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  • 1. COMING TO OUR NATIONAL MEETING IN GRAND RAPIDS? CHECK OUT SOME OF THESE GREAT THINGS TO DO AROUND TOWN!
  • 2. Arts and Culture Fredrik Meijer Gardens 1000 East Beltline Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (616) 975-3146 Grand Rapids Art Museum 101 Monroe Center NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 831-1000 Grand Rapids Public Museum 272 Pearl St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 456-3977 deviantArt user golfiscool http://fav.me/d1lo03u Urban Institute for Contemporary Art 2 Fulton West Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 454-7000 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum 303 Pearl St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 254-0400
  • 3. openideo.com; Urban Revitalization via “ArtPrize” art competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan ArtPrize ArtPrize, Grand Rapids’ world renowned arts and culture festival, will be held September 18 to October 6, 2013. Stop by one of over one-hundred venues, both traditional and eclectic, across the city to see the work of artists from across American and over 47 countries. Some venues include traditional gallery spaces such as the NSFW Gallery and the Meijer Sculpture Garden as well as the less traditional such as neighborhood breweries, police stations, coffee houses, and public spaces. This is a unique festival that you will not want to miss during your stay in Grand Rapids for our National Meeting! For more information check out ArtPrize.org
  • 4. Bike Grand Rapids Want to rent a bike? • JW Marriott Registered guests can borrow a bike from the JW Marriott. See the hotel concierge for more information • Freewheeler Bike Shop 915 Leonard St. NW (616)-451-8011 • Grand Rapids Bicycle Company 2121 Celebration Ave. NE (616)-855-7467 For great places to bike, ask around with the locals or check out the trails on trailsmichigan.com rgbstock.com user sunstrom
  • 5. Walk Grand Rapids Try a walking tour! • Smart Phone Savvy? Grab a map from grtagtour.com and go for a self guided stroll utilizing the QR codes provided! If the QR codes weren’t for you, download the free Grand Rapids tour app GRWalks, grwalks.com, in the Apple and Android markets. This app features historical walking tours and works offline. • For those without a smart phone, check out this (http://www.experiencegr.com/includes/media/docs/art-tour.pdf) printable brochure from Outdoor Arts Inspiration highlighting historical and sculptural public ‘must-sees’ around town. Duane Shore – G.R. Architecture Examiner http://www.examiner.com/article/the-castle- a-heritage-hill-icon
  • 6. Grand Rapids is a Town for Beer Voted in the top cities for craft beer. Founders Brewing Co. 235 Grandville Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 776-1195 foundersbrewing.com Offering tours Sat. at 11:15a 12:30p and 2:00p Brewery Vivant 925 Cherry St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (616) 719-1604 breweryvivant.com Offering tours Sat. at 2:00p and 3:30p For a list of other fantastic breweries check out this Grand Rapids brewery tour and explore on your own. http://www.experiencegr.com/includes/media/doc s/beer-tour-dec2012-web.pdf craftbrewingbusiness.com “Founders Brewing Expands Distribution to Florida”
  • 7. Golf Grand Rapids Thousand Oaks 4100 Thousand Oaks Dr. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (616) 447-7750 The Highlands 2715 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 453-1504 Thorneapple Pointe 7211 48th St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512 (616) 827-7022 Mines Golf Course 330 Covell Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49534 (616) 791-7544 Playyankeegolf.com/course

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