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The 411 in the 616: Dreaming of Spring

I don’t know about you, but I’m dreaming of spring and ready to say goodbye to winter. If you’re on the hunt for some fun activities to escape the cold this week you’ll love the 411 in the 616. Scroll down for some great events, local links and my latest obsessions around Grand Rapids. I hope you have a wonderful week and don’t forget to use the hashtag #thegrguide on Instagram!

Grand Rapids Michigan SunriseEvents:


Try some acoustic yoga at The Pyramid Scheme on Monday, January 22 at 5:45 PM with Mark Levengood and Wild Zen Yoga.

Learn something new and head to Lightfast Gallery + Studio for an intro to image transfer for beginners on Monday, January 22 from 6-9 PM.

Don’t miss jazz & gin Mondays at Long Road Distillery on Monday, January 22 from 8-11 PM. Cheers!


Enjoy the Jukejoint Handmedowns at The Old Goat on Tuesday, January 23 from 6-9 PM.

Learn swing with the Grand Rapids Original Swing Society at The Grand Rapids Public Museum on Tuesday, January 23 from 7-9:30 PM.

Grab your friends and head to 7 Monks Taproom for bingo with Speciation Artisan Ales on Tuesday, January 23 from 8-10 PM.


Take a drive to Grand Haven to celebrate National Peanut Butter Day with Righteous BBQ, Grand Armory Brewing and Righteous Cuisine on Wednesday, January 24 from 4-10 PM.

Enjoy a fun night with friends at Indian Trails Golf Course and Alger Bikes for Fatbike Ride Nights on Wednesday, January 24 from 5-9 PM.

Try some modern calligraphy with 6.25 Paper Studio on Wednesday, January 24 or 25 from 6:30-8:30 PM.

MVP Athletic Club YogaThursday:

Join Start Garden at Rezervoir Lounge on Thursday, January 25 for 100 Ideas Pop-Up Pitch Event on Thursday, January 25 from 4-7 PM.

Enjoy some jazz at Sandy Point Beach House on Thursday, January 25 from 6-9 PM.

If you haven’t seen Casablanca head to Wealthy Theatre with Cinema Lab on Thursday, January 25 from 6:30-9:30 PM.


Check out I, Tonya at the UICA from January 26 – February 8!

Celebrate Friday at the Downtown Market with finger food small plates on Friday, January 26 from 9 AM – 7 PM.

Don’t miss the See, Buy, Wear Fashion Show at A.K. Rikk’s on Friday, January 26 from 5:30-7 PM.

It’s a happy Friday when the Pop Scholars are at the Wealthy Theatre on Friday, January 26 at 8 PM.


If you love beer and yoga don’t miss out on this Beer/Yoga Event at New Holland Brewing the Knickerbocker with Muskegon Yoga Center on Saturday, January 27 from 12-1 PM.

Enjoy free community classes at MVP Athletic Club, Crahen on Saturday, January 27 from 3-4 PM with Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga.

Celebrate the weekend with a Blue Moon Party at Woosah on Saturday, January 27 from 4-7 PM.


Join The Sovengard for an Uppers & Downers Dinner with Good Beer Hunting on Sunday, January 28 from 5-8 PM.

Don’t miss this beer dinner at HopCat on Sunday, January 28 from 6-9 PM.

Nanna Meets Nonna at The Southerner with Mable Gray and Grey Ghost on Sunday, January 28 from 6-9 PM.

The Southerner MichiganLocal Links:

I love these Valentine’s Day date ideas from Selective Potential.

If you’re headed to Disney World this year here are some helpful packing tips from Jill GG.

Loving this 10×10 challenge that Brave Girl Spirit featured with 10 items of clothing.

My Latest Obsessions This Week:

Shopping for fun cards at Spring Sweet

Getting Wrigley’s food from the new Chow Hound on Burton St.

Making homemade pizzas with fresh ingredients from Meijer

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1 Comment

  1. Reply
    Tieka, Selective Potential
    January 22, 2018 at 1:04 pm

    Thanks for the link love, girl! xo

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