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What’s Happening Calendar
June 20-24th, 2018

Bay City

Bay County Library System welcomes Matthew Ball
Auburn Area Branch Library
235 West Midland Road
Auburn, MI 48611
Jun 21, 2018 From: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Admission: Free / Pre-registration recommended
Visit the Auburn Branch to hear YOUTUBE sensation with 4 Million views, Matthew Ball aka THE BOOGIE WOOGIE KID. Ball is the attorney turned musician whose playing has earned him descriptions like “Awesome!” “Crushing!” Fantastic!” with his program of fast-paced New Orleans Piano Boogie-Blues -Swing and song.

Bay City Country Music Festival featuring THOMPSON SQUARE
Wenonah Park
Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
Friday, Jun 22, 2018 Starting: 5:00 PM
Admission: $40.00 VIP / $25.00 General Admission
Since breaking into the country music scene, the multi-platinum selling duo has achieved international success scoring three #1 hits “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” “If I Didn’t Have You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About,” respectively…

The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Wenonah Park on Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
Jun 19, 2018 Starting: 9:30 PM (Dusk)
Admission: Free Will Donations Accepted and Appreciated
In a Manhattan apartment building, Max’s life as a favorite pet is turned upside-down, when his owner brings home sloppy mongrel Duke. They must put their quarrels aside when they learn that adorable white bunny Snowball is building an army of lost pets determined to wreak revenge.



80’s in the Hole 2018
June 22 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Second Ave / Stone St
Flint, MI 48503 United
Join us for an Eighties Party in the Hole at Atwood Stadium. There will be a 1980’s car show for all of you who have or love cars from that era. Jedi Mind Trip will be playing an outdoor show.
Proceeds benefit the Flint River Watershed Coalition


Safety Day
Tittabawassee Township Park
9200 Midland Road
Freeland, MI 48623
Jun 20, 2018 From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Admission: Free
Kids will get an upclose ‘tour’ of emergency vehicles during today’s kids recreational Safety themed activities.

Matrix Midland Festival: An Evening with the Royal Chef
Midland Center for the Arts
1801 West St. Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640
Jun 19, 2018 Starting: 7:30 PM
Darren was personal chef to Queen Elizabeth ll, Diana, Princess of Wales and Princes’ William and Harry for fifteen years and has cooked for five US Presidents. He is now a chef, author, culinary consultant, event planner and public speaker living in Dallas, Texas.

Matrix Midland Festival: Block Party with 10,000 Maniacs
Midland Center for the Arts
1801 West St. Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640
Jun 23, 2018 From: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Music and art, food and drink, science and tech…all in the parking lot!
12 – 5pm: NEW! Families can enjoy hands-on STEM activities provided by 15 regional science centers with Big Nazo & The Hot Club of San Francisco performing throughout the day.
7:30pm: 10,000 Maniacs will close out the Block Party and MATRIX Festival with their alternative rock hits!
Food and a beer tent will be open for the entire event.

Celebrating the Summer Solstice
Chippewa Nature Center
400 South Badour Road
Midland, MI 48640
Jun 21, 2018 From: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission: FREE
The Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year. Celebrate the first day of summer with s’mores around a campfire and nature games at the Homestead.  FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult.

Outlandish Festival
Downtown Midland
Intersection of McDonald and Main Street
Midland, MI 48640
Jun 21, 2018 From: 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Families and individuals of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come outside and play at Downtown Midland’s first annual festival that celebrates the great outdoors. Held outside, 3-11 p.m., on June 21 – the longest day of the year – the event will offer participants an opportunity to learn about and even try several outdoor activities for free.  The event is intended to encourage the adoption of active lifestyles in outdoor Michigan, raise awareness about local conservancies, and promote new and existing businesses in and around downtown Midland.

Tunes by the Tridge
City of Midland Parks
Ashman & Ann Street
Midland, MI 48640
From: Jun 14, 2018 – Aug 16, 2018
Every Thursday From: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: Free
Tunes by the Tridge
Fun for the Whole Family! Families will want to bring their blankets and lawn chairs and spend their Thursday evenings listening to great music next to the Tridge unless otherwise listed.
June 21: Blast from the Past – Big Band
June 28: Wilder Road – Alternative
July   5: Cowboy Rodeo Band – Country music
July 12: Alan Turner – Country music
July 19: The Conspiracy – Rock music
July 26: The Resonators – Percussion music
Aug   2: Atomic Radio – Today’s Rock
Aug   9: Slick Jimmy – 80’s music
Aug 16: Scott Hozzle Band – Jazzy Funky Rock
Every week, food trucks are onsite along with Kettlecorn and Cottage Creamery Ice Cream.

Saginaw Sugar Beets vs. Hamilton Joes
Bullock Creek High School
1420 S. Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640
Jun 23, 2018 Starting: 7:05 PM
Admission: $5.00/person
Join us! Tailgating will begin 2 hours prior to the game. There will be lots of family fun and a great game to go along with it. We can’t wait to see you there!

DEAR at the Zoo (Drop Everything and Read)
Saginaw Children’s Zoo
1730 South Washington Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48601
Jun 20, 2018 From: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Admission: Admission $5.00; Members FREE! Train and Carousel rides $1
D.E.A.R. at the Zoo encourages kids to enjoy reading throughout the summer!
The Drop Everything and READ event features literacy activities throughout the zoo, a free new book for every child, storytelling, author book signings and musical entertainment in the afternoon.

Brew at the Zoo
Saginaw Children’s Zoo
1730 South Washington Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48601
Jun 21, 2018 From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: Special Ticketed Event: $40.00 (Adults 21 & Over) /Designated Driver $25.00
Brew at the Zoo, the Children’s Zoo’s adult-only fundraiser! Guests will enjoy craft beer and wine samplings, delicious food “From Scratch”, animal encounters, live music, and free carousel and train rides.

Rock The Block Rib Fest 2018
Huntington Event Park
300 Johnson
Saginaw, MI 48607
Jun 22, 2018 From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: Free
Team One Credit Union Presents Rock The Block Rib Fest 2018!
Rock The Block Rib Fest will feature free rib samples (while supplies last) from your local favorites competing for your vote!  Entertainment will include headliner, The Jerry Ross Band, and a performance by local talent, Soul Xpress.

YMCA – Fathers Day Family Dash
Imerman Memorial Park
3495 Midland Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 Starting: 10:00 AM
The run will include fun obstacles that you and your family members will have to complete before continuing your run! All ages and strollers welcome.



Dow Gardens presents Ribbit the Exhibit
1809 Eastman Avenue
Midland, MI 48640
From: May 01, 2018 – Jul 29, 2018
From: 9:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Dow Gardens is the place to see the newest cast of characters by artist Andy Cobb. His larger-than-life sculptures are sure to delight all ages. Be sure to ask about the scavenger hunt!

Movies on Main at Ace Hardware & Sports, Inc.
419 East Main Street
Midland, MI 48640
From: NOW – Aug 08, 2018
Every Wednesday Starting: 9:00 PM
Admission: Free
Movies under the stars in downtown Midland are projected on the big white wall of Ace Hardware. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and a snack.
Movie schedule:
June 20 – Frozen
June 27 – Black Panther
July 11 – The Last Jedi
July 18 – Wonder Woman
July 25 – Wonder
August 1 – A Wrinkle in Time
August 3 – Charlie & the Chocolate Factory