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Fun Tours With Kids Around Michigan

  Summer offers a wonderful time to get out and explore everything that our area, and Michigan, has to offer. One of the most fun things to do is take a tour, and learn a little bit about our state, our food, our city, and our past. Most of these have been done by a KzooKids writer and are highly recommended, and the rest
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Notable News: W.K. Kellogg Farm’s Pasture Dairy Center Open House on June 13

Visit the W.K. Kellogg Farm’s free Pasture Dairy Center Open House on June 13 from 4 – 8 p.m. to celebrate 90 years since W.K. Kellogg deeded the Farm’s land to MSU. W.K. Kellogg intended the Farm to “operate under the most modern system of farm management”, and visitors are invited to learn all about farming technology at this open house while enjoying family-friendly
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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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Notable News: Dinosaurs are Coming to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum This Summer!

  Photo: Triceratops with young from Dinosaur Discovery   *Information for this article is from a Press Release provided by the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.  Dinosaurs are coming to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum this summer! “Although dinosaurs went extinct 66 million years ago, you can still adventure through this exhibit and see dinosaurs come alive through the use of animatronic creatures,” said Kalamazoo Valley Museum
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Horseback Riding Lessons Around The Kalamazoo Area

Horses are gentle animals and riding them can be both fun and educational. Does your child ask for riding lessons every time you drive past a riding stable or farm?  If so, below are a few suggestions on places that offer horse riding lessons and/or camps around the Kalamazoo area. This guide updated as of April 2017.   Horseback Riding Lessons   True Vine
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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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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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Kalamazoo Cooks: Places to Find Cooking Classes for Adults

With the holidays over and the new year just begun, are you looking for some fun ideas on how to “spice” up the rest of winter? With lots of us making new year’s resolutions that have to do with how we eat, now is a great time to head into the kitchen with some new skills. We’ve put together a listing of some exciting
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Get Artsy: Art Classes for Kids

  Do your children enjoy sculpting with Play-Doh, coloring and creating? We are lucky to live in a city that supports the arts! Including our very own Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, there are many opportunities where your budding artists can create their very own masterpieces.   This guide is sponsored by Art Bayou. Art Bayou is a locally-owned paint your own pottery studio offering
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Where To Take Indoor Swim Lesson

If you are looking for something to do with your kids that will get them out of the house and provide them with an opportunity to be active, swimming lessons are a great option! Swimming lessons aren’t only for summer, they are even offered in the cold months of winter and all year round. Knowing how to swim is such an important life skill,
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