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Eagles breakfast Feb. 16

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will serve breakfast Sunday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Eagles Hall, located at 608 Ludington Street in Escanaba.

The public is welcome to attend. There is a fee to attend the breakfast. For more information, call the Escanaba Eagles Club at 786-3451.

Live music at Amvets tonight, Saturday

ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123 in Escanaba is hosting the classic country music band “Old Friends,” Friday, Feb. 14 from 7 to 11 p.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 15, a Valentine’s dance will be held featuring “The Grand Design Band.” The first thirty ladies will receive a chocolate rose at the door. Door prizes will be awarded every hour, 50/50s will be held, and there will be meat tray raffles.

The Grand Design Band plays classic rock, country and a variety of music. This event runs from 8 p.m. to midnight. There is a fee at the door.

Legion steak dinner

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone will be having a steak dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27. Serving will be from 4:30 until 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

‘A Journey Through Grief’

ESCANABA — “A Journey Through Grief” is a bereavement support group presented 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, Feb. 27 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church, 1820 9th Avenue 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 Gayle DeShambo at 906-241-7974 or gayle.deshambo@lhcgroup.com.

Sing Off Saturday

NAHMA — Due to the inclement weather on Jan. 18, the 4th Annual U.P. Sing Off will be held at the Nahma Inn Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.

Singers must be at least 18 years old and have their own karaoke CD. Singer registration is payable at 6:30 p.m. that evening. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Call Mary at 906-474-6109 or 906-420-0610.

Mystery box and basket drawings will also take place during the event.

The Sing Off is sponsored by the Isabella Community Hall committee for ongoing restoration projects.

AAUW ‘Book Night’

ESCANABA — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold “Book Night” on Feb. 20 at the home of Carol Bergquist, located at 1221 5th Ave. S. in Escanaba. Members and guests are invited to bring a favorite book to share.

The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a soup supper. Snacks and desserts will be welcomed.

RSVP to Judy at 789-1905 by Feb. 16.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. Formed in 1881, the organization is globally recognized for its advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. For more information on AAUW, call 474-6545.

Salvation Army social services available

ESCANABA — Social service assistance from the Salvation Army is available 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Community Services Building.

The Soup Kitchen is open noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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