Monthly Archives: June 2018

Garden Club for Kids: Vintage Treasures

On Tuesday, July 10 at 10am kids aged 3-12 have a chance to learn about flower arranging and make their very own arrangement under the guidance of the Tri-Cities Garden Club! There are two groups for this event based on age. The younger kids should register for the 3-6 year-old group while the older kids can register for the 7-12 [...]

Teen Craft: Sew a Creature

Would you like to pick up some sewing machine experience with a fun, quick project? On Thursday, July 5 at 2pm teens ages 10-18 are invited to try out the library's sewing machines by constructing a creature friend of their very own to keep. No sewing experience is necessary to attend. However, there are only [...]

Dance Classes for Kids

Dancing can be a lot of fun! Have you ever wanted to take a class to learn some moves? Kids preschool age and older can do just that on Tuesday, July 3. There are two classes that day: one for preschoolers ages 3-5 that starts at 10am, and one for kids ages 7-12 that takes place [...]

Aging Spring Lake Infrastructure

Aging Spring Lake infrastructure and the anticipated short- and long-term costs to replace it will be the topic of a panel discussion moderated by Judge Ed Post. Panelists include Village President Mark Powers, Prein & Newhof Professional Engineer Kevin Kieft, Clerk/Treasurer Marv Hinga and Village Manager Chris Burns. A question and answer period will follow [...]

Make a Friend: Pet Rocks

Pets can be wonderful companions and rocks are as low-maintenance as they come! Kids ages 4+ are welcome to create their very own pet rock friend to take home with them on Thursday, June 28 at 2pm.

Rock Planting

Is your garden in need of a little something extra? Or maybe you want to get creative with your gardening? On Tuesday, June 26 at 7pm, Anita Buckowing demonstrates how you can create unique rock plantings with just a few tools, a feather rock and an assortment of plants. The combination will result in a one-of-a-kind feature [...]

Drummunity

Have you ever wanted to play drums or other percussion instruments with others? The opportunity to do so is happening on Monday, June 25 at 2pm. Experiment with rhythm and sound as we all jam together on a variety of percussion instruments.

Teen Craft: Decorate a Mug

Looking to exercise your creativity? Why not beautify a mug with oil-based Sharpie markers? Join us on Friday, June 22 at 2pm where the only thing that you'll need to bring is your imagination (markers and mugs will be supplied). This program is for ages 10-18.

Motorsports Photos and the Stories Behind Them

Calling all sports car fans: join Charlie Steen, co-founder of Sports Car Club of America sanctioned West Michigan Grand Prix, to see his collection of prints by famous motorsports photographer Pete Lyons and hear the stories behind the photos. Get the inside track about famous sports cars and the men who raced them. Charlie Steen will be [...]

Make Your Own Instruments

Have you ever wanted to put together your very own instrument? On Thursday, June 21 at 2pm you can learn how to do just that with everyday products and materials. We'll show you how to assemble your instrument and noisemakers and then we will all play music together! This program is for ages 4-12.