April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Happenings

Easter Egg Drop

AND…THEY’RE OFF! More...

HLAHS Easter Egg Hunt

WHADDA YOU GOT? Lila Mobley, 2, checks out the eggs her brother, Abaddon, 1, collected while he keeps looking elsewhere. More...

St. Helen Lake Association plans meeting

The 2017 St. Helen Lake Association Annual Meeting will be held May 6.  The 10 a.m. meeting will be held at the Richfield Township Hall. All current members and anyone interested in be­coming a member is invited.   More...

Inaugural Down Home Opry comes to Falmouth April 23

A Down Home Opry, sponsored by Marilyn’s Music, will take place April 23 at the Big Red Barn, 2431 East Work­man Rd., Falmouth.  The event will begin at 1 p.m. Ad­mission is $5 per person. More...

A.R.K. baby shower, brunch April 29, 30

The Association to Rescue Kritters (A.R.K.) is hosting a “Baby Shower” at Tractor Supply, Houghton Lake, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

ROTARY DONATES $1,000 TO COLLINS BACKPACK PROGRAM

Gail Haenlein (left) recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Houghton Lake regarding the Collins Elementary weekend backpack program which is in its sixth year. More...

FOOD FROM CURVES

The ladies at Curves, Houghton Lake, recently collected $300 and 95 pounds of food for the Roscommon County Food Pantry/Project H.O.P.E. Pictured are Director Lawanda North (left) and Curves owner Karen LaBranche. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Village cleanup set for April 29

As a way to freshen up the streets, the Rotary Club of Roscommon and Boy Scout Troop 944 will host its an­nual Village of Roscommon cleanup day April 29.  More...

ORV safety class to be held May 6

The Missaukee County Sheriff’s Of­fice will hold an ORV safety class May 6 at the EMS Building, 404 1st St., Lake City.  The class will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. More...

Murder mystery event to benefit ACS

Those looking for some fun, mystery, entertainment or a change of pace may attend an interactive murder mystery at the Springbrook Inn May 9.  The event begins at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. More...

St. Helen Optimist Club old time radio show Thursday

The St. Helen Optimist Club’s Third Annual Old Time Radio Show Dinner Theater will be held today (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at St. More...

St. Helen Easter Egg Hunt

SAYING HELLO St. Helen Easter Egg Hunt organizer John Sutter (right) greets three- month-old egg hunter Brooklynn Ballard, being held by her grand­mother Debbie Ballard, both of St. Helen. More...

Masons donate to The Lighthouse

Members of Houghton Lake- Roscommon Masonic Lodge #579 donated $1,000 to The Lighthouse at Roscommon Health and Rehabilitation Center (formerly Hilltop Manor Health Care Center) April 13.  Through their fundraising efforts, the Masons were able More...

Spaghetti dinner to benefit family of Cameron Homan - Free Access

A spaghetti dinner and bake sale fun­draiser is planned for April 28 to benefit the family of six-month-old Cameron Homan. The dinner will be held at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church, the cor­ner of M-55 and Knapp Road, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

COA Spring Fling Saturday

The Roscommon County Commis­sion on Aging’s St. More...

Rep. Rendon to hold office hours at Houghton Lake

State Rep. Daire Rendon of Lake City will hold office hours at Houghton Lake April 28.  “Open communication with the com­munities I represent is very important to me,” Rep. Rendon said. More...

RADL to host author Joel Vernier, smartphone class

Author Joel Vernier will host a dis­cussion on his new book “The Guinea Pig in the Freezer!,” at Roscommon Area District Library April 26 at 1:30 p.m.  More...

Event submissions needed for Roscommon Kids Calendar

Organizers of the Roscommon area Kids Calendar are seeking submissions to be added to the calendar.  Events such as swim lessons, hunt­ing and boating safety classes, children’s camps, park activities, child oriented activities, summer act More...

Vendors sought for Farmers Market at Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply Company is look­ing for farmers, crafters and artisans to sell their homemade and home­grown goods at its spring Farmers Market May 13.  More...

GSUMC community dinner April 27

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will host a free community dinner April 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  On the menu will be roasted pork, cheesy potatoes, apple sauce, green beans, rolls, dessert and beverages. More...

Masons to host fundraiser dinner

The Houghton Lake/Roscom­mon Lodge #579 F & AM. will host a spaghetti dinner April 23 at the lodge, 1239 Heightsview Dr., Houghton Lake.  The Almoner dinner will assist families in distress. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. More...

RAPS LOOKS TO COMMUNITY FOR INPUT ON NEW FIVE-YEAR PLAN

(Above) Lisa Teall, who has a grandson in first grade at Roscommon Elementary School, participated in the Roscommon Area Public Schools’ (RAPS) priority planning session at the April 17 RES Parent/Teacher Con­ference. More...

Homebuyer education workshop April 22

For those who think that renting is expensive, Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Tra­verse City is hosting a Homebuyer Workshop April 22.  The NMCAA can help workshop participants realize it can be more reasonable to own their own ho More...

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