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Halloween Ballet Performance @ SLDL

Halloween Ballet Performance @ SLDL

The Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company will perform at Spring Lake District Library on Tues., Oct. 28 at 7:00 p.m. The presentation will include selections from their fall ballet, Halloween Spooktacular. The youthful troupe will portray favorite Halloween characters such as mummies and witches and will dance under the direction of Grand Rapids Ballet choreographer Attila Mosolygo.

 

The bewitching ballet performance is recommended for boys and girls ages 4 – 12. Children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes to the event. Youth age 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. There is no pre-registration required; however, seating will be limited to 70.

 

For more information about this event or other children’s programs, contact Spring Lake District Library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 134 or visit the library website at sllib.org.

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.

Pumpkin Sculptor at SLDL

Pumpkin Sculptor at SLDL

Pumpkin Sculptor Carves Out Fun @ SLDL

 

Stop by Spring Lake District Library between 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Wed., Oct 15, to see pumpkin sculptor extraordinaire Patrick Harrison at work.  Harrison, who calls himself “Lord of the Gourd” will demonstrate his extreme talent for pumpkin and gourd carving at the library.  The final creations will be given away following the carving session. Youth and adults may enter the drawings to win one of Harrison’s creations.

 

For more information about this program, call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake.

                       

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.

Fall for Ottawa County Parks

Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute

Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute

Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute

 

Photographers and Michigan Notable Book authors Todd and Brad Reed will be sharing their photography and stories of their Michigan travels at Spring Lake District Library on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:00 p.m.

 

The father and son duo set aside every Tuesday during 2012 to travel throughout Michigan in order to capture images of the beauty of the state. The results of their efforts can be seen in their 2014 Michigan Notable Book, “Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute” Signed copies of their book will be available at the event to purchase.

 

The Reeds will present a slideshow of 120 of the photos included in their book, as well as video footage and commentary. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

 

Reading of Another Kind

Reading of Another Kind

Readings of Another Kind @ SLDL

 

Wondering what the future holds for you? Consult with psychic Mary Miller at Spring Lake District Library on Sat., Oct. 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Back by popular demand, Miller will be offering free individual readings at the library. Appointments are required. Call the library at 616.846.5770 to schedule a reading. Readings are for entertainment purposes.

 

West Michigan residents may be familiar with Mary’s readings as she is featured on the popular “Ask the Psychic” segments on WZZM talk show Take Five and Co. each month.

 

For more information about this program, call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street in Spring Lake.