Mint City Singers in concert – Friday, April 27

The Mint City Singers will present As the World Turns: Summer Solstice, a choral concert on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. Wilson Center Auditorium.

The concert will be directed by Ellen Hoard with Jeff Richards on piano, Tess Miller on flute and Scott Harding on percussion. The evening will feature special guests, the Oakview South Fifth Grade Choir.


Senior Center to Hold Garage Sale and Bake Sale

On Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21 the Clinton County Senior Center will be having an Indoor Garage Sale and Bake Sale at 201 E Walker Street in St. Johns from 9 am to 3 pm each day. Proceeds from the Garage Sale will support activities and programs for members and proceeds from the Bake Sale will benefit the Clinton County Meals on Wheels program.

They will have everything from books, puzzles and toys to home décor, decorations and much, much more. Their two gift shops will also be open where they will have everything from antique glass pieces and everyday nic naks to homemade quilts, pillows, baby blankets and more.

If you have any gently used items you would like to donate to the sale, please drop them off at 201 E Walker Street in St. Johns between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. this Monday or Tuesday. Please note they do not want clothing, shoes or large furniture.

Donations to the Senior Center are tax deductible.


Swiss Steak Supper is May 3

The Eureka Church will be holding a Swiss Steak Supper Thursday, May 3, 2016. Serving will be from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Take-outs are available.

The church is located at 2619 East Maple Rapids Road in Eureka, MI.


Soup kitchen makes stops in area

His Cup Runneth Over, a mobile soup kitchen, will be making a stop at

– First Congregational Church, 100 Maple Ave, St. Johns 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 and at

– Beacon of Hope/First Baptist Church, 512 S. US 27, St. Johns, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 and at

– Carson City Linden Apartments, 320 E. Linden St., Carson City, Thursday, April 26 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m, and at

– The Meadows of St. Johns, 2265 W. Parks Rd., St. Johns, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 26.

Soup, bread, fruit and dessert will be served to all who come free of charge. For more information call 989-533-9535 or 989-544-5764


Spring Clean-up scheduled – Saturday, May 12

The annual Spring Clean-Up is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Please do not place items to the curb earlier than Saturday, May 5, 2018; but they must be placed to the curb by 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Items placed after the contractor has passed through will not be picked up.

This is for City residents only whom live in a one to five unit dwelling. City police will be monitoring non-city resident trash dumping. All violators will be prosecuted.

For questions, please contact City Offices at (989) 224-8944. Also please look for further information with your water/sewer bill which will be mailed in April.

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The City of St. Johns will be collecting used car and light truck tires from City residents on Monday, May 14, 2018. Tires must be placed by the curb by 7 am. Each household is limited to 8 tires. Tires must be removed from the rims. No large truck or tractor tires will be collected.


Swany’s to host Relay For Life benefit – April 28

On Saturday, April 28th join Relay For Life at Swany’s Pub in downtown St. Johns where a percentage of the day’s sales will benefit Relay For Life of Clinton County. There will be raffle baskets, a euchre party and some great food specials.

Please RSVP to Amy to reserve your spot for euchre prior to April 28 if you are interested in playing. Registration begins at 8:00 pm and cards will start at 8:20 pm.

For more information or to dedicate a table to a loved one for $10, please contact Amy Winn at 517.204.0565 or Amy197602@yahoo.com.


Girls on the Run of Mid Michigan will Host 5K Event on May 20

Girls on the Run of Mid Michigan will host its 5K event on May 20 at Holt High School. Participation in the 5K event on May 20 is open to the public and all proceeds from the event will benefit Girls on the Run of Mid Michigan. This chip timed, family friendly event will start and finish at the Holt High School track, winding through a quiet adjacent subdivision. Last season’s 5K event brought together 1,500 participants including program participants, their family and friends and community members. Registration cost is $25 for adults, $20 for youth and includes an event shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Prices increase on May 5.

Packet pick up will be on May 18 4-6PM at Crim Fitness foundation in Flint and on May 19 10AM-6PM at Playmakers in Okemos. The event will begin at noon on May 20 at Holt High School in Holt and early arrival is suggested. For more information about the event, how to register and volunteer opportunities, visit https://www.gotrmidmichigan.org/5K.

Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that uses fun running games and dynamic discussions to teach life skills to girls in 3rd to 8th grade. During the ten-week program, girls participate in lessons that foster confidence, build peer connections and encourage community service while they prepare for an end-of-season celebratory 5K event.