Events

Special events occurring in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is Creating Leaders

Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is Creating Leaders Girl Scouts is in the business of creating the leaders of tomorrow. Any girl from ages 5-18 can have a blast while learning about team building, public speaking, and other leadership skills. Young people are becoming more technologically savvy than ever, and Girl Scouts has embraced this […]

TRI-KIDS-TRY YOUTH TRIATHLON THROUGH THE EYES OF VETERAN VOLUNTEER

TRI-KIDS-TRY YOUTH TRIATHLON THROUGH THE EYES OF VETERAN VOLUNTEER By:  Gloria Heye The sun rises over the wooden playground of Plymouth Park, my whistle is pursed upon my lips, and then SPLASH! It has begun. As a volunteer, I always look forward to the summer Tri-Kids-Try youth triathlon at Plymouth Park. This year will be no […]

Running for Their Lives – Grit Your Grief 5k Run/Walk

Running for Their Lives – Grit Your Grief 5k Run/Walk by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady Do you remember running as a child? Just for the sake of running? Feeling the wind against your face or playing tag and chasing after someone with the fabric of their shirt just a hint away from your fingertips. […]

Bay Shore Summer Camp! A Life-changing Experience

Bay Shore Summer Camp! A Life-changing Experience We’ve turned the calendar to April, which means it’s just a couple of months until your kids will be out of school for the summer. They’ll be ecstatic, of course ─ for the first week or so. But don’t wait for the inevitable complaint of “nothing to do.” […]

Family Fun at the Historical Museum of Bay County

Family Fun at the Historical Museum of Bay County Looking for family fun that involves learning about local history? The Historical Museum of Bay County has plenty of options and activities to offer for all ages! Like many institutions, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to re-think how to reach and educate the public on […]

Maker Space March at the Saginaw Art Museum

Over the past two years of the pandemic we’ve learned what it means to be flexible and adapt. This proved itself out in our very own Great Lakes Bay Region and the around the world. The ability for business, organizations, and families to maneuver through the dynamics of doing things outside of norms is evidence […]

2021 FARMERS MARKET in the Great Lakes Bay Region

The Great Lakes Bay region has numerous FARMERS MARKET spread across the three counties, including Bay, Midland, and Saginaw County. If you are interested in listing a Farmers Market please contact me. BAY COUNTY ISABELLA COUNTY MIDLAND COUNTY SAGINAW COUNTY   BAY COUNTY City Market Name Hours Auburn AUBURN FARMERS MARKET 200 Jaycees Dr. (989) […]

10 STEAM-cation Ideas in the Great Lakes Bay Region

10 STEAM-cation Ideas in the Great Lakes Bay Region Fill your family’s holiday season with rich experiences that will engage and delight every age! The Great Lakes Bay Region offers places to discover, play, and get messy together. These 10 STEAM-cation ideas encourage families to explore the beauty of our region, to expand their knowledge […]

STEM Pipeline: Bay County Library System STEM Events for Spring 2020

Bay County Library System STEM Events for Spring 2020 Article courtesy of the STEM Pipeline who’s mission is “to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the Great Lakes Bay Region.”  When you think of a public library, STEM probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But at the Bay County Library System, […]

10 Affordable STEM Adventures for Families this Holiday Season

Take your family on a STEM adventure right here in the Great Lakes Bay Region! One of the great things I love about STEM activities is that they are so much fun and my kids are learning as they play. As a parent, I get to experience it and play right along beside them. Our […]

Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum Welcomes Winter

FREE Holiday Event Winter is the most wonderful time of the year at your Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum located in Saginaw, MI. We are busy planning events, hosting field trips, and as always, making play fun and educational for our visitors every day. One of our favorite events we host every year is our New Year’s […]

How Tre Became the MATH IN THE MAIL Turtle!

Tre the turtle never paid much attention to the mail. Then one day, his mom said “Tre, you have mail!” She handed him a white box with his name on the front of it. He opened the box and found a book and toy dinosaurs inside.  Tre was so excited to play with the dinosaurs! […]

The Salvation Army 2019 Community Day and Back Pack Giveaway

LET THE CELEBRATION BEGIN! What are we celebrating at the Saginaw Salvation Army? We are celebrating our community, our strength, our families, friends, and neighbors. We are celebrating how we care for and take care of each other in Saginaw. We are coming together to ensure our children have the supplies and confidence they need […]