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Pinwheel Garden Planted Monday to Recognize Children in Foster Care in Kent County

To recognize and bring awareness to the 1,059 children in foster care in Kent County in 2015, today, Monday, April 18, CASA of Kent County will be placing 1,059 blue pinwheels in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to honor each of these vulnerable children.

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Griffin’s Playoff Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ first two home games during the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the public this morning, Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

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Diana Ross/Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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Diana Ross Coming to the Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts

Is there a headliner for the Frederik Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series this summer? I don't know, how about Diana Ross!

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park just announced their Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert lineup, and it's another fantastic lineup. There are 30 shows in the super eclectic, high quality lineup, packed with so many stars it's hard to know who to be excited about the most.

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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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The Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run is Coming to Grand Rapids May 28

Lately we have seen all kinds of new and exciting fun runs for adults headed to the Grand Rapids area, but when one of us here at 98.7 WFGR saw the Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run, we couldn't help but think what a great idea...

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Get Wings for only 50 Cents While Helping a Great Cause at King of the Wing 2016

King of the Wing 2016 is right around the corner, Monday, March 21 at Divani. What's so great about this event? Well, you get 50 cent wings from a ton of restaurants across West Michigan, plus you'll be helping out the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan.

And, March 21 just happens to be World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Courtesy Coopersville & Marne Railway
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The Bunny Train in Coopersville is Ready to Roll

It's that time of year again with Spring and Easter just around the corner. It's time to hop aboard the Bunny Train!

This is always a family favorite when the Coopersville & Marne Railway presents their annual Bunny Train. This year, the 13th, the train will run on Saturdays, March 12, 19 and 26 and on Sundays March 13 and 20. Saturday train departures are at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. On Sundays, the trains leave at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The friendly Conductor will call “All Aboard” at 20 minutes before each departure.

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Get Registered For This Weekend’s Cardboard Bobsled Derby

The 2016 Cardboard Bobsled Derby at Cannonsburg Ski Area is this Saturday, March 5th and time is running out to get your team registered. Registration ends on Thursday, March 3 at 10 a.m.

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The Butterflies Will be Flying at Meijer Gardens Beginning Tomorrow

Can you belive 7,000 tropical butterflies will be flying about at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park beginning tomorrow, March 1?

How exciting that they're baaaack!

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Five Important Changes to Note For Dessert Wars 2016

Dessert Wars is right around the corner! The annual event will be taking place Monday, February 22 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom...

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Registration Now Open for Grand Rapids’ Insane Inflatable 5K 2016

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on August 20.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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