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August 2020

GR Reads – The Comedy Project’s Intro to Improv

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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GR Reads - The Comedy Project’s Intro to Improv Thursday, August 6, 2020, 6:00 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Facebook Page and Youtube Channel Learn some of the basic building blocks of improvisation and then take those skills for a test drive by participating in improv games adapted for an online format. The Comedy Project Training Center will have you laughing from the comfort of your own home.  Related Book: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come by Jessica…

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¡Vamos a Leer! – Let’s Read

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
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¡Vamos a Leer! - Let's Read Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 12:00 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel   This storytime, in collaboration with the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH), celebrates the power of being bilingual. The stories we share will be read in both Spanish and English.   Este Storytime , en colaboración con la Biblioteca Pública de Grand Rapids (GRPL) y Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH), celebramos el poder de…

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GR Reads – Inspired by Wu-Tang: A DJ Set with Governor Slugwell

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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GR Reads - Inspired by Wu-Tang: A DJ Set with Governor Slugwell Tuesday August 11, 2020, 6:00 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Facebook Page and Youtube Channel Join us for a virtual DJ Set featuring local MC, Governor Slugwell. Celebrate National Hip Hop Day with a lively set inspired by the book Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. Related Book: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin: The Untold Story of the Wu-Tang Clan’s Million Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation of…

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GR Reads – Writing Workshop with Caitlin Horrocks

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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GR Reads - Writing Workshop with Caitlin Horrocks Thursday, August 13, 2020, 7:00 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Facebook Page and Youtube Channel Join GVSU writing professor and author  Caitlin Horrocks for an online writing workshop. Designed to challenge and inspire writers of all levels, this online workshop includes writing exercises that can be completed at your own pace. Related Book: The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks Learn more ⟶ https://www.grpl.org/grreads

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GR Reads – Film Club: The Mystery of Chess Boxing

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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GR Reads - Film Club: The Mystery of Chess Boxing Thursday, August 20, 2020, 7:00 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Website and Wealthy Theatre’s Facebook Page The Wu-Tang Clan have drawn great inspiration from classic kung-fu movies. Use the library’s streaming service Kanopy to watch The Mystery of Chess Boxing and then join our panel of experts as they discuss their favorite parts of the film and how the kung-fu genre has impacted American culture. You can join the discussion…

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September 2020

Remote Intro to Coding Workshop with Grand Rapids Public Library

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Virtual Event Grand Rapids, MI United States + Google Map

Remote Intro to Coding Workshop with Grand Rapids Public Library Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Wednesday, February 3, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Register here. Looking to transition to a career in tech or curious about tech careers? Let us help you on your journey! At Grand Circus, we believe anyone can become a developer. This FREE Intro to Coding Workshop is designed for those who are curious about coding, but who have very little or…

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