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1167 Madison Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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04/23/2014

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Community Leadership Training: Interdependence

Working to establish a shared vision to achieve common goals. Identify how to employ this strategy into your organization.

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Lectures
Meetings

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

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04/23/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Oakdale Park Church
961 Temple
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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04/23/2014

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Lifetree Café open discussion

An hour of stories and small group conversations to feed the soul, starting with a short original film to react to. Topics focus on issues such as loneliness, immigration, health, angels, guilt,...

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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04/23/2014

Time: 7 pm

Backyard Birding

Join Ed and Phil from the Grand Rapids Audubon Club on an entertaining trip through the world of birds that ends in your own backyard.

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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04/23/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental...

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Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/23/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

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Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/23/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with...

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Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/23/2014

Time: during regular open hours

Book and Media Swap

Stop by during open hours and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games.

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Arts-Entertainment
Sports-Recreation

04/23/2014

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

Our Kitchen Table's "Women of Color Convening I"

Bryant Terry, special guest, at Our Kitchen Table's "Women of Color Convening I" Author and chef, Bryant Terry, presents a cooking demo & Lila Cabbil, Rosa Parks Institute,...

Type of Event: Lectures

Koning Micro Cinema
1300 Wealthy St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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04/23/2014

Time: 6:30

To SAG or not to SAG?

To SAG or not to SAG?

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Lectures
Meetings

LINC Gallery
341 Hall St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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04/23/2014

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

Chef Bryant Terry, Women of Color Convening

Eco-chef, food justice activist and author, Bryant Terry will meet with community members for dialogue on food justice and a cooking demo.

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

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04/24/2014

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

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

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04/24/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Grand Rapids Downtown Market
435 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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04/24/2014

Time: 11 am

Introduction to the Downtown Market's Rooftop Greenhouse

The Downtown Market's greenhouse staff will give an introduction to all the features, allow participants to explore the space, and answer questions about greenhouses and home growing.

Type of Event: Meetings

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

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04/24/2014

Time: 7 pm

Path of Destruction: The Story of West Michigan's Worst Natural Disaster

Ernie Ostuno, author of Path of Destruction, will discuss the April 3, 1956, tornado. The tornado touched down in Hudsonville, MI, killing 17, injuring 340, and leveling downtown Standale.

Type of Event: Lectures

Grand Rapids Public Library - Madison Square Branch
1201 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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04/24/2014

Time: 9 am

Let's Play! Workshops

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

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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04/24/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/24/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/24/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/24/2014

Time: during regular open hours

Book and Media Swap

Stop by during open hours and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games.

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Sports-Recreation

04/24/2014

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Economicology: How Wind Energy Can Power a Cleaner, Stronger America

Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, will speak at the 18th Annual Wege Foundation Speaker Series. Kiernan will talk about the future of wind power in the U.S., and why it is of...

Type of Event: Lectures

Mercy Health Wege Institute on the Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
300 Lafayette Avenue Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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04/24/2014

Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan has partnered with Priority Health to offer the Diabetes Prevention Program in Grand Rapids. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a 16-week long course, which...

04/24/2014

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

GRYP April Unwind

Join GRYP for our monthly Unwind at McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon!

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

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04/25/2014

Time: 7:30pm & Sunday at 2:00pm

Grand Rapids Ballet presents MOVEMEDIA II

GRB’s popular contemporary dance series, MOVEMEDIA, is expanding!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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04/25/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Royce Auditorium, St. Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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04/25/2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Grand Rapids Symphony: Romantic Coffee Concert

http://grsymphony.org/concerts/porter-hills-coffee-classics-romantic

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Royce Auditorium, St. Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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04/25/2014

Time: 8:00pm

Grand Rapids Symphony: The Romantic Concert

http://grsymphony.org/concerts/crowe-horwath-great-eras-series/romantic-concert-gilmore-festival-concert

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

04/25/2014

Time: 7:30pm

My Name is Rachel Corrie

"My Name is Rachel Corrie" - a one-woman play, free of charge, about a peace activist who gave her life for her ideals - in her own words

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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04/26/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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04/26/2014

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

GRAMStudio: Drop-in Family Saturdays

Look.Discover.Create

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

04/26/2014

Time: 8:30 PM

Pyramid Scheme 3 Year Anniversary Party feat. PINBACK!

