Tuesday, March 5, 2013
New Baltimore-Chesterfield Township Patch counts down the days to spring.
Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore residents can start looking out for local characteristics of the spring season. Patch rounds up some sure signs of spring: World's Finest Frozen Custard, complete with mini golf and play areas, opens March 20 off 23 Mile in Chesterfield Township, according to its Facebook page. The seasonal stand is a popular, family-friendly hangout. Meanwhile, Dairy Queen in New Baltimore, which is also open in the warmer months, is already welcoming ice cream lovers. The annual New Baltimore Farmers Market next to the city's recreation center on Washington Street will hold its first-ever Spring Farmers Market May 19 with live music and activities, as well as plants, flowers, food and artisans. The regular season …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Fall is here, and what better way to celebrate than with apple picking in honor of Johnny Appleseed Day?
In children’s books, Johnny Appleseed is often portrayed as a fun, historical fellow who wears a cooking pot on his head and disperses apple seeds wherever he travels. Johnny Appleseed Day, on Sept. 26 each year, celebrates his birth, life, and generosity. John Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed, was a Massachusetts-born philosopher and philanthropist, who, beginning in 1802, wandered through northern and Midwestern states planting apple nurseries. His trees fed many settlers, and he was loved wherever he went. Now the apple doesn’t fall far from the holiday. Fall brings forth a time for harvest, and apple picking is a fun fall activity that family and friends can do together. Find places around Chesterfield and New Baltimore to pick apples …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Chesterfield Township resident Bob Trembley offers a free program Sundays until Oct. 14 in Burke Park in downtown New Baltimore.
Chesterfield Township resident Bob Trembley may be considered an amateur astronomer, but he's got years of celestial observations under his telescope. Follow us on Facebook "I've been an amateur astronomer since about the age of 8--I wore out my first telescope," Trembley said Wednesday. "I was 9 years old when Neil Armstrong landed on the moon and that pretty much shaped my entire life." On Sundays, he shares his love of the universe with others for free from 10 a.m. to noon at the entrance of Burke Park in downtown New Baltimore. During those sessions, Trembley brings his solar-safe telescopes and meteorites from his collection. Fellow space observers may be able to view sunspots and solar prominences, as well as learn more about …
Friday, June 1, 2012
The Farmers Market and Santosha Yoga are returning to downtown New Baltimore June 3.
Locals looking to eat and live healthy can flock to downtown New Baltimore Sunday, as the New Baltimore Farmers' Market and Yoga in the Park return for the summer season. The market, featuring an array of vendors, runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the grassy lot next to the New Baltimore Recreation Center at 50976 Washington Street. Along with other booths, many flowers and herbs will be featured June 3 and June 10 while the regular season is from July 15 to Oct. 21. Santosha Yoga of Chesterfield will hold its free class from noon to 1 p.m. every Sunday from June to September in Burke Park overlooking Anchor Bay. The yoga studio asks participants to donate a non-perishable food item for St. Mary's Food Pantry in New Baltimore. Students should …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Patch will be at the farmers market Sunday in downtown New Baltimore.
New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch is heading out Sunday to the New Baltimore Farmers Market and we want to meet you. We'll be at the market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., signing up shoppers for our free newsletter and handing out a limited supply of canvas tote bags. Swing by the market off Washington Street in the city's historic downtown overlooking Burke Park to say hello, learn more about the site and even offer story suggestions or news tips. We hope to see you there!
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The market in downtown New Baltimore will provide fresh farm goods to low-income shoppers with valid Bridge Cards.
This season, New Baltimore Farmers' Market will accept Bridge Cards for the first time. Made possible through a New Baltimore Civic Club donation, the Bridge Card acceptance allows residents and shoppers from outside the community to get fresh foods for their family during regular Farmers' Market hours. “Our vendors provide fresh, local and healthy food for all of our area’s residents,” said New Baltimore Farmers' Market manager Cynthia Paparelli. “It makes sense that improving access to fresh, healthy food will help those most in need.” Anyone interested in using their card at the market should bring it to the information table. There, they will receive tokens equivalent to their allotted spending. The tokens are valid throughout the …
Monday, June 6, 2011
The Farmers' Market in downtown New Baltimore will be held next from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Santosha Yoga will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sundays at Walter and Mary Burke Park.
Homemade jams, pies and fresh eggs were among the goods on sale Sunday, June 5 at Ride the Wave's first New Baltimore Farmers' Market this season in the city's downtown. Shoppers wandered to various stands to peruse the plants and produce on sale. The next market is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 12. Also Santosha Yoga will be holding free yoga classes at 1:30 p.m. at Walter and Mary Burke Park in downtown New Baltimore every Sunday through September, except the last Sunday in June. Studio owner Theresa May leads the class.