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April 2015

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Friday, April 3rd, 12pm-3pm

Community Good Friday Services
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1101 S. Madison St., Ludington.

Friday, April 3rd, 4:30pm-7pm

Lenten Fish Fry
Adults $10, children $5.50. Ludington Area Catholic School gym,700 E. Bryant Road, Ludington.

Saturday, April 4th

Easter on the Green
Village Green, downtown Pentwater
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th

Easter Egg Hunt
Jaycees Mini Golf course, Stearns Park, Ludington.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 9am-12pm

Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
Free Soil Community Center, Free Soil.
Easter Egg hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 10am

Hart UMC Easter Egg Hunt
Hart High School soccer field, Hart.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 10:30am-11am

Easter Egg Hunt
St. John's Lutheran Church, 209 N. Rowe St., Ludington.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th - Wednesday, December 31st, 11am-7pm

Wellston Community Easter Egg Hunt
Crystal Lake Park, Wellston
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 11am

Arcadia Easter Egg Hunt
Blaine Christian Church, Arcadia.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 12pm

Easter Party
Includes an egg hunt, photo booth and lunch. Our Savior Lutheran Church, Scottville.
Easter Egg hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 1pm

Manistee Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
Jefferson Elementary School, Bryant Avenue, Manistee.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 4th, 4pm-7pm

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner & Auction for Debbie Dyer
$6.95/adults, $2.95/kids, free for under 3 years. American Legion Hall, 318 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, April 4th, 9pm-11pm

Dustin Lynch concert SOLD OUT
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Tuesday, April 7th, 11am-2pm

WSCC Graduate Fair
Schoenherr Campus Center Commons, West Shore Community College, Scottville.

Wednesday, April 8th, 6:30pm

Benefit Hockey Game: Smoke Easters vs. Law Dogs
Goodwill offering, silent auction, door prizes. Benefiting the local fire relief fund. West Shore Ice Arena, Scottville.

Thursday, April 9th

Middle School Talent Showcase
A.O. Carlson Gymnasium, Scottville.

Friday, April 10th, 7pm

Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garden Patch
Independent documentary film by Angela Sun, journalist/filmmaker. Presentation is part of AFFEW's programs for this year's Earth Day. People's Church, Loomis St., Ludington.
Earth Day

Saturday, April 11th, 9am-3pm

Big Bear Sportsman's Yard Sale
Big Bear Sportsman's Club, 8927 Puustinen Rd., Kaleva

Saturday, April 11th, 10am-4pm

April Showers Book Sale
Manistee Library, Manistee.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, April 11th, 11am-12pm

Ludington Lake Jump
Benefits Port of Ludington Maritime Museum. Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Ludington Lake Jump

Saturday, April 11th, 1pm

Ted Douglas Memorial Scotch Doubles Bowling Tournament
Benefiting Oaktree Academy. Open to all ages and skill levels. $30/team of 2; registration at 12pm. Country Lanes Bowling Center, Ludington.

Saturday, April 11th, 6pm

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at the Inn
Rescheduled from February. Fundraising event for Mason County Family Events; $45/person includes dinner and show; 231-425-7634. Historic Home of Lumber Baron John Joyce, 201 S. Washington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, April 11th, 6:30pm-8pm

USA Women's Olympic Hockey player Gigi Marvin
Hosted by Ludington Area Schools and Mason County Sports Hall of Fame. Freewill donation to benefit area booster clubs. Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.

Sunday, April 12th, 9am-3pm

Big Bear Sportsman's Gun Show and Fishing Expo
One admission price for both events. Gun Show at Kaleva VFW Hall, 13300 9 Mile Road and Fishing Expo at Big Bear Sportsman's Clubhouse, 8927 Puustinen Road, Kaleva.

Monday, April 13th, 10am-2pm

Community Health Fair
Organized by WSCC graduating nursing students. Medical Office Building Lobby, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, Ludington.

Tuesday, April 14th, 6:30pm-8pm

Literacy Network
This evening celebration will highlight the work of local high school and college writers. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Ludington Arts Center

Tuesday, April 14th, 8:15pm-9:30pm

Community Poetry Celebration
Evening of open-mic poetry, hosted by Natalie Joynton and Nathan Lipps. Blu Moon Bistro, S. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, April 16th, 6:30pm

Kindergarten Roundup
Lakeview School gym, 502 W. Haight St., Ludington.

