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Fashion Night Out

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - Stores and restaurants are asked to stay open late on Friday, September 10 for this event to recognize the importance of the fashion industry to local, national and international economies.  Trolleys will bring shoppers around Grand Rapids and into East's Gaslight Village.   Watch for the red carpets and spotlights in Gaslight.

The Navajo Creation Story at EGR Library

From: http://www.eastgr.org

Join Sharon Whitehill, professor of English at GVSU as she talks and uses illustrations to portray the Navajo Creation Story. Sunday, September 12th at 2:00pm at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

Pioneer Picnic

From: http://www.eastgr.org

Description:
Join your classmates and friends at the annual Pioneer Picnic to celebrate the start of another school year.  Family-friendly activities, fundraisers and a great time.

Tuesday September 7, 2010. 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Gerken Plaza/Memorial Field (corner of Wealthy and Lakeside Drive)

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School-Sanctioned Event.

Baby-Ready Pets workshop hosted by Humane Society of Kent County

From: http://www.hskc.org

Sept. 4
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Baby-Ready Pets
Humane Society of Kent County
 
The Humane Society of Kent County offers a workshop to help prepare your pet for the arrival of your bundle of joy. With a little training and assistance, you can make it a safe and (relatively) stress-free experience for the whole family. To register for Baby-Ready Pets, please contact Jennifer Self-Aulgur, Humane Education Coordinator, (616) 791-8066 or jennifer@hskc.org.

Hearts of Gold Football Game

From: http://www.eastgr.org/

Hearts of Gold - Playing for Health and Happiness - is an opportunity to raise funds and awareness for the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Foundation. Everyone is invited to wear gold to the varsity football game on Friday, September 10th.

This is a community-wide event. Lakeside Elementary School students have raised money over the summer and will donate that money at the school potluck picnic during the first week of school. Wealthy Elementary School students have raised money as well and will donate it at the school picnic on Friday, September 10 at 11:30. The high school cross country team will run the game ball from Holland High School to East Grand Rapids High School in time for 7:00 p.m. game. In addition, we are working with gaslight area businesses to be "gold" for the week before school starts to raise awareness of the Hearts of Gold game.