Terry's Picks for June 2016

Written by Terry DeBoer on . Posted in Local

EVENTSWest Michigan Christian News writer Terry DeBoer surveys the landscape for the area's faith-based arts and entertainment and events over the coming month. Here are three highlights for June:

*"Ladies Days"- Hear author/speaker Annie Downs and worship/music from Lindsay Huggins in a "mini-conference" Tuesday through Friday June 7-10 (identical 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. program each day) at Gull Lake Ministries, 1988 Midlake Dr. in Hickory Corners. Downs is author of "Let's All Be Brave" and "Perfectly Unique." The theme of the session is "Everlasting Legacy." Tickets are $25 which includes program and lunch. Group discounts available; a special Thursday evening gala which includes a meet and greet with presenters and a dinner buffet is $25 with separate registration (overnight accommodations also available). Call 800-350-2442 or visit www.gulllake.org.

*"Doctor Doolittle" – The children's stage production is a presentation of the summer youth program of Master Arts Theatre, and is scheduled for 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Fri. June 24 and 3 and 7 p.m. Sat. June 25 in Hudsonville High School, 5037 32nd Ave, Hudsonville. Performing students are participating in Master Arts' summer "Acting Camp" for ages 9 through high school. The 19-member cast includes actress Darcy Walker, portraying the loveable Doctor who can talk to animals! Tickets are $7. For more information www.masterarts.org or call 616-455-1001.

*Worship on the Waterfront" – The annual Sunday evening inspirational music series in Waterfront Stadium in downtown Grand Haven begins at 7 p.m. June 26 with the area veteran duo of John Grooters and Dwight Beal (Beal is on the worship staff of Central Wesleyan Church in Holland). Artists later in the summer include the band Building 429 (July 3), Jason Crabb (Aug. 14) and Mark Schultz (Aug. 28). No tickets are necessary: a free-will offering will be received. The series is sponsored by First Reformed Church of Grand Haven. Concerts may be cancelled or moved indoors in case of extreme weather. For more information, www.worshiponthewaterfront.org, 616-842-6600.
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Terry DeBoer
Terry is journalist who writes for newspapers, magazines, newsletters and websites. His most frequented “beat” is arts and entertainment. He is married with two children and lives in Grand Rapids.

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