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Michigan Legacy Art Park

Snowshoe Beginner Series

Various Saturdays

Thompsonville

 

Attend one event, or attend all. Enjoy a guided tour of Michigan Legacy Art Park with rental snowshoes from Crystal Mountain - all in one package.  The special rate of $20/person includes Crystal Mountain snowshoe rental and Art Park entrance fee per day. Dates include Saturdays Dec. 31, Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, and Feb. 18. The snowshoe tours will include an introduction on using snowshoes, followed by a one-hour snowshoe around the Art Park. It is a perfect environment to enjoy nature, art and snowshoeing.  Experienced snowshoers are welcome as well! 

To attend the tour, arrive at 9:30am for snowshoe rentals at Park at Water’s Edge at Crystal Mountain to register for tour and size snowshoes. Tours begin at 10am at the Art Park. Crystal Mountain is located at 12500 Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, MI. More info can be found at michlegacyartpark.org. Dates include Saturdays Dec. 31, Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, and Feb. 18.

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Alden District Library 

Community Events

Throughout January

Helena Twp. Community Center

 

Events include, Off the Wall Movie Night & Pot Luck, Books ‘n Brie Book Club, a snow owl hunt with the Antrim Photography Workshop and much more! Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Rd, Alden, 231-331-4318.

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NW Michigan Community Action Agency 

January Workshops

Various days and times

Traverse City

 

Workshops include Money Management, Homebuyer Education, Tax Preparer Training, Student Loan Forgiveness and much more!

nmcaa.net

800 632-7334 – Traverse City

800 443-2297 – Cadillac

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Communities in Schools of NW Michigan

Adult Prom Fundraiser

Saturday, January 28th

Alden

 

Join the first Adult Prom Fundraiser!  Communities In Schools of Northwest Michigan is hosting “Dancing through the Decades” at Helena Township Hall.  Grab a partner, or a group of friends and dress up for your favorite decade!  There will be food and a cash bar.  The $35 ticket includes admission, appetizers & desert, photo booth and a drink token.    Tickets and more information can be found at https://cisnwmi.org/adult-prom-fundraiser/.   

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Community Hope 

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR Food Drive

February 1st through the 14th

Missaukee County

 Area schools, churches, banks and grocery stores are serving as drop-off locations for donations of canned or boxed food, Community Hope, a non-profit organization focused on making Missaukee County a place to thrive, will collect all donations from drop-off locations and distribute them to area food pantries. For questions or more information, contact us at mekoe@communityhopemc.org or 231.253.4700.

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St Mary School

Open House

Wednesday, February 1st

Lake Leelanau

 

Come DISCOVER ST. MARY SCHOOL with presentations at both 8:30 AM & 6:00 PM given by the school Principal, students and Alumni.  There will also be a Q&A Session and School Tour.

All are Welcome!

303 S Lake Shore Dr.

231 256-9636

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The Manton Volunteer Fire Department 

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, February 4th

Manton

 

Enjoy a tasty breakfast from 7 am until 12pm to help with the purchase of safety gear. This event will be held at the Manton Schools 5th street gym. Serving pancakes, link sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee. Donations will be accepted at the door. Everyone is welcome!

Location: 105 5th Street in Manton.

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LifeHouse Assembly of God 

Versiti Blood Drive

Monday, February 6th

Cadillac

 

Lifehouse is hosting the drive from 1:30-6:00pm.   LifeHouse is located at 1120 W Division St., Cadillac.  Did you know the average adult body contains 10 pints of blood?  To donate please contact Dave Bayer for your appointment time 231-775-7858.

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TC Masonic Lodge West Bay #222

Charity Euchre Tournament

Saturday February 11th

Traverse City

 

Have some fun for a great cause, the tourney starts at 3PM. Proceeds will benefit a local charity called Paws For Veterans, which provides service companion dogs to disabled Veterans.

Masonic Lodge 13360 S. West Bay Shore Dr. 49684

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Chain of Lakes Relay for Life

Bubbles & Bowties Adult Prom

Saturday, February 11th

Central Lake

 

Looking for a way to break up the long winter now that the holidays are over?  Join us at the Blue Pelican in Central Lake on Saturday, February 11 for the Bubbles and Bowties Adult Prom.  We will have food and beverages from 7p-9p along with a silent auction and photo booth to get your prom pictures taken.  At 9pm we will begin dancing. Not a dancer?  That’s okay.  We will also have various games and activities throughout the night to keep everyone entertained.  There will be a champagne toast at midnight.

Pre-sale tickets will be $50 for an individual ($35 going to Relay For Life) and $75 for a couple ($45 going to Relay For Life).  Tickets will be available from Relay For Life committee members or The Blue Pelican, Pelican’s Nest, Adams Madams, Merrie's Market, Bellaire/Central Lake or Alden Hardwares.  Tickets are cash only please.  Tickets will be available at the door for $55. per person.

If you are over 21, please come out and join us as we break up the winter doldrums and have a blast while fighting cancer! 

For more information, contact Syrina at 231.675.2492 or syrina@charter.net or visit us on Facebook, Relay For Life of Chain of Lakes.

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AMVETS Post 114

Valentine’s Day Dinner & Dance

Saturday, February 11th

Elk Rapids

 

Doors open and 6pm with dinner served at 7. Enjoy prime rib and roasted turkey breast with all the fixins’ with your sweetheart. Everyone is welcome. Get your tickets early!

Location: 410 Bridge Street.

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Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 94

Golf on Ice Auction

Saturday, February 18th

Cadillac

 

It’s family fun for all! Golf starts at noon at the downtown boat launch on Lake Cadillac. 9 holes of golf will be played if there’s ice or not. There will be food and a live auction with all proceeds going to Area 32 Special Olympics. Everyone is welcome!

Do donate, or donate auction items: 231 775-6500 or 231 468-8311

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Great Lakes Children’s Museum 

Ongoing Programs

Throughout the month  

Traverse City

 

The museum offers a variety of weekly programs for preschool and elementary age children. Events include Storytime Adventures, Kids Craft Lab and much more.

glcm.org

13240 S. West Bay Shore Dr.

Traverse City

231 932-5354

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Empire United Methodist Church

Grief Support Group

Ongoing

Empire

 

This Grief Support Group will be offered starting on Wednesday, January 11, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM. The purpose of this group is to lay a foundation for bereavement education and support. All individuals will be welcomed and valued in a safe, accepting, and comfortable environment. For further information or to sign up, please call Barb Foged at 231-633 3348.

Location: 10050 Michigan St. in Empire

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Disability Network Northern Michigan

Variety of Programs  

Ongoing

Traverse City

 

Disability Network is the first stop for people with disabilities and their families in northern Michigan. The network seeks to educate and connect people with disabilities to resources like their safe use of technology program using Zoom sessions and in-person monthly meetings.

415 East Eighth Street Traverse City MI 49686

231 922 0903      866 869 8600      disabilitynetwork.org  

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Peninsula Community Library

Regular Events

Monthly

Traverse City

 

Programs include Gentle Yoga, Threads, Talk with Tom, Story Stew, Page Turners Book Club and much more.

2893 Island View Rd.

231 223-7700

 

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