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Optimist Park Build Day - Need Volunteers


Big Screens in the Park

(All Ages Welcome)

Bring your blankets or lawn chairs for a movie at Kiefer Park! We will be showing movies throughout the summer at dusk. Movies are free of charge.

June 26 – Peter Rabbit
July 17 – Justice League
July 31 – Coco
Aug. 14 – Wonder

Sponsored by Chemical Bank

Bonfire on the Beach

(All Ages Welcome)
Wednesday, June 27 and July 18 at Lighthouse Beach
7 – 10 p.m

Enjoy a bonfire on a nice summer night at Lighthouse Beach! Bring your camping chairs and invite some friends for a fun night along the water! Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Weather permitting.

Free event

Happy Horcrux Hunt
Popsicles at the Pool

(All Ages)
3 – 4 p.m.

June 27 – Court Street Pool
July 25 – Sanborn Pool

Enjoy open swim at the pool! Swim free to residents and $1 entry into the pool for non-city residents.

Free popsicles for all ages

Popsicles in the Park

(All Ages)
3 – 4 p.m.

July 11 – Sanborn Park
July 18 – Lincoln Park

Enjoy games in the park and a free popsicle!

Free popsicles for all ages

Prize Patrol

Would you like to be a PRIZE PATROL winner?!

Take one of our yard signs home, place it in your front yard, and watch our Facebook page to see when Prize Patrol Day is announced! Periodically during the summer, we will make our Prize Patrol announcement. Participants comment on the post stating their cross streets. We will choose a lucky winner, pile into our vehicle and zoom out to your house with a basket full of awesome prizes! Pick up your sign at Palmer Park today! Follow us at Facebook.com/phrec.

Prize Patrol is sponsored by:

Promos in the Park


Rockin' the Rivers

(All Ages Welcome)

August 2 – Serieux – Motown Sounds
August 9 – Magic Bus – Sounds of the Woodstock Era
August 16 – Your Generation
August 23 – The Soul Brothers Tribute and Revue

FREE CONCERTS on Thursday evenings in August! Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and join us for a night full of musical entertainment, food, a beverage tent and inflatables. The concerts are held at Kiefer Park (100 McMorran Boulevard, Port Huron). All ages welcome.
Opening Band 6 p.m./Headliner 7 p.m.

Rockin’ the Rivers is sponsored by Advia Credit Union, Earl Smith Distributing Company, Three Olives, Semco Energy, JoAnn Wine & Associates and Cheap Charlies.

Sandcastle Contest for Kids

(Ages 5-12yrs)
Wednesday, August 8 at Lakeside Beach
2 – 3 p.m.

Get castle creative with us this summer! Do you have a sandcastle builder living with you? Sign up for this free sandcastle contest at Lakeside beach! Each sculptor will have one hour to complete their castle from start to finish. Please bring your own supplies. Prizes will be awarded to multiple winning castles. Treats will be provided for all participants! Adult must accompany child and be present during the contest. Pre-registration is required by August 6. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place on August 15, same time.

Senior Picnic

(Seniors 60+)
Tuesday, July 10 at Pine Grove Park
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Attention Senior Citizens! Come join us for the annual “Senior Picnic” featuring entertainment, lunch and refreshments. This free event is co-sponsored by St. Clair County Council on Aging and Port Huron Parks and Recreation. In case of inclement weather, tune into local radio or call Port Huron Recreation at 810-984-9760.

Free Event

Walk Michigan

(All Ages Welcome)
Tuesdays – Begins at 6 p.m.

June 19 – Beach Bash Kick Off at Lakeside Beach
June 26 – I SPY-Downtown at McMorran Fountain
July 3 – Stars & Stripes at International Flag Plaza
July 10 – Boat Walk at River Street Marina
July 17 – Mutt Strut at Pine Grove Park
July 24 – Chalk Walk at Fort Gratiot Trail
July 31 – Birding the Blue at Train Trestle at Blue Water River Walk
Aug. 7 – Pool Party at Sanborn Pool

Join Port Huron Parks and Recreation in walking towards a healthier you! Our themed walks are back and still growing! Bring your friends and family and come enjoy this unique walking program! The mile walks are free, non-competitive and open to all ages. Once you have walked 5 of the scheduled dates, you will earn this year’s Walk Michigan T-shirt, brought to you by McLaren Hospital! *In the event of inclement weather, walking will be available at McMorran Main Arena. Due to the amount of time necessary to make each walk a fun experience for all, we will not be allowing sign-in before 5:45 p.m.
Sponsored by McLaren Port Huron

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