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Holland Evening Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1971, Holland, Michigan PAGE EIGHTEEN THE HOLLAND, MICHIGAN, EVENING SENTINEL TUESDAY, JUNE Resort Activities Beckon To Tourists and Residents Flower Show Set In Christ the King Cathedral Church KALAMAZOO For the first time in the history of the Kal- amazoo Garden Council Flow- er Shows, a free show is being scheduled at the Cathedral Church of Christ the King on Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13. Hours for the flower show are 2 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday. In keeping with the motif of the Cathedral, the theme for the 1971 show is "The Circle in the Square" symbolically represen- ting God in man's world. Treasures of house and gar- den, field and stream will be used in nearly 100 artistic ar- rangements to be placed throughout the Cathedral. More than 500 women from 23 garden clubs make the Kalamazoo Garden Council the largest wo- men's organization in Kalama- zoo. A class for junior exhibitors is also scheduled in grades one through nine. The Council's special award, a silver bowl, will go to the winner in the novice category. Augusta's Barn Theatre Plans Neil Simon Opener AUGUSTA Leading Equity performers, all veterans of the past seasons are scheduled to return to the Barn Theatre this season in the opener June 15 Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite." Producer Jack Ragotzy an- nounces that associate produ- cer director Wayne Lamb is planning ahead for his first directorial assignment on June 29 when "Hello is scheduled. The Barn Theatre is on High- way M-96 just west of the Village of Augusta. Holland and surrounding com- munities are busily preparing for the coming tourist and re- sort season in this Water Won- derland which is Michigan. On Tuesdays and Fridays each week, tourist and resort pages will be featured in the Holland Evening Sentinel listing attractions to appeal to summer visitors and residents alike. A tourist attraction calendar lists important information like hours for Windmill Island, the Museums, the theatres in the area, golf course locations, picnicking facilities, fishing sites, and other data. Where to go to sail your boat, where to go for riding lessons or stables, where to go to swim either in Lake Michigan or other places, are all included in the calendar. The area is one of the larg- est sites of fresh water marinas in the Great Lakes area. There are several yacht clubs listed for the yachting members. The beaches along Lake Mich- igan have traditionally been the best kept and the residents try to keep up the standards. Also a tradition in the area are the fine restaurants and snack places, which cater to the most discriminating gourmets. Featured on the pages are re- views of summer theatres in the area, notices of art shows, musical events, concerts and youth activities. Sailing races are covered on the sports pages and the yacht club social activ- ities continue to appear on the society pages. Contributing to the success of the summer season are near- by festivals. Many Holland area residents take in the Coast Guard Festival at Grand Hav- en, the Blueberry Festival at South Haven; Venetian Night at Saugatuck; the Lowell Show- boat; the Miss Michigan Pa- geant at Muskegon; assorted Centennials in nearby towns and j other festivals. I STATE PARK the recent Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Holland State Park area at Ottawa Beach attracted a of sun bathers, campers and a few brave swimmers. The venerable old lighthouse at Macafawa Park is still guarding the entrance to Holland Harbor. This sight will be duplicated during the summer when this popular Lake Michigan Beach attracts record crowds. The area usually begins for the summer. resort- season in the Holland as soon as schools are closed (Sentinel photo) Grand Haven Sets Season Opener At Dinner Meeting GRAND HAVEN North Ottawa county's annual "Salute to Summer" dinner, which each I year opens the resort season in I the community, will be held Wednesday, June 9, at Win ,'Schuler's restaurant at p.m. The Tri Cities Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the event and chamber members, wives and guests, and all resi- dents of the area connected with the tourist business are invited. The program will include an address by Dr. C. Chandler, pro- fessor of zoology and director of the Great Lakes Research division, institute of science and technology at the University of Michigan. He has been actively engaged, in Great Lakes research for 33 years and from 1938 to 1949 was at the Ohio State Univer- sity research laboratory on Lake Erie conducting the first year-round studies on the Great Lakes. These studies now serve a reference point for evaluating the nature and rate of environ- mental changes in the Great Lakes. For