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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 […]

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 […]