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2016 Calendar of Events

Membership DriveMembership Drive: Saturday, May 28 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 2016 a-Round Green Lake Association directory and meet old and new friends.

Boating Safefy ClassBoating Safety Class: Saturday, June 4 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 11 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: Saturday, June 25 from 11am – 1:30pm. Family fun–FREE event, no experience needed!  Action Watersports will bring the boards, paddles etc.  Prizes and food provided.  Come try this new water sport. Location to be determined…watch signs.  Questions? Contact us!

Boat Parade: Saturday July 2 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: Saturday, July 2 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: Monday, July 4 from 8 – 10 AM at the Green Lake Fire Department building. 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: Monday 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 5k Run, Walk, and Kids’ Fun Run: Saturday, August 6, 8:00 AM starting at Leighton Township Hall. Register online here or you can print a 2016 Brochure.  Printed forms are also available at both Maria’s and the One Stop.  Please register ASAP so we get the right number of shirts and food.

Ice Cream SocialIce Cream Social & Association Annual Meeting: Thursday, August 18 at 7:30 PM at the Green Lake Calvary Church Youth Center. Come and enjoy great ice cream sundaes with your neighbors and here what is up with the Association etc. Be in the know!

15-bfast-thumbPancake Breakfast: Saturday, September 3 from 8 – 10 AM at the Green Lake Fire Department building. 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:  Date to be announced soon….  Watch the Home Page of the website for more information about which houses will be on the tour etc. This information will be posted around mid-November. A great way to meet new friends and say hi to old friends all while tour some lake homes at this festive time of the year.