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Live Music With Eric Glatz

Live Music With Eric Glatz

The Book Nook & Java Shop at 8726 Ferry in Montague, Michigan will showcase the jazz style of Eric Glatz on Friday, April 27 from 6pm to 8pm.

Artful birdhouses up for silent auction at White River Gallery

Artful birdhouses up for silent auction at White River Gallery

White River Gallery’s April is for the Birds exhibit invites bids for over a dozen artist-made birdhouses on display through April 28. Items up for bid include a houses made of wood with painted or natural finishes, and houses made of fibers, including a woven, blue birdhouse (as opposed to a bluebird house). Proceeds support the operation of the co-operative Gallery, which is entering its thirteenth season. 

Silent auction bid sheets remain active through Saturday, April 28. Bid winners will be announced at an awards ceremony 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29. All houses in the exhibit are also eligible for a People’s Choice Award, and a jury of artists will select winners of monetary prizes.

Besides birdhouses, colorful bird-related art is available for sale, and the work of printmaker Andrew Jagniecki is featured in a concurrent exhibit.

Relay for Life of Whitelake

Relay for Life of Whitelake

Visit www.relayforlife.org/whitelakemi for additional information.

2012 Whitelake Rotary Bike Rodeo

2012 Whitelake Rotary Bike Rodeo

Visit http://cityofmontague.org for additional information.

Meet artist Andrew Jagniecki this Sunday at White River Gallery

Meet artist Andrew Jagniecki this Sunday at White River Gallery

Montague, MIVisit White River Gallery 2-4 p.m. April 15 to meet April’s multi-talented featured artist, Andrew Jagniecki. Jagniecki’s prints, paintings, woodcuts, etchings and his wood carving are all being featured April 4-29 as the Gallery swings into a new season.

Jagniecki is university-trained in all studio art disciplines. His work, from two-dimensional paintings to oversize figures carved from tree trunks, has been exhibited in Grand Rapids’ first two ArtPrize competitions, and in East Coast, Southern and Midwest galleries and shows. His art work has graced the Bette Clarke Cannon Gallery and Muskegon Museum of Art in Muskegon, and art and woodcut shows in Poland and Japan.  Most recently, his stump-carved table was juried into White River Gallery’s Change of Season show.

“I like to use the things we see every day as the topic of my work,” he said.

Montague Hydrant Flushing

Montague Hydrant Flushing

From: http://www.cityofmontague.org

The Department of Public Works will be flushing fire hydrants between 9 AM and 3 PM, tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20. Weather conditions could cause these dates to change; watch the Montague Downtown Development Authority sign board at Water Street and Dowling Street for the confirmed dates.

Water customers are advised to not do laundry during the hours that hydrants are being flushed. If a temporary discoloration of the water is noticed, you should run cold water for about five minutes until it clears. If you have any questions or concerns about the flushing program or the City's water, contact the DPW Maintenance Garage at 231-893-2235 weekdays between 7 AM and 3:30 PM.

Upcoming Events at Howmet Playhouse

Upcoming Events at Howmet Playhouse

April 5 - Back to the Future
The HarborLight Movie Series, in conjunction with the Arts Council of White Lake, presents the smash hit about the paradoxes of time travel from 1985, Back to the Future.

Apr 13 - Jamie-Sue Seal and John Latini
With their exceptional musicianship combined with enormous wit and engaging showmanship Jamie-Sue Seal and John Latini will entertain and inspire you with their witty repartee and musical gifts. A show you will not want to miss!

May 3 - The Odd Couple
The HarborLight Movie Series, in conjunction with the Arts Council of White Lake, presents the 1968 movie version of Neil Simon's play, The Odd Couple.

May 4 - The Crane Wives with opener Katie Beaman