Explore our community events for this Fall

How to Safely Surf the Internet with Abby Stokes

August 21, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

Abby is the author of "Is This Thing On? A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes and the Kicking & Screaming." Learn crucial tips to protect your identity when shopping and banking online. She’ll show you how to get the most from your web searches for travel, health, finances and more.

Everyone who RSVP's and attends will be entered to win an Amazon Kindle Fire!

Healthy People. Healthy Economy with Paul Brand, President and CEO of Alliance for Health of West Michigan

September 25, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

Did you know that adult obesity rates have doubled and childhood rates have more than tripled since 1980? It’s true—and it’s up to us to change it. Join Alliance for Health’s President and CEO Paul Brand, as he leads an engaging discussion on the Glycemic Index and the striking economic ramifications that the American diet will have on our economy if we don’t start to change how we eat.

Alliance for Health is a non-profit West Michigan organization that encourages optimal health for all through high quality health care services at a lower cost.

Meet & Greet with Lew Chamberlain

October 23, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.

The history of baseball in Grand Rapids runs deep. Come hear from the man who’s been close to it his whole life and career—Grand Rapids native and President of the West Michigan White Caps, Lew Chamberlain. He’ll share stories only those on the inside can tell, including the impact of the fire that struck the White Caps’ stadium in January and the journey to re-build the ballpark in time for the season opener on April 8.