Morning Rotary supports school supply drive
The Morning Rotary Club of Frankenmuth recognizes the importance of children having all the necessary school supplies to start their school year off on the right foot. They are asking for help in collecting these needed school supplies, from book bags, to pencils, paper note books and much more. A complete list of items needed can be found at the Frankenmuth Morning Rotary Clubs Facebook page or on their website at http://www.fmrotary.com.
Supplies are being collected at the Frankenmuth Wickson District Library. For more information you can contact any Morning Rotary Club member or call Lynn Maurer (989-233-1300).
Pokémon event is Aug. 27
"Catch Em for Cash", a Pokémon Go Fundraising Event for the Frankenmuth High School Music Program, will be held Saturday, August 27. Check-in will be from 4-5:30pm at the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center Platz.
Contestants will be given a half hour after check-in time to "capture Pokémon" and check back in at the Visitors Center Platz. The entry fee is $20 with three place prizes of $150, $75 and $50. Register ahead of time online and view contest rules at fhscatchemforcash.eventbrite.com. Cash only the day of event. Have fun with friends in downtown Frankenmuth while catching Pokémon for a chance to win cash!
Proceeds to benefit the Frankenmuth High School Music Boosters. Direct questions to Frankenmuthmusicboosters@gmail.com.
Alzheimer’s fundraiser on Aug. 28
Visiting Angels of Frankenmuth will sponsor a fundraiser at Primed to Paint in Frankenmuth on Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 3pm.
Participants can choose either a 16x10 canvas or an 11x14 canvas to paint.
Primed to Paint will be donating half the cost of the paintings to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saginaw event, which will take place Sept. 10 at the Saginaw Township Soccer Complex. The walk begins at 10am with registration and check in starting at 9am.
Space must be reserved for the Primed to Paint fundraiser. Snacks will be provided. For more information and reservations contact Visiting Angels (989-652-6435).
Dollhouse, collector show at Bavarian Inn
The Small World Dollhouse & Miniature Show will be held at the Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth Sept. 2, 3-7pm and Sept. 3, 9am-2pm.
All things small for dollhouses and collectors will be available. There is an admission fee.
Junior bowling starts Sept. 10
A Saturday Junior Bowling League will begin at 9am on Sept. 10 at the Candlelite Bowling Center in Bridgeport.
Participants will bowl three games each week, Bumper Bowlers will have two games each week.
Coaching staff will be on hand and there will be a pizza party at the end of the season with trophies for all children.
To register contact Candlelite Bowling center (989-777-2190, ext. 4).
Christian Women’s Club luncheon to be held on Sept. 13
All ladies are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club “Let’s Get Cooking” Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, September 13, from 12-2pm in the Town Hall Room at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.
The special feature, Things Your Kitchen Needs,” will be presented by Lynn Lilja from Antioch, IL.
She will also be sharing in her talk, “Goldilocks and the Three Wishes”, how she faced life when everything wasn’t just right. The guest pianist will be Sue Ambrose from Auburn.
Free pre-school nursery is available by reservation. For luncheon and nursery reservations or more information please call Grace (989-871-4048) or Alice (989- 823-8975).
MOPS new year registration now open
St. Lorenz Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) invites the public to join in their new year, based on the theme: “We Are the Starry Eyed”.
Starry Eyed means - wonder about, and notice, God’s creation everyday, hope and remember that God is in charge of the plan for your life, and kindness and responsibility for each other as moms.
Meetings include getting to meet and know other moms, service activities, insightful speakers, devotion and prayer time, helpful demonstrations, small mom-to-mom discussion groups, creative activities, great food and relaxing fellowship.
Daytime MOPS (which provides free childcare) usually meets two Friday mornings each month from 8:45-10:45am. Evening MOPS usually meets once a month beginning at 6:15-8:30pm. All area mothers who are expecting, and/or with children from birth through kindergarten are invited and encouraged to join.
Registration is open now, interested persons may call or email Meg Lince (810-964-5440, email@example.com) or Heather Robertson (810-516-6834, firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to register for the daytime group. To find out more information or to register for the evening group, please contact Liz Peterson (989-652-8084, email@example.com). For general information about MOPS visit www.mops.org.
Adult Grief Support Group
The public is welcome to attend Adult Grief Support Group meetings every third Thursday from 7-8:30pm at 100 Mayer Rd., Frankenmuth.
Topics discussed include: Shattering the Myths of Grief, Shopping & Cooking for One, Physical Aspects of Grief, Safety for Living Alone, Secondary Losses after Death of a Loved One, Dealing with the Loneliness of Grief and more. For more information call (989-652-4663).