Community Events

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Midland Progressives Monthly Meeting 6:30 pm
Midland Progressives Monthly Meeting @ Midland County Bldg.- Commissioners Room
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We have completed the Midland Progressives Strategic Plan, which includes our Mission, Vision, Goals, Core Values, Group Bylaws, Officers Job Descriptions, and suggested committees. I would like to thank everyone who shared their ideas. At[...]
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Midland County Democratic Party (MCDP) Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Midland County Democratic Party (MCDP) Monthly Meeting @ Midland County Administration Building
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Midland County Democratic Party (MCDP) Monthly Meeting @ Midland County Administration Building | Midland | Michigan | United States
The Midland County Democratic Party (MCDP) is a grassroots community organization of committed citizens dedicated to supporting Democratic Party efforts within Midland County, the State of Michigan, and the United States of America.  Our primary[...]
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Midland Blooms with the Dems! 8:30 am
Midland Blooms with the Dems! @ Corner of Eastman Ave & Clover Lane
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Midland Blooms with the Dems! @ Corner of Eastman Ave & Clover Lane | Midland | Michigan | United States
The MCDP has a great team lining up to plant flowers with Midland Blooms.  If you have not signed up yet, we could use a few more people. Our team leader for the event is[...]
MDP Women’s Caucus Luncheon 11:30 am
MDP Women’s Caucus Luncheon @ Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center
May 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
MDP Women's Caucus Luncheon @ Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center | Detroit | Michigan | United States
Join us for the Michigan Democratic Party’s Caucus Luncheon with special guest speaker U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar on Saturday, May 18th, 2019, at the Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. Amy Jean Klobuchar is an[...]
MDP Legacy Dinner 2019 6:00 pm
MDP Legacy Dinner 2019 @ Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
MDP Legacy Dinner 2019 @ Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center | Detroit | Michigan | United States
Join us for the 2019 Michigan Democratic Party's 2019 Legacy Dinner, on Saturday, May 18th, as we honor the Legacy of Congressman John D. Dingell, Jr. at the Detroit Marriott-Renaissance Center in the great city[...]
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Monthly MCDP Book Club Meeting 7:00 pm
Monthly MCDP Book Club Meeting @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly MCDP Book Club Meeting @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library | Midland | Michigan | United States
The Midland Dems Book Discussion Group usually meets on the fourth Thursday of the month between 7:00-8:30 pm for polite, informal discussion of political topics and books. Beginning in April, 2019, the group will be moving their friendly[...]
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May 98th House District Office Hours – Midland County 7:30 am
May 98th House District Office Hours – Midland County @ Tropical Smoothie
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
May 98th House District Office Hours - Midland County @ Tropical Smoothie | Midland | Michigan | United States
Republican State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Williams Township, has announced she will be hosting May office hours for ALL constituents in Michigan's 98th House District at the following times and locations in Bay and Midland counties.[...]
May 98th House District Office Hours – Bay County 4:30 pm
May 98th House District Office Hours – Bay County @ Auburn City Hall
May 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
May 98th House District Office Hours - Bay County @ Auburn City Hall | Auburn | Michigan | United States
Republican State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Williams Township, has announced she will be hosting May office hours for ALL constituents in Michigan's 98th House District at the following times and locations in Bay and Midland counties.[...]
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Midland Memorial Day Parade 10:00 am
Midland Memorial Day Parade @ Midland Memorial Day Parade
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Midland Memorial Day Parade @ Midland Memorial Day Parade | Midland | Michigan | United States
We celebrate Memorial Day to honor and remember the sacrifices of those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. This year the Memorial Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. on W. Main[...]
Sanford Memorial Day Parade 1:00 pm
Sanford Memorial Day Parade @ St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sanford Memorial Day Parade @ St. Paul’s Lutheran Church | Sanford | Michigan | United States
The Sanford American Legion Post 443 (Thomas-Daniels-Hand) will be hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade in Sanford on Monday, May 27, 2019 Once again, the Parade will step off from the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church[...]
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Midland County Mobile Food Pantry 11:00 am
Midland County Mobile Food Pantry @ Trinity Lutheran Church (outdoors)
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Midland County Mobile Food Pantry @ Trinity Lutheran Church (outdoors) | Midland | Michigan | United States
The Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network (EFPN) is a non-profit, charitable organization established as a cooperative effort to provide food and supplies to people in Midland County. Visit the Midland County EFPN mobile food[...]
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Monthly MCDP Book Club Meeting @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Midland Dems Book Discussion Group usually meets on the fourth Thursday of the month between 7:00-8:30 pm for polite, informal discussion of political topics and books.

Beginning in April, 2019, the group will be moving their friendly monthly community get-together back to the Grace A Dow Library in Conference Rm A on the lower level.

This month's book is George Lakoff's "The Little Blue Book : The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic".

Remember, you don't need to have read the material to join the discussion.

Bring your thoughts, ideas and an interested friend or two!

 

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May 98th House District Office Hours – Midland County @ Tropical Smoothie
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Republican State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Williams Township, has announced she will be hosting May office hours for ALL constituents in Michigan's 98th House District at the following times and locations in Bay and Midland counties.

No appointments are required, but residents seeking help, needing answers to questions or wishing to share their concerns with their state representative must sign in at the meeting venue to determine their place in line.

Friday, May 24, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Tropical Smoothie
985 S Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 48640


Friday, May 24, 2019
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Auburn City Hall
113 East Elm Street
Auburn, MI 48611

Constituents unable to attend are encouraged to contact Rep. Glenn at 1-517-373-1791; by email at: AnnetteGlenn@house.mi.gov; or by mail at: S-1287 House Office Building, P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909

 

 

 

May 98th House District Office Hours – Bay County @ Auburn City Hall
May 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Republican State Rep. Annette Glenn, R-Williams Township, has announced she will be hosting May office hours for ALL constituents in Michigan's 98th House District at the following times and locations in Bay and Midland counties.

