Food & Fun in Grand Rapids, MI

It is our sincerest goal to deliver a total cultural experience to our guests. For three days, an amazing crew of volunteers, parishioners, friends and families pull together to essentially open West Michigan's largest restaurant! Our homemade food, desserts, and imported libations are only the beginning of your cultural submersion! Live music, dancing, and other activities all help round out your visit.

As Kent District Library strives to offer an innovative and unexpected physical collection, we continually work to expand our Beyond Books Collection . Items are usually chosen for the collection due to their high cost. This fits with the library's mission to offer materials people could not afford themselves while giving access to these items
You can take these items home with you just as you would one of our books. Patrons often tell the library that they appreciate the ability to try…

Use our calendar of events to search for Grand Rapids events by date or category to find interesting events, festivals, art shows, and more to enjoy.

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Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire 2018 Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19

'General admission Age restriction: must be 18 or older Saved By The 90s The Band: The Bayside Tigers, a neon-clad band that covers everything from Ace of Base to Weezer and Backstreet Boys to Spice Girls. Expect Mariah one moment and Metallica the next. The Party: The Intersection travels in time to the decade that brought us both Nevermind and Clueless. Costumes, from slap bracelets to plaid miniskirts, are encouraged. What Time Out New York had to say: “If you want to mosh…

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James Sofranko has spent decades dancing on stages from Florida to New York to San Francisco. After growing up in Cincinnati, he went on to study at

Volunteer at Maker Faire! We need volunteers to assist with Set-up, Tear-down and more while the event is up and running, and we would love your help! Sign-up for a shift and become a part of an amazing team and an incredible event! Contact Shavonne Coleman scoleman@grpm.org to volunteer. What sort of jobs do Volunteers …

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:15 PM
Here's your chance to honor your favorite KDL librarian - nominate them for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award! Nominations are open until October 1
The award invites library lovers from across the country to recognize how their librarians transform their communities and improve lives. Submit a nomination online at ilovelibraries.org/ilovemylibrarian . Up to 10 winners will receive a $5,000…

After over 300 viewer submissions, we're ready to announce the best ice cream in West Michigan.

This weekend Grand Rapids has all kinds of fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy. With two performances by the Grand Rapids Symphony , two performances at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and more, it’s going to be hard to choose! Sorry, not sorry.

Explore space at the GRPM and through Van Andel Education Institute! Monday & Tuesday explore the GRPM exhibit Be the Astronaut, along with watching planetarium shows about the solar system. Wednesday – Friday at VAEI conduct investigations focused on different aspects of Earth and space science, physics, biology and engineering. Using NASA curriculum, explore the dangers of space travel, how our bodies work differently in space…

'Type of cuisine: Mexican
Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 90 days. Limit 1 per visit.'

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:00 AM
So, you bought the latest blinking, beeping, plastic toy for your toddler’s birthday, and the only thing he wants to play with is the box. That’s not unusual. That’s the norm. Research from the Red Leaf Press says that children are naturally drawn to open-ended play and loose parts
What exactly are loose parts
Found and free materials. (sticks, rocks, pinecones,…

Now, as I approach my 57th birthday, I have come to realize that I have trained as a dancer three distinct times in my life, with three distinctly different bodies. I was a very late starter, and m…

By Guest Reviewer Stepahine Curtis Black Label Society brought the energy Wednesday, July 18th at the 20 Monroe Live. The night started with Eyehategod, who pumped up the crowd as they interacted with one another. Eyehategod is definitely a band to watch out for in the near future with their unique take on heavy metal. Corrosion Of Conformity was up …

Yesterday, the Grandwich judges took their stomachs on a tour of 10 tasty sandwiches to find the ultimate representation of Grand Rapids; between to pieces of “bread”. At each location, the judges’ based scores on taste, appearance, use of locally sourced ingredients, and more. From the top 10 to top 3, see how these sandwiches stacked up… Top 10 And now, onto your Top 3 …

Grand City Sports is a nonprofit that has been an integral part of the Grand Rapids community for 10 years. GCS works to help the city’s youth restore and refocus through sports and education, giving them a better future and making Grand Rapids a safer place. This year, this incredible organization will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with its …

Every now and again an event takes place which serves to bring the community together providing fun activities and representing a cause that is meaningful in our lives. The Shanon M. Weiber 9th Annual Bump for Breath is one of those events. Find out more about this worthwhile day of fun and what you can do to be a part …

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Subatomic will take viewers on a journey of scientific discovery. In 2012, after a 48-year search and the construction of the world’s largest machine, more than 10,000 physicists celebrated the discovery of the Higgs boson, an elusive subatomic particle crucial to physics and existence itself. Learn more about this important discovery, and how it fits into humanity’s quest for unraveling the secrets of the universe
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