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Librarian Secrets: Michigan Activity Pass

Anne Clark is the Children’s Coordinator for the Bay County Library System and the mom of two young children. Librarian Secrets: Michigan Activity Pass Spring Break is coming! If your family is staying in Michigan for Spring Break this year, consider trying the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)! MAP is a program that lets you print […]

“MY BROTHER”: Local Mother & Daughter Teach Kids About Epilepsy

Lisa is a wife and teacher, currently a stay at home Mom of three children. She loves to bake, sew, and Tap and Jazz dance (this is her 37th year dancing) and helping children with a wide range of abilities find new ways of learning while having fun enjoying life.   MY BROTHER: Local Mother […]

March’s KIDS Happenings: FAMILY-FRIENDLY Weekend Events

March’s Kids Happenings A full listing of fun and family/ kid-friendly weekend events occurring in the Great Lakes Bay Region.  This includes Bay, Isabella and Saginaw County.  If your event has been missed please CONTACT me to let me know. Click on the weekend: March 1-3 March 8-10 March 15-17 March 22-24 March 29-31 Friday, […]

The STEM Initiative in the Great Lakes Bay Region

  The STEM Initiative in the Great Lakes Bay Region STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs for children are everywhere – in our schools and preschools, at our libraries and museums, and the after-school programs.  We are seeing more programs popping up (Math In the Mail, Engineering for Kids, and Snapology – Tri-Cities) that […]

Librarian Secrets: STORYTIME IS AWESOME!

Anne Clark is the Children’s Coordinator for the Bay County Library System and the mom of two young children. Librarian Secrets: STORYTIME IS AWESOME! Have you ever taken a child to library storytime? At the Bay County Library System, we currently offer morning and evening storytimes for children under 6 years old. At BCLS’s free […]

FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST at the Bay City Town Center

FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST at the Bay City Town Center Mark your calendar for a day of fun at the FAMILY WINTER FUN FEST.  This FREE event designed for kids of all ages (0-17 years old) will be held at the Bay City Town Center on February 23 from 10 am to 2 pm.  Be […]

February’s KIDS Happenings: Family-Friendly Seasonal Events

February Kids Happenings A full listing of fun and family/ kid-friendly events occurring in the Great Lakes Bay Region.  This includes Bay, Isabella and Saginaw County.  If your event has been missed please CONTACT me to let me know. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th […]

Librarian Secrets: Unique Collections at Bay County Library System

Anne Clark is the Children’s Coordinator for the Bay County Library System and the mom of two young children. Librarian Secrets: Unique Collections at Bay County Library System Did you know that libraries are so much more than books? Today I’m thrilled to tell you about some hot new collections that we carry at Bay […]

Our Special Needs Journey

This is the story of a Great Lakes Bay family’s journey navigating parenting a child in our community with special needs. To protect the privacy of this family, we have changed their child’s name and some minor details. Our Special Needs Journey Like any mother, when my oldest child, Alison, was a baby I worried […]

The Great Lakes Bay Mom Prom on Saturday, February 23, 2019

Family & Children’s Services – We inspire hope and well-being for people of all ages by providing counseling, education and support services. Our vision is for everyone to feel welcome to come as they are and leave as they would like to be.   The Great Lakes Bay Mom Prom How do 300 women have […]