New sketch writing workshop at the Creative Youth Center

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

Amy Gascon, a local improviser and sketch comedy writer, will lead a workshop at the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) this June. Gascon said students can expect a very interactive experience, with plenty of physical activity and...

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Auburn Hills: Anatomy of shielding

by (kylenlim)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The story of Auburn Hills is a story of triumph - where in the face of fear and unfamiliarity, our community saw the creation of a new space, an integrated space. This series documents this important piece of our city’s history, and includes...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Matthew Pozsgay shares what he's learned designing for children with disabilities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt to explore art with families Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

DisArt will be hosting a free Family Fest this Sunday, April 19 with Arts In Motion and Artist Creating Together. The festival well be held at Celebration Cinema North (Beltline and Knapp) in the Wave Room from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. with the sensory...

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Bike & Hike Festival for Life

by (grrtl)

Submitted 04-13-2015 under

Join us for the 36th annual  Bike & Hike Festival for Life, sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life.  All are welcome to this free, family-friendly activity that includes biking, walking, a free picnic lunch, music, lots of family fun...

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Breastfeeding rights under scrutiny

by (Linnea)

Submitted 03-25-2015 under VOICES

This week, for the first time in my life, I felt uncomfortable in the library. More than just uncomfortable, I felt embarrassed, belittled and unwelcome. After being a patron of the Grand Rapids Public Libraries for my whole life, one might wonder...

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Catalyst Radio: CASA offering training for advocates of abused, neglected children

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about some of the stark realities of children who are wards of the court system, largely due to abuse and...

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CARE Ballet presnets Coppelia

by (careballet)

Submitted 01-08-2015 under

CARE Ballet will present a one-hour condensed version of the classic ballet, Coppelia. The ballet tells the story of an old inventor and toymaker, Dr. Coppelius, and the life-size dancing doll he created, named Coppelia. After the ballet you are...

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas - A Holiday Ballet

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-08-2014 under

Join CARE Ballet for a delightful performance of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on Thanksgiving Weekend.  ‘Twas is based on Clement C. Moore’s familiar poem and set to traditional holiday music.  The ballet lasts...

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

by (Healthy Homes C...)

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

October 19 - 25, 2014, is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. You’re probably asking yourself, “Is lead still a problem?” The short answer is yes, but it’s important to note that today’s concern is not the same...

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