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Open Ice Skating
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to

Jun 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 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
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to

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 Membership is $32 per year and monthly dues are $3.

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 or 989-356-7753

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 or contact the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce.

Open Roller Skating
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

$5 admission. For more information call 989-358-0652 or go to

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 to get tickets. Contact Amy Will at 989-916-9233 for questions.

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
Jun 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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

Card Bingo
Jun 20 @ 12:25 pm – 1:25 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 Deheno

July – 11th Charles Madison
July – 18th Dos Hippies
July – 25th Ian McConnell

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.

Double Deck Pinochle
Jun 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

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