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2024 EAD EVENTS

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Spring Centerpiece Class - Saturday, March 30 10:30-12pm - Register 

Experience the first in a six-part series on therapeutic horticulture by learning how to make a beautiful Spring Bloom Centerpiece! Light refreshments provided. Ticket sales benefit EAD's Therapeutic Garden Program. Hosted by Koetsier's Greenhouse.

Farm Spring Clean Up - Saturday, April 20 9am

EAD'S Giddy-Up Reading Wrangler Group - Register

If you are looking for a fun, creative way to help your reader build confidence, improve fluency, and foster a love of reading, then make sure you sing up for the 6-week program! Ages 6 and up.

$35 multi-siblings discount.

Class size is limited!
 

  • Wednesdays, April 17 - May 22 | 4:30-5:30pm 

Women's Self Defense Class - Wednesday, April 24 6-8pm - Tickets

Join EAD and KarateBuilt Grand Rapids for a women's practical self defense class taught by Mr. Dwayne L. Flees, 4th degree Black Belt, Master Instructor at KarateBuilt Grand Rapids. Tickets are $97-$127 and are available here.

Veteran Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, April 6 & June 29 10-11:30am - Register

KCVS Sponsored pancake breakfast on the farm for all Veterans. 

Mount Up for Mental Health Ride-A-Thon! - Saturday, May 11 10am -Register

Join us for our first-ever ride-a-thon at Silver Creek County Park! Participate in teams or as an individual in a 1 or 2-hour ride followed by a cookout, raffle, and prizes. Gather sponsorships for your team! Anyone raising $10+ gets lunch for free. Raise $50+ and receive a free t-shirt! So grab your horses, your friends, and raise some money for EADs programs while enjoying the company of horses and humans! Can't ride/don't have a horse? Sign-up as a Saddle Sore Participant and join others in a nature walk.

Womens Veteran Retreat - Saturday, May 18 10am-5pm (Event FULL)

Horsemanship Kids Class - Saturday, May 25 9:30-11:30am

POSTPONED 

DIY Self-Care Class - Thursday, May 30 6-7:30pm - Register 

Join us for the second installment of our six-part series on therapeutic horticulture at a DIY Self-Care class at Koetsier's Greenhouse! Come make an essential oil sugar scrub, lavender products, and more! Take home your own herb plant along with recipes to continue self-care at home. All proceeds go to our new therapeutic garden program! 

Veteran Men's Morning Joe on the Farm

Every Third Wednesday February - September 10-11:30am


Open Farm Nights  - Spring and Summer '24
Spend an hour in our arena learning about horses as you get up close and personal! Spend time grooming, petting, and playing with the herd. These family friendly nights have no age requirement. No need to register. A $10 donation is appreciated! Check our Facebook page for updates and cancellations due to weather, etc. We look forward to seeing you!

  • Tuesday Evenings April 9 & 23, May 7 & 21, June 4 & 18 5:30-6:30

Annual Unity in Community Event on the Farm - Sunday, September 22

Join EAD as we say THANK YOU to the community for another amazing year of support! Meet the herd, play games, eat good food, and enjoy fellowship on the farm. Time TBA

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