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2018-08-09 / Celebrations & Milestones

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UPCOMING EVENTS

THE MAGIC OF FUNK, free magic fun for the whole family with Sam Funk, Friday, Aug. 10, 7-9pm, Huron Youth Center, Elkton. Bring lawn chairs. Free hot dogs, ice cream sundaes. Kids can get a magic surprise bag while supply lasts. Sponsor: Elkton Parks & Rec.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY, Saturday, Aug. 11, 10:30am, Huron County Nature Center. Phil Stephen’s Natural Outlook will be at the center to help shutterbugs capture nature through a camera lens. Bring a camera - and wear a pair of comfortable shoes as the event will be on the trails for this program. (Finding and Rearing Butterfly & Moth Caterpillars, Sat., Aug. 18, 10:30am. Learn about their habits and life cycles.)

APPOINTMENT/ REGISTRATION NEEDED

HEARING & VISION SCREENING CLINIC: Wed., Aug. 15, Huron County Health Department. For children entering kindergarten or preschool this Fall. Call for appointment. 989-269-3326

HUNTER SAFETY: Thumb Sportsman Club’s 2018 Hunter Safety, Thursday, Aug. 23 and Friday, Aug. 24, 5-9pm both days, and Saturday, Aug. 25, 9am-1pm, 1121 Minnick Road, Bad Axe. Registration necessary. 989-874-4919

HOT TICKETS

HARBOR BEACH FARM MARKET: Bonus Day, Aug. 16, 11:30am-6pm, Murphy Museum. Vendors. 989-479-6655, 989-550-0669

BINGO FUNDRAISING

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 help Huron County veterans. $ tickets at door. 989-479-9823

AMVETS POST 115 BINGO, Fridays 6:30pm; speedball 6:30pm; regular bingo 7:30pm; progressive jackpot, pull tabs: proceeds help Veterans. $ tickets at door. 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, portion of proceeds help OLLH school athletic programs. $ tickets at door. 989-670-7901

CARDS FUNDRAISING

EUCHRE CARD PARTY, Sun., Aug. 5, 1pm, St. Michael’s Parish Center, Pt. Austin. Luncheon. $ tickets at door.

DINING FUNDRAISING

CHEESEBURGER PASTIES SALE, Sat., Aug. 11, Helping Hands Thrift Store, Caseville. Pasties are $6 ea., pre-order: 989-856-2798. Sale from 10am-noon. Proceeds help those in need in local community.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY 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

FAMILIES AGAINST NARCOTICS HURON & TUSCOLA CHAPTER, “Your connection for information, resources and support.” Family Forum, 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm, guest speaker and a time for sharing and supporting. Expo Center, 170 W. Soper Road, Bad Axe. (familiesagainstnarcotics.org) 989-551-HFAN, 989-551-4326

FREE SUMMER FUN, Thursdays beginning Aug. 2, 10am, Harbor Beach Free Methodist Church. Sign language class, Bible club, crafts. 989-479-2021

GENEALOGY GROUP, 3rd Thu, 6:30pm, Pigeon Historical Society Art J. Woelke Research Center, Pigeon. 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. (upperthumbhfh@outlook.com) 989-975-8484

HURON COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE, 1st Tue., 7pm, Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe. Call ahead to 989-975-0190 to confirm meeting date and time. (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 AREA QUILT GUILD, 3rd Mondays (except Jun. & Dec.), 6:30pm, 11 Main St., Pigeon.

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

DANCING

TIP OF THE THUMB DANCERS, Sat., Aug. 4, “Lighthouse3,” dancing 7-10:30 p.m., Huron County Senior Center, 150 Nugent Road, Bad Axe, bring finger food & friends, all ages welcome, $ tickets at the door.

THUMB DANCE CLUB, Sat., Aug. 18 - Hawaiian Night - “Emerson, Ernie & Mike,” dancing 7-10:30pm, Sandusky Maple Valley School, 138 Maple Valley St., Sandusky. $ tickets at door.

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