Grand Rapids Events {4.16.12 – 4.21.12}

Tuesday, April 17

Nourishing Ways:

Everything You Wanted to Know About Raw Milk

location: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 134 N. Division (Corner of Pearl & Division)

time: 7:00 – 8:30PM

details: This meeting will be led by Karen Lubbers, one of the founders of the Nourishing Ways chapter and owner of Lubber’s Family Farm. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about raw milk!

cost: FREE  (you may need change for parking if the church lot fills up)


Wednesday, April 18

Easy Detoxification

location: Elder and Sage

time: 6:00 – 7:30PM

details: with speaker Heather Dexter from Earth Mother’s Natural Health & Birth Services

cost: $3.00

See the Documentary “Flow” (Metro movie night)

location: Metro Health Conference Center 2225 Main St SW

time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

details:  Celebrate Earth Week with Metro Health! Among our many environmental initiatives, Metro Health is committed to protecting and conserving our water supply. Learn how you can be “water wise” by participating in our Earth Week events. In this documentary learn about the perils of bottled water.

cost: FREE


Thursday April 19

Materni-tea with the Sage Birth doulas

location: Hopscotch Children’s Store

time: 6:00 – 7:00PM

details: If you are expecting a baby, then you are invited to join us for an evening of conversation, information-and tea! Sage Birth Co-op, a local co-op of child birth professionals invites you to see how a birth doula, childbirth educator or postpartum doula can support you and help support your childbirth plan. Each week we will have a different discussion related to birth, postpartum and the transition to parenthood.

cost: FREE


3rd annual Green Day 6K fun run and Health Fair

location: Cascade Harvest Health Foods

time: Health Fair – 5:30 – 8:00PM  – Run/Walk – 6:30PM

details: Join Harvest Health Foods and Gazelle Sports at the 3rd annual Green Day 6K fun run! Each year thousands of people celebrate Earth Day to acknowledge and appreciate the amazing resources we have in our world.  Gazelle Sports and Harvest Health Foods recognize the lifestyle choices we make have a significant impact on our health and the environment.  The Green Day 6K Fun Run is our way to say thank you to for your support and to encourage those healthy life style choices that move us toward a healthier, greener community.

cost: FREE to the Public!


 Saturday, April 21

Community Cleanup Day

location: Meet in the lobby of the Professional Building Location: Metro Health Professional Building 2122 Health Drive SW

time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM

details: Join Metro Health in a community cleanup day!

cost: free

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Donielle is a natural momma of two, lover of real foods, and owner and editor of Grand Rapids Natural Living and Naturally Knocked Up. You can usually find her in the kitchen whipping up some nourishing foods, cuddled on the couch reading books to the littles, avoiding the laundry and Mt. Saint Dishes, or tapping away on the laptop. Her husband puts up with her sometimes crazy "hippie" ways, but loves her regardless. Welcome to my home away from home.