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WIN Tickets To THE WIZ Presented by the University Theatre at WMU

Motown will meet the yellow brick road in the Tony Award-winning musical THE WIZ, being produced by the WMU Department of Theatre April 7-22. Show Information The Wiz is an urbanized retelling of the classic 1900 children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of modern African-American culture. It follows Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy as she is taken away to the fantasy world
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Guide To Gymnastics Classes Around Kalamazoo-2017

This guide is brought to you by Branch Gymnastics. At Branch Gymnastics it’s our privilege to have the opportunity to work with your child. Our staff is selected on their ability to interact and communicate with children, love of children, and professional ethics. With passion, energy, and enthusiasm we provide a positive, fun and nurturing learning environment for your child.  We have gyms located
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Our 2017 Summer Camp Guide Is Here!

Summer will be here soon! We couldn’t be more excited about our 2017 Summer Camp Guide!  We’ve got an awesome listing of summer camp options, so you’ll want to check out all the great camps that our area has to offer. Yes, summer will be here before you know it. Summer camps are a great way to keep the kids learning and engaged all summer
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Notable News: Saturday Morning Art (SMArt) at WMU

Did you know the Western Michigan University Frostic School of Art opens its doors to young artists in the community every fall and spring semester, offering Saturday Morning Art (SMArt) classes to area children and adolescents? Photo courtesy of Christina Chin, PhD, Associate Professor of Art Education, WMU Designed for young people ages 7 to 18 who enjoy art and wish to develop their
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: March 24-26

  Happy Spring! It’s officially spring and that means more great family fun. This weekend you’ll find a great variety of activities in our area. Have fun! *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event. WEEKEND PICKS For this weekend consider…   FROM OUR SPONSORS Step into an enchanted world of one of Broadway’s
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Notable News: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Expansion

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the nation’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, just announced the launch of a $115 million capital campaign titled Welcoming the World: Honoring a Legacy of Love. Since opening in 1995, Meijer Gardens has experienced tremendous growth in guest attendance, membership, art collections, dedicated garden spaces, and educational programs. Because of this success, major expansion in
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Spring Break Day by Day Planner for Kalamazoo Family 2017

  As the month of March comes to a close, many Southwest Michigan families will find themselves packing up and heading out for some family fun on spring break. If your family is choosing to stay-cation this year, this guide will help your family have a great time and stay busy during the week off from school.   Monday, April 3rd, 2017 Flick’s Family
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Paint And Play at Happy Our Art in Kalamazoo: A Review

Happy Our Art is an art studio specializing in fun group instruction for anything from date night to a mom’s group night out. They’re a locally run mom and daughter place too, so when their new Paint and Play classes popped up, I was eager to try it out with my two girls who are almost five and two. Paint and Play is a
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: March 17-19

  Family fun is in the air this weekend around Kalamazoo. You’ll find something for everyone with great shows to catch, spring concerts, St. Patrick’s Day Parades worth the drive, a maple syrup open house, and more! *As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event. WEEKEND PICKS For this weekend consider…   FROM OUR
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40+ Fun Things To Do During Spring Break around Kalamazoo – KZOOkids Spring Break Staycation Guide

Spring Break will be here soon and we are excited for all of the fun things happening in our area. If heading to warmer climates or a family vacation elsewhere is not in the cards, we have tons of ideas for family-friendly fun during Spring Break right in our own area. Who knew Kalamazoo and SW Michigan would be the place to be this
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