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An Immigrant Story: Miss Fisher’s Gift

by Piet Reinier Knetsch We emigrated from the Netherlands in 1955. My father, Reinier Knetsch, had a burning desire to be close to his brother Freek, who had emigrated in 1947. My mother Maria had no desire to come to the USA, for doing so meant leaving her very close-knit[…]

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ORGAN RECITAL

When: July 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Chapel, 1835 Knollcrest Cir SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA

(Will include some congregational singing.) Wim Ruessink from Winterswijk the Netherlands

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MOVIE “Nicky’s Family”

When: October 16, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Woodlawn CRC Ministry Center, 3190 Burton Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, United States

Across from the Calvin College entrance OVERFLOW PARKING at Calvin’s parking lot across the street). Coffee and cookies will be served. “Nicky’s Family” tells the nearly forgotten story Of Englishman Nicholas Winton, known as the “British Schindler”, who organized the rescue Of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the[…]

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ANNUAL DUTCH FEST – LANDDAG  

When: September 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Hudsonville Community Fair, 5235 Park Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426, United States

Master of Ceremonies: George Rozema 12:30 PM– 1:30 PM Grand Rapids Accordion Ensemble 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM The New Revival Jazz Band The Michigan Interscholastic High School Association. will be holding their Equestrian meets at the outdoor horse arena and can be watched all day.

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Movie: “Nicky’s Family”

When: October 15, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Woodlawn CRC Ministry Center, 3190 Burton Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA

MOVIE “Nicky’s Family” FRIDAY OCTOBER 16, 2015 – 7:30 pm WOODLAWN CRC MINISTRY CENTER 3190 BURTON ST SE – GRAND RAPIDS MICH (Across from the Calvin College entrance OVERFLOW PARKING at Calvin’s parking lot across the street). Coffee and cookies will be served. “Nicky’s Family” tells the nearly forgotten story[…]

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Landdag – Annual Dutch Fest

When: September 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Hudsonville Fairgrounds, 5235 Park Avenue, Hudsonville, MI 49426, USA

ANNUAL DUTCH FEST – LANDDAG SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 12, 2015 PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM HUDSONVILLE FAIR GROUNDS 5235 Park Street – Hudsonville Michigan Master of Ceremonies: George Rozema 12:30 PM– 1:30 PM Grand Rapids Accordion Ensemble 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM The New Revival Jazz Band[…]

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Organ Recital – Wim Ruessink from Winterswijk

When: July 9, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Calvin College Chapel, 3201 Burton Street Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA

ORGAN RECITAL (Will include some congregational singing.) Wim Ruessink from Winterswijk The Netherlands. Thursday, July 9, 2015 Calvin College Chapel, 7:30 PM.

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