Public Service Announcement:

Public Service Announcement:
Recreation Events

 

CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS

Throughout the year we offer special events for the community! Some of these events would not be made possible without the help of donations from area businesses and volunteers. Visit the events page often throughout the year for an updated list!


PUMPKIN PATCH 2014

The annual Pumpkin Patch will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Henes Park. The Pumpkin Patch is a fun day for children ages 3 - 10. Children enjoy crafts, games, cookie decorating, and a horse drawn hay ride around Henes Park. This Halloween event is free of charge thanks to the out pouring of support and donations from area businesses.  Pre-registration is required for this event as space is limited.  Participants must be registered for this event by Wednesday, October 15th.  To pre-register for this wonderful event, please call the Recreation Department at (906) 863-1737 with the child(ren)’s name(s), age(s), and a contact number.


SANTA'S MAILBOX 2014
Santa has set up a mailbox at the Menominee Recreation Department! Children up to age 8 are welcome to mail their letters to Santa in care of the Recreation Department and Santa will mail a reply. Santa's mailbox opens on Monday, November 10.th. Letters must be received by Monday, December 15th in order to give Santa plenty of time to respond. Program is free, but make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your letters!

Drop them off at the Recreation Department (2515 10th Street) or mail to:

Santa’s Mailbox
Attn: Rec. Dept.
2511 10th Street
Menominee, MI 49858


HAPPY HOLIDAYS COLORING CONTEST 2014
The Menominee Recreation Department will be holding a “Happy Holidays” coloring contest! The contest is open for boys and girls in grades K-3. The coloring page may be picked up at the Recreation Department (2515 10th Street) starting on Monday, November 17th. Entries will be judged according to grade level. Coloring pages must be submitted by Thursday, December 18th before 4:30 p.m. 

Drop them off at the Recreation Department (2515 10th Street) or mail to:

Santa’s Mailbox
Attn: Rec. Dept.
2511 10th Street
Menominee, MI 49858


  PAST EVENTS
Even though these events have past, we'd still like to commemorate the great time we had!  We'd like to say thanks to all of our sponsors and participants!  We look forward to holding these events once again! 


FAMILY FUN NIGHT 2014

Thank you again for coming to our Family Fun Night that was held on Wednesday, July 9th at Great Lakes Memorial Marina Park. This event was an enjoyable evening in which over 300 families were able to participate in for FREE!  This event included: dinner, crafts, games, prizes, face painting, musical entertainer, scavenger hunt, photo booth, Touch-a-Truck, bounce houses, and a showing of Despicable Me!  A huge THANK YOU goes to all of our wonderful volunteers and all of our sponsors! We couldn't have done this event without all of you!  Be sure to check out the Menominee Recreation Facebook page, or by visiting the Miranda Rae Photography Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/mirandaraephotography1.

THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS!
BAY AREA MEDICAL CENTER
MENOMINEE FIRE DEPARTMENT
MENOMINEE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
MENOMINEE AUXILARY POLICE 
SPIES PUBLIC LIBRARY
NORTH SHORE CHURCH
KATHY BROFKA
KRISTI YATES
SHARRON NORDQUIST
JEAN KOSEWSKI

 THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!
EVENT SPONSORED BY BAY AREA MEDICAL CENTER
GAME AREA SPONSORED BY FIRST NATIONAL BANK AND TRUST
NORTHERN COATINGS & CHEMICAL CO., INC
ZERATSKY EXTREME HEATING & COOLING
MARINETTE FUEL & DOCK
PLUTCHAK FAB.
MENOMINEE COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
HAVELKA CONSTRUCTION
MILLER’S ACTION OFFICE SUPPLY
WALMART
JOZWIAK’S/BROTHER’S THREE
A&W
CULVER’S
MENOMINEE CARE CENTER
GARY’S QUALITY FOODS
ANGELI’S FOODS
MCDONALD’S
PERKINS
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
MICHIGAN WELCOME CENTER
CAT COUNTRY
MIRANDA RAE PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 

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MOTHER'S AND FATHER'S DAY ESSAY CONTEST 2014

 Tell us why "your mom or dad is the best in the world"!  In 100 words or less, tell us why your mom or dad is so special to you.  Maybe you have a wonderful aunt, sister, grandfather, or uncle that is the best in the world.   Tell us about them instead!  Hand written or typed we accept them all.  Include hand drawn pictures or photos to show that extra special reason why they are so great!

FATHER'S DAY ESSAYS
START DATE: MONDAY, MAY 12
END DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 9

Return essays to the Recreation Department (2511 10th Street) by the end dates listed above. If you would like your essay and/or pictures returned please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope.  Winners will be listed on the website and featured in our newsletters. Prizes are awarded to winners! 


 CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MOTHER’S DAY ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Amber Schaudenbach
Erin Schuettpelz
Alexander Mamonov
Laci Paidl


 CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FATHER’S DAY ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

Zoey Paris
Aaliyah Wenzel


 EASTER EGG HUNT 2014

The Menominee Recreation Department held its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Spies Public Library on Saturday, April 5th! This event was geared towards children ages 3-8. Activities include crafts, story time, an egg hunt, a magic show, games, face painting and a picture with the Easter bunny! This free event was a hopping good time that you won't want to miss next year! This event was FREE OF CHARGE thanks to the generous donations of local businesses.  Special thanks goes to Spies Public Library and their staff for being generous enough to help host the event. Numerous area businesses provided monetary and prize donations to underwrite Easter Egg Hunt.  The Menominee Recreation Department would like to send many thanks to the sponsors below for making this event possible!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Waupaca Foundry Inc.
First National Bank & Trust
Marinette Fuel & Dock
Northern Coatings & Chemical Co. 
Dr. George Harris
A&B Automotive
Menominee County Federal Credit Union
Zeratsky Extreme Heating & Cooling Inc.
Plutchak Fab LLC
Christensen Machinery
Electronics Plus
Stephenson National Bank & Trust
Dr. Peter Kurtz
Wal-Mart
The Brothers Three
Schick Enterprises, Inc.
Perkins Family Restaurant
Team Schierl Co.
N.E.W. U.P. Dental
Schooner Pub & Grill
Jozwiaks
Arby's