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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Single Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle
Jun 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Adult Golf 101 4:30 pm
Adult Golf 101
Jun 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Four Sessions. Welcome to Golf – Get Golf Ready.A round at the Alpena Golf Club promises to be an enjoyable diversified experience, from the traditional front nine to the contemporary back nine, which places a premium on shot making with its water, woods, and doglegs. In short, you will find Alpena’s 18 holes to be enjoyable, emphasizing pleasure and playability, regardless of your level of play.Chris Limback is an avid golf player and instructor at the Alpena Golf Club. He has many years of experience in the golf industry. It is Chris’s goal to build a relationship with each student, so they can work together to improve playing ability and enjoyment of the game. Chris’s objectives are working with students to set realistic goals and to help develop a strong and confident mental attitude. Chris is also a teacher for the Alpena Public Schools. Join Chris Limback as he guides you through the basics of the game of Golf! This class is designed for beginning adult golfers with little or no golf experience. Learn the basics of the game to gain the knowledge and comfort to move beyond the first tee and play the game. Limit of 12 participants so[...]
ACAF Yard Sale 5:00 pm
ACAF Yard Sale
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Donation items may be dropped off at Great North Pet Supply located at 3307 W. Washington Ave. and the K-9 Clubhouse (please call ahead so we can meet you there) located at 1015 US Highway 23 N, Ste. 4, Alpena, Michigan (around the back side of the building). Please call Kadrich Chiropractic at 989-356-9922 in advance to schedule drop-offs of all items at the K-9 Clubhouse! Proceeds to benefit the Alpena County Animal Facility.
Five for Friends Celebration 5:30 pm
Five for Friends Celebration
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Activities include a team and community fundraising total announcement at 6p.m. Special ribbon ceremony at 6:30p.m. and Friend of the Year recognition at 7p.m.
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ACAF Yard Sale 9:00 am
ACAF Yard Sale
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Donation items may be dropped off at Great North Pet Supply located at 3307 W. Washington Ave. and the K-9 Clubhouse (please call ahead so we can meet you there) located at 1015 US Highway 23 N, Ste. 4, Alpena, Michigan (around the back side of the building). Please call Kadrich Chiropractic at 989-356-9922 in advance to schedule drop-offs of all items at the K-9 Clubhouse! Proceeds to benefit the Alpena County Animal Facility.
5th Annual Indoor Auto Show 10:00 am
5th Annual Indoor Auto Show
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The unique one day event will follow similar formats of indoor auto shows that are gaining popularity across the country at similar arenas and indoor venues. Visit www.northernlightsarena.com, or you can call the Arena 989-358-0652 for more information.
Nerf Wars! 12:00 pm
Nerf Wars!
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
It’s on!! Calling all boys and girls, young and old…Come join us for a Nerf War!! This is your chance to challenge your friends and family to a Nerf war. Grab some hot dogs and snacks while you’re here! Use of darts and kids goggles will be included in the reasonable participation fee. Just bring your own gun. Cost is $5. 989-358-0338
EUCHRE Tournament 5:00 pm
EUCHRE Tournament
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meal & registration from 5p.m.-6p.m. – Play begins 6p.m. sharp! Meal Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich, Chips, Baked Beans & Dessert. Paying 4-places, 50/50, Admission is $10 per person and includes meal. You do not need to be a senior to partake, so come join us!
Summer Concert Series – The Damm Band 6:00 pm
Summer Concert Series – The Damm Band
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A local band from Alpena. True North Radio Network again will team up with area sponsors to offer these concerts “FREE OF CHARGE”!!! Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and sit and enjoy the great music. Don’t forget to tell your friends and family to come and join you there! There will be plenty of give-a-ways and fun for the entire family!
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ACAF Yard Sale 10:00 am
ACAF Yard Sale
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Donation items may be dropped off at Great North Pet Supply located at 3307 W. Washington Ave. and the K-9 Clubhouse (please call ahead so we can meet you there) located at 1015 US Highway 23 N, Ste. 4, Alpena, Michigan (around the back side of the building). Please call Kadrich Chiropractic at 989-356-9922 in advance to schedule drop-offs of all items at the K-9 Clubhouse! Proceeds to benefit the Alpena County Animal Facility.
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Euchre 12:30 pm
Euchre
Jun 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Spitzer 12:30 pm
Spitzer
Jun 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
K of C Bingo 3:00 pm
K of C Bingo
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors open at 3p.m., game starts at 6:30p.m.
Freedom From Smoking 5:30 pm
Freedom From Smoking @ MidMichigan Medical Center
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
There has never been a better time to quit. The first steps can be hard, but finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program is a proven way to quit smoking and stay quit, even if you have tried quitting before. Join us for a FREE, eight session, group workshop led by American Lung Association trained facilitators. This program will provide the tools to help you develop a plan for quitting and living a smoke-free life. This program is for current smokers and tobacco users, ages 18 years old and older.For information or to register call or email Community Health Specialist, Erica Phillips Erica.Phillips@MidMichigan.org or 989-356-7753
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Card Bingo 12:25 pm
Card Bingo
Jun 6 @ 12:25 pm – 1:25 pm
 
2018 Taste the Local Difference Magazine Release Party 5:00 pm
2018 Taste the Local Difference Magazine Release Party
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come network with NE Michigan’s local farmers and producers, restaurants, retailers, breweries, wineries, and other businesses that strive to source locally.Delicious locally-sourced tacos will be created by Chef Kevin Peterson and offered free to all attendees (until we run out!). The first 25 people will get a FREE drink ticket to enjoy a favorite local beverage, and tons of door prizes will also be given out.We hope to see you for this amazing annual event. You can RSVP here:https://www.facebook.com/events/206456990163379/Also, If you’d like to reserve a box of magazines to take with you from the party, please email molly@localdifference.org. If you’re unable to make it, I’ll be delivering magazines to all our partners and drop-off locations in the weeks following the party.
