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Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals

Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals in beautiful St. Joe ... we offer family friendly Surrey bikes, beach cruiser bikes, tandem bikes, electric bikes, scooters and water rentals

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Benton Harbor - St. Joseph YMCA Family Center

Our Y community is a team of men, women, and children who are committed to the community. Stop in and see your newly renovated YMCA! And visit our website for information about all of our summer camps! www.bhsjymca.org Be sure to download our APP!

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Benton Harbor Public Library

Providing unlimited access to our world.

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Berrien County Youth Fair

BCYF.org is the official website of the Berrien County Youth Fair, in Berrien Springs Michigan. For over 50 years, families have made a tradition out of attending the Berrien County Youth Fair.

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Blossomtime Festival Inc.

The Grand Floral Parade is always held the first Saturday in May. Over 200,000 spectators annually enjoy the more than 125 units that roll down the street which includes floats, bands, clowns, antique cars and many other special units.

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Coastline Children's Film Festival

The mission of the Coastline Children's Film Festival is to bring high quality independent films and animation for children and young adults to the area.

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Curious Kids' Museum

Come to where Learning is Fun! We have permanent & traveling hands-on exhibits for toddlers-teens. This beach side setting is the perfect place to explore water exhibits, a climbing wall, Dance Recollections virtual reality room, a pin wall and more!

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Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Located on the St. Joseph River between Niles and Buchanan. 105 acres of gardens, scenic woodlands, trails, and nature center. Thirteen sculptures on the grounds and an art gallery. Railway garden and nature adventure garden, cafe and gift shop.

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Hidden Pointe Fun Park

18 Holes of mini golf, arcade, softball & baseball batting cages. Newly installed Go-Cart Track! Concessions available or bring a picnic basket. Fun for the whole family!

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Nye's Apple Barn & Farms

Our Farm Market is literally seconds off of I-94, on your way Silver Beach. Quality locally home grown fruits/veggies. We grow our own raspberries, peaches, pears, plums, apples, grapes and vegetables, Amish baked goods, jam, honey, syrup.

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Oh My Darlings

An upscale kids store with everything you need to make children happy from 1 to 100. We specialize in infant apparel, toys, games, hobbies, and puzzles.

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Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (SWMI RACERS)

The Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (RACERS) formed in 2012 as a 501(c)3 non-profit by a group of friends to promote running and walking in Southwest Michigan to stay active and healthy while supporting community events.

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Sarett Nature Center

Provides quality environmental education to folks of all ages in our community.

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Silver Beach Carousel Society

The Silver Beach Carousel is located just below the bluff in the Silver Beach Center in downtown St. Joseph. The Carousel includes 48 hand-carved, hand-painted figures - you only need one token to ride the carousel.

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St. Joseph Library

Creatively serving the community with diverse resources and learning opportunities.

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Whirlpool Compass Fountain

Enjoy Michigan's largest Splash Pad! The Whirlpool Compass Fountain is located just below the bluff and steps away from downtown St. Joseph.

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Chalk The Block: 3-D Chalk by Nate Baranowski

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/15/2016

Not all chalk pieces are created to be seen from high above and remain untouched. For the 20th anniversary of Chalk the Block in downtown St. Joseph, Nate Baranowski created a piece to be viewed from a very particular angle, and he invited viewers to lie, sit, and interact with the piece. Sponsored by Southwestern Michigan College, Nate spent hours between Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, August 7th finning the corner of Broad Street with chalk. If you wanted to get an awesome picture of yourself at Chalk the Block, this was the place to be…

 

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Chalk The Block: Chalk In Progress

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/12/2016

Chalk festivals have a fleeting nature; the pieces are created, viewed and swept away in short window of time. The community comes together in that brief interlude, celebrating the art, the people, and the place. This past weekend was the 20th annual festival in downtown St. Joseph, and chalk enthusiasts flocked to a piece of road above the bluff to experience just that. 

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chalking in progress at the 20th Annual Chalk The Block
photo by Joshua Nowicki


 

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10 Things To Eat Before Summer Ends

Written by Tess Carragher on 08/03/2016

It’s August! The last month of summer needs to be celebrated…and we wanted to set some goals. Specifically, what to eat before summer ends! 

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Photo by Joshua Nowicki

The Bistro on the Boulevard offers macarons in a rainbow of colors. Pastry chef Mandy Krouse's packs of 6 are a must-try!

 

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Whitney Behnke

Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

 Tess Carragher

Tess Carragher

Membership Coordinator
St. Joseph Today

Jill Stone

Former Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

Lauren Kniebes

Co-Owner
Lazy Ballerina Winery