Community Events May 24, 2019

May 23, 2019

May 24


Living Hope Lutheran Church will be having their annual huge rummage sale on Friday, May 24, 2019, Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day, also Sunday, May 26, 2019 from noon to 3:00 pm. Again, this year everyone has donated so much stuff, so come see what we have. We are located at 2855 West Cadillac Drive, Farwell just east off of the M115 and US 10 overpass. Any questions call Marian 1-989-544-2883.
Rummage Sale
May 24 & 25, 2019 9:00am – 3:00pm
May 26 – Noon – 3:00pm
Living Hope Lutheran Free Clothing Store, 2855 W. Cadillac Dr., Farwell

Clare Youth Soccer Registration

It’s that time of year again for registering for fall soccer. Registration is going on May 15 – July 15, 2019!! 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 2019-2020 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
For questions on the Youth Soccer League, please contact Joy Simmer at 386-7541 ext. 213 or by email at
Clare Youth Soccer Registration
Now through July 15, 2019
Clare City Hall, 202 W 5th St, Clare

Senior Socials

Our Lady of Hope Parish in Clare is hosting a social event for all seniors in the community.
This fun get-together will be held the first and third Friday of every month at the OLOH Parish Hall from 10am-1pm with exercise from 10:15-10:45am.
Treats & beverages will be provided.
Bring your needlework if you like or play cards, dominoes, checkers, MahJongg or bring your own games. Puzzles also available.
We will do our best tomake rides aailable for those needing one. Call the Parish office at 989-386-9862.
Senior Social
Friday, 10am – 1pm
Our Lady of Hope Parish, 106 E Wheaton Ave, Clare

Summer Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Program

The Verizon Innovative Learning Program returns to Mid for 2019, and introduces science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, including augmented reality, 3D printing, entrepreneurship, and more, to 6th-8th grade girls.
This summer 100 6th – 8th grade girls from local middle schools in Clare and Gladwin counties will attend courses at Mid Michigan College during an intensive three-week learning experience.
The camp takes place 8:30am-4pm on weekdays July 22 through August 9 and is free of charge. Participating students receive lunch each day and a tablet to use during the camp. Interested students should register by June 28 and can do so by contacting Sarah Kohler at or (989) 386-6622 x535.
Summer Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Program
June 28th deadline
Mid Michigan College, 1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison

May 25

Ole Time Country Gospel Jamboree

Come out for the Ole Time Country Gospel Jamboree at the First Congregational Church, 211 West Spruce Street, Harrison. The 2019 Schedule will be set as the last Saturday of the month now through October from 6 – 8 P.M.
All Musicians/Singers are welcome. For more information, Contact: Pastor Vaughn 989-539-7163 or Bob @ 989-539-5637
Ole Time Country Gospel Jamboree
Saturday, DATE
First Congregational Church, 211 West Spruce Street, Harrison

All You Care To Eat Breakfast Buffet

The Lake George Boosters Club invites everyone to their Breakfast Buffet. We are located at 89 S. Bringold, North of Lake George. We serve from 8am to 11am on Saturday, May 25. The proceeds go to our College Scholarships.
All You Care To Eat Breakfast Buffet
Saturday, May 25th 8am – 11am
Lake George Boosters Club, 89 S. Bringold Ave., Lake George

Lake George Boosters Club Bake Sale

The Lake George Boosters Club is having a Bake Sale Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 9am to 12. It will be in downtown Lake George next to The Fairchild & Green Realty. A great place to get some Bake Goods for the Holiday Weekend. The proceeds will go toward our Scholarship Fund.
Lake George Boosters Club Bake Sale
Saturday, May 25th 9am – 12pm
Downtown Lake George, 274 – 461 Lake George Ave, Lake George

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.
Saturday Soup
Clare United Methodist Church, 105 E. 7th St., Clare
Saturday, 4pm – 6pm

May 30

Community Forum

On Thursday May 30th at 7:00 P.M.
at the Farwell High School Jaime Center a second Community Forum will be offered to all members of the community. Immediate input is needed. What will you support?
Community Forum
Thursday, May 30th 7:00pm
Farwell High School, 480 E Ohio St, Farwell

MARSP Clare County Chapter Meeting

The MARSP Clare County Chapter will hold its second meeting at the Clare-Gladwin RESD Administrative Building, on June 4, starting at noon. Clare high school drama teacher, Terri Beatty, along some of her students, will entertain us. Our regular Business meeting will follow.
Any Clare County school employee or retiree is invited to attend. A catered lunch is available for $8.00. Please contact Susan Cobb at 517-202-2682 by May 30th to reserve your meal.
MARSP Clare County Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, June 4th, 12:00 pm
Clare-Gladwin RESD, 4041 E Mannsiding Rd, Clare

