Local Briefs

Holiday happenings in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS — The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Light Up the Night is Saturday. The holiday weekend fun starts on Friday with a singalong.

On Friday, the Town Hall’s first ever Christmas Sing Along with caroling, entertainment and light refreshments will be held from 7-8 p.m.

Saturday’s events start at the Old Fire Hall, which will be open from 3-6 p.m. with cookies, crafts and hot cocoa bar. From 5-8 p.m. there will be entertainment, children’s activities, dining and shopping downtown. The parade steps off at 6 p.m.

BG Revolving Loan Fund Committee meets

The Bowling Green Revolving Loan Fund Committee will meet on Wednesday at 2 p.m., in the third floor conference room at the City Administrative Services Building, 304 N. Church St.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss loan application(s) and other business for the business revolving loan fund.

Births

Wendy Mills and Zach Barr, a son, Dec. 6, Wood County Hospital.

Melinda Sidell and Jaeson Yeager, a son, Dec. 6, Wood County Hospital.

Forecast

Tonight: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday: Showers with a high near 43. East wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 35.

Extended: Mostly cloudy Saturday, with a high near 43. Cloudy at night, with a low around 37. Mostly cloudy Sunday, with a high near 44. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 35. Mostly cloudy Monday, with a high near 45. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 37. A chance of showers Tuesday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.