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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with MSU Extension and the Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local farmers will be present to talk with community members looking to source local food directly.

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In Season: February 23, 2019

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

We hear it's supposed to be in the 40s tomorrow + what better way to lure you out in the "warmer" weather than to entice you with some delicious, local food? Our Winter Market is still going strong and we'll have over 20 vendors with Michigan food just for you!

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St. Cecilia Music Center features rising sensational The War and Treaty on Sunday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Submitted 02-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features The War and Treaty in Concert on February 24 in what will be a stirring, sensual, powerful concert from two dynamic singers.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How are Evil People Punished in Hell?

Submitted 02-19-2019 under OPINION

What are the “punishments” after you die, if any?

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In Season: February 16, 2019

Submitted 02-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the 7th Winter Market of 2019 coming up TOMORROW, we hope that this short film will inspire you + your loved ones to get bundled up and shop outside AND inside (our heated headhouse) for delicious local farm and food products.

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Grand Rapids Symphony holds 5th Grade Concert for an audience of just one lucky child

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Winter storms lead schools to cancel field trip to hear the Grand Rapids Symphony, but the orchestra gives a special performance for just one 5th grader

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Blue Bridge Games Brings Tabletop Gaming to Uptown

Submitted 02-12-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

First-time entrepreneurs and long-time gamers Ken and Margaret Kleist opened Blue Bridge Games in early February. Located on Fulton street in the Uptown neighborhood, the store welcomes players of all ages and skill levels to experience the fun of tabletop gaming.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is polygamy really against God's Word?

Submitted 02-12-2019 under OPINION

“EArthur” asks, “Is a husband having two wives really against the word of God?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is drug abuse a moral problem?

Submitted 02-12-2019 under OPINION

BKapera wonders, “Why is drug abuse said to be a moral problem?”

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In Season: February 8, 2019

Submitted 02-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Although we've had another challenging weather week, our Winter Market will still be open for your local shopping needs tomorrow! We're planning on close to 20 vendors, with a great variety of Michigan-grown produce, locally-raised meat, eggs, and dairy, and artisan + hand crafted foods.

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