outdoors

Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

This year the State Park Explorer Program will conduct three “themed” weeks and one special summer long program. Under the clear night’s sky, campers from Warren Dunes State Park gather on the shores of Lake Michigan. Above the...

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Parks are living rooms of our neighborhoods, hold communal memories

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 05-03-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

At Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, it is easy to get caught up in the logistics of managing parks and green spaces. As a hyper-organized young professional, it is far easier to get lost in park and open space planning. I can easily spend a day...

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WinterWest to celebrate year-round enjoyment of parks on Westside for 6th year

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NEWS

WinterWest by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is back for its sixth year at Richmond Park on the WestSide. The outdoor event happening February 12-14 is designed to get the people of Grand Rapids outdoors and enjoying the City's parks...

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Go Santa Go 5K at Millennium Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

On Saturday, Dec. 6, Millennium Park will be taken over by hundreds of Santas, elves and maybe a few reindeer for the Go Santa Go 5K, benefiting Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. All participants will receive hats, beards, or shirts. Awards...

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Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is inviting the public to raise money and kick hunger on Sept. 27 at the Million Meal March, a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail. Now in its third year, the Million Meal March was created with a single goal: to...

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Catalyst Radio: Izaak Walton League's Winterfest teaches love of outdoors Sat., Jan. 25

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The nearly century-old nonprofit conservation group Izaak Walton League is the focus of this episode of Catalyst Radio. Georgia Donovan from the League...

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Watch a movie at Riverside Park with your neighbors

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

UPDATE: THE MOVIE NIGHT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FRIDAY, JULY 26, DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS. DATES HAVE BEEN CORRECTED IN THE BELOW ARTICLE. The Creston Neighborhood Association will host the second annual Movie Night at Riverside Park July 26 from 8 p.m...

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Clean up Eastown

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS

Eastown residents and neighbors are invited to brush up the business district prior to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual outdoor art and music festival. The cleanup will occur this Friday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Harmony Brewing Company is...

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A river runs through it: Fly fishing instruction offered for men

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

All men are invited to a morning of fly fishing instruction at Dominican Center at Marywood. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. All men are invited to Dominican Center at Marywood for a morning of good times,...

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Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

With the forecast for Saturday promising sun, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is heading into the Million Meal March Trail Hike having collected over $48,000 to feed struggling families. The Million Meal March is more than a fifth of the way...

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