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  1. Photo Contest

    October 1, 2020 - June 14, 2021 @ Portage Parks

    Along with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Portage Parks & Recreation is seeking submissions of photos from all seasons. Winning photos will be selected from four categories: Seasonal Changes; Outdoor Recreation; Flora, Fauna & Wildlife; and Youth (14 years and under). Photos must be taken in a City of Portage park by June 14, 2021. Limit three entries per category, per person. Photos will be judged by a panel of area photography professionals with prizes awarded for first, second and third place in each category. Entry costs are $10 for up to three entries per category, except Youth; $5 for up to three entries in the Youth category (i.e., maximum $30 for nine entries). Prizes: 1st - $75; 2nd -$35 and 3rd -$25 for each of the four categories. Visit the Parks & Recreation Events page at mypark.portagemi.gov for full category descriptions and complete contest rules.

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  2. City Hall Exhibitions - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    January 8, 2021, 9:00 AM - January 29, 2021, 4:00 PM @ Portage City Hall

    Rotating exhibitions that focus on local arts and history are featured at Portage City Hall throughout the year. The exhibitions are free to the public and are open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM. In partnership with the Society for History and Racial Equity (SHARE), we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy with a detailed exhibition of his life.

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  3. Friday Theme Nights at the Rink- Team Spirit Rally

    January 15, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Ice Rink at Millennium Park

    Show your team spirit by wearing gear from your favorite sports team!

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  4. Martin Luther King Day - City Offices Closed

    January 18, 2021, 8:00 AM

    Non-emergency city offices closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Day

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  5. Junior Ranger Earn-A-Badge

    January 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Stuart Manor

    Calling all Junior Rangers! Work on your Ranger apprenticeship with these 60 minute Earn-A-Badge workshops. These sessions are focused on helping Junior Ranger apprentices complete the requirements to earn their badges towards becoming an official Junior Ranger. Rangers and staff will help kids and their families complete these activities! Each session will be dedicated to one Badge. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button. Registration deadline is one week before each workshop.

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  6. Ping Pong League - Session 2

    January 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - March 10, 2021 @ Schrier Park

    We are just getting warmed up. Ping pong is a great low impact sport suitable for any athlete! Meet new friends in our recreational ping pong league. Two 10-week sessions are offered. All games for both sessions will start at 6 and 7 PM. Session 2: Wednesdays, January 6 – March 10. Registration for the second session will begin on November 9 and close December 18. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button.

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  7. Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

    January 21, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Portage City Hall - City Council Chambers

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  8. Alligator Sanctuary Program

    January 23, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Schrier Park

    Mr. “C” of Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary will present live reptiles including American Alligators, lizards, tortoises and a snake. This program is an engaging and up-close experience that everyone can enjoy. Visitors will be allowed to touch and hold their favorite animal at the conclusion of the presentation. This program is free, however, space is limited to the first 30 people who register due to indoor building restrictions. All family members who plan on attending must register online at mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button.

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  9. Downhill Ski & Snowboard Lessons

    January 24, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Timer Ridge Ski Area 7500 23 1/2 Street Gobles, MI 49055

    Group downhill ski and snowboard lessons for beginners will be taught by professional instructors on the snowy slopes of Timber Ridge, just 30 minutes from Portage. Fee includes equipment rental, instruction for three weeks and lift ticket valid until 8 PM on each lesson date. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button. The registration deadline is January 16.

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  10. Pre-Council Meeting

    January 25, 2021, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ Virtual

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  11. Regular City Council Meeting

    January 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual

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  12. Human Services Board Virtual Meeting

    January 28, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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  13. Mascot Madness

    January 30, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ice Rink at Millennium Park

    Skate with a menagerie of mascots for a fun afternoon at the Ice Rink at Millennium Park! Bring your friends and family along to skate and snap photos with your favorite mascots. Your local favorites include: Mr. Crispy, Slappy from the Kalamazoo Wings, Porter from the Kalamazoo Growlers and many more!

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  14. Downhill Ski & Snowboard Lessons

    January 31, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Timer Ridge Ski Area 7500 23 1/2 Street Gobles, MI 49055

    Group downhill ski and snowboard lessons for beginners will be taught by professional instructors on the snowy slopes of Timber Ridge, just 30 minutes from Portage. Fee includes equipment rental, instruction for three weeks and lift ticket valid until 8 PM on each lesson date. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals button. The registration deadline is January 16.

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