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History Detectives: Parking / Transportation & Lunch

Grand Rapids Local History organizations sponsor History Detectives, a day-long FREE program hosted at the Grand Rapids Public Library.

Parking / Transportation UPDATED

FREE parking in the GR Public Library parking lot (Thanks, GRPL!), just east of the Main Library.  History Detectives devotees know this lot fills fast, so it's smart to have an alternate plan in mind.

Street parking is usually free on Saturdays - be sure to check for enforcement signs.

GRCC’s Main Campus Bostwick Parking Ramp (#8 on the campus map)  is available for public use for a fee of $2.00 per half hour,  up to a $12 daily maximum. Use the STUDENT entrance to the Bostwick Ramp at the NE intersection of Bostwick Street and Fountain Street. Pull a ticket as you enter.  As you exit, pay-in-lane machines accept cash, credit and debit cards for payment. No attendants will be on duty at the lanes.

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Let's Lunch!

Box lunch graphicOrder a delicious Cherry Deli & Catering boxed lunch** (deadline 12 noon on Tuesday Jan. 14) - and pay for it ($10)  on the day of the event.  Please email historydetectivesgr@gmail.com OR call us 616-234-3038 to reserve a boxed lunch. 

** Each box includes: a Half Sandwich of your choice (ham, turkey, or veggie); pasta cup; potato salad cup; cookie; bag of chips; condiments; utensils; and, bottled water. Soda pop is $1 extra.

Lunch orders have closed. Pack your own lunch, or, check the map and select a near-by Downtown restaurant. Watch your time, though, as we start afternoon programming promptly at 1:00!

Questions? Please email historydetectivesgr@gmail.com OR call 616-234-3038.