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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – April 15-17

by Jill P

 

Spring is finally here! The weather is finally cooperating and it looks like a great weekend to get outside. Enjoy time with your family this weekend.

 

WEEKEND PICKS

Some fun highlights for this weekend are:

Frog walk

  • Frog Walk in the Kleinstuck Preserve on Friday at 6:30 pm and 8:00 p.m.  Bring flashlights and meet at the YMCA outdoor tennis courts. FREE and open to the public!
  • WMU Spring Game on Saturday at 11:00 am at Waldo Stadium. FREE. Western Michigan will be holding its annual “Wooden Oar” Spring Game. Gates open at 10:00 am and admission is free. Fans coming are encouraged to bring donations to benefit the Great Lakes Burn Camp.
  • DeLano Wildflowers at the KNC on Sunday at 2:00 pm. Admission: Members: Free, adults: $7, seniors: $6, children & students (4-17) $4, children 3 & under: Free.
  • Interactive Health Fair & Summer Camp Extravaganza on Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Sherman Lake YMCA. FREE. Activities include: camp tours, wall climbing, face painting, vendor booths, games & prizes, crafts and more.
  • Kalamazoo Children’s Chorus brings you Building Bridges at Chenery Auditorium on Sunday at 3:00 pm. Advance tickets are $10 and day of tickets are $12.
  • Fundraiser walks and fun runs are happening this weekend, too. Get out and enjoy the weather. Support a good cause!

In the upcoming week there are a number of fun Earth Day events. Check out our listing here to plan your week to include one of these fun events.


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Plus, you’ll want to check out our full event calendar for a great listing of everything happening around town.

 

EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

 

April 15, 2016

Date/Time Event
Fri 04/15/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
12:00 am
Preschool Story Time!
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Fri 04/15/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
4:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Movie Night Tonight - Invited you are...
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Frog Walk in the Kleinstuck Preserve
Kleinstuck Preserve, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Peace House Stomp
St Mary’s Catholic Church: Bart Hall, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Frog Walk in the Kleinstuck Preserve
Kleinstuck Preserve, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 04/15/2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jumpapalooza
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI

April 16, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sat 04/16/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Batman vs Superman Character Breakfast
Burdick’s for Breakfast (2nd Floor of the Radisson), Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clutter From Another Mother Sale
Paw Paw Later Elementary, Paw Paw, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kalamazoo's Ultimate Indoor Garage Sale
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Expo & Craft Show
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Walk About Talk About Autism
Celery Flats Historic Area, Portage, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
West Michigan Mom's Sale
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Run of the Mill 5k
Windmill Island Gardens, Holland, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Sat 04/16/2016
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Small Wonders: Fantastic Flowers
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
LEGO at the Library
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 04/16/2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
WMU Spring Game
Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI

April 17, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sun 04/17/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
Princess Tea Party
Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Sun 04/17/2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Interactive Health Fair & Summer Camp Extravaganza
Sherman Lake YMCA, Augusta, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dungeons & Dragons for Teens
Vicksburg Library, Vicksburg, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DeLano Wildflowers
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Family Life Seminar: Partnering with Families to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 04/17/2016
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Building Bridges
Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI

 

Always remember to check our Events Calendar at KZOOkids.com. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?

 

 

 

 

Jill P

Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. KZOOkids.com was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.

 

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