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Special Concerts & Fireworks

Special Concerts & Fireworks

A special 2 concert evening comes to Lamar Park with WY-FI fireworks following the show.

Trilogy and The Outer Vibe will entertain guest through the evening on Tuesday, June 28 with incredible musical talent. Trilogy, a 4 piece band takes to the stage at 7:00pm presenting classic music to currents hits. They’re the longest continually running band in Michigan. The Outer Vibe follows at 8:30pm with their unique musical energy. Fireworks will flood the sky above following the concert, roughly at 10:00pm.

Lamar Park is located at 2561 Porter St. SW in Wyoming, Michigan.

Visit www.wyomingcec.org for more information.

Metro Health Farm Market Open Thursdays through October 13

Metro Health Farm Market Open Thursdays through October 13

Community consumers can enjoy the fruits of labor from local farmers, bakers & crafters this summer.

Sixty different vendors will showcase homemade foods, hand-craft items, baked goods and more. Don’t miss the fun family-friendly events and free parking all summer, long!

Visit Metro Health Farm Market located at 5900 Byron Center Avenue SW in Wyoming, Michigan on Thursdays

Call: (616)252-7200 or visit www.metrohealth.net/farmmarket

Kick-Off Concerts in the Park

Kick-Off Concerts in the Park

The Community Enrichment Commission invites residents to Lamar Park as it comes alive for the first time this spring/summer on May 31.

The most popular & highly accomplished band, The Verge Piper kicks-off Concerts in the Park of the 14 band line-up for 2016, starting at 7:00pm on Tuesday at Lamar Park located at  2561 Porter Street SW in Wyoming, Michigan.

Guests will experience this free concert showcasing an assortment of music from their 2 children’s albums, along with the Rock mix-ins that made them well-known.

Visit www.wyomingcec.org for more information.

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

The State Park in Grand Haven comes to life with incredible kite performances this weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

For the 28th year, the world’s best kite flyers - individuals, pairs & teams will be performing continuously on Saturday, May 21 from 10am – 5pm & Sunday, May 22 from 11am – 5pm.

Kite enthusiast and their families are invited to experience different size kites with amazing capabilities controlled by professional kite handlers. There will also be an Open Flying Field to fly your own kite.

Grand Haven State Park is located at 1001 Harbor Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan 49417.

Call: 1-866-428-2335 or visit www.mackite.com for more information.

Diaper Drive

Diaper Drive

The month of October is almost through but before it passes you have an opportunity to help struggling young families, diaper their little ones.

Drop off any size new diaper packages to any of the five participating YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids during regular business hours on Thursday, October 29 or Friday, October 30 to help make a difference for those in need. 

Call: (616)632-1007 or visit: www.diaperdrivekent.org for more information.

Pacers Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team looking for Donations

Pacers Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team looking for Donations

Grand Rapids Junior Pacers Wheelchair Basketball Team. This special group of people are looking for donations to support their cause.

On November 7 & 8, they will be playing basketball at the Rockford Middle School to make money to help with the expenses they incur when they travel as a team. This season they are traveling to Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Kentucky for national competition. Any money they make will go for equipment along with travel expenses.

This particular request comes from CJ Blackwell, 15 years old and one of the wheelchair players on the team. He is personally asking for your support. You can donate by contacting his Mom, Sandy Blackwell at 616-734-3204 or by e-mail at: silly-sandy@att.net.

Glow Ball Golf Fundraiser Event at the Pines

Glow Ball Golf Fundraiser Event at the Pines

Terry Hunt is heading up a Charity event on September 11th and then again on September 18th for his sister in law Monica Hunt, 53 years of age, who is suffering from cancer.

This will be an unusual event; it’s Glow Ball Golf, to be held at the Pines located at 5050 Byron Center Ave, phone number 616-538-8380. Terry and his family are paying for all the equipment to be used for this unusual event and all the equipment will remain at the golf course for charity events to be held in the future, thereby saving participants a lot of money.

This event is scheduled to start at dusk on both dates but participants are asked to be at the golf course one hour earlier. The cost for this event is $35 on September 11th and $25 on September 18th. It will be 4-man teams but if you do not have a team to play with, don’t let that stop you. You will be paired up with other people so you can play. Terry can be reached at 616-406-7701.