Grand Rapids Public Library

Shakespeare in the Park

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will perform William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, a fast-paced comedy of mistaken identities. The play follows the adventures of two sets of identical twins, separated as infants. The first set of...

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CARE Ballet

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

The dancers of the Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble bring music and fun with a short performance and instruction about the art and science of dance. Aspiring ballerinas and athletes will get the opportunity to interact with the CARE Ballet dancers...

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Forensics: Using Science to Solve Mysteries with Dr David Foran

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Michigan State University's Dr. David Foran, director of the nation's oldest forensic science education program, will introduce participants to the world of forensic science. Discover the difference between the dramatized versions portrayed...

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Speed Dating for Millennials

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Enjoy a fun-filled night with lots of other singles just like you! Speed daters will have 4-6 minutes to chat with a potential match before moving on to the next. If two people indicate mutual interest, they will be given contact information to...

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Tai Chi in the Park

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Tai Chi is an ancient, continuous, slow form of exercise. It is a moving meditation which builds strength, vitality and balance, and has many other benefits. Students of all ages will learn warm-up and eternal-youth exercises, push-hands, and forms...

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Science on Tap: Tales of a Medical Examiner

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

What truly happens behind the scenes in a medical examiner's office? Join Kent County Medical Examiner Stephen Cohle as he shares details from some of his most interesting cases. He'll discuss of the law affects his everyday job, and how he...

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Sports in the Park: Tennis

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Have you ever wanted to learn to play a sport but didn’t know where to start? Join us for fun and active sports clinics at some of our beautiful city parks. Kids of all ages are welcome to come and learn how to play a favorite or new sport....

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The Rise and Fall of German U-boats

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Learn more about the rise and fall of the World War II German submarine fleet from Keith Gill, the former curator of the U-505 submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The U-505 submarine is the only U-boat captured by the U.S....

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Reading the Great Lakes

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Come explore the Lakes with us! We'll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region—from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and...

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Science of Aromatherapy

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Submitted 06-03-2016 under

Have you ever wondered about smells and how they can affect your moods? If so, you'll love this science of aromatherapy workshop, featuring plant-based essential oils. Aromatherapy dates back to ancient times in relaxing the mind and body. Come...

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