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While the winter season keeps many indoors, Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend is the perfect reason to get out with your closest group of friends and have a ball. Taking place Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5, Girlfriends Weekend is a popular event that invites women to celebrate their friendships by getting together and shopping, wining, dining and indulging in all that Downtown Holland has to offer.

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Black History Month began in 1926 as part of an initiative by writer and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson, and since 1976, every American president has proclaimed February as Black History Month. In honor of the successes and advancements Black Americans have achieved and contributed to society, check out these local ways to celebrate Black history and learn in 2023.

If you're looking for a way to make friends and tee off on some of Michigan's premier courses this golf season, joining the Grand Rapids Women's Golf Association (GRWGA) might be just the thing.

While it can seem more difficult to find farm-fresh produce during the colder months, the Holland Farmers Market is back and moving indoors for the winter! Having returned earlier this month after a brief holiday break, the Holland Indoor Farmers Market will continue the first and third Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in February, March, and April at the Holland Civic Center (150 West 8th Street) in Downtown Holland.

In honor of Penguin Awareness Day on January 20, John Ball Zoo is drawing attention to the 24 Magellanic penguins in their care and how the community can also appreciate these incredible animals in person—even during the winter while JBZ is closed.

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