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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.

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD FROM THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Service award will honor Brame’s efforts in implementing youth Scouting opportunities

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Oct. 2, 2014 – The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will award both WMU-Cooley Law School Assistant Dean Tracey Brame and her husband, Kenyatta Brame, who is an adjunct professor at WMU-Cooley, with the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award for their implementation of youth Scouting opportunities. The service award will be presented at the Fulfilling the Dream fundraising luncheon on Monday, October 6 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.

 

The Whitney M. Young Jr.

Lakeshore Athena Awards

Lakeshore Athena Awards

 

THE LAKESHORE ATHENA® AWARD PROGRAM CELEBRATING 10 YEARS AND INTRODUCING THE YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD WITH

JEANNE ENGLEHART AS THIS YEAR’S KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

Twenty five area lakeshore women including 16 young professionals will be honored at this year’s Lakeshore ATHENA Award Program Luncheon.

 

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.

Learn the history behind Amelia Earhart’s trips to Michigan

Learn the history behind Amelia Earhart’s trips to Michigan

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – The public is invited to join Al Eicher from Program Source International on Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Loutit District Library (LDL) for a sixty-minute lecture and visual presentation of the story of Amelia Earhart’s adventures in Michigan.

Years of research indicates she was here more than 25 times promoting the aviation industry and opportunities for women in this field. The program begins with the early years, includes her family life and education, first flying experiences, the world records, and her eight years of adventures in Michigan.

This free presentation will be held in LDL’s Program Room A from 7-8:30 p.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.