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Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.

Barbeque on Thursday

Barbeque on Thursday

The Comstock Park Rotary invites the community to their Thursday Barbeque!

The night for barbeque & conversation takes place on Thursday, July 14 from 11:30am – 6:30pm at the Dwight – Lydell Park on West River Road between Lamoreaux & 4 Mile.

Families have the choice of Chicken meal at $9, Sausage dinner at $8 and ½ Ribs meal at $11 or whole at $16. Dinners include potato salad, applesauce, a roll & bottled water. Deliveries are offered in the Comstock Park area.

The next barbeque is scheduled for Thursday, September 1, 2016.

Call: (616)299-4774 or nmulder@kdl.org for advance orders of 10 or more.

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Agency, one of Michigan’s leading title and real estate transaction coordination companies, announced today the opening of the company’s new Grandville office in a converted, 3,000 sq. ft. space at 4600 Ivanrest. The transformed space replaces the company’s current location at 4693 Wilson Ave SW.

The converted space, which was formally a residential home, will accommodate as many as six employees. The new office will focus on providing commercial and residential title insurance and closing services and allows the company to expand its presence in the Grandville community.

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.

Scrap Metal Drive on April 23

Scrap Metal Drive on April 23

The Holy Trinity Knights of Columbus invites the community to take part in their Scrap Metal Drive to benefit several charities.

This is the chance to clean out your home & property for spring. The Knights crew will accept soup & vegetable cans, steel cans, stoves, washer & dryers, refrigerators, metal cabinets & shelves, steel appliances, bicycles, copper, brass, sheet iron and a number of other types of metals.

Drop off your donation for this drive on Saturday, April 23 from 8:00am-3:30pm at Holy Trinity Church located at 1200 Alpine Church Road in Comstock Park 49321.

For more information on metal accepted, visit www.htkofc.org or call Jeremy at (616)450-7742.

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.