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Booked for Lunch!! Tawas City & East Tawas, Now through Aug. 21st - Bring your lunch and listen to great picture books read aloud in the park.  Thursdays from 12PM - 1PM at the East Tawas City Park and The Tawas City Beach Park.  Rain or Shine. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, call 362-2651.

Rose Valley Winery - located on Beechwood Road in Rose City   – Open Friday – Monday or by appointment. Pick up our wine at some of these outlets. Brew Krew in East Tawas, Kocher’s Market in Hale and Rose City Meat and Deli or at the store. Stop in for a wine tasting today.  Check us out on the web at www.rosevalleywinery.net or call 989-685-9399.   Visit the Carroll Broadcasting Taste of NE MI page here!

Tales to Tails, Tawas City Library, Now Through Aug. 11th - Every Monday from 10:30 - 11:30 am at the Tawas City Library on 208 North Street. Gabby, a cocker spaniel therapy dog, will allow your child to practice their reading skills in a non-threatening and relaxed atmosphere. They will be less self-conscious and build self-esteem with the help of this attentive dog.

Kid's Day! What Do Owls Eat?, Lumberman's Monument, July 22nd - 11AM.  Owl pellets are formed when owls swallow their prey whole.  They they regurgitate a pellet contain the bones and other indigestible parts of what they ate.  Come and spend the afternoon finding out what the owls ate as you dissect an owl pellet.  Registration required.  For additional information or to register call Lumberman's Monument Visitor Center at (989) 362-8961.  Lumberman's Monument is located in Iosco County Michigan at the junction of Monument and River Road.

Lumberman's Monument through Labor Day – The wooden stairway that leads down to the AuSable
River at Lumberman’s Monument will be closed temporarily for reconstruction.  The existing wooden steps will be completely removed and replaced with metal steps.  Work is expected to begin in late July and last approximately six weeks.  Visitors will not be allowed to use the stairs at all during that time.  During the temporary closure, the rest of Lumberman’s Monument will remain open to the public.  All activities will continue as scheduled.  For more information, call the monument at 989-362-8961.

Concerts in the Park, East Tawas, Now Through August - The first summer concert will be Monday at 7:30PM in the park near the gazebo.  Under the direction of conductor John Thomas, the band will play a variety of music.  Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets if you attend. Concerts in July and August will begin at 7PM.  All concerts are free.  Good will donations accepted.

Blind Canoe Race, Oscoda, July 24th - Registration and Check in at 5:30PM, race begins at 6PM at the Oscoda Canoe Rental and AuSable River Store along the shore of the AuSable River.  Cost is $15 per team in advance or $20 per team the day of the event.  Forms can be obtained at the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce or call 989-739-7322 for more information.



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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
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

USO Musical Revue, Tawas, Now Through July 20th - Join us for some great music from the 1940s, at the Tawas Bay Playhouse on the corner of Newman & Lincoln in East Tawas, at 7PM nightly.  Box Office opens at 6PM.  Reservations can be made online at www.tawasbayplayers.com or call 989-362-8373.

The Michigan Brown Trout Festival Alpena - Kiddie Fishing Classic Sunday, July 20th - Kids 14 and under can pre-register for this new event Sunday July 20th 7AM to 1PM, awards at 4PM.  Weigh Station will open at 12PM and close at 2PM or until all fish are weighed.  Fishing
begins after sign in.  Parents are strongly encouraged to have their children wear life jackets during the contest and must remain with their children to supervise. No boats or
floatation device is allowed and will result in disqualification from tournament.  See rules for fishing boundaries for the Festival, as they differ from the Kiddie Classic.  Winners will be determined by the weight of the fish

Iosco County Fair, Hale, July 21st - 26th - Special days for Armed Forces, Seniors, plus great midway entertainment, livestock exhibits, grandstand events such as bump & run, tractor pulls and rodeo. Visit www.ioscocountyfair.com for a full schedule of events.  This year's theme "Looking Back, Moving Forward".  This year will feature the Ram Rodeo Series.

For over 30 years the Ram Truck brand has been an avid sponsor of the sport of rodeo. The Ram Rodeo Series was established in 1981 to assist U.S. Ram Truck dealers in showcasing new products through the venue of rodeo. Ram does more than sponsor rodeos on behalf of local dealers: the brand supports two important passions of American culture - rodeos and automobiles - while paving the way for future generations of cowboys and cowgirls through scholarships, auctions and various initiatives.
Visit www.coyneclients.com to learn more.


OMER July 21st - Traffic on the Rifle River bridge on US-23 in Omer will be reduced to 1 lane during bridge improvement that is set to begin Monday.  MDOT says the project is scheduled to last from July 21st to Oct. 24th.  In the first phase, July 21st-Aug. 29th, one alternating lane of traffic will be open with a temporary traffic signal.  From Aug. 29th - Sep. 10th, all lanes are scheduled to be open to Day traffic.  In the final phase, Sep. 10th - Oct. 24th, one lane will be open in each direction.  Sidewalks across the bridge will be closed for the duration of the project.

AuSable River International Canoe Marathon, Grayling/Oscoda, July 22nd - 27th - One of three races in the international triple crown of canoe racing.  The two person canoe race from Grayling to Oscoda draws competitors from all over Michigan, the United States and the world.  Grayling will host many events during the week leading up to event.  Race begins at 9 pm on July 26 at the Old AuSable Fly Shop and continue throughout the night traveling 120 miles of the AuSable River to finish at Oscoda.  For more information, visit www.ausablecanoemarathon.org

Summer Concert Series, Harrisville Harbor, July 23rd, 30th, Aug. 6th - Every Wednesday evening at 7PM at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. July 23rd - Six Finger Lefty, July 30th - Wade Corpus Band, Aug. 6th - Donny Hartman Band.
 

Submit your event: fax to 989-362-4544, or mail to P.O. Box 549 Tawas City, MI 48764, or e-mail announcer@wkjc.com.



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AuSable River Queen 50's Cruise!

Join your hosts Gary & Cathy Luyben and all our devoted listeners for an evening filled with great 50's and 60's music!  Dress up in your favorite 50's or 60's costume!  Let's have a dance party on board the AuSable River Queen!  6PM Wednesday August 13th! 

Reserve your spot now by calling the River Queen dock office before August 13th!
989-739-7351 

Gary will have prizes, trivia and that of course, great oldies music onboard!

AuSable River Queen ride ticket doesn't include Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and will be an additional charge.  Additional amenities onboard include restroom, upper and lower deck seating, lifejackets also provided. 
Minimum number of passengers needed to fulfill the cruise requirements, so book now!

Visit www.ausableriverqueen.com


 

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DNR Safe Boating Class, Tawas City, July 24th - The Iosco County Sheriff's Office will be offering a class from 8AM - 4PM at the Iosco Regional Educational Services Agency, 27 North Rempert Rd in Tawas City. Pre-registration is required by July 22 by calling 989-362-6164. No charge for the class. Adults welcome and encouraged to attend. Please bring your own lunch.

Open House, Greenbush, July 24th - The AuSable River Watershed project will host an open house from 12PM - 2PM at the Greenbush Twp Hall.  Refreshments will be provided.  Learn more about restoration efforts taking place throughout the AuSable River Watershed.  Register by calling 989-448-2293, x 21



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