Bible study to begin in Ludington Park Sunday

ESCANABA — Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene will be holding a basic Bible study entitled “The Journey” by Dr. Chic Shaver beginning Sunday, Sept. 9.

The eight-week study will be led by Pastor Ann Salyer and will take place in Ludington Park near the gazebo at 1:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

For more information, call Sara at 906-241-5145.

Breakfast this weekend at St. Thomas Parish

ESCANABA — St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba, will be serving breakfast this Sunday, Sept. 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The breakfast is open to the public, and children five and under eat free.

Annual Forest Service Retirees’ breakfast

ESCANABA — The annual Forest Service Retirees’ breakfast will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at Drifter’s Restaurant in Escanaba. If you plan to attend, please contact Pat at 906-786-7926.

Cedar Creek Country Band performs tonight

ESCANABA — The Cedar Creek Country Band is scheduled to perform live Friday, Sept. 7 at the Amvets Hall in Escanaba from 7 to 11 p.m. A donation will be accepted at the door. All are welcome.

Elks Friday night ­dinners resume tonight

ESCANABA –The Escanaba Elks 354 will be serving their Friday night dinners starting tonight, from 5-9 pm.

The card raffle will resume tonight also. Members and guests are welcome.

Program on effective ­communication planned

ESCANABA — The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting an educational program/talk about effective communication at the Escanaba Public Library (400 Ludington Street) from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 20.

MARSP meeting set for Sept. 12 in Garden

GARDEN — The Sept. 12 MARSP meeting will take place in Garden at the Sidetracked Restaurant on 15710 18th Road. Attendees are asked to gather at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and enjoy a presentation by a representative from the Village Artisan/Garden Gallery.

All retired school personnel from Schoolcraft and Eastern Delta Counties are welcome to attend.

Dance in Rock Sunday

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd, on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. Music will be provided by The County Express. There is a cost to attend the dance, and a free will donation lunch will be available.

For more information, call Alice at 906-356-6588. All proceeds benefit the senior corporation.

Lecture series at East Ludington Gallery

ESCANABA — The East Ludington Gallery, 1007 Ludington St. Escanaba, will be having a lecture series the third Thursday of every month.

This month will be Beth Cox presenting “How Glass Paperweights are Made.”

It will be on Sept. 20 from 7 to 8 p.m., and it is open to the public free of charge.

Fish or chicken dinner in Gladstone Sept. 14

GLADSTONE — A dinner featuring fried fish or chicken will take place Friday, Sept. 14 at Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 1920 Lake Shore Ave. in Gladstone.

Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Kids age 7 and under eat free.

A community concert will follow at 8 p.m. with a free will offering.