Briefs

Dance in Rock Sunday

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd., on Sunday, July 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. Come enjoy the music of Ron Jay & The Country Strangers.

There is a cost at the door. A free will donation lunch will be provided.

For more information, call Alice at 356-6588. All proceeds benefit the Senior Corporation.

Studio tour and salad luncheon July 20

GARDEN — On Saturday, July 20, the Village Artisans of Garden will sponsor a tour of artists’ studios and a salad luncheon. This annual event showcases different places of interest on the peninsula each year. The proceeds are used for the children’s art and enrichment programs the Village Artisans provide.

The studios this year will feature painting, pottery, glass working and wood carving. An added attraction will be a presentation on wool artistry and fiber, to be repeated at intervals throughout the day in the workroom of the Garden Gallery.

Tickets for the tour, along with a brochure and map, may be obtained at the Garden Gallery, 6763 State Street in Garden, beginning at 10 a.m. on July 20. The tour will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and the luncheon will be served at St. John Hall from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Day camp at the Historical Society

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will be presenting a hands-on children’s day camp for ages 7 to 9 on July 16 titled “A Child’s Life in Early Escanaba.”

A 19th century boxed lunch will be provided. Day camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications for the day camp can be picked up at the museum between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. every day and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is a cost to register. Checks are payable to The Delta County Historical Society and may be mailed to Ellie O’Donnell at 601 Ogden Avenue or dropped off at the museum.

Live music at Amvets

ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123 will have live music Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Friday night will feature the Ghost Riders and Saturday will feature Raven Madness Karaoke. The public is welcome.

A Journey Through Grief

ESCANABA — “A Journey Through Grief” is a bereavement support group presented to individuals on behalf of UP Health System Hospice. This is a non-denominational support group that is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. The group provides educational materials and guided discussions on a variety of topics to assist those in the grieving process.

“A Journey Through Grief” is offered the last Thursday of every month. The next session is scheduled for Thursday, July 25 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church, 1820 9th Ave. North, Escanaba.

The group will be facilitated by Lewis Hague, UP Health System Hospice Bereavement Coordinator, and coordinated by Gayle DeShambo, Account Executive for UP Health System Hospice.

This support group is open to anyone in the community that is grieving the loss of a loved one.

For more information, contact DeShambo at 906-241-7974 or gayle.deshambo@lhcgroup.com.

Opportunity offered to save memories

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice is offering the “Life Memories” program. The Life Memories program allows OSF Hospice patients who are in the final stages of life the opportunity to relive and relate their memories for their loved ones. Volunteers conduct the person’s “life story” interviews and record them to DVD.

The program is a free service to their patients and their families. All information is kept confidential. Those interested in participating should contact OSF Hospice at 786-3915.

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