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Something special is always going on in Alpena. Festivals and events that celebrate Independence Day, antique steam engines, classic cars, lighthouses, Santa Claus, the Thunder Bay River, and a fish called “Big Brownie” are just a smattering of the special events that take place in Alpena year round. Great performances at the Alpena Fine Arts Shell, Alpena High School Auditorium, the Alpena County Library and Alpena Community College’s Granum Theatre are scheduled throughout the year.

Check the Alpena Area Events Calendar below for programs and activities. Select by specific date ranges, or interest category. You can filter your interests using the dropdown menu so you only see results that are relevant to your interests. You can view results either by a traditional calendar view, or an agenda view by selecting from the view menu.

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Monday October 22

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/13/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Euchre

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/06/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Teen Craft- DIY Faux Stained Glass

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ( 10/22/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Faux Stained Glass Craft for Teens

Cowl Knitting for Beginners and More

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 10/15/2018 - 10/22/2018 on Mon )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 104
Instructor Durenda Pake is the owner of “Yarns to Go & Fabrics
Tuesday October 23

MIOSHA Safety Forum

10:00 am - 12:00 pm ( 10/23/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College World Center for Concrete Technology Room108
Do you have workplace health and safety related questions? Joinus for a free Safety Forum with coffee, cookies and Q&A with consultantsfrom MIOSHA’s

Share the Warmth: The Salvation Army's Annual Coat Giveaway

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ( 10/23/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: The Salvation Army Church
Share the Warmth: The Salvation Army's Annual Coat Giveaway

Kinship Support Group at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center

10:30 am - 11:30 pm ( 10/23/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center
Kinship Support Group at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center

Spitzer

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/07/2018 - 12/18/2018 on Tue )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Creating Confident Caregivers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Occurring 10/16/2018 - 11/20/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: NEMCSA Annex Building
Are You Caring for a Family Member With Memory Loss?

K of C Bingo

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( 10/23/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
K of C Bingo Every Tuesday

Weight Loss Support Group

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm ( Occurring 06/19/2018 - 12/18/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: St Paul Lutheran Church
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

Freedom From Smoking

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm ( Occurring 10/23/2018 - 12/11/2018 on Tue )
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center
There has never been a better time to quit. The first steps canbe hard, but finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The
Wednesday October 24

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/08/2018 - 12/26/2018 on Wed )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Keeping Your Heart Healthy- Heart Attack Signs & Symptoms

10:30 am ( 10/24/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center
Keeping Your Heart Healthy- Heart Attack Signs & Symptoms

Card Bingo

12:25 pm - 1:25 pm ( Occurring 08/08/2018 - 12/26/2018 on Wed )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Card Bingo

Light Room and Adobe Photoshop Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( Occurring 10/24/2018 - 11/07/2018 on Wed )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 126
Discover the best editing program available in photographytoday! This 3-week course covers the basics of two Adobe programs, Lightroom and Photoshop.
Thursday October 25

Double Deck Pinochle

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/09/2018 - 12/27/2018 on Thur )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Needle Craft Group

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ( Occurring 08/09/2018 - 12/27/2018 on Thur )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Crochet, knitting, tatting, spinning and any other needle work welcome. Share your talent, learn new tips, try a new pattern or joinin conversation.

ACL Code Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 09/20/2018 - 09/19/2019 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
The Alpena County Library Code Club is open to students ages11-18. Technology Specialist Nancy Mousseau will be facilitating the weeklyclub. Learn how

Hand-Crafted Soap Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 10/25/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 104/102
Hot process soap-making is one technique used in making customsoaps from scratch. This demonstration class offers the basics, so you canleave with eno

Genealogy Class

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( Occurring 10/11/2018 - 11/01/2018 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 106
With each of the four classes in this comprehensive series, we’ll learn a different approach of genealogical research – from writing stories and p

Sanctuary Lecture Series: Lake Huron’s Tuskegee Airmen

7:00 pm ( 10/25/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center
Two Tuskegee airplanes have been found in Lake Huron. State Maritime Archaeologist, Wayne Lusardi, will share documenting the sites and the pilot’s stories.

