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Librarian Secrets: Summer Reading Program

Anne Clark is the Children’s Coordinator for the Bay County Library System and the mom of two young children. Librarian Secrets: Summer Reading Program Summer is a great time to visit your local library! I’m excited to preview Bay County Library System’s summer reading program “Libraries! Out of This World!” for you. Starting Monday, June […]

Trusted Internet Resources for Children – Approved by a Local Media Teacher

Scott is a father and teacher here in the Great Lakes Bay Region. As a media teacher and librarian he enjoys expanding his students minds with new on-line technology and through the wonders of book. Trusted Internet Resources for Children Approved by a Local Media Teacher When I was asked to write a blog about […]

Home School!?!?

Amy is a mother and an educator.  She and her husband have been homeschooling their children for seven years. Home School!?!? It’s true, and I’ll be completely honest. Eight years ago, I thought that home schoolers were crazy, unnatural, and bizarre. Why subject themselves to the never ceasing concern of those wondering, “What do you […]

May’s KIDS Happenings: FAMILY-FRIENDLY Weekend Events

May’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. Stay informed about kids happenings in the Great Lakes Bay Region by signing up for […]

The Midland Center for the Art’s SENSORY FRIENDLY Performance of JOSEPH

Sensory-Friendly Performance of JOSEPH  The arts are a place where everyone should be welcome – welcome to experience a great story, a moving piece of music, take in or create great works of visual art. However, children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, sensory processing disorder, PTSD, and other sensory sensitivities don’t […]

FREE Comic Book Day – May 4th

FREE Comic Book Day – May 4th It is almost here, MAY 4TH, the day that we all get to celebrate COMIC BOOKS!  Gather up the kids and head out to one of the many participating comic book stores and libraries across the Great Lakes Bay Region.  Be sure to check out each business’s  individual […]

Librarian Secrets: Free eBooks and More!

Anne Clark is the Children’s Coordinator for the Bay County Library System and the mom of two young children. Librarian Secrets: Free eBooks and More! Reading is fundamental to children’s educations, but busy families can’t always make it into their local public library. Here at Bay County Library System (BCLS), we have quite a few […]

April’s KIDS Happenings: FAMILY-FRIENDLY Weekend Events

April’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. Stay informed about kids happenings in the Great Lakes Bay Region by signing up for […]

100 Family-Experiences in the Great Lakes Bay Region Before the Kids Turn 18 Years Old

100 Family-Experiences in the Great Lakes Bay Region Before the Kids Turn 18 Years Old Creating memories as a family is easy here in the Great Lakes Bay Region!  It is amazing the number of family-friendly happenings that occur in the Great Lakes Bay Region each year and many of them are FREE to attend.  […]

Chowdown Kids Crew Review – The Playground Midland

Angela Hayes is a co-founder of Chowdown Great Lakes and the mom of two young children. Chowdown Kids Crew Review – The Playground Midland   Have you ever wondered who serves up the best Mexican, Middle Eastern or American food in town? Or what about family events and the places to host a party for […]