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Protesters demand Bethany Christian Services end contract after accepting separated children from U.S. border

Submitted 06-21-2018 under NEWS

On Wednesday June 20, 2018 protestors gather, demanding that Bethany end their federal contract with the Office of Refugees until ICE stops separating families.

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

Free festival offers live music along with food, drinks, and a chance to learn more about stewardship of the Michigan's waters and environment.

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Heartside features clay studio artist market for July's First Friday event

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

On July 6, from 6-9 p.m. we will share an opportunity for visitors to buy pottery and learn more about the Heartside Clay Studio. Heartside Art Gallery and Studio will be transformed into a Heartside Clay Studio Artists Market for the evening.

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Grand Rapids needs to address racism in lifeguarding

Submitted 06-19-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

At city pools, there is an opportunity to make Grand Rapids a more welcoming place for all people.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents Henry VI

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

The production of Henry VI will play at the Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, June 15-24, 2018.

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ACLU to host community discussion of criminal justice reform

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

The ACLU of Michigan invites community members to In/Justice, a discussion on criminal justice in Grand Rapids, at Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

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Inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival to be held in Lansing Saturday

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

The first annual Three Stacks Music Festival in Lansing, Michigan will feature punk and alternative rock performances from both local and international bands.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should religious leaders provide therapy?

Submitted 06-18-2018 under OPINION

Our question this week is: Should individuals and families seek therapy from their religious leaders; and conversely, should religious leaders provide therapy?

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In Season: June 16, 2018

Submitted 06-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

It's Father's Day weekend + we have a beautiful selection of local produce, Michigan food products, flowers + plants, and artisan goods to help you celebrate the Fathers + Father figures in your life!

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Former Commissioner White withdraws from appointment consideration at City Commission meeting

Submitted 06-14-2018 under NEWS

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss said the commission would confer with the city's human resource department and start an application process to fill the position. The commission also adopted the 2019 budget. Public comment centered on the rental application fee ordinance again.

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