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December 2015

Jingle Bell 5k Run/Walk

December 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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This year’s Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walkwill take runners and walkers in a counter clockwise loop around the streets of downtown Traverse City Starting at the Park Place Dome. The course will take everyone west on Front St. to start the evening starting at 5:30pm. All runners are encouraged to wear reflective clothing, headlamps, glow sticks, or holiday lights for visibility. Festive attire is highly encouraged and may be rewarded with prizes! Visit www.tctcjinglebellrun.com for complete details.

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November 2016

Traverse City Turkey Trot for Charities

November 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thirlby Field, 400 W 13th St
Traverse City , MI 49686 Select a Country:
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Get your gobble on! The 9th Annual Traverse City Turkey Trot for Charities has been a family favorite for the past nine years. We start Thanksgiving day off right with two different race distances; a 5K and a 5 mile, to promote healthy lifestyles as well as give back to local charities. All runners receive a commemorative long-sleeved Turkey Trot t-shirt as well as draw string style grab bag loaded with bottled water, coupons and SWAG worth well more than…

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January 2017

Boardman Lake Trail Ambassador Training

January 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States

Do you want to get more involved in supporting work on the Boardman Lake Trail? Want to be part of the network of Ambassadors that assist with trail watch, snow removal, gardening & landscaping, identifying maintenance needs, supporting trail-side events and more? If you answered yes, then please join us for a special Boardman Lake Trail Ambassador Training later this month. Here are the details: When: Thursday, January 26, 5:30-7:00 PM Where: Traverse Area District Library on Woodmere, McGuire Room,…

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November 2017

Volunteer Appreciation Party

November 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jolly Pumpkin, 13512 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Have you volunteered for TART Trails? Donated time to work on the trails or on behalf of TART in any way, shape or form? Then you're invited! Please join us for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Party. It's a great opportunity to mingle and meet other volunteers, learn more about our volunteer program, and let us shower you with gratitude. This is our chance to thank you in person and get all of us under the same roof to celebrate all we have accomplished over the…

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April 2018

TART Trails’ Work Bee

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to weather, we have decided to CANCEL the annual Spring Work Bee. Our scheduling just doesn't work out with Mother Nature's plans this year. Please stay tuned for other Work Bees along the trail network once all the snow and ice melts. If you have any questions or are interested in leading a work bee please contact Kate Lewis, TART Trails' Marketing & Events Coordinator, kate@traversetrails.org, 231.941.4300.  

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Leo Creek Earth Day Celebration

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leo Creek Preserve, Leelanau Trail
Suttons Bay, MI 49682 United States

Leo Creek Preserve has partnered with the Inland Seas Education Association, Leelanau Conservation District, Leelanau County 4-H, Leelanau Montessori, Northport Energy, and Leelanau Conservancy to help celebrate Earth Day 2018! Come explore Leo Creek with your family and learn more about this unique and valuable habitat at the preserve! In addition to displays, there will be activities and demonstrations, including: - Making oyster mushroom logs - A conifer exploration - Eco scavenger hunt - Family games: learn how a tree is like a factory and become your…

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May 2018

Vasa Warming Hut Work Bees

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, happening 4 times

Vasa Pathway Trailhead, Bartlett Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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It's time for a little spring cleaning at the Vasa Pathway. TART Trails is coordinating a week long series of Work Bees on the Vasa to freshen up the warming hut at the Bartlett Rd Trailhead. Our partners at the DNR will be leading the work bees with TART Trails support. If interested, please sign up using the form below. Contact Kate Lewis with any questions at kate@traversetrails.org, 231.941.4300.  

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Bayshore Marathon Volunteers

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - May 26 @ 7:30 am
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A sure sign of the summer season ahead, it's time for the Bayshore Marathon! For the last 11 years, TART Trails' Ambassadors and volunteers have been stepping up to help out at the annual Bayshore Marathon. In return for your time spent assisting race participants at packet pick up by handing out t-shirts, a generous donation is made in return to TART Trails. Two for the price of one! Have fun volunteering your time representing TART Trails and raise funds…

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June 2018

R-A-B Bike Swap

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old Town Parking Garage, 125 E. 8th St.
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
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Sell or buy any fun & funky or plain & practical used bikes at the 8th annual Recycle-A-Bicycle Bike Swap. This very anticipated event kicks off Smart Commute Week and is the perfect time to become the new owner of a summer cruiser or upgrade a child's bike. The R-A-B Bike Swap is for anyone who wants to sell and/or purchase a gently used or out-grown bicycle or bike accessory. Accessories include bike trailers, hitches, bike racks and sometimes frames and…

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Invasive Species Training

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Invasive Species ID & Mapping Training TART Trails is excited to partner with the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network to identify and create a management and removal plan for the Leelanau Trail, as well as other trails in the TART Trails Network. Are you interested in becoming an Invasive Species Specialist? Join the Invasive Species Network and TART Trails for an all-day training on invasive species. Learn about identification and treatment, mapping and how to report on invasive species with other…

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