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Make It Take It: A creative happy hour to be held on October 18

Submitted 09-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Join WMCAT for a creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 18 from 6-9 pm for appetizers, drinks, music, and creative activities!

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The Rapid's new e-fare system The Wave debuts August 14

Submitted 08-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Wave has already received rave reviews from pilot testers. The general public will be able to purchase a Wave card at Rapid Central Station or online. Wave cards are just $3 for the card itself and can be reloaded in-person at The Rapid’s Information Center or on the mobile-friendly website.

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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.

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, Space School, will feature astronauts training underwater for working in space.

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Spring brings opportunities to support local, independent radio

Submitted 04-17-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE's Spring Fund Drive begins Friday, April 20, 2018 and is followed by a programmer training orientation and the National Federation for Community Broadcasters Midwest Summit.

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"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The focus of the exhibit is on the concepts common to all space flights and invites visitors into a futuristic storyline as the framework to communicate these ideas.

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Your old printer, copier, scanner or fax machine may also put your data at risk

Submitted 02-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

When it comes time to retire your old devices with memory storage, recycle them with a certified electronics recycler who will ensure they won’t be destined for a landfill and that your data is completely destroyed.

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Neighbors reflect on history of mining, dumps on Westside

Submitted 02-06-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Local Westsiders remember the gypsum mines and the Westside sinking due to wetland swamps being used as dumps.

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Catalyst Radio: Discussing conservation in West Michigan

Submitted 12-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Conservation Network (WMCN) is a partnership of environmental groups, educational institutions, governmental organizations, and private citizens working together to conserve and enhance our natural communities.

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New virtual reality, touchscreen experience at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a new virtual reality experience to the Museum opening Saturday, December 16, 2017 featuring Finny, the Museum’s iconic 1905 finback whale skeleton that hangs above the first floor Galleria.

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