Briefs

Amvets hosting live ­entertainment Friday

ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1315 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba, is featuring country band Country Express from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, April 12. The public is welcome.

Gladstone Lions Club holding spring social

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Lions Club will hold its annual spring social and fundraiser on April 12. The event will be held at the Terrace Bluff Country Club. Music this year will include local favorites The Jam Band, with additional performances by Speedy Beef and The School of Rock Kids.

All tickets will be available at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at Northern Insurance locations in Gladstone and Escanaba, mBank in Wells, Upper Peninsula State Bank in Gladstone, and at Jim’s Music and Teaching Center in Escanaba. Those purchasing tickets in advance will be entered in a drawing for prizes at the event including Sweetgrass golf packages and other items.

Along with 50/50 raffles, there will also be $20 card raffles for a Mossberg bolt action hunting rifle that retails for $580, a Buckmark target pistol that retails at $500, and a 300 Blackout rifle that is valued at $650. Doors open at 7 p.m. with music beginning at 8 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the Gladstone High School Scholarship Fund. The Lions are also supporting the Gladstone Public Safety K-9 Program with this event. For more information, contact Bill Sjoquist at 428-1924.

American Legion ­breakfast Sunday

GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 in Gladstone is serving breakfast Sunday, April 14 from 9 a.m. until noon. The public is welcome.

St. Thomas breakfast

ESCANABA — Breakfast will be served at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba, Sunday, April 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome. There is a cost at the door.

Another Wednesday with Bernie set

ESCANABA — The photographs of Bernie Schultz, an Escanaba Daily Press photographer, will be presented by Rich Anzalone at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College as part of the Delta County Historical Society Winter Outreach Series. Admission is free.

Dance set at Rock Senior Center Sunday

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Road, on Sunday, April 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. Music will be provided by Old Friends.

There is a fee to attend and a free will donation for lunch. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

All proceeds benefit the senior corporation.

Indian Education Spring Feast is April 16

ESCANABA — Escanaba Schools Title VI Indian Ed Spring Feast honoring students will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at the Upper Elementary School cafeteria. Everyone is welcome to this public ceremony and hearing. Call 786-7462 ext. 2216 for more information.

GFWC to meet Wednesday evening

ESCANABA — The GFWC-Escanaba Woman’s Club will meet for a dinner meeting Wednesday, April 17 at Pacinos. The social begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner reservations can be made by contacting Sue at 233-7436 before noon on Monday, April 15.

Taco Tuesday at American Legion

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Post 71, located at 802 Delta Avenue in Gladstone, will be having Taco Tuesday from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

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