The Clark Barker – Issue 40

Season’s Kindness Here are a few actions you can take yourself to help spread kindness around our community this season: First is especially important – Be kind to each other! Out and about you’ll encounter many individuals in our community. Each person is going through so much you could never know. Restaurant staff want toContinue reading “The Clark Barker – Issue 40”

Upcoming Event – Bucktown Christmas 2022

Bucktown Christmas 2022 Join us in downtown Buchanan on Saturday, November 26, 2022 to kick off the Christmas season with shopping, Santa, a parade, lights, a Holiday Market, and so much more! Bucktown Christmas 2022 Info: 1-5pmDowntown ShoppingStorefront Decorating ContestSanta and ReindeerHoliday MarketEvents for Kids at the LibraryMake-and-Take Crafts at the Art Center 3:30-5:30pmFirst AnnualContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Bucktown Christmas 2022”

Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2022

17th Annual Trek-or-Treat 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer 978 kids and 905 adults made their way along McCoy Creek Trail for the 17th annual Trek-or-Treat on Saturday, October 29 at 12:30pm – 2pm. The weather was perfect with blue skies and plenty of sun shining through orange leaves. 29 characters lined the trailContinue reading “Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2022”

Upcoming Events – Trek-or-Treat and Trick-or-Treat 2022

Trek-or-Treat 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer The 17th Annual TREK-OR TREAT will be Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 12:30pm-2pm! Thanks to Friends of McCoy’s Creek Trail for putting on this Halloween tradition. 🍭🎃 Join us in the E.B. Clark woods at the McCoy Creek Trail for some fun daytime trick or treating withContinue reading “Upcoming Events – Trek-or-Treat and Trick-or-Treat 2022”

Upcoming Event – Bucktown Christmas 2022

Bucktown Christmas 2022 Join us in downtown Buchanan to kick off the Christmas season with shopping, Santa, a parade, and lights! 1-5pmDowntown ShoppingStorefront Decorating ContestSanta and ReindeerHoliday MarketEvents for Kids at the LibraryMake-and-Take Crafts at the Art Center 3:30-5:30pmFirst Annual Downtown Cookie Walk 5:30pmChristmas Parade on Front Street 6pmHoliday Lighting Ceremony at The Common andContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Bucktown Christmas 2022”

BCS School Spotlight – Ottawa Elementary October 2022

Ottawa Kindergarten and First Graders Ventured to School Farm Write-Up and Photos Submitted by Ottawa Principal Stacy Denison Ottawa kindergarten and first graders ventured to the School Farm for some great beginning of the year field trips. First graders learned about recycling. Each class created their own mini landfill, in which they made predictions aboutContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – Ottawa Elementary October 2022”

Upcoming Event – Trek-or-Treat 2022

Trek-or-Treat 2022 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer The 17th Annual TREK-OR TREAT will be Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 12:30pm-2pm! Thanks to Friends of McCoy’s Creek Trail for putting on this Halloween tradition. 🍭🎃 Join us in the E.B. Clark woods at the McCoy Creek Trail for some fun daytime trick or treating withContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Trek-or-Treat 2022”

Nature Notes – Affordable Summer Fun in Michigan

Affordable Summer Fun in Michigan by Jill K. McDonald Are you looking for some fun ideas to enjoy the summer? Perhaps you’d like to enjoy time with a friend, a solo afternoon excursion, or an outing with your kids. Are you getting the itch to explore somewhere new, but it needs to be budget-friendly? WellContinue reading “Nature Notes – Affordable Summer Fun in Michigan”

The Clark Barker – Issue 28

Spring Walk Trash Talk! Don’t be a litterbug I say! I have enjoyed nice, warm, long walks since spring has started! There are little flowers sprouting up and blooming, so the view is getting better compared to little twigs, and brown grass that is turning green. Nose down into all the smells, I’ve noticed quiteContinue reading “The Clark Barker – Issue 28”

Nature Notes – Nature Outings

Nature Outings for Mother’s Day Weekend by Jill K. McDonald Are you looking for some fun ideas to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend near Buchanan? Whether you’re seeking some peaceful solo time in nature, looking for a family adventure, or trying to figure out a nice activity to enjoy with your Mom, there areContinue reading “Nature Notes – Nature Outings”