Getty Drive In opens for 2020 season with restrictions

The Getty Drive In opened its season Friday with new coronavirus-related restrictions.

Visitors can once again explore Meijer Gardens beginning Monday

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park will reopen its doors Monday with a ribbon-cutting celebration at the main entry garden.

Versiti to host donor watch party for Virtual Arts Festival

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the virtual Festival of the Arts on Friday.

Meijer State Games launches Virtual Games

The Meijer State Games of Michigan is hosting its first Virtual Games through June 30 with participation open to anyone.

Gun Lake Casino to reopen June 8

Gun Lake Casino will resume operations in a phased reopening starting at 8 a.m. June 8.

Film crew setting up shop in GR (update)

Hundreds of local actors will be cast in a film production coming to Grand Rapids later this year.

Public museum offers digital gift cards

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced a new way to support the museum during the governor’s stay-at-home order.

Holland summer events postponed

Downtown Holland and the Holland Farmers Market have postponed the events that were scheduled for the summer until the state of Michigan deems it safe for large groups to gather.

2020 Meijer LPGA Classic postponed to next year

The 2020 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give, which welcomes 144 professional women golfers for 72 holes of stroke play over four days of competition, was canceled.

Grand Rapids Symphony cancels concerts through July 31

The Grand Rapids Symphony is canceling its 2020 Picnic Pops and all other symphony events scheduled through July 31.

TV magician plans Holland appearance (update)

Michael Carbonaro, host of truTV’s “The Carbonaro Effect,” is bringing his live show to Holland.

Summer bummer — organizers cancel 2020 Meijer Gardens summer concert series

The 2020 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens series, scheduled for June 4-Sept. 17, was canceled.

Celebration Woodland closes permanently

Studio C announced it has made the decision to permanently close Celebration Cinema Woodland.

Arts organizations announce Virtual Arts Festival

The Festival of the Arts and 20 other cultural organizations that make up the Grand Rapids Arts Working Group will be working together to host a Virtual Arts Festival.

Fountain Street Church to host virtual screening of doo-wop documentary

Fountain Street Church, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, is hosting a virtual screening for the doo-wop music documentary “Streetlight Harmonies.”

AHL cancels remainder of Grand Rapids Griffins’ season

The American Hockey League’s board of governors canceled the remainder of the 2019-20 AHL regular season and the 2020 Calder Cup playoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grand Rapids Ballet gives virtual hugs

Grand Rapids Ballet is giving virtual hugs to health care workers and other frontline workers through a performance video that was posted online earlier this week.

Grooving on ‘The Groove’ helps health care workers

West Michigan residents can show off their dance moves to help others.

Enjoy virtual performances of the Grand Rapids Symphony every Sunday in May

While concert halls, movie theaters, restaurants and pubs are closed, the Grand Rapids Symphony is reaching into its archives to deliver concerts performed live in DeVos Performance Hall.

Watch a virtual performance of Grand Rapids Ballet

Grand Rapids Ballet created a virtual program of past performances. Virtual Program I will be available online starting at 7 p.m. May 15 for 72 hours.




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