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Public Museum to host 1,500 preschoolers thanks to PNC Foundation grant

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Students from Head Start for Kent County, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids and the GRCC Laboratory Preschool will visit the museum for one of two exhibits: Whales: Giants of the Deep or Creatures of Light!

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Opera Grand Rapids' "The Barber of Seville" features Met Opera lead

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Opera Grand Rapids’ production of “The Barber of Seville,” hitting the DeVos Performance Hall stage May 12 and 13, 2017, features a mezzo-soprano that recently performed the production’s star role at The Metropolitan Opera.

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Stamp Out Hunger at mailboxes, online this Saturday

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids' letter carriers are coordinating their 25th-annual food drive Saturday, May 13.

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Rare Kirtland's warbler making comeback

Submitted 05-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

Nearly extinct 50 years ago, the Kirtland’s warbler was one of the first species protected under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Today it’s considered a conservation success story.

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In Season: May 6, 2017

Submitted 05-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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Creative Youth Center, Triumph Music Academy create music, spoken word album

Submitted 05-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy teamed up to create an entirely student-made music and spoken word album. Some of the poems written for the album have earned awards, and the collaborative project has drawn the attention of Michigan Radio.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings SFJAZZ Collective to perform music of Miles Davis this Thursday

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will bring eight of the best jazz musicians from around the world to the Royce Auditorium stage on May 4. The SFJazz Collective is an all-star ensemble comprised of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today.

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Heritage Hill to host Annual Weekend Tour of Homes

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

The 48th annual Heritage Hill 2017 Weekend Tour of Homes opens doors to seven lovingly restored private houses and four historic public buildings on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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Let's Talk GR Music discusses recording, recording studios

Submitted 05-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Let's Talk GR Music caught up with Peter Fox of Stone House Recording and Roy Wallace of River City Studios to talk about recording and recording studios.

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In constant growth: ACT apprentice Chris Overway

Submitted 05-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at ACT apprentice Chris Overway - his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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