The Great Lakes Maritime Center
re-opens March 12.
MARCH 19 (Saturday): The Annual "Blessing of the Fleet" ceremony will be held at noon outside the Great Lakes Maritime Center, 51 Water Street (weather permitting). If the weather is questionable, the event will be held inside. The ceremony marks the opening of the Great Lakes shipping season.
APRIL 2 & 9 & 16 (Saturdays): Youngsters, 12 and under, can build model ships at the Maritime Center, 51 Water Street - thanks to the Great Lakes Nautical Society. A fee of $6 (as of this date) is charged per model (three choices). Each model ship class is limited to 40 youngsters and each must be accompanied by an adult. For more, call the Center (810-985-4817) when it reopens on March 12.