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Art in the Park 2012

Art in the Park 2012

From: http://www.cityofholland.com

Saturday, August 4th, 9:00am - 5:00pm, Centennial Park

The Holland Friends of Art will be hosting the 43rd Annual Art In The Park arts & crafts fair. The event this year will be on Saturday August 4, 2012 from 9 am to 5 pm in Centennial Park near the downtown. Art in the Park raises money for local students' college scholarships and area art programs.

The exhibitors come from all over Michigan and a few come from several other states. There will be booths in the show for about 300 artists and crafters selling their paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, jewelry, woodworking, baskets, pottery, stained glass, dolls, weavings, and many other items. Several vendors will also have a variety of foods available along Central Avenue during the fair.

ZEELMANIA – Week 3 Line Up

ZEELMANIA – Week 3 Line Up

Zeel-ma-nia (Zēl-mā-nē-a): n
A healthy-living street-fair for the entire community. Shop the Main Place Farm & Craft Market, visit with Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital experts and get your heart pumping by engaging in free and fun physical activities and entertainment downtown Zeeland. Every Monday evening, now thru August 27, 5-7:30pm.  ZEELMANIA.  Fun for the HEALTH of it!

Zeelmania was created by Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital, the Zeeland Chamber of Commerce and the City of Zeeland as a way rearrange and draw more attention to the Main Place Farm & Craft Market, add a weekly evening activity to the community calendar and bring more foot traffic downtown; all while focusing on the importance of healthy living!

Respected National Conference Established at Hope College Returns

HOLLAND – A long-running, nationally known professional conference in communication is returning to its roots after 11 years away.

Co-founded by a Hope College faculty member and held at the college from its debut in 1985 through 2000, the week-long “NCA (National Communication Association) Institute for Faculty Development” is returning to Hope on Sunday-Saturday, July 22-28.  Approximately 40 communication professors from small colleges and universities around the country and abroad will be attending addresses and seminars led by top scholars in the communication field and discussing current research, pedagogy and the essential undergraduate communication curriculum.

Hope Summer Rep Presents Songs for a New World – A Reflective Musical Revue

Hope Summer Rep Presents Songs for a New World – A Reflective Musical Revue

HOLLAND - Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s (HSRT) final production of the summer season explores life through music in the critically acclaimed musical Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown. Opening Thursday, July 26 and running six performances through August 9, Songs for a New World will be performed at 8:00 p.m. at the Holland Area Arts Council (150 East 8th St). Connecting the craving for hope and a brighter tomorrow with the reality of having to make choices even when the outlook may be challenging, Brown’s reflective musical will have the audience reeling in beautiful songs and stories.

Annual Zeeland Fire-Rescue Pigout

Annual Zeeland Fire-Rescue Pigout

From: http://www.ci.zeeland.mi.us/

Come on out for the Annual Zeeland Pigout on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Lawrence Park!

All proceeds benefit Zeeland Fire-Rescue Community Education Programs.

Cecchetti Summer School to Present Hope College Concerts

Cecchetti Summer School to Present Hope College Concerts

HOLLAND – For an 18th year, young dancers are spending two weeks at Hope College advancing their artistic talent through the International Summer School of the Cecchetti Council of America.

The summer school will culminate with two concerts on Saturday, July 21, at 10:30 a.m. and noon at the Knickerbocker Theatre, located in downtown Holland at 86 E. Eighth St.  The public is invited to the concerts, and admission is free.

The students arrived on Sunday, July 8, for a program that is running through July 21 at multiple locations on campus as well as at the Holland Area Arts Council.

Mystery Abounds in HSRT Production of "An Inspector Calls"

Mystery Abounds in HSRT Production of "An Inspector Calls"

HOLLAND - Hope Summer Repertory Theatre is proud to announce J.B. Priestly’s dark mystery, An Inspector Calls, making its debut on the Dewitt stage on Friday, July 20th. Taking place in Britain before World War One, this mysterious drama brings startling revelations that shake the very foundation of the Birling household and challenges us all to examine our conscience. Performances are July 20, 21, 27, 30, and August 3, 7, and 9 at 8 p.m at the DeWitt Theatre.