Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce

Community Calendar - Grand Ledge Chamber


August 2023
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2024 Food Truck Registration
1/1/2024 - 12/6/2024
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2024 Market on the Grand
6/1/2024 - 9/28/2024
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2024 Yankee Doodle Day Vendors and Crafters
6/22/2024 - 6/22/2024
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2024 Yankee Doodle Days Parade Registration
6/22/2024
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$1000 Golf Scramble
8/16/2024
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2024 Grand Ledge Fall Festival
10/5/2024 - 10/5/2024
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2024 Night Lights Christmas Parade
12/6/2024 - 12/6/2024
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Events in the month of August 2023


8/1/2023 - 8/31/2023
LEGO Creators Challenge Call for Entries
August 1 - 30

Calling all kids--Build something amazing with your own LEGO's and have a chance to win prizes!  Create something original and bring your creation to the library by August 31st for display during “People’s Choice” voting in September. Note: Must be original creations, not a kit, and must fit into a 1'x1' space. Be sure all bricks are FIRMLY connected. Make sure to give your creation a name!
 
8/1/2023
Picnic Playdate: A Family Storytime
Tues. June 6 - Aug. 29 | 11am - 12noon

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a summery family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack!
8/4/2023
Take Home Crafts
June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18

Make fun crafts or flex your science muscles with the following activities: June 2nd- African Paper Beads, June16th- Guatemalan Worry Dolls, July 7th-Woven Bowls, July21st-Moraccan Paper Lantern, August 4th-Spin Drums, August 18th-Mini Koinobori Japanese Koi Fish Craft.
 
8/4/2023
Come and join your friends and neighbors for a movie in the park this summer! Arrive early and enjoy beautiful Mount Hope Park and take advantage of pre-movie activities including lawn games, concessions (cash only), music, playground, and the walking path. Activities will open at 7:30 p.m. and the movies will start approximately at 9:15 p.m. Bring a blanket or low back chair to enjoy watching the movie. 
8/7/2023 - 8/31/2023
Thru Aug 31 - Storybook Stroll -  Eaton County Parks & Downtown GL
Early June – Late August

Read while you stroll the trails at Lincoln Brick Park and downtown! Featuring the children’s books "Our World is a Family” and "Breathe".
8/7/2023
Willow Ridge Elementary School (GYM), 12840 Nixon Road Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Don't miss this high energy musical world tour filled with audience participation and amazing instruments!
8/7/2023
Curious about 3D printers and what they can do?  This program will introduce you to the many possibilities and answer your questions.  Come and see a demonstration and take home a 3D printed item.
8/8/2023
Picnic Playdate: A Family Storytime
Tues. June 6 - Aug. 29 | 11am - 12noon

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a summery family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack!
8/8/2023
Intro to Fly Fishing [Registration Req.]
Tues. Aug. 8 | 6pm - 8pm

Jaycee Park Pavilion, 525 E River St, Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Learn about equipment: fly rods, reels, lines, leaders, flies as well as different methods of fly fishing and hands on fly casting instruction with club provided fly rods. Ages 12 +.  Class size limited. Presented courtesy of Red Cedar Fly Fishers.
 
8/8/2023
Minecraft Mania!
Tues. June 13, July 11, August 8 | 6pm – 8pm

Come out and join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition. We’ll have our Minecraft server set up and the laptops ready to go.
 
8/9/2023
Come on out to Sharp Park and join us for a lot of fun! Kids will have a great time participating in the many fun activities including, The Joel Tacey Magical Comedy Show at 1 p.m., yard games, bounce house, double lane slide, balloon twisting, balance bikes course, bubble booth, temporary tattoos, trackless train, children’s make-it take-it craft, tot spot, dance performances by Delta Dance Connection, Kiki’s Gymnastics fun obstacle course, Library Outreach Van, Delta Lioness/Lions concessions, and more! Everything (with the exception of concessions) is FREE
8/9/2023
PJ Storytime
Wed. Aug 9 | 6pm – 6:30pm

Families and young children enjoy an early evening storytime. Kids, come in your pajamas if you want! We’ll read stories about the night, sing songs, and have a small snack. We’ll meet at the library and stay inside or head outside, depending on the weather — come join us!
 
8/14/2023
Switch Gaming: Mario Kart Night
Mon. August 14 | 6pm - 8pm

Join us for an evening of fun and friendly Switch gaming! We’ll play Mario Kart tonight! Who’s the best driver around? Feel free to bring your Switch to play between your turns! All skill levels welcome!
 