No appointments are required, but residents seeking help, needing answers to questions or wishing to share their concerns with their state representative must sign in at the meeting venue to determine their place in line.

Friday, May 24, 2019
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Tropical Smoothie
985 S Saginaw Rd
Midland, MI 48640


Friday, May 24, 2019
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Auburn City Hall
113 East Elm Street
Auburn, MI 48611

Constituents unable to attend are encouraged to contact Rep. Glenn at 1-517-373-1791; by email at: AnnetteGlenn@house.mi.gov; or by mail at: S-1287 House Office Building, P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909

 

 

 

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Midland Memorial Day Parade @ Midland Memorial Day Parade
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We celebrate Memorial Day to honor and remember the sacrifices of those who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

This year the Memorial Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. on W. Main Street in downtown Midland. 

From there our six "Working Together" volunteers will escort our vintage parade vehicle from W. Main to Rodd, then Rodd to E. Nelson and end up at the Central Park Bandshell. 

As usual, the Midland County Democratic Party group will have plenty of candy for the kids and warm summer smiles and grateful handshakes for all our military family members, friends and neighbors. 

Special thanks to Midland County Veterans' Counselor, Ross Ahlich, and the hardworking folks at the American Legion, Berryhill Post #165 for coordinating this annual event.

Bring a blanket, chair and something to drink.   Hope to see you there!  

Sanford Memorial Day Parade @ St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Sanford American Legion Post 443 (Thomas-Daniels-Hand) will be hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade in Sanford on Monday, May 27, 2019

Once again, the Parade will step off from the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church parking lot promptly at 1:00 p.m. and will follow our traditional route west on Saginaw Rd., however, this year the parade will conclude at the new Seven Flag Monument at the base of the Rail Trail (Maple St.).

As usual, the Midland County Democratic Party group will have plenty of candy for the kids and warm summer smiles and grateful handshakes for all our military family members, friends and neighbors.

Participants should plan on arriving at St. Paul’s at NOON for line up placement.

Those interested in participating and/or having a float in the Parade are asked to contact the Sanford American Legion Post at (989) 687-9930 by Friday, May 24, 2019.

• Note: Those parade participants not wishing to attend the Memorial Service should peel off at Center Street.

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Midland County Mobile Food Pantry @ Trinity Lutheran Church (outdoors)
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network (EFPN) is a non-profit, charitable organization established as a cooperative effort to provide food and supplies to people in Midland County.

Visit the Midland County EFPN mobile food pantry and receive free food to help supplement your family’s pantry.

Date: Thursday – May 30th, 2019

Registration Time: 9:00 a.m.

Distribution Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church (outdoors), 3701 Jefferson Avenue – Midland

Alternate Location: Midland Civic Arena,  405 Fast Ice Drive, Midland,

No identification or proof of income necessary

**Please bring empty bags and/or boxes**

Funded by:  Trinity Lutheran Church

QUESTIONS? Contact 989-486-9393

Note: This is an emergency feeding program intended to provide a supplemental food source to families and/or individuals who are in need. This is a first-come first-served program. There will be enough food for 250 households. Client registration begins prior to distribution time. Midland County residents who have an ongoing or emergency need for food can connect with our regular pantry program by calling 989-486-9393.

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Fundraising Volunteer Meeting
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Volunteers will be using "Working Together" fellowship to stuff fundraising envelopes and cold beer and soft jazz to seal them.  

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Midland Progressives Monthly Meeting @ Midland County Bldg.- Commissioners Room
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This is an opportunity for us to come together to implement change in our community and beyond. It will take us pulling together to bring progressive ideas to the issues of health care, climate change, social justice, clean water and more.

This meeting is FREE and open to the general public.

Mecosta County Democratic Party Quarterly Meeting @ Holiday Inn
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Minority Leader of the Michigan House of Representatives, Christine Greig, will be the featured speaker the Mecosta County Democratic Party's quarterly meeting . 

In anticipation of a large crowd, the meeting is being held in the auditorium at the Holiday Inn in Big Rapids, MI. 

Greig represents the 37th District which comprises Farmington and Farmington Hills in the Michigan House of Representatives. In her second term, Greig also served as the Minority Floor Leader, and currently serves as Democratic Floor Leader in her third term.

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Midland County Democratic Party Spring Picnic @ Plymouth Park - Shelter F (closest to the Fun Zone)
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You and your family are cordially invited to join an evening of fun at the Midland County Democratic Party (MCDP) annual Spring Picnic.

WHO'S INVITED: Everyone!

WHEN: Thursday, June 20, 2019, between 5 PM-7:30 PM

WHERE: Plymouth Park, Shelter F, located next to the water tower at 1508 E Wheeler St in Midland, MI. This popular community park feature a huge wooden playscape, picnic facilities, sports fields and a sand volleyball pit. Tell the kids and grandkids this FREE family picnic is being held at closest shelter to the Fun Zone. (The park closes at 9:00 pm)

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?: Your appetite for good times, engaging conversation, your own drinking 'vessel' and a favorite dish if you wish to share.

MCDP VOLUNTEERS WILL PROVIDE: Hotdogs and fix'ins, Giant Jenga, and more fun, games and good times.

Our special guest for the evening will be attorney Mark Brewer, the well-known lawyer and political consultant behind a federal anti-gerrymandering lawsuit filed by the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Michigan.

Brewer is a former Michigan Democratic Party chair.