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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

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In Season: February 2, 2019

Submitted 01-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

Can you believe it's already February?! We're expecting much kinder temperatures just in time for the first Winter Market of February! We'll have over 20 vendors, both inside + out, along with Patty Matters, a local food truck, on site to serve up some delicious food for you.

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February "Culinary Conversations" MeetUp Examines Youth Culture and Millennial Food Trends

Submitted 01-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

On February 20, the Downtown Market will host the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup, with speaker Eve Turow Paul. Author of “Generation Yum—Shaping The Future Of Food,” Turow Paul studies youth culture and how different generations interact with our food system

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Lake Effect Fringe Festival takes over Dog Story Theater

Submitted 01-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Lake Effect Fringe Festival is a month-long celebration of local theatre at the Dog Story Theater.

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Two of the world's most accomplished and innovative banjo artists, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, return to St. Cecilia Music Center February 9

Submitted 01-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

"As musicians and as songwriters, Fleck and Washburn are predisposed to embrace the entire world — its sounds and its occupants alike. Their latest album, Echo in the Valley, ties the many threads of their interests into a work that dazzles without sacrificing a shred of approachability”- NPR Music

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents The Seagull

Submitted 01-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare presents a new version of Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull from February 14–17 at Dog Story Theatre

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Government Shutdown: Q&A with Legal Aid's Karen Tjapkes

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

Tjapkes explains how the government shutdown is affecting people in Grand Rapids and where those in need can turn for help.

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In Season: January 26, 2019

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's (finally) a winter wonderland + we'll have our snow shoveled, warm coffee + cocoa, and a diverse selection of over 20 vendors for your local shopping convenience tomorrow! We are incredibly grateful for our vendors commitment to our Market + the community that supports us year round.

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GR Pops welcomes trumpeter Byron Stripling for a blast of ragtime, blues and 'all that jazz' Friday through Sunday

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Music by Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, B.B. King and Muddy Waters comes to Grand Rapids Pops stage with trumpeter Byron Stripling, Jan. 25-27

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Junior Achievement is helping to change the problem of women in STEM

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum and Children's Museum Waive Admission Costs for Furloughed Federal Employees

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Effective today, the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and Grand Rapids Children’s Museum (GRCM) will join a growing list of institutions across the nation in offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and their families during the U.S. government shutdown.

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