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Celebrate National Kite Month
I just bought a kite the other day at the hardware store and now I'm ready to rock during National Kite Month. Like they say at the National Kite Month website this is the perfect time to promote the wonderful qualities that kite flying has to offer people of all ages & physical ability…
What Do Wildflowers & Salamanders Have In Common?
They’re both the subject of programs being held this weekend at Seven Ponds Nature Center. Help ready the woodland wildflower area for the array of blooms that will be coming our way this Friday (4/10) at 1 PM and fulfill Master Gardener Hours at the same time by taking part in Woodland Wildflower W…
Lapeer Community Spring Expo is Coming
Lapeer Area Chamber of Commerce presents a Free community event for local businesses and families. Lapeer Community Spring Expo brings businesses face-to-face with residents of Lapeer and offers lots of Free family fun.The event this year will be held Sunday, April 26 – 11:00 AM – 4:00 P…
Check Out Botanical Easter Eggs & This Bud’s For You!
Eggs adorned with the delicate shapes of leaves and petals announce the arrival of spring. Learn an old-fashioned way of decorating Easter eggs in Botanical Easter Eggs at Seven Ponds Nature Center tomorrow (3/28) from 10 AM – 12 PM. Wrapped in flowers and leaves and soaked in a natural dye, creatin…
What’s The Difference Between A Sugar Bush & A Sugar Shack?
Chatfield School invites the entire community to their Maple Syrup Extravaganza on Saturday (3/28) from 9 AM to 12 PM. This program will be at the Willows Ecology Center located on the grounds of Chatfield School . Join the students and see how maple syrup is made at the Willows. You’re invited to p…
Lapeer County 4-H Celebrity Auction Just Around the Corner
The 22nd annual 4-H Celebrity Autographed Items Auction will be held on Friday night, April 10th, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Lapeer Center Building. This event will have over 350 autographed items such as footballs, cds, balls, comic art, hockey sticks, cards, posters and photographs. The Spring A…
Why So Much Wind?
March has always been known as the windy month and a great time to fly a kite. Have you ever wondered why every other day it seems forecasters call for a breezy/gusty/windy day? Find out at Seven Ponds Nature Center this Sunday (3/15) at 2 PM while strolling along the trails.
Start Your Genealogical Journey Tonight
My ancestors were a lot more interesting than I am. My grandmother’s brother enlisted as a Private in the Civil War , my mother’s grandfather was a blacksmith in the village of Columbiaville and my grandfather (photo) emigrated to Michigan from the family farm in County Westmeath, Ireland. The Lapee…
Bowling For Hope on Sunday
Your invited to stop by Cedar Lanes in Imlay City on Sunday and help the Milnes Relay for Life Team raise money for the American Cancer Society.This is a great way to fight cancer and have some fun with a perfect combination bowling, pizza and more.
Winter Bird Walk No. 3 At Seven Ponds Tomorrow
Days are getting longer and year-round resident birds at Seven Ponds Nature Center such as chickadees, titmice, and cardinals are singing on sunny days. You’re invited to take a late winter walk at the center tomorrow morning (2/25) at 8 AM in search of a variety of species. There may also be enough…
Dryden Vets Invite You To Breakfast On Sunday
Start your Sunday off with a great breakfast and help out local veterans at the same time. It's the Dryden Vets Breakfast at the Dryden Veterans Hall on South Mill in Dryden this Sunday from 8:00-11:30. All you can eat pancakes eggs sausage potatoes juice coffee milk.

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