The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

GRPS parent group sponsors school board candidate forum

Submitted 10-22-2018 under NEWS

Candidates for five seats on the Board of Education will answer questions from parents and talk about their visions for the district on Wednesday, October 24.


Southeast Area Farmers' hosts Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival

Submitted 10-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers' Market hosts its annual Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 3 at LINC parking lot, Madison Ave., just north of Hall St. SE.


'Wild Sweet Love' to usher in Sofranko-Era at Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 10-16-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Ballet’s season opening program, the first under new artistic director James Sofranko, has audience-pleaser written all over it.


A look at four countries of the Arabian Peninsula begins October 18

Submitted 10-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan features a four-part series on Middle Eastern countries Oman (10/18); Qatar (10/24); Saudi Arabia (11/13); and Yemen (11/20).


Our Kitchen Table awarded $75,000 grant to address child lead exposure through gardening

Submitted 10-04-2018 under NONPROFITS

MDHHS awarded Our Kitchen Table 2018 Child Lead Exposure Elimination Innovation Grant in the amount of $75,000.00 to reduce lead poisoning in three “hot spot” zip codes.


WYCE 88.1 FM - Radio by the people, for the people, and making it work

Submitted 10-02-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Your listener-sponsored radio station is featuring extra special programming the week of October 12 - 19, 2018.


Former Ottawa County Clerk endorses 'Promote the Vote' ballot initiative

Submitted 09-25-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Daniel Krueger, former Ottawa County Clerk for 36 years, announced his support for Proposal 3, also known as the ‘Promote the Vote’ ballot initiative. The ballot proposal would amend the state’s constitution to secure voting changes regardless of which party is in power in the state of Michigan.


Grand Rapids to observe International Day of Peace

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

United Nations International Day of Peace in Grand Rapids will be celebrated on Sunday, September 23, 2018 with a Peace Walk in St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden on the front lawn of the Dominican Sisters-Grand Rapids at Marywood at 1:00 p.m.


How yoga can help with trauma, anxiety, and depression: New class at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

Yoga can be very helpful for people who struggle with the effects of trauma, anxiety, and depression. Classes start at Wealthy Theatre next Monday.


Wealthy Theatre documentary premiere co-directed and edited by Grand Rapids’ Libi Hake

Submitted 09-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The documentary about Michael K. Paxton, an Appalachian Artist/Cancer Survivor, is produced and edited Ms. Libi Hake, who calls Grand Rapids her hometown.