Things To Do In East Grand Rapids

120-Minute BYOB Painting Class from Naked Plates Studios (46% Off)

Naked Plates Studio

Grand Rapids

$50 $27

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$45 for Entry for One Adult to Eat Dirt Mud Run One-Lap 5K on Saturday, August 23 (Up to $75 Value)

Eat Dirt Mud Run

Kentwood

$75 $45

Annual 5K run sends waves of 500 runners through a one-lap, mud-covered obstacle course marked by hills, climbing walls & 60-foot mudslide

Two General or VIP Tickets for Grand Rapids Beer Fest from Ultimate Fun Productions on September 13 (31% Off)

Grand Rapids Summer Beer Fest

Heartside Park

$92.40 $64

Enjoy food and live music and sample beers from 60 breweries, including Munich's centuries-old Hofbräu München and the city's own Founders

John Ball Zoo Visit for Two or Four (Up to 29% Off)

John Ball Zoo

Grand Rapids

$17 $12

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See tigers, lions, penguins, grizzly bears, chimpanzees, and a petting-zoo farm, along with a tropical-animal house and a sting-ray lagoon

5, 10, or 20 Boot Camp Classes at Fitness and Sports Performance LLC (Up to 54% Off)

Fitness and Sports Performance

Grand Rapids

$75 $39

Boot camp exercises utilize body weight exercises, dumbbells, medicine balls, suspension training, resistance bands, and kettlebells

$11 for an Ice-Skating Package for Four at Patterson Ice Center (Up to $28 Value)

Patterson Ice Center

Cascade

$28 $11

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NHL- and Olympic-size rinks, onsite pro shop, and 5,000-square-foot lobby where visitors can watch all the action

10 or 20 Crossfit Classes at Friction Crossfit (Up to 88% Off)

Friction Crossfit

Cascade

$159 $29

Trainers motivate students of all fitness levels—from novices to athletes—during workouts like weightlifting, speed training & plyometrics

$100 for $200 Worth of Services at Tamara's Fitness

Tamara's Fitness

On Location

$200 $100

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

In-Home Wine Tasting for Up to 12 People, Plus 2 Wine Glasses, from PRP Wine International (Up to 78% Off)

PRP Wine International

Redeem from Home

$220 $49

Trained consultants pour six different wines while providing guests with background information, tasting tips, and pairing suggestions

$149 for Four-Week Film Class from Fusion Film Academy ($299 Value)

Fusion Film Academy

Forest Hills

$299 $149

Twice-weekly two-hour classes teach students basics of acting, producing, directing, and cinematography with hands-on experience

Two or Four Private Piano or Guitar Lessons at Guitar Grand Rapids (Up to 52% Off)

Guitar Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

$60 $29

Instrumentalists train pupils of all ages during low-key one-on-one lessons tailored to skill level; students can pick a song to learn

Hard-Cider Tasting for Two or Four with Howler at Jaden James Brewery (Up to 51% Off)

Jaden James Brewery

Kentwood

$23 $11.50

Tasters sip hard ciders with such flavors as raspberry, peach, and sweet cherry, and take home a howler of their favorite

10 or 20 Groupons, Each Good for One Drop-In Visit or Class at Centennial Fitness (Up to 76% Off)

Centennial Fitness

Cascade

$10 $2.90

18,000 sq. ft. gym with sauna and Hammer Strength weights; calorie-burning fitness classes like Zumba

Two Weeks or 30 Days of Unlimited Barre and Mat Pilates Classes at Pilates in East (Up to 54% Off)

Pilates in East

East Grand Rapids

$75 $35

Certified instructor strengthens cores and tightens up physiques with resistance exercises

Flexing for Funds Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser for One or Two at G-Force Fitness (33% Off)

G-Force Fitness

Grand Rapids

$15 $10

Through squat jumps, burpees, and crunches, exercisers of all fitness levels raise funds to benefit cystic fibrosis research and care

$8 for Two Dozen Apple-Cinnamon Donuts at Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market ($15 Value)

