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Places To Go: Ride Guide For May 16 – 22, 2015

The Silver Line departing from a station.

We’re halfway through May and there are some great events taking place this weekend and coming week. Cut down on money and the stress of parking by getting on board with us.

– May 16 & 17 — Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes

The 46th Annual Heritage Hill Tour of Homes features eight restored private homes and three historic public buildings. You can purchase tickets in advance or the day of the event.

Routes nearby: Plan your trip via the RapidConnect Trip Planner

– May 17 — Beethoven: The Man and his Music, Grand Rapids Ballet
This event takes place just steps away from Rapid Central Station. Beethoven is a world premiere ballet choreographed by Mario Radicovsky (Black Swan/White Swan, Romeo & Juliet, Bolero).

Routes nearby: Most routes will get you to this event.

– May 18 — Handle Bar Happy Hour at Brewery Vivant
Join the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition at Brewery Vivant from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Walk, roll and ride over to celebrate the completion of the 4th annual Active Commute Week.

Routes nearby: Routes 4, 6, 14

– May 19 — Rivertown Artists’ Exhibit
Don’t miss this great art exhibit by the Rivertown Artists Guild. Each piece of art on display has been inspired by the Prairie Habitat located along the front lawn of the Dominican Sisters campus.

Routes nearby: 14

– May 20 — Brewed for Film
Visit Celebration! Cinema North to enjoy Founders Porter and The Graduate. This is a 21-and-up event.

Routes nearby: 15

– May 21 — Free Zumba Class at the 36th Street Lounge
Fit some fitness into your schedule this week with a complimentary Zumba class.

Routes nearby: 10, 16

– May 22 — Dark Side: The Light Show
The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is presenting an original production featuring Pink Floyd’s iconic album with visuals.

Routes nearby: 7, 9, 12 & 50, but please be mindful of construction and 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.