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Don't let the snow break your exercise routine! Walk at Bushnell

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) If the snow is making it difficult to get in your daily exercise you might want to head over to Bushnell Elementary.

The school along with Lowell Community Education are partnering to open Bushnell to walkers. 

The school is open to walkers from 4:30 to 6pm.    

Lowell class of 2015 orientation information

From: http://www.lowell.k12.mi.us/

Orientation for the LHS Class of 2015 will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in the Lowell Performing Arts Center from 7:00 - 8:30 PM. Please enter on the west side of the building. This orientation is for parents and their students who will be entering high school in the fall of 2011. In addition to an informational session, teachers and club sponsors will also be available for questions. If you have questions, please call the Student Services Center at 987-2908.

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First weekend in February enjoy some fun in the woods at Wittenbach

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Got cabin fever? The only cure is to get out and enjoy nature! Join us for a day of snowshoeing! Never done it? Don’t sweat it. Guided snowshoe hikes through the forest will be available throughout the day.

If you’re a seasoned pro, come out and hike the trails on your own. If you don't have your own snowshoes, they are available to rent for just $4 per person.

Afterwards, warm up inside with some hot chocolate while you enjoy a Birds of Prey program at 2:00. Falconer Greg Brooks will give you the rare opportunity to see these majestic birds up-close. We'll also have kid-friendly nature crafts available. This event is free and open to the public.

Mark your calendars for Pawsitive Walk to benefit the Humane Society of West Michigan

Mark your calendars for Pawsitive Walk to benefit the Humane Society of West Michigan

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Some Lowell High School Students are organizing an event to benefit the Humane Society of West Michigan.  The Pawsitive walk is scheduled for February 12th at the Riverwalk near the Showboat.

Pet owners who participate will have a chance to take a picture with their dog for $5.00. The money will be given to the Humane Society of Kent County.  The group has also set up boxes at the Lowell area schools for gently used leashes, toys, collars, shampoo, and blankets.  

The actual event is on the Riverwalk but inside the chamber offices participants can get coffee, hot chocolate and cookies.

For more information go the Pawsitive Walk website.  

Lowell Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual winter gathering of membership

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) The Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting it's annual membership dinner early next month.

The event is being held on February 16th at the Grand Volute Ballroom on Lincoln Lake Avenue.  Highlights include the Brick Award for the Attwood Coporation and the Main Street Inn, Business Appreciation Award for All Weather Seal. and person of the year, Joy Smith.

If you are interested in attending it costs $30 per ticket and $290 for a company table of ten.  Deadline to register is February 8th. Register by going to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce website.

Winter have you down? Head to the kitchen!

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) If you don't enjoy winter sports, the season can drag on forever.  However, it might be a good time to try a new hobby or improve your skills in the kitchen.  Kissing Rock Kitchens is offering classes for young chefs, new chefs, and those seeking comfort foods.

Young chefs will learn kitchen basics, kitchen safety, and culinary techniques. Students will learn how to prepare home made noodles, pasta, as well an introduction to different cheeses and broth.

You can learn more by clicking on the highlighted link to Kissing Rock Kitchens.

Two home games this weekend for LHS Varsity Ice Hockey

Two home games this weekend for LHS Varsity Ice Hockey

LOWELL, Mich. - The Lowell High School Varsity Hockey Team is set play two home games this weekend. Friday night's game starts at 8:30 pm and will be against Wayland. Saturday's game starts at 4:00 pm and will be against West Ottawa.

Visit http://www.eteamz.com/LC-Hockey/ for additional information.