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

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02/21/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/21/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/21/2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pajama Time for Toddlers

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

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Arts-Entertainment
Meetings

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

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02/21/2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pajama Time for Toddlers

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Meetings

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

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02/21/2017

Time: 11:00 AM

Pre- Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/21/2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Time for Families

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event: Meetings

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/21/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SVS Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, GVSU Allendale Campus

02/21/2017

Time: 7:30pm

Guest Artist Recital: John Mortensen, piano

Guest Artist, John Mortensen performs in recital. This event is free and open to the public.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes
2510 Lake Michigan Drive N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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02/21/2017

Time: 11:30 a.m.

CCRCs and your retirement options

Area seniors and their families are invited to a retirement living information session and luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/22/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/22/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/22/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 Am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/22/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/22/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

Type of Event: Meetings

02/22/2017

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Adult Confirmation Preparation: Receiving the Gift of the Holy Spirit

Our Adult Confirmation program, offered in collaboration with other local parishes, is designed to help you come to a deeper understanding of how the Holy Spirit works in your life and in the life of...

Type of Event: Lectures

02/22/2017

Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Divorce Support Group

A ten-week series offered for all who are divorced or are in the process of becoming divorced. Led by those who have gone through the process themselves, these support groups provide a pathway to...

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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02/22/2017

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre- Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/22/2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

All of This is the Blues

Detroit native Reverend Robert Jones, Sr., is a singer, storyteller and musician. He uses folk, blues, spirituals, and other American Roots music to champion the beauty and power of our shared...

Type of Event: Lectures

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/22/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College, Wege Student Center Ballroom
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/22/2017

Time: 7:30 PM

Contemporary Writers Series Presents Luis J. Rodriquez

Contemporary Writers Series Presents Luis J. Rodriquez

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Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave. Sw, 200
Grand Rapids 49504

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02/22/2017

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: How Coaching Can Benefit Your Nonprofit

Coaching has become a familiar word in the nonprofit sector, but do we really understand what it means? Join DeDe Esque and Tamela Spicer to learn how coaching differs from consulting and how it can...

Type of Event: Lectures

Cook-DeWitt Center, GVSU Allendale Campus

02/22/2017

Time: 12pm

GVSU Arts at Noon Series: Hildegard Singers

This free, hour-long concert will feature local ensemble The Hildegard Singers. For more information please visit: http://gvsu.edu/artsatnoon.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/23/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/23/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/23/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/23/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Meetings

02/23/2017

Time: 7-8:30pm

20th Century American Women’s Spirituality

The experience of American women…their daily lives, their families, their friendships, and their prayer life, has been overlooked in the literature about theology and spirituality in American history...

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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02/23/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre- Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/23/2017

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Music in the Stacks: Wu Zee

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by Wu Zee. As a founding member of The Almighty Foot Clan, Wu Zee has gained a reputation as one of the most...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/23/2017

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Music in the Stacks: Wu Zee

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by Wu Zee. As a founding member of The Almighty Foot Clan, Wu Zee has gained a reputation as one of the most...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/23/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

St. Cecilia Music Center, Royce Auditorium
24 Ransom Ave. NE
Grand Rapids 49503

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02/24/2017

Time: 8:00 PM

Grand Rapids Symphony's The Baroque Concert: Respighi, Handel & Fireworks

Handel, the German-born impresario who wrote Italian opera for English-speaking audiences, composed much-loved music that still speaks to listeners today. Guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley, an...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/24/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/24/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

02/24/2017

Time: 2:00 p.m

Volunteer Tutor Orientation

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

Type of Event: Volunteer

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/24/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Louis Armstrong Theatre, GVSU Allendale Campus

02/24/2017

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs under the direction of Barry Martin. Free Admission. Open to the Public. For more information, please call the Office of Music & Dance: (616) 331-3484.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/25/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/25/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/25/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College, Wege Student Center Ballroom
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/25/2017

Time: 7:30 pm

AQ Music Student Showcase

Join the AQ Music Department Fundraiser for the 2017 Fall Tour

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fundraiser

Park Church
10 E Park Pl NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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02/25/2017

Time: 7:30pm

Collaborative Concert with GVSU Symphony Orchestra, University Arts Chorale, Park Church Chancel Choir, and Holland Chorale

Building on the success of the February 2015 Collaboration Concert at Park Church, this year's collaboration is expanded to include west Michigan's well-loved Holland Chorale.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/26/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/26/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/26/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Holland High School
600 Van Raalte Ave
Holland, MI 49423

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02/26/2017

Time: 7:30pm

Collaborative Concert with GVSU Symphony Orchestra, University Arts Chorale, Park Church Chancel Choir, and Holland Chorale (encore)

This Collaborative Concert will take place at Holland High School and is an encore performance of the concert at Park Church on February 25th.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/27/2017

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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02/27/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/27/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/27/2017

Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/27/2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Spanish Family Pajama Time

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event: Meetings

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/27/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Louis Armstrong Theatre, GVSU Allendale Campus

02/27/2017

Time: 7:30pm

GVSU Concert Band Concert

Concert Band performs under the direction of John Martin.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/28/2017

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 Grand Rapids, MI

02/28/2017

One Book, One City for Kids

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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02/28/2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pajama Time for Toddlers

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Meetings

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

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02/28/2017

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Pajama Time for Toddlers

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Meetings

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

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02/28/2017

Time: 11:00 AM

Pre- Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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02/28/2017

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Pajama Time for Families

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great...

Type of Event: Meetings

Aquinas College Art and Music Center
1700 Fulton Street E
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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02/28/2017

Time: - Monday – Thursday: 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Aquinas College 2017 Student Show

Join the Aquinas Art Department as we show off work from our art students throughout the year!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1006 Third St.
Muskegon, MI 49440

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02/28/2017

Time: 12:15pm

Cantate Chamber Ensemble at Feeding the Soul of the City

Cantate Chamber Ensembles performs at the Feeding the Soul of the City lunch hour concert series at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Muskegon.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment