Grand Haven ArtWalk 2014

September 24 – October 12 Grand Haven ArtWalk is an annual collaboration of artists, local businesses and members of the lakeshore community in a collective celebration of art. Artists from the local area and beyond participate in an art competition in the following categories: photography, paintings, drawing,  mixed media and...

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Fire Prevention Open House

Saturday, October 11, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 525 Washington Ave, Grand Haven Children’s Activities Fire Truck Rides Face Painting Coloring Contest (winner of coloring contest will receive a fire truck ride to school) Knights of Columbus Train Rides Smoke Trailer Demonstration High Expansion Fire Foam Pit & Treasure...

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Recycling Resource Guide

Although curbside recycling will pick up paper, plastic, metal and glass products,  not all materials are suitable. If you find yourself with unused appliances, electronics, televisions, or household toxic waste, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health offers Grand Haven residents assistance in recycling each material properly. The Grand Haven Resource...

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CENTENNIAL and ARTWALK EVENT: Buster Keaton: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

October 1, 2014
07:00 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222

Ron Pesch, local historian presents the story of Keaton's days along the Lake Michigan lakeshore at an Actors' Colony former by his father.
The Keaton's first visited the city of Muskegon in 1902 and called a section of the city known as Bluffton home until Buster became a movie star.

Wicked Lake Forest Cemetery Tour

October 2, 2014
06:00 PM / 08:00 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222

Explore the more "wicked" and "notorious" residents of Grand Haven's past with a Fall walking tour of Lake Forest Cemetery. Stories of mysterious crimes, murders, miscreants and other dubious characters are all part of Grand Haven's exciting past! Tour is weather permitting. Meet at the cemetery office building.

When Amelia Earhart Came to Michigan

October 2, 2014
07:00 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222

“When Amelia Came to Michigan” is a 60 minutes lecture and visual presentation created in the Spring 2014 is the real life story of Amelia Earhart’s adventures in Michigan. Our many years of research indicates she was here more than 25 times promoting the aviation industry and opportunities for women in this field. Our lecture and visual presentation begins with her childhood at the turn of the century, her family life and education, early flying experiences, the world records and her 8 years of adventures in Michigan. Over a 10 year period, we collected Michigan newspaper articles about Amelia, also hundred’s of photographs, old film footage, plus the music from the 1920’s and 30’s. Our lecture presentation reveals the life and times of the woman who flew for the fun of it.