Category: Kid Friendly

Celebrate Community and Family at Holiday Pops Spectacular!

Every year, the holiday season is filled with present-shopping, gift-wrapping, traveling and chaos. Take some time to celebrate with your family and join us for our Holiday Pops Spectacular ! This event, sponsored by more than 25 area business and organizations, brings festive treats, games, crafts, activities, caroling, family photos, and an instrument petting zoo to the DeVos Performance Hall. Not only is the Holiday Pops Spectacular a load of fun, it’s also educational! In the instrument... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Thursday, November 19, 2015

Free For Families and Symphony Scorecard Inspire New Audiences

Like each unique member of an orchestra, music helps us understand how we can pursue a common goal together while celebrating our similarities and differences. Last April, LiveArts united over 7,000 artists, students and concertgoers through the power of music. As the kids involved in LiveArts would tell you, hearing and performing legendary orchestral works live is a powerful experience that transforms, enlightens, transports and heals. The Grand Rapids Symphony strives to present... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Tuesday, September 15, 2015

"Brookby Enchanted" brings fun gardening trend to iconic Grand Rapids estate

Among the landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the John W. Blodgett Estate, also known as Brookby , which stands as a testament to Grand Rapids' own Gatsby-esque era. This coming June, the Grand Rapids Symphony Women's Committee will transform the grounds of the estate with an enchanting event centered around a fun gardening trend: fairy houses.  Over 25 fairy houses were created for this family friendly event. Guests can explore the gardens, view works... Read More
Posted by Sam Napolitan at Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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