Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights
304 South Main Street, Chelsea
Thursdays in June and July from 6:30p to 8:30p
FREE Live Music & Entertainment every Thursdays in June & July from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights performances are held in Chelsea, Michigan throughout the summer from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Arts, Entertainment, & Musical acts are performed at various separate stages throughout historical downtown Chelsea.
Every week brings something new, is family friendly, and free!
Kids will enjoy acts like magicians, circus acts, jugglers, face painters, balloon artists, the ‘How to Chalk’ themed art stage and much more.
While music enthusiasts will experience many genres of music all in one night – bluegrass, americana, folk, rock, celtic, blues, jazz, country and everything in between.
Depot Town Cruise Nights
E. Cross Street, Ypsilanti
Thursdays starting June 1st to August 24th from 5:00p to 9:00p
Ypsilanti’s Historic Depot Town is filled with classic cars from the first Thursday evening in June to the last Thursday evening in August. They start gathering before the street is closed at 5 PM and enjoy summer evenings filled with music from over the decades until darkness takes over. Children can participate in fun activities. All ages are welcome and invited!
Be sure to visit the Rally in the Alley, showcasing local artists and vendors along Depot Town’s alley near the clock tower.
Saline Salty Summer Sounds
N. Arbor Street, Saline
Thursday through August 17th from 6:00p to 9:00p
Come to downtown Saline every Thursday for LIVE MUSIC!!!
GriefShare Support Group
Christ Our King Lutheran Church – 3255 Saline Waterworks Road, Saline
Thursdays in the summer at 6:30 pm
No need to sign up. Grief Share is a Christian based and Biblically centered support group designed to help people as they journey through grief that surrounds them after the loss of a loved one. The official title of the program is “Your Journey from Mourning to Joy.” Each session consists of 3 major parts. 1. A video presentation. 2. Group discussion of the video. 3. Discussion of Workbook material.
The videos focus upon specific topics related to grief. The group discussion of the video provides an opportunity for members of the group to discuss the concepts and comments in the video and to share how this information affects their grieving. The Workbook provides an outline for each of the videos. Pastor Tom, Jane and Pastor Don will facilitate the sessions. Workbooks are $20.00 each. There are no other costs related to the sessions.
Please provide this information to your family and friends who are grieving the loss of loved ones. All sessions are independent of each other, and participants do not have to attend each session. For a daily devotion, sign up at www.griefshare.org/dailyemails For more information, please go to www.c-o-k.org/ministries/griefshare or phone Pastor Tom (734/323-3675) or Pastor Don (734/355-0662)
Music in the Park
Monument Park – Dexter
Friday nights from June to August at 6:30pm
Music in the Park is every Friday night from June – August, 6:30pm at Monument Park. Various bands each Friday. Enjoy live music with the family in a setting only Dexter can provide!
To see who is performing this Friday, click here for the entire seasonal line-up!
Yoga in the Park
Independence Lake County Park – 3200 Jennings Road, Whitmore Lake
Wednesdays recurring July 26 to September 6 from 6p to 7p
Slow flow yoga class, all levels welcome, no experience necessary. Emphasis is placed on core strength, flexibility, balance, concentration, and breath control. Cannot commit to three months of yoga? Check out our Summer 1, Summer 2 yoga registration options. This package includes both Summer 1 and Summer 2 in-person/virtual yoga. In person yoga will be held here in the park. If you would rather do yoga virtually then Zoom with us. The time and day are the same. If weather is not favorable in-person yoga may be substituted for virtual session for that day only. Pre-registration required at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. Registration # IL441104.
Questions about programs at Indy Lake County Park? Contact Julie or Ashley at [email protected]
Michigan Women’s Hockey Fundraiser
Buddy’s Pizza – 3153 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Ann Arbor
Tuesday, July 18th 11:00am to 9:00pm
University of Michigan Women’s Hockey program is a student-funded organization that allows women at the University of Michigan to play ice hockey and compete against nationally ranked opponents.
