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Memorial United Methodist cookie sale

GLADSTONE — The Annual Christmas Cookie and Bake Sale will be held on Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Smith Hall at the Memorial United Methodist Church, 1920 Lake Shore Dr., Gladstone.

The cookies are sold by the pound along with homemade breads, coffee cake, pies, and candies. Crafts will also be sold.

Christmas Bazaar set

ESCANABA — The St. Anthony/St. Thomas Annual Christmas Bazaar will take place Sunday, Dec. 8 in the St. Thomas Parish Hall, located at 1820 9th Ave. North in Escanaba. A meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a cost for the meal. There will also be a cash raffle, silver dollar games, 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, a bake sale, silent auction, crafts and more.

Takeout meals are available. All are welcome.

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.

Tree lights available

GLADSTONE — Honor or remember someone with a light on the Christmas tree in Gladstone’s Van Cleve Park. Lights are available to purchase at www.­gladstonekiwanis.weebly.com.

Join Santa in a tree lighting ceremony, which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. Cookies and refreshments will be served.

For any questions, call Peggy Austin at 906-241-0889.

Bark River Senior Center activities

BARK RIVER — The Bark River Seniors meet each Wednesday at the Senior Center on D Road in Bark River, with a variety of activities to share. The coffee pot is always on, starting at 9 a.m. (EST), with treats donated by local stores. If you enjoy cards or cribbage, join a game and enjoy some friendly competition. There are Tai Chi and Sit-and-Fit exercise opportunities from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Dinner is served at 11:30 a.m. and comes from the Meals-on-Wheels Senior Program. There is a cost for the meal. A calendar lets you decide if you want to order the meal each week, which can be called in by noon on Tuesday.

Bingo is played after dinner.

Contact Chris at 241-7158 for more information.

Meat pies for sale

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Auxiliary, Gladstone is making meat pies, which will be available on Friday, Dec. 6. To order, call 906-428-1050.

Relic Riders to meet

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Relic Riders will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the clubhouse to discuss plans for the Rapid River Relics Snowmobile Show/Swap on Jan. 25, 2020 at the Rapid River Lions Club.

For further information, contact David Shope at 280-6630 or Mary Zar at 399-1955.

Annual Christmas ­cookie sale in Esky

ESCANABA — The First Presbyterian Church 819 1st Ave. South, Escanaba will be holding its Annual Christmas Cookie Sale on Saturday, Dec. 14 starting at 10 a.m. All kinds of cookies — homemade, fancy, old-fashioned, and decorated — will be available by the pound. The church is handicapped accessible.

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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