July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

WILLED TO A GOOD HOME

George, a five-year-old lab mix, is one lucky dog, who recently took up residence at the East Bay Lodge in Prudenville. More...

St. Helen fireworks a ‘big party’

Gathering at the St. Helen Airport July 2, hundreds of spectators picked out their spot, played ball or mingled while waiting for the fireworks display. Choreographed to music, the St. More...

DRESSED FOR THE SEASONS

This bear carving which adorns the business sign at East Bay Lodge in Prudenville is always dressed for the season according to lodge owner Lorrie Krause. More...

VILLAGE DAYS QUILT

Houghton Lake Historical Village Days Chairman Agnes Feldman displays the 2010 Village Days quilt that will be raffled off Aug. 8. More...

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

Sitting in the shade of the Glen’s Market in Roscommon July 1, Brett Constatine and Jenny Boas take a break from their bicycle journey from Northampton, MA, to California to check e-mail and upd More...

CCCA to host raffle

The Crawford County Commission on Aging is holding a raffle to benefit the Senior Center. First place prize is a $250 Glen’s gift card, second place is a $175 Walgreens gift card and third place is a $75 Speedway gas gift card. More...

Kirtland seeks artists for celebration

The call is going out to artists across northern Lower Michigan to be part of a growing event, as officials at Kirtland Community College prepare for the second annual “A Celebration of Fine Art!” in Roscommon on Aug. 6-8. More...

ROTARY GIVES H.O.P.E.

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake recently donated $2,500 to Project Help Our People Eat. Pam Stephan gave the club an update on Project H.O.P.E. More...

HLPL lists upcoming programs

The following are upcoming free programs offered by the Houghton Lake Public Library. More...

SEARCH AND RESCUE HELP

Thanks to a grant from John Morley Family-Higgins Lake Endowment Fund of the Roscommon County Community Foundation, Flotilla 26- 03 of the U.S. More...

COUNTY-WIDE RED HAT PARTY

Forty-eight Red Hat members, representing seven Roscommon County Red Hat chapters, celebrated fun and friendship at the second annual Red Hat Bunco Party held at the Denton Township Hall June 29. More...

FAMOUS FLYERS

Left to right) Juanita and Pat Curley of Ann Arbor get help moving their plane from EAA Chapter 1259 member Fred Chidester during the EAA Fly-in at the Houghton Lake State Airport July 3. More...

Children’s film festival this weekend in West Branch

The West Branch Children’s Film Festival will give the cinematic arts a boost this weekend during its second annual festival. More...

SIGNING UP

Visitors at the EAA Chapter 1259 Fly-in sign up for airplane rides at the Houghton Lake State Airport (5Y2) Saturday, as pilot Tom Koscinski waits for another passenger. More...

Author to speak on how words can change your life

Body, mind and spirit consultant Dr. Nancy French will speak at the Richfield Township Public Library in St. Helen July 12. More...

CCCA to host BBQ and ice cream social

On July 20 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. a chicken BBQ and ice cream social will be held at the Grayling Senior Center. The meal costs $5.25 per person with those over 60 at a suggested $2.50 donation. More...

Faster surfing: HLPL doubles bandwith

The Houghton Lake Public Library recently doubled its Internet bandwidth by adding a second T1 line to accommodate the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth by library users. More...

Country music, strawberry social planned in Merritt

The 12th annual Merritt Country Music Festival and Strawberry Social will take place Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The event is held at the pavilion in Merritt Park, located one-quarter mile south of M-55 in Merritt. More...

Recovery program held Mondays at Grayling Baptist Church

S.A.F.E. More...

Dems plan annual picnic for Saturday

The Roscommon County Democratic Party will hold its annual picnic Saturday at the Houghton Lake Rotary-Denton Township Park on Co. Rd. 100, across from the soccer fields. The picnic begins at 11 a.m. More...

First in line

Amy Lince (left) and Lindsay Casetto arrived at 8 p.m. on June 30 for the 9:35 p.m. More...

Rockin’ Red Robins

Members of the Rockin’ Red Robins traveled to the Music Museum in Traverse City on May 17. While there they had lunch at Schelde’s Restaurant. More...

Roscommon library still ‘making a splash’

The Roscommon Area District Library’s “Make a Splash–READ!” summer program for children ages 2-12 will continue next week. Story time for ages 2-6, with a craft and snack, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. July 13. More...

RARSP to hear about fisheries July 19

The July 19 meeting of the Roscommon Chapter of Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will be held at Coyles Restaurant, Houghton Lake. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. M. More...

Forgotten Eagles to make stop at Houghton Lake VFW

VFW Post 4034, Houghton Lake, will welcome the Forgotten Eagles of Michigan Aug. 6 for a wreath ceremony, set for 3:45 p.m. More...

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