Community Events July 14, 2017

July 13, 2017

“The Art of Gardening”

A garden tour sponsored by the Clare County Arts Council. Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. Rain or Shine. Tickets sold at The Doherty, $8.00 in Advance; $10.00 on day of event. Quests: call Carol at 989-386-3861

Adoption Day at Brookwood Springs

Pets from the Clare County Animal Shelter will be available for adoption at Brookwood Springs Apartments on Saturday, July 15 from 11 am to 2 pm. Same day adoptions will be part of that community’s Garage Sale and BBQ. Volunteers will bring the most apartment-friendly pets available, plus some outstanding dogs more suitable for detached homes.
Everyone is welcome to come meet the dogs and cats and see if one (or more) could be your new best friend! Brookwood Springs Apartments are located at 235 Dwyer Street in Clare; one long city block behind the Dairy Phil. If you have donations for the shelter animals, you can drop them off that day too!

Old Fashion Camp Meeting Revival

The July 13, 14, 15 and 16th at 6PM. Each night there will be a pot luck dinner with FREE hot dogs and drink provided.
Thursday 6pm meal, then there will be an open mic for anyone who would like to sing a song, read a poem, give a testimony or a praise.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be the 6pm meal followed by Music from the Yoder Family at 6:45 pm then Speaker Pastor Birt Cooker or Pastor Jerry Britton will speak at 7:45pm. FREE camping is available (self contained) activities during the day, walking and bicycle trails.
For questions please address Lance & Jeanie Sprague at 310 W. Larch Rd, Harrison, Mi 48625 or by phone at 989-539-3210 or 989-802-2389.

Clare County Senior Center Euchre Tournament

The Clare County Senior and Community Center, 101 W. Michigan, in Farwell. We will be holding a Euchre Tournament on Sat July 15, 2017. Sign up starts at noon play at 1pm.
$20.00 per person to buy in , must have a partner. Prizes depend on how maney tables in play. Please call ahead to register, 588-4669 or 1-989-802-3179.

Open Studio Exhibit Clare’s 515 Gallery

Clare’s 515 Gallery is excited to showcase 18 artists in a unique exhibit, “Open Studio” July 1-29. The opening reception for these artists will be Saturday, July 15 from 6-8 pm at 515 Gallery in downtown Clare (next to Cops & Doughnuts). Each artist is presenting a behind the scenes look at their creative process as they prepare for Artwalk Central competition in Mt. Pleasant. Saturday morning Culture & Coffee artist talks will be held on July 8 & 22 at 11:00 am.

Harrison Sportsmen Club Hunter Safety

The course is being offered in two parts. The first part, classroom time, is done at your leisure either ONLINE and call Ron Vasich at 989-539-5536 or HOME STUDY (free).
The second part is *FIELD DAY (free) on SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017. Attendance is a MUST in order to complete the course. It will be held at the Harrison Sportsman’s Club 3704 N. Harrison (west of the city of Harrison) from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Clare County Crazy Quilters Party

The Clare County Crazy Quilters Party will be held August 7th at 10:00 am at the First Congressional Church, 211 Spruce Street, Harrison. The cost is $5 and includes lunch. Seating is limited and reservations required by July 20th. Send check to CCCQ, PO Box 51, Harrison, MI 48625. If you have any questions please call 989-539-1102.

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.

Three on Three Basketball

Come out each week to Clare Assembly of God 3557 E Colonville Rd, Clare at 6:30pm for 3-on-3 Basketball Wednesday Nights starting May 24. Shoot some hoops and keep your game sharp. Questions? Call (989)386-3232 or email

Lake George Boosters Summer Euchre

The Lake George Boosters Club is having Summer Euchre starting Tues., May 2 through August 29. We are located at 80 S. Bringold, north of Lake George.
You are welcome to bring a snack to share at the break if you want to. We play at 7pm and the public is invited!

Swiss Steak Dinner

The monthly Swiss Steak dinner will be held at the Farwell United Methodist Church (on the corner of Ohio and Superior St.) on Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
The menu includes: Swiss Steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, hot vegetable, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverage. The donation is $9 for adults, $5 for children. Take-outs are available.

Support Homeless Veterans Bowl-A-Thon

Bowl a Thon The united steel workers women of steel local 2-585 invites you to come out to have fun, and support our Homeless Veterans at our Bowl a Thon. The Bowl-A-Thon will take place at Gateway Lanes & Lounge on Sunday July 23, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Cost is $25 per bowler including two games, shoe rentals, and pizza! Beverages may be purchased separately. We have papers available for bowlers and non-bowlers to collect donations for our Homeless Veterans!
There will be a 50/50 raffle and prize drawings that evening. Thickets will be available all night for both drawings. All proceeds go to our Homeless Veterans.

Lake George Boosters 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 5:00pm. The shooting will start June 1 through September 28. Young shooters are welcome. For additional information please call Mike 989-854-4902.

Clare Rod and Gun Club Trap Shoot

Clare Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a Trap Shoot every Sunday from 1pm-3pm, weather permitting. For more information call Tom at 539-7020 or Don at 386-7557

Sunday Trap Shoot

Harrison Sportsmen Club is pleased to announce it holds a Sunday Trap Shoot every Sunday from 12:00 noon – 2:00. For more information please call 989-539-1825.

Clare County Parks & Rec Picnic

Clare County Parks and Recreation, Friends of Clare Parks and Recreation and the Clare County Board of Commissioners is holding their annual picnic/dinner on Tuesday July 25, 2017,at the Shingle Lake Park Pavillion, Lake George. Dinner and soft drinks will be served from 6pm until 8pm.

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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