Curiosity & Cocktails

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Curiosity & Cocktails

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of Curiosity and Cocktails as we explore all the exciting things happening at Van Andel Education Institute (VAEI). This event supports VAEI’s commitment to creating classrooms where curiosity, creativity and critical thinking thrive! The event will feature live entertainment, a strolling dinner and cocktails, alongside interactive “curiosity stations.” Observe or participate as much or little as you’d like in the hands-on experiments and demonstrations, including:

– Meeting VAEI’s giant tortoise Toby and other resident animals.
– Chemistry in a bag: Witness or create multiple chemical reactions.
– Take home your DNA.
– Plus more …

Business casual attire suggested. Tickets are $75 per person.


Registration     Sponsorship

Host Committee


Troy & Jill Austin
Chad Bassett
Russ Hines
Allyson Paplawsky
Kasie Smith
Rebecca Steketee

Contact Sarah Rollman at 616.234.5712 or via email for more information or to become an event sponsor.


Cosmopolitan Sponsor

Old-Fashioned Sponsor


August 10
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Van Andel Education Institute
216 N. Division
Grand Rapids,MI49503United States
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