Briefs

Old-time Radio Variety Hour tonight in Esky

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 210 South Lincoln Road in Escanaba, will be featuring an old-time radio variety hour on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m.

The Strong Tower Radio Quartet and other local talent, including students from surrounding area schools, will be preforming.

Dance in Rock Sunday

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Maple Ridge Road, on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. Come enjoy the music of Angels & Outlaws.

There is a fee for the dance and a free will donation lunch will be provided.

For more info call Alice at (906) 356-6588. All proceeds benefit the senior corporation.

Seventh Day Adventist food pantry open today

ESCANABA — The Community Service Center food pantry adjacent to the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Escanaba is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday and Saturday.

Holy Name Class of 1964 Ladies Luncheon

ESCANABA — Holy Name High School Class of 1964’s 20th Annual Ladies Luncheon will be held Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Escanaba Country Club.

For information call Jalene Miller at (906) 233-7128 or by email at jalenem@charter.net.

St. Anthony’s pasty sale scheduled for Aug. 16

WELLS — St. Anthony’s Church is holding a pasty sale on Thursday, Aug. 16, and Friday, Aug. 17. Pasties are available with or without rutabaga.

Pickup is at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba from 2 to 5 p.m. To pre-order call Debbie at 399-4259.

VBS planned at Rapid River Congregational

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Congregational Church will hold its vacation Bible school Aug. 20-24, from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. each evening. The theme of this years school is “The Gloryland Express.” It will feature stories, games, food, and crafts.

No Taco Tuesdays

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone will not be having Taco Tuesdays, for the months of July and August.

USS Iwo Jima reunion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — There will be a reunion of USS Iwo Jima (LPH2/LHD7) shipmates for all ships company and Embarked Navy and Marine Corps personnel who were on board the LPH2 or LHD7. The reunion will be held at the Doubletree Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville Fla. on Oct. 10-13.

For more information, contact Robert G. Mcanally, 152 Frissell Street, Hampton, Va. 23663. Mcanally can be reached by phone at (757) 723-0317 or by email at yujack46709@gmail.com.

More information can also be found on the reunion’s website, http://ussiwojimashipmates.cfns.net or on Facebook at USS Iwo Jima LFH2/LHD7 Shipmates or USSIWOJIMAShipmates.

East Ludington Gallery lecture series continues

ESCANABA — The East Ludington Gallery, located at 1007 Ludington Street in Escanaba, is having a lecture series with lectures on the third Thursday of every month.

The next lecture will take place on on Aug. 16 from 7 to 8 p.m. This lecture will be “Working with Copper” presented by Steve Messimer. The talk will discuss the characteristics of copper work, tools, and more. It is open to the public free of charge.

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