Up & Coming.

Up & Coming.

Posted: 08-02-2011

Coming Up!

The next few weeks are packed with great opportunities to get out and enjoy the community and we want you to know about them! LINC’s event calendar is now listing many of the events happening in our community so check it regularly to stay in the loop. If you have an event you would like to list send the information to .

GRPS Party in the Parks!  It’s back to school time and once again, GRPS is planning to kick off the school year with the second annual Back to School Party in the Parks. This year they will have a bounce house, inflatable maze, and many other activities for each party as well as music and entertainment, free raffles and giveaways for students. LINC community liaisons and natural helpers will be at these parties reaching out to parents and families, come meet them and talk about ways to become involved with Believe to Become at the party nearest you!

  • Monday, August 8 – 5:30 - 8pm at Clemente Park
  • Tuesday, August 9 – 5:30 - 8pm at The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Thursday, August 11 – 5:30 - 8pm at Union High School
  • Tuesday, August 16 – 5:30 - 8pm at Aberdeen Park
  • Saturday, August 20 – 10:30am - 1pm at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Pekich Park Concert Series | August 5, 12, & 26, September 9 & 23rd. Performers will take the stage from 7 until 9pm. Residents, neighbors and supporters of the Avenue for the Arts are invited to grab a chair and enjoy the performances of some of Grand Rapids up and coming bands!

Movie Nights @ Joe Taylor Park | the community is surely embracing the amazing improvements at Joe Taylor park. They have organized a neighborhood family movie night every other Saturday evening. Anyone is welcome! The movie usually starts at 8:30pm. The next one is August 13!

Grand Rapids All City Free Food Supply Giveaway | August 15 & 16th wyGR 1530 AM and the Nonprofit Operations Resource, Inc. will be giving away 5000 lbs of food to community members on the corner of Franklin & Fuller.

Homebuyer Education Classes | August 17 & 18 from 5pm-8pm at the LINC Development Center

Believe 2 Become West Community Meeting | August 25 from 4:00pm-8:30pm at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary