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BBQ & Beautify Series: Richmond Park

July 26, 2016 | Richmond Park | 5:00 PM | Special Event

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks invites you to join us for an evening of free food, community conversation, and a park improvement project at Richmond Park.

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After Work Tree Time: Leonard Pt.2

July 27, 2016 | Mary Waters Park | 5:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP for an After Work Tree Time at Mary Waters Park at 5pm!

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Horseshoe Smokehouse Fundraiser!

August 1, 2016 | Horseshoe Smokehouse | 5:00 PM | Special Event

On August 1st from 5-7pm, Horseshoe Smokehouse is donating 50% of its sales to FGRP!

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After Work Tree Time: Kalamazoo Ave

August 3, 2016 | Kalamazoo AWTT | 5:00 PM

Join FGRP for an After Work Tree Time at 5pm on Kalamazoo Ave!

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Movies In The Park: August 5

August 5, 2016 | Ah-Nab-Awen Park | 7:00 PM | Special Event

Join Downtown Grand Rapids Inc for the fifth movie of the summer Edward Scissorhands! Entertainment starts at 7pm, the movie starts at sunset, and this event is free for all!

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Community class on native plants!

August 8, 2016 | Founders Brewing Company | 6:00 PM | Special Event

Join FGRP for a community class on native plants and home landscaping! The class cost $15 and includes a Founders beer and appetizers.

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Citizen Forester: Tree ID Class

August 9, 2016 | Blandford Nature Center | 6:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us for an opportunity to learn to identify that tree in your backyard by coming to the Citizen Forester Tree ID class on August 9th from 6-8:15pm!

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BBQ & Beautify Series: Joe Taylor Park

August 16, 2016 | Joe Taylor Park | 5:00 PM | Special Event

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a free community BBQ and park improvement project at Joe Taylor Park on August 16th at 5pm!

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After Work Tree Time: Roosevelt Park

August 18, 2016 | Roosevelt Park | 5:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP for an After Work Tree Time at Roosevelt Park at 5pm!

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Movies In The Park: August 19

August 19, 2016 | Ah-Nab-Awen Park | 7:00 PM | Special Event

Join Downtown Grand Rapids Inc for the last two movies of the summer, a voters’ choice movie and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off! Entertainment starts at 7pm, the movie starts at sunset, and this event is free for all!

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