The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's South East Neighborhood

This holiday, support incarcerated folks by joining Season For Solidarity

Submitted 12-12-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Join us this Friday, December 15, 2017 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational UCC, 4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508, at A Season for Solidarity.

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Donate to The Rapidian to help preserve and tell the stories of Grand Rapidians

Submitted 11-28-2017 under OPINION

Today is Giving Tuesday. Support The Rapidian and community media to help us train reporters to tell stories for years to come.

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Viewing the Grand Rapids Police Department as a volunteer

Submitted 11-13-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

My view of the Grand Rapids Police Department changed once I got involved.

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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Submitted 11-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

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Parents react to data showing 49507 leads state in lead poisoned children

Submitted 11-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

49507 is the zip code that has most lead-poisoned kids in the state of Michigan. Parents, representatives met on Oct. 30 in Grand Rapids to tackle the lead-paint problem that’s poisoned more children than Flint’s water crisis.

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Kent Dobson was bitten by a camel: A conversation with the author

Submitted 11-07-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Kent Dobson climbed Mount Sinai in search of the God who had eluded him. Instead he got bitten by a camel. Dobson writes about his experiences of doubt, and the search for meaningful faith in his new book, Bitten by a Camel: Leaving Church, Finding God.

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German Band EINSHOCH6 performs at Aquinas College: November 1, 2017

Submitted 10-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!

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German band EINSHOCH6 on U.S. tour, will perform at Aquinas on November 1

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!

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Friends of GR Parks is dedicated to enhancing and expanding the city's public spaces

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Friends of GR Parks has a long-term commitment to improving and expanding Grand Rapids' park system

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Holiday season in Grand Rapids begins with Beneath the Wreath

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Annual Junior League pop-up market on November 3-4, 2017 benefits local children's health programs.

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