You can participate in this fundraiser by:
In addition to dining in, you can participate in this fundraiser in several ways:
- Phone Call
- Restaurant Website
- Storefront Walk-in
- Notice: Orders from third-party delivery apps do not qualify for this fundraiser.
Please read the instructions below, so that Buddy’s Pizza knows you are with the GroupRaise Meal for University of Michigan Women’s Hockey, and your group will get 20% of your meal’s price donated back!
Call 7347929130 and mention that you are with University of Michigan Women’s Hockey before placing your order. This does not include 3rd-party delivery apps.
Visit Buddy’s Pizza’s online order website. Use the promo code of “GIVEBACK” and 20% of your meal’s price will be donated back to University of Michigan Women’s Hockey. This does not include 3rd-party delivery apps.
Visit the location at 3153 Ann Arbor Saline Rd., Ann Arbor 48103 and they will take your order from their storefront for take-out. Mention that you are with University of Michigan Women’s Hockey before placing your order.
Putts 4 Paws
Riverbank Golf Course – 24095 Currie Rd., Lyon Township
Saturday, July 29 at 10am
Golf outing to help a local animal rescue. All Proceeds to benefit Animal Rescue!
For more information or to register,
call Carol Roberts at 517-304-0200 or Shaunna Tucker at 517-304-4440
Click here to check out their Facebook Page!
Saline Food Truck Festival
Saline High School – 1300 Campus Parkway, Saline
Sunday, July 30th 4:00p to 8:00p
Join us for an evening of family fun and amazing food trucks while supporting a great cause! A portion of sales will go to Saline Area Social Services.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS CAMP
ST. MARY MAGDALEN CATHOLIC CHURCH
2201 S. OLD US HWY 23, BRIGHTON
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1st to FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th
4 Days of Performing Arts Fun! A great place for young budding talents to grow with new techniques and experiences. Ages 7-13, Singing, Dancing, Performing, Rhythm
Manchester Community Fair
Corner of Wolverine Street and Vernon Street in Manchester
Tuesday, August 8th to Saturday, August 12th
4 days of jammed packed fun at the Manchester Community Fair. Drag racing, pro wrestling, tractor pulls, demolition derby, bull riding and rodeo, and so much more!
For more information, click here to check out the website!
Bennett’s Beavers Annual Golf Outing
Rush Lake Golf Course – 3199 Rush Lake Rd, Pinckney
Saturday, August 12 at 9am
Your participation and generosity will make thousands of kid’s lives better…..kids facing challenges we can’t even imagine.
Today, thanks to many of you that have supported this annual event, Bennett’s Beavers has 36
volunteers providing 30,000-40,000 cutout figures annually to 44 Children’s Hospitals, camps and other facilities in 18 states, 12 of which are located in Michigan. These cutout figures provide the kids with options for creative painting and a positive diversion so they can readjust after surgery or treatment—and get back to just being kids.
Bennett’s Beavers is funded only by individual donations and our annual Golf Outing.
Your sponsorship participation or items donated will provide you or your company with recognition at the golf course and at our awards dinner. Sponsorship, donations and registration to join us for golf can be made on our web site, or mailed in.
Thank you so much for your support, generosity and compassion!
We couldn’t do it without you.
A lot of sick kids are counting on us.
For more information on this event, call Jim Bennett at 810-231-2972 or Ray Crews at 810-231-1500
Trains, Trucks, & More!
Southern Michigan Railroad – 301 Bartlett Street, Clinton
Saturday, August 12th 10am to 4pm
Mark your calendars to join us on August 12th for the second annual Trains, Trucks, & More! Visit us for a fun-filled day of FREE admission, train rides, classic cars, emergency equipment displays, model trains, and MORE! You won’t want to miss the celebration at noon when we have a horn blast to celebrate the event! Food will be available for purchase at Food Trucks and souvenirs will be available for purchase in our Gift Shop. Bring the whole family for an awesome day on the rails!
For more information, click here to see the website!
