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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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Summer Festivals and Fair Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan This Summer

Summer is a busy for fairs and festivals all over SW Michigan. There are some unique celebrations and activities just waiting for your family to join in on the fun! Here is a sampling of events that you can find in our community this summer.  Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Fest, Battle Creek – June 29 – July 4, 2017 The
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50 FREE Things To Do Around With Kids Around Kalamazoo This Summer

Summer is officially here, which probably means you are looking for ways to entertain and educate your kids. While splurging a little on a trip to the zoo, a museum or even a little vacation is worth the cost, it isn’t for every day. Did you know there are plenty of opportunities here in Kalamazoo for you to explore for FREE? Check out our list of
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FREE Outdoor Summer Concerts Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan

We love the music and arts scene in the greater Kalamazoo area! Summer is the perfect time to experience it. There are so many great summer concert series in our community that are perfect for the entire family to attend. And they are FREE! Grab your chairs and picnic baskets and head out to enjoy one of these FREE summer concerts. If you know
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101 Things To Do This Summer With Kids Around Kalamazoo: Your ULTIMATE Summer Bucket List

  Summer days are here! If your family needs some help deciding what to do this summer, try picking things off of our summer bucket list! We’ve put together a great list of things to do around Kalamazoo and Michigan this summer. We love to travel over the summer and explore all that our region and the great state of Michigan has to offer.  Don’t
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Outdoor Summer Movies Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan

The summer season is officially here! What’s more fun in summer than watching a movie under the stars? Grab a picnic, bug spray, lawn chairs and blankets and head over to one of these awesome locations for a FREE movie event. If you know of any additional outdoor movies in the area,  please let us know so we can submit it to our event calendar.
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2017 Ultimate Summer Fruit U-Pick Guide: Berry Picking and More!

  Is a family trip to a berry patch a family favorite? If so, we have a huge list of berry picking farms in the area so you can take care of your berry cravings all summer long! We’ve put together a great list of places to pick strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and even peaches and grapes around Kalamazoo! This is Kalamazoo’s most complete guide to
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Help! There’s a Dinosaur Lover in My House, What Do I Do?

  Roar! Stomp! Our children love to pretend to be dinosaurs, to discover them, and they learn how to say the long names of them often before they can say a complete sentence. If you have a dinosaur lover in the house, or maybe you are one yourself, there are so many opportunities both near and far to learn and discover these fascinating reptiles!
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June FREE or Cheap Family Events Around Kalamazoo

Summertime is just around the corner! But don’t fret, KZOOkids.com has an awesome list of free or very inexpensive options to help keep your kids busy this summer. Check out some of the Kalamazoo area events below to help make your kids (and budget!) happy this June.   FREE OR CHEAP FAMILY EVENTS   3rd Annual Concert in the Hayfield, Maple Knoll Farms, Hastings
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Best Trails for Bike Riding With Kids Around Kalamazoo

  Get ready to ride this summer with KzooKids.com’s list of the best bike riding trails in the Kalamazoo area. Check out these trails below and let us know what you think! Helmet up!   Kal-Haven Trail, Kalamazoo   Boasting over 30 miles of limestone path, the Kal-Haven trail connects Kalamazoo with South Haven. The scenic route takes riders through farmland, wooded areas and
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