July 26, 2019
650 Lakeside Dr.
August 15, 2019
August 16, 2019
650 Lakeside Dr.
July 26, 2019, All Day @ John Collins Park
These family friendly movies will be shown on an inflatable screen beginning at dusk. Come early for the best seat and don't forget your own lawn chair or blanket. Alcohol, barbecues, grilling and open fires are not allowed in John Collins Park. All dogs must be on a leash no more than six feet in length.
Movies in the Park is proudly sponsored by the Brouwers Agency/Auto-Owners Insurance, KDL Library and the EGR Parks & Recreation Department.
July 27, 2019, 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM @ John Collins Park
Hanger Clinic and Tommy's have joined together to offer a free adaptive wake surfing clinic in Grand Rapids for people with limb loss, limb difference and other physical challenges. Wake surfing is a low impact water sport easy for all ages and abilities to learn quickly. This clinic is appropriate for all ages, from beginners who have never tried wake surfing to experts. All boats and equipment will be provided, and there will be professional instructors on each boat to help each rider achieve their goals.
July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ EGR High School Track
The Storytellers will share interactive stories, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments from many parts of the world. For families with children.
July 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ John Collins Park
Read and sing together as a family. Enjoy stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills. At John Collins Park, 650 Lakeside Dr. SE, weather permitting (indoors in the library if there is rain). For families with children ages 6 and younger with a caregiver.
July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Recreation Room 105
Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns to create a dot mandala. You will apply dots using special tools and learn to layer paint dots for a 3D effect. Pre-registration required. For teens in grades 6-12.
July 26, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ EGR Library Lily Pad Room
Drop in and explore a variety of sensory activities that will stimulate your child's mind. Sensory play, art experiences and gross motor activities will be provided. For families with young children, with a caregiver.
July 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ EGR Library
A space and time for children to think creatively, tinker, explore and collaborate while engaging in hands-on activities based on STEM concepts. For school age children ages 6 and older.
July 29, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ EGR Library Lily Pad Room
Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.
July 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ EGR Library Lily Pad Room
July 29, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ EGR Library
Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs Inc., that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy. Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot. First come, first served. Sponsored by Bissell. For school age children ages 6 and older.
July 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ EGR High School Track
Christina surprises Andres when she suggests that everyone dance. Dance?! Andres is too shy and embarrassed to do that! But with a few simple steps, Christina helps him realize he was a dancer all along. This story explores empathy, self-esteem and promotes self-expression through dance and music. The whole family will dance with this 123 Andres show. For families with children.
July 31, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ John Collins Park
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