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Breakfast With Santa? Your Kids Will Love it!

How would your kids like to have breakfast with Santa Clause?

After all, with Santa coming to their house to leave some presents Christmas Eve, wouldn't it be a good idea if they could have breakfast with the jolly old elf before the big event? Of course!

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E.T. is Coming to DeVos Performance Hall This Weekend

There is a bunch of fun coming to DeVos Performance Hall this Friday and Saturday night. Grand Rapids Pops’ presentation of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial featuring the full-length 1982 movie, with the Grand Rapids Symphony.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Art Van Santa Parade in Grand Rapids Names Grand Marshal and Special Guest

The 2016 Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees is Saturday, November 19.

The parade has named the grand marshal and special musical guest.

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“Movies NOT in the Park” Begins This Week at UICA

Here's something cool. FREE movies are coming to downtown Grand Rapids!

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West Michigan Kids Can Donate Halloween Candy to Troops for Cash

West Michigan dentists are giving kids a chance to earn money by donating candy to our troops through the Halloween Candy Buyback Program.

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Tonight is the Ultimate Candy Haul Night. Do you Have a Favorite?

This may be a silly question, but what is your favorite Halloween candy? My answer just may be everything, but seriously, almost anything chocolate is my favorite.

Yes, Halloween is a spooky holiday and it's really fun to get all dressed up in a fancy costume, but the whole point of that is to get free candy from the neighbors. It's all about the candy loot.

Each year, millions of kids dress up and go around begging for candy, and they do not want crappy stuff, either, so forget trying to hand out raisins or packs of pencils or some such. Your yard will be TP'ed, fast.

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Huge Christian Rock Concert Coming to Van Andel Arena

Winter Jam is coming back to the Van Andel Arena and it's expected to be a packed house.

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Indoor Trick-or-Treating in West Michigan

We could have good weather Halloween night, but it's hard to know for sure what we'll get this time of the year. Besides, good is a relative term.

Be prepared for any weather and more candy with our guide to indoor trick-or-treating in West Michigan!

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The Whitecaps Get a New Manager

The Detroit Tigers today announced that the West Michigan Whitecaps will have a new manager to begin the 2017 season, and it one of their own, so to speak.

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Halloween Can be Special for Children and Adults in Hospitals in Grand Rapids

Halloween is a memory maker for kids. The fun of dressing up in costumes, trick or treating, parties, they're all part of the fun of Halloween. But, what about the children in hospitals? What do they do? West Michigan organizations and parents are making sure that a hospital stay or wheelchair doesn’t get in the way this year.

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Help Take Care of Homeless, Sheltered Pets This Fall and Winter

Pets are a huge part of any family, but this fall, many of them are homeless and living in animal shelters. These animals awaiting their forever home sure could use the our support with food, toys, and everyday living essentials for these pets in need. What do you think? Want to help?

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Sarah Suydam (Burch Partners)
Sarah Suydam (Burch Partners)
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Downtown Market is a Halloween Paradise This Weekend

There's going to be a whole mess of fun at the Downtown Market this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, because it's the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree!

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