Thursday, March 15, 5:00 - 7:00
!! The GGRWHC Annual Reception !!
John F. Donnelly Conference Center at Aquinas College
Monday, March 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where have all the Flowers Gone?
Rediscovering Emma Cole's 19th Century Grand Rapids Flora
Bunker Interpretive Center at Calvin College
We missed this one earlier, where history and science meet. Julie Stivers, who has been researching the work and life of botanist Emma Cole for years, teamed up with Calvn College Professors Crow and Warner and students who explored Cole's sites noted her 1901 book,
Grand Rapids Flora cataloging wild plants in Kent County and compare what is growing there 116 years later.
Thursday, March 22, 7:00 pm
Who in the World is Merze Tate?
Grand Rapids Public Library, Ryerson Auditorium
Friday & Saturday, March 23rd & 24th
Wyndham Garden in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Wednesday, May 2, 5:00 - 8:00
Exhibit Night for the conference: GGRWHC will show their colors at an exhibit table on the Center Concourse of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.
This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, May 5, 2:00
Bringing Your Female Ancestors to Life with Archival Resources
Julie Tabberer and Jo Ellyn Clarey on genealogical information hidden archival collections, using collections in the GR Public Library as examples.
Must be registered to attend.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Fourth Annual Midwestern History Conference
Ralph W. Hauenstein Center, Grand Valley State University downtown campus
Register for this one-day free conference. GGRWHC is planning a panel on women in WWI and their children's health and welfare programs.