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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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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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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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Wandering Great Wolf Lodge – Four Tips for a Great Adventure

photo courtesy of Great Wolf Resorts A portion of our stay was subsidized by the Great Wolf Resorts. We want to thank them for their hospitality. All opinions are my own.  Do you have a family of water park fans? We definitely are, yet surprisingly this was our first journey to Great Wolf Lodge. It didn’t disappoint. From the Kalamazoo area, you have the
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WIN Tickets To Disney – Pixar Ratatouille in Concert With The KSO

Looking for something new and fun to do as a family? The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra will be featuring Disney & Pixar’s award winning, animated movie, Ratatouille on the big screen with original dialogue and sound effects while the beloved score, written by composer Michael Giacchino, is brought to life. Disney-Pixar’s Ratatouille in Concert is on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 3 pm.   Show Information
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WIN Tickets To Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Presented by the University Theatre at WMU

  The University Theatre at WMU, in collaboration with Education for the Arts (EFA), is honored to present the world premiere of Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. The story, originally a children’s book by Bruce Coville, has been adapted for the stage by the WMU Department of Theatre. Performances for this never before seen family adventure will be presented in the Shaw Theatre at the
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Michigan Indoor Waterparks – Fun Adventures For Families

This time of winter makes me long for the hot days of summer. While summer may be a good four months away, there are plenty of opportunities to replicate the warmth of summer by enjoying one of the great indoor waterparks in Michigan. Or venture further out to enjoy one of the great waterparks within a three hour or so drive from Kalamazoo.   Here
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WIN Tickets To Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage Performed by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

You’ll want to get your tickets now for the Family Discovery Series performance of Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage on February 19 at 3:00 pm in the Chenery Auditorium. Arrive early, activities start at 2:00 pm! Show Information KSO’s Resident Conductor Daniel Brier will lead the orchestra as they tell the story of a young boy and a magic traveling trunk. Witness the extraordinary life of Mozart
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WIN! – Tickets to ANNIE at Miller Auditorium

Miller Auditorium is proud to announce that the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, will play Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.   Show Information The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic
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