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Good News You Need for June 8

Posted at 11:06 AM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-08 12:02:10-04

It's a big day for bars and restaurants across the state, as they can start operating again today with 50 percent capacity.

People can expect to wear masks in places until they sit down and to sit apart from other tables.

Many restaurants also plan to have disposable menus and condiments brought to the table.

If you are planning to go somewhere to make sure to check with them first because many can still choose to not reopen during the pandemic.

Also opening today, more than a dozen splash pads across Grand Rapids which will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day.

The bathrooms and drinking fountains will remain closed.

Pools at Briggs Park, Martin Luther King Park, and Richmond Park will stay closed for the season.

The city's basketball and tennis courts will also open back up this Friday which is also when outdoor events with 100 people will be allowed to resume.

The city asks you and your family continue to social distance while enjoying the outdoors.

A mystery man left cards and gifts for 2020 graduates in one Colorado neighborhood.

The unexpected act of kindness left a mark on those who received the graduation surprise. One of the grads said "he's like a little angel floating around the neighborhood."

Some of the seniors even received two $20 bills for the year 2020.

Pillsbury has rolled out two new treats for you to try, they're Birthday Cake and Brownie snack bars.

The Birthday Cake is described as vanilla flavored cake with icing and sprinkles, while chocolate lovers can indulge in the fudge brownie snack bar.

All they do is unwrap and eat it, and they'll cost just under $4 a box.

It's time to schedule some time with your BFF, because it's National Best Friends Day!

It's the perfect time to get together and catch up! Studies have shown friends are good for your health, strong social support can help reduce your risk for depression and high blood pressure which can lead to other health problems.

Adults with a rich social life are more likely to live longer than those with fewer connections.

Reach out to your bestie, and take it from there.