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Chemical Bank Creating Community Chemistry Calendar

October 05, 2018

Buy Nearby Weekend

From 9:00AM to 8:00PM

Buy Nearby Weekend, hosted by the Michigan Retailer's Association, is coming to Gaylord on Oct. 5-7, which means it’s time to shop at local stores! When it comes to retail, use it or lose it. Shopping locally is fun – and the right thing to do to keep the cool in our communities. Plus, you could win one of five $100 gift cards in their Buy Nearby Weekend contest! Here’s how to enter:

- Take a selfie of you participating in Buy Nearby Weekend – show us where you’re shopping or what you purchased.
- Share at least one photo on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #buynearbymi. Be sure your post is “public”
sowe can see it!
- You must be 18 or older to win.
- By using the hashtag, you are agreeing to allow the Michigan Retailer's Association to use the photo on our so

A Matter of Balance

From 10:00AM to 2:00PM

The Crawford County Commission on Aging will be offering a free series of 8 classes on the subject of preventing falls called, A Matter of Balance.The classes will be held twice a week for 4 weeks Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12pm at the Grayling Michigan Works Office, 4595 Salling. Classes begin Oct 1st and ends Oct 25th. For more information or to register please contact Karl Schreiner 989-348-7123

34th Annual Quilt Walk

From 10:00AM to 4:00PM

34th Annual Quilt Walk to benefit Hospice of Helping Hands October 4 - October 6th. Over 200 quilts will be on display throughout the town, participants start their “Walk” by picking up their “Passport Ticket Book”, for only a $5 donation, at 205 Craft Emporium, 205 Houghton Avenue, 4th Street Gallery on N. 4th Street, or Hospice of Helping Hands at 322 W. Houghton.  With their passport ticket book purchase, they can relax and meander around the various locations at their convenience each day or all three days.  The event runs from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday. Quilt Raffle Tickets for “The Reel Deal”, a 65” x 75” quilt, are on sale now for a steal at only three for $5 at 205 Craft Emporium – 205 W. Houghton Avenue, and Hospice of Helping Hands (322 W. Houghton Avenue (9 a – 4 p Monday-Friday).  Raffle tickets will also be on sale at various locations around the area. The drawing will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, and supporters need not be present to win this beautiful quilt.  All proceeds will be donated to our local non-profit Hospice of Helping Hands, Inc. For more information or to register your quilt, contact Sharon at 989-345-8074 or by email at, or contact Hospice of Helping Hands at 989-345-4700.

Boiled Ham Dinner

From 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Boiled Ham Dinner on Friday, October, 5th 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Norwich Township Hall in Moorestown.
Raise postage for Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child (
Shoe boxes).
Dinner includes Ham, Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, Onions, Rolls, and Pies and Desserts.

Free will donation, take-outs available. 


Pumpkin Patch 2 Halloween Weekend

Pumpkin Patch 2 Halloween Weekend (Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park) October 5 - October 7th! Time for the bears to go into hibernation! Join us for one last weekend of activities and our Pumpkin Patch with decorated pumpkins to take home ($)! Don’t forget the candy for Trick-or-Treating (approx. 200 kids)! 370 W. Four Mile Road, Grayling.

Music By Alex Jester

From 8:00PM to 11:00PM

Music by Alex Jester, October 5 @ 8 pm - 11 pm at the American Legion (106 N James St Grayling, MI 49738)