Richmond Park

Story Matters: Ashley shares about sledding at Richmond Park

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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WinterWest hosts outdoor events at Richmond Park

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-28-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual WinterWest festival is going on right now, with events taking place at Richmond Park in the West Grand neighborhood. The temporary ice rink is already set up and open to the public free of charge. The next events will take place...

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Become a citizen forester

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under NEWS

Would you like to earn a citizen forester designation? Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is now offering the first class of four that will help you achieve just that. Learn the art and science of planting trees in an urban environment. This class is...

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The end of Picturesque doesn't mean the end of winter fun!

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 02-01-2011 under OPINION

That was a hard title to type, especially in light of a blizzard on the horizon, descending upon us at dusk today. "Snowpocalypse" and "snowmageddon" have been bandied around, so this reminder of what we love about West Michigan winters couldn't be...

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WinterWest kicks off at Richmond Park

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 01-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

West Grand Neighborhood Organization, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, and the City of Grand Rapids are teaming up to bring winter fun to the west side of Grand Rapids. The organizations have constructed an ice rink and are holding winter-themed...

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