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GR Reads: The Movies – Harold and Maude

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under

A cult favorite, Harold and Maude is the story about the friendship between a young, rich man who is obsessed with death and the anarchic, quirky lady he meets at a funeral. The relationship deepens as Maude teaches Harold to live life to its...

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Ghost Stories for Grown Ups

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Isn't there something creepy about the woods at night? The deep shadows, the unseen lurking in the brush. Join us around the campfire for a night of ghost stories that will send shivers down your spine. Bring a blanket or low lawn chair, leave...

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Behind the Scenes at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Get an exclusive insider's tour of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. As you ride along in comfort in the airport shuttle, airport staff will share stories and the history of the airport. See the airfields, fire department and terminal...

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Transgender: Defined and Updated

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Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Join Reverend Dr. Julie Nemecek as she discusses what transgender is, the scientific research on the causes of transgender, the medical consensus on treatment for transgender people, and recent legal efforts on transgender civil rights, including...

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Ghosts of Grand Rapids Walking Tour

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Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Come nose around the creepier corners of haunted Grand Rapids. Mingle with the spooky inhabitants of the Ashton Building, AT&T Building, San Chez Restaurant and St. Cecilia Music Center. Meet the guests who never quite checked out of the Amway...

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Ghosts of Grand Rapids Walking Tour

by (grpl)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

Come nose around the creepier corners of haunted Grand Rapids. Mingle with the spooky inhabitants of the Ashton Building, AT&T Building, San Chez Restaurant and St. Cecilia Music Center. Meet the guests who never quite checked out of the Amway...

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GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

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Submitted 04-14-2015 under

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present the sixth annual GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, or join...

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The Cocktail Party: Lessons in the History and Practice of Keeping Your Guests Lit, Stylishly

by (grpl)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Join one of Grand Rapids' foremost chef-mixologists, Torrence O'Haire, of The Starving Artist and Propaganda Doughnuts, in an educational and entertaining lecture/ demonstration series this summer, and learn how to be a practical...

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Life as a NYC Cab Driver: An Evening with Melissa Plaut

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

Does anyone ever really know what they want to do with their life? Join Melissa Plaut—author of Hack—as she reads from her book and talks about her journey from corporate copywriter to NYC cab driver. Plaut will share stories of her...

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Journey into the “Hermit Kingdom”

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Submitted 07-08-2014 under

North Korea recently lifted the ban for American travelers, but it is still not easy to get there. Once one arrives, the restrictions placed on tourists by the Party make for exasperating, yet surprisingly rewarding experiences. Dick Gauthier will...

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