Grand Rapids Downtown Market hosts free Spring Break activities for kids on April 4

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

On April 4, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host Lil Green Thumbs: Spring Break in the Greenhouse, a free event for kids and families, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Families looking for something fun to do with the kids during Spring Break can...

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Learn how to make safe, healthy lawns and gardens in Grand Rapids

by (Sierra Club Gra...)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Did you know the Sierra Club is active right here in Grand Rapids? Come join us at our special event on Monday April 9, 2018 7:00 p.m. at Mayfair Church, 1736 Lyon St. N.E. This educational program is tilted "Soil Alive" and will be...

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Catholics Going Green!

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 09-02-2015 under

Tuesdays, September 8, 15, 22, 7-8:45pm Facilitated by Fr. Bernie Campbell, CSP and Irene Strom In light of Pope Francis’s latest encyclical Laudato Si, this small-group study will examine basic environmental justice themes through the lens of...

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Care of God's Creation: The Greening of Catholicism with Dr. Robert Marko

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under

The seventh theme of Catholic Social Teaching symbolizes an advance in official teaching on the environment. This theme offers us a "human ecology" where material nature is inhabited and seen as a gift of the Creator.  Dr. Marko will...

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Plaster Creek becomes classroom for urban, rural middle schoolers

by (Calvin College)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

What do a bunch of urban teenagers and country kids have in common besides braces, tests and parents telling them to look up from their screens? Well, they also share a common watershed. Over the last two semesters two schools have partnered to...

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Moral Ground 2010: 'A cruel and immoral thing to do to ourselves, our children, and our grand children'

by (trevorlawson)

Submitted 10-21-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“The fact we are asking this question illustrates the immense disconnect modern society has created between what is perceived as natural and what is human creation."~ Kristin Tindall, Ecology Education Coordinator, Blandford Nature Center  ...

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Peter Wege Releases New Book, "Economicology II"

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation hosted a press conference today, to announce the release of Peter Wege's newest book, "Economicology II."  Local media were well represented, including WGVU's Shelley Irwin, GR Press and several local television news...

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