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Grand Rapids Public Library renews Day of the Dead tradition

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NEWS

October 30- November 1, the downtown branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library will be hosting the yearly Dia de los Muertos celebration to celebrate the lives of those who have died.


Human library event aims to increase understanding, reduce prejudice

Submitted 10-13-2015 under NEWS

On October 17 at 10 a.m., the Grand Rapids Public Library be holding a "human library" event. At this event, people from diverse backgrounds act as "books" that can be checked out, so that people can ask about their experiences.


Instruments of Hope invites all to take meditative walk on International Day of Peace

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

Sculptor Mic Carlson's statue of St Francis will be in the garden, and the Threshold Choir Group will sing along the walk in the woods.


Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.


Living Authentically

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Chronicles of my journey coming to live an authentic life and my coming out process.


Community yoga class raises funds for Nepal, funds matched by Lululemon

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

Lululemon Athletica’s Grand Rapids store and AM Yoga partner to raise humanitarian aid for Nepal with community yoga class; all donations matched by the high end apparel company up to $50,000.


Grand Rapids Threshold Choir works to bring comfort to dying with song

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

A local volunteer choir meets twice a month to practice together and sings when asked at the bedside of those at the threshold of life.


Local dojo works to increase community wellness with Kickstarter

Submitted 05-19-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Shen & Kyoseikan Dojo is working to increase wellness accessibility in its new neighborhood and transform care for cancer patients and survivors.


Church of the Servant to host simulcast of The Justice Conference

Submitted 05-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Justice-seekers in West Michigan are invited to attend The Justice Conference simulcast at Church of the Servant Saturday, June 6, 9:30 AM - 6 PM. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance.


Story Matters: Loutisha Patterson recalls coming to Grand Rapids in 1973

Submitted 02-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Loutisha Patterson remembers visiting Grand Rapids when her husband applied for a job at Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church.