Grand Rapids dog trainer launches West Michigan Dog Pageant

A local dog trainer will host the first dog pageant in Grand Rapids to celebrate dogs of all shapes and sizes. 

Zeelmania to host community events in July

A community street fair is taking place this month in downtown Zeeland.

Cars & Coffee returns to the Downtown Market

People can drink their fill of coffee and check out hot rods this weekend at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market.

Music festival brings hard rock big names to Grand Rapids

A weekend celebration of hard rock featuring bands such as Breaking Benjamin and Disturbed is coming to Grand Rapids for a second year. 

Student-produced TV series ranks high on Christian streaming service

A Compass College production was ranked the No. 1 streamed show on Redeem TV. 

Amway Grand Plaza opens pickleball court ahead of Beer City Open

A downtown hotel will host a grand opening for a new pickleball court with an exhibition by pro athlete Andrea Koop.

Boston Square to host neighborhood fair this weekend

A neighborhood celebration and birthday party will take place this weekend.

Movies in the Park continues summer showings

Two family-friendly movies will be shown in local green spaces.

TreeRunner hosts red, white and blue themed event

A Grand Rapids adventure park is preparing a patriotic weekend for the Fourth of July. 

Sperry’s Moviehouse answers popcorn shortage with other concessions

Since “movie theater popcorn shortage” ended up on the pandemic Bingo card, Sperry’s Moviehouse has other food options for patrons.

Grand Rapids Foodie Fest coming to Calder Plaza

Three days of food and drink, live music and entertainment are coming to Calder Plaza this weekend in celebration of Independence Day.

Nonprofit raises awareness of homelessness with free film screening

Dégagé Ministries is hosting the second event in its Unhoused film series to help educate people on the causes and solutions for homelessness. 

Kentwood to host Fourth of July activities

A pancake breakfast, 5K race and carnival are just a few things happening on Independence Day in Kentwood.

Fireworks to light up downtown this weekend

An annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks display will take place this weekend in downtown Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids native brings award-winning film home

Elisabeth Haviland James is sharing her latest documentary with West Michigan. 

Grand Rapids Public Library hosts annual comic event

The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) will host Comic Geek Out from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 at the Yankee Clipper Branch Library, located at 2025 Leonard St. NE. 

The B.O.B. to reopen in September

The Gilmore Collection is set to reopen its large downtown entertainment and restaurant venue this fall.

Hockey league brings inaugural tour to Van Andel

A new independent professional hockey league will play the third game of its first season in Grand Rapids. 

Salvation Army hosts free summer concert

The Kent County Salvation Army is putting on the second performance in its new Red Shield Summer Concert Series. 

Fulton Street Farmers Market to host Summer Solstice event

The Fulton Street Farmers Market is inviting the public to a free community celebration next week to mark the arrival of summer and the market's 100th season.




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