The Rapidian

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Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

Eastown Community Association partners with Urban Roots to grow its community garden

Submitted 05-23-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The ECA saw an alignment with the city's Neighborhood Match Fund goals of building stronger connections among residents and promoting equitable outcomes.


Animators Open Mic coming to Wealthy Theatre on May 23

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Open to everyone and free, see great animation, hang out with animators, talk shop, get advice, and make connections.


Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps resolve barriers to independent living

Submitted 05-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Disability Advocates of Kent County who works alongside people with disabilities seeking to lead self-directed lives.


Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!


Our neighbors, our friends, our future: Why I keep marching

Submitted 05-04-2017 under OPINION

On Monday, May 1, 2017, I had the honor of marching during "A Day Without Immigrants" in solidarity for family unity and dignity for our undocumented community. Our greatest success comes not from climbing on each other to reach the top, but by reaching out and navigating life's challenges together.


Kindergarten student starts first Earth Saving Club at Congress Elementary School

Submitted 05-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

Milo and his band of kindergarten Earth Savers are the next generation of environmental activists


Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre on May 7

Submitted 05-02-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Journalist Amy Goodman will speak at Wealthy Theatre as a fundraiser for Grand Rapids Community Media Center. Suggested donation is $5 to support Community Media Center.


Let's Talk GR Music discusses recording, recording studios

Submitted 05-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Let's Talk GR Music caught up with Peter Fox of Stone House Recording and Roy Wallace of River City Studios to talk about recording and recording studios.


Eastown Community Association hosts "Dig Into Spring" workshops

Submitted 04-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Dig into Spring: is a series of workshops hosted by the Eastown Community Association at Wilcox Park Shelter. The workshops cover topics like native plants, invasives, and rain barrels.


Recycling Grand Rapids - changes and challenges

Submitted 04-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

How does Grand Rapids adapt to changes to the recycling processes and recycling goals for the next decade?