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The 411 in the 616: April Showers

Good Morning! I can’t wait for all these April showers to bring May flowers. Despite this rainy week ahead there are a ton of great events around Grand Rapids to keep you busy. Scroll down to find a list of fun events, local links and my latest obsessions this week. I hope you have a wonderful week and don’t forget to use #thegrguide on Instagram!

Rose's Reeds Lake Root ChipsEvents:

Take me out to the ball game! Celebrate the Tigers opening day at The Mitten on Monday, April 3 from 3:30-10 PM.

Need some Monday motivation? Head to Beer City Barre on Monday, April 3 from 6:30-7:30 PM.

Cheers to Jazz & Gin featuring Brad Fritter’s Moods at Long Road Distillers on Monday, April 3 from 8-10 PM.

Need some yoga? Head to the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Tuesday, April 4 from 6:30-7:45 for yoga with Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga.

Interested in some live music? Grab your friends and enjoy a beer and Open Mic night with Valentiger at Elk Brewing on Tuesday, April 4 from 8-11 PM.

Enjoy a girls night out featuring author Emily Giffin at Schuler Books on Wednesday, April 5 from 7-9 PM.

Donkey Grand Rapids Margarita

Try some Italian wines at Reds Wine School on Wednesday, April 5 from 7-9 PM. Cheers!

Summer is just around the corner when the Whitecaps have their opening day on Thursday, April 6 from 6:35-9:35 PM.

Stop by Posh Petals for a Pop-Up Shop featuring artists and small businesses from April 7-8. Also don’t miss their Spring Wine, Design & Canvas on Friday, April 7 from 6:30-8:30 PM.

Don’t miss the Tigers home opener with a party at SpeakEZ Lounge on Friday, April 7 from 11 AM – 5 PM.

Get outside and check out Art.Downtown with Avenue for the Arts on Saturday, April 8 from 12-9 PM.

Enjoy Artful Appetizers with a progressive tasting downtown on Saturday, April 8 from 3:30-6 PM.

Check out Woosah’s new spring release on Saturday, April 8 from 6-9 PM.

Stop by Brewery Vivant for their Day of Fruit with two barrel aged beer releases on Sunday, April 9 from 12-10 PM.

Nonna's Grand Rapids Pasta

Local Links:

These shrimp tostadas from The Lemon Bowl look incredible!

A great reminder from Kristin Jones that your voice means something.

Check out these fun ideas for rainy days in Grand Rapids from Experience GR.

My Latest Obsessions This Week:

Margaritas at Donkey Taqueria

Root chips at Rose’s

Penne alla Vodka at Nonna’s Trattoria

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