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 6th – Chris Crown & Lee KitzmanJune 13th – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney DodsonJune 20th – Rich RiderJune 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 13th – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney DodsonJune 20th – Rich RiderJune 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
Besser Male Chorus Performance 7:00 pm
Besser Male Chorus Performance
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person or $25 per family.
Long Lake Improvement Association Meeting 7:00 pm
Long Lake Improvement Association Meeting
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Public Welcome
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Thunder Bay Audubon Society Field Trip 8:00 am
Thunder Bay Audubon Society Field Trip
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet at Long Rapids Township Hall. Contact is Dana at 989-278-2623
Double Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Double Deck Pinochle
Jun 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Needle Craft Group 1:00 pm
Needle Craft Group
Jun 7 @ 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.
Live Music with Carole & Company 5:00 pm
Live Music with Carole & Company
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Don’t miss the evening of live music with Carole & Company. Dinner from 5p.m.-6p.m. and entertainment from 6p.m.-8p.m. Menu of Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Asparagus and Dessert. Over 60 $3.50 suggested donation, under 60 $7 charge.
Alpena City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Alpena City Band Concert
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Single Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle
Jun 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
TBJH Art Student Open House Reception 6:00 pm
TBJH Art Student Open House Reception
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thunder Bay Arts Council, Inc. and Gallery will host an Open House Reception for Sarah Bedford’s Art Students. Several pieces of art from her Thunder Bay Jr. High School students are currently on display at the Thunder Bay Arts Council Gallery. Refreshments will be served and we hope to see you there!
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Thunder Bay Steelheaders Fishing Tournament 6:00 am
Thunder Bay Steelheaders Fishing Tournament
Jun 9 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Entry fee is $50.00 per boat. Must have one Steelheader member aboard. 9 rod limit per boat. Weigh in is one person’s legal limit out. Boats must be in the harbor by 1 p.m., weigh in at 2 p.m. Captain is to sign weigh-in sheet. 100% payout. Questions? Contact Dan at 989-255-7350.
Alpena Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jun 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 Amy Roznowski at 989-350-2002.
5th Annual Child & Family 5k Fun Walk/Run 9:00 am
5th Annual Child & Family 5k Fun Walk/Run
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
A great way to support foster kids in Northeast Michigan!! 5k Walk and timed 5k run. Bring the whole family!! Cost is $15 registration kids under 12 free. 989-356-4567
Beginning Birding on Duck/Island Park 9:00 am
Beginning Birding on Duck/Island Park
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Family-friendly bird walk hosted by Wildlife Sanctuary Board and Thunder Bay Audubon Society. Call Karen for more information, 989-464-6573.
Rogers City Spring Fest Arts & Crafts Show 10:00 am
Rogers City Spring Fest Arts & Crafts Show
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bounce Houses – Kids Activities – Family Fun! You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the work of many talented Artists, and Crafts people from all over Michigan, along with Bake Sales with Sweet Treats and open Vendors too. You may find a treasure just waiting for you! The Kiwanis Fish Shack will be offering their famous whitefish sandwiches and fries again this year! So come join us in beautiful Westminster Park for an afternoon of family fun… have lunch, sit a spell and enjoy! Admission is free! For information call 989-734-4587 This event is sponsored by the Rogers City Kiwanis Club and the Rogers City Key Club Youth Group.
Summer Concert Series – Persuasion Band 6:00 pm
Summer Concert Series – Persuasion Band
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 9-piece band features two female singers, was voted Detroit’s hottest band. They play everything from Motown to the Black Eyed Peas. They are appearing for the 7th time at the concert series and are back by popular demand. They are one of the most popular bands to ever play in Alpena. https://www.facebook.com/ThePersuasionBandTrue North Radio Network again will team up with area sponsors to offer these concerts “FREE OF CHARGE”!!! Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and sit and enjoy the great music. Don’t forget to tell your friends and family to come and join you there! There will be plenty of give-a-ways and fun for the entire family!
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Sunday Lunch 12:30 pm
Sunday Lunch
Jun 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Menu of Quiche, Bacon, Sausage, Muffin and Fruit. Over 60 $3.50 suggested donation, under 60 $7 charge.
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Boys & Girls Club Summer Kickoff 12:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club Summer Kickoff
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come tour the Club before the summer starts! This is a great day to check out what programs that will be happening at the Club this summer, register or renew your child’s membership, and enjoy hot dogs and pop. All children must be accompanied by a parent for this event. All programming is for ages 6-18, but younger siblings are allowed to come with parents at this time. If you are unable to make it to this event please feel free to call the Club at 989-356-0214 to register your child and receive a tour. The first day of programming begins Wednesday, June 13th.
