER FEELINGS"

Robin Laycock-Morris of Roscommon wrote a series of poems during the 1970's and 1980's to express the emotions she experienced as a single mother raising three children. More...

Exploration opportunities

The South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer program has a full schedule of activities planned for park visitors next week. All programs are free, but a state park motor vehicle permit is required for entry. For information, call 821- 6374. More...

Reedsburg memories treasured by soldier

The backwaters near Reedsburg Dam are a far cry from the deserts of Iraq, but for Staff Sgt. Darrald Martin of Leota, the memories of it are treasured as he completes a year's deployment in the Middle East. More...

Wrinkles smoothed out at Mountain Rock

The evening was cool and breezy as people began filing in to Mountain Rock Music Festival Thursday. More...

'Little fair that could' plans more events

The Roscommon County Fair Board, besides preparing for this year's fair, scheduled for Aug. 3-4, is becoming more involved in other community events. "We're the little fair that could," Bob Edwards, fair board member and events manager, said. More...

Benefit dinner for Finatri July 27

A benefit dinner for Sue Ellen Finatri, who was injured in a horse accident, will be held July 27 at 6 p.m. at the Merritt Pavilion. Broasted chicken and pork barbecue will be served. More...

Steel guitar show this weekend

The Michigan Steel Guitar Association presents their steel guitar show on July 28 and July 29 at the Houghton Lake Quality Inn. The show will run from 1 p.m. to "whenever" on Saturday and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. More...

Dancers from Germany to perform at RHS Aug. 3

The Dance Center No. 1 from Augsburg, Germany, will perform Aug. 3 at Roscommon High School, as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. The public is welcome; there is no admission fee. More...

SERA to hold annual picnic

Chapter 19 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its annual picnic/potluck Aug. 7. The event will be held at the Houghton Lake Community Building, starting at 1 p.m. More...

Festival, casino night scheduled

St. Hubert Church is hosting a summer festival and casino night Aug. 10 at the church, 7612 West Higgins Lake Dr., Higgins Lake, from 6 to 11 p.m. More...

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