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A look back at Festival of the Arts' first 50 years

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 06-05-2019 under NEWS

Fifty years ago downtown Grand Rapids was in the midst of urban renewal. In June 1969, in front of the new Grand Rapids City Hall, a massive work of abstract sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder titled “La Grande Vitesse” was...

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"Culinary Conversations" Focusing on Food Failures at June 18 Meetup

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host its third Culinary Conversations Meetup on June 18 at 5 p.m., focusing on “Food Failures.” The free event features four local food industry mavens, from the startup and corporate world,...

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive provides 132,000 meals

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Letter carriers in Grand Rapids volunteered their time to collect food donated by mailbox during the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This year, residents’ donations will provide nearly 132,000 meals to neighbors facing hunger. The...

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Letter carriers to host mailbox food drive May 11

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Postal workers in Grand Rapids will deliver mail and pick up food on Saturday, May 11, during the nation-wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers. This coming week, each resident will find a bag in...

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Walmart and Sam's Club partner with Feeding America West Michigan to Fight Hunger and Spark Change

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Walmart and Sam’s Club have partnered with Feeding America once again to fill the plates of neighbors facing hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula through their Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. From April 22 to May 20, proceeds...

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Festival of the Arts' 50th Celebration poster commemorates Calder's La Grande Vitesse

by (ric72528)

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

To commemorate its 50th year, Festival of the Arts is excited to announce renowned designer Stephen Frykholm as its 2019 poster artist. One of the longest running festivals in the state of Michigan, Festival of the Arts will hold its 50th...

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April "Culinary Conversations" meetup examines racial inequality, socioeconomics in the food industry

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup on April 4 at 5 p.m., featuring Chef Tunde Wey. Wey is a Nigerian born chef, business owner and founder of the Blackness in America Dinner Series, who...

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Local 10-year-old transforms flowers into meals for families in need

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

For many children, summer vacation is filled with bike rides, beach visits and a whole lot of “nothing.” Helping out in grandma’s garden might be included on this list of to-dos, but for 10-year-old Olivia, her grandma’s...

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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with Michigan State University Extension and the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local,...

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iBall 2019

by (wmcat)

Submitted 01-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology will host iBall 2019 and share the community’s commitment to WMCAT’s collective work to provide equitable access to opportunity. iBall 2019 will transform the exciting downtown venue, 20...

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