Euchre 12:30 pm
Euchre
Jun 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
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Back to the Bricks Car Tour 10:30 am
Back to the Bricks Car Tour
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Car enthusiasts … Mark your calendars! Alpena has been selected as a pit stop on the Back to the Bricks promotional tour! As many as 200 cars will be driving through Alpena on their way back to Flint for their Back to the Bricks event in downtown Flint. They will be stopping in Alpena for donuts and coffee before making their way Tawas for the night. Cars will be coming and going throughout a two hour window. Everyone is welcome to stop by and check out the unique cars that will be on the tour.For more info about Back to the Bricks check out their website:https://backtothebricks.org/#home_section
Spitzer 12:30 pm
Spitzer
Jun 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
K of C Bingo 3:00 pm
K of C Bingo
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors open at 3p.m., game starts at 6:30p.m.
Freedom From Smoking 5:30 pm
Freedom From Smoking @ MidMichigan Medical Center
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
There has never been a better time to quit. The first steps can be hard, but finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program is a proven way to quit smoking and stay quit, even if you have tried quitting before. Join us for a FREE, eight session, group workshop led by American Lung Association trained facilitators. This program will provide the tools to help you develop a plan for quitting and living a smoke-free life. This program is for current smokers and tobacco users, ages 18 years old and older.For information or to register call or email Community Health Specialist, Erica Phillips Erica.Phillips@MidMichigan.org or 989-356-7753
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Card Bingo 12:25 pm
Card Bingo
Jun 13 @ 12:25 pm – 1:25 pm
 
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 6th – Chris Crown & Lee KitzmanJune 13th – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney DodsonJune 20th – Rich RiderJune 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
Wednesday Summer Jams – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney Dodson 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney Dodson
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 20th – Rich RiderJune 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
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Living with Diabetes 10:30 am
Living with Diabetes
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
With Carol O’Connor a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator. Please call BJ to sign up or for additional information, 989-356-3585.
Double Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Double Deck Pinochle
Jun 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Support Group 1:00 pm
Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Support Group
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
For people living in the early stages of dementia. Please call BJ or Annie to sign up or for additional information, 989-356-3585.
Needle Craft Group 1:00 pm
Needle Craft Group
Jun 14 @ 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.
Open Ice Skating 4:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Lewiston Block Party 5:00 pm
Lewiston Block Party
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sponsored by Lewiston DDA, Lewiston Chamber & Albert Township. Food – Visit business displays. Demonstrations – Get business Ideas. Check out the gabions & “new” benches – Tours.
Alpena City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Alpena City Band Concert
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Single Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle
Jun 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Tools, Guns, and Fishing Auction 5:30 pm
Tools, Guns, and Fishing Auction
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tools – Guns – Fishing – Outdoors. Heavy Duty & Professional Plumbing Tools. Long Guns for Hunters. Decoys, Lures & Tackle for Fishermen & Collectors. Boats & ATV for Outdoor Sporting. 989-727-0011
Anti-Human Trafficking Training for Professionals 6:30 pm
Anti-Human Trafficking Training for Professionals
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
With Becky McDonald. This seminar is for medical professionals, mental health/substance use disorder treatment therapists, and others in healthcare/social service settings. Registration fee is $30. Register at www.newlifealpena.org or Text to register: Text “war” to 989-282-3456.Continuing Ed credits available for social workers, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Check back for reschedule date.
Movie Night 6:30 pm
Movie Night
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
LOOK what’s coming up families!! The next movie night is being announced and it something extra special for Dad! On June 15th, we are showing this must see movie, Courageous! If you have seen it before, it’s worth seeing again. If now, you really have to see it! It’s a great movie for the family, so don’t pack dad up and send him alone! Bring dad, bring grandpa, bring all the great guys you know!The youth group will have snacks as well as burgers, dogs and brats on the grill, available for a suggested donation. This is one of the ways they raise funds for their group.  989-358-0338
Warning Lights – Personal Safety & Human Trafficking Awareness 6:30 pm
Warning Lights – Personal Safety & Human Trafficking Awareness
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Purpose: The statistics are absolutely alarming! About 800,000 people are lured into human trafficking in America every year. The number of victims forced into the human trafficking industry are growing rapidly. As one of the fastest growing organized crimes today, this issue needs to be brought out of the dark and into the light. The issue is here in our own country and cities! Prevention is the key!Warning Lights gives insight on the lures, signs, and ways to respond to human trafficking. This program will give you a stronger sense of how to protect yourself, your children, and others around you. The awareness you will gain could literally save a life. This program details lures of this extremely abusive crime. It also reveals the signs “Warning Lights” that are associated with an individual being victimized by trafficking.This program also gives understanding and direction on ways to help others avoid becoming victims by explaining how your actions, words, and choices affect others. As Jenn At War and the consulting Youth Ambassador with Women At Risk, Int’l, I want to share the reality of this issue with the parents and youth of this nation. Learn more about my story through video at[...]
Summer Movies By the Bay – The Lion King 10:00 pm
Summer Movies By the Bay – The Lion King
Jun 15 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 12:00 am
After years of being trapped, it’s finally been released from the Disney Vault. The movie will be showing around dusk, which is approximately scheduled for 10p.m. Concessions will be available.
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Alpena Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 Amy Roznowski at 989-350-2002.
