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Live Mannequin Night Tonight, September 16

Live Mannequin Night Tonight, September 16

The Communities favorite night has returned!

Shopping, dining or experience the town, guests may spot live mannequins from 7pm - 8:30pm in 25 downtown Holland participating businesses, tonight as they stroll the streets.

Visit www.downtownholland.com for more events.

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Virtual Education Offers Frequent Opportunities for Parent Engagement

Virtual Education Offers Frequent Opportunities for Parent Engagement

Parents want the best education for their children. Increased engagement with their child’s school gives them an opportunity to see that through. School choices continue to emerge, with online education thriving amongst families in the United States with a 58 percent increase in enrollment since 2010.

Great Lakes Cyber Academy is a tuition free school serving students in grades 6-12. As an online school, Great Lakes Cyber Academy allows local families from communities like city to learn from the comfort of their own homes, or wherever there is an internet connection. Enrollment numbers continue to increase with this learning model because of satisfaction with virtual education, the level of expertise through online institutions and the rigorous curriculum of the offered programs. One of the primary benefits of Great Lakes Cyber Academy is the level of parent engagement across all grade levels.

Grand Rapids School Receives High Marks From Local Parents

Grand Rapids School Receives High Marks From Local Parents

Approximately 94 percent of parents whose children are enrolled at Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids would recommend the school, according to a recent parent satisfaction survey. The blended learning school delivers a combination of online and face-to-face instruction in an engaging and flexible educational setting committed to making each student’s success a priority, .

The 2015-16 survey was administered by an independent market research company, which created the questionnaire, collected the data, and tabulated the results. High marks were achieved with 89 percent of Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids parents giving the school an A or B grade.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

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2016 National Night Out on August 2

2016 National Night Out on August 2

America’s Night Out against Crime is a way to show support to our local police, community businesses & our neighbors.

There is something for everyone on this special night out, experience. Families can enjoy a dunk tank, kid’s games, pie eating contest, a vintage car show, music, entertainment & more. All are invite to Movies in the Park to follow at 9:30pm.

The place to be at 5:00pm on Tuesday, August 2 is Kollen Park located at 240 Kollen Park Drive in Holland, Michigan.

Visit www.cityofholland.com for more information.

Movies in the Park on Tuesday

Movies in the Park on Tuesday

The community is in for a real treat! The newest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens comes to Holland Kollen Park on Tuesday.

Bring the family in your Star Wars costumes, lightsabers in hand, lawn chairs and snacks to enjoy this electrifying movie on Tuesday, August 2 at 9:30pm.

No alcoholic drinks are permitted, children must be with an adult and if inclement weather, the movie will take place at Park Theater.

Travel to 240 Kollen Park Drive for a family night in Holland.

Visit www.cityofholland.com for details.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.