September 10, 2009 RSS feed / Happenings

Public library group to observe National Reading Group Month

To celebrate the joy of shared reading and to encourage more people to get involved in reading groups, the Women's National Book Association has designated October as "National Reading Group Month." Adult readers may attend the next meeting of Page More...

Teams may still enter KCC golf classic

Golfers still have time to enter the first-ever Kirtland Community College Golf Classic, a fund-raising event for the Firebirds athletic teams, slated for Sept. 19 at the Fairview Hills Golf Course in Fairview. More...

Writing workshop to feature Michigan author Peg Herring

Michigan author Peg Herring will be the keynote speaker and primary workshop presenter at the fifth annual Gateway to Writing Workshop at the Northeast Michigan Arts Council in Standish Oct. 3. More...

Lake Twp. women to meet Sept. 16

The Lake Township Women's Club will meet Sept. 16 at noon at the Lake Township Hall for a potluck lunch, short meeting and social hour. All Roscommon County women may attend. Call Jeri at 821-5528 for information. More...

Model toy train show, swap to be Oct. 3-4

The second annual Model Toy Train Show and Swap is set for Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grayling Middle School. More...

ACT NOW Sept. 21 topic to be 'going green'

Gerrish Township's Advisory Community Team - Neighbors on Watch will meet Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Gerrish Township Hall. This month's program will be on "going green." Guest speakers will be Sonia Lake, Bob Solomon and Audrey Schultz. More...

Diddle Styx to perform at Playhouse

The Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse will host a variety and polka band, Diddle Styx, Sept. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Food and drinks are available. The Playhouse is at 1701 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55). More...

COLOSSAL CABBAGES

Ed DeWitt of Houghton Lake shows off a couple of good-sized heads of cabbage he grew in his North Shore garden this summer. He said the cabbages, which are of the Danish flathead variety, grew to 11.74 and 10.5 pounds. More...

Saginaw News to host women's expo

The Saginaw News will sponsor an event just for women Oct. 23-24, "The Saginaw News All About Women Expo." The two-day event will be at the Saginaw Valley State University Ryder Center, 7400 Bay Rd., University Center, MI 48710. More...

Financial education workshop planned

A free educational workshop focusing on reaching financial goals will be held Sept. 14 at Messiah Lutheran Church, Roscommon. More...

Artists, music, old cars to be at Wellington Farm Sept. 12

Wellington Farm, USA, near Grayling, will host the Northern Michigan Folk Arts Festival, a gathering of artists and craftsmen from across Northern Michigan, Sept. 12. More...

Fall household hazardous waste collection Saturday

Roscommon County residents will have their last opportunity of 2009 to dispose of household hazardous waste during a collection day Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Roscommon County Health and Human Services Building. More...

Consolidation group to air year's worth of findings

The Citizens for Township Consolidation Committee will hold its last public meeting of 2009 at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Houghton Lake Community Center on Townline Road, behind the Pines Theater. More...

Trailblazers' membership drive Saturday

The Houghton Lake Trailblazers Snowmobile Club's annual membership drive will take place Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. Join the group for lunch at the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce, M-55, Prudenville. More...

Reunion slated Saturday at Stone School

Graduates, attendees and friends of the Old Stone School are invited to a get-together at the school grounds Saturday at noon. Those attending are being asked to bring their own food, drink, seating and card tables. More...

Booher to speak at Republican meeting

The Roscommon County Republican Party will meet at Markey Township Hall Sept. 22 at 7 p.m., when the guest speaker will be state Rep. Darwin L. Booher. Current State Sen. More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary to serve spaghetti

The Roscommon County Coast Guard Auxiliary will sponsor its second annual spaghetti dinner Sept. 18. The dinner will be at the Old Denton Township Hall, near the Secretary of State Office, Prudenville. Serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Youth park returns to 'school hours'

Artesia Youth Park will host a "Back to School" party Sept. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. Admittance is $3 per person. The park is returning to its "school" hours - starting Sept. 11 until early June, the park will be open Fridays from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. More...

Historians to hear talk about logging

The Houghton Lake Area Historical Society will hold its next meeting Sept.15 at 7 p.m. at the Historical Village Playhouse. Art Kettlehut will speak about logging. More...

Lyon group seeking bridge players

Beginning Sept. 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lyon Township Hall, bridge players may play every Tuesday. They may come alone or with friends. For information, call 821- 5892 or 821-9643. More...

DINNERTIME DONATION

North Central Area Credit Union Head Teller Margot Coppernoll (left) presents Houghton Lake Ambassadors of Music with a $1,000 donation from the credit union Sept. 1. More...

Ostomates to meet Sept. 20

The Straits Area Ostomy Association will meet Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. in the medical library at War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie. All ostomates and interested individuals may attend. Call Jack Bouck at 821-5721 for information. More...

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