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Girls Basketball!

Girls Basketball (Grades 3-6)

Teams will practice 1-2 times a week with games on Saturday mornings and an occasional weeknight. If necessary, at EGR Elementary Gyms. Volunteer coaches are needed (V). Please let us know when you register your daughter if you are willing to coach and make sure your name is entered in the computer. The "buddy system" WILL be available for the 3rd/4th grade league if you sign up by the deadline Friday, September 30, no evaluations for the 3rd/4th grade league. The evaluation date is Monday, October 10 for the 5th/6th grade league, time TBD. No "buddy system" for the 5th/6th grade league.

 

Practice Location: EGR Elementary Gyms

Game & Location: EGR Middle School (Saturday Mornings)

Days & Times TBA by Coaches

 

Grades 3/4

Movies at John Collins Park

Grab your lawn chair or picnic blanket and join us for FREE family-friendly fun at John Collins Park (650 Lakeside Drive S.E.) on the shores of Reed's Lake!  Movies are rated PG and will be shown on an inflatable screen on Friday evenings at dusk.   The series is sponsored by Macatawa Bank, in cooperation with the Kent District Library and the EGR Parks & Rec. Department.

Come early for the best seat & enjoy snacks from the Mac Snack Wagon!  Macatawa Bank has generously agreed to donate Mac Snack wagon proceeds to the Waterfront Park Project Phase 1. The KDL teen group will be selling popcorn and candy, with proceeds going towards the teen library programs.  

The tentative schedule for summer 2011:

Fall Recreation Department Brochure

View our Fall Program Brochure online and then click below to register online. If you do not have you username and password please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 949-1750. You MUST have your username and password before you can register online.

Concerts in the Park continue with Sweet J Band

Concerts in the Park continue with Sweet J Band

The 2011 Summer Concert Series will take place at John Collins Park on the plaza located on Lakeside Drive. Grab your lawn chair or picnic blanket for an evening of family fun! Please call the hotline at 616-940-4800 ext. 300 for more information and updates about the concerts.

 

July 26

Sweet J Band – 7:00p start

Delivering a little bit of blues, rock, alt-country and soul into a harmony of upbeat rhythms, flavorful melodies, and intense jamming playing mostly covers everyone is sure to enjoy. www.facebook.com/SweetJBand

 

August 9

The Adams Family – 7:00p start

Harry Potter - A Read Aloud Experience!

Harry Potter - A Read Aloud Experience!

Wednesday, July 20, 2:00pm, EGR Library

Prepare yourself for the Final Harry Potter Movie with local Harry Potter enthusiast and vocal marvel Chris Kenward.  Read the last half of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in preparation for the final movie on July 15th!  Downstairs at the EGR Library, snacks provided, no registration required -- just come and get lost in one of the best stories of all time!

Visit http://www.kdl.org/branches/1 for additional information.

Things to do in EGR

Things to do in EGR

Harry Potter - A Read Aloud Experience! Wednesday, July 6, 2011. 2:00 pm at the Library. Prepare yourself for the Final Harry Potter Movie with local Harry Potter enthusiast and vocal marvel Chris Kenward. Read the last half of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in preparation for the final movie on July 15th! Downstairs at the EGR Library, snacks provided, no registration required - just come and get lost in one of the best stories of all time!
 
Parkapalooza: Kids & Teens Craft Sale. Thursday, July 7, 2011, 2:00 - 4:00 pm at John Collins Park. Come and support the young entrepreneurs who have worked so hard to prepare items for this sale!
 

Additional Concerts in John Collins Park

The Concert in the Park series has added some additional bands! Mark your calendars for a great family night in John Collins Park.

July 26 and August 23

Mr. Picklehead

www.dillysongs.com

Fun music for children of all ages!

6:00-6:45p in John Collins Park

August 9

(High School Band) Boxelder - 5:45p start (on top of the overlook)

A Folk band with a hint of Bluegrass. www.myspace.com/folkboxelder

 

For more concert dates check www.eastgr.org