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Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/02/2014

Time: 7 pm

Reading the Great Lakes

Come explore the Lakes with us! We'll read a range of titles all taking place in the Great Lakes region.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/02/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The HUB
41 Sheldon Boulevard
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/02/2014

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Critical Discourse: ART21’s Season 7 World Preview Screening

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Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/03/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/03/2014

Time: 10 am - noon

MFP Automation Engineering to Host Manufacturing Day

MFP Automation Engineering will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 4556 Spartan Industrial Dr., SW, Grandville, Michigan to celebrate Manufacturing Day 2014. The open house...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fairs-Festivals
Government
Lectures
Meetings
Neighborhood Associations
Sports-Recreation
Rally-Causes
Volunteer

10/04/2014

Time: 8:00 pm

Inspired by Art

Part of the Crowe Horwath MusicNow series, The Grand Rapids Symphony presents, Inspired by Art.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/04/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The HUB
41 Sheldon Boulevard
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/04/2014

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Critical Discourse: Art, Disability, Images, Bodies

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Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

The HUB
41 Sheldon Boulevard
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/04/2014

Time: 11:59 p.m.

ArtPrize: Round 1 Voting Ends

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/05/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids 49503

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10/05/2014

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Final 20 Announcement at Rosa Parks Circle

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/05/2014

Time: 3:00 p.m.

ArtPrize: Round 2 Voting Begins

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/06/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The HUB
41 Sheldon Boulevard
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/06/2014

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Critical Discourse: "Why These Finalists" Part 1 (2-D, Installation)

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The Terraces at MapleCreek
2000 32nd St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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10/07/2014

Time: 7:00PM to 8:30PM

Presidents and their First Ladies

Presidents and their First Ladies

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/07/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The HUB
41 Sheldon Boulevard
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/07/2014

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Critical Discourse: "Why These Finalists" Part 2 (3-D, Time-Based)

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The Score
5301 Northland Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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10/07/2014

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery is in town celebrating their launch into Michigan and they’re taking over some of the taps at The Score. Five beers from the brewery, including their famous Black Butte Porter,...

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/08/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Bring your energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language.

Type of Event: Lectures

10/08/2014

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

German Unity Day Reception at GRPM

Grand Rapids Public Museum

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

County Seat Restaurant
128 S. Jefferson St.
Hastings, MI 49058

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10/08/2014

CLA Estate Planning Workshop

FREE Estate Planning Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Type of Event: Meetings

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/08/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

San Chez Bistro Cafe
38 Fulton St W,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/08/2014

Time: Doors Open 7PM - 7:30PM showtime

Rapid Delivery Improv

Rapid Delivery Improv, the improv performance troupe of The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. 90 minute show of fast paced improv comedy.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/09/2014

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

 

The GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club teaches public speaking and leadership skills to students, faculty, administrators and professionals...

Type of Event: Meetings

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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10/09/2014

Time: 6:30-9:00pm

Guiding Light Mission Annual Banquet

You are cordially invited to join us for this year's Annual Banquet that will be held on Thursday, October 9th for the Annual Banquet at the beautiful Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture...

Type of Event:

Fundraiser
Rally-Causes
Volunteer

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/09/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Bring your preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/09/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room 107C
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/09/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

Meeting times and Location for Toastmasters Club 8177

Type of Event: Meetings

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room (room 107C)
Grand Rapids 49504

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10/09/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club Meeting

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club meeting schedule

Type of Event: Meetings

10/09/2014

Time: 11:59 p.m.

ArtPrize: Round 2 Voting Ends

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Holland Museum
31 W 10th St.
Holland , MI 49423

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10/09/2014

Time: 07:00 PM

Date Night: Skeletons in the Basement

Date Night: Skeletons in the Basement

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Logan’s Alley
916 Michigan St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/09/2014

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery is in town celebrating their launch in Michigan and they’re taking over some of the taps at Logan’s Alley.

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

10/10/2014

Bernar Venet Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens

Frederick Meijer Gardens is hosting a Bernar Venet exhibit from July 11 through October 31.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/10/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/10/2014

Time: 5-11 p.m.

ArtPrize: Awards Watch party at Rosa Parks Circle

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Holland Museum
31 W 10th St.
Holland , MI 49423

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10/10/2014

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Inspiring Oz: Macatawa at the Turn of the Century Exhibition Open

Inspiring Oz: Macatawa at the Turn of the Century Exhibition Open

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Stella’s Lounge
53 Commerce Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/10/2014

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Homecoming with Deschutes Brewery and Perrin Brewing Company

Whether you look back fondly on your homecoming, or want a do-over, now’s your chance to relive the fun. Deschutes Brewery is in town and is partnering with Perrin Brewing Company for a very special...

The Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/11/2014

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm every Saturday

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/11/2014

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Modern Twist

Art Opening at LaFontsee Galleries’ NEW Douglas Location! Sat Oct 11th, come and see “Modern Twist”, the final show of LG’s 2014 Douglas season.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/11/2014

Time: 8:00 pm

Dylana's Sibelius

Part of the Richard and Helen DeVos classical series, The Grand Rapids Symphony presents, Dylana’s Sibelius.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

First United Methodist Church
207 Fulton St. E In the parking lot
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/11/2014

Time: 1:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

heART of LSSM

An ArtPrize reception by Lutheran Social Services of Michigan

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/11/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Sherman Street Church
1000 Sherman St. SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49507

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10/11/2014

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cook, Eat & Talk with OKT

Cooking demo and conversation with OKT Kitchen Coach, Toni Scott. This month's topic: canning your own food. Free!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/11/2014

Time: 9:30am-1pm

Farmers Market Cooking : Root Vegetables

A trip to the Fulton Street Farmers Market followed up with a cooking class featuring root vegetables - led by Aura Nelson

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Western Michigan Environmental Action Center
1007 Lake Drive SE.
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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10/11/2014

Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Work Party with Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery is here from Oregon celebrating their Michigan launch! Always big supporters of river health both in their Oregon headquarters and beyond, they’ve teamed up with Western Michigan...

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

10/11/2014

Time: 9 p.m.

Beerlesque: Tastings And Tassels! With Deschutes Brewery

What’s better than an evening full of craft beer from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery? An evening full of craft beer…coupled with a full length burlesque show, featuring nationally renowned MC Naughty...

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

SiTE:LAB @ The Morton
72 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/12/2014

Time: 12, 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 PM (Sundays Last Tour at 5 PM)

The Morton Historical Tours @ SiTE:LAB

The Morton Historic Tours at SiTE:LAB

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

St Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/12/2014

Time: 10-11-2014 at 11am & 3pm; 10-12-2014 at 3pm

Peter and the Wolf

CARE Ballet presents a family friendly version of Prokofiev's fanciful symphonic tale, Peter and the Wolf

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/13/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

"The Drunken Retort" Songwriter-Comedian-Poetry Open Mic

Do you love local art?! Well come see the BESt Open Mic in Grand Rapids! The largest community of Open Micers in the city, come join the fun! EVERY Monday!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/13/2014

Time: 6 pm

Cooking Matters for Families

Cooking Matters for Families is a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Families will learn how to select...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/13/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign...

Type of Event: Lectures

10/13/2014

Time: 10 a.m.

Successful Aging: Mind, Body and Spirit

Expert to explore the physical, mental and social changes we experience as we age.

Type of Event: Lectures

The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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10/14/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

Put UP or SHUT UP *Open Mic*

A singer songwriter, Spoken Word, Standup Comedy, and acoustic band Open Mic, with a comedy twist!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/14/2014

Time: 9pm-2am

Put UP or SHUT UP -Kalamazoo's premier Open Mic!!!

The best weekly FREE show in Kalamazoo! This is an open mic for Bands, Poets, Singers, and Musicians!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/14/2014

Time: 2-4pm

Open Paint at the GRCM

Open Paint time at the GRCM from 2-4 p.m. every Tuesday. Included with general admission.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/14/2014

Time: 7 pm

Small Business Class: Using Facebook to Promote Your Business

Join the Business Librarian for an informative session on how to use Facebook and other social media tools to engage customers, start and grow your business.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/14/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

10/14/2014

Time: 6:00PM-9:00PM

Reimagine Work

Join Life Reimagined for a discussion on the New Work Reality.

