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Discover! Millennium Park Nature Trail

Discover! Millennium Park Nature Trail

The Kent/MSU Extension Master Naturalist program and Kent County Parks is sponsoring a free and fun discovery program for kids of all ages! Join us at Millennium Park's Hansen Nature Trail between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.

Families will enjoy a nature experience together-learning about Millennium Park and its history while walking the Hansen Trail with staffed and guided docent stations.

For more information on this event and directions go to: www.stuckongardening.com

Walker Remembrance Run In Memory of Officer Trevor P. Slot to take place June 16

Walker Remembrance Run In Memory of Officer Trevor P. Slot to take place June 16

Bring the whole family and join us for a 5K fun run (or walk). You will receive:

  • Commemorative Race T-shirt
  • Festival wristband for kids
  • Drinks and lunch provided: Free Beer ticket for adults 21 and over      

Registration: $20/single, $50/ family 4 pack, $10/additional kids (children under 3 are free)

You must register by June 6th to be guaranteed a T-Shirt. If you register after the 6th or on the race day shirts will be available for order.  **NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

Location: Walker Ice & Fitness Center
Time: Registration at 8:30 am, Race begins at 9:30 am

Pizza lunch and beverages served 10:00 am – 11:30 am in the Festival Hospitality Tent

For more info go to: http://walkericeandfitness.com

Fallen officers including Trevor Slot to be honored at Tigers game

Fallen officers including Trevor Slot to be honored at Tigers game

The 2011 American League Central Champions—Detroit Tigers—will take on the Texas Rangers, as they host their annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Night starting at 7:05pm Thursday evening, April 19, at Comerica Park in Detroit. This special night is dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers and their families, and will help to raise awareness and funds for the forthcoming National Law Enforcement Museum, currently under construction in Washington, DC.

Discover Millennium Park

Discover Millennium Park

The Kent/MSU Extension Master Naturalist program and Kent County Parks is sponsoring a free and fun discovery program for kids of all ages! Join us at Millennium Park's Hansen Nature Trail between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.

Families will enjoy a nature experience together-learning about Millennium Park and its history while walking the Hansen Trail with staffed and guided docent stations.

For more information on this event and directions go to: www.stuckongardening.com

Walker Recreation

From: http://www.ci.walker.mi.us

2012 ADULT SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
The Walker Recreation Department offers Adult Softball Leagues for Men's, Women's and Coed teams. All leagues will have an eight game schedule beginning the week of June 4, 2012. Registration will be March 26th through April 8th at the Walker Ice and Fitness Center during open business hours. Team entry fee is $320.00 per team. There is also a $12.00 non-resident fee for any player that does not live or work in the City of Walker. Information packets will be available at the Walker Ice and Fitness Center and at www.wifc.com. For further information, please call the Walker Recreation Department at 735-6286.

SOFTBALL UMPIRES

Fitness, Fun & Freebies at Westside Fitness Ladies Night Out

 Are you looking for fitness, food, fun and freebies? Then visit Westside Fitness on Thursday, March 29th from 5:30-7:30 pm for “Ladies Night Out,” an event that will promote local businesses and showcase vendors offering everything from jewelry, handbags and spa products to chiropractic care, Krav Maga and photography.

The event is free to the public and will be catered by Wild Chef Japanese Steakhouse. Westside Fitness members bringing guests will be entered into a drawing for a membership package, while non-members will receive a one-month free membership to Westside Fitness, tanning visits at Almost Paradise Tanning and massage discounts at Massage West.

A few of the featured vendors include: Premier Design Jewelry, Thirty-One Totes, Beauti Control, Bell Family Chiropractic, Pure Romance, Healthy Motion PT, Woosah Art, Jaded Photos, Cakes by Connie, Tastefully Simple, Glitter Girl Cards, Vantel Pearls, and more!

2012 Walker Pump & Run

2012 Walker Pump & Run

From: http://www.ci.walker.mi.us

The Walker Ice and Fitness Center will be holding its 7th Annual Pump & Run competition on Saturday March 31st 2012. Involved in this competition is lifting a percentage of your body weight and running a 5K. Participants will bench press a percentage of their body weight (80% for men and 60% for women) as many times as possible. Each successful bench press will result in 30 seconds being subtracted from your 5K running time.