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Charlotte’s Web at Circle Theatre

Circle Theatre continues their Main Stage season this month with a Magic Circle production of Joseph Robinette’s dramatization of the children’s classic Charlotte’s Web starting on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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Whales Traveling Exhibit Open at Grand Rapids Public Museum in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that a new exhibition entitled Whales: Giants of the Deep will open on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Interactive, immersive and featuring the latest in international cetacean research, this exhibit is an experience that brings adults and children eye to eye with some of the world’s most elusive creatures.

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Stumped for a Father’s Day Gift? How About These

With Father's Day this Sunday, most people are usually stumped as to what to get dear old dad. Same old, same old, or, nothing at all.

Maybe you just have some family time, a cookout, a golf game, you take dad out for brunch/lunch/dinner, whatever. But, do you buy, or try to buy, him a gift. Hard isn't it.

Here are a couple of creative ideas I came across that I think would be super for your dad.

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Dads are Loving, Caring, Exciting, and, Sometimes Stupid! [Video]

Father's Day is coming up on Sunday. It's a day to honor our fathers or husbands for the wonderful, loving, exciting, caring and stupid things we do.

Ah, yes, the STUPID things we do. Let's all celebrate with some classic Father Fails!

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Japanese Garden is One Year Old and Celebrating

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park will celebrate the first anniversary of The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 with family-friendly activities, music and dance performances, Ikebana demonstrations and lectures focused on horticulture and sculpture. All events are free for members and included in admission for the public.

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Little boy says Hands Off, and Don’t Make me say it Again [Video]

Here is my Awww moment for Sunday, with the adorable little boy.

It was his birthday and he was given an amazing Batman-themed cake for his special day.

Okay, time to eat, right? Wrong! Don't touch it!

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Downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks to be Bigger Than Ever

All of us at 100.5 The River and our Grand Rapids Townsquare Media family are so excited to be a part of this years downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks. This years event, which will actually be on Friday, July 2, marks the sixth year of Amway’s sponsorship of the annual fireworks display, which promises to be bigger than ever before. As always, they will be at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the river in front of the Ford Presidential Museum. Of course, they're free and open to the public.

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2016 National Tri Championship Event in Grand Rapids

 

The Grand Rapids Triathlon, presented by Huntington and Nutrilite, has once again made the list to host a National Championship event. The GR Tri is honored to accept the Nationals designation for a third year in a row.

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Looking for a Different Summer Camp Experience? How About Ambulance Camp?

There are lots of innovative summer camp opportunities out there. The traditional camp, the public museum's camp activities, the Humane Society and their camps with animals, and so much more. But, there is another one out there - Ambulance Camp.

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Here are Your Front Row Seat for the Fireworks

Downtown Grand Rapids will be packed with people for the annual Amway Fourth of July Fireworks and entertainment. However, if you come down on Monday, the 4th of July, you will have missed them. The Fireworks and celebration are on Saturday, July 2!

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Fun With the Public Museum’s Digital Scavenger Hunt

Now, you can become a Museum Explorer at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) through a special digital scavenger hunt experience. Visitors can utilize the free Goosechase application to compete in special missions throughout the GRPM, earning points to win prizes. How cool is that?

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Best Activities for Kids at Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts

The 47th annual Festival of the Arts is this weekend in Grand Rapids! Festival begins at noon on Friday and runs until 6PM on Sunday.

There is a lot for kids at Festival, but little legs can get tired quickly. Not to mention stroller-pushing arms. It's best to plan ahead.

Take look at our guide for kids and enjoy Festival 2016!

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