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Many local Relay For Life events are taking place in West Michigan in the coming months, and the American Cancer Society is in need of survivors, caregivers, family, and friends to participate in the coming events. See dates, times, and locations below for the Relay For Life coming to a track near you! 

West Michigan Woman magazine and Susan G. Komen West Michigan have partnered for the first annual West Michigan Woman Wine & Wig gala on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Tickets for the event will go on sale August 5, 2013 through the event website: www.wineandwig.com.

Experience Grand Rapids, the official destination marketing organization for Kent County, announced the nomination of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in the VirtualTourist.com’s search to find the “8th Wonder of the World.” Public voting is open until September 30 at VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel research website and community that is part of TripAdvisor Media Group. 

Square Peg Events, LLC, presents Progressive Tastings: Celebrity Cocktails!, a downtown walking tour featuring food-and-beverage sampling, culture, and fun with local celebrities at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, and Artful Dining: Groove’n with Grant Wood, an art-enhanced dining experience offered in partnership with Grand Rapids Brewing Co. at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19.

Wine-A-Palooza is a wine-tasting event created by Bob Johnson, owner of West Michigan Caterer. This year’s event takes place Friday, July 12, at West Michigan Caterer and Banquet Center (formerly Centennial Country Club). Tasting takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and there will be live music from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Forty-eight international wines will be available for tasting, and a cash bar and food tickets are also available. Part of the proceeds will benefit Circle Theater. Visit www.facebook.com/WineAPalooza for more information. 

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