The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's Heartside-Downtown

Make It Take It: A Creative Happy Hour at WMCAT

Submitted 09-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Join WMCAT for our creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 17 from 6-9 pm for appetizers, drinks, music, and creative activities (where you can take home your creations!).


GrandCon brings gamers to West Michigan

Submitted 09-17-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Gamers enjoyed over 600 exhibits, an open library 1,800 games, and mega-sized games at this year's GrandCon.


Vietnam, Germany and Japan: Three strategic partnerships for the U.S.

Submitted 09-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

The U.S.strategic partnerships with Vietnam, Germany, and Japan are examined through speaker-experts in Fall WACWM series at Aquinas College.


New fall "Fowling to Keep Em Rolling" fundraiser to benefit Children with disabilities in need of mobility equipment

Submitted 09-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Fowling to Keep Em' Rolling is a new fundraiser to support Alternatives in Motion's vital pediatric mobility program


Multi-Award Winning Country Music Artist Lee Ann Womack Kicks Off St. Cecilia Music Center's 2019/2020 Concert Season - Thursday, October 3, 2019

Submitted 09-09-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) in Grand Rapids will kick off their dynamic 2019/2020 concert season with the award-winning country music artist Lee Ann Womack on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.


City Connection - Grand Rapids Transportation Planner joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion

Submitted 09-09-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Kristen Bennet, Grand Rapids' Transportation Planning / Programs Supervisor joins Mayor Bliss to discuss the city's new Bicycle Action Plan.


Girls Choral Academy Expands Grandville Avenue Girls Choir into Burton Middle School

Submitted 09-09-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Girls Choral Academy will be expanding their free after school choir to serve girls at Burton Middle School with support from a Wege Foundation grant.


Activating Downtown Spaces: Heartside Community Reclaims Pekich Park

Submitted 09-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

“We as residents need to take back over our parks, and [the Heartside] area!” Heartside resident Dan Maloney has been a leading voice for change in one of the Heartside Neighborhood’s most prominent public spaces.


Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy Builds in Heartside

Submitted 08-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

As a response to community need for mental health resources, education opportunities take aim at reducing stigma in the heart of Grand Rapids.


Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival in Grand Rapids Features Music, Food and Demos This Weekend

Submitted 08-23-2019 under NEWS

The Dosynki Polish Harvest Festival this weekend will be offering top notch entertainment and demonstrations of Polish cooking, dance and crafts.