Our events not only provide a space for the community to come together and celebrate, but they also offer much-needed financial support for our educational programs.  We invite you to join us as a participant, volunteer, or sponsor.  


Live at the Circle

A Tribute to Musical Legends

Each Thursday at 7pm  – FREE Event

Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, Michigan

June 20 to August 29

June 20 Prince (Party Like It’s 1999)
  • Battle of the DJs with DJ MellowVelVet & DJ Dre
    June 27 Tupac/Biggie (East/West Coast Battle)
    July 4 Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole
    July 11 Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Teddy Pendergrass
    July 18 Grover Washington, George Duke, Ramsey Lewis
    July 25 Watercolors (Tribute to the Debarge Family)
    August 1 Selena/Aaliyah
    August 8 Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner
    August 15 Motown Greats
    August 22 Earth, Wind & Fire
    August 29 Michael Jackson
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    Watercolors 7

    Friday, July 26th to Sunday, July 28th, 2024

    Watercolors is a three-day, weekend experience that brings black culture, music, business, dance, culinary, and art together for a fashionable and kaleidoscopic experience.

    Birthed in 2018, in 2024 we will experience a “GRand Renaissance” and celebrate at our signature Golf Outing, Jazz and More, Main Event, and a rooftop brunch.

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    Black Dress Muskegon

    Barclay Place Event Center, Muskegon, Michigan

    May 10, 2024

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    The Essence and Wellbeing of Women over 50

    2nd Annual Health and Wellness Conference
    Friday, March 22 · 6:30pm
    to Saturday, March 23 · 2pm
    L. William Seidman Center (GVSU)
    Grand Rapids, MI  

    Age is just a number at our vibrant conference for women over 50 (with open arms to younger sisters)! Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul with 2 days of workshops, expert talks, and fun activities like a Dream & Thrive Pajama Soiree. Declutter your life, conquer fear, explore soul ties, and boost your wellness – all while connecting with amazing women. Join us! #WiseWomenThrive