Today is Tuesday June 14th, 2016. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.
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Over at the Library
Kids and adults:
On June 21, Dan McDonough will be offering a Manga/Anime drawing workshop (free of charge) at the Beaver Island District Library at 2 p.m. Materials will be available at the library, but if you would like to bring your own, Dan suggests colored pencils and a straight edge.
WHERE: Gregg Fellowship Center
WHEN:Wednesday June 15th
TIME:Doors open at 6:15 PM with first number called at 7:00 PM sharp.
Caller Wednesday will be Ed Troutman. Nine card bingo is $13.00–get two for $24.00!!
Bike the Beaver
Saturday June 18th
“I would like to take this time to invite you all to save the date for a two day Invasive Species workshop on Beaver Island. The workshop is being held by the CAKE CISMA in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. It will be June 28th and June 29th. The intent of the workshop is to increase the capacity of Beaver Island residents to carry out invasive species ID and management along with educating other stake holders in preventing the spread of invasives to the archipelago. We will have presenters from MNFI, DNR, MDARD, CAKE, TNC, Little Traverse Conservancy and others”.
From Tom Clements, CAKE Coordinator
The dream team of invasive species control is coming to the Community Center on June 28th and 29th. Presentations and field trips are geared for property owners who wish to indentify and control invasive species in the fields, forests, or yards.
Vacation Bible School
For children ages 3 – 12.
(Arts & Crafts, Music, Storytelling, Imagination Stations, Games & more!)
To be held at the Beaver Island Christian Church
As always, there is no charge to attend VBS.
Brought to you by: Beaver Island Christian Church, Holy Cross Catholic Church, the Lighthouse Fellowship and the St. James Episcopal Mission
Please register early:
Debbie Robert 448 – 2048 or email@example.com
Judi Meister 448-2963
The Beaver Island Community Center
Tuesday, 5/31 SUMMER HOURS START!!!
MON – SAT 9am – 9pm
SUN 10am – 6pm
Museum Summer Daily Hours will begin on Sunday, June 19; Monday – Saturday 11:00-5:00 and Sunday Noon-3:00.
We are ready for the Summer Schedule to begin this week! Tues to Sat 12-4
Donations arrive every day, so stop in often to see what we have.
Concert Awesome Distraction
Saturday June 25th 8pm
$15 Adult $10 Senior/Student
If you are looking for information on all island events, find it on the new WVBI Community Calendar. Things like the Baroque on Beaver events, CMUBS and other activities up on the calendar. Just head on over to the WVBI website and click on Calendar on the top menu.
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¬†firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. What a deal! Email us or call for details.
At the Community Center
Games Galore will now be held on Thursday‚
at 1pm to 4pm
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will now be available on¬Tuesdays and
FRIDAYS , 11am-12pm @ BI Comm Center
There will be no 3pm Movie showing on June 18, 2016 due to Beaver Island Community School High School Graduation!
Congratulations Class of 2016!
June 18, 7pm
R | 2h 8min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation
and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Director: Tom McCarthy
Writers: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
Live Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci
All movie showings free-will donation!
Great popcorn, candies and beverages available!
Thanks to Beaver Island Community Center Business Sponsors , the Shamrock Bar and Restaurant, and the Beaver Island Boat Company
Current Conditions – Greene’s Bay Beach, Beaver Island, MI
As of 8:29 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Forecast: Mostly Clear
Outside Temp: 59.6 F
High Outside Temp: 59.6 F at 8:27 AM
Low Outside Temp: 52.2 F at 2:53 AM
Outside Humidity: 82%
Barometer: 30.044″ and Rising Slowly
Wind Speed: Calm
Wind Direction: SE
High Gust: 3.0 Mph at 1:13 AM
10 min Avg Wind: Calm
Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour
Day Rain: 0.00″
Storm Rain: 0.00″
Month Rain: 0.90″
Year Rain: 3.45″
Phyllis Moore Report
Right now it’s 55°, wind is at 6 mph from the east, humidity is at 87%, pressure is steady at 1018 mb, visibility is 9.3 miles, pollen levels are medium at 5.8, and the top allergens are grasses and dock. Today: Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds at 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph. MARINE FORECAST: Today: East wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less. Tonight: Wast wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
On this date of June 14, 1777 – The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the “Stars and Stripes” as the national flag of the United States. The Flag Resolution stated “Resolved: that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” On May 20, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially proclaimed June 14 “Flag Day” as a commemoration of the “Stars and Stripes.”
Did you know that camels are born without humps?
Word of the day: vexillology (vek-suh-LOL-uh-jee) which means the study of flags. Vexillology comes from the Latin word for “flag,” vexillum. It entered English in the mid-1900s.
Still no delays to report.
Hey, Let’s be careful out there. Especially in the school zone.
To Lucas and all our listeners, when we think only about ourselves, we draw a blind that shuts out others who could brighten our being. So, go ahead, leave the blinds open.
That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for Tuesday June 14th, 2016. I’m Greg Doig at WVBI ‚the Voice of Beaver Island.
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