By Ken DeLaat
The local Native Circle of Newaygo County has been doing some very cool things including the recent showing of the movie Indian Horse and the Native Gathering weekend held at Brooks Park each fall. Tonight (Thursday) the group is sponsoring an all-age Intertribal Dance Circle an opportunity to share and learn the different styles of pow wow dance.
6:30-8pm at Brooks Township Hall 490 Quarterline in Newaygo
Snacks and refreshments will be provided.and no experience or regalia is necessary For additional information please call NCNC at (231) 709-9005.
The Grand Rapids Symphony takes to the Dogwood Main Stage Thursday night at 7:30 pm. to deliver another dynamic performance by this world class orchestra. If you are fortunate there might still be tickets left and this is one of the absolute gems when it comes to Dogwood events. Box office will be open two hours prior to the concert so try 231.924.8885 and prepare to enjoy some very fime music.
Easter Egg Hunts continue with Nelson’s Farm Market holding one Friday beginning at 1pm for ages 0-4 and 3pm for ages 5-10.
Be prompt! I have been a part of Easter Egg hunts in the past and I say this with the voice of experience Be Prompt!
Free event, bring your own baskets and here’s a note from the folks at NFM
“Please explain to your kids that they don't need ALL of the eggs! We like to keep it fun and fair for everyone! Be sure to plan plenty of time, parking can get crowded. Oh, and don't forget to bring your patience!”
Nicely put, Nelsons.
The JAM Children’s Ministry is holding a hunt at the White Cloud Church of God Saturday from 11am-1pm.There will be age groups: Toddler to 1st grade, 2nd grade to 5th grade and Teens.
Door prizes food and drinks, and photos with the happy hare known as The Easter Bunny.
And ok, we’ve never really known of an adult Easter Egg hunt before but we heard this was going to happen at the Shamrock in White Cloud Saturday night at 8pm and admittedly our curiosity is piqued. Probably not piqued enough to stay out beyond what is generally a rather early bedtime mind you, but piqued nonetheless.
Must be over 21.
The Acoustic Lunch series at Newaygo Brewing Co. has featured some fine music and this Saturday is no exception as Dale Wicks takes the stage to help provide an afternoon of good tunes, good brew, good food and amiable surroundings. Noon to 4pm. #Brewaygo
It’s drive-in season!
If you are about my age drive-in movies have likely been a part of many stages of your life. We went as kids in an old station wagon falling asleep generally before the second feature, spent high school there on dates or with groups of friends and eventually went with our own kids in a van because it was the only way to get out and see a movie and the kids would fall asleep before the second feature.
Haven’t been for years you say? Me either but this is the year. The Getty Drive In in Muskegon opens Friday with The Curse Of La Llorona (followed by Shazam! Movie ), Dumbo (followed by How to Train Your Dragon 3), Captain Marvel (followed by Alita: Battle Angel) and Us(followed by Happy Death Day 2U).
Having a drive in nearby is rare these days. The only other one I know of is the Cherry Bowl near Honor up north. If anyone knows of another active one send us a note.
Do they still have the cartoon of the dancing hot dog and pizza slice at intermission?
If you’re out and about near the lakeshore Saturday and have a liking for Irish music check out the Book Nook in Montague a very cool, bookstore/listening venue in their downtown area. Peat in the Creel will be performing starting at 7pm and it’s still a long time until the Irish Fest so this will whet your appetite for the sounds of the Bodhran, penny whistle, fiddle and flute.
Happy Easter folks.
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