2016 City Calendar Photograph Submissions

The City is accepting photographs for the 2016 City Calendar! The theme for this year is special events, so get out there and enjoy the many community events we have in Grand Haven and then submit your best photos for consideration! The deadline for submission is September 1, 2015. The...

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Winter Parking Regulations

Grand Haven City Ordinance Sec. 36-38(a)(b) prohibits the parking of motor vehicles on any City streets between the hours of 2:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. from DECEMBER 1 to APRIL 1. Officers are enforcing this ordinance and vehicles will be ticketed. Signs are posted on the main entry streets to the city...

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Grand Haven Restaurant Week

February 20 – 28, 2015 Discover old and new favorites as you explore eateries in Grand Haven’s Downtown and Centertown districts during Restaurant Week! At participating eateries, you can check out their special Restaurant Week Menus to find $8 Lunch and $15 Dinner options. Some businesses will also be offering...

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LOCAL WEATHER

Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 03/04 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy. High 22F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Snow Showers
Thursday 03/05 50%
Snow Showers
Snow showers early will taper to flurries later on. High 18F. NE winds shifting to WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50%. About one inch of snow expected.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 03/06 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Gusty winds in the afternoon. High near 25F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph.

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

First Friday Gallery Walk at C2C Gallery in Grand Haven

March 6, 2015
06:00 PM / 08:00 PM
104 Washington Grand Haven, MI 49417 616-935-7337

Exhibit: “Seen and those things hidden”
Live Music: Bill Ellingboe, acoustic guitarist.
Location: C2C Gallery, 104 Washington, Grand Haven

C2C Gallery is excited to show a new exhibit featuring the nonrepresentational paintings by Margie Welek Fagan and ceramic houses by Jacob Koster.

Margie creates a body of work that is multi-layered and eclectic. Her intention is to create layers of interesting textures and lead the mind’s eye on an aesthetic journey. Jacob works in both clay and canvas. He enjoys the challenge of hand-building architectural forms with lots of detail. His attention to detail does not stop at the exterior. Look inside. His buildings have the feeling of a ship inside a bottle – large pieces that defy the scale of the structure that they are placed within. The building takes on an interesting narrative.

What do you see in Margie’s paintings and find inside Jacob’s buildings?

As always, we will be hosting live music. Bill Ellingboe is a Grand Haven-based musician and songwriter with a strong affinity for music that at times has been labeled everything from Americana, to Roots, to Folk. He is currently working on a new collection of songs to be released in the summer of 2015.

Sunday Afternoon Concert Series: Celtic Music with Uneven Ground

March 8, 2015
02:00 PM / 03:00 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.842.5560 x222

"Uneven Ground" is a four-piece traditional Celtic band that blends vocals with instrumentals to bring their listeners on a unique musical journey. Uneven Ground is composed of Courtney Hutson, fiddle, vocals; Dave Closz, guitar, vocals; Tim Staudacher, mandolin, guitar; Larry Halverson, whistle, flute and bodhran. Funding for the Sunday Concert Series is generously provided by the Matilda and Harold Crane Donor Advised Fund of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

Pulling Strings: The History of the Gaelic Harp

March 11, 2015
07:00 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222

Most people recognize the harp as the national emblem of Ireland, but did you know that the familiar triangular-framed harp did not originate in Ireland? In this PowerPoint presentation, featuring samples from the tradition’s finest harpists, Kerry Ross examines the history and development of the instrument and explores what makes the Gaelic harp unique.

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