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Dec 12
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Byte-Sized Tech: Google Drive Workshop with Shannon Maitland at Petoskey District Library Lower Level Classroom

December 11, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
The Petoskey District Library will be hosting a Google Drive workshop as part of our Byte-Sized Tech program on Thursday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the lower level classroom of Petoskey District Library.   Instructor Shannon Maitland will explain how you can use this free online service to read, edit, share and collaborate on your files wherever you are.  Please sign-up by calling 231-758-3111.  Byte-Sized Tech is free and open to the public.See More
Nov 25
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"If your self are living inside Newport Seaside and are dealing with some dental challenge, it is substantial in the direction of visual appe"
Nov 21
Barb Cook posted an event

Hobbies in the Lobby - Featuring Shirley Harrer at Petoskey District Library Lobby

December 5, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
The Petoskey District Library is excited to welcome artist Shirley Harrer as part of Hobbies in the Lobby.  Shirley, who is from Sault Ste. Marie, has been a crafter all her life.  Her specialty is creating beautiful handcrafted teddy bears, moose and bunnies of all sizes.  Many of her bears are made as memorial gifts for families, out of clothing and other mementos of a loved one, which she creatively customizes into unique family heirlooms.  Her talents are not just limited to animals. She…See More
Nov 19
Elenor Tanton posted a status
"One of the most important items for this special night is your senior prom outfit. It is a great concept to shop early in order to discover "
Nov 18
Sheryl Main is now a member of Northern Michigan Moms
Nov 17
Tanya Hofbauer posted an event

Best Friends Creative Arts at Best Friends Daycare 9689 Pickerel Lake Road Petoskey

November 29, 2014 from 10am to 1pm
Mark your calendar! Saturday Nov.29 10am to 1pm Student's Art Exhibit Open House! A wall will be dedicated to 6 months of each students art. Parents, students, siblings, family, friends and the public is invited to view their art work whil...e sipping on sparking juice and enjoying delightful desserts. In keeping with our fun playful side, we will have a backdrop and props for photos, bring your camera or have photos taken for a small price. Before you leave, make a foam frame to hold your…See More
Nov 12
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Nov 12

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Calling All Crafters and Direct Sellers

Vendors needed for the Petoskey High School Holiday Gift and Craft Show on November 22nd. This is the 4th annual fundraising event to benefit the PHS Senior All Night Party, a drug and alcohol free celebration the night of their graduation. If you would like more information please contact Shawn Young at 231-373-0292 or

Posted by Shawn Young on October 3, 2014 at 7:38am

Northern MI Mom's is for YOU!

Northern Michigan Mom's is for all of YOU!!! You as Mom's and Parents have the ability to control what we put on the site. Comment below and let me know what you would like to see!

Posted by Maureen Hollocker on September 11, 2014 at 1:49pm — 1 Comment

Top Concerns of New Parents

The Top 10 Concerns of New Parents…


Posted by Maureen Hollocker on September 11, 2014 at 1:06pm


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Rainy Day Activities for You and Your Kiddo!

This rainy weather is putting me too sleep! What are some fun things you and your kiddo's do to make these rainy days better??…Continue

Started by Maureen Hollocker in Moms Nov 4.

Crib/toddler bed wanted

I am looking to buy a crib/toddler bed in good or better condition. No color preference, white or wood. Grandma needs this for her babies when they visit!  Must be reasonably priced.  Petoskey/Harbor Springs area.Continue

Started by Cindy Van Berlo in Mom-to-Mom Oct 30.

Toddler Activities 9 Replies

Looking to find activities for my 2.5 year old daughter. I have so many mom-friends in other parts of the states who have their kids in soccer, dance, gymnastics, etc at ages 2 and 3, yet I never see anything local for this age! Any tips would be…Continue

Started by Amanda Evans in Toddlers. Last reply by Amanda Evans Oct 2.

Back to School

Back to school, for many of us means back to practices and after school activities. Wouldn't it be great if we could save time and money and organize carpooling to these events with local parents? Comment below and lets make connections!Continue

Started by Maureen Hollocker in Events Sep 11.


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Project FREE preschool in Petoskey has openings in both morning and afternoon sessions for children who turned age 4 before November 1, 2013. Certified teachers provide art, music, computer time, dramatic play and skill-building activities to build students’ social and academic skills for a smooth transition into kindergarten. Project FREE preschool is offered half days, Monday through Thursday, October through May. Although there is often no cost to families, state eligibility requirements do exist. To learn more or register, call the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan at (231) 347-0067.



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