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2017 Calendar of Events

Membership DriveMembership Drive: Saturday, May 27 from 8:30-10:30 am at the Green Lake Calvary Church Youth Center (old sanctuary). Coffee, juice and yummy donuts provided. Come and join the Association for $50, receive the 2017 a-Round Green Lake Association directory and meet old and new friends.

Boating Safefy ClassBoating Safety Class: Saturday, June 3 from 8:00 am-2:00 pm at the Green Lake Calvary Church gym. Bring a pencil, drink and sack lunch–a snack will be provided by the Association. The course is free and no advanced registration is required. Those already or who will be turning age 12 this summer are encouraged to attend along with adults.

Fishing Tournament: Saturday, June 10 from 6 am – 11 am. This weekend no fishing permit is needed from MDNR.  Family event with prizes for kids 8 & under; 9-15 and adults. Entry Fee: $5/person or $15/boat. Questions? Call Tim Speyer at 616-813-0528

Stand Up Paddle Board Competition & Demos: Cancelled for 2017.

Boat Parade:  Monday, July 3 at 7:30 pm meet in the big lake by the salom ski course.  Decorate your boat patriotically (prize for best decorated) and cruise around the entire lake before the fireworks.  Tom VanderBie will lead parade so watch for his pontoon.

FireworksFireworks: Tuesday, July 3 at dark shot off from the Reus beach in the big lake. If observing by boat, please stay at least 500′ off shore to allow for a fireworks safety zone.

Pancake Breakfast - the 4thPancake Breakfast: Tuesday, July 4 from 8 – 10 AM at the GREEN LAKE CALVARY CHURCH GYM (NOTE: new location). Adults $3.00, Kids 12 & under $1.00 with extra donations encouraged and all proceeds go to help cover the cost of the fireworks display. PLEASE bring a canned good item(s) to be given to Project Hope–the emergency food pantry that serves our area.

Land ParadeLand Parade: Tuesday, July 4 at Noon. Line up begins at 11:30 in the West parking lot of Green Lake Calvary church. The parade will proceed East down 145th Ave (Kalamazoo Ave), to South Shore Dr., then to Round Lake Dr., and back to Kalamazoo Ave ending at the Fire Department building which will have an Open House after the parade with activities, demonstrations, etc.

5k Run-Walka-Round Green Lake Charity 5k Run, Walk, and Kids’ Fun Run: Saturday, August 5, 8:00 AM starting at Leighton Fire Station #2 (former Township Hall). Proceeds go towards supporting the Green Lake/Caledonia community.  Register online herePlease register ASAP so we get the right number of shirts and food. T-Shirt sizing guaranteed only for those registered before July 21st.  Registration is $20 before August 3rd at 6:00pm and $25 for late registration at scheduled packet pickup times; $10 for the kids run (kids 12 and under).  Registration is now only online so click “here” above.

Ice Cream SocialIce Cream Social & Association Annual Meeting: Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 PM at the Green Lake Calvary Church Youth Center. Come and enjoy great ice cream sundaes with your neighbors and hear what is up with the Association etc. Our guest speaker for 2017 will be our new State Rep., Steve Johnson so come with questions for your State Rep.

15-bfast-thumbPancake Breakfast: Saturday, September 2 from 8 – 10 AM  at the GREEN LAKE CALVARY CHURCH GYM (NOTE: new location).  Adults $3.00, Kids 12 & under $1.00 with extra donations encouraged and all proceeds go to help cover the cost of the fireworks display. PLEASE bring a canned good item(s) to be given to Project Hope–the emergency food pantry that serves our area.

15-lights-thumbChristmas a-Round the Lake:  Sunday, December 10 from 6:30 – 9 PM.  The home locations that will be open to tour will only be announced via the Association’s email list in early December so join the Association so you’re in the loop for this very fun evening!   A great way to meet new friends and say hi to old friends all while touring some lake homes at this festive time of the year.