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Community Updates: Friday, March 17

Submitted 03-17-2023 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids asks residents for feedback regarding allocation of federal Neighborhood Investment Plan and HOME-ARP funds; Cal Academy's Living Worlds planetarium show coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum in March; and more

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should Secular Law be Based on Religious Law?

Submitted 03-13-2023 under OPINION

Reader Jason A-O asks: Is it ethical to pass laws in the U.S. that are based on a particular religion's rules/dogma? For example: laws that forbid the sale of alcohol on Sundays or laws that prohibit abortion under all circumstances or permit it under very limited circumstances.

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Body, Mind, & Solstice event comes to Creston Heights 3/25/2023

Submitted 03-12-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Body, Mind & Solstice event is a community event located in the Creston Neighborhood of Grand Rapids MI, focused on empowering people towards the goal of being more proactive in maintaining optimal health

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East Hills Council of Neighbors Special Events Committee is Officially Kicking Off!

Submitted 03-10-2023 under NONPROFITS

The East Hills Events Committee, in collaboration with many local businesses, hosts more than 20 special events, concerts, and meet ups throughout the year and we are looking to expand our schedule to include more programming than ever before.

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East Hills Council of Neighbors Special Events Committee is 0fficially Kicking off!

Submitted 03-10-2023 under NONPROFITS

The East Hills Events Committee, in collaboration with many local businesses, hosts more than 20 special events, concerts, and meet ups throughout the year and we are looking to expand our schedule to include more programming than ever before.

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Art in Bloom Returns to the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 03-10-2023 under NONPROFITS

The one-weekend-only exhibition showcases the combined beauty of art and floral design

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Community Updates: Friday, March 10

Submitted 03-10-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum to add two new programs to its GR Stories series; Grand Rapids community encouraged to attend upcoming "public safety outreach" engagement sessions; and more

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Calling All Bicyclists: Spokes Up Bike Challenge Begins March 26

Submitted 03-08-2023 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition invites any area bicyclists to participate in the first-annual Spokes Up challenge. The challenge, which runs from March 26 - April 9, 2023, calls bicyclists to ride a collective 15,000 miles. Local businesses will provide discounts if the goal is met.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Presents the final Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Concert of the 2022-23 season on March 23, 2023 featuring four renowned musicians performing the works of Brahms and Arensky

Submitted 03-08-2023 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) presents the final Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center concert of the season entitled “Delight and Drama” on March 23, 2023. Four-hand piano pieces will bring musicians as close as they can get to the ultimate in collegial music-making.

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Ethics and Religion: Is Less Religion Better?

Submitted 03-07-2023 under OPINION

Is it possible that less “religion” in the U.S. could result in a better society? If no, and assuming the trend continues, then how do you think society will be different?

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