Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent -January 20-22

Looking for weekend fun? We’ve got you covered! You’ll want to check out our Weekend Picks for this week. There is something for everyone in your family. *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event.    WEEKEND PICKS For this weekend consider… Downtown Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, January 21 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Enjoy World Cuisine Without Leaving Kalamazoo

The Kalamazoo area is loaded with delicious eateries, from food trucks to casual cafes to restaurants perfect for date night. We polled some of our readers to compile some favorites, some known, and some hidden gems! Clearly we can’t include all of the amazing places in our area, so if you know a place you feel should be on this list, please let us
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Notable News: Havirmill Café – Exploring Culinary Education

  Have any of your children ever expressed interest in working in the food/culinary industry? Or, are you headed downtown Kalamazoo and looking for a quick/unique dining experience?   HAVIRMILL CAFE’ The student-run Havirmill Café, located on the Bronson Healthy Living Campus in the Culinary and Allied Health Building, 418 East Walnut Street (adjacent to Bronson Hospital), opened this past fall and offers a
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Winter Family-Friendly Festivals You’ll Want to Check Out

While the holidays may be over, winter is still here to stay for a bit longer. We may want to bury ourselves inside with a cozy blanket by a warm fireplace all season but with kids, this isn’t necessarily the practical thing to do. Kids tend to get far more stir crazy quicker that we adults do. Here is a wonderful list of awesome
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Toddler Activities & Classes $10 or Less-Winter 2017

  If you have a toddler at home, you are probably constantly on the lookout for new activities to do together. Watching your child’s face light up as they try something new is an amazing feeling. To help you find just the right activity for you and your little one, we have put together a list of classes, programs and fun ideas that cost
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Notable News: 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community-Wide Day of Service

The City of Kalamazoo and Gryphon Place, in cooperation with and Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, will sponsor the 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community-Wide Day of Service on Monday, January 16, 2017. The City is still looking for volunteers to participate in the event at non-profit and community organizations throughout Kalamazoo. In addition to the community-wide
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Visit A National Park For FREE in 2017: USA FREE Days & Canada’s FREE Park Pass

  Looking to pitch a tent under the stars, do some hiking, see some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States and Canada, and save some money? 2017 is your chance! Check your calendar, and pack your bags. Don’t forget that many of the park accommodations can fill up as early as a year in advance, especially during holidays and school breaks.
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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.