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Movies in the Park celebrates its fifth season in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

Celebrating its fifth season this summer, Movies in the Park is Grand Rapids’ premier outdoor film series. Every other Friday from June to August, the community is invited to spend an evening of free activities in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park, hosted by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and partners.


First class of GRPS Challenge Scholars aims for free college

Submitted 06-16-2017 under NEWS

Union High School freshmen wrap up the school year with free college in mind, as the first group of potential Challenge Scholars in Grand Rapids Public Schools.


Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!


Artist Beatriz Santiago Muñoz to give talk at Civic Studio

Submitted 01-27-2017 under NONPROFITS

On February 1, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., Civic Studio will present Beatriz Santiago Muñoz for a free public talk.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


Ferris Coffee & Nut barista competes in USCC Brewer's Cup qualifier

Submitted 02-18-2016 under NEWS

Head barista Dan Shoup successfully prepared coffees to present to three judges to earn a spot at the U.S.Coffee Championship in April.


Ethnic Heritage Festival to celebrate diversity at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

International food and beer tastings, music, dance and crafts will highlight the diverse cultures in West Michigan on Saturday, February 6.


Tanglefoot artists throw open studio doors to public for 24th year

Submitted 11-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Eight local artists with studios in the local Tanglefoot building are inviting the public to peek into the working worlds of artmaking, celebrate their local art community and support it with purchases of work during the two-day event.


Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes