Lake County community events calendar

LAKE COUNTY — The following is a list of community events happening in and around the area. If you have an event you would like posted on the calendar, or if any information is incorrect, contact

•    Travelers Bar in Leroy will host a paint party from 4 to 7 p.m., April 23. The cost is $30, in advance, paid to Shirley Grahek via Venmo. Contact Travelers Bar at 231-768-4471 to reserve a seat.

•    The Luther Lions club will host a Lazagna Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m., April 27. Dinner will include lazagna, garlic bread, and dessert. Coffee and lemonade will be available. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12.

•    The Lake County board of commissioners will meet at 10 a.m., April 27, at the Lake County Courthouse, 800 Tenth Ave., Baldwin. For more information visit or call 231-745-2725.

•    Shoreline FORCE, the youth affiliate of the Shoreline Cycling Club, and West Shore Community College are presenting a bike rodeo from 10 a.m. until noon, on Saturday, April 30, in the Tech Center parking lot of the college’s main campus, 3000 N. Stiles Road.  The event is free and will include five stations: a helmet and bike check; wheel check; rules of the road; safe riding in town; and a bicycling skills course.  Participants are encouraged to bring their bikes and riding gear. Registration is now open at  The first 20 registrants will receive a free helmet and book.

•    The Luther Lions Club will host a Mother’s Day breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m., May 3. The all you can eat breakfast is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and will include scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, potatoes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy, cinnamon rolls and corned beef hash, with coffee and orange juice.

•    The Lake County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Baked Potato Supper and Raffle from 5 to 7:30 p.m., May 7 at St. Ann’s Senior Center, 1091 Maple St., Baldwin. Tickets are $8 and will be available at the door. To go meals can be purchased. For more information call 231-924-5350.

•    The Para-dice M.C.’s 50th anniversary Blessing of the Bikes will be Sunday, May 15 at the Baldwin Municipal Airport. Gates open at 9 a.m., with the blessing at 1:15 p.m. Express entrance wristbands are available at the Downtown Market Place and at AMVETS Riders Post 1988. For more information call 616-893-3542 or 616-585-1348.

. The Hollister Senior Center, 1505 Michigan Ave, Baldwin, will host a wellness class called Eat Smart, Live Strong offered by Michigan State University Extension on Monday’s at noon, now through June 6. No classes will be held on 05/16 or 05/30.

•    The Duane E. Dewey AMVETS Post 1988 hosts Euchre at 1 p.m., every Monday, at the AMVETS hall, 1959 W. 24th St., Baldwin. For more information call 231- 745-2550.

•    Bring your walking shoes! The Luther Lions Club, 1003 N. State St., Luther is open for indoor walking from noon to 1 p.m., on Mondays and Thursdays. 

•    The Luther Lions Club is hosting Tai Chi for arthritis with Jan Katz from 1 to 2 p.m., Mondays immediately following the walking program. The class is free with a silver sneakers program. A minimum $2 donation is requested if not in the program.  

•    The Grand Rapids Red Project is hosting a syringe exchange from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the corner of Maple and 9th streets in Baldwin. For more information call 231-563-6865.