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Day camp at the Historical Society

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will be presenting a hands-on children’s day camp for ages 7 to 9 on July 16 titled “A Child’s Life in Early Escanaba.”

A 19th century boxed lunch will be provided. Day camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications for the day camp can be picked up at the museum between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. every day and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

There is a cost to register. Checks are payable to The Delta County Historical Society and may be mailed to Ellie O’Donnell at 601 Ogden Avenue or dropped off at the museum.

American Legion Posts to hold convention

MENOMINEE — The Annual Upper Peninsula Association of American Legion Posts Summer Convention will be held in Menominee June 14 and 15.

This year is the American Legion centennial, and it’s also Menominee Post 146’s centennial too.

Convention registration begins at 1 p.m. CST Friday, June 14 at Menominee Post 146. There is a per-person fee for registration.

Legion meetings will be held at the post during the event, and auxiliary meetings will be held at the Boaters Lounge, and Sons of the American Legion will meet in the downstairs meeting room.

On Friday, June 14, the dining room will be open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. CST. Immediately after dining, the joint opening session consisting of the Memorial Service and UPAALP meeting will take place at 8 p.m. in the hall of American Legion Post 146.

One Saturday, lunch will be served and dinner will be served. There is a cost for the meals.

Taco Tuesday is back

GLADSTONE — The American Legion of Gladstone, 802 Delta Ave., will be holding Taco Tuesdays for the month of June. From 4:30 until 6:30 p.m., the Legion will be serving tacos. All proceeds will go to the Veterans Park.

Kids on Kampus ­summer programs return

ESCANABA — Bay College has announced the return of the Kids on Kampus summer youth programs.

A variety of course options will provide students with an opportunity to experience learning in a format different than their traditional classrooms. Kids entering fourth through seventh grade will experience hands-on learning during three-day courses focused on activities and fun.

Course offerings include: Bugs, Berries and Hike; Explore with Cameras; LEGO Robotics; Phun with Physics; Electricity – It’s a Snap; and Monster Mash-Up. Courses will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and are available the weeks of June 18, June 25, July 9 and July 16. Parents can register their children for one week or more than one week if they want to experience different courses.

There is a cost for the week-long programs. Students will receive a t-shirt, snack, and drink.

For detailed course descriptions, more information, and to register, visit www.baycollege.edu/kidsonkampus. Questions can be directed to Bay College’s M-Tec at 906-217-4106. Seating is limited, and participants are asked to register early.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

RAPID RIVER — The second Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast, hosted by the Rapid River American Legion, will be held at the Rapid River Legion Post 301 hall Sunday, June 9 from 8 a.m. until noon.

Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club to meet

ESCANABA — The next meeting of the Bay de Noc Stamp and Coin Club is Monday, June 10 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Joseph Heirman Building, room 961 at Bay College.

The public is always invited to the meetings, and the club is always looking for new members. If you have any coins or stamps needing to be appraised, come to the meeting.

For further information, contact Mark Kuehn at 786-2103 or Richard Reiffers at 233-9261.

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