What's at the Market: Saturday, June 5, 2021

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is going to be another gorgeous day here in our wonderful city of GR, so get outside and make a trip to your local farmers market!

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Community updates: Friday, June 4

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expands micromobility pilot with electric assist bikes; Kent County expands Chief Hazy Cloud Park to nearly 400-acre natural preserve; and local YMCAs to host Healthy Kids Day events on Saturday.

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Dear GRPS - It's Time For A Big Change

Submitted 06-03-2021 under OPINION

This week’s news about no mask requirement for unvaccinated students in the fall is the latest example of chaotic, inequitable, and deeply insulated decision-making. It’s time for a parent advisory subcommittee to bring real accountability to our children’s education system.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Submitted 06-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

Award supports exhibition organized by GRAM ‘Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue’

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Bite into the deeper meaning of National Donut Day

Submitted 06-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

The annual Salvation Army Donut Day is this Friday. The food-focused holiday is among the few with roots in charitable service.

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General Mattis to receive 2021 Vandenberg Prize

Submitted 06-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

General James Mattis, former Secretary of Defense, will be given the Vandenberg Prize

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What are the Most Important Religious Parables?

Submitted 05-31-2021 under OPINION

Tom and Lea ask, “What are the common parables/morality stories that are found in the scriptures or text of the different religions?”

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Community updates: Friday, May 28

Submitted 05-28-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library expanding branch hours; Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation kicking off summer outdoor fitness classes; and Michigan loosens COVID-19 workplace rules.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Submitted 05-28-2021 under NONPROFITS

The weather may be chilly today, but the Market keeps getting warmer and warmer! Shop from over 60 vendors at tomorrow's Farmers Market and get ready for your Memorial Day weekend.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the "Power of Prayer?", part 2

Submitted 05-24-2021 under OPINION

Mary S. asks, “When we talk about the ‘power of prayer,’ does that really work? Please don't get me wrong. I believe in prayer! I just have questions as to how prayer works. What happens to that person that does not believe in prayer? Does God "work" for them too? Why do we pray?”

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