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2018-07-05 / Celebrations & Milestones

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FREE EVENTS

HURON COUNTY NATURE CENTER: “BIRDS OF PREY” - Sat., July 7, 10:30am. “Spend Saturday morning learning about eagles, hawks, vultures, and owls with Joe Rogers of Wildlife Recovery.” (Sat., July 14, 10:30am, “Reptiles & Amphibians” - Nature Discovery will have a selection of reptile and amphibian species on hand to teach about the lives and habitats of these amazing animals.)

ELKTON PRAYER FELLOWSHIP, Wednesday, July 11, 9:30am, Elkton Missionary Church, 220 N. Main St., Elkton. Courtney Osborn, a God-loving young lady, will be sharing of God’s presence and guidance in her life. Courtney was raised in the Thumb and resides in Port Huron. The Elkton Prayer Fellowship is an interdenominational fellowship that meets the second Wednesday of each month and includes songs of praise, a time of prayer and drinks and muffins. Childcare will be provided.

HOT TICKETS

TIP OF THE THUMB DANCERS, Sat., July 7 “Dick Hedrick;” dancing 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, bring finger food & friends, all ages welcome, $ tickets at the door.

HURON COUNTY HOCKEY ASSOCIATION 2ND ANNUAL “SLAPSHOT” 4-PERSON GOLF SCRAMBLE, Sat., July 14, 10am shotgun start, on-course games, proxies, door prize opportunity, raffles, hot dogs & brats, catered meal after, $ per player fee, proceeds to rink, gear and training equip. 989-550-5152, 989-551-7633

THUMB DANCE CLUB, Sat., July 14 “Ray Govaere & Bill Bundy” 50s Dance, bobby socks, saddle shoes, poodle skirts; dancing 7-10:30pm, Sandusky Maple Valley School, 138 Maple Valley St., Sandusky. $ tickets at door.

BINGO

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 197 BINGO, 47 Trescott St., Harbor Beach. Mondays. Early birds 12:30 p.m., regular bingo 1:30 p.m. “Come join the fun!” Proceeds benefit Huron County veterans. 989-479-9823

AMVETS POST 115 BINGO, Fridays 6:30pm; speedball 6:30pm; regular bingo 7:30pm; progressive jackpot, pull tabs: proceeds help Veterans. 810-358-8519

HOLY NAME OF MARY PARISH/OUR LADY OF LAKE HURON CHURCH: BINGO, Sundays 7:30pm, early bird games 6:30pm, Holy Name of Mary Parish Our Lady of Lake Huron Church basement, Harbor Beach, $ tickets a door, portion of proceeds to OLLH school athletic programs. 989-670-7901

USED BOOK SALES

BAD AXE AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY USED BOOK DROP OFF & BOOKSTORE: Friends of the Bad Axe Area District Library Used Book Drop Off & Bookstore, 2nd Tues., noon-2pm, former George E. Greene Elementary School building, 309 N. Outer Dr., Bad Axe. The Friends accept gently used hard and soft cover books - fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. The bookstore is open for those interested in purchasing used books, audio books, movies, music and video games. Appointments to visit the bookstore or make drop-offs may be made by calling the library. 989-269-8538

PANTRIES

HURON COUNTY BABY PANTRY, no income guidelines, 2nd & 4th Thu., 10am-3pm, 309 N. Outer Dr., Bad Axe. 989-658-8625

WEEKLY & MONTHLY CLUB & GROUP MEETINGS

BAD AXE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, (Apr.-Dec.) 1st Mon., 7pm, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. 989-269-7416 989-269-8325

BAD AXE SENIOR CITIZENS: Mondays-dance lessons 10-11am, dinner noon, euchre/pinochle 12:45pm; Tuesdays-dinner noon, euchre 12:45pm; dinner 1st, 3rd and 4th Wednesday, bingo 12:45pm; Thursdays-strength yoga 9:30- 10:30am, bingo-12:45pm, euchre 7pm. Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. 989-269-9502

BAD AXE VFW, 4th Tue., 7pm, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. 989-269-8993

BIBLE CLASSES FOR EVERYONE: First Baptist Church of Bad Axe has Bible classes for every age. Classes start at 10am every Sunday and offer quality, age-appropriate teaching. 989-269-7519, 810-300-4080

BLUE STAR MOTHERS - last Wed. (except July and December), 6:30pm, The Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe. Military mothers, family members and others invited to help support our troops and each other. 989-551-4528, 989-551-2146

CASEVILLE RETIREMENT CLUB, Tuesdays, doors open 9am, cards, games, HDC lunch at noon, bingo, afternoon cards 2pm; American Legion Hall, 4995 N. Caseville Road, Caseville. 989-856-4330

CHESS, Fridays, 1pm, Sebewaing Township Library, 41 N. Center St., Sebewaing. 989-883-3520

GENEALOGY GROUP, 3rd Thu, 6:30pm, Pigeon Historical Society Art J. Woelke Bldg., downtown Pigeon. Everyone welcome to attend. 989-453-3242

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY-UPPER THUMB, 2nd Mon., 6pm, Huron Intermediate School District Administrative Building, 1299 S. Thomas Road, Ste. 1, Bad Axe. 989-975-8484 upperthumbhfh@outlook.com

HURON COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE, 1st Tue., 7pm, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. Call ahead to confirm meeting date and time. 989-975-0190

MICHIGAN RIGHT TO LIFE TOLL-FREE HOT LINE 1-800-57-WOMAN, 1-800-579-6626

MOMS IN PRAYER INT’L., 2nd & 4th Mondays when school in session, 2-3pm, pray for our schools, students, staff, First Baptist Church, 120 N. Outer Dr., Bad Axe. 989-980-3586

PIGEON DISTRICT LIBRARY: JUNIOR JIVE! (children 1&½-5), Fridays, 11am, Pigeon District Library, 7236 Nitz St., Pigeon. 989-453-2341

THUMB WOODCARVERS, Tuesdays, 1-3pm, Bad Axe Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. All welcome to watch or join in carving. 989-623-0032

TOPS: BAD AXE Wednesdays, Bad Axe First Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Woodworth St., Bad Axe, weigh-in 8:45-9:30am, meeting 9:45-10:30am, new members welcome, 810- 305-1524; ELKTON Mondays, 7pm, Elkton

Civic Center, N. Main St., Elkton, unless Laker closed due to weather, 989-551-7821; HURON COUNTY Wednesdays, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, weigh-in 5:30-6:15pm, meeting 6:15-7pm, new members welcome, 989-551-2711.

UBLY LIONS, 3rd Tuesday, 7pm, Ubly TVO Hall, Bingham & Pike, Ubly. 734-679-7252

WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION (home protection from addictions) 4th Wed., 11am, Courtney Manor, 1167 E. Hopson St., Bad Axe. 989-975-2465

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