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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.

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.

Pink in the Rink Charity Hockey tourney benefits Gilda's Club

Pink in the Rink Charity Hockey tourney benefits Gilda's Club

The 5th annual Pink in the Rink tournament is February 5th and 6th at Griffs Ice House in Grand Rapids with proceeds benefiting Gilda's Club.  Tourney host is the combined hockey team of Comstock Park/Northview/Sparta who will play in Pink jerseys featuring names of cancer fighters chosen by each player.  Friday at 545pm, will feature a Pre-game family recognition ceremony for the Slot family.  Kim Slot was a teacher at Northview Schools who lost her battle with cancer in September of 2015. Kim Slot was also the widow of fallen Walker Police officer Trevor Slot.   Multiple fundraisers will take place over the weekend including 50/50 raffles, and silent auctions to help "Stick it to Cancer"!   Here is a list of games:  

Christmas Light Show

Christmas Light Show

For the 19th year, the public is invited to drive thru West Michigan’s largest animated light show thru January 2nd.

Bring the family to the Fifth Third Ballpark located at 4500 West River Drive in Comstock Park from 6pm to 9pm to experience over 50 animated displays with 40,000 lights, stretching out over a mile.

1st Annual Reindeer Ride on November 20

1st Annual Reindeer Ride on November 20

West Michigan’s largest, animated light show welcomes families to join in on a non-competitive, fun bike ride thru the Christmas Lite Show on West River Drive.

There is no pre-registration needed & you might want to decorate your bikes to possibly win a prize.

Taste of Comstock Park Returns on November 19

Taste of Comstock Park Returns on November 19

For the sixth year, the Comstock Park Educational Foundation invites the community to take part in the favorite Holiday Fundraising Festival.

This is the chance to enjoy entertainment by talented Comstock Park students, while sampling great food from area restaurants, along with the opportunity to bid on over 30 centerpiece, trees or wreaths.