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.
Wyoming resident Laureen Robinson, 53, took up running following the tragic death of a family friend during the Fifth Third River Bank Run. At her son’s encouragement, Robinson took her running to the next level by competing in the Meijer State Games of Michigan and later competing in her first State Games of America.
Ruari Griffin, 11, competes this weekend in her third State Games. Griffin took up archery three years ago after a medical condition left her unable to continue swimming.