10-19-2017 Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events;

THIS “KUTE KID” is… Paislee Sells, age 3, daughter of Kyle and Megan Sells of Watervliet. In this photo Paislee is enjoying the Berrien County Youth Fair this past August!


Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events

Thursday, October 19

JV/Varsity Volleyball at Galesburg-Augusta, 5:30 p.m.; JV Football at Coloma, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20

Football Senior Night, Panther Stadium

MS Dance, 3:00-5:00 p.m.; Port-a-Pit Chicken Dinner, HS Cafeteria, 4:00-7:00 p.m.; Varsity Football Home vs. Coloma, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 21

Marching Band at Jenison MCBA Competition; 8th grade Maroon & White Volleyball teams at Coloma Invitational, 9:00 a.m.; Cross Country at Kalamazoo Christian, 10:00 a.m.; Elementary Basketball, High School Gym, 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, October 22

Miss Watervliet Informational Tea, WHS Media Center, 2:00 p.m.; MHSAA FB Playoffs/Finals Selection Show

Monday, October 23

MS Maroon Volleyball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:00 p.m.; MS/HS Choir Concert, WHS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.; MS Boys Basketball begins

Tuesday, October 24

JV/Varsity Volleyball at Fennville, 5:30 p.m.; MS Soccer Club, Home on practice field, 5:30 p.m.; MS Choir Invitational Concert, WHS Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 26

JV Volleyball at South Haven Quad with Vicksburg & Saugatuck, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, October 27

Varsity Playoff Football, Details TBD, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28

SAC Volleyball Tournament at Coloma, 9:00 a.m.; Cross Country Regional Meet at Buchanan, 9:00 a.m.; Band at Reeths-Puffer MCBA Competition in Rockford

Community CPR class offered at Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet

 Community members are invited to attend a free cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training class from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24 in the Classroom A and B at Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet, located at 400 Medical Park Drive.

According to the American Heart Association, cardiac arrests are more common than most people realize. Nearly 383,000 cardiac arrests occur annually outside the hospital setting, and four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home. According to the American Heart Association, effective CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival.

This course is for anyone 16 years of age or older with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Participants will earn a two-year certification for HeartSaver CPR AED from the American Heart Association. Preregistration is required, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

Lake Michigan College music department announces fall performances

 The Lake Michigan College music department has announced its schedule of performances for the fall, 2017 semester. All performances will be held in venues at The Mendel Center, which is located at the college’s Benton Township campus.

A choir concert will be held Sunday, October 29 at 4 p.m. in The Hanson Theatre. Under the direction of James Kraus, attendees will enjoy a variety of choral music including works from the Modern, Classical, Romantic, Baroque, and Jazz genres performed by the Lake Michigan College Concert Choir and Vocal Chamber Ensemble. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Current LMC students may bring their student identification badges for free admission to the concert.

LMC student recitals will be held on the following Fridays: November 3 and 17 and December 1 at 12 p.m. in band and orchestra room F125. A variety of instrumental and vocal selections will be performed by students enrolled in the applied music courses. Student recitals are free and open to the public.

The music department will also present a Holiday Collage on Tuesday, December 5 at 7 p.m. in The Deckmann Studio. Those who attend will be treated to an assortment of vocal and instrumental music while enjoying specially prepared desserts, coffee and hot cocoa. Tickets are $15 per person and include dessert and refreshments. Tickets should be ordered by Friday, December 1, 2017.

The final fall semester performance will be a jazz and rock concert on Thursday, December 7 at 7 p.m. in The Hanson Theatre. Under the direction of John T. Owens, students will perform the music of Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Gordon Goodwin, Bette Midler, Prince, Rhianna, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Current LMC students may bring their student identification badges for free admission to the concert.

Tickets may be purchased at TheMendelCenter.com or by contacting The Mendel Center box office at (269) 927-1221 from 2-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact John T. Owens, Director of Music, at jowens2@lakemichigancollege.edu<mailto:jowens2@lakemichigancollege.edu> for more information about the performances or to find out more about making and studying music at Lake

Michigan College.

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. “ART, CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW” fundraiser by Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary at Watervliet Middle School. For more information call 468-8301

Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-noon “WINTER COAT DISTRIBUTION” at Coloma United Methodist Church, 144 S. Church St., Coloma. Winter outerwear at no charge. Call 468-6062 for more info.

Saturday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “BLAST INTO SCOUTING” fun event at Watervliet Airport, 8560 Airport Rd. for new Cub Scouts and their families; food available. Contact Bruce Walker at 269-414-8293 or walkers49022@aol.com

Saturday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. “TRIVIA NIGHT” at Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Rd., Benton Harbor. Registration fee: $100/team of 10. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 927-4832 to register.

Sunday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m. “MISS WATERVLIET 2018 INFORMATION TEA” for all interested candidates in the WHS Media Center. Contact Angela Widdis at 449-0790 or watervlietpo@gmail.com for more info

Saturday, Oct. 28, 12 noon “GREAT PUMPKIN DERBY” sponsored by the Coloma Lions Club held during Halloween in the Park, Downtown Coloma. Registration and weigh in at 11 a.m. $10 entry fee.

Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “SUPPORT THE TROOPS CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE” at Stevensville American Legion Post 568, 3093 Johnson Rd., Stevensville for packing boxes to send to our troops. Sponsored by Blue Star Mothers of America #177. Donations appreciated. Patriotic program, 11 a.m. Call 269-266-2130 or 925-4123 for more info

Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. “HOLIDAY BAZAAR” at Hartford Middle School Gym. Holiday café, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Free breakfast for veterans; Kids meet Santa, 9 a.m.-noon. Free admission, free parking

Sunday, Dec. 3, “MISS & MR. HARTFORD 2018 PAGEANT”

Saturday, Jan. 6, “MISS & MR. COLOMA 2018 PAGEANT”

Saturday, Jan. 13, “MISS WATERVLIET 2018 PAGEANT”

Mondays, 7 p.m. “PUB THEOLOGY” at Arclight Brewery. Public is invited to join in discussions. Hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ.

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. “TODDLER TIME” at Watervliet District Library. Half hour class Sept. thru Nov.

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. “STORY HOUR” at Coloma Public Library. A free weekly program for toddlers and preschool-aged children, it does not require sign-up. Call 269-468-3431 for information.

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. & Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. “STORY HOUR” at Watervliet District Library. Program for preschool-aged children Oct. thru Apr.

Thursdays, 6 – 10 p.m. “Trap shooting” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

Second Thursday of each month, 3 – 5 p.m. “BERRIEN COUNTY PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP” at Lakeland Healthcare Frederick S. Upton Education Center rooms 5 & 6, 1234 Napier Ave. For info, contact Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781 or bcpdsupport@aol.com.

Third Monday of each month, 3 – 6 p.m. “FOOD BANK” at Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma.

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