2018 Walk and Remember 8:30 am
2018 Walk and Remember
Jun 16 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
The 5th Annual Walk and Remember brings the community together to celebrate the memory of loved ones at this family and pet friendly fundraiser. Teams and participants will meet at the Starlight Beach Pavilion and embark on a 1 or 2 mile course along the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Take a moment to visit our permanent memorial garden and tie a special ribbon on the Memory Tree. Part fundraiser and part memorial, Walk & Remember is designed to give families the opportunity to remember loved ones who have passed while supporting Hospice of Michigan’s Open Access Program. Participation is free, however donations and fundraising is encouraged. 989-358-4291
26th Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show 9:00 am
26th Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A day of family fun. Come see all the beautiful wooden boats. We have cars. We have mustangs and corvettes this year. We will be doing a kids tent with activities for kids. Variety of arts and crafts. Food will be available all day. Check out their website for further details: www.presqueisleharborwoodenboatshow.com. 989-255-5115 Schedule of events: 7a.m.-10a.m. Participants’ Launching at Presque Isle Harbor 8a.m.-10a.m. Car show registration. Cost is $10 per car. Awards to be presented at award ceremony. You may preregister or register the day of the show. 9:45a.m. Opening Ceremony-Revered Scott Landane, Parish Administrator St. Ignatius Catholic Parish of Rogers City will do the Boat Blessing. Besser Chorus will be singing the National Anthem and O’Canada. 10a.m.-4p.m. Car Show 10a.m.-5p.m. Grand Lake Association Nautical Swap Meet. Four miles south of Wooden Boat Show on E. Grand Lake Rd. Next to East Grand Lake Fire Dept. Dozens of vendors sprawl out their tackle & gear, surfboards, fishing poles, inflatable boats, row boats, canoes, kayaks, boat motors and other marine/nautical items ready to make a deal. 10a.m.-2:30p.m. Balloting 11a.m.-4p.m. Boats on display for balloting. 10a.m.-5p.m. Arts & Crafts & Vendor Market Be sure to see the Model Boats on display[...]
Alpena Civilian First Responder (CFR) Training 9:00 am
Alpena Civilian First Responder (CFR) Training
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hosted by WAR, Int. (Women At Risk). Seeing the Unseen: Do you know the signs of human trafficking? Would you know how to respond if you came across them? Many people unknowingly come in contact with exploited women and children. This training for all civilians will equip you to recognize the signs of trafficking within your scope of influence and know how to respond appropriately. The ticket cost of $30 includes luncheon/materials. Register at https://warinternational.org/upcoming-events/
Hooked For Life Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby 10:00 am
Hooked For Life Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free event offering fishing clinic and kids fishing tournament. New this year: Sea Lamprey exhibit. Lots of prizes to give away. Free snacks, beverages, and lunch. Trophies and Grand Prize giveaway. Registration is required to Cherokee, 989-884-3155 or cmg6182@gmail.com by June 11, 2018.
Summer Craft Show 10:00 am
Summer Craft Show
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Large deals going on at Sears, JCP, etc. Browse through our vendors and find the perfect last-minute gift for dad! Do you know someone or even yourself who would like to participate and purchase a booth? Contact us at the Alpena Mall for registration forms and price information. (989)356-9016.Things are just beginning to heat up at the Alpena Mall! Don’t miss out on a chance to be part of the fun!
Story Time 10:30 am
Story Time
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us on a Michigan adventure as we read picture books about Michigan. Following story time, the kids will enjoy a craft and a snack. Questions? Call 989-354-4461.
15th Annual Alpena Blues Festival 12:00 pm
15th Annual Alpena Blues Festival
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 12:00 am
Admission $20. Gates open at 10a.m. Here is the line up: 12p.m. Wild Rose 2p.m. Red Herring 4p.m. Erich Golbel & the Flyer Crowbars 6p.m. Broken Arrow Blues Band 8p.m. Hank Mowery & The Hawktones 10p.m. Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers For information on admission and camping go to www.alpenablues.com or call Randy at 989-657-9313.
Alpena Symphony Orchestra’s Music for the Stage 7:30 pm
Alpena Symphony Orchestra’s Music for the Stage
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This full orchestra performance will be conducted by Jim VanEizenga, Director of Orchestras for Novi High School in Novi, MI.  As his custom, Jim VanEizenga will give a short, informative talk about the music on the program at 7 PM.The price of admission to this concert is $10 for adults. Students and children are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased before the day of the concert at Neiman’s Family Market and at the door at the time of the performance.  The ASO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.A reception will follow the concert in the lobby of the Alpena High School.  For more information please contact Andrea Arbuckle at 989-354-5139.
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28th Annual Lewiston Auto Show 8:00 am
28th Annual Lewiston Auto Show
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
For more information call 989-732-6206.
Glow Ice Skating 6:00 pm
Glow Ice Skating
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Open Roller Skating 6:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Euchre 12:30 pm
Euchre
Jun 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Open Roller Skating 3:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Open Ice Skating 7:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
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Spitzer 12:30 pm
Spitzer
Jun 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
K of C Bingo 3:00 pm
K of C Bingo
Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors open at 3p.m., game starts at 6:30p.m.
Open Ice Skating 4:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Weight Loss Support Group 5:15 pm
Weight Loss Support Group
Jun 19 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is the short name for TOPS Club, Inc. TOPS is an affordable, non-profit, weight loss support group. TOPS offers tools and programs for healthy living and weight management, with exceptional group fellowship, support and recognition. Meetings are every Tuesday. For more information please contact Lee Werth, Leader at 989-354-0960 or LosingAtTOPS@aol.com. Membership is $32 per year and monthly dues are $3.
