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Re-imagining Community Engagement in Heartside/Downtown

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

“The key to success for neighbors having a high quality of life is getting people to connect,” exclaims county commissioner, Jim Talen. Talen was speaking to his involvement in the community and complexities in the Heartside neighborhood...

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John Ball Zoo opens early for spring

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NEWS

Whether it be fuzzy, feathered, scaly, or hairy, animals are on display for the early opening of the John Ball Zoo. The familiar sights of the zoo’s North American grizzly bears, tropical reptiles and amphibians, and of course the beloved red...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum to host a free day on July 16

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum will be opening its doors free of charge on Sunday, July 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will receive free general admission on this day to explore the Museum’s three floors of core exhibits. The GRPM offers...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum opens new exhibit, 'Mindbender Mansion'

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Coming soon, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is opening a new exhibit designed to entertain and challenge visitors of all ages with puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges. Opening on Saturday, May 27, Mindbender Mansion invites visitors to...

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Books in Bloom: A Spring Break Activity for Kids

by (grpl)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under

Families can stop by any GRPL location for a cool drop-in art activity. Budding designers will experiment with making patterns using paint bottles (fun for grown-ups too!). While you are at the library, get fun suggestions for spring-themed books to...

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