Calendar of Events



Upcoming events

    • Thursday, May 14, 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Wrought Iron Grill, Owosso

    An annual favorite fundraising event - with an incredible five-course meal. Let's get rid of the invasive garlic mustard plants by eating them! More information and ticket sales to come!


    • Sunday, May 31, 2020

     In collaboration with the Fitness Coliseum:

    Run, paddle, and bike along/in the river in this first ever Friends' event! Click here for more information and to register!

    • Sunday, June 14, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • DeVries Nature Conservancy, Owosso

    Join the Friends of the Shiawassee River and DeVries Nature Conservancy as we enjoy the Shiawassee River! This short paddle will launch from Harmon Patridge Park kayak/canoe launch site at 10 am and travel to the DeVries Nature Conservancy, where we will have a fabulous cookout.

    This is a great opportunity for families or beginning kayaker/canoers and all you need to bring for the cookout is your appetite.

    This is a free event but registration is required either here or on the DeVries website. 


    • Saturday, July 25, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Owosso, Corunna and Vernon

    Join us for our annual river cleanup and tire collection! Free lunch and t-shirt for participants. (Rain date: August 8)

    • Wednesday, September 09, 2020

    Raise a glass to the Friends - with lovely food, wine, and auction items galore! 

    • Sunday, September 13, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Harmon Patridge Park, Owosso

    Join our Friends from Stretch for some meditative yoga by the river. 

    This session will feature Strong Heart Drum Medicine . All our welcome to come listen to drumming, even if you don't participate in the yoga portion. This is a wonderful, calming experience! 

    Please come at 11 to set up, the yoga class will be one hour long. We hope to see you there!

    $15 donation requested. 


    • Sunday, September 20, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Harmon Patridge Park, Owosso

    Join our Friends from Stretch for some meditative yoga by the river. 

    This session will feature Strong Heart Drum Medicine . All our welcome to come listen to drumming, even if you don't participate in the yoga portion. This is a wonderful, calming experience! 

    Please come at 11 to set up, the yoga class will be one hour long. We hope to see you there!

    $15 donation requested. 


    • Sunday, September 27, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Harmon Patridge Park, Owosso

    Join our Friends from Stretch for some meditative yoga by the river. 

    This session will feature Strong Heart Drum Medicine . All our welcome to come listen to drumming, even if you don't participate in the yoga portion. This is a wonderful, calming experience! 

    Please come at 11 to set up, the yoga class will be one hour long. We hope to see you there!

    $15 donation requested. 


    • Tuesday, December 01, 2020

    #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Be on the lookout for your opportunity to give your time or treasure! 

Past events

Saturday, February 29, 2020 Quiet Adventures Symposium
Sunday, January 26, 2020 Cancelled - Winter Stonefly Search
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Beyond the Titanic - Friends' Annual Meeting
Sunday, September 22, 2019 Yoga on the Shiawassee with Stretch
Sunday, September 15, 2019 Yoga on the Shiawassee with Stretch
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Sunday, September 08, 2019 Yoga on the Shiawassee with Stretch
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Annual River Cleanup, Vernon Check-in
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Annual River Cleanup and Tire Collection, Corunna Check-in
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Annual River Cleanup and Tire Collection, Owosso Check-in

Contact Us:

Phone: (989) 723-9062
Email: info@shiawasseeriver.org

Mailing Address:

Friends of the Shiawassee River
PO Box 402
Owosso, MI  48867

Office Address:

Friends of the Shiawassee River
538 N Shiawassee Street
Corunna, MI  48817

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