Ada Michigan ~ Carl Creek Wetlands Preserve ~ Newest Park Addition - 09/25/08 04:20 PM
Ada Michigan has a new park addition. The Carl Creek Wetlands Preserve
is the newest addition to the Ada township park lands. It is protected
by the Land Conservancy of West Michigan as natural habitat for local
This land, 34.02 acres is located south of Forest Glen Residential
Development, M-21 (Fulton St )and north of the railroad tracks. It can
be accessed at Alta Dale Ave. Carl Creek drains into the Grand River and
this wetland area is a prime example of open herbaceous wetlands.
Ada Township is having a Dedication Ceremony for their newest Park
The Carl Creek Wetlands
Got your Bard On? Shakespeare Festival at GVSU ~ Grand Rapids MI - 09/24/08 12:52 PM
Shakespeare & Renaissance Festival ~ GVSU Homecoming
Sounds like a little something for everyone this fall at Grand
Valley State University Campus.
Grand Valley State University is celebrating their 15th season of
Shakespeare by going "Back to the Forest."
The play A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare
will be performed be on Sept. 26, 27, Oct 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 pm
Sept 27,28, Oct 4, 5 at 2 pm
Special mid week matinees for school groups
Sept 30, Oct 1, 2 at 10 am.
Student and regional artists, as well as guest professional actor
Brian Webb Russell will be featured
Who Could Have Seen This Coming? - 09/24/08 09:55 AM
Michigan's John Dingell saw this crisis coming..... 9 years ago,
Read this post and then...
Call your representatives in Washington. Let them know that we need to change the rules for banks first!! Then maybe we can rescue our economy.
Bank regulations need to be reset and reinforced before we let them play with our future tax dollars.
Via Matt Heaton (Timu Corp - CEO, ActiveRain - Co-founder):
Much of the blame for the current financial crisis our country is suffering through can be traced back to de-regulation that occurred in the banking and finance industry over the last 20 years. The
Lowell MI ~ Fallasburg Fall Festival ~ Sept 27, 28th 2008 - 09/15/08 05:46 PM
I love the Pre-Fall Season. Here in Michigan, the days are usually warm,
60-70 degrees, with a slight nip in the breeze. It gets colder at night but
when the sun is shining, it is perfect weather. At the zenith of this season,
comes the Fallasburg Fall Festival in Lowell, Michigan. It is held at Kent
County's Fallasburg Park off Lincoln Lake Road north of Lowell. This is a
large, rambling park with a shelter house, one of 2 wooden covered wooden
bridges in Kent County, and rolling hills full of trees and park settings.
Very pretty, very scenic, a perfect place to have a festival