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Interested in volunteering? We are always looking for help with research and park history, photography, and administrative support.

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“Nature Calls” Photo Walk and Tour with the Rapidian

July 22, 2014 | 6:30 PM | Special Event

Join the Rapidian and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a photo walk of area parks.

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Movies in the Park #4: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

July 25, 2014 | Ah-Nab-Awen Park | 6:00 PM | Special Event

Movies in the Park, presented by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, returns to Ah-Nab-Awen Park this summer for Films Through Time.  Movies begin at dusk and are free to all, but be sure to come early to reserve your seats! Bring your own blankets, chairs, beer, wine and snacks. Local food vendors will be on-site to serve up delicious treats, and pre-movie entertainment begins at 7 pm. Stay up to date by joinging the Facebook Event Page…

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Pleasant Park Ribbon Cutting & Dedication

July 31, 2014 | Unnamed Venue | 5:00 PM | Special Event

Pleasant Park Ribbon Cutting July 31, 2014 5pm-5:30pm Entrance Plaza at 400 Pleasant SE We invite you to the official ribbon cutting of Pleasant Park at 5pm on Thursday, July 31.  Join the City of Grand Rapids, State of Michigan Dept of Natural Resources, Heritage Hill, South Hill, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and other partners in celebrating the completion of Pleasant Park, over 4 years in the making.  This brand new 2.4 acre park replaces a asphalt parking lot…

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Movies in the Park #5: Top Gun

August 8, 2014 | Ah-Nab-Awen Park | 6:00 PM | Special Event

Movies in the Park, presented by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, returns to Ah-Nah-Bawen Park this summer for Films Through Time.  Movies begin at dusk and are free to all, but be sure to come early to reserve your seats! Bring your own blankets, chairs, beer, wine and snacks. Local food vendors will be on-site to serve up delicious treats, and pre-movie entertainment begins at 7 pm. The Movies in the Park Series is sponsored by Celebration…

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Tree Identification Workshop

August 18, 2014 | Bunker Interpretive Center | 6:30 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

learn to identify that tree in your backyard

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Green Gala 2014

August 21, 2014 | Christman Bldg - Fishladder Park | 7:00 PM | Special Event

4th ANNUAL GREEN GALA
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014

Tickets: $75 until August 20th, $85 at the door

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Movies in the Park #6: Jurassic Park & Voter’s Choice

August 22, 2014 | Ah-Nab-Awen Park | 6:00 PM | Special Event

Movies begin at dusk and are free to all, but be sure to come early to reserve your seats!

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