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The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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09/16/2014

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

09/16/2014

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

09/16/2014

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

09/16/2014

Time: 6pm-8:30pm

Make & Take: Pasta Sauce

Join us to create fresh pasta and sauces

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/16/2014

Time: 7 pm

Small Business Class: Small Business Research Essentials

Join the Business Librarian for an informative journey through the library's small business resources.

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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09/16/2014

Time: 6:30 pm

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Sports-Recreation

Northern Physical Therapy
31 Ida Red
Sparta, MI 49345

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09/16/2014

Time: 6-7pm

Good Form Running Clinic

Gazelle Sports and Northern Physical Therapy will be hosting a Good Form Running Clinic on Tuesday, September 16 from 6:00-7:00pm. Participants will learn how to improve their running technique to...

Type of Event: Sports-Recreation

09/16/2014

Thinking about the rugby in Italy next year

Thinking about the rugby in Italy next year

09/16/2014

What to See and Do in Beautiful Menorca

What to See and Do in Beautiful Menorca

09/16/2014

Conventional Treatments for Arthritis

Conventional Treatments for Arthritis

09/17/2014

Time: 10am-10:45

Senior Tour

Senior Tour

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/17/2014

Time: 12pm-1pm

Lunch & Learn: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us for a chef demonstration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/17/2014

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

Aquinas College, Wege Ballroom
1607 Robinson Road S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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09/17/2014

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Poet Gregory Orr To Speak at Aquinas' Contemporary Writers Series

On September 17, the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series presents poet and award-winning writer Gregory Orr. This event is free and open to the public.

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

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

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09/18/2014

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

09/18/2014

Time: 5:30-7pm

Creative Ways to Use Root Vegetablese

Introduce new flavors to your cold-weather dishes!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/18/2014

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

Pilgrim Manor Retirement Community
2000 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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09/19/2014

Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free Healthy Aging Educational Series

Join Pilgrim Manor for a FREE Healthy Aging Educational Series that will be held every other Friday from 10:30-11:30am, beginning October 4th, 2013. We are inviting anyone interested in discussion...

Type of Event:

Lectures
Meetings

09/19/2014

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

09/19/2014

Time: 10am-11am

Mommy & Me in the Greenhouse

Moms with children ages 0-5, come spend the morning enjoying our greenhouse.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/19/2014

Time: 6pm-8:30pm

Girls Night Out: Cooking with Wine

Bring the girls for a night out at the Market and create amazing dishes with one of our favorite ingredients - wine!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids 49504

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09/19/2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Lance Luce Organ Concert

Listen to musical selections from current Broadway shows and favorites from Tony award-winning musicals on a 1920's Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/20/2014

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

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/20/2014

Time: 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: An Artful Opening Night

http://grsymphony.org/concerts/richard-and-helen-devos-classical-series/artful-opening-night

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/20/2014

Time: 10-11am

Chefs at the Market

Local chefs demonstrate recipes made from fresh produce or local food from the Market.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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09/20/2014

Time: 2:00 pm

Lance Luce Organ Concert

Listen to musical selections from current Broadway shows and favorites from Tony award-winning musicals on a 1920's Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/20/2014

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Arts & Crafts Fair at MapleCreek

Arts & Crafts Fair

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fairs-Festivals

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

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09/20/2014

Time: 7 pm

Michigan Notable Books Homecoming for Celebrated Authors

This special evening celebrates nine Michigan Notable authors and features a keynote presentation by Wade Rouse.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Boston Square Community Bikes
1260 Kalamazoo SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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09/20/2014

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize--A Free Bike-Tuning Class

Boston Square Community Bikes is hosting three "Ride Your Bike to ArtPrize" classes. Learn to tune your bike at this FREE three-hour class.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Sports-Recreation

Gerald R Ford Academic Center
851 Madison Ave. SE
Grand Rapids , MI 49507

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09/20/2014

Art at The Market

Southeast Area Farmers’ Market hosts a showcase of local fine artists and their work.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/20/2014

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: freezing vegetables. Free!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Acorn Studios
919 Fulton St E
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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09/20/2014

Time: 9:30am-1:00pm

Farmers Market Cooking Class : Rustic Spanish Cuisine

A trip through the Fulton Street Farmers Market followed by a cooking class led by Aura Nelson of whole foods recipe site, Dinner With Aura.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Fulton Street ARTisans Market
1147 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI

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09/21/2014

Time: 11:00 - 3:00pm

Fulton Street ARTisans Market

Sunday ARTisans Market at the Farmers Market

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/21/2014

Time: 5:00-9:00pm

stART: a benefit for Avenue for the Arts

stART: a benefit for Avenue for the Arts

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Fundraiser

09/22/2014

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

The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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09/23/2014

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

09/23/2014

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

09/23/2014

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

09/23/2014

Time: 10am-12pm

Family: Play With Your Food!

Play With Your Food!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/23/2014

Time: 6:30 pm

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Sports-Recreation

09/23/2014

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

"Fall into Fun" with Grand Rapids Students for Life

Stand up for life and join this group of dedicated, prolife high school students in Grand Rapids.

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

Heart of West Michigan United Way
118 Commerce Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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09/23/2014

Time: 12:00 PM -1:00 PM

YNPN.GR September Luncheon: Jump Start Your Career through Active Learning

Join Tera Qualls and Heather Carpenter for an engaging luncheon focused on active learning and becoming change agents within our organizations.

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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09/24/2014

Time: 7 pm

Small Business Class: Proposal Writing Basics

Join the Business Librarian for a session on proposal writing.

