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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent -July 15-17

by Jill P

 

We love the month of July. It feels like the perfect summer month. We’re excited about this weekend and the great opportunities for family fun.

WEEKEND PICKS

For this weekend, consider:

(photo courtesy of Tara Fletcher Photography) 

  • There are two fun games happening with the Kalamazoo Growlers this weekend. On Saturday at 6:05 pm, you can attend Mascot Olympics Night with an appearance by two time Olympic soccer gold medalist Lindsay Tarpley,
    Inflatamaniacs Entertainment Act, and a Secret Envelope Giveaway presented by Old Burdicks Bar & Grill. On Sunday at 3:05 pm, you can attend Celebration Cinema’s Star Wars game with Storm Trooper jerseys and a post-game silent auction. Plus, you’ll want to check out the Hungry Howie’s Friends and Family Day deal for this game.

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  • The Pokemon Go craze has hit the streets. This Saturday you can attend a Poke-Party in the Park at the Vicksburg Historic Village in Vicksburg.

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  • Have a history buff in your family? You’ll love the Civil War Muster at Historic Charlton Park  on Saturday and Sunday. See history come alive with hundreds of re-enactors depicting Confederate and Union Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery units.You can also shop on Sutler Row, play parlor games, and see military demonstrations. Admission is Adults – $6.00, Kids – $4.00 ages 5 – 12 years, 4 and under are FREE. Click here for full schedule.
  • Love family musicals? Plan to see the Addams Family the Musical at the Comstock Auditorium presented by Center Stage Theatre this weekend. See link for show times and ticket info.
  • Saturday is Unity Weekend at La Crone Park in Kalamazoo. You’ll find vendors, food, games, history tent, drum & dance tent, live entertainment and more! FREE.

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EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

See our full Event Calendar for great family activities and fun!

July 15, 2016

Date/Time Event
Fri 07/15/2016
Addams Family the Musical
Comstock Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
Brain Buster Fridays
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
Brain Buster Fridays
Kalamazoo Library- Powell Branch, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
Jesus Christ Superstar
Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
Kids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
LEGO® Travel Adventure
Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Plainwell Farmers' Market
Plainwell Farmers’ Market, Plainwell, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
TECHMAZOO - Hackathon
Elson Floyd Hall, Western Michigan University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer Dollar Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
Kalamazoo 10, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Storytime
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
KIDSWALK
Parchment Community Library, Parchment, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Michigan Mammals
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Mattawan, Michigan
Fri 07/15/2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunchtime Live!
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Science Fridays with Miss Abby
Schoolcraft Library, Schoolcraft, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Vicksburg Farmers’ Market
Vicksburg Farmers’ Market, Vicksburg, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mike Yore Memorial Car Show
Downtown St. Joseph, Saint Joseph, Michigan
Fri 07/15/2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hook, Line & Sinker Kids Fishing
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Mattawan, Michigan
Fri 07/15/2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Open Swim
Allegan Aquatic Center, Allegan, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Movie in the Park: Star Wars
Mill Race Park, Battle Creek,
Fri 07/15/2016
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Movies in the Park-Inside Out
South Westnedge Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Fri 07/15/2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jumpapalooza
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI

July 16, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sat 07/16/2016
Addams Family the Musical
Comstock Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
Jesus Christ Superstar
Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
Kids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
LEGO® Travel Adventure
Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kalamazoo Farmers' Market
Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Otsego City Farmers’ Market
Otsego City Farmers’ Market,, Otsego , MI
Sat 07/16/2016
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Haven Farmers Market
South Haven Farmers’ Market, South Haven, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Texas Township Farmers’ Market
Texas Township Farmers’ Market, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Battle Creek Farmers’ Market
Battle Creek Farmers’ Market, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Fitness in the Parks
Upjohn Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hook, Line & Sinker Kids Fishing
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, Mattawan, Michigan
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Richland Art Fair
Richland Village Square, Richland, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saugatuck Farmers’ Market
Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wings West Vendor and Craft Show
Wings West Ice Arena, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
BlackRock Medieval Fest 2016
The Olde World Village, Augusta, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Fancy Pants Theater (Ages 3-6)
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday Chore Time
DeLano Homestead, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am
LEGO at the Library
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creature Feature: Snake
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fancy Pants Theater (Ages 6-11)
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pets in the Garden
Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Unity Weekend
La Crone Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
Civil War Muster
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Open Swim
Allegan Aquatic Center, Allegan, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Poke-Party in the Park
Vicksburg Historic Village, Vicksburg, Mi
Sat 07/16/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BenJammin and Analisa in Concert
Kalamazoo Central Library, Kalamazoo, MI
Sat 07/16/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Refit (Zumba)
Galesburg Charleston Memorial District Library, Galesburg, Mi

July 17, 2016

Date/Time Event
Sun 07/17/2016
Addams Family the Musical
Comstock Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
Jesus Christ Superstar
Barn Theatre, Augusta, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
Kids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
LEGO® Travel Adventure
Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
BlackRock Medieval Fest 2016
The Olde World Village, Augusta, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bounceland Open Jump
Bounceland, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
Civil War Muster
Historic Charlton Park, Hastings, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Bounce at Jungle Joe's
Jungle Joe’s, Portage, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
Sky Zone Kalamazoo, Portage, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portage Farmers' Market
Portage Senior Center, Portage, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Henderson Princess Tea Party
Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Open Swim
Allegan Aquatic Center, Allegan, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tree ID Hike
Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Concerts in the Parks
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Music in the Park
Flesher Field, Kalamazoo, MI
Sun 07/17/2016
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kindleberger Summer Concert Series
Kindleberger Park, Parchment, 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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