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Serendipity gives free roses to honor local fallen veterans on Memorial Day

  Serendipity Day Spa of Frankenmuth would like to honor all fallen veterans this year, both locally and in Arlington, by providing free Red Roses to be placed on their grave sites…..but they need your help in a small time span.  
  Local residents are invited to stop by to pick up their free rose Friday, May 27 after 2pm through Monday, May 30 at 6pm and place it on the grave site of family and loved ones who have served our country.  We want to not only remember the true meaning behind Memorial Day, but also pay our respect to those who have served and protected our freedom.
  Serendipity has purchased their Roses from the Memorial Day Flowers Foundation, and in doing so, they also provided 150 roses for the Foundation to place on grave sites in Arlington National Cemetery.  Supplies are limited to 250 roses, so be sure to stop in as soon as you can.
  “We send our sincere gratitude to all military personnel and send our thoughts and prayers to those who have lost loved ones,” said owner Jessica Skop.  “We wish you a Blessed Memorial Day Weekend.”
  Serendipity Day Spa is located in the Frankenmuth River Place Shops at 925 S. Main Street, A2, Frankenmuth, MI 498734 (989-652-6117). www.serendipitydayspas.com

Summer camps for kids at Primed to Paint 

  Primed To Paint in Frankenmuth is offering summer art camps for kids ages seven – 18.  Seven multi-media art camps run throughout the summer.  
  Five day art camps include the following:  Paint Your Pet Camp, Solar System Camp, Plant/Flower Camp, and Farm Camp.  At the end of each five day camp, the studio will host an art exhibit that will showcase the artwork created during the week.  Campers will complete four different multi-media art projects.  Each camp also incorporates writing and reading about the completed projects for the young campers.  
  Three day art camps are as follows:  Fourth of July Camp, MSU/U of M Camp, and Super Hero Camp.  Campers will complete three different multi-media projects.  Three day camps include writing and reading components, but no art show.  
  Parents will not be permitted to stay during studio time of the camper, but are invited to attend the student art exhibits at the end of the five day camps.
  Primed To Paint wishes to foster student independence and creative fun for each camper. 
  Call the studio (989-262-8199) or email paint@ primedtopaint.com for registration, price information, dates and times.

Cub Scout recruitment night is June 7

  Frankenmuth Pack 3255 would like to invite all parents and any students entering grades one through four in the fall that are interested in Cub Scouts to attend a Scout information and registration night at Spring Break Inflatable Play Zone, at the Birch Run Prime Outlets, on Tuesday, June 7, 6-8pm.  
  A formal presentation for parents will begin at about 6:30pm. Pack Leaders will be on hand to answer any questions parents and students might have.  Pizza and refreshments will be provided.  The event is free for all perspective members and also for scouts who bring a perspective member.  For current scouts or any siblings the cost will be $6.  Please bring socks.  All new scouts that register that evening will receive a free fishing rod and reel thanks to the Hooked on Scouting program.
  Any questions may be directed to Jim Stange (989-573-1125).

Boys’ basketball camp begins June 13

  Frankenmuth Youth Boys Basketball Camp starting Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16 for grades three-six.
  Camp will be held in the Frankenmuth High School Gym. 
  For registration cost and information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351 or email commedu@ frankenmuth.k12.mi.us.

Mad Scientist camp is June 22-23    

  Engage your child in the wonders of science with age-appropriate, hands-on activities that will introduce exciting science concepts – the Mad Science way. Children will discover all things icky, sticky, gooey, slimy, sizzling and exploding as well as experiment with chemistry and biology.  Dramatic and gross motor play, as well as art and storytelling with be integrated into science explorations;
  Mad Scientists ages three through five, can join Mrs. Gatza and Mrs. Oftrofsky for the summer Mad Science Camp, Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23 from 9-11:30am in the List Elementary Preschool Room.  
  For registration cost and information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351 or email commedu@ frankenmuth.k12.mi.us.

FHS coaches sponsor Youth Volleyball Camp

  Frankenmuth High School volleyball coaches and players are sponsoring this years’ Frankenmuth Youth Volleyball Camp.  Camp starts Monday, June 13 and runs through Thursday, June 16 in the EFR gymnasium.  
  Camp is open to participants in grades 3-9.
  For registration cost and information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351 or email commedu@ frankenmuth.k12.mi.us.

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).

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Fest celebrates 8 years

  This year the Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival opens its doors and celebrates eight years of family friendly shenanigans, shopping, history and fun.
  Open the last three weekends in June from 11am-7pm, there is always something to do in the Enchanted Forest, located at 7464 Frankenmuth Rd., Vassar.
  For more information visit www.midmichiganrenfest.com.

 

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