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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.

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.

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.

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.