Thursday, April 16th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

WSCC Performing Arts Series: Bernadette Pauley
Comedian presented in collaboration with WSCC’s Student Senate. Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets $15/adult; $14/senior; $8/child; $20/at door; free/WSCC students. WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Friday, April 17th, 9am-3pm

Gold Standard Jewelry Sale fundraiser
Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

Friday, April 17th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Hart Community Performing Arts Series: The Italian Saxophone Quartet
Hart Middle School Auditorium, Johnson Street, Hart.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 18th

Astronomy Day activities at Ludington State Park
Fun in the Sun is at 2pm, meet at the park's warming shelter to safely view sun spots, watch cooking with sun's energy, and make "sun art." Night Sky guided tour is at 8pm, meet at the park's warming shelter to discover secrets of the dark starry night. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Ludington State Park, Ludington.

Saturday, April 18th, 9am-5pm

Earth Day Celebrations
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day co-sponsored by AFFEW (A Few Friends for the Environment of the World) and LACA (Ludington Area Center for the Arts). Speakers, booths, art exhibit, silent auction, children's activities and music. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Earth Day

Saturday, April 18th, 9am-2pm

Multiple Indoor Yard Sales
Includes a Bake Sale/ Light Lunch fundraiser by third grade class. Ludington Area Catholic School, 700 E. Bryant Road, Ludington.

Saturday, April 18th, 9am-1pm

Branch Spring Cleanup
Old Friends Antiques, Walhalla.

Saturday, April 18th, 10am-2pm

Maple Fest at Marilla Museum
Marilla Museum and Pioneer Place, Copemish.

Saturday, April 18th, 10am-2pm

Earth Day celebration at Sandcastles
Mini Greenhouses, marble painting and group painting of the earth from 10am-2pm, Sandcastles Children's Museum, 129 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.
Earth Day

Saturday, April 18th, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Pentwater Used Book Sale
Pentwater Library, Pentwater.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, April 18th, 6pm

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at the Inn
Rescheduled from February. Fundraising event for Mason County Family Events; $45/person includes dinner and show; 231-425-7634. Historic Home of Lumber Baron John Joyce, 201 S. Washington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, April 18th, 7pm

OJ Drama Group presents Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax"
One-act adaptation presented as part of AFFEW's celebration of Earth Day. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Earth Day

Sunday, April 19th, 3pm-5pm

Hart Area Public Library Children's Poetry Circle
Come just to listen or come to share a poem. Hart Community Center, Hart.

Monday, April 20th, 7pm

Ludington 1st & 2nd Grade Spring Program
Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.

Tuesday, April 21st, 4pm-5pm

Cherry Blossom Festival
Stories, crafts, fun and games at a party following the Japanese tradition of celebrating cherry blossoms. Scottville Library, Scottville.
Mason County District Library

Wednesday, April 22nd, 4pm-5pm

Library Earth Day Celebration
After-school program celebrates with recycled art. Ludington Library, Ludington.
Mason County District Library

Thursday, April 23rd, 5:30pm

Focus on Life annual benefit dinner
Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner and program at 6:30pm. Speaker, Lisa K. Gigliotti, author and administrative law judge. Reservations $35/person; 757-4578 or 843-3369. Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Thursday, April 23rd, 6pm-8pm

Enchanted Evening Dress Sale
LHS Library, Ludington High School, Ludington.

Thursday, April 23rd, 7pm

Hart Area Public Library Poetry Celebration
Bring your original work or a beloved poem to read. Hart Community Center, Hart.

Thursday, April 23rd, 7pm

Climate change and the Great Lakes
Presentation by Dr. Allan Steinman as part of AFFEW's observance of this year's Earth Day. People's Church, Loomis St., Ludington.
Earth Day

Thursday, April 23rd, 7pm

WSCC Student Awards Convocation
Center Stage Theater, West Shore Community College, Scottville.