8/15/2023
Picnic Playdate: A Family Storytime
Tues. June 6 - Aug. 29 | 11am - 12noon

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a summery family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack!
8/15/2023
Come and check out this fantastic concert! Tuesday, August 15 - Three Men and a Tenor with Opener Oxymorons. This concert is on the big stage on the ball field at Sharp Park. Music starts at 7 p.m. Jay's Dogs Food Truck will be selling food from 6-9 p.m. Proud Sponsors - Consumers Credit Union, Delta Waverly Rotary Club and Foundation, Farm Bureau The Nick Cypher Agency, Grand Ledge Paving, Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, P.C. Physical Therapy, and Delta Township Parks & Recreation
8/17/2023
QPR Training [Registration Req.]
Thur. June 29 & Aug. 17 | 6pm - 7pm

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is an evidence-based emergency mental health intervention, offered by the Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, & Ingham Counties, teaches participants to recognize the signs of suicide and the steps to getting a person to help. If you're concerned about someone you know, or you just want to help support good mental health, this training is for you! Adults only.
 
8/18/2023
Take Home Crafts
June 2, 16; July 7, 21; August 4, 18

Make fun crafts or flex your science muscles with the following activities: June 2nd- African Paper Beads, June16th- Guatemalan Worry Dolls, July 7th-Woven Bowls, July21st-Moraccan Paper Lantern, August 4th-Spin Drums, August 18th-Mini Koinobori Japanese Koi Fish Craft.
 
8/19/2023
Headstone & Monument Restoration Workshop [Registration Req.]
Sat. Aug. 19 | 10am - 2pm

Local Cemetery TBD
Prof. Thomas Henthorn and students of the University of Michigan-Flint’s Cemetery Preservation program provide hands-on instruction in proper cleaning of historic monuments.
 
8/21/2023
Paper Quilling Craft [Registration Req.]
Mon. August 21 | 6pm - 7pm

Learn the basics of paper quilling to create a quilled tree craft out of strips of paper.
 
8/22/2023
Picnic Playdate: A Family Storytime
Tues. June 6 - Aug. 29 | 11am - 12noon

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a summery family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack!
8/23/2023

Panel members will discuss efforts to feed the hungry in the Greater Lansing area. Panelists include Michelle Lantz (CEO of Greater Lansing Food Bank), Joe Meszaros (representing GLEAP), and representatives from Blessings in a Backpack and the Grand Ledge Food and Clothing Pantry. 

All are invited and questions are welcome! 

8/25/2023
Friday, August 25th: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

5:00     Food & Beer Tent Open
6:30     Euchre Tournament (Please register by August 24)
6:30     Archery Tournament
8:15     Dodgeball Games
8:30     Trivia

Saturday, August 26th: Noon - 10:00 PM

Noon    Food & Beer Tent with Entertainment
Noon     Bake Sale (While supplies last)
Noon     Kid's Games (Closed @ 3:45)
12:30    Cornhole Tournament
2:00       Volleyball
4:30       Mass Under the Tent
5:30       Famous Chicken BBQ Dinner
6:00       Live Auction & Raffle Drawings
8:00       Live Music with Exit 86

See website for more details and registration information. 
8/25/2023
Movie in the Park
Friday, Aug. 25 | 8pm - 10:30pm

Bridge St. Plaza, 213 South Bridge St., GL
FREE, fun family movie night at Bridge St. Plaza. Plaza opens at 8 pm, movie starts approximately 9:30pm. Movie to be played: The Super Mario Bros. Movie. Presented by the Nick Cypher Agency.
 
8/26/2023
Friday, August 25th: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

5:00     Food & Beer Tent Open
6:30     Euchre Tournament (Please register by August 24)
6:30     Archery Tournament
8:15     Dodgeball Games
8:30     Trivia

Saturday, August 26th: Noon - 10:00 PM

Noon    Food & Beer Tent with Entertainment
Noon     Bake Sale (While supplies last)
Noon     Kid's Games (Closed @ 3:45)
12:30    Cornhole Tournament
2:00       Volleyball
4:30       Mass Under the Tent
5:30       Famous Chicken BBQ Dinner
6:00       Live Auction & Raffle Drawings
8:00       Live Music with Exit 86

See website for more details and registration information. 
8/29/2023
Picnic Playdate: A Family Storytime
Tues. June 6 - Aug. 29 | 11am - 12noon

Meet at GLADL Tuesdays at 11 am and follow the little red wagon to the Trinity Episcopal Church playground for a summery family storytime filled with stories, songs, activities and a snack!

If you would like to submit a local community event to be included in our calendar, please submit your event online.  

Submissions will ONLY be approved for those local community events that will take place within the Grand Ledge Public School (GLPS) District or that are sponsored by a local business or organization that is housed with the GLPS District.

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