The Rapidian


Learn how to make safe, healthy lawns and gardens in Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Did you know the Sierra Club is active right here in Grand Rapids? Come join us at our special event on Monday April 9, 2018 7:00 p.m. at Mayfair Church, 1736 Lyon St. N.E..


John Ball Zoo opens early for spring

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NEWS

Reduced ticket prices are offered now through April 27 for currently opened exhibits, such as the grizzly bears, otters, tigers, and the red panda, Wyatt.


Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit opening, Ethnic Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum on February 3 to celebrate two exciting events - the opening of the new exhibit Water’s Extreme Journey and the 2018 Ethnic Heritage Festival.


Enjoy family fun during Snowflake Break at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

December 23, 2017 through January 7, 2018 the Grand Rapids Public Museum is hosting family-friendly fun over the holiday break including take-home crafts, a LEGO display, and a holiday themed planetarium show.


Catalyst Radio: Discussing conservation in West Michigan

Submitted 12-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Conservation Network (WMCN) is a partnership of environmental groups, educational institutions, governmental organizations, and private citizens working together to conserve and enhance our natural communities.


Grand Rapids Children's Museum breaks barriers between play and learning

Submitted 12-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Children's Museum offers hands-on experiences to encourage exploration and learning-through-play


New virtual reality, touchscreen experience at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a new virtual reality experience to the Museum opening Saturday, December 16, 2017 featuring Finny, the Museum’s iconic 1905 finback whale skeleton that hangs above the first floor Galleria.


Catalyst Radio: WMEAC talks watersheds, pipelines, environmental conservation

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

WMEAC celebrates its 50th anniversary next year and has many accomplishments to celebrate including this year’s Grand River cleanup which included over 1,300 volunteers.


Diverse group has common cause: Restoring pheasants in Michigan

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

An abundance of Michigan species reap the benefits of a diverse pheasant habitat.


Grand Rapids Public Museum looks inside brain, shows off subatomic discoveries

Submitted 10-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

New exhibit provides a hands‑on and up‑close look at the human body’s most essential and fascinating organ. A brand new original production in the Chaffee Planetarium opens October 21, 2017, taking visitors through the discovery of the Higgs boson, a scientific quest solved in our lifetime.