It’s Springtime at the Spray Park

There have been some new additions to the spray park. The water isn’t on yet, but the music is waiting for you any time.


Chamber sponsoring Euchre Fundraiser May 20

St. Johns Area Chamber of Commerce members are looking for players and sponsors for the 2022 Euchre Fundraiser on May 20 at 5:30 p.m.

This is a team tournament. Bring a friend and join them for a night of fun or help by sponsoring a table. Partner needed.

$20 per person
$150 1st place
$80 2nd Place
Money Back for 3rd place

Person with the most loaners gets the Set Pot. (Bring quarters)

Door prizes, 50/50 Raffle and more. Refreshments, cards, and friends are included.

The offices of the tournament will be located at 2497 N US Highway 27 in Saint Johns. Register at https://stjohnsareachamber.wildapricot.org/event-4768341


Phone in diabetes workshop begins May 18

Tri-County Office on Aging is offering a free 6-week phone workshop for diabetes – No internet or computer required – for individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes called Diabetes PATH. You will learn tools and techniques to better manage your condition, increase energy and improve quality of life. Topics include healthy eating, balancing blood sugar, preventing complications and more!

When: Wednesdays, May 18 – June 22 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. via small group calls

Workshops are free of charge, but donations are accepted.

To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465. Register by Wednesday, May 4 to ensure all materials are mailed to you on time.


Good News Kitchen takes over free lunch ministry

Good News Kitchen, a ministry of St. John’s Lutheran Church, began serving free lunches beginning May 3, on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The St. John’s Lutheran Church is located at 511 E. Sturgis St. in St. Johns, the corner of Business 27 and Sturgis St. You may stop by and grab a free lunch to go for yourself, your family, a friend or a neighbor. Meals are free for everyone, and all are welcome to come although donations are always accepted and appreciated.

If you have questions or want to order ahead for pick up call 989-224-6796. Look for the signs and come to the west side entrance to get your free meals.


Call-in Coalition sponsoring Pride Fest June 18

The St Johns Call-in Coalition has scheduled its first event for 2022 on Higham Street between Clinton and Brush in downtown St. Johns on June 18, 2022 from 12 p.m .- 4 p.m.

As they prepare for their 2nd annual St Johns pride fest and additional community events, your support would mean the world! they are raising money for continued community education in order to create a well rounded, inclusive and healthy St Johns for you and your family.

There will be:
– T shirts
– Tents
– Live music
– Sidewalk chalk
– Community education

Visit their Facebook page “SJ Call-In Coalition” for their mission, vision and additional community
events. sjcallicoaltion@gmail.com