February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Happenings

HELPING WITH GRIEF

Korinne Pease (left) receives help from her "teen buddy" Kendra Menghini, a Roscommon High School student, during a Children's Bereavement Network camp event. The pair were working on a scrapbook page of Korrine's dad, Gary, who died in 2004. More...

Children's Bereavement Network camp offers help

Children who have experienced a significant loss in their lives due to death have a place to turn thanks to the Children's Bereavement Network. More...

Parents invited to HLMS coffee

Houghton Lake Middle School will host a parent coffee Feb. 8. The event was originally set for Jan. 29, but was postponed due to a snow day. The meeting will begin in the middle school library at 9 a.m. More...

Knights to serve fish during Lent

An all-you-can-eat fish dinner will be served every Friday during Lent, Feb. 8-March 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on M- 55 in Prudenville. More...

Three Red Cross blood drives scheduled in area next week

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Feb. 11 at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. More...

Authors to speak about trek along Continental Divide

Authors Dick and Gaila Mallery will discuss their fivemonth adventure along the Continental Divide and sign copies of their book, "Crossing the Divide," at the Richfield Township Hall Feb. 12. More...

Medical loan closet to be open Feb. 12

The Crawford Commission on Aging's Medical Equipment Loan Closet will open its doors from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 12. More...

'My Fatal Valentine'coming to Playhouse in February

The Kirtland Community Theatre will present "My Fatal Valentine," a murder mystery and audience participation dinner theater, at two locations this month. Garland Resort in Lewiston will host the dinner theater production Feb. 14 and 15. More...

INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE

A check for $500 and 100 pairs of shoes will accompany Houghton Lake Rotarian Debbie Banks to Agua Negras Puerta Plata in the Dominican Republic this February thanks to the generosity of the Houghton Lake Super Wal-Mart Store. More...

Congressional candidate to speak at Dem meeting

Andrew Concannon, a candidate for Michigan's Fourth Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives will speak and answer questions at the monthly meeting of the Roscommon County Democratic Party Feb. 15. More...

Center offers grandparents' program

The Grayling Senior Center is hosting a 16-week program for people who are raising their grandchildren. The program began Jan. 7 and will run every Monday until April 21. Participants may attend any session, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Weatherman smiled on first St. Helen Winterfest

Weather was perfect, with fresh snow and mild temperatures, for the first St. Helen Winterfest Saturday. "The 'Jones's Mountain' snow hill was definitely the highlight of the Fest," said Winterfest Committee member and St. More...

Tumbling classes scheduled in March

Acrobatic tumbling classes for children ages 5 and older are scheduled March 5-26 in the Houghton Lake High School cafeteria. More...

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