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City of Zeeland Trick or Treating Hours

City of Zeeland Trick or Treating Hours

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

Trick or treat hours for the City of Zeeland will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, October 31, 2011.

Fall color tour beginning in Holland

Fall color tour beginning in Holland

The leaves are nearing their peak color in West Michigan.  You don’t have to go far to catch the fall colors.  One beautiful tour starts in Holland and takes you through Saugatuck, Douglas, Fennville and New Richmond.

Color Tour Directions Starting from Holland:

BR-31 south to US-31. Take first exit (Saugatuck), then south on Blue Star Hwy (A-2) to 118th Ave. East to 62nd St, north to 122nd Ave. Wind east, then north to M-89 (124th Ave), east through Fennville to Old Allegan Rd north (parts are unpaved but maintained), east to 60th St north. East on 140th Ave, north on 66th St, west on Ottagan St to S Shore Dr, east to downtown Holland/US-31.

There are 25 other color tour routes detailed at the West Michigan Tourism Association web site:

http://www.wmta.org/autumn-color-tours-19/

Hope College Homecoming Events for Oct. 14 - 16

Hope College Homecoming Events for Oct. 14 - 16

News Release:


Hope College will host the following major events on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16:
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Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16

Homecoming
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Homecoming activities at Hope College will run Friday through Sunday, Oct.

ZPS - Join us October 18 to discuss early education

ZPS - Join us October 18 to discuss early education

From: http://www.zps.org

Parents are encouraged to attend an informal meeting Tuesday, October 18, 6 p.m., to discuss preschool education in the district.  The meeting will take place at the Early Childhood Center, 140 W. McKinley.  Starting in September of 2012, all kindergarten and Young 5 classes will be moved to our elementary buildings.  The Early Childhood Center will be home to all preschool programs in the district. How do you think our preschool program should look?  This planning session is a chance to discuss the options.  If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to serve or participate in the planning, contact ECC Principal Nancy Burk, 616-748-3275.  

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Brown Bag Concert Series Continues on Friday, Oct. 7

Brown Bag Concert Series Continues on Friday, Oct. 7

News Release: HOLLAND – Hope College musicians will perform through the monthly “Brown Bag Concert” series at the Holland Area Arts Council on Friday, Oct. 7, at noon. The public is invited.  Admission is free.

Founded and directed by Dr. Andrew Le of the Hope music faculty, the concert series takes place on the first Friday of each month. Each hour-long program consists of a variety of musical offerings from Hope students and teachers.

“The Brown Bag Concerts are designed to provide a variety of music in a casual atmosphere with the performers, dressed in jeans, sharing a bit about each piece to provide background information to the audience,” said Le, an assistant professor of music. “Listeners are encouraged to bring their kids or their co-workers on the lunch hour, pack a brown bag lunch and enjoy some exceptional music.”

The Holland Area Arts Council is located west of Columbia Avenue at 150 E. Eighth St.

Students Invited to Explore Health Careers on October 11

Students Invited to Explore Health Careers on October 11

News Release:

HOLLAND – Careers in the healthcare industry will be the center of focus at the 6th annual Rx for Health Careers event on Tuesday, October 11.  Designed for Ottawa County area high school students and their parents, the event provides a close up look at more than 40 occupations within the healthcare field.  No registration is required and there’s no cost to attend. 

“Rx for Health Careers provides a fun, interactive way for students and their parents to talk informally, one-on-one, with working healthcare professionals across a variety of occupations,” explains Kristen Bunn, event coordinator at the Careerline Tech Center.  “This free event is designed in an open-house style, and all Ottawa County area high school-aged students and their parents are encouraged to stop by the OAISD Careerline Tech Center, 13663 Port Sheldon Street, north of Holland between 5:30 p.m.

City of Holland Halloween Trick-or-Treating

City of Holland Halloween Trick-or-Treating

From: http://www.cityofholland.com

The City of Holland has announced that the hours for Halloween Trick-or-Treating will be on Monday, October 31st between 6 PM and 8 PM.

For your safety and the safety of others, you are reminded and encouraged to observe the following:
1. Wear a light colored costume with a mask that will not obscure your vision.
2. Carry a flashlight with you.
3. Parents should accompany your children.
4. Drivers of vehicles should take extra caution and slow down. There will be several kids out trick or treating.
5. Only go to the houses that have the porch light on.
6. You should only go to houses that you are familiar with.
7. Make sure that parents check all candy given to children before they eat it.

Enjoy, and have a safe and happy Halloween!