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In Season: April 13, 2019

Submitted 04-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

Although the ice, snow, rain, storms, wind, and clouds have returned the last couple days, we are anticipating a sunny day tomorrow, just in time for shopping at the Market! We'll have around 30 vendors with a diverse product selection!


Grammy Award winner from West Michigan joins Grand Rapids Symphony and Choruses for massive Mahler Symphony No. 3

Submitted 04-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

GR native Michelle DeYoung won the Grammy for Best Classical Album with a recording of Mahler's Third Symphony. The mezzo soprano joins 250 musicians to perform it in DeVos Hall, April 12-13.


In Season: April 6, 2019

Submitted 04-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

Come join us tomorrow from 10a-1p for our first Saturday Market of April! We're anticipating 25+ vendors with greens, a great variety of root veggies, apples, pastured meats, eggs, and dairy products, as well as artisans foods created right here in Michigan!


"Dear Commissioner..." 10 Steps for Writing Elected Representatives for Neighborhood Advocates

Submitted 04-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

Individual advocates have more power than many realize, especially within local government. Here are ten tips to get your voice on paper and into the mailboxes of decision-makers.


Art that Clears You Up Inside

Submitted 04-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

“Art has a way of clearing you up inside,” artist and Heartside resident Crystal Coleman explains. “Sometimes I get down…. Depending on which mood I’m in, that’s how I do my work. It calms me down, it soothes me, it reassures me. It’s really important to me.”


Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Presents Richard III at Dog Story Theater

Submitted 04-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

Pigeon Creek's production of Richard III will play at the Dog Story Theater April 5-7 and 12-14.


Run For Mobility this weekend!

Submitted 04-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Run, Walk or Wheel for Persons with Disabilities this weekend at the beautiful GVSU Allendale Campus


Getting the support he needs at Veterans Upward Bound

Submitted 04-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

Featured veteran, Orlando Santiago, discusses the support he has received at Veterans Upward Bound.


In Season: March 30, 3019

Submitted 03-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and it's another beautiful Spring day! We're anticipating around 30 vendors tomorrow, as our Second Season Market (i.e. Winter Market) is still going strong.


Grand Rapids Bach Festival is grand and glorious under inspired leadership of new artistic director Julian Wachner

Submitted 03-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Bach Festival's new Artistic Director Julian Wachner leads 12th biennial community festival to new heights of entertainment and enlightenment