Grab your baskets and head to Blossom Heath Park for the annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the St. Clair Shores Firefighters Local 1744.
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Monday, October 29, 2012
Families filled Blossom Heath Park in St. Clair Shores Sunday for sweets, cider, carnival rides and fire safety information during the annual Halloween Fun Fest.
Families dressed dressed in a variety of costumes Sunday and descended on Blossom Heath Park for the annual St. Clair Shores Activities Committee Halloween Fun Fest. Local organizations and businesses handed out candy and other prizes to attendees, cider and donuts were handed out by Lakeview High School Huskies With Heart organization and St. Clair Shores firefighters were on-hand with a smoke house to teach proper fire safety. The event was moved to Blossom Heath this year due to construction at Veterans Memorial Park. Share your photos from event on Patch by clicking on the upload button.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Improvements at Veterans Memorial Park led the St. Clair Shores Activities Committee to move the annual event to Blossom Heath Park.
The annual Halloween Fun Fest will have a new location this year due to improvements to Veterans Memorial Park. Seed was recently laid in the park following the construction of the Maloof Family Pavilion, and some areas are inaccessible, according to city officials. To accommodate the nearly 3,000 people who attend the event annually, the St. Clair Shores Activities Committee and Parks & Recreation decided to move the event this year to Blossom Heath Park. "We were looking for a new location because of the construction at Veterans," said Maureen Antushevich, chairwoman of the Activities Committee. The event will be held between 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Blossom Heath Park, and is open to children 12-year-old and younger accompanied by …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Volunteers distributed entry packets, answered questions and prepared for Saturday's race through St. Clair Shores and the Grosse Pointes.
Friday was a day of preparation for organizers and participants of the Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon. Volunteers prepared the bicycle transfer area, distributed entry packets and answered questions from participants as the athletes arrived at Blossom Heath Park. Lynda Charow, race organizer, said there were 241 athletes registered for the race. Last year, the inaugural year, there were 191. The growth in the race has also been beneficial for local businesses. Simple Adventures kayak rental and delivery service has gone from renting two kayaks for the event to over 30 this year. The race starts at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Monday, June 11, 2012
The 14th Relay For Life of St Clair Shores raised over $168,000 for the American Cancer Society. Did you relay? Share your story and photos from the event at Blossom Heath Park.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Cancer survivors, their families, those who lost a loved one and their supporters took part in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in St. Clair Shores. The 24-hour fundraiser stepped off at noon Friday in Blossom Heath Park.
Hundreds of walkers are taking part in the 14th American Cancer Society Relay for Life of St. Clair Shores in Blossom Heath Park. A record 58 teams comprised of walkers from all ages signed up and donated to the event, including Ardmore Elementary School which held a recess relay and raised $719 for the Relay for Life.
Hundreds of volunteers, cancer survivors and their families will take part in the Relay for Life Friday at Blossom Heath Park.
After months of training, fund raising and planning, the annual St. Clair Shores Relay for Life steps off at noon in Blossom Heath Park. Dozens of teams are collecting donations with a goal of nearly $157,000. Those participating in the Relay for Life conducted a number of unique fundraisers and reason for participating including: The walk begins at noon, and the entire event to raise funds to fight cancer. It is open to the public. For a complete listing of events during the Relay, visit the Relay for Life event page.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
High E. coli levels have closed two beaches to swimming in Macomb County.
The Macomb County Health Department tests the water at six public beaches twice a week for E. coli bacteria. This bacteria lives in the digestive system of humans and warm-blooded animals. If the levels of E. coli are unsafe (in excess of 300 E. coli colonies per 100 milliliters of water) swimmers could contract minor illnesses, including sore throats or diarrhea. One beach is closed due to the high levels: While the beaches are closed, the remainder of the park facilities remain open. (This story was updated at 5 p.m. Wednesday after a revised beach closing list was released by Macomb County.)
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Athletes from across the country gather to compete in the inaugural event.
The first-ever Shores-Pointe Adventure Triathlon got underway Saturday morning beginning, and ending, in Blossom Heath Park. More than 175 athletes, from as far away as South Carolina, Colorado and Mexico and as close as St. Clair Shores itself, competed. The event consisted of a 2.1 mile kayak ride, followed by a 13.4 mile bike stage, and concluded with a 5K run. The bike stage took riders along the picturesque shoreline of Lake St. Clair via Lakeshore Drive.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
Two Macomb County beaches remain closed to swimming due to high E. coli levels
The Macomb County Health Department tests the water at six public beaches twice a week for E. coli bacteria. This bacteria lives in the digestive system of humans and warm-blooded animals. If the levels of E. coli are unsafe (in excess of 300 E. coli colonies per 100 milliliters of water) swimmers could contract minor illnesses, including sore throats or diarrhea. The following beaches are closed because of high E. coli levels: While the beaches are closed, the remainder of the park facilities remain open. For a list of area beaches, check out ourMacomb County beach guide.