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Zentangle art workshop continues at LDL on October 30

Zentangle art workshop continues at LDL on October 30

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- Learn how to take Zentangle-inspired art to the next level by adding color.

Instructor Barbara Carlson will provide a variety of mediums to explore, such as watercolor pencils, gellatos, markers, watercolor paints, and sprays. Students will color existing tangles as well as create their own. Prior tangle experience will be helpful but not a requirement.

Carlson’s workshop will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Loutit District Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Program Room A.

There is a $10 materials fee payable at the Library's Public Computing Desk.

Fall Play at Spring Lake High School

Fall Play at Spring Lake High School

Spring Lake High School Theatre is pleased to announce the first fall play for this school year.

Performed by 9th and 10th graders, HIDING IN THE OPEN by Kira Obolensky is based on the memoirs of Sabina Zimmering. 

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish Will Host Juried Arts and Crafts Show With 1,000 Items Nov. 14-15

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., OCT. 10, 2014―Over 1,000 arts and crafts items from among 50 vendors will be featured for the general public and Christmas shoppers during the St. Patrick―St. Anthony Parish Juried Arts & Crafts Show.  The event will be held Friday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the parish Family Center.

 

St. Patrick―St. Anthony Parish is located at 920 Fulton Street, directly off Highway 31 in Grand Haven.  Anyone is welcome to attend and there is no charge for admission.

 

The parish’s “MOM’s Group” will put on a festive luncheon both days, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Attendees may choose from among a display of hearty soups, salads, quiche and desserts available.

 

“We are encouraging anyone to come and make it a ladies day outing, as this event coincides with the opening day of deer-hunting season,” said Ellen Valdez, St.

Loutit District Library commemorates wedding anniversary of John and Abigail Adams with stage play

Loutit District Library commemorates wedding anniversary of John and Abigail Adams with stage play

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- October 25 marks the 250th wedding anniversary of Founding Father and architect to the Constitution John Adams and his wife Abigail.

To commemorate this anniversary, the Loutit District Library with Gem Theatrics, Wednesday, Oct. 15, present an inside look at their unique relationship with the stage production by Grand Rapids playwright Mary G. Kron titled “My Dearest Friend.”

The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the Grand Haven Community Center’s theatre, 421 Columbus Avenue. Admission is free, however, reservations are required.

The Boogie Woogie Kid to perform at the Loutit District Library October 12

The Boogie Woogie Kid to perform at the Loutit District Library October 12

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Ragtime, Blues and Boogie-Woogie pianist Matthew Ball will present an exciting and fun American Roots program on Sunday, Oct. 12 for all ages on as part of Loutit District Library’s year-long centennial celebration and concert series.

Ball’s concert includes arrangements of classic American songs like Swanee River, Over the Rainbow, The Entertainer, Sheik of Araby, Bumble Boogie, Cow Cow Blues, and many more.

This free concert will be held in LDL’s upper level lobby from 2-3p.m.

Our Town: LDL presents history of silent movie star Buster Keaton

Our Town: LDL presents history of silent movie star Buster Keaton

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. --  Loutit District Library will host local historian Ron Pesch as he presents the story of Buster Keaton's days along the Lake Michigan shore at an actor’s colony founded by his father.

Pesch’s program titled “Buster Keaton: What I did on My Summer Vacation” will focus on Keaton’s first visit to the city of Muskegon in 1902 and his life as a star in silent films. Keaton called a section of the city known as Bluffton home until he became a movie star.

This free presentation will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Program Room A.

Grand Haven ArtWalk 2014 thru October 12

Grand Haven ArtWalk 2014 thru October 12

The Kick-off of the Grand Haven ArtWalk 2014, celebrates with a Picnic & Painting at the redesigned Centertown area on Wednesday, September 24 at noon. Meet in the parking lot near the Frame & Mat Shop located at 728 Washington Street in Grand Haven.

Holiday Inn of Grand Haven/Spring Lake will provide lunch and the community has the opportunity to express their artistic talent through the Community Art Project “Sunday on the Grand”.

The community is invited to experience this ArtWalk of creativity through October 12. 

Visit www.ghartwalk.com for more information, along with artist & venue details.