Community Updates: Friday, November 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-04-2022 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids Reports Renewed Economic Growth and Increased Activity Downtown On March 13, 2020, the White House officially declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency. In response, numerous state leaders across the country...

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Free Educator Day at Grand Rapids Public Museum, John Ball Zoo

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and John Ball Zoo are hosting a Free Educators Day on Monday, August 13 for teachers to learn about educational opportunities at both locations in the coming school year.   Teachers and educators can...

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"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a special summer exhibit to Grand Rapids! Be the Astronaut will open on June 16, teaching the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight! Visitors get to become astronauts as they take command of...

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Enjoy family fun during Snowflake Break at Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 12-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! From December 23 through January 7, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with...

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Downtown Market hosting month of cheerful holiday events

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 11-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting a variety of holiday events during the next month, making it the one-stop destination in Grand Rapids for holiday cheer the whole family can enjoy. Visitors can pick out a freshly-cut Christmas tree and...

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LifeFest Youth Rally

by (grrtl)

Submitted 08-31-2016 under

LifeFest Youth Rally is a great night for teens! Erin, student coordinator for Grand Rapids Right to Life, will motivate and encourage teens to step up and speak out for the unborn. Teens will also have time to experience 3 Mile Project’s many...

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New program for older zoo-goers combines activity with education

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 09-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Adults ages 62 and up have a new opportunity to explore Grand Rapids while maintaining their body and mind. The Silver Explorer Series, created by John Ball Zoo and Priority Health, provides seniors with an inexpensive way to learn about and...

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Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament

by (grrtl)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under

Join the fun at the 3rd annual Benefit for Life Pickleball Tournament sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life on Saturday, August 8, and Sunday, August 9, 2015.   This event is open to players of all ages and skill levels.  Participants...

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[MIDTOWN] MNA to help publicize your Midtown event

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Summer is buzzing with activities, from yard sales to block parties to kickball games on the Green. If you are planning an event or know of one coming up in Midtown, we can help get the word out to your neighbors. Just log onto Facebook and fill out...

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Event: Artprize Paddle on the Grand This Sunday October 4th

by (silverman)

Submitted 10-02-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Whitewater is hosting an Art Prize Paddle in the Grand. It's a Nessie Float. This Sunday October 4th, paddling off at 2:00 pm. Be at Ah-Nab-Awen Park early to off load your sea, recreational or whitewater kayak, canoe or raft. They'll...

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