Freedom From Smoking 5:30 pm
Freedom From Smoking @ MidMichigan Medical Center
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
There has never been a better time to quit. The first steps can be hard, but finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program is a proven way to quit smoking and stay quit, even if you have tried quitting before. Join us for a FREE, eight session, group workshop led by American Lung Association trained facilitators. This program will provide the tools to help you develop a plan for quitting and living a smoke-free life. This program is for current smokers and tobacco users, ages 18 years old and older.For information or to register call or email Community Health Specialist, Erica Phillips Erica.Phillips@MidMichigan.org or 989-356-7753
Michigan Divided Documentary Screening 5:30 pm
Michigan Divided Documentary Screening
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Michigan Truth Tour is a statewide roadshow, put on by Bridge Magazine, attempting to ground the upcoming state election in fact and discussion of the state’s most important issues.You are invited to attenda screening of Michigan Divided, a documentary exploring political divisions in the state.Bridge Magazine,is also bringing their mobile news room to Culligan Plaza in Downtown Alpena from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Stop byto get a free voting issues guide and a toolkit on finding and fighting fake news, play some citizenship games, pet Truth Dog, and walk away with some free swag! The Michigan Truth Tour plans up to 100 stops across the state from April through Election Day in November. The Center for Michigan is partnering with community leaders to hold town hall meetings and documentary screenings, discuss substantive local and state issues, distribute Michigan Facts & Issue Guides, give you an opportunity to meet spokespuppy Truth Dog, profile communities in Bridge, and cover and fact-check prominent campaign events in your area.For more information, visit BridgeMI.com or contact the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce.
Open Roller Skating 6:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Suicide: The Ripple Effect 7:30 pm
Suicide: The Ripple Effect
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Featuring Kevin Hines and his struggles with mental health issues and near fatal suicide attempt. Kevin is now on a mission to use his own story to save lives. Ticket price is $12 each, go to gathr.us.s/23513 to get tickets. Contact Amy Will at 989-916-9233 for questions.
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Alpena Senior Citizens Center Board Meeting 8:00 am
Alpena Senior Citizens Center Board Meeting
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Monthly meeting of the Alpena Senior Citizens Center Executive Board of Directors. Meeting is open to the public.
Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Card Bingo 12:25 pm
Card Bingo
Jun 20 @ 12:25 pm – 1:25 pm
 
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Chris Crown & Lee Kitzman
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 6th – Chris Crown & Lee KitzmanJune 13th – Josh Kozlowski & Sydney DodsonJune 20th – Rich RiderJune 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
Wednesday Summer Jams – Rich Rider 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Rich Rider
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!June 27th – Jimmy DehenoJuly – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
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Double Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Double Deck Pinochle
Jun 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Needle Craft Group 1:00 pm
Needle Craft Group
Jun 21 @ 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.
Circus Pages 4:30 pm
Circus Pages
Jun 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Come One; Come All to Northern Lights Arena, We are excited to announce the return of Circus Pages! Come see the finest international circus acts and performers for a spectacular show! Animals are always the biggest attraction at the Circus, and the show will include Elephants, rare white tigers, camels, acrobatic dogs, liberty ponies, horses, and Rare White Lions! There will also be fabulous aerial, juggling and clown acts to complete the family experience. Circus souvenirs are available before, during and after the show. Doors open 1 hour before show times. Visit www.northernlightsarena.com, or you can call the Arena 989-358-0652 for more information and ticket prices.
Alpena Senior Center Card Party 5:00 pm
Alpena Senior Center Card Party
Jun 21 @ 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!
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
Alpena City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Alpena City Band Concert
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Looking back concert.
Circus Pages 7:30 pm
Circus Pages
Jun 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Come One; Come All to Northern Lights Arena, We are excited to announce the return of Circus Pages! Come see the finest international circus acts and performers for a spectacular show! Animals are always the biggest attraction at the Circus, and the show will include Elephants, rare white tigers, camels, acrobatic dogs, liberty ponies, horses, and Rare White Lions! There will also be fabulous aerial, juggling and clown acts to complete the family experience. Circus souvenirs are available before, during and after the show. Doors open 1 hour before show times. Visit www.northernlightsarena.com, or you can call the Arena 989-358-0652 for more information and ticket prices.
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AuSable Valley Engine &Tractor Club Annual Show 9:00 am
AuSable Valley Engine &Tractor Club Annual Show
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Featuring tractor & machine exhibits, gas engines & related machinery, tractor & kids games with prizes, flea market, swap meet, craft vendors, tractor pulling, and tractor parade. One free ticket to each child 2-7 for a peddle tractor to be given away each day. All farm equipment exhibitors, flea market, craft and swap meet vendors are welcome and it is no charge to set up or exhibit even for non-members. Rustic camping is available. Some sites with electric. Food is available on site. Gate fee is $3 per person. Children under 12 years are free!! For more information call 989-370-5471 or like us on Facebook.
MidMichigan Medical Center- Alpena “Used” Book Sale 9:00 am
MidMichigan Medical Center- Alpena “Used” Book Sale @ MidMichigan Medical Center
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Auxiliary.
Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Single Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle
Jun 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Music Fest 2018 6:00 pm
Music Fest 2018
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6p.m. will be the Very Popular “Letters From Home Singers” also known as “America’s Bombshell Duo”. 7:30p.m. Jeff Carr as Wille Nelson Tribute/impersonator 8:15p.m. Mike Suggs as Toby Keith until 9p.m.Small donation of just $10 per person per night for evening Music entertainment.
