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Places to go: Ride Guide for May 30 – June 5

Mark your calendars for a variety of transit-friendly events taking place throughout Grand Rapids. From soccer to cooking demonstrations, the week ahead has a lot to offer:

– May 30 — Grand Rapids Football Club vs. AFC Ann Arbor
Grand Rapids Football Club plays its first ever home game as they host AFC Ann Arbor.

Routes nearby: 13, 14

– May 31 — Grand Rapids Griffins vs. Utica Comets
Calling all hockey fans! Don’t miss game five of the series at 5 p.m.

Routes nearby: Silver Line 1, 4, 6, 11,  13, 14, 15

– June 1 — GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up
The Grand Rapids Public Library presents the sixth annual summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover ten interesting books selected by staff.

Routes nearby: This is taking place at all Grand Rapids Public Library locations. Please plan your trip with the help of RapidConnect.

– June 2 — Cooking Healthy, Eating Well: Sizzlin’ Salads & Cookouts
With so many fresh vegetables in season, it’s the perfect time of year to start eating healthy. This cooking demonstration hosted by Spectrum Health will kick off your summer on the right foot.

Routes nearby: 7, 9, 18

– June 3 — Fulton Street Farmers Market
Explore delicious food and goods from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.! There’s even a bus stop located directly at the market.

Routes nearby: 14, 19

– June 4 – June 7 — Broadway Grand Rapids presents: Kinky Boots
Make some time for music this week by seeing this Tony Award-winning production right here in Grand Rapids.

Routes nearby: 6, 11, 13, 50, 51

– June 5 — Festival of the Arts
This is the 45th year of honoring arts in West Michigan. Don’t miss dozens of food and artist booths stretching from Calder Plaza to Rosa Parks Circle.

Routes nearby: With its central location downtown, most routes can get you close to this event. Please be sure to check for detours.

Where are we taking you this week?

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.