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Spring Paper Drive is April 15 - 17

Spring Paper Drive is April 15 - 17

News Release:

            SPRING LAKE, Mich., April 5, 2011 –  Everyone from the community is being encouraged to start collecting their newspapers and phone books for the Saint Mary’s annual spring paper drive, which will be held from April 15th through 17th at the church school grounds,421 E Exchange St.,Spring Lake,Michigan.

             Any member of the community wishing to collect newspapers and telephone books and donate them to the Saint Mary’s Parish School on the April designated dates is being asked to do so to help in the school’s Home and School Association fundraising efforts.

             All newspapers and telephone books should be bundled in paper bags or string.  No plastic bags will be allowed.  They should be brought to Saint M

Used Toy Sale & Free Concert Night is April 21

Used Toy Sale & Free Concert Night is April 21

From the Tri-Cities Family YMCA:

The Tri-Cities Family YMCA Hosts 2nd Annual Used Toy Sale & Free Concert Night

The Learning Tree Preschool's 2nd Annual Toy Sale and Book Fair Fundraiser will be held, Thursday, April 21st, from 6-8pm and Saturday, April 23rd, from 9am-12pm. The Toy sale will be held at the Learning Tree Preschool, 1 Y Drive, Grand Haven (inside the Tri-Cities Family YMCA).   All proceeds from the sale will go directly back to the school to buy educational supplies for the students.  Please join us for a fun evening with music, food, Art Show, Book Fair and Great toys/baby items at great prices! 

For more information, contact Betsy Durant, Child Education Director at the Learning Tree Preschool,  616.842.7051 ext.1. 

Exchange food for fines during National Library Week at Loutit District Library

Exchange food for fines during National Library Week at Loutit District Library

GRAND HAVEN -- As part of its observance of National Library Week, Loutit District Library is again offering patrons the opportunity to exchange Food for Fines.

From April 10 through April 16, patrons can bring in non-perishable food or personal hygiene products for donation to Love INC and receive a waiver of $1.00 per item (up to a maximum of $5.00) off their current late fees at the library.

The food items most needed by Love INC include canned meals and spaghetti, “Helper” and other meals in boxes, canned tuna and meats,  and pancake mixes.

Personal hygiene products, such as toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner, diapers (all sizes) and wipes, laundry detergent, soap, shaving cream, razors and deodorant, are needed as well.

Everyone is invited to donate food and necessities. Late fees are not a prerequisite.

50th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival and Family Fun Day

50th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival and Family Fun Day

News Release:

GRAND HAVEN WELCOMES BACK ITS PREMIER SUMMER ART FESTIVAL THIS JUNE
Celebrating 50th Anniversary


WHAT:   50th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival and Family Fun Day

WHEN: June 25 - 26, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
          
WHERE: Washington Avenue in Downtown Grand Haven
                Navigational Address:  233 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

WHY: To Support the Arts, the Local Economy, the Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce & Main Street DDA

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

WEBSITE: http://www.artfestival.com/ 

CONTACT INFORMATION:  info@artfestival.com or 954-472-3755

Grand Haven, MI (March 21, 2011

Lakeshore Retirement & Senior Lifestyle Expo is May 12th

Lakeshore Retirement & Senior Lifestyle Expo is May 12th

The Lakeshore Retirement and Senior Lifestyle Expo is Thursday, May 12th from 9am - 2pm. Admission is free.  The event will be held at the Waterfront Holiday Inn in Spring Lake.

The event is sponsored by Stevens Marketing Solutions.                       

Keeping Seniors Safe Along the Lakeshore event is April 29th

Keeping Seniors Safe Along the Lakeshore event is April 29th

The Tri-County Protection team will offer a seminar on protecting vulnerable adults from scams, exploitation and abuse. The event is called Keeping Seniors Safe Along the Lakeshore.  Admission is FREE. The event is Friday, April 29th from 8am - 3:30pm at the Trillium Conference Center. That is located at 17246 Van Wagoner Road in Spring Lake. To register email andrea@agewellservices.org

Teen Anime Club meets Tuesday at Loutit District Library

From the Loutit District Library:

Date: 4/5/2011
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:45 PM

Do you like Japanese animation or comics? Then this is the place for you! Come and join other teens who like them too!
Snacks provided.

Location: Youth Program Room
Presenter: Allison