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Tulip Time puppet show at the Arts Council

Tulip Time puppet show at the Arts Council

The Stork and the Baby puppet show will be performed at the Holland Area Arts Council on Sunday, May 6 at 1 p.m.  The show is performed by actors in Dutch costume and puppeteers using hand puppets. 

The Stork and the Baby is about a befuddled stork who delivers a royal baby by mistake to a peasant couple in the Netherlands.  This show was written especially for Tulip Time.  A variety puppet show featuring marionettes and ventriloquist dummies is also part of the half hour program. 

After the show, all are invited to make simple puppets to take home.  This is a free event.  The West Michigan Puppetry Guild is presenting this puppet show.  Guild members range from beginners to seasoned professionals.

Notice of May 2 Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget and Property Tax Millage Rate

Notice of May 2 Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget and Property Tax Millage Rate

On Wednesday, May 2, 2012, the City Council of the City of Holland will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. The property tax millage rates proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget – as delineated below – will be a subject of this hearing.

The proposed Fiscal Year 2012-13 total ad valorem tax millage rate is 15.2500 mills or 1.0000 mill higher than the Fiscal Year 2011-12 total ad valorem tax millage rate. The purposes of the millage rates and amounts are delineated herein. The total proposed millage rate includes

Hope College to Host National Effort to Develop Materials on Vocation

HOLLAND – Beginning this July, Hope College will broaden its role as a national leader in the newly-emerging field of vocational exploration.

 Hope has been asked by the Washington, D.C.-based Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to host the new “Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) Scholarly Resources Project.” This project is a national effort to produce materials for use by colleges and universities across the country seeking to help students explore questions of meaning and purpose as they prepare for life and career.

Knickerbocker Summer Film Series to Run May 14 through June 2

Knickerbocker Summer Film Series to Run May 14 through June 2

The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show three films as part of its Summer Film Series from Monday, May 14, through Saturday, June 2.

The series will feature “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” “The Kid with a Bike” and “A Separation.”

Holland Museum presents "History of Tulip Time" Lecture

Holland Museum presents  "History of Tulip Time" Lecture

Thursday, May 03, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Join the Holland Museum as we celebrate the history of Tulip Time! Tulip exhibition lecture series, with Randy VandeWater, Local Historian on Thursday, May 3rd. Coffee and windmill cookies for guests!

FREE for members and volunteers. $5.00 for lecture and tulip exhibit

This event is organized by: Holland Museum
For more information, contact: Visitor Services 616.796.3329 http://www.hollandmuseum.org

Holland Museum 31 West 10th Street Holland, MI 49423 

Tulip Time Plein Air Paint Fundraiser Auction May 4th -12th

Tulip Time Plein Air Paint Fundraiser Auction May 4th -12th

The Holland Area Arts Council is calling artists of all ages and skill levels to participate in a community art event during the 2012 Tulip Time Festival.

From Friday May 4th through noon May 8th artists are encouraged to paint the sights of the celebration in the Holland area. Participating artists will create new art and return it to the Holland Area Arts Council 150 E. 8th St. Holland, MI for silent auction. The art will be displayed immediately and it can be unframed.

Artists are encouraged to paint recognizable scenes but there no other set guidelines (within reason). The "fresh" art will be auctioned at the Holland Area Arts Council from May 8th - May 12th during Tulip Time Festival by means of a 50/50 silent auction.

Fifty percent of the winning bid will go to the artist and fifty percent to the Arts Council as a fundraiser for arts programming. The artist will set a starting bid and register when they drop off their work.

Downtown Zeeland Welkoms hometown Dutch Dancers

Downtown Zeeland Welkoms hometown Dutch Dancers

Monday, April 30 from 6-7pm downtown Zeeland will roll out a big Welkom for the Tulip Time Festival Dutch Dancers from Zeeland High School. The dancers will perform in their hometown before the official Tulip Time Festival in Holland. This celebration will mark the seventh year that downtown Zeeland has hosted Dutch Dancers from the Zeeland high schools on Main Street.

Community members are invited to bring a lawn chair and visit downtown Zeeland, or grab a spot on the curb and enjoy the festivities put on by the talented Zeeland students. The Tulip Time Festival's Dutch Dancers from Zeeland High School are under the direction of Nicole Prins.