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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: November 24-26

  Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! We hope that you enjoy the long weekend with your family. There are some fun events happening this weekend that you won’t want to miss. photo credit: Tara Fletcher Photography Many area families will be on the hunt to find the perfect Christmas Tree this weekend. We have ideas on where to go in our Where To Find a Real Christmas
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The City of Kalamazoo Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Reindeer, Hot Chocolate, Ice Carving & More!

*all photos courtesy of: sam zomer photography The City of Kalamazoo will host their Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 24 in Bronson Park, with festivities planned from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.  The lighting of the park will occur at 5:45. Many of the favorite holiday activities will return including the kids’ crafts tent, live reindeer, ice carving, pictures with Santa, food trucks,
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Santa Sightings around Kalamazoo – 2017

  Santa Claus in coming to town…Yes, towns, parks, Christmas parades, and so much more! What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to take the family to visit jolly St. Nick. Whether you want to sit down for a meal or just get a few quick photos, there’s something for everyone around Kalamazoo. Grab your camera and get ready to go!
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Where To Find a Real Christmas Tree Around Kalamazoo 2017

It’s time to deck the halls with a tree from one of the nearby Christmas tree farms around Kalamazoo and SW Michigan. Whether you want to pick the perfect Blue Spruce or select from a variety of pre-cut options or crave the full choose ’n chop experience, we’ve got just the options to help your family get in the holiday spirit. *This article has been
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10 Places For A Quick Pick Up Meal Around Kalamazoo

    *This guide was updated November 2017 There are some days that never seem to have enough hours. On those days it is lifesaving to have go-to restaurant to help you serve a meal to your family, even though you didn’t have time to personally make it. Here are some ideas to make getting through a busy day like a pro with ten spots
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Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Civic Theatre & Your Chance to WIN

*This ticket giveaway is brought to you by the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre. The Civic is ready to go ‘Under the Sea’ for the holidays! Look who is splashing onto the Civic stage just in time for the holidays! Disney’s The Little Mermaid will take the stage at the Civic Auditorium on November 17 and the production has already been extended through December 8th. Twenty
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: November 17-19

Welcome to the weekend! We have ideas for your family for fun this weekend. WEEKEND PICKS Some of our top picks for this weekend: FRIDAY Fri 11/17/2017 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Flashlight Tike Hikes with Little Adventurers’ Club and Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy Portman Nature Preserve, Paw Paw, MI / Kalamazoo   RELATED: November Free or Cheap Family Fun Around Kalamazoo   SATURDAY Sat
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Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is Coming to Kalamazoo Just In Time For The Holidays & Your Chance To WIN Tickets

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL is coming to Kalamazoo, just in time for the holidays! Celebrate with your family at RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL at Miller Auditorium on Friday, December 8 at 7:00 pm. The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from
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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Holiday Parades Around SW Michigan

  Nothing gets you in the mood for the holidays like a great Christmas tree lighting ceremony or holiday parade. The holiday season has begun and we have no shortage of beautiful holiday trees or holiday parades around SW Michigan! So bundle up the kids and head out to one of these great community events. Know of any area holiday events that we missed?
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Imagine That! Top Picks for Pretend Play Places For Kids in Southwest Michigan

Do you have children who want to wear their Wonder Woman costume or Astronaut costume every time you go to the store? Do you have princess tea parties or have little chefs constantly whipping you up souffles in their pretend kitchens? There are some great places in the Kalamazoo area and around to take you kids to engage their interests, let them have fun
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