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Community Updates: Friday, September 30

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-30-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces New Exhibition Called "The Power of Poison" Earlier this month, the Grand Rapids Public Museum announced on Facebook that it would be welcoming a new exhibition to the GRPM in October. In...

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Community Updates: Friday, September 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-16-2022 under NEWS

Art Prize Begins in Grand Rapids + City of Grand Rapids Announces Additional Events As of Thursday, ArtPrize 2022 has officially begun in Grand Rapids -- with an official opening ceremony scheduled to take place on Friday, September 16. For the...

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Community Updates: Friday, September 9

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-09-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum to Host Cultural Heritage Festival and Anishinaabe Culture Day in October The Grand Rapids Public Museum has announced that, on October 15, the annual Cultural Heritage Festival will be taking place at its...

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Community Updates: Friday, September 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-02-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department and SAFE Task Force To Hold Anonymous Gun Buyback Event in Push for Violent Crime Prevention The Grand Rapids Police Department and the SAFE Task Force have announced that they are planning to...

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Community Updates: Friday, August 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-12-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum To Hold Nature-Based, Educational Programs for Students in August  On August 27, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will be introducing three new educational programs as part of a series called The Intersection of...

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Día de los Muertos: New Exhibition Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 07-19-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos, known in English as “The Day of the Dead,” is a Mexican holiday centered on remembering those who have passed on and reuniting the living with their deceased loved ones. The origins of the...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-27-2022 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the OBON Society Work Together to Return a Japanese Soldier's "Good Luck Flag" to His Family Among the thousands of artifacts in the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s collections, there are three...

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Local observatory sees steady turnout, interest in 2020 with in-person, online astronomy events

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-19-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Another hobby embraced by many West Michiganders throughout 2020: amateur astronomy. Amid this year’s fluctuating restrictions on social activities in response to COVID-19, the Veen Observatory in Lowell was able to stay open to the public for...

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River for All project: Discussing its impact on Grand Rapids

by (Kent Innovation...)

Submitted 12-12-2018 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) have come together to envision the River For All project. These organizations hope to breathe new life into six parks along the...

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Black holes, gravity waves expert to give free presentation in Grand Rapids

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

Presenting The Densest Matter in the Universe, Dr. Edward Brown will explain how recent discoveries in neutron stars and black holes have ushered in a new era of multi-messenger astronomy involving light, neutrinos and gravity waves....

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