Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent -Memorial Day Weekend Edition- May 27-30

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! It’s officially the kick-off to summer and we have some family fun ideas for you this weekend. Enjoy! WEEKEND PICKS Some fun highlights for this weekend include: Plan to attend a Memorial Day Parade or Event. Pay tribute to those that have served and sacrificed for our country. Want to stay close to home? Visit the Kalamazoo Valley Museum for the LEGO Travel Adventure exhibit.
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Great Campgrounds Close to Home

Whether you are a seasoned camper or looking to take your family camping for the first time, the greater Kalamazoo area has many options. We asked our Facebook followers to share their favorite family-friendly campgrounds. Check out the list below to find the right location for you this summer: (photo courtesy of Tara Fletcher Photography) Campgrounds Located Within An Hour Of Kalamazoo Camp Michiwana
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Childcare Guide to Greater Kalamazoo

Finding the perfect child care facility for children can be a challenge. As a parent, you want them to have fun and learn, but you also want them to receive the best care possible. We are here to help. Whether you are looking for part time, full time, after school or drop-in, there are many options in Kalamazoo. Note: It is the user’s responsibility
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Memorial Day Parades and Events in SW Michigan – 2016

  There are so many parades and other events in the many communities of SW Michigan to honor our veterans, we cannot possibly list them all! Here are some of the bigger and reader recommended ones in the area.   MEMORIAL DAY PARADES HASTINGS Parade begins: Monday, May 30 at 10:30 am Route: Gathering begins in the Felpausch parking lot. The parade stops first
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Woods Lake Park Grand Reopening Event on Thursday, May 26

The City of Kalamazoo’s Department of Parks and Recreation recently announced the grand reopening of Woods Lake Park, which has been closed to visitors since July to accommodate an improvement project. A grand reopening event will be held on Thursday, May 26 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Woods Lake Park (2900 Oakland Drive). Light refreshments will be served. This project has been several years in the
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2016 Kids Summer Movie Line-Up at the Kalamazoo 10

  We love great inexpensive family fun just as much as you do. That’s why we are excited about the Dollar Movie line-up at the Kalamazoo 10 this summer. Every Monday – Friday at 10:00 am the Kalamazoo 10 will have select movie for only $1.00. Kids Summer Movies run Monday, June 13, 2016 – August 12, 2016. All ages are welcome. 2016 SUMMER MOVIE LINE-UP
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The Southwest Michigan Farmers’ Market Guide – Fresh Season is Here!

Fresh season is finally here! Fresh is good! We love our local farmers’ markets and enjoy the great variety of options that we have here in Southwest Michigan. Each market is unique and offers a huge array of produce from local farmers, artisan products, local baked goods, lovely flowers, and more! Some even have a number of food trucks to grab a quick bite.
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We do our best at Kalamazoo Kids to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible, we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. Kalamazoo Kids is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on the site, in the newsletter or on Facebook.