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Muskegon Area ISD marks 50 years with 50-day countywide book drive

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

Contacts: Mr. Dave Sipka, MAISD Superintendent

Work: 231-767-7202, Cell: 616-460-0624, dsipka@muskegonisd.org

 

Muskegon Area ISD marks 50 years with 50-day countywide book drive

 

The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) is asking community members to help mark its 50

the anniversary by donating new and used books to school children during a 50-day book drive beginning January

Made in the Mitten: Savoring Michigan’s Rich Foodie & Agricultural History - Jan 22

Made in the Mitten: Savoring Michigan’s Rich Foodie & Agricultural History - Jan 22

The public is invited to this informative program on Tuesday, January 22 from 6-7:30pm at the Hackley Public Library located at 316 W. Webster Avenue in Muskegon, Michigan to discover the rich food & agricultural history of Michigan. With Michigan being the second-most agriculturally-diverse state in the country through all the produce grown, the Great Lake State is referred to as the “Mitten of Plenty”. This program gives the audience informative agricultural information of Michigan & the opportunity to sample a few Michigan-made products, which is possible through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.

Call: (231)722-7276 or go on-line at www.muskegon.org .

Inside the Mitten closes out 2nd year of Michigan Beer, Wine, & Music

Inside the Mitten closes out 2nd year of Michigan Beer, Wine, & Music

 

Muskegon’s Watermark 920 closed out the 2nd year of their Inside the Mitten series with performances by Phoffman, Joe Sturgill, and Bob Buchanan. For those not familiar, the event keeps it local with Michigan musicians, beer, wine and local food and coffee vendors.

Michigan wants you to read

Michigan wants you to read

The Library of Michigan has released a list of 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events.

The 2013 Michigan Notable Books list cover a variety of topics and were written by authors across the state.

According to a state news release, "Each title on the 2013 list gives readers insight into what it means to make your home in Michigan and proves some of the greatest stories are indeed found in the Great Lakes region. The Michigan Notable Books program is “Pure Michigan.”"

2013 Michigan Notable Books

American Poet: A Novel by Jeff Vande Zande (Bottom Dog Press)

Michigan wants you to read

Michigan wants you to read

The Library of Michigan has released a list of 20 books celebrating Michigan people, places and events.

The 2013 Michigan Notable Books list cover a variety of topics and were written by authors across the state.

According to a state news release, "Each title on the 2013 list gives readers insight into what it means to make your home in Michigan and proves some of the greatest stories are indeed found in the Great Lakes region. The Michigan Notable Books program is “Pure Michigan.”"

2013 Michigan Notable Books

American Poet: A Novel by Jeff Vande Zande (Bottom Dog Press)

Songs of the Season at Norton Shores Library

Songs of the Season at Norton Shores Library

From the Muskegon Area District Library Facebook page:

Join these talented students as they share old holiday favorites and new songs from around the world. Sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Shores Library. Refreshments will be served. Registration appreciated by calling 231-780-8844.

FREE Family Movie Day Coming Up!

FREE Family Movie Day Coming Up!

From: http://www.whitehallschools.net

The Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to invite the public to "FREE Family Movie Day"! More than 50 businesses and individuals from the area have generously donated to make this free event possible for the entire community. Bring the whole family downtown to the beautiful Frauenthal Theater, the cornerstone of the arts in Muskegon since 1930! December 28 will be a special day for our community members!
 
Movie Schedule:
3:00 p.m.: "The Lorax"
5:00 p.m.: "Brave"
7:00 p.m.: "Journey 2 the Mysterious Island"