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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 year’s school is “The Gloryland Express.” It will feature stories, games, food, and crafts.

Esky Class of ’67 Ladies Lunch set

ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls class of ’67 will meet for lunch on Friday, Aug. 10, at noon at Mo’s Pub in Escanaba. RSVP to (906) 399-4806 by Aug. 8.

Rapid Readers meets Thursday at Jack’s

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Readers’ novel for August is “Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance” by Ruth Lang.

Discussion takes place at Jack’s Restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. Readers’ choice for September is Felix Francis’ “Triple Crown.”

New members are welcome. Contact Peg Netchey for more information at 906-428-9668.

Bay de Noc Kennel Club to hold monthly meeting

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Kennel Club will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, August 9 at 7 p.m. at the Kennel Club Building, located at 6687 N.75 Dr. Escanaba (just north of the Wells Sports Complex, next to the baseball field). The public is welcome to attend.

Please see the club’s website, www.baydenockennelclub.com, for walk-in puppy socialization classes and a new puppy structured certificate class, as well as obedience, agility, and nosework classes.

AAUW to hold evening with artists Aug. 14

ESCANABA — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host an “Evening With Artists” on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.

The evening will begin at the home of Carol Irving, located at 1204 8th Ave. South. Carol, who is a weaver and fiber artist, will show guests her studio and talk about how she gets her ideas for her projects. She will also share samples and give a demonstration.

Guests will then move next door to the home of April South Olson. April is a painter who works with layers of paint and wax.

Refreshments will be served. Please R.S.V.P. to Judy by calling (906) 789-1905 by Aug. 10.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. Formed in 1881, the organization is globally recognized for its advancement of equity for women and girls though advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. For more information on AAUW, call 906-474-6545.

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.

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 906-428-2261 or write to P.O. Box 22 Gladstone, MI. 49837

No Taco Tuesdays

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

St. Anthony’s pasty sale

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.

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