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Weekend Picks For The Kalamazoo Parent – April 11, 2014

by Jill P

 

 

Kalamazoo parents and caregivers, we have a number of fun family activities and events going on in the area this weekend. Consider…

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Movie and Snacks – Frozen

Friday, April 11 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Kalamazoo Public Library, Powell Branch.

  • Enjoy Disney’s Frozen with friends and treats! All ages. Frozen is Disney’s newest fairytale about overcoming obstacles and the power of true love, featuring princess sisters Anna and Elsa and a cast of animated, hilarious friends.
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Marble Run Mania

Saturday, April 12 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am at Kalamazoo Public Library, Central Branch. 

  • Marbles on a Roll! Put your STEAM skills to the test by creating a marble run. Watch as the marbles ricochet, deflect, rock and roll! Registration Required. Ages 6-11.

Crybaby Concerts

Saturday, April 12 from 11:00 am – 11:45 am at the Eric Theatre in Downtown Kalamazoo.

    • Songs & Smiles with a cappella group Notified. Crybaby Concerts are FREE 45-minute mini-concerts that give children under the age of five and their parents, grandparents and siblings a performance of beautiful music in an open and flexible environment – even if your little ones feel like crying!
    • There is room to move and plenty of space for stroller parking. Nutritious, kid-friendly snacks are provided after each performance.

Birds of Prey LIVE!

Sunday, April 13 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in Augusta.

  • Meet the Sanctuary’s glove-trained birds of prey and learn about the amazing world of raptors. Family program. Cost is $7/adult, $6/senior or student. Member discount.

FOR THE OLDER KIDS

Young Vocalists Concert – A Kalamazoo Bach Festival Eve

Saturday, April 12 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Kalamazoo College Fine Art Center in Kalamazoo.

  • Winners of the Bach Festival’s annual Young Vocalist Competition perform in this special award recital. This concert features the most promising young vocalists from the four-state region in both high school and college divisions. Meet the vocalists at a light reception following the concert.

These events and more can be found on our Events Calendar at KZOOkids. 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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