Healthy Body Healthy Mind 5K

FREE EVENT FOR GRAND RAPIDS AND AREA FAMILIES! Register for FREE at or call (616) 419-4329. This family friendly event provides an opportunity to celebrate health and wellness as a community! The morning will kick off with signature Mind Meets Music movement activities to warm up participants, followed by a run/walk through Grand Rapids’ beautiful Riverside Park. Local organizations […]

Step Up For Down Syndrome

Step Up For Down Syndrome is Michigan’s largest Down syndrome awareness celebration. The event is family-friendly and open to all children and adults with Down syndrome, their families, friends, and thousands of local supporters. As a direct result of event sponsorships, team fundraising, and generous public donations, the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan is able to continue providing educational resources, […]

Lakeshore Fork Fest

Raise your forks with us! Join Local First at a NEW LOCATION for an incredible evening featuring local restaurants, specialty shops, bakeries, breweries, and more! The Event Enjoy the best that our food businesses have to offer. Lakeshore Fork Fest hosts several food vendors from the Lakeshore community. Attendees can go from booth to booth and try each mouth-watering dish […]

Recycling Event 2018

Join the Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown and Comprenew on Saturday, September 8th for a FREE electronics recycling event. You bring the electronic materials and we will recycle them for you! Drop off your items from 10AM until 5PM in our front parking lot. Recyclable materials include: -PC’s, Laptops and Servers – Including Hard Drives -Media Equipment (Tapes, CD’s, Disks) […]


The 10th annual FREE West Michigan Labor Fest will be held on Labor Day along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids at the beautiful Ah-Nab-Awen Park in front of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. September 3, 2018 11:00am – 5:00pm FREE all day admission to the Gerald R. Ford Museum. Bring a blanket to sit on the hill […]

Love INC’s HayDay 5k

Love In the Name of Christ is partnering with Hudsonville Chamber & the city of Hudsonville’s Urban HayDay Event to bring you the second annual HayDay 5k! This official run will travel through the Love INC neighborhood and scenic Elmwood Lake paved trail, raising awareness and funds for the local nonprofit, Love INC, which exists to support and serve the […]

D&D Kids Group

Come learn and play Dungeons and Dragons with us, GRCM-style! No experience is necessary! $5 per person (grown-ups welcome). This event occurs July 28th, August 4th, and August 11th at 10:00am-12:00pm.

Wayland Movies on Main Street

Free outdoor kids movies playing the first four Thursdays in August of 2018. Movies start at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets. Located in the parking lot next to Aqua in Vino and The Henika District Library.

Free Performance by Symbolica Flag Dancers from Genk, Belgium

Enjoy a free 70 minute performance! Grand Rapids, Michigan is hosting 54 members of the Flag Dance Ensemble, Symbolica from Genk, Belgium. Symbolica combines contemporary dance with flags. They bring an innovative program of flag dancing in which the frivolity of moving flags unites with the robustness of the musical rhythm. Come experience the exchange of cultures and help share […]

Wayland Main Street Celebration

The City of Wayland is celebrating 150 years!!! There will be Food, Music, Art, Games, Competitions, Dancing, Singing, Free Kids Activities, Several Food Vendors Available.