The Sensuous Senator

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/18/2018 - 10/28/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Civic Theatre
A Senator is running for President on a "morality" platform.His wife, Lois, leaves town so he invites his secretary Veronica over. She's unavailable s
Friday October 26

"USED" Book Sale

9:00 am - 1:00 pm ( 10/26/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center
"Used" Book Sale

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/10/2018 - 12/28/2018 on Fri )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Single Deck Pinochle

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/03/2018 - 12/28/2018 on Fri )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Soup & Pie Dinner and Bake Sale

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm ( 10/26/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: St Paul Lutheran Church
Boy Scout Troop 92 invites you to join us to enjoy a selection

Soup & Sandwich Supper

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ( 10/26/2018 )
City: Lachine
Location: Grace Episcopal Church
Home made soups sandwiches and pies for donation.

Downtown Alpena Trick or Treating and Trunk or Treat

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm ( 10/26/2018 )
Location: Downtown Alpena
Downtown stores will be passing out candy and the Trunk or Treat will be happening in the parking lot behind City Hall. Call WATZ if you'dlike to brin

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov

The Sensuous Senator

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/18/2018 - 10/28/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Civic Theatre
A Senator is running for President on a "morality" platform.His wife, Lois, leaves town so he invites his secretary Veronica over. She's unavailable s
Saturday October 27

Coached Swim Workouts

8:00 am - 9:00 am ( 10/06/2018 - 10/27/2018 on Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County Plaza Pool
For ages 12 & above. Hosted by Friends of the Plaza Pool. Cost $5 for members of Plaza Pool - $10 for non-members.

Alpena Farmers' Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ( Occurring 10/13/2018 - 05/25/2019 on Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: The Alpena Mall
Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey,

"You Are Not Alone" at Alpena Senior Citizens Center

10:00 am - 12:00 pm ( 10/27/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center
"You Are Not Alone" at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center

Halloween Story Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am ( 10/27/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Turn the Page Bookstore
Halloween Story Time

Euchre Tournament

6:00 pm ( 10/27/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena APLEX
Euchre Tournament Fundraiser

Haunted House

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm ( 10/06/2018 - 10/27/2018 on Sat )
City: Oscoda Twp
Location: Wurtsmith Air Force Base
Every Saturday in October in the old Aune Medical Center. Call989-739-7814 for more information.

Blackthorn Celtic Musical Group

7:00 pm ( 10/27/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Granum Theatre, Alpena Community College
The famed Blackthorn Celtic Musical Group returns to Northeast Michigan!

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov

The Sensuous Senator

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/18/2018 - 10/28/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Civic Theatre
A Senator is running for President on a "morality" platform.His wife, Lois, leaves town so he invites his secretary Veronica over. She's unavailable s
Sunday October 28

Cat Adoption Fair

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ( 10/28/2018 )
City: Posen
Location: Presque Isle County COA
Half price adoptable cats thanks to the Huron Humane Society of Alpena at the Posen Senior Center

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov

The Sensuous Senator

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/18/2018 - 10/28/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Civic Theatre
A Senator is running for President on a "morality" platform.His wife, Lois, leaves town so he invites his secretary Veronica over. She's unavailable s
Monday October 29

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/13/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Euchre

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/06/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Tuesday October 30

Spitzer

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/07/2018 - 12/18/2018 on Tue )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Creating Confident Caregivers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Occurring 10/16/2018 - 11/20/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: NEMCSA Annex Building
Are You Caring for a Family Member With Memory Loss?

