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Culinary Showcase at Independence Village June 25

  On Saturday, June 25, from 11am-1pm, Independence Village of Frankenmuth will be hosting a culinary showcase/ open house at 255 Mayer Road.
  Guests are invited to stroll through the building, which will offer a variety of gourmet dining choices.
  This event is free to the public. RSVP’s must be received no later than June 20 for this event.
  For more information or to register for the event, please call (989-652-4391) or email  

Jensen to host book signing at Charlin’s July 9

  Jack Jensen, author of � Years”, will have a book signing from 1-4pm on Saturday, July 9, at Charlin's Book Nook, in  Frankenmuth River Place Shops.
  The book is about the author's 57 years in law enforcement starting in Detroit, Michigan, and ending in the Thumb of Michigan.

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@

FHS Class of 1981 35th Reunion is July 23

  The Frankenmuth High School Class of 1981 will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of their graduation on Saturday, July 23, at 4pm in Heritage Park at the Nickless Pavilion.
  Dinner will be served at 6:30pm with catering by Poblanos of Frankenmuth – taco and nacho bar.
  If you would like to attend, RSVP by email to Heidi Stolz Schneider at blufish63@  for payment instructions and with any questions you may have. 
  You can also check out their Facebook page for more information – Frankenmuth Class of 1981.

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



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