Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOODTV) - 1. Thursday, step up while stepping out with the Social Charity Club of Grand Rapids at the SpeakEZ Lounge. A $10 donation will go completely to benefit the Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids while you have a great time on the town! Come to the event anytime between 5:30 PM & 9:00 PM. Cover is just $10.00 & 100% of your donation goes directly to the charity! With a donation, you will receive a complimentary drink any time during the event. Plus enjoy free appetizers served from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Actors' Theatre is committed to bringing West Michigan the best in entertaining, innovative, & thought-provoking theatre. Keep our talent local by supporting the Actors' Theatre GR and join the Social Sizzle at this great event.
What: Social Charity Club of Grand Rapids
Where: SpeakEZ Lounge
600 Monroe NW Grand Rapids
Why: Benefiting: Actor's Theatre GR
Cost: $10 Donation-100% benefits the charity
2. What do you remember most about the 90s? Cassette tapes, big jeans, Sir Mix A Lot? Reminisce with GR's finest DJs as they spin classic 90s ALL NIGHT. Dress in your best 90s attire and kick back with friends for the Mega 90's Throwback. The 90's make a comeback at 8:30 Thursday at Pyramid Scheme downtown.
What: Mega 90's
Where: Pyramid Scheme
When: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Time: Starts at 08:30 PM
Cost: $6 in advance, $8 at the door; ages 21+
3. On Friday, a brand new health and wellness show will help you achieve your New Year's resolutions. It's the Living Well Show at DeVos Place. The event will help the people of Grand Rapids live a happier and healthier lifestyle. Explore hundreds of booths representing everything from birthing centers, child development, fitness clubs, health screenings, life coaching, and so much more. Plus meet and greet the women of WOTV4Women. Check out Living Well with Margaux Drake, and Michelle Fife heading the largest Yoga class GR has ever seen. Plus you can win one of 2 family 4 packs to the show. Click HERE for your chance to WIN! See class schedules below!
What: Wellness Show at DeVos
When: Friday, January 11 at 12pm-8pm
Saturday, January 12 at 10am-8pm
Cost: Adults: $8.00
Children (6-14): $4.00
5 & Under: Free
Wellness Show Class Schedules:
2pm (Main Stage-Living Well With Margaux Drake)
4pm (Main Stage-Living Well With Margaux Drake)
3pm (Main Stage-Creating a New Healthier You)
5pm (Room C-Yoga to Ease Back Pain)
9am (Ballrooms-GR's Largest Yoga Class)
1pm (Main Stage Detox Yoga)
5pm (Room C-Yoga for Arthritis)
6:30pm (Main Stage-Presentation of awards for Priority Health's kids contest)
5pm (Room D-Living Well for Less with Smart Couponing)
12pm (Room D-Living Well for Less with Smart Couponing)
Carly Munoz & Marissa Anderson
1pm (Get Active Area, Show Floor-Stroller Strides)
3pm (Get Active Area, Show Floor-Stroller Strides)
4pm (Equipment Demo Area (Meijer)-Proper Lifting Techniques)
12pm (Equipment Demo Area (Meijer)-Proper Lifting Techniques)
4. On Saturday celebrate the 11th Annual Great Skate W: Winterfest and skate with Grand Rapids Griffins players. It's all to benefit the Griffins Youth Foundation! Enjoy a full day of winter-themed events, sport demonstrations and family activities from noon-10 p.m.. Then enjoy a 24-hour skating marathon with Griffins players-that runs through 10 p.m.. on Sunday.
What: Great Skate Winterfest
Skate with the Grand Rapids Griffins
When: Saturday 12:12pm-10:00pm
Where: Rosa Parks Circle
Plus: Events, demonstrations, and family fun
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