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October 26, 2019

2019 Scarecrow Festival

Clay Township 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival and Contest Update
Saturday, October 26th, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Clay Township Park
Sponsored by Clay Township Downtown Development Area

  • DJ Steve Lindsay will provide Interactive, Seasonal Music on stage!
  • Paw Patrol will be on site with goodies for the little tykes! 12 – 3:00 pm
  • Kelli and Crew are back with Themed Concessions! Family Friendly Prices!
  • Dog Costume Contest - Pre-register for Prizes!
  • Free Large Make N Take Scarecrows
  • Clay Township Fire and Police Department Annual Trunk & Treat Challenge!
  • Scare Crow Contest! Registration deadline is 6:00 pm October 23rd Cash Prizes!
  • Free Photo Ops by Brenda Lewis Photography 
  • Free Face Painting with Chantel 
  • Giant Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Magician Andy Makar presents a high energy and fun Magic Show!
  • Trunk and Treat Display Contest! Cash Prizes awarded! Call for Details!
  • Artist and Vendor Space available.
  • New! Mrs. Babbette and Students will lead us with Interactive THRILLER!
  • New Partners Welcome! Sponsor opportunities available for existing activities or create your own Family Friendly Station!

Call Cindy Babisz at 810-794-9320 or email for more information

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August 10, 2019

MiPaddle Stewards Workshop

MI Paddle Stewards Workshop
Restore Our Waters
Saturday, August 10, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Clay Township Hall

Join Michigan Sea Grant, Blueways of St Clair, Friends of the St Clair River and Lake St Clair CISMA for MI Paddle Stewards, a one day workshop to train community paddlers on Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) monitoring. Includes a free lunch and a guided paddle!

For more information:

This workshop is funded by the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program

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June 21, 2019

Music in the Parks Island Style

Music in the Parks Island Style!

Fri, June 21, 2019 Gypsy & the Rockers, 6:30 pm
Fri, July 18, 2019 Bill Marshall Band, 6:30 pm
Sat, September 14, 2019 Renegade, 6:00 pm

Browne’s Field, Harsens Island

Rain Location: HI Lions Hall
Decision is made prior to start of performance 

Thank you to the above named Sponsors
Dudek Insurance and Auto Owners insurance
for partnering with us!



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June 06, 2019

Algonac Clay Music in the Parks!

Title Sponsor ML Chartier presents: 2019 Algonac Clay Music in the Parks!  

Thursdays, 7:00–9:00 pm! Free Admission and Parking!

Bring your Lawn Chairs to Enjoy an Evening of Entertainment!

Performances at the Algonac Riverfront Park:

June 6th Renegade – Sponsored by Scoreboard N More

June 13th Ten Beach Drive –Sponsored by Chemical Bank

June 20th Rock Steady – Sponsored by Catch 22 Bistro

June 27th Mickey & the Meldrum Brothers – Kane, Clemons, Joachim & Downey, AAL

July 11th Do Fish- Sponsored by Baxter Insurance Agency

Performances at the Clay Township Park:

July 18th Burnwood - Sponsored by Project Control Engineering

July 25th Gypsy and the Rockers – Sponsored by Northstar Bank

August 1st SinJon Smith – Sponsored by Jennifer Sobier State Farm Insurance

August 8th Dude and the Abiders – Sponsored by Sine Monaghan Realtors

August 15th Guy Louis World of Music – Sponsored by Health Quest Physical Therapy

Thank you to all of the above named Sponsors for partnering with us.

Your continued Community support is greatly appreciated!

Rain location for the Algonac Concerts: St Catherine’s Activity Center

Rain Location for the Clay Township Concerts: Algonac High School Lecture Hall

Decision is made prior to each performance!

Contact Cindy Babisz, 810-794-9320 or


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May 31, 2019

Positive Reenforcement Dog Obedience

Molding Dog Behavior with Positive Reinforcement
Friday, May 31, 2019, 7:00 pm
Clay Township Hall

This lecture will cover the basics of Positive Reinforcement Dog Training used by Leader Dogs for the Blind and Therapy Dog Organizations.  Take home some helpful hints for training your dog or learn what it takes for your dog to become a therapy dog to bring smiles to people in nursing homes, schools and hospital.

