March 18, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

On the Track

PINEWOOD CHEER (Left) Members of Pack 3981 (left to right) Matthew Bennett, Zachary White, Luke Rieger, Christopher Dupon and Brandon Chrispell cheer as cars race toward the finish line Saturday in th More...

Hazardous waste day scheduled for June 5

Spring has arrived early, and as Roscommon County residents start cleaning out their basements, garages or sheds, they can set aside unused items that could be a safety hazard for the county’s spring household hazardous waste collection. More...

PINEWOOD DERBY WINNERS

First Baptist Church, Prudenville, held its third annual Pinewood Derby March 13. Parker Seiler was guest speaker. More...

McBain musicians to host fund-raiser at The Corner

Seven McBain High School students have been invited to play in the Lions of Michigan All State Band and are raising money for a trip to Sydney, Australia, June 23.   More...

COOK JOINS LIONS

The Houghton Lake Lions Club welcomed Carman Cook (center) as its newest member Feb. 23. Cook is employed with Michigan Works, based in Prudenville and West Branch. More...

Car club pizza party benefits Special Olympics

The Rusty Nuts Car Club will host its second annual pizza party fund-raiser for Special Olympics at Buccilli’s Pizza March 24.   The 4 to 8 p.m. dinner will include all-you-can-eat pizza, salad and breadsticks. More...

GOP to hear House candidate

Larry Boyce of Lupton, candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives, 103rd Dist., will speak at the March 23 meeting of Roscommon County Republicans.   The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Markey Township Hall on Co. Rd. More...

St. Helen American Legion hosting fish fries, breakfast

American Legion Post 416, 10062 Ford Dr., St. Helen, will host breakfast and dinner events in the coming weeks. The public may attend.   A cod fish fry is planned for March 26 and April 2. The dinners will begin at 4 p.m. The cost is $7. More...

Titles on line Saturday at Artesia event

Alcatraz 187 will defend his World Heavyweight title against Big Chuck Wagon and tag teams Absolute Idols, Vintage, Dixie Muscle and Team Reckless will compete for the first ever Absolute Tag Team Championship during a wrestling show at Artesia Yout More...

Teams to face off in ‘Are you smarter than a Bobcat?’

Houghton Lake Middle School will pit teams of students, parents and administrators against each other in the game of “Are You Smarter Than a Bobcat?” a trivia game planned for family night March 25. More...

Friends prep for ‘Moms to Moms’ sale

Friends Helping Friends Foundation is making final plans for its eighth annual “Moms to Moms” sale, scheduled for April 17. The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Charles M. Engel VFW Post 4159, across from the U.S. More...

Heights post office celebrating ‘Passport Day’

The Houghton Lake Heights Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2010, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.   The post office will host a Passport Fair March 27 from 10 a.m. More...

MMCC to present ‘global awareness’

Mid Michigan Community College will host two free presentations as part of its series on global awareness.   On March 25 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Boy Scouts hosting popcorn fund-raiser

Boy Scout Troop 955 of Houghton Lake will be taking orders for Trail’s End popcorn until April 16 to help send scouts to summer camp.   More...

Hospice offering volunteer training

Mercy Hospice is looking for people who enjoy helping other people. More...

‘Grandparents’ program starts Monday

The Crawford County Commission on Aging is offering a weekly program, “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren... Back on Duty.”   The program runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Grayling Senior Center. More...

Blood drive to be held March 22

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held March 22 at St. John Lutheran Church.   The blood drive will be from noon to 5:45 p.m. The church is at 2888 West Houghton Lake Dr., (M-55). More...

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