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Community Calendar for May 11, 2018

Today is Friday May 11th, 2018. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.

RED Friday remember everyone deployed

Friday
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program 10:00 a.m.

Saturday
BIDL Lego Club is back at 1 p.m. open for all

Movies BICC
3 p.m. Paddington 2
PG | 1h 44min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen. Trailer: https://youtu.be/52x5HJ9H8DM

7 p.m. Lady Bird
R and Comedy-Drama
In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Trailer: https://youtu.be/4vhPeNOHxsc

BICC and Shamrock Sponsor

Holy Cross Church Hall 6 p.m.
Senior Banquet for the 2018 BICS Seniors. That and BASH! Check with your student for details on helping out if you are a parent or friend, but the community can wish these seniors and their classmates well (and see them dressed in their banquet best) around 5:30 as they come to dinner at Holy Cross Hall and/or around 8:15 as they set sail on Paradise Bay from the BIBCO dock.

Sunday
COA Mothers Day Dinner 11-Noon BICC

Worship Services on Island – Calendar Section

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 calendar@wvbi.net<mailto:calendar@wvbi.net>.

Coming Up

5/19 Hangar Party for Caitlin Boyle
Join us for dinner, dancing, silent & live auctions and great community fun to raise funds to help Caitlin Boyle BEAT brain cancer. Dinner is from 4 to 6. Visit calendar for more details

The Beaver Island Transfer Station
Hazmat Disposal Dates
5/24 and 5/25 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Common Household Wastes include: Drain/Metal Cleaners, grease solvents, antifreeze, brake fluid, rust solvents, paint thinners/strippers, kerosene, adhesives, fertilizers, aerosols, and wood preservatives. All latex paints $1 a can regardless of size. Any questions call 231-448-2228

Summer Reading Program at the Beaver Island District Library

LIBRARIES ROCK!
The 2018 Summer Reading program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, special events, and more. Registration for “Libraries Rock” begins on June 1, 2018. For more information, call or stop by the library or visit our Facebook page.
All programs are free of charge.

Remember that the Food Pantry can always donations. For your convenience, there are collection baskets at the Beaver Island Christian Church, Beaver Island Community Center, Beaver Island Rural Health Center, Fresh Air, Holy Cross Church and Island Airways.
We can accept unopened, unexpired non-perishable food items. Cash donations are tax-deductible and are always appreciated as well. Checks can be made payable to the Beaver Island Christian Church, PO Box 21, Beaver Island, 49782. Please write Food Pantry on the memo line. Or you can use the Donation button at the bottom of the home page at beaverislandnews.com<beaverislandnews.com>, Joe Moore’s News on the Net.
The Food Pantry Committee
Judi Meister, Beth Croswhite, Mark LaFreniere, Deb Plastrik and Chris Heikka

Resale Store Thursday-Saturday Noon – 4

Weather – Sponsored by Powers Hardware
42 and sunny
Today – Partly Cloudy. High near 45F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight – Partly Cloudy. Low 34F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Greenes Bay Beach – Boyle Family Station
38 and sunny
Same forecast as in town
Current Conditions – Greene’s Bay Beach, Beaver Island, MI

As of 8:30 AM Friday, May 11, 2018

Forecast: Partially Cloudy

Outside Temp: 38.7 F
High Outside Temp: 39.2 F at 12:00 AM
Low Outside Temp: 29.2 F at 5:29 AM
Outside Humidity: 78%

Heat Index: 39.0 F
Wind Chill: 38.0 F
Dew Point: 32.0 F

Barometer: 30.220″ and Steady

Wind Speed: 1.0 Mph
Wind Direction: NE
High Gust: 9.0 Mph at 12:02 AM
10 min Avg Wind: Calm

Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour
Day Rain: 0.00″
Storm Rain: 0.00″
Month Rain: 2.09″
Year Rain: 3.70″

Phyllis Moore Forecast
TODAY: Partly sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds at 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the id 30s. LIght winds. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
MARINE REPORT:
TODAY: East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny early in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
TONIGHT: East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
POLLEN REPORT: Today the pollen levels will be medium-high at 8.3 while the top allergens will again be ash, birch, and maple.
ON THIS DATE of May 11, 1949, the body of Leon Besnard is exhumed in Loudun, France, by authorities searching for evidence of poison.
DID YOU KNOW THAT the groundhog is only accurate in predicting the weather 28% of the time.
WORD OF THE DAY: cordillera (kawr-DIL-er-uh) which means a chain of mountains, usually the principal mountain system or mountain axis of a large landmass.

Birthdays – Born Today
Joanne Cashman
Saturday
Holly Hogarth
Brian Gallagher
Huntley Thorsen

Traffic
Still no delays to report on Beaver Island.

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

To Lucas, Sophia and all our listeners, A quote from Epictetus, again, who said,
“It is impossible to learn that which one thinks one already knows.”

On a lighter note, A husband who has seven children begins to call his wife “mother of seven” rather than by her first name. The wife, amused at first, chuckles. But after a few years, she’s grown tired of it. “Mother of seven,” he would say, “what’s for dinner tonight?… Get me a beer!”
She now gets very pissed. Finally, while attending a party together, the husband jokingly shouts out, “Mother of seven, I think it’s time to go home!”
She immediately shouts back, “I’ll be right with you, father of four!”

Storycorp Friday
It’s Friday and time for StoryCorps… and with Mother’s Day this weekend, we have a story about a special mom.

Reginald Mason came to StoryCorps to talk about growing up in New York City.

It was the 1970’s…and Reginald was being raised by a single mom in Harlem.

Audio:

That’s Reginald Mason, at StoryCorps, in New York City.

Reginald’s mother died shortly after he recorded this interview.

It’ll be archived along with all the others at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

Do you have a story to tell about your Mom? Let us know about it by sending an email to programming at W-V-B-I dot net.

That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for Friday May 10th, 2018.

I’m Greg Doig at WVBI‚ the Voice of Beaver Island. Make today the best day ever, Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms out there and thank you for listening!