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See Your Film on the Big Screen!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

Are you a teen who loves movies? Here at KDL we love films and we want to see your movie on the big screen. That’s right! A screen at Celebration Cinema is waiting to premiere your short film. The Kent County Teen Film Festival is coming in February 2013 and submissions are due on January 7. Are there rules to this festival? Of course… but there are also prizes!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity, brought to you by Grand Rapids Public Library, Celebration Cinema and us! Get all the details you need here.

Now get filming!

Salvation Army Kroc Center Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Salvation Army Kroc Center Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be holding a weekend long celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14. A celebration of Hispanic art will also be on display Monday, October 8-14, 2012 in the Kroc Center lobby.

The celebration kicks off Friday, October 12 at 7 p.m. inside The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2500 South Division, and will feature a family night of free activities celebrating the Hispanic culture.

Saturday’s activities begin at 2 p.m. with carnival games for a small fee, food for purchase, bounce houses, a magic show performed mostly in Spanish and conclude with folkloric festival in the evening complete with authentic music and food. Sunday will feature a bilingual church service beginning at 10 a.m. Door prizes will include one-month memberships to The Salvation Army Kroc Center and an assortment of other prizes.

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

Are you a teen who loves movies? Here at KDL we love films and we want to see your movie on the big screen. That’s right! A screen at Celebration Cinema is waiting to premiere your short film. TheKent County Teen Film Festival is coming in February 2013 and submissions are due on January 7. Are there rules to this festival? Of course… but there are also prizes!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity, brought to you by Grand Rapids Public Library, Celebration Cinema and us! Get all the details you need here.

Now get filming!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

See Your Film on the Big Screen!

Are you a teen who loves movies? Here at KDL we love films and we want to see your movie on the big screen. That’s right! A screen at Celebration Cinema is waiting to premiere your short film. TheKent County Teen Film Festival is coming in February 2013 and submissions are due on January 7. Are there rules to this festival? Of course… but there are also prizes!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity, brought to you by Grand Rapids Public Library, Celebration Cinema and us! Get all the details you need here.

Now get filming!

Back to School: Send us your pics!

Back to School: Send us your pics!

Calling all residents - we want your Back to School photos!

Send us your child’s cutest, silliest, craziest photo and it may make it on your city's community site. The more creative, the better! Make sure you include your name, the name of your children, the school name, city of residence and, if you would like, add a caption.

Email your photos to pics@wzzm13.com.

28th Street is ready for the Metro Cruise

28th Street is ready for the Metro Cruise

Rev up your engines, the annual 28th Street Metro Cruise is here.  There will be 15 miles of cool vintage cars and trucks along the famous street on Friday and Saturday.  There are so many fun activities that you should check out the Metro Cruise web site.  You will find information about the Sock Hop Dance, Pinup Girl Contest, Dyno Challenge, Swap Meet, Michigan Vietnam Memorial Wall, and so much more. 

Be sure to check out the Car-Toon Truck, which features more than 2800 hours of brush and airbrush art on a 1928 Ford Model AR Roadster pick-up.  The truck portrays a historical documentary on comics from 1986 to today.  It’s located in the Roger’s Plaza lot on August 24 and in Marge’s lot on August 25.

Businesses in Grandville, Wyoming, Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Cascade are participating in this year’s cruise.  For more information about the Metro Cruise:  http://www.

GRPS Back-to-School Celebration

GRPS Back-to-School Celebration

Visit the Grand Rapids Public Schools website for additional information.