Community

Upcoming Events in the Village


The local VFW, Post #6464, will be placing United States Flags at the graves of our Military Veterans over the next several weeks in preparation for the Memorial Day Holiday. Thank you for your patience and support during this time of beautification and maintenance of Greenwood Cemetery.
Please respect and recognize their efforts as Our Flag represents honor, freedom, courage and sacrifice. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Village of Fowlerville or VFW Post #6464.


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The Memorial Day Parade will start at 10AM on Monday, May 29th, 2017.

The Memorial Day Parade will start from the VFW Hall, continue North on Veterans Drive to Grand River Avenue, march East on Grand River Avenue to the intersection of Cemetery Road and head North onto Cemetery Road, entering Greenwood Cemetery at the North Entrance with formation at the Civil War Memorial.  (Approximately 1.5 miles)
Interested in participating as a parade entry? Contact the VFW Hall Post #6464 at 517-223-9842 or via the VFW Post #6464 Facebook Page.


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The Community Wide Yard Sale is scheduled for Thursday, June 8th through Saturday, June 10th, 2017. 
If you would like to participate in this year's Community Wide Yard Sale, please contact the Fowlerville News & Views for details, including advertising in the newspaper. 
Any garage sale, rummage sale, or yard sale is allowed for a period not to exceed three consecutive days, and shall require a Garage Sale Permit. There are no fees associated with obtaining a Garage Sale Permit. Simply fill out the permit application (also available at the Village Municipal Offices), submit the form complete with dates of your garage sale, and the permit is issued in approximately 2-3 minutes.

Please keep in mind, in no instance can a resident host more than three (3) garage sales held in any one location within any calendar year (with at least 30 days elapsing between each sale). The Community Wide Yard Sale does NOT count towards the allowed limit of three (3) annual garage sales and does NOT require a Garage Sale Permit

Please take note:
1. Sales shall be conducted in a manner so as not to create a traffic hazard or a nuisance to neighboring properties.All such sales shall be conducted on the property owner's premises and behind the public right of line. 
2. Garage Sale Signs are permitted to be posted on private property with the owner's permission. Signs are NOT permitted to be posted on Public Property or in the Right of Way (between the sidewalk and curb).
3. Ordinance Violations may be issued by the Police Department if a sale is conducted without a permit.
4. Please be courteous and cautious - it is the right of residents to have garage sales, as well as drivers to navigate roadways and streets safely. Garage sales create an increase in pedestrian traffic. Drivers, please be aware of pedestrians and garage sale patrons. Garage Sale Patrons, please be cognizant of the flow of traffic and local and state laws regarding parking and right of ways. Thank you for your cooperation and efforts to ensure the safety of the public. 



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BIKE WASH FUNDRAISER
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at Livingston Leather Shop (514 S. Grand Avenue, Fowlerville, Michigan). The Bike Wash is sponsored by Cycle Detailing and Livingston Leather Shop. All donations support Livingston County Veterans.


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Fun in the 'Ville 
A family friendly event! Games for all ages, arts/craft vendors, music, food and so much more!!! 
Join in the fun at Centennial Park from 10AM - 4PM on Saturday, June 17, 2017. If you are interested in becoming a Vendor for this event, please click on this link for further information.


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Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Display

The tradition of a fireworks show in Fowlerville dates back many years. Originally, a fireworks show was part of the annual Fowlerville Fair. On July 4, 1976, as part of  a community wide Bicentennial Celebration, the Fowlerville Fire Department held a fireworks show, and a tradition began.  It grew into an annual 4th of July event with many activities, a parade, and the fireworks show being the finale of the 4th of July celebration. 
With the success of the annual event, a committee was formed to plan the fireworks show, parade and activities. Locally, the committee is known as the 4th of July Committee. Fundraising for the fireworks show, which exceeds the cost of $10,000, is done primarily by donations collected by the Committee Members each year, prior to the fireworks show.  Any activities are sponsored by local business owners, organizations, and efforts by the Committee.

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If you are interested in participating as a parade entry, please abide by the Fourth of July Parade Rules. Safety for spectators and parade participants is critical. Therefore, ALL ITEMS MUST BE HANDED to spectators along the parade route. No throwing of candy or similar items will be allowed and parade participants must be alert for children at all times. Organizations/groups may distribute candy, small toy items, literature, brochures, etc. by handing them out directly to recipients at the curbside. The parade route is available at this link. The Parade will start promptly at 7 PM.
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The fireworks show will start promptly at 10:15 PM! There are several viewing areas within the area: the Fowlerville Community Park and the Fowlerville Fair Grounds (West and East Entrances allow for parking). Other areas are available within the downtown.