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Concert Benefit for GR Rapid Response to ICE showcases Hamell on Trial, Cabildo, and more

Submitted 07-16-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

This Thursday, July 18, The Golden Age (upstairs at Creston Brewery 1504 Plainfield NE) will be hosting a concert benefit for GR Rapid Response to ICE. Net proceeds will be used to fund their mutual aid fund, which is always in need of donations.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Sabbath Practices

Submitted 07-15-2019 under OPINION

From Mark: “I would like to know if each of the panelists have anything similar to a Sabbath and if so, how they observe that day?”

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In Season: July 13, 2019

Submitted 07-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's going to be a beautiful Saturday for shopping outside!! We'll have a full Market of food + fresh produce (green beans, berries, summer squash, tomatoes, bell peppers have arrived!), farming, and artisan vendors and Gettin' Fresh food truck will be here serving up good food.

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Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates 25 years of Picnic Pops with fireworks and patriotic music, July 11-12

Submitted 07-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pianist Rich Ridenour returns to play Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" to open the Grand Rapids Pops' 25th anniversary at Cannonsburg Ski Area

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Healing From Religious Trauma, part 2

Submitted 07-08-2019 under OPINION

How should a person find healing from religious trauma – a second set of responses.

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In Season: July 6, 2019

Submitted 07-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

Michigan cherries, raspberries, and blueberries are here!! Prepare for your weekend (and continued fourth of July festivities) with a trip to the Market for an abundant variety of seasonal produce, Michigan farm + food products, and artisan goods.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: May One Allow One's Pacemaker Battery to Die?

Submitted 07-01-2019 under OPINION

Is it morally acceptable for an elderly patient under hospice care to refuse to have a pacemaker battery replaced?

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In Season: June 29, 2019

Submitted 06-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Our Friday Markets are booming with freshly-harvested Michigan produce including strawberries, greens (galore!), radishes, turnips, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, asparagus, rhubarb, summer squash, peas, and more!!

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Polish Heritage Society Brings Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push to Grand Rapids to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Dozynki Polish Festival

Submitted 06-24-2019 under NEWS

The Polish Heritage Society of Grand Rapids is bringing the internationally known Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push band to play two nights of the three-day Dozynki Polish Festival in August.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Healing From Religious Trauma, part 1

Submitted 06-24-2019 under OPINION

Lorri R. asks: “How should a person find healing if they were traumatized during early childhood religious experiences either by sexual abuse in the church, by overly strict practices, or by persistent shaming and humiliation?”

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