Live Music @ The Pyramid Scheme

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 11 am

Community Bike Ride

Join the Boston Square Community Bikes and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks on a 6.5-mile bike ride that explored the parks and history of Grand Rapids.

Type of Event: Sports-Recreation

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 1 pm - 4 pm

Plaster Creek Stewards Native Plant Sale

The Plaster Creek Stewards will host a native plant sale at the library.

Type of Event: Sports-Recreation

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 2 pm

Got Garden?

Bring your green thumb and questions as a Master Gardener from Michigan State University Extension Services gives a short lecture on gardening tips and ideas to help save time and grow a successful...

Type of Event: Lectures

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 11 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and...

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/26/2014

Time: during regular open hours

Book and Media Swap

Stop by during open hours and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games.

Type of Event:

Arts-Entertainment
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 10 am

Young Dancers

This is a creative movement dance class for children ages 4-8 that helps develop rhythm, balance, flexibility and an appreciation of music and dance while learning ballet and jazz steps.

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Arts-Entertainment
Sports-Recreation

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

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04/26/2014

Time: 10:30 am

Creative Movement

This unique library-based program allows kids ages 3-6 to be creative physically as well as mentally.

Type of Event: Sports-Recreation

04/26/2014

Time: 10am-8pm

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition

The Holland Area Arts Council is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Plymouth United Church of Christ
4010 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508

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04/26/2014

Time: 7:30 pm

Emma's Revolution Acoustic Concert

This amazingly talented, internationally known duo will make you laugh, cry, and 'leave you inspired - Called "Smart, funny and informative. Like Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart with guitars...

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Arts-Entertainment
Fundraiser

04/26/2014

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Kick-off Event for Active Commute Week

Prepare for Active Commute Week [May 12-16] with demos, exhibits and information about safe bicycling and more.

Type of Event:

Sports-Recreation
Volunteer

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

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04/27/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection

These are the bold, contemporary, and controversial artists who defined the art of our era.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

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04/27/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

04/27/2014

Time: 10am-8pm

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition

The Holland Area Arts Council is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Stella's Lounge
63 Commerce
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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04/28/2014

Time: 9:15 PM

"The Drunken Retort"

The BEST weekly free show in Grand Rapids, 100% about voice, and expression! An ALL talent (acoustic) Open Mic!

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Arts-Entertainment
Lectures
Rally-Causes

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

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04/28/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

04/28/2014

Time: 10am-8pm

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition

The Holland Area Arts Council is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at Calvin College
3201 Burton St., SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388

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04/28/2014

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Christ and Culture -- In the White House and the Wider World

The Henry Institute's annual Paul B. Henry Lecture will feature Joshua DuBois, known as President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" and longtime spiritual advisor, and author of The...

Type of Event: Lectures

04/28/2014

Time: 8:00am- 3:30pm

Converging Paths Conference

On Monday April 28th, 2014, The West Michigan Refugee Education and Cultural Center will be hosting the inaugural “Converging Paths” conference. The event will host 250 educators and other staff...

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

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04/29/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

The Mix
2803 w michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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04/29/2014

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

04/29/2014

Time: 10am-8pm

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition

The Holland Area Arts Council is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

04/30/2014

Time: 6pm-9pm

QuickBooks Workshop

QuickBooks Workshop

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Lectures
Meetings

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

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04/30/2014

Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Closed Mondays

Michigan Artist Series: Susan Goethel Campbell: Resisting Certainty

Susan Goethel Campbell's work interprets the contemporary landscape as an emergent system where nature, culture, and the engineered environment are indistinguishable from one another.

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

Oakdale Park Church
961 Temple
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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04/30/2014

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Lifetree Café open discussion

An hour of stories and small group conversations to feed the soul, starting with a short original film to react to. Topics focus on issues such as loneliness, immigration, health, angels, guilt,...

Type of Event: Lectures

04/30/2014

Time: 10am-8pm

Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! Exhibition

The Holland Area Arts Council is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment