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Moby Launches SonicVision Music Show At Planetarium
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More Spring Break Fun at the Chaffee Planetarium

There is something new and exciting at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. It's an exciting show at the Chaffee Planetarium, and just in time for spring break.

It's an original planetarium show, Starlight Safari, an interactive trip across our continents to see and learn about various animal constellations.

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Spring Break can be Full of Fun Here at Home

Spring break is just a week away and I'll bet your kids are chomping at the bit to be "released!" Some of you may be going to warmer places, exotic destinations, etc., but many will stay home, and that's not all bad, because there is plenty to do here at home. Here are some cool suggestions.

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2016 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Irving Azoff - Show
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Barry Manilow Wants Your New or Gently Used Musical Instrument for GRPS Students

Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow hopes others will once again follow his philanthropic lead as he brings his Manilow Music Project to the Grand Rapids Public Schools Manilow plans to donate a Yamaha piano to launch a local music instrument drive. Anyone who donates a new or gently used musical instrument prior to show date will receive 2 free tickets (valid for pre-selected seat locations on a first come first serve basis) for Manilow’s show this Friday, March 25th.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts

Thousands of children are anticipating the thrill of the Easter egg hunt.

View our guide to Grand Rapids-area Easter egg hunts and prepare your family for fun and a little candy too.

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Guide to Easter Brunch in Grand Rapids

Easter offers a great opportunity to celebrate with family and friends. Easter in West Michigan also offers delicious brunches to keep you out of the kitchen and spending time with those you love.

View our list of delicious Easter brunches in Grand Rapids!

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Wear Orange on March 24 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of West Michigan schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Thursday, March 24, to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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The Best in College Hockey is This Weekend in Grand Rapids

College hockey's premier conference tournament, the 2016 WCHA Final Five, returns to Grand Rapids and the Van Andel Arena this weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19. Two Michigan teams made it into the playoffs, Michigan Tech and Ferris State. They're be battling it out with Minnesota State and Bowling Green.

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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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A Dog and a Baby Bunny Make for an Adorable Moment [Video]

This is one of the sweetest videos you'll ever see. It's a love-fest between a dog and a baby bunny.

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LaughFest Super Saturday Kids Zone [Photos]

Opening weekend of LaughFest included an opportunity for kids to work off some energy at the Super Saturday Kids Zone!

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Grand Rapids Public Schools a Shining Example of a Successful Urban District

The Michigan Department of Education released the graduation rates for the 2014-2015 school year today. For the fourth consecutive year, Grand Rapids Public Schools saw a significant increase districtwide with graduate rates increasing by more than 6% compared to last year.

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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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