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Things to do April 21-23, 2017
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10 Things to Do this Weekend: April 21-23

It’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22nd. The weather forecast looks nice...get outside and enjoy it. Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend — both inside and out...

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How You Can Spend $1,000 Around Grand Rapids

Over the next few weeks we're giving you a chance at winning $1,000 twice a day. All you have to do is enter the code word you're given here...

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Weekend 03-31 to 04-02
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10 Things to Do this Weekend: March 31-April 2

It's April Fool's Day on Saturday, but we aren't fooling...Here are 10 things you can do around West Michigan this weekend -- Friday, March 31st through Sunday, April 2nd, 2017...

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Penguins And Otters Return To The New Orleans Aquarium
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John Ball Zoo Hosting a Job Fair

Lions and Tigers and Jobs! Oh My!

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Web.com Tour Championship - Round Two
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Bald Eagle Hit by Car Gets New Home at John Ball Zoo

A bald Eagle who was hit by a car in the UP last summer is getting a new home at John Ball Zoo, MLive reports. 

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You Know You Grew Up in Grand Rapids When…

There are so many things that people have experienced growing up in Grand Rapids. So many, that we compiled a list. You know you grew up in Grand Rapids when...

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The John Ball Zoo Is Hosting Two Pokemon GO Events

This Sunday the John Ball Zoo is staying open late and dropping Pokemon lures at all of their Pokemon Stops inside the Zoo!

The John Ball Zoo will be setting lures at all15 of the Pokestops inside of the Zoo from 3:00pm until 6:00pm...

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Aquarium Reopens After ?5m Redevelopment
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Grand Rapids’ Zoo School Named Among Top 14 Most Innovative Schools in U.S.

A Grand Rapids' educational program is getting national recognition.

Tech Insider has named Grand Rapids Public School's Zoo School at John Ball Zoo one of the 14 most innovative in the country, MLive Reports

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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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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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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There’s a new Baby in Town. Meet Neo!

Awww, this new baby is really cute. Congratulations to the parents of Neo, born on this past December 16th, and just introduced to the public this past week at the John Ball Zoo!

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