What We Do

 

PABI’s recent work includes:

  • Produced a full series of summer entertainment events for 2021 including four concerts, two plays and hosting Baroque on Beaver performances;
  • Commissioned a series of murals that are to be installed in the Welcome Center that will tell the story of the island from pre-history¬† to modern times. The first panels have been installed. Work will continue in the summer of 2022;
  • Installing a state of the art assistive listening system in the BIC Center Theater that works with most hearing aids and includes loaner units with headphones;
  • Hosting events for BICS including the robotics team’s bIrobot Film Festival, presentations. past graduations and school social events;
  • Implementation of the Up North Dig[tal Network video sign system and making it available to all businesses that want to participate;
  • Hosting community meetings on the Master Plan, EMS Issues the Island Fellow Program and others;
  • Hosting events for community organizations including the churches, BIA, the Northern Lake Michigan Islands Collaborative; the Historical Society. the Great Lakes Islands Alliance and the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association;
  • Presentation of recent release movies almost every weekend with shows for kids, teens and adults;
  • Hosting senior events including monthly COA Dinners and the Arthritis Exercise Program;
  • Organizing and hosting recreational activities that exercise the body and the mind including Pickleball and Games Galore;
  • Production assistance and broadcast of the Beaver Island Radio Players productions including episodes of The Bickersons, Father Knows Best and Lights Out;
  • Serving as the trail head of the Beaver Island Birding Trail, the Beaver Island Boating Trail and island hiking trails;
  • Adding a self-serve soda fountain to our concession stand; and
  • 24×7 operation of the WVBI — the Voice of Beaver Island — with locally produced news, a comprehensive on-air and on-line Community Calendar, Islander News from BICS, locally produced music shows, global news on the hour in the mornings and evening, and informative programing Saturday & Sunday mornings including the recent addition of the Peabody award winning show Radiolab from WNYC.

There’s always something going on at your Community Center.¬† It’s where island adventures begin.

 

 

 

Events at the BIC Center

BCC - 2021-12-01 Winter Hours
BCC - 2021-12-01 Winter Hours
BCC - 2022-01-15 MLK Day
BCC - 2022-01-15 MLK Day
BCC - 2021-12-01 Hungry
BCC - 2021-12-01 Hungry
BCC - 2022-01-22 1400 Up (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-22 1400 Up (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-22 1900 Dune (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-22 1900 Dune (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-31 Tai-Chi
BCC - 2022-01-31 Tai-Chi
BCC - 2022-01-31 Chair Yoga
BCC - 2022-01-31 Chair Yoga
BCC - 2022-01-31 Winter Bingo
BCC - 2022-01-31 Winter Bingo
BCC - 2022-01-29 1400 Mulan (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-29 1400 Mulan (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-29 1900 The Depaerted (Poster)
BCC - 2022-01-29 1900 The Depaerted (Poster)
BCC - 2021-12-31 2359 Happy 2022
BCC - 2021-12-31 2359 Happy 2022
BCC - Recurring Pickleball Inside 2022-12-31
BCC - Recurring Pickleball Inside 2022-12-31
BCC - AFEP Deerwood Lodge Hangout
BCC - AFEP Deerwood Lodge Hangout
BCC - Games Galore Deerwood Lodge Hangout
BCC - Games Galore Deerwood Lodge Hangout
BCC - 2022-01-19 COA National Popcorn Day at the BIC Center
BCC - 2022-01-19 COA National Popcorn Day at the BIC Center
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