Thursday, April 23rd, 7:30pm-9pm

Folias, Guitar and Flute Duo
Carmen Maret and Andrew Bergeron. A special Members-only meet and greet hors d'oeuvres event will begin at 6pm - before doors open to the public. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Performing Arts

Friday, April 24th - Sunday, May 3rd

"The Would-Be Lovers Guide to Channeling the Power of the Universe"
April 24-26 and May 1-3. Friday & Saturday performances at 7:30pm; Sunday matinees at 2pm. Historic Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, April 24th - Saturday, April 25th

Mason-Lake Conservation District Annual Spring Tree Sale
Order forms due April 1. Pickup on Friday from 9am-5pm; Saturday from 9am-2pm. Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Spring Tree Sale

Friday, April 24th, 12pm

Corrections Academy Graduation
ACB Cafe, Administration & Conference Building, West Shore Community College, Scottville.

Friday, April 24th, 7pm

Pictionary Olympics
A team competition, sponsored by League of Women Voters Manistee County. Entry is $100/team. Manistee Golf and Country Club, 500 Cherry St., Manistee.

Friday, April 24th, 8pm-10pm

Lil' Rev and John Nicholson
Songwriter and storyteller. Sponsored by the Spirit of the Woods, Brown Town Hall, 8233 Coates Highway, Manistee.

Friday, April 24th, 9pm-11pm

Trace Adkins concert SOLD OUT
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Saturday, April 25th

Spring Cleanup north of Ludington Avenue
Ludington.

Saturday, April 25th

19th Annual MCE Athletic Auction
Sherman Townhall, Fountain.

Saturday, April 25th, 7:30am-12pm

Riverton Pancake Breakfast
Annual Riverton Fire Department pancake breakfast and silent auction. Riverton Townhall, Mason County.

Saturday, April 25th

Earth Day celebration at library
Recycled Art and Inventions, freestyle, from 9:30am-2:30pm, Ludington Library, 217 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.
Earth Day

Saturday, April 25th, 10am-12pm

Manistee Family Fun Health Fair
Health services, preschool contacts, parent connections and community resources, fire and police vehicles, Smokey Bear, balloon artist, face painting and giveaways. Manistee Catholic Central gymnasium, Manistee.

Saturday, April 25th, 10am-12pm

Animal presentation at Sandcastles
Post-Earth Day presentation by Alan Wernette from the Ludington State Park on animals of our area. Sandcastles Children's Museum, 129 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.
Sandcastles Children's Musem

Saturday, April 25th, 11am-2pm

Spring Fling
This year's theme is Food Fun. Children will learn about making food, measuring, and ingredients. There will also be games and crafts and a drawing for two bicycles. Scottville Optimist Hall, Scottville.

Saturday, April 25th, 12:30pm-4pm

Met Opera Live!: Cavalleria Rusticana/ Pagliacci (Mascagni/Leoncavallo)
Historic Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., Manistee.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 25th, 6pm-9pm

Life Blooms Silent Auction
Includes silent and live auction, kids activities and raffle. Hosted by the FloraCraft Relay for Life Team, at Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.
Relay for Life

Saturday, April 25th, 6pm

MCE Athletic Boosters Auction
Sherman Township Hall, Fountain.

Saturday, April 25th, 6pm-10pm

Blast into Summer charity event
Lakeshore Parrot Head fundraiser for Alzheimer's Association, Great Lakes Chapter, and local Salvation Army food pantry. Music by Two Dudes in Flip Flops. Mitten Bar/Barley and Rye, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, April 25th, 7pm-10pm

Meet the Artists Reception
Wine & Cheese and Meet the Artists Reception, Golden Key Art Gallery, 601 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Sunday, April 26th, 1pm

Lithuanian potluck
Potluck and social gathering for people of Lithuanian heritage. All-purpose room of Mason County Eastern School, Custer.

Sunday, April 26th, 2pm-4pm

WSCC Concert Choir
Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets $5, family price $15. WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Wednesday, April 29th, 12pm-4pm

Health & Resource Fair
Coordinated by the Wellness Committee at Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Wednesday, April 29th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

WSCC Symphony & Chamber Winds
Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets $5, family price $15. WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Thursday, April 30th, 9am-3pm

Oceana County Folk Festival
Oceana County Fairgrounds, Hart.

Thursday, April 30th, 1pm-5pm

Active for Life Expo
Coordinated by Ludington Area Senior Center at United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Thursday, April 30th, 6:30pm

Nurse Pinning Ceremony
Center Stage Theater, West Shore Community College, Scottville.

Thursday, April 30th, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Just Sing! Spring Program
Presented by students, grades K-8. Manistee United Methodist Church, Manistee.

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