News in Brief, May 19

Published 7:51 pm Thursday, May 18, 2017

Makers market takes place Saturday

DOWAGIAC — The First United Methodist Church of Dowagiac will host the second annual Spring Makers Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, in the church’s south parking lot.

Local artisans will sell their handmade wares during the event. Items for sale will include wood art, jewelry, hand-painted home decor, note cards, sling bags, upcycled and re-created goods, knit and crocheted hats, baby items, photographic prints, hot sauce rubs, embroidered towels and tote bags, mermaid tails, and more.

There is no fee for admission. The church is located at 326 N. Lowe St.

Lions Club hosting breakfast fundraiser May 28

SISTER LAKES — The Sister Lakes Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, May 28th at its clubhouse in Lions Park, 66991 95th Ave.

The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 4 to 12 years old. Children under 4 may eat for free.

Tickets are available from Lions Club members or may be purchased at the door.  Proceeds from the breakfast will go to support Lions Club projects.

‘Youth Voices’ closes out Dogwood Saturday

DOWAGIAC — The Dogwood Fine Arts Festival wraps up with “Youth Voices,” which will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Beckwith Theatre, located at 100 New York Ave.

The event is a mini stage production, featuring youth actors, live music, interactive poetry writing and the debut of the “Orphan Train” coloring book inspired by the children on the first Orphan Train.

The event is free and open to the public.