On-Going Events
Afternoon Book Club
2nd Wednesday of the month (September through June)
1:15 pm at the Morenci United Methodist Church
Contact Dorothy Okray at 517-458-6687
Mama and Me
3rd Monday of the month September through June
10 - 11:30 A.M at the Morenci United Methodist Church
Contact Sherrie Hewitt at 458-6616
Mama and Me is non profit group that offers a separate playtime for young infants and children so Moms can take advantage of a variety of speakers and discussion groups on vital mother and child oriented topics. No charge.
 
 
June
2-5 Morenci Town and Country Festival at Wakefield Park
   
July
2 Community Fireworks Display at Wakefield Park
16 City-Wide Garage Sale
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The SonLight Company from Lenawee County will be in concert at The First Baptist Church at 6:30 PM. The concert will be followed by an ice cream social. For more information call 517-458-2271 or 517-458-6347.

   
August
Thursdays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park August 4, 11, 18, 25; Registration 6-7 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
Sundays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park August 7, 14, 21, 28; Registration 1-2 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
1-5 "Serengeti Trek: Where Kids are Wild about God," Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church of Morenci; 9:30 AM until Noon; A picnic lunch provided on Friday at noon for students and their parents. The week will include Bible stories, games, crafts, singing and a snack. The ages for the VBS are age 3 (potty trained) through 5th grade last school year. Call 458-2271 or 458-6347 for more information or to arrange a ride.
6 Home, Garden and Barn Tour, 10 am - 5 pm; Contact Choyce at 517-448-1057
6 Arts, Crafts and Collectibles, 10 am - 5 pm at area churches; Sponsored by the Morenci Ministerial Association; Contact Dorothy Okray at 517-458-6687
 

 

September
Thursdays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Registration 6-7 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
Sundays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park September 4, 11, 18, 25; Registration 1-2 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
5 Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk over Silver Creek Bridge - The Southernmost Bridge in Michigan
 

 

October
Thursdays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park October 6, 13, 20, 27; Registration 5-6 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
Sundays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Registration 1-2 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
1 Motorcycle Fall Color Tour Benefit Ride sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Morenci. Proceeds will go to the Morenci Kiwanis Wishing Tree project to help needy families with Christmas gifts for their children and food for the family. There is a suggested donation of $10.00 or equal value in non-perishable food. The ride will begin at the parking lot of the First Baptist Church, 13171 Sims Hwy, Morenci, next to the Morenci Health Clinic. Registration is from 10 AM to Noon. There will be door prizes and chili after the ride. For those unfortunate enough not to own a motorcycle, cars are welcome too. Call 517-458-2271 or 517-458-6347 if for more information.
8 Morenci Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing at DeMor Hills Golf Course
30 6:30 pm - Souls Harbor, a southern gospel trio from Onstead, MI, will perform a concert in the auditorium of the First Baptist Church at 13171 Sims Hwy, Morenci, MI. Everyone is welcome. A free-will offering will be received for the group. For more information call 517-458-2271. You can learn more about the group at www.soulsharbormusic.com.
31 Trick or Treating 5:30 to 7:30
31 Halloween Party sponsored by the Morenci Police Department and the Town & Country Festival. Activities at Wakefiled park will begin at 4:00 p.m.
 


November
22 1 pm - Medicare Prescription Drug Program at the Morenci United Methodist Church. CONFUSED BY THE NEW MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM, MEDICARE PART D? To help you through the maze Karen Thiesse Manager of the Social Security Office will be making a presentation on the various options available, dates due, costs and penalties, etc. Contact Rev. Dorothy Okray at 458-6687 for more information.
Thursdays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park November 3, 10; Registration 4-5 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
Sundays Morenci BMX Bike Races at Wakefield Park November 6, 13; Registration 1-2 pm, Race ASAP. Visit their website for practice times and more details.
 


December
3 Lighted Holiday Parade - Hot chocolate, coffee and cookies along with seasonal music at Wakefield Park following the parade.
4 4:30-6:30 pm - Christmas Dinner: Italian Style at the Morenci United Methodist Church. Between the performances of the Christmas Cantata a Spaghetti Dinner will be served. $6 offering, 5 and under free of charge. Contact Pat Dister at 458-6308 for more information.
4 3:30 and 6:30 - Community Choir Christmas Contata sponsored by the Morenci Ministerial Assoc. will be held at the Morenci United Methodist Church. The joyful "A Child is Born" will be performed by many singers from various church choirs and community at large. A beautiful way to begin the Christmas season! Free will offering for the charitable work of the Ministerial Assoc. Contact Rev. Dorothy Okray at 458-6687 for more information.
7 9:30 am - White Breakfast at the Morenci United Methodist Church sponsored by the United Methodist Women. The White Breakfast dates back many decades. This year the United Methodist Women have invited Mary Harris as their featured guest. She will recite Christmas poetry. Contact Karen Wolf at 458-6215 for more information.
12 10 am - Mama and Me Christmas Party at the Morenci United Methodist Church. All Morenci mothers are invited to bring their young children to visit Santa Claus, who just might have an "early" Christmas gift for them! Moms and children alike can munch on Christmas treats as they learn of Morenci's new mother's non profit support group. No charge. Contact Sherry Hewitt at 458-6616 for more information.
   
 

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