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Dairy goat convention coming to Cascade in fall 2011

Dairy goat convention coming to Cascade in fall 2011

CASCADE, Mich. (WZZM) - The Crowne Plaza Hotel on 28th St. may be hosting a Dairy Goat Convention later this year. The event would take place October 15th to October 22nd in the hotel's parking lot, according to organizers.

Organizers approached the Cascade Charter Township Wednesday night asking how to go about obtaining a permit for the event.

If a permit is approved, organizers say the Dairy Goat Convention would attract nearly 500 people.

Forest Hills Students participate in LaughFest

Ada(WZZM)-A Central Woodlands classroom of 52 students are participating in the educational portion of LaughFest by writing a funny story with humor, puns, idioms, and jokes.

The stories are displayed on the hallway walls.  The slogan for the stories is,”If you can’t laugh at yourself you have missed the best joke of all.”

Seen left to right in the picture: 6th grade teacher Peggy Koenigsknecht, students: Mary Simmons, Jake Roessler, Payton Fester, Harrison Engler, Alaina Pratt.

 

"Arts in Ada" festival to take place on Saturday, May 1

"Arts in Ada" festival to take place on Saturday, May 1

From: Ada Township

Get ready for Ada's annual rite of spring, the "Arts in Ada" festival, hosted by the Ada Arts Council, and held once  again under the majestic oak canopy on Bronson St., near  Ada's historic covered bridge. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21st, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

The event will feature a variety of artists displaying their  high quality wares, a variety of food vendors, as well as continuous dance and musical performances, all with no  admission charge.

Artist/vendor application forms are on the Arts Council  web site, at www.adaarts.org.

For more information, contact Jeanne LaFontaine, at 682-2743.

FHC Theatre Department presents "Seussical the Musical"

FHC Theatre Department presents "Seussical the Musical"

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Forest Hills Central Theatre Department presents Seussical the Musical March 17 through 19 at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center.

A complete synopsis of the show can be found by clicking here.

Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in person at the Fine Arts Center, through Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Michael Bolton coming to Forest Hills Fine Arts Center

Michael Bolton coming to Forest Hills Fine Arts Center

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

In the late 1980’s, he emerged reinterpreting old soul classics by Ray Charles, Percy Sledge and Otis Redding. For over 22 years, multi-Grammy Award winner Michael Bolton has grown a legion of fans and collaborators. Few artists can say they’ve sung with Luciano Pavarotti and Ray Charles; written songs with Bob Dylan, Ne-Yo and Lady Gaga; penned hits for Barbra Streisand and KISS; played guitar with B.B. King and had their music recorded on a track by hip-hop superstar Kanye West (featuring megastar Jay-Z). And with over 53 million records sold, there is no end in sight. His newest album, One World One Love, features the standout song Murder My Heart, co-written with Lady Gaga who also sings backup.

Michael Bolton is the sixth and final event of the 2010-2011 Performance Season. For tickets, call the Fine Arts Center Box Office at (616) 493-8966.

Forest Hills Adult Community Band Hosts Third Annual Bands on the Grand Festival

Forest Hills Adult Community Band Hosts Third Annual Bands on the Grand Festival

CASCADE, Mich. (WZZM) - 

On Saturday, March 5, seven different community bands will perform at Eastern High School's Auditorium, 2200 Pettis NE, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Admission is free and food and beverage concessions are available to purchase. Bands and their performance times are:

 

Rockford Community Concert Band     9:00 a.m.

Coopersville Community Concert Band     10:00 a.m.

Forest Hills Students Receive Art Honors

From: http://www.fhps.us

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for the West Michigan Region were held at St. Cecilia Music Society on January 30, 2011. High school students who were chosen to participate had their work on display at Kendall College of Art and Design from January 6 though January 30, 2011. The awards given at the regional level were:

  • American Vision Award: Best of Show award from the Gold Key nominees.
  • Gold Key: highest level of achievement.These winning entries go to the national competition in New York City. Certificates and lapel pins presented to winners.
  • Silver Key: presented for distinguished achievement. Certificates and lapel pins presented to winners.
  • Honorable Mention: presented for work worthy of recognition.