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Movies in the Park celebrates its fifth season in Ah-Nab-Awen-Park

by (Megan Sarnacki)

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NEWS

DGRI is a community-powered organization in charge of city building and place-management in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Over the years, DGRI has made it their goal to continuously enhance the experience of these events. This season, DGRI has...

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CHINA Town Hall with Henry A. Kissinger (via interactive webcast) & Erin Ennis (in person)

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 10-14-2016 under

CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 70 cities throughout the United States. Join the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan during the tenth annual CHINA Town Hall, featuring a live webcast discussion with former...

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Holland Walking Tour: Fire Walk of 1871

by (834design)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

This tour will take you through parts of Downtown Holland and the Historic District affected by the Great Fire of 1871. See how the residents of Holland survived and rebuilt the community. This history walking tour is brought to you through...

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Little Hollanders: Culture & Heritage

by (834design)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

The Holland Museum welcomes its youngest visitors! Join us as we take a trip through the Museum’s galleries for a time of learning and fun. This program is for children 2.5-5 years old and their caregivers and is designed to introduce...

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Free Community Event with the Zulu Birth Project

by (kristinsrevere)

Submitted 08-01-2014 under

Crowning Lotus Doula Services is bringing the Zulu Birth Project to Grand Rapids for a two day training. Part of the tour includes a free community event. This event will include a chance to meet the founders of the Zulu Birth project and is free...

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Clips Beer and Film Tour set to wheel through Grand Rapids for second year

by (andreemi)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) will host New Begium Brewing Company's Clips Beer & Film Tour on Friday, June 27 from 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Ah Nab Awen Park, 303 Pearl Street NW. Admission is free.  “[New...

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Really Really Free Market July 7

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Really Really Free Market will be moving to the West Side on July 7 from 2 - 5p.m. for their next event. The market will be held in John Ball Park, near the Butterworth entrance next to the playground and picnic tables.   If planning to...

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Mark Kahny and The Boogie Woogie Babies perform at Jazz at the Zoo

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-10-2012 under NEWS

Despite the high temperatures last week Monday, a large crowd gathered at the John Ball Zoo for the weekly Jazz at the Zoo concert hosted by the West Michigan Jazz Society (WMJS). WMJS 2012 musician of the year Mark Kahny and his band performed...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Hyun Yoo

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 23rd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked a few of the artists some questions about their products for the market. Below Hyun Yoo answered our questions. 

Tell us a little about yourself.

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Encore Workshop to Connect Experienced Adults with New Skills-based Opportunities

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Volunteer Center is piloting a new free workshop designed to help retirees identify and connect their talents and interests with unique skills-based volunteer opportunities in the community. This workshop is a...

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