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Howl-a-palooza
Oct 4

Howl-a-palooza

Binder Park Zoo •  Sat, Oct 4, 2014
After 20 years of participation in wolf conservation Binder Park Zoo is once again hosting the Howl-A-Palooza, a celebration of everything Wolf, on October 4, 2011. In partnership with National Wolf Awareness Week, Binder Park Zoo will be offering special activities throughout the day for guests and wolves alike. In addition, while supplies...
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Distinguished Academic Lecturer Scott Simon, “Professional Journalism in a DIY Age”
Oct 6

Distinguished Academic Lecturer Scott Simon, “Professional Journalism...

Grand Valley Eberhard Center •  Mon, Oct 6, 2014
NPR’s Peabody award-winning Scott Simon has reported from every continent, covering political campaigns, famines, hurricanes, earthquakes, civil wars and scandals. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday .   Simon has reported from all 50 states and covered the 9/11 attack from Ground Zero. He joined NPR in 1977 as...
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Bonteboktoberfest
Oct 11

Bonteboktoberfest

Binder Park Zoo •  Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Break out your lederhosen! Join Binder Park Zoo for our 5th annual beer tasting event, Bonteboktoberfest, on October 11 from 6pm to 10pm. Tip a few back with the animals while enjoying the Zoo after hours with live music, food and of course some of the best microbrews that Michigan has to offer. Attendees will sample beer from 26 Michigan...
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Zoo Boo
Oct 15

Zoo Boo

Binder Park Zoo •  Wed, Oct 15, 2014 to Wed, Oct 29, 2014
ZooBoo is Binder Park Zoo's largest annual fundraiser. Your participation in this event helps us to feed and care for our animals throughout the winter. Thank you for your support! Monday & Tuesday Closed Wednesday - Friday  5pm to 8pm Saturday & Sunday  1pm to 8pm NEW!! Haunted Africa hours Fridays...
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Poetry Night “An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Mark Doty & Dorianne Laux”
Oct 16

Poetry Night “An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Mark Doty &...

Grand Valley Eberhard Center •  Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Mark Doty is the only American poet to have won Great Britian’s T.S. Eliot Prize; he was also the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. His poems have appeared in many magazines including The Atlantic Monthly, The London Review of Books , and The New Yorker . His poems appear in The Norton Anthology of...
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Bissell Howl-O-Ween Hoof and Woof
Oct 19

Bissell Howl-O-Ween Hoof and Woof

Manhattan Park •  Sun, Oct 19, 2014
The BISSELL Howl-O-Ween Hoof and Woof is a fun-filled day for families  and their two- and four-legged kids.* Entrance to the event is  free . Games, food and activities can be enjoyed at family-friendly prices. In the spirit of a good, old-fashioned fall carnival, you will find face painting, a cake walk, games – many...
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Dance “Gallim Dance: Articulate Bodies, Visceral Language”
Oct 27

Dance “Gallim Dance: Articulate Bodies, Visceral Language”

Grand Valley Performing Arts Center •  Mon, Oct 27, 2014
Using a new dance language called GaGa, Gallim Dance, a New York-based contemporary dance company, incorporates past and present movement invention practices, fueled by human emotion. Gallim’s mission is to play inside the imagination to find juxtapositions of the mind and body that resonate in the soul. Gallim, founded in 2007, has been by...
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Holiday Celebration “The Many Moods of Christmas: Celebrating the Traditional Music of the Holidays”
Dec 8

Holiday Celebration “The Many Moods of Christmas: Celebrating the...

Fountain St Church •  Mon, Dec 8, 2014
Falls Arts Celebration concludes with the University Arts Chorale and the Jenison High School Chamber Singers joining Department of Music and Dance faculty and guests for a special performance of Robert Shaw’s “The Many Moods of Christmas.”   Fountain Street Church was selected for its superb acoustics and central location...
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Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
Dec 9

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

Van Andel Arena •  Tue, Dec 9, 2014
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band announced today they will hit the road in support of Seger’s first new studio album in eight years, RIDE OUT , with their 2014 / 2015 RIDE OUT TOUR . Bob Seger fan club members will have special access to purchase tickets in advance starting Wednesday, October 1 st at 10:00 a.m....
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