February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Happenings

Fifth Fast Eddie’s biggest yet

The fifth Fast Eddie’s Vintage Snowmobile Show and Race, held Feb. 11 and 12 on Houghton Lake’s East Bay, was the biggest so far, according to organizer Eddie Korbinski.  More...

THE RRRED SCARLETS

The Red Scarlets, and some guests, strike a pose with a rather thin “Jack Sparrow” at their pirate-themed luncheon at the Houghton Lake Public Library Feb. 9. (Photo by Cheryl Holladay)   More...

Reservations being taken for annual Sportsmen’s Club gun show

The Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club will be hosting its fourth annual Gun Show April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Faith Alive’s Family Winter Fun Festival Saturday

Faith Alive Church of St. Helen is in­viting the public to enjoy a free Fam­ily Winter Fun Festival this Saturday (Feb. 18) at the church.  More...

Houghton Lake Little League plans registration

Houghton Lake Little League is hold­ing sign-ups this week.  Registration was held Wednesday, Feb. 15, and will be held today (Thurs­day) at the Houghton Lake High School cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Garden center to be topic of Kirtland Garden Club meeting

The Kirtland Garden Club will meet Feb. 20 at the Houghton Lake Public Li­brary at 1 p.m.  Willson’s Garden Center in Petoskey will be featured. More...

Bluegill Festival fundraiser Feb. 26

The St. Helen Bluegill Festival Com­mittee will host its annual Daytona 500 Party Feb. 26 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at The Firehouse Restaurant, located at 465 North St. Helen Rd.  More...

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

Gerald L. Wall of Higgins Lake was recently honored with the Chapter Medal of Distinguished Service by the Sons of the American Revolution. More...

‘You Say it How in Michigan?’ offers correct pronunciations

Whether you’ve lived in Michi­gan all your life, just moved here or happen to be visiting or planning a vacation to this great state, there’s now an online directory to help with the correct pronunciation of Michi­gan’s many unique More...

LOOKING OVER THE THEME BASKETS

Participants in this year’s Wine Tasting Winter Social to benefit the Roscommon Area District Library (RADL) look over a table full of theme baskets as they decide which ones to place their drawing tickets on at the Ralph A. More...

PIRATE LUNCHEON

(Right) Members of the Red Scar­lets prepared plenty of pirate “booty” of the eating kind for the February luncheon. (Below) The Red Hatters even had “crab” cakes for lunch.  (Photos by Cheryl Holladay)   More...

‘Detecting Fake News’ topic of upcoming HLPL event

A panel of news and information professionals will tackle the topic of fake news during a Feb. 21 event at the Houghton Lake Public Library.  More...

Wild game dinner to help veterans with PTSD

A wild game dinner featuring veni­son, pheasant, turkey, elk, alligator, buf­falo and ostrich will be held Feb. 25 at the VFW Hall in Coleman.  The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. More...

Roscommon-St. Helen Little League to hold registration Feb. 24, 26

The Roscommon-St. Helen Little League (RSHLL) is swinging into the 2017 season. More...

St. Helen Snow Run

119 RIDERS St. Helen Snowpackers Treasurer Bev VanMeter said that 119 riders took to the trails Feb. 11 for the annual St. Helen Snow Run. More...

Blood drive Feb. 20 at Roscommon VFW

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is planned Feb. 20 in Roscommon.  The drive will be held at VFW Post 4159, 219 Terrace Dr., Roscommon (across from the Roscom­mon Post Of­fice). It will run from noon until 5:45 p.m.   More...

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