community events

Grand Rapidians on spins and needles as new local shops celebrate first Record Store Day

by (rosie.accola)

Submitted 04-23-2024 under LOCAL LIFE

After several new record stores opened across Grand Rapids in 2024, vinyl enthusiasts flocked on Saturday to hunt down their favorite albums, both vintage and contemporary, in celebration of Record Store Day. The inaugural Record Store Day, which...

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park releases 2024 summer concert series lineup

by (allisondonahue)

Submitted 04-11-2024 under NEWS

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park announced Thursday the 2024 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens lineup, featuring 33 internationally renowned artists — including big names like Bonnie Raitt, Orville Peck,...

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Eastgate neighborhood heats up with August summer events

by (Amanda Lytle)

Submitted 07-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Nestled next to East Grand Rapids, near the Ottawa Hills and Mulick Park regions of Grand Rapids, this vibrant bedroom community of families and professionals has a lot to love. Originally part of the ‘Paris Township’ in Kent County, the...

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Eastgate neighborhood comes together for August community activities

by (Amanda Lytle)

Submitted 07-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With tree- lined streets and a block-wide community garden, the Eastgate neighborhood is buzzing with activity this summer. August is shaping up to be an especially busy time with the popular Dumper Days happening August 9th at Plymouth Heights...

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Introducing art collective "We Live in Piles"

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

We Live in Piles is Grand Rapids’ newest up and coming artist collective. The members are: Annie DeYoung, Stephanie Voelck, Danielle Dunn, Meghan Kelly, Katie Meyer and Jessica Shelton. Between the six lovely ladies, there is a slew of...

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Help Gerontology Network Win a Toyota Sienna Mobility Van With the 100 Cars for Good Program

by (GerontologyNetwork)

Submitted 08-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (AUGUST, 2012) Gerontology Network was nominated by Toyota for the opportunity to win a new vehicle through their 100 Cars for Good program and on August 21st they will compete against four other non-profit organizations for...

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GR Gets Bike Friendly

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 04-20-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

When Josh Leffingwell and Tyler Doornbos met for the first time, neither one of them imagined they’d become immediate friends, let alone business partners. However, as the conversation and ideas started rolling, so did the premise for...

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