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Mar
18
Mon
9th & 10th Grade Economics Speeches @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join our young citizens (students from Mr. Richard’s social studies class at BICS) as they present speeches on various economics.   Come to hear their ideas and ask thoughtful questions.

BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s @ St. James Township Hall
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BEAVER ISLAND ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: 1950s-1970s

PLACE: ST. JAMES TOWNSHIP HALL

DATES:

JANUARY 7, 2019 7-9 P.M.

JANUARY 21, 2019 7-9 P.M.

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The Beaver Island Historical Society is organizing a Beaver Island oral history project based on Island events during the 1950s, 60’s and ’70s. 

The public is invited to attend group sessions moderated by Ed Wojan at the St. James Township Hall.  The meetings will be held twice a month on the first and third Mondays in January, February, and March.  The February/March dates and location will be confirmed at the January meetings.  The questions for February and March will be updated prior to the beginning of each month.  The format will be similar to January.

The events will be live streamed by Joe Moore and recorded for future society publications. Please consider attending and sharing your stories or tuning in to reminisce on great memories!  Naturally, the meetings are family friendly.  Beverages will be provided. Feel free to bring a dessert.

 

1950’s Oral History Meeting
January 7, 2019


Discussion Topics

1.  People on Island from 1950 – 1959

2.  Population through the 1950s.

(census 1950 ?, local unofficial counts)

3. Ferry Service

(North Shore to Emerald Isle first Beaver Island Boat Co.)

4. Change in the Economy

(From Logging, Fishing, Farming to Summer Home Construction & Tourism)

5. Civic Association

(Beaver Beacon)

6. Restaurants

(Killarney Inn, Rustic Villa Grill, King Strang Hotel)

7. Businesses in the 1950s

(Cabin Rentals, McDonough’s & LaFreniere Stores) (List …..)

8. Facilities

(Change in Phone systems, New Medical Center, Change in School Buildings, the start of CMU Biological Station & Fire Station)

9. Tourism

(Perch runs, Rabbit & Deer Hunting, other Islands Fishing, Tours, Cabin Rentals)

10. American Central Corporation and Port St. James Subdivision

11. Health Care

 

1960’s Oral History Meeting
January 21, 2019

Discussion Topics

1. People on Island from 1960 – 1969

2. Population through the 1960s

(census 1960 ?, local unofficial counts)

3. Ferry Service

(Beaver Islander, Dock)

4. Change in the Economy

(Home Construction, Game Fishing)

5. Restaurants

(The Beaver Tail, Circle M Supper Club, King Strang Hotel, Beaver Lodge)

6. Businesses in the 1960s

(Cabin Rentals, McDonough’s & LaFreniere Stores) (Rest of List …..)

7. Facilities

(Change in School Buildings, CMU Biological Station & Fire Department)

8. Tourism

(Perch runs, Rabbit & Deer Hunting, Other Islands Fishing, Tours, Cabin Rentals, Dawn Patrols (fly-ins), Homecoming Week)

9. Health Care

 

Mar
19
Tue
Play Pickleball! @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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!

Telecommunications Advisory Committee Meeting @ Beaver Island Community School
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm

The Peaine and St. James Township Beaver Island Telecommunications Advisory Committee holds its meetings on the third Tuesday of the month. The committee was formed to review opportunities for improving wireless and broadband communications services on the island. The members of the committee are:

Kevin Boyle – Chair
Kitty McNamara – Vice-Chair
Theresa McDonough – Secretary
Wil Cwkiel
Gary Conant
Neal Green

The public is invited to all meetings.

 

9th & 10th Grade Economics Speeches @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join our young citizens (students from Mr. Richard’s social studies class at BICS) as they present speeches on various economics.   Come to hear their ideas and ask thoughtful questions.

Ladies Shuffleboard @ Shamrock Bar & Restaurant
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm

Ladies: Join your friends for shuffleboard at the Shamrock. No need to know how to play. You can learn while you play and have a fun evening out with the girls. Get a partner and come down and join us. If you have any questions give Andy a call 2150.

Mar
20
Wed
Talking Threads Quilt Guild @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 20 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

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 12:30. Bring your supplies and your enthusiasm. All levels of expertise are welcome. If you have questions call Darlene at 448-2087.

Mar
21
Thu
1/2 Day for Students
Mar 21 all-day
Doctor Newcomb is in @ Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Edward Newcomb

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 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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!

Euchre Night @ Stoney Acre Grill
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm

Weekly Euchre games are back at Stoney. They will continue throughout the winter. All are welcome to join in the fun.  No partner needed.  No need to come every week.  Just join in the fun when you can.  Touch base with Andy at the grooming barn if you have questions.

Mar
22
Fri
Spring Break
Mar 22 – Apr 1 all-day
Mar
23
Sat
Self-Defense Class @ Peaine Township Hall
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm

Come learn about self defense.  Don’t worry.  No body throwing.  Not even much physical contact.  Just lots of demonstrations to show  techniques to release choke, hand and body holds as well as pressure point locations and strikes to counter them. Contact Jim for more info at 310-466-0828 or jimbuild4@gmail.com.

Mar
24
Sun
Sunday Worship Service @ Beaver Island Christian Church
Mar 24 @ 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.

Mar
26
Tue
Play Pickleball! @ Beaver Island Community Center
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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!

 

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