SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION P. 5
MEMORIAL WEEKEND POOL HOURS P. 5
MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH & DINNER P. 6
May 2019 Vol. 28 No. 04
RENDEZVOUS SCHEDULE P. 8
OPTIMIST NATIONALS P. 11
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Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Officers Ilja J. Vreeken, Commodore Gary H. Gonzalez, Vice Commodore Gary F. Marowske, Rear Commodore Jason J. Grobbel, Treasurer Brian L. Fish, Secretary
Planting the Seeds for a Bright (and Fun) Future
Peter G. Beauregard William J. Dillon Bruce G. Knapp Graham C. Korneffel J. James Morrow Jr. David M. Schaden Robert V. Weiland
Over the past two years the Club has planted many metaphorical seeds in the form of projects and services geared towards member satisfaction. We recognize that, in today’s world, members (and potential members) are looking for experiences they cannot get anywhere else.
Richard J. Lueders Fleet Captain/Power Daniel C. Bracciano Fleet Captain/Sail Dr. Mariann Channell Fleet Surgeon Reverend Walter A. Schmidt Fleet Chaplain Paul D. Mattes Fleet Measurer Stacy T. Spondike Fleet Quartermaster
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The Board sent out a Club-wide survey in 2017 which asked what members valued and what projects they would like to see accomplished. The results of this survey formed much of the Strategic Plan. Answers included renovating the Bowling Alley, creating a facility to set us apart from other clubs in relation to water sports and recreation, areas dedicated to young families and kids’ entertainment, a fitness center, and a rejuvenated Clubhouse and grounds. The Club responded by building the Marine Activity Center, which houses the Junior and Adult Sailing Programs as well as wave runner pods, kayak and paddle board storage. It also serves as the perfect venue for everything from winter trap shooting to various summer cocktail parties. The Club renovated the Bowling Recreation Center (BRC), thanks to a motivated core group of bowlers. The BRC is now open year-round with continue fun in the summer months – including a brand-new Summer Thursday Night League and Open Bowling on Fridays and Saturdays. In addition, the new Family Recreation Center has created a place for families to relax while their children enjoy the playscape, basketball court, splash pad or other activities. The Clubhouse has received much-needed attention thanks to Commodore Vreeken’s newly appointed Heritage Committee, which protects the integrity of our aesthetic design and tradition. That committee’s current project is to transform the Trophy Hall into a Heritage Walk featuring our Club’s history. Lastly, the Club is on the heels of opening its first-ever Fitness Wellness Center, complete with a motivated staff and a well-thought-out design that will be open 24 hours, 7 days a week. We hope you will try all these new amenities and let us know what you think. We always enjoy getting feedback from members on how to improve services or areas of the Club. Smooth sailing,
A Host of Club Improvements Continue in Preparation for Peak Season
Operational activity at the Club has been moving at a rapid pace to prepare for our peak seasons with ongoing clubhouse maintenance, progress on the Fitness/Wellness Center, Grog Shop refurbishment, harbor maintenance and repairs, and a host of service improvements. In addition, the Club management team is selectively hiring and diligently training summer staff to ensure they are ready to provide service that exceeds the quality expectations held by our membership. As your Club for All Seasons, we can confirm that you have embraced the message! We are showing record numbers of members enjoying the food and beverage services during the winter season. This is also a testament to Chef Colby and his team for having upped the quality, variety and consistency of food service. Members are eagerly awaiting the summer fare he will introduce in the coming months. Our newly renovated Bowling Recreation Center (BRC) has enjoyed record attendance and has quickly become the go-to place as our members’ casual bar experience. Participation in bowling is on the rise and our PBA Bowling Pro Gordy Woods has done a phenomenal job managing the sold-out leagues and events. Trap shooting has also quickly become a favorite Club sport and the number of participants keeps growing. If you have not tried this sport, you may want to consider it for next year. Our annual harbor opening in May is always a sure sign that summer will arrive soon. Unfortunately, due to the extreme weather we experienced this winter, the harbor did not come out unscathed. Harbor Master Alex Turner and his team have been out there every day working assiduously to make needed repairs with minimal interruption of any of our harbor services. As the Club’s busy months approach, please reacquaint yourself and family members with the GPYC Rules and Bylaws related to swimming, guests, dress code, harbor conduct and parking (15-minute parking area is just that, 15 minutes). GPYC Rules and Bylaws can be found in your Member Guide as well as on the Club Website. If you have a boat in the harbor, remember that any contractors working on your vessels need to check in with security and provide proof of insurance. Lastly, please remember that the Clubhouse and grounds are a smoke-free environment. We have some amazing events coming that are must-attend opportunities for all: Downtown Luxury Bus Bar Crawl, Saturday, May 11 Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner, Sunday, May 12 Summer Breeze Party, Friday, May 17 Great Lakes Boating Festival, May 17-19 Youth Boater Safety Course, Saturday, May 18 Memorial Day Weekend Festivities, May 25-27 Wishing you a Happy Spring!
