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Harvest Bash, Hale, Oct. 30th - Join us at Hale High School at 7 pm with "The Ammunition Band" and "All The More", two bands from the Jam Fest. There will be a good will donation taken at the door. Everyone is welcome.


 

Kid's Wellness Logo Contest, Tawas, Now Through Oct 31st - Students can participate in a logo contest to create a new design for the Kids' Wellness Council . First prize is a $50 gift card and publication of the design in KWC promotional materials. The winner will be announced the week of Halloween. Design submissions should be sent to Lori Wojahn, 220 Beech St., Tawas City, MI 48763 or www.kidswellnesscouncil@gmail.com



 

Holiday Bazaar, AuGres, Nov. 1st - St. Paul Lutheran Church, 10am-2pm at the church on Tonkey Road (1 mile E. of AuGres just off U.S. 23) Featuring a cookie walk, country store, bake sale and much more. Luncheon available.
 

Rifle River Folk-strings Concert Series, Standish, Nov. 9th; Jan. 11th, & Mar. 8th - at the Northeast Art Center in Standish on Sunday at 2PM.  A community-based string band that plays traditional music reflecting American's musical roots with mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, banjo, guitar and assorted acoustic instruments that are interspersed with vocals.  Other concerts in the series include Zydeco Ziggie & The Bayou Blasters on Nov. 9th; O'Rourke & Zeitler on Jan. 11th & concludes with Equinox on March 8th, 2015.  All tickets are sold at the door 1:30PM the day of performance when the box office opens.  $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, $4 for students and $2 for children under 12.  For more information, contact the center at 989-846-9331.



Bikers 4 Kids, Gladwin, Nov. 1
st - Christmas fundraiser on Saturday from 6:30PM - 1AM at The Camp Bar & Grill, Gladwin on M-30.  Gun raffle, live auction, cash bar.  Cost is $10 at the door donation per person.  Includes an awesome dinner and door prizes.  Drawing for 2014 Polaris Sportsman 400.  Includes a new 5x8 trailer & Thompson Center 7mm Mag.  Proceeds go to local under-privileged kids.  For more info call Chuck at (989) 709-6813.  Or visit our website at www.b4kac.com

 

Rose Valley Winery - Beechwood Rd. in Rose City   – Open Fri – Mon or by appointment.  Pick up our wine at outlets:  Brew Krew in East Tawas, Kocher’s Market in Hale and Rose City Meat and Deli or at the Winery.  Free wine tastings!  Visit www.rosevalleywinery.net or call 989-685-9399.   Visit the Carroll Broadcasting Taste of NE MI page here!
 




Veteran's Memorial Park Pavers Still for Sale- Tawas City
- Sponsorships of brick pavers are still for sale.  Memorialize your loved one or family service member at the newly completed Tawas Veteran's Memorial Park.  Click here for brick paver sponsorships.  Sponsored in part by Carroll Broadcasting.

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, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
eeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
elay Team Meeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWp.dpuf
elay Team Meeting, Tawas, May 1 - Iosco County is ready to finish the fight want to help? Thursday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Masonic Temple in Tawas.  We encourage anyone interested in having a team, wanting to be on a team, or wanting to volunteer to join us. Tables are available to teams to sell fundraiser items.   Committee members will be available before and after the meeting for questions.  Any questions call Angela Wood at 517-449-4249 or go to www.relayforlife.org/ioscocountymi - See more at: http://www.wkjc.com/pages/where-to-go....what-to-do#sthash.sf9y5SWpcircus

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bullet Enter if You Dare Haunted Community Center, Oscoda, October   - The Charter Twp of Oscoda wants to invite you to the horrifying restricted "Area 41" at the Oscoda Community Center.  Admission is $5 and open every Saturday night in October.  Ticket sales are from 7PM - 9:30PM.  For information, call 989-739-7814.  Visit "Area 41"!  The Oscoda Community Center is located on Arrow Street.  Sponsored by the Charter Twp of Oscoda and

