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My Town Lowell: Senior community marks start of Christmas season

My Town Lowell: Senior community marks start of Christmas season

LOWELL, Mich.--  Fountain View of Lowell is teaming up with Baruch Senior Ministries to mark the beginning of the Christmas season this week with a ceremonial lighting of the memorial Christmas tree.

The lighting will take place Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m.  The lights are paid for by donations from families contributing in memory of a loved one.

Fountain View of Lowell is located at 11537 Fulton St. E. in Lowell.

My Town Lowell: Volunteers needed to pull off community feast

My Town Lowell: Volunteers needed to pull off community feast

LOWELL, Mich.— First Congregational United Church of Christ is looking for  volunteers to help pull off the Lowell Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

The feast is free to all and will take place 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at First Congregational UCC, located at 865 Lincoln Lake Ave. SE.  Last year, a team of nearly 85 volunteers cooked up the massive meal, which included more than 100 pounds of turkey, 25 pounds of roast beef, 75 pounds of potatoes and 15 pies.  Afterward, all of the table scraps and turkey carcasses were served up to the animals at a nearby wildlife reserve.

The Lowell Community Thanksgiving Dinner is sponsored by Lowell area churches.  Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to take part in the event.  For more information or to sign up, call (616) 897-5906.

My Town Lowell: "Cookin' With Gus" casting call Jan. 8-10

My Town Lowell: "Cookin' With Gus" casting call Jan. 8-10

LOWELL, Mich.-- LowellArts is searching for several actors to help pull off its latest performance.

The organization is looking for two men and two women to  cast for its dinner theater production, "Cookin' With Gus."  The show centers around Gussie, a famous food columnist and cookbook author who gets a chance to star in her own television show.  Performances will take place Feb. 20 through March 7.

Auditions for "Cookin' With Gus" will take place Thursday, Jan. 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at LowellArts, located at 149 S. Hudson Street.  Beginning in December, audition scripts will be available at LowellArts Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Give the Gift of Life on November 10

Give the Gift of Life on November 10

The community is welcome to donate blood for those in need on Monday, November 10 from 12:00am to 7:00pm!

Any healthy person 17 or older, weighing 110 pounds or more, may be eligible to give blood at the Lowell Community Donor Center / King Memorial Center at the Kent County Fairgrounds located at 225 S.

Lowell: Girls Night Out 'Zombie Chicks'

Lowell: Girls Night Out 'Zombie Chicks'

 

Thursday, October 16th - 5 pm to 10 pm

 

Lowell Rise & Shine Breakfast Club

Lowell Rise & Shine Breakfast Club

Lowell Rise & Shine Breakfast Club is meeting at the Lowell Chiropractic Offices on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 for a delicious breakfast. You can reigister for this by calling Liz Baker at 616-897-9161 or e-mailing her at: info@lowellchamber.org

A hearty breakfast casserole and blueberry french toast will be served along with coffee and juice from 7:30 - 8:45am at 1425 W. Main in Lowell, MI.

Tour this new location and learn how to stay healthy this fall/winter. Take this opportunity to register for a  free 30-minute massage. What a great start to the day!

 

Community Clean Up Day in Lowell

Community Clean Up Day in Lowell

The Greater Lowell Community Alliance is sponsoring a clean up day from 9:00am - 12:00 Noon at the Kent County Youth Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 11th.

Community ID is required to dump your wares; driver's license, tax bill or a voter's registration will do. People are allowed 1 truck load per household.

You can bring metal, CFL bulbs, household batteries, appliiances, tires,  and electonics. Check www.thelowellharvestcelebration.org for a complete list of acceptable items.