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Free Youth Golf Clinics at Meijer LPGA Classic

The 2016 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is offering young golfers free, two-hour clinics along with other activities throughout tournament week June 14-19.

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Mom, Where is my Fork? [Video]

This video is so sweet. Little kids are sweet anyway, but this little toddler is great. All he  wants to do is eat his bowl of mac and cheese. But he can't find his fork. He looks everywhere, but it's gone missing. Can someone please give him a "hand?"

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Public Museum
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Free Admission to Grand Rapids Public Museum Offered to Active Duty Military and Families

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2016.

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2007 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby
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Inner-City Youth Baseball Get Renovated Field, Now Needs Equipment

Inner-City Youth Baseball took a big step forward yesterday with the ribbon cutting and celebration of the newly renovated Ted Rasberry Field, 1010 Sheldon Avenue, SE, here in Grand Rapids.

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Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
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Baseball, Fireworks, Monkeys, a Dinosaur and a Salute to Veterans This Weekend at Fifth Third Ballpark

How about some baseball for a fun Memorial Day Weekend?

There will be a lot of fun at Fifth Third Ballpark. The West Michigan Whitecaps have announced they're adding Fireworks to Friday night’s game vs. the Dayton Dragons. There are now great Family Fare Fireworks shows on back-to-back nights to kick off the holiday weekend.

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Kathy Kuhn
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47th Annual Festival of the Arts is Next Weekend

It's hard to believe, but Festival is just days away...next weekend!

2016 will be the 47th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

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Donations to Kids’ Food Basket Matched Through Monday

Double your impact in the fight against childhood hunger in West Michigan by donating now to Kids' Food Basket.

Donations to Kids' Food Basket will be matched through Monday, May 23.

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National Dance Institute (NDI) Celebrates 40th Anniversary at Annual Gala
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Summer Camp for Your Kids? Try a Summer Theatre Camp

If you’re searching for fun activities for your kids this summer, how about the Van Singel Fine Arts Center for the summer theatre camp scheduled for June 27-30 from 9am to 1pm.

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Senator Dick Durbin Tours New Healthy Lunch In Schools Program
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GRPS Summer Food Showcase to Provide Info about Free Summer Meals

During the school year, thousands of Grand Rapids Public School students are provided with free meals. Meals they might not have if it weren't for the school progam.  But, what happens when school is out for the summer? Do they go hungry? Not to worry, its handled.

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Johnny Depp Surprises People at Disneyland [Video]

It sure was a fun day at Disneyland in California, the other day. Johnny Depp was there. Well, sort of.

Depp recently surprised unsuspecting Disneyland visitors by appearing in a live video billboard promoting Disney's Alice Through the Looking Glass.

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Courtesy Feeding American West Michigan
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Drive to Stamp Out Hunger is This Saturday

This Saturday, May 14, the Grand Rapids letter carriers will once again take part in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Their goal: to collect 70,000 pounds of food, a roughly 10 percent increase from last year.

Saturday, May 14, letter carriers here in West Michigan and around the country will be going door to door collecting food for local hunger-relief charities. In Grand Rapids, that food will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan.

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Fathers With a Child Get Free Admission to Meijer LPGA Classic on Father’s Day

Dad can celebrate his love of golf with his kids for free at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give on Father's Day.

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