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Butterfly Ball

So much is happening in Canton this winter! Check out some of the exciting events coming up for January.  Wishing you and yours a Very Happy New Year!  

Annual Butterfly Ball returns

Canton’s very popular Valentine’s tradition returns on February 5 and 6 to the Summit on the Park, offering a unique experience and plenty of special memories! Dads and daughters can enjoy an evening of dancing, refreshments, a special butterfly souvenir, and the highly-anticipated-balloon drop that caps off the festivities.

Choose from three dances: February 5 at 6:30 p.m.; and February 6 at 2 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Semiformal or dressy-casual attire is recommended. Please note that no corsage pre-sales will be available. Ticket sales end on February 1 and each participant is required to have a ticket for entry. Tickets are just $10.25 for residents and $13.25 for nonresidents. These dances traditionally sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets early. For more information, visit www.cantonfun.org or call 394-5460.

 
Summit celebrates 20 years

In 2016, Canton’s Summit on the Park will be turning 20! Summit members are invited to help us celebrate on the 20th of each month as we mark this milestone with special Member Appreciation activities, refreshments and giveaways. For a schedule of these monthly celebrations, visit www.summitonthepark.org so that you can mark your calendars and be sure to come for a workout, but stay for the celebration!

The entire Canton Community is invited to join us in celebrating 20 years of our great facility on Sunday, February 28. The event will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. Come join us for an afternoon of special entertainment, refreshments, open swim, raffles (including an Individual Annual Membership), giveaways and much more.

For more information, call Summit Membership Services at 394-5460 or visit www.summitonthepark.org.

 
Earn Summit Bucks

Be sure to take advantage of the Summit’s special promotion and earn $10 worth of Summit Bucks for every $50 you spend on eligible purchases January 1 -31. Summit Bucks can be redeemed for eligible Memberships and Health and Wellness purchases through February 28. Eligible purchases include: Summit Memberships, Swim Lessons and eligible Health & Wellness Offerings (including Registered Fitness Classes, Personal Training Packages and Wellness Coaching Packages). Find all Summit Bucks details online at www.summitonthepark.org. Learn how to make the Summit on the Park your fitness and recreation destination at www.summitonthepark.org. For more information, call Membership Services at 394-5460.



Canton Farmers Market

Winter Markets return to Summit banquet lobby

The first of three monthly Winter Markets will be held on Sunday, February 28 in the Summit on the Park lobby, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. Markets are also scheduled for March 20 and April 17 at the Summit; all with special winter market hours from 10 am - 2 pm. Over a dozen local vendors will be featured at the Market.

Michigan goods available include: baked goods, artisan cheese and bread, produce and more. For more information, visit www.cantonfun.org as well as www.facebook.com/cantonfarmersmarket.

Fit Family Challenge

Second chance to take Canton’s Fit Family Challenge

Area families are invited to start a New Year’s Resolution with us this January! If you haven’t already registered your family, be sure to sign up by January 15 for FREE and commit to staying fit together. Awesome activities and opportunities to win cool prizes and incentives await participating families, including: Fitbits; Summit Memberships; and more. Program “graduates” can show off their new endurance and stamina next June during the 2016 Liberty Fest 1-Mile Fun Run.

Activities welcome all abilities, ages, and fitness levels. Upcoming activities include: January, 15 - Fitness Frenzy at the Summit which includes yoga and Wii bowling for all ages; February 26 – Snowshoeing; March 11 - Ice Skating at Arctic Edge; April 16 - Get Outside and Ride Biking Event; May 20 Water Safety Day. Register your family online today at www.cantonfun.org. For more information about this FREE family program, call 394-5460.



Cashore Marionettes

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

Exciting new shows coming soon!

JANUARY 9
StageLab24. One Act Plays Written in
24 Hours. TLC Productions. 

JANUARY 18
Canton Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. Canton Commission for Culture,
Arts and Heritage. 

JANUARY 23
Cashore Marionettes-Simple Gifts.

JANUARY 23
Cashore Marionettes-Life in Motion.

FEBRUARY 12
Bottle Rocket Carbaret in Concert!
Smokin’ Sleddog Records.

