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Farm Toy Show is Aug. 8 at Heritage Park

  The 29th Annual Frankenmuth Farm Toy Show will be held on Saturday, August 8.  The event will take place at Heritage Park in Frankenmuth inside the Harvey Kern Pavilion.  
  Over 125 tables of farm toys will be on display, and visitors will be able to buy, sell, or swap farm toys and related merchandise.  The event is handicap accessible.  
  Show hours are from 8:30am-2:30pm.   Admission is $3, children 10 and under are free.  
  For more information call (989-213-4113) or visit www.frankenmuthfarmtoyshow.com.  

Frankenmuth Historical Museum

  Enter the fairy tale world of the Grimm Brothers at the Frankenmuth Historical Association Museum this summer, and learn the secrets lurking behind the stories.   The exhibit Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm” will be on display through Halloween in the Leona Geyer Gallery at the museum, 613 S. Main.  

  Speaker Betheen Glady-Teschendorf, Delta College associate professor, will share more of the secrets behind the stories in an educational talk from 5-6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the museum’s Fischer Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.

VBS at Frankenmuth United Methodist Church begins July 26

  "Everest" Vacation Bible School, co-sponsored by United Methodist Church and Blessed Trinity Church will be held at Frankenmuth United Methodist Church from 6-8:15pm on Sunday, July 26-Thursday, July 30. All children age 4-grade 6 are welcome to attend. Pre-register at either church in person, by phone (652-3259) or send an email to  cfox@blessedtrinityfrankenmuth.org. Walk-ins are welcome, but should arrive fifteen minutes early to register. There is no charge to attend. 

St. John's VBS to begin July 27

  St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Frankenmuth, invites the public to participate in Vacation Bible School Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31, 9am - noon each day.  Children age 3 years to sixth grade are invited to follow the Bible through the story of creation with songs, projects and fellowship.  Bring a friend, neighbor, and grandchildren to St. John's Parish Center, 1200 E. Genesee Str., and register Monday morning, or find an advance application online at the St. John's website: www.stjohns-frankenmuth.org. 

VBS at Faith Lutheran Church begins August 2

  Vacation Bible School at Faith Lutheran Church, 4241 Williamson Road, Bridgeport is from Sunday, August 2-Thursday, August 6 from 6-8pm. It is for all children preschool through 6th grade. The theme is "Everest: Conquering challenges with God's Mighty Power." 
  The free program includes games, snacks, crafts, fun Bible stories and songs. Call (989-777-2600) for more information. 

Driver Ed classes begin Aug. 10

  Frankenmuth Driving School, Inc. will be conducting Segment One driver education classes starting August 10, a duration of 12 sessions. Class times are 9-11am or 11am-1pm at Frankenmuth High School. Segment Two classes will run August 17-19.
  For further information or to register contact Bob Milne (810-347-5650), www. frankenmuthdrivingschool.com or email robertmilne@att.net. 

Christian Women’s Club is Aug. 11 at Zehnder’s

  All ladies are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club “Moments of Joy” luncheon to be held on Tuesday, August 11, from noon-2pm in the Town Hall Room at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.  
   The special feature will be a fall fashion show presented by Cindy Morley from Christopher & Banks at Fashion Square in Saginaw.  The guest soloist will be Joanne Terrian of Saginaw.   The special guest speaker will be Mary Boling of Avon, Indiana.  In her talk, “Joy for the Journey”, she will share how she was able to find joy in life even through difficult times.
   Free pre-school nursery is available by reservation.  For luncheon and nursery reservations or more information please call Alice (989-823-8975).

Girls on the Run at List this fall

  Girls on The Run is an after school program that inspires girls in grades three through five to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.  Each session is lead by trained volunteer coaches who guide and mentor girls. 
  The 10 week session concludes with all participants walking or running in a celebratory, non-competitive 5k event, the Girls on the Run 5k.
  Registration will be open on line August 19-September 9 at www.gotrsaginawbay.org. 
  Space is limited.  Teams are comprised of 1-15 girls grades three through five.  Registration is first come first served basis.
  Meetings will be Tuesdays/Thursdays beginning September 14 from 3:10-4:30pm and ending with a 5k on November 21.
  To register or for more information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351) or email commedu@frankenmuth.k12.mi.us.

Preschool now accepting registrations

  Children's Garden Preschool at Frankenmuth Bible Church is accepting registrations, open to the public.  Their 11th year will start Sept. 8, 2015.  For more information or to register contact ellsusan@gmail.com or frankenmuthbible.com or call (989-598-3502).

Adult Grief Support Group

  The public is welcome to attend Adult Grief Support Group meetings every third Thursday from 7-8:30pm at 100 Mayer Rd., Frankenmuth.

  Topics discussed  include: Shattering the Myths of Grief, Shopping & Cooking for One, Physical Aspects of Grief, Safety for Living Alone, Secondary Losses after Death of a Loved One, Dealing with the Loneliness of Grief and more.  For more information call (989-652-4663).

Free wood carving classes

  Frankenmuth Wood Carving Guild will be offering free carving classes at the Eagle’s Nest in Heritage Park this summer.

  The classes will meet Wednesday night from 4-9pm. Bring a friend, tools and supplies will be provided. Each participant will take home a finished project. The public is welcome.

 

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