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Christmas Break-Day-by-Day Planner – 2017

  Christmas Break is a wonderful time for families to have fun together! This list of events is sure to keep your kids busy and having fun all break long. Take some time to visit different places in Kalamazoo and learn through experiences this Christmas break. By now you know that our KZOOkids.com event calendar is loaded with great activities in and around Kalamazoo. If you’re
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A Must-See Christmas Light Display in Kalamazoo That Your Kids Will Love

  Whether it’s already one of your family traditions, or you are just hearing about it for the first time this year, check out the amazing Christmas display at 1532 Long Road in Kalamazoo is a must this holiday season! RELATED: Great Scotts! An Inflatables Holiday Display You Don’t Want to Miss! Decorations include beautiful light displays, santa, reindeer, Olaf, Snoopy, snowmen, penguins, Queen Elsa and
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Kalamazoo’s HUGE Guide to Holiday Fun – 2017

We’ve been working hard to help you maximize your family’s holiday fun! In our Kalamazoo’s HUGE Guide to Holiday Fun, you’ll find one roundup of Holiday Parades, Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies, Christmas Tree farm guide, holiday plays and performances, our Santa Sightings Guide, and more! Click on the links below each individual photos to take you directly to the article you’re looking for.   KALAMAZOO’S
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Winter Break Camps Around Kalamazoo

    Are your kids looking for something fun to do over Christmas Break? You’ll want to check out some of the great camps that you’ll find in our area.   This article is brought to you by Camp Kidwell.  Winter Camp 2018 at Camp Kidwell Winter break is a fun time, but wouldn’t it be great to make some new friends, go sledding,
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Millennium Park Ice Skating Rink is Now Open!

photos courtesy of the Portage Parks and Recreation Department Sharpen your ice skates, bundle up, and head out for some great family fun! The Ice Rink at Millennium Park plans to open for its 18th season on Saturday, December 9th, after a bit of a delay due to the warmer than expected conditions. Whether you are old, young or somewhere in between; this is a must-do activity
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Making Memories: 15+ Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Kalamazoo Kids

  Looking for that unique stocking stuffer for Christmas this year? A great way to combat too many toys is to shift all the gifts to non-toy items. Your kids will LOVE these non-toy gift ideas and you will love clearing the clutter of toy overload.   15+ Non-Toy Gifts For Kids photo courtesy of the Sherman Lake YMCA, Winter Camp 1. Camps Some of
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10 Ways to Give Back Around the Holidays

*This guide has been updated November 2017 Looking for ideas to volunteer with your family around Kalamazoo this holiday season? We’ve rounded up some options for you to carve out some family time for service to the community as an added holiday bonus, family memories and traditions will be made while volunteering together and are guaranteed to last long after the ‘must have’ toy
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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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It’s a Date! 60 Fun Date Night Ideas For All Seasons!

This guide has been updated November 2017. Are you always looking for unique ideas for a date-night or a new activity to do with friends? Whether you are looking to cheer on a team, be entertained or everything in between, Kalamazoo has you covered. Book a sitter and check out our list of 60 things to do near Kalamazoo!   Be A Sport  
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