The Rapidian


Writing as Spiritual Practice: A Weekend Retreat for Women

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

Join us at Dominican Center at Marywood for a weekend of sacred rest, writing and communion with other women who love the written word.


A Watershed Moment: Ecofeminism and women's health

Submitted 06-08-2012 under NEWS

Dr. Julia Mason discusses ecofeminism and women’s unique relationship with the environment.


Southeast Area Farmers Market to open this weekend

Submitted 06-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

Southeast Area Farmers' Market is Fridays June 15 at GR Ford School, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. and at Garfield Park on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accepts EBT, Bridge Cards, WIC and Double Up Food Bucks.


YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Thursdays from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., the downtown YMCA parking lot transforms into a bustling marketplace with Michigan-grown produce, homemade goods, cooking demonstrations and kids' activities.


Summer races worth running

Submitted 05-30-2012 under OPINION

A round up of summer races that local runners won't want to miss.


Transplant Games of America to come to GVSU this July

Submitted 05-21-2012 under NEWS

With over 112,000 people in America awaiting transplant, raising awareness for organ donation registry is paramount to the organizers of the Transplant Games.


Catalyst Radio: Kids Food Basket addressing food insecurity in school-aged youth

Submitted 05-18-2012 under NEWS

Kids Food Basket provides nearly 4,800 youth a take-home dinner each weekday.


Grand Rapids restaurants give back during Dining Out for Life fundraiser

Submitted 04-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids joins more than 55 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada in Dining Out For Life® event.


Local resident embraces her femininity as a bodybuilder

Submitted 04-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leah Thomas competes in bodybuilding competitions in Grand Rapids.


Asthma: wheezing, sneezing and camp?

Submitted 04-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Camp Tall Turf's Asthma Camp allows kids with asthma to be kids.