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Coming Soon in Creston:


We're working hard to connect neighbors and strengthen our community, even as we keep each other safe through physical distance.  Check out these upcoming, outdoor events: 

Community Resources:
August 22, 2020
10:00am – 2:00pm

Explore a variety of gardens in the vibrant Creston neighborhood during the inaugural Creston Garden Tour!

During this self-guided tour, enjoy viewing approximately 10 unique gardens. A map and further instructions will be supplied to ticket purchasers closer to the event. Event will be held rain or shine.

Keep Creston SAFE! Wearing masks and practicing physical distancing will be required during the tour.

Questions?  Contact
Buy Tickets!
Apply to be a Garden Host
Volunteer during the event

Thank you to our inaugural Garden Tour Sponsor!  

Sponsorship opportunities available by emailing

Creston Community Conversation with our City Commissioners

Wednesday, August 12
at the new shelter at
Briggs Park

The Creston Neighborhood Association invites Creston residents to a friendly COMMUNITY CONVERSATION IN THE PARK to discuss important issues affecting our city and our neighborhood during these challenging and changing times!

The first event in this series will feature our local elected officials: 2nd Ward City Commissioners Milinda Ysasi and Joe Jones.

Topics will include:
  • GRPD
  • Pandemic recovery
  • Housing & City’s upcoming master plan
  • Environmental sustainability
Advanced questions are welcome!  Submit questions online:

Please remember to wear a mask, bring your own chair, and practice social distancing from those not in your own household.

Thank you, Kent County Credit Union, for sponsoring our first Community Conversation!  

Reduce your energy usage, and and make your home more affordable.   

Free energy assessments of your home! 

Contact Creston Community Organizer, Kymie Spring today:

Fight Voter Supression TODAY

Apply to be a poll worker for Aug. 4 primary and Nov. 3 election! 

Being a poll worker is a great way to serve your community and earn a little money! 

Here's a look at how you'll be compensated:
  • $165 for election day service
  • $180 for E-Pollbook Workers
  • $10-$20 for each training session attended
  • $200 for election day service
  • $10-$20 for each training session attended
Find more information here: City of Grand Rapids

Free Food Scrap Service for Kent County!

Want to keep your food scraps out of the landfill? Don't really have the capacity to compost yourself? Good Sweet Earth's composting worms would love to take your scraps off your hands.

Service runs May-October and is free for anyone in Kent or Ottawa County
The Michigan evictions moratoriam expired July 16.  There is funding available for rent payments to prevent eviction.  The funding provided is based on income.  Call 211 for more information. 

Visit MSHDA's website for more information and to learn how much could be available to you based on income.  

Our Community Partners support the Creston neighborhood every day! 

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