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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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Fun Happenings with the Kalamazoo Wings This Season!

The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliates of the Vancouver Canucks, have announced the promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season, marking the 44th season of professional hockey at Wings Event Center. FUN THINGS COMING THIS SEASON Nightly/daily specials: Every weeknight game (excluding Fridays, education day, and pink ice) are 269 nights, featuring $2 beer/soda, $6 food baskets, and $9 tickets. Weekday nights are also “Winning
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Get Outside and Play: The BEST Parks & Playgrounds Around Kalamazoo 2017

  With options such as a splash pad, beaches, playgrounds, trails and more, the best parks in Kalamazoo offer something for all outdoorsy pursuits. Thanks to the help of our KZOOkids.com readers, we have put together a list of some of our favorite parks (with amenities) around town. This park guide will help you find the perfect park for your family to spend the day
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Let’s Go Tubing! Places to Go Tubing Around SW Michigan

  Are you looking for a new fun and exciting adventure this summer? Summer tubing may just be the adventure that you’re looking for. We’ve got several great summer tubing options in Southwest Michigan and others within a short drive of the Kalamazoo area.   Hastings   U-Rent-Em Canoe Livery 805 W. Apple St. Hastings, MI 49058 (269) 945-3191 The scenic Thornapple River in
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10 Great Toddler-Friendly Parks Around Kalamazoo & Portage

  Now that the warm weather is here to stay, it’s time to get outside! Interested in exploring some of the area parks? We asked our Facebook followers to tell us their favorite toddler-friendly parks. Here is what you recommended to other parents: Here is what you recommended to other parents:   TODDLER-FRIENDLY AREA PARKS   (West Lake Nature Preserve)  1. West Lake Nature
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Places to Get Wet Around Kalamazoo-Swim Spots, Splash Pads, & Pools

  *This article has been updated for 2017. On those hot summer days when you are looking for something to do and your kids are begging to play in the water, it is nice to know that the Kalamazoo area has some great places for you and your family to get wet and have fun together! We have put together a list of places
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Best Trails for Bike Riding With Kids Around Kalamazoo

  Get ready to ride this summer with KzooKids.com’s list of the best bike riding trails in the Kalamazoo area. Check out these trails below and let us know what you think! Helmet up!   Kal-Haven Trail, Kalamazoo   Boasting over 30 miles of limestone path, the Kal-Haven trail connects Kalamazoo with South Haven. The scenic route takes riders through farmland, wooded areas and
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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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40+ Fun Things To Do During Spring Break around Kalamazoo – KZOOkids Spring Break Staycation Guide

Spring Break will be here soon and we are excited for all of the fun things happening in our area. If heading to warmer climates or a family vacation elsewhere is not in the cards, we have tons of ideas for family-friendly fun during Spring Break right in our own area. Who knew Kalamazoo and SW Michigan would be the place to be this
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Michigan Indoor Waterparks – Fun Adventures For Families

This time of winter makes me long for the hot days of summer. While summer may be a good four months away, there are plenty of opportunities to replicate the warmth of summer by enjoying one of the great indoor waterparks in Michigan. Or venture further out to enjoy one of the great waterparks within a three hour or so drive from Kalamazoo.   Here
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