June's Family Fun Guide
Created by Great Lakes Bay Parents - Informing parents since 2012!
UPCOMING EVENTS:
RSVP by EMAILING: fkaczor@sisd.cc
RSVP by EMAILING: jkozan@sisd.cc
CHALK IT UP
WHEN: July 13th at 9am to noon

WHERE: Several locations throughout Saginaw County.

Watch for more information on the FACEBOOK page.
SIGN-UP FOR FALL 2021 PRESCHOOL
Saginaw County Preschool with Saginaw ISD

Saginaw County Preschool with Saginaw ISD is a collaboration of school districts and community-based providers who offer State (GSRP) and Federally (Head Start) funded preschool services for qualifying families.

FREE KID/ FAMILY EVENTS
GREAT LAKES BAY PARENTS
The KIDS CALENDAR includes local BUSINESSES offering for both in-person and virtual programming: 

  • Virtual & in-house events
  • Story Times
  • Open Museums & Nature Centers
  • STEM events
  • Spring/ Summer events

GREAT LAKES BAY PARENTS' DIRECTORY
Farmers Market

Shop locally and support our region's farmers at a Farmer's Market near you.

Summer Camps

Plan your child's summer with the Great Lakes Bay Parents' SUMMER CAMP DIRECTORY. Search by county or theme.

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
Public Libraries of Saginaw
SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
Frankenmuth - James E. Wickson District Library
SUMMER READING PROGRAMS
Bridgeport Public Library
Join us for our 2021 Summer Reading Program! You will be able to sign up and log hours either online or in person! We will hold various programs, have prize incentives and a grand prize drawing at the end, July 31st. This is for Saginaw County Residents.

SAGINAW - CASTLE MUSEUM

June 3 & 17 @10:30am
July 8 & 22 @10:30am
August 12 & 26 10:30am

RSVP: call (989)752-2861 ext. 311
SAGINAW - HAITHCO RECREATION AREA
LOWES (2258 Tittabawasee Rd, Saginaw)
DIY KIDS WORKSHOP

This 4 x 4 is awesome! Your child will love playing with the finished project kit almost as much as they enjoy building it! You won’t want to miss this kit so sign up today!
 
Reserved kits can be picked up in-store at our customer service desk on Saturday, July 10th or Sunday, July 11th. If your kit is not picked up by 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 11th, it may be given to a non-registered customer.

Registration opens June 12!

SAGINAW COUNTY PARKS
JULY 4th CELEBRATIONS
Frankenmuth
Enjoy a beautiful fireworks display over Frankenmuth to celebrate Independence Day, July 3rd around 9:30pm. Show lasts for 20 minutes and is viewable throughout the city. 

SUMMER LEARNING FOR KID
LITTLE FREE LIBRARY
STEM PIPELINE
2020-21 STEM Passport

The Great Lakes Bay Region is home to a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) destinations and programs. Experience five (5) or more programs and your family
will receive a prize on behalf of the STEM Impact Initiative & MiSTEM Network.

BEDTIME MATH
Bedtime Math - FREE

Bedtime Math sends parents a fun, new math problem every day, on everything from electric eels and chocolate chips to roller coasters and flamingoes. Targeted for kids ages 3-9, it begins with a short, fun set-up story, followed by three math problems at three levels of challenge.

TALKING IS TEACHING
You are your child's lifelong teacher.

"Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing" is a public awareness and action campaign that helps parents recognize their power to boost their children’s early brain and vocabulary development through simple, everyday actions ... "

For more Talking is Teaching tips and resources visit: talkingisteaching.org
PARENTING CLASSES
MICHIGAN.GOV
Stay Well - Family Support Group
June 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 4pm

Many MI parents are feeling overwhelmed by extra responsibilities and stress from COVID-19. Register for a virtual support group specifically for parents of children 18 and younger, hosted by our Stay Well counseling team. Find comfort talking to others who share similar feelings.

RESOURCES
COVID-19 VACCINE
The Saginaw County Health Department now has an online COVID-19 vaccine registration: www.mysaginawhealth.org
FOOD NEEDS - YMCA OF SAGINAW
Grab & Go Meals at YMCA of Saginaw
1915 Fordney St.
Saginaw, MI 48601
989.753.7721

YMCA of Saginaw is proud to offer FREE healthy meals for every child 18 and under through our Mission Nutrition and Healthy Out of School Time programs.

The meals we serve every school day and everyday throughout the summer help more children get the nutrition they need for good health.

Pick up meals Monday to Friday from 4-6pm.

CLOTHING NEEDS - SVRC INDUSTRIES BUILDING
SAGINAW COUNTY GSC ASQ ONLINE
Is My Child On Track: Track your child's development
You've been invited to participate in the Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3), to help you keep track of your child's development. The questionnaire may be provided every 2-, 4- or 6- month period. You will be asked to answer questions about some things your child can and cannot do. The questionnaire includes questions about your child's communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem solving, and personal social skills.

DAY CARE & PRESCHOOL
Great Start to Quality helps families find the best early learning settings for their children and helps educators improve the care they give to children.

DIAPER NEEDS
The Diaper Alliance

The Diaper Alliance cannot give diapers directly to families, please contact one of the partner agencies.

LifeClinic Community Resources 989.754.0091
4364 State Street
Saginaw, MI 48603

Saginaw County Business & Education Partnership SCBEP
989.399.0025
1213 S. Washington
Saginaw, MI 48601

CAN Council
989.752.7226
1311 N. Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48602
Pregnancy Care Center
989.752.7664
916 Gratiot Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48602"

Teen Parent Services Youth Protection Council
989.792.6789
1226 N. Michigan Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48602

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers
989.759.6470
501 Lapeer Avenue
Saginaw, MI 48607
RESOURCES TO HELP PAY YOUR BILLS
Consumers Energy

Visit the Consumer Energy website to learn about how they can assist you with paying your energy bill.

Learn about:
  • Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE)
  • Public Assistance Programs
  • Payment Plans

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