Tuesday Jan 23 @ 5:00 AM
Tuesdays - Veterans Health Program at Saginaw YMCA
Saginaw YMCA – REMINDER: Veterans are encouraged to use the Saginaw YMCA Facility for FREE on Tuesdays. Business Hours are shown Check Gym and Pool Schedules: saginawymca.org/hours/ Learn More About Veterans Access to the Y: http://saginawymca.org/veterans-access-to-y/
Tuesday Jan 23 @ 8:00 PM
Swing Dancing 8pm and Game Night 6pm
Captured Community – $5 admission at 713 Ashman St. Midland, MI 48640 We hold game night downstairs in the Maker's Room (go in the front door facing the street) and have swing dancing upstairs in The LOFT. Bring a friend and see you soon!
Wednesday Jan 24 @ 10:00 AM
Tunes for Tots
Midland Center for the Arts – Tunes for Tots - Harp, Harp, Hooray! The harp is one of the oldest instruments in the world and has been played by kings, queens, cupid and even Bugs Bunny! Harpist Alyssa Nicol introduces the whimsical, heavenly sounds of this 47-stringed bow shaped instrument. Recommended Ages: 4 & under FREE admission Sponsored by Members First Credit Union
Wednesday Jan 24 @ 1:00 PM
Toddler Time - Afternoon
Mid-Michigan Children's Museum – Sing, dance, create and explore with us! Bring your toddler (children up to 4 years old) and enjoy projects targeting them right where they are at developmentally. Toddler Time is designed for toddler-sized attention spans and is led by SVSU Occupational Therapy students – trained in recognizing unique developmental stages and abilities, including fine and gross motor skills, language development and socialization.
Wednesday Jan 24 - Feb 22 @ 6:30 PM
Learn the Art of Henna!
Captured Community – Learn about and practice the beautiful ancient art of adornment with henna! Enjoy a fun night out, with access to Live Oak Coffeehouse next door. In this class you will: -Learn what henna is, and a brief history. -Learn the process of making henna -Practice rolling cones -Practice henna designs -Get at least one design from the artist and many more from each other -Leave with practice sheets, a full henna cone and more! This class is open to ages 15 and up. Any level of experience welcome. Class Fee: $35 Materials: $10 Total Cost: $45 Taught by Dancing Armadillo Body Art
Wednesday Jan 24 @ 7:30 PM
The Temple Theatre – Dueling Pianos lets YOU choose the entertainment. Select song favorites throughout the ages by sending requests to the two talented maestros. Watch as both pianists play off each other and engage you in whimsical, fun, unforgettable renditions of the songs you love. Bring friends and make new ones!
Thursday Jan 25 @ 5:30 PM
Uncorked Happy Hour
Midland Center for the Arts – Make the Center your place for Thursday evenings for drink specials, live music, food and fun! Join us in the Saints & Sinners Lounge for your Thursday Happy Hour! Drink specials and small plates will be available for purchase while you enjoy the free live music. Cash bar; no cover charge.
Thursday Jan 25 @ 6:00 PM
A Quiet Winter’s Night: A Campfire under the Stars
Chippewa Nature Center – Crisp winter nights offer a perfect opportunity to watch the stars dance, listen for the calls of owls, sip hot chocolate and warm up near a fire. Shake the mid-January blues by joining us around the fire at the Homestead Farm on a quiet winter’s night as we learn about nature in winter. Hot chocolate and s’mores will be provided. Meet at the Homestead Cabin. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2254567&OrgKey=2949 Help us inspire people to be stewards of the natural world, become a member! http://www.chippewanaturecenter.org/become-a-member/
Thursday Jan 25 @ 6:00 PM
Nature Preschool Open House
Chippewa Nature Center – Families are invited to meet the teachers, learn about the Nature Preschool curriculum and check out classrooms. Learn more about Nature Preschool. http://www.chippewanaturecenter.org/nature-preschool/
Thursday Jan 25 @ 6:30 PM
Dive & Glide Scuba Club 2018 Kick-off Party
Dive & Glide – This is the kick-off party for the 2018 season of the Dive & Glide Scuba Club. The club will meet once a month on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to give everyone a chance to attend. The events are designed to allow divers to socialize, exchange information, and learn new things about us. At this event we will be serving plenty of yummy food and drink, and even desserts. For Dive and Glide’s January scuba club event we will be showing the great documentary, “The Ghost ship of Lake Huron”. This film investigates the Cornelia B Windiate, the best preserved ship wreck in Thunder Bay, resting in 200 feet of water. She sank in 1875 in a winters gale with all hands lost. After the movie we will be raffling off 3 prizes with a combined value of over $150.00. Come out and enjoy the fun and friends with Dive and Glide scuba club events. If you plan to come please click "attending" on the Facebook event page so we can plan for enough food and drinks.?? If you have any questions please give us a call at (989)892-5771 or send us a text.