K of C Bingo

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( 10/30/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
K of C Bingo Every Tuesday

Weight Loss Support Group

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm ( Occurring 06/19/2018 - 12/18/2018 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: St Paul Lutheran Church
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

Christmas Cooking Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 10/30/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 104/102
Instructor Jess Krawczak is a representative for Pampered Chef. Join Jess in this Christmas-theme cooking class where attendees assist infun, interac

Freedom From Smoking

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm ( Occurring 10/23/2018 - 12/11/2018 on Tue )
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center
There has never been a better time to quit. The first steps canbe hard, but finding your path to a smoke-free life is easier with the right help. The

200th Anniversary Celebration of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( 10/30/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
A spooky celebration of one of the literary world's first horror novels
Wednesday October 31

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/08/2018 - 12/26/2018 on Wed )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Card Bingo

12:25 pm - 1:25 pm ( Occurring 08/08/2018 - 12/26/2018 on Wed )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Card Bingo

Light Room and Adobe Photoshop Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( Occurring 10/24/2018 - 11/07/2018 on Wed )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 126
Discover the best editing program available in photographytoday! This 3-week course covers the basics of two Adobe programs, Lightroom and Photoshop.

City of Alpena Halloween Trick or Treat Hours

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 10/31/2018 )
Location: City of Alpena
City of Alpena Halloween Trick or Treat Hours
Thursday November 1

Double Deck Pinochle

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/09/2018 - 12/27/2018 on Thur )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Needle Craft Group

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ( Occurring 08/09/2018 - 12/27/2018 on Thur )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Crochet, knitting, tatting, spinning and any other needle work welcome. Share your talent, learn new tips, try a new pattern or joinin conversation.

ACL Code Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 09/20/2018 - 09/19/2019 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
The Alpena County Library Code Club is open to students ages11-18. Technology Specialist Nancy Mousseau will be facilitating the weeklyclub. Learn how

Genealogy Class

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( Occurring 10/11/2018 - 11/01/2018 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 106
With each of the four classes in this comprehensive series, we’ll learn a different approach of genealogical research – from writing stories and p

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov
Friday November 2

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast - From Little League to Home Run Derby

7:00 am - 8:30 am ( 11/02/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Ramada Alpena
Hear how Alpena started batting in the Big League. Cost is $9 p

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/10/2018 - 12/28/2018 on Fri )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Single Deck Pinochle

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/03/2018 - 12/28/2018 on Fri )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov
Saturday November 3

Bots on the Bay

8:30 am - 5:00 pm ( 11/03/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena High School
Wildcats Robotics is hosting an off-season tournament. 24 teamswill be on hand competing with bots from last season’s FIRST Robotics chal

Alpena Farmers' Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ( Occurring 10/13/2018 - 05/25/2019 on Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: The Alpena Mall
Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey,

Author Mitch Albom Presentation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm ( 11/03/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: The Fletcher Street Depot
Internationally renowned author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and TV broadcaster and philanthropist Mitch Albom will be making an after

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov
Sunday November 4

Alpena K of C Breakfast Buffet

8:30 am - 1:00 pm ( 11/04/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
Alpena Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet

Alpena Symphony Orchestra "Autumn Serenade"

3:00 pm ( 11/04/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: First United Methodist Church
Alpena Symphony Orchestra

Romeo & Juliet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ( Occurring 10/26/2018 - 11/11/2018 on Sun Thur Fri Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: Thunder Bay Theatre
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden lov
Monday November 5

Low Impact Exercise

9:30 am - 10:30 am ( Occurring 08/13/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St
Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Euchre

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm ( Occurring 08/06/2018 - 12/17/2018 on Mon )
Location: Alpena Senior Citizens Center 501 River St

Felt Hats for Beginners and More

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 11/05/2018 - 11/12/2018 on Mon )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 106
Join Durenda as she guides you in just two sessions to create a hand-knit, felted hat from a selection of colorful yarns. Learn aboutworking in the ro

Got Game? Venison Inspirations

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm ( 11/05/2018 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena Community College CTR 104/102
If your freezer’s got game, but your recipe inspiration is asfrozen as your meat, join this fun, food-filled, informative evening forgreat new wild

 

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