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Ongoing Events and Notices: 
Seney National Wildlife Refuge is looking for persons interested in paticipating in the 2014 Sharp-tailed Grouse Survey.  Participants are required to watch a video and pass a short quiz prior to participation.  For more information contact Sara Giles:  Sara_Giles@fws.gov or (906) 586-9851 ext.10

Dance Classes at Erickson Center for the Arts.  Wednesdays, April 9-May 28.  Preschool Dance: ages 3-5 from 6:00-6:45;  Elementary Dance: ages 6-12 from 6:45-7:30.  Featuring ballet basics and contemporary jazz elements.  Rebecca Hicks, instructor. Class fee:  $80 for 8 weeks.  Register at The Erickson Center Office or at 906-586-9974 with a credit card.  Payment must be made at the time of registration.  Registration deadline:  April 2.

Vendors Needed  for the first SPEAKS Fest summer festival on June 14 at the Pickford Township Community Park.  10am-6pm.  Inside spaces $50, Outside spaces $40. Spaces come with 1 table and 2 chairs. Crafters, face painters, balloon artists - we want it all!  To register call 906-635-8984 or email mwhite@speakseducation.org  SPEAKS Education serves children with special needs and is an Upper Peninsula Parent Resource Center.

WIC Clinics scheduled each week at LMAS District Health Department.  Please call 293-5107 ext.324 for more information.
 
The Tahquamenon Area Recreation Authority has broken ground on the Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex (TORC)!  Now they need local help and are asking for people to sponsor a panel of synthetic ice for $200 per panel, which is then MATCHED through a pending state grant with an additional $200. All contributions will be acknowledged on a permanent placque at the TORC.   For more information please see www.torcitup.com or go to their facebook page:  torcitup.  

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Escanaba is offering a series of four FREE classes for anyone interested in Government Contracting.  These are taught by Certified Federal Contract Managers and include: Jan. 30: Introduction to Government Contracting; Feb. 26: Market Research;  March 19:Responding to Government Opportunities; and April 23: Federal Acquisition Regulations, Understanding the Basics. You can attend any or all classes.   For more information call 906-789-0558, ext. 244 or register online at

http://www.ptassist.com/services/ptac_register.php?id=7F02B41955

Commodity Supplemental Food Program, 2014 Monthly Distribution Schedule:  The following Mondays:  4/28, 5/19, 6/23, 7/28, 8/25, 9/22, 10/27, 11/17, 12/22  at the following locations:  Newberry (alley behind McMillan Township Bldg) from 10am-11am;  Engadine (Garfield Township Hall) from 11:30am-Noon;  Curtis (Portage Township Hall) from 12:30-1pm.  For more information call 906-293-5621 or 1-800-562-4963.  During the month of November you must renew your food cards at the C-L-M office.

Great Lakes Recovery Center provides Peer Support Services in the Newberry area.  Peer Support focuses on providing an environment where people from the community, who are living in recovery, work with people who are currently receiving treatment for a substance abuse disorder.  These Community based Peer Recovery Specialists serve as a resource and support system for others who are currently in treatment and who are living in recovery.  Group meetings are Tuesdays 6:30pm-8:00pm and Thursdays 11:30am-1pm, and individuals are by appointment.  Call (906) 632-9809 to schedule. 

Community Calendar

Tuesday-Thursday, April 22-24
Huge Cinnamon Roll Sale at the Luce County LINK. $4 each. Pre-orders suggested, scheduled deliveries for larger orders available. Call 293-3729.  Great to freeze and take on fishing trips!

Tuesday, April 22
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Wednesday, April 23
The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Auxiliary meets at 6pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

The Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) provides FREE business counseling services at The Luce County Economic Development Center Office. For an appointment call 906-293-5982.

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Escanaba is offering a series of four FREE classes for anyone interested in Government Contracting.  These are taught by Certified Federal Contract Managers and include: Jan. 30: Introduction to Government Contracting; Feb. 26: Market Research;  March 19:Responding to Government Opportunities; and April 23: Federal Acquisition Regulations, Understanding the Basics. You can attend any or all classes.   For more information call 906-789-0558, ext. 244 or register online at
http://www.ptassist.com/services/ptac_register.php?id=7F02B41955

Thursday, April 24

Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Luce County Pet Pals meet at 5:15pm in the small courtroom of The Government Building, Newberry. New members are always welcome.

