Martin Luther King Park

Community updates: Wednesday, July 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-28-2021 under NEWS

Gangnam District in South Korea becomes Grand Rapids’ new sister city Grand Rapids city commissioners on Tuesday approved a sister city relationship with Gangnam District in Seoul, South Korea. The district is one of 25 autonomous districts...

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Community updates: Tuesday, June 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-15-2021 under NEWS

Movies in the Park series returns to Grand Rapids this Friday Grand Rapids’ Movies in the Park series returns this summer, spanning five nights through August. Hosted by nonprofit Friends of Grand Rapids Parks (FGRP), the series will kick off...

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Passing the Mic: King Park Neighbors answers, "How are you maintaining a sense of connection and community during this pandemic?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-05-2020 under VOICES

Sam Mosley, Board Member at Highland Park Neighborhood Association, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "I would ask of other neighborhood associations how they’re maintaining a sense of connection and community – and...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Friday, June 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-19-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapidians celebrate Juneteenth with events, proclamations, reflections Juneteenth, the nation’s holiday celebrating the end of legal slavery in America, was celebrated by city residents and leaders on Friday through events, proclamations...

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Citizen foresters cultivate young trees, new skills at Martin Luther King Park

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On June 17 several volunteers arrived at Martin Luther King Park to take care of some young fruit trees that had been planted by The Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project a few weeks prior. The volunteers participate in a variety of forester basics such...

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