Type of Event: Lectures

Devos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/15/2014

Time: 6:00 pm

Grand Rapids Symphony: Symphony in D

Dinner onstage with orchestra performance

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/15/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Bring your energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/15/2014

Time: 7 pm

Small Business Class: MI-SBTDC Market Research Series

Learn how to be a more effective entrepreneur by using market research.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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10/15/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Yankee Clipper Branch
2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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10/15/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Holiday Inn Express & Crossroads Conference Center
6569 Clay Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

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10/15/2014

CLA Estate Planning Workshop

A FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Type of Event: Meetings

San Chez Bistro Cafe
38 Fulton St W,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/15/2014

Time: Doors Open 7PM - 7:30PM showtime

Rapid Delivery Improv

Rapid Delivery Improv, the improv performance troupe of The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. 90 minute show of fast paced improv comedy.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Founders Brewing Co.
235 Grandville Ave. SW
Grand Rapids 49503

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10/15/2014

Time: 5-8 p.m.

ArtPrize on Tap: Town Hall Recap

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Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/16/2014

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

 

The GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club teaches public speaking and leadership skills to students, faculty, administrators and professionals...

Type of Event: Meetings

10/16/2014

Time: 7-9:30 pm

Don't Worry, Be Happy!

Dispute Resolution Center of West Michigan celebrates International Conflict Resolution Day!

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fundraiser

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/16/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Bring your preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/16/2014

Time: 7 pm

Early Childhood Essentials Class: Mindful Eating

learn the benefits of eating with mindful awareness and how to create a personal hunger/fullness scale as a guide for sensing when and how much to eat.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Side Branch
713 Bridge NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/16/2014

Time: 11 am

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers that teaches the benefits of interactive play.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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10/16/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Downtown Market
435 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/16/2014

Time: 6pm-9pm

Food A’Faire: An Edible Evening

Event to benefit the Downtown Market Education Foundation will feature hand-crafted Michigan libations, Downtown Market cuisine, silent auction featuring Michigan experiences, and wild and whimsical...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Heart
118 Commerce Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/16/2014

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30AM

YNPN.GR Membership Breakfast

Please join us for a Members-Only Networking Breakfast.

Type of Event: Meetings

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room 107C
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/16/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

Meeting times and Location for Toastmasters Club 8177

Type of Event: Meetings

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room (room 107C)
Grand Rapids 49504

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10/16/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club Meeting

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club meeting schedule

Type of Event: Meetings

10/17/2014

Bernar Venet Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens

Frederick Meijer Gardens is hosting a Bernar Venet exhibit from July 11 through October 31.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/17/2014

The Quit Whining Start Writing 2014 Writers’ Conference

Group sessions with authors, editors, designers, publishers & marketing professionals!

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/17/2014

Time: 6 pm

Genealogy Lock-In

Come to the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections department for a free after-hours program just for genealogists!

Type of Event: Meetings

The Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/18/2014

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm every Saturday

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/18/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

DeVos Performance Hall
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/18/2014

Time: 8:00 pm

Ben Folds Live!

Part of the Nestle Gerber SymphonicBoom series, The Grand Rapids Symphony presents, Ben Folds Live!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/18/2014

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Souitheast Area Farmers' Market Greens Cook-off

Bring your favorite, home-cooked greens dish to the market to enter this contest. Cooking demos! Prizes awarded! In celebration of World Food Day.

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

Founders Brewing Company
235 Grandville Ave SW
Grand rapids, MI 49503

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10/18/2014

Time: 9pm-1am

Rock for Crash's

Event organizers invite West Michigan residents and visitors for a fabulous night of music, local beer, and cat-saving at this highly anticipated event. This event is $5 and is a 21+ event. For more...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fundraiser

10/19/2014

Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM

BISSELL Howl-O-Ween Hoof & Woof Carnival

The BISSELL Howl-O-Ween Hoof and Woof is brought to you by Meijer and is a fun-filled day for families and their two- and four-legged kids. Entrance to the event is free. Games, food and activities...