Friday-Sunday, April 25-27
26th Annual Spring Fling at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory. Many activities have been planned for a refreshing weekend of birding experiences along with opportunities to learn more about avian migration and conservation in the Great Lakes. Attendees will learn from fellow birders, field trip leaders, and guest speakers. For more information or to register see www.wpbo.org

Saturday, April 26
T.L.C. Spa Day, 12-4pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, Newberry Ave. across from Newberry H.S.  Tickets $15, walk-ins welcome. Neck and back massage, Hand Salt Scrub Massage-Paraffin dip, Foot Bath and Salt Scrub Massage, Nail Polish, Ear Candling, Facials, Spa Drinks and Hors D'oeuvres, Raffles. Come in for a little pampering and Tender Loving Care at TLC!  For more information call 293-9340

Spring Fling at Engadine Consolidated Schools.  Come join us at the school at 4pm.  Great food, free live entertainment, children and youth activities and games, raffles and auctions and great prizes donated by area businesses and individuals.  Something for everyone!  Wrap up  a fun-filled afternoon at 7pm with the Green and Gold Revue, an all school variety show full of talent and fun!  Get the latest updates on the Spring Fling on Facebook.com/EngadineSpringFling

Prescription Drug Take Back Day, 10am-2pm.  Luce County Sheriff's Office, Luce County Courthouse, 411 Harrie Street, Newberry.

Monday, April 28
First Baptist Church Baby Pantry is open 11am-1pm at The First Baptist Church, 116 E. McMillan Ave., Newberry. Use the entrance off Handy Street. A place to get diapers, clothing, baby accessories and hope. For parents of children age 26 months and under. For more information call 906-293-5641, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-noon.

Alzheimer's Support Group, 6-7pm at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, Huron Conference Room.  Led by Tim Fillmore, LLMSW at Golden Leaves Living Center. For more information call 906-293-9268.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program Monthly Distribution at the following locations: Newberry (alley behind McMillan Township Bldg) from 10am-11am; Engadine (Garfield Township Hall) from 11:30am-Noon; Curtis (Portage Township Hall) from 12:30-1pm. For more information call 906-293-5621 or 1-800-562-4963. 

Tuesday, April 29
U.P. Book Tour and Michigan Notable Book Tour, Tahquamenon Area Library, 1pm.  Featuring Gordon Henry, Jr. an Anishinabe poet and novelist and Associate Professor at the Department of English/American Studies at MSU; Ron Riekki, author of poetry chapbooks, plays and editor of The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works; and Andrea Scarpino, published author and poet.


Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Thursday, May 1
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum opens for the 2014 Season.  Open 10am-6pm daily.  See www.shipwreckmuseum.com for more information

Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Thursday-Sunday, May 1-4
5th Annual North of 45 Retreat for Writers, Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn,Curtis.  Workshops presented by well know authors and writing instructors including Michael Delp, Jack Driscoll and Ann Rowland.  Brought to you by Erickson Center for the Arts.  For more information call Kelly Chamberlin at 906-586-6000 or visit www.erickoncenter.org

Monday, May 5
The Lions Club meets at Zellar's Village Inn at 6pm. For more information call Sharon Lemaire at 293-3020.

Top of the Lakes Community Association meets at 5pm at The Snowmobile Museum on US 2 in Naubinway.  For more information call Marilyn at 906-477-6298.

Tuesday, May 6
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Luce County Republican Party meets at 5pm at Zellar's Village Inn Conference Room, 7552 M-123, Newberry. For more information call John Waltman at 906-658-3515.

Wednesday, May 7
The Newberry Ambassadors meet at 8:00am at The Comfort Inn, Conference Room.

Newberry High School Class of '62 meets at Zellars at Noon. For more information call Juanita Carney 293-8194.

The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Aerie meets at 6:30pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) meet from 10:30am-Noon at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, West John Street, Newberry. Child-care is provided for newborns through pre-K. Any Mom at home with pre-school age children is encouraged to attend. For more information call 906-869-0098.


Thursday, May 8
Traditional Acoustic Jam! at The Tahquamenon Area Library, 700 Newberry Avenue from  6:30-7:30. 

Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum Board meets at 7pm at The Logging Museum.

The Newberry American Legion Post 74 meets at 6:30pm at The American Legion on M-123.


Saturday, May 10
Upcycled Redesigned Fashion Show, 12:30pm, Erickson Center for the Arts.  Featuring clothing and accessories worthy of a second lifetime!  Regional and local designers artistic creations from recycled textiles will be modeled while guests enjoy a cup of tea and delicious lunch.  Items will be available for purchase after the show.  $15 adults, $8 children (includes lunch). Call 906-586-9974 for more information.

North Country Trail Hike, sponsored by the Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter of the N. Country Trail Association. For more information contact Stan or Kay at kay1940@lighthouse.net or 989-350-2826.

