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Grand Rapids and Muskegon welcome the National Tour of Traveling World War I Gallery next week. The exhibit will be at the Gerald R. Ford Museum on Monday, July 23, and at the USS Silversides Submarine Museum on Tuesday, July 24.

Mark your calendars now for the third annual Taste of East Grand Rapids on August 16 from 5-9 p.m. The event takes place throughout Gaslight Village. Purchase tickets at the welcome booth the night of the event and use them to purchase refreshments provided by local vendors. Each ticket is $1, and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit blood cancer awareness.

Gather your friends and boogie woogie down on Cherry Street later this month. The Inner City Christian Federation will host a free concert on Thursday, July 19, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 920 Cherry Street Southeast in Grand Rapids. The concert is family-friendly and there is no admission charge. Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the Boogie Woogie Babies–three harmony-singing, Broadway-loving gals reminiscent of the 40s and girl groups past. Bring a picnic or order a boxed meal from Green Well Restaurant next door. Click here for more information.

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) brings back the popular outdoor summer series, GRAM on the Green, for a fourth season beginning July 6.

The Creston Neighborhood Association invites everyone to its inaugural Riverside Date Night this Friday from 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. The association will be playing The Notebook. The movie will start at dusk at Riverside Park on Riverside Park Drive NE. Cost is $35 and includes entry to the event, an appetizer basket, and a bottle of wine or grape juice. 

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