Friday Jan 26 - Jan 28 @ 10:00 AM
Annual Winter Sale
Runners Athletic Company – Our annual winter sale is here! Save BIG on fall and winter apparel, cold weather accessories, and more! Sale dates are Friday, January 26, through Sunday, January 28, 2018--but please note that only the Saginaw location will be open on Sunday. Stay tuned for more details on how you can grab HUGE savings on winter gear!
Friday Jan 26 @ 5:30 PM
Giant Mysterious Dinos - Member Preview Night!
Midland Center for the Arts – Join us for a member exclusive preview night in the museum! As a member of the A.B. Dow Museum inside Midland Center for the Arts, you are invited to be the first to see the Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs exhibition! Not a member yet? Become one and save BIG! You’ll enjoy free admission for 12 months and other great benefits! http://www.mcfta.org/alden-b-dow-museum-of-science-and-art/memberships-support/
Saturday Jan 27 - Jan 28 @ 9:00 AM
Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs Opening Weekend!
Midland Center for the Arts – An exhibition that lets you THINK BIG! January 27 – May 20, 2018 The largest dinosaurs – plant-eating titans – grew larger than any creatures before or since. But why and how? Learn the answers for yourself in this interactive exhibition featuring full-sized animatronic dinosaurs, skeletons, a dig pit and even a 70-foot Mamenchisaurus skeleton!
Saturday Jan 27 @ 10:00 AM
Step Right Up
Mid-Michigan Children's Museum – Step Right Up for your chance to play carnival inspired games. Test your luck with our bottle ring toss, tin can knock down, and even a duck pond at our water table.
Saturday Jan 27 - Feb 17 @ 10:00 AM
Chippewa Nature Center – We will travel through the woods and fields in search of signs of life in the winter landscape. No snowshoeing experience necessary! Reserve snowshoes online or call 989.631.0830. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/calendar/2941 Help us inspire people to be stewards of the natural world, become a member! http://www.chippewanaturecenter.org/become-a-member/
Saturday Jan 27 - May 10 @ 1:00 PM
Midland Center for the Arts – Join PaleoJoe as he demonstrates how to clean and restore real dinosaur bones! As PaleoJoe cleans the bones he will discuss dinosaur hunting and excavation of fossilized dinosaur bones. These sessions will take place in the museum, and are FREE with museum admission.
Saturday Jan 27 @ 2:00 PM
Looking for Lichen
Chippewa Nature Center – In a wintery world filled with shades of gray and white, look high and low for a small splash of color – lichens! Using hand lenses, field guides and a keen sense of awareness, we will track down these colorful and unique examples of symbiosis between algae and fungi. As we explore lichens, we will have the opportunity to make a few varieties of edible “lichen.” FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2254574&OrgKey=2949 Help us inspire people to be stewards of the natural world, become a member! http://www.chippewanaturecenter.org/become-a-member/
Saturday Jan 27 @ 3:00 PM
Beginning Crochet - Chunky Beanie SOLD OUT
Captured Community – Learn how to crochet! You will learn basic stitches and make your own chunky beanie in this 2.5 hour class. Open to ages 10 and up. Multiple crocheters in the family can use code: FAMILY10 for 10% off each seat. (Price is per beanie, so parents coming only to assist do not need to pay.) NO ARTISTIC TALENT NECESSARY! This is all about fun YOU time. Come, settle in and be guided through creating your project, completed and ready to take home at the end of the class. We have a great selection of snacks and drinks right next door in Live Oak coffeehouse as well. ** Please be sure to register online ahead of time! In order to be sure that we have enough participants and supplies, we must have a minimum of eight registered students. Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible, but can not be guaranteed a spot. Class Fee: $35
Saturday Jan 27 @ 7:00 PM
Opening reception for the Masters Exhibitions
Midland Center for the Arts – This exhibition showcases work by some of today’s most talented and influential artists from a five-state area. Reception from 7 pm - 9 pm. Remarks from Armin Mersmann, Senior Visual Arts Curator / Artist in Residence. Light refreshments and cash bar. http://www.mcfta.org/curators-statement-masters-drawing-armin-mersmann-senior-visual-arts-curator/