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Polish Festival 2019 – 40th Anniversary

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 am - Sunday, August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Rosa Parks Circle Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Select a Country:

Save the date for the 40th anniversary of the Polish Festival downtown Grand Rapids. Come celebrate all things Polish. Food, beer, music, activities and bring a piece of Poland home with you from the various vendors. FREE to the public and you don't even have to be Polish to come!

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9:00 am

AQS QuiltWeek® – Grand Rapids, MI 2019

Saturday, August 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Quiltmakers from around the world will be featured at Grand Rapids AQS QuiltWeek. Get inspired by new techniques, colors, and patterns from this International Showcase of Quilts. Come see 680 quilts from around the world on display to inspire and entertain quilters, collectors, and fiber art enthusiasts. Shop the Merchant Mall with local and international vendors for all your quilty […]

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10:00 am

Creston History Walking Tour

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is a FREE community event, thanks to our sponsors PETERSON PLUMBING, Grand Rapids Public Schools and My Personal Credit Union How did Creston get its name? What did Creston residents do for work 100 years ago? What architectural styles are represented in our houses? Learn all these things and more! Meet at Peterson Plumbing to begin a guided walking […]

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Cyanotype

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids , MI 49504 United States

Join Megan Williams, maker of Adventure Textiles, for a morning of printing floral cyanotypes. Explore the science and art of cyanotypes, a photographic printing process involving the use of chemicals and exposure to light to reveal stunning blue and white imagery. We’ll explore producing cyanotypes on paper and fabric with natural and artificial items and light. Students will leave with […]

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1:00 pm

FARM | Say Hello! Chicken Says Cluck

Saturday, August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids , MI 49504 United States

Come say “hello” to the Blandford chickens! Get a behind-the-scenes experience: meeting, feeding & more. All chickens, all the time! NOTE: Program is open to all ages but geared toward families with kids ages 10 & under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults and children must register. ** Special Note About New Farm Programs ** Planning to attend […]

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7:00 pm

Movies in the Neighborhood Park- Eastern Park

Saturday, August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Eastern Park Grand Rapids, MI United States

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks in collaboration with the Grand Rapids Police Department and City of Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department, will be hosting free family friendly movies in our neighborhood parks this summer! Popcorn 🍿 will be provided by Celebration Cinema, water to quench your thirst will also be provided, as well as a free family friendly movie […]

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