Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021

1,872 Trek-or-Treat Attendees on McCoy Creek Trail by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Halloween weekend 2021 was in full-force in Buchanan, MI. This was probably one the biggest turnouts that the Friends of McCoy Creek Trail Committee had! On Saturday, October 30, a very long line of 1,020 kids and 852 adults all dressed upContinue reading “Past Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

Past Event – Buchanan Tree Planting

Buchanan Tree Planters Making a Difference While Setting a Record! by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Buchanan Tree Friends hosted the “ReLeaf Michigan” Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 8:45am – 1pm. A record breaking, statewide of 150 volunteers from an infant being carried on its parents’ backs to kids and adults of all ages showedContinue reading “Past Event – Buchanan Tree Planting”

Mayor’s Memo

We Need Your Input! by Mayor Sean Denison The Buchanan Area Recreation Board (BARB) is working to develop a joint parks and recreation plan for Buchanan City and Township. The plan will lay out a 5-year action plan for improving park and recreation facilities and opportunities for the Buchanan community. The BARB needs public inputContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo”

Upcoming Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021

Trek-or-Treat at McCoy’s Creek Trail (2021 Welcome to Candyland) Submitted by Jerry Flenar In Buchanan, ghosts, witches and assorted characters are making preparations for the 16th Annual Trek-or-Treat event. Kids and parents should mark their calendars for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 FROM 12:30-2:00 PM for great family fun. Once again, 25 to 30 Halloween characters willContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

Community Events – Trek-or-Treat 2021

Trek-or-Treat at McCoy’s Creek Trail (2021 Welcome to Candyland) Submitted by Jerry Flenar In Buchanan, ghosts, witches and assorted characters are making preparations for the 16th Annual Trek-or-Treat event. Kids and parents should mark their calendars for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 FROM 12:30-2:00 PM for great family fun. Once again, 25 to 30 Halloween characters willContinue reading “Community Events – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

Local Family – Fun in Buchanan Parks

Kids Having a Blast in Buchanan Parks! Submitted by Ashley Hanson We have been having a blast at the parks throughout Buchanan this summer so far. Here is the run down so you don’t miss any of the events coming up. Mondays at Ravish Park between 10am and noon is an art, reading, and natureContinue reading “Local Family – Fun in Buchanan Parks”

Community Press Release – Southshore Concert Band

Southshore Concert Band – Buchanan Summer Concert Buchanan, MI – May 21, 2021 Submitted by Jan Street, Public Relations Chairperson, Southshore Concert Band We’re on a mission to share the “joy of music” with our very first audience in fifteen months so we’re getting the band back together! Southshore Concert Band, Berrien County’s adult communityContinue reading “Community Press Release – Southshore Concert Band”

Community Press Release – Friends of Berrien County Trails

Friends of Berrien County Trails Launches new website Berrien County, MI – May 11, 2021 Friends of Berrien County Trails, a group that was formed to create, promote, and maintain non-motorized trails across the county, is proud to announce the launch of its new website http://www.berrientrails.org. The new website has been designed to provide informationContinue reading “Community Press Release – Friends of Berrien County Trails”

Nature Notes – Places

Trillium Ravine Preserve by Jill McDonald Imagine stepping into a peaceful forest where the trees are just starting to bud out their tiny, tender leaves. Before you is a trail that has been lovingly trod upon, as indicated by the single path only wide enough for one person at a time. However, do not worry,Continue reading “Nature Notes – Places”