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Every Kid in a Park: Free National Park Pass for Fourth Graders

  Do you have a fourth grader in your family? If you do, we have an exciting program for your family to take advantage of! Every Kid in a Park is a program that will provide all fourth grade students the opportunity to get a pass allowing free access to national parks across the country. And, your fourth grader will be able to bring
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Mom’s Night Out: 25 Ideas for Fun Activities & Events For Moms

  Moms love their kids and love to spend time with them, but let’s face it, we all need a Mom’s Night Out sometimes! Take a break from the regular mom routine and grab some friends then head out for some fun! Here are some ideas for the perfect Mom’s Night Out. CATCH A PERFORMANCE   Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra 359 S Kalamazoo Mall, Ste
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Places to Get Wet Around Kalamazoo-Swim Spots, Splash Pads, & Pools

  *This article has been updated for 2017. On those hot summer days when you are looking for something to do and your kids are begging to play in the water, it is nice to know that the Kalamazoo area has some great places for you and your family to get wet and have fun together! We have put together a list of places
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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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Jiffy Mix Plant Tour: A Fun Tour With Kids

My family and I had the opportunity to take a tour of the Jiffy Mix Plant on a day that my kids did not have school. I had called earlier in the week to reserve a spot for us on the tour. There were four of us that went on the tour, myself, my husband, my eight-year-old daughter, and nine-year-old son. We were all
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Where To Take Mom For Mother’s Day Brunch: Kalamazoo Area Mother’s Day Brunches

If you are looking for a way to treat Mom on Mother’s Day, one way to do that is to take her out for brunch to celebrate her special day. This way, no one has to spend time in the kitchen preparing a meal and everyone can spend more quality time together! There are many Kalamazoo area restaurants offering a Mother’s Day brunch and we have
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Kalamazoo Area Easter Brunch Places To Make Your Reservations Now-2017

  If your Easter plans involve going out for brunch with your family, we have found many great places for you to choose from!  Here is a listing of some of the fabulous Kalamazoo and SW Michigan area restaurants that are offering Easter brunch. Make your reservations soon, spots are filling up quickly!   *Note: availability of times may vary. Make sure you call
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Kalamazoo Area Spring Break Camps: Fun Learning Opportunities For Kids

  If you are staying in town for spring break and are looking for fun and exciting ways to keep your children busy, there are plenty of opportunities available in the Kalamazoo area! We have compiled a list of spring break camps, ranging from full-week camps, single days or half-days. Because there are so many differents camps available, there is something for all kids,
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Family Memberships to Area Museums – What’s Included

The Kalamazoo area has many great attractions for families to explore, and these attractions offer family memberships, which can help families get the most for their money. Once the membership is purchased, your family can visit unlimited times for free throughout the year! With a family membership there is no hurry to see everything before you leave, because you can return at any time,
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Pools With Open Swim For Families & More

The temperatures outside may be dropping, but there is no reason why a trip to the pool can’t happen during the chilly winter months. There are plenty of indoor pools in and around Kalamazoo that offer open swim times so that as a family you can enjoy a visit to the pool even on the coldest winter day. So, grab the swim goggles, swimsuits,
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