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DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids 49503

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12/04/2016

Grand Rapids Symphony's Holiday Pops

Bring on the holiday cheer this season beginning on December 1 with the Grand Rapids Symphony! This GR Pops tradition features beloved seasonal favorites with the Symphony Chorus and Youth chorus...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/04/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/04/2016

Holiday music and punch & cookies with Santa on Dec. 4

Holiday music and punch & cookies with Santa on Dec. 4

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Neighborhood Associations

Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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12/04/2016

Time: 12/1 - 12/3 at 8:00 PM; 12/4 at 2:00 PM

See What I Wanna See

AQ Theatre: See What I Wanna See

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

St. Thomas Parish
1449 Wilcox Park Dr. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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12/04/2016

Time: 5 pm

A Service of Lessons and Carols: Telling the Ancient Story of the Saviors" Birth through Scripture and Song

Rooted in the traditions of the English choir schools, the Service of Lessons and Carols tells the Christmas story through verse and song. It is a beautiful way to usher in the true spirit of the...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/05/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/05/2016

West Michigan Jazz Society Holiday Party

Celebrate the Season with Voices of Jazz

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI

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12/05/2016

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Fall Arts Holiday Celebration

Join us for the culminating concert of the 2016 GVSU Fall Arts Series as the University Arts Chorale and Orchestra perform the music of Handel's Messiah

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/05/2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

Looking to share your love of reading? Hoping to give back to the Grand Rapids community? Sign up for an orientation session with the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program.

Type of Event: Volunteer

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities
665 Seward Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/05/2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Know the 10 Signs

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging.

Type of Event: Lectures

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/06/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/06/2016

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Discovering the Internet

Using the Internet can be an intimidating experience for many people. In this class, you will learn how the Internet works and basic definitions for the most common Internet terms. Discover tips and...

Type of Event: Lectures

Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/06/2016

Time: 9 AM–12 PM

Financial Management & Budgeting

Julie Couturier, C.P.A., will lead participants through an interactive workshop on the basics of nonprofit financial management.

Type of Event: Lectures

Cook-DeWitt Center, GVSU Allendale Campus

12/06/2016

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU University Singers and Select Women's Ensemble Concert

The GVSU University Singers and Select Women's Ensemble perform a free concert under the direction of Professor Shirley Lemon.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art & Music Center, Kretschmer Recital Hall
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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12/06/2016

Time: 7:30 pm

Double Resonance! Valenti & Campana Handbell Concert

Ring in the holidays with a joint concert of the Valenti Handbell Ensemble of Aquinas, and Campana, the companion ensemble of Embellish, featuring arrangements of beautiful music of the season for...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/07/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/07/2016

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Using Facebook to Promote Your Business

One of the first rules of marketing is 'go where your customers are.' And where are your customers? Increasingly, they are found online! Join the Business Librarian for an informative...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/07/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/07/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

The Mystics: The Best Kept Secrets in the Church— St. Hildegard of Bingen

Learn more about the life of Catholic Mystic St. Hildegard of Bingen with Paulist Fr. Joachim Lally

Type of Event: Lectures

Louis Armstrong Theatre, GVSU Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

12/07/2016

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Concert Band Concert

The GVSU Concert Band performs a free concert under the direction of Dr. John Martin.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/08/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/08/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/08/2016

Time: 7:30PM

Cécile McClorin Salvant

The first concert in the Jazz series!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/08/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/08/2016

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Evening Explorers

Do you like to build and create things like origami, paper airplanes, balloon sculptures, and more? Kids in grades 2-5 can come to the Main Library for hands-on STEAM experiences each month. Take...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/08/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/08/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Coping with the Holiday Blues: A Spiritual Survival Guide

Have you ever wondered why the holidays seem to be so difficult for people to live through

Type of Event: Lectures

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
600 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI

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12/08/2016

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Symphony Orchestra Concert

The GVSU Symphony Orchestra and the Forest Hills Central High School Orchestra will combine for the free annual Side by Side concert

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/09/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/09/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Louis Armstrong Theater, Performing Arts Center, GVSU Allendale Campus

12/09/2016

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert

The GVSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs a free concert under the direction of Barry Martin.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/10/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/10/2016

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Getting Started With Lynda.com

Need advanced-level help with Excel? Want to learn how to use new Adobe software? Interested in travel photography? With Lynda.com and your library card, you can pick up a new hobby or begin training...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch
111 Library St., NE
Grand Rapids 49503

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12/10/2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Winter Wonderland Puppet Concert

An interactive, all ages winter holiday show featuring Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe. The show is filled with many well-known holiday songs and a couple of originals as well. Come...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/10/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/10/2016

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Brunch with Santa!

Wheelhouse Brunch with Santa Event

St. Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI

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12/10/2016

Time: 12pm

GVSU Piano & Clarinet Concert at St. Cecilia

The clarinet studio of Arthur Campbell and the piano studio of Helen Marlais will be performing a free concert at the historic St. Cecilia Music Center.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/11/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/11/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Wheelhouse
67 Ottawa Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/11/2016

Brunch with Santa!

