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Investigate "Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum this December

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Visitors can interact with science through a variety of demonstrations.

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John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum proposal November 8

Submitted 10-04-2016 under OPINION

The November 8 Zoo and Museum millage proposal is an opportunity for Kent County voters to make an investment in two cultural institutions that are essential to the growth of our community.

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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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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

Artists, inventors, scientists, woodworkers, designers and more are invited to apply for Maker Faire Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum by July 22, 2016.

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Public Museum's newest exhibit invites visitors to explore Earth's wildest places

Submitted 05-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Open May 21-September 4, 2016 and free with general admission, the exhibit follows National Geographic explorers, bringing their adventures to life.

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Michigan's peninsulas formed during Ice Age, populated by nomadic tribes

Submitted 04-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Giant ice sheets carved out the Great Lakes leaving Michigan a fertile land roaming with large creatures and early nomadic tribes. Grand Rapids was home to the Goodall tribe who left behind burial mounds.

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Prehistoric Michigan covered by ancient seas, tropical jungles before Mitten formed

Submitted 04-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand River's rapids, Muskegon's oil and Grand Rapid's gypsum mines all originiated from prehistoric seas, deserts and jungles before the Great Lakes ever formed.

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Alger Heights neighborhood launches new model for stormwater management

Submitted 10-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards is in the process of installing 20 curb-cut rain gardens in the Alger Heights neighborhood.

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GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.

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Local high school students work to restore their watershed

Submitted 07-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards installs rain gardens to ease stormwater flooding and expands to a new Rogue River team.

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