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The 411 in the 616: Cheers to Summer

Good morning Grand Rapids! I hope you had a wonderful long weekend celebrating Memorial Day and the unofficial kick-off to summer. My weekend was filled with friends, family and s’mores which is the perfect combination for summer. If you’re looking for some fun activities around Grand Rapids this week scroll down for your 411 in the 616. Have a great week and don’t forget to tag your photos on Instagram with #thegrguide.

City Built Brewing BeerEvents:

Tuesday

Try something new for lunch at Truckin’ Tuesdays at Calder Plaza from 11 AM – 2 PM where you can experience some great food from local food trucks.

Catch a movie with some friends at Wealthy Theatre with the Meanwhile Film Series featuring Django Unchained on Tuesday, May 30 from 8-11 PM.

Wednesday

Head to Creston Brewery for a Beer & Slow Food Pairing on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-7:30 PM featuring food from Kingma’s Market and beer from Creston Brewery.

Mimosa at the SouthernerThursday

Enjoy some amazing food and music on Thursday, June 1 when you Relax at Rosa from 12-1:30 PM! This week the Crane Wives are playing so don’t miss out.

Congrats to Ali Nicole Bridal on their grand opening this Thursday, June 1 from 5-8 PM.

Get ready to Eat, Shop, Rock in East Hills on Thursday, June 1 from 6-9 PM and enjoy music, munchies and family friendly activities.

Friday

Don’t miss Festival of the Arts this year starting on June 2-4 for some delicious food, amazing music and so much more!

Cheers to Go Java celebrating 5 years on Friday, June 2! Stop by to try their new summer menu items and drink specials.

Avenue for the Arts is doing First Fridays on Friday, June 2 from 6-9 PM with sidewalk sales, pop-up shops and a gallery opening reception at the UICA.

Get excited because Movies in the Park starts this Friday, June 2 from 6 PM – 12 AM featuring Zootopia at 7 PM and Star Trek at 9:30 PM.

Cheer on the Grand Rapids Griffins in the Calder Cup Finals on Friday, June 2 at 7 PM!

Saturday

Join Dean from Yoga Fever at lululemon for some yoga on Saturday, June 3 from 9-9:50 AM #namaste.

Interested in running a 5k? Check out the Hard Cider Run at Sietsema Orchards on Saturday, June 3 from 9 AM – 2 PM. You can run through the orchards and enjoy a glass of hard cider after the race.

Are you interested in learning more about essential oils? Head to Everlasting Blooms on Saturday, June 3 from 10 AM – 12 PM for a ladies morning out to learn about essential oils.

Local First West Michigan is hosting the 14th Annual Local First Street Party on Saturday, June 3 from 3 PM – 12 AM. You can celebrate with local music, food, beer and yoga with AM Yoga!

Sunday

Join The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse for some yoga and brunch on Sunday, June 4 with 7 Monks Taproom from 11:30 AM – 2 PM. Start your morning with some yoga before heading down to enjoy a private brunch buffet.

Catch a Whitecaps game against the Lansing Lugnuts on Sunday, June 4 at 1 PM.

Enjoy a Sunday matinee at Long Road Distillers on Sunday, June 4 from 4:30-7 PM featuring Dirty Dancing.

Kids' Food BasketLocal Links:

I’m loving these spring colors from Aveda at Coiffeteria!

Getting inspired for summer with this dress seen on Kim Ray Style.

Check out West Michigan Women to learn why Luna is great for date night!

My Latest Obsessions This Week:

The Mandarina beer at City Built Brewing

Mimosas from The Southerner

Volunteering at Kids’ Food Basket

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