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Kent Harvest Trails

Kent Harvest Trails

Fourteen farms are participating in this fun fall adventure for families to experience!

Each farm offers its unique experience from corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides, harvested home-grown fruits & vegetables and so much more. Families won’t want to miss all the excitement of this colorful season!

Visit www.kentharvesttrails.org for the list of participating farms.

Perrin Brewing Ice Jam Winter Festival

Perrin Brewing Ice Jam Winter Festival

Help ensure the last meal for the day for children through the Kids Food Basket in Grand Rapids, Muskegon & Holland by attending this Winter Festival on Saturday.

Make plans to attend this Winter Festival and spend the afternoon with your friends & family enjoying winter activities, local food, live music and some barrel aged beverages.

The Frostbite 5K Run kicks off at 1:30pm. Those interested can wear their warm jammies or onesie! Registration begins a noon – 1pm at Perrin Brewing Company.

Perrin Brewing Company is located at 5910 Comstock Park Drive in Comstock Park is the place to be on Saturday, January 28 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm for this Ice Jam Festival.

Admission: lunch bag donations or cash. Wish list & more information can be found on-line.

Visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/perrin-brewing-ice-jam-winter-festival-tickets-2999...

Candlelight Snowshoeing on Valentines Day

Candlelight Snowshoeing on Valentines Day

Make plans to spend time with your significant other on Valentine’s Day!

Howard Christiansen Nature Center located at 16190 Red Pine Drive in Kent City is offering three Candlelight Snowshoe guided excursion through their scenic trails on Valentine’s Day. You can choose 6:30pm, 7:30pm or 9:00pm.

The excursion includes snowshoe and is a one mile hike through candle lit trails with the chance to warm up by the fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. It’s a romantic evening you won’t want to miss.

Member Cost: $8.00 per couple and Non-members are $15.00 per couple.

Call: (616)675-3158 for more information or visit www.howardchristiansen.org to book tickets.

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.

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.

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.