Monday, May 12
Leadership Through Effective Meetings: Parliamentary Procedure Basics. 6:00-8:30pm at the Luce County Government Building, 407 West Harrie Street.  Cost $55, includes program materials.    Topics include: Parliamentary principles, board rules, making motions, rules for public comment, decorum in debate, minutes.  This training is intended for local government boards/commissions, private or non-profit boards and clubs/associations. REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 4.  For more information or to register see http://events.anr.msu.edu/EffectiveMeetings

First Baptist Church Baby Pantry is open from 11am-1pm at The First Baptist Church, 116 E. McMillan Ave., Newberry. Use the entrance off Handy Street. A place to get diapers, clothing, baby accessories and hope. For parents of children age 26 months and under. For more information call 906-293-5641, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-noon.

Alzheimer's Support Group, 6-7pm at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, Huron Conference Room.  Led by Tim Fillmore, LLMSW at Golden Leaves Living Center. For more information call 906-293-9268.

The Luce County Parks and Recreation Department Board meets at 4:30 in the Commissioners Room of the Luce County Government Building, 407 West Harrie Street, Newberry.

Tuesday, May 13
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens meet at the Senior Citizens' Center, across from Rahilly's IGA. Pot luck at noon, meeting at 1pm. For more information call 293-8891.

Tahquamenon Area Friends of the Library meet at 6pm at the Library, at Tahquamenon Area Schools. All supporters of the Library are welcome.

TASA (Tahquamenon Area Snowmobile Association) meets at 6:30 at the Groomer Barn. For more information see www.tasatrails.com


Wednesday, May 14
The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Auxiliary meets at 6pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

The Library Advisory Board meets at 6:15pm at the Public Library. Meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, May 15 
Sven Heikkinen Memorial Golf Tournament, 10am, Wild Bluff Golf Course, Brimley. 4 Person Scramble, to benefit The United Way of the EUP.  For more information call 906-632-3700.

Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Newberry Book Club meets at 12 noon at Zellar's Village Inn. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

Monday, May 19
The Lions Club meets at Zellar's Village Inn at 6pm. For more information call Sharon Lemaire at 293-3020.

The Luce-West Mackinac County Fair Board meets the 3rd Monday each month at 6pm in the basement of the Newberry Community Building, 405 Newberry Avenue, Newberry. For more information call 293-8785 or 293-8955.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program Monthly Distribution at the following locations: Newberry (alley behind McMillan Township Bldg) from 10am-11am; Engadine (Garfield Township Hall) from 11:30am-Noon; Curtis (Portage Township Hall) from 12:30-1pm. For more information call 906-293-5621 or 1-800-562-4963.

Tuesday, May 20
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Save-Restore-Grow Newberry meets at noon at Zellar's Village Inn, Newberry.

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meet at 1pm at Zellar's Village Inn, Newberry.  The public is welcome to attend.  For more information call 293-5562.

Wednesday, May 21
Baccalaureate Service for Newberry High School Seniors, 6:30pm at the Newberry High School Auditorium.  Sponsored by The Newberry Ministerial Association. The community is invited to attend.

The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Aerie meets at 6:30pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) meet from 10:30am-Noon at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, West John Street, Newberry. Child-care is provided for newborns through pre-K. Any Mom at home with pre-school age children is encouraged to attend. For more information call 906-869-0098.


Thursday, May 22
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Monday, May 26  Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 27
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.


First Baptist Church Baby Pantry is open from 11am-1pm at The First Baptist Church, 116 E. McMillan Ave., Newberry. Use the entrance off Handy Street. A place to get diapers, clothing, baby accessories and hope. For parents of children age 26 months and under. For more information call 906-293-5641, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-noon.

Wednesday, May 28
The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Auxiliary meets at 6pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

The Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) provides FREE business counseling services at The Luce County Economic Development Center Office. For an appointment call 906-293-5982.


Thursday, May 29
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

Luce County Pet Pals meet at 5:15pm in the small courtroom of The Government Building, Newberry. New members are always welcome.

Saturday, June 14
SPEAKS Fest summer festival, 10am-6pm at the Pickford Township Community Park.  All proceeds benefit SPEAKS Education, a Parent Resource Center for parent of children with special needs.  For more information call 906-586-8984.

Wednesday June 18, July 16 and Tuesday August 13
   Community Tie Dye and Picnic at The Luce County LINK, 12-2pm.  Free!  Fun for the whole family.  Co-sponsored by Evercore Trust, The Children's Trust Fund, Kiwanis, United Way of the EUP and Great Start. Call 293-3729 for more information.

Saturday, June 21
Join the Newberry Chamber for a relaxing Pictured Rocks Sunset Cruise!  We will gather at 7pm for a 7:30 departure at the Munising City Pier.  Appetizers are provided, compliments of 1st National Bank of St Ignace, and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are only $20 per person or $35 per couple.  Gather a group and join us for a wonderful U.P. experience!  For more information or tickets call the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce at 906-293-5562.