Commodore Ilja J. Vreeken
NEWS 2019 Member Guides Available at Front Desk
The 2019 Member Guides have arrived – please pick up your copy at the Front Desk. The guide includes members’ names, home and business information, staff contact information, the GPYC Board of Directors and more, as well as Club rules and bylaws.
2019 Summer Day Camp
GPYC’s Day Camp will be offered for eight weeks this summer, from June 17 through August 9, for children ages 4-12. Day Camp Director Madeleine Kaiser, who did an excellent job reviving and growing the Club’s program last year, is returning with plans for a busy and exciting summer. Madeleine is a teacher at Star of the Sea in Grosse Pointe Woods. For more information about Day Camp, go to gpyc.org/Activities/Day-Camp.
Register Online for GPYC Summer Programs
Registering your child or grandchild for multiple summer programs at the GPYC is now easier than ever before. The Club is no longer using paper registration forms. Junior Sailing, Swim Team and Day Camp will all be using the same online registration software called TeamSnap. Sailing used TeamSnap last year, with great success. The software allows the coaches to communicate effectively with parents, handle invoicing efficiently and keep important information such as allergies or other health information right at their fingertips. Parents can sign up for Junior Tennis and Swim Lessons via email. All of the information you need, as well as registration links, is available at www.gpyc.org/fun.
Memorial Day Weekend Pool/Splash Pad Hours Friday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Harborside Grill Hours Friday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Gazebo Bar Friday, 11 a.m. - Close Saturday, 11 a.m. - Close Sunday, 11 a.m. - Close Monday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
The MAST Deadline
Submissions for The MAST can be sent to Anna Swartz at firstname.lastname@example.org. The June MAST Deadline is Monday, May 6.
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Women’s Book Club Discussion Pointes Wednesday, May 1 | 6 p.m. Series "The Lost Girls of Paris" by Pam Jenoff Wednesday, May 8 | 7 p.m.
This group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Spinnaker. The book of the month is discussed over cocktails. If you enjoy reading, please join us for a fun evening or conversation and camaraderie.
Derby High Tea Saturday, May 4 | 1 - 3 p.m. $12++ for children ages 4 - 9 $19++ for ages 10 and up
Kick off the Kentucky Derby in style! Don your favorite wide brimmed hat or fascinator and join your friends and family at this elegant event. Enjoy white glove tea service with delicious scones, delicate tea sandwiches and sweet treats. Join the contest for Best Hat to win a beautiful centerpiece. Mint Juleps by subscription.
The Discussion Pointes Series continues with an informational discussion on our precious resource, Lake St. Clair and the Great Lakes. If you are interested in water level forecasts and the factors that influence water level change, this Discussion Pointes meeting is for you! Keith Kompoltowicz from the US Army Corps of Engineers will share his insights. If you plan to be out on the Lake this summer for work, play, or that trip 'Up North' you will want to come hear what Keith has to say!
Saturday, May 4 | 8 - 10 p.m. May the Fourth be with You! Join us in the Tower Pub for a fun night of Star Wars themed trivia.
Euchre Tournament Friday, May 10 | 7 p.m. $18++ per person
The tournament includes light dinner and card play in the Tower Pub.
Luxury Bus Downtown Bar Crawl
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Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner
Sunday, May 12, | 10 - 2 p.m. & 4:30 - 7 p.m. $35++ for adults $16++ for children 10 and under
Galley Gastronomy Dock Cocktail Party May 16 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. $40++
Be one of the select few who will be part of our intimate soirée – an exclusive cocktail party aboard a luxury yacht in the GPYC harbor. GPYC’s Chef Colby and Member/Chef Bobby Nahra will prepare hors d'oeuvres that will be the highlight of the evening. Select wines will be featured to complement the delicious appetizers. The cost includes a welcome drink, hors d'oeuvres, wine pairing, recipes and a V.I.P. experience. Attendance is extremely limited, so reserve early. Suggested attire: all white or yachting attire.
Summer Breeze Party May 17 | 7 p.m.- Midnight $135 per person $125 groups of 8 or more
Party & Auction benefiting the GPYNEF. Food, cocktails & entertainment. For tickets, go to greatlakesboatingfestival.com
Great Lakes Boating Festival
Saturday, May 11 | 3 - 7:30 p.m. $69 per person (includes 3 cocktails and all gratuity).
May 17 - 19
Visit three of the best hipster bars and bright spots selected to wow 55 members on this pre-Mother’s Day outing! Join your friends for dinner back at the Club when the bus drops everyone back at the GPYC at 7:30 p.m. If you are making dining reservations at the Club, please indicate that you are with the Bar Crawl group when you make your reservation. This event is sponsored by your Membership Activities Committee.
Youth Boater Safety Course
See the information on page 7.
Saturday, May 18 | 9 a.m.- Noon $15 per child (donation to the Grosse Pointe Power Squadron) A one-day youth DNR boating class for children, ages 12 to 18, will be held in the Fo'c'sle. Parents are welcome.
Fisher Wine Dinner Wednesday, May 22 | 6 p.m. $125++ per person
Featuring Sommelier Ben Eberlein. Join us for a 6 p.m. reception followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
Unless otherwise specified, please contact the Front Desk to make a reservation for all events and activities: email@example.com or (313) 884-2500. Also, there is no charge for children 3 years of age and under for any event (except for three-year-olds in Kids’ Klub).
Memorial Weekend Festivities
Saturday, May 25 Fishing Rodeo at 8 a.m. Bring your own bait. If you have questions, contact Fred Michalik at (313) 640-7013. Sunday, May 26 Bocce Tournament at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome. Monday, May 27 Pool Games at 2 p.m. Blessing of the Fleet at 4:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to join in on this brief traditional ceremony. It will be held at the front of the Clubhouse. BBQ & DJ on East Lawn Immediately following Blessing of the Fleet BBQ Pricing: Adults $28++ Children 10 and under $15++
Youth & Mates Hands-on Boat Handling Class
Fridays and Saturdays | 5:30 - 10 p.m. $15 for the first child $10 for each additional child in the family
Monday, June 3 | 9 a.m.- Noon
Parents have an opportunity to enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening at the Club. Children must be at least three years old and potty-trained.
Your Harbor Committee and GPPS will hold a NEW Mates Boat Handling class. This class is a one-day hands-on class that will cover topics such as how to run your boat, VHF Marine Radio operation and safety procedures. There is no cost for this class.
Evenings will feature the following themes for crafts: May 3: April Showers Bring May Flowers May 4: Garden Pinwheel May 10: Mother’s Day May 11: Mother’s Day (different from previous day) May 17: 3-D Butterfly May 18: Turtle May 24: Starfish May 25: Memorial Day May 31: Kite
Sunday, June 16 Fishing Rodeo from 8 - 11 a.m. Bring your own bait. Contact Fred Michalik with any questions: (313) 640-7013. Chef Colby's Special Dad's Day Brunch 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Summer Seafood Extravaganza Friday, June 21 | 7 - 11 p.m.
Save the date to celebrate the Solstice in style with our Summer Seafood Soirée, featuring an extravaganza of offerings such as lobster and crab.
June 5: Little Club Dinner Tom Curcuri June 14-16: In-Harbor Bruce Knapp July 11: Old Club Elyse Trupiano July 12-14: Catawba Com. Dennis Andrus and Marita Grobbel August 3-5: Bay Harbor Village Kelley Vreeken, Amy Krueger Malow, Kathy Marowske August 28: Bayview Yacht Club Dinner Dr. Gary and Kim Bill, Charlie Bayer September 13-15: Milliken Dan Bracciano, Derek Starks, Peter Gleason November 1-2: Fort Lauderdale Mark Peyser
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Wednesday, June 5 Begins at 6:30 p.m. | Dinner at 7 p.m. $55 inclusive per person. Choice of steak or whitefish. Cash bar.
Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16 This weekend will kick off with a Friday evening cocktail party at the Marine Activity Center. On Saturday, join us for a “Learn to Play Pickleball” event with GPYC member Julie Granger, followed by a return of the Pickleball Showdown. Pairing with some of Michigan’s best players, while renewing their rivalry, General Manager Aaron Wagner and Tennis Pro Dmitri Diakonov will once again take to the pickle court in a doubles exhibition match. There will also be a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar at the Family Recreation Center. On Saturday evening, all are welcome to a Dive-in Movie Night. Look for more details in The June MAST and upcoming issues of The Weekly Buzz.
Up North Rendezvous at Bay Harbor Deluxe Disney Villa Rentals from Vacation Club Owners. No Membership Required
Saturday, August 3 - Monday, August 5 Rooms at Bay Harbor Village Hotel are still available at 2018 rates. Call Katelynn by May 5, 2019 at (888) 229-4272 and state that you are with the GPYC Rendezvous. The hotel is family friendly (kids’ meal options), and guests are welcome. Our Tin Can Raffle will include high end items, and a few other surprises are in store. For more information, please contact GPYC Special Events Director Kathy VandeLaare at (313) 640-7012 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MEMBERSHIP Ask Me About a GPYC Membership! The 2019 Membership Committee and Board of Directors are fully engaged in mentoring new members and adding members to the GPYC roster.
This year we implemented quarterly new member gatherings to acclimate new members who have joined over the past three years. So far there has been a cooking demonstration by Chef Colby and a â€œBehind the Scenesâ€? tour of the clubhouse, where members had the opportunity to meet department heads from all areas of the operation. We have had great turnouts and lots of compliments. The next new member gathering is scheduled for Thursday, July 18. The Committee and Board have volunteered to act as ambassadors this year for the 2019 Great Lakes Boating Festival. They will be wearing buttons throughout the weekend that read: Ask Me About a GPYC Membership! We are expecting a betterthan-ever turnout and hope the buttons start a â€œbuzzâ€? throughout the weekend. For those members who attend the event and want to wear a button to show GPYC pride, I will have a supply of the buttons at the Front Desk. The Committee has asked for clarification on the current rewards for members who refer a candidate for membership. Here are the provisions for the rewards program: â€˘ Members who refer a candidate for membership will receive a $500 food and beverage credit. â€˘ All members of any member classification can be rewarded for referring a candidate. â€˘ The member must initiate the referral by calling or emailing me. They cannot simply act as the primary sponsor. â€˘ The referral must be a candidate for an Active (boating) or Social membership. Legacy and Non Resident candidate referrals do not apply.
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HARBOR Let the Boating Season Begin
Important Harbor Info • Water will not be turned on until May 1, or weather permitting • Please contact Alex to inform him when you will be entering the harbor: (313) 6407000. This will ensure that the staff will be ready to assist you. • Plan to attend the Great Lakes Boating Festival on May 17-19. • Due to the boating festival, your slip assignment may need to be temporarily changed. (Contact Alex with any questions.)
• Please have your RADAR on Stand By when leaving and entering the harbor. • The GPYC burgee must be flown when leaving or entering the harbor. • The American flag to be flown from 0800 to sundown. • Fishing is not allowed in the harbor, unless you are fishing from your boat or a GPYC Fishing Rodeo is taking place. • Swimming is not allowed in the harbor, due Electric Shock Drowning.
New This Year: Entrance Buoys • Buoys are a NO WAKE area. • Stay between the red and green buoys. • Cutting between buoys is not permitted. • Boats leaving the harbor have the right of way.
Also keep in mind several other exciting, new improvements for this year: a GPYC app allows boaters to report any issues in the Harbor directly to Alex. Also, the Grog Shop has undergone a renovation and will feature new products. Once the shop opens on Memorial Day Weekend, check out all the products now available. Your thoughts, concerns and comments are always welcome. Please feel free to email Alex Turner, aturner@ gpyc.org, or me, email@example.com.
Harbor Etiquette • Boats leaving the harbor have the right of way.
Safe Boating, Michael Meda Harbor Chairman
GPYC to Host 2019 Optimist Nationals
July 20 - 28 A reminder to all boaters, especially those in the west harbor – the 2019 Optimist Nationals begin Saturday, July 20 and continue through Sunday, July 28. Launching and racing begins on Sunday, July 21 with approximately 125 boats for the Team Racing. At its peak, July 25-28, more than 300 boys and girls will be in and out of the harbor with their Opti sailboats. In addition, there will be parents, siblings, coaches, judges and volunteer helpers launching, retrieving and conducting races. The launching/retrieving activities will take place in the South Harbor across the Hoist Wells and at the Marine Activity Center. The Harbor Entrance and fairway to the Hoist Dock will be basically inaccessible to boaters for a minimum of one hour during both launching and retrieval. The launch/ retrieval schedule, as well as special parking instructions for that week, will be available in upcoming issues of The Weekly Buzz and The MAST.
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SPORTS Up Your Alley
Our 2018-19 season has come and gone. I would like to recognize those who have excelled in this year's program: - Top Scores for Men: John Seago (223 average) & Tom Stephenson (212 average) - Top Scores for Women: Julie Granger (161 average) & Ellen Starks (151( - Most Improved: Marilyn Stephenson (22.61 pin increase) & Donn Schroder (20.10 pin increase) Our winners in the Menâ€™s and Ladies Individual Club Championship: Marilyn Stephenson defeated Ellen Starks in the finals, 715 to 661, and Chris Izzi defeated Chris Rodriguez, 742 to 670. Congratulations -- they will receive their awards at the Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 4. We held our final interclub tournament of the year against the Lochmoor Club. I am happy to report that the GPYC Men defeated Lochmoor by 448 pins. The GPYC Keglers were paced by Matt Schaden with an actual score of 664 followed by doubles teammate John Seago with 661. The win means that the GPYC Bowling Club won every interclub this season. Well done -- the GPYC bowlers make the Club very proud. I will have a recap of all of the events in the June Mast. Gordy Woods Director of Bowling
New! Summer Bowling League Thursday Nights, 8-10 p.m. Starts June 6 to August 15
$15 per week (pay when you play) Everyone, from beginners to more experienced bowlers, is welcome. To join this league, you do not need to have participated in the GPYC bowling program. The league will be run by Assistant Andrew Burke. You may sign up for the Summer League by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Every Saturday in May, 5 - 10 p.m. Starting May 31 through August: Every Friday and Saturday, 5 - 11 p.m. (Unless a private party is booked) $10 per person, with up to 6 per lane (2 lanes for $35 per hour) $5 shoe rental. BRC Bar Menu available.
Weather depending, the tennis and pickleball courts should be up and running by mid to end of month. The summer tennis and pickle schedule is out! Email: TennisPro@gpyc.org to request one. With flex programming, we work around your schedule and your level! GPYC tennis is very excited to once again have Babolat and Paddletek as the official suppliers of the Tennis/Pickle Pro Shop. Babolat acts as the number one string and racquet company in the world with players such as Rafa Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Dominic Thiem using both Babolat racquets and strings, while Paddletek is made right here in Michigan and used by the world's top picklers. Interested in test driving a Babolat racquet or Paddletek pickle paddle? Take it out onto the courts for a day or two. Can't find the particular racquet or paddle you're looking for? Let a pro know, and we can order it for you and have it arrive within few days. About stringing, we usually have a 24-hour turnaround, and we'll be glad to leave the racquet at the Front Gate for easy pick up. To sign up for any of our programs or events, or to sign up for our weekly tennis e-newsletter, email Tennispro@gpyc.org
Swim Team Update
I hope you are all getting excited for another GPYC Sailfish Swim Team Season! We hope that many of you were able to attend our team bowling party in April. Now on to May, the official swim team season, which is now literally right around the corner. Practice will begin the week before Memorial Day. We have been busy planning lots of fun activities for both the swimmers and their families. We would love to include as many GPYC families in what is going to be a great summer full of memories that will last a lifetime. If you have any questions about the Swim Team and how it can fit into your familyâ€™s busy summer schedule, please contact Head Coach Nick Valice at: firstname.lastname@example.org To receive Sailfish Blast communications, the official communication of the swim team, please contact Dan Simon at: email@example.com Finally, feel free to contact us if you have any questions/comments about the Swim Team. Even if you are not currently involved, we hope that ALL of you will get in on the fun and come cheer on the Sailfish at one of our three home meets this summer! Tiffany and Dan Klaasen 2019 Sailfish Swim Team Chairs firstname.lastname@example.org
Beach Grove Golf Club 14134 Riverside Drive East St. Clair Beach, ON N8N 1B6 (519) 979-8092 18 Holes: $85 plus taxes; $20 cart fee (CDN currency) Wednesday-Sunday based on availability Proper golf attire required. May use credit card or charge to GPYC account. If arriving by boat, please contact GPYC Membership staff to reserve a slip. Burning Tree Golf and Country Club 22871 21 Mile Road Macomb, MI 48044 (586) 463-3661 18 Holes: $62 (includes cart) Tuesday-Sunday after Noon Proper golf attire required. May use credit card or charge to GPYC account. Gowanie Golf Club 24770 South River Road Harrison Township, MI 48045 (586) 468-1431 18 Holes: $50, $20 cart fee Tuesday-Sunday Proper golf attire required. May use credit card or charge to GPYC account. (American Express not accepted.)
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• Kids' Klub
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• Derby High Tea Derby
Women’s Book Club
Friday Night Bowling Couples Challenge
• Bowling Awards
• Quizzo Trivia • Open Bowling
• Kids' Klub
• Prime Rib Special
Turkey Dinner Special
Brunch & Bowl
• Downtown Luxury • Bus Bar Crawl • Open Bowling
Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner
16 Galley Gastro Dock Party with Chef Colby
Brunch & Bowl
Turkey Dinner Special
Great Lakes Boating Festival
Fisher Wine Dinner
Turkey Dinner Special Bocce Tournament
Summer Breeze Party
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Safety Course • Great Lakes Boating Festival • Open Bowling
Great Lakes Boating Festival
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Blessing of the Fleet
BBQ & DJ
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Youth & Mates Hands-on Boat Handling Class
5 Little Club Dinner
12 Chef's Smoker Demo/Dine Around
Fathers Day Fishing Rodeo & Brunch
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13 Thursday Night Summer Bowling League
20 Thursday Night Summer Bowling League
26 GPYC Regatta
GPYC Regatta 27 Swim Meet GI @ GPYC Thursday Night Summer Bowling League
Rendezvous • Learn to Play & Pickleball Showdown • Dive-in Movie • Open Bowling
In-Harbor Rendezvous Open Bowling Kids’ Klub
• Kids’ Klub • In-Harbor
Summer Seafood Extravaganza
22 Kids’ Klub Open Bowling
Wednesday Burger Night $6++ burger (Toppings and sides additional)
WE HAVE BATTERIES FOR EVERYTHING!
Saturday Prime Rib Queen cut $25++, King cut $29++ Served with potato and fresh vegetable
Sunday Turkey Dinner
$15.95++ for adults $6.95++ for children 10 and under Carved to order white and dark meat, whipped potatoes, dressing, natural pan gravy, buttered corn, cranberry relish
27602 Harper Avenue • St. Clair Shores, MI 48081 1 block South of 11 Mile www.greatlakesbattery.com
WE INSTALL BOAT BATTERIES
Sat | 8-11 a.m.
Main Dining Room or Binnacle
Sun | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Spinnaker Wed-Sat | 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Main Dining Room or Binnacle Sun | 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Binnacle Spinnaker Main Dining Room
Fri-Sat | 5 - 10 p.m. Wed-Sat | 5 - 10 p.m. Sun | 5 - 9 p.m.
ENJOY WORK-LIFE BALANCE.
New Bowling Recreation Center Mon | 5 - 11 p.m. (Bar menu available 6-10 p.m.) Wed - Fri | 5 - 11 p.m. Sat | 4 - 10 p.m. Binnacle Fri - Sat | 5 - 10 p.m. Spinnaker Wed - Sat | 11 a.m. - Midnight Sun | 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tower Pub Fri - Sat | 7 p.m. - Close
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Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
788 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
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