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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.


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


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.


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!


At Camp Blodgett, the world is a classroom

Submitted 03-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

Camp Blodgett takes Grand Rapids-area middle school students into the natural environment to help them discover a passion for STEM subjects.


Grand Rapids Symphony features International Tchaikovsky Competition medalist playing Rachmaninoff's popular Piano Concerto No. 2

Submitted 03-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Before playing with the London Philharmonic in the Royal Festival Hall later this month, pianist George Li returns to Grand Rapids will an all-time favorite piano concerto


Michigan conservation efforts springs into action

Submitted 03-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

As spring approaches, behind-the-scenes conservation work is taking place.


In Season: March 9, 2019

Submitted 03-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

With our annual Winter Fundraiser, Soup @ FSFM, tomorrow we are incredibly excited to hear the sun may come out and the temperatures will be more favorable! With over 20 vendors, around a dozen soups to sample, and a Winter Market Basket raffle, you won't want to miss this event!!


'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' comes to the GR Pops stage, March 8-10

Submitted 03-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

GR Pops presents the full-length film "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" with live music by the Grand Rapids Symphony, March 8-10


Art in Bloom Returns to the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 03-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

Bi-annual exhibition celebrates the combined beauty of art and floral design