June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

Imagination goes wild at South State Park

With a lack of cooperation from the weather, the Imagination Gone Wild program at the South Higgins Lake State Park drew a smaller turnout than Park Manager Joe Hall expected, but he said both visitors and performers had a good time. More...

American Legion plans flag burning on Flag Day, June 14

The American Legion Post 96, Roscommon, will present a flag retirement ceremony at the CRAF Center, Roscommon, on Flag Day, June 14, at 8 p.m.   More than 600 flags will be burned in an official ceremony and the ashes disposed of. More...

Wesleyans host ‘The Thurstons’

The Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church will host the musical group “The Thurstons” on June 13 during their 10 a.m. service.   More...

A.R.K. open Saturday

The Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) will open its doors to the public June 12 for its eighth annual open house.   The open house will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the A.R.K., 3738 South Maple Valley Rd., St. Helen. More...

Kaleidoscope builder plans open house

A Gladwin artist is planning a special show for his latest creation, a 27-inch long, 14-inch diameter and 70-pound kaleidoscope that was commissioned by a museum in Switzerland.   More...

Rosco Historical Society to meet

The Roscommon Area Historical Society will meet June 15th at 7:30 p.m. at the Gallimore Boarding House, 404 Lake St., Roscommon.   Member Margaret Karinen will present an oral history on Violet “McCredie” Hamilton. More...

TUITION ASSISTANCE

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently awarded a $300 grant from the Morley Foundation Fund to the Roscommon Co-Operative Nursery. More...

Good Shepherd Relay Team to hold bake sale Friday

The Good Shepherd Relay for Life team is holding a bake sale on June 11 at the North Central Area Credit Union, Roscommon.   The sale begins at 10 a.m. and will last until the baked goods are gone. More...

Girl Scouts to hold fundraiser

Girl Scout Cadet Troop 821 will host a fundraiser at G’s Pizzeria on June 13 from 4 to 8 p.m.   The girls are raising money for a three-day trip to Mackinac Island. The troop is led by Christa Willoughby.   More...

Nor-East’r Music Fest this weekend

The Nor-East’r Music and Arts Festival is scheduled June 11-13 at the Oscoda County Fairgrounds near Mio.   The festival will feature the Blue Water Rambles, Song Weavers, Caravan of Thieves, Andro, Orion Community Drummers and others. More...

Rosco Women’s Club to hold picnic

The Roscommon Women’s Club will hold a picnic at Wallace Park on June 12.   More...

Summer reading program to kick off

June is here and soon the school doors will close, prompting a long-standing tradition, the Houghton Lake Public Library Summer Reading Program.   More...

BAD WEATHER, GOOD TURNOUT

BAD WEATHER, GOOD TURNOUT The 63rd Dawn Patrol Fly-in at Roscommon County Blodgett Memorial Airport may have been plagued by bad flying conditions, but that didn’t stop the Roscommon County Area More...

TUT badge designs due June 24

The Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce is accepting submissions for the badge design for Tip-up Town 2011.   The theme for next year’s festival is “Life’s a Beach.”   More...

Garden club to meet in Gladwin

The Kirtland Garden Club will meet June 21 at the Stone Cottage Gardens in Gladwin.   Mary Moore will present information on introducing newer perennials at 10:30 a.m. A catered lunch will follow. The cost is $11. More...

Richfield to celebrate 125 years June 19

On June 19, Richfield Township will celebrate its 125th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Richfield Township Park.   More...

Lions install new officers

The Roscommon Lions Club recently installed new officers. District Governor Bill Stenback from the Central Lake Lions visited Roscommon to install the officers.   Richard Shunk will serve as the new president. He replaces Bill Curnalia.   More...

Identity theft topic of ACT NOW

Gerrish Township’s Advisory Community Team – Neighbors on Watch will meet June 21 at 7 p.m. at the Gerrish Township Hall.   This month’s meeting topic is identity theft and scams targeting the elderly. More...

Organ transplant group to meet

The Organ Transplant Support Group of Northern Michigan will meet June 10 at 6 p.m. at the Professional Buildings’ Conference Room located at the rear of Otsego Memorial Hospital in Gaylord. More...

Health board to meet

The Central Michigan District Board of Health will hold a meeting on June 16 at the Isabella County Offices of the Central Michigan District Health Department located at 2012 East Preston Avenue, Mt. Pleasant. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

‘Bowl for a Cure’ on June 12, 13

“Bowling for a Cure” is slated at Fred’s of Roscommon on June 12 and 13 as a fundraiser for Relay for Life.   Team Faith is sponsoring the event, which will start at noon on June 12 and on 1 p.m. on June 13. More...

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