Peg Markle sat at a glass-top patio table on the wooden deck outside what is both her home and the site for Wildlife Rehab Center, 1504 Union Ave. NE. Sporting a pink T-shirt beneath an unbuttoned blue-on-blue shirt, Markle, the WRC executive director, was within reach of her coffee and her cordless phone, which seemed to ring every 10 minutes.
Did you survive back to school week? Treat yourself to a fun weekend with one of the many events taking place in Grand Rapids. The Polish Heritage Society is hosting its annual festival while Blandford Nature Center kicks off its outdoor concert series.
Center your heart and add a yoga or tai chi practice into your life. Behnje Masson and Rick Powell, spouses and co-owners of From the Heart Yoga and Tai Chi Center, not only share a passion for these practices, but also a love for fostering the community’s wellbeing and health.
Kids won’t be the only ones eager to check out the exhibits coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum this fall. The museum announced two fall exhibits, Toys! and Expedition: Dinosaur.
Some of the best young poets in Kent County will be performing at the Summer Poetry Pop-Up Show on Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Outside Coffee Company, at 734 Wealthy St. SE.
Don’t stash away your beach blankets and fold up chairs just yet. The Bands at Blandford concert series returns to Blandford Nature Center this Friday with a performance by Deep Greens & Blues.
The boutiques of Hudsonville want to help you say adios to summer.
Forget about the mud pies of your youth. The Grand Rapids Mud Run is serious about mud: expect to swim mud pits, slip down a 60-foot mudslide, slither through tunnel crawls, and wrangle a slippery hill climb.
The Corner Bar in Rockford announced that it will reopen before the end of the month.
For WMCAT’s Dennis Grantz, teaching the arts is a labor of love.