"The Drop Box" - Free Film Screening

by (grrtl)

Submitted 10-29-2015 under

Every year, hundreds of babies are abandoned on the streets of Seoul, South Korea, but one brave pastor has made it his mission to save them. Pastor Lee built a box that has received over 600 unwanted babies who would have been otherwise abandoned...

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Dear First Grade Journal - "Junie B. Jones: The Musical" is coming to HSRT!

by (HSRTheatre)

Submitted 07-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

HOLLAND, MI - Hope Summer Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Performance Troupe is ecstatic to present “Junie B. Jones: The Musical,” written by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, and adapted from the New York Times bestselling...

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New sketch writing workshop at the Creative Youth Center

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

Amy Gascon, a local improviser and sketch comedy writer, will lead a workshop at the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) this June. Gascon said students can expect a very interactive experience, with plenty of physical activity and...

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Auburn Hills: Anatomy of shielding

by (kylenlim)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The story of Auburn Hills is a story of triumph - where in the face of fear and unfamiliarity, our community saw the creation of a new space, an integrated space. This series documents this important piece of our city’s history, and includes...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Matthew Pozsgay shares what he's learned designing for children with disabilities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt to explore art with families Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

DisArt will be hosting a free Family Fest this Sunday, April 19 with Arts In Motion and Artist Creating Together. The festival well be held at Celebration Cinema North (Beltline and Knapp) in the Wave Room from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. with the sensory...

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Bike & Hike Festival for Life

by (grrtl)

Submitted 04-13-2015 under

Join us for the 36th annual  Bike & Hike Festival for Life, sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life.  All are welcome to this free, family-friendly activity that includes biking, walking, a free picnic lunch, music, lots of family fun...

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Breastfeeding rights under scrutiny

by (Linnea)

Submitted 03-25-2015 under VOICES

This week, for the first time in my life, I felt uncomfortable in the library. More than just uncomfortable, I felt embarrassed, belittled and unwelcome. After being a patron of the Grand Rapids Public Libraries for my whole life, one might wonder...

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Catalyst Radio: CASA offering training for advocates of abused, neglected children

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about some of the stark realities of children who are wards of the court system, largely due to abuse and...

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CARE Ballet presnets Coppelia

by (careballet)

Submitted 01-08-2015 under

CARE Ballet will present a one-hour condensed version of the classic ballet, Coppelia. The ballet tells the story of an old inventor and toymaker, Dr. Coppelius, and the life-size dancing doll he created, named Coppelia. After the ballet you are...

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