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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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Grand Rapids Downtown Market hosts free Spring Break activities for kids on April 4

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

On April 4, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host Lil Green Thumbs: Spring Break in the Greenhouse, a free event for kids and families, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Families looking for something fun to do with the kids during Spring Break can...

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GVSU alum returns home to speak about investigative journalism's role in the Larry Nassar case

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

A large group of people gathered in Grand Valley State University's Loosemore Auditorium on Monday, March 26, 2018 to hear GVSU 2005 School of Communications graduate and award winning Indianapolis Star journalist Marisa Kwiatkowski speak. It...

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Get your child involved at the Grand Rapids Public Library

by (allormel)

Submitted 03-26-2018 under NEWS

An icon of learning in the Grand Rapids area, the Grand Rapids Public Library holds more opportunities for families with youngsters than just checking out books. The storytime programs, which provide opportunities for children age 0 to 5, encourage...

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Delta Program encourages teen boys to tell their stories, learn from community leaders

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Friday, February 9, 2018, teen boys from the Delta Project gathered at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center's Wealthy Annex and worked with their teachers, community members and a film production crew to produce a series of interviews,...

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

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Each year, the Ethnic Heritage Festival  gives visitors a taste of  music, dance, crafts and food representing the various cultures and ethnic groups that call West Michigan home. Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas have a long standing...

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Catalyst Radio: Bethlehem Intergenerational Center encourages elders, children to be together

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Jay Schrimpf and Sue Davidson from Bethlehem Intergenerational Center, a service of Bethlehem Lutheran Church designed to encourage children and elders to be together for activities and interactions. Catalyst Radio...

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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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Celebrate with Grand Rapids Children's Museum at its New Year's Early Eve

by (Grand Rapids Ch...)

Submitted 12-05-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum invites you to the annual New Year’s Early Eve party, Saturday, December 31, 2017, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., with our famous countdown and balloon drop presented by Celebration! Cinema at 7:30p.m.! A guest...

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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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