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Off-Site Event

Feb
17
Mon

KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: The Shadow of the Wind

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/17/2020 07:00 PM 02/17/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: The Shadow of the Wind

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, Kidzone available for children ages 18 months to 10 years. Meet us in the Board Room, Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, 49546. This month's selection is The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

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Off-Site Event

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, Kidzone available for children ages 18 months to 10 years.

Jan
20
Mon

KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 01/20/2020 07:00 PM 01/20/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, Kidzone available for children ages 18 months to 10 years.  Meet us in the Board Room, Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, 49546. This month's selection is The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.

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Off-Site Event

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, Kidzone available for children ages 18 months to 10 years.  Meet us in the Board Room,

Dec
16
Mon

KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: Caleb's Crossing

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/16/2019 07:00 PM 12/16/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York KDL Book Club at Mary Free Bed YMCA: Caleb's Crossing

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, YMCA members may enjoy the benefit of Kidzone.  Meet us in the Board Room, Mary Free Bed YMCA, 5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, 49546. This month's selection is Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

Join us for a new book club at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. Non-YMCA members are welcome, YMCA members may enjoy the benefit of Kidzone.  Meet us in the Board Room, Mary Free Bed

Mar
14
Sat

CANCELLED: Next Nexus: Small Business Expo

9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Add to Calendar 03/14/2020 09:30 AM 03/14/2020 12:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED: Next Nexus: Small Business Expo

Pre-registration is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Connect with business resources and small business owners from your community.  At 10 am, a panel of experts will discuss vital topics including securing capital, staffing and retention tips and more.  The expo offers networking opportunities and resources that are great for new entrepreneurs and established businesses alike. This event is open to all and is free of charge.  Program held at the Tyrone Township Community Room, 28 E Muskegon St, Kent City 49330.

For details and agenda, visit the Next Nexus Small Business Expo web page.

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Off-Site Event

Pre-registration is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed.

Mar
9
Mon

KDaLe Book Club with author J. Ryan Stradal

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 03/09/2020 07:00 PM 03/09/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Book Club with author J. Ryan Stradal

Special guest J. Ryan Stradal, author of "The Lager Queen Of Minnesota" and "Kitchens Of The Great Midwest," will talk about writing and beer and sign copies of his books.

Combine your love of books and brews at the KDaLe Book Club. Enjoy a drink from Thornapple Brewing Co. while librarians talk about the books we've been reading. Expert book recommendations from KDL librarians included. The book club will be held at Thornapple Brewing Co., 6262 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. For adults 21 and older.

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Off-Site Event

Special guest J. Ryan Stradal, author of "The Lager Queen Of Minnesota" and "Kitchens Of The Great Midwest," will talk about writing and beer and sign copies of his books.

Jan
24
Fri

KDaLe Home Brewing Competition

8:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Add to Calendar 01/24/2020 08:00 PM 01/24/2020 09:45 PM America/New_York KDaLe Home Brewing Competition

If you think your home brew has what it takes to be crowned champion, here's your chance! Enter our 5th Annual "Book Inspired Brewing" competition to see how your beer stacks up. KDL staff and local brewers both amateur and professional will taste test. (It’s a rough job, but someone has to do it!) The winners get to brew with a professional brewer and see their beer on tap next summer! Register by Jan. 24. Beer submissions must be delivered to Gravel Bottom (418 Ada Drive, Ada), Railtown Brewing (3595 68th St SE, Caledonia), Broad Leaf (2885 Lake Eastbrook Blvd., Kentwood, MI) , or Pike 51(3768 Chicago Dr, Hudsonville) by February 29.

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Off-Site Event

If you think your home brew has what it takes to be crowned champion, here's your chance! Enter our 5th Annual "Book Inspired Brewing" competition to see how your beer stacks up.

Feb
7
Fri

KDaLe Tap Takeover at Horrocks Market

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Add to Calendar 02/07/2020 05:00 PM 02/07/2020 08:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tap Takeover at Horrocks Market

Join us at Horrocks Market as we celebrate the 7th year of KDaLe with a special KDaLe tap takeover.  Brewers from all over Beer City took us up on the challenge to create their own book inspired beer. Sample all of these great new local brews and meet a few of the brewers who created them.  4455 Breton Road, Kentwood.

Off-Site Event
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Off-Site Event

Join us at Horrocks Market as we celebrate the 7th year of KDaLe with a special KDaLe tap takeover.  Brewers from all over Beer City took us up on the challenge to create their own b

Dec
10
Tue

KDaLe Tour: TwoGuys Brewing

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Add to Calendar 12/10/2019 06:00 PM 12/10/2019 07:00 PM America/New_York KDaLe Tour: TwoGuys Brewing

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of TwoGuys Brewing (2356 Porter St. SW, Wyoming, Michigan 49519). Show your KDL card for a discount on your beer for the evening. For adults 21 and older.

Service Center
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Service Center

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of TwoGuys Brewing (2356 Porter St. SW, Wyoming, Michigan 49519).