August 3x3: Local Events, Activities, Entertainment & Learning Opportunities

Josh, Scott, and Abby are coming to you this month from Provin Trails to encourage you to get out and safely enjoy socially distanced events and virtual activities, entertainment, and more. We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy, safe, and enjoying the sunshine this Summer in West Michigan!

As always, our team is here as a resource for any of your real estate needs.

 

In-Person:

Summer Saturdaze: Red, White & Blue Cars

Saturday, August 1st, 10 am-2 pm at Gilmore Car Museum

Each Summer Saturdaze is a different themed event on the historic 90-acre campus of the Gilmore Car Museum; where the stars are the cars! August 1st features Red, White, and Blue cars! 

$20 to register (includes admission for driver and one passenger).

$16.00 per spectator & $11.00 for children 11-17

Taste the West Side

August 26th, 5-8 pm at the Goei center

Join us again this year for Steepletown‘s Taste the West Side. Where we gather together to celebrate the good work at Steepletown does while enjoying local partner restaurants based in the heart of the west side. We welcome back our amazing emcee Juliet Dragos. So grab a ticket and show some love for Steepletown and the Westside!

Green Gala: Picnic Edition

August 13th, 5:30-10 pm at Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Experience our signature fundraising event and support our community's parks in a fresh new way: with a specially curated gourmet picnic dinner! Enjoy your picnic basket and live entertainment at the beautiful Ah-Nab-Awen Park. Or you can opt to take your basket home!

Inside the Picnic Basket for 2 Adults:

- Gourmet picnic dinner crafted by Steadfast Supper Club

- Dessert from Daddy's Dough Cookies

- Baskets for guests 21+ include a choice of two drinks from Farmhaus Cider Co., Brewery Vivant or Proper Soda

- Boxed Water Is Better included in all baskets

-Masks for social distancing

 

Farm to Table Dinner Series

August 19th from 6-8:30 pm at Kids’ Food Basket

Join us for our inaugural farm to table dinner series. Guests will enjoy a dinner procured from the Kids’ Food Basket’s sustainable farm and other local sources prepared by West Michigan chefs. By joining us at the table on this special evening, you are supporting our mission to nourish kids to reach their full potential and our urban growing initiatives.

 

Relax at Rosa 

Every Thursday from 12-1:30 pm from April 30 to September 10, 2020.

The sixth season of Relax at Rosa, held in Rosa Parks Circle. The free, weekly lunchtime entertainment series - geared for Downtown workers- features a diverse lineup of performers.

Follow Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. on Facebook to find each Facebook event and the corresponding live videos for each performance.

 

Virtual:

AM Yoga: Free Classes

AM Yoga, a favorite local studio of ours, is currently offering free, live-streamed yoga classes every week (oftentimes, nearly every day). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to prioritize your mental and physical health. Reach out to hello@amyoga111.com for more info and access to other classes and meditations.

 

Grand Rapids Virtual Game Night: Trivia, Charades, and Drawing

No more spreadsheets, third party video software, and game night chaos. Our game is bundled right into our custom video call software. Access your virtual game night on a desktop, laptop, or tablet. Virtual game nights for up to 16 players

• 4 events each month

• 5+ game styles

• 16 players can connect to our built-in video call software

• 1 to 1.5-hour games (5 rounds)

7 Day Free Trial, then 19.99 a Month

 

Singing in Place: Opera Grand Rapids

Every Thursday 

Enjoy opera while we shelter-in-place from the best seats in your house! Our four-part web series called Singing-in-Place features emerging artists giving short recitals from their homes.  Please enjoy this free resource made available to you every Thursday on our website and social media or check out past performances at https://www.operagr.org/singing-in-place/.

 

Virtual Camp Curious Summer Camp

June 15, 2020 - August 7, 2020

Campers will explore and investigate through hands-on activities while using common items in their homes, and artifacts and specimens in the GRPM’s Digital Collections. All programs are designed for campers to do work independently and at their own pace, with the primary focus being on the activities. All camps are led by GRPM educators.

Camps are offered at a reduced price, with one-day camps starting as low as $20 and three-day camps at $40. Discounts available for Museum members.

 

Experience: Gerald R Ford Museum Education & Learning

Explore the learning and educational resources at the DeVos Learning Center at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. Explore many educational tours from home.

 

Visit: Grand Rapids Art Museum

Museums serve as important places for inspiration, reflection, and comfort. While GRAM has temporarily closed, we remain committed to our mission of connecting people through art, creativity, and design.

We invite you to browse our digital resources below, and follow the Museum’s activity on social media using the hashtag #grandrapidsartmuseum and find remote museum activities from around the world using hashtag #MuseumFromHome.