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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Grand Haven Wins Best Tasting Water Award

Presented to City of Grand Haven at the Water Filtration Plant June 22, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Grand Haven, Michigan The Michigan Section AWWA Conference & Recognition Council Chairman Mr. Dave Stinson will be presenting the City of Grand Haven with the Kalamazoo Regional (West Michigan) “Best Tasting Water Award”...

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Coast Guard Festival 2015

July 24th – August 2nd The Coast Guard Festival is a unique, premier 10 day national military festival, whose mission is to honor the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. During the ten days of the festival, there are opportunities for all to attend and participate. From parades, waterfront...

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Beach Hazard Statement

2:44 AM EDT on July 07, 2015
11:00 PM EDT on July 07, 2015
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 07/07 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sun and clouds mixed. High 72F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.
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Wednesday 07/08 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 74F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 07/09 0%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon. High 76F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.


Working Dogs

July 9, 2015
07:00 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.842.5560 x222

The NATIONAL Crisis Response Canine is an all volunteer organization that has teams throughout the United States. Handler Char Nash will introduce what they do in working with the victims and families involved in a crisis. This crisis can be a natural disaster or something in our local community such as a drowning, student death and or a traffic accident to name a few. The NATIONAL teams work along with mental health workers, first responders, Red Cross, Green Cross and many other agencies. They are volunteers who go through hours of training such as Psychological First Aid, as do our canines.

Design-Build: Flight

July 13, 2015 / July 16, 2015
09:00 AM / 12:00 PM
Peach Plains Elementary 616-403-9755

Ages 5-11. Come have a blast with fun hands-on projects as you design and build rockets and hovercrafts. We'll spend time outside testing, launching and racing our creations. Your child will learn about design, prototyping, earth science and engines through a combination of structured activities and self-exploration. Your son or daughter will love this fun, hands-on class!

Cost is $130 per child, all materials included.

A chocolate factory tour that’s worth taking…

July 13, 2015
10:00 AM / 02:00 PM
219 N 7th Street Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.935.7740

Head out to Grand Haven and tour Chocolates by Grimaldi (http://www.chocolatesbygrimaldi.com/)! During this fun, factory tour you will have the opportunity to learn about the chocolate making process from pod to bean to delicious chocolate! Visitors will also be able to taste fresh samples right off the line, visit our production area, and get a close-up view of our vintage 1950’s enrober that’s just like the one that was used on I Love Lucy! Tours cost $3.00 per person and can be scheduled on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special times and large groups of 10 or more may also be accommodated. Call 616-935-7740 to schedule your tour.