Category Archives: Grand Rapids Michigan Attractions

Foto Friday – Parrot Heart Sculpture

Foto Friday – Parrot Heart Sculpture   Parrot Heart Sculpture by Jim Dine at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Just one of the hundreds of sculptures at Meijer Gardens, this heart with parrot perching on it is one of my favorites.   ________________________________________________________________________________________________ The authors of the this blog write about Grand Rapids Real Estate, the…

Jazz at the Zoo Monday Nights 2012

Jazz at the Zoo Monday Nights 2012 by Bonnie and Terry Westbrook Begins Monday June 4, 2012 runs through August 16 From 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the The John Ball Park Band Shell   The West Michigan Jazz Society will be featuring local bands and talent Monday nights.  Free admission, although the hat is…

West Michigan White Caps Start 2012 Season

West Michigan White Caps Start 2012 Season The West Michigan White Caps start their summer season with their opening day on Monday, April 9th.  It isn’t that far away and would be a great outing for Spring Break Week.  They have many promotions and specials going on, so don’t delay, if baseball is your passion,…

Grand Rapids Pepsi Club Indoor Concerts 2012

______________________________________________________________________________ Grand Rapids Pepsi Club Indoor Concerts 2012 There are three concerts playing in The Outlaw Music Series for winter 2012 at Fifth Third Ball Park: Friday, January 27th – Nervous But Excited Thursday, February 9th – Will Hoge Thursday, February 16th – North Mississippi Allstars Duo wsg. Alvin Youngblood Hart Doors at 7:00 pm…

Grand Rapids Museums: 4 Free Days 2012

Grand Rapids Museums: 4 Free Day 2012 Museum Free 4 All is what the sponsors are calling it.  Four major museums in Grand Rapids will be open for free admission on one Sunday per quarter in 2012.  The Grand Rapids Art Museum, The Public Museum of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, and The Gerald…

Foto Friday: Warm Winter Wishes….

Foto Friday: Warm Winter Wishes…. With a low of 3 degrees last night and high today of 14, here in West Michigan, winter has arrived at last.  We are a hardy bunch and revel in the winter season.  Skis, both downhill and cross country will be dug out of the basement this weekend. Snowboards, ice…

Foto Friday – Christmas Tree Rosa Parks Circle

Foto Friday – Christmas Tree Rosa Parks Circle This spectacular Christmas Tree is outside the Grand Rapids Art Museum at Rosa Parks Circle.  Winter is a perfect time to to do some ice skating on the circle.  Skating is free, skate rental is $ 1.00.   ________________________________________________________________________________________________ The authors of the this blog write about…

Foto Friday – Native American Christmas Tree

Foto Friday – Native American Christmas Tree One of the 40 ornately decorated Christmas trees at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park this holiday season.  It is a real treat to see these spectacular trees decorated in different cultural and ethnic themes. It might spark memories from your childhood or appreciation for another culture’s traditions.  Whatever…

Kent District Library Gets Star Rating

Kent District Library Gets Star Rating The Library Journal has given the Kent District Library its coveted “Star Rating” once again.  This national rating system ranks 7513 libraries by  index of public services.  The Star list this year notes 292 public libraries for exemplary public service.  Based on  circulation, visits, program attendance, and public internet…

Roselle Park Improvement Plans Announced

Roselle Park Improvement Plans Announced Future improvements to the popular Roselle Park in Ada Township have been set.  The Master Plan calls for a new main entrance, a Resource Center that will hold 75 people for meetings, a kitchen, a veranda, restrooms, and adjacent parking.  Trails and boardwalk would be extended into the park from…

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