Building community around a tabletop

by (Brianna Steiner)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

On a green, felt table a group of tabletop gamers lay out their board and its pieces, getting ready to begin their play. Their game of choice tonight: Agricola. The gamers will strategize, laugh, and engage with like-minded community members in a...

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Tricks, Treats, and Family FUN

by (kentwood_rep)

Submitted 09-21-2015 under

JOIN DAVE & BUSTER'S FOR A FAMILY HALLOWEEN EVENT!Dave & Buster's has two amazing ways for you and your family to celebrate Halloween! Our friendly event will be held on Saturday, October 31st from 11am-2 pm. The family Halloween...

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Red Cross to Host Open House on August 14

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 08-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

At the American Red Cross of Greater Grand Rapids, we love being outside and enjoying mild, breezy Michigan summer evenings almost as much as we love serving our community. So we thought what better way to combine two of our favorite things than by...

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GrandCon's inaugural year draws large crowds

by (rpontius)

Submitted 10-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The inaugural year of GrandCon surprised its creators Brian Lenz and Marc Specter with a much larger turnout than expected. "We had a huge amount of community support. This whole thing was predicated on being received by the community,"...

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Believe 2 Become Central Zone hosts Family Fun Night

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

Today, I have pride in my heart and a smile on my face for the Central Zone Community and the commitment families have made to stay involved with their children. This was made apparent as more than 190 parents and children filled the Seidman Boys...

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Rebooting family game night

by (rpontius)

Submitted 12-06-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

"Most people don't realize that 20% or less of the games on the market are represented in stores like Wal-Mart or other mass retailers," estimates Priscilla Collins, co-owner of White Cap Comics. "Just in this store, on these four...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Go Java Coffee

by (pammyk)

Submitted 09-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

  Go Java is a comfy, house-y feeling cafĂ©. Its a great place to stop during ArtPrize for a warm drink and an energizing snack. Located downtown, you can stop for a bit and view the art and then sip your coffee as you take in the view of...

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