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Castle Grande on Saturday

Castle Grande on Saturday

The community has the opportunity to learn how to build some great sandcastles!

A sand sculpting troop, the Sand Fanatics will create a main central castle the height of 7-8 feet, where then they will invite others to connect their castles, side by side to form a continuous sandcastle along the waterfront.

These professionals will teach the basics of sand-sculpting including tips & tricks to all ages & experience levels. Visit the Grand Haven City Beach on Saturday June 18 from10:00am through 4:00pm for this sand sculpting adventure.

Bring your own bucket & shovel to this free opportunity in the sand in Grand Haven!

Call: (616)842-4910 or visit www.grandhavenchamber.org/castle-grande for more information.

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Saturday Run in the Sun & Splash the Day Away

Saturday Run in the Sun & Splash the Day Away

The Community is invited to a morning run/walk and an afternoon of water summer fun, while benefiting Kids Hope USA, helping local at risk children!

City2Shore and local businesses invite the whole family for this kick-off to summer by getting physical with a 5K Run at 8:30am with the water fun beginning at noon through 5pm. There will be water slides, a toddler waterpark, clowns & balloons, Bounce Houses, Dunk Tanks, entertainment and so much more.

Visit Rosewood Park located at the corner of 18th Avenue & Rosewood in Jenison, Michigan, which is 1 block south of Chicago Drive on Saturday, June 18 for the 5K at 8:30am & from Noon to 5pm for family fun galore.

Call: (616)662-9664 or visit www.SaturdaySlipNSlide.com to register or for more information.

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.

Taste of Grandville Returns Monday

Taste of Grandville Returns Monday

Along with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Grandville Education Foundation, the Taste of Grandville Fundraiser returns for the 15th year.

Treat your family to an evening of delightful food from a variety of participating restaurants on Monday, March 7 from 5:30pm-8:00pm at Grandville High School located at 4700 Canal Avenue SW. Experience musical performances by ECHO, the Eighth Grade Chamber Orchestra & the Grandville Public Schools Jazz Bands.

Tickets are $10 for adult tasting passport, $2.50 kid’s 10 & under or $25 for a Family Passport, includes 2 tasting tickets & 2 kid’s meals (hot dog, chips & bottled water).

Visit: www.grandvilleeducationfoundation.org for tickets.

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Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Sunday

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Sunday

The Grand Haven Masonic Center Lodge #139 invites the community to a delightful breakfast to benefit Boy Scout Troup 246. The last Saturday of the month, the Grand Haven Masonic Center members offer pancakes, sausage, juice & coffee.

Bring the family to 344 Fulton Street on Saturday, February 27 from 8:00am – 10:30am for friendly conversation and a tantalizing breakfast.

Cost: $5/adults, $3/children, 12 & under, $15 for 2 parents & their children.  

 Visit www.visitgrandhaven.com, click on events 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.

KD Ale: Osgood Brewery Tour

KD Ale: Osgood Brewery Tour

The Kent District Library Service Center invites adults 21 & older to experience a tour and a chance to learn about hops.

Osgood Brewing located at 4051 Chicago Dr. SW in Grandville is hosting this informative tour on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:30pm-7:30pm.   

See a few brands of signature beers produced, along with collecting hops information from Pilot Malt House’s Erik May. Recieve a special on beer tasting with the showing of your library card.

 Visit www.kdl.org for more event information.