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Hiking the Appalachian Trail discussion is Thursday

Hiking the Appalachian Trail discussion is Thursday
From the City of Grand Haven:   Date: 31 March 2011 Details: Location: Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Avenue
Date: March 31
Start Time: 7:00 p.m.
End Time: 8:30 p.m.
Description of Event: Judy Ross discusses her adventures when she traversed the Appalachian Trail

Contact Person: Larry Halverson
Contact Email: gdhlh@llcoop.org
Contact Phone: 616-842-5560x222
Website: http://www.loutitlibrary.org/

Mulligan's Hollow Skatepark now open

Mulligan's Hollow Skatepark now open

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Mulligan's Hollow Skatepark is now open for the season.

The park features 13,000 square feet of cement including a full sized bowl, quarter pipe, hubba box, box, rails, c-rails, 2 five stairs and one 7 stair rail.

The park is open from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm seven days a week.

Click Here for additional information.

Lunch and Learn event slated for March 30 at Loutit District Library

Lunch and Learn event slated for March 30 at Loutit District Library

GRAND HAVEN -- The Loutit District Library will collaborate with the North Ottawa County Council on Aging to celebrate Women’s History Month this March with a Lunch and Learn event about the famous women from Grand Haven’s history from local historian Wally Ewing on Wednesday, March 30.

Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch or purchase a box lunch from the Grand Haven Senior Center and join us at the library for the historical presentations and discussion. The library will provide coffee, tea and dessert.

Lunch and Learn events are held in LDL’s Program Room A from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Contact Rolina Vermeer Roosen at the Senior Center for information about box lunches  at 616-842-9210. Look for the Lunch and Learn series to continue on Wednesdays in April with a gardening theme. For more information, call 616-842-5560, ext.

Residents needed for the Spring Lake Village Historic Conservation Commission

Residents needed for the Spring Lake Village Historic Conservation Commission

From http://www.springlakevillage.org/

The Village Council of the Village of Spring Lake is looking for three interested Village of Spring Lake residents wanting to serve on the Village Historic Conservation Commission. The terms of the appointments will be: two through February 2013 and one through February 2014. The Historic Conservation Commission meets once a month for approximately one hour. The Commission processes designations of historic landmarks in the Village and provides educational programs on the history of the area as well as other historic preservation work. They organize and host the annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show and are currently working on a calendar using historic Village postcards.

There are also two openings on the Central Business District Development Authority (CBDDA).

Open house regarding phase one of North Bank Trail

Open house regarding phase one of North Bank Trail

From: http://www.springlaketwp.org/

WHO: CROCKERY AND SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIPS ARE HOSTING THIS PUBLIC EVENT THAT IS OPEN TO ANY INTERESTED RESIDENTS AND LANDOWNERS.

WHAT: REVIEW THE PLANS FOR THE NEW NONMOTORIZED PATHWAY INCLUDING PHASE 1 (FRUITPORT ROAD TO 130TH AVENUE -3.3 MILES) AND OTHER PLANNED FUTURE PHASES

WHERE: HATHAWAY LAKES CLUB HOUSE IN CROCKERY TOWNSHIP (16927 BIRCHVIEW DRIVE)

WHY: THE TOWNSHIPS WANT TO SHARE THE DESIGN PLANS FOR THE NEW TRAIL AND ARE INTERESTED IN GETTING YOUR INPUT AND ANSWERING ANY QUESTIONS

WHEN: FEBRUARY 28, 2011 – 7:00PM TO 8:00PM