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November 2019

Burton Family Game Night

November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Burton Elementary School, 2133 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Join us at Burton School for an evening of family fun and games!  Mentees, mentors, and their families are invited to get together for a fun evening! Formal invitation will be sent to participants in late October.

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SWCC Family Game Night

November 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Southwest Community Campus, 801 Oakland Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join us at Southwest Community Campus for an evening of family fun and games!  Mentees, mentors, and their families are invited to get together for a fun evening! Formal invitation will be sent to participants in late October.

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December 2019

Half Day

December 20, 2019
All Affinity Mentoring Sites Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States + Google Map

Grand Rapids Public Schools will have a half day.

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January 2020

National Mentoring Month

January 1, 2020 - January 31, 2020
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January is National Mentoring Month! This month, Affinity will reflect on the incredible growth of the mentoring movement, recognize the real life mentoring relationships that form and thrive each day, and offer opportunities to thank the mentors who inspired us. Join us in celebrating #NationalMentoringMonth: #IAmAMentor | A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world. Share your mentoring story on Facebook or LinkedIn and tag Affinity! #iMentoratAffinity International Mentoring…

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Half Days – Exam Week

January 15, 2020 - January 17, 2020
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Grand Rapids Public Schools have half days on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. All Middle School students have exams on these days.

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February 2020

Learning and Growing Together Series

February 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mars Hill Bible Church, 3501 Fairlanes Ave SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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We encourage all current mentors to participate in this 3-hour diversity and inclusion training. The workshop will help mentors focus on breaking cultural barriers, unintentional bias, healing racism, and cross cultural communication. A meal will be provided for this training. Training is for those who will be mentors during the 2019-2020 school year. Sign up for training here!

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March 2020

Burton Special Reader Day

March 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burton Elementary School, 2133 Buchanan Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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This is an annual event to celebrate literacy, reading month, and the power of storytelling. In partnership with GRPS and KSSN, we are inviting special guest readers to read a book (of your choosing or from our library). Individuals from all backgrounds are welcome and we're hoping to get a diverse group of readers (books can be read in English or Spanish). Special readers sign up for a 45 minute time slot between 9a-3p. There's no additional screening, special readers check in at the main office and will be escorted to a classroom. This…

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No School

March 6, 2020
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Grand Rapids Public Schools are closed on March 6.

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April 2020

Better Together Benefit Dinner 2020

April 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Your home computer or cell phone MI United States
Free

Experience Affinity . Meet our students, mentors, and community partners. You’ll experience Affinity and see we’re Better Together. This year, Better Together will be a VIRTUAL EVENT to help the State’s efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Better Together is Affinity Mentoring’s largest fundraising event of the year. The funds raised from this event are essential to sustain our organization and support our nearly 300 mentor matches. While this was not an easy decision to make, we are confident it…

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May 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020
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Join us in recognizing and celebrating the teachers at our partner schools during National Teacher Appreciation week.

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