education

Learn about Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

by (mi-ggr-angela)

Submitted 06-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

Pollinators are on the decline, but you can help!  Many of us are familiar with the importance of planting flowers, but did you know that planting pollinator-friendly trees makes an even bigger difference for bees? To help us learn why trees...

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Among the Stars: GRPM & GRAAA Invite the Community to Celebrate Statewide Astronomy Night

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 04-04-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

April is the month for many things -- April Fools' Day, spring break, Earth Day, a number of different religious holidays/observances, and more.  It is also the month in which the annual Michigan State University Science Festival, a 30...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NEWS

GRCC, Grand Valley receive $1.2M grants to help local adults earn college degrees Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) have each received five-year, $1.2 million grants from the U.S. Department of Education...

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The Diatribe launches anti-racist art project to shift narrative of southeast, southwest Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-07-2021 under NEWS

“If you had art that reclaimed your neighborhood, what would that look like?” This question will be asked of young residents from Grand Rapids’ southeast and southwest sides, as part of a new anti-racist project bringing large-...

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Avenue's Annual Arts Conference Holds Final Session This Thursday

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 03-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

In 1969, the National Endowment of the Arts funded the installation of the Calder, spurring an arts boom within Grand Rapids. The Festival of the Arts followed one year later, along with many public art exhibitions for locals to interact with and...

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Community updates: Friday, Feb. 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-26-2021 under NEWS

Festival of the Arts hosting ‘Plein Air’ event in June in downtown social zones Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids’ annual summer celebration of art, music, and culture, will be hosting a modified version of its event this June,...

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Community Kids to provide pop-up homework help sites throughout city

by (Community Kids)

Submitted 09-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Sept 11, 2020 — Community Kids is bringing Academic Bible Clubs (ABCs) to twelve sites across the city beginning Tuesday, Sept. 15. Interested tutors and families are encouraged to sign up at CommunityKids.org/...

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The Salvation Army & Walmart Team Together to "Stuff the Bus"

by (mroinila)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Walmart stores in Grand Rapids and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to dozens and dozens of local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event at all Grand Rapids Walmart locations on August...

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Local Trans Students Awarded $10,000

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

For the 2020-2021 academic year, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is thrilled to award a total of $10,000 to six brilliant Grand Rapids students. Since its inception in 2015, GRTF has proudly awarded over $40,000 in scholarships to...

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Three vocational experts present on 'The Future of Work'

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Globalization. Automation. Underemployment and the gig economy. What are the trends that have been shaping patterns of work? How will government, industry and educators respond to the new opportunities and challenges created by change? Just as...

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