Grand Rapids

In Season Report: September 19, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

Get out tomorrow and enjoy the nice cooler weather and sunshine! The market is filled with pumpkins, gourds and mums as we move into this next season. So, join us Saturday September 19, for another wonderful market! Even with the weather getting...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with virtual events The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching an online series of free educational and entertainment events this month celebrating Hispanic heritage and Grand...

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Passing the Mic: Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association responds to, "What are you most proud about in your neighborhood right now?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-11-2020 under VOICES

Brett Townsend, Community Engagement Specialist at Community Media Center, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "What are you most proud about in your neighborhood right now?" Fran Dalton, neighborhood organizer at Garfield...

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In Season Report: September 12, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us Saturday September 12, for another wonderful market day! Many of this seasons fruits and vegetables are almost done for the year, so be sure to get to the market so you can stock up for the winter. Fresh fruits and veggies are perfect for...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-10-2020 under NEWS

Community leaders urge residents to complete census before Sept. 30 deadline, announce canvassing A coalition of community leaders are reminding Grand Rapidians to complete the 2020 census before its Sept. 30 deadline, with a new door-to-door push...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-08-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids invests $64,000 in resident projects focused on pandemic resiliency, racial equity The City of Grand Rapids invested $64,000 in grants to projects by resident leaders that focus on COVID-19 resiliency and advance racial equity,...

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Grand Rapids, Kent County leaders call for using COVID-19 relief funds toward anti-violence resources

by (Brett)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

A coalition of community leaders are calling for more resources to address Kent County's recent rise in shootings and thefts, which they say is directly tied to the pandemic. In a September 1 press conference organized by Grand Rapids Second...

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In Season Report: September 5, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We hope you all are able to take a break and relax this weekend before life starts to pick-up again. With school starting and people getting back to a, somewhat, regular schedule, it is good to take a moment and just enjoy...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre launches Drive-In Live Theatre Series Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (GRCT) is launching a Drive-In Live Theatre Series, it announced Tuesday. The series will take place at the DeltaPlex Arena's parking lot and run...

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