The Grand River Area Family YMCA will observe its 20th birthday Thursday, Nov. 1. An open house from 4 until 8 p.m. will take place at the facility, 1725 Locust St.

A program introducing past board members and remarks by director Dave Rogers will be at 6 p.m.

Since its doors opened in 1991, the Y has sponsored countless activities and programs, for thousands of citizens in a seven-county area.

The invitation to attend is extended to everyone in the communities served by the Grand River YMCA. Refreshments, door prizes and an opportunity to sign a commemorative picture will be part of the celebration.