Community Events June 1st – 30th

May 31, 2018

CLARE YOUTH SOCCER REGISTRATION

All youth in the Clare area are welcome and parents are encouraged to sign up their children ages pre-Kindergarten – 8th grades, based on the 2018-2019 school year, for the Clare Youth Soccer program. Games will be scheduled for Saturdays in September and October. You may pick up a form at City Hall or you can also download online at www.cityofclare.org
The early registration fee for the league is $30.00 City Resident/$35.00 Non-Resident per child from now – June 15. After June 15th the fee will be $35.00 City Resident/$40.00 Non-Resident per child. You may mail-in, walk-in or drop your registration form with payment at Clare City Hall (202 W 5th St).
For questions on the Youth Soccer League, please contact Joy Simmer at 386-7541 ext. 213 or by email at jsimmer@cityofclare.org.

Fire Fighters Academy

Clare Parks and Recreation and the Clare Fire Department are excited to announce that registration has officially started for the Junior Firefighter’s Academy. Participants will learn fire safety and prevention through amazing hands-on activities and informative demonstrations! Volunteers from the Clare Fire Department will assist participants as they try out all sorts of fire equipment! Participants in the older aged sections will also have the chance to do hands-on water pumping; learn search and rescue techniques and much, much more.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for this program and should be made at Clare City Hall by July 1, 2018. Activity registration forms are available at City Hall or online at www.cityofclare.org

SOCCER CAMP OFFERED IN CLARE

June 25 – June 28, Monday – Thursday
Soccer Skills and Tactics Camp, Grades 2nd–8th: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Goalkeeper Camp, Grades 2nd-12th: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fee: $25 per participant per camp,
Or $35 for both camp sessions per participant
Location: Meet at the Pavilion behind Clare Primary School
Whether your child has never played soccer before or they have a few years of soccer under their belt, this camp is a perfect fit at a great price! Clare’s Varsity Soccer Coach, along with Varsity and Junior Varsity players, will go over the basics of soccer with your child and will teach and reinforce the fundamentals they need to be successful in soccer by teaching age specific tactics and skill development!
Registration is taken on a first come first serve basis at Clare City Hall. The camp will fill up quickly so avoid disappointment and register early. You may walk-in, fax-in, mail-in or drop off your registration in the city drop box.

Clare Area Historical Museum Open

The Clare County Historical Museum complex, including the museum, Dover School, Ott family log cabin, and working blacksmith’s shop are now open every Saturday from 1 – 4 p.m. The complex is located at the corner of Dover and Eberhart roads northeast of Clare. More information can be found at clarecountyhistory.org or on the Clare County Historical Society’s Facebook page.

Lake George Boosters Breakfast

The Lake George Boosters Club invites everyone to their monthly Breakfast Buffet. We are located at 89 S. Bringold, North of Lake George. We serve from 8am to 11am on Saturday, June 2. The proceeds go to our College Scholarships.

Youth Fishing Awareness

All children ages 4-14 are invited to a youth fishing event from 10:00am – 12:00 noon on June 2nd. There will be hot dogs and refreshments, a gift for every child who attends, drawings for fishing equipment and games and prizes. Kids will get help with fishing equipment, water safety, cashing lines, how to tie hooks, rules and laws. The event will be held at the American Legion Post 404 at 1267 W. M-61 in Harrison. For more information please call 989-539-9792

Tylers Travels Comes To Clare

Eight year old Tyler Carach began a mission to thank every Police Officer in America in August 2016. While at a local store near his home in Florida, he saw four deputies and asked his mother if he could use his allowance money to buy them their favorite snack…donuts! After doing so, he asked why the Officers were so excited and his mother explained that unfortunately a lot of people choose to judge a whole by a few and because of that some people were not very kind to Officers and even tried to hurt them. It was at that moment, Tyler decided he wanted to do more for Officers. He right then started a mission to thank every single Officer in America and give them each their favorite treat…DONUTS.
During the summer, Tyler travels the country meeting police offers and giving them free donuts. This year, Michigan is one of those states! Tyler will be greeting officers and providing them with donuts June 5th at Cops & Doughnuts in Clare, Mt. Pleasant and Lansing, Michigan. Officers from around the state are expected to attend.

Sports Physical Night

There will be a Sports Physical Night at the Clare High School Gym on Wednesday June 6, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm. Physicals are $10.

Tough Questions Series

TOUGH QUESTIONS SERIES: STARTING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 at 6:00PM and every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month after that, Pastor Joe leads a discussion centered on the more difficult questions of the Christian faith. Open to all adults regardless of where you are in your journey. Join us in a relaxed discussion guaranteed to stimulate your faith. Located at the Rosebush United Methodist Church, 3805 School Road, in Rosebush behind the Elementary School.

