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Community Calendar for August 7, 2017

Today is Monday August 7th, 2017. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.

On this week’s calendar

YOGA this week!
Basic M & F @ 9:30am
Therapeutic M @ 11am
Restorative W @ 9:30am

BIDL Book Sale 24/7 in the tent next to the library.

BIDL Story Time 10:30 a.m.

Computer Workshop
10 – Noon BICC

Charlevoix County Veterans Affairs Officer
BIRHC 11-2

Coffee Roasting Paradise Bay 3 p.m.

AMVETS Post 46 will meet tomorrow Tuesday August 8th at 4:00 PM at the St James Township Hall. Please try to make this important meeting. We will be discussing fundraising possibilities, whether to continue the annual scholarship program and our declining membership. If you are a veteran and are interested in joining the post feel free to attend.
Bob Tidmore

Peaine Township Planning Commission Meeting
7 p.m.

Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers
Two artists at the height of their powers…don’t miss them live on stage at the BIC Center!

BICC 8 p.m. $20 and $10
Call 448-2022


Beauty and the Beast 3 p.m.
PG | 2h 9min | Family, Fantasy, Musical An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Gifted 7 p.m.
PG-13 | 1h 41min | Drama Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

All Movies Free Will Donation
Sponsor the Shamrock Bar and Restaurant

Peaine Township Board Meeting 7 p.m.

Farmers Market 9 a.m. Paradise Bay Coffee

Games Galore BICC 1 – 4 p.m.

Homecoming Weekend
Come home to Beaver Island and join in all the traditional events: the Bud McDonough Memorial Softball Tournament Friday afternoon

Please note that the August Dinner will be on SATURDAY this year! Bring on those ball players! Delicious meal for $14, homemade desserts included!
Take-Out Orders Available!

Saturday, August 12th
4:30 – 7:30
Holy Cross Hall
Grilled Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Corn, Rolls, and Homemade Desserts!
Adults $14.00
Children Under 12 $8.00
Come One! Come All!
***Proceeds to benefit
Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Concert BICC Skipper’s Alley
8 p.m. $25 and $10 Call 448-2022
Skipper’s Alley USA tour features a 6-piece ensemble whose dynamic take on traditional Irish music has garnered wide critical praise and featured on such diverse stages as The Late Late Show, La Festival Interceltique de Lorient, and the Irish Embassy in Zambia.

The Beaver Island Community Center Summer Hours
Monday – Saturday 9am-9pm
Sunday 10-6

*If you are interested in volunteering at the Center, call Carol at 231 448-2022!

Lost Pets
Lost Dog
lost-wandering small dog near north shore
Percy is less than ten pounds, a poodle mix rescue dog, very flighty.
Call 231-448-2241
mobile number, for a second phone number, is 734-709-6993
EmmaJane or James

Orange and white tabby lost on east side drive about 1 mile south of the campground 30670 East Side Drive. Call Cynthia 448-3069. Cat’s name is Che and has a purple collar. Thanks!

At our website, we’ve tried to include everything, but if we’ve missed your event you can easily add it yourself by using the handy “Post Your Event” button in the upper right of the calendar or by sending an email with the details to And, we can make it easy for your events to show up in a nice calendar on your website, too, so you only have to post them once. Your website can show only your events or those plus other categories from the calendar that you choose.

Weather – Sponsored by McDonough’s Market

WVBI BICC – 57 and clear

Today – Mostly sunny. High 71F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight – A clear sky. Low 58F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Greenes Bay Beach – Boyle Family Station
53 and clear
Same forecast as in town today.
Current Conditions – Greene’s Bay Beach, Beaver Island, MI
As of 8:29 AM Monday, August 7, 2017
Forecast: Partially Cloudy
Outside Temp: 54.1 F
High Outside Temp: 59.9 F at 12:00 AM
Low Outside Temp: 52.5 F at 7:31 AM
Outside Humidity: 93%
Inside Temp: 73.6 F
Inside Humidity: 45%
Heat Index: 54.0 F
Wind Chill: 54.0 F
Dew Point: 52.0 F
Barometer: 30.056″ and Steady
Wind Speed: 3.0 Mph
Wind Direction: NNE
High Gust: 9.0 Mph at 3:01 AM
10 min Avg Wind: 2.0 Mph
Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour
Day Rain: 0.00″
Storm Rain: 0.00″
Month Rain: 0.00″
Year Rain: 8.41″

Phyllis Moore Weather
Mostly cloudy this morning with patchy fog, 55°, wind is at 10 mph from the NW, humidity is at 90%, pressure is steady at 30.01 inches, visibility is 5.1 miles, UV levels are high at 6, and pollen levels are medium high at 7.4. with the top allergens being grasses, nettle, and plantain.
TODAY: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds at 10 mph.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds at 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
TODAY: North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
TONIGHT: Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.
ON THIS DATE of August 7, 1947 – The balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which had carried a six-man crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago.
DID YOU KNOW THAT an elephants ears are used to regulate body temperature? Elephants have very few sweat glands: only in their feet, in a narrow area around their toenails.
WORD OF THE DAY: antitussive (an-tee-TUHS-iv) which means 1) suppressing or relieving coughing 2) something that suppresses or relieves coughing. From Latin anti- (against) + tussis (cough). Earliest documented use: 1909.

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… Still no delays to report on Beaver Island.

Hey, let’s be careful out there. Especially in the school zone.

To Lucas and all our listeners, Samuel Taylor Coleridge once said, “The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.”

On a lighter note, why did the Beatles always lose at tennis? Because they thought all you need is love!!!

That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for Monday August 7th, 2017.

I’m Greg Doig at WVBI‚ the Voice of Beaver Island. Have a great day, and thank you for listening!