August 21, 2008 RSS feed / Happenings

'Street art' adds unique flavor to gallery at Rosco Art Center

Many of the more than 20 artists who display their work at the Roscommon Art Center work in traditional media such as watercolors, oils, jewelry, photography and sculpture. More...

Artists to display works at Gahagan

Members of the Pen and Palette Guild, a Roscommon area organization of artists, will display their work at a free exhibition along the trails of the Gahagan Nature Preserve in Roscommon Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Jay Cooper to appear in Limberlost comedy series

Comedian Jay Cooper will headline Aug. 26 in the Limberlost's summer comedy series. Show time is 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $7. More...

Cook-off to raise money for ARK

This Saturday, beginning at 5:30 p.m., T-Man's Platinum Entertainment and The Family Bar will host a barbecue chicken cook-off to raise funds for the Association to Rescue Kritters (ARK). Organizers hope the fundraiser will become an annual event. More...

Meal to benefit Danny Eggleston

A benefit for a 16-year-old Houghton Lake boy recovering from brain surgery is scheduled for Aug. 23 at VFW Post 4034, 935 South Loxley Road, Houghton Lake. Serving hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Village residents, merchants plan sale

Residents and downtown retailers in Roscommon are sponsoring a village-wide garage/sidewalk sale tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. Hours both days will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Bike Festival returning to Grayling

Hanson Hills Recreation Area, Grayling, will host the Michigan Bike Festival. Back by popular demand, the festival celebrates bicycles, including mountain, road, Townie, Fixie and BMX. The following events are being planned for Aug. More...

'Challenging' times at Nokomis

Sportsmanship, team building, healthy competition and physical fitness were the lessons of the day as 10 four-person teams competed in the sixth annual Nokomis Challenge Day at the Nokomis Challenge Center at Houghton Lake Aug. 19. More...

ORIENTATING STUDENTS

Susie Allen (left), director of admissions at Kirtland Community College, answers questions and directs students to other activities during the college's recent 2008 Fall Orientation on Aug. 14. More...

Wellington Park to host tractor, farm equipment show

Wellington Farm, USA, will host is annual Tractor and Farm Equipment Show this weekend at its park near Higgins Lake. Activities start tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at 4 p.m. More...

Black Iron Days coming to Hartwick Pines

The Michigan Forest Visitor Center and Hartwick Pines Logging Museum has announced its annual Black Iron Days will be held Aug. 23- 24 at Hartwick Pines State Park, northeast of Grayling. More...

Richfield plans Safety Day

Aug. 23 will be Richfield Township Public Safety Day. Sgt. More...

Ernst Entertainment headlines final Markey gazebo concert

The Markey Women's Association will host Ernst Entertainment for its final Gazebo Concert of the 2008 Summer Season this Sunday. The season finale will be held at a new time, 1:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Markey Township Hall. More...

St. Helen Chamber to mark 25 years

The St. Helen Chamber of Commerce will welcome the public to a celebration of its 25th anniversary. A community picnic and hot dog roast will be held Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. at the Wishing Well Chamber Park. More...

Mom to Mom group plans rummage sale

The Markey Mom to Mom group will host a rummage sale Aug. 28-30 in the Markey Community Baptist Church gym. The sale will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located between Higgins Lake and Houghton Lake on Flint Road. More...

HOME RUN TROT

Gerrish Township Police Department Sgt. Greg Patchin heads for the plate after belting a homer against the TV 9&10 News softball team at Denton Township Park Aug. 8. More...

Midland daylily sale to be Sept. 6

The Central Michigan Daylily Society will host its annual daylily sale Sept. 6 at the Farmer's Market in downtown Midland. The market runs from 7 a.m. to noon. A variety of daylilies in various colors and forms will be for sale. More...

KCC again offers computer course for senior citizens

Kirtland Community College will again be offering a popular basic computer course designed especially for seniors and those with no prior computer experience. More...

Adult Ed day care awarded Rural Development grant

The day care center at Houghton Lake Adult and Community Education recently put some grant money to good use. Last winter Student Services Coordinator Melissa Akers wrote a U.S. More...

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