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The Fairies May be Out at the Blandford Nature Center This Weekend

Legend has it that if you build a fairy home and leave it in your garden, you just might attract a fairy into your garden.

If you have neither the time nor the talent to build your own Fairy home, then take a moment or two, to see the spectacular work of others at the Grand Rapids Symphony’s “Blandford Enchanted” at Blandford Nature Center here in Grand Rapids.

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Country Music Star Hunter Hayes Makes Surprise Visit To Camp Hometown Heroes
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Summer Can Be Wonderful for Kids at Boy’s and Girl’s Club and Camp O’Malley

School will be OUT and summer will be IN at the Boys and Girls clubs and Camp O’Malley! From June 19 - August 18, all three locations will be open Monday through Friday from 11am-5pm for any child, 6-18 in our community. But, summertime in the clubs is no walk on the beach...er...actually it is.

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How About a Wet Nose Friday

Even though we missed Wet Nose Wednesday this week, the Humane Society of West Michigan still has many pets that need a good, loving home. So, let's have a Wet Nose Friday, and I'll introduce you to two, or three, wonderful pets.

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Heart of West Michigan United Way
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Food From Your Heart! Can you Help?

The Heart of West Michigan United Way is looking for a few good men, women and children with a heart. That's you, right? Right! Now, save Wednesday, June 21 on your calendar and see if you could spare just a couple of hours that day.

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Byron Center Christian School, Facebook
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Zeeland Student With Down Syndrome Hits Home Run With Support From Byron Center Opponent [Video]

An unforgettable moment on a baseball field last week as a Zeeland Christian eighth-grader with Down Syndrome was given an opportunity to bat and hit a home run with the support of his team, his opponent and all in attendance.

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This Little Girl is Miss Uptown Funk, for Sure! [Video]

Just look at this face. Is that one of the sweetest faces you've seen?  Meet Maddie who loves music, especially Bruno Mars, and even more, Uptown Funk! Check out this cute, little fan.

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Home Grown Country Music Artist Coming To Van Single Fine Arts Center

The sweet sound of country is coming to the Van Singel when homegrown music artist Mallory Skilling returns to West Michigan, performing a benefit concert for the Van Singel Fine Arts Foundation. Former Byron Center native and former Cornerstone University student is set to perform with her band at the Van Singel Fine Arts Center on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30 pm, underwritten by David Hart of Edward Jones Investments in Wayland.

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New Mackinaw City Pirate Ship: Dates, Tickets, Photos

Trips up north in Michigan arrr going to be more fun this summer!

A family-friendly pirate ship is ready to set sail in the Straits of Mackinac starting Memorial Day weekend!

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How to Get Notified if Your Teen Driver is Pulled Over in Michigan

Driving can be a challenge for new drivers and sometimes that challenge includes getting pulled over.

A program in Michigan allows parents to be notified any time their vehicle is pulled over with a driver under the age of 21.

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Fight Against ALS Helped by Nana’s Run

Runners and walkers have a great incentive to get out and get active Saturday, May 20. It's the annual Nana's Run, a 5k run/walk for the fight against ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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congratulations on Mother's Day
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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids

Make this Mother's Day a delicious one with our guide to Mother's Day brunch in Grand Rapids!

Check out the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy Mother's Day!

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IGA 2017 International Garden Exhibition
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What You Need to Know About Holland’s Tulip Time Parades

It's not really spring in West Michigan until Tulip Time begins in Holland. Tulip Time runs May 6 - May 14. We have everything you need to know to enjoy all three parades at Tulip Time this year!

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