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Submitted 04-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
You may be celebrating at our Community Celebration on Friday evening but check out what's going on at local pubs for the rest of the weekend.
Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS
The Grand Rapids Public Library is giving people a chance to share each other's resources at their Book and Media Swap, happening at two of their branches.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Story Spinners of Grand Rapids have created an elementary program focusing on fables that they will present in addition to continued appearances at events like Festival of the Arts.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS
Erica VanEe says it wasn't until she was living, working and playing in the same community that she truly found a sense of place and purpose. VanEe brings her history of inclusive strategy and work in education to her new appointment on the City of Grand Rapids Planning Commission.
Submitted 04-14-2014 under NONPROFITS
Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.
Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Eco-chef, food justice activist and author, Bryant Terry will meet with community members for dialogue on food justice and a cooking demo from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday April 23 at LINC Gallery, 341 Hall St. SE in Grand Rapids.
Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
The YMCA's Veggie Van travels throughout Grand Rapids Monday through Friday and sets up at a number of locations for people who have limited access to fresh produce.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
Friends of GR Parks share their favorite parks to experience spring this year.
Submitted 04-07-2014 under OPINION
We all benefit from kindness. Let’s find a way to make all of our city a kinder place to live.
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