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Activities we Sponsor and Assist With



Upcoming Activities

8th Annual GATEWAY AFFAIR: March 4th, 2017 at Jay's Sporting Goods
2017 Gateway Affair Flyer


Join us on March 4, 2017, from 5–8 p.m. for the 8th Annual Gateway Affair, a evening of fun, food and entertainment to raise funds to support parks and recreation in Clare County.

 

Enjoy a steak dinner with trimmings; speaker, Joe Rogers presents Birds of Prey from the Wildlife Recovery Association; a chance to win $1,500, $1000 or $500 cash prizes in a reverse raffle. There will also be a silent auction with great offerings. The event takes part in the Outback Room of Jay’s Sporting Goods in Clare. Tickets remain only $50 and will be available in early January. Friends is a 501(c)3 organization. All or part of your donation may be tax-deductible.


Birds of Pray Presentation
Joe Rogers "Birds of Prey" Presentation at the Gateway Affair.

Proceeds to benefit CCP&RC initiatives.
Call (989) 5392761 for further details.

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS!


"I Bike Lake, MI" Fun Family Fall Ride, October 8, 2016


This ride was intended to acquaint riders and communities with the value of “Pedal Tourism” while raising funds and awareness for the Lake Station Trailhead development project in Lake, Michigan.

Ride Choices:
Ride 1 — Lake to Clare Moose Lodge and return (approximately 20 miles)
Ride 2 — Lake to Evart and return (approximately 30 miles)
Ride 3 — “The Loop” - Lake to Clare Moose Lodge, back through Lake to Evart, and return to Lake (approximately 50 miles)

DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLYER FOR ALL THE DETAILS

Registration started at 7:00 am.
Questions?
Contact:
Don Kolander 989.317.4667 or kolanderd@clareco.net (CC Parks & Recreation)
Joy Simmer 989.386.7541 x213 (Clare Parks & Recreation)
Leslie Walker lesbillwawa@hotmail.com (Friends of Garfield Township Parks)

12th Annual Fall, Fun, Frenzy Halloween Party - October 31st, 2016

at the Harrison Lions Club Building, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

Friends of the Clare Co. Parks & Recreation are partnering with the Harrison Lions Club to host this FREE event.
This yearly event is open to all Clare County School district children from infant to 6th grades. Last year over 500 children and parents were treated to a variety of entertainment, games and snacks.


THANK YOU TO ALL THE SPONSORS THAT MAKE THIS ANNUAL EVENT POSSIBLE!!


This yearly event is open to all Clare County School District children from infant to 6th grades. Children and parents were treated to a variety of entertainment, games and lunch.

Pumpkin decorating, kids bowling, stick on tattoos, beanbag toss and basketball shootout are just a few of the activities that will take place. Hot dogs, chips, orange drink and donuts and cider were offered throughout the evening.

Prizes were awarded for Best Family Costume, Most Original Costume and Best Children Costume.

OUR MEETINGS

The Friends of Clare County Parks and Recreation meet on the 4th Thursday of the Month
Our meetings are in the Outback Room in Jay's Sporting Goods at 6:00 pm


The Public is Welsome To Attend!


Check our Calendar for any changes in our schedule or for special meetings.