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Gilda's LaughFest
Gilda's LaughFest
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Seth Meyers Headlining Gilda’s LaughFest March, 2016

It's hard to believe, but LaughFest is set to begin their sixth year March 10-20, 2016. Six years of offering the best in "laughs" to support the free cancer support group, Gilda's Club here in Grand Rapids. This next LaughFest is going to be a doozy!

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
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Lost Restaurants of Grand Rapids a Trip Down Memory Lane at Public Museum

This coming Tuesday, December 8, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will partner with author Norma Lewis to bring Lost Restaurants of Grand Rapids to the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Curiosity Shop.

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Meeting Emmet at Kidabaloo
Meeting Emmet at Kidabaloo
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Kidabaloo at DeVos Was a Ton of Fun For Kids and Families [Photos]

We had a ton of fun with all the families that joined us at DeVos for our first Kidabaloo! We had tons of games and fun things to do, singalongs and stories, giant inflatables for kids of all ages, LEGOs to build things, Miranda May from the hit kids' show Bunk'd, and even Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

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How Much Does it Cost to Cook Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How are your plans for Thanksgiving coming? Getting all of the plans together?

We know it's going to cost more than in the past. The average cost has hit a new all-time high, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, to over $50 for a family of 10.

I was talking with our friends at Consumers Energy, about how much it actually costs to cook all of the goodies we have on Thanksgiving, and I was stunned. It's low!

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You Tube/The Woodcreek Faction
You Tube/The Woodcreek Faction
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Democratic Debate Very Funny and Awkward Without Dialogue [Video]

This is pretty funny, and actually, a pretty interesting study.

These video producers have taken a video of last weeks Democratic debate, and removed all of the dialogue. Talk about the most awkward video ever.

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Courtesy UICA
Courtesy UICA
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Grand Rapids Native Jerry Gretzinger Artwork Featured at UICA

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will present Coming Home: Jerry Gretzinger opening this Saturday, November 21, 2015 – February 28, 2016. The centerpiece of the exhibition, Jerry’s Map, is a massive map created with a variety of mediums and dictated by an elaborate set of rules and randomly generated instructions created by Gretzinger himself.

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The 67th Annual Tony Awards - Show
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Phantom of the Opera Tickets on Sale Tomorrow [Video]

All of West Michigan has been waiting for this, and finally the moment has arrived. Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA go on sale tomorrow, Thursday, November 19, at 10:00 am for the premiere Grand Rapids engagement at DeVos Performance Hall.

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Jan Zajicek
Jan Zajicek
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Night at Your Museum Coming Back to Grand Rapids Public Museum

Your favorite characters come to life at the Night at Your Museum on a very special night. Hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM), mother's, father's, and children of all ages will have a blast of a time on Sunday, December 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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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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Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Cuba Prepares For Visit Of Pope Francis
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Cuba! Are We Friends Now? Is it Really Open for Business?

Havana, Cuba: One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday (July 20, 2015), when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals. However, is Cuba really open for business?

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CASA Kent County
CASA Kent County
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CASA House Party Fundraiser Tuesday, November 10

CASA Is Where The Heart Is.

CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates — of Kent County, is the only local volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens to become appointed members of the Kent County court system in order to act on behalf of abused or neglected children as they pass through the family court system. There is such a need for this program with so many children shuffled about, or lost, in the court system.

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