Kids at Heart - 2019

November 28, 2018

SAGINAW, Mich.—On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum will host the 12th annual Kids at Heart (formerly known as Arts from the Heart) auction, an event for grown-ups that’s as fun and interactive as our galleries themselves! Guests will enjoy gallery games and get to bid on family fun packages, tickets to our region’s finest venues, and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Guests will enjoy hearty hors d’oeuvres from the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, craft beer and wine while they bid on silent & live auction items. In addition, everyone will have a chance to compete for an opportunity to grab cash in the Team One Money Machine and other amazing prizes! $50 tickets are available at

Support from the event allows the museum to develop interactive learning experiences for our youth; create opportunities for youth-at-risk and their families to access our Children’s Museum by offsetting admission for field trips and special events; and explore what’s next for our galleries to fully engage the curiosity and creativity of our children.

Leading event sponsors CMU Health, Covenant HealthCare, and Garber Management Group encourage guests to bid high to enhance the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum galleries and help create museum access for all Great Lakes Bay Region children.

View a complete list of sponsors and auction items on the event Facebook page, purchase tickets online at, or contact the museum at (989) 399-6626. Tickets will also be sold at the door the night of the event.

Purchase tickets online! Sponsor our event!

  • Explorer Sponsors
    CMU Health, Covenant HealthCare and Garber Management Group
  • Learner Sponsors
    Ascension St. Marys, Jessica Bentoski D.D.S., Fifth Third Bank, Glastender, Inc., Merrill Lynch – The Provenzano-Bade-Rand Group, Michigan Sugar, Morley Companies, Nexteer Automotive, Rehmann, Shaheen Development, and Tri-Star Trust Bank
  • Problem Solver Sponsors
    Bieri Hearing Specialists, Braun Kendrick, Charles Schwab, Mark & Anne Flegenheimer, Great Lakes Eye Institute, Hemlock Semiconductor, Law Office of Carol Thomas, Michigan Pipe & Valve, Michigan Truck Spring, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, Tammy Shelton, Karen & Greg Stiffler, UA Local 85 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR Service Techs, Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants, and Ziba Medical Spa
  • Connector Sponsors
    All R’s Roofing, Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC, Blue Lagoon, Fred & Joyce Borchard, Brandon LeBourdais Orthodontics, Caravan Facilities Management, Inc., Catholic Federal Credit Union, Century 21 Signature Realty, Consumers Energy, Culver’s of Gratiot, Dobis Landscaping, Duperon Corporation, Fordney Club of Saginaw County, G W Heating & Air Conditioning, Gougeon Employees Foundation, Gratiot Storage, Trace & Kelly Hendrick, Senator Ken Horn & Veronica Horn, Nick & Rebekah Hornak, Evan & Alexia Houpis, Ieuter Insurance Group, Mike & Kerri LaFore, Looby Baumgarten, P.C., Mannor Group, MARLO Sprinkler Company, Ryan & Dianna Marra, Merrill Lynch – Iles Schropp Group, MIS Corporation, Jeff & Michelle Mitchell, Murray Painting Company, Reimers Appraisal Company, Rifkin Scrap Iron and Metal, Co., Saginaw Bay Underwriters, Jennifer M.B. Schau D.D.S., Shinners & Cook, P.C., Spence Brothers, Team One Credit Union, The Work Wear Store, Tondue Medical Spa, Alisha & Brandon Toyzan, United Financial Credit Union, Valley OB-GYN, Waste Management, and Michael & Kimberly Zehnder
  • Donors
    313 Presents, Abele Greenhouse Inc., Alpha Media, Ana Luis Salon and Day Spa, Annie and Oliver’s, Art Sample Furniture, Michael Bain, Barnes & Noble, Dr. Thomas & Angela Barris, Bauer’s Jewelry, Bavarian Inn Lodge, Bavarian Inn Restaurant, Boehler’s Greenhouse, Borchers Canoe and Kayak, Boyne Mountain, Causely Trucking, Chippewa Nature Center, Choice Office Products, Sonja Cissell – Usborne Books, Clarks Hardware, Collector’s Corner, Comfort Inn Suites, Consumers Energy, Cooper + Co Salon, Corset Shop, Debbie Crosby – Pampered Chef, Detriot Tigers, Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Dive and Glide, Dow Event Center, Dow Gardens, Eastman Party Store, Egyptian Koshery “A Taste of Cairo”, Moe Erskine, Fabiano Brothers, Ferne Boutique, Feiges Interiors, Firekeepers Casino and Hotel, Frankenmuth River Place Shops, Lori Fulsher, Garber Management Group, Gaudreau the Florist, Grandpa Tiny’s Farm, Great Lakes Loons, Hamilton Bakery, Hayes Specialties Corporation, Hill’s Homecured Cheese, Impression 5 Science Center, Jim Kajpust, Kelly Marie Cakepops, LaLonde’s Markets, Little River Casino Resort, Pam Luth, John Martinez – mARTinez Studio Art Club, Math in the Mail, Ryan & Dianna Marra, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Mary’s Creative Cakery, Meijer, Michigan International Speedway, Michigan Sugar Company, Midland Center for the Arts, Michelle Mitchell, Mommy’s Hand Facepainting, My Secret Garden, Old Town Distillery, Opperman’s Cork N’ Ale, Oracle Brewery, Pampered Chef, Party City, Pit and Balcony Theatre, Potter Park Zoo, Prestige Jewelry, Print Express Office Products, Pure Barre, Purple Sage, Stacie Quast, Libby Rapin, Ronald & Lillie Reimers, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw Children’s Zoo, Saginaw Choral Society, Saginaw Spirit, Schaefer & Bierlein, Dr. Jennifer M.B. Schau D.D.S., Shapers Salon and Day Spa, Sky Zone, St. Laurent Brothers, Starbucks on State St., Swan Valley Pay It Forward Group, Team One Credit Union, Temple Theatre, The Henry Ford, The Iron Gate Emporium, The Little Yarn Shoppe, The Loft, The Salt Room and Wellness Spa, The Stable Outdoor Outfitters, The Willows Salon and Day Spa, Timbers Bar & Grill, Freyja “Rosie” Toyzan, Tri-City Motor Speedway, U Spa Salon and More, Underground Railroad Resale, Valley Lanes Family Entertainment Center, DeeDee Wacksman, Warmbier Farms, Waste Management, Westside Decorating Center, Dr. Michael and Marcia Wolohan, Yoga By Kathryn, Your Healthy Balance, and Amy Ziegler – Primed to Paint
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