The event will be held Friday, March 8, at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The free movie starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Lighted parade, photos with Santa, Jingle Jog, fireworks, s'mores and more highlight annual Fenton Regional Chamber of Commerce event.
Fenton’s Jinglefest on Saturday drew people from near and far, and the balmy (for December) weather certainly didn’t decrease attendance. Cheryl Jarding, of Rapid City, South Dakota, who was visiting Lisa DeLavergne, of Fenton, made Jinglefest part of her trip. The two ran the 5K Jingle Jog together, with Jarding winning her age group and DeLavergne taking fourth in hers. Jarding said Jingle Jog was very well-organized. “I like to run on black top, so that was really good,” she said of the course. DeLarvergne liked the mild weather for the race. It’s not the only race they’ve run together. “She runs half marathons,” DeLavergne said. They ran a 30K together in Wyoming through the Big Horn mountains, Jarding added. “That was an adventure,” …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The addition will include two studios dedicated to arts and culture. Also included in the project, Will be improved handicapped accessibility to the building and restroom facilities.
The expansion of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center has begun. City officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday and dug their shovels into the dirt for the expansion to the historic building. “This is a historic event," city manager Lynn Markland said. "It's been a long time in anticipation." The initial phase of the combined renovation/addition will cost $2 million. The addition will include two studios dedicated to arts and culture. Also included in the project, Will be improved handicapped accessibility to the building and restroom facilities. With a major investment from the City of Fenton DDA, a federal block grant for the elevator and money secured from earlier fundraising efforts, a total of $1.4 million has been …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Don't miss out on this important news and other information.
The National Weather Service's forecast for today is morning frost with a high of 65 degrees. Tonight's forecast is partly cloudy with a low of 40. The lowest gas price in Fenton Thursday afternoon was $3.82 per gallon, according to MichiganGasPrices.com. The station offering this price was Fenton Marathon, 402 Silver Lake Rd. The second-lowest price per gallon was $3.85, at Clark, 436 N. Leroy St. in Fenton. Absentee ballots are available at voters’ city or township office. In addition, the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election is by 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, the Fenton city clerk says. Those who live in the city of Fenton can register at Fenton City Hall, 301 S. Leroy St., or at a branch office of the Secretary of State. Senior …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17th at the south end of the Center.
Fenton Mayor Sue Osborn, Community Center Board of Governors Chairman Doran Kasper and DDA Chairman Craig Schmidt jointly announced a groundbreaking ceremony for the flrst phase of the expansion of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. “This is a wonderful project,” said Mayor Sue Osborn. “We look forward to a project that will provide handicapped accessibility and an addition that will enhance the arts and culture experience for the entire community.” The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17th at the south end of the Center. The initial phase of the combined renovation/addition will cost $2 million. The addition will include two studios dedicated to arts and culture. Also included in the project, Will be …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation is looking for buyers and sellers.
Wanted: Buyers and sellers at Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation's (SLPR) Man to Man Sale. It's a garage sale, geared toward men, said Director Vince Paris, of SLPR. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29, in the parking lot of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. Men can sell out of their car, truck, van or trailer, or bring their own table or canopy. Men can sell tools, boats, trailers, building materials, bikes, clothes, sports equipment, lawn and garden equipment, electronics, record albums, trading cards, and more. No weapons will be allowed, including guns, knives and ammunition. The event will take place rain or shine, and spaces for sellers are $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the event. Parking spots are limited. …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Property tax values are leveling off after four years; organization has 12 new programs for adults, teens and children.
Like many entities that depend on property taxes, Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation (SLPR) has had some tough times. But after four years of decreasing property values, funding is recovering, said Director Vince Paris. "The last four years has been somewhat brutal," Paris said. "It's finally leveled off." Last year's property tax revenue was $381,000, he said, and this year, it's within a couple hundred dollars of that. SLPR’s budget has two areas, administration ($400,000) and recreation (approximately $660,000), he said. Staff and board members are working on the 2013 budget, which will be ready in about six weeks. SLPR’s budget is based on the calendar year. Due to funding, one of the big changes has been going from seven full-time …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Thursday evening activities include the market outside the Fenton Community & Cultural Center and Concerts in the Park, at the Fenton Gazebo.
Digging through a plastic pan filled with sand, toddlers Samantha Miller and Maren-Jean Miller searched for "dinosaurs." The activity, offered by the Rainbow Child Care Center at the Fenton Farmers Market, delighted the two first-time market-goers. The two were with father, Kevin Miller, who said the family ate, did a little shopping and then decided to have some fun finding toys in the sand. Lauren Peabody, also of Fenton, went to the market for the first time with her baby daughter, Amelia. "I love it," Peabody said. "It's my first time here, which is very silly because I live in Fenton. "I adore it," she added. "I think it's a great thing for a small town." The Fenton Farmers Market was filled with long-time fans and new ones on …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Here is a look at what you might have missed.
The Fenton area mourned two drowning victims this week, an 11-year-old boy from Fenton who lost his life in Marl Lake and a 25-year-old man from Flat Rock who was visiting friends when he disappeared in Lake Fenton. Area residents celebrated the Fourth of July on Wednesday and learned on Friday that a Fenton resident, Ronnie Duke, 45, pleaded guilty in a large mortgage fraud scheme. Fenton Patch told you about the tragic death of West Frescura, 11, of Fenton, who was playing in Marl Lake when he disappeared into the water on Sunday. Fenton City Council observed a moment of silence for the boy. We shared the story of Cory Shotton of Fenton, who brewed 13 different beers for his upcoming wedding to Rachel Bosley. We also reported that the …