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Future Grand Rapids leaders partner with local gallery to make mural for City Hall

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-14-2017 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit hosted its first Kids Summit on March 4, 2017. The Kids Summit attendees, in partnership with Richard App Gallery, created of mural of Grand Rapids to be displayed downtown at City Hall. Erica Soto, Team Leader...

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Volunteers become champions at Cook Library Center

by (GAAH)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

Here at Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH), the volunteers are critical and cherished supporters in pursuing our mission. The students always rush to the door to greet the volunteers with literal open arms and spend every minute possible...

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Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for West Michigan families

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Marcie Lewis and Patty McCormick of the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. Lewis and McCormick discuss the amenities that the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan provides...

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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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Brunch with Santa!

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under

It's Christmas time in the City & Santa Claus is coming to town! Wheelhouse is hosting its first annual Brunch with Santa event on December 10th, 11th & 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the restaurant. Wheelhouse will be transformed into a...

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Brunch with Santa!

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 11-09-2016 under

It's Christmas time in the City & Santa Claus is coming to town! Wheelhouse is hosting its first annual Brunch with Santa event on December 10th, 11th & 18th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the restaurant. Wheelhouse will be transformed into a...

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Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

This year the State Park Explorer Program will conduct three “themed” weeks and one special summer long program. Under the clear night’s sky, campers from Warren Dunes State Park gather on the shores of Lake Michigan. Above the...

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Creative Youth Center kicks off annual campaign with 'meet and greet'

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) invites writers, creatives and the curious of all kinds to stop in for a meet and greet at The Meanwhile Bar back patio on Wednesday, July 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The CYC will share highlights from last...

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Free meals for Grand Rapids' youth this summer

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 06-14-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Hunger and food insecurity don’t take a summer vacation. Healthy kids who are successful in the classroom need good nutrition, and they need it year round. National benchmarks suggest that 40 percent of kids who regularly eat free or reduced...

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