Showing Category: Community Announcements
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Ruth Murdoch Elementary School announces it annual garage sale, June 23-28 and June 30.
We will be accepting donations starting Monday, June 3, 2013.
Furniture, washers, dryers, kitchen items, clothing, books, toys, arts and crafts.
Phone 269-471-3225 for more information.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thursday, May 23
Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds
United Way of Southwest Michigan Girls on the Run 5K presented by United Federal Credit Union
This family-friendly event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend as a spectator. Modest entry fees help support the Girls on the Run program in upcoming years.
The United Way of Southwest Michigan Girls on the Run 5K is now one of the largest 5K events in Berrien County! 50 more volunteers are still needed to make sure everything runs smoothly for the special girls who have participated in the program this season. There are a variety of volunteer activities, including: Registration Table, Volunteer Check-In, Security, Goody Happy Hair Station, Route Assistance, Grandstand Assistance, and more! Sign-up to volunteer at the United Way website at www.uwsm.org/5kvolunteer.
Participate in the 5K!
Registration is just $25. Runners can also register at the event until 6 p.m. Families of four can register for just $40. Commemorative T-shirt included! Register online at www.uwsm.org/5kregistration. Please note this is not a timed event and runners and walkers of all levels are welcome to participate.
Friday, May 10, 2013
4 Dimensional Journeys–Cone 5 Stoneware by Susan Sutherland Barnes and
Mixed Media by Christopher Beikmann
Buchanan Art Center
117 West Front St, Buchanan MI
Friday, May 24
This exhibit opens on Wednesday, May 22, and runs through Saturday, July 6, 2013.
About Susan Sutherland Barnes: Born and raised in Niles, Mich., printmaker, fiber-artist and ceramist, Susan Sutherland Barnes graduated with a BFA from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind. From 1982-1990 Sutherland Barnes worked at Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve in Buchanan, MIich., as the Arts and Crafts Coordinator, where she planned and implemented the arts education program and taught classes for adults and children. In 1990 her husband Richard [Rick] Barnes was transferred by AT&T to Martinsburg, W.Va., where Susan continued to work in art education and administration, creating studio art part-time. In the mid-90s, another job transfer for Rick resulted in a move to the Council Bluffs, Iowa/ Omaha, Neb. area where, in 1997, Susan established WindRiver Designs, her first clay and fibers studio, and began to pursue her art full-time. She also became active in area galleries including the Artists' Cooperative Gallery, the longest running cooperative gallery in Nebraska. There, Susan was president of the Board of Directors and helped design and promote arts outreach programs for area youth. In 2012, a desire to be closer to family prompted a move back to Michigan, where Susan presently maintains a full-time clay and fibers studio in Paw Paw, Mich.
With regard to this show, Sutherland Barnes states: “I've recently rediscovered working in the garden and it is, in some ways, like finding one’s creative voice on the long way home. There is a necessary process and each step along the way needs the step that came before and the one that will be coming after. As in my life and as an artist, there is a common rhythm in those steps that calms, connects and reminds me. This is where my voice began. Creative process is a mode of travel and the world outdoors is an open road.”
About Christopher Beikmann: A former, standout student of Susan Sutherland Barnes at Fernwood; Niles native Christopher Beikmann graduated with a BBA in advertising and minor in art from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo in 1999. He then worked for global ad agencies JWT and Y&R managing digital media campaigns for Ford Motor Company in both Detroit and Denver from 2000 through 2012. Working in both digital art and mixed media; Beikmann often blends sublimation and giclee reproduction techniques with hand-painting, embroidery and other textures. His digital artwork has been licensed internationally for use on device skins, cards and gifts as well as for TV and print. His complex and colorful works have also been shown in numerous galleries in the Santa Fe Arts district of Denver, Colo. In 2012, Beikmann founded Da Vinci Case, a device case accessory company focused on artisan cases for smart phones and mobile devices. His artisan cases have been sold all over the world and were recently featured in Vogue magazine. He currently resides in Aurora, Colo.
The Buchanan Art Center features three galleries with rotating exhibits of regional artists’ works, a program of educational art classes for all ages, and a gift shop offering works of local artists. Current hours are Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. More information, including a schedule of classes, can be obtained at the Center by calling 269-697-4005, or by visiting their website at www.buchananartcenter.org.
Annual Eau Claire SDA Church Garage Sale
6562 Naomi Rd, Eau Claire, Mich.
Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Proceeds will benefit children's Sabbath School projects. Our entire fellowship hall will be filled with treasures waiting for you to take them home.
If you wish to donate your treasures, drop off donations on Sunday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (please, no clothing except for baby and toddler clothing). All items remaining at the end of the sale will be donated to charity unless otherwise specified.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Sabbath, May 4, 7 p.m.
The Adventist, a multi-story documentary film that explores a church that couples a firm belief in the near second coming of Christ with a remarkable focus on health, wholeness and wellbeing will be shown at the Village SDA Church on Sabbath, May 4, at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Everyone is invited.
Sabbath, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Award-winning singers, the King’s Heralds, will be performing a free concert at the Village SDA Church on Sabbath, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The King's Heralds received 23 “Silver Angel Awards” from Excellence in Media, including six for “Best Male Vocal Group” and 14 for “Best Album.” A love offering will be collected during the program to help the King's Heralds continue their ministry through music
Wednesday, May 15, 5:30 p.m.
The Village SDA Church Health Ministry is sponsoring a raw food potluck on May 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Center. Please bring prepared raw food to share and a copy of the recipe to share with others.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Sunday, April 21
2:30-6 p.m., University of Notre Dame