23rd Annual Milan Area Chamber Golf Outing
Rustic Glen Golf Club – 12090 W. Michigan Ave., Saline
Wednesday, August 16th at 9amJoin the Milan Area Chamber for our 23rd Annual Golf Outing!Enjoy a day on the links with the Milan Area Chamber for our 23rd Annual Golf Outing at Rustic Glen Golf Club!Registration is now open!
$100 per golfer
-Beverage Cart on the course, 2 drink tickets included
-Burger or Chicken Wrap dinner
-The perfect way to network for your business/enjoy a day with friends
-and more!Email “[email protected]” to save your spot today!
Relay for Life of Milan
Wilson Park – 89 Wabash St., Milan
August 19th & 20th 9a to 9pJoin us as we CELEBRATE 25 years of hope at the 2023 Relay For Life of Milan!There will be something for everyone!! We’ll have a vendor & craft show, food trucks, games, and SO MUCH MORE!!• We’ll start our day at 9am by honoring survivors during our Opening Ceremony, we’ll cheer our survivors on as they take their annual victory lap!• As darkness sets in, we’ll gather to honor loved ones we’ve lost to cancer, during our Luminaria Ceremony. Everyone is welcome to join us for this time of reflection and remembrance. To purchase a luminaria, please connect with your favorite Relayer or purchase online www.RelayForLife.org/MilanMI. Luminaria are $10 each, and can be purchased in honor or in memory of anyone who has ever battled cancer.We are currently seeking teams, bands, entertainers, survivors, sponsors, participants, vendors/crafters, swag for our survivor goodie bags, businesses or community organizations who would like to host an activity for our participants, and more!If you are interested in becoming more involved in this year’s event, please reach out to [email protected] or 734.624.0571!To register, either as a participant or a survivor, to donate, or for more information visit www.RelayForLife.org/MilanMI!Stay tuned to our Facebook page for other exciting announcements and schedules as they are finalized!
Torch 180 5K Charity Run & Walk
Mount Brighton – 4141 Bauer Rd., Brighton
Thursday, September 14 at 7:00pm
Race around Mt. Brighton Ski Lodge. Registration by 9/1 guarantees a t-shirt with a Glow in the Dark Print. All participants will receive a participation medal that GLOWS! This is a chip-timed race with prizes for age categories.
Can’t make the race, but want to be a part of this great cause? You can sign up like a runner and send us your 5K time and we’ll send you your t-shirt & medal.
Don’t want to run but want to donate instead? Check out “Become a Fundraiser” tab above.
All proceeds to benefit Torch 180.
All proceeds from the Light the Torch 180 5K will go towards providing critical vocational training, student scholarships, and operating our facility. Torch 180 aims to educate and train young adults with disabilities or other obstacles to employment. Many of our young people live with various disabilities or co-existing conditions creating some unique needs that we work hard to accommodate.
It is estimated that unemployment among individuals with disabilities in Michigan is 75%; those with autism is 85%! Our program offers hands-on training and experience in a state-of-the-art facility preparing our students for gainful employment opportunities in their communities and thereby creating a real possibility for their future independence!
For more information, click here for the event website!
2023 QUARRY CHALLENGE
SYLVANIA MINERALS – 5676 Carleton-Rockwood Rd, South Rockwood
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th at 9amThis course is one of the most challenging courses in Michigan and will definitely provide a thorough workout! The experience and views are spectacular. You won’t want to miss it!Check out the video from 2019 Quarry Challenge: https://youtu.be/q9Ya0hziS30$20.00 prior to 4/30/2023
$25.00 prior to 7/31/2023
$30.00 Before Day of Race
$40.00 Morning of Race
All proceeds benefit the South Rockwood Library!Parking is located at 5676 Carleton Rockwood, 48179. Packet pickup is 9/24 from 4 PM-7 PM, 9/24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and race day starting at 7:30 AM-8:30 AM on the Village of South Rockwood/South Rockwood Library campus. Busing from this location will be provided to race locationFor more information, visit: https://www.greatlakesagg.com/quarry-challenge/