Sanctuary Film – Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? 7:00 pm
Sanctuary Film – Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
As part of the Sanctuary Cinema Series, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is hosting a free screening of the documentary Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. Open discussion to follow the film. 989-884-6200
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
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Alpena Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 Amy Roznowski at 989-350-2002.
AuSable Valley Engine &Tractor Club Annual Show 9:00 am
AuSable Valley Engine &Tractor Club Annual Show
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Featuring tractor & machine exhibits, gas engines & related machinery, tractor & kids games with prizes, flea market, swap meet, craft vendors, tractor pulling, and tractor parade. One free ticket to each child 2-7 for a peddle tractor to be given away each day. All farm equipment exhibitors, flea market, craft and swap meet vendors are welcome and it is no charge to set up or exhibit even for non-members. Rustic camping is available. Some sites with electric. Food is available on site. Gate fee is $3 per person. Children under 12 years are free!! For more information call 989-370-5471 or like us on Facebook.
Longest Day Event 10:00 am
Longest Day Event
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This event will kick-off a 6-month Alzheimer’s series “You are not Alone” the cost of this series is $20. Call BJ or Annie at 989-356-3585 for more information.
Music Fest 2018 6:00 pm
Music Fest 2018
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6p.m.  the Paradise Band, a full seven-piece band featuring horns and playing music from the 60’s along with Beach Boys, Jazz and Jimmy Buffet songs. 7:30p.m. The “The Soul Men”, a Blues Bros Tribute duo will join the Paradise Band taking you back to those good ole days with Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi as only they could. Relive those moments, sounds and dance routines including some great harmonica playing by Dan. The Michigan Fallen Military Memorial Wall will be on display Saturday and Sunday with a motorcycle escort scheduled to bring it in to the display site from Tawas Gateway Park on Saturday morning. Other Military Veterans activites and functions will also be announced as they are added. A Car and Motorcycle Show” will be held on Saturday with Small entry fee for vehicles entering the show. The Car Show and Fallen Wall are free to attend. The entire event is intended to help raise much needed funds for continued improvements for our Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park. Small donation of just $10 per person per night for evening Music entertainment.
Summer Concert Series – Shout 6:00 pm
Summer Concert Series – Shout
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band. Their extraordinary performances include songs from the Fab Four’s first U.S. releases like “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “She Loves You,” “Twist And Shout” and “I Saw Her Standing There,” as well as an ensemble of eclectic tunes such as “Penny Lane,” “Paperback Writer,” “I Am The Walrus,” and “Hey Jude”. http://shouttribute.com/True North Radio Network again will team up with area sponsors to offer these concerts “FREE OF CHARGE”!!! Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and sit and enjoy the great music. Don’t forget to tell your friends and family to come and join you there! There will be plenty of give-a-ways and fun for the entire family!
Shipwreck Alley Rollers Home Game 7:00 pm
Shipwreck Alley Rollers Home Game
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shipwreck Alley Rollers will take on Chemical City, their sister league from Midland! Cost is $6 per person at the door. 989-358-0652. www.shipwreckalleyrollers.com. Volunteers will be selling fireworks bracelets, and all proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will help light up the sky this 4th of July! The goal is $22,500.
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
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Kids in the Logging Camp! 10:00 am
Kids in the Logging Camp!
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hands on Activities for Kids of all Ages! Camp Food and Forestry Summer School! Call 989-727-3523 for more information.
All Shook Up 2:00 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
Glow Ice Skating 6:00 pm
Glow Ice Skating
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Open Roller Skating 6:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
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Mini Maritimers’ Day Program 9:00 am
Mini Maritimers’ Day Program
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to be a part of our summer programs! Explore our amazing Great Lakes and ocean in this two day Mini Maritimer program! Students will make maritime crafts, play games together, and go on a maritime adventure throughout the Heritage Center exhibits. Participants will also explore shipwrecks on the Lady Michigan, glass bottom boat! Cost is $30. Call 989-884-6200 with questions or to register.
Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Euchre 12:30 pm
Euchre
Jun 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Ships to Shipwrecks Program 1:30 pm
Ships to Shipwrecks Program
Jun 25 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to participate in our summer programs! Ever wonder how ships float, move, or how they become shipwrecks? Want to create and sail your own miniature ship and sink it? If yes, then this is the program for you! Learn about shipwrecks in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and explore how a ship can become a shipwreck. Cost is $25. Call 989-884-6200 for questions or to register. For Ages: 7-9.
Open Roller Skating 3:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Open Ice Skating 7:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
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Mini Maritimers’ Day Program 9:00 am
Mini Maritimers’ Day Program
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to be a part of our summer programs! Explore our amazing Great Lakes and ocean in this two day Mini Maritimer program! Students will make maritime crafts, play games together, and go on a maritime adventure throughout the Heritage Center exhibits. Participants will also explore shipwrecks on the Lady Michigan, glass bottom boat! Cost is $30. Call 989-884-6200 with questions or to register.
Kinship Support Group 10:30 am
Kinship Support Group
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For grandparents or other relatives raising a family member. Please contact BJ or Annie at 989-356-3585 to sign up or for additional information.
Spitzer 12:30 pm
Spitzer
Jun 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Ships to Shipwrecks Program 1:30 pm
Ships to Shipwrecks Program
Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to participate in our summer programs! Ever wonder how ships float, move, or how they become shipwrecks? Want to create and sail your own miniature ship and sink it? If yes, then this is the program for you! Learn about shipwrecks in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and explore how a ship can become a shipwreck. Cost is $25. Call 989-884-6200 for questions or to register. For Ages: 7-9.
