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My Town Grand Haven: First Friday Gallery Walk

My Town Grand Haven: First Friday Gallery Walk

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Exhibit: “Seen and those things hidden”

Live Music:  Bill Ellingboe, acoustic guitarist.

Location:  C2C Gallery, 104 Washington, Grand Haven

Date:  March 6, 2015; 6-8pm.

C2C Gallery is excited to show organize a new exhibit featuring the nonrepresentational paintings by Margie Welek Fagan and ceramic houses by Jacob Koster.

My Town: Bestselling author to speak at St. Patrick-St. Anthony lenten mission

My Town: Bestselling author to speak at St. Patrick-St. Anthony lenten mission

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.-- In the lenten season leading up to Easter, Fr. Albert Haase, OFM, world-renowned traveler, bestselling author, teacher and priest will journey to Grand Haven and serve as guest preacher at all weekend masses.  He will also lead attendees in a special lenten mission from March 8 through March 10 at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish.

Masses will be held on Saturday, March 7 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Three special lenten mission programs will be held Sunday through Tuesday, March 8, 9 and 10, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish Church.  The parish is located at 920 Fulton Ave. in Grand Haven.  The general public is welcome to attend all free programs.

Entitled “Signed and Sealed With the Cross,” St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish’s lenten mission series will help attendees explore the identity of God, as proclaimed in the ancient gesture of being signed with a cross.

My Town Grand Haven: LDL’s Sunday Concert Series presents Celtic Band Uneven Ground March 8

My Town Grand Haven: LDL’s Sunday Concert Series presents Celtic Band Uneven Ground March 8

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- St. Patrick’s Day festivities come early at Loutit District Library (LDL) as the library’s Sunday Afternoon Concert Series continues on March 8 with the traditional Celtic band "Uneven Ground" (UG).

Uneven Ground is a four-piece traditional Celtic band that blends vocals with instrumentals to bring their listeners on a unique musical journey. Jigs, reels, airs, hornpipes, stories, and songs comprise the band’s traditional repertoire.

The concert will be held on LDL’s upper level lobby area from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Library officials urged the public to come early due to limited seating. LDL opens at 1 p.m. on Sundays.

Funding for LDL’s 2014-15 Sunday Concert Series is generously provided by the Matilda and Harold Crane Donor Advised Fund of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

My Town: Ottawa Conservation District elections March 3

My Town: Ottawa Conservation District elections March 3

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The Ottawa Conservation District will be holding their Annual Meeting and Elections on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6pm in the Nature Education Center at Hemlock Crossing County Park, 8115 West Olive Road in West Olive. 

The evening will feature “Breakfast for Dinner” in keeping with our special presentation, Maple Syrup and the Sugar Bush at Blandford Nature Center.  Learn about maple syrup production in Michigan (you can do it in your own backyard!) and about the activities that Blandford has to offer. 

Also on the agenda will be a short summary of conservation accomplishments in Ottawa County and a look ahead to our plans for 2015.  To wrap things up, we will announce the new director that will be elected that night and celebrate with a few door prizes!  

My Town: Seedlings for sale by Ottawa Conservation District

My Town: Seedlings for sale by Ottawa Conservation District

Plan ahead for spring while helping the environment.

The Ottawa Conservation District's semi-annual tree seedling fundraiser is underway. The order pick up date is set for Arbor Day-- Friday, April 24, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Reenders Blueberry Farm, 10012 West Olive Road (US-31) in West Olive. 

This is a pre-order, pre-pay sale, so please submit orders with payments by Friday April 3.  The Ottawa Conservation District can now accept credit cards if you come to the office or call to provide the card information.  

The organization offers a wide variety of trees native to Michigan for use in landscaping, reforestation, or windbreaks.  This a great way to support the Ottawa Conservation District while it helps landowners in conserving, maintaining and improving the natural resources of Ottawa County. 

Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

(WZZM) - Lent is underway and we have a list of area churches and organizations offering fish on Friday's for the next 40 days.


Some churches are having events on Good Friday (4/3) and some are not.  For further details and confirmations on any listing, you may want to call ahead.


If you have a Fish Fry not listed here, send details to webmaster@wzzm13.com.


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Online Database by Caspio

My Town: St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to offer Ash Wednesday masses Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

My Town: St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to offer Ash Wednesday masses Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.-- St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish, located at 920 Fulton Street, will offer two Ash Wednesday masses with distribution of ashes on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to signal the beginning of the Lenten season. 

Fr. Phil Shangraw, priest and canonical administrator for the parish, will preside over both masses.  Anyone wishing to attend the masses is invited to come.

Ash Wednesday occurs 40 days before Good Friday.  In the Catholic church, on Ash Wednesday the faithful have their foreheads marked with ashes in the shape of a cross, as a symbol that the person belongs to Jesus Christ, who died on a cross.