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June 2017

Baffling Bill the Magician

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Be astounded when Baffling Bill the Magician wows you with magic! With help from Gus the Bunny and his assistant Kym, Baffling Bill will perform tricks to make you ooh and aah. See Kym disappear and reappear before your eyes!

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Chasing Winds: A Breezy History of Storm Chasing Culture

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Storm chasing has become a widespread activity over the years, involving amateur weather observers, photographers, and meteorologists. Beginning with one individual in 1956, the history of storm chasing includes humble roots, personal adventure, scientific achievement, and tragedy. The culture fosters a fascination with extremes in atmospheric phenomena. Journalist and filmmaker Blake Naftel will share visual excerpts centered in and around West Michigan and Kent County. Historical tornadoes and severe weather events will also be included in the presentation.

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Cirque Amongus

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Discover the “big top” within you. Cirque Amongus will surprise and delight audiences with a combination of comedy, circus skills, and audience participation. Come join us for the fun and joy of the circus without the animals.

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Cirque Amongus

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Leonard Branch, 1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Discover the “big top” within you. Cirque Amongus will surprise and delight audiences with a combination of comedy, circus skills, and audience participation. Come join us for the fun and joy of the circus without the animals.

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Run Away to the Circus with Cirque Amongus

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Have you ever wanted to run away to the circus and learn all of the renown acts? Now is your chance! In this adults-only workshop, professional entertainers from Cirque Amongus will teach you the fundamentals of circus arts—juggling, movement and balancing. Try your hand at juggling balls, rings and clubs. Attempt to ride the unicycle and walk on stilts. Perform on the static trapeze. Learn rolling globe walking, spinning plates, diabolos, and a whole lot more! Come dressed to move.

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Japanese Garden Tour at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This 1-hour outdoor tour will explore the 8-arce Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden. Learn about the traditional elements and structures used in a Japanese garden and discover the thought-provoking Contemporary sculptures that make this Japanese Garden so unique. Space is limited. Tickets are available at the Gardens admission desk 1/2 hour before each tour. Show your GRPL library card to receive free admission and tour tickets.

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Lids at the Library

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madison Square Branch, 1201 Madison Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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The Grand Rapids Griffins' "Put a Lid on It!" program and Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids will visit the Madison Square Branch to distribute 100 free bike helmets to kids ages 1-12 (subject to availability). A parent or guardian much be present for a child to receive a helmet. For more information, call 616-391-SAFE.

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Cirque Amongus

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch, 2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Discover the “big top” within you. Cirque Amongus will surprise and delight audiences with a combination of comedy, circus skills, and audience participation. Come join us for the fun and joy of the circus without the animals.

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Cirque Amongus

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Discover the “big top” within you. Cirque Amongus will surprise and delight audiences with a combination of comedy, circus skills, and audience participation. Come join us for the fun and joy of the circus without the animals.

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How Does a Work of Art End Up in a Museum?

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GRAM, 101 Monroe Center
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Each of the 5,000+ objects in the collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum has a unique history, or provenance. Some works, which were purchased directly from a living artist, have a rather short history, whereas others have taken long and circuitous routes into GRAM's collection. Registrar Julie Conklin and Curatorial Assistant Jennifer Wcisel will share photos, stories, and documents from the museum archives that bring to life the journeys of these objects. Discover what the back of paintings reveal…

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