July 29, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

Library preparing for final ‘splash’

Participants of the Houghton Lake Public Library summer reading program, “Make a Splash, Read!” will set sail July 31 for the Summer Reading Grand Finale and Library Regatta. The fun kicks off at 11 a.m. More...

Crandell, NCACU winners in annual ‘rubber duck race’

The Roscommon Rotary Club has announced the winners in the 23rd annual Great Au Sable Duck Race held as part of the Au Sable River Festival in Roscommon July 17-18. More...

Varied programs for kids set at Rosco library

A program on “Freezer Shirts” for ages 7-12 is scheduled at 1 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Roscommon Area District Library. Tomorrow (Friday) Tom Meyer will present a “Balloon Meister” program at 10:30 a.m. for all ages. More...

Denton Fire plans annual ox roast

Denton Township Firefighters will hold its annual Ox Roast on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or as long as the beef lasts) at the Denton Township Fire Hall, located on M-18 south of M-55, Prudenville. More...

‘QUICK FROZEN CRITTERS’

Youngsters play a game of “Quick Frozen Critters” to demonstrate how animals such as snowshoe hares evade predators such as the lynx. More...

Blood drive Aug. 2

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Aug. 2 at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake. Hours are noon to 5:45 p.m. Donors may call to make an appointment or walk in. Call Violet Gonzalez at 366-9017. More...

THANKED FOR SERVICE

The Roscommon County Community Foundation recently extended its gratitude and best wishes to Cal Patterson who has been active on the Board of Trustees for the past three years. More...

Reception, activities slated during Lincoln exhibit’s visit

The opening reception for “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” will be held Aug. 21 at the Houghton Lake Public Library. More...

Final gazebo concert to feature Amanda Kari

Amanda Kari of Beaverton will perform the final concert of the season at the gazebo on the lawn of the CRAF Center, Roscommon Aug. 4. More...

Forgotten Eagles to make stop at HL 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...

Mom to Mom sale Aug. 14

The Roscommon Co-op Nursery, in conjunction with the Roscommon Knights of Columbus, will host a Mom to Mom sale Aug. 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Roscommon. The sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no entrance fee. More...

Explore nature at state park

Campers, visitors and residents can explore nature through the South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer Program. The following are the events for Aug. 1-3. Kicking off the month of August on Aug. More...

NEW MEMBERS

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake has seen a wave of new membership in the past few months. More...

Denton Ambulance to hold ice cream social, open house

The Denton Township Ambulance will be sponsoring an ice cream social and open house July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ambulance service is located on M-55 across from Pirates Cove Putt Putt, near the intersection of M-18 north and M-55. More...

Art de Vin on Aug. 7

Art de Vin is coming to Forest Dunes Golf Club Aug. 7. More...

INTERNATIONAL MESSAGE

District Governor Timothy Knaggs (left) visited the Rotary Club of Roscommon July 22 to share words of inspiration from Rotary’s International President Ray Klinginsmith: “Rotary lives and More...

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