Events

Fund Raising Events

Throughout the year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo hold many programs and events, which often rely on the generosity of the community. If you would like to enrich one of the programs or events below, please contact Cathy Weirick, Director of Administration and Development, at 269-349-4485 x109

JOHN DALEY ONE-ONE RUN – January 1, 2014
Runners from all over southwest Michigan put on their winter hats and run around Spring Valley Park on January 1, at 1:00. This 2.2 mile fun run is open to the public and proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo. Sponsorship opportunities available. Register Now


24th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING – May 19th, 2014

This year’s outing will be held at Gull Lake Country Club and Yarrow Golf Course.
Golf Sponsorship Levels (pdf)
Golf Registration Form (pdf)

CULINARY CLASH- August 17, 2013
The 4th Annual Culinary Clash was held August 17, 2013 at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel.  The dinner was exceptional; the FireKeepers Event Center was beautiful; the service beyond superb; and, the Culinary Clash winners created exquisite tasting meals.  Hats off to the FireKeepers Chefs who won the event again this year. A grand total of $10,000 was raised! Thank you sponsors and guests.


Special Events at Boys & Girls Clubs

September 3 | First day of fall programming for Douglass and Lake Street

September 9| first day of fall programming for Northeastern Unit

October 4 | Anti-bulling event 4-7 pm at Lake Street

October 31 | Trunk and Treat & Haunted Teen Center- 4.30-5.30 pm at Lake Street

November 1 | No School- Douglass/Lake Street open 10 am-6pm
November 27 | Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Lake Street- 6-8pm Douglass and Lake Street open 3-6 pm

November 30 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10am-6pm

TBA | Holiday party

December 23 | No school-Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

December 26 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

December 27 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

December 30 |No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

December 31 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

January 1 | One One Run

January 1| All Clubs closed- Happy New Year

January 2 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

January 3 | No school- Douglass & Lake Street open 10-6

Please keep in mind schedules and special events are subject to change. Changes in schedules will be announced as soon as possible and posted on the front doors of each Unit. This includes snow days, parent/teachers conference days, and Winter Break.

NEW THIS YEAR: Douglass and Lake Street will be opening from noon to 6 pm when Kalamazoo Public Schools have half days for all grades. Northeastern will always be CLOSED when Kalamazoo Public School buildings are CLOSED.