Notable News: KAS Presents Astronomy Day: “The Great American Eclipse of 2017” This Weekend!

  The Kalamazoo Astronomical Society (KAS), in partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Community College, presents Astronomy Day, “The Great American Eclipse of 2017,” on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Texas Township Campus, 6767 West O Avenue, Kalamazoo, 49003. Astronomy Day will focus on the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse that will cross the United States from coast to
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2017 Teacher Appreciation Week: 15 Ways to Say Thank You!

  Teacher Appreciation Week   Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5, 2017. The first full week in May has been designated as a time to honor teachers for their passion, hard work and dedication to educating children. Some key tips to ensure the week is a success: Remember to include the extended teaching staff – the Art, Music, Assistants, etc. who aren’t dedicated to
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Stops & Shops Along the Magnificent Mile: Trip Tips For Families

Overnight accommodations for this review was provided by Hotel Cass – Holiday Inn Express at the Magnificent Mile. All opinions are my own. We thank them for their hospitality. The idea of exploring a mile worth of shops and attractions in a large metropolitan city, with kids in tow, can seem overwhelming. We’ve scoped out the five places not to be missed when visiting
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: Earth Day Events & More!

  Earth Day events abound this weekend and there’s tons of spring fun to be had. It’s starting to look and feel like Spring! Enjoy the weekend with your family. See our full Weekend Event Calendar to help you make the most of your weekend fun. *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event. 
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Notable News: Dinosaurs are Coming to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum This Summer!

  Photo: Triceratops with young from Dinosaur Discovery   *Information for this article is from a Press Release provided by the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.  Dinosaurs are coming to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum this summer! “Although dinosaurs went extinct 66 million years ago, you can still adventure through this exhibit and see dinosaurs come alive through the use of animatronic creatures,” said Kalamazoo Valley Museum
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Where To Find Kids’ Music Lessons Around Kalamazoo

Learning an instrument is an exciting adventure for students of all ages. There are many locations in the Kalamazoo area offering private and group lessons to help aspiring musicians reach their goals.   Crescendo Academy of Music Epic Center, Suite 12, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 | 269-345-6664 For nearly 30 years, the Crescendo Academy of Music has been providing high quality music
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Sherman Lake YMCA Camp – Where the Fun Never Ends

*This is a sponsored post brought to you by Sherman Lake YMCA Camp.   Are you ready for Summer 2017? Sherman Lake YMCA Camp established in 1994 is home to summer fun for Day Campers, Overnight Campers and High School Leadership Campers. Sherman Lake YMCA Camps are known for our many specialty offerings. After diving into Classic Camp, the best of all camp programs,
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