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Christmas Traditions at Frederik Meijer Gardens Begins November 24

The magic of the holidays is coming to the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park with their annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition. It begins November 24 through January 3, 2016. Visitors from all over the nation visit Meijer Gardens to experience over 40 international trees and displays, the enchanting Railway Garden and the holiday wonderland.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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A Christmas Story Next Production at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

It's not often a local, community theatre is offered production rights to a much coveted musical that is on a professional national tour, but Grand Rapids Civic Theatre got that call several months ago. The question? We would like you to produce "A Christmas Story." Are you interested? The answer? Are you kidding? How soon can we get it?

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New Peanuts Movie Looks Like a Hit [Video]

Have you gotten to the movies this weekend? What did you see? The new Peanuts movie?

Just in case you didn't make it but are thinking about taking the kids to see it, this make help you make up your mind.

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John Lewis via YouTube
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New John Lewis Christmas Commercial Is Sure to Make You Emotional [Video]

Every year, British retailer John Lewis releases its holiday advert, and this year's commercial is making all kinds of people incredibly emotional.

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Meijer Releases Black Friday Deals

Meijer is giving a sneak peek at their upcoming Black Friday deals!

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The Beatles Make Christmas Gift Giving Exciting [Video]

As we plan our Christmas shopping, here is a great idea for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list.

The Beatles' contribution to this year's holiday gift giving guide is out today (Friday) -- an expanded reissue of 1, the 15-year-old collection of the group's number-one hits. Retitled 1+, it combines the original release's 27 songs with a second disc of video clips.

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Salvation Army Bell Ringers Collect Funds For Charity
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Salvation Army Kettle Campaign Going Cashless?

It is common knowledge that increasingly, we doesn’t carry cash, or much of it when we're shopping.  Instead we rely on our debit and credit cards for when shopping. With the holidays just around the corner, that can have a big impact for the Salvation Army as they embark on their biggest fundraising effort of the year, the Kettle Campaign.

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Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
Courtesy of Art Van Santa Claus Parade presented by Grand Rapids Jaycees
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Grand Rapids Santa Claus Parade and Celebration Kicks off Holiday Season

We just finished Halloween, Thanksgiving is coming up, but along with the rush to the end of the year, Christmas is just around the corner, and that means the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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Here is a Great Idea for Your Holiday Gift Giving

It's not even Halloween, and I'm talking about Christmas shopping. I'm really not ready for that, but I did find something very special that you may want to consider.

If you have one of those "has everything" person in your family, in other words, what will I buy them for Christmas, or you are the one who says "I really don't need anything," then this could be the answer.

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GRAM Christmas Tree to Return After All

Our holiday tradition has been saved by a group of Grand Rapids business leaders!

The large Christmas tree next to Rosa Parks Circle (which as of yesterday wasn't going to happen this year) will be coming back. 

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No Christmas Tree Near Grand Rapids’ Rosa Parks Circle This Year

Downtown Grand Rapids won't be as much in the Christmas spirit this year as it has in the past due to budget issues.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum usually puts up a brightly lit tree between itself and Rosa Parks Circle...

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Just in Time for Christmas a Self-Rolling Yoga mat [Video]

Are you in to Yoga? Well then, it's time to begin your Christmas shopping because there could be a new yoga mat in your future.

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