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Hotels Stays And Trip Ideas 2 Hours or Less Away From Kalamazoo

Do your kiddos love staying in hotels? Or are you looking for a quick getaway from Kalamazoo, but don’t want to drive more than a two hours? We’ve got some ideas for you. We’ve asked our readers and added some of our own ideas. These are places that we’ve stayed at as a family or our readers recommend:     KALAMAZOO Radisson Plaza Hotel
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10 Great Vegan in Restaurants in the Kalamazoo Area

Whether you follow a vegan diet or are just looking to incorporate more plant-based dishes into your diet, Kalamazoo has a great selection of vegan-friendly restaurants.  These restaurants serve more than just salads!  All the restaurants listed have a variety of vegan dishes and are also more than happy to work with patrons to find a dish that fits their needs.   1. Crow’s Nest
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Notable News: Chick-fil-A Grand Opening in Portage

The long-awaited opening of Chick-fil-A arrives February 23, 2017. Local franchise owner Drees Rashid returns to the community where he attended Western Michigan University to be the pioneer of the area’s first Chick-fil-A opening – the last of three locations to open in West Michigan within six weeks of each other. With the first opening in Metro Grand Rapids being met with raving fans and longs
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – February 17-19

Welcome to the weekend! It’s going to be a great weekend here in SW Michigan and plenty of options for family fun. *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event. Due to the UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER this weekend, we recommend that you double-check on any event involving snow or cold weather before you head
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Free Family Fun at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo on February 26, 2017

Set for Sunday, February 26 in downtown Kalamazoo, the Expo features more than 50 exhibitors, plus a chance to let your kids explore and play. Head on over to the Radisson Plaza Hotel from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for an afternoon filled with learning and adventure for pregnant moms and families with kids up to age 10. The expo is sponsored by KZOOkids,
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Kalamazoo 10 Weekend Morning Movies Returns this Spring!

It’s here! Just announced is the return Weekend Morning Movies on March 3rd! The series runs through April 30 at the Kalamazoo 10, Battle Creek/W. Columbia 7, and other Goodrich Quality Theatres in Michigan. You can check out a new movie weekly on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10:00 am. Members of the Frequent Moviegoers Club (FMG) will receive up to 6 FREE admissions
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Party Rental Guide Roundup: Great Locations For Your Next Shower, B-day Party, or Reunion

Hosting events – birthday, graduation, reunion, baby shower, etc.- outside the home can be a blast. After all, you don’t need to figure out how to get the chocolate stain out of your favorite chair after the party. However, finding the right venue can be tricky. Here at KZOOkids.com, we wanted to keep it easy on you and also not break the bank. We
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“WE ARE KALAMAZOO” Game With The Kalamazoo Wings – Enter To Win 4 Tickets To The Game

*Tickets for this giveaway are provided by the Kalamazoo Wings.  As the one-year anniversary of the February 20 shootings in Kalamazoo approach, the Kalamazoo Wings have announced that their “We Are Kalamazoo” game will be held as an annual installment, and the 2nd annual fundraising event will be held on March 5 at Wings Event Center as the Wings host the Adirondack Thunder. Last year,
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Spring Theatre Performances & Shows For KIDS You Don’t Want To Miss: Greater Kalamazoo Area Shows

Now that it’s February, Spring is around the corner! One fun way to celebrate the warming temperatures is by taking in one of the many amazing plays and performances in the greater Kalamazoo area with your kids, and supporting the arts. There’s something for every age and budget in this list, but please make sure to read the synopsis to determine if a performance
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – February 10-12

  Welcome to the weekend! There’s a ton of family fun to be had around Kalamazoo and SW Michigan. Check out our Weekend Picks for great family fun and for fun ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day. *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event.    WEEKEND PICKS For this weekend consider… 1st Annual Sweetheart
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