K of C Bingo 3:00 pm
K of C Bingo
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors open at 3p.m., game starts at 6:30p.m.
Open Ice Skating 4:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Weight Loss Support Group 5:15 pm
Weight Loss Support Group
Jun 26 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is the short name for TOPS Club, Inc. TOPS is an affordable, non-profit, weight loss support group. TOPS offers tools and programs for healthy living and weight management, with exceptional group fellowship, support and recognition. Meetings are every Tuesday. For more information please contact Lee Werth, Leader at 989-354-0960 or LosingAtTOPS@aol.com. Membership is $32 per year and monthly dues are $3.
Open Roller Skating 6:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
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Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Coastal Explorers Day Program 10:00 am
Coastal Explorers Day Program
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to participate in our summer programs! Learn what it takes to be a sailor on the Great Lakes! Students will “set sail” not only inside the Heritage Center exhibits, aboard the replica schooner, Western Hope of Alpena, but also on our very own, Lady Michigan! They will learn about teamwork and seamanship skills, chart “new lands,” and more! For ages 7-9. Cost is $20. Call 989-884-6200 for questions or to register.
General Motors Sunrise Side Salaried Retirees of Northeast Michigan Luncheon Meeting 11:30 am
General Motors Sunrise Side Salaried Retirees of Northeast Michigan Luncheon Meeting
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The GM Sunrise Side Salaried Retirees will hold their regular monthly luncheon meeting with their spouses and guests. Our speaker will be Janet Young, Historian and Author. She will talk about her two published books on Presque Isle and Grand Lake.  Salaried retirees from all GM divisions, including those such as Fisher Body, Inland, EDS, Delphi, AC SPARK Plug, Guide Lamp, Powertrain and Hughes, are welcome to join us. Reservations and payment required in advance. Contact Chuck Griffin at 989-727-3350 or David Dionne at 989-736-6473 for more information.
Card Bingo 12:25 pm
Card Bingo
Jun 27 @ 12:25 pm – 1:25 pm
 
Wednesday Summer Jams – Jimmy Deheno 6:00 pm
Wednesday Summer Jams – Jimmy Deheno
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday by the front windows of The Fresh Palate a Local Artist will be scheduled to showcase their music!July – 11th Charles MadisonJuly – 18th Dos HippiesJuly – 25th Ian McConnell
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
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Learn to East Coast Swing 10:00 am
Learn to East Coast Swing
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Call BJ at 989-356-3585 to reserve a spot.
20th Anniversary of the Association of Lifelong Learners 11:00 am
20th Anniversary of the Association of Lifelong Learners
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Association of Lifelong Learners at Alpena Community College will be holding it’s 20th Anniversary Celebration in the ACC-Commons area. ALL Members, guests and Friends of ALL are invited to attend a luncheon and celebration of our first 20 years as an organization. 989-358-7207
Double Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Double Deck Pinochle
Jun 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Needle Craft Group 1:00 pm
Needle Craft Group
Jun 28 @ 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.
Ocean 101 Program 1:00 pm
Ocean 101 Program
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to participate in our summer programs! Attention all ocean enthusiasts! Join us for the Ocean 101 program and explore the great depths of our ocean (and what creatures live within). Learn how the ocean and our Great Lakes are connected, and what we can do now to protect them for future generations. For ages 7-9. Cost is $25. Call to register or for questions, 989-884-6200.
Open Roller Skating 3:00 pm
Open Roller Skating
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Open Ice Skating 4:00 pm
Open Ice Skating
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to www.northernlightsarena.com.
Loving Laughs Learning Workshop Show 7:00 pm
Loving Laughs Learning Workshop Show
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Combination of a show and a workshop on humorous arts and sciences, with focus of appreciation and performing, depending on your preferences.  Focused on inspiring fun, unique motivations, and exploring the art, science, and skills of humor, from stand up to improv; and some open mic slots for those willing. Any possible performers for open mic, and anyone who likes preparations and socializing early can come at 6:30p.m.Open for free to public, and more info available at Eventbrite for free tickets, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/loving-laughs-learning-workshop-show-tickets-47044453226Mostly clean humor with focus on rating of about PG-13 or safer.  If time slots are available, then various performers can be allowed to perform, along with voluntary audience participation. Also, there can often be a variety of music, dance, improv, and volunteer participation.Humor.Activity@gmail.com
Sanctuary Lecture Series – If these Waters Could Talk: Maritime Archaeology in the St. Clair Flats 7:00 pm
Sanctuary Lecture Series – If these Waters Could Talk: Maritime Archaeology in the St. Clair Flats
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
If These Waters Could Talk: Maritime Archaeology in the St. Clair Flats, presented by maritime archaeologist Daniel Harrison  From prehistory to the present, the delta of the St Clair River, aka “The Flats,” has been the scene of intense human activity. Join maritime archaeologist Daniel Harrison in an exploration of this unique and fascinating place through the transformations of the 19th century.The Westward Movement, Civil War, and Industrial Revolution all left lasting marks, as commerce, politics and technology shaped the landscape we see today.Daniel Harrison is a doctoral student in Anthropology at Wayne State University, and a reference librarian at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan. His 2012 Wayne State Anthropology MA project led to the listing of a submerged road from the War of 1812 on the National Register of Historic Places, and its inclusion in 2014 as a unit of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park. His ongoing research centers on the maritime archaeology of the Great Lakes.Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 989-884-6200
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
Alpena City Band Concert 7:30 pm
Alpena City Band Concert
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Alpena City Wide Garage Sale 9:00 am
Alpena City Wide Garage Sale
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Registration forms are available at Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, Neiman’s Family Market, Perch’s IGA, Shalla’s Market, Alpena County Library, Save-A-Lot, Cabin Creek Coffee, Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce, Alpena Mall back entrance, Wolverine State Credit Union, Fitzpatrick’s Hardware, City Hall, Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Alpena (by the kitchen). Forms must be turned into Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce with cash only by June 26 at 2p.m. View the Facebook page for updates. For more information email alpenagaragesale@gmail.com.
