Forty years ago (1979) was a special year for River Valley basketball as the Mustangs brought home the Boys Class C State championship. With no starter over 6-foot, 1-inch the team, led by Hall of Fame Coach Jerry Schaffer, relied on superior teamwork and smart play, drawing praise as the be…
The New Buffalo High School Student Senate-sponsored Empty Bowls Dinner has been postponed from Friday, Feb. 1, to 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, due to a weather-related no-school day.
Saturday Evening Skating Parties (weather permitting) are planned at the Chikaming Township ice skating rink in Harbert Community Park, 13535 Red Arrow Highway, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9 and 16.
New Troy Indoor Flea Markets will take place on consecutive Saturdays, Jan. 12 and Jan. 19, at the New Troy Community Center, 13372 California Road, New Troy.
Harbor Country Opera returns to the Acorn Theater for the 14th anniversary of its beloved Christmas show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22.
“The Nutcracker” will be performed at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec, 1, in the New Buffalo Performing Arts Center, 1112 E Clay St., New Buffalo.
The New Buffalo Santa Parade kicks off downtown at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, proceeding to Lions Park near the beach where Santa will then meet with youngsters.
A “Mac & Cheese Food Fight” to Celebrate Veterans Day by Honoring our Hometown Heroes! event (benefitting the Bridgman American Legion) is scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Weko Beach House, 5301 Lake St., Bridgman.
The New Troy Indoor Flea Market will begin its season on Saturday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 20, at the New Troy Community Center, 13372 California Road, New Troy.
The River Valley Antique Power Association's Fall Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 7816 Warren Woods Road, Three Oaks.
The fourth annual Art of Living Well benefit for Meals on Wheels of Southwest Michigan will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Go Fish, 5857 Sawyer Road in Sawyer.
The 2018 Run to the Center of the World will take place at the New Troy Community Center, 13372 California Road, on Saturday, Sept. 15. On-site registration and check-in begins at 8 a.m., with the races starting at 9 a.m.
Come and enjoy three days of Greek-style food, fun, and music on Labor Day Weekend (Aug, 31, Sept. 1 & 2) at Agia Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church, 18000 Behner Road (just off I-94, Exit 4) in New Buffalo.
A Harbor Country Progress potluck and meeting will be held Wednesday, Aug.29, at the organization's new office at 15972 Red Arrow Highway in Union Pier. Potluck starts at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.
Shawn from Life Expressions will give step by step instructions on how to make a decorative sign at the Bridgman Public Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. All materials will be provided and registration is required. For more, call (269) 465-3663.
A Classic Car Cruise-In Show complete with live music and food is scheduled for 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, in Lions Park across Marquette Drive from the public beach in New Buffalo.
The 9th Annual Cocktails at the Grand Cottage is scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Grand Cottage, 11551 Marquette Dr., New Buffalo. The Michiana Humane Society fund-raiser will feature light hors d’oeuvres and open bar, raffle drawing and live auction.
Lunches for children 18 years and younger will be offered at no charge by the New Buffalo Area Schools Food Services Department from July 2 through Aug. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the New Buffalo Middle/High School cafeteria, 1112 E. Clay St., New Buffalo.
New Buffalo Independence Celebration Week takes place June 28-July 6. Events begin Thursday, June 28, with the weekly 4-8 p.m. New Buffalo Farmers Market and include a July 3 symphony concert at 8:30 p.m. followed by a fireworks show at the lakefront. Also planned are stand-up paddleboard an…
One-of-a-kind chairs customized by local artists will be available at “The Chair Affair” auction scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Church of the Mediator, 14280 Red Arrow Highway, Harbert.
The New Buffalo High School Band will be holding a Rummage Sale to benefit their November 2019 trip to Walt Disney World in Florida on June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in New Buffalo High School’s Blue Gym.
Learn to play Disc Golf. The Sand Ridge Disc Golf Club will be teaching people the basics of this exciting game at Lake Township Park, 10801 Gast Road, Bridgman, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays June 7,14, 21, and 28.
Boys and girls 5- to 8-years-old as of March 1, 2018 living in or attending the River Valley School District or with grandparents/parents living in River Valley School District are being sought to participate in the May 19 Flag Day Prince and Princess Pageant.
A free program on resources, many free, available to help repair or improve homes, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at the New Buffalo Township Library, 33 N. Thompson St., New Buffalo.
The second annual David A. Hicks Strike Out Cancer Softball Game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26 (a doubleheader between host River Valley and Brandywine).
The 1st Beer in the Buff Festival, scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in New Buffalo Lions Park, 101 Marquette Dr., will host more than 15 Michigan breweries (including Arclight Brewing Company, Black Dragon Meadery, Blake’s Hard Cider Co., Grand Armory Brewing, Greenbush Brewi…
Friends of New Buffalo Library will take a trip back in time for a visit to The Golfmore Hotel on Lake Michigan on Tuesday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Pokagon Room, 33 N. Thompson St.
The 2018 Lakeside Association Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, with participants meeting under the Lakeside pavilion. The Easter bunny will be there for pictures. There will be 4 ages groups (bring a basket and a smile). Rain snow or sunshine we will not cancel.
The Three Oaks Masonic Lodge No. 239 will be holding The First Annual Henry Chamberlain Day Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Three Oaks Masonic Lodge, 14 1/2 North Elm St. (above the Real Life Church).
The River Valley Post Prom Committee will host a four-team Donkey Basketball Tournament at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the River Valley High School gymnasium.
Are you an adult who might be ready for a career change or an advancement within your current career path? Do you know a graduating New Buffalo or River Valley high school senior who needs help paying for college or vocational training?
The Bridgman Foundation for Educational Excellence will present its Mardi Gras-themed For Now & Forever annual fund-raiser benefiting Bridgman Public Schools students from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Bridgman American Legion, 4241 Legion St., Bridgman.
Former New Buffalo High School basketball coach Ron Morrison (who led the Bison boys to the 1963 state championship) will be honored and inducted into the district's athletic hall of fame between the girls and boys varsity games with River Valley on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
A Three Oaks Civil War Days Fund-raiser Luncheon is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Three Oaks American Legion Post 204, 204 W. Linden St., Three Oaks.
Chikaming Open Lands will sponsor a Take-A-Hike program on Animal Tracks and Scat at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Turtle Creek Preserve in New Buffalo.
The New Buffalo Township Library's Fourth Annual Afternoon Tea will be held on Sunday, Jan. 28 — a highlight of New Buffalo's winter season.