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Public Museum partnering with Brewery Vivant, The Cheese Lady for a special Beer Explorers on May 11

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Beer Explorers class will give 40 participants the opportunity to learn about their sense of taste and what combinations appeal to them individually. The class will be led by Brewery Vivant's Wandering Monk and Certified Cicerone, Ryan Engemann, and Grand Rapid’s The Cheese Lady, Heather Zinn.

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See stars, planets during 'Public Observation Nights' at Veen Observatory on April 29

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The waxing crescent moon and planet Jupiter will be highlights on April 29, with views also of star clusters and galaxies through two of the Veen Observatory’s large telescopes, as well as portable telescopes provided by GRAAA members.

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Celebrate 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's' album with Grand Rapids Pops' live performance

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hear music from 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Classical Mystery Tour and the Grand Rapids Pops, April 28-30, 2017.

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Support 'A Day Without Immigrants' on May 1, 2017

Submitted 04-25-2017 under OPINION

This Monday, allies and immigrants are asked to strike from work, school, shopping (including gasoline purchases), and to close their businesses on that day in solidarity. In Grand Rapids, people are asked to gather at Garfield Park for a program and a walk toward Calder Plaza.

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Art.Downtown 2017 showcase in pictures

Submitted 04-25-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Did you miss Art.Downtown 2017? We got you covered!

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St. Cecilia hosts wine tasting in newly restored historic building

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Eat. Drink. Be Merry! is on Saturday evening, starting at 6 p.m. on April 29, 2017 at St. Cecilia Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids.

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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

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UICA hosts founder of Jim Crow Museum to discuss race, art

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

On April 27th, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., UICA will present a panel talk featuring Dr. David Pilgrim, founder of the Jim Crow Museum, and invites the public to join the conversation.

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Outcry over police stop, housing funds packs City Commission

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting at 7 p.m. was packed to overflowing with people sitting in the aisles, standing in the corners and spilling out into the hallway. Concerns over cuts to housing funding and a recent police stop drew the crowd.

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Neighborhood Summit debuts video showcasing record attendance, community participation

Submitted 04-11-2017 under NEWS

This year's Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on March 4, 2017 grew from four workshops to 17 and hosted almost 400 community members.

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