Community Calendars


Great Start recognizes the importance of community involvement and the value of opportunities for families to learn and grow together. We have created these community calendars as a way to share timely community events with you. If you know of any events please take time to add them to our community calendar or forward the information to Please encourage the agencies and organizations that you partner with to do so as well so we can have a comprehensive one stop shop for early childhood information in our communities.

Please note that there are guidelines for submissions and each will be reviewed before posting

Delta County Events Schoolcraft County Events Alger County Events Baraga County Events Chippewa County Events Dickinson County Events Gogebic County Events Houghton County Events Iron County Events Keewenaw County Events Luce County Events Mackinac County Events Marquette County Events Menominee County Events Ontonagon County Events

Ready. Set. GLOW! (Fun Runs & Walks)

Ludington Park Escanaba

Helping every kid Begin the schoolWith a new pair of shoes! What do you do to sign up?Nothing! You can bring a new pair of gym shoes for school-aged KIDS size Kids 1 - Adult 11Donations are welcome.Come get your glow on!Facebook Like our event and help spread the word!

Mission of Hope 2024

UP State Fairgrounds 2401 12th Ave N, Escanaba, MI

Thanks to our generous sponsors we give out FREE to any family in need of HOPE: New School Shoes, School Supplies, Backpacks, Hygiene Products, Laundry Soap, Photobooth, Youth Preventative Substance Abuse Resources, Diapers, Dinner, Kids Zone, AND MORE!! Posters will be available at Wellspring Community Church to help hang up around town!