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Muth Hoops K-2nd grade basketball league registration open

  Muth Hoops is a Christ-centered basketball league for boys and girls, seeking to teach biblical values to children in Kindergarten��nd grade.  Each Saturday morning will include basketball fundamentals/skill development, competitive games, and spiritual development.  
  The program will take place at List Elementary November 5-February 11. Registration is open now through October 20. 
   Download a registration form or register online at!  Forms can also be picked up from Terri Reinert, 565 Churchgrove Road (652-3535) or by emailing Andy Donovan, Frankenmuth Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach, at   A fee of $50 per participant is due upon registration ($10 late fee after Oct. 20th).

Ragtime Revival comes to Frankenmuth

  Take an educational trip back to the turn of the century when America was captivated by the syncopated charms of ragtime music. Learn the historical and cultural aspects of this unique American music, and enjoy it performed right before your eyes. There's not a sad sound to be found when you're tapping your toe to this lively, energetic music.
  Uncover the musical qualities that make ragtime unique. Learn about the "Big 3" ragtime composers and listen to a live performance of famous ragtime pieces. You will also learn the cultural aspects of ragtime music and how it shaped history.
  The performance will take place at the Bronner Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 30, at 7pm.  Show tickets are available at the door or on
  For further information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education  (989-652-6351) or email  

Young Americans workshop is Oct. 16-18

  Frankenmuth, get ready to turn up the music at the Bronner Performing Arts Center. The Young Americans, a company of 50 staff, singers and dancers are bringing their Musical Outreach program to Frankenmuth.  
  They will present a three day workshop program filled with music, dance and fun.  It all begins for students in grades three through 12 on Sunday, October 16 through Tuesday, October 18.   
  For registration or further information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education  (989-652-6351) or email

Click Clack MOOSIC is coming to Frankenmuth

  Click Clack Moosic, the children’s musical story time program, will be performed at the Bronner Performing Arts Center, Saturday, October 15 at 11am.The program is geared towards children who are three to seven years old, but the whole family is welcome to attend.  
  The series is based on the books 𠇌lick Clack Moo”, “Giggle Giggle Quack”, and 𠇍ooby Dooby Moo” by Doreen Cronin and will introduce kids to basic musical concepts and live music in a fun and interactive setting.  
  The program uses Cronin's stories and characters and was developed by the West Michigan Symphony. Each session will feature local musicians acting as farm animals and a narrator who moves the children through the story. Children who arrive early can interact with the musicians before the story time begins.
  Show tickets are available at the Frankenmuth School District Office, at the door or at
  For further information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education  (989-652-6351) or email

Christian Women’s Club Autumn Luncheon Oct. 11

  All ladies are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club 𠇊nnual Autumn” Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, October 11, from 12-2pm in the Main Dining Room at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.
  The special feature will be an auction conducted by Auctioneer Herb Albrecht of Vassar.  There will be crafts, baked goods, art work, jewelry, gift certificates, etc. up for auction.   The special guest speaker will be Barbara Vernoski from Blairstown, New Jersey.  In her talk, “My Life Took Off When I Used the Right Flight Plan”, Barbara will share how her life was like an airplane flight filled with turbulence which almost took a crash landing but was ultimately restored.
  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).

Class of 1968 mini reunion Oct. 6


  All members from Frankenmuth High School class of 1968 are invited to gather on Thursday, October 6 from 5-7pm in the Austrian Room at the Bavarian Inn. 
  This mini-reunion will honor classmate, Phil Felgner, who was inducted to the Frankenmuth High School Hall of Fame.  
  Please RSVP to Kristine Schatzer (989-295-2075).

Cardio Drumming classes going on now

  Cardio Drumming classes are open to the public at Heritage Park in Frankenmuth on Tuesday’s at 6:30pm. The classes are a 45 minute workout for all fitness levels.
  Equipment needed for the class includes drumsticks, a 65cm stability ball and a 17-20 gallon bucket. Equipment kits are available for purchase at Main Street Tanning and Nail Salon in Birch Run.
  Interested persons can register before class between 5:30-6:25pm. There is a fee to participate. Contact Kheila Knight (989-233-1117 or 989-624-5595) for further information.

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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