Build-a-book buddy kits to be sold

MENOMINEE — The Early Literacy Council of the Great Start Collaborative of Menominee County in conjunction with Spies Public Library and the Menominee County Library will be selling Build-A-Book Buddy kits at both the Menominee County Library “Libraries In Bloom” event in Stephenson and the Historic Farmer’s Market drive-through event at Spies Public Library.

Kits will be provided from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at both locations. The kits are $20 each and come with an unstuffed 16-inch bunny, stuffing, a star, birth certificate and a book. The kits will be first come, first serve. Quantities are limited. Only cash and check (made out to the Menominee County ISD) will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Programs.

MAPS to have online registration

MENOMINEE — Menominee Area Public Schools is accepting online registration for the 2020-2021 school year for new students. Children who will be five years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to enter kindergarten.

A link to the online registration form can be found on its website, People are asked to complete the enrollment form and email it with a picture of the child's birth certificate and proof of address (driver's license, utility bill, bank statement, etc.) to or print it and drop it off in the mail slot at Central Elementary School, 1800 18th Ave. The mail slot is located in the gym exterior door, which faces the parking lot.

If people need help with registration or do not have access to a computer, people may call 906-863-3605 and leave a message.

Quartly TEFAP pickup available 

MENOMINEE — CAA/Menominee Senior Center, 905 10th St., will hold the quarterly TEFAP food distribution Friday from 8 to 11 a.m. This will be a drive-up distribution and it is asking for peoples' help to make this a safe delivery. Anyone who is intending to pick up is asked to call and register by 3 p.m. on Thursday.

On Friday, clients will pull up to the front door on 10th Street and will remain in ones car as the name and address and household is verified. Staff and volunteers will be loading bags into the car. If traffic starts to back up, people ask that they pull around and come back through the alley to remain in a line for pick up. People are asked to not block any intersections and remain aware of the traffic.

For more information, people may contact the CAA/Menominee Senior Center at 906-863-2158.