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Back to School Bash Planned for this Thursday at John Ball Park

One last "hoorah" before the kids go back to school!

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Weekend of August 11-13
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10 Things To Do this Weekend: August 11th-13th

Whether you feel like running a half marathon, cleaning out the hazardous waste from your home, viewing old cars, seeing War Bird airplanes, or enjoying great music -- there is something for everyone on the list this weekend.

There are plenty of activities for all ages.

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Weekend of August 4-6 Events
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10 Things To Do this Weekend: August 4th-6th

The festivals continue around West Michigan this weekend. We also have concerts, sports, extreme sports, and free root beer floats!

There are plenty of activities for all ages. No matter where you are in West Michigan there is something to do!

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Paraplegic Nitro Circus and Apology Cake – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk with Bruce Cook, the first paraplegic to land a backflip on a motorcycle about the upcoming Nitro Circus event on Sunday in Grand Rapids. And then, the guys are still mad about Justin's cake hiding.

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Weekend of July 28-30
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10 Things to Do this Weekend: July 28th-30th

It's the last weekend in July. Area festivals and fairs continue, along with food, movies, baseball, runs and concerts. We have events for adults, kids, and even the dog!

There are plenty of activities for all ages. No matter where you are in west Michigan there is something to do!

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Check Out the Photos From This Year’s Grand Rapids on Tap

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for a beautiful day spent at Calder Plaza for Grand Rapids on Tap! 

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Replicas of Columbus’ the Niña and Pinta Are Stopping In Muskegon Next Month

If you’ve got a ship talker in the family, mark this on the calendar!  August 25th through the 29th, replicas of the Niña and the Pinta will be docked at Heritage Landing in Muskegon...

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Where All the Guys Will Be This Week – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about where GRD and FBHW will be this week, including Grand Rapids On Tap, Loser Home Run Derby, Weezer PreParty, and more!

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Grand Rapids On Tap Fun – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, Angela with the hard to pronounce last name joined the guys to talk about our upcoming beer festival, Grand Rapids On Tap! More than 140 different beers, ciders, and meads on hand for sampling, food, live music...July 15th is going to be a fun day!

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Here’s How Our Day Went for the Amway Family Fireworks – Timelapse

Every year, we team with Amway for the Amway Family Fireworks at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. It's a fun evening of food, drinks, music...and of course, the fireworks! But the day doesn't start with the singing of the National Anthem...it begins early that week.

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Watch the Entire Amway Family Fireworks Show Right Here

On Saturday night, we partied with about 150,000 of you in downtown Grand Rapids for the Amway Family Fireworks! We had live music from Hey Marco!, Upstage Crew, DJ Composition, and the 338th Army Band! Tons of food, drink, and fun for the whole family at Ah-Nab-Awen Park.

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Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in West Michigan – 2017

If you are looking for fireworks around west Michigan during this 4th of July holiday weekend, here is your list!

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