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Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

The State Park in Grand Haven comes to life with incredible kite performances this weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

For the 28th year, the world’s best kite flyers - individuals, pairs & teams will be performing continuously on Saturday, May 21 from 10am – 5pm & Sunday, May 22 from 11am – 5pm.

Kite enthusiast and their families are invited to experience different size kites with amazing capabilities controlled by professional kite handlers. There will also be an Open Flying Field to fly your own kite.

Grand Haven State Park is located at 1001 Harbor Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan 49417.

Call: 1-866-428-2335 or visit www.mackite.com for more information.

Grand Haven Musical Fountain

Grand Haven Musical Fountain

The community has the chance to experience this synchronized water & light show accompanied with musical varieties.

Visit Grand Haven on Friday, May 20 or Saturday, May 21 evenings for this incredible musical show, starting at 10pm. Bring the family and a blanket or chairs or sit in the stands to see 20 to 30 minutes of Dewey Hill light up with amazing grace.

Call (616)842-4499 or visit www.visitgrandhaven.com, click on events for more information.

Think Spring Vendor & Craft Show on April 30

Think Spring Vendor & Craft Show on April 30

The Grand Haven Community Center will showcase this Spring Craft Show to benefit Love Inc. Tri-Cities.

Make plans to bring your family to shop from 10:00am-3:00pm on Saturday, April 30 at numerous booths at the Community Center located at 421 Columbus Avenue in Grand Haven.

It’s a Kids Craft Day, along with the opportunity to browse through a number of booths with gift & repurposed items, unique crafts, art, beauty product, specialty foods, entertainment and much more.

Visit www.grandhaven.org for more calendar listings.

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

For the Valentine’s weekend, it’s a free fishing weekend for residents and out of state visitors.

All fishing license fees are waived for two days in Michigan, February 13 & 14 from 6:00am – 10:00pm. This allows fishing enthusiasts to enjoy the chance to catch all types of fish on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters during their respective open season. Just remember that all regulations still apply.

Call: (517)284-5839 or email walters@michigan.gov for more information. Visit www.michigan.gov for details.

Winter Blues Snowshoeing

Winter Blues Snowshoeing

To break up these long winter months, the community, ages 12 & up are invited to the Ottawa County Park located at 8115 West Olive Road in West Olive to take part in a free guided snowshoe walk. Get some great exercise and meet fresh faces while enjoying winters wonderland on Monday, February 8 from 1:00pm-2:30pm.

Snowshoe rental is available at $5 to be worn with your own boots, unless you have your own snowshoes. A winter hike will substitute the walk if weather conditions are not favorable.

Visit www.visitgrandhaven.com for event details.

Grand Haven Art Walk through October 11

Grand Haven Art Walk through October 11

The community is invited to walk to numerous venues on Washington Avenue, Seventh Street, Third Street, North Harbor to name a few, for a glimpse of incredible works of art.

The Grand Haven ArtWalk began September 23 & follows through October 11. There will be daily public judging & juried voting, evening soirees, street parties with free food, live music & so much more.  

Visit www.ghartwalk.com for a schedule.

Summer Festival at St. Joseph Church in Conklin, August 9th

Summer Festival at St. Joseph Church in Conklin, August 9th

It is Festival Time once again at St. Joseph’s Church in Wright Township on Sunday, August 9, 2015  from 12 Noon until 5:00pm.

A great Country Style BBQ Chicken Dinner will be served from Noon until 4:00pm. Dinner is $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Children ages 5 – 12 years of age. Under 5 will eat FREE!

Along with live music, there will be games for children through teenagers, a Grand Raffle, quilt and mini raffles, craft booths, bake sale, a grocery wheel with home grown produce as prizes and a Vegas Tent.  A little bit for everyone!

St. Joseph’s Church is located at 18760  8th Ave, Conklin, MI.  Take I-96 West to the 8th Ave. Exit #25 and proceed North for 5 miles.  Ph: 616-899-2286