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In Season: October 19, 2018

Submitted 10-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Don't let the cold keep you from shopping outside + supporting your local farmers and food creators! We've always got hot coffee, hot cocoa from Lotus Brew Coffee, and a heated Headhouse to warm you before or after shopping.

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Flight club: Singing the praises -- and dispelling the myths -- of Michigan bats

Submitted 10-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

As Halloween draws nearer, you’ll probably see red-eyed, fang-bared bat decorations for Halloween. For this reason, bats are often misunderstood, however bats play a vital role in Michigan’s ecosystems, and a few Michigan bat species are on the decline.

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Southeast Area Farmers' hosts Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival

Submitted 10-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers' Market hosts its annual Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 3 at LINC parking lot, Madison Ave., just north of Hall St. SE.

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Cosecha GR at Sheriff's retirement party: Protesters believe Stelma leaves legacy of shame with ICE contract new Sheriff must repair

Submitted 10-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

As the Kent County Sheriff celebrated his retirement with the ICE contract still in effect, Movimiento Cosecha GR members stood outside of Noto's Old World Italian Dining to call out "Shame, shame, shame," to the Sheriff and other attendees for their complicity in separating local families.

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A look at four countries of the Arabian Peninsula begins October 18

Submitted 10-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan features a four-part series on Middle Eastern countries Oman (10/18); Qatar (10/24); Saudi Arabia (11/13); and Yemen (11/20).

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Concerned community members speak at Kent County Commission Public Comment

Submitted 10-12-2018 under NONPROFITS

After three months of appeals and advocacy, the Kent County Commission has taken no action to end the Kent County contract with ICE.

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Pilgrimage: Undocumented immigrants, allies walk, dance, chant from Grand Rapids to Lansing to demand driver's licenses for all

Submitted 10-12-2018 under NONPROFITS

Immigrants from Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Sturgis, Ionia, Lansing, Detroit, and Ann Arbor participated in a rally on the steps of the Capitol following the arrival of the “Licenses for All pilgrimage" on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

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In Season: October 12, 2018

Submitted 10-12-2018 under NONPROFITS

Good morning, Grand Rapids! As the temperatures drop, we are seeing a great variety of locally grown apples + an abundance of hearty winter veggies that make great soups, stews, and bisques and pair well with so many Michigan products we have on the Market!

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Attention Foodies: 2019 Festival of the Arts Food Booth Applications Now Open

Submitted 10-11-2018 under NONPROFITS

Planning for Festival of the Arts’ 50th year is officially underway, and now is the time to submit applications for food booths for 2019.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Sports Photography Exhibition 'Who Shot Sports'

Submitted 10-10-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Fall 2018 exhibition features over 200 images spanning 175 years of sports.

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