 Presenter: Carolyn Crowe
Leader Dogs for the Blind Puppy Program Counselor
Obedience Instructor at Great Lakes K-9 Training Facility, Port Huron
Great Lakes K-9 Therapy Dog Club Coordinator
For Dog Owners. No Dogs Attend!
Call Cindy Babisz at 810-794-9320 or email





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May 14, 2019

Beach Wreath

Beach Wreath Class!

Join us on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm to make a decorative beach wreath.

Clay Township Hall, 4710 Pointe Tremble Road

Cost: $35 per person, includes all supplies.

Please register in advance for supply purposes in person at Clay Township Lobby, 4710 Pointe Tremble Road or by mail, Clay Township, PO Box 429, Algonac, MI 48001. Please make check payable to Clay Twp. and note Wreath Class in memo line if mailing.

Call Cindy Babisz at 810-794-9320 or email for more information


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May 04, 2019

DogaPalooza II

Clay Township Dogapalooza!
Saturday, May 4th, 10:00 am – 12 noon
Clay Township Park

Carolyn Crowe-Dog Obedience, Leader Dog Training, Blue Water Therapy
Debbie’s Dog Grooming - Nail Trim Clinic
Nicole LaDuke - Massage Therapist, Reiki & Crystal Therapy
Healthy Dog Treats from Danielle Saums
People Treats and Concessions by Kelli and Crew
Karen Green, Leader Dog Trainer
Pet Photos, Brenda Lewis Photography
Terry Stoneburner with Therapy Dog Murphy
Happy Pooch Bakery
Much More!

Registrants agree to:
To keep my Dog on 6 foot or less leash
To assume responsibility for myself and my Dog
To leave if asked by Staff Member
That my Dog has up to date Vaccinations
To scoop my Dog’s waste

Suggested donation, $5 per Human, Proceeds go to local Rescue

Contact Cindy Babisz, 810-794-9320 or email for more information or to join our event!

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April 24, 2019

Online Bill Pay

Clay Township Expands Bill Pay Options for Utility and Property Tax…with the launch of a New Bill Pay Service, offering the addition of Phone Payments and Pay by Text!

The township is pleased to announce the mid-May launch of its new electronic billing and payment service through Invoice Cloud, providing customers greater flexibility to view and pay their utility and tax bills. The new service also enables customers to make a payment by phone 24/7 through an automated payment line or take advantage of the Pay by Text option to receive text message notifications and conveniently pay with a text message using their default payment method.

The easy-to-use payment portal provides quick access to customer accounts to view bills, check balances and make payments with credit/debit card or electronic check.  Features include an “at a glance” dashboard, scheduling one-time or automatic payments, securely storing payment information, and receiving email and text (optional) reminders.  Paperless billing will now be available!  Creating an account is recommended to access all the features, however, it is not required to view and pay bills online.  Customers will soon be able to use this new system to make payments online or enroll in Pay by Text.  For more information, please visit

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March 27, 2019

Tiger Discount Tickets



Saturday, May 18th vs OAK

Sunday, June 16th vs CLE

Sunday, June 30th vs WSH

Sunday, July 7th vs BOS


To purchase your discount tickets!

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January 24, 2019

Detroit Zoo Discount Tickets!

We are excited to announce that Clay Township has joined the
Detroit Zoo’s Tickets & More Online Discount Program
through our mParks membership.

You may buy specially priced tickets for the Detroit Zoo over the Internet
with the added convenience of printing your tickets
and then presenting them at the Zoo entrance.
Purchasing tickets has never been easier!

You may purchase tickets online immediately
by visiting our exclusive Detroit Zoo
Tickets & More Discount Online Program ticket store
by clicking and entering CTPR or
visit our Parks and Recreation Page on our website:

Cindy Babisz, 810-794-9320,


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