The Rapidian

Education

Civic Theatre's summer youth program provides hands-on experience

Submitted 07-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Civic School of Theatre Arts presents "Sideways Stories from Wayside School" and "Into the Woods Jr." July 29-August 7, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Backpack and school supply drive for 500 local kids in need

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

D.A. Blodgett - St. John's hosts its annual Backpack and School Supply Drive from August 8-August 12, 2016.

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Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

For most students, school is out, but that does not mean learning has to stop.

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Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.

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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

Artists, inventors, scientists, woodworkers, designers and more are invited to apply for Maker Faire Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum by July 22, 2016.

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Creative Youth Center kicks off annual campaign with 'meet and greet'

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center invites the community to share the highlights of last year and get updates on future goals on Wednesday, July 6 at The Meanwhile Bar from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

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Local refugee center hosts summer literacy program, looks for volunteers

Submitted 06-21-2016 under NEWS

The West Michigan Refugee and Cultural Center invites community members to volunteer during its annual Summer Literacy Program, happening from June 27 to August 12, 2016.

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Organizations partner with community to vitalize Roosevelt Park

Submitted 06-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

What started out as a dream for a park with public art turned into a reality on May 21st when Friends of Grand Rapids Parks installed a vibrant mural in Roosevelt Park, an urban green space near the intersection of Clyde Park and Granville Avenue.

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GR Public Museum School wins City Environmental Services Department's 'Be a Basin Buddy' Student Video Contest

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase

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Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process

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