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Whitehall District Schools to host community financial forum

Wednesday, April 20, High School Auditorium

Session 1 - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Session 2 - 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Whitehall District Schools will be hosting a public/community forum wherein information will be presented on the state of our finances as well as the significant potential reductions the district is faced with for next year. There will be time after each session for public comment/questions.

Darlene Dongvillo, Superintendent, Jason Helsen, Director of Finance, and Dave Rodgers, Director of Instruction & Administrative Services will be available to answer any questions or concerns.

Please join us. All are welcome.

Taste of White Lake 2011

Taste of White Lake 2011

Come join us for a community of flavors at the 3rd annual Taste of White Lake, a Michigan-themed street fair, to be held at historic Howmet Playhouse on Thursday, June 2, 2011.

An eclectic mix of local businesses will join forces to provide an evening of fun – offering great food, Michigan beers & wines, live music, art, and silent auctions, all benefitting the playhouse. Don't miss out on this delicious event!

Last year's Taste of White Lake was a HUGE success and we're shooting for an even bigger and better event in 2011! This year's festivities will take place outdoors, on Mears Ave., directly in front of the playhouse.

Thursday, June 2, 2011
from 5:00–8:00 p.m.
at Howmet Playhouse
Whitehall, MI

City of Whitehall community-wide yard sale

WHITEHALL, Mich. - The City of Whitehall is hosting a community-wide yard sale on June 25th. A permit is not required to participate. If you would like to get involved, you can register at City Hall or the Chamber of Commerce to have your address marked on the yard sale map that will be distributed.

First Friday concert lineup for May 6

First Friday concert lineup for May 6

From the Howmet Playhouse:

Friday, May 6
General Admission Tickets: Adult $10
Student with ID $5

Tickets go on sale April 1st at City Hall.

Tickets may also be purchased the night of the performance at the door.

Max and Ruth Bloomquist

The Howmet Playhouse is thrilled that Max and Ruth Bloomquist will be returning to our stage; they last appeared here during the Spring 2010 season. A Michigan-loving band the Bloomquists are always a favorite. They charm their audiences playing acoustic Americana music with roots in folk, bluegrass, and traditional country.

Katie Beaman

A fan of all genres of music, Katie Beaman finds herself most at home when she has a guitar in her hands and a tune on her lips. She has been playing and singing since she was nine.

Booksigning Saturday at The Book Nook Java Shop

Booksigning Saturday at The Book Nook Java Shop

News Release:

Fans of Gunsmoke’s Miss Kitty, actress Amanda Blake, and animal lovers alike will not want to miss an upcoming book event at The Book Nook Java Shop to meet the author of Perfectly Amanda: Gunsmoke’s Miss Kitty – To Dodge and Beyond.  Beckey Burgoyne will be appearing at The Book Nook Java Shop on Saturday, April 9th, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Burgoyne, having just returned from a west coast book tour, will be available to discuss Amanda Blake, Gunsmoke, and the three year research project in writing the biography; a journey that led her coast to coast, literally.  Burgoyne will also be available to sign copies of Perfectly Amanda.  Books will be available for purchase with a retail price of $29.95.

 

The award winning and scheduled for reprinting Perfectly Amanda, published by Five Star Publications, Inc.

4th Annual White Lake Blues Fest is May 14th

4th Annual White Lake Blues Fest is May 14th

From the Howmet Playhouse:

4th Annual White Lake Blues Fest, Saturday, May 14, 7:30pm 

Tickets $15

Available at White Lake City Hall, HarborLight Credit union, or at the door.

Join us for this exciting event, the 4th Annual White Lake Blues Fest, hosted by KillerBlues. Featured performers will include featuring the West Michigan-based Vincent Hayes Project and Chicago’s Keith Scott. This benefit will raise funds for the Killer Blues Headstone Project. Great food and libations will be served.

Howmet Playhouse presents Ben Bedford in concert

Howmet Playhouse presents Ben Bedford in concert

From the Howmet Playhouse:

Tuesday, April 19, 7pm

General Admission Tickets: Adult $10
Student with ID $5

Tickets may be purchased at City Hall in advance or at the door on the night of the performance.

The Howmet Playhouse is pleased to once again present Ben Bedford, who appeared with his wife Kari on our stage in April 2010. Ben’s powerful folk music draws on both modern and historical stories of America. With an understated intensity, he delivers intriguing sketches of America, its individuals, their victories, and their struggles.