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The 38th Annual Arts & Craft Fair at Garfield Park will be celebrating another wonderful day of shopping and family fun on Sept 10, 2011.
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2010 Arts and Craft Fair

2010 Arts and Craft Fair /GPNA

On Saturday, September 10, Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association will celebrate another wonderful day of shopping and family fun at our 38th Annual GPNA Arts & Craft Fair.  Besides the wonderful hand crafted items for purchase, the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be providing a family play area for children with a bounce-hut, face painting and other activities. With over 120 vendors, our Arts & Craft Fair is one of the largest in West Michigan.

There are still spaces available for exhibitors to join our Arts & Craft Fair. 

Kids who want to join and sell your handcrafted items may purchase a spot for only $3.00.

The Arts & Craft Fair is GPNA’s major fund raising event that supports our neighborhood improvement initiatives. This includes crime prevention and education, helping seniors when needed, housing code compliance, neighborhood clean-up, graffiti removal, and many neighborhood events such as the Annual Easter Egg Hunt and National Night Out.

What:  Arts and Craft Fair

When: Saturday, Sept 10, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Who:  The entire Grand Rapids community and beyond is invited to this great day of shopping and fun.

Where: Garfield Park- 334 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49507           



Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association

Located at 334 Burton within Garfield Park, GPNA is a neighborhood organization whose purpose is to preserve and improve the unique human and physical characteristics of the neighborhood through resident involvement. We are “Building a Better Community”. GPNA includes the area bound by the U.S. 131 Expressway on the west, Cottage Grove on the north, Eastern Avenue on the east, and 28th Street on the south. For more information visit our website at

Population Served

The Garfield Park community is undoubtedly considered the melting pot of Grand Rapids with diversity as a distinguishing mark. With a population of roughly 17,883, the community is comprised of approximately thirty percent African Americans, thirty percent Caucasians, and thirty percent Hispanic with the Hispanic population on the rise. This unique diversity brings different perspectives to the community.


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