Type of Event:

Fairs-Festivals
Volunteer

10/20/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

"The Drunken Retort" Songwriter-Comedian-Poetry Open Mic

Do you love local art?! Well come see the BESt Open Mic in Grand Rapids! The largest community of Open Micers in the city, come join the fun! EVERY Monday!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/20/2014

Time: 6 pm

Cooking Matters for Families

Cooking Matters for Families is a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Families will learn how to select...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/20/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign...

Type of Event: Lectures

The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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10/21/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

Put UP or SHUT UP *Open Mic*

A singer songwriter, Spoken Word, Standup Comedy, and acoustic band Open Mic, with a comedy twist!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/21/2014

Time: 9pm-2am

Put UP or SHUT UP -Kalamazoo's premier Open Mic!!!

The best weekly FREE show in Kalamazoo! This is an open mic for Bands, Poets, Singers, and Musicians!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/21/2014

Time: 2-4pm

Open Paint at the GRCM

Open Paint time at the GRCM from 2-4 p.m. every Tuesday. Included with general admission.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/21/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/22/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Bring your energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/22/2014

Time: 7 pm

Small Business Class: MI-SBTDC Market Research Series

Learn how to be a more effective entrepreneur by using market research.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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10/22/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Yankee Clipper Branch
2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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10/22/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

San Chez Bistro Cafe
38 Fulton St W,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/22/2014

Time: Doors Open 7PM - 7:30PM showtime

Rapid Delivery Improv

Rapid Delivery Improv, the improv performance troupe of The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. 90 minute show of fast paced improv comedy.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/23/2014

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

 

The GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club teaches public speaking and leadership skills to students, faculty, administrators and professionals...

Type of Event: Meetings

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/23/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Bring your preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/23/2014

Time: 7 pm

Still Missing: Michigan's Mysterious Unsolved Disappearances

Join author and shipwreck hunter Ross Richardson in exploring the mysterious, yet solvable disappearances of a person, a plane, and a ship, and other mysterious unsolved disappearances.

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/23/2014

Time: 10 am

Resource Roundtable Volunteer Event

Join nationally recognized gerontologist, author and speaker, Dr. Henry Holstege, to learn how you can make a difference in your community.

Type of Event: Volunteer

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Side Branch
713 Bridge NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/23/2014

Time: 11 am

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers that teaches the benefits of interactive play.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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10/23/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room 107C
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/23/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

Meeting times and Location for Toastmasters Club 8177

Type of Event: Meetings

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room (room 107C)
Grand Rapids 49504

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10/23/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club Meeting

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club meeting schedule

Type of Event: Meetings

10/23/2014

Time: 11:30-1:00pm

Social Intelligence: What It Is and Why Its Important

October GRAPE Event: Tamara Rosiers speaks on Social Intelligence

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

The Forum
25 S, Division
Grand Rapids 49503

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10/23/2014

Time: 11:30-1:00pm

Social Intelligence: What It Is and Why Its Important

October GRAPE Event: Tamara Rosiers speaks on Social Intelligence

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

10/24/2014

Bernar Venet Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens

Frederick Meijer Gardens is hosting a Bernar Venet exhibit from July 11 through October 31.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The Grand Rapids Art Museum
101 Monroe Center NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/25/2014

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm every Saturday

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/25/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Peter Martin Wege Theatre
341 Ellsworth SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/25/2014

Time: 7:30pm & 2:00pm

Halloween Spooktacular presented by Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company

Witches, mummies, tricks and treats - a hauntingly good time awaits at this special Halloween ballet

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/25/2014

Time: 8:00 pm

Copland and Brahms

Part of the Richard and Helen DeVos classical series, The Grand Rapids Symphony presents, Copland and Brahms

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/25/2014

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Southeast Area Farmers' Market GREEN TOMATO FESTIVAL

Bring your favorite, home-cooked green tomato dish to the market to enter this contest. Cooking demos! Prizes awarded! In celebration of World Food Day.

