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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.

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Agency, one of Michigan’s leading title and real estate transaction coordination companies, announced today the opening of the company’s new Grandville office in a converted, 3,000 sq. ft. space at 4600 Ivanrest. The transformed space replaces the company’s current location at 4693 Wilson Ave SW.

The converted space, which was formally a residential home, will accommodate as many as six employees. The new office will focus on providing commercial and residential title insurance and closing services and allows the company to expand its presence in the Grandville community.

New Hope College "Awakening" Faith-Formation Program for High School Students Is Running June 12-17

HOLLAND – Awakening, a new summer institute at Hope College for high school students, is running throughout the week of Sunday-Friday, June 12-17.

                        The program is a gathering of high school students from across the country representing four states and 11 cities.  The participating students have come from Illinois, Indiana, South Carolina and Michigan to be a part of the week-long gathering to grow their skills in the worship arts (dance, music, art, songwriting) and further their relationship with God and the new friends they encounter during the week.

Hope College Professor's Book Chapter Examines "The Greatest High School Game Ever"

HOLLAND – As a basketball player since childhood, coach and sport historian, Dr. Chad Carlson of the Hope College kinesiology faculty found much to admire in the legendary 1965 match-up between DeMatha Catholic High School of Hyattsville, Maryland, and Power Memorial Academy of New York City.

Tulip Dig Returns

Tulip Dig Returns

Rain or shine the community is invited to dig up some gorgeous tulip bulbs to transplant into your own garden or yard.

Bring your bucket & pitchfork to any of the three different locations, Window on the Waterfront, the large tulip field at Windmill Island Gardens or Centennial Park on Saturday, June 4 beginning at 9:00am.

There is free admission from 9:00am – noon. Cost for the bulbs are $10 for a 5-gallon bucket, where guests can dig up bulbs to plant on their own property.

Visit: www.hollandinbloom.com for more information.

Hope College Chapter of Psychology Honor Society Wins Leadership Award

HOLLAND – The Hope College chapter of Psi Chi – The International Honor Society in Psychology has won the society’s 2015-16 Kay Wilson Officer Team Leadership Award, recognized from among about 1,100 collegiate and university chapters in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Ireland and New Zealand.

 The award was presented to the Hope chapter’s student officer team of the recently concluded school year for demonstrating excellence in leadership and realizing the potential of Psi Chi to develop future leaders in psychology.  It is named for Kay Wilson, who was executive officer of Psi Chi from 1991 to 2003, and her commitment to leadership development and collaboration.  The recognition includes a plaque and a check for $2,000 to be split between the chapter and the officers.