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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – Easter Edition – March 25 – 27

by Jill P

 

Easter Weekend is here! There are a lot of Easter egg hunts happening around town this weekend. We’ve included the portion of our Easter Egg Hunt Round-up for you to check out all of the great options around town.

Plus, check out our other weekend picks for more family fun! Have a great Easter Weekend!

EASTER EGG HUNTS – AROUND KALAMAZOO

March 26

Easter Egg Hunt 2016 at 10:00 am at Olde World Village, 13215 M-96, Augusta.

  • Open to children up to 12 years old.
  • FREE.
  • Easter Bunny will also be available for picture taking.

City Of Galesburg Easter Egg Hunt at 1:00 pm at Ike Payne Park,
198 Division, Galesburg.

  • For children in 4th grade and under
  • FREE.

Easter Egg Hunt at 4:00 pm at 12th Street Baptist Church, 3911 S 12th St, Kalamazoo.

  • 7000 eggs in the Easter Egg Hunt and and goodie bags, too.
  • Registration for Easter Egg Hunt opens @ 3:45 pm. Easter Egg Hunt starts at 4:00 pm.
  • For children ages 1 through 12 years old.
  • FREE.

Easter egg hunt

19th Annual Egg Hunt at 4:00 pm at Homer Stryker Field, 251 Mills Street, Kalamazoo.

  • Sponsored by the City of Kalamazoo Parks & Recreation Department.
  • FREE.
  • Activities include an egg hunt, crafts, face painting, Jelly Bean guess jar, and a visit with the Easter Bunny!
  • Age groups for the egg hunt are: 0-3, 4-6, & 7-9.

Eggstravaganza! at 10:00 am at Gracespring Bible Church, 8643 Gull Road, Richland.

  • 8,000-10,000 eggs!
  • Children birth through 5th grade with their parents.
  • Activities include crafts, candy and a message.

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Pancakes & Eggs from 8:00 am-11:00 am at Pathfinder Church, 8740 S. Westnedge
Portage.

  • FREE Easter Egg Hunt @ 9:30am for kids through 5th grade
  • Pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8-11am

RELATED: Easter Brunches

Family Easter Experience and Egg Hunt, Easter experience from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Easter Egg Hunt at 3:15 pm at New Apostolic Church-Portage, 3600 W. Milham Ave, Portage.

  • Bring the whole family and join us on the Road to Resurrection! During this ALL-NEW event, families travel the path Jesus journeyed. They’ll taste the Passover meal, visit Barabbas in his jail cell, hear a Roman’s soldier’s remorse, and join in other powerful experiences. (See listing for full details).
  • Easter Egg Hunt at 3:15 pm

Paw Paw Community Easter Egg Hunt from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at Kids Paradise Playground 200 Liberty Street, Paw Paw.

  • 8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Kids Paradise sponsored by Red Arrow Ministries Church in Paw Paw.
  • Kids 12 and under may participate.
  • Free event.
  • Find a golden ticket and get an awesome prize.

MORE FUN AROUND TOWN

Stuart Little -2

(photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre)

Stuart Little | One final show on March 25 at 7:30 pm | Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

  • Great for kids of all ages. Tickets are just $9 with discounts available for groups of 20 or more. Call 343-1313 or visit www.kazoocivic.com for tickets.

 

Eggnificent Creation |  March 26 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am | Kalamazoo Library -Oshtemo Branch

  • Decorate your very own holiday egg with color, glitter, jewels and more. Eggs and decorations will be provided. Best for ages 6-11. Registration required.

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More Weekend Fun!

Some great high school plays are this weekend: Disney’s Beauty & the Beast and The Lion King Jr.

Free or Cheap Movies are great way to get to the movies for not a lot of money.

Lego Celebration Night at the Kalamazoo Wings is on Saturday.

 

 

EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

 

March 25, 2016

Date/Time Event
Fri 03/25/2016
12:00 am
Disney's Beauty & the Beast
Mattawan High School, Mattawan, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
Ice Skating at Wings West
Wings Stadium West, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
Photos with the Easter Bunny
The Crossroads, Portage, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
Stuart Little
Kalamazoo Civic Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
The Lion King Jr. performed by Portage North
Portage Northern high School Auditorium, Portage , MI
Fri 03/25/2016
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Fri 03/25/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time!
Richland Library, Richland, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Easter Bunny Express
Little River Railroad, Coldwater, Mi
Fri 03/25/2016
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 03/25/2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jumpapalooza
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI

March 26, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sat 03/26/2016
Bunny Train in Coopersville
Coopersville & Marne Railway Company, Coopersville, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
12:00 am
Disney's Beauty & the Beast
Mattawan High School, Mattawan, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
Easter | The Story: To Eternity And Beyond
Valley Family Church, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
Ice Skating at Wings West
Wings Stadium West, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
Photos with the Easter Bunny
The Crossroads, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
The Lion King Jr. performed by Portage North
Portage Northern high School Auditorium, Portage , MI
Sat 03/26/2016 - Mon 03/28/2016
The Story: To Eternity and Beyond
Valley Family Church, Portage, Michigan
Sat 03/26/2016
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Pancakes & Eggs
Pathfinder Church, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Easter Craft & Vendor Show
Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
SWMHC Spring Troll Trot Dryland Race
Fort Custer Recreation Area, Augusta, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Benjamin and Analisa at Old Dog Tavern
Old Dog Tavern, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Easter Egg Hunt 2016
The Olde World Village, Augusta, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Small Wonders: Maple Sugar
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Eggnificent Creation
Kalamazoo Library -Oshtemo Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Paw Paw Community Easter Egg Hunt
Kids Paradise Playground, Paw Paw, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Easter Egg Coloring at Fieldstone Grill (Mess Free!)
Fieldstone Grill, Portage, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Easter Eggstravaganza
Downtown St. Joseph, Saint Joseph, Michigan
Sat 03/26/2016
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Underwater Egg Hunt
Holland Aquatic Center, Holland , Mi
Sat 03/26/2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
City Of Galesburg Easter Egg Hunt
Ike Payne Park, Galesburg, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Family Easter Experience and Egg Hunt
New Apostolic Church-Portage, Portage , MI
Sat 03/26/2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meet the Easter Bunny
HR Block, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Allegiant Party
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Easter Bunny Express
Little River Railroad, Coldwater, Mi
Sat 03/26/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eggnificent Creation
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Illustrator David Small at Bookbug for release of BLOOM
Bookbug, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Easter Egg Hunt
12th Street Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
19th Annual Egg Hunt
Homer Stryker Field, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 03/26/2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lego Celebration Night at KWings Hockey
Wings Event Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan

March 27, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sun 03/27/2016
Easter | The Story: To Eternity And Beyond
Valley Family Church, Portage, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
Flick's Family Film Festival
Celebration! Crossroads & IMAX, Portage, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
Ice Skating at Wings West
Wings Stadium West, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 03/27/2016 - Tue 03/29/2016
The Story: To Eternity and Beyond
Valley Family Church, Portage, Michigan
Sun 03/27/2016
Weekend Open Skate
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Morning Movies at Goodrich Quality Theatres
Goodrich Movie Theatres, Various Locations, Michigan
Sun 03/27/2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 03/27/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Discover the Green Heron Trail
Kalamazoo Nature Center, 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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