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Grand Rapids Griffins Announce 2015-16 Schedule

The Grand Rapids Griffins just released their schedule for the 2015-16 season. It will mark their 20th campaign overall, 15th as members of the American Hockey League and 14th as the primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings.

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Downtown Courtyard by Marriott to Hold Job Fair September 3

The Downtown Courtyard by Marriott will be holding a job fair for all open position on Thursday, September 3 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The job fair will include open interviews for part time and full time positions such as front desk (all shifts), valet, restaurant servers, cooks, and housekeeping positions.

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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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Camp Hatchet Set to Re-Open for Horror Camping Event

It was the setting for a string of mysterious disappearances 24 years ago, now new owners are looking to capitalize on the notorious legend of Camp Hatchet with a horror-themed camping event Saturday, September 12th.

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The Insane Inflatables 5K Race Was a Lot of Fun [Video]

Thank you to everyone who came out and had some fun with us at the Insane Inflatables 5K race this weekend at Millennium Park! We had a lot of fun, and it looked like everyone had a blast while running and conquering the giant inflatables along the route!

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ArtPrize meets Amazing Race October 10

The fifth annual Michigan Adventure Race: ArtPrize Edition will be held October 10, 2015. Registration is now open and is limited to 600 racers.

Designated an Official ArtPrize Event, the race will incorporate art venues from the art competition as part of its course. Course designers may also work with artists to use art exhibits as mental and/or physical challenges that racers face along the way. Part bike race, part running race and part Amazing Race, the ArtPrize Edition is believed to be the only sporting event that blends a world-class art festival into its race course.

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Courtesy Kent County Youth Fair
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Kent County Youth Fair Opens Monday August 10 in Lowell

The Kent County Youth Fair kicks off next week at the Lowell Fairgrounds.  Animals, rides, great entertainment, fair food, they have it all.

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Pajama Party at Cascade Township Park for Perseid Meteor Shower

Spread a blanket with other sky watchers and watch streaks of light dart overhead at the “Perseid Pajama Party.” The Grand Rapids Public Museum, in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Amateur Astrological Association, announced today the return of this successful event to Cascade Township Park on August 12 and 13.

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Top Jazz Performers Coming to GRandJazzFest August 15 and 16 in Downtown Grand Rapids

Some of the top names in jazz will be in town for the free fourth annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation. It's next weekend, August 15 and 16, at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Expands ArtPrize programming with New Critics’ Choice Music Awards & A Benefit Concert

During ArtPrize 2015, St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) will once again serve as the music hub, exhibiting 78 musical entries at 20 listening stations during the three weeks of ArtPrize. In addition to hosting the musical entries of ArtPrize, SCMC will award $10,000 in music prizes in five different genre categories. St Cecilia Music Center will also coordinate over 200 busking performances throughout the city and will present an ArtPrize Onstage performance on October 4 that will serve as a benefit concert for SCMC to help support music in ArtPrize.

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Whitecaps Community Foundation and Fifth Third Ballpark to host Inner-City Youth Baseball All-Star Game

The Fifth Third Ballpark stadium lights will be on tonight, Monday, July 27, but it won’t be the West Michigan Whitecaps taking the field. Instead, the Whitecaps Community Foundation will host the first-ever All-Star Game for the YMCA Inner-City Youth Baseball and Softball Program.

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Hot Dogs and Baseball Were Made for Each Other Especially for Kids [Video]

From our Sunday morning, very cute video department, the battle of a boy and his hot dog.

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