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Still time for a fish fry!

Still time for a fish fry!

In case you're running out of places to eat during Lent.

Here's a great idea!

2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit: Inspiration to Action

2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit: Inspiration to Action

The 2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit: Inspiration to Action celebrates Grand Rapids’ growing bicycle culture!  This all day event will take place on Friday, May 6, 2011, from 8am to 4:30pm at the Eberhard Center, GVSU downtown campus in Grand Rapids.  Taking place during National Bike Month, the Summit hopes to inspire personal, corporate, and local government action to make our city and region more bicycle friendly!

This full-day bicycle advocacy conference is intended for bicycling advocates, bicycle club members, bike trail supporters, Complete Streets advocates, elected officials, public health officials, community planners, landscape architects, civil engineers, bicycle-industry retailers and manufacturers, and the general public. 

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Stroke of Midnite wsg Brodberg Band

Stroke of Midnite wsg Brodberg Band

Friday at 9:30pm - April 16 at 1:30am

Eric and the boys get a chance to hit the hot music town of Grand Rapids, MI. Invited to play along side J.R. Bell and the boys from Stroke of Midnite. This will be a steller show that you don't want to miss.
     
Juke's Bar
506 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI

Holy Trinity's 11th Annual Auction for Education-"Under the Sea"

Saturday, April 30, 2011 at West Catholic Gym 

Doors Open at 5pm, Dinner at 6pm.

Menu: Catered Outback dinner, beer, wine & soda

Cost: $50.00 ticket includes dinner & raffle entry

Your evening will include the largest oral & silent auction in the area and several raffle games with a chance to win a 42" HDTV, a Dell laptop or $500. To purchase a ticket, call Ann at 453-6005 or stop by the Holy Trinity rectory from 8am-4pm, Monday thru Friday.

Join the National Marrow Donor Program Registry

Join the National Marrow Donor Program Registry

Al Rotman has been married to his high school sweetheart, Jeanne (Nyeholt) for 39 years.  The Rotmans are members of Hillcrest CRC in Hudsonville.  Al has worked for Steelcase for 30 years; he is a Specialist Machine Tech in the Model Shop.  Together, Al & Jeanne enjoy going to Lake Michigan and watching the sunset while walking along the beach.  They love spending time with their 3 married children and 7 grandchildren.  It was 2 days before Christmas 2010 and just a few days before the  birth of their 7thgrandchild that Al was diagnosed with AML (acute Myeloid Leukemia).

Patients diagnosed with leukemia, lymphomas, other blood cancers, and immune system disorders will often require a marrow transplant.  Unfortunately, only 30% of patients in need of a marrow transplant will find a matched donor in their family.  The other 70% turn to the National Marrow Donor Program Registry to search for an unrelated donor.  Righ

Gimme Shelter - A three day Symposium

Gimme Shelter - A three day Symposium

Gimme Shelter, April 7 - 9, 2011, is a three day symposium on Human Shelter and Sustainability.  The 3 day event began with a talk by bestselling author Sarah Susanka ('The Not So Big House' book series), and continues with a variety of guest speakers and workshops on issues ranging from creating community, living a sustainable lifestyle, green Grand Rapids and using design and architecture as tools for social change.  

View the Gimme Shelter website for a complete listing of events:   www.sheltergr.org

Party for the Planet is April 16th

Party for the Planet is April 16th

From the John Ball Zoo Society:

Over 25 organizations will exhibit, demonstrate and show their wares.

Yes, being green has definitely caught on. Manufacturers, architects, and businesses of all kinds have found ingenious ways to conserve and preserve. But how about every day family households that want to help? What can they do that’s affordable, simple and saves? PARTY FOR THE PLANET at John Ball Zoo is the place to find out! The event will take place on Saturday, April 16, from 10am until 3pm.

Over 25 West. Michigan organizations will be attending PARTY FOR THE PLANET and each will offer something unique.