 

Community Meetings Schedule

 


 MONDAYS:
The Lions Club meets at Zellar's Village Inn the 1st and 3rd Mondays each month at 6pm. For more information call Sharon Lemaire at 293-3020.

Top of the Lakes Community Association meets the 1st Monday of each month at 5pm at The Snowmobile Museum on US 2 in Naubinway.  For more information call Marilyn at 906-477-6298.

First Baptist Church Baby Pantry is open the 2nd and 4th Monday each month from 11am-1pm at The First Baptist Church, 116 E. McMillan Ave., Newberry. Use the entrance off Handy Street. A place to get diapers, clothing, baby accessories and hope. For parents of children age 26 months and under. For more information call 906-293-5641, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-noon.

Alzheimer's Support Group, 6-7pm on the 2nd and 4th Monday each month at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, Huron Conference Room.  Led by Tim Fillmore, LLMSW at Golden Leaves Living Center. For more information call 906-293-9268.

The Luce County Parks and Recreation Department Board meets the 2nd Monday each month at 4:30 in the Commissioners Room of the Luce County Government Building, 407 West Harrie Street, Newberry.

The Luce-West Mackinac County Fair Board meets the 3rd Monday each month at 6pm in the basement of the Newberry Community Building, 405 Newberry Avenue, Newberry. For more information call 293-8785 or 293-8955.

TUESDAYS:
Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, each Tuesday, 6:30-8:00pm.  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Luce County Republican Party meets the 1st Tuesday each month at 5pm at Zellar's Village Inn Conference Room, 7552 M-123, Newberry. For more information call John Waltman at 906-658-3515.

The Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizens meet the 2nd Tuesday each month at the Senior Citizens' Center, across from Rahilly's IGA. Pot luck at noon, meeting at 1pm. For more information call 293-8891.

Tahquamenon Area Friends of the Library meet the 2nd Tuesday each month at 6pm at the Library, at Tahquamenon Area Schools. All supporters of the Library are welcome.

TASA (Tahquamenon Area Snowmobile Association) meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 at the Groomer Barn. For more information see www.tasatrails.com

Save-Restore-Grow Newberry meets the 3rd Tuesdays each month at noon at Zellar's Village Inn, Newberry.

The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meet the 3rd Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November at 1pm at Zellar's Village Inn, Newberry.  The public is welcome to attend.  For more information call 293-5562.

The Sportsman Off-Road Vehicle Association (SORVA) meets at 6pm, the last Tuesday of every month at Zellar's Village Inn, Newberry.

WEDNESDAYS:
The Newberry Ambassadors meet the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8:00am at The Comfort Inn, Conference Room.

Newberry High School Class of '62 meets the 1st Wednesday each month at Zellars at Noon. For more information call Juanita Carney 293-8194.


Not meeting in the Winter.  Meetings will resume on June 18, 2014.
The GriefShare Recovery Support Group meets Wednesdays each week from 7-9pm at The Huron Conference Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, Newberry. There is no fee for attendance. For more information or to register, call Linda Reuther at 293-8084 or email
linda.k.reuther@gmail.com or see www.griefshare.org   Group meets June-December.

The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Aerie meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month at 6:30pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) meet  the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month from 10:30am-Noon at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, West John Street, Newberry. Child-care is provided for newborns through pre-K. Any Mom at home with pre-school age children is encouraged to attend. For more information call 906-869-0098. 

The John T. Bouchard Eagle's Club Auxiliary meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm at The Eagles Club. For more information call 293-8674.

The Library Advisory Board meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:15pm at the Public Library. Meetings are open to the public.

The Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) provides FREE business counseling services the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Luce County Economic Development Center Office. For an appointment call 906-293-5982.

THURSDAYS:
Newberry Farmer's Market (each Thursday May-September), 3-6pm, across from The Scoop on Newberry Avenue. Locally produced foods, fresh fish, handmade artisan products, community canopy featuring various civic groups. Questions? Call Jennifer Lasslett at 906-293-8069 or email
jjlasslett@hotmail.com or check them out on Facebook at Newberry Farmer's Market.

Great Lakes Recovery Center, Peer Support Group meeting, each Thursday, 11:30am-1:00pm  405 Newberry Ave., Room #2.  For more information call (906) 632-9809.

The Tahquamenon Logging Museum Board meets the 2nd Thursday each month at 7pm from May-December, and the 2nd Wednesday of the month in February-April. They meet at The Logging Museum May-October. November-April they meet at the Newberry American Legion, Warren Room.

The Newberry American Legion Post 74 meets the 2nd Thursday each month at 6:30pm at The American Legion on M-123.

The Newberry Book Club meets the 3rd Thursday each month at 12 noon at Zellar's Village Inn. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
 
Luce County Pet Pals meet the last Thursday each month at 5:15pm in the small courtroom of The Government Building, Newberry. New members are always welcome.

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