Grand Haven Restaurant Week

February 19 – 27, 2016 Discover old and new favorites as you explore eateries in Grand Haven’s Downtown and Centertown districts during Restaurant Week! At participating eateries, you will find special $8 Lunch and $15 Dinner Restaurant Week selections.  Some businesses may be offering a breakfast special – or – 2 for $8...

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 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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A chocolate factory tour that’s worth taking…

February 8, 2016
10:00 AM / 02:00 PM
219 N 7th St Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.935.7740

Head out to Grand Haven and tour Chocolates by Grimaldi (! 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! The tour costs $4.00 per person and is offered 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.

Show Me The Money Day!

February 11, 2016
05:00 PM / 08:00 PM
Griffin Elementary School, 1700 S Griffin, Grand Haven, MI 49417 616-935-3270

Show Me the Money Day offers free financial workshops, affordable banking products and connection to helpful resources in your community, like financial coaching, homebuyer education and entrepreneurship support! This event will also offer FREE dinner, opportunity to win GREAT prizes and homework help for the children. This event is offered to our community thru the help of the City of Grand Haven's Neighborhood Housing Services.

Taste and Learn with Patricia’s Chocolates

February 11, 2016
06:30 PM / 08:30 PM
Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222

Join Patty Christopher of Patricia's Chocolate to sample a rare chocolate new to the market - the Fortunato No. 4 Dark Milk Chocolate 47%. She will bring her complete Fortunato line from ganache to caramels to ingot-size bars and will present the history of this rare cacao. An excellent opportunity to pick up a box of chocolate for your favorite Valentine - she will have a wide selection of her products for sale.

Trained by world-class chocolatiers at the French Pastry School and Callebaut Institute in Chicago, Patty creates recipes that combine cocoa, fresh butter, and creams with exotic varieties of imported spices, fresh herbs, fruit purees, coffees, teas, and fine liqueurs, then handcrafts an artisan selection of premier ganache and caramel chocolates, as well as a collection of extraordinary specialty confections.

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