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market

Grand Rapids

$15 $8

Stop by the U-Pick farm, corn maze, and market to pick up two dozen of the seasonal apple-cinnamon donuts

3 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at FLEXcity Fitness (Up to 67% Off)

FLEXcity Fitness - Grand Rapids

Midtown

$45 $15

Combination strength and cardio group fitness classes use TRX, barre, indoor cycling, and more to burn at least 500 calories

10 or 20 Fitness Classes at Elite Fitness and Health (Up to 67% Off)

Elite Fitness and Health

Grand Rapids

$75 $29

This gym boasts ample amenities including childcare, and on-site smoothie bar, tanning beds, and group classes including LesMills Body Pump

10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes and Uniform with Option for Test and a Graduation Belt at Go2Karate (94% Off)

Go2Karate

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

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Coaches of Renewal Body Bootcamp coaxes hard work, discipline, and buckets of sweat from fitness-seekers during her intense, full-body workouts. One of her specialties is TRX resistance training, which involves suspending students by their arms, legs, and torsos from straps and harnesses dangling from the ceiling. Exercises require participants to fight gravity and their own body weight to build muscle. Coaches sometimes combines TRX with Pilates core-strengthening work or a rigorous plyometric regimen, mixing up workout routines daily to maximize effectiveness. In addition to physical training, she supplies students with nutritional counseling that measures appropriate caloric intake by the day, creating balanced diets that supply ample energy without extra carbs, fats, or whatever compound butter is made of.

650 Lakeside Dr
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

The Kalamazoo Wedding Affair sets brides-to-be and their fianc?s loose to explore, meet, and bounce ideas off some of west Michigan's most sought-after wedding experts. Dozens of exhibitors converge to create a buffet of possibilities that range from bridal fashions, cakes, and catering to gift registries and photographers. Couples can also scope out postceremony services, including reception halls and honeymoon destinations.

272 Pearl St NW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

In 1996, a group of golfers formed a membership program that offers deeply discounted greens fees at a network of affiliated golf courses in West Michigan. The program is PGAC, and the result provides two-for-one greens fees at more than 20 courses. After reserving tee times any day of the week, golfers can load up their clubs and spare mannequin legs to test their skills on the challenging designs of renowned regional courses such as The Highlands, Lynx, Macatawa Legends, and Diamond Springs. Along with saving golfers up to $7,500 and helping local courses increase their waterways? diet of golf balls, PGAC hosts fundraisers for local schools and organizations.

7211 48th Street Southeast
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

8th Day Gym offers Boot Camp Classes, Elements Sessions, CrossFit Classes and one on one coaching. The workouts, which can be geared toward any fitness level, typically consist of functional movements such as squats, pull-ups, running, and other athletic drills, strength training, & cardiovascular exercises. 8th Day Gym is focused on creating a community of supportive, healthy individuals, whether interested in fitness as sport or just for personal growth. Boot camp classes are offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m, and Saturday at 9 a.m.

130 Market, SW
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

In college, Tiffany Grubaugh scored more than 1,700 points on the basketball court, and studied exercise science in class?she draws on both these experiences as the head of Fitness and Sports Performance. By focusing on functional training, she preps her clients to move in practical ways on the court and in life, rather than isolating individual muscle groups. She and her team also acknowledge that different workouts suit different physiques and fitness goals, which is why they offer customized personal-training sessions to complement their group boot camp workouts.

4950 Plainfield Avenue Northeast
Grand Rapids,
MI
US

Lego bricks are the building blocks of most kid-friendly, collaborative projects at Bricks4Kidz—but they may also represent the foundation of tykes' minds. In step-by-step projects, kids work together to engineer prescribed structures and gizmos, learning to work together as teachers introduce concepts such as friction, gravity, torque, scale, and gears. The classes are tailored to certain age ranges, ensuring that children take on projects that are appropriate for their developmental skill set.

810 Ball St NE
Grand Rapids,
MI
US