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Eastown hosts 'Dog Days of Summer'

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NEWS

Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. -1 p.m., the Eastown Neighborhood Association will celebrate dogs at Wilcox Park with games, prizes and the ability to meet adoptable dogs.


Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive

Submitted 06-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

GLCL is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Annual Fund Drive for 2016, designed to encourage donations to the general operating fund for GLCL.


Eastown's Bizarre Bazaar expands, hosts more vendors

Submitted 06-21-2016 under NEWS

Eastown's annual Bizarre Bazaar to be held Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


Eastown's Picnic in the Park gathers community for food, fun

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown Community Association will host a community-wide event at Sigsbee Park with food, entertainment and activities for the whole family on Saturday, May 14.


Eastown kicks off spring, summer activities

Submitted 04-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Eastown Community Association is hosting several events to celebrate community this April-June including Dig into Spring, Picnic in the Park, mobile food trucks and Bizarre Bazaar.


Musical comedy, "The Mikado," comes to Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 03-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Savoyards, a local non-profit dedicated to bringing live performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s works to local community, will be performing "The Mikado" April 21-24, 2016 at the Wealthy Theatre.


Do you want to grow your own food?

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table is recruiting residents for free food gardening program.


Great Decisions Series continues to bring international experts to Grand Rapids to discuss foreign affairs

Submitted 03-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council invites the public to become part of an ongoing foreign policy conversation.


Data reveals need for creative solutions as Eastown rent, home ownership costs rise

Submitted 01-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

As walkability and safety continues to trend in real estate desirability, forecasted data shows that Eastown's renters are spending about 45% of their monthly income on rent.