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Events for August 2019

AUGUST  EVENTS

Lowell Area Farmers’ Market

Every Thursday (June 13 through Sept. 26), 9 - 2 pm. Locally grown produce. Veteran’s Memorial parking lot, across from the Riverwalk Plaza entrance. Free parking/handicap parking. www.discoverlowell.org

 

Lowell Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concert

Aug. 1 at 7 pm. Enjoy the music of Roosevelt Diggs. Free parking & admission. Riverwalk Plaza, downtown Lowell. LowellArts, 616-897-8545. www.lowellartsmi.org

 

Minecraft Club

Aug. 5, 4:30 pm. Children 6 and older. Get your Minecraft fix and show off your world-building skills. The library has a limited number of computers and licenses for Minecraft. First come, first served. No registration required. If you are able, bring a laptop with Wi-Fi capabilities and Minecraft installed and join us. Englehardt Branch Library, 200 N. Monroe, Lowell. 616-784-2007, www.kdl.org

 

Kent County Youth Fair

Aug. 5-10. Kent County Youth Fairgrounds, S. Hudson Street, Lowell. Free entertainment, midway, exhibits, more! 616-897-6050. www.kcyf.org

 

Music on the Lawn

Aug. 6, 7 pm at the Averill Historical Museum, 7144 Headley St., Ada. Daves at 7, Amencana-esque group playing acoustic driven original songs. Free, family-friendly event. Bring a lawn chair. Sponsored by Ada Township. Ada Historical Society, 7144 Headley St., Ada. 616-676-9346. www.AdaHistoricalSociety.org

 

Night Owls Adult Book Discussion

Aug. 7, 6:30 pm. “The Living Great Lakes” by Jerry Dennis. Join us for a lively book discussion. Englehardt Branch Library, 200 N. Monroe, Lowell. 616-784-2007, www.kdl.org

 

Day Camps: Session 4: Pioneer Days

Aug. 7 & 8, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Both days held at the Ada Museum, 7144 Headley St., Ada. Take a step back in time to learn about history by living like a pioneer! Make butter, use old fashioned tools & play baseball and other games. Pre-registration is required. Contact the Park office by email: mfitzpatrick@adatownshipmi.com or phone 616-676-0520.

 

All Aboard! Adult Book Discussion

Aug. 15, 10:30 am. Join other readers to share your thoughts and opinions on Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey. Visit the branch for a copy. Alto Branch Library, 6071 Linfield Ave., Alto, 616-784-2007, www.kdl.org

 

Lowell Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concert

Aug. 15 at 7 pm. Enjoy the music of Desmond Jones. Free parking & admission. Riverwalk Plaza, downtown Lowell. LowellArts, 616-897-8545. www.lowellartsmi.org

 

Summer Fest

Aug. 16, 6 - 9 pm. Local food, drinks and history to support the Lowell Area Historical Museum. Stroll the galleries and garden. Enjoy food and drinks from local restaurants, caterers, breweries and wineries. Call for ticket information. Lowell Area Historical Museum, 325 W. Main Street, Lowell, 616-897-7688, www.lowellmuseum.org

 

Beers at the Bridge Summer Concert Series

Aug. 16, 6 - 9 pm at the Ada Covered Bridge, 7490 Thornapple River Dr. This family-friendly event is free. Local craft beer, hard cider, food and live music. Presented by Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery and sponsored by Ada Township DDA and Ada Historical Society.

 

Music on the Lawn

Aug. 20, 7 pm at the Averill Historical Musuem, 7144 Headley St., Ada. Bucket o’Maybes, classic rock/yacht rock, family-friendly, very familiar songs you can sing along with or dance to, mostly 60s, 70s and 80s, audience participation. Free, family-friendly event. Bring a lawn chair. Sponsored by Ada Township. Ada Historical Society, 7144 Headley St., Ada. 616-676-9346. www.AdaHistoricalSociety.org

 

Lowell Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concert

Aug. 22 at 7 pm. Enjoy the music of B-Side Growlers. Free parking & admission. Riverwalk Plaza, downtown Lowell. LowellArts, 616-897-8545. www.lowellartsmi.org

 

Pink Arrow Community Day

Aug. 23, 10 am - 7 pm. West End Reveal at Impact Church location. Lowell Community Wellness Pink Arrow Health Fair, Mammo-Bus, Blood drive - largest blood drive in Lowell! First day to buy Pink Arrow XII t-shirts. www.pinkarrowpride.org

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