A car seat safety check will take place at the Wal-mart Supercenter parking lot at 1601 US-223 in Adrian on Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be on site to check car seats and provide education and instruction on proper use and installation. Free seats will be available to children found to be in need of one.
The Lenawee County Health Department is holding Back-to-School Immunization clinics on the following dates:
Starting July 16, farmer's markets will be open every Thursday at Promedica Bixby Hospital in Adrian and Herrick Hospital in Tecumseh, sponsored by each hospital's Auxiliary. Hours for Bixby are 9am to 2pm in the hospital lobby (Riverside Drive). Shoppers will find fresh fruit, vegetables and baked goods from Kapnick Orchards. Herrick's market will be from 8am to 3pm in the main entrance lobby at 500 E. Pottawatamie St. Each week will offer a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables and baked goods. Proceeds from each market go toward hospital projects.
Lenawee Kids Summer Art Kamp will be held July 20-24 at the former Adrian Training School property. Kids grades 1-4 meet 9am to noon; Kids in grades 5-8 meet 1-4pm. Students will explore famous artists and have an opportunity to create with ceramics, sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, jewelry and more. Leading the camp is Annie Howard, Adrian Public Schools art teacher, and Jackie Whiteley, Tecumseh Public Schools art teacher. An art exhibit and reception will be held Friday, July 24 for the children, with parents and guests welcome. Cost is $70 per child.
The Lenawee County Sheriff's Department will offer a free boater safety class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, at the sheriff's department, 405 N. Winter St. in Adrian. The class breaks for lunch. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, or to register, call 263-0524, ext 2030 or 2035. Information also is available by stopping at the office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. during the week. State law requires all personal watercraft operators born after Dec.
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.