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Community Events

FARWELL AREA WOMEN’S CLUB 23rd ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW & MARKETPLACE

The Farwell Area Women’s Club would like to invite you to attend the Annual Craft Show and Marketplace at the Farwell Area Schools on March 29, 2014. The craft show will feature many crafters as well as many booths of unique market items. There is NO charge to attend the show! There will be lunch available and a bake sale too.

For more information on the show, or if you would like to exhibit please contact Shirley at 989-588-3140 or Elm Creek at 989-588-6061. Plan to attend the 23rd Annual Craft Show and Marketplace on Saturday March 29th, 2014 from 9- 3. All funds generated by the club, including the craft show, are dispersed back into the community.

Portions of the clubs funds help RIF, scholarships, school clubs and organizations, band boosters, little league, senior citizens, science Olympiads, honors for academic achievement, several elementary programs as well as support to the Farwell Chamber of Commerce.

The club prides themselves as a community club that always encourages new members to join us in support of the local area.

ISABELLA COUNTY 2ND ANNUAL DRUG ABUSE SYMPOSIUM

DRUGS: KNOW THE TRUTH Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at the Isabella County Commission on Aging, 2200 S. Lincoln Rd., Mt. Pleasant.

FREE PURIFICATION CLASS

The Foundation of Wellness Professionals will be holding a free purification class on Monday, March 17th at Benchley Chiropractic and Wellness Clinic (701 Beech Street Clare, MI 48617).  This class is to show you how to lose weight naturally and permanently.

This is not just another “fad diet” it is a lifestyle change.  There will be two seminars held that day, one at 12:00 and one at 6:00 we have limited seating (10 per class) so please call 989-386-2384 as soon as possible to reserve your seat.

CLARE COUNTY COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER

The Clare County Youth Council and partnering agencies will present the Clare County Community Baby Shower on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brown Corners Church in Clare. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.
The event is free to pregnant women and to those parenting a child under the age of 12 months residing in Clare County.

Each registrant may bring one additional guest. Lunch, door prizes, and educational information will be provided. To register for the Baby Shower or for more information, contact Brandi Warner at 989-386-8644.

CLARE CLASS REUNION

Clare High School, Class of 1974 is planning their 40th Class Reunion this summer on July 26, 2014 at the Doherty Hotel. Contact Rosey Pryor by email at Clare1974@Comcast.net or by phone at 517-669-2622 for the details.

SPRING FLEA MARKET

The spring flea market will be held on April 4th & 5th, Friday 9-5; Saturday 9-3 at the Clare County Senior Community Center, 101 W. Michigan St. (behind Palmer’s Hardware in Farwell, MI). FREE ADMISSION.
Lunch will be available. Items featured: Crafts, airplanes, hand painted wood plaques and hand saws; books; flea market items, jewelry and much more.

TOGETHER WE CAN FUNDRAISER

The Clare-Gladwin Health Improvement group, a Together We Can! Initiative is planning a fundraiser to support the backpack programs in our schools. The scrapbooking event will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Gladwin High School. Cost is $25 to register and includes lunch, dinner and refreshments.  To register, call Noreen at (989) 426-9148.

VILLAGE OF FARWELL RECEPTION

The Village of Farwell is having a reception to announce the winning design of the Quilt Block that will be put up on the Village office.  The reception will be held on Tuesday, March 18th at 5:30 p.m. at the Village of Farwell Hall at 109 ½ S. Hall St. in Farwell.

CRAFTERS & FLEA MARKETERS NEEDED

Clare Christ Fellowship, 3260 E. Colonville Rd., Clare, will host it’s annual Craft Show – Flea Market – Rummage Sale on March 21 & 22 from 9am to 5pm. Vendor space is available at $15 per space. For more info call Mary at 588-9308.

CCAC SPONSORING SCHOLARSHIP

The Clare County Arts Council ( CCAC ) is sponsoring two (2) $500.00 scholarships to two (2) high school students who reside in or attend school in Clare County. This is to assist them in attending either Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp or Interlochen Fine Arts Camp during the summer of 2014.  Deadline to apply must be postmarked no later than March 31,2014.  Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than April 15, 2014.  For an application contact Paule Clark at (989) 424-6070 or e mail:  pauleclark1@gmail.com

CLARE COUNTY FAMILY LITERACY NIGHT

The Clare-Gladwin Great Start Collaborative, Quality Preschool Partnership, and other early childhood partners of Clare and Gladwin counties are pleased to present, “Family Literacy Night,” slated for March 18 at Harrison High School from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Open to all children age birth to six and their families, those who attend Family Literacy Night will enjoy an interactive concert by Paula Doak, the Merry Music Maker. Opportunities to take part in literacy stations and activities, pre-enroll for area preschools, register for kindergarten at Larson Elementary School, and learn about early childhood services in Clare County will also be available.

Literacy stations, kindergarten registration, and preschool pre-enrollment will take place from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Following the concert, every family will receive free books to take home.
To RSVP or for more information, please call 989-386-8641.

OLDIES DANCE

Oldies dance at the Harrison Lions Club held on Saturday March 29. Doors open 6:00 music by Best Entertainment. Food and drinks available. Call Penny 989 539-0092.

SWISS STEAK DINNER

The monthly United Methodist Swiss Steak Dinner will be held, weather  permitting, on Thur., Mar. 20, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Menu includes swiss steak and gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, cole slaw, rolls,  homemade pie and beverage.  Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children.  For more information call Farwell United Methodist Church, 989-2931.

MEET THE PARK NIGHT

On behalf of the Veterans Freedom Park Committee, we would like to invite you to our second ‘Meet the Park’ night on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. to be held at Jay’s Sporting Goods-Outback meeting room. This will be a great opportunity for anyone who may have questions about the park design and just how this will impact Central Michigan; answered by any one of our committee members or project manager. We will have the brick order forms and explain how to order a brick for your beloved veteran. We will also have the information on how you can purchase a bench-(we only have 23 available and they will be sold on a first come, first serve basis

KIND HEARTS

Developmentally disabled and care givers, third Thursday of the month. Meeting at the Clare VFW at 6:00 p.m.

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