Farm Fun at Critter Barn in Zeeland

    Looking for a great way to teach your kids about farm animals? Whether you are teaching animal sounds to younger kids, or looking for farm activities for older kids, Critter Barn in Zeeland has opportunities for all ages. You can visit a horse, cows, calves, chickens, sheep, pigs, goats and many more. Here are five reasons to spend a day on the
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Michigan Library Card – Your Ticket to More Than Books This Summer!

Hurry to the nearest Michigan library if you don’t already have a library card. Considering a visit to Saugatuck Dunes State Park or is a trip to the Kalamazoo Nature Center on the summer bucket list? You can access hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, cultural attractions, recreation areas and campgrounds for either free or discounted admission with a library card. Here’s how
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: June 23-25

Weekend fun is here! We have tons of ideas for family fun this weekend. So grab the kids and head out to one of these local events.  Want even more family fun? See our full weekend event calendar at the end of this article. So many great options for family events. We are the headquarters for family fun in SW Michigan. See our “More
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4th of July Parades, Fireworks, & FAMILY FUN Around Kalamazoo

Our 2017 4th of July Parades and Fireworks Guide for SW Michigan is brought to you by AppleTree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool.  Now enrolling our After School Club for school-age children. We offer transportation to and from local schools, homework help, and fun activities. We also offer Winter, Spring & Summer Explorer programs during the school year break. To learn more,
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Summer Festivals and Fair Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan This Summer

Summer is a busy for fairs and festivals all over SW Michigan. There are some unique celebrations and activities just waiting for your family to join in on the fun! Here is a sampling of events that you can find in our community this summer.  Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Fest, Battle Creek – June 29 – July 4, 2017 The
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50 FREE Things To Do Around With Kids Around Kalamazoo This Summer

Summer is officially here, which probably means you are looking for ways to entertain and educate your kids. While splurging a little on a trip to the zoo, a museum or even a little vacation is worth the cost, it isn’t for every day. Did you know there are plenty of opportunities here in Kalamazoo for you to explore for FREE? Check out our list of
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Summer Reading Programs That Will Have Your Kids Happily Hitting The Books

Looking to keep the kids engaged and challenged this summer? Sign them up for a great summer reading program!We absolutely love all of the great summer reading programs at our local libraries around Kalamazoo County and SW Michigan. It’s a great opportunity for your kids to earn free stuff, keep them reading over the summer, and allow a chance to unplug (no screentime here).
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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.