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Floral Design 101

Come to Spring Lake District Library on Monday, Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. and let the experts from Spring Lake Floral show you how to make colorful and unique flower arrangements for your home. Attendees will learn basic floral design techniques and will put their new found knowledge to work creating an arrangement to take home.  Spring Lake Floral will provide the expertise, flowers, and vases so even a novice will be able to create an arrangement to be proud of. Pre-registration is required as seating for the workshop is limited. Call (616) 846-5770, ext. 107 to register.

The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456. 

Grand Haven ArtWalk to kick off this week


For visitors looking to expand their Grand Rapids' ArtPrize experience, Grand Haven, Michigan, on the west coast of Lake Michigan, is the place to go. A half-hour drive from Grand Rapids, Grand Haven is home to many painters and sculptors, and to a beautiful beach!
Grand Haven ArtWalk takes place from September 22 through October 9, 2010, and is planned to showcase artistic efforts from the local area and beyond. There will be outdoor sculpture along the Grand River Waterfront, in Central Park, and in other locations around town. Paintings, mixed media, indoor sculpture and photographs will be on view in businesses and community buildings throughout Downtown, CenterTown, and the Waterfront.
Visitors to Grand Haven can easily reach these areas on foot, experiencing a walking art tour and the local charm of Grand Haven at the same time.

Spring Lake High School Marching Band to perform at the Rockford High School Invitational

The Spring Lake High School Marching Band will perform at the Rockford High School Invitational Saturday, September 18th. The band hits the field at 5:55 PM and performs at 6:00 PM.

Do you want to learn Spanish?

From: http://www.grandhaven.org

The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance is offering a 12 week Beginner Spanish course, hosted by the City of Grand Haven, this fall on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm at the Grand Haven Community Center. This exciting and interactive class will be taught by Analia Morrison, a native Spanish speaker from Honduras who holds a Bachelors Degree in Education. The class will begin September 16 and will run weekly until December 9. There will be no class on
November 25.

The cost for the class is $100. Students must also purchase the book Easy Spanish Step By Step, by Barbara Bregstein, which can be purchased online or at Barnes and Noble for
approximately $12. Scholarships are available for financial hardships.