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Saginaw Celebrates Summer

The Saginaw Arts & Enrichment Commission is pleased to announce that Hemlock Semiconductor Group, is the presenting sponsor for Saginaw Celebrates Summer, a summer long collaboration celebrating arts, nature and the humanities with events for the whole family to enjoy!

Saginaw Celebrates Summer will begin June 1st and run through August 31st with more than 130 events taking place at over a dozen venues throughout Saginaw and the Celebration Square area. An exciting list of events will include concerts, stage shows, jazz performances, art fairs, workshops, films, exhibitions, nature hikes and much, much more! Many of the events are FREE or have a reduced ticket price for members. For a complete calendar of events, visit www.artsaginaw.org or look for the Saginaw Celebrates Summer calendar of events at area businesses and attractions.

“Saginaw Celebrates Summer offers numerous educational and cultural opportunities for people of all ages across the Great Lakes Bay Region and beyond,” said David Rengering. “We are proud to be part of such a successful and innovative community partnership.”

The Art & Garden Festival at Andersen Enrichment Center, D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) at the Children’s Zoo and the Children’s Art Festival at the Saginaw Art Museum will kick off the summer celebration in early June. Concerts on Ojibway Island, the Friday Night Live music series, family nature hikes, film festivals, and animal activity days are just a few of the many events adults and children alike will be able to enjoy. Saginaw Celebrates Summer will culminate with Saginaw Wonderfest, a day-long multi-cultural family festival on Ojibway Island!
Saginaw Celebrates Summer began as a collaborative project among eight of Saginaw’s arts organizations and the Saginaw Arts & Enrichment Commission to draw tourists, spur attendance and promote the Saginaw Community. The many summer events, most in the heart of Saginaw’s park district, will be a great way for families in the area to celebrate the diversity, heritage and vibrancy of Saginaw’s arts, humanities, and natural resources.

Saginaw Celebrates Summer is presented by Hemlock Semiconductor Group and coordinated by the Saginaw Arts & Enrichment Commission. Title Sponsors for this year’s event are Absolute!Building Maintenance and Catholic Federal Credit Union. Media sponsors include Mix 106.3, WSGW News Radio 790, The Moose 94.5, KISS 107.1FM, FM Talk 100.5 and WNEM TV5. Also sponsored by Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Dornbos Sign Image, Downtown Saginaw Association, Avram Golden Photography and the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau.