Ice Cream Places Recommended By Our Readers

(photo courtesy of Tara Fletcher photography) Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month? According to the National Dairy Association, the average American consumes almost 22 pounds of ice cream per year. U.S. ice cream companies made more than 872 million gallons of ice cream in 2014. Wow-that’s a lot of ice cream! Ice cream and summer go hand-in-hand. We’re always on
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent- July 3rd-July 5th

  SUMMER FUN PLANNING Happy 4th of July! This is a HUGE weekend for parades and fireworks all around SW Michigan. Check out our 4th of July Fireworks, Parades, and Fun! article that we published on Monday. There are so many fun options for families to celebrate Independence Day. We love all of the great things that are to do in Michigan during the summer.
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Lewis Farm Market – A Must Stop Place For The Whole Family

We love finding kid-friendly places that are on our way to our main destination. In Lewis Farm Market, we found just that! Lewis Farm Market is the perfect place to stop when on your way to your summer destination of Silver Lake, Pentwater, or Ludington. Open May through October, Lewis Farm Market located in New Era and just 1/4 mile east of US 31
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10 FREE or CHEAP Events In July You’ll Want To Check Out

Where did the month of June go? Wow! Does anyone else feel like summer is flying by? We have put together a listing of some great FREE or Cheap events ($6 or less per person in most cases) happening around SW Michigan this month. We’ve included events happening outside Kalamazoo this month, too. Have you join our  “FREE and Cheap Family Events” page listing linked to
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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.