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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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Courtesy GRPS
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The Ducks are Running at Ken-O-Sha Park Elementary

One kindergarten student said when asked what she thought about the ducks, "they are so cute and I so am excited for them to walk out because it will be like a parade."

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Young couple with guitar on grass in park
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Arts in Ada is This Saturday

This Saturday in Ada, it's Art Day! ARTS IN ADA is an all-day celebration of the Arts!

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Hundreds Of Tropical Butterflies Displayed At The New Natural History Museum Exhibition
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GRPS Students Visit Lake Michigan Because of a Unique Business Partnership

It began as a conversation three years ago between a local company and officials from Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS). And, it sparked a unique partnership that the school district says serves as an inspiration for other businesses to get involved in enlightening inner city school children. And, the result of the meeting between Open Systems Technologies (OST) and GRPS?  Eleven field trips this Spring to Lake Michigan’s Hoffmaster State Park in Muskegon and Rosy Mound Natural Area in Grand Haven for nearly 700 fifth graders from 9 GRPS schools.

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What are you Doing for Mother’s Day Tomorrow?

Tomorrow? Mother's Day! You didn't forget, did you?

Hopefully not. Whether you're treating you mom, or in husband cases, wife, it's going to cost. But, isn't that money well spent? Of course it is.

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Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Season 2 Finale Event - Arrivals
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Darth Vader Wakes up 2-Year Old Boy. What Happened? [Video]

This is such a sweet video, something all parents should watch.

It seems a dad spent all night working on a Darth Vader costume so that he could surprise his two-year-old son in the morning with a special Lord Darth Vader Star Wars wake-up call. So, what happened? You'll have to watch.

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Bouquet of tulips next to a gift with a happy mothers day card
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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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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Traveling Troupe Performs Free Community Children’s Show in Greenville

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Traveling Troupe Performs Free Community Children's Show in Greenville will be doing a free performance next Saturday, May 7

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