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The Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival will once again return to Calder Plaza for its sixth year on June 10 – 11, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. This free, annual family-friendly event seeks to celebrate the Pacific Islander and Asian American communities right here in West Michigan and will feature a diversity of cultural performances, demonstrations, youth activities, a marketplace, Asian food trucks and booths, and more.

Muskegon Pride Center, in partnership with JCI Greater Muskegon, will celebrate Muskegon's first LGBTQIA2S+ friendly festival on June 4.

If you're musically-inclined (or have always wished you could be), the new School of Rock Grand Rapids should be on your radar. The locally owned and operated performance-based music education school helps aspiring musicians master skills, unleash creativity and develop tools they need to thrive by offering a wide variety of music lessons, including guitar, singing and piano.

According to National Geographic, the amount of plastic that flows into the oceans every year is expected to nearly triple by 2040 to a staggering 29 million metric tons. Knowing this, there is no way to separate climate change and its tie to plastics usage.

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