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Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. KZOOkids.com was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.


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Kalamazoo’s HUGE Guide to Holiday Fun – 2017

We’ve been working hard to help you maximize your family’s holiday fun! In our Kalamazoo’s HUGE Guide to Holiday Fun, you’ll find one roundup of Holiday Parades, Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies, Christmas Tree farm guide, holiday plays and performances, our Santa Sightings Guide, and more! Click on the links below each individual photos to take you directly to the article you’re looking for.   KALAMAZOO’S
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The Wizard of Oz is Coming to Miller Auditorium & Here’s Your Chance to WIN Tickets

Tickets for this giveaway are provided by Miller Auditorium.   The Wizard of Oz is coming to Miller Auditorium on Jan. 5-7, 2018 and we can’t wait! Start your year with great family entertainment when The Wizard of Oz comes to Kalamazoo’s Miller Auditorium for four performances from Jan. 5-7, 2018. There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of
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#MacysSURPRISE: You Might Receive A Surprise When Shopping at Macy’s This Holiday Season

*This is a sponsored article brought to you by Macy’s and Savings.com.   The holiday season is here! And so is the busy holiday shopping season. One of my “go-to” stores for holiday shopping is Macy’s. I can find something for everyone on my shopping list with a great selection of holiday gifts. #MacysSURPRISE OF $100 GIFT CARD Recently, I was asked to participate
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: December 8-10

  December is a busy time with great events throughout Kalamazoo and all of SW Michigan. See our Weekend Picks for some of our favorites. And, of course, our Event Calendar is packed with more tons of great events. So, bundle up and head out with the family this weekend!   WEEKEND PICKS Some of our top picks for this weekend: Rudolph The Red-Nosed
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Flick’s Festive Favorites Happening This Weekend – FREE Holiday Movies For Kids

With all the hustle and bustle of the season upon us, why not take some time out to enjoy a holiday movie the entire family is sure to enjoy, and better yet it is FREE for children 12 and under. This weekend, you’ll find Flick’s Festive Favorites at Celebration! Cinema. So grab the kids and plan to head out this weekend. FLICK’S FESTIVE FAVORITES
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Great Holiday Shows & Performances Around Kalamazoo

The holiday season is in full swing! Musicals, ballets, concerts, plays and more are filling up the calendar from here until Christmas. This year, you’ll find a huge variety and something for every age group and interest. Get your tickets now as many of the holiday performances sell out fast. *This article has been updated for 2017. See event listing for details on start
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Making Memories: 15+ Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Kalamazoo Kids

  Looking for that unique stocking stuffer for Christmas this year? A great way to combat too many toys is to shift all the gifts to non-toy items. Your kids will LOVE these non-toy gift ideas and you will love clearing the clutter of toy overload.   15+ Non-Toy Gifts For Kids photo courtesy of the Sherman Lake YMCA, Winter Camp 1. Camps Some of
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Santa Claus is Coming To Downtown Kalamazoo and You Can Visit Him For FREE!

The holiday fun continues in downtown Kalamazoo!  Beginning Saturday, November 25th, kids –  grab mom and dad, grandma and grandpa or an aunt or uncle to take you to downtown Kalamazoo to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at their newly renovated downtown Kalamazoo workshop, located on the second floor of the Epic Center, formerly Jacobson’s Department Store, located at 359 South Kalamazoo Mall.
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: December 1-3

  Welcome to December! This weekend kicks off a very busy weekend with tons of holiday and non-holiday events that you won’t want to miss. There are holiday parades, tree lighting ceremonies, Santa events, craft shows, and so much more! Time to get into the holiday spirit! Enjoy the weekend with your family.   WEEKEND PICKS Some of our top picks for this weekend:
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ZooLights Returns to Binder Park Zoo

  ZooLights will return to Binder Park Zoo on December 15-23, every evening from 5pm-8:30 pm! Bundle up with your loved ones and enjoy a merry stroll through the Zoo amidst a brilliant, festive display.  Zoo lovers of all ages can share holiday cheer with some of our cold weather loving zoo animals on exhibit and two very special, honored guests…Mr. and Mrs. Claus!
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