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Celebrate 20 years of play at Grand Rapids Children's Museum

Submitted 07-28-2017 under NEWS

On Monday, July 31, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum invites the community to its 20th birthday party.

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In Season: July 29, 2017

Submitted 07-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Market Musings: Brewt's Bloody Mary looking to bring back a classic

Submitted 07-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewt's Bloody Mary Mix now available in 400 stores across Michigan, including at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.

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Foster mom gives back to the downtown food pantry Westminster

Submitted 07-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Dionne Ashley Ford, the food pantry at Westminster Presbyterian Church has made a huge difference for her family. Over the years she has adopted and raised 46 children of her own and fostered so many others. Now, shes giving back by volunteering.

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When 'them' becomes 'us': Standing with the Muslim community of Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Standing Together Partnership initiative created four new congregational partnerships. In these partnerships, each mosque was paired up with at least two Christian churches and a Jewish Synagogue.

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Salsa Celebración heats up Downtown Market with salsa sampling, activities for kids

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting a brand new event on July 29, 2017. Salsas will be available for sampling from 10 Grand Rapids area restaurants. Those in attendance will be able to vote for “Best Salsa in GR."

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Michigan treasure: Fish of a thousand casts

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Muskies, or muskellunge, is a sharp-toothed, aggressive fish that can grow to more than 50 inches long, and it is often considered the ultimate challenge in freshwater fishing have made a dramatic comeback in Michigan.

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Creatives collaborate to build community, new Heartside mural

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Designed by young artists from the Cook Arts Center on Grandville Avenue in collaboration with staff from Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) and the Avenue for the Arts program of Dwelling Place, the mural will be painted during First Fridays on August 4, 2017.

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In Season: July 22, 2017

Submitted 07-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Local First announces "Small Giants" book discussion series

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Local First partners with Books & Mortar and Mayor Bliss to co-host community book discussion on Aug. 1

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