Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital annually celebrates National Men’s Health Month with its annual Golf, Grilling and Guys’ Health event Father’s Day weekend at AL!VE. The free health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, June 18, features family-oriented activities including golf, dodge ball and cross fit competitions; healthy living information and screenings; physician conversations; children’s activities and a summer cookout.
The celebration begins as the Eaton County United Way’s Colors United 5k, which kicks off at 8:30 a.m., finishes at the Floyd M. Jewell Memorial in front of AL!VE.
A putting contest sponsored by Kositcheck’s Menswear and chipping contest sponsored by Maple Brook Golf Course both begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 1 p.m., with many opportunities to win fun prizes. There will also be door prizes provided by Costco. A dodge ball tournament begins at 11 a.m. in SOAR. Teams of six are encouraged to sign up for the “Bring Your ‘A’ Game” competition in two age divisions: Teen (ages 13 to 17) and Adult (ages 18 and up). Call 517-543-9575 to register your team or visit MOVE, the fitness center at AL!VE.
An interactive emergency vehicle display will feature an ambulance, police car and fire truck for kids to explore, and PLAY, the outside children’s recreation area, will be open. Lettuce Live Well will provide information, kids’ activities and popcorn. A summer cookout will include chicken brats and hot dogs, chips and water, plus ice cream provided by Mooville. Adults will have an opportunity to enjoy beer tasting by the Charlotte Brewing Company.
Just in time for Father’s Day there will be an opportunity to shop at Playmakers' satellite store. Playmakers is a premier running and fitness destination in Okemos, Mich. Staff will hold a Good Form Walking sessions at 11 a.m. outside on EXPLORE, AL!VE’s walking path.
A detailed schedule of activities can be found on HGB's website. AL!VE, HGB’s experience-based destination health park, is located at 800 W. Lawrence Ave., in Charlotte, Mich. Visit www.myalive.com or call (517) 543-9575 for more information.