Community Calendar

Check here for events at the BICC and all over Beaver Island. There are “posterboard,” agenda, weekly and monthly views of the calendar as well as and agenda view of events at the BICC.  Looking for WVBI’s program schedule? Check here.

Want to see your event here? Send and email with the details to Be sure to include a description, the date and time, any cost, whether reservations are necessary and the name, email address, postal address and phone number of a person who can be contacted for additional details.  All of this information may be included in the calendar entry we post.

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Confident Caregivers® Workshop @ Charlevoix Senior Center
Mar 19 – Apr 18 all-day

Registrations are now Open for a Free Creating Confident Caregivers® Workshop in Charlevoix.

Creating Confident Caregivers® (CCC) is a free 6-session program for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. This university developed program is led by trained facilitators who provide participants with information and skill-building activities to increase their effectiveness as caregivers.  To date, over 4,000 caregivers nationwide have benefited from the class.

Creating Confident Caregivers® provides caregivers with tools and techniques to reduce their stress and improve the care they provide to their family member. This program is provided by The Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan (AAANM) and the Charlevoix County Commission on Aging at no charge.  Respite care may be available at no cost if needed to attend the six 2-hour sessions. Class size is limited to eligible caregivers.  Pre-registration is required.

The FREE workshop begins Wednesday, April 18th from 2:00-4:00 pm and continues for 6 consecutive Wednesdays, ending May 23, 2018.  The workshop will be held at the Charlevoix Senior Center, located at 06909 Norwood Street in Charlevoix.

If you are a family caregiver of a person with dementia or memory loss and feel that the Creating Confident Caregivers program can help you, contact AAANM at 1-800-442-1713 or register online at

Amy Wieland
Executive Director
Charlevoix County Commission on Aging
Work Phone: 231-237-0103
Address: 218 W. Garfield Avenue, Charlevoix, MI  49720

Talking Threads Quilt Guild @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

All people interested in quilting, sewing, knitting, weaving, spinning, crocheting, or other needlework projects are encouraged to meet at the Peaine Township Hall on Wednesdays from 9:30 until 11:30. Bring your supplies and your enthusiasm. All levels of expertise are welcome. If you have questions call Darlene at 448-2087.

Half Day for Students
Mar 22 @ 8:15 am – 11:15 am

It’s the end of marking period 2, so students have a half day (and spring is just around the corner)!

Doctor Newcomb is in @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Mar 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Edward Newcomb
14734 Park Avenue
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Specializing in Family Medicine, Dr. Edward Newcomb has been practicing for over 37 years, and since 1985 at the BIRHC. Dr. Newcomb collaborates with colleague and fellow Wayne State University alum Dr. Mann in treating patients on Beaver Island twice a month year-round. Affiliated with both Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital and McLaren – Northern Michigan, the doctors provide a great variety of treatment options.  Call the Health Center at 231-448-2275 for an appointment.

Play Pickleball! @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Pickleball! @ Beaver Island Community Center | Beaver Island | Michigan | United States

A cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong, Pickle-ball is a fun and exciting game for all ages! Played with with 2 or 4 people, Pickle-ball works with hand-eye coordination skills, shot placement and strategy versus brute power, or strength. Come learn how to lob, slam, drive and volley!

Games Galore @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Games Galore 3Games Galore 1Rummikub, Mexican Train, Scrabble, Hand ‘n Foot, Mahjong…players choose from these and other games (except no cage wrestling).  Share your skills or learn some new ones as you compete, laugh and exercise your brain. Coffee, treats and a stunning view of Paradise Bay provided from Carol’s Hangout at the BIC Center.



FIM District West Michigan Event @ Grand Valley State University
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 24 @ 1:44 am

GVSU Logo / University / Logonoid.comOur first District Event for the 2018 Season is at Grand Valley State University.

We have tentatively selected the Sleep Inn in Allendale as our base hotel. Rooms will fill up quickly there, so if you’d like to travel with the team best to book sooner than later.

+1 (616) 892-8000
Here’s the schedule for the event:
Note that Day Zero is the 22nd.
Spring Break @ Beaver Island Community School
Mar 23 – Apr 2 all-day

School’s out for….Spring Break.  Not quite summer break, yet.  But a break none-the-less.  Enjoy your week away!


Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
AFEP upstairs in the Hangout!
AFEP upstairs in the Hangout!

A certified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!

Lego Club @ Beaver Island District Library
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm


Starting this Saturday, Jan. 6th, the Lego Club will meet every Saturday at 1 p.m.  Themes will be posted for each Saturday.  All are invited to participate…kids, teens, adults.

  • Jan. 6th- Build a Frosty Vacation and watch a Lego Movie!
  • Jan. 13th- Build your Dream Home
  • Jan. 20th- What would your Minecraft Home Base look like? Build it!
  • Jan. 27th- What would you want to be when you grow up? Build your dream job! And we will run another Lego movie!

Snacks and fun times. Come on it from the cold and join us each Saturday at 1 p.m.

Are you a Lego fan?  Want to learn more about building with Legos.  Just want to have some fun with friends on Saturday?  If you answered yes to any of these you might want to head to the Beaver Island District Library on Saturdays at 1:00 for the weekly Lego Club session.  It’s a Lego bin full of fun.

Ferdinand @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

PG | 1h 48min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast,

he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family,

he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.


The Foreigner @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

R | 1h 53min | Action, Crime, Drama

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice

when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A

cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official,

whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities.


Sunday Mass @ Holy Cross Catholic Church
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am

Holy Cross Exterior with logoDeacon Jim Siler and the parishioners of Holy Cross Catholic Church welcome you to join them for Sunday masses and other activities throughout the year. Mass is celebrated Sundays at 9:30 a.m. and, during the summer, Fridays at  5:00 p.m.  You are also invited to join us for  Weekday Communion Service and Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Traveling Rosary at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Please feel welcome to visit our Prayer Garden overlooking Paradise Bay. You may also join us for Mass during the summer months at 5:00 p.m. Saturday evenings.

Lighthouse Fellowship @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

lighthouse-fellowship-logo (Narrow)We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking at a portion of the Bible for instruction and encouragement.  Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting acquainted and fellowship.

Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

Beaver Island Christian Church is a multi-denominational church established in 1963. We invite you to join us for Sunday services and children’s worship.  All are welcome, and please join us afterwards for coffee, cookies and fellowship. Our services are led by a variety of visiting pastors.