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Escanaba Community Garden Harvest event

ESCANABA — The public is invited to join, Escanaba Community Garden members on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Delta MSU Extension office, 2840 College Ave., for an Escanaba Community Garden harvest event.

Community garden members, Extension Master Gardeners, and Extension staff will be on hand to celebrate the end of the growing season. Anyone interested in the Community Garden is invited to attend.

Along with a potluck highlighting the garden harvest, members will be asked to provide feedback on this past growing season. Safe food preservation techniques and tips will also be provided.

RSVP by emailing Rebecca Krans at kransr@msu.edu by Nov. 13.

Library Friends host game night Tuesday

GLADSTONE — The Friends of the Gladstone Library will host their Annual Fall Card Party and Game Night on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the library. Groups should reserve tables with Pam Chouinard by calling 280-2918. Individuals may also attend and join a group for the evening.

There will be a silent auction and a pie social, and a “Reader’s Basket” will be given away as a door prize.

Attendees are asked to bring their own games or gather a group to play bridge. Tickets are can be purchased from Friends of the Gladstone Library members or at the library itself. Proceeds go to supplement children’s programs and activities such as the reading programs and story hours.

Audubon Club to meet

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room 961 of the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College.

The meeting is open to anyone interesting in birding. There is no charge.

Rapid Readers’ November meeting

RAPID RIVER — “Madame Fourcade’s Secret War” by Lynne Olson is November’s discussion choice for the Rapid Readers. The meeting will take place Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River.

New members are welcome. Contact Peg Netchey with any questions or concerns at 906-428-9668.

Quilt auction Saturday

GLADSTONE — There will be a silent auction of quilts and other items Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church 1212, Minneapolis Ave. in Gladstone.

The public is welcome to come see the quilts, baby blankets, hot pads, pillows, table runners, and vintage items available.

Bidders will place a bid with their phone number and need not be present to win. Bidding will end Sunday, Nov. 17 at noon.

All proceeds go to Lutheran World Relief for the shipping of quilts, baby care and health kits to places in need.

Annual Hunters’ Turkey Dinner set for Saturday

RAPID RIVER — The Walter W. Cole American Legion Post 301 in Rapid River will be having its annual Hunters’ Turkey Dinner Saturday, Nov. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. Raffle drawings will be held at 7 p.m.

There is a cost to attend this dinner.

Forest Service retirees Christmas luncheon

WELLS — The annual Forest Service retirees Christmas luncheon will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Buck Inn in Wells starting at 11:30 a.m. Members are asked to bring non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry.

RSVP to Pat at 906-786-7926.

Taco Tuesday returns

GLADSTONE — Taco Tuesday is back at the Gladstone American Legion Post 71. Serving is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

The events are held at Gladstone American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71, 802 Delta Ave, in Gladstone.

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