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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Starved for Change: Benefitting The Association for Child Development

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 04-27-2016 under

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF HUNGRY CHILDREN Take your place at the table and support the Association for Child Development. Join us for a special evening on May 19th at the historic Wealthy Theatre in Grand Rapids located at 1130 Wealthy...

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Step-Up Youth Productions provides outlet for creativity, physical activity

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

A young girl in a puffy ball gown shows off her elegant waltzing skills. Next, a teenage couple swirls by to the tune of a classic song. Then, an 8 year old boy does the jive, perfectly in time to the fast-paced music playing. These are scenes from...

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Conversations with young people about race must go beyond respectability

by (balexander)

Submitted 01-19-2016 under OPINION

I’m tired of writing about race. The idea that I have to continuously educate the world on a socialized and institutionalized structure that impacts my existence pains me; the fact that I have to find a nice way to make people care about it...

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60 Thanksgiving wishes needed for local kids, families

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 11-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

During the month of November, D.A. Blodgett—St. John’s (DABSJ) is seeking the community’s help to grant 60 Thanksgiving Wishes. Thanksgiving Wishes is an annual drive where wishes are submitted on behalf of the children and...

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Holiday Pops Spectacular

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-16-2015 under

This fun pre-concert event precedes the Fox Motors Pops Series Holiday Pops matinee on Saturday, December 5. Families can enjoy festive treats, games, crafts, activities, caroling, family photos, an instrument petting zoo and so much more.

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Dear First Grade Journal - "Junie B. Jones: The Musical" is coming to HSRT!

by (HSRTheatre)

Submitted 07-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

HOLLAND, MI - Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Performance Troupe is ecstatic to present “Junie B. Jones: The Musical,” written by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, and adapted from the New York Times bestselling...

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Little Hollanders: Culture & Heritage

by (834design)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

The Holland Museum welcomes its youngest visitors! Join us as we take a trip through the Museum’s galleries for a time of learning and fun. This program is for children 2.5-5 years old and their caregivers and is designed to introduce...

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Cappon House Ice Cream Social

by (834design)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

Join us for the annual Cappon House Ice Cream Social! Experience the Cappon House and Victorian times while enjoying ice cream, lawn games, and more at this free event! Adults and children alike will catch a glimpse of what life was like in the...

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