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October 2018

Dump Your Drugs – National Take Back Event

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Midland County Law Enforcement Center, 2727 Rodd Street
Midland, MI 48640 United States
Free

The Legacy Center, the Midland Police Department, and MidMichigan Health are hosting a Dump Your Drugs event at the Midland County Law Enforcement Center (Nickels Street side) on October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This drug take back program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. MidMichigan Health also will be accepting "sharps" for disposal at this event. 

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November 2018

Community Naloxone Training

November 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meridian Church of God, 2130 North Meridian Road
Sanford, MI 48657 United States
Free

The Midland County Treatment & Recovery Coalition is hosting naloxone training sessions for community members to reduce opioid overdose deaths and encourage people to enter treatment. In this free session, participants will learn to: Recognize signs of an opioid overdose  Understand how to administer naloxone  Describe actions that are essential in responding to an opioid overdose  Know where to seek help for a substance use disorder in Midland County  Understand how families unintentionally enable substance use This training is part…

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Parent Town Hall – Internet & Social Media Safety

November 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library (Community Room), 1710 West Saint Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640 United States
Free

Let’s face it, the Internet, mobile phones, in particular, has drastically changed the way we interact. It also poses significant risks to our youth, including cyberbullying, online predators, exposure to inappropriate material, and revealing too much personal information. Please join The Legacy Center, and our special guest, Trooper Mark Burch of the Michigan State Police Tri City Post, for an informative discussion, as well as tips on how to keep your kids safe online.

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January 2019

Parent Town Hall: Stop Teen Vaping

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Community Room, 1710 West Saint Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640 United States
Free

Vaping has risen to epidemic proportions among local high school students. It's estimated that at least 60% of them are vaping on a regular basis. Although it's too soon to know the long-term health affects of these devices, we do know the affects of nicotine addiction. We invite parents, caregivers and community members to join The Legacy Center prevention team for this informative session. Come learn what these devices and ejuice flavors that entice teens and share where you can…

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February 2019

CANCELLED – Community Naloxone Training

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Midland Family Center, 4011 West Isabella Road
Shepherd, MI 48883 United States
Free

The Midland County Treatment & Recovery Coalition is hosting a naloxone training session for community members to reduce opioid overdose deaths and encourage people to enter treatment. In this free session, participants will learn to: Recognize signs of an opioid overdose Understand how to administer naloxone Describe actions that are essential in responding to an opioid overdose Know where to seek help for a substance use disorder in Midland County Understand how families unintentionally enable substance use This training is…

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Parent Town Hall: Fostering Politically Engaged Youth

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center, 3417 West Main Street
Midland, MI 48640 United States
Free

You may feel that this isn't the best time for your kids to learn about politics. But we all know that it's important that kids understand how the process works, so they can make informed decisions when they vote. We've invited Tim Skubick, anchor of Off the Record, to speak with you about how to be a good role model in this politically charged environment, as well as how to encourage your child to get engaged.  Skubick is the longest…

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Community Naloxone Training

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Midland Family Center, 4011 West Isabella Road
Shepherd, MI 48883 United States
Free

The Midland County Treatment & Recovery Coalition is hosting a naloxone training session for community members to reduce opioid overdose deaths and encourage people to enter treatment. In this free session, participants will learn to: Recognize signs of an opioid overdose Understand how to administer naloxone Describe actions that are essential in responding to an opioid overdose Know where to seek help for a substance use disorder in Midland County Understand how families unintentionally enable substance use This training is…

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2019 Mardi Gras Feast

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center, 5121 Bay City Road
Midland, MI 48642 United States
2019 Mardi Gras Feast

Celebrate Mardi Gras with your friends at The Legacy Center! Join us for a little slice of the Big Easy right here in Midland! The Legacy Center’s 2019 Mardi Gras Feast will be held on Thursday, February 28, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center. This will be a fun-filled evening with live music, a photo booth, cash bar, silent auction, and a separate piano lounge! Forget about your troubles (and the February weather),…

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March 2019

Parent Town Hall: Stop Teen Vaping

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Northeast Middle School Auditorium, 1305 E Sugnet Road
Midland, MI 48642 United States
Free

Vaping has risen to epidemic proportions among local high school students. It's estimated that at least 60% of them are vaping on a regular basis. Although it's too soon to know the long-term health affects of these devices, we do know the affects of nicotine addiction. We invite parents, caregivers and community members to join The Legacy Center prevention team for this informative session. Come learn what these devices and ejuice flavors that entice teens and share where you can…

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Parent Town Hall: Assets & Youth Programs

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium, 1710 W St Andrews
Midland, MI 48640 United States
Free

The folks at The Legacy Center can talk about Developmental Assets all day! In our quarterly parent publication, YC Magazine, we give specific examples of Developmental Assets in Action. Well, people, things are about to get real! We've been working behind the scenes for months to develop a database containing all the great Asset-building opportunities Midland has to offer for kids ages 12 to 18 years. Parents will be able to search by age range, type of activity, or by…

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