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Elks Auxiliary to meet

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Auxiliary will hold its May meeting on Thursday, May 2. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner is at 7 p.m., with the meeting to follow. A steak dinner will be served. Reservations/cancellations can be made by calling Shirley at 789-9306 or emailing gollachs@yahoo.com by noon, Monday, April 29.

St. Anthony’s pasty sale planned for April 25-26

ESCANABA — St. Anthony’s Church is having a pasty sale on April 25 and 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. Pickup is at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba.

To pre-order call Debbie at 399-4259 to guarantee your pasties. The church also delivers to businesses in Escanaba. Call Debbie for details.

Wells Lions Club ­welcomes public

WELLS — All are welcome to join in on a Wells Lions Club community projects discussion and gathering Wednesday, April 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Wells Township Hall.

Story hour in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Children ages 2 to 10 years old are invited to join in the festivities at Gladstone Public Library’s story hour on Saturday, April 27 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy stories, create a special spring craft, eat snacks and sing songs.

No registration is necessary. For more information, call 428-4224. This story hour is sponsored by the Friends of the Gladstone Library.

Delta County Republican Party to meet Thursday

ESCANABA — The Delta County Republican Party will be holding its April meeting on Thursday the 25th, at Ferdinand’s Restaurant in Escanaba. This will be a noon meeting. The general public is encouraged to attend.

Firework fundraising ­dinner event April 27

HERMANSVILLE — The Hermansville Firework Committee will be holding a spaghetti and chicken fundraiser on April 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. CST at the Hermansville Community Club. There will be raffles, door prizes, and inflatable jumps for the kids. Take-out will also be available.

One hundred percent of proceeds go to pay for fireworks on the 4th of July.

Women of the ELCA spring gathering

ESCANABA — The Women of the ELCA Delta Cluster Spring Gathering will be held Saturday, April 27 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 202 S. 11th Street, Escanaba. The theme for the morning is “Bad Girls of the Bible, Loved and Forgiven.”

Registration begins at 9:15. The in-gathering offering will be for the Delta Regional Child Advocacy Center. Karla Lehmann, a representative from the advocacy center, will be a guest and explain a little about the center.

The in-kind offering will be going for the advocacy center. Suggested items include: new quilts; children’s coloring books and crayons; used/new books for youth; and personal care items, including new socks (for older youth), toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, deodorant and lotions. Please RSVP by April 24. Call Sandy at 906-786-6642.

Elks Lodge is Drug Take-Back Day site

ESCANABA — Escanaba Elks 354 will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Lodge, located at 510 Ludington St., will be open to everyone for a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription medication.

American Legion steak feed set for Thursday

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone is holding a steak dinner on Thursday, April 25. Serving will take place from 4:30 until 7 p.m.

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