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Hotels Stays And Trip Ideas 2 Hours or Less Away From Kalamazoo

Do your kiddos love staying in hotels? Or are you looking for a quick getaway from Kalamazoo, but don’t want to drive more than a two hours? We’ve got some ideas for you. We’ve asked our readers and added some of our own ideas. These are places that we’ve stayed at as a family or our readers recommend:     KALAMAZOO Radisson Plaza Hotel
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10 Great Vegan in Restaurants in the Kalamazoo Area

Whether you follow a vegan diet or are just looking to incorporate more plant-based dishes into your diet, Kalamazoo has a great selection of vegan-friendly restaurants.  These restaurants serve more than just salads!  All the restaurants listed have a variety of vegan dishes and are also more than happy to work with patrons to find a dish that fits their needs.   1. Crow’s Nest
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Free Family Fun at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo on February 26, 2017

Set for Sunday, February 26 in downtown Kalamazoo, the Expo features more than 50 exhibitors, plus a chance to let your kids explore and play. Head on over to the Radisson Plaza Hotel from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for an afternoon filled with learning and adventure for pregnant moms and families with kids up to age 10. The expo is sponsored by KZOOkids,
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Party Rental Guide Roundup: Great Locations For Your Next Shower, B-day Party, or Reunion

Hosting events – birthday, graduation, reunion, baby shower, etc.- outside the home can be a blast. After all, you don’t need to figure out how to get the chocolate stain out of your favorite chair after the party. However, finding the right venue can be tricky. Here at KZOOkids.com, we wanted to keep it easy on you and also not break the bank. We
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“WE ARE KALAMAZOO” Game With The Kalamazoo Wings – Enter To Win 4 Tickets To The Game

*Tickets for this giveaway are provided by the Kalamazoo Wings.  As the one-year anniversary of the February 20 shootings in Kalamazoo approach, the Kalamazoo Wings have announced that their “We Are Kalamazoo” game will be held as an annual installment, and the 2nd annual fundraising event will be held on March 5 at Wings Event Center as the Wings host the Adirondack Thunder. Last year,
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Family Memberships to Area Museums – What’s Included

The Kalamazoo area has many great attractions for families to explore, and these attractions offer family memberships, which can help families get the most for their money. Once the membership is purchased, your family can visit unlimited times for free throughout the year! With a family membership there is no hurry to see everything before you leave, because you can return at any time,
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Where To Adopt a Pet: Kalamazoo Area Pet Adoption Options

  Meow, meow! Woof, woof! That might just be the sounds of your future family pet calling to you! There are so many friendly dogs and cats who are in need of a new forever home, and we would love to help you find your new family member. My own family experienced pet adoption through the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue and we couldn’t be happier
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Valentine’s Day Date Night Ideas and More!

Looking for some new date night ideas? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we have some great date night ideas to enjoy time with your significant other. Whether you are looking to cheer on a team, be entertained or everything in between, Kalamazoo has you covered. So, get out there and enjoy some time with your significant other! Happy Valentine’s Day! Note: some of
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2017 Greater Kalamazoo Area Preschool Guide: Preschools Are Now Enrolling

  Preschools in the Greater Kalamazoo Area Are Enrolling NOW Did you know that many preschools start their enrollments in January and February for the next school year? Many preschools are now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year. We’re here to help you research options for preschool for your little one in and around Kalamazoo. We are so excited about the great options that we
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KZOOKids PARENT’S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 & Vote Now To Enter To Win

We know it takes a village to raise a child. We are so fortunate to have such a great wealth of options here in the greater Kalamazoo area for classes, parks and playgrounds, indoor play places, birthday party venues, and more! That’s why KZOOkids wants to hear from you! We want to know what you think the best of the best is. We know that you know
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