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Irish Fest Adds Thursday Event to Celebrate 15th Year Anniversary

Irish Fest Adds Thursday Event to Celebrate 15th Year Anniversary

Muskegon, MI (September 2, 2014) - The Michigan Irish Music Festival is having a party to celebrate its 15th anniversary called Ar Scoona. The festival will open the pub tent at Heritage Landing on Thursday, September 11th, from 5pm – 11pm, for Muskegon Ar Scoona, which means “On Tap” in Gaelic.

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- The 2014-2015 school year is officially underway for West Michigan students.

On Sept. 2, which was the official start of classes for most schools, State Superintendent Mike Flanagan released this statement: 

"It’s a great day to be Back to School in Michigan !

Let me take a moment to wish everyone a positive and successful school year.

Our team here at the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education, and I appreciate the hard work and daily dedication teachers, administrators, school board members, and other school staff devote to our children in Michigan.

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- The 2014-2015 school year is officially underway for West Michigan students.

On Sept. 2, which was the official start of classes for most schools, State Superintendent Mike Flanagan released this statement: 

"It’s a great day to be Back to School in Michigan !

Let me take a moment to wish everyone a positive and successful school year.

Our team here at the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education, and I appreciate the hard work and daily dedication teachers, administrators, school board members, and other school staff devote to our children in Michigan.

My Town: AgeWell of Muskegon and Loutit District Library team up for senior fitness program

My Town: AgeWell of Muskegon and Loutit District Library team up for senior fitness program

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- Reservations are now open at the Loutit District Library for a new twelve-week senior fitness program meeting on Mondays, beginning Sept. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Fridays beginning Sept.12 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The program is presented by Gayle Patterson from AgeWell in Muskegon. A one-time registration admits participants to all 24 sessions.  Participants must register by Sept. 5 at www.loutitlibrary.org or by calling (616) 842-5560, ext. 200.

"Fit & Strong!" is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for seniors 60 years of age and older. This 12-week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in older adults.

Fit & Strong! helps participants:

Muskegon Labor Day Celebration

Muskegon Labor Day Celebration

West Michigan Labor Day Celebration 2014

MUSKEGON - The West Michigan-based labor unions are celebrating Labor Day 2014 with a parade through downtown Muskegon on Monday, Sept. 1, starting at the corner of 4th Street and Clay Avenue at 11 am.

International labor unions, local unions, area non-profits, politicians and many other partners and friends will be participating in this year’s parade. The parade concludes with a celebration fair, featuring food, music, many free games, activities and fun for families.

The parade route will head down Clay Avenue and take a left on Jefferson Street to Western Avenue, where they will continue to parade down Western Avenue until they reach the end at 4th Street. The post-parade celebration will be held in front of the CIO hall, 490 West Western Ave., between Third and Fourth streets. 

Shredding Day at SLDL

Shredding Day at SLDL

Free Shredding Service @ SLDL

 

Kent Record Management Inc. will be at Spring Lake District Library on Saturday, Sept. 6, to provide free paper shredding services for the community. Kent Record Management will provide a secure collection truck to receive materials which will then be transported to their facility for shredding. The truck will be in the library’s parking lot from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Individuals may bring up to 100 pounds of paper to have shredded.

 

This “Free Shred Day” is an excellent way to help protect and preserve the environment.   Shredding sensitive personal documents like cancelled checks, tax records, and credit card statements is also a good way to help prevent identity theft and credit card fraud.

 

For more information about this event, call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street in Spring Lake.

 

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

08/18/2014 – 08/22/14 Footlights Fun Camp

‎The Muskegon Civic Theatre invites you to the Footlights Fun Camp in the Hilt Building located at 425 W. Western Ave. Happening Monday through Friday, June 16-August 22 at 9:00am. The cost is $185. For more information, call 231-722-3852.

08/18/2014 - GOT BRAINS?