Home Expo returns in March

Canton’s annual Home Improvement Expo will be held Saturday, March 5 from 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday, March 6 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Summit on the Park. At the Expo, do-it-yourselfers will find more than 100 exhibitors ready to give tips and information on a wide range of home improvement topics such as pools, decks, kitchens and much more.

The Expo is free to the public and focuses on home modernization, environmentally friendly home improvement projects, new products and landscaping ideas. How-to workshops will be held all weekend on a variety of topics from landscaping to new product lines. A hands-on children’s project center will be available for kids of all ages, and Expo goers will be able to “Ask the Inspector” how to make their homes safe and code compliant. The Expo is hosted by Canton’s Building and Inspection Services Division, the Canton Chamber of Commerce, and the Observer and Eccentric Newspapers. For more information call 394-5205.


Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues

Greater Canton Youth Baseball and Softball Association (GCYBSA) will accept registration for its Spring 2016 season from January 10 through March 15, 2016 for girls and boys ages 4-18. Programs include, Small Ball, T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Kid Pitch, and Girls Softball. Additional details and online registration is available at www.gcybsa.com For more information, call Wendy Mullen at 734/394-5358 or email gcybsa@canton-mi.org.

 
Girls Lacrosse League Play - New for 2016

Registration for Girls Spring Lacrosse League for 3rd – 8th grades is currently underway. Teams will play league games against other local community teams. New and experienced players are welcome. Participants are required to provide their own equipment. Season runs March 1 – June 7, 2016. Register by calling 734/483-5600 or visit csc.canton-mi.org for additional information. Send all inquiries to cott@canton-mi.org.  See you on the field!  

Canton Leisure Services is hiring

Looking for a job this summer? If you enjoy a fastpaced, exciting work environment, we encourage you to join our Canton Leisure Services team. Open positions may include: Lifeguards; Swim Instructors, Special Event Coordinators; Canton Sports Center staff; Day Camp Counselors; Therapeutic Recreation staff; Golf/Park Rangers; Seasonal Operators and Laborers; and more! Visit http://canton.applicantpro.com/jobs to see a current list of job openings. Seasonal positions will be posted beginning mid-January. The first round of seasonal interviews are scheduled to take place on March 5, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.


Now Hiring Lifeguards

Summit on the Park is now hiring lifeguards and swim instructors. Flexible schedules available - great for college students or 2nd job seekers. Effective January 1, 2016, the starting rate for the Lifeguard position is $11.00 per hour. Plus, all Summit employees have free access to gym/fitness center. Canton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information, call 734/394-5467.  

Golf

Fellows Creek Golf Club

Welcome to 2016! Stop by Fellows Creek Golf Club, located at 2936 S. Lotz, to find the best golf membership prices in the entire area. Also, be sure to check out our First Bridal Open House on January 31 from 12 - 5 p.m. For additional information, please visit www.fellowscreekgolf.com.

 
Pheasant Run Golf Club

Seeking a great venue to host your golf league? Pheasant Run Golf Club, located at 46500 Summit Parkway, provides three challenging nines to entertain your league members. Golf Leagues at Pheasant Run receive many great benefits such as Pro Shop and food and beverage discounts, as well as pre- and post-league green fee specials and discounted range fees on your scheduled league day. Our Fore Star Grill provides a great postround back drop to enjoy a beverage along with an entrée from our fantastic menu. For more information, visit www.golfprgc.org or call 397-6460.

Fall Issue of Discover Available Online!

To find the perfect activity for both kids and adults, including ones not listed, check out Canton Leisure Services' 2015 Fall/Winter Discover Brochure or visit www.cantonfun.org.  
Canton Leisure Services Winter Newsletter

Canton Leisure Services Holiday Wishes & Winter Newsletter

As the days grow shorter and we feel a chill in the air, all of us start looking for additional things to do that are more fun indoors. Be sure to pick up the Canton Leisure Services winter newsletter available at any Leisure Services facility that highlights the wide variety of activities that are perfect options for staying active this winter.
 
All of us at Canton Leisure Services send joyous New Year wishes to you and your family and a happy and healthy 2016. We  hope to see you at one of our many recreational events and facilities around Canton. 

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