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Out and About Blog by Norm Stutesman

Out and About – Week of October 12th

     As promised, here is more information on next Sunday’s Fall Color Tour. The tour runs from noon to 5 P.M.and consists of twelve destinations. You may start anywhere you’d like and stay at a destination for as long as you’d like. We’ve taken the tour many times over the years and have several destinations that remain our favorites. Everyone …

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Out and About – Week of October 5th

Last week I mentioned “A Program on Dementia”. Dr. Nadeem Mirza, from the Bronson Three Rivers Specialty Clinic gave this free presentation at the Three Rivers Community Center, 103 South Douglas, Three Rivers. There are four more free presentations available to those interested in obtaining some very valuable information on a variety of topics. These presentations take place Tuesday evenings …

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Out and About – Week of September 28th

     The 2009 St. Joseph County Grange Fair is now in the books. From everything that I’ve heard, it was quite successful. Everyone appreciated  the fact that it started a day earlier than normal, and no one seemed to complain about the little amount of rain that fell during the week. After all, what would the fair be like if …

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Out and About – Week of September 21st

This week, the village of Centreville comes alive with the St. Joseph County Grange Fair. As mentioned in last week’s column, this year’s fair is a bit different from years past. Normally, the fair runs Sunday through Saturday, with the big-name entertainment taking the stage on Saturday evening. This year, however, the fair will open a day early and entertainer …

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Out and About – Week of Sept. 14th

Every so often, I am totally amazed as to how some things work out. The Wednesday before Labor Day weekend, I topped off my gas tank in my car. I also filled two containers with that liquid gold we call gasoline. Why? Because a holiday weekend was approaching and I thought I’d be smart and buy gasoline before the price …

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Out and About – Week of September 7th

     Rejoice, rejoice! The kids are back in school. You “stay-at-home moms” may now reclaim your houses. Parents may now work on paying off those charges that were made in order to provide all of the back-to-school clothes and other necessities. If there are any students who read this column, enjoy the new school year. Apply yourselves and study and …

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Out and About – Week of August 31st

     This is the first day of September, but it feels like the middle of October with the way Mother Nature has been treating us. It’s been a very weird summer to say the least. We experienced a dry spell several weeks ago, and now you’d be smart to carry an umbrella with you anytime you venture out. I’ve learned …

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Out and About – Week of August 24th

I’m starting the column with trivia. You’ll see why as you continue to read the column. 1. There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body. 2. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s. 3. There are four main blood types: A, B, AB, and O. Each blood type is either Rh positive or negative.      The reason I …

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Out and About – Week of August 17th

     SQUABBLES, a two-act comedy, opens this Friday evening at the Players’ Theatre on Millard Road, directly behind Dairy Queen, in Three Rivers. Performance dates are August 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, and 30. The Friday and Saturday performances have a curtain time of 8 P.M. and the two Sunday matinees start promptly at 2 P.M. Tickets are available at …

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Out and About – Week of August 10

     Sunday, August 23, a new show will open at the Carnegie Center for the Arts. Located at 107 North Main Street in Three Rivers, the Carnegie would like everyone to know about “First Call for Fall”, which opens from 2 to 4 P.M. on August 23 and runs until 5 P.M. on Sunday, October 18.       “First Call for …

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