October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Happenings

FIRST FALL FEST

The North Higgins Lake State Park's first Fall Festival did not attract a large crowd of campers or visitors Sept. 27, but those who did come had a good time. More...

River House 'Event' to be at Playhouse

River House, Inc., will host its annual fund-raiser, "The Event," an evening of dinner and dancing, Oct. 11 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. More...

TEAM LEADERS

Roscommon County United Way campaign committee members and team leaders are gearing up for the 2008-09 campaign to raise funds to support non-profit providers. More...

Library gets its game on

Gamers in the library again? Yes! It's loud, it's fun and it's free. More...

Yard sale to benefit Historical Village

A yard sale fund-raiser is planned for Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit the Houghton Lake Historical Village. Proceeds of the sale will be used to replace the roof on the Historical Village Chapel. More...

Study group to tour Roscommon

The Higgins Lake Study Club will meet Oct. 8 at the Gallimore Boarding House in Roscommon. At 11:30 a.m., members will take a historical tour of Roscommon. Lunch is planned for 12:30 p.m. at Matt's Lake Street Grille. Guests may attend. More...

Genealogists to focus on life of Heston

The Roscommon County Genealogical Society will celebrate local celebrity Charlton Heston at its Oct. 9 meeting. Members of Heston's family who live in the area are being invited to the meeting to recall Heston's childhood days in St. More...

KCC to host talk on alternative energy sources

Officials at Kirtland Community College are inviting the public to be part of what they hope will be the first in a series of forums on alternative energy and conservation at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7 in the G.I. Stewart Auditorium. More...

RECENT HISTORY

As the Houghton Lake community pitched in and built the Happy Landings Playground 14 years ago, organizers clipped newspaper articles, took pictures and collected plans and drawings to document the project. More...

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