The Suggestion Box- Your Weekend Guide To What’s Happening In The Near North
By N3 Entertainment Advisors
A little rain, a little cooler weather, a little layering….. all indicators pointing to a movement from sweating to sweaters as we plunge into the month of October this weekend. It’s the time of year when soup on the stove begins to replace burgers on the grill and sunbathing and swimming give way to hayrides and corn mazes.
We at N3 World Headquarters and Fruit Fly Refuge are...
Megan Again: Sliding Door Moments
By Megan Wirts
I recently watched a video of the author/storyteller Brene Brown at a speaking engagement and she mentioned something called “sliding door moments”. She described those as moments when you make a choice that can change the trajectory of your life.
As I sat there listening to her tell her stories, all of the “sliding door moments” of my life started to flash in my mind and it made me think long and hard about...
NCCA-Artsplace Fall Community Photography Contest Winners
The NCCA-Artsplace Fall Community Photography Contest is a free annual contest is for all ages and all levels of skill. The 2016 contest winners were selected by Fremont’s Mayor James Rynberg.
The first place award was given...
Nurses Needed, Humor Helps
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial today helped shine a spotlight on a career in nursing – especially nursing in underserved, rural communities – by sharing a stage with stand-up comedians and Area Health Education Center for Western Michigan in Grand Rapids.
“Nurses have an immediate impact on people, and in rural communities with health care shortages, nurses can make a real difference in the health of our communities,” said Dan Powell, director of clinical nursing at Gerber Memorial.“Nurses don’t just heal – we also share a deep sense of empathy with our patients and...
Photos By Marianne Boerigter
Suggestion Box: Your Weekend Guide To Fun In The Near North
By N3 Entertainment Committee
It’s The Weekend Folks!
There’s a lot going on in our area. Fremont’s Harvest Festival is happening so you can take in some fine hay art sprinkled all about the town and Friday’s Art Hop also in Fremont features works on display at several local merchants as well as the NCCA Artsplace where at 5pm the winners of the Fall Photo Contest will be announced. There’s a Harvest Festival Party at the fairgrounds Saturday night featuring...
Four Local Artists Featured At ArtPrize
N3 Entertainment Team
Four of the more than 14,000 pieces in this year’s ArtPrize come from a quartet of creators from our area who will share space in one of the downtown venues during this eclectic, eccentric, and often electric extravaganza of artistic expression making its annual visit to Grand Rapids beginning Wednesday, September 21st.
These locally produced and environmentally inspired works were selected to grace the grounds of...
Megan Again: Star Search Dreams
By Megan Wirts
As a very small girl I dreamt of becoming a singer. If I was awake I was singing a song.
I was a child of the 80’s and before there was American Idol or The Voice, there was Star Search. I watched that show like it was my job and I wanted to be on it so bad it made my stomach hurt. It was all I could think about. I wanted...
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