Delta Animal Shelter meeting tonight

ESCANABA — The Delta Animal Shelter’s monthly membership meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Ferdinand’s Mexican Restaurant in the back conference room.

If you are looking for a way to become involved with the animal shelter, this group is a great way to do just that. Come down and see what it’s about.

Safe Sitter babysitting class set for Feb. 23

ESCANABA — On Friday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. a Safe Sitter course will be available. The course will provide participants with curriculum that is appropriate for the intellectual and emotional abilities of adolescents (must be 11 years old or older).

The curriculum is based on up-to-date information and injury prevention for specific age groups and emphasizes to adolescent the profound responsibility of nurturing and protecting children.

The class will be held at Bay College. There is a fee to attend. A pizza and juice lunch will be provided.

DAV holds monthly meeting this evening

ESCANABA — The next scheduled meeting for the DAV Chapter 24 will be held on Monday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Military Order of the Purple Heart building, 1202 Sheridan Road, Escanaba. All disabled veterans are welcome. Call Commander William Porath at (906) 280-0455 with any questions.

Grief Group meeting planned for Feb. 13

ESCANABA — The OSF Home Care Community Grief Group can provide a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows you the opportunity to be supported by others who understand. You are not alone in this process.

OSF Home Care – 2018 Community Grief Group meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. EST at Central United Methodist Church, 322 S. Lincoln Road, Escanaba. The next meeting will take place on Feb. 13.

Kiwanis Club holds meeting Wednesday

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and hear about on-going activities in support of community kids.

The Kiwanis Club welcomes new members who desire to support area children. If you are interested in helping to fill weekend food backpacks for the 180 school children who would have little or no food to eat on weekends without these backpacks, your assistance is welcome. Backpacks are filled each Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. for four Gladstone Schools and the Rapid River School.

For more information about the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club check our web site or to be a part of serving our community’s kids contact Ken at 428-2261 or contact us at PO Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

Kennel Club to meet

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Kennel Club will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Kennel Club building at 6687 N.75 Dr. Escanaba just north of the Wells Sports Complex, next to the baseball field. The public is welcome to attend.

New classes in jumpers and weave poles, and teaching tricks and obedience can be found on the website,

For more information, contact Wendolyn Tetlow at (630) 533-3175.

Taco Tuesday hosted by Legion Post 71 returns

GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 welcomes the public to Taco Tuesday, serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each week at the Gladstone Legion Hall, 802 Delta Ave. Both hard and soft tacos are available, along with nachos and nachos supreme.