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Escanaba River Legion to meet March 4

FLAT ROCK — The monthly meeting of the Escanaba River American Legion Post 115 and the Auxiliary will be held at the Escanaba Township Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4.

St. Thomas breakfast

ESCANABA — St. Thomas the Apostle Church Breakfast is this Sunday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1820 9th Ave. North, in Escanaba. There is a fee for the breakfast, but children age 5 and under eat free.

Dance in Rock March 8

ROCK — The next dance in Rock will be held Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Rock Senior Center, 3892 W. Maple Ridge Rd. Music will be provided by Country Express.

There is a cost to attend the dance and a free-will donation lunch will be provided.

For more information, call or text Becky at 906-630-3338.

Class of ’73 luncheons

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone High School class of 1973 will start having informal, fun lunches the second Monday of each month beginning March 9. The lunches will be at the Family Inn in Wells at 1 p.m. All members of the class of ’73, their spouses and friends are invited.

For those who can’t make the March 9 luncheon, the next gathering will be April 13.

Cancer benefit set

ESCANABA — A spaghetti dinner benefit for John A. Rudenberg, who is battling cancer, will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Eagles Club at 608 Ludington St. in Escanaba from 3 to 7 p.m.

Advance tickets are available at the Eagles Club Bar after 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

There will be raffles and 50/50 drawings, a live auction and end of the event door prizes. Music follows in the club by Crossing Border from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Mill retirees to meet

ESCANABA — The Mill Retirees group will meet on Wednesday, March 4 at the Union Hall on Sheridan Road at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a 50/50 drawing.

All mill retirees are invited to attend. The group meets the first Wednesday of every month.

Healing prayer service

ESCANABA — Fr. Ryan Ford will be leading a healing service for those in need of a physical, emotional, relational or spiritual healing at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Parish, 709 1st Ave South, Escanaba, MI 49829. The service is not a mass and will be held Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

DAR to meet March 14

ISHPEMING — The Onagomingkway Chapter, DAR, will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, March 14 from noon until 3 p.m. EDT at the Jasper Ridge Brewery & Restaurant, 1075 Country Lane in Ishpeming. Attendees should plan to order a meal.

Members will be happy to answer questions about genealogy and membership after the meeting. Call Melissa at 906-226-7836 with questions.

Egg decorating ­workshop at library

STEPHENSON — Come decorate eggs the old-time way at the Menominee County Library on Saturday, March 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. The workshop is free but pre-registration is requested to ensure adequate supplies. Blown eggs will be decorated using a wax resist dye process from Eastern Europe’s Ukraine region. For centuries, decorated eggs were shared with family and friends to promote good wishes at Easter and to welcome spring. All supplies and equipment will be provided. This class is not recommended for young children due to use of candles and hot wax. Anyone under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, or to register for this workshop, contact the Menominee County Library by calling 906-753-6923, visiting www.uproc.lib.mi.us/menominee, or stopping by the library at S.319 Railroad St. in Stephenson.

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