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BI COMMUNITY CENTER ONGOING EVENTS

SUMMER HOURS: Mon – Sat, 9am – 9pm    Sun 10am – 6pm

EXERCISE PROGRAMS!

YOGA   M, W & F 9:30am

No experience needed - all ages and sizes welcome.

Basic Vinyasa, Mon & Fri: Flow through a sequence of postures to open and energize your entire body. 

Yin Restorative, Wed: Bring balance & flexibility to the body through seated postures & passive stretching. 

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION M & Th 11am 

This certified program emphasizes range-of-motion, flexibility, balance and joint mobility. It works!

MOVIES

Saturday Movies 3pm & 7pm : From New Releases to Timeless Classics, escape to a cool matinée or evening flick – with great popcorn!

Family Activities

Learn how to pan for gold, go on a birding field 

trip, learn some Beaver Island photo tips, and more!

The “Hangout” - Play pool, use WiFi, computers, printers, Dish TV, DVD, PS4, board games, chess, cards, read

Services

Make copies, send faxes, download or scan documents.

Concessions

Enjoy our “signature” Nathan’s hot dogs, fresh popcorn, and all your favorite candies, snacks and beverages.

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth of July

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Events start with live music downtown starting at noon followed by the 4th of July Parade down Main Street. Then the kids can have a ball at the annual carnival. Fireworks reflected over the harbor provide the grand finale.

Theme: "Independence Day the Beaver Island Way"

July 4, 2015

Godaiko Drummers

Godaiko Drummers Japanese Drummers

Taiko (or daiko), meaning "drum", is known for its thunderous sound, synchronized movements and martial arts fliar. With a 2,000 year-old history, taiko has its roots in Japanese court, theatre, ceremonial and festival music. Today this vibrant art form is "booming" in popularity around the world. Event is at the Beaver Island Community Center for $25/adult $20/student

June 30 and July 1, 2015 8pm 

Don't Dress for Dinner - CMU Theatre

Don't Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti

The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind, and everyone is guaranteed a good time at this hilarious romp! Mild adult themes; recommended for ages 14+ $15/adult $10/student

July 9, 2015 8pm Beaver Island Community Center

One Slight Hitch - CMU Theatre

One Slight Hitch  by Lewis Black 

It's Courtney's wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect and the decorations (when they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce, the doorbell rings. And all heck breaks loose. So much for perfect. Intended for mature audiences. Tickets: $15/adult $10/student

July 10, 2015 8pm Beaver Island Community Center

Beaver Island's Finest Garage Sale

Beaver Island's Finest Garage Sale

A Community Garage Sale of epic proportions! In the warehouse behind Eager Beaver Clean & Store. Proceeds benefit the Preservation Association of Beaver Island. All items donated are tax deductible. Something for everyone! Hot Dogs and ice cream for free-will donation.

July 11 from 10am-2pm, July 12 10am-12pm

Jerry Finnegan's Sister - CMU Theatre

Jerry Finnegan's Sister by Jack Neary

Biran Dowd has spent the last 10 years wrestling with an unrequited "something" for his best friend's sister. But every time he's spoken with her, he's ended up with his foot firmly in his mouth. With recent news that Jerry Finnegan's sister is getting married, Brian's time is about to run out! Appropriate for all ages $15/adult $10/student

July 11, 2015 at 8pm Beaver Island Community Center

Jeff Bibik Hypnotist/Illusionist

A master in the mystery arts of Illusion, Sleight of Hand and Hypnosis, these shows will stun you!

Join us for a family magic matinée with a zany twitst! Then Jeff taps into our thoughts and psyches with “What’s on Your Mind?”, a unique blend of humor and illusion. Finally, Jeff takes us on a discovery of our body’s own natural abilities of control—and stress relief! www.jeffbibik.com

WEDS 7/15, 2pm Magic Matinée $15

WEDS 7/15, 8pm $20 Mentalist/Hypnotist 

THURS 7/16, 10am $20 Natural Stress Relief!

Beaver Island Community Center

Beaver Island Music Festival

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The purpose of the Beaver Island Music Festival has been creating Music in the Woods since 2003, a 3-day outdoor event combining nature, renewable energies, music and artwork, song and dance, on a small remote island in Lake Michigan. Plan to enjoy one of Michigan’s most unique festivals, with wide varieties of music, art, and activities for all ages, food, camping, and take a tour of the island. Artists perform on many of the ferry rides, shuttles run through out the festival, and camping is available all week.

July 16-18, 2015

Museum Week

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Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events. Music; presentations on nature, Oral History, and Native American culture; and Nature Walks, a Pet Show, and an Art Show.

