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Hundreds of volunteers serve local veterans during Operation United

Submitted 05-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

Heart of West Michigan United Way recruited 318 volunteers for Operation United, a day of outdoor landscaping, repair projects, and construction at the homes of 23 Kent County veterans and their families.

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Flex Gallery and The Power of Art

Submitted 05-20-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Four artists answer the question, "what are some ways that making art improves your life?"

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do I Call Out My Friend's Adultery?

Submitted 05-20-2019 under OPINION

“Is it wrong of me to call out a friend who has been cheating on his wife, who is also my dear friend? I am very angry about his behavior, which he does not seem to regret, but others tell me it is none of my business.”

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In Season: May 18, 2019

Submitted 05-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's another beautiful day at the Market and we have 20+ vendors for you this Friday! If you're looking for Michigan produce, handcrafted foods, farm products (eggs, dairy, meat), body care products, or artisan goods come on down and shop with us! Open until 2, with most diverse selection before 1.

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Maya Lin explores Art and Environment at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 05-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition presents large-scale sculpture, including two new works exploring the Midwest

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger's mother, pianist Sonia Goulart, joins orchestra for Chopin and Brahms

Submitted 05-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Brazilian pianist Sonia Goulart joins her son, Marcelo Lehninger, for Grand Rapids Symphony season finale with Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, Brahms' Symphony No. 2

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Ethics and Religion Talk: When is it OK to Solicit Charity?

Submitted 05-13-2019 under OPINION

I know that a half dozen of my cousins and their families are planning to join them for the holiday and I can't imagine how he will afford it. I was wondering if I ought to explain how desperately he needs help to my cousins, who could easily help, but I don't know if I have the right to do that.

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AIA Grand Rapids Presents: An Evening with Joe Valerio FAIA, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates Keynote Lecture

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from a recognized, national expert in the architectural profession. As a founding principal of VDTA, Joe’s architectural expertise positions him as a leader and innovator in the design world.

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In Season: May 11

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Michigan asparagus, tulips, and rhubarb has arrived!! We've got a lovely array of herb + vegetable transplants, potted plants + flowers, ramps, locally-made food products, and artisan goods for today's Market. And tomorrow we'll have a full Market with an even wider selection!

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Grand Rapids Pops plays the great musical themes from 'Star Wars,' 'Star Trek,' 'Lord of the Rings' and more, May 10-12

Submitted 05-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music from 'Harry Potter,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'Superman' and many more films comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage May 10-12

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