R/C Flying Club offers

two local events

HYDE – The Bay Area R/C Flying Club will host a “Learn to Fly” event on Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bay Area R/C Flying Club Field which is located six miles west of Escanaba and four miles north of Hyde on City Road 521/533. (Follow the signs to the field).

Participants will have the opportunity to learn to fly remote control model airplanes at no risk or charge.

The club will also present a “Radio Control Float Fly” on Sunday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ludington Park between the boat docks and the bridge. Radio control seaplanes and helicopters will be displayed and flown throughout the day.

For more information on either of these events, call Dan Brachmann (906) 786-2737.

Tech security

sessions scheduled

ESCANABA – Big Smile Technology and Delta Business Solutions are hosting a free one-hour session on practical business technology security. The event will cover some best practices on how to avoid the majority of security concerns in practical, day-to-day terms.

The session will be held in Room 211 of the Penstar Building in Escanaba on Tuesday, July 22, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Topics to be covered include: viruses, wireless devices, passwords, phishing, data security, and employees and data backups.

Attendees will receive a free Security Audit Voucher.

For more information, contact (906) 217-2000, or

Farmers Market

Tuesday in Brampton

BRAMPTON – The Days River Lion’s Club will host a new farmers market at the Brampton/Days River Lion’s Club just off M-35 in Brampton (watch for signs). The market will include fresh fruits and vegetables, farm-fresh eggs, back goods, fresh-baked artisan breads, Days River Lion’s fresh pasties, and much more.

Markets will be held weekly each Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. Craft and flea-market vendors are welcome. For more information or if interested in being a vendor, contact Kathy at 356-6203.

Tai Chi at Escanaba

Senior Center

ESCANABA – The Escanaba Senior Center announces Tai Chi for Health/Fall Prevention and Seated Tai Chi on Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

The program presented at the Center has been shown through extensive research to help prevent falls and improve health and the quality of life. It has been recognized as an evidenced based exercise by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for falls prevention.

Anyone wishing to participate is asked to contact the Center at 786-8850 for additional details.

VFW Post open to

veterans and families

ESCANABA – VFW Post 2998 Hall is open to area residents for various activities from Tuesday through Saturday at 6 p.m. The organization offers free billiards, as well as cribbage (partners) each Thursday at 7 p.m.

The VFW Hall is available to the public, not only for monthly meetings and activities, but also as a rental for weddings, bridal or baby showers.

VFW is a non-profit organization that helps local veterans and their families. The hall is located at 904 Sheridan Road in Escanaba. For more information, contact Joe at (906) 233-7173.

Greeting cards

needed at Perspectives

ESCANABA – Perspectives Adult Care Center is still looking for used greeting cards. Used cards do not have to be taken apart as the participants of the program like to cut the backs off of the cards. The cards provide a nice activity for those who take part in the program.

Cards may be dropped off at Perspectives Adult Care Center, 1401 N. 26th St., Suite 118, of the Penstar Building Center or they can be dropped off at any senior center in the Delta County area.

For more information, contact Perspectives at 789-2886.