Briefs

Audubon Club meets tomorrow at 7 p.m.

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 961, Heirman Building at Bay College in Escanaba. This meeting is open to anyone interested in birding. There is no charge.

American Legion to host Friday fish fries

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Post 71 in Gladstone will be hosting fish fries every Friday during Lent from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Meals will be walleye and whitefish, along with sides of baked potato or French fries, beans, coleslaw and rolls.

Safe Sitter babysitting class Feb. 23 at Bay

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.

Daily activities planned at the senior center

HERMANSVILLE — The Hermansville Senior Center has various activities going on every week. Everyday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., walking is available; they also have a treadmill available. Morning coffee is also available everyday.

Every Tuesday and Friday, 15 games of bingo are played, starting at 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday afternoons, seniors can enjoy a game of cards.

Craft day is the third Monday of the month.

Foot Clinic is on the third Tuesday of the month. The nurse arrives at 9 a.m. Bring a towel. Call the center to register for the foot clinic.

For more information, contact the Hermansville Senior Center.

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 152 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.

Kiwanis Clubs around the globe serve the needs of their community’s kids with all kinds of support including playground equipment, food, clothing and educational opportunities. For more information about Kiwanis, “Serving The Children Of The World,” visit www.kiwanis.org.

For more information about the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club, check their website, www.gladstonekiwanis.weebly.com. To be a part of serving our community’s kids contact Ken at 428-2261 or write to PO Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

Christian Closet open March 7 in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Families and individuals in need will be welcome to visit the Christian Closet and select from an assortment of gently-used clothing and shoes of all sizes, non-perishable food items, household supplies, and so much more. Everything will be available free of charge.

The Christian Closet is located at the Escanaba Church of Christ building located in Soo Hill at 5079 18th Road, Escanaba.

The closet will be open on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the next date being Wednesday, March. 7.

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