Low Impact Exercise 9:30 am
Low Impact Exercise
Jun 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.
Single Deck Pinochle 12:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle
Jun 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Ocean 101 Program 1:00 pm
Ocean 101 Program
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary would like to welcome you to participate in our summer programs! Attention all ocean enthusiasts! Join us for the Ocean 101 program and explore the great depths of our ocean (and what creatures live within). Learn how the ocean and our Great Lakes are connected, and what we can do now to protect them for future generations. For ages 7-9. Cost is $25. Call to register or for questions, 989-884-6200.
Alpena Art Walk 5:00 pm
Alpena Art Walk
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alpena Art Walks are going to be back for their second season of events this summer on the final Friday of each month, May through August.Featuring extended gallery hours (5-8 pm), artist demonstrations, interactive activities, and live music, these events are free for the whole family and give you a chance to explore the studios and galleries of downtown.This summer, the following locations will be participating:1. Thunder Bay Arts Council & Gallery2. Art in the Loft3. Forty-Five North Art Gallery4. My Glass Wings5. The Centennial Building6. The Cellar Building (student artwork)Each individual stop will be doing their own drawings and giveaways. Visit one or visit them all! 989-356-6422
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.
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Alpena Farmers’ Market 8:00 am
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 Amy Roznowski at 989-350-2002.
20th Annual Scramble for Friends 8:30 am
20th Annual Scramble for Friends
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 8:30a.m. Check-In, Tee-Off 10a.m. Sharp $75.00 Entry fee per person includes 18 holes of golf with cart, sleeve of Balls & Goodie Bag, Lunch with Beverages, Door Prizes, Hole in One Contest (Win a car). For additional information, call the Friends Together Office at 989-356-3231.
Alpena City Wide Garage Sale 9:00 am
Alpena City Wide Garage Sale
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Registration forms are available at Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, Neiman’s Family Market, Perch’s IGA, Shalla’s Market, Alpena County Library, Save-A-Lot, Cabin Creek Coffee, Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce, Alpena Mall back entrance, Wolverine State Credit Union, Fitzpatrick’s Hardware, City Hall, Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Alpena (by the kitchen). Forms must be turned into Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce with cash only by June 26 at 2p.m. View the Facebook page for updates. For more information email alpenagaragesale@gmail.com.
Tour DeVine 9:00 am
Tour DeVine
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Call Harborside Cycle for details, 989-354-4999.
9th Annual Long Lake Lights Festival 12:00 pm
9th Annual Long Lake Lights Festival
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! – HIGHLIGHTS: South Beach Triathlon at 9a.m. Arts and Crafts from 2p.m.-8p.m.Horseshoe Tournament at NoonLive Entertainment Michigan Stiltwalker starting at 2p.m.Kid’s Zone from 2p.m.-8p.m. $10 eachHuron Humane Society Meet & GreatFace Painting/Airbrush TattoosVolley Ball CourtPetting ZooChildren’s PlaygroundSwimmingMORE!Award-winning, national touring artist and Country Music Association (CMA) member, Donald Benjamin, brings his talend band of musicians to headline the Long Lake Lights Festival, in Alpena, MI.FIREWORKS SHOW: Stay until dark for one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in Northern Michigan. Need more info? Go to www.longlakelightsfestival.com
Log Cabin Day 2018 12:00 pm
Log Cabin Day 2018
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Take a step back in time at the Besser Museum’s annual Log Cabin Day event and experience living history. Featuring historical reenactments, woodworking, spinning, weaving, and butter making demonstrations, musical performances, face painting, planetarium shows and tours of the historical buildings. Admission for this special event is only $1 per person. Planetarium shows will also per $1. Sponsored by DTE Foundation. 989-356-2202
AHS Class of 1978 Reunion 4:30 pm
AHS Class of 1978 Reunion
Jun 30 @ 4:30 pm – Jul 1 @ 12:00 am
Plans are underway for the 40th-year reunion. The casual affair will start at 4:30p.m., and will feature music by Wayne Kendziorski and Jon Brun, with dancing, open bar, and snacks. Dinner at 6p.m. will include Polish sausage, baked chicken, with all the fixin’s, and homemade pies for dessert. The fun will continue until midnight.Ticket price for the reunion is $35 per person in advance, or $40 (cash only) at the door.  Advance payment is due on or before June 15, 2018, with no refunds after June 20, 2018. Checks payable to Alpena Class of 1978 should be mailed to Jean Shiemke, 115 East Alfred St., Alpena, MI 49707. Any questions about the reunion may be sent to alpenahs78@yahoo.com, or please call Anna (Jackson) Lewis at 989-657-3324.
All Shook Up 7:30 pm
All Shook Up
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing young man who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.” Show times are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2p.m. Call 989-354-2267 for tickets.

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