Apr 17
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Literacy Night for Parents

For parents of preK through 5th grade children. 

This free night will provide tips for busy parents and guardians who are looking for practical ways to support their kids' learning journey. Build a love of learning and reading in your home! All families welcome. Dinner provided. 

In honor and memory of Theresa Lancaster (Meyers), class of '66. 

Apr 17
7:00pm to 8:30pm

West Catholic Speaker Series: Navigating the Conversation Surrounding Human Sexuality

Navigating today’s world as a parent can be challenging, especially when it comes to having conversations surrounding complicated topics like human sexuality. West Catholic High School invites parents/guardians throughout the Diocese of Grand Rapids to join us for an evening with renowned speaker/author Jackie Francois Angel. Jackie will be leading a discussion about how to have these important conversations within our families. This event is open to all parents/guardians and adults within the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

About the speaker: Jackie Francois Angel

May 3
at 3:30pm to
May 4
at 3:00pm

Catholic Schools Art Show

Join us for the inaugural Catholic Schools Art Show on May 3 and 4 at Cathedral Square Center (360 Division S. Grand Rapids). Student artwork from 20 schools will be showcased with approximately 40-50 pieces per school!

There will be representation from a variety of grade levels and projects. Students could submit artwork in 2D or 3D. Individual or group projects will be displayed, too. 

This is a showcase of the blessed talent within our schools, not a competition. There will be no judging during the event. 

May 17
at 12:00pm to
May 19
at 8:00pm

2024 WestFest

Host school

Sacred Heart Academy invites all families to join us at our WestFest fundraiser carnival!

Unlimited ride wristbands sell for $30 online until 10 am on May 17 and $30 onsite during the carnival. For ticket link visit:

2024 Carnival Rides will be open: 

Friday, May 17 | 12noon - 10pm

Saturday, May 18 | 11am - 10pm

Sunday, May 19 | 12noon - 8pm