Briefs

Christmas program at United Evangelical

GLADSTONE — The Sunday School Christmas program at United Evangelical Covenant Church will take place Sunday, Dec. 16 during the 10 a.m. service. Cookies and refreshments will be available after the program.

The church is handicap accessible and is located at 305 S. 9th St. For more information, contact them at 906-428-2848 or ­unitedcovenant@gmail.com.

Legion breakfast Sunday

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Post 71, of Gladstone, will be serving breakfast Sunday Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. The public is welcome. There will be no steak dinner during the month of December.

Historical Society bake sale Saturday in Esky

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will conduct its annual Christmas bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the museum at Sand Point. The society asks members and friends to participate, both as bakers and as buyers. Cookies, breads, candies and other treats may be dropped off at the multi-purpose room at the DCHS Beaumier Museum building, beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the sale. Sales will begin at 10 a.m.

Customers and donors are invited to tour the museum without charge and to enjoy the winter view of Little Bay de Noc from the multipurpose room.

Chocolates, historic maps, local history books, maple syrup, and other items will be for sale at the museum desk.

Proceeds support the non-profit society’s efforts to preserve and display Delta County history.

‘Sing Christmas’ Sunday

ROCK — “Sing Christmas” will be performed on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Rock, and again at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins. The performance is a Christmas narrative with music sung by members of the community.

First United Methodist Christmas Cookie Walk

ESCANABA — The ladies of First United Methodist Church in Escanaba are warming up the ovens once again for their Annual Christmas Cookie Walk on Dec. 15, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

In addition to new and old cookie recipes, specialty breads, candy, and fudge will again be featured. An assortment of cookies and breads make great gifts for friends, relatives, nursing homes, local businesses and others.

A craft sale will also take place with rugs, mittens, stuffed toys, and other homemade items. The public is invited to browse the baked goods and crafts and enjoy a free cup of coffee and samples of delicious cookies.

First United Methodist Church is located at 302 S. Sixth Street. For more information, call the church office at 786-3713.

Community grief group luncheon Dec. 19

ESCANABA — As an extension of its community grief groups, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Wednesday of the month throughout 2018. The next meeting will take place on Dec. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (EST) at Drifters Family Restaurant in Escanaba.

Line dancing at the Escanaba Senior Center

ESCANABA — Learn dance steps while improving strength, balance, and muscle tone. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:45 to 2 p.m. at the Escanaba Senior Center. Sign in at the office.

Sit-n-fit exercise class

ESCANABA — Fitness chair exercises to improve strength, stretching, balance, flexibility and muscle will be held every Monday and Friday at 11a.m. at the Escanaba Senior Center. Sign in at the office. The event is free.

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