Food Pantry

Rosebush Ecumenical Assistance Program (REAP) Free food pantry on Thursday’s at the St. Henry Church – corner of Mission & Vernon Rd Serving Rosebush, Mt. Pleasant, Clare, Farwell, Lake, Weidman only. Hours 9:00am – 11:00am Please bring a valid Michigan ID

Lake George Boosters Club Summer Trap Shoot

The Lake George Boosters Club, located at 89 S. Bringold Ave, Lake George, would like to invite the public to their Summer Trap Shoot. They shoot Thursday’s, at 6:00pm. Note the new time this year. The shooting will start June 7 through September 27. Young shooters are welcome. For additional information please call Gary Maas 989-588-5017.

Clare FCA Sports Camp

Clare FCA Sports Camp, Monday-Thursday, June 11-14 will take place at Clare High School. This camp for kids ages 4-13 will teach fundamental skills in baseball/softball, basketball, track/cross country, volleyball, gymnastics, football, cheer, strength training, and soccer. Each camper will experience unbelievable fun, outstanding sports training, awesome speakers, and incredible friendships. For more information, call (989)386-3232 or come to Clare High School on Sunday, June 10 from 5-6pm to register. Cost is $10 per child before June 11, $12 if registered June 11 or later. More info can be found on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RiseSports365
or at www.clareaog.com/sportscamp

Clare Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

The Clare Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing their annual Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, June 8. The event takes place at Fire Fly Golf Links. Morning Wake Up at the course and registration will begin at 8 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The tournament will be a four-person scramble format. Entrance fees are $60 per player, and include Morning Wake Up, Hot Dogs on the Turn, late lunch, greens fees, cart fees and a small golfer gift. Participants will be able to enter various competitions held in conjunction with the tournament for prizes, including hole-in-one, longest drive and closest to the pin contests. Following the scramble, there will be an awards ceremony and recognition lunch. Guests are welcome and individuals will be paired with other players. A limited number of corporate, individual, and team sponsorships opportunities are still available. To register an individual, a team, or to become a tournament sponsor visit www.claremichigan.com.

6th Annual Clare County Habitat For Humanity Raffle and Pig Roast

The 6th Annual Clare County Habitat For Humanity Raffle and Pig Roast will be held on June 9th from 4pm to 7pm at the Harrison Moose Lodge. There will be a silent auction 50/50 raffle, and basket raffle. Raffle tickets are $5.00 each with only 1000 tickets printed.

I Bike Lake

On Saturday, June 9, 2018 beginning 8 a.m. at the historic Lake Station Depot will host I Bike Lake. A family-friendly event with several out-and-back ride options along 25 miles of the beautiful Pere Marquette State Rail Trail. Registration fee $25.00. Three hydration stops with energy stops supplied by Clare Family Fitness and Cula fit Foods! Proceeds benefit the Lake Station Trailhead project. Details and forms at www.clarecountyrecreation.org

Hotdogs in the park

Bethany Baptist church will like to welcome everyone to hotdogs in the park on June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm. It will be at the lake park on Lake Station Ave. Lake

Terpening Studio of Music Recital

The Terpening studio of Music invites you to their spring student recital on Sunday, June 10th at 4pm at the Clare United Methodist Church. The recital will feature several student soloists and the children’s choir. The concert is free but donations will be accepted for the church.

Veterans Center Counselor

A Veterans Center Counselor will be at Clare County Building, in Harrison-on the second floor; (down the hall from the Veterans Office) The 1st & 3rd Tuesday of Every month Starting April 5, 2016 from 9:30am- 3:00pm Contact Saginaw Vet Center for more info (989) 321-4650.

OLE TIME COUNTRY GOSPEL JAMBOREE

At the First Congregational Church , 211 west spruce street, Harrison. Every fourth Saturday of the month in April thru October at 6:00 PM. For information, contact: Bob at 989-539-5637 or
Pastor Vaughn 989-539-7163

VFW Golf Outting

Clare Post 5738 VFW Annual golf outing Saturday June 23 at Firefly Golf Links. Open to the public. 4 person scramble. $60 per golfer. Registration forms available at Clare VFW.

Spaghetti Dinner

There will be a spaghetti dinner for Angela Montgomery on Sunday, June 24th from 2-6pm at Ruckle’s Pier. Cost is $6.99 per plate with half the proceeds going to Angela. Angela is 39 with 2 children and 1 step daughter. She is battling anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare inoperable cancerous brain tumor. Her only current option is radiation. There will be a silent auction at the event.

Saturday Soup

Clare United Methodist Church at 105 E. 7th St is hosting a Saturday Soup event on the last Saturday of every month from 4pm – 6pm. Soup, salad, sandwiches, dessert, coffee, tea, lemonade and milk! Free to attend! For more information please call Laurie at 989-506-1812 or Rose at 989-588-2256.

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