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CFX-Morey Education Center Buzzboard - Here's what we're buzzing about today

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*Thru August 28:  Michigan DNR is accepting applications for a reserved waterfowl hunt - www.michigan.gov/dnr or ay license agent

*Thru August 30:  Art Reach Exhibit "Artwalk Central" artworks - Art Reach, downtown Mt Pleasant in the Morey Family Gallery

*Thru August 31:  Applications being accepted for 2019 High School grads to claim Tuition Incentive Benefits from the Michigan Department                 of Treasury - TIP grant applications are due - www.michigan.gov/tipsenior

*Thru September 3 -The Michigan Big Tree Hunt Contest - Enter pix of your big tree at wwww.bigtreehunt.com

*Thru September 16:  Gladwin County crowd-funding effort to raise funds for a splash park at Ross Lake Park - If the campaign reaches a goal                 of $50,000 by September 16 they win matching grants to build the park - www.patroncity.com/grsp

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TUESDAY--------------------------------------------------------------------------

*Native Farmers Market - Pavillion at Leaton & Broadway in Mt Pleasant from 10am-2pm

20  Final Registration deadline for the August 22nd 8th Annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Chamber Summitt - 11:45am-1:30pm at the Great Hall                 Banquet & Convention Center in Midland - $50 before August 20 (Final deadline)

20  Mt Pleasant Parks & Recreation Start Smart Sports Development Sampler Early Registration Deadline

20  Artwalk Central event - Masquerade Mask Class - 5pm-7pm - $35/$30 for members

20  CRDL Cosmic Colors program creating space-themed art - 3pm at Veteran's Memorial Library in Mt Pleasant - registration required

20  Thru August 31:  Members First Credit Union Branches are selling "Stars" as a Make-A-Wish  Michigan Fundraiser - All proceeds are donated

 

WEDNESDAY---------------------------------------------------------------------

*Family Storytime - 10:15am at the Shepherd Community Library & 11:30am at the Faith Johnston Memorial Library in Rosebush

*Create Make & Take, crafts & fun - 3:30pm-4:30pm at the Shepherd Community Library

21  Chippewa Nature Center hosts a Free Family Yoga Series - 10am-11am at the Homestead Farm - Free, but pre-registration is required

21  Thru September 2:  Chippewa Nature Center "Summer Exploration Days-Planet Earth" - Free, family hands on event, themed experiments,                 games & crafts at the visitor center - Mon-Sat from 8am-5pm & Sun & Holidays from 12pm-5pm

21  Isabella County Parks "Mushroom hunting with Sister Marie Kopin" event - 10am at Meridian Park - Free event, however you must pre-register                 at 989-317-4083 by the 20th

21  MSU Extension "Blanching & Freezing" Class - 12pm-2pm at the Isabella County Building - $10 per person, register before August 19 - 989-                317-4079

21  Midland Senior Services "Meals on Wheels Volunteer Orientation & Training" - 8:30am volunteer orientation, 9:30am Meals on Wheels training,                 10:15am Ride along with an experienced driver - Register at 633-3700

21  Artwalk Central event "Painting the Town" Paint & Wine Party for adults - 5:30pm-8pm - $35/$30 for members, register in advance

21  CRDL Brown Bag Book Discussion Group for adults "Happiness is a Memoir by Heather Harper" - 12pm at Veteran's Memorial Library in Mt                 Pleasant

 

THURSDAY-----------------------------------------------------------------------

*Thru October 3:  Mt Pleasant Thursday Farmers Market - 7:30am-2pm at the Island Park South Shelter

*Family Story Time - 10:15am at the Veteran's memorial Library in Mt Pleasant

22  Old 27 Motor Tour featuring over 400 classic cars in Downtown Clare - 6pm-9pm

22  8th Annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Chamber Summit - 11:45am-1:30pm at the Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center in Midland         - Register in Advance $45 before August 15, $50 before August 20 (Final deadline)

22  Artwalk Central event "Art in Nature" - 10am-2pm at Art Reach - Free & Open to the public

 

FRIDAY-----------------------------------------------------------------------

23  Thru August 25:  Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

23  CRDL Music & Movement for ages 0-5 - 10:15am at Veteran's Memorial Library in Mt Pleasant

23  CRDL Coffee & Caregivers Playgroup - 10:15am at the Veteran's Memorial Library in Mt Pleasant - Playtime at the library for kids & adult time                 with others for caregivers

