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Kids Get In For Free at the G.R. Art Museum During Spring Break

Who says the learning has to end during Spring Break?

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Toys R Us May Be Closing ALL of Their U.S. Stores

Where the heck can a kid be a kid now?!

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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Free STEAM-Based Spring Break Activities at Wyoming Library

Kent District Library’s Wyoming Branch is offering free STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities for kids on spring break.

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Doctors in Flint Offered Another Way to Test Kids for Lead

The Michigan State and Genesee County Health Departments are asking pediatricians to test all children up to age 6 who consumed Flint city water after April 2014. In collaboration with the county health department, Magellan Diagnostics has announced it is loaning its LeadCare II systems to practices in Flint to expand access to testing.

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First (Park) Congregational: A Must-Visit ArtPrize Venue for Families

When you visit ArtPrize as a family, minimizing walking and avoiding crowds takes on a new importance.

First (Park) Congregational at 10 E Park Place NE provides a good starting point. More importantly, the venue has a lot of entries that will grab the interest of kids.

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2015 Halloween Activities For You (& Your Family)

Halloween is right around the corner! Here are some great Halloween activities (some for families, some for adults only) that you can check out this year!

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ArtPrize Guide for Kids

Big crowds, long walks and 1,550 works of art.

It's best to have a plan when you visit ArtPrize with kids. Little legs get tired fast.

The ArtPrize Guide for Kids will help you to make the most of your family's time in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Times For West Michigan

Trying to figure out when trick-or-treating is happening in your area? We've found a comprehensive list that you can reference!

It seems that all communities here in West Michigan will be doing their trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31 -- Halloween night. 

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Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Writes Powerful Letter to Teachers

The mother of one of the 26 victims of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has written a powerful letter to the teachers of America.

Nebla Marquez-Greene had two children attending Sandy Hook Elementary that day. Her daughter, 6-year-old Ana Grace, was killed in the Connecticut massacre, and her son was uninjured in the attack.

Her letter, which was posted on the Education Week website is powerful, gut-wrenching and encouraging all at once. Read it after the jump.

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