Grand Rapids Events this Week {2.12 – 2.18}

Monday, February 13

Valentine’s Party!

location: Hopscotch Children’s Store –  909 Cherry St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

time: 10:30am

details: Older brothers and sisters get to have Valentine’s Day parties at school.  Now your littlest ones can have one as well!  Homeschooling families welcome, too!  Join us for some V-day fun!  All ages!

cost: free


Wednesday, February 15

So You Want to Be a Birth Doula

location: Elder and Sage – 944 Fulton Street East Grand Rapids, MI 49503

time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

details: Juliea Paige, CD from Crowning Lotus bEARTH Doula Services As the interest in natural birth grows and doulas are becoming more in demand, many are hearing the call and are reaching out to their birth community to ask questions and find out more about becoming a doula. This is an opportunity to sit down and hear from a professional and certified birth doula who will pain a realistic picture of what it is like and what it takes, answer questions and share resources.

cost: $5.00


Thursday, February 16


location: Hopscotch Children’s Store –  909 Cherry St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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


Saturday, February 18

An Introduction to Organic Gardening

location: Blandford Nature Center

time: 2:00 – 3:30pm

details: Have you heard the term organic gardening and are not sure what all of the hype is about? Come out to learn more about organic gardening and discover some of the benefits! Limit to 60 people. Adults and youth 12+ are welcome. Please RSVP (616)735-6240

cost: members – $5, non-members – $6

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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.