News Update

Current Events Update for July 12, 2016

WVBI Community Calendar

Today is Tuesday July 12th, 2016. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.

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What is the Status of EMS and Air Ambulance Service on Beaver Island?


Claudia Schmidt Tomorrow at the BICC 8pm

Tickets $20 Adult $10 Student

John Hess at BIRHS

Veterans Affairs Officer from Charlevoix County

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

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.

Class is on Monday 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.




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


Museum Week Begins

July 17 -23





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.



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





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



Encore this Saturday and Sunday of the Boarding House at 8pm

BICC 448-2022






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


As of 8:28 AM Tuesday, July 12, 2016


Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, Rain within 12 hours


Outside Temp: 74.4 F

High Outside Temp: 74.4 F at 8:25 AM

Low Outside Temp: 72.9 F at 1:34 AM

Outside Humidity: 85%

Barometer: 29.744″ and Steady


Wind Speed: Calm

Wind Direction: S

High Gust: 15.0 Mph at 12:51 AM

10 min Avg Wind: 3.0 Mph


Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour

Day Rain: 0.00″

Storm Rain: 0.00″

Month Rain: 0.34″

Year Rain: 4.63″



Phyllis Moore Report

Right now it’s 74°, wind is at 14 mph from the south with gusts up to 20 mph, humidity is at 85% and it feels muggy, pressure is falling from 1011 mb, visibility is 9.6 miles, pollen levels are low-medium at 4.3, and the top allergens are grasses, dock, and nettle. Today: Partly sunny. A 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.


Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.


MARINE REPORT Small Craft Advisory In Effect Through This Evening Today: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the morning. Tonight: Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 3 feet.


On this date of July 12, 1960 – Manufacturing began for the Etch A Sketch®.


Did you know that blonde beards grow faster than darker beards?


Word of the day: campestral (kam-PES-truh l) which means of or relating to fields or open country. Campestral derives from the Latin campus meaning “field.” It entered English in the early 1700s.






Rachel Grogan

Emma Tuthill


Memorial Service

Memorial service for Joyce Bartels will be Saturday, July 16th at 11:00 a.m. at the Beaver Island Christian Church presided by Rev. Howard Davis. A luncheon will follow at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Please note that the sign-up sheet is now available at McDonough’s Market for those who would like to bring a dish for the luncheon.




Still no delays to report.

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


To Lucas and all our listeners, the true method of knowledge is experiment, was said by William Blake. So get trying.


On a lighter note, why are ghosts bad liars, because you can see right through them!


That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for Tuesday July 12th, 2016. I’m Greg Doig at WVBI‚ the Voice of Beaver Island.

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