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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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Evita opens summer season at Circle Theatre with spectacularly entertaining performance

Submitted 05-09-2015 under OPINION

With a dazzling display of dancing, singing and great costumes, the actors and crew of "Evita" provide an entertaining and thought-provoking experience- but one that should be taken in with a critical eye on historical accuracy.

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Eastown's annual Picnic in the Park to plant 15 new trees

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

On May 9, the Eastown Community Association will partner with Friends of GR Parks to increase the shade canopy at Sigsbee Park.

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Wolfgang's Supports D.A. Blodgett - St. John's Foster Families

Submitted 04-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Partners with Wolfgang’s Restaurant to Provide "Brinner" for Foster Families

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Think globally, act locally with ECA's "Dig Into Spring" event in celebration of Earth Day

Submitted 04-14-2015 under NEWS

"Dig into Spring: is a series of workshops hosted by the Eastown Community Association at Wilcox Park Shelter on April 18. The workshops cover topics like gardening, foraging, and rain barrels.

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Happy Hour think tank to discuss women in cycling industry

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

She Rides Her Own Way invites women cyclists to join them for a happy hour designed to discuss women in the bike industry, improving bike culture and connecting with other women cyclists.

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Wellness professionals join forces to bring mind-body connection to community

Submitted 04-06-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Wellness Collective GR brings many natural health services under one roof, making resources such as massage therapy, nutrition counseling and naturopathy more readily available to the community.

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Michigan Cider Week aims to spread education, create community

Submitted 04-06-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

From April 5-11, the Michigan Cider Association is holding events to build education and excitement about Michigan’s craft cider economy.

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Have you considered growing your own healthy food?

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is currently recruiting residents of the Baxter, SECA/Southtown, Eastown and Garfield Park neighborhoods who would like to grow their own healthy food.

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Poetry and Pints reading series proves written word not dead

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Poetry and Pints is a monthly poetry reading series located at Harmony Brewing Company, featuring poetry about everything from Nancy Drew to divorce to professional wrestling.

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