Get creative at this special event designed for our youngest visitors. Dress your child as a sculpture, mammal, fish, insect, bird, tree, flower, geologist or any other way that highlights something about the Children’s Garden. Participate in a costume parade and listen to Halloween-themed stories. Celebrate Halloween with your wee-ones. No tricks, no treats, just fun! Parades at 10:15 am […]

After Dark Interactive Board Game and Public Art Initiative

Lions and Rabbits is leading a citywide arts initiative, After Dark, to create equitable placemaking and leadership opportunities for artists in five different districts of Grand Rapids beginning August 20th. This is a four-month-long interactive digital game funding over 35 new murals that will be installed by zip-code-specific artists through the end of September. The digital “Life After Dark” game […]

CTC Driveway Concert Series

Join us for our 2020 Driveway Concert Series to benefit children with developmental differences. Grab your chair, your snack, and your mask, and come listen to top-notch local music with us near Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids! The address will be sent when you register. Seating is limited, so register early. Learn more about the 2020 Driveway Concert Series, including […]

Reading Together

A big way to help your kids be ready for Kindergarten and learn to read is to read with them, so for National Reading Month, we’re having an event about literacy and reading together! We’ll have activities, giveaways, resources, and light refreshments. Giveaways: • Get a reading buddy! – Everyone who attends will receive a stuffed animal so their child […]

2018 Ada Chili & Beer Festival

The Ada Chili and Beer Festival features some of Michigan’s best local breweries, a chili cook-off among the most talented chefs in Grand Rapids, and live music. The kid-friendly event is held in The Community Church Parking lot (7239 Thornapple River Dr. SE. Ada). The event is from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The festival supports the Community Church of Ada and […]

The Tinsel, Treats and Trolley Event Returns to Ada Township Nov. 30

Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Kids The holiday season is coming to Grand Rapids and it’s time to start marking your calendars for some exciting community events.  One event you should add to your schedule is Tinsel, Treats and Trolleys which will be taking place in the Ada Township on November 30 from 5:30-9:00 PM. Find out more about what […]

Free Military Weekend

We want to thank you for your service! This event is for active duty or military veterans and their families. Simply bring your military ID card and you and your family can play at GRCM for free!

Santa and S’mores

Get your perfect photo with Santa at Camp Newaygo! All decked out for the season, Camp is a beautiful spot to get into the spirit and kick off your holiday festivities. Meet Santa and his reindeer, make a winter craft, write out your wish list and enjoy a s’more by our toasty fire. A professional photographer will be on hand […]

Grand Rapids Public Schools to Host the School Choice Expo and Fall Family Harvest

Photo courtesy of Dissolve When choosing a school for your child there are many factors to consider and it isn’t a decision that should be taken lightly. Luckily, Grand Rapids Public Schools will be hosting the School Choice Expo and Family Harvest Festival which will help parents find the school that is right for their child. This event will be taking […]