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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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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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Group show at UICA features the work of seventeen artists from five states across the Midwest

Submitted 08-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

The public is invited to attend the exhibition opening on August 18, 2016 at UICA to get a first look at the works on view and have an opportunity to meet and mingle with several of the artists who will also attend.

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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire has extended its call for entries!

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The imaginative world of connecting to others

Submitted 08-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

Three artists create worlds that cultivate a positive impact on their viewers, and community

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Downtown Market offering daily pop-up vendor opportunities for entrepreneurs

Submitted 07-31-2016 under NEWS

Designed to promote Michigan entrepreneurship, the Downtown Market pop-up program allows food start-ups the opportunity to test the waters as potential full-time tenants at the Downtown Market, starting with a daily lease.

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Civic Theatre's summer youth program provides hands-on experience

Submitted 07-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Civic School of Theatre Arts presents "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" and "Into the Woods Jr." July 29-August 7, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Backpack and school supply drive for 500 local kids in need

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

D.A. Blodgett - St. John's hosts its annual Backpack and School Supply Drive from August 8-August 12, 2016.

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