by Jill P
Kalamazoo parents and caregivers, we have a number of fun family activities and Kalamazoo area events going on this weekend. Consider…
FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Kalamazoo Nature Center in Kalamazoo.
- The Maple Sugar Festival is sweet beyond the taste of maple syrup; to many, it signifies the first taste of spring! Start your day with delicious pancakes smothered in real Michigan maple syrup! Walk along a wooded trail with a KNC Naturalist for a maple sugar tour. Experience the amazing Birds of Prey up close! The whole family will enjoy entertaining and informative Our Earth, Can you Dig it? program, crafts station, and Kids Carnival at the Interpretive Center. Don’t miss a visit to the DeLano Homestead during the festival to experience maple sugaring and life in the 1800’s. Horse-drawn wagon rides and demonstrations by blacksmiths, spinners and weavers will round out the activities.
Saturday, March 15 at 11:00 am in downtown Kalamazoo.
- Join us for our 14th annual St. Patrick’s parade on March 15th, 2014. The parade steps off at 11:00 a.m. on the Burdick St. Mall, at Michigan Ave. in beautiful downtown Kalamazoo. The parade goes on, rain, snow or sun.
Saturday, March 15 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm at the Portage District Library in Portage.
- Join us for All Ears Theatre’s performance of “The Golden Bird”, a fairytale perfect for all ages. All Ears Theatre is radio theatre performed in front of a live audience. Watch the actors, sound effects artists, and musicians work together to tell a story in a unique and fascinating way.
Saturday, March 15 starting at 11:00 a.m. at Barnes and Noble in Portage.
- Please join us for a special pajama party storytime with our friend Llama Llama! Storytime will be followed by a meet and greet, and treats. Can’t wait to see your little llama’s there! Please RSVP with Barnes and Noble.
Saturday, March 15 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm and Sunday, March 16 9:00 am-4:00 pm in the Expo Center in Kalamazoo.
- 39th annual event with over 10,000 re-enactors from the French & Indian War through the Civil War are featured along with the finest craftsmen, dealers and history buffs from across the Nation. Admission: Adults $7 for 1-day pass, $10 for weekend pass. Children under 12 are free.
These events and more can be found on our Events Calendar at KZOOkids. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?