Community Updates: Friday, May 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-19-2023 under NEWS

Kent County Prosecutor Announces Charging Decision in Case of Seven-Year-Old Student Who Brought Unloaded Firearm to Cesar E. Chavez Elementary  On Wednesday, May 3, security personnel at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School in Grand Rapids...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-28-2023 under NEWS

City Manager, City Staff Present FY2024 Preliminary Fiscal Plan to the Grand Rapids City Commission On Tuesday, the City of Grand Rapids held the second of April's Committee of the Whole meetings at City Hall. During this meeting, city staff (...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-15-2022 under NEWS

Protestors Gather in Downtown Grand Rapids After Video Footage of Patrick Lyoya's Death is Released to the Public During a press conference on Wednesday, April 13, the Grand Rapids Police Department released footage from the officer-involved...

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Community updates: Thursday, April 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids releases proposed 2022 budget plan The City of Grand Rapids released its proposed budget plan for the 2022 fiscal year on Tuesday, relying on federal aid to help offset city revenue lost because of the pandemic. The plan...

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Community Kids brings "camp" to kids' backyards this summer

by (Community Kids)

Submitted 06-02-2020 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — June 2, 2020 — Community Kids is bringing Backyard Day Camp — a summer camp experience complete with games, Bible lessons and even a night spent in a tent — to families’ backyards this summer, with...

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At Camp Blodgett, the world is a classroom

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 03-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

How do you instill a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into middle schoolers, especially those who come from difficult backgrounds and under-resourced schools in and around Grand Rapids? Camp Blodgett’s answer: Take them...

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WYCE partners with GRAM to bring 10th year of free Thursday night concerts

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

88.1FM WYCE is a media sponsor and booking partner for GRAM on The Green Concert series Thursday evenings in July and August GRAM on the Green with WYCE offers free live music from Michigan music artists. Back for the 10th year, WYCE has curated the...

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Free "Kids at the Market" activities return to Downtown Market beginning June 27

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Wednesday, June 27, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market welcomes back its free “Kids at the Market” activities, engaging kids through crafts, science experiments, animals, fitness and more. Each Kids at the Market event is...

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Spark your teens' creativity this summer with WMCAT's summer art & tech camps

by (wmcat)

Submitted 05-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

This summer the studios at WMCAT (West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology) will be open to any middle or high school student who wants to explore, experiment and elevate their voice. WMCAT is excited to offer 41 different art and tech camp...

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Local theatre's modern rock musical engages with hilarious chaos, neuroses

by (jlschindlbeck)

Submitted 07-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

A large and shadowed New York City skyline in the distance, various and varied couples with drinks in hand already seated on the stage, and one ominously long black bar; clearly it's date night. This, however, is not just any date night, but a...

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