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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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In Season: June 22, 2019

Submitted 06-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Happy Summer Solstice + what a magnificent day for the first official day of summer! Come celebrate the longest day of the year with us, while enjoying the sunshine, and supporting local farmers, food creators, and artisans.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Does it Mean to be a Part of a Religious Community?, Part 2

Submitted 06-17-2019 under OPINION

Part two of last week’s question (for Christian responses, see last week’s column), What does it mean to be part of a religious community?

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