News Update

Community Calendar for Friday, March 31, 2023


Here’s your meeting planner for the week: The Peaine Township board has a special meeting on Monday at 11.  Peaine Board of review meets at 10:30 on Tuesday. St. James Township Planning Commission meets Tuesday at 6:00. Their Finance and Administration Committee meets Wednesday at 1:00. Airport Board meets Wednesday at noon. B-I-C-S Committee of the whole meets Wednesday evening at 5:30. Health Center Board meets Friday at 4:00.  That’s it for the week.  Locations and more details are in the calendar entries online.


On the fun front today, Friday, the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program is on at 10:30 up in the Hangout. Pickleball is on Friday, too, from 10:00 to noon in the Theater. Re-sale Shop is open again from noon to 4:00. Spring break fun continues at the BIC Center with the last day of Magical Kids Week. Friday is Harry Potter day. Come on down, get your wand, get sorted, and enjoy activities and lunch in the dining hall while watching Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Things get underway at noon. And, don’t forget. Friday is Pizza Night at Dalwhinnies Eat in or take out. Just get your order in before 7:00 p.m.


Saturday, there’s Brunch at the Shamrock until from 9:00 to 2:00. The Resale Shop is open from noon to 4:00. Lego Club is at the library at 1:00. Building fun for all ages.  Also, at the BIC Center, movies are on tap. The 4:00 show is Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. Great anime fun for the whole family. Rated PG-13. The 7:00 show is 80 for Brady. More family fun as a group of grandmas who love Tom Brady decide to see him at the Super Bowl even though they don’t know much about football’s big event.  It’s rated PG-13, too.  Both shows on the BIG screen with the BIG sound in the BIC Center Theater so you can see the movies the way they were meant to be seen. Concession Stand open all day for both shows for snacks, a meal, or both.  No charge for admission but remember your free-will donation helps keep the great movies coming to the BIC Center. Also Saturday Night, it’s Taco Night Dalwhinnies. Dine in or take out. They are open until 7:00.

Sunday there are services at the Christian Church at 10:00 and mass at Holy Cross at 12:15. Also Sunday Brunch at the Shamrock from 9:00 to 2:00.


Looking ahead to next week…

Tuesday, Talking Threads will be crafting out at the Peaine Township Hall starting at 9:00. Pickleball is on from 10:00 to noon in the Theater at the BIC Center. The Arthritis Foundation Exercise program is on at 10:30 in the Hangout. And, it’s Open Mic Night at the BIC Center sponsored by the Harbour Bodega. The entertainment gets underway at 6:30 Tuesday evening.  There’ll be snacks provided, or grab something at the BIC Center Concession Stand, the Bodega, where it’s Taco Tuesday or another island eatery. Bring your own beverage to enjoy if you like.


Wednesday, C-0-A Bingo is at 1:00 in the Hangout at the BIC Center. Time for Art is from 5:00 to 7:00 at the BIC Center. It will be a session on papermaking lead by Cindy Ricksgers. And, the special at the Bodega on Wednesday is a Coney Dog and fries.


Thursday, Pickleball is 10:00 to noon in the Theater at the BIC Center. Women’s Bible Study is on the calendar over at the Christian Church. Resale shop is open from noon to 4. At 1:00, there’s Story Hour for preschoolers at the library.  Its Burger and a Beer night at the Shamrock. Also, Euchre is on tap at Whiskey Point Brewery Thursday evening. Cards hit the table at 7:00


BIRTHDAYS:  None for today or tomorrow, but Sunday both Josh Runberg and Bryan Foli are celebrating.  Happy Birthday to Bryan and Josh and, if we missed you on the list today, Happy Birthday to you from all of us at W-V-B-I and your Beaver Island Community Center.



Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 36. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.


Rain before 2am, then rain showers between 2am and 3am, then rain showers and snow showers, possibly mixed with sleet after 3am. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of blowing snow after 5am. Steady temperature around 34. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of around 2 inches.


Snow, mainly before 11am. The snow could be heavy at times. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 8am. Temperature falling to around 29 by 8am. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

Saturday Night

Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 22. North wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.


A chance of rain and snow showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday Night

A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.


Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.


Rain and snow showers likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Breezy.

Tuesday Night

Rain and snow showers, becoming all rain after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.


A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy.

Wednesday Night

A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Windy.


Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.