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Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live from the Lowell Library

Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live from the Lowell Library

Sesame Street Live is coming to the Van Andel Arena, and we are partnering with VEE Corporation to provide you with a chance to win tickets to the show! Get ready to make music with Elmo, The Count, Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Bert & Ernie and all their funny and furry friends. “Elmo Makes Music” will take place November 11-13. Each of our 18 branches will be giving away a family four pack of tickets. Five shows will take place over the three days, and winners can choose which show they would like to attend.

Pajama storytime starts tonight at Englehardt Library

LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM) If you can't get to the library during the day, put the kids in the 'jammies' and head over to Pajama Storytime at the Englehardt Library. It's designed for ages 6 and under.  You can attend every Wednesday starting at 6:30p.m. No registration is required.  For more information call 784-2007

  

Lowell filled with sound of fall bluegrass music

Lowell filled with sound of fall bluegrass music

The 16th annual Bluegrass Music Festival held annually at the Kent County youth fairgrounds attracted bands nationwide and bluegrass music lovers. The fall fest, featured a band scramble, instrument workshops, beginners' slow jam, parking lot picking, sheltered jamming areas, bake sale and pie eating contests.

Free Bicycle Safety Class and Bike Ride

Join us on Wednesday, October 5th 5:00-6:00 p.m. for a bicyle safety talk with bike ride to follow on the new Wittenbach/Wege Agriscience and Environmental Education Center in Lowell. Misinformation and carelessness could lead to accidents on the trails so it's important that trail users are up-to-date on bicycle safety.

Stephanie Mills from Mary Free Bed Orthotics and Prosthetics will lead a brief workshop on topics such as the importance of wearing a helmet and basic bicycle rules and laws. The workshop will last about an hour and then afterwards, Stephanie will lead a bike ride down the new Lowell Area Recration Authority trail(LARA). LARA members will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding the new trail.

The Fifth Annual Ghost Stories

The Fifth Annual Ghost Stories

The fifth annual Ghost Stories Event sponsored by LowellArts! in conjunction with Wittenbach/Wege Agriscience and Environmental Education Center will take place on Saturday, October 22.

Youth ages 10-18 and adults are encouraged to submit a family-friendly ghost story with 1,400 words or less. Then, on October 22 beginning at 5:30 pm, the public is invited to gather at the Wittenbach/Wege Center for a campfire reading of the stories. You will learn about some of Michigan's nocturnal animals and how their bodies are adapted for night time exploration. If you've never explored the forest at night you definitely want to come to this program.

For more information call or visit the Lowell Arts! at 149 S. Hudson, Lowell (616) 897-8545 or www.lowellartsmi.org

Vintage base ball tournament and Fallasburg Village openhouse

Vintage base ball tournament and Fallasburg Village openhouse

Fallasburg Historic Village will serve as the backdrop for the John Wesley Fallas Vintage Base Ball tournament hosted by the Fallasburg Cubs and the Fallasburg Historical Society. Participating this year in the addition to the Fallasburg Clubs will be the Sydney Stars, the Ludington Mariners and the Kent Base Ball Club.

Historic Fallasburg Village including the schoolhouse museum will be open to the public from 11am to 4pm. As the event takes place the same day as the Fallasburg Fall Festival, the society hopes to draw some of the art-loving crowd across the covered bridge for some vintage baseball and fun.

Go Wacky for Science at the Lowell Library

Go Wacky for Science at the Lowell Library

Science doesn’t have to be boring… it can be a lot of fun! Children ages 6 and up are invited to stimulate their senses and satisfy their curiosities at KDL’s Wacky Science program, taking place at many branches this fall. Grab your lab coat and join us for wild experiments and hands-on fun! Activities include finger-printing, mixing colors, making silly putty, observing x-rays, and listening to vibrations and stethoscopes. Don’t miss out on all the wacky excitement!