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07/19/14: The Clare City Commission met Monday, July 21.

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07/17/14: On Saturday, Aug. 2 beginning at 9 a.m., the committee is seeking volunteers 16 years and older to pound in nails on the interior of the depot which were left in place when the depot was gutted in preparation for the move to Fourth Street in April.  Windows have been purchased and will be installed that day so we will need volunteers on hand to help prepare the exterior of the building for their installation.  Special carpentry skills are not needed; just a hammer, gloves, safety glasses, appropriate footwear--and perhaps ear plugs.  Come when you can and stay as long as you want!   A hot dog lunch will be provided for volunteers.

The Clare Depot located on 4th Street across from the Clare Castle Senior Center. To volunteer, please contact Diane Lyon.

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Load up your lawn chairs or picnic blankets and come downtown Clare to enjoy a seven week long outdoor concert series in the Clare City Park! Starting Thursday, June 5th and running on Thursday evenings until July 31st there will be live music and food for the whole family to enjoy. Clare Parks and Recreation and local businesses have combined efforts to provide the community with musical activity again this summer. This year’s event features a many new bands, and is sure to have music for everyone to enjoy. Join us from 6-8 pm under the water tower on Thursdays in June and July for this free family event.


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