February 17 to March 5


Looking for something to do? Here is a list of local events and activities in Manistee County and beyond.

To submit an event, email the time, date and location information to [email protected]

RECURRING EVENTS

• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Manistee Historical Museum. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, 425 River St., Manistee

• 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benzie Area Historical Museum. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 6941 Traverse Ave., Benzonia

• Celebrating Recovery Program at 6:00 pm Wednesdays at The United Methodist Church. A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program that provides a safe environment.

• 3-5 p.m., study room, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• From noon to 4 pm, West Shore Community College’s Humankind series exhibition by artist Anni Holm, Can’t See the Forest for the Trees, from February 19 to March 18; Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Old Kirke Museum at 300 Walnut St. Manistee.

• 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Pickleball Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee.

FEBRUARY

February 17

• 09:00-11:00, Broadband Initiatives Program presented by the Benzie Area Chamber of Commerce at the Gathering Place in Honor.

• 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Basketball open gym, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Art Room Open, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

February 19

• From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, free snowmobile safety lesson led by the Benzie-Manistee Snowbirds Snowmobile Club, at the snowbirds clubhouse, located at 14121 Industrial Ave. in Kaleva. Registration: michigan.storefront.kalkomey.com/em/events/680 Info: Mark Coe at 231-944-0678 or Nate Grossnickle at 231-499-1639


• 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Snowshoe tour of Michigan Legacy Art Park

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. National Model Railroad Association North Central Region Division 2 Monthly Zoom Meeting. This is a general assembly which includes a presentation on model railroading and a show and tell. For login and password send an e-mail to [email protected]

• At noon, Stomp Out Cancer Fund snowshoe walk on the grounds of Manistee National Golf and Resort in Manistee. The cost is $20; free for children under 12.

• 1 to 4 p.m., Open Armory, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

the 21st of February

• 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m., late start Mondays, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Computer Help with Dustin, Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave. in Benzonia. Information: benzonialibrary.org or 231-882-4111

• 3:30-5:00 p.m., Volleyball Open Gym, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Table tennis, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

February 22

• 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Soccer Gym Open, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Guitar lessons, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 6:30-7:15 p.m., Fit Fusion, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 7-8:30 p.m., Wyld Life, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

February 23

• 11 a.m., Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry, 555 First St. in Manistee. Information: 231-655-3278

• 3:30-5 p.m., Venture Outside, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Rediscover Retro Gaming, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

February 24

• 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Basketball open gym, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Art Room Open, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 5:00-7:00 p.m., Kaleva Lions Club Pastie Dinner at the Lion’s Club, 14361 Nine Mile Road in Kaleva. The cost is $10. Info: 231-362-3174.

• 6 p.m., Instagram Bootcamp for Beginners, Manistee Arts Institute, 437 River St. Cost $15. Admission is limited to 10 people per course. Reservations: 231-690-5326.

February 26

• 10 a.m., Instagram Bootcamp for Beginners, Manistee Arts Institute, 437 River St. Cost $15. Admission is limited to 10 people per course. Reservations: 231-690-5326.

• 1:00 pm, Monthly Family Film Matinee, “Eight Below”, at the Glen Lake Library in Empire. Mandatory face masks. Information: 231-326-5361 or glenlakelibrary.net

• 7:00-9:00 p.m. Lighted snowshoe hike on the Friends of Orchard Beach State Park State Park Trail. Meet at the newly relocated and reopened refuge. Info: Lorrie at [email protected]

• Mitch Stevenson Memorial Derby from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crystal Lake. Weigh in at 1 p.m. at the Bellows Park/Seventh Street Beach pavilion. Info: facebook.com/mitchmemorialtrouterby

• Manistee County Sport Fishing Association Ice Fishing Tournament, Info: Contact Phil Sedelmaier at 231-510-1425 or email [email protected]

• 10 a.m. to noon, Computer Help with Dustin, Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave. in Benzonia. Information: benzonialibrary.org or 231-882-4111

February 28

• 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m., late start Mondays, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Computer Help with Dustin, Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave. in Benzonia. Information: benzonialibrary.org or 231-882-4111

• 3:30-5:00 p.m., Volleyball Open Gym, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

• 3:30-5pm, Table tennis, Armory Youth Project, 555 First St. in Manistee

MARCH

1st of March

• 6:30 p.m., Northwest Michigan Master Gardeners Association meeting via Zoom. To register: mganm.org/mganm-events/

March 5

• 2 pm and 7 pm, free screening of “Sabina: Tortured for Christ”, at Crystal Lake Church at 2914 Casey Road. Free entrance.

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