Community Calendar

May

4 Preserving Family History
5-6 P.M. HOLT-DELHI LIBRARY
Drop in with an item from your family history collection (document, textile, book or photo) and learn some basic tips for storage and preservation.
6 Public Works Open House and Reuse Rally
11 A.M. – 3 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
Take a tour and discover how Delhi Township’s infrastructure helps keep our community healthy and safe while using new technology to clean our water and generate power.Fun games and activities include a Frisbee fish toss, bull’s-eye water race, free concessions, face painting, shoot the rapids and take the plunge with plenty of prizes.the Reuse Rally is a fun way to help save our planet by donating or exchanging used items to be passed on to someone else.
12 Ram Trail 5K Run
6 P.M. 5780 W. HOLT ROAD
There is also a pancake dinner at 6:30 P.M.
13 Downtown Historical Walking Tour
2 P.M. DOWNTOWN
Learn about early Delhi Township and its beginnings while walking through the main business corridor and commerce area.
18 Free Brush Drop-Off
3-6 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
19 Kiwanis Chicken BBQ
4-7 P.M. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
This fundraising tradition helps the Holt Kiwanis Club provide important services for the community.
20 Free Brush Drop-Off
8 – 12 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017
29 Memorial Day Parade and Special Memorial Ceremony
2 P.M.
Show your pride in our local veterans at the Memorial Day Parade through Holt. the parade ends at Veterans Memorial Gardens for a special flag ceremony.

June

5 Ram Trail Ride bike safety and fundraiser event 6 P.M.
9 Summer Reading Program Begins
LIBRARY
The Holt-Delhi branch of the Capital Area District Library holds a yearly summer reading program that rewards summer readers as they reach their reading goals. It ends with a celebration at the end of the summer.
9-10 Relay for Life Event
3 P.M. – 9 A.M. HOLT HIGH SCHOOL
This community event raises funds to fight cancer and is a commemorative event for those who lost a loved one and for those who continue to fight.
15 Brush Drop-Off Days
3-6 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
17 Free Brush Drop-Off
8 – 12 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
21 Food Frenzy
5-8 P.M. HOLT FARMERS MARKET
This new event features the culinary delights of mobile food vendors. Expect to find different tastes and options all in one place.

July

1 Fall men’s and co-ed softball, youth soccer, pre-K–4td grade flag football registration begins
6 Music in the Garden
7 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Starfarm – this band brings a “totally awesome” collection of ’80s songs to bring back the nostalgia of the decade of pegged pants, mullets and hairspray.
13 Music in the Garden
7 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
The Flat River Big Band – This 17-piece big band includes swing and jazz starting in the 1930s, playing music from legends like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.
16 Maple Ridge Cemetery Historical Tour
2 P.M. CEMETERY
Gone but not forgotten. Learn about people who helped shape what Holt and Delhi Township are today, including achievements from residents of yesteryear.
20 Music in the Garden
7 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Magic Bus – You don’t want to miss this act straight out of the hippie ’60s. Complete with replica bus and groovy tunes.
27 Music in the Garden
7 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies – Rock around the clock with this swing-a-billy, rockabilly lounge band reminiscent of a time of sock hops and beboppers.
28 Moonlight Movies
9 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Watch a family friendly movie under the stars at Veterans Memorial Gardens’ amphitheater. For show listings, see www.delhitownship.com.

August

1 National Night Out
6 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
A great way to meet neighbors and friends from the Delhi Division of the Ingham County Sheriff’s Department and the Delhi Township Fire Department.
4 Moonlight Movies
9 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Watch a family friendly movie under the stars at Veterans Memorial Gardens’ amphitheater. For show listings, see www.delhitownship.com.
11 Moonlight Movies
9 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Watch a family friendly movie under the stars at Veterans Memorial Gardens’ amphitheater. For show listings, see www.delhitownship.com.
19 Holt Hometown Festival
The 175th anniversary of the founding of Delhi Township is a theme that will be part of this annual celebration. A parade, car show, kids area, vendors and a fantastic fireworks how are all part of the fun.
20 End-of-Summer Reading Party
1-3 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS

September

1 Youth Floor Hockey registration begins
1 Holt Education Foundation Pre-Game Cookout
11 911 Hero 5K Run
This annual 5K run commemorates the heroes lost from the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
21 Brush Drop-Off Days
3-6 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
22 Kiwanis Chicken BBQ
4-7 P.M. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
This fundraising tradition helps the Holt Kiwanis Club provide important services for the community.
23 Free Brush Drop-Off
8 – 12 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
30 Maker Expo
10-4 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
This daylong celebration of innovation brings together creative individuals from different artistic and technical disciplines, hobbyists, students, and others. The event will be family friendly, educational and interactive, as makers will be prepared to demonstrate their creations and answer questions from the public. This will also be the kickoff day of the regional Lansing Maker Week event schedule
30 Kiwanis Chicken BBQ
4-7 P.M. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
This fundraising tradition helps the Holt Kiwanis Club provide important services for the community.
22 Beer Works
4-8 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
Presented by the Holt Community Arts Council,this fun beer tasting event will include samples from regional and local brewers who want to show how good a brewed beer can be.

October

1 Registration begins for Pre-K–2nd grade basketball
12 Delhi Fire Department Open House
19 Brush Drop-Off Days
3-6 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
21 Brush Drop-Off Days
3-6 P.M. 5961 MCCUE ROAD
The Holt Lions and Delhi Township are teaming up to provide free brush and yard waste disposal once a month on Thursdays and Saturdays in 2017.
22 Pioneer Cemetery Tour
2 P.M. PIONEER CEMETERY
Learn about the pioneers of Holt and how they established Delhi Township in the days of territorial expansion.
28 Halloween at the Farmers Market
9 A.M.-2 P.M. HOLT FARMERS MARKET
29 Trick or Treat in the Park
2 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
This family friendly event is a safe, fun alternative to traditional trick or treating and is held during the day.

November

1 Registration begins for 3-6th grade basketball
29 Holiday Tree Lighting
6:30 P.M. VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDENS
This event is the ultimate holiday party. Hot chocolate, carol sing-a-longs and a visit from Santa Claus help keep the cheer going after the children pull the lever and the large holiday tree is officially lit.
29 Library Holiday Open House
7 P.M. HOLT-DELHI LIBRARY
29 Farmers Market Open House
7 P.M. HOLT FARMERS MARKET

Key: Historic themed event with historical society exhibit.