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2012 Labor Day Truck Parade

2012 Labor Day Truck Parade

From: http://www.cityofholland.com

Monday, September 3, 9:00am

The 2012 parade will take place on Monday, September 3 at about 9:00 am, so be sure to mark your calendars!

This one-of-a-kind event showcases local companies and honors their employees who make the Lakeshore area a great place to live and work. Big rigs that carry locally made products rumble through downtown Holland and Zeeland complete their route by parking at the Holland Civic Center, where free food and prizes are all part of the end-of parade celebration.

ZWHS Athletics Night August 15

ZWHS Athletics Night August 15

From: http://www.zps.org

All 2012-2013 high school athletes and parents of athletes are to attend an athletics communication night scheduled for August 15 at 7:00 PM. The event will begin with a large group session held in the main gym followed by coaches meetings for fall sports.

Salsa Showdown coming to Holland Farmers Market this Saturday

Salsa Showdown coming to Holland Farmers Market this Saturday

From the Downtown Holland Facebook page:

There's still time to sign up to compete in this Saturday's Salsa Showdown at the Holland Farmers Market! If you think you make the best salsa around, this the event for you! Visit www.salsashowdown.org to register today.

Hope College Announces Great Performance Series

Hope College Announces Great Performance Series

HOLLAND – The Hope College Great Performance Series returns for the 2012-13 season with a range of cultural events highlighting the best in dance, music and theatre.

From the explosive movements of Rennie Harris PureMovement to the sounds of the nine-time Grammy-winning Emerson String Quartet, the series features a range of events suitable for anyone and everyone to experience.

The season will open on Friday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Dimnent Memorial Chapel with the DePue Brothers Band, a group of classically trained musicians with bluegrass roots. Two members of the legendary DePue family, along with colleagues from the Philadelphia Orchestra, merge such diverse musical genres as classical, bluegrass, Americana and folk.

Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Saturday, Sept. 1

Hope/Holland Community Day Will Be Saturday, Sept. 1

 HOLLAND – A traditional Labor Day Weekend picnic on the Hope College campus, the college’s first home football game on the new artificial turf at Holland Municipal Stadium and the sights of Windmill Island gardens will all be among the features of the 47th annual Hope/Holland Community Day on Saturday, Sept. 1.

The picnic, which runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be held on the front lawn of the DeVos Fieldhouse.  Tickets include the picnic and admission to the Hope College football game at 1:30 p.m. with North Park University at Holland Municipal Stadium, which had artificial turf installed during the summer.  Tickets also include admission to Windmill Island Gardens from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. that day.

Zeelmania – Fun for the Health of it!

Zeelmania – Fun for the Health of it!

Spectrum Health Community Hospital, Zeeland Chamber of Commerce & the City of Zeeland invites the community to join this healthy living street-fair on Monday, August 13 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm on Main Street between Church & Elm Street.in downtown Zeeland.

Spend the evening shopping the Main Place Farm & Craft Market to get a taste of healthy living, take part in games, screenings & experience family activities along the way. Athletic attire & shoes are encouraged for this fun, healthy opportunity!

Go to www.feelthezeel.com for event information.

Holland Museum announces grant for Civil War Muster

Holland Museum announces grant for Civil War Muster

The Holland Museum has announced a grant from The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, to make the Civil War Muster program possible. 

The Civil War Sesquicentennial continues as the Holland Museum plans to hold the fourth annual Van Raalte Civil War Muster. This year the museum is looking forward to building on the momentum of 2011.  Last year the event served 3,500 visitors over Saturday and Sunday, as well as around 400 local school students during the Friday education day.