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Apr
19
Thu
Tai Chi Class
Apr 19 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Free for senior citizens age 60 and over.

Board Basics Workshop
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

A new partnership between conservation nonprofit Huron Pines and the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) will bring new training opportunities to nonprofits in the Alpena area.  The first session will include an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of board members and provide a strong understanding of board governance and the skills necessary to lead an organization to success. Pre-registration is required by contacting Huron Pines at rsvp@huronpines.org or 989-448-2293 ext. 21. Tickets are $20 per person. 

Double Deck Pinochle
Apr 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Needle Craft Group
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Crochet, knitting, tatting, spinning and any other needle work welcome. Share your talent, learn new tips, try a new pattern or join in conversation.

Benefits of a Skilled Nursing Facility
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us at the Posen Senior Center where Cheryl Kranzo will be here sharing why staying at a nursing facility for short or long term care can be beneficial. 989-766-8191

Alpena Senior Center Card Party
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meal 5p.m.-6p.m. Suggested donation of $3.50 for those 60 and over; $7 charge for those under 60. Games 6p.m.-9p.m. cost of $5 per person to play. Call 989-356-3585 to reserve your spot today!

Darkness to Light – Stewards of Children
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This FREE event, Stewards of Children®, is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.

Stewards of Children®, is facilitated by Sara Hefele LPN, a Forensic Interviewer and Family Advocate from the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeast Michigan. To RSVP please phone 989-358-3564 or email shefele@alconahc.org.

The Odd Couple
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed, and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.

Showtimes are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.

Apr
20
Fri
Low Impact Exercise
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Single Deck Pinochle
Apr 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Odd Couple
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assemble for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed, and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds, Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.

Showtimes are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.

Apr
21
Sat
Coached Swim Workouts
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

For ages 12 & above. Supported by Alpena Youth & Recreation. Each session cost $5 for members of both Plaza Pool and Friends of Plaza Pool, $10 for non members of these organizations.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Girls and Guys 6th-12th Grade. PRIZES! SKILLS COMPETITIONS! B-BALL SWAG FOR PARTICIPANTS! Cost per team: $25 (due game day), 3-5 players per team. Matching shirts (same color) required. Pre-registration required! Register via phone or e-mail by April 18: matrixpastors@gmail.com or 989-787-2154
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Alpena Farmers’ Market
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey, flowers, grass fed beef, homemade sausage, and arts & crafts. For information call J.B. Cook at 989-255-9372.

Mom to Mom Sale
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come shop new and used children’s cloths, toys, books, games and more. $2 admission with a raffle (do not need to be present to win) and an awesome Bake Sale. Mom2momalpena@yahoo.com

Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau
420 N. 2nd Ave. • Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 340-2288
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