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Slappy’s Biggest Fan Giveaway-Enter to WIN The Ultimate Fan Experience

*This ultimate fan experience is provided by the Kalamazoo Wings.  We are excited to end the Kalamazoo Wings season with a bang. We’ve saved the best giveaway for last with the Slappy’s Biggest Fan Giveaway! As you know, we are huge fans of Slappy and we know that you are too. We’re giving you a chance to WIN a great experience with Slappy’s Biggest Fan
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Notable News: Parent to Parent of SW MI

The Kalamazoo community offers a wide array of resources for families. Once such resource is Parent to Parent of SW MI. The organization was founded in 1998 by a mother looking for answers. The mission of Parent to Parent of SW MI is to promote opportunities for children with disabilities and special needs to fully participate in society through the support and education of
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Great Spring Break Road Trips Within 2 To 5 Hours From Kalamazoo

Spring Break will be here before you know it. If you’re looking for ideas that are a quick day trip (or overnight) that is 2-5 hours from Kalamazoo, we have great travel ideas for you! Not only do we have ideas on where to go, but we have ideas on what to discover, where to play, where to dine and sometimes where to stay. So
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Spring Mom to Mom Sales & MORE Around Kalamazoo

Spring will soon be here and that means that it is time for Mom to Mom sales to begin again! Mom to Mom sales are a fantastic place to find gently used children’s clothes and other children’s items at a great price. We have compiled a listing of the Mom to Mom sales happening in the greater Kalamazoo area this season. Click here to
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Happy Birthday DR. SEUSS! Family Fun Events

  We love Dr. Seuss! These books are some of our favorites that we still cherish. This week, March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! Here are some of the Dr. Seuss-themed events that you won’t want to miss. Do you know of a family fun Dr. Seuss event that we might have missed? Help us out by adding it to our event calendar here.   UPCOMING DR.
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Music, Magic, Prizes and Connections at Family Expo This Sunday

Where can you find Darth Vader, Belle, Snow White, Whoolio the owl, Porter the bear and a whole lot of fun this Sunday? At the 2017 Kzoo Baby & Family Expo! The 10th annual Kzoo Baby & Family Expo will be held Sunday, 10 am to 3 pm at the Radisson Plaza Hotel. The event features more than 50 exhibitors, plus a chance to
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Hotels Stays And Trip Ideas 2 Hours or Less Away From Kalamazoo

Do your kids 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. Check out these family-friendly hotels less than two hours from
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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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