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Oaxaca community celebrates its culture in Grand Rapids.

Submitted 03-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids has a Oaxacan community that keeps its culture, roots and identity alive while adding richness to the community of in Grand Rapids. Experience some of the culture of Oaxaca at the 3rd annual Conferencia Mujeres en Resistencia (Women in the Struggle Conference) on May 26th!

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32nd Annual Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshop Series

Submitted 03-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

The FHCWM is hosting the 32nd Annual Fair Housing Luncheon & Workshop Series on April 25th, 2019 with 3 unique morning workshops, a luncheon keynote from Lisa Rice (President & CEO of the National Fair Housing Alliance), and performances by 2 GRPS students/Fair Housing Poetry Contest winners!

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Donate life-saving blood Friday during Versiti Blood Center of Michigan’s Spring Blood Drive

Submitted 03-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids-area residents can help save lives by donating blood Friday at the annual Spring Blood Drive benefitting Versiti Blood Center of Michigan, formerly Michigan Blood.

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Hours after winning Grand Rapids Bach Festival's $10,000 Keller Award, singer makes unexpected debut at 12th biennial festival

Submitted 03-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Soprano Nola Richardson not only won the Grand Rapids Bach Festival's inaugural $10,000 Keller Award, she unexpectedly performed hours later at the festival

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In Season: March 23, 2019

Submitted 03-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Spring Equinox has arrived, flowers are starting to sprout, and we can feel the warmth of Spring approaching. Celebrate with us by coming out to the Market + shop from close to 30 vendors this Saturday, with options ranging from Michigan-grown produce, farm products, artisan foods + goods!

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St. Cecilia Music Center Brings Back to Grand Rapids Multi-Grammy Award Winning Country Swing Band Asleep at the Wheel on April 11, 2019

Submitted 03-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center Brings Back to Grand Rapids Multi-Grammy Award Winning Country Swing Band Asleep at the Wheel on April 11, 2019, following six straight concert performances in their home state of Texas. New Routes, their latest album released Fall 2018 marks a new path forward.

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April "Culinary Conversations" meetup examines racial inequality, socioeconomics in the food industry

Submitted 03-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Downtown Market will host Chef Tunde Wey, a Nigerian born chef, business owner and founder of the Blackness in America Dinner Series, for the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup on April 4 at 5 p.m.

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Grand Rapids Bach Festival gets underway with music, yoga, free events, and a $10,000 prize

Submitted 03-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

The 12th biennial Grand Rapids Bach Festival welcomes world-class musicians, Trinity Wall Street Choir for week's worth of activities, March 17-24

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What are barriers to employment?

Submitted 03-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

There are many people who want and need to work, but face certain conditions that may make steady employment difficult to acquire.

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In Season: March 16, 2019

Submitted 03-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Spring Equinox is almost here + with 60-degree days like yesterday, we all have warmer weather on our minds! Even with this Spring-like weather, our Winter Market will run until the end of April and we are grateful to consistently have around 20 local vendors for you to shop from!

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