Juneteenth Jam to celebrate Black culture

Local apparel company Justice 4 All will be hosting a free celebration of Black art, entertainment, culture and experiences this weekend.

Black Impact Collaborative hosting Juneteenth roller-skating event

The Black Impact Collaborative is hosting a free outdoor roller-skating event at Calder Plaza from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

First 616 Day to serve as fundraiser for local film project

The Grand Rapids Hip Hop Coalition and Grand Stand Pictures will join together to host the first 616 Day Party event from 5-10 p.m. Wednesday at Studio Park’s outdoor piazza, 123 Ionia Ave. SW in Grand Rapids.

West Michigan Miracle League players receive new videoboard, baseball cards

Fifth Third Bank and West Michigan Miracle League worked together to surprise players with a new videoboard and their own baseball card on the final weekend of the spring season.

Junior Achievement hosting movie event fundraiser

The local branch of a nonprofit is holding a two-day movie fundraising event at Studio Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

Meijer Gardens announces lineup for 2021 summer concert series

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Monday released the 2021 lineup for its Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens.

East Grand Rapids announces lineup for summer concerts, movies

The East Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting two free summer entertainment series, Concerts and Movies in the Park, for all ages at John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Drive SE.

Studio Park hosting ‘Fast & Furious 9’ VIP party, fundraiser

A VIP parking deck party and movie screening centered around the film “F9,” the latest film in the “Fast & Furious” franchise, will take place June 24 at Studio Park.

Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival returns for 2021

The fifth annual Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival will take place from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Calder Plaza, 250 Monroe Ave. NW in Grand Rapids.

Movies from the Mound returns to LMCU Ballpark

Movies from the Mound will return later this month at LMCU Ballpark, 4500 West River Drive, Comstock Park.

John Ball Zoo announces Adult Night Out dates

John Ball Zoo will be hosting its Adult Night Out event series throughout the summer beginning Thursday.

Meijer LPGA Classic introduces virtual run and walk event

Michiganders can compete in Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give’s new Virtual Run & Walk Challenge, starting Monday and ending June 20.

Dino Stroll tour comes to Grand Rapids next month

Dino Stroll, produced by Canterbury Village Events, is starting its 2021-22 North American tour, making two stops in Grand Rapids on June 19-20 and Jan. 22 at DeltaPlex, 2500 Turner Ave. NW.

Listening Room relaunches GR Live radio show

The Listening Room at Studio Park is relaunching WYCE’s (88.1 FM) remote broadcast radio show GR LIVE on Thursday.

Grand Rapids-based band drops new single ahead of album release

Lipstick Jodi, a Grand Rapids trio led by nonbinary songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Karli Morehouse, released their latest single “Don’t Wanna Know.”

‘Always…Patsy Cline’ comes to Circle Theatre next month

Circle Theatre will kick off its 69th season with the musical production of “Always...Patsy Cline” from June 3-20.

Meijer LPGA Classic returns for 2021

Tickets went on sale Tuesday for the 2021 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give on the newly renovated course at Blythefield County Club, 5801 Northland Drive NE in Belmont.

Downtown Holland taking applications for Street Performer Series (update)

Downtown Holland is accepting applications from performing artists and groups that are interested in participating in the annual Street Performer Series later this summer.

Celebration Cinema South reopening Thursday

After 14 months, Celebration Cinema South in Kentwood will reopen its doors to moviegoers Thursday.

Kalamazoo hosting Juneteenth basketball tournament (update)

Teens and adults can compete in the Juneteenth Basketball Playoffs on June 19 at Wings Event Center, 3600 Vanrick Drive in Kalamazoo.




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