Grand Rapids Events this Week {2.26.12 – 3.3.12}

February 27, 2012

Story & Music Time: Winter Animals!

location: Hopscotch Children’s Store

time: 10:30am

details: Join us as we read and sing about our winter animal friends!  We’ll have lots of fun with stories and songs!  For toddlers on up.

cost: free

Wednesday, February 29

Survival Herbalism

location: Elder and Sage

time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

details: Speaker – Micah McLaughlin, Naturopathic Practitioner from Continuum Healing. Understanding the basics of Herbs and how to apply them while Hiking, Camping and just hanging out in the Eastern woodlands of Michigan. Free medicine is all around us if we know what we are looking for and how to prepare it.

cost: $3.00

Thursday, March 1

Le Leche League – cafe

location: Trinity United Methodist Church 1100 Lake Drive Southeast Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1538

time: 12:00 – 1:00pm

details: La Leche League Leaders offer mom-to-mom breastfeeding and mothering information and support. We are a community of mothers who want to help pregnant women, new moms, and experienced mothers with any aspect of breastfeeding, from latch-on to weaning

cost: free

Thursday, March 1 – Sunday, March 4

West MI Home and Garden show

location: Devos Place


details: West Michigan’s largest Home & Garden show is back for its 33rd season! With 12 feature gardens, 4 free seminar stages and over 350 exhibitors featuring every product and service you’ll ever need, all under one roof, this is the show to attend!

cost: $9.00

{event info via Eat Local West MI}

Thursday, March 1

Backyard Maple Sugaring

location: Blandford Nature Center

time: 5:00 – 7:00pm

details: Have you ever wanted to tap into that large sugar maple in your backyard and make some maple syrup? Then this is the class for you. Join us for this sweet evening and discover the wonderful world of maple sugaring. This demonstration will walk participants through the maple syrup process from beginning to end, including tree measurements, tapping and hanging buckets, filtering, cooking and syrup finishing. Adult program. Limit to 30 participants

cost: $10 Members, $12 Non-members


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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.