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Get a Clue!
Attention Thespians and Thespian wannabes!
If you have never been involved in community theater I implore you to give it a try.
Because it’s fun, it pushes you out of your comfort zone, there is a deeper appreciation for the whole CT process, you meet interesting people, and it is a new year so should you have a resolution of taking more risks this is a great opportunity to make good on at least one of those annual promises to self.
Did we mention the part about being fun?
And should you choose to audition or just show up to see what it’s all about,get involved in some of the backstage stuff because everyone works as a team in these things and LionHeart has some fine folks around who will welcome your assistance and do their part to help mentor newcomers to the floorboards.
Auditions for the play Clue are this week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30-9:00pm at 77 South Front Street in Grant so drop in and see how the process works then if intrigued give it a stab. It’s Community Theater not Broadway so you don’t have to be a Tony winner to take part.They are looking to cast 10 adults (5 male, 5 female), with rehearsals beginning January 27th and performances the weekends of March 20th and 27th.
And please as a favor to the staff of N3 World Headquarters read Kurt Vonnegut’s short story “Who Am I This Time?” before you go.
Oh and perusal scripts are available at:
https://broadwaylicensing.com/shows/plays/clue/ (click Read for Free) and copies will also be available at the Grant, Newaygo and Fremont area libraries.
The January Series Begins!
For those of us who have made it a habit to attend these gems whenever possible this is the best thing about January because, well, because there’s not a lot of great things about January anyway and it’s inside and free and never disappointing and you can get lunch for a mere fin if you call a day ahead (24 hour notice please) to reserve it.
It kicks off Wednesday with Calvin U. Volleyball coach Amber Warners.
Coach Warners has built an amazingly successful program with an incredible record of 541-87, meaning in 18 years she has lost less times than the Detroit Tigers did last season
Off the court, Dr. Warners has connected her love of volleyball with her degree in sports psychology. She has created a technology to help players develop their game. The device captures a player’s thoughts out loud and also allows them to receive feedback during practice.
If you have never been to the speaker series please give it a try. As we said, of all the ones we’ve attended over the years we have never come away disappointed(and not just because they are free, although we dearly love free) and often are enriched by the messages delivered, the knowledge dispensed,and the awareness that comes with listening to interesting people talk about interesting things.
Dogwood Black Box 12:30-1:30pm. For more info on the whole series head to
Moms Supporting Moms
The Newaygo Library does some very cool stuff. Their reading programs the various activities, and as we recently found out you can check out stuff like video cameras there.
They also have a Mom to Mom support group that will be meeting this Thursday at 11am to hear Tina McDonald speak on postpartum depression and her journey to recovery.
Is it the so called ‘Baby Blues’ or perhaps a bit deeper when an uncomfortable sadness visits after the birth of a child? Ms. McDonald will explore this with this message: “You are not alone and you do not have to walk through it alone.”
The group provides an opportunity for pregnant moms or moms of littles to share their story in a safe and nurturing setting.
Newaygo Brewing Co has been doing some interesting stuff on Thursdays with their Social Nights, a chance to hang out with some folks and either listen to some vinyl, take on some trivia or, like this week, compete with others in a little Bar Bingo with Kiana.
7-9:30pm. Downtown Newaygo. Good brews, good food, good times and good people.
There you go folks. A few tidbits of what’s happening in our parts. We’ll be back later this week with some weekend diversions.
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