Independence Day

Community Updates: Friday, June 30

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-30-2023 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Fire Department, Grand Rapids Police Department, and Kent County Animal Shelter Release Helpful Firework Tips Ahead of Independence Day As Independence Day approaches, many Grand Rapidians may be preparing to...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2022 under NEWS

Together West Michigan Rallies the City for Change On Thursday, June 30, hundreds of people marched to, and gathered within, Westminster Presbyterian Church -- hoping to bring significant change to Grand Rapids and amplify the community's voice. The...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-27-2022 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the OBON Society Work Together to Return a Japanese Soldier's "Good Luck Flag" to His Family Among the thousands of artifacts in the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s collections, there are three...

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Community updates: Friday, July 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-02-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools announces Summer Meals program sites Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) has shared its list of sites for this year’s USDA-funded Summer Meals program happening throughout the city. Through the program, children up...

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Parades, protest, politicians: Fourth of July in greater Grand Rapids

by (jproth1)

Submitted 07-05-2018 under NEWS

Thousands of people in the metro Grand Rapids area lined streets to view Fourth of July parades that took place over the holiday. Typical parade activities included bands, antique cars, political campaign candidates and candy being tossed along the...

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Experience a front row seat for the fireworks at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 06-21-2016 under NEWS

It’s almost time for the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) annual Independence Day fundraising event, Front Row for the Fireworks, which offers visitors an evening of entertainment, discovery and fun. Front Row for the Fireworks will...

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

Celebrating independence and community is the main focus of this year’s Fourth of July festivities around the Grand Rapids area. From Grandville to East Grand Rapids, neighborhoods will hold several events to entertain and captivate people of...

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