Events Downtown Grand Rapids

Artisan market to return to South Division twice this summer

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NEWS

The Market returns this summer, and this year they'll be holding two events. June 8 and July 13, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Avenue for the Arts will be featuring local and regional artisans and performers as well as businesses and restaurants along...

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2012 Aids Walk vital for thousands

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 10-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, October 13, 2012, The Grand Rapids Red Project will host the 20th annual AIDS Walk at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. AIDS Walk is an annual fundraising event dedicated to raising money to support services related to...

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Rooftop Couture gives Grand Rapids a new style

by (davidkay90)

Submitted 08-02-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

There is no need to go all the way to New York City or Paris to find the latest trends in fashion because Grand Rapids is climbing up the ranks when it comes to style. On August 11, the rooftop of an Ellis Parking Garage will feature the hottest...

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VOTE for Your Favorite "Helping Hands" Artwork Finalists!

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 09-22-2009 under NONPROFITS

Kids say (and draw) the darndest things -- including works of art, inspired by the Red Cross, and including superheroes, snipers, and someone named Kirby. Come stop by the Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch downtown from September 23 to 27,...

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Park(ing) Day 2009: A photo essay

by (jproctor)

Submitted 09-18-2009 under NEWS

The annual event known as Park(ing) Day originated with the artist collective Rebar in San Francisco in 2005 as a means for drawing attention to the need for public, green space in the city. Groups of artists and activists fed meters while...

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