July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

PASSING OF THE GAVEL

A Rotary Club of Houghton Lake “Passing-of-the-Gavel” ceremony recently took place transferring presidential responsibilities from 2009-10 Rotary President Sindy Fuller (right) to 2010-11 More...

ADOPTING A HIGHWAY

Members of the Houghton Lake Yacht Club cleaned a two mile stretch of M-55 June 17 through the Adopt-A-Highway program. More...

Pig roast gets Village Days started

The Houghton Lake Area Historical Village Days will kick off Aug. 6 with a pig roast dinner, hosted by Coyles Restaurant. Part of the Village Days event, the dinner starts at 6 p.m. More...

CRAFTSMANSHIP

Above) Spectators check out the craftsmanship on some of the entries in the wooden canoe contest at the Au Sable River Festival in Roscommon Saturday. More...

Twitty, Cash headline concert to benefit Sheriff’s posse

In honor of the hit songs “Linda on My Mind” and “A Boy Named Sue,” the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Posse will be admitting girls with the name “Linda” and boys with the name “Sue” to their annual More...

AT THEIR PEAK

Garden buffs look over a planting at the home of Chip and Kathy McCullough at Houghton Lake during the 16th annual Garden Tour sponsored by the Kirtland Garden Club. More...

HLCA hopes to repeat boat parade in 2011

Organizers of the first Higgins Lake “Freedom” Boat Parade July 3 termed it a “huge success.” More than 34 boats participated in picture-perfect conditions. More...

Coins, stamps show

The Northwestern Michigan Coin and Stamp Club will hold a Coin-Stamp- Postcard Show at the Odawa Hotel on Aug. 1 in Petoskey. The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an auction to follow. More...

Co-op nursery school to host canoe fundraiser

Roscommon Co-op Nursery School and Hiawatha Canoe Livery have teamed up to host a family canoe outing to raise funds for the nursery. The canoe outing will take place July 25 at Hiawatha Canoe Livery, 1113 Lake Street, Roscommon, at 2 p.m. More...

Poker run to benefit food pantries

The third annual Tri-Region Poker Run will be held July 31 and start at Green’s Tavern, Roscommon. Sponsored by American Bikers Aiming Toward Education of Michigan, Inc., the ride is a benefit for food pantries. More...

Roscommon library continues summer program for children

The Roscommon Area District Library’s summer program for kids continues this week. “Digital Storytelling Part II” with Tonya Perry for ages 7-12 is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday). More...

Master carver to be featured at AuSable Artisan Village Gallery

Master wood carver Djam Vivie and his work will be featured at the AuSable Artisan Village Gallery, 108 Michigan Ave., in Uptown Grayling. More...

SUMMER ’CREATION

Kids in the Roscommon County 4-H Summer Recreation program have been spending their vacation weekdays participating in a number of creative activities, from art projects to canoeing to trips to the am More...

Tanger Outlets to host blood drive

The American Red Cross and Tanger Outlets, West Branch, will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive at the outlet center Aug. 12. The blood drive will take place from noon to 5:45 p.m. More...

INSTRUCTION

(Left) Jalen Temple, 8, Roscommon, learns to tie a fly under the tutelage of Aaron Vineyard during the Au Sable River Festival. Nearby, free fly casting lessons were available More...

Workin ’ Hard

Julian Kapff works on his “sandcastle” which was made from croutons at the Houghton Lake Public Library July 14. More...

Explorer leads nature programs at South Higgins Lake State Park

Campers, visitors and residents can explore nature through the South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer Program. The following are the events for July 26- 31. More...

‘Christmas in July’ casino trip planned

St. Vincent DePaul, Prudenville, is sponsoring a Christmas in July fundraiser trip to Little River Casino July 29. The cost is $33 per person. More...

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