the past 20 years he has headed up the U of M multidisciplinary research ef- forts on the upper Great Lakes. He will speak on the prob- lems of Lake Michigan water quality, pollution, fishing, recre- ational uses and will discuss the future of the big lake. Dr. Chandler will also discuss some Lowell Seeking Amateur Talent has been the tradition in the past, to feature one amateur act each night on the Lowell Showboat, but this year, the Showboat Talent Search Committee will be seek- ing 12 acts; two to be featured nightly. After the deadline date of Wednesday, auditions will be staged, and a selected number of contestants will then make a final bid on July 10 when the Talent Search Night is staged of the U of M research activi- ties conducted off the ships In- land Seas and Mysis, which dock at Grand Haven. in Showboat Stadium. Lowell is geared up for its 39th annual Showboat to be held this year for two weekends in July, the 22-24 and the 29-31. Persons interested in trying out for a spot on this year's show can enter by writing to the Talent Search Committee, Lowell Showboat, Lowell, Mich. 49331, describing their act and giving other pertinent in- formation. Fountain Exhibition Shown in Grand Haven GRAND HAVEN Grand Two Cars Collide Cars driven by Mary Ann Kempker, 33, of 176 Sunrise Dr.', and Mark John Van Rhee, 19, of Route 2, Holland, collided at Eighth St. and Lincoln Ave. Monday at p.m. Police said the Kempker auto was west- bound on Eighth while Van Rhee was heading north along Lincoln. Haven Community Center is exhibiting "Fountains As An Art Form." The exhibit will have 25 different fountains from all over the country. They will represent all types including sculpture, copper, fiberglass, stone and plastic. The exhibit will open today and run through June 24 at the Grand Haven Community Cen- ter, 421 Columbus Street. The exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily except Sunday when the hours are 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. The exhibit will be closed on June 19. On Sunday, June 12, there is an open house from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Weekend Boat Show On Display In Saugatuck SAUGATUCK The Marinas of Saugatuck-Douglas will pre- sent a water front boat show this weekend on the Kalamazoo River. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Sat- urday, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. More than 40 watercraft will be on display in downtown Sau- gatuck overlooking Lake Michi- gan-harbor formed by the Kala- mazoo River. In addition to cruisers, house- boats, fishing boats and sail- boats, both new and used, there will be displays of marine radio equipment, selfcontained marine toilets and lifesaving gear. The Saugatuck Marine Mus- eum from the S.S. Keewatin, 336 foot, former Great Lakes passenger steamer, will present a historical exhibit of Sauga- tuck's ship-building heritage. The cruise boat, Island Queen, will offer rides on the Kalama- zoo River. Free demonstration rides will be available on some of the boats in the show. The boat show is sponsored by the Saugatuck-Douglas Chamber of Commerce. Showboat Queen Contest In Lowell on June 12 LOWELL Tradition will be brought back to the Lowell Showboat this year, when a queen will be selected to reign over the two-weekend event (July 22-24 and July The original Showboat Queen's crown, which was last worn by royalty in 1964, will be up for bids again this year. The beauty pageant, to be sponsored by the .Lowell Area Jaycees, win be held in the Lowell High School Auditorium on Saturday evening, June 12, 1971 at 8 p.m. A select panel of judges will be on hand to select the girl best qualified to be crowned "Miss Showboat of 1971." The "Good Old Summertime" Directory. 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SUN. ping open 10-9 Daily. 10 "AROUND THE WORLD SHOPS" Flowers Candles Baskets of all kinds Jewelry Wall Decor Linens Zany _ Gifts Glassware China Statuary Irlr1: and .dolls. Come to the Swiss Chalet where the unusual is usual. Meet your Friends for coffee on us at the Babbling Brook beneath the live oak. Gift wrap- LuPetite Maison Gift Shop Located in Alpine Village 143 Douglas Paul's Jewelry Registered KEEPSAKE iind STARFIRE Diamonds. ACCUTRON, BULOVA and CARRAVELLE Watchct. Watch Ropniring Diamond Remounting. Complete lino of Fine Quality Jewelry and Gifts. -----------24 W. 8th, 396-1631 THRIFTY-MAT Coin Operated Laundry and Dry Cleaning Center WASHURS 20 DRYERS PROPCSSIONAL AND HULK DRY CLEANING 402 E. 8th Just East of Russ' Phone 396-6855 BERNIE'S QUICK CLEAN CENTERS COIN-OP IAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANING 6 A.M. to 10 P.M. TWO LOCATIONS 32nd Lincoln 513 W. 17th St. Profonsion.il Priming at 32nd Lincoln Only. Conditioned OuL VACUUM CLEANER HEADQUARTERS New, Used, Rebuilt
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