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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09/24/2014

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

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

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09/25/2014

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

09/25/2014

Time: 6pm-8:30pm

Artful Food Photography

Learn simple tips to photograph foods to show their true beauty.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/25/2014

Time: 7 pm

Short Story Sampler: New Work from Local Writers

Let September be the month of the Short Story! Join us for this special, not-to-be-missed evening featuring three local award-winning authors.

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures

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

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09/25/2014

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

GVSU Allendale — Kirkhof 2266

09/25/2014

Time: 12pm-1pm

Japan Exchange & Teaching Info Session

Teach English in Japan! The JET Program invites college grads from around the world to live in communities and teach in local schools.

Type of Event: Meetings

09/25/2014

Time: 11:00 a.m.

“Healthy People, Healthy Economy”

Healthy People, Healthy Economy: Explore the connection with Paul Brand, president & CEO of Alliance for Health

Type of Event: Lectures

Mary Idema Pew Library — GVSU Allendale
1 campus drive
allendale, MI 49401

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09/25/2014

Time: 10am to noon

Hiromi Ito — bilingual poetry reading & conversation

avant-garde feminist Japanese poet & translator present new work

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/25/2014

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 Highlands Golf Course
2715 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids 49504

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09/26/2014

CSNIP Golf Classic

2014 CSNIP Golf Classic at The Highlands to benefit Community Spay/Neuter Initiative Partnership

Type of Event:

Fundraiser
Sports-Recreation

09/26/2014

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

09/26/2014

Time: 10am-11am

Mommy & Me in the Greenhouse

Moms with children ages 0-5, come spend the morning enjoying our greenhouse.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/26/2014

Time: 7pm-9pm

Food Art Festival (Cocktail Party)

Join us for a cocktail party in the demonstration kitchen!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/26/2014

Time: 06:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Monica McFawn Here at GLCL

Monica McFawn shares her Flannery O'Connor Short Fiction Award winning collection, Bright Shards of Someplace Else

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/26/2014

Time: 9/25: 6pm-8pm; 9/26: 10am-7pm; 9/27: 10am-7pm; 9/28: 12pm-6pm

Public Exhibition of The Historical Buddha's Relics

Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of the historical Buddha's relics will be on display in Grand Rapids September 25 to 28.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/26/2014

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

09/26/2014

Time: 9-27-2014, 9-28-2014, 10-2-2014, 10-3-2014, 10-4-2014, 10-5-2014

GV Shakespeare Festival's The Comedy of Errors

This year West Michigan becomes the Wild West—Yee Haw!! So saddle up and ride like the wind to our shindig of show, The Comedy of Errors. It’s a right smart show, a rip-snortin’ side-splitter that...

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/27/2014

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

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/27/2014

Time: 8:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Dancing and Romancing

http://grsymphony.org/concerts/fox-motors-pops-series/dancing-and-romancing

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/27/2014

Time: 10-11am

Chefs at the Market

Local chefs demonstrate recipes made from fresh produce or local food from the Market.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/27/2014

Time: 11am-1pm

Drop In: Watercolors in the Greenhouse

Watercolors in the Greenhouse

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/27/2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.

Out of the Darkness Walk

Walk to Save Lives...Reduce Stigma and Educate our Community

Type of Event: Fundraiser

09/27/2014

Time: 10 a.m.

Million Meal March

A 10K hike on the White Pine Trail to support Feeding America West Michigan.

Type of Event:

Fundraiser
Sports-Recreation
Rally-Causes

millennium park
415 Maynard Ave SW
Walker 49534

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09/27/2014

Time: 9:00am-1:30pm

Grand Rapids Out of the Darkness Walk

Join us for the 11th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk at Millennium Park on September 27th, 2014.

Type of Event:

Fundraiser
Lectures
Meetings
Neighborhood Associations
Rally-Causes
Volunteer

09/27/2014

Time: 9/25: 6pm-8pm; 9/26: 10am-7pm; 9/27: 10am-7pm; 9/28: 12pm-6pm

Public Exhibition of The Historical Buddha's Relics

Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of the historical Buddha's relics will be on display in Grand Rapids September 25 to 28.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/27/2014

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

09/28/2014

Time: 3:00PM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Dancing and Romancing

http://grsymphony.org/concerts/fox-motors-pops-series/dancing-and-romancing

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Fulton Street ARTisans Market
1147 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI

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09/28/2014

Time: 11:00 - 3:00pm

Fulton Street ARTisans Market

Sunday ARTisans Market at the Farmers Market

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/28/2014

Time: 9/25: 6pm-8pm; 9/26: 10am-7pm; 9/27: 10am-7pm; 9/28: 12pm-6pm

Public Exhibition of The Historical Buddha's Relics

Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of the historical Buddha's relics will be on display in Grand Rapids September 25 to 28.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/28/2014

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

09/28/2014

Time: 3:00 PM

Voices of the City

Voices of the City is a 2014 ArtPrize entry organized by Diocese of Grand Rapids Liturgical Music Director and ArtPrize artist Dennis Rybicki.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

09/29/2014

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

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

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09/29/2014

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 Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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09/30/2014

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

09/30/2014

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

09/30/2014

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

09/30/2014

Time: 6pm-8:30pm

Food Art Masterpieces

Our chef will guide us through garmage and plating techniques to make all of your recipes visually irresistible.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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09/30/2014

Time: 6:30 pm

Let's Play! Workshops

Let's Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Sports-Recreation

09/30/2014

Time: 1500

Great Christmas Tree Stands

Finding the best Christmas Tree Stand

Type of Event: Volunteer

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

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09/30/2014

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