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Tips & Words of Wisdom for Parents of First Time Middle Schoolers

Middle School!!! These two words loom over my household as the first day of school quickly approaches.  I will be a mother of a middle schooler and what makes this so difficult for her father and I are all the unknowns.  I attended a K-8 grade school, which makes this new adventure even more of […]

Christmas in July Party at G’s Pizzeria: Benefiting The Salvation Army 

The Christmas spirit typically brings to mind white glistening snow, sparkling lights and joy in our hearts. However, the celebration of miracles, hope, family and community happens every day in our community, not just during the Christmas season. Need Knows No Season! That is why The Salvation Army is inviting the community to show their […]

Librarian Secrets: Avoiding the Summer Slide

Did you know that many students lose academic gains from the previous year during the summer? It’s called “the summer slide”. At Bay County Library System, we have several resources to help your child stay on track to succeed in the next school year. For more assistance with any of these items, please contact your […]

Midland’s DOW GREAT LAKES BAY INVITATIONAL Offers Family-Fun

There is no reason to travel far this summer with all the amazing events occurring right here at home in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Mid-July is packed full with family-fun which includes the DOW GREAT LAKES BAY INVITATIONAL  occurring at the Midland Country Club from July 15 – 20. This event is FREE to […]

School at Home – The Bangor Township Virtual School (BTVS)

The Bangor Township Virtual School (BTVS) The Bangor Township Virtual School (BTVS) is a 100% free K-12 online school located in Bay City, Michigan. We are proud to serve Bay, Arenac, Saginaw, Midland, Tuscola and Gladwin counties providing the flexibility and freedom for students and families to choose their educational paths to success. We service […]

Bay City’s TALL SHIP CELEBRATION Brings Joy & Excitement to Families

Bay City has hosted a fleet of international tall ships since the inaugural event in 2001; bringing joy and excitement to all who visit. This year marks the 7th Tall Ship Celebration festival and is the only official host port in Michigan. Bay City’s TALL SHIP CELEBRATION Brings Joy & Excitement to Families The most […]

STEM Pipeline: Prevent the Summer Slide with BEDTIME MATH

The STEM Pipeline’s mission is “to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in the Great Lakes Bay Region.”  STEM Pipeline: Prevent the Summer Slide with BEDTIME MATH The 2018-2019 school year has come to an end and my kids are ready for the time off!  We have planned a summer of fun, including trips to […]

Sailing Lessons, Summer Camps & Boat Building with the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association

Founded over twenty years ago, the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association provides affordable sailing lessons and affordable access to sailing for the youth and adults of the Mid-Michigan area. Sailing Lessons, Summer Camps & Boat Building with the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association Another sailing season is quickly approaching and if you’re like us, you […]

COPOCO CCU Annual Kids Club Safety Day in Bay City

COPOCO Community Credit Union has hosted the Annual Kids Club Safety Day for 25 years. COPOCO CCU Annual Kids Club Safety Day FREE Event Open to the public Event Focus: Youth up to 12 years old Bring your Family & your Friends! Event Details: WHEN – 1st Saturday in June each Year WHERE – Wilder […]

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 […]