May 31

Busy Bee Story Time

Join the Pere Marquette District Library for weekly story and play time for toddler and preschool age children and their parents! Story time is every Friday from 10:30am – 11:30am.
Busy Bee Story Time
Pere Marquette District Library
Friday’s, 10:30am – 11: 30am

Baby Pantry Diaper Drive

Clare County MSU Extension, 4-H, AmeriCorps, and Clare county libraries are partnering to conduct a diaper drive for the Clare County Baby Pantry.
Drop-off boxes are located at the Harrison District Library, Pere Marquette District Library and Surrey Township Public Library until May 17th. Please call Maggie Mieske, MSU Extension 4-H/AmeriCorps member with questions: 231-539-7805.
Baby Pantry Diaper Drive
Clare County Baby Pantry, 211 W Spruce St, Harrison

Clare County Arts Council Ironing Board Project

Clare County Arts Council is looking for people to create art piece from an old ironing board. The ironing boards will be available for check out on May 7 from 4-6pm at the Clare Depot in Downtown Clare. The boards will need to be returned by May 31 at 4pm.
Then the ironing boards will be on display from June 3 to July 12. On July 13, during the Art of Gardening event, the ironing boards will be for sale by silent auction. This event will be held at the Clare Depot.
The artist will received 70% of the proceeds from the sale of the ironing board.
Contact Carol at 989.386.3925 or Jane at 989.386.7107 if you have questions.
Clare County Arts Council Ironing Board Project
Clare County Arts Council, 214 W. 4th St., Clare

Clare Hall of Fame Inductees

On July 25, 2019, Clare Public Schools will induct the thirteenth class of athletes, teams and Clare supporters into the Clare Hall of Fame. The induction will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Doherty Hotel in Clare. The six inductees this year are Al Bransdorfer, Steve Marshall, Jeff Punches, Marty Schlafley and the 2009 State Final Football Team. If you know any of the individuals being inducted, or are just interested in attending, please contact the Clare High School Athletic Office at 306 Schoolcrest, 989-386-9561 for tickets. After July first, please contact Clare Public Schools administrative office at 201 E. State St., 989-386-9945.
Clare Hall of Fame Inductees
Thursday, July 25, 6:30pm
Doherty Hotel, 604 N. McEwan, Clare

June 1


NRA Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic will be held June 1, 2019 at the Harrison Sportsmans Club in Harrison. Cost is $30 – pre-registration and $10 deposit is required. Clinic will be held rain or shine. You will shoot trap and rifle. Free goodie bags and t-shirt for first 20 registrants. Contact: Gary Von Schmittou 989-324-9051 (9am-9pm).
Women on Target
Saturday, June 1, 2019 8:30am – 1:30pm
3704 N. Harrison Ave, Harrison

Farwell Eagles Youth Football Pop Can Drive

Members of the Farwell Eagles Youth Football organization will be coming door to door through the Village of Farwell on June 1, 2019 to collect pop can donations. Players will be coming door to door starting at 10:00AM and we will also have a pop can drop off location set-up at the Farwell Elementary School parking lot from 10:00AM-12:00PM. All can/bottle donations would be greatly appreciated. Please call Nate Yarhouse at 989-339-6148 if you have any questions.
Farwell Eagles Youth Football Pop Can Drive
Saturday, June 1st 10AM
Village of Farwell

June 3


On June 3, 2019 from 8:00am – 3:00pm for the new and expanded Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel at the Saganing Tribal Center, 5447 Sturman Rd., Standish, MI 48658.Please bring your driver’s license, social security card and resume. Same day job offers, on site drug testing. Questions contact Karen Perry 989-775-5924 or
Job Fair
Monday, June 3rd 8am – 3pm
5447 Sturman Rd.
Standish, MI 48658

June 4

Summer Euchre Night

The Lake George Boosters Club is hosting Summer Euchre on Tuesdays starting now through August 27. We are located at 89 S. Bringold, north of Lake George. You are welcome to bring a snack to share at the break if you want to. Doors open at 6:00 with cards starting at 7pm. The PUBLIC IS INIVITED.
Summer Euchre Night
Tuesdays starting at 6PM
Lake George Boosters Club, 89 S. Bringold Ave., Lake George

June 6

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. The shooting will start June 6 through September 26. Young shooters are welcome. For additional information please call Gary Maas 989-588-1193.
Summer Trap Shoot
Thursdays, 6:00pm
Lake George Boosters Club, 89 S. Bringold Ave, Lake George

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