23  Registration deadline for the August 29th Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours/CMU Tailgate party - 4pm-6:15pm at                 CMU Kelly Shorts Stadium - $7 for Chamber members & guests, $% for ages 4-9, 3 & under are free - Game tickets are $10 extra

23  Happy Hula Party for Kids - 4pm-6pm at the Mt Pleasant Discovery Museum

 

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*Thru October 12:  Mt Pleasant Saturday Farmers Market - 9am-2pm on Broadway, Downtown Mt Pleasant

24  Home Builders Association of Central Michigan Left-over & Surplus Auction - Island Park Mt Pleasant South Pavillion

24  City of Mt Pleasant "Movies by Moonlight" - 8:30-10:30pm outside by City Hall, downtown "Forrest Gump" - Art Reach Make & Take Crafts                 start at 7:30pm

24  Max & Emily's Summer Concert Series "The Paddlebots" - 6pm in downtown Mt Pleasant

24  SOS Animal Rescue in Midland "11tth Annual Dirty Dog Trail Run" - 8am at the Midland City Forest - 5k & 10k run, 5k & 1 mile walk with or                 without a dog - Pre-register at www.itsyourrace.com - Register by August 21 to save $5 - Portions of the proceeds go to Shelterhouse & to                 provide pet food & spay/neuter assistance to Midland County residents

24  Michigan CNR "Hunting Whitetails Naturally" class - 10am-5pm at the Carl T Johnson Hunting & Fishing Center at Mitchell State Park in                 Cadillac - $25 per person, register in advance at shawe@michigan.gov

24  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

24  Free Community Carnival - 2pm-5pm at Victory Christian Center in Mt Pleasant

 

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25  Chippewa Nature Center hosts Homestead Sunday - Shelters & Timber Tools - 1pm-5pm, Guided tours at 2pm

25  Michigan CNR "Hunting Whitetails Naturally" class - 10am-5pm at the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center at Bay City State Park - $25 per person,                 register in advance at shawe@michigan.gov

25  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

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*CRDL Baby time for ages 10-24 months - Veteran's Memorial Library, Mt Pleasant at 9:30am

*CRDL Terriffic Twos & Threes program for ages 2-3 - Veteran's Memorial Library, Mt Pleasant at 10:15am

26  First day of school for Shepherd School district

26  Michigan DNR - Leftover Fall turkey licenses go on sale today for those unsuccessful in the fall turkey license draw

26  Mt Pleasant City Commission Meeting - 7pm at City Hall

 

27  Artwalk Central Event - Public voting ends - 5pm

 

28  Art Reach of Mid-Michigan Auction for the Arts Fundraiser/Masquerade Ball - 5:30pm at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort - $70/$60 for                 members, Tables of 8 are $600

28  Registration deadline for the September 11-12-13 Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce "Corporate Cup Challenge" event - Employee teams                 of 8-20 competing in several events over 3 days, after work hours - $200 per team

28  City of Mt Pleasant Zoning Board of Appeals Regular meeting & Public Hearing - 7pm at City Hall

 

29  Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours/CMU Tailgate party - 4pm-6:15pm at CMU Kelly Shorts Stadium - Pre-                registration required by August 23rd ($7 for Chamber members & guests, $% for ages 4-9, 3 & under are free - Game tickets are $10 extra

 

31  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

September

1  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

2  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

2  2019 Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk - Walking starts from either side of the bridge - 6am-12pm (Bridge Closed)

2  Labor Day closings

                -CFX studio closed, no prize pickup

                -Mt Pleasant City Offices

 

3  Michigan DNR - Leftover Fall turkey licenses go on sale today for any hunter with a current base license

 

4  CMU Brooks Observatory Open House - 8pm at Brooks Hall, 4th Floor, rain or shine - Check out the stars using the Brooks telescopes

 

5  Thru September 28:  Art Reach Exhibit "Cara O'Brien & Diane Zoellmer" artwork - Art Reach, downtown Mt Pleasant in the Morey Family                 Gallery

5  Artist Meet & Greet for the Art Reach Exhibit " Cara O'Brien & Diane Zoellmer" artwork - Art Reach, downtown Mt Pleasant in the Morey                 Family Gallery

 

7  Mackinac Island Eight Mile Run/Walk

7  Pine River Arts Council "18th Annual lucky McDuck Day" - Starts beside the Alma Public Library, with 1500 ducks racing down the river - 10am-                3:45pm live entertainment, concessions, children's Quacktivities, Art show - Lunch from 11am-2pm - Race Starts at 4pm - Ducks start at                 $5 each at Highland Blush or the local farmer's markets

7  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

8  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

9  Registration deadline for the September 16 start of the MSU Extension in Mt Pleasant "Citizen Planner Program" (thru October 21) - Every                 Monday from 6pm-9pm at Mid-Michigan College in Mt Pleasant - Program covers roles, responsibilities & best practices for planning &                 zoning in Michigan - Register before September 9 @ events.anr.msu.edu/CPIsabella19/

 

10  Mt Pleasant Rotary Run/Walk & Fun Run - 6pm, starts from Mt Pleasant City Hall

 

11  Chippewa Nature Center "Coffee & Conversation Series-Celebrating the Harvest" - 9am-10am - Stories of harvests past & present

11  Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce "Corporate Cup Challenge" event - 5:30pm-7:30pm at Island Park, Mt Pleasant - Employee teams of                 8-20 competing in Wiffle Ball & Paper Airplane Toss - Day 1

 

12  Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce "Corporate Cup Challenge" event - 5:30pm-7:30pm at Island Park, Mt Pleasant - Employee teams of                 8-20 competing in Volleyball & Cornhole - Day 2

 

13  Mt Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce "Corporate Cup Challenge" event - 5:30pm-7:30pm at Island Park, Mt Pleasant - Employee teams of                 8-20 competing in Kickball & a Fun Relay - Day 3 - Closing Reception from 7:45pm-9pm

 

14  Tire recycling collection - Isabella County Fairgrounds from 8am-12pm or until trailers are full

14  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

15  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

16  MSU Extension in Mt Pleasant "Citizen Planner Program starts today (thru October 21) - Every Monday from 6pm-9pm at Mid-Michigan                 College in Mt Pleasant - Program covers roles, responsibilities & best practices for planning & zoning in Michigan - Register before                 September 9 @ events.anr.msu.edu/CPIsabella19/

 

18  Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County Fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse, Mt Pleasant - 4pm-10pm, 10% of sales donated when you bring in the                 flyer for the fundraiser

 

19  Mid-Michigan College Community Job Fair - 1pm-4pm at the Mt Pleasant Campus in the Community Room

 

20  Thru September 22:  Mackinac Island Republican Leadership Conference

 

21  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

22  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

27  Community Cancer Services "21st Annual Into the Light Cancer Awareness/Fundraiser Walk" - 3pm-10pm at the Isabella County Fairgrounds

27  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

28  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

29  2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival - Holly are from 10am-7pm

 

October

2  Thru October 31:  Art Reach Exhibit "Whitney Sage" artwork - Art Reach, downtown Mt Pleasant in the Morey Family Gallery

 

3  Artist Meet & Greet for the Art Reach Exhibit "Whitney Sage" artwork - Art Reach, downtown Mt Pleasant in the Morey Family Gallery

 

5  Household Hazardous Waste/Clean Sweep Collection - Isabella County Fairgrounds from 8am-12pm

 

7  CMU Brooks Observatory Open House - 8pm at Brooks Hall, 4th Floor, rain or shine - Check out the stars using the Brooks telescopes

 

18  Leadercast Women all-day conference - Mid-Michigan College, Mt Pleasant Campus from 8:30am-3:30pm - $70 per person, register in advance,                 lunch & all materials included - 989-386-6622 for registration information

 

26  Mackinac Island Halloween Trick of Treating

26  Mackinac Island Turtle Trail Run/Half Marathon

26  Village of Farwell Halloween Party - 2pm-4pm at the Farwell Farmers Market, corner of South Hall & Illinois

 

November

5  CMU Brooks Observatory Open House - 8pm at Brooks Hall, 4th Floor, rain or shine - Check out the stars using the Brooks telescopes

 

13  Chippewa Nature Center "Coffee & Conversation Series-Winter Bird Feeding" - 9am-10am - Best methods & foods for attracting winter birds

 

December

11 - Chippewa Nature Center "Coffee & Conversation Series-Artifact Discovery" - 9am-10am - Exploring treasures from the CNC historic                 artifact collection

23 - Winter break begins for Shepherd School District

 

January

4  Shepherd school back to school after Winter break

 

March

30  Shepherd school district Spring Break begins

 

April

4  Shepherd school district back to school after spring break

 

 

 

 

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