The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

ACLU to host community discussion of criminal justice reform

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

The ACLU of Michigan invites community members to In/Justice, a discussion on criminal justice in Grand Rapids, at Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.


Ottawa Hills to host 25th annual garden tour this Saturday

Submitted 06-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

Festivities this weekend will include garden yoga for adults and kids, food available for purchase, music and guided architectural walking tours.


Art and History of Quilting with Erica Millbrooks

Submitted 06-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

NPO Showcase sits down with Erica Millbrooks, Founder of the Threads Quilt Show


LINC Up's Rock the Block offers engagement, education, entertainment opportunities this Saturday

Submitted 06-05-2018 under NEWS

LINC UP will be hosting their eighth annual Rock the Block festival this Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. at Madison Square. This event will host a myriad of local musicians, artists and food vendors, along with health and wellness booths.


Father's Day Electronics Recycling Event at Comprenew

Submitted 05-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of Father's Day, Comprenew is inviting families to come dismantle electronics for recycling and learn more about the hazards of e-waste.


GRPS school board debates term limits for officer positions, hears parent concerns

Submitted 05-22-2018 under NEWS

On Monday, May 21, 2018 the Grand Rapids Public Schools held their bimonthly Board of Education meeting. The board also celebrated accomplishments from the 2017-18 school year.


Finding my role in the fight for equity

Submitted 05-22-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Kendra Avila, a Grand Rapids resident passionate about equity and social justice shares her experience attending the Urban Core Collective Refuel Road Trip to the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia and why she strives to build a community of belonging.


Free community panel discussion to focus on gun violence in schools

Submitted 05-15-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

All community members are invited to attend an open discussion on current culture in schools, mental health and the influence of video games, and more topics.


Former U.S. Ambassador to speak on pandemics and other global challenges

Submitted 05-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Former U.S. Ambassador William Garvelink will speak on the three global challenges facing us: pandemics, corruption and failed states.


Support community voices through local journalism, storytelling at The Rapidian

Submitted 04-24-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

You are invited to join us at Celebrating One Another: A Storytelling Event. Join us to uplift the voices of community storytellers and support The Rapidian.