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Snowshoe at Ah-Nab-Awen Park

January 28, 2020 | 6:00 PM | Community Event

Feel the crunch of the snow under your feet and enjoy nature at this FREE spectacular snowshoeing event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. Snowshoes will be provided. Don’t forget to dress warm! Snowshoe at the Park is one of many events during our 2020 World of Winter Festival, hosted by our friends at Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. ABOUT WORLD OF WINTER This month-long festival, organized by DGRI and partners, is designed to take advantage of Michigan’s cold climate, provide fun ways for…

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Community Feedback Session

February 1, 2020 | 10:00 AM | Community Event,Urban Forest Project Event

This year, the Mayor’s Greening Initiative is coming to the Garfield Park neighborhood! This is an annual one-day volunteer project on April 25 that adds hundreds of trees to our city’s urban forest. We know that there will be some questions from neighbors. Does this impact my property long-term? Is anything required of me? What types of trees will be planted? What will traffic be like on the day of the planting project? Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the…

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