bullet A Night At The Museum, Tawas, Oct. 30- A Halloween party at the Iosco Museum where the museum characters come to life in every room handing out treats and telling tales.  Thursday from 4PM - 8PM.  Adults $2 and children $1.  Enjoy apple cider, popcorn and other Halloween treats.  Music from the "Phantom of the Opera" provided by Arpeggio.  Fun for adults & kids alike!  Call 989-362-8911 or visit our website: www.ioscomuseum.org
bullet East Tawas Business Assn. Halloween Parade, Oct. 31- Parade will begin at 4:45PM in front of the Post Office on Newman Street in E. Tawas.  Children can participate or watch the parade and can stop by the stores along Newman Street for treats.
bullet Halloween Party, West Branch, Oct. 31- at the Surline Middle School.  Doors open at 6PM and close at 8PM.  Two age groups:  6 - 13 and under 6.  Games, candy, prizes in a safe environment.  Sponsored by the Optimist Club of West Branch.
bullet Trunk or Treat, Luzerne, Oct. 31- All kids are welcome from 5PM - 7PM.  Park your vehicle in the park, just one block north of the light, to pass out goodies.  Everyone is welcome to bring a trunk full of treats!  There will also be hot chocolate!  For information, call 390-3889.
bullet Tendercare of Tawas City Trick or Treating, Oct. 31- Doors open at 3PM to welcome visitors until approximately 5PM.  Guests will be able to take home candy, walk through the haunted house that's family friendly.
bullet Iosco Medical Care Facility, Tawas City, Oct. 31- is offering a safe environment for youngsters to trick or treat.  The facility will be participating in this event from 3PM - 4:30PM.
bullet Free Glowstick Give-Away, Alpena, Oct. 31- The Alpena Police Dept and PNC Bank are sponsoring this event from 3:30PM - 5PM.  Parents, stop at the Alpena Public Safety facility on Chisholm for treats from "Daren the Lion" and officer Tim.  Glowsticks available now from 5:30PM - 7:30PM at the police dept. in Alpena.
bullet Trunk or Treat, Hillman, Oct. 31- Area kids are invited to downtown Hillman where there will be a haunted house park at the Medilodge in Hillman.  All families are welcome.  Enjoy the community trick or treat.  For more information, log onto hillmanmichigan.org
bullet AmericInn Trick or Treating, Oscoda, Oct. 31-From 4PM - 7PM.  Visitors can collect candy as they walk throughout several designated hotel rooms decorated by area businesses, organizations and individuals.  Cider and cookies will be made available in the lobby as well.  For more information, call 989-739-1986.
bullet Halloween Party, Rogers City, Oct. 31- Kiwanis 10th Annual Halloween Party from 5PM - 7PM at the Rogers City Fire Hall.  All are welcome to stop by and warm up.  The Rogers City Kiwanis & Key Club Members will have games, activities, drinks and snacks.  For more information, please contact Tab Coseo at 989-351-0253.
bullet Hale Baptist Church Halloween Event, Hale, Oct. 31-Enjoy fun, candy, games and more beginning at 5PM until 7PM.  Hale Baptist Church is located at 327 N. Washington Street.  For information, call 989-728-3821.
bullet Zombie Prom, Oscoda, Oct. 31- at the Camp Inn Lodge.  Cost is $4 cover charge and includes an evening of entertainment for those 21 and older and the event begins at 8PM.  DJ Dynamix will keep guests on their feet while the Camp Inn Lodge provides games, drink specials, a costume contest, dancing and room packages.
bullet Glow Skate, Alpena, Oct. 31- Everyone is welcome to a special Halloween glow skate at Northern Lights Arena in Alpena.  This family friendly event is super spooky, from 3PM - 5PM for kids 10 and under, then tonight from 8PM - 9:30PM for kids 11 and older.  Admission is $5 per person and skate rental will be available.  Visit northernlightsarena.com
bullet Halloween Under the Big Top, East Tawas, Oct. 31- Dockside Kids of East Tawas Assembly of God church are hosting "Under the Big Top" on Halloween night from 6:30PM - 8:30PM.  The big top will be inside this year instead of the parking lot.  Enjoy puppets, live action songs and human videos to entertain all ages on the main stage.  Concessions available for a small fee.  Doors open 6:30PM, but people may line up earlier.  Under the Big Top is for children preschool through sixth grade.  Older children may attend but may not play the games or participate in the candy drops.  For more information, contact ETAG at 989-362-5742 about this event.
bullet Legend of Horror Woods Halloween Party, Hale, Oct. 31- The terror begins from 8PM - 11PM.  Something wicked is coming your way at the Iosco County Fairgrounds on M-65 in Hale.  Cost is $5 per person to enter the forest, if you dare!  Proceeds go to the Iosco County Fair Youth Horse Dept.
bullet Nightmare 5K Monster Mile and Kids' Pumpkin Roll, West Branch, Nov. 2- Begins at 1:30PM at the Nightmare Golf Course on Old 76 (M-55), 4 miles West of exit 215, off I-75.  Free cider, donuts and coffee, finish medal to everyone, best costume award, age group prizes for male and female and much more.  Registration form is at www.wbstjoseph.com or day of event at 12:30PM.
 


Daylight Saving Time ends
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Set your clocks back ("Fall Back") one hour before going to bed Saturday night Nov. 1st!
 

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Coats for Kids, Iosco County, Month of October - Iosco County Coats for Kids is taking donations for new and gently-used coats for distribution to families in need of clothing to protect children from the winter cold.  Collection boxes will be in place throughout October and donations will be distributed by early November.  In Tawas:  Boxes are located at Nieman's, Sav-Mor Drug, Northland AFCU, & area churches.  In Oscoda: area churches, Robert J. Parks Library, K-Mart and Roger's Family Foods.  In Hale:  St. Pius Church.

Deer Blind Raffle, Hale, Nov. 1st - The Wertz Warriors are holding a deer blind raffle for Special Olympics.  the 6'x8' custom deer blind is finished inside, insulated and carpeted and includes table, 2 chairs, heater and deck of cards.  Tickets are $10 each or 3/$20.  Only 500 tickets will be sold.  Tickets available at Bob's Autos and Parts in Hale and Sand Lake Sports Bar. Drawing will be held at 6 pm on Nov. 1st at the Sand Lake Sports Bar in National City.  For more information, call 989-469-9962.

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