The Rapidian

East Hills

Celebrating eight years of community-powered storytelling

Submitted 09-12-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Rapidian is proud to celebrate its eighth birthday this month. We're asking for your help to power eight more years of the platform. Visit to give today.


Nonprofit video production services offered through Community Media Services

Submitted 07-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

Community Media Services, part of Grand Rapids Community Media Center, provides video production services for nonprofits.


Southeast Area Farmers' Market opens July 1

Submitted 06-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Southeast Area Farmers' Market meets 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at MLK Jr. Park from July 1 through Nov. 11.


Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!


Kindergarten student starts first Earth Saving Club at Congress Elementary School

Submitted 05-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

Milo and his band of kindergarten Earth Savers are the next generation of environmental activists


WMEAC works with the community to protect natural resources, mitigate climate impacts

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features WMEAC which connects environmentally concerned citizens with innovative and effective solutions


Former Ambassador to discuss role of U.S. in Afghanistan at Aquinas College

Submitted 03-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Former US Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann talks about the way forward after sixteen years of US engagement in Afghanistan.


Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.


"Outsider" art to make Big Bang at Mangiamo this Saturday

Submitted 09-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Over 30 artists will be selling their artwork on the Mangiamo lawn from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. this Saturday for the Big Bang Outsider Art Fair.


Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"It's not just asking, 'What do you do in the storm?' but also, 'What do you do after the storm?' and 'How do you take care of what's happened?'" says Lee.