October Community Events

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Interlochen Performing&Vis. Arts College Fairdate: Sunday, October 10, 2010location: Interlochen Center for the Artsphone: 703/836-2222cost: FREE!The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) College Fairs are designed for students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate study in the areas of music, dance, theater, visual arts, graphic design, and other related disciplines. Held each fall, attendees learn about educational opportunities, admission and financial aid, portfolio days, audition and entrance requirements, and much more by meeting with representatives from colleges, universities, conservatories, festivals and other educational institutions with specialized programs in the visual and performing arts. Visit http://www.nacacnet.org/pvastudent for more info!

What are Foreign Trade Zones and How May Theydate: 10/15/2010location: GVSU - 200 Viridian Drive, Muskegon, MI, 49440email: roelfsen@gvsu.eduphone: 616-331-6811cost: FREEAt this breakfast seminar, discover how Foreign Trade Zones can help you, and hear from Wolverine World Wide how they adopted the Foreign-Trade Zone to significantly lower costs, free up cash flow, and increase their competitiveness in the global marketplace. To register, please go to www.vagtc.org and click on "upcoming events".

Ladies' Brunch at Waterford Placedate: October 15 location: Waterford Place 1725 Port Sheldon, Jenison MI 49428email: waterfordreception@sunsetmanor.orgphone: 667-1725cost: FreeWaterford Place in Jenison is hosting a Ladies' Brunch on Friday, October 15 at 9 am. Enjoy a delicious brunch with friends and learn how to make Waterford Place part of your retirement plans! Seating is limited so please call 667-1725 to reserve your seat!

Party of Parties--Vendor Expo/Craft Saledate: Saturday, October 16, 2010location: Grace Lutheran, 300 E. Cleveland St., Coopersvilleemail: jonilou@frontier.comcost: FreeThe Girls of Grace ladies group is hosting the ‘Party of Parties’ fundraising event with 35+ tables from 9 AM -2 PM on Saturday, October 16. Home-based business representatives and crafters selling food, kitchen items, jewelry, home décor, cleaning products, beauty and make-up items, baskets, scrapbooking & stamping items, and much more will be present to take orders and sell cash & carry items.The event will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 300 E. Cleveland in Coopersville. Proceeds go to mission projects during the 2011 year.

Free Community Kid's Fall Party in Coopersviledate: October 30, 2010 4pm-5pmlocation: Coopersville Farm Museumemail: info@coopersvillefarmmuseum.orgphone: 616-997-8555cost: freeGames, prizes, & treats for little ones inside the Farm Museum, rain or shine. Sponsored by Family Fare of Coopersville. Costumes welcome.

Book signing: Gerry Tales, by Gerry Boylandate: Saturday, October 23, 1-3 p.m.location: Barnes & Noble Woodland Mallemail: jaffonso@phenixpublicity.com Author Gerry Boylan has trekked through life as a roustabout, a hitchhiker, a businessman and everything in between. Gerry Tales, recounts a lifetime of mostly true tales from his life growing up in a big family and the adventures he encountered starting a brood of his own. This collection of personal essays invites the reader to experience Boylan's most chaotic-yet humorous moments and to reminisce on their own family lives. Boylan currently resides in Royal Oak, Mich.

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