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Share the Warmth: A Winter Break Activity for Kids

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-16-2014 under

Families are invited to stop by any GRPL location during open hours for a drop-in winter break activity. Warm up in the library while creating seasonal crafts and pick up a packet of hot chocolate and a special bookmark listing seasonal reading...

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John Ball Zoo to kick off season with four days of Zoobilee

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The John Ball Zoo will be hosting Zoobilee April 7-11. Zoobilee is the zoo’s first big event for the season, since its opening for the year on March 1. The event is four days of demonstrations, crafts and activities all designed for children...

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The Artists of Heartside Gallery and Studio-- Anthony Harrell

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 08-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

This article was written in collaboration with the artist. Our featured artist for August is Anthony Harrell.  Anthony passed away in July, and was one of the founding members of Heartside Gallery and Studio.  In the words of one...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Elizabeth Mayville

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 22nd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked the artists a few questions about their products for the market. Below Elizabeth Mayville answered our questions. 

Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm a painter who...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Small Craft

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 22nd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked the artists a few questions about their products for the market. Below Lindsay Jones and Jeffrey Kraus, of Small Craft, answered our questions. Tell us a little about...

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From Garbage to Art; The Power of Recycling

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

A new style of crafting is emerging and local artisan Ryan Wyrick is one step ahead of the curve. For years, Ryan has been using recycled materials and found objects to create beautiful pieces of art. I was able to get the inside scoop as to why he...

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Creative youth showcased in Boys & Girls Clubs' 2009 Club Member Art Show

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NONPROFITS

Portrait sketches being drawn by a Steil Club employee, glittery gak covering the hands of curious children, and amazing artwork hanging in the gallery. On Friday, Dec. 4th, Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids hosted its annual Club Member Art...

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