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Sierra Club's "Growing Green" movement hosts 2nd annual Organic Lawn Workshop

Submitted 05-14-2019 under NEWS

Growing Green, a grassroots movement of the Sierra Club, hosts organic lawn care event, facilitated by Steve Veldheer, owner of Good Sweet Earth.

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Women of Color Convening May 16 wsg Remi Harrington

Submitted 05-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

OKT Women of Color Convening wsg Remi Harrington FREE! Kalamazoo activist, urban farmer and educator shares “Building collective consciousness about what local foods can mean to us as a people.”

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Marcelo Lehninger's mother, pianist Sonia Goulart, joins orchestra for Chopin and Brahms

Submitted 05-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Brazilian pianist Sonia Goulart joins her son, Marcelo Lehninger, for Grand Rapids Symphony season finale with Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2, Brahms' Symphony No. 2

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Community Comes Together to Feed Neighbors in Grand Rapids' Southeast side

Submitted 05-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Church members at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist first served meals to neighbors in need by transforming their homes into food pantries. Decades later, the church now hosts fixed and Mobile Food Pantries with help from Feeding America West Michigan.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: When is it OK to Solicit Charity?

Submitted 05-13-2019 under OPINION

I know that a half dozen of my cousins and their families are planning to join them for the holiday and I can't imagine how he will afford it. I was wondering if I ought to explain how desperately he needs help to my cousins, who could easily help, but I don't know if I have the right to do that.

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Voting in your jammies

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NEWS

With the passage of Proposal 3 last November, Michiganders now have more convenient ways to make their voices heard at the ballot box.

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AIA Grand Rapids Presents: An Evening with Joe Valerio FAIA, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates Keynote Lecture

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from a recognized, national expert in the architectural profession. As a founding principal of VDTA, Joe’s architectural expertise positions him as a leader and innovator in the design world.

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In Season: May 11

Submitted 05-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

Michigan asparagus, tulips, and rhubarb has arrived!! We've got a lovely array of herb + vegetable transplants, potted plants + flowers, ramps, locally-made food products, and artisan goods for today's Market. And tomorrow we'll have a full Market with an even wider selection!

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Grand Rapids Pops plays the great musical themes from 'Star Wars,' 'Star Trek,' 'Lord of the Rings' and more, May 10-12

Submitted 05-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music from 'Harry Potter,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 'Superman' and many more films comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage May 10-12

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Two Local Nonprofits Join Forces to Bring Larger Than Ever Plant Sale To GR

Submitted 05-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

Start your garden while supporting urban agriculture nonprofit, Urban Roots and low-cost housing provider, Well House

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