Community Updates: Friday, October 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-20-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapidians encouraged to be conscious of fallen leaves, blocked storm drains On Monday, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a reminder to residents asking them to be mindful about where they rake their leaves.  According to Monday's press...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-04-2021 under NEWS

Kent County starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11 The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is now offering COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5 to 11, after emergency authorization Tuesday by the U.S. CDC. Appointments for the Pfizer...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with virtual events The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching an online series of free educational and entertainment events this month celebrating Hispanic heritage and Grand...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Sept. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-08-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids invests $64,000 in resident projects focused on pandemic resiliency, racial equity The City of Grand Rapids invested $64,000 in grants to projects by resident leaders that focus on COVID-19 resiliency and advance racial equity,...

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Fall Times, Community Vibes

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 11-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

“It’s great to come out … meeting people, shaking hands, telling stories, telling stories like we are now,” says James Fruge as he regards his neighbors at Herkimer Apartments at an annual fall celebration. A young boy...

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Meijer Gardens celebrates autumn with beloved Chrysanthemum exhibition

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 09-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to present the annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums & More! opening to the public on September 20. This exhibition, the largest of its kind in Michigan, features expansive...

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Harvest fun in full swing at Robinette's Apple Orchard

by (Aric Davis)

Submitted 10-12-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Robinette’s Apple Orchard has been owned by the Robinette family since 1913. Originally a farm meant to provide produce, Bill Robinette was struck with inspiration and added a cider mill in 1971. Following popular demand, Bill opened the Apple...

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In Season: October 7, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

 Items to Watch: Apples Pears Cheese Produce: Acorn Squash Apples (Multiple Varieties) Arugula Basil Beans Beets Blackberries Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Butternut Squash Cabbage (Red & Green) Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cilantro Cucumbers...

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Autumnal Equinox street party joins forces with Pickle Fort for celebration

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Fitzhugh Street's eclectic neighbors and creative commoners are once again amping up for another block party on September 21. Count that number two for this year. This past spring's event, Full Moon on Fitzhugh was wildly popular, turning...

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Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

With the forecast for Saturday promising sun, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is heading into the Million Meal March Trail Hike having collected over $48,000 to feed struggling families. The Million Meal March is more than a fifth of the way...

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