ICE RINK Open House & Skate Swap

Ice Rink Open House When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 2-4pm Where: Richardi Park Come have fun with the community! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies! Skate Swap When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 • 11am-2pm Where: Bellaire Senior Center 308 E. Cayuga Street • Bellaire, MI 49615 If you are in need of Ice Skates we have various sizes of gently used skates for men, women and children for free. Also hockey equipment. If you have skates that you would be interested in donating we would appreciate it if you could bring them in for others to use! Questions: Gary Lockwood…

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Young chefs transform fresh ingredients into classic treats

BELLAIRE – It’s not surprising that so many kids are enrolled in the Bellaire Youth Initiative (BYI) cooking class. Now in its third year, the class is a great opportunity, with kids from fourth- through ninth grades being trained by two seasoned teachers, “Grandma” Dee Lynch and Scott Udell, a local chef known for his barbeque. The 16 kids attending the class spend five weeks learning to make salsa, spaghetti sauce, applesauce, and zucchini bread. According to current BYI board chair Bryan Hardy, all of the group’s class offerings are intended to provide step-by-step instruction to connect kids with the…

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FREE LUNCHES THIS SUMMER!

The Bellaire Youth Initiative (BYI) will be giving out free, healthy sack lunches to Bellaire kids this summer on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays June 17 – August 16, 2019! Current pick up spots: • Richardi Park 11:30 – 12 Noon • The area behind the Senior Center/Farmers Market 12:05-12:35. We need your help in making sure we have enough lunches and that we are delivering lunches to the areas in need. FREE LUNCHES THIS SUMMER! No Judgement! No Names!!! Please let us know at your earliest possible convenience: How many kids, 18 years or younger will be having lunch each…

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Golf Club

Shanty Creek Pro-Instruction, Equipment, Glove and Hat provided Location: Summit Golf Course Drop off and pick up at Summit Golf Course 3:30 – 5:00pm • Friday May 24, 31 • June 7, 14 Sturdy shoes required • Water Provided Fill out application and liability form and return to High School Office Deadline to enroll is Wednesday, May 22nd Questions call Grandma Dee 377-7077

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LEARN TO GARDEN & Grow Flowers

Students 6 – 12 graders. Hiring Apprentices: $10.00/hr. We will have a student garden at the back of the elementary school for produce and flowers. We are hiring six apprentices for hours over the summer to plant, weed and harvest the produce and flowers. Student apprentice will be supervised by adult mentors. Apprentice will be paid on August 30th, 2019 for all hours worked. Applications are available at the high school office for students 6 – 12 grades. *** For those applications selected by a committee. You will meet with the committee and parents/guardians for complete details. Produce will be…

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Ice Rink is Open

Announcing the opening of the BYI & Rotary sponsored Ice Rink at Richardi Park in Bellaire. The new shed has skates available too! Any questions call Gary Lockwood 231-377-2002 or Grandma Dee at 231-377-7077 Sponsored by Bellaire Youth Initiative & Bellaire Rotary Club

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Afterschool Enrichment Program @ BYC – 2017/18

The Bellaire Youth Center (BYC) is pleased to offer their FREE “Afterschool Enrichment Program” on Tuesdays from 3:00 – 5:00pm, during the 2017-2018 school year for all Bellaire children in the district.  BYC will begin our sessions on September 19th and end on May 8th, 2018. NEW this year, we will only be offering to the Kindergarten through Third graders. Our theme this year will be the “Magic of Stuff”!  Students will enjoy experimenting with many kinds of hands-on activities, conduct trials with ingredients, have fun assembling with various items from the junk tub, learn from technology using tablets, design…

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Collector Handmade Toys Offered at the Rubber Ducky Day in Bellaire

The Bellaire Youth Center offered for sale many beautifully crafted wooden toys and more during the Rubber Ducky Arts and Crafts sale in August 2017.  Back in June 1993, the Antrim County News presented an article about the very same, Tatur-Bilt Wooden Toys and Such, a home business that were made by Ed and Alice Tatur.  The toy makers created doll houses, furniture, moveable toys and much more.  The toys were discovered in a recently purchased home on Lake Bellaire’s Cottage Drive from the 1990s. Proceeds were used for the 501C3 Bellaire Youth Center and programs this 2017-18 school year.

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