July 19-25, 2015

Skillagalee: Shipwreck Graveyard

MUSEUM WEEK "Skillagalee: Shipwreck Graveyard of Lake Michigan”

TUES, 7/22  7pm  BEAVER ISLAND  HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Baroque on Beaver Festival

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Music to your ears:  A leisure escape for only $79 per person

Baroque on Beaver Ferry/Festival Packages:  July 26 or August 2

A full day gateway experience! 

Day tripper package provides time to explore the charming St. James harbor district.  

The island setting encourages casual dress, making the concert experience enjoyable for adults, as well as youth.

Ferry/Festival packages (July 26 or August 2 ONLY) include:

Roundtrip ticket aboard the ferry Emerald Isle between Charlevoix and Beaver Island

Leaves Charlevoix 8:30AM** /Departs Beaver Island 5:20pm**  

Free day parking in Charlevoix

Reserved seating, 2PM concert Baroque on Beaver Festival Classical Music                           

On Island lunch, Dalwhinnie Bakery and Deli

Island transfers, ferry dock – Dalwhinnie* - concert hall*

Box snackprovided for return trip

Walking Map, historic St. James harbor district

Price, per person, $79

For Ferry/Festival Package Tickets, call BIBCO:1- 888-446-4095

July 24 - August 2, 2015

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Baroque on Beaver Event Listing

BAROQUE ON BEAVER —and all that JAZZ!

Visit www.baroqueonbeaver.org for full schedule!

FRI 7/24 6pm Gala Reception & Benefit

SAT 7/25 7:30pm Bach and the Blues

SUN 7/26 2pm “Big Ideas in Small Packages”

Beaver Island Community Center

AMVETS POST 46

Recognition of Native American Veterans from the Beaver Archipelago. Featuring the documen-tary Road to Andersonville: Michigan Native Ameri-can Sharpshooters in the Civil War. Free will donation.

SAT 8/1 3pm AMVETS POST 46

Homecoming

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Island-wide celebration and time to come together for all Islanders as well as the famous softball tournament.

August 7-9, 2015

Beaver Island Jazz Fest

The BEAVER ISLAND JAZZ FEST 

The BI Community Center & BI Cultural Arts Association jointly present a special weekend of unforgettable jazz music! 

Introducing…

8/14 & 8/15 Get a ticket to both shows for $50!

Mark "Mr B" Braun - Pianist

Mark “Mr. B” Braun learned his craft first-hand from the early masters. He is a rare living link to the first generation of blues and boogie pianists. His great spirit and voice, combined with the hard-swinging dynamics of renowned percussionist Pete Siers and masterful bass playing of Paul Keller, will thrill audiences! www.joyboxexpress.com

SAT 8/14 8pm $30  Beaver Island Community Center

 

JIM DAPOGNY AND THE EASY STREET JAZZ BAND

JIM DAPOGNY AND THE EASY STREET JAZZ BAND

Powerful, inventive pianist, and witty peformer James Dapogny has combined teaching at the

U-M school of music with leading bands, making records, and writing about the first great jazz pianist and composer, Jelly Roll Morton. Along with the 7-piece Easy Street Jazz Band, this Prairie-Home-Companion superstar will play both familiar tunes and forgotten gems from the early  20th century. musicians.allaboutjazz.com/jamesdapogny

TUES 8/15 8pm  $30 Beaver Island Community Center

BILLY STRINGS & DON JULIN

Experience traditional American string band music with energy levels usually associated with extreme sports! Appalachian songs, righteous gospel standards, and blazing bluegrass…all delivered with the pedal-to-the-metal intensity of a moon-

shine runner! www.billystrings.com

TUES 8/18 8pm $20  Beaver Island Community Center

CLAUDIA SCHMIDT

The inimitable Claudia returns to BI, again with a new CD released! She has recorded nineteen albums of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues, and jazz featuring her acclaimed 12-string guitar, mountain dulcimer, and infamous storytelling! Always a “new” show from Claudia!

www.claudiaschmidt.com

SAT 9/26 8pm $20

 

BI COMMUNITY PLAYERS

Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the ‘Master of Suspense's” earlier films. A daring train chase, a serial killer and a devastating explosion…spooky and exciting!

SAT 10/24 8pm  $13 Adult  $8 Student Beaver Island Community Center

Bite of Beaver Island

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See what the best professional and amateur chefs on the Island have to offer - sample a wide variety of treats.

October 3, 2015

The Island Boodle 5k Run

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Come and join us for the annual 5K/Run/Walk starting in scenic St. James and offering a fast, beautiful lakefront-and-trails course.

October 3, 2015

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