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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

West Michigan

10/22/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

10/22/2014

Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

Wine, Women and Chocolate

Eighth Annual Wine, Women and Chocolate Event to Take Place on October 22

Type of Event: Fundraiser

10/22/2014

The Many Uses of Banners and Signs

The Many Uses of Banners and Signs

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.

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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

Romence Gardens and Greenhouses
265 Lakeside Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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10/23/2014

Time: 5-9PM

Fork Fest

Celebrate the Local Harvest

Type of Event: Fairs-Festivals

West Michigan

10/23/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

10/23/2014

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Talk baseball and White Caps with Grand Rapids’ Lew Chamberlin

Come hear from the man who’s been close to baseball his whole life and career—Grand Rapids native and president of the West Michigan White Caps, Lew Chamberlin.

Type of Event:

Lectures
Sports-Recreation

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

Pilgrim Manor
2000 Leonard St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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10/24/2014

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Michigan vs. Michigan State Tailgate

Tailgate - Friday, October 24th from 2-4pm for our MSU vs MICHIGAN tailgate before the big game.

Type of Event:

Fairs-Festivals
Sports-Recreation

West Michigan

10/24/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

West Michigan

10/25/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

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10/25/2014

Time: 10:00 AM-12:00PM

Family Fun Day: Downtown Holland Trick or Treat

Join us at the Museum for the annual downtown merchant trick-or-treat. Participating merchants, including the Holland Museum, will have orange balloons outside and fun treats inside for trick-or-...

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

West Michigan

10/26/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

West Michigan

10/27/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

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10/27/2014

Time: 09:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Tiny Tots: Autumn

Tiny Tots: Autumn

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

West Michigan

10/28/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

West Michigan

10/29/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

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

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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

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10/30/2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club Meeting

Downtown GVSU Toastmasters Club meeting schedule

Type of Event: Meetings

West Michigan

10/30/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

Pietro's Italian Restaurant and Party House
2780 Birchcrest SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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10/30/2014

Time: 7:00pm

Murder at the Masquerade

Get 25% off tickets with code RAP25

Type of Event: Arts-Entertainment

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

West Michigan

10/31/2014

Time: All Day

10x10 Pledge

Shift $10 for 10 weeks to local food

Type of Event: Rally-Causes

Pilgrim Manor
2000 Leonard St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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10/31/2014

Time: 4:30 to 5:45 pm

Indoor Trick-or-Treat at Pilgrim Manor

Looking for an indoor Trick-or-Treat this year? We are holding our Annual Trick-or-Treat on October 31st, from 4:30 to 5:45 pm. Stop by to load up your child's candy bag and snack on some donuts...

Type of Event: Neighborhood Associations

10/31/2014

Time: 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Symposium breaks new ground, applies common grace to the business world

Calvin College and the Acton Institute are bringing together theologians, scholars and business people to discuss how to apply Abraham Kuyper's theological work on common grace to the business...

Type of Event: Lectures