The Rapidian


Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his optimistic view of the future at Calvin College

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NEWS

Dr. Peter Diamandis believes that due to exponentially growing technologies, the world's problems will soon be a thing of the past.


Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

GR City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss and others to help close out fundraising for Wealthy Theatre, Dec. 21. The Wege Foundation will match any gift or pledge. $80,000 is needed by Dec. 21 to meet the goal.


Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank to honor partners and advance Million Meal March campaign at Nov. 1 luncheon.


Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart blasts concertgoers into deep space

Submitted 07-27-2012 under OPINION

Mickey Hart uses sound gathered from celestial events like the big bang, black holes, and orbiting planets to form the backbone of an incredible musical experience at the Intersection.


LEGO robotics team displays engineering skills

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

The Sharks, a four-member LEGO robotics team from Belmont, showcase their idea for a robotic solution for cleaner milk at the Grand Rapids Public Library.


First annual BioBlitz to record all living species at Blandford Nature Center

Submitted 07-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Join Blandford Nature Center for their very first BioBlitz!


SiTE:LAB at Blandford Nature Center

Submitted 06-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

Blandford Nature Center blends with SiTE:LAB for the Third Annual Field of Green Festival.


WMEAC presents "FernGully: The Last Rain Forest" at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

West Michigan Environmental Action Council will present "FernGully: The Last Rainforest," on April 4 at Wealthy Theatre.


Dr. Ocean treats "sea sickness"

Submitted 02-16-2012 under NEWS

Dr. David Guggenheim speaks at Aquinas College about oceanic and fresh water conservation.


4 Sundays, 4 Museums. Free for everyone.

Submitted 01-11-2012 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' major downtown museums announce a collaboration to offer free admission on four Sundays in 2012.