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Along the River by John Rothwell

Santa visits Grand Rapids' Christmas parade by John Rothwell

North Pole Express by John Rothwell

Snowy day by John Rothwell

Día de Los Muertos: Celebrating life by remembering the past

Dia de los Muertos (or Day of the Dead) was celebrated on Sunday November 5 at the Grand Rapids Public Library main branch. Day of the Dead alters were on Ddsplay for families to view. The day included live music and bi-lingual story times. The library was full of people celebrating life by remembering and honoring those who have passed. Admission to the library was free for the event.  The event was from 1:00 – 4:30 pm. Learn more about upcoming events here.

Friendly Witch by Diane Charvat

"Harvest Dome 3.0. and the Grand Rapids skyline" by Kiran Sood Patel

Monarchs on a flower

"A walk along Wealthy Street" by Kiran Sood Patel

Taylor Hicks, winner of season 5 American Idol, was in Grand Rapids Wednesday filming for State Plate 

Grand Rapids Asian Pacific Festival

"Spring Tulip" by Ann-Marie Jurek

"Spring at Meijer Gardens" by John Rothwell

"Hello there Mr Hawk" by John Rothwell

Sunrise on the Westside

"Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World" by Kiran Sood Patel

"Wealthy Theatre in the snow" by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard

"Christmas Leaf" by Diane Charvat

"Tree lighting in Grand Rapids" by John Rothwell

"Parliament The Boutique" by Diane Charvat

"Fall on Wealthy Street" by Kiran Sood Patel

"Week 42 - Gourd Face" by Diane Charvat