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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

by (Public Museum)

Submitted 08-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Maker Faire is back for a third year! The third annual Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire will be held August 20 and 21, at the Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Valley State University’s John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering. Maker...

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Watch fish climb a ladder in Grand Rapids

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

It's the only spot in Grand Rapids where you can admire art and watch migrating fish at the same time. Fish Ladder Park features a sculpture designed to allow spawning fish to bypass the imposing Sixth Street Dam on the Grand River. "This...

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Intern Connect - Day in the Park

by (Hello West Michigan)

Submitted 06-07-2016 under

West Michigan Intern Connect is back for its 3rd annual summer with 2 events for interns in West Michigan. Connect with your peers, the community, and West Michigan employers at the largest intern gathering in West Michigan. At Intern Connect Day in...

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Outdoor Community Class Kickoff Festival

by (Funky Buddha Yoga)

Submitted 05-25-2016 under

We’re kicking off summer in style. No really, get ready for an amazing (and free) Outdoor Community Class that’ll kick-start our new outdoor summer schedule of awesomeness. We’re turning our first Outdoor Community Class of the...

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Garfield Park's community garden expands to include all neighbors

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS

For the second year, the Garfield Park Neighborhood Association will be hosting a community garden. Started in 2015 with the help of Phil Whaler, an agronomist, the garden will expand this year to include community plots that anyone can work without...

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New live, weekly radio show to showcase Grand Rapids' growing music scene

by (Carol Shirey)

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS

Music fans are happy to know there’s a new way to find out about shows happening in the GR music scene. Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews loves the local music scene so much that he decided to make it even better. With a little help from...

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WYCE, listener supported radio station holds fund drive

by (breensea)

Submitted 04-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

“WYCE is all about taking people on musical adventures, it’s about the segue, and painting pictures with music.” Says Mark Gerard, WYCE Volunteer Programmer for 15 Years.   WYCE 88.1fm (A service of the Community Media Center...

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Cohousing Open House and Movie Screening

by (bultentom)

Submitted 04-18-2016 under

Newberry Place Cohousing Community and Boston Square Community Bikes welcome you to the neighborhood on Saturday, April 30, 2016 as part of National Cohousing Open House Day. Learn about a modern alternative to the old-fashioned neighborhood. 800...

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Bartertown works to build community through food with new programs, livable wages

by (breensea)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Changes have been brewing at Bartertown Diner, a staple hotspot for the plant-based food community. On March 2, 2016, new owners Thad Cummings and Crystal Lecoy quietly and officially joined the Bartertown team, with a mission of inclusion and...

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Local artists seek to break down barriers through art, conversation during Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Have Company, the UICA, and Kate Lewis are working to champion art as an outlet to build involvement and spark conversations. As we see the continued growth of local artists coming together to support each other, the growth of exhibitions and...

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