Parks

Learning from Olmsted and a Muddy River

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As Grand Rapids wades waist deep into the GR Forward planning effort this fall, the opportunities are intensifying for residents to contribute to plans that will define our community for decades. GR Forward is a comprehensive planning...

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Grand Rapids area breweries create tree-themed beer in support of urban forest

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 08-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

Starting on Friday, August 29, patrons can stop into any Grand Rapids area brewery (see full list at right) as well as local brewpubs The Meanwhile Bar, Green Well and Big Bob’s Pizza to order a tree inspired beer, where a portion of the sales...

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Friends of Grand Rapids Parks to celebrate fourth annual Green Gala

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday, August 21, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FGRP) will host its fourth annual Green Gala event to generate awareness of about its organization, what new things are in store for the future and celebrate another successful...

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More than access, inclusive playground designs benefit all

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 05-27-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

According to the US Census, 12% of the population has a disability severe enough that it affects at least one function of daily living. Imagine all the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents, and friends who are involved in their daily lives....

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Spring Spruce-Up at Richmond Park

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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Spring Spruce-Up at Lincoln Park

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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Spring Spruce-Up at Westown Commons

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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Spring Spruce-Up at Aberdeen Park

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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Spring Spruce-Up at Briggs Park

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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Spring Spruce-Up at Wilcox Park

by (kylevanstrien)

Submitted 05-02-2014 under

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a City-wide Spring Spruce-Up event on Saturday, May 31 from 9 am to 12 noon.   Our goal with the event is to ensure that our parks are clean and beautiful for Spring and Summer, and to raise awareness...

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