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West Michigan Renaissance Festival

by (westmichiganrenfest)

Submitted 05-05-2016 under

Entertainment list:Comedy Variety ShowsJugglingMagic Fire EatingPuppet ShowsFire DancingBelly DancingChamber MusicIrish/Folk MusicRenaissance MusicCommedia Del ArteWeapon Demonstrations and FightsHuman Chess Match Kids activities:Puppet...

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PHF Hydrocephalus Walk MI 2015

by (MIPHF)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

Join us as we walk in Riverside to raise awareness and funds of Hydrocephalus here in Michigan.  Register by June 30th to get your FREE T-shirt, registration is also FREE!  Check in begins at 10 am, walk begins at 11 am.  Join us...

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Drop off your Christmas tree for free

by (City of GR)

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids Public Services Department is again offering free Christmas tree recycling during this holiday season. Christmas tree recycling will be available free of charge at the following park locations for drop-off: Riverside Park...

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Local History: North Park Bridge

by (crestongr)

Submitted 11-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

By Pete Tabberer From 1884 until 1903, northern Grand Rapids and the City of Walker were connected by a wooden bridge at North Park Street. In 1903 this bridge was destroyed during flooding on the Grand River and within a year, a new “through...

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Community plants trees for Arbor Day

by (Cub Reporters Club)

Submitted 05-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

Chloe, Age 12 Planting trees is easy, right? You dig a hole, put a tree in it, and cover it up. Simple, right? Wrong. On Saturday, April 27, the Cub Reporters of the Cook Arts Center went to Riverside Park to get dirty and have some fun too! There...

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Please don't feed the ducks

by (crestongr)

Submitted 01-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

By: Amanda One of the reasons Riverside Park is such an asset to Creston is that it provides many opportunities to view wildlife. However, we must remember to limit the human to wildlife interactions to viewing or taking pictures, not feeding. The...

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Citizen concerns answered live tonight by Mayor Heartwell on City Connection

by (Holly)

Submitted 08-27-2012 under NEWS

At 5 p.m. Monday night, Mayor Heartwell's live interactive public access show City Connection was simulcast right here on The Rapidian. City Connection is an opportunity for Grand Rapidians to talk with our mayor about important city...

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A proud weekend for West Michigan Pride Festival

by (saradipity)

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NEWS

Bigger crowds, more vendors, exciting performers and a beautiful summer day made this year’s West Michigan Pride Festival, celebrating the LGBT community, one to remember. The festival started silently 23 years ago by the owners of The...

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Connie Jones’ lifestyle changes led her to the American Heart Association

by (American Heart ...)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under NONPROFITS

Connie Jones of Grand Rapids is fun-loving and supporting of anyone who asks for her help in their health journey. She is motivated now to stay healthy though she wasn’t always that way. When she was 47 years old, she weighed 400 pounds and...

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