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The Angel Mission Free Store in Calumet will offer kids a chance to select a free gift to give on Father’s Day. Kids will be allowed inside the store between 11:00 and 2:00 on Saturday, June 17th. Adults who bring them will wait outside. Inside, volunteers will assist kids in selecting and wrapping a gift – all at no charge. Donations to help with this program are urgently needed. Please drop off dad-appropriate gifts at the store by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 16th. Gifts could include cologne, bath sets, mugs or coffee sets, gardening things, tools, pen/pencil sets, nicknacks, fishing equipment, books, and picture frames. All occasion gift bags and tissue paper, blank cards, or Fathers Day cards are also needed. Cash donations are also appreciated.
Registration is open for the Hancock Canal Run on July 15th. The run includes a half marathon, along with 10k and 5k walks and runs. To sign up, click here.
Registration is open for the Aspirus Copperman Triathlon and Duathlon in Copper Harbor on Saturday, August 5th There are discounts for early sign up. For details, and online registration, click here.
The PastyFest Parade will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 2:00 pm. Units will line up on Mine Street facing the 6th Street Extension starting at 12:30. The parade will proceed north along 6th Street, and will end at Elm Street. Businesses, organizations and individuals who plan to participate in the parade should register by Tuesday, June 20th, here. Three $50.00 prizes will be awarded in the following categories; Commercial, Non-profit/private group, and Best Spirit. Units that do not register in advance will not be eligible for prizes. PastyFest activities for the whole family begin at noon and continue all afternoon in downtown Calumet featuring street vendors, exhibits, live music at two locations, kids’ games and more.