December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Happenings

‘Socks for Tots’ collection going on until Dec. 16

Roberta Follrath of Paper ’N Things, 1951 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), is again collecting “Socks for Tots” items to keep people warm during the winter months. More...

Dems to host Christmas potluck

The Roscommon County Democratic Party will gather for its annual Christmas party and potluck Dec. 12 at the Denton Township Hall, Prudenville. The meeting will be at 11 a.m., followed by speakers and dinner at noon. More...

WINTERFEST ART

Third grader Shaunda Lynn Hammer (second from left) won first place in the St. Helen Chamber of Commerce’s Winterfest button design contest. Miss Hammer and her classmates in Ms. More...

Kari to perform at Hilltop reunion

Singer Amanda Kari of Beaverton will perform at Hilltop Manor Health Care Center, Roscommon, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. during the center’s therapy reunion. Patients who have graduated from therapy, as well as the public, may attend. More...

Christmas in the Village 2009

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(Left) Santa Claus, with Mrs. Claus at his side, waves to the crowd gathering at the CRAF Center gazebo after the Christmas in the Village Electric Light Parade. More...

Project Blue Light to honor fallen police, firefighters

The Gerrish Township Police Department, in conjunction with area law enforcement officers, will honor and remember police officers and firefighters who have made the supreme sacrifice in their efforts to protect life and property Dec. More...

Student ‘mentors’ hosting Artesia party

Houghton Lake High School members of Students Leading Students/ Students Against Destructive Decisions involved in the SLS Middle School Mentoring Program are encouraging all nine through 18-year-olds to attend a Christmas party at Artesia Youth Par More...

‘Average guy’ Tippin could have been pilot

Country star Aaron Tippin will bring his honest lyrics and direct, impassioned vocals to the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Tippin to present ‘Country Christmas’

Aaron Tippin will present “Aaron Tippin’s Country Christmas” Dec. 12 as part of Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts’ Performing Artists Series. The KCPA is on the campus of Kirtland Community College, 10775 North St. More...

Rabies clinics planned at three locations in county

The Roscommon County Animal Shelter’s annual rabies shot clinics will be held at three locations in the next few weeks. More...

Zonta offers free clothes to women seeking jobs

Free clothing is available to women entering and returning to the work force at the Fresh Start Closet, sponsored by the Zonta Club, inside the First Congregational Church Community Outreach Center, 107 South Main St., Roscommon. More...

Fund-raiser to aid St. Helen resident

A fund-raiser for St. Helen resident Amy Schmitt is scheduled for Dec. 12 and 13 at Hope Lutheran Church, 635 North St. Helen Road, St. Helen. A quilt sale, bake sale and knife sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. More...

Historic parks cooperate to launch new club

Northern Michigan now has a new historic organization, the Wellington Antique Tractor and Engine Association. More...

Lake association plans Christmas dinner

The Houghton Lake Lake Association will host a Christmas potluck dinner Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Senior Community Center, 2625 Townline Road. The association will provide meats, refreshments and condiments. More...

Curves selling handbags on-line for Relay

Team Curves, raising money for the 2010 Relay for Life, has posted on eBay the unique handbags they have had donated by many of the nation’s top designers. More...

Camp’s rep slates hours in area

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, is inviting northern Michigan residents who are having difficulty dealing with a federal agency to meet with a representative from his office Dec. 17. More...

Beloved Dreamz schedules recital

Beloved Dreamz Dance Studio, Houghton Lake, will present a Christmas recital Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. Dancers will present their show in the auditorium at Houghton Lake High School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. More...

Garden club sets lunch

The Kirtland Garden Club will hold its annual Christmas luncheon Dec. 21 at noon at Fred’s, Roscommon. Members and guests who have not already signed up may call in their reservation to Nan at 422-4796 by Dec.14. More...

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