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Circle Theatre's 'Over the River and Through the Woods' celebrates family

Submitted 08-22-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theatre presents Over The River and Through the Woods, a two-act play, at Aquinas College Performing Arts Center on August 11th – 27th.

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Community journalism is a way to let your voice be heard

Submitted 08-19-2016 under VOICES

Thank you to all who attended our Intro to Community Journalism at Wealthy Theatre. We'll host our Community Journalism Workshop on August 29 at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

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Polish Festival brings food, music, polka to downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Polish Festival 2016 will be held at Rosa Parks Circle on August 26-28, 2016.

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Fifth annual jazz festival coming to Rosa Parks Circle

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., jazz musicians of all kinds will perform at the free festival.

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Two free exhibition events spotlight influential New York artist

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

SiTE:LAB celebrates the artwork of Gordon Matta-Clark on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum and on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Rumsey Street Project.

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Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards first scholarship

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids-based nonprofit awards first $2,500 scholarship to local transgender student.

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The City of Grand Rapids proclaimed a Utility of the Future Today

Submitted 08-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids Environmental Services Department received recognition for 'exceptional performance' in the 2016 "Utility of the Future" recognition program.

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Branching out: Grand Rapids continues to grow its citizens forestry program

Submitted 08-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Events like After Work Tree Time – periodic get-togethers organized by the Urban Forest Project – are a great chance for volunteers to care for city trees in local neighborhoods.

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Movie Review: "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at the UICA

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Nick Hartman, UICA Film Coordinator reviews the story of defiant city kid Ricky, who gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside.

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Downtown Market hosts Summer Sand Fest

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

From August 19-21, 2016, professional sand carvers will create larger-than-life sand sculptures, there will be an amateur competition and kids will be encouraged to try their hand at sandcarving in a giant sand box.

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