Get into the Halloween spirit at North Star Reach family-friendly glow, light show
PINCKNEY, MI — In the spirit of Halloween, North Star Reach is hosting its second annual Halloween Glow and Light Show Drive-thru event. The Halloween Glow and Light Show is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every day from Oct. 28-31, with drive-thru tour times beginning every 30 minutes. The nonprofit organization’s glow and light show is in the heart of the woods of its 105-acre camp at 1200 University Camp Drive in Pinckney. Proceeds from the Halloween event will help fund these free camp experiences for children with chronic illnesses. Developers unveil plans for 47 homes on wooded land outside Ann ArborTownship OKs final plans for 264-unit housing development north of Ann Arbormlive.com
Experience drive-thru Halloween light show near Ann Arbor
Medical specialty camp for children with serious health challenges North Star Reach will host a Drive-Thru Halloween Glow & Lights Show this season. The drive through the camp will feature spook-tacular illuminated displays, a wooded wonderland and singing jack-o'-lanterns. Tickets are $25 per car and all proceeds benefit North Star Reach, which provides a free summer camp experience for families with children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. (©John Baird 2020 | North Star Reach)Dates and times:Friday, Oct. 23rd | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.Friday, Oct. 30th | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 31st | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 1st | 6 p.m.–8 p.m. North Star Reach is at 1200 University Camp Drive in Pinckney.
Shock rocker, Alice Cooper, to live Zoom spooky story time
You can take part in a live Halloween Zoom with Alice Cooper with all of the money raised going to an Ann Arbor charity. The shock rocker from Detroit has partnered with Airbnb Online Experiences to live stream “Spooky Story Time with Alice Cooper” on Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.Cooper says this event is meant to give kids a little taste of Halloween even if they can’t go trick-or-treating because of the coronavirus pandemic. With Halloween all but canceled, we’ll have to take our penchant for terror to the scariest place I know – the internet," said Cooper. Cooper says this event is suitable for kids ages six and up. Put on your ghastliest garb and log in – it’ll be a scary good time,” added Cooper.mlive.com
Tech Time: North Star Reach goes digital
DETROIT North Star Reach provides a summer camp experience for children with rare medical conditions. Coronavirus has been a large disruption to most people, but these families have known disruptions for a long time and now its the campers and parents that are being sought out for their expertise. You can Andrew Humphreys full story in the video player above. More information on North Star Reach can be found on its official website here.
Tech Time: North Star Reach campers and parents offer advice on staying calm during pandemic
DETROIT On Sundays segment of Tech Time North Star Reach campers and parents are talking about ways to stay calm and relaxed during the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch the segment in the video player above. Previous coverage on North Star Reach campers:
Tech Time: Summer Camp goes virtual during coronavirus pandemic
Published: May 31, 2020, 11:08 amDETROIT North Star Reach campers and their parents have become sought-after hygiene experts during the coronavirus. They are using video conferencing technology and social media to help. Local 4 meteorologist Andrew Humphrey has more on the virtual camp in this segment of Tech Time. You can watch his full report in the video player above.