Memorial Day Parades

    The following are Memorial Day Parades that are happening in our communities around Kalamazoo. To our veterans and service personnel, thank you for all that you have done for our country and continue to do. Please note that these parades are coordinates by individuals, local VFW’s and community organizations. Weather and/or other extenuating circumstances may result in changes to details such as
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Weekend Picks For The Kalamazoo Parent – May 16, 2014

Spring is in the air! We’ve got a longer list than usual this week for our Weekend Picks~lots of fun stuff happening around the area this weekend. For this weekend, consider… FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Family Night at the Maple Branch of the YMCA Friday, May 16 from 6:30 pm to 8:300 pm at the Maple Street Branch of the YMCA in Kalamazoo. This event is
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WIN! Tickets To A Kalamazoo Growlers Baseball Game

      How excited are we to have a new baseball team in town? We’re looking forward to attending a number of games this season. When we asked the Kalamazoo Growlers what family-friendly activities they have planned for this season, we were pleased at all of the great things in store for the kiddos at the games this year. Season Information The season
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5 Things To Do To Get Your Kids Ready For Summer Camp

  Summer camp season is just around the corner!  With over 18 years of summer camp experience, I’ve put together a list of five things to do to get your kiddos ready for summer camp. No. 1 Research and Chose Together Research and choose a camp together. Is a day camp or an overnight experience the best option? Should the camp be focused around
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Weekend Picks For The Kalamazoo Parent – May 9, 2014

Spring is in the air! We’re in May and we’re entering a good season to be out and about with the kiddos. For this weekend, consider… FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Touch-A-Truck 2014 Saturday, May 10 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Kalamazoo Expo Center and Fairgrounds in Kalamazoo. Touch-A-Truck is a fun event for the whole family where kids, young and old, can learn
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WIN! A Mother’s Day Package For The Active Mom!

      Celebrating the Active Moms! We want to celebrate the mothers in our community with a special Mother’s Day Package for the Active Mom! One of the things that I’ve learned as a mom is that there is never a dull moment! Our family has been active and tried out things that I would never had tried had I not had a
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Farmers’ Markets Around Kalamazoo

    The fresh season is finally here! Great things are happening Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market this season!  The Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market is a wonderful community market with over 100 vendors converging at the Bank Street location starting on May 3rd!  The Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market is full of everything from fruits and veggies to meats, cheeses, breads, spreads and more. Pair this variety with kids’ activities
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Have You Heard About The Cultural Exchange Program Recently Announced?

    What Is The Southwest Cultural Exchange? A new collaboration, called Southwest Michigan Cultural Exchange, will allow free admission for members of participating local institutions during the month of May. Guests can simply present their valid membership card from any of the five participating organizations and they will get immediate access. The Air Zoo, Binder Park Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum, Kalamazoo Nature Center
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Weekend Picks For The Kalamazoo Parent – May 2, 2014

Spring is in the air! We’ve reached it to May and we’re entering a good season to be out and about with the kiddos. For this weekend, consider… FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Kalamazoo Rock, Gem, Jewelry, Fossil & Mineral Show Friday, May 2 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Saturday, May 3 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday, May 4 from 10:00 am to 5:00
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WIN! Tickets To The Magical Adventures of Merlin by the Kalamazoo Civic Youth Theatre

      The Kalamazoo Civic Youth Theatre will present The Magical Adventures of Merlin in the Parish Theatre, 426 S. Park Street, May 9 – 17. Show Synopsis Young Merlin, who lives with the Old Master Sorcerer and his wife, is tired of doing chores like cleaning out the dragon cage and mopping the floor. Instead, he only wants to work on mastering
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