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Summer is Here at Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Next Week

No other state does cottages like Michigan, and no event celebrates them better than the Cottage and Lakefront Living Show, coming up Thursday, March 24 - Saturday, March 26 at DeVos Place.

This is the show for everyone looking to rent, buy, build, improve, or simply to enjoy a home on the water. It’s the only show that features products, services, and special presentations covering every aspect of the “Cottage Lifestyle.”

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Get Wings for only 50 Cents While Helping a Great Cause at King of the Wing 2016

King of the Wing 2016 is right around the corner, Monday, March 21 at Divani. What's so great about this event? Well, you get 50 cent wings from a ton of restaurants across West Michigan, plus you'll be helping out the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan.

And, March 21 just happens to be World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

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Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K March 19

Preparations for the 2016 Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K, to be held on Saturday, March 19, are quickly ramping up as race day approaches.

Many racers have already signed up and with the good weather we're having, this week should see a significant jump in registrations.

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Lady Gaga Takes the Plunge in Chicago

Lady Gaga and her fiance Taylor Kinney took the plunge over the weekend. No, not marriage. The Polar Plunge in Chicago!

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Great Jazz Coming Back in August With GRandJazzFest

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation returns to Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, this Aug. 20 and 21, for the fifth annual festival. The popular family-friendly festival, which attracted more than 10,000 people last year, is West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival. The two-day festival will again be free because of Presenting Sponsor DTE Energy Foundation, the City of Grand Rapids and other sponsoring organizations and individuals.

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The Bunny Train in Coopersville is Ready to Roll

It's that time of year again with Spring and Easter just around the corner. It's time to hop aboard the Bunny Train!

This is always a family favorite when the Coopersville & Marne Railway presents their annual Bunny Train. This year, the 13th, the train will run on Saturdays, March 12, 19 and 26 and on Sundays March 13 and 20. Saturday train departures are at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. On Sundays, the trains leave at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The friendly Conductor will call “All Aboard” at 20 minutes before each departure.

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Here Come the Chickens

The chickens are coming...the chickens are coming!

Yes, the Chickens are back, as Gilda’s LaughFest, announced they’ll attempt to take back the Guinness World Record for ”Largest Rubber Chicken Toss!”

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5th Annual Celebration Of New Zealand Filmmaking - Cocktail Reception
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Have Fun With Paws Claws & Corks for Humane Society

It has been a good year for the Humane Society of West Michigan. They have found permanent homes for 3,038 animals. That is very special.

Here at 100.5 The River, we're proud that we're able to partner with them for our Wet Nose Wednesday feature, a part of Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning," show, to present a pet of the week in hopes of finding a home. Our success rate has been outstanding as 98% of all of the pets featured on the program have been adopted.

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Cathedral of Saint Andrew to Celebrate 24 Hours for the Lord

Catholics in the Diocese of Grand Rapids have the opportunity to participate with Catholics from all over the world during 24 Hours for the Lord on March 4-5 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in downtown Grand Rapids...

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The Butterflies Will be Flying at Meijer Gardens Beginning Tomorrow

Can you belive 7,000 tropical butterflies will be flying about at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park beginning tomorrow, March 1?

How exciting that they're baaaack!

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Best Picture Oscar Nominees for Academy Awards Tonight [Video]

The Oscars, Motion Picture Academy Awards, are tonight. Will you be watching? I will. I love movies and movie magic, the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. It's always fun to "star watch," and see who wins.

The final award is always the Best Picture award. Have you seen any of the nominees, or better yet, do you know which films have been nominated?

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