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Cherry Park Ice Rink Build

January 21, 2017 | Cherry Park | 10:00 AM | Park Volunteer Event,Parks Alive Leaders

Help East Hills Council of Neighbors build an ice skating rink at Cherry Park on 1/21 at 10am!

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Mulick Park Snow Fest

January 28, 2017 | Mulick Park | 1:00 PM

Join FGRP, the Kent County Health Department, and our Parks Alive Leaders for a free snow fest at Mulick Park!

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WinterWest 2017

February 12, 2017 | Richmond Park | 12:00 PM | Special Event

WinterWest is back with free hot chocolate, a Winter Tree Education walk, and the Adults and Kids Crazy Cardboard Sled Races!

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Brewers Grove- Tree Beer Kick-Off

February 15, 2017 | Harmony Brewing Co. | 6:00 PM

WWW.BREWERSGROVE.COM Join the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the Beer City Brewers Guildfor a kick-off event of this season’s tree beer! The Brewers Grove project started in 2013 when local brewers asked Friends of GR Parks (FGRP) how they could celebrate being named Beer City USA by giving back to our City’s parks and public spaces. The idea was seeded to create tree-themed beers that would be offered for a limited time during the year with proceeds going directly to FGRP’s Grand Rapids…

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