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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Lower Rouge Trail Crossing At Lilley Road Anticipated To Close Memorial Day Through End of Year

The Lower Rouge Trail Crossing at Lilley Road is expected to close to all pedestrian traffic from Memorial Day through the end of the year, as a result of the reconstruction of the Lilley Road Bridge in Canton, MI.

The trail will be closed to all pedestria...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Canton To Celebrate National Trails Day® at Lower Rouge Trail

Area residents are encouraged to “Take a Hike” on the Lower Rouge Trail in Canton, MI, on National Trails Day®, which will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019.  In recognition of the largest annual celebration of trails ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Canton Farmers Market Set To Kick Off 2019 Regular Season May 12, 2019

The Canton Farmers Market will open its regular season Sunday, May 12, at Preservation Park, located at 500 N. Ridge Road in Canton, MI with plenty of great vendors, fresh food, live music, and more!

Beginning May 12, 2019, the Market will take place rain ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Together Towards Tomorrow Youth Peace Walk To Be Held In Canton’s Heritage Park

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center will host a special youth-led walk against violence and hate in partnership with Canton Public Safety on Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Canton’s Heritage Park. This free community event, entitled “Tog...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Receives Several Statewide 2019 mParks Awards

Canton Leisure Services recently received special statewide recognition at the 2019 mParks Annual Conference and Trade Show, which was held earlier this month in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  mParks, a statewide professional association for Michigan&...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Canton Leisure Services Set To Host Fourth Annual Mom To Mom Sale

Are you looking for huge savings on gently-used baby and children's clothing, toys, furniture and more? Then be sure to shop Canton Leisure Services annual Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Canton Farmers Market to Host Off-Season Markets at Summit on the Park

The Canton Farmers Market will return with special Off-Season Markets in February, March, and April at the Summit on the Park community recreation center. The Markets will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, March 24, and April 14, i...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Canton Township Historic District Commission Position Now Available

The Canton Historic District Commission is currently accepting letters of interest from Canton residents who are interested in serving on this commission in a volunteer capacity.  

The Commission members are appointed by the Canton Supervisor and ...

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Canton Leisure Services Division
Posted on: January 4, 2019

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center & Canton Club 55+ Host Successful Jingle Bell Boutique

 The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) and Canton Club 55+ made the holidays brighter for many members of the Canton Youth Connection Program by hosting a special Jingle Bell Boutique event at the Summit on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Fasting 5K Run and Walk Benefits The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center

The 2018 Fasting 5K Run and Walk, which was held this summer at the end of a long 16-hour fast during Ramadan in ten cities throughout the country, enabled thousands of athletes to embrace the spirit of the month by fasting, fundraising, and building comm...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Canton Leisure Services Earns National Agency Re-Accreditation For Excellence in Operation anService

On September 26, 2018, Canton Leisure Services was recognized for excellence in the field of parks and recreation management by receiving re-accreditation and remaining one of only 171 agencies in the country currently holding national accreditation from ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Canton Parks Add Owl Houses As Part Of Eagle Scout Project

 Visitors to Canton Parks may notice an influx of owls flying overhead thanks to the addition of several owl houses built and installed by Evan McKimmy, as part of his final Eagle Scout project.

McKimmy, a 15-year-old Canton resident, completed th...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Bring More Recycling to Canton Township

Canton residents visiting several community parks should expect to see cleaner public parks this spring thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.

The ...

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