Over 8,000 athletes will compete throughout Grand Rapids this weekend as part of the State Games of Michigan. The Creston neighborhood is celebrating with its second annual Best of Creston bash. And, you can take a minute to contemplate the vast solar system at Veen Observatory. That’s not all! Take a peek at this weekend’s Top Picks and plan your weekend.
Did you ever roll up your hair around orange juice cans and then try to sleep on them?
Are you having trouble adulting? Well, do we have good news for you. The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is launching a new series of classes that will teach you the necessities about home maintenance, green cleaning, job searching, and managing a spending plan.
From events honoring Black History Month to parties in transformed spaces, Grand Rapids has plenty to do this weekend. You can also hear Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’ plans for the city in 2018 and enjoy several rounds of the city’s best stouts.
With the excitement of the New Year behind us, and still two months to go until spring, it’s easy to feel blue in February. But, there’s plenty to do in Grand Rapids other than dream of warmer days. From painting to musicals, golf shows to car shows, we’ve compiled some of our favorite things to do this month.
Spring is still 35 days away, but you can get your first glimpse of the season this weekend at Frederik Meijer Garden’s annual Orchids Show.
Fifth graders across the state are being encouraged to read “One Crazy Summer” by Rita Williams-Garcia in 2018.
With Music in the Stacks 2017 coming to a close, The Bootstrap Boys will perform a special holiday set as the final act of the year on Dec. 21 at the downtown Grand Rapids Public Library.
A visual history of Grand Rapids is now available at the Grand Rapids Public Library in postcard form.
Ahead of a busy season building toys and packing his sleigh, Santa Claus is making a visit to downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday.