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Father's Day Electronics Recycling Event at Comprenew

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 05-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

Are you looking for a fun way to give back to your community with dad? Do you have an interest in technology or protecting the environment? Comprenew is inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling and learn more about the hazards...

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Meet scientists, learn about the marvels of the brain at Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair

by (msumd)

Submitted 02-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum for Michigan State University’s Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair. Meet scientists and learn about the marvels of the brain – from how it looks and feels and works – to how to keep it...

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Grand Rapids welcomes the Lunar New Year with fun, festivities

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 02-05-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

If you thought a glittery ball drop and a countdown to midnight complete with bubbly and kisses was an exciting way to ring in the New Year, prepare yourself for something even more exhilarating. Firecrackers, festive food, cultural performances,...

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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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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

This original ballet, based on Clement C. Moore’s well-known poem and set to traditional holiday music, has become a Thanksgiving Weekend tradition in Grand Rapids. Mischievous mice, dancing stockings, magical toys and Santa with his prancing...

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

by (Megan Sarnacki)

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

DGRI is a community-powered organization in charge of city building and place-management in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Over the years, DGRI has made it their goal to continuously enhance the experience of these events. This season, DGRI has...

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Father, son share a special bond

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 01-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Most parents only dream about this gift of time. For years now, Mark Romanack and his 21-year-old son, Jake, have traveled the roads together in their Dodge Ram pickup. They talk. They laugh. They plan a future. And when they arrive at their...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Emperor's New Clothes

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under

You haven't seen anything like it! The story of the Emperor's New Clothes told through music, and joined by a live illustrator! Sit back and enjoy the concert while the story appears before your eyes on the big screen!  

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Grand Rapids Symphony's The Little Engine that Could

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under

I think I can...I think I can... Watty Piper's classic children's story comes to life with this unique performance by the Grand Rapids Symphony plus some special local actors.  

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Peek behind the scenes of CARE Ballet's "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble (CARE) opens the holiday season with its twenty-first year of “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 25-27). This year marks their move to a new venue, East Grand Rapids...

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