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Driving school registration now open

  Frankenmuth Driving School, Inc. will hold Segment 1 and Segment 2 driver education classes at Frankenmuth High School in October and November.
  Segment 1 classes will be held from 6:30-8:30pm starting Oct. 26.  
  Segment 2 classes will be offered starting Nov. 2 from 4-6pm.
  To register or for more information call (810-347-5650) or email

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group to meet Oct. 12

  The Frankenmuth Area Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group will meet Monday, Oct. 12, 10:30am-noon at the Wickson District Library in Frankenmuth.
  Discussions pertaining to care giving challenges will be shared by care partners. 
  The support group, affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Association meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month and is open to the public. 
  For additional information contact facilitator Pat Arvilla (989-798-0046).

Yoga for kids and family coming soon

  Tripower Yoga Studio in Frankenmuth has announced they will be offering Yoga for kids and family in October. 
  Certified Yoga Instructor Linda Hammitt and dance instructor Kristyn Hultburg will be leading basic movements to relieve stress and also build stamina and balance.
  For further information contact the studio (989-321-0825).

Christian Women’s Club to meet Oct. 13

  All ladies are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club ��ring, Bake, Buy � There” luncheon to be held on Tuesday, October 13, from noon-2pm in the Town Hall Room at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.   
  The special feature will be the annual autumn auction conducted by auctioneer Herb Albrecht from Vassar.  Come ready to bid on crafts, baked goods, jewelry, gift certificates, art work, and items donated by area merchants. The special guest speaker will be Terri Schmitt from Hinsdale, IL.  Using humorous accents and foreign languages she will share how learning the language of love was the hardest for her to learn.
  Free pre-school nursery is available by reservation.  For luncheon and nursery reservations or more information please call Grace (989-871-4048) or Alice (989-823-8975).

Genealogy society to meet Oct. 13

  The Saginaw Genealogy society meeting will be Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at John and Myrna Cammina’s home, 1500 Hawthorne Drive, off of Brockway for a “witching demonstration” to find unmarked graves. The public is invited to attend.

Diabetes Continuing Education group to meet Oct. 13

  The Frankenmuth Diabetes Continuing Education, sponsored by Covenant HealthCare Out-Patient Department, will meet Tuesday, October 13, at 6:30-7:30pm in the lower level conference room of the Covenant building in Frankenmuth.
  The topic will be "What's New in Diabetes Medications and Insulin" and will be presented by Ray Boettcher, RPH. of Health Mart Pharmacy in Bridgeport. Use this opportunity to learn about the medication(s) and/or insulin which you are using to help manage your diabetes and also to find out about other medications or insulin used for diabetes management and control.
  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May (except December) and are open to all diabetics and their families or friends. There is no fee and no pre-registration is required. Please contact the Covenant Diabetes Department (989-583-5193) or Carol (989-652-2592) with any questions or for more information.


Women’s Club to host vendor night October 14

  The Frankenmuth Women’s Club will sponsor a “Home-based Vendor Night” on Wednesday, October 14 in the List Elementary School gym.
  Persons are invited to rent an 8’x10’ space for the event. To register or for more information call chairperson Karen Uebler (989-652-9334).

Zoo Boo Halloween party at Children’s Zoo

  It's almost time to put on your costumes and head to the Children's Zoo for their annual Halloween bash. Happening October 17, 18, 24 and 25 from noon-6pm.
  You and your family can make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, explore all of the spooktacular decorations, meet some creepy, crawly animal friends, then take a ride on the Pirate Train. Even the Carousel horses get into costume! Stop by the many activity stations for a treat, a craft or a game. Take pictures next to the hauntingly adorable photo ops, including many giant blow-ups. Show off your creative costumes during the Costume Showcase. Watch mad scientist Dr. Slime put on a mysterious, scientific show. But be careful��r. Slime might use you in one of his crazy science experiments. See all of your animal friends get into the holiday spirit with festive, Halloween-themed enrichment.   Ticket price includes Zoo admission, unlimited train and carousel rides, Dr. Slime shows, animal presentations, photo opportunities, and many crafts, activities, and games. 
  Call (989- 759-1408) to order your tickets. For more information, please visit the website at The Children’s Zoo is located at 1730 S. Washington Ave in Saginaw, MI, 48601. 

Film workshop is Oct. 17

The Motion Picture Institute of Michigan is hosting a workshop for students ages 14-18 on Saturday, October 17 at the FHS media center from 8am-5pm.
  MPI will train up to 14 aspiring film makers in all aspects of film making from acting to script writing, filming, editing and produce a finished DVD.  The finished DVD will be shown as part of the Made In Michigan Film Festival, Saturday evening at 7:15pm.
 Registration is open to the first 14 students to register.  Workshop is free and lunch will be provided.
  To register contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351) or email

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).



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