Wheelhouse Brunch with Santa Event

Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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12/11/2016

Time: 3 pm

Annual Music Department Christmas Collage Concert

This very popular concert features all of the Music Department's ensembles performing holiday music, and gives the audience an opportunity to join in the celebration by singing some favorite...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/12/2016

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/12/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Harmony Hall
401 Stocking Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/12/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Read So Hard Book Club

Do you read so hard you have callouses on your fingers from flipping pages? Share your passion for reading and great discussions with the Read So Hard book club! This club is intended for people in...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Stella's Lounge
53 Commerce Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/12/2016

Time: 8:30pm-11:30pm

The Drunken Retort

Grand Rapids Premier weekly art showcase. 14 Open Slots for ANY talent, and nationally touring poets featuring twice a month.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/12/2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speak to a Geek: One-on-One Computer Sessions

Are your relatives tired of you asking for computer help? Are you hoping to boost your resume with new computer skills? The library offers individual assistance in learning: Basic Computers, Basic...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/12/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Spectrum Health Healthier Communities
665 Seward Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/12/2016

Time: 6:30 P.M.

Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

As dementia progresses, language skills and the ability to express feelings and needs may change.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St., NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/13/2016

Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Discovering the Internet

Using the Internet can be an intimidating experience for many people. In this class, you will learn how the Internet works and basic definitions for the most common Internet terms. Discover tips and...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Yankee Clipper Branch
2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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12/13/2016

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/13/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/13/2016

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Exploring Social Media and Email

The Internet and social media have made it easier than ever to keep in touch with friends and family. Beginning with a brief introduction to email, this class will teach you how to communicate with...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/13/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/13/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lectio Divina: Exploring the Treasures of God’s Word ((LS)

During Advent you are invited to end your day with Lectio Divina, an ancient prayer practice of “holy reading.”

Type of Event: Lectures

KDL - Rockford Library
140 E. Bridge St. NE
Rockford, MI 49341

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12/14/2016

Time: 6:30 P.M.

3-Part Alzheimer’s Education Series

Dive into the Alzheimer’s journey with our 3-Part Alzheimer’s Education Series.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Meetings

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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12/14/2016

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/14/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/14/2016

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

How to Use the Library to Write a Business Plan

Do you have a great idea for a business? Take the first step to starting your own: write a business plan!

Type of Event:

Lectures
Meetings

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/14/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/14/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lectio Divina: Reconectando con la Palabra de Dios

El nombre de "lectio divina" en latín significa "lectura divina

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/15/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/15/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/15/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/15/2016

Time: 1:30–4:30 PM

Planning for Successful Fundraising

This workshop puts a laser focus on proper planning for a successful fundraising program.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids 49503

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12/15/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive

The Pere Marquette Steam Locomotive was built in 1941 and boasts a long and interesting career hauling tens of thousands of riders. Most recently, it had a starring role in the 2004 movie, The Polar...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/15/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/15/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Living with Grief during the Holidays

The holidays are a tough time to miss a loved one who has died. Come and share your experiences and learn some tools that might be helpful on your grief journey

Type of Event: Lectures

12/15/2016

Time: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M

Holiday Parade of Homes

Holiday Parade of Homes

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Neighborhood Associations

Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Gallery
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49506

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12/16/2016

Time: Gallery Hours Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

New Forms Class Exhibit

New Forms Class Exhibit

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/16/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/16/2016

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

Looking to share your love of reading? Hoping to give back to the Grand Rapids community? Sign up for an orientation session with the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program.

Type of Event: Volunteer

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/17/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/18/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Wheelhouse
67 Ottawa Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/18/2016

Brunch with Santa!

Wheelhouse Brunch with Santa Event

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/19/2016

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Stella's Lounge
53 Commerce Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/19/2016

Time: 8:30pm-11:30pm

The Drunken Retort

Grand Rapids Premier weekly art showcase. 14 Open Slots for ANY talent, and nationally touring poets featuring twice a month.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/19/2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speak to a Geek: One-on-One Computer Sessions

Are your relatives tired of you asking for computer help? Are you hoping to boost your resume with new computer skills? The library offers individual assistance in learning: Basic Computers, Basic...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/19/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/20/2016

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Managing Your Digital Footprint

Have you ever forgotten a password? Do you wish you had a plan to manage your online information and protect your privacy? Managing your digital footprint may seem intimidating, but with a plan and...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Yankee Clipper Branch
2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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12/20/2016

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/20/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/20/2016

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

Looking to share your love of reading? Hoping to give back to the Grand Rapids community? Sign up for an orientation session with the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program.

Type of Event: Volunteer

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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12/21/2016

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/21/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/22/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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12/22/2016

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Let's Play

Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/22/2016

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

[Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays

Teens in grades 6-12 can stop by the Main Library on the third Thursday of each month to create awesome robots and try out tech trends! [Tech]Knowledgey Thursdays explore the world of robotics using...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/22/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids 49503

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12/23/2016

Time: 7:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

Grand Rapids Symphony's Cirque de Noël

Experience the magic of Christmas, the wonder of Cirque, and the beauty of live orchestra all in one show! Running from December 22 to December 23, this ultimate family tradition feature performances...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/23/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/24/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/25/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Stella's Lounge
53 Commerce Ave Sw
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/26/2016

Time: 8:30pm-11:30pm

The Drunken Retort

Grand Rapids Premier weekly art showcase. 14 Open Slots for ANY talent, and nationally touring poets featuring twice a month.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/26/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/27/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/28/2016

Time: 6:00 pm

Night at your Museum

Night at your Museum!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/28/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

12/28/2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

Looking to share your love of reading? Hoping to give back to the Grand Rapids community? Sign up for an orientation session with the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Adult Tutoring Program.

Type of Event: Volunteer

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/29/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/30/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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12/31/2016

Winter Reading Challenge

The weather outside is frightful, which makes it the perfect time to settle in with a good book. Sign up for the Winter Reading Challenge, select the number of books you are going to challenge...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment