03-12-2020 School news & calendar

Coloma Community Schools Calendar of Events Friday, February 28 Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball at Watervliet, 6:00/7:30 p.m.; Bowling Team Regionals at M66 Bowl, 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 28 Bowling Individual Regionals at M66 Bowl, 11:00 a.m.; Middle School Wrestling HOME tournament, 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 4 Freshman Orientation for Students and Parents in the High School, 6:00 p.m.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, March 12 Playgroup in South School Gym, 9:30 a.m.; SWMVF Concert Choir, Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo Friday, March 13 Read a Shirt Day! at North School; Spirit Day at North School; District Boys Basketball Final at Bridgman, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14 Watervliet Rec Council Baseball/Softball Draft, 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 16 HS All-Star Band at Paw Paw High School; Division IV Regional Boys Basketball hosted by WHS (2 games), 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 Division IV Regional Boys Basketball Final hosted by WHS, 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 19 Pre-school Hearing and Vision Testing; Kindergarten Round Up, South School, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20 End of 3rd Marking Period; 1/2 day Elementary only; HS All-Star Band at Paw Paw; North School “Readers are Leaders!” Day; Middle School Talent Show, WHS Auditorium, 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 23 TBA Varsity Softball Scrimmage at St. Joseph; TBA JV Softball Scrimmage, Home

Community Calendar

Now thru April 10 “TREE & SHRUB SEEDLING FUNDRAISER” held by Berrien Conservation District. Order on-line at www.berriencd.org; for more info call 269-471-9111 ext. 3. Orders due April 10; quantities limited. Sat, Mar. 14 “ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION” in Coloma includes 5K run/walk, Coloma Public Library book sale, North Berrien Historical Museum children’s event, Coloma Methodist Church Irish Stew Dinner and 8:30 p.m. lighted parade Sat, Mar. 14, 1&2pm “ST. PATRICK’S KIDS PROGRAM” NB Historical Museum, 300 Coloma Ave. for ages 6-12. RSVP required; call (269) 468-3330 or email peter@northberrienhistory.org. Sat, Mar. 14, 5-6:30pm “IRISH STEW DINNER” Coloma United Methodist Church, 144 S. Church St. Dinner includes stew, salad, roll, dessert and beverage. Take-out is available. Dinner donations go to the church’s General Fund. For more information, call 269-468-6062. Sat, Mar. 14, 5-7pm “MOSTACCIOLI DINNER” Coloma American Legion Post 362, 351 E. St. Joseph St. Benefit for Linda Marler, bartender. Cost $7/dinner including garlic bread & salad. There will be 50/50, drawings & auctions. Sat, Mar. 14, 7pm “SPRING TRIVIA NIGHT” fundraiser Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., BH. Sign up/reserve table or spot call 927-4832. Cost $100/table of 10 or $10/person. Doors open at 6; cash bar; bring snacks. Reservations & pre-payment required. Adults only. Sun, Mar. 15, 1-4pm “SOUPER SUNDAY” VB Sportsman’s Club, 54030 CR687, Hartford, featuring various soups, salad & dessert. Proceeds fund You Charity Programs and Capital Improvement Fund. Public is invited. Sun, Mar. 15, 2pm “MAPLE SUGARING HOW TO” Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., BH. Non-member adults cost $5. Sun, Mar. 15, 6:30pm “MR. BLOSSOMTIME & SHOWCASE OF QUEENS PAGEANT” LMC Mendel Center Mainstage Mon, Mar. 16, 7pm “MISS BLOSSOMTIME PAGEANT” LMC Mendel Center Mainstage Tue, Mar. 17, 5-7:30pm “ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE” Grace Christian School, 325 N. M-140, Watervliet. Includes: free chili dinner at 5, building tours; staff available. Now enrolling for Fall 2020. Visit gcspatriots.org Tue, Mar. 17, 7pm “MORTON HOUSE” free program by Chuck Jager at NB Historical Museum, 300 Coloma Ave. No RSVP required. Call 468-3330 for more info. Thu, Mar. 19, 5:30-7:30pm “BURGER NIGHT” Coloma American Legion Post 362, 351 E. St. Joseph St. serving burgers, cheeseburgers & fr. fries – public invited Sat, Mar. 21, 5-6:30pm “CHILI COOK-OFF” with Baked Potato Bar at 12 Corners Comm. Church, 3902 Hicks Ave., BH. Donations go church