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Upcoming Community Events
LDL’s Sunday Concert Series: GVSU New Music EnsembleFebruary 14, 2016
02:00 PM / 03:00 PM Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus Ave. 616.842.5560 x222
The New Music Ensemble at Grand Valley State University is an undergraduate ensemble that promotes the music of our time and features flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion. “Music in Their Words” is music composed by eight well-known composers created for this ensemble. Each work is 5-7 minutes in duration with an electronic backing track that incorporates the 20th century composer’s speaking voice in some way.
A chocolate factory tour that’s worth taking…February 15, 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 (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! 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.
Lecture Series: “Franklin Roosevelt: Life in the Chair"February 16, 2016
07:00 PM / 08:00 PM Spring Lake District Library (231) 777-0380
‘All in the Family – The Roosevelts: Gilded Humanity’ Lecture Series Opens Jan. 19
Muskegon Community College history instructors George Maniates and Kurt Troutman are hosting “All in the Family – The Roosevelts: Gilded Humanity,” a series of lectures that provide a revealing discovery of America’s first family.
The talks, which are free and open to the public, take place from 7-8 p.m. at the Spring Lake District Library, 123 East Exchange St., Spring Lake, MI 49456.
The series opens on Tuesday, Jan. 19, with “Theodore Roosevelt: Uncomfortable Retirement.” The next talk, “Franklin Roosevelt: Life in the Chair,” takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The series concludes on Tuesday, March 15, with “Eleanor Roosevelt: An Open Marriage.”
For more information, contact the MCC Experiential Learning Office at (231) 777-0380.