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/25/2014

Time: 4:30 pm

Teen Poetry Club

Teens will learn to write and perform their own poems.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Peter Martin Wege Theatre
341 Ellsworth SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/26/2014

Time: 7:30pm & 2:00pm

Halloween Spooktacular presented by Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company

Witches, mummies, tricks and treats - a hauntingly good time awaits at this special Halloween ballet

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/27/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

"The Drunken Retort" Songwriter-Comedian-Poetry Open Mic

Do you love local art?! Well come see the BESt Open Mic in Grand Rapids! The largest community of Open Micers in the city, come join the fun! EVERY Monday!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/27/2014

Time: 6 pm

Cooking Matters for Families

Cooking Matters for Families is a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Families will learn how to select...

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/27/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign...

Type of Event: Lectures

Bobarino’s at the B.O.B.
20 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/27/2014

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

WEST MICHIGAN JAZZ SOCIETY presents MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ SERIES

Listen, dance, eat and drink, but most of all, come and enjoy some of the great music that jazz musicians from all over our region have to offer.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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10/28/2014

Time: 9:00pm - 12am

Put UP or SHUT UP *Open Mic*

A singer songwriter, Spoken Word, Standup Comedy, and acoustic band Open Mic, with a comedy twist!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/28/2014

Time: 9pm-2am

Put UP or SHUT UP -Kalamazoo's premier Open Mic!!!

The best weekly FREE show in Kalamazoo! This is an open mic for Bands, Poets, Singers, and Musicians!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

10/28/2014

Time: 2-4pm

Open Paint at the GRCM

Open Paint time at the GRCM from 2-4 p.m. every Tuesday. Included with general admission.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Library, Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/28/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/29/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Bring your energetic toddlers to classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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10/29/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies to music, movement, and language in these classes designed just for their specific developmental stages.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Yankee Clipper Branch
2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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10/29/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

San Chez Bistro Cafe
38 Fulton St W,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/29/2014

Time: Doors Open 7PM - 7:30PM showtime

Rapid Delivery Improv

Rapid Delivery Improv, the improv performance troupe of The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. 90 minute show of fast paced improv comedy.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Rockford Construction
601 1st St NW
Grand Rapids 49504

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10/29/2014

Time: 6:30PM

A Journey in Their Shoes

A Domestic Violence Awareness Month event, "A Journey in Their Shoes" gives the public an opportunity to begin to understand the lived experiences of someone experiencing domestic violence.

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 West Fulton St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/30/2014

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

 

The GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club teaches public speaking and leadership skills to students, faculty, administrators and professionals...

Type of Event: Meetings

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Leonard Branch
1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/30/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Bring your preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, West Side Branch
713 Bridge NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/30/2014

Time: 11 am

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers that teaches the benefits of interactive play.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library, Seymour Branch
2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Map

10/30/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers to classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun.

Type of Event: Lectures

Wealthy Theatre
1130 Wealthy St SE @ the corner of Wealthy and Fuller
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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10/30/2014

Time: 7:30 PM

Our Hope Fundraiser: Flying Standby, a One-Woman Play

Our Hope Association Fundraiser: Flying Standby, a One-Woman Play

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room 107C
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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10/30/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

GVSU Downtown Toastmasters Club meeting

Meeting times and Location for Toastmasters Club 8177

Type of Event: Meetings

DeVos Center (on GVSU Pew Campus)
401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Building C, University Club Room (room 107C)
Grand Rapids 49504

Map

10/30/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club Meeting

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club meeting schedule

Type of Event: Meetings

10/31/2014

Bernar Venet Exhibit at Frederick Meijer Gardens

Frederick Meijer Gardens is hosting a Bernar Venet exhibit from July 11 through October 31.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Downtown Market
435 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/31/2014

Time: 8pm-Midnight

Dia de los Muertos Dance Party

Join us for a Halloween dance party to remember. October 31 in the Downtown Market Banquet Room.

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals