Upcoming Events

Since opening our doors in 2007, we have committed ourselves to not only serving delicious coffee and tea, but also providing a welcoming location for the community to connect with one another. We are pleased to offer space to the community for workshops, events, and other what-have-yous. Contact lori@thesparrowsgr.com if you are interested in using our space for an event.  

 
 
  Briana Ureña-Ravelo is a 27 year old femme first generation Afro-Dominicana writer and poet based in West Michigan. She is a community organizer, intersectional womanist, freelance writer, artist, poet, activist, thinker, and dreamer. Her interests include music, language and words, anti-fascism and resistance, shows and the all-ages/punk scene, Afro-Caribbean spirituality and culture, radical and community politics, decolonization, social justice organizing and theory, fashion and clothes, cooking, body modifications, her calico cat Shampoo, and sweets. Art by Sofia Ramirez Hernandez briana@thesparrowsgr.com

 

Briana Ureña-Ravelo is a 27 year old femme first generation Afro-Dominicana writer and poet based in West Michigan. She is a community organizer, intersectional womanist, freelance writer, artist, poet, activist, thinker, and dreamer. Her interests include music, language and words, anti-fascism and resistance, shows and the all-ages/punk scene, Afro-Caribbean spirituality and culture, radical and community politics, decolonization, social justice organizing and theory, fashion and clothes, cooking, body modifications, her calico cat Shampoo, and sweets.

Art by Sofia Ramirez Hernandez

briana@thesparrowsgr.com

Bridge Street Poetry night

Hosted by Briana Ureña-Ravelo on third Tuesdays from 7pm-10pm at 442 Bridge St NW:

To participate in Bridge Street Poetry Night at The Sparrows on Bridge, please send an email to Briana@thesparrowsgr.com including the following information:

Name
Age
Short Bio
Examples of your work
Have you performed before? Where?

Please note that we request this information not to judge you or your work, but in an effort to group like-minded writers together on the same nights. 

The scheduled Open-mic Nights are:
January 16
February 20
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

 


Weekly Coffee cuppings

Fridays at 10am at 442 Bridge St NW:

Join Julia Lancer, our Director of Coffee for a public cupping every Friday morning at 10am at our Bridge Street location. Learn more about how your favorite beverage is grown, roasted, and made! 

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Refresh workshop: A Morning of self care

January 20, 9am-11am

Hosted by Posh Petals

Embrace the start of a new year by repleneshing your body and refocusing your mind. Join us for a morning of meditation, yoga, floral design, tarot readings, and beautification at Sparrows Coffee & Tea Newstand's new location on Bridge Street. Some faces to look out for include Posh Petals, Amber Kilpatrick of Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga, Mod Bettie Photography, Emporium Salon, and Sacred Circle Healing.

We are excited to spend time with you, so there is no charge to attend. But space is limited, so reserve your spot today!