Thanksgiving at Circle Pines
If you don't have plans already, join Circle Pines Center for a traditional Thanksgiving feast on Thanksgiving. CPC provides locally and humanely raised turkey (many thanks to Crane Dance Farms!), home-made stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, coffee, tea, sparkling juice and organic whipped cream. You and the other guests provide the salads, vegetables, breads, rolls, desserts and other dishes you'd like to share. Call 269-623-5555 for more info.
Circle Pines Center, 8650 Mullen Rd, Delton, MI 49046
5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 27
$10/adult $7.50 student

Fair Food Matters: Bizarre Bazaar
Skip the mad rush at the strip malls and come down to Bell's to enjoy a cozy, creative atmosphere with a beer in hand. Support the Can-Do Kitchen with gifts you won't find anywhere else. More info>
WHERE: Bell's Eccentric Cafe, 355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday, November 29

Gifts from Nature
Join Kalamazoo Nature Center staff or fun and relaxation while creating some easy gifts from nature ... herbal soap balls, body scrubs, sleep pillows and more. Registration and payment required by Monday, December 1. More info>
Kalamazoo Nature Center, 7000 N. Westnedge, Kalamazoo
Saturday, December 6, 1-2:30 pm
$8/members, $10/non-members and regular admission. 

Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

Enjoy top-quality work from more than 50 local artisans in a fun and festive atmosphere surrounded by the beautiful winter woods. Enter a raffle for a chance to win a basket full of gifts! More info>
WHERE: Kalamazoo Nature Center, 7000 N. Westnedge, Kalamazoo
WHEN: Saturday, December 13, 9am-4pm

People's Food Co-op Deli Delights Cooking Class
Join PFC Deli superstar Caitie Zacker as she walks you through making several of the Co-op's most popular recipes: Curried Chicken Salad, Vegan Tomato Soup, and our inimitable Macaroons. Yum!
WHERE: Can-Do Kitchen, 511 Harrison St., Kalamazoo
WHEN: Tuesday, December 16, 6:30-8:30pm
COST:  $20 per adult, kids come free


Letter to the Editor: Buy Nearby

October 3, 2014 |

Buy Nearby campaign is a reminder of the good that can come when we chose to buy local and invest in our community and state.

Honors college home earns LEED silver certification as 'green' building
September 30 | WMU News
WMU's Lee Honors College has been awarded LEED silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.With 20 buildings either completed or going through the certification process, WMU is a leader in the state and region for LEED-certified buildings