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Play Mini-Golf, Eat & Drink All for a Good Cause!

Yes, golf in February but you won't have to worry about freezing your butt off since you'll be playing indoors. But that's besides the point...

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The Detroit Zoo Wants You to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Watching Animals ‘Do It’

Are you and your partner looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day or maybe you're single with no plans? Why not watch zoo animals do each other...

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New Art Exhibition at Meijer Gardens Like Nothing Before

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s premier botanic and sculpture experiences, is opening a landmark exhibition featuring internationally renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Opening on January 27, 2017, Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State is the first of its kind for the artist at a botanical garden or sculpture park anywhere in the world. More than 30 works will be sited in galleries, conservatories, public spaces and the auditorium.

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“Spicy Saturday” Is Coming To Downtown Market Grand Rapids This Saturday

After a week or two of decent weather, we’ve been a bit spoiled on being able to get out and do stuff!!

Well don’t worry, even though the weather is due to go back to winter this weekend, there’s still a reason to get out of the house...

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HopCat’s Birthday Party Includes: FREE Crack Fries & an Eating Contest!

HopCat is celebrating its 9th year in business by having a party and you're invited!

The party will be at all of its locations around the country, so obviously Grand Rapids will be celebrating...

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No More “Greatest Show on Earth” in Grand Rapids

Very sad news hit hard around the country this past weekend. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will end "The Greatest Show on Earth" in May, following a 146-year run.

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Painting Makes a Special Daddy-Daughter Time

Come on dads and grandads, it's time to spend some quality, bonding time with your daughters and granddaughters. It's time to paint!

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Lots of fun in Grand Rapids for the Kids and Family During Christmas Break

Are you looking for things for the family to do over Christmas break? This might be your answer. How about a Snowflake Break?

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! Now through January 3, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with admission.

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A Beer Lovers Paradise at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Beer Lovers rejoice! The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) continues its very popular Beer Explorers program next year, actually just a few weeks away, on January 12, 2017. Held in partnership with Founders Brewing Company on Thursday evenings, it gives Grand Rapidians a new twist on a Founders beer tasting.

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Food for the Holidays

On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016, Feeding America West Michigan will open its doors to community members who need a little extra food this holiday season.

Food for the Holidays will begin at 2:30 pm and conclude at 4 pm. Guests are asked to arrive no earlier than 2 pm. The organization will provide each household with three to four days worth of groceries, including fresh produce, dairy products, baked goods and shelf-stable items. Guests may collect food for up to one other household.

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How About Some Fun for New Year’s Eve in West Michigan?

Christmas is almost hear and there is still so much to do. But, let's not forget the New Year follows close behind. Whether you chose to quietly ring in the new year, or blow it out, here are some ideas for you that the West Michigan Tourist Association has put together.

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LaughFest Announces Next Round of Acts

Katt Williams, Joel McHale and the comedy duo of Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme are the latest headliners being added to Gilda’s LaughFest, which is scheduled for March 9 to 19, 2017 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding communities.

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