The Daily Telegram recently published a list of events for the Independence Day holiday. These include local parades and fireworks displays. View the article at http://www.lenconnect.com/article/20150627/NEWS/150629237
On Saturday, June 27, Bogie's Express will host a Parade of Lights from Dundee to Tecumseh, with 50-75 trucks decorated for the occasion. The trucks will come into Tecumseh around dusk and travel westbound on M-50 to southbound Occidental to eastbound Russell Road to northbound Rogers Hwy before heading back to Dundee. The event is being held in conjuntion with the June 26-28 great Lakes Truck Show, sponsored by Bogie's Express, at Cabela's in Dundee. The annual truck show is free and open to the public.
Madison School District is offering several youth camps this summer. These include BioINVENT (biomedical sciences - grades 6-8 June 15-19) Youth Football (Grades 3-8 July 15-16) Performing Arts (grades 4-7 Aug 3-7) Technical Theatre (grades 8-12 Aug 3-7) and a Golf Clinic (grades 3-6 July 13-17). For cost and registration info, visit www.madison.k12.mi.us.
The Adrian District Library and the Lenawee District Library are joining forces to present “Hometown Heroes on Wheels” on Wednesday, June 17 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. A variety of vehicles including police cars, fire trucks, tractors, the bookmobile and more will be on hand for families to see, touch and explore. Cameras are encouraged. Drivers of the vehicles will be available to meet and greet and answer questions. This program is part of the “Every Hero Has a Story” summer reading programs at both libraries.
The YMCA of Lenawee County is offering a special water safety program for kids ages 3-10. "SPLASH" teaches kids how to be safe and healthy in the water this summer, and it is a FREE program.
The YMCA of Lenawee County is offering "Fun at the Farm", a FREE family fun night at the Y in Adrian on Friday, May 29 from 6-9 PM! Everyone is invited to the party. They will have lots to do, so you don't want to miss it. Activities include: Petting zoo Pony rides Kids mini-train rides Bounce house Free swim Cool crafts and games Drawings for great door prizes plus so much more!
Michigan Alliance-PTI in Southeast Michigan is offering a free workshop on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Erickson Elementary School, 1427 Levona St., Ypsilanti, MI 48198. Sign-in opens at 6:00 pm. This free workshop, called "Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy," is presented by Kelly Orginski and Kristen Columbus.
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Lenawee Great Start Collborative is hosting a Diaper Drive during the month of May, in conjunction with our Welcome Home Baby Event. Our goal is to collect 10,000 diapers by May 30th, 2015. Why? Well here are some facts: Babies need 6-10 diapers per day Through age 2-1/2, a baby uses approximately 7,000 diapers Diapers can cost up to $75 a month Safety net programs, such as W.I.C. and food stamps, do NOT cover the cost of diapers We are collecting disposable diapers of all sizes at the following locations:
Join us for Fun in the Sun and Popsicles! We will again be meeting at various parks across the county this summer. It's a great chance for the kids to have fun while you learn more about Lenawee Great Start and meet other parents with young children in our community. If you need help with directions to any of the parks, just call or email: 517-263-8931 or firstname.lastname@example.org.