News Update

Current Events Update for July 1, 2016

Today is Friday July 1st, 2016. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.



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We are working on improvements to the parking area at Welke Airport. We are trying to relocate as many cars as possible to a new temporary parking area. We have started parking all cars south of the terminal. Do we have your keys? Please give us a call or send us an e-mail if your car is here but we do not have keys. Thanks


Paul and Angel Welke

231 448 2374 home

231 675 7882 Angel mobile phone

231 675 5297 Paul mobile phone


Art in the Harbor begins this Friday, July 1, next to Daddy Frank’s. Anyone wishing to set and sell their wares is welcome. We’ll be there from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.



We are THRILLED to offer the Summer Yoga program again at the beautiful Community Center. This is the 7th summer of donation yoga at the center.


The first class is Monday June 27th at 9:30 a.m.  and on Wednesdays and Fridays

Please arrive 10 minutes early on your first visit

* Mats, Blocks & Hand Towels available

* No perfumes or scents

* Suggested not to eat or drink ONE hour prior to class (maybe a small coffee)

* Bottled water for sale at the counter or bring your own


New this summer a Yoga Therapeutic class is offered every Monday at the Beaver Island Community Center.


First class is Monday June 27th at 11:00 a.m.

Classes are approximately one hour.


Donation of $10.00 to the Community Center.




Karl Hinkle Music Ministry

Where: Beaver Island Christian Church


When: Sunday July 3rd regular worship service at 9:30 AM




Where Beaver Island Christian Church


When: Thursday July 7th at 7:00 PM. There will be a free offering taken at this event with half supporting the Beaver Island Food Pantry and the other half supporting the Karl Hinkle Music Ministry.


Check out Karl’s web site:




The Beaver Island Community Center


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.

Print Shop Museum — Artifacts from Native Americans, Mormons, Irish, Logging, Modern Life, School Life


Marine Museum — Artifacts from Shipwrecks, Fishing Industry, Boat Captains, Ferry Boats, Noted WPA Mural, Go aboard a gill net boat



The Protar Home will be open on Sunday, July 3rd from 1:00-3:00pm. Hosted by none other than Antje Price, the Protar Lady, who will be arriving on the island soon. The Protar Home is located on Sloptown Road. Free will donation.





On Monday July 18th at 7:00pm the Beaver Island Historical Society will once again be hosting Music on the Porch at the Print Shop Museum. Anyone interested in performing, please contact Sheri Timsak at 231-448-2510.


Before that, The 8th Annual Glen McDonough Memorial Concert will be on July 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at “Reddeer” , one block south of the school. All donations from the Concert are for the Glen McDonough Memorial Music Scholarship Fund for lessons for music students.


MUSICIANS: Please join us with your musical instruments at the Concert.


ALSO: The Eve Glen McDonough Music School will be held on July 6, 7, and 8th at “Reddeer”. This is tuition free as it is sponsored by the Glen McDonough Memorial Scholarship Fund. Elementary and Advanced instructions will be offered to the students. We have morning and afternoon sessions.


Please call 2315476722 (Eleanor McDonough) before July 2nd or join us at 10:00 a.m. on July 6th with your musical instrument.



Island Treasures

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.




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.

Farmers Markets and More

Upcoming CMU plays at the BICC with one on 7/7 and more.


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. What a deal! Email us or call for details.rmers Market on Thursdays 9-11


Farmers Market on Thursdays 9-11am


Sunday July 3rd at Holy Cross Hall the Amvets will hold another Pancake Breakfast from 8am-Noon

All profits go to support the $1000 scholarship for graduates of BICS and supports AMVETS Post 46 other activities supporting Beaver Ialand Veterans and Memorials


Of Course next Monday is July 4th and a load of fun awaits all The Parade is scheduled from 2pm to 3:30

If you’re listening out there on the WWW you need to get here for a guaranteed great time. Beaver Island marches to its own beat and therefore this year’s theme.


Get Your tickets for the soon to be world famous Beaver Island Music Festival. It’s already famous but moving up, go to the website and mark your calendars for July 14,15, and 16th



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 Community Center





3 pm Minions (2015)

PG | 1h 31min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who,

alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Directors: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin

Writer: Brian Lynch

Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton |


View Trailer:


7 pm The Big Short (2015)

R | 2h 10min | Biography, Comedy, Drama |

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse

of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

Director: Adam McKay

Writers: Charles Randolph (screenplay), Adam McKay (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt


View Trailer:


All movie showings free-will donation!

Great popcorn, candies and beverages available!


231 448-2022


Special thanks to Business Sponsor, Shamrock Bar & Restaurant,

and Business Supporter, the Beaver Island Boat Company.







Current Conditions – Greene’s Bay Beach, Beaver Island, MI


As of 8:29 AM Friday, July 1, 2016


Forecast: Partially Cloudy


Outside Temp: 56.4 F

High Outside Temp: 60.5 F at 12:00 AM

Low Outside Temp: 56.3 F at 8:23 AM

Outside Humidity: 91%

Barometer: 29.978″ and Rising Rapidly


Wind Speed: 7.0 Mph

Wind Direction: NW

High Gust: 16.0 Mph at 5:40 AM

10 min Avg Wind: 6.0 Mph


Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour

Day Rain: 0.09″

Storm Rain: 0.24″

Month Rain: 0.09″

Year Rain: 4.38″


Phyllis Moore Report

Right now I’m showing 55°, mostly cloudy, wind at 13 mph from the NNW with gusts to 20 mph, humidity is at 92%, pressure is steady at 1014 mb, visibility is 9.8 miles, pollen levels are low at 0.6, and the top allergens are grasses, dock, and plantain. Today: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers in the morning, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.


MARINE REPORT Small Craft Advisory In Effect Through This Afternoon. Today: Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny in the morning then becoming sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Tonight: West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.


On this date of July 1, 1963 – The U.S. postmaster introduced the five-digit ZIP (Zoning Improvement Plan) code.


Did you know that New York contains 571 miles of shoreline?


Word of the day: churrasco (chuh-RAS-koh) which means meat cooked over an open fire. Churrasco can be traced to the Spanish term socarrar meaning “to scorch, singe.” It entered English in the early 1900s.



Jimmy Gillespie

Suzy Bonedeo

Loretta Slater

Bob Smith




Ruth Ann (Karrenbrock) Annand, 86, of East Lansing, died Friday, June 24, 2016, in East Lansing, Michigan and had a summer farmhouse on Beaver Island.



Still no delays to report.

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


To Lucas and all our listeners, it is often the common and everyday things that we miss and some are so simple, yet for some, too hard to follow. One that sticks out often is the Golden Rule. So today and every day that follows, let’s all try and stick to it.

On a lighter note to end the week, I once heard that a cow with 3 legs is better known as lean beef.


That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for July 1st, 2016. I